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Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s PUNK: Chaos to Couture at The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Every once in a while f-a-s-h-i-o-n takes itself way too seriously and fails to remember the heart + soul that is the inspiration for its being. There, I have said it.
I wanted to love PUNK: Chaos to Couture at The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. But when you take the grit out of a movement and distance it from its authenticity, what’s left are derivative piecesREAD MORE »
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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 »
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We’ve got the inside scoop on Paris Haute Couture show….
Our Paris insider Richard Nahem, got up close & personal with his iPhone to take these exclusive pics for you. The stunning retrospective spans 150 years of haute couture with over 100 outfits selected from the 20,000 plus Musée Galliera collection.
The Paris Haute Couture Exhibition presented by Swarovski at the Hotel de Ville/City Hall spansREAD MORE »
Ya know I love a good freaky outfit from time to time. Wacky fashion and its wearer, when done right– as a fashion performance piece– is pretty incredible. It puts a smile on your face and let’s you appreciate people who live their life as their art.
But, then you get those wackadoodle show ponies who have the chutzpah to put on anything odd and outlandishREAD MORE »
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Perhaps, you’ve noticed how opulence and embellishment have been on trend lately? You even may be adding some luxe to your wardrobe now. But nothing beats the elaborate and ornate fabrications of centuries gone by.
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Fashioning Fashion. Deux Siècles de Mode Européenne at Les Arts Decoratifs in Paris an exhibition in tandem with LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum) showing the extensive collection of Martin Kamer and Wolfgang Ruf, two antique and costume dealers.READ MORE »
Ohh la la, the French really have a reason to stay too long at the fair!
Forget Las Vegas, when there are fantastic and feathery costumes in Paris at the Musée des Arts Forains (the Museum of Fairground Art). Richard Nahem takes us there, cancan costumes included. –S.H.
The Musée des Arts Forains, the Museum of Fairground Art, is only open to the public once aREAD MORE »
Paris In Style: Chloe Attitudes Exhibit at Palais de Tokyo
There hasn’t been a fashion exhibit that has wowed me since I wrote about the Madame Grés exhibit last spring. The Marc Jacobs and Louis Vuitton show earlier this year was a letdown for me and far too much a promotion for the brand.
I just went to the Chloe Attitudes show and it was a delightful surprise, as I didn’t knowREAD MORE »
Art in Paris: We know you love fashion. But, if you also love Impressionism as much as I do, you’ll be captivated by Richard Nahem‘s report on the Impressionism and Fashion exhibition that melds art and clothing.
The Impressionism and Fashion show at Museé d’Orsay in Paris explores the link Impressionist artists had with fashion and clothing.
Renoir, Monet, Manet, and Degas capture the fashion of the dayREAD MORE »
Girls just wanna look at shoes…
The Christian Louboutin exhibition has broken all previous visitor records at the London Design Museum with an average daily attendance of 910 visitors. Humm, I think there were more Loub fanatics desperately trying to get into the Christian Louboutin New York sample sale!
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‘It’s been a real pleasure to see a lot of my ‘babies’ featured all together forREAD MORE »
Feeling sorry for yourself? Need a little boost? What the heck is age-appropriate anyway? We’ve got the elixir to charge you up!
Over 700 costume elements. Six costume changes for the Material Girl herself. A costume change for the dancers with each song.
Yup, Madonna is back!
And, along with comes the iconic cone bra 2.0. Madonna’s MDNA World Tour opened in Tel Aviv last week andREAD MORE »
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