As a juxtaposition to all the sparkling Victoria Secret wings from yesterday’s London spectacle that will be all over the place from today and 1 week forward, I want to give a shout out that my own forever girl crush and uber cool woman, on and off screen, Tilda Swinton, has been named US GQ’s 2014 Woman of the Year. Read the fascinating interview here.
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!!!
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.
Who would have thought, Anna Wintour is a sport, and along with so many others accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge, to support the ALS’s fund-raising that has gone viral this week. After being challenged by Gisele Bundchen and her own daughter Bee Shaffer, Wintour further on challenged Roger Federer and Dominic West, go Anna!
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.
Celine, Phoebe Philo, Daria Werbowy and Juergen Teller seem to be a an unbeatable foursome, and for the 6th time in a row they once again come out with a strong campaign featuring some of fall 2015 most wanted pieces and look,s fronted by Daria looking gorgeous as ever. Sign me up for this earring please!
Due to ever-growing wardrobes and compact London living, I’m joining a group of fabulous London girls for a YARD SALE tomorrow at Aubaine in Marylebone (W1U 4EP) between the hours 10:30-17:00. Mostly pre-loved designer pieces will be on my racks, clothes, shoes and accessories, come come!
Other girls selling on the day are Shini Park, Peony Lim, Carrie Harwood, Charlie May, Alice Zielasko and Abisola Omole.
As for Nicholas Ghesquiere’s first campaign for Louis Vuitton he took onboard no less than three iconic photographers, Juergen Teller, Bruce Weber and Annie Leibovitz. The campaign features cool beauties like Charlotte Gainsbourg, Freja Beha, Liya Kedebe and Jean Cambell and some of fall’s most sought after items, stay tuned.
French-Italian designer Giambattista Valli, will be launching a new more playful line at Milan Fashion Week in September called Giamba.
“All my friends call me Giamba, and the moniker reflects the spirit of this new project. It’s another side of the same coin, another collection that runs in parallel with the designer brand, one completing the other,” Valli told WWD. “There is also a playful, underground and sexy side in me and in my designs that you will see in the Giamba line. I’ve been thinking about it for a while and waited for the right time, and now it’s matured. I am really very happy.”
With his rock’n’roll visions, Hedi Slimane has tapped 67-year-old iconic singer and actress for the latest Saint Laurent’s Music Project. If there’s someone who has lived through the upside and downside of rock’n’roll life it’s gotta be Miss Faithfull, does this man know how to pick his faces or what.
Social media channel instagram has finally been “approved” as a platform for expression in fashion over the Atlantic, as The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), has added the award ‘Instagrammer of the Year’ to it’s list of prestigious prizes. The 8 nominees are @aguynamedpatrick, @amy_stone, @bessnyc4, @dapperlou, @donalddrawbertson, @hokaytokay, @paridust, and @troprouge. You can vote for your favourite on CFDA.com.