Is anyone else fascinated with the way Parisians appear impossibly chic? When I packed for my recent trip to Paris, I was sure to include an iconic Breton stripe top because it’s synonymous with the Parisian chic look I was after.
Christian Dior died in 1957 on October 23rd, at the age of 52. The classic Dior style continues to this day. I say, yes Mr. Dior to the sophistication and elegance under the tutelage of Italian fashion designer, Maria Grazia Chiuri.
In Christian Dior’s book released in 1954, The Little Dictionary of Fashion, the introduction states exactly what I believe in fashion, “But it is possible for a woman to be elegant without spending very much money on her clothes, if she follows the basic rules of fashion and is careful to choose the clothes that suit her personality.”
This month one of the greatest couturiers of the 20th century has a birthday: Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel. In honor of what would have been the designer’s 133rd birthday on August 19th, let’s look at the allure of Coco Chanel’s iconic bags.
I thought my fashion passion bucket would be overflow during the summer of 2010 when my daughter and I visited Chanel’s New York flagship store on 57th Street, to see The Secrets of the Chanel Handbag, an exhibit demonstrating the construction and history of the company’s iconic
What do the following memorable Alfred Hitchcock films, Notorious, Read Window, To Catch A Thief, Vertigo, Marnie, and The Birds’ have in common? Edith Head an accomplished costume designer for over 400 classic motion pictures.