Tag Archives: Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld Grew A Beard?

The topic of conversation in my house today was about beards. We were discussing when the beard trend started, and how many men now have beards. How did the trend start, and does it span across all generations?  Has it officially become “fashionable?” We started this conversation after I went out for brunch this morning, […]

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The Making of the Fendi SS17 Window Display

One of my favorite things to do while I lived in Paris was to wander around the fashion district of the golden triangle looking at the window displays.  The magnificent dazzling eye candy could make any dull Paris day seem brighter.  From the clothes on display to the stories told by the windows, I could […]

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Karl Does Christmas

In this month’s edition of Harper’s Bazaar US (Jan/Feb 2014), Karl Lagerfeld speaks about his feelings for Christmas and the holidays.  Photographing his team for this Harper’s Bazaar issue, he draped each employee in yards of silver garland which is a little out of character for Karl.  The article states that he hates Christmas day […]

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The making of a Chanel Couture Dress

A rare glimpse into the atelier houses that do the exquisite work for Chanel Haute Couture.  This video gives me so much inspiration for my own couture embroidery and beadwork!  The work that goes into these Haute Couture gowns is amazing, and I hope this look into the work of these artisans evokes some inspiration […]

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Karl’s Garden at Chanel Couture S/S2013

Although I am not physically in Paris this time for Couture week, my soul is still there.  I am usually snapping as many photos as possible and running from show to show through the streets of Pairs this time of year.  This year, I am relaxing in the sunshine of Florida and checking out the […]

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Anna Piaggi Remembered (March 1931 – August 2012)

Vogue Italia fashion contributor Anna Piaggi past away last week in her Milan home. She was 81 years old.  Anna was a regular attendee at Fashion Week and one of the front row’s most distinguishable faces.  She was known as a true style icon always wearing a wardrobe full of flamboyant, vibrant clothes including many […]

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Chanel Couture

Chanel Couture spring/summer 2010 show today was a shimmering success for Karl Lagerfeld. The designer showed a collection of silver and candy colour gowns embellished by many atelier houses such as Lesage and Lemarie. The handwork done on the couture gowns was delicate, and showed Karls commitment to continuing to showcase the master work of […]

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