A Dior retrospective is showing in Paris in what I imagine will be the biggest drawcard this year. The Dior exhibition celebrates the 70th anniversary of the fashion house with over 300 gowns on display. The curation is incredible including vintage photos, art works, fashion […]
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February Favourites : White As Snow
2017 is zooming by and we’re now into March and thankfully spring will arrive at the end of the month which is such a mood booster, it’s like a little mother’s helper but of the natural variety. There is an abundance of colour in these parts thanks […]
Perfumed People : Karl Lagerfeld : On His Favourite Perfumes
This month the gloved Choupette lover Karl Lagerfeld has taken over Vogue Paris and talks about his favourite perfumes. No surprise that his own brand perfumes didn’t make the cut. You really have to hand it to him. He’s 83 and still designing for one […]
Perfume Advertising : Behind The Scenes : Vanessa Paradis on Chanel’s Coco Perfume Ad
The latest Vogue Paris is all about Vanessa Paradis, the French singer, actress and model. Paradis was also Johnny Depp’s partner for many years and is how she is probably best known out of the French universe. In France however she is a big star and came to […]
Perfumed People : Christian Louboutin and Le Parfum de Thérèse
Christian Louboutin, the renowned shoe designer and one of Frédéric Malle‘s closest friends, says that Editions Frédéric Malle fragrances evoke the novels of the 19th century. “Le Parfum de Thérèse, pour moi, c’est Un coeur simple de Flaubert.” From Vanity Fair France, September 2015.
Jean Paul Gaultier : Exhibition in Paris : From The Sidewalk To The Catwalk
The travelling Jean Paul Gaultier exhibition : From The Sidewalk To The Catwalk is now showing in Paris at the Grand Palais from April 1 to August 3. Paris will mark the show’s tenth stop on a worldwide tour that has crossed the globe from Brooklyn to […]
New Fashion Exhibition : Jeanne Lanvin in Paris
There’s a new must see fashion exhibition in Paris, featuring over 100 works of fashion designer Jeanne Lanvin (1867-1946). The exhibition is a collaboration between The Palais Galliera and Alber Elbaz, the artistic director of Lanvin. Jeanne Lanvin began her career as a milliner in 1885 […]
Joni Mitchell : Will Saint Laurent Music Project Bring Her To A New Generation?
Since Hedi Slimane was handed the reins at Yves Saint Laurent, (yes he famously ditched the ‘Yves’ fairly quickly for the fashion collections) sales have increased due to the popularity of his retro referenced clothes that are luxe versions of what’s on the high street or the […]