Tag Archives: Karl Lagerfeld

Paris Fashion Week Fall 2012: Haider Ackermann!

6 Mar

There is a reason why this designer was named by Karl Lagerfeld as a possible successor for the haute couture powerhouse Chanel. Anyone who understands how to sculpt luxe fabrics around the body with such sartorial precision, with a consistently accurate play of colour, texture, tailoring, draping, layering and those waist cinching effects…words fail me.

Presenting my best picks from the Fall 2012 collection of one of my favourite ever designers..Haider Ackermann! *big grin*


Look out for the Lanvin collection, it was pure gorgeousness.













Photo credits: Elle.com

Editorial Retro: The famous ‘Alice in Wonderland’ by US Vogue

11 Dec

I take a major fancy to editorials because they’re one of the best outlets for creative expression in fashion. And if you’re looking to find the creative director who has turned out some of the most amazing editorials, look no further than Grace Coddington of US Vogue.

Seven years after this editorial, we’re still loving it. Asides from the fact that I love Alice in Wonderland the classic, the editorial brings the story to life in style and takes inspiration from ten major designers. Alice (Natalia Vodianova) wore dresses from their collections and then they stepped it up by involving each designer in the shoot. Monsieur Lagerfeld himself was right there in wonderland, and it was hilarious to see Viktor and Rolf posing as Tweedledee and Tweedledum.

That’s the amazing magic that happens when you put two legends in a room, Grace Coddington and Annie Liebovitz work some magic.



with Olivier Theyskens (Rochas)


with Tom Ford


Marc Jacob


Karl Lagerfeld


Jean Paul Gaultier


Viktor & Rolf


Christian Lacroix


Donatella Versace


John Galliano


Nicolas Ghesquiere

Photos via Fashioneditorials.com

20 Stunning Blazers + Styling by Zara

29 Oct

I hope to own about a hundred blazers someday. In every possible fitted colour, cut, fabric, length. Blazers/Jackets are simply the greatest fashion invention since Karl Lagerfield.

Boyfriend blazers have taken centre stage in the world of style for a while now and they are a brilliant wardrobe staple. Throw one over a slouchy tee and skinny pants, floral dress, shift dress, jumpsuit or playsuit and you get an instant sleek chic update. I especially love the blazer because it’s an essential element of my favourite rock chic ensemble (a la Emmanuelle Alt).

So i embarked upon the search for the perfect blazer and wow! i found a gold mine on the Zara site. Tons and tons of perfectly cut blazers, i was spoilt for choice. The glorious icing on the cake was that they had them styled so you have ideas of the many ways you can wear each one. I whittled down to these gorgeous 20 and i want them all!


Zara Basic Twill Blazer

Basic Twill Blazer



Zara Boiled Wool Blazer With Contrasting Edging

Boiled Wool Blazer With Contrasting Edging



Zara Crossed Wool Blazer

Crossed Wool Blazer



Zara Knitted Blazer

Knitted Blazer



Zara Short Cross-over Blazer

Short Cross-over Blazer



Zara Blazer with Leather Collar and Elbow Patches

Blazer with Leather Collar and Elbow Patches



Zara Cool Wool Blazer with Turn-up Sleeves

Cool Wool Blazer with Turn-up Sleeves



Zara False Plain Blazer

False Plain Blazer



Zara Short Cool Wool Blazer

Short Cool Wool Blazer



Zara Twill Blazer with Gold Buttons

Twill Blazer with Gold Buttons



Zara Short Leather Blazer

Short Leather Blazer



Zara Pinstripe Blazer

Pinstripe Blazer



Zara Double Breasted Checked Blazer

Double Breasted Checked Blazer



Zara Checked Wool Blazer with Elbow Patches

Checked Wool Blazer with Elbow Patches



Zara Bird's Eye Blazer

Bird's Eye Blazer



Zara Studio Double Breasted Blazer with Wide Lapels

Studio Double Breasted Blazer with Wide Lapels



Zara Ponte de Roma Knit Blazer

Ponte de Roma Knit Blazer



Zara False Plain Blazer

False Plain Blazer



Zara Cool Wool Blazer with Shoulder Pads

Cool Wool Blazer with Shoulder Pads



Zara Blazer with Lapels

Blazer with Lapels


All these beauties fall between the very affordable range of £35-£90 on www.zara.com

Milan Fashion Week: Fendi

25 Sep

Vibrant colour, lantern sleeves, unusual cut at Fendi. And this was one collection were the accessories did far more than complement the clothes, they stood out in glorious technicolour. Made a Fendi bag even more desirable. Gorgeous Gorgeous collection, girls will be spoilt for choice next Spring/Summer. My faves

Love the sleeves