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Rouge Coco Shine

Chanel Rouge Coco 14

Chanel’s Rouge Coco Shine lipstick has influenced the Christmas cake (created by the Pastry Chef of Beige, Julien Kientzler, this yule log was made with caramel and dark chocolate) that Karl Lagerfeld has designed to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Beige Alain Ducasse Tokyo restaurant, on the top floor of the Chanel Ginza building.

Photo : Courtesy of Alain Ducasse and Karl Lagerfeld

 

 

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Posted by on November 27, 2014 in Food

 

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Beverly Hills

Yazbukey SS13 Beverly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beverly Hills was one of the inspirations of the Yazbukey Spring/Summer 2013 Collection, entitled « Tropical Heatwave ».

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on November 26, 2014 in Places

 

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James Gillray

John Galliano SS9

The John Galliano Spring/Summer 2009 Show made reference to James Gillray’s caricatures.

Photo : MarieClaire.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on November 25, 2014 in Art

 

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Chimaera

Leyre Valiente SS13

The theme of the Leyre Valiente Spring/Summer 2013 Collection, titled « Chimaera », was an imaginary journey from fetus to Chimaera.

Photo : Courtesy of Leyre Valiente

 

 

 
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Posted by on November 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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North Africa

Givenchy Couture AW910

The Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Couture Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 Show paid tribute to North Africa.

Other North Africa-influenced collections : Edun Pre-Fall 2010 (each piece evoked a trek through the Sahara), Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer 2011 (this show was inspired by the night sky over the Sahara).

Photo : Monica Feudi / GoRunway.com

 

 

 
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Posted by on November 23, 2014 in Places

 

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Bread

JPG Pain Couture 4For the exhibition « Pain Couture by Jean Paul Gaultier », presented at the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, in Paris, from June 6 until October 10, 2004, the French couturier recreated his work in bread.

Photo : VOGUE.co.uk

 

 

 
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Posted by on November 22, 2014 in Food

 

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Joséphine de Beauharnais

Alexandra Vidal SS15

The Alexandra Vidal Spring/Summer 2015 Collection is influenced by Joséphine de Beauharnais’s love of luxurious fabrics.

Other Joséphine de Beauharnais-inspired collections : Chaumet (in 2010, to celebrate its 230 years, Chaumet launched the jewelry collection « Joséphine / Josephine », in homage to the French jeweler’s first muse, the Empress of the French), John Galliano (in 1992, John Galliano paid tribute to Joséphine de Beauharnais and her husband Napoleon in his collection entitled « Napoleon and Josephine »).

Photo : Courtesy of Alexandra Vidal

 

 

 

 
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Posted by on November 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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