Chanel is stepping it up: World Domination

Karl LagerfeldUncle Karl as promised is providing his loyal customers with new stores all around Europe. In a matter of three months he has opened stores in Boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris, Britain and Amsterdam.

 

The next store  is in the heart of the Parisian City in the Marais district. The boutiques are ultra modern and spacious. The Amerstadam boutique and the Marais boutique have also adopted digital high tech mechanisms that makes shopping comfortable and hassle free. What does that include? The store has mini iPads for browsing through the collection, trial rooms that have been converted to touch screen photo booths. Plus you can leave a personalized message to the designer himself on a dedicated cell phone.

 

The new Maraia store will open June 7 at 25 rue Vieille du Temple, 75004 Paris.

 

Chanel to show at Chateau de Versailles

Karl Lagerfeld is famous for picking luxurious locations for his annual fashion presentations. It’s been confirmed that Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld will stage the upcoming chanel show in the garden of the Chateau de Versailles on the night of May 14.

Pretty in Paris

Lanvin

 


Lanvin dress
$784 – theoutnet.com

Lanvin blazer
$3,230 – barneys.com

Lanvin ballet shoes
$580 – net-a-porter.com

Lanvin handbag
$806 – aloharag.com

Lanvin snake necklace
$1,189 – barneys.com

Lanvin floral hair accessory
£525 – net-a-porter.com

Lanvin circle sunglasses
$140 – nastygal.com

Lanvin printed scarve
$159 – barneys.com

The most iconic dresses from Princess Diana are up for Auction

For all the details on Princess Diana’s most Iconic dresses click on the link below.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2006910/Princess-Dianas-dresses-auction-Maureen-Dunkel-goes-bankrupt.html

Fashion News…Hermes and Gaultier’s Fashion House

Herm’s Is Selling Its Stake in Gaultier’s Fashion House

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Published: May 3, 201

Jean-Paul Gaultier, right, with the model Farida Khelf

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/04/business/global/04iht-fashion04.html?ref=fashion

Art and Culture…18th C. Paris Life and Luxury at The Getty

Paris: Life & Luxury in the 18th Century

is currently on view at The Getty Center until August 7, 2011.

If you love the decorative arts as much as I do then this is an exhibition you need to see!  Comprised of The Getty’s extensive French Decorative Arts collection, this exhibition highlights the, “great cultural achievement and artistic creativity during the reign of Louis XV, from 1723–1774,” (http://www.getty.edu) which does not always receive the attention it deserves.

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http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/paris_lifeluxury/

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2011/05/art-review-paris-life-and-luxury-in-the-18th-century-at-the-j-paul-getty-museum.html