PARIS--Yesterday was a bit lazy. I went to Céline, wrote, met some friends for cocktails at Hotel Costes (where, I discovered, the entire fashion industry spends their downtime), and that was it. Until, surely enough, that was not it.
PARIS--Sixteenth century alchemist Tycho Brahe had street cred before anyone: After losing his nose in a bloody duel, he made himself one out of pure gold. “This is a way of enhancing something you don’t have,” says Jules Kim, designer of Bijules, whose latest collection draws inspiration from Brahe’s gothic, fearless universe; in a deeply theatrical manner, she suggests an alternative choice of body parts to ornate. At her presentation last Friday in Paris’ Palais Royal, she screened a film entitled "Entrer," directed by Griffin/Present Future Films, inspired by surrealism and film noir, in which she starred and demonstrated the uses of her pieces in a parallel, chic universe. The snippet drew admirative yelps from the likes of Diane Pernet. Mixing tongue-in-cheek references to rapper’s gold teeth and to Brahe’s surrogate nose, she revealed gold contact lenses and studded nipple pasties (in that case, to enhance something you do have…hopefully).
There's no doubt Paris-based Diane Pernet, a documentary filmmaker and author of well-respected fashion blog A Shaded View on Fashion, is a big reason
Precious Cargo: We've spotted more than one leather envelope under an editor's arm in lieu of a bag this season. If Celine and Goyard are too much, or