Tag Archives: haute couture

Black Friday Deals!

Happy Thanksgiving from my home to yours! This year marks my first ever American thanksgiving! I am so thankful for the opportunity to live in this beautiful country, and for my wonderful friends and family. Along with Thanksgiving comes Black Friday and I am excited to announce the launch of my jewelry business here in […]

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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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Haute Couture Beadwork and Embroidery Class

Have you ever wanted to learn Haute Couture Beadwork and Embroidery? This is your chance to learn the traditional French techniques still used in Parisian atelier’s today! I am offering my “Intro to Haute Couture Beadwork and Embroidery Class” once again at the end of the summer.  This class is an intensive 3 day class […]

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Pippa Middleton: The Wedding Gown

This weekend was one of the most anticipated weddings of the year, Pippa Middleton and James Matthews.  Although Pippa is not royalty, we certainly think of her as such.  With such a famous royal sister, it is only natural that she has got thrown into the spotlight at well. But Pippa doesn’t have to rely […]

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Chanel SS Haute Couture Details

After setting the clocks ahead this weekend, I feel ready for spring!  The longer days and warmer temperatures are coming and that means thinking about new spring fashion.  Paris has already started showing their Spring/ Summer collections, and of course some of my favorites are from Couture week. For a little eye candy today, here […]

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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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Iris Apfel Documentary

Iris Apfel is an inspiring, fashion icon.  You may remember my previous blog post about her which you can find here. A new documentary directed by Albert Maysles, one half of the legendary documentary team that made “Grey Gardens,” has created this intriguing look into the stylish life of Iris.  I am looking forward to […]

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