' COMME des GARÇONS White Drama Collection with a wash of white which magnifies the major stages of life: birth, marriage, death and transcendence. Almost ceremonial like, the garments seem to be taken from different ceremonies that we encounter through the course of life. The two...

As some may remember, a while ago I blogged about the first part of the History of Contemporary Fashion Exhibition (aka 'Histoire idéale de la mode contemporaine'), which covered the 70s and 80s. Hosted by the 'Musée des Arts Décoratifs', the showcase featured the more iconic styles of eras...

One of my favorite museums, the 'Musée des Arts Décoratifs', which had previously hosted terrific exhibitions dedicated to Madeleine Vionnet and Sonia Rykiel , recently decided to present a complete history of fashion spanning the four decades between 1970-2010. Titled 'Histoire idéale de la...

Para a nova colecção de maquilhagem da CHANEL, Karl Lagerfeld fez uma viagem no tempo, recuando até aos anos 20 onde se inspirou num retrato que a pintora francesa Marie Laurencin fez de Gabrielle em aguarela. A nova colecção de maquilhagem é então baptizada de Les Aquarelles de Chanel, um...

triangle of couture in Paris in the 8th arrondissement, we entered the Givenchy atelier by an elegant marble staircase and walked through into a high ceiling - all white room where clients such as Queen Rania of Jordan are fitted. On display were 8 of the stunning gowns that featured in the...

We love us some juxtaposition, don't get us wrong, but the Sixties couture-esque cut provided plenty of drama on its own without having to invoke Fifty Shades. Amanda Seyfried, meanwhile, stepped up her game in a strapless Alexander McQueen gown with gilded detailing on the bodice and a...

Les Années Folles bridal collection by Mariana Hardwick perfectly captured the spirit of the 1920s and 1930s. Presented in a palette of Ivory, Champagne, Rose Gold and Black, the gowns feature clean lines, luxurious fabrications and elaborate embellishments, characteristic of the Roaring...

In case you were wondering how deep fashion people's capacity for purchasing branded novelties is, yesterday morning's quick sell-through of a thousand Karl Lagerfeld-designed and -branded Barbies at Net-a-Porter should tell you all you need to know, thanks to a little digging by Tyler McCall...

It is Tom Ford's most free-spirited fragrance interpretation with Sicilian mandarin and magnolia that both are exuding bohemian feminity. Moreover, it is exquisitely enhanced with Gustavia, also known as the tree of heaven, known for its spectacular single blossoms that last for just one...

Where: At the Les Miserables premiere in New York at the Ziegfeld Theatre Wearing: A black and gold embroidered Alexander McQueen gown from the spring/summer 2013 collection, teamed with an Alexander McQueen plexi tortoiseshell belt and skull box clutch Verdict: Oooh Amanda looks gorgeous...

 

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