Tag Archives: Chanel

Chanel Bombay Métiers d’Art Collection

Karl Lagerfeld showed his Bombay collection for Chanel in Paris back in December 2011, and it was a wonderful showcase of artisan craftsmanship.  The theme “Paris-Bombay” was a reminder that Europe’s fashion industry has increasingly turned to India to produce handcrafted pieces.   It has become expensive for the designers to make them in Paris as […]

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Seeing Double at Chanel

At Paris Fashion Week, while I was outside of the Chanel SS/2012 show I was introduced to Sama and Haya Abu Khadra. The identical twins are 18-year-old sisters who are quickly becoming recognizable faces on sartorial blogs and fashion week front rows alike. Daughters of Rula Abu Khadra, founder of “The Art of Living” lifestyle […]

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Iris Couture Embroidery

Just thought I would share a piece that I am currently working on! This is a couture embroidered piece that will soon be turned into a clutch purse. The hand embroidery is done with a Luneville hook which is the technique that I learned at Lesage, (an atelier house owned by Chanel). It is created […]

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Chanel Celebrities – Paris Fashion Week

Yesterday morning I went over to the Grands Palais to watch for celebrities going to the Chanel show. Unfortunately I am not one of the lucky ones with a ticket to this show, so the next best thing is to watch the crowds attending the show. As I approached the building, I took my spot […]

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Paris Couture Week

Unfortunately, I am in England this week and have missed Paris Couture Week. That means I am not able to attend any shows or blog about street style. I can however still gush over the beautiful creations that were shown on the catwalks of a few of my favorite designers. Karl never disappoints me with […]

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Window Shopping

I found myself window shopping yet again this weekend. I love the window displays here in Paris because they change so often and because they are done so well. First I checked out Hermes and their windows. Next stop, Lanvin where the models were striking quite the crazy poses! A quick stop at Dior… And […]

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Shopping along Champs Elysees and l’avenue Montaigne

Today I decided to take a break from my jewelry making and hit the Paris streets to do a little shopping. What better place to go for shopping then Champs Elysees! Truthfully, I usually just end up window shopping especially along l’avenue Montaigne… a girl can dream right!? Starting at the Arc de Triophme I […]

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2010 Reflections

Since 2010 is now over, I felt it was time to reflect on my past adventure filled year. Over the past year I was lucky enough to get to experience what most don’t get to do in a lifetime! One year ago today I was a new citizen of Paris, France. I had just finished […]

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Chanel Couture Show

The Chanel couture show on Tuesday evening was a crowded event held at the Grand Palais in Paris. As I walked along the Champs Elysees and turned the corner to head over to the Palais I could see the crowds gathering out front. Everyone from excited fans, to fashion bloggers and paparazzi were trying to […]

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Paris Birthday!

There is nothing better than getting to celebrate your birthday in Paris. After spending a week in England, I headed back to Paris just in time to celebrate! First stop on my birthday celebration list was Angelina. This famous tea room is known for it’s thick hot chocolate and pretty little cakes. I must admit […]

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