Paris Fashion Week

PFW Autumn/Winter 2014: Chanel’s Beauty Details

PFW Autumn/Winter 2014: Chanel’s Beauty Details

I loved the neon looks that the models were wearing on the supermarket catwalk. It’s fun and its a fun twist to the classic cat-eye look. I’m not sure how wearable the pink is in real life, but the neon green… A perfect Summer beauty look! If you’re interested in the exact products that were(…)

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PFW: Valentino Autumn/Winter 2013

As a Dutch girl, Valentino’s latest collection certainly struck a chord with me. Inspired by the Old Dutch masters, particularly Johannes Vermeer (the painter of Girl with a Pearl Earring), it was nice to see Maria Grazia and Pier Paolo’s interpretation of the old Dutch culture. I love the thigh skimming embellished shift dresses, especially(…)

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Happy Women’s Day

There’s much to love about being a woman – high heels which can be painful, make-up, the cause of many a breakout, pretty clothes that I’m constantly starving myself to fit into and of course our hair. Oh, hair, a subject that I can spend hours on. I can’t get my hair cut anywhere because(…)

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PFW: Alexander McQueen AW13

I’m guessing that Sarah Burton must be enjoying reruns of The Tudors during her pregnancy, because this latest collection certainly seems inspired! More fitting for the haute couture week, I don’t quite see how this master pieces will transition to the shops later. Absolutely stunning pieces, almost magical with the way they have styled the(…)

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Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter 2012 Close-up: Shoes

The shoes were heel-less, buckled, black-and-white pony skin and mink shoes, complete with silver horse-shoe details, shouted horse’s hooves. Some might say bizarre, but no one could deny they were show-stopping footwear creations. In scarlet, grey and pink, the heel-less creations seemed to foam below the short dresses, while the ostrich feathers added yet more sweeping(…)

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Paris Fashion Week: Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter 2012

Fantastical feather and fur creations… The inspiration behind the frothy, fantastical designs for the autumn/winter 2012 collection was said to be the ‘rippling underbellies of mushrooms’ – and the costumes certainly echoed the organic life of a damp wood, teeming with life. The models wore unfussy platinum hair-dos and futuristic visors which allowed the focus(…)

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Paris Fashion Week: Chanel Autumn/Winter 2012

I am usually a huge fan of Karl’s Chanel productions when it comes to their fashion shows. However, this year, I found the clothes so disappointing, no matter how amazing the backdrop was, the collection totally let it down. The collection featured shades of grey and monochrome, offset with pops of colour. Futuristic touches included coloured(…)

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Elie Saab Spring Summer 2012

    “Color Shock” was the theme behind Elie Saab’s latest collection,  and in the designers speaking terms (where soft shades usually reign) a surprise it was.  I have always adored his designs, they are utterly stunning. I spoke about the couture show here, and as usual I was not let down by his latest(…)

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