Tag Archives: Chanel
I have rule around here about never wearing vintage too literally when it’s a style that YOU wore in its first fashion outing as it seriously dates you… in other words, makes you look o-l-d.
So if you watched I Love Lucy in anything other than a rerun, skip this look.
But for the rest of us, why not try a midi-length, flippy & fullREAD MORE »
Tags: 50s style , Cannes , Cannes Do Chic , celebrity , celebrity style , Chanel , full skirt , how to wear , How To Wear a Full Skirt , I'll Have What She's Having , Mid-Century Fashion , midi , Miu Miu , Prada , red carpet , retro skirt , skirt , vintage style , what to wear
How they make lace… from then to now with an inspiring road-trip uncovering the history of lace
With wedding, prom and formal season about to commence, we bring you our very own Parisian ex-pat who set about to uncover the rich history of lace.
From styles evocative of the Victorian era to the modern day romance of Kate Middleton’s spectacular lace wedding dress, there’s plenty toREAD MORE »
Tags: Calais , Chanel , Christian LaCroix , Christina Dior , costume , france , Givenchy , Histoire Ancienne , history of lace , Kate Middleton Wedding Dress , lace , Lace History , Lace Making Techniques , Lace Museum Calais , museums , Paris , Plein Les Yeux , richard nahem , The Calais International Centre of Lace and Fashion , Thierry Mugler
Ooooh la la, we are having a bout of baubles this week. First, we learned how to wear the new statement jewelry trend and now it’s time for something classic.
When it comes to piling on jewelry, the result can be heavy-handed or absolutely superb. Let’s get some French Chic style inspiration on how to layer necklaces with Ines de la Fressange style !
The former model, museREAD MORE »
Tags: Chanel , French Chic , French chic style inspiration , French Fashion Secrets , french style , How To Layer Jewelry , How To Layer Necklaces , I'll Have What She's Having , Ines De La Fressange , jewelry trends , Layering Necklaces , Paris , Parisian chic , Parisian style , shopping , Street style , Streetstyle , style advice , Style Inspiration , STYLIST ADVICE
On The Road: Richard Nahem comes across a marvelous Paris shop full of gorgeous French designer goodies.
They say the teacher learns from their students. In my case, it’s the Paris tour guide who learns from their clients. Over the years, my clients have shared many things I haven’t had prior knowledge of including: restaurants, historic facts, shopping, hotels, and other insider tidbits. Many have beenREAD MORE »
It’s big designer names, names, names made even more enticing under the flea market tarp!
The city of Rome is truly a living architectural museum, but where do all the old fashion relics go?
A good chunk can be found on the right Sunday at the Borghetto Flaminio market.
While Porta Portese is the more widely known flea market in Rome, for me, it’s a crowded and huge mass of junky newREAD MORE »
Golden Globes Best Dressed: While there were plenty of red carpet mishaps at this year’s Golden Globes, there was also a heady mix of flawless fashion to be inspired by albeit from some of Hollywood’s all-time best dressed actresses. From Rooney Mara’s minimalist glam to Tilda Swinton’s hype-chic Haider Ackerman hybrid of a gown, here’s a quick look at our favorites of the night.
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Tags: 69th Annual Golden Globes Awards , Angelina Jolie , celebrity , Chanel , Golden globes , Golden Globes 2012 , Golden Globes best dressed , Haider Ackerman , Julianne Moore , Lanvin , Natalie Portman , Nina Ricci , red carpet , red carpet fashion , red carpet review , Rooney Mara , Versace
While designer collections make their runway debuts months before they hit sales floors, it’s not usually until we see the ads circulate that we get a clue to the bigger picture behind the season’s story and along with that a dynamic dose of dreamy inspiration.
And judging by the Spring 2012 ads that have hit the web so far, it’s clear that many of our favoriteREAD MORE »
Tags: Ad Campaigns , advertising , Balenciaga , Chanel , Dolce & Gabbana , fashion , fashion ads , Givenchy , inspiration , louis vuitton , Naveed Hussain , Nina Ricci , Prada , spring 2012 , Steven Meisel
Now that the busy holiday shopping season is coming to an end, and you’ve checked off all of your gift giving needs, why not spend an afternoon treating yourself to celebrate the end of the year and a job well done.
But if you’re down to the wire and out & about in a mad rush looking for gifts, take a look at our Holiday 2012READ MORE »
The Printemps Christmas windows in Paris have F-A-S-H-I-O-N on the mind.
Holiday cheer is spread not through Santa and his team of gifty elves, but with a little munchkin-cute Karl Lagerfeld doll leading the Chanel team of fabulousness. Take a look… –S.H.
This year the Christmas windows at Printemps, titled Noel Reves d’Evasion (Dreams of Escape), is much ado about Karl Lagerfeld and Chanel.
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Tags: Chanel , christmas , Christmas Windows , Department Stores , eyepreferparis , holiday , Holiday Windows , Karl Lagerfeld , Paris , paris christmas windows , paris holiday windows , Printemps , printemps Paris , Retail Remedy , richard nahem , travel , window shop christmas windows
French Chic Christmas Tree Inspiration- from Mary channeling Lady Gaga to Stella McCartney yarn tales
Christmas in Paris: Les Sapins de Noel des CréateursWho doesn’t need a little edgy style boost for their holiday tree? And why not make it a very French chic designer one at that? Richard Nahem takes on a visual tour of some very Parisian inspired Christmas trees for a bit of design inspiration and to benefit a very charitable cause . –S.H.
SEE: Holiday Windows
It’s that time ofREAD MORE »
Tags: Chanel , Chantal Thomass , Christmas in Paris , Christmas tree , Christmas Windows Paris , designer Christmas trees , Dior , French Chic , French chic Christmas , holiday , Holiday Windows , Jean Paul Gaultier , Lady Gaga inspired Christmas , louis vuitton , Paris , Pierre Hermé , richard nahem , Sonia Rykiel , Stella McCartney , TRUSSARDI