Watching Karl Lagerfeld sketch was watching true genius at work. Watching the talented seamstresses tirelessly execute his vision was inspiring. But I thought the 75-year-old woman, who lives on a horse farm far from Paris and creates the exclusive Chanel braid on two hours of sleep a night,...

Why do I get the feeling that Riccardo Tisci is fighting some kind of sartorial fight in his couture collections? His meticulously sewn and embroidered looks seem ready to come to life and fight for their sartorial rights. Or more. The work of an artistically tormented soul, Riccardo Tisci...

Last week Chanel presented its Spring 2011 Haute Couture collection . The beauty stand out was the angled eyeliner that not only was a nice contrast to the softness of the collection, but was also inspired by the black scarf in the painting of Chanel by Marie Laurencin that was interpreted by...

" On who he would like to see replace Galliano at Dior: "Well I'm not a consultant there, but I think Riccardo Tisci would be good, and then Haider Ackermann at Givenchy - not because they are friends of mine, but because they are good." As to whether he still wants Haider Ackermann to...

The package includes: * Five glorious nights at the Ritz Paris * Afternoon at the Ritz Paris Health Club * Dinner for two at the famed l'Espadon restaurant * Cookery lesson at the Ecole Ritz Escoffier * Sit front row at the Chanel Couture Show * Meet Karl Lagerfeld backstage * Dine at La...

Spring/Summer Haute Couture 2011 at Chanel was directed by Karl Lagerfeld, who gets part of his inspiration from today's It Girls like Chanel spokesmodel Blake Lively from the hit show Gossip Girl. We took our inspiration from Lagerfeld's designs and found home interiors to match. For...

The sporty staple first made headlines earlier this week, when Karl Lagerfeld did the unthinkable and sent couture sneakers down the runway at Chanel. The Parisian designer even went so far as to pair the casual, rubber-soled shoes with his final— and dare we say insanely gorgeous— white...

Fendi is to host a tribute to Karl Lagerfeld during couture week in Paris with an exhibition showcasing the designer's photographs. Entitled 'The Glory of Water', the exhibition will have a particular focus on Lagerfeld's photographs of Rome's historical foundations, including the Trevi,...

"Nonchalance in couture is very important. Couture without nonchalance is just drag queen attitude of women of an era past that I hope will never come back. Thank you for the fifties — I hope that will never come back." -Karl Lagerfeld, on couture It seems John Galliano is the new Yves Saint...

Florence Welch and Nicki Minaj wore Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci Spring-Summer 2011 to the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, and they looked a little more than goofy. The proportions, the cut-outs, nothing is working for me as I observe their red carpet photos. But decide for yourself –...

 

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