Carine Roitfeld – chic and unique

If you’re a ‘dedicated follower of fashion’ then you’ll be familiar with Carine Roitfeld and her individual style.  This former Vogue Paris editor is decidedly sexy in that ‘oh so cool’ French way. Her key to looking chic and glamorous is knowing what looks good on her and being comfortable in what she is wearing. She...
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C’est Chanel, c’est magnifique!

If you’ve managed to catch a look at the Chanel Haute Couture Fall 2017 show you will have noticed, with great relief, that classic wearable designs are back in vogue. How refreshing is it to discover that designers are creating for real women in real life situations? The overall colour palette saw greys and blacks...
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Lanvin – a distinct air of romance

Jeanne Lanvin (1867-1946) is the original fashion designer who has transcended all trends.  Her designs remain as relevant today as they were 125 years ago.  Elegant, distinctive, graceful and stylish, all this and more can be used to describe the creations that bear the name, Lanvin. Jeanne Lanvin began as a milliner but it was the birth of her...
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Charlotte Gainsbourg – show stopper

Show stopper, It Girl, Muse, Actress all this and more describes Charlotte Gainsbourg. She has featured in 12 movies and has made 4 music albumns as well as emerging as bona fide style icon. Daughter of the equally cool Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg, it’s little wonder that Charlotte possesses the kind of ease of...
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Babe Paley – the essence of style

Her only fault was to be perfect – so said Truman Capote novelist, playwright, screenwriter, (think ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’). Barbara Cushing Mortimer Paley (July 5, 1915 – July 6, 1978) – better known as Babe Paley was no ordinary woman. Maintaining a quality and style that became impossible to ignore, she reigned for three decades...
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