Sorry for the absence but these days I had a couple of school commitments, including the wonderful exhibition of Salvador Dali in Milan! (Yes, lately, I just do back and forth from Milan!) Of which I put some pictures here. Anyway ss we have repeated this time we go crazy for the hairy...

You know, there's Chanel everywhere....I take a little idea and I make a collection." -Karl Lagerfeld, WWD Empress Theodora and the Byzantine Empire were the inspiration behind Karl Lagerfeld's Paris-Byzance collection. Coco Chanel herself loved Byzantine jewelry and she borrowed motifs...

Last year, Justine Picardie released Coco Chanel: The Legend and The Life . Karl Lagerfeld enjoyed the bio so much that it inspired him to sketch Coco Chanel for a new edition that will be published by Steidl. Picardie and Lagerfeld will host a cocktail reception for the 2nd edition at...

Fashion Royalty – Coco Chanel A new film about fashion royalty Coco Chanel is set to hit cinemas this Friday. Coco Before Chanel looks at the life of the icon before she launched the Chanel brand. Whilst we'd all like to own a piece of Chanel, the £1000 + price tag for most of their items...

Coco Chanel's Quotes about Fashion, Style and Beauty: Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening. Fashion changes, but style endures. A woman who doesn't wear perfume has no...

In honor of Chanel's influence on fashion as well as literary and artistic circles in Paris, the Dallas Museum of Art is re-creating five rooms from her Mediterranean Villa, La Pausa. The home, which once hosted cultural luminaries such as Salvador Dali and Jean Cocteau, will now be used...

The story of famous Parisian couturier and legend, Gabrielle ‘Coco' Chanel is an epic tale full of fantastical characters, malevolent aunts, green-eyed friends, endless lovers and her beloved homeland Paris. It's no wonder that her life story has been depicted in so many books and romanticized...

a biography and biopic have come out delving into bits and pieces of Coco Chanel's life, but an upcoming biography is said to have unearthed some new details. With the release of, out Nov. 10, biographer Lisa Chaney claims to have concrete evidence that Chanel used drugs, embraced...

Monday, December 6, 2010 'if you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing' - Coco Chanel 'if you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing' - Coco Chanel This is one of my favourite quotes from Grabrielle 'Coco' Chanel, one of my favourite and...

The release of Coco Chanel: An Intimate Life – which is out November 10th this year – has been written by biographer Lisa Chaney, who claims to have concrete evidence that Chanel used drugs, embraced bisexuality, and had an affair with Salvador Dali while he was married. Lisa also...

 

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