It was tricky to get to the Université Pierre & Marie Curie last night for Kenzo’s fall 2012 show. The location was out of the way and it was pouring. As weary show-goers hustled in the rain to make it from Galliano to Kenzo on time, I overheard one tired editor groan, “Really, Kenzo?” But Read more →
Last week in Paris we took a break from the shows to see Delfina Delettrez’s jewelry presentation at the refreshingly open, light-filled (and cool!) Espace Rabih Kayrouz. And we were so glad we did.
Delettrez is known for her fantastical imaginative creations so we already knew we were going to see great inventive jewelry. What we didn’t expect to see were wigs. Crazy, Marie Antoinette-on-acid, hands-growing-out-of-hair wigs–all of them covered with Delettrez’s jewelry. And lest you think those wigs were just some crazy presentation gimmick, it’s all part of the collection. Delettrez designed the wigs as well. The collection, is fittingly titled “Love is in the Hair.”
“I’ve always been obsessed with hair,” Delettrez told us. “It’s so powerful. In ancient times, when men had long hair it was a sign of virility and strength.” After trying one on, she said she felt “different, royal.”
It’s a super-sized best dressed list this week, and the glam quotient was high. Zoe Saldana was pretty in hot pink and floral Giambattista Valli, Victoria Beckham was the perfect walking advertisement for her own line, and Hailee Steinfeld is absolutely charming in Carven. Michelle Monaghan, Leighton Meester, and Kate Bosworth all radiated ladylike perfection Read more →
The best gifts to give and get this Valentine’s day. No, seriously, they’re awesome. 0
From the windows at Saks and Barneys to the Christmas displays in Opening Ceremony, stores are transformed into wonderlands where even the most Scrooge-hearted of shoppers can’t help wistfully picking up that Céline tote.
In honor of Christmas fantasies, we’ve picked out the gifts we dream of receiving one day. Let’s hope Santa Karl is in a giving mood this year.