Lady Gaga – Queen of the Dada

Once upon a time there was a wicked young woman, with a wicked nose who had a wicked sense of style. Filled with ambition, the wicked young women blew us away with her voice, her fashion philosophy and said : This post in an homage, as the french would say, to Lady Gaga, who in … Continue reading

Twillys, Crystal Decanters and Orwell – What more could one ask for for Christmas?

Dear Readers (If there any still any readers), Let’s make this brief and to the point: it’s Christmas and it’s time for a wishlist (in the hope that in the midst of this horrendous economic crisis it’s still ok to be futile and wish for more than health, family and prosperity.) This Christmas marks my … Continue reading

Agatha Ruiz de la Prada : The Queen of Pop Surrealism & Cupcake Headbands

 Agatha Ruiz de la Prada for Yoox  ✩ ✩ ✩ Agatha Ruiz de la Prada designed a collection of hairbands for           And each headband is a truly unique work of art.       …from hearts to cupcakes, balloons, eggs and shopping bags… …this collection truly embodies the essence of Agatha. “I … Continue reading

Kaiser Karl Has a Thing for Queen Elizabeth II

Dear Letter Lovers, A while back, Karl Lagerfeld was invited by french television channel France 2 to debate and comment her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee that took place just last week.           And the Kaiser’s comments provied to be far more entertaining than the usual British commentaries, and made live … Continue reading

H&M F/W Collection Preview: For An Affordably Embellished Season

H&M F/W 2012 Collection Preview Dear Letters Lovers, There is always a sense of excitement that comes with receiving an invite to the H&M Showroom. And this time is was no different. About two weeks ago, Inês Fontoura, head of PR & Communication in Portugal invited Francisco and I to the F/W Collection Preview. And … Continue reading

“Being Well Read is in Fashion” – Olympia Le-Tan Book Clutches

“Je suis inspirée para ma vie, les choses qui m’entourent et la literature.” Olympia Le-Tan, the designer who made literature fashionable. Olympia Le-Tan has become quite the household fashion name. This self-taught fashion designer studied and learnt with the classics, starting her career at the Chanel Studio with Karl Lagerfeld and venturing on to “Balmain … Continue reading

Who here has a thing for Anna Dello Russo?

The Queen of Accesorizing : Anna Dello Russo Anna Dello Russo, once described as a “fashion maniac” by Helmut Newton, is possibly one of the most interesting and outrageous fashion icons to capture the focus of thousands of lenses all over the world. A favourite among some of the most popular street style blogs which … Continue reading

Marie Antoinette Gets a Hair Cut – Chanel Resort 2013

Marie Antoinette Gets a Hair Cut & Goes Punk Rock It took a year to produce, but once again, Karl Lagerfeld managed to find the perfect balance between classic elegance and the modern trends of the 21st century for this year’s edition of the Chanel Resort Collection. Set in the gardens of Le Chatêau de … Continue reading

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