Karl Lagerfeld is at helm of Fendi for 50 years now – that’s pretty impressive and a huge weight of time. For Resort 2016 the bird of paradise was the designer’s inspiration, with its hard-edged beauty being the ruling motif of the entire collection. Amazing graphic prints came to life; the new micro monster bag is spectacular; colours like ochre, saffron and army green complements in perfect harmony. Check the best 15 items from Resort 2016 and tell me that […]
A happy vibe comes from the new Chanel collection – the show took place in Seoul, Korea, in an exuberant and extravagant set, as Karl Lagerfeld already accustomed us with. Before you, some of the best items from Chanel Accessories Resort 2016! Source wwd.
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 […]
Karl Lagerfeld‘s new short film is entitled Reincarnation, and is a musical inspired by the history of the Chanel iconic jacket. The designer imagined an episode from the life of Gabrielle Chanel, embodied in the seven minute film by Geraldine Chaplin, in the suburbs of Salzburg back in 1954. At the hotel she meets a young lift boy played by Pharell Williams, wearing a jacket that later on will become the Chanel icon. On the other side we have Cara […]
‘Boulevard Chanel‘ – we are in love with street style and this is what Karl Lagerfeld had in mind for next year – a beautiful street in Paris, taken by exuberant psychedelic splotches of watercolor shading everything from coat linings to boots. And what’s a street without a protest? For his finale, Lagerfeld staged a mock demonstration complete with banners that read “Tweed is better than tweet”, “Be your own stylist”, “Make fashion not war”, “Free freedom”, and “Ladies first”, with […]
Ironic, luxurious and bright – the accessories from the Cruise 2015 collection Chanel, dedicated to Dubai Last May the fashionable public applauded once again the fantasy of Karl Lagerfeld – immediately after the end of the Dubai show, the enthusiastic reviews poured in abundance. We’ll long remember bright patterns, pearls and plenty of gold – the charming can bags won’t be soon forgotten, side by side with the classical Chanel models, the clothes which seemed to be created on a nomadic loom, […]
The most spoiled cat in the world, Choupette, is not only the beloved pet of Karl Lagerfeld followed already on Twitter by 38,000 people, now she has an entire capsule collection dedicated to her. The line, including T-shirts, sweaters, bags, coin purses and shoes, featuring a cartoon of the cat’s face, is expected to hit the stores in November. Super Choupette enters the beauty land as well, with Shu Uemura unveiling the upcoming beauty line, Shupette, ready to be out for the […]
Café Society – a new collection of high jewellery from Chanel, dedicated to the artistic, rich and famous 1920s. A tribute paid to poets, musicians, aristocrats,bourgeoisie and socialites of those times. Being one of the most anticipated collection of the Fashion Week, the Chanel Haute Joaillerie ‘Café Society’ collection kept all the recognizable elements of the house – the star, the camellia flower, the feather – and the large rare stones, in the capable hands of jewellers transformed into real masterpieces. The […]
The world’s famous designer, photographer and artist, Karl Lagerfeld has collaborated with a variety of fashion and art related projects – this time he created a capsule collection for Melissa, and its the second time in a row that he does it for the brand. For the Fall/Winter 2014.15 collection he designed five different models of shoes, inspired by himself, in bright colours – each pair is a masterpiece, and with The World Cup going on this year, he embellished […]
In September, Karl Lagerfeld‘s sneakers will become a reality in the stores all over the world. Coming from the Spring/Summer 2014 collection, Lagerfeld, with its humour, power and creativity, changed the written laws, combining exquisite couture garments with sportive elements – the reinvented sneakers – that from its classic materials kept only a thick rubber sole, printed with the Chanel famous logo, the double C. The attention to detail and the luxurious materials dedicated to a shoe with a very […]
The digital era continuously expands, and with it the biggest fashion houses compete into creating the most fashionable accessory for your smartphones. On the catwalk of Chanel’s Spring/Summer 2014 show the models walked with iPhone cases instead of handbags – a little leather bag, in a variety of bright colours to fit every taste, with the recognisable metal chain and the Chanel logo. Karl Lagerfeld‘s cases are the hottest of the season – they retail for € 1000.00 each.
Chanel presented its Cruise 2015 Collection in Dubai, and now we get a closer look to the accessories that Karl Lagerfeld created for us – we see satin slippers, small “glass” heels, of course couldn’t miss the pearl clutches, with floral accents and gold shades – luxury at its most. But the most talked about item is the quilted petrol can bag, a fashionable accessory, an homage to the country’s biggest wealth. Here is the Chanel Resort 2015 Accessories collection.
The british model and socialite, Poppy Delevingne said ” I Do ” to her longterm life partner, businessman James Cook. The ceremony was held at St.Paul’s church in Knightsbridge, London, on May 16. The bride chose a Chanel wedding dress, based on a Spring/Summer 2009 couture piece, created by her friend Karl Lagerfeld. Her sister, Cara Delevingne, being of course the bridesmade, was also in Chanel. The couple are planning to celebrate their wedding again in Marakesh, this summer.
