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Monthly Archives: November 2010

Maria Casares & Chloe Sevigny…..Kindred Spirits…..

Over the weekend, I watched, “Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne” (1945) by Robert Bresson, it was his last film to use professional actors and it was utterly breathtaking….the story involves a woman’s revenge for a broken heart…..played by Maria Casares, she is at once vulnerable and made out of steel….and in her controlled manner, [...]

Une Pomme est Une Pomme, agnes b pour Opening Ceremony….

To celebrate the recent collaboration between agnes b and Opening Ceremony they have created this modern day retelling of French classic Jules et Jim set in New York directed by Bruce Thierry and Andinh Ha….agnes b defies trends and fleeting fashion moments in exchange for preppy French classics and stripes that could have been perfectly [...]

Paris versus NYC…..

My dear friend Charlotte put me on to this blog, Paris versus NYC…..Paris graphic designer Vahram Muratya’s new blog is dedicated to illustrating the differences between cities, in the most whimsical way, his clean graphics are very sixties and will keep me going back for more….

Start Your Week On Rollerskates…..Lavender Diamond Style……

The enchanting and beautiful Becky Stark and her band of melody makers, make up Lavender Diamond……Her music always feels like summer, even in the middle of winter…..but Melbourne has put on the charm and blue skies, all I can think about right now are dresses….if only to have the most perfect collection of hot weather [...]

Love, Chloemania…..

If you are thinking you deserve your Faye Dunaway moment….you are right!! I fell in love with this perfume a little while ago, it smells like magic….and watching Raquel Zimmermann channeling her inner Faye, is totally inspirational…..here is also a behind the scenes look at the making of this whirlwind of camel capes, high waist [...]

Isabel Marant Spring.Summer 2011

The new Isabel Marant Spring Summer 2011 look book featuring Snejana Onopka photographed by Karim Sadli…….her Californian summer loving babe is a natural beauty….there is something to be said about the magic of a shoot versus a catwalk show…..nothing beats seeing the collection come to life as the designer imagined it…….more to dream about this [...]

Spring.Summer 2011…..The Classics…..

They may be arriving in store next year…..but these classics are ready to be worn now…..each look is a pure reflection of each designer, rather than a new trend based moment…..these are the pieces that live many lives in your wardrobe…… Margaret Howell…….she is the standard bearer when it comes to modern day cuts in [...]

Isabel Marant……The Fashion Outsider….

The rise and rise of Isabel Marant only gets better….this article was dedicated to the opening of her new store in Soho, New York……16 years after starting her label and she has never been hotter…..what I love about her collections is that she may propose a new style code each season…..be it boho, rocker, California [...]

Jane Birkin’s Cape Moment…..

How could I resist this amazing moment in time??  It looks like it just fell out of the pages of the latest French Vogue…..everything here is perfection, but the belt is due for a come back…..imagine getting around with that? Day time….dancing at the disco…..sprinting to the tram stop…nothing is a problem….so modern times….. Photo: [...]

Jeffery Monteiro Fall 2010/2011

If I lived in New York this winter, my days would look like Jeffery Monteiro‘s new winter collection…..so many things to love, where does one start? From the beginning, of course…..coats and dresses, pure perfection….loving his shoe collection too….the boots are a touch Edwardian with a hint of Buffalo Gals…amazing!….and the textures and fabrics I [...]