Tag Archives: Dior

A Glimpse Behind The Doors Of The Most Prestigious Atelier Houses

This past weekend marked the 4th anniversary of “Les Journées Particulières.” This three day event has LVMH to open its doors and show the public how couture is made. Many of the artisan houses owned by LVMH take part in the event and allow the public access, and for the workers to share their passion and […]

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How Dior Is Passing On The Secrets Of Haute Couture

In 2009 I packed up my life in Canada and traveled to Paris, France to get certified in Haute Couture Beadwork and Embroidery. One of the main reasons I went to Paris was so I could help keep the traditional techniques alive. With an ageing population, and a younger generation who are not as interested […]

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The Woman With The Most Birkin Bags In The World

As you all know, I am a little fashion obsessed. So, when I saw this video, I couldn’t believe my eyes. It looks like a little piece of heaven! The video features Jamie Chua, a socialite and entrepreneur. In her closet you’ll find things like a Himalayan crocodile Birkin with white gold detailing and 245 […]

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The Collection – A new fashion series

Just when I was beginning to get bored and was wishing for something new to watch, Amazon Prime has given me some new Fashion must see t.v!  The Collection, a new series based on a Paris Fashion house was created by Desperate Housewives and Ugly Betty creator Oliver Goldstick.  Set just after the second world […]

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A Dior Documentary You Must See!

If you do nothing else this weekend, you must watch this beautiful movie.  It is a showcase of Dior’s Spring/Summer Haute Couture 2011 collection, giving an insider’s view to how the collection was formed from sketches into actual runway pieces.  This is a great movie to show the amount of work and talent that goes […]

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Haute Couture Swiss Textiles

Last week I came across this wonderful video of Swiss textile manufacturing company Jakob Schlaepfer.  They are an amazing company keeping the textile craft alive for the past 50 years, and are still supplying the fashion world with many magical creations.  Imagine a material as soft, sheer and delicate as a soap bubble, or a fabric […]

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A Visit to Flower Maker Legeron

One of the best parts about living in France is getting to visit some of the most incredible craft atelier houses still creating handmade pieces for the world of fashion.  I have always wanted to visit Legeron and buy some flowers for my work, so I finally made time go into Paris and visit this […]

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Dior Fusion Embroidered Shoes

I couldn’t resist sharing these beautiful hand embroidered sneakers from Dior.  This short video takes you inside the Dior ateliers to discover the intricate craftsmanship behind the Fusion Sneakers from the Autumn-Winter 2014-15 campaign.  My recent addiction to Pilates has now come full circle knowing that I could wear couture shoes while doing my workout!  What […]

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Paris Fashion Week Models

After the shows at Paris Fashion Week, I always try to hang around outside the venue for a few extra minutes.  This allows me to photograph the models from the show, and some will still be in full hair and makeup from the show.  I find this is a great way to get to see […]

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Front Row at Paris Fashion Week

Paris Fashion Week is not only exciting to be able to see the creations on the runways, but also to be able to snap some photos of celebrities attending the shows.  This time around, there was no shortage of celebrities, stylists, photographers and fashion editors to photograph.  Here are some of those that I was […]

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