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Nicolas Ghesquiere for Louis Vuitton @ Cannes

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Louis Vuitton’s Cruise 2015 Collection

Palais at MonacoThe Palais Princier Monaco was the setting for the Louis Vuitton show (@drdidou66)

Today Nicolas Ghesquiere took the Louis Vuitton cruise collection to the catwalk for the very first time. For such a grand occasion, an equally grand backdrop was needed and with the world’s starriest of stars currently holding court in the French Riveira the Palais Princier Monaco was, naturally, the perfect location. When Ghesquiere showed his first collection for the legendary house during Paris Fashion Week in February, he certainly made his mark by showing his collection in a pared-back manner. And despite the swanky setting for the Cruise 2015 show, the same execution applied.

celebrities at MonacoThe stars arrive for LV (clockwise from left): Adele Exarchopoulos, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jennifer Connelly, Miroslava Duma, Carine Roitfeld, Brit Marling

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Plus-size models strut their stuff at Pulp Fashion Week in Paris

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The fashion capital’s first ever fashion show for curvy girls showed off couture from plus-size labels. 

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Models present creations by La Belle Affranchie during the first Pulp Fashion Week on October 27, 2013 in Paris. – – ©ourtesy of FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images

No heroin chic here! The first ever plus-size fashion week in Paris celebrated womanly curves in all their glory. Dubbed Pulp Fashion Week – the word “pulp” in French conjuring up luscious fruit – the event was organized by Histoire de Courbes, a Paris-based fashion group that celebrates larger women. Weeks after labels like Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Lanvin showed off their Spring 2014 collections at Paris Fashion Week, the Pulp events were a triumph for plus-size-friendly designers and the women who wear them. French labels La Belle Affranchie, Maryse Richardson, Tamboo Bamboo and Femme Fabuleuses were among the brands sported by the models, who strode the runway in styles ranging from lingerie to couture to sportswear. “Now please let’s welcome women with fabulous curves!” the Histoire de Courbes website announced in English. “What better than a real Fashion Show for the Pulp women?” While some in the fashion industry have moved to address concerns over too-thin models – including bans on models who are under age 16 and who  “appear underweight” walking in shows – skinny is still the predominant aesthetic. In September’s New York Fashion Week, Eden Miller became the first designer to show a plus-size label at Fashion Week. Miller’s Cabiria line carries clothes in sizes 12-24.

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PARIS F/W Spring 2014 starts today

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paris fashion weekPARIS FASHION WEEK starts today – an epic nine-day-long marathon that ends next Wednesday. It’s the mother of all fashion capitals, the home of fashion’s biggest and oldest names, from Chanel and Dior to Balenciaga and Givenchy. If energy levels are beginning to wane among the fashion press, who have now been on the move for three weeks, Paris is always certain to inject a new verve. –> Instagrams of #PFW

The action gets underway today with Anthony Vaccarello – who is rumoured to be Versus’s next collaborator. His sexy, skin-tight dresses are a given though, and we look forward to seeing them worn by his model muse, Karlie Kloss, who is a regular on his catwalk. Wednesday’s big show is Rochas and all eyes will be on creative director Marco Zanini, who is rumoured to be leaving for recently-revived fashion house Schiaparelli.


Fab Kids Get Own Show at Fashion Week

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Barbie The Dream Closet Playdate at Lincoln Center, Saturday February 11th

 

The weekend of New York Fashion Week is the unofficial “bring your kids to the shows” day. It’s a status symbol, really, proving you’re successful and cool enough to show up with an impromptu — albeit miniature — plus-one, Jennifer Lopez style (bonus points if your daughter carries a tiny Chanel bag). But if you’re a fading reality star who has enough trouble wrangling show invitations to begin with, or if you’d just rather watch your kids parade around in clothes instead of skinny models, why not hold your own fashion show starring your own children instead? That way everyone can marvel at your offspring’s cuteness with no distractions at all.

 

Enter “Kids Rock,” a fashion show that will be held at Grand Central Terminal on September 11, at 6 p.m. WWD reports that the “models” will include Teddy, daughter of Kelly Bensimon; Jeffrey Tarpley, son of Sherri Shepherd; Lil C, Jaden, Cyia, and Carter, children of New York Yankee CC Sabathia; and Amar’e Jr., Assata and Ar’e, children of New York Knick Amar’e Stoudemire. They’ll be “wearing the latest trends,” says a spokesperson for Haddad Brands, which is sponsoring the show. Stoudemire will “host,” and the labels represented (Levi’s, Converse, Jordan, and Nike) will donate items to his foundation, as well as to Kids in Distressed Situations.

 


S/S 2013 PARIS F/W: Our 10 Most OMG Moments

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If we could paint a picture of our idea of Utopia, it would pretty much be Paris in the Fall. There’s just something uniquely majestic about the refined city that makes our heart literally skip a beat…so surely you can only imagine what Fashion Week in Paris could possibly do to us. As difficult as it is to not shower you with the countless numbers of images that blew our minds, we’ve somehow managed to pull together a peek at the 10 most drool-inducing garments to hit the Parisian runway this season.  From Chanel‘s colorful play on the classics to Kenzo‘s ferocious animal prints, it’s obvious that the French really do have that je ne sais quoi, non?


CoCo CHANEL Best Quotes

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Endlessly Quotable Chanel

“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself,” Coco Chanel once said, adding, after a beat, “Aloud.” The legendary designer did exactly that for most of her life, which meant that she became not only one of the world’s strongest forces in fashion, but also one of its most quoted citizens. In honor of her Aug. 19 birthday, here’s a look back at our favorite of her many declarations.

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Party Show Fashion Week with Illustrator Nicolas Tavitian

Fashion Week Paris WORLD EXCLUSIVE for Style Voyeur, a conversation with Parisian Illustrator, Nicolas Tavitian – as he takes us inside a Paris Fashion Week show!

Above & Below: Lanvin Fall/Winter 2012 show

At Paris Fashion Week we asked Nicolas, you were on Style Voyeur back in 2010 (see here), how did you get to know Style Voyeur? I don’t remember anymore how I got to know Style Voyeur. I can’t help thinking it is my curiosity which drove me to your blog. But I can still remember what I thought about your pictures and your words the first time I glanced at them, which is more important. I was intrigued because I found that the people you photographed had a very relaxed attitude, looking satisfied and happy to be there, happy to show at fashion week, what they did or their outfits. It was like pictures taken during a party, not during what could be considered in Paris as a working moment. It was cooler. It told me something about Perth but also something about the Paris show.

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Fashion Fall 2012 Paris fizzling

©By CATHY HORYN courtesy of NYtimes :: ( Paris Fall 2012 Fashion Week )

Alexander McQueen, fall 2012.

Making Magic at Saint Laurent | Balenciaga: Geeks and Spies | Rochas: Stonewear | French Laundry | Town and Country From Pedro Lourenço |

Paris & London fashion seems to be talking about three-dimensional fashion, and the future. Tonight, at Salle Wagram, the same place where Alexander McQueen staged his dance-marathon collection, his successor, Sarah Burton, gave a magical rendering of both. The show started calmly with snowy white bell-shape coat dresses and laser-cut calf skin, resembling lace. All the models wore helmet like white-blond wigs, their eyes shielded by visors. Then Ms. Burton turned up the volume, first with feathery and fur coats Continue reading