Exactly 132 years ago one of the most stylish woman of the twentieth century was born – Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel. The legendary Coco changed forever the perception of women all over the world, being the only designer who got to be on the list of “100 most influential people of the XX century,” according to Time Magazine. Every child knows who she is, the crossed letter C logo, along with her quotes and remarks which turned into movies and musicals. Today, on her […]
Wouldn’t you want to be able to get a glimpse at the apartment of legendary Gabrielle Chanel? To try to imagine Mademoiselle while walking in her luxurious home, to try to live for a second in an era that was about to change completely thanks to her talent, courage and free spirit? Photographer and filmmaker Sam Taylor-Johnson thought you might want to, even though, when she entered the Rue Cambon apartment, didn’t have in mind the exhibition that opens today […]
During fashion week, Chanel Jewelry division showed to the world a new collection of jewelry at the sight of which is difficult to resist. Each of the ornaments from Les Perles de Chanel emphasises the beauty and elegance of pearls surrounded by diamonds, sapphires and amethysts. The sea pearl once upon a time won the heart of the great Mademoiselle. We were not fully aware that this was the first spark of passion: the biographers and contemporaries mentioned something about the […]
Ever dreamed of having your face immortalized in expensive lipstick? No, well, you can, thanks to Singapore-based artist May Sum, who has made a name for himself by carving expensive lipsticks from top brands in the makeup industry into detailed busts of various celebrities, from Lady Gaga to Audrey Hepburn. May Sum uses tiny tools to create 3D portraiture of fashion’s most influential figures and sells them on her ‘wahahafactory’ Etsy shop for £280 to £420 each. She uses colour ranging from […]
The upcoming event for Chanel house, considering makeup, is the launch of Chanel Nuit Infinie de Chanel Holiday Collection scheduled for the 16th of September in the US and November 2013 worldwide. Most of the products will be limited edition, so take a look and if there is something to put on your “desire list” be ready to act fast in order to have it.