January 21, 2015

Alessandro Michele appointed at Gucci

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After weeks of speculations, Gucci, and parent company Kering, has confirmed Gucci’s new creative director, Alessandro Michele, succeeding Frida Giannini.

“After a considered and thorough selection process, Alessandro Michele has been chosen to assume the role as Gucci creative director, based upon the contemporary vision he has articulated for the brand that he will now bring to life,” said Marco Bizzarri, president and chief executive officer of Gucci according to WWD.

Based on Alessandro Michele’s speed delivery and results on the menswear runway a few days ago we can certainly feel there’s a new wave of Gucci coming.

January 18, 2015

Updated Levi’s 501

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Who doesn’t love a pair of “mum-jeans”, and I dare to say that none does it better than good old Levi’s. The iconic 501 will now come with a few adjustments, straighter in the waist, smaller in the seat and a more tapered fit, which to me sounds even better. You’ll find the new capsule collection in 3 different washes exclusively at Net-a-Porter on 2′nd of March, add that to your calendar!

January 8, 2015

Louis Vuitton – Series 2

For Nicolas Ghesquière’s second campaign for Louis Vuitton he has yet again brought along the the legendary photographers Annie Leibovits, Juergen Teller and Bruce Weber to illustrate each artists vision of the SS15 collection, brand and story.
“Series 2″ as a follow up on last year’s “Series 1″ is nothing but beautiful, and sometimes a beautifully captured video accompanied with the right tones bring a vision more to life than anything. Enjoy my favourite video this season by Bruce Weber fronted by Louis Vuitton’s new heroine, Jennifer Connelly.

December 17, 2014

Industry rumours…

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Little causes as much speculations and rumours in the fashion sphere as when designers are leaving their post in iconic houses, voluntarily or not. Last week the Kering group announced the departure in February of Patrizio di Marco, Gucci’s chief executive, and Frida Giannini, its creative director, after 10 years at the helmet. The rumoured list of successors has since taken of, Riccardo Tisci, Joseph Altuzarra, Peter Dundas, Stefano Pilati, Thomas Maier, Maria Grazia Chiuri, and the latest contender in the loop, Hedi Slimane. How about Tom Ford, did I say that?

December 13, 2014

Julia Robert + Givenchy

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You’ve probably seen it many times already this week, but great things get away with being repeated. First looks of Givenchy’s SS15 ad faced by Julia Roberts is definitely an unexpected move, but oh so brilliant. Stripped down, smart, beautiful, pure, honest and strong, now this speaks…

December 2, 2014

Chanel’s Reincarnation by Karl Lagerfeld

Who minds a fashion injection in December, and a compote of Pharrell Williams, Chanel and Cara Delevingne, directed by Karl Lagerfeld is as great as it sounds. The almost 8 min short film ‘Reincarnation’ celebrates the origin of the Chanel jacket, inspired by a lift attendant (Pharrell) working in a hotel near Salzburg, enjoy!!!

October 30, 2014

Celine Resort 2015

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Phoebe Philo continues what she does the best, another pre-collection that feels fresh, new, but still has what has become so very Celine. The french house have lately kept their pre-collections under seal, and the image release of  this highly anticipated Resort 2015 collection coincides with the release of the ads fronted by what has become Celine in house model Daria Werbowy. Feeling inspired anyone, I surely do.

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October 21, 2014

Hoop hoop

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Accessory trend this season, the single statement earring, we’ve seen it for a while and we love it right. Be ready to embrace the hoops too, my personal favourites, and more easy to come across if you don’t want to dig deep into your Celine pockets.

October 20, 2014

Foreo

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And the award for the best looking electric toothbrush in town hereby goes to Foreo! I never thought I would add the latter to my wish list but here we go. This stylish toothbrush comes in a travel friendly mini version too in a range of colours, starting from £89-£149 and you’ll find them all here.

October 16, 2014

Alexander Wang x H&M

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Alexander Wang x H&M lookbook images have been released and for dedicated Wang fans they shouldn’t disappoint, as the collection has Alexander Wang’s signature modern urban sportiness all over it. Launches 6′th of November, will you be queueing?

October 3, 2014

70′s nod

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After several weeks of models strutting on SS15 runways, presentations, energy and mood in different cities, either observed closeup or from afar, there’s especially one trend that over shines everything, the references to the 70′s.

From my personal point of view Nicolas Ghesquiere for Louis Vuitton won the nod to the 70′s with his typical stamp and forward looking eyes. And if there’s something I’ll be sporting very soon may it be high waisted A-line skirts paired with fitted blouses or turtlenecks, shades of brown, and don’t forget to bring the velour out, yum!

September 18, 2014

Holzweiler – The perfect scarf?

Holzweiler wool & cashmere scarves

I’ve always been on the hunt for the perfect chunky scarf that has the soft cashmere touch but still has enough hold not to fall flat around the neck. Well, I’ve found them in my motherland Norway, by Holzweiler Agency, blends of wool and cashmere, made in Italy, and comes in a range of sizes, prints and and colours, in the pocket friendly price range of €109-€135. I’ll start wrapping mine over my shoulders with a belt ala Burberry as soon as temperatures allow it, yum!

September 4, 2014

Ryan Storer

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I’m personally a big fan of Ryan Storer’s new collection which involves clean, bold, yet understated pieces with Swarovski pearls. Fine jewellery really is peaking at the moment, which also goes for their amounts of carats and price tags, but these pieces come more pocket friendly for sure. This Rhodium earring for instance is yours for £160 and you’ll find it here.

August 20, 2014

Altuzarra for Target

Altuzarra for Target Collection

Great news for your wallets ahoy! Joseph Altuzarra has teamed up with the US high-street chain Target with a capsule collection including some sleek, feminine, tailored Altuzarra pieces and accessories that oozes power, starting from £25. My bet this collection will fly, available on Net-a-Porter in September.

August 15, 2014

Statement Earring

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If there’s one accessory I’ve been searching high and low for for months is the perfect single statement earring, as seen on Celine’s A/W 14-15 show back in March. These specimen above by Louis Vuitton and Celine tick all the boxes, and would possible dig deep holes in your pockets too, but wanted oh yes!