Karl Lagerfeld decided to unveil the Cruise 2014/2015 Collection in Dubai, but not in some fancy building like the Burj Khalifa, but in an even more spectacular decor, an elaborate desert fashion show – on a man-made island, in a place where the roof was supported by fake palm trees and has the view over to the most futuristic skylines in the world – “With the highest building, I thought there was a reason to show the highest fashion, ha-ha-ha-ha,” Lagerfeld said. […]
The Twilight actress Kristen Stewart, 24, is the face of Chanel’s Métiers d’Art Collection Paris-Dallas 2013/14 campaign. After being the face of Balenciaga she continues her work in the fashion world, with Chanel this time. “I did a photo shoot with Bruce Weber when I was 14 for Interview magazine. I met Nicolas Ghesquière [Balenciaga’s then creative director, now at Louis Vuitton]. I was blown away—fashion became less superficial in my eyes, though it wasn’t my thing. A couple of years […]
Following the news that Raf Simons will show the Dior’s cruise collection in Brooklyn, Karl Lagerfeld will present the Chanel Pre-Fall 2015 collection, on May 13, in Dubai, where the house has already three ready-to-wear boutiques. Recall that unlike Dior, Chanel shows change location every season – Miami, Singapore, Edinburgh, Shanghai and most recently Dallas – and this time the show will take place in the man-made island’s most fashionable area of Dubai, dedicated to luxury industries. In October 2010, Lagerfeld’s […]
The headphones market is being revitalized and is slowly turning into a luxury accessory. It is not just an object that helps you immerse in your own world, the headphones are much more than that, being able to give a unique character to looks and personality. The collaboration between Chanel and Monster Headphones resulted in a pair of Monster headphones and a bag whose design could not have been more Chanel than this: black color, padded skin and the symbol […]
French beauty Vanessa Paradis is the star of Porter Magazine for the Spring/Summer 2014 issue. Photographed by David Bellemere with a new look after she changed her hair style, Vanessa always had the très chic French style that we all want. There is no wonder why the actress and model acted as a spokesmodel for Chanel for more than twenty years. On her carrer : ” I do not regret the way it happened to me ( fame ) If I had to start […]
French singer, actress and model Vanessa Paradis graces the pages of Elle France for the March Issue of the magazine. The 42 years old beauty was photographed by legendary Karl Lagerfeld – it’s not the first time the two of them meet on a set – Vanessa’s collaboration with Chanel starts back in 1991 when she promoted the fragrance Coco, again in 2005 when she modelled for The New Mademoiselle handbag and 2010 when she became the face of Chanel’s […]
The Chanel catwalk yesterday looked like a huge grocery store – designer Karl Lagerfeld underlines the limited life a collection has, just like the food we find on shelves, so, he went parading his Fall/Winter 2014 collection down the supermarket aisles.The attention to details when styling the show was very important – shelves were stacked with everything from washing powder to chainsaws and baskets with groceries, all Chanel signed of course. The baskets for products, made of Chanel’s characteristic chain with leather, explained […]
Models: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Karolina Kurkova, Naomi Campbell, Alewya Demmisse, Kate Goodling and Sabrina Ioffreda; Photographed by Karl Lagerfeld; Stylist Carine Roitfeld; Hair Guillame Bérard; Makeup Topolino; Manicure Anny Errandonea.
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This year the Pirelli Calendar comes as a surprise, not for the sensual erotic models that photographers like Terry Richardson, Karl Lagerfeld and Mario Sorrenti accustomed us with, but because the 2014 edition is a previously unpublished calendar, shot by legendary Helmut Newton in 1986. The scenery is Monte Carlo and Chianti, black and white art photos.
The entire fashion world will congratulate Karl Lagerfeld, creative genius of Chanel and Fendi, on his birthday, 10 of september. What maybe not many of them know is that his birthday is quite a mystery, since his spokesperson confirmed to The Telegraph that the designer was born in 1938 and Lagerfeld himself, in an interview for Paris March said that his actual birthday is in 1935. The confusion is due to his mother who apparently changed the birth date of […]
Shu Uemura has unveiled a new artist collaboration with renowned Japanese contemporary artist Takashi Murakami, based on his upcoming animation series 6HP (Six Hearts Princess). Murakami has previously collaborated with Louis Vuitton and Issey Miyake, but this new collaboration sees him lending his unique illustrations to a limited-edition run of make-up palettes – as well as putting his own stamp on some of Shu Uemura’s hero products. Focusing on the pink and black princess characters from the animation series, the illustrations also […]
The entire world i think knows by now that the royal baby was born yesterday, after days of waiting for it so now everybody has “green light” for fun and celebration! What, maybe, not all of you know is that the event created quite a fuss for the biggest talents of fashion, that immediately saw an opportunity of putting their mind to creation and they came up with some pretty, funny items for the royal baby that just came to […]