Sarah Burton’s absence from Paris Fashion Week was deeply felt. The designer is expecting twin girls and stayed in London, opting for a small presentation in lieu of a show. A mere ten looks appeared on the runway set up at the Opéra Comique, proving that quality of concept (and execution and imagination and transcendent [...]
What bags will I be craving to carry come Fall 2013? CHLOÉ! Book bags and satchels galore in luscious leathers and comely crocs: they are as user-friendly as they are desirable. A mere three seasons after taking over one of the fashion world’s most storied houses, Clare Waight Keller has got her groove. I interviewed [...]
The cool Parisian girl is back in full swing, long legs out (or covered in slinky, skin-hugging leggings) and hemlines high. More nonchalant than ever, this is why girls love Isabel Marant: no fuss and maximum wear-ability. And really, the cool Parisian girl is Isabel Marant, the enviable chick on the block who manages to [...]
The master of the perfect sculpted dress announced his first collection of bags, and at his Fall 2013 show, we finally got to lay eyes on them. Roland Mouret’s was one of the best shows I’ve seen so far, hands down.
What evokes a ladylike image more readily than Nina Ricci? A scarlet-feverish runway set a passionate tone. Actually, it was the most elegant runway ever seen by moi and on each side, Katia and Marielle Labèque performed “Two Movements for Two Pianos” by Philip Glass. Each musician was posed at a grand piano in the [...]
It’s only natural that the highlight of Paris Fashion Week is attending Balmain. I was there at Olivier’s freshman show, back in September 2011. For Fall 2013, the wunderkind is far more seasoned, but just as optimistic and full of youth. Ready to be Balmain’s glamazon again? I know I am. More is more is more! [...]