Posts tagged “Lanvin

Fashion weekly update

Hey, my fashion junkies are you ready for another weeks update on the world of fashion. Well here goes.

Gossip!!!!!

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If the fashion rumour mill last week should be believed, John Galliano next gig could be designing for Topshop. According to Vogue UK reports that Sir Philip Green and Galliano, where in early stages of the discussion while attended their mutual friend Kate Moss’s wedding. Unfortunately Sir Philip Green himself has now commented: “I saw John Galliano at Kate’s wedding last Friday. I did not discuss any business with him then, nor have I since.”
Well that sure stops that rumour. Now on to the next!!!

Rihanna the new face of Emporio Armani Underwear!

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Rihanna takes over as the new face of Emporio Armani Underwear replacing Megan Fox, who replaced Victoria Beckham as the face of Emporio Armani Underwear and Armani Jeans in October 2009. Graciously though Megan is now stepping down to make way for new Armani face Rihanna, who was spotted meeting with Roberta Armani in Milan in May.
Apparently her first campaign for the brand has already been shot on location in New York and is set to launch worldwide in September.

Model of the moment: Raquel Zimmerman

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Love, love, love Raquel Zimmerman and this Fall she seems to have taken over all the campaigns. Doing Lanvin’s Fall 2011 ad campaign with Karen Elson with images shot by Steven Meisel, sporting floppy hats and capes. [Models.com Facebook]

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Alexander Wang’s second ad,Gritty Fall 2011 Campaign, where Fabien Baron shot Zimmermann in an abandoned grain factory from the ’20s in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
Karl Templer, was at the shoot and talks about Wangs direction for the scene as “something really gritty and raw to contrast with the polished richness of what we showed on fall runway.”

The accompanying campaign video, set to a soundtrack of SebastiAn’s “CTFO” featuring MIA, was projected at several locations around Manhattan (Houston and McDougal, 14th and University, 14th Street and 8th Avenue) on Wednesday through to Friday this week.

For those of us not in New York this week here’s the full video.

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Oooh I bet you thought I forgot Berlin fashion week will put that up next been really busy this week, work and getting sick. I’m going through my pictures and video’s right now so shouldn’t be long. :0) !!!


A whiter shade of pale…

The fashion runways were awash with more white than a Daz advert this spring/summer season. Featured on the catwalk of Christian Cota, Haakan and Gianfranco Ferré the models stunned in the clean, crisp look that turned even the darkest angels into erethral, whiter than white goddesses…

All images courtesy of Style.com

Wanting to get a piece of the fashion action, the celebs soon followed suit and white washed their own looks. Here’s a round-up of the best dressed women in white:

Before Cheryl Cole went into the hiding after the whole X Factor palava, she was spotted looking sensational in this white Stephane Rolland number at Cannes this year. The plunging neckline, gold accessories and sleek hair all amounted to a very sophisticated and sexy look.

Kim Kardashian simply oozes glamour in this halter Lanvin dress. The Grecian style and cinched in waist emphasise Kim’s fabulous curves and the flowing romantic look of the dress makes a refreshing change from her beloved body-con!

As always, Rihanna puts her own edgy twist on the latest trends, this time choosing to work her white look in androgynous chic. She keeps her Max Azria suit sexy with a daring neckline, feminine make-up and gorgeously tousled hair.

All images courtesy of Stylebistro.com

 

Want to get your own clean-cut look for less? Then head over to Tellusfashion where you can work it in white with the help from our fantastic up and coming designers. This amazing White Fringe Dress with its deep V-neck, Swarovski studded and “free-flowing elegance” encapsulates the current white trend perfectly; romantic and soft with a glamorous edge. Designed by Ekaterina Kukhareva, she takes her inspiration from various queens of different eras and aims to create; “timeless and high quality pieces with the emphasis on the beauty of the female body and the elegance and sexiness of the collection wearer.”

Inspired by the way Cheryl Cole mixed white and gold? Then check out this White Fantasia dress deigned by JZ COUTURE; pure white silk with gold embroidery, the design philosophy of taking inspiration and then contrasting Western silhouettes and Eastern crafts is evident within the collection as they create dresses that are, “an ode to contemporary glamour and boast a bohemian touch.”

 

 


Trend watch: pleats

After the success of this years Oscar winning film Black Swan, ballerina chic is a must have for SS11, and luckily the catwalk offers plenty of inspiration. This trend is feminine, floaty and best worn through the plisse pleat.

At Lanvin, master of ladylike style Alber Elbaz, showed his knack for beautifully angelic feminine creations with models storming the runway in flowing pleated skirts in tones of dark navy and grey. Chloe, another leader in feminine fashion, also offered a ladylike ballet look from head to toe. Models wore their hair tightly pulled back and parted to the side while the clothes were in pale one-tone colours. The look was finished with those all important pleats, which reoccurred in gentle pastels in a very wearable skirt.

This essentially feminine trend goes hand in hand with simple pastel colours and block tones, and this was largely prevalent in the designers’ offerings. However, Christopher Kane’s popping neon brights featured pleats from the super skinny to wider kilt style, showing that today’s ballerinas aren’t all pliés and ponytails.

Get the look from the high street with Whistles, House of Fraser and Topshop who all have great pleated styles this spring.

Christopher Kane shows pleats for SS11 (Photo by Nicolette Mason/Flickr Creative Commons)

Neon pleats for spring (Photo by Nicolette Mason/Flickr Creative Commons)


Lanvin <3 H&M

All the fashionistas in the world where probably jumping up and down of joy this morning when Swedish budget clothing chain H&M announced that their next designer collaboration will be with none other than the classic French brand Lanvin.

Previous designers which have done collections for the swedish store includes ; Stella McCartney, Karl Lagerfeld and Sonia Rykiel among others.

The collection will be released in November this year.