January 25, 2011 Chanel Haute Couture Spring 2011 Inspiration: Paintings of Marie Laurencin WWD reported that Karl Lagerfeld was inspired by the paintings of Marie Laurencin , namely the portrait she did of Mademoiselle Chanel, for the Spring 2011 Haute Couture collection. The portrait of...

Place Vendome has been the heart beat and centre of the world luxury for 300 years. Karl Lagarfeld for his new Chanel Haute Couture FW11 collection has recreated Place Vendome at night inside the huge Grand Palais decorated with all neon lights. The models were catwalking around a big Chanel...

Tuesday was all about Chanel Haute Couture in Paris. Karl Lagerfeld's latest offerings were inspired by artist Marie Laurencin, who painted a portrait of Coco Chanel back in the 1920s. The end result: romantic and airy dress with lots of intricate embroidery — 10 millions beads to be exact...

It's always fun when the music starts going and the models strut down in clothes that literally inspire you! Well that's how I felt after seeing these pictures of the Chanel Haute Couture Show in Paris yesterday. Yes it's not for the average fashionista but I thought you girlies who love a...

The only fashion shows in the world I like to watch more than the annual Victoria's Secret show (just kidding XD) are the Haute Couture shows in Paris. As I said in my Haute Couture post last july, I admire the craftsmanship of each and every piece in a Haute Couture show and love the almost...

The Chanel's Fall-Winter 2011/2012 Haute Couture collection, called Les Allures de Chanel, was an homage to Mademoiselle and her mysterious charm. The Grand Palais was recreated into Coco Vendôme, a dark recreation of Place Vendôme, the home of The Ritz where Coco Chanel lived. There was an...

decades ago, the now legendary fashion illustrator Rene Gruau revolutionized the world of fashion with his illustrations which featured bold colors and the exaggerated strokes of his brush. Gruau's history at the house of Christian Dior served as the source of inspiration for John Galliano's...

couture line for fall 2011 designed by Karl Lagerfeld offered unique one-of-kind pieces that were truly one-of-a-kind as opposed to variations of the same pattern, fabrications and cuts. The color palette was dark with a small pop of bright fuchsia. As the ready-to-wear fashion world takes...

What would Haute Couture be without Chanel? The iconic fashion house did not disappoint this year putting on a theatrical show at the Grand Palais attracting the likes of Anna Wintour, Diance Kruger, Alexa Chung, Elle Fanning and Charlotte Casiraghi. Held at 10 pm under the starry Parisian...

There may not be much for bag lovers to anticipate inside Paris Haute Couture Week (even brands known for their bags generally don't include them in couture collections), the bag-spotting outside is still excellent. Fashion insiders come from all corners of the globe to see the world's finest...

 

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