Emotional Show at Chanel Winter Fashion Show – A First Without Karl Lagerfeld

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Last fashion show by Karl Lagerfeld is everywhere on the internet nowadays. Chanel lives on, yet the great designer who has been for 36 years linked to the house, has died. Watching the show, despite all the goodies happening in there, which I’ll be going in detail in second, I felt sad. Almost as if with his departure, Karl took with him the thrill and all the magic that he has built.

It’s funny how the last show under his name happened in a Switzerland like winter resort setting, Switzerland being Coco’s eternal place for rest. As for the show, magic as always. You could almost feel the breeze of icy air you would normally experience in a winter resort. And there, right in the middle of the fluffy street, the models walked beautifully in gorgeous coats and wide leg trousers. The collection carries an oversized, men’s style tailoring with chunky ’80s and even ’90s style logo jewelry look. The tweed shares the runway with knitted skirts and sweaters. And there’s the white. Simply mesmerizing, full white silhouettes, in either a dress or some fancy look with pants, top and coat, took the lead of the show. Even actress Penelope Cruz joined the fairies, dressed in a fluffy white dress and white winter shoes.

Speaking of celebs, there’s nothing better in fashion like a Chanel front row. Blackpink’s Jennie, Nana Komatsu, Kristen Stewart, Monica Bellucci, Claudia Schiffer, Gwei Lun-Me and more.

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Selected: This Week’s Events – NYFW, Sanremo Music Festival and German Drama Premiere

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This week has just begun and there’s already so much in the works. Fashion Week is on top of the list and is by far the most looked-after event of February, and goes further into the beginning of March when it’s all over (for a while). The shows began in New York, which is the place to be this week, literally, with both Men and Women following one after another. Fall/Winter 2019 is the phrase to talk about, and it will be for a while.
Yesterday’s Shows: Todd Snyder, Joseph Abboud, and Palomo Spain, the latter being the epitome of colorfulness and vibrancy in Men’s fashion, so far.

Front Row faces: Zachary Quinto, Johannes Huebl, Drake Bell, Cody Simpson, Neil Patrick Harris and more.

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Next on our list is 69th edition of Sanremo Music Festival, officially starting today and ending on the 9th of February. Yesterday the Festival had a celebrity-infused red carpet event, with artists such as singer Arisa, Paola Turci, Enrico Nigiotti, rapper Ghemon, Einar and so many more. The contest is taking place at Teatro Ariston of Sanremo and is being broadcast by RAI.

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Last, Deutsche drama ‘Club Der Roten Baender – Wie Alles Begann’ had its premiere in Cologne at the beginning of this week. The movie is set for its official release on Valentine’s day, definitely not in tune with hearts with chocolate, but the cast is young and talented and besides, who’s not into German dramas! As a plot, ‘The club of red ribbons – How it all began’ (translated) tells the story of six youngsters, each living their own story, till events bring everyone under the same roof of Albertus Hospital. Expect a lot of current societal issues such as family drama, body-image issues and so on. The end promises to be a good one.

Cast: Tim Oliver Schultz, Damian Hardung, Luise Befort, Timur Bartels, Ivo Kortlang, Nick Julius Schuck.

Jackson Wang Had a Closing Show Performance at Fendi Mens

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Into a cozy arrangement with a library feel, Fendi show took its Mens collection down the runway, up close to the audience. One after another, male models showcased gorgeous looks of gentle beauty. Colors are soft with lots of brown and beige, black and grey. Pretty simple, yet every look is a unique space of perfectly mixed details, again, very gentle, but so well arranged. This gentleness in details and cuts reminds of a subtle feminity, but it’s not destroying the “masculine” look, instead, it only adds an extra touch of pleasantness. Suits are accompanied by long cardigans and long jackets with matching design, puffer greyish jackets, and tucked-in sweaters. The dominant fabric has a metallic look, again, gentle to the eye. My favorite look from the show: see-through combo, with metallic effect. Pants match the shirt. Don’t worry. There’s shorts involved.

Front row: Chiara Ferragni, Rob Raco, Mandy Sekiguchi. Rapper Jackson Wang closed the show with a live performance.

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Karl Lagerfeld Explores Ancient Egypt for Chanel 2018/19 Métiers d’art

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Chanel fashion shows always are this great opportunity to take a moment for yourself and enjoy the finer things in life. This time around, the Paris New-York 2018/19 Métiers d’art show, presented at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on 4th December, took on a mission to explore the old days of Egypt. Hierglophyps, lots of gold accents, representative cuts and shapes (clothes-wise), makeup and hair, and the setup, all created a passage to going back in time.

Back to the clothes, I haven’t seen that much bright gold in a Chanel show ever! Collars, wristbands, hems, high knee boots and stylish shoes, trousers, tights, and jewelry. These are all pieces in this collection, that may come sometimes in other colors, but more than often, gold was the approach. The tweed costume might seem at first looking out of place next to the brightness of the gold, but the more you look, the better it stands. By the way, the costumes and singular pieces LOOK amazing! There’s also more color than usual, which is always a pleasent sight in a Chanel show.

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Front row faces: Irene Kim, Mackenzie Foy, Diane Kruger, Margot Robbie, Gwei Lun-mei, Penelope Cruz and more.

Chanel Cruise 2018 – The Collection and Front Row Faces

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Chanel Cruise 2018/19 show, presented by Karl Lagerfeld on May 3rd, 2018 had a wonderful nautical feel, partially given by the presence of an impressive life-size ship built just inside the Grand Palais, where everything took place. The rumor is that inside the ship was all the hair, makeup and all the other things needed to make a show of this magnitude appear by magic.

The clothes and looks for this collection matched amazingly with the whole set up. Few spots of slightly bright colors made the entry, “light” being the verb of the day. White tights accompanied every look or at least the vast majority of what went down the runway. The shoes were lovely, light, with a bit of heel for a more elegant look and sometimes adapted for a more casual look. I loved the last mentioned. It was a lovely mix of sport and etiquette, proper for what’s trendy these days, yet very Chanel like. Stripes went in all directions, sometimes harmoniously mixed or matchy-matchy. The beret hats did not miss one look, being always in proper accordance with what was on the body. Heavy and multiple bracelets, tweed sequins, large pants, few evening black and white dresses and evoking summer and sun patterns next to everything else mentioned before joined forces into making this collection a wonderful one.

Front row, as always, did not disappoint. Kristen Stewart took on the role of being the sophisticated full of sex appeal appearance, while Margot Robbie stole my heart with the simple yet effective black choker she wore to soften up the icy look of her sequin dress. Angela Yuen rocked the fringe while she sported black tights and white sandals. Last but not least, a face I love to see at Chanel, Anamaria Vartolomei. She’s looking all natural and wearing Chanel, because of course.

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Queen Elizabeth Sits Front Row Next To Anna Wintour at London Fashion Week

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Not everybody knows who Richard Quinn is, but everybody knows the face and name of Queen Elizabeth. The monarch made a glamorous move and sat front row, right next to Anna Wintour, while attending London based designer Richard Quinn’s Fall Winter 18/19 collection. If you’re confused, I’ll explain. Richard Quinn is a relatively new designer in the high arena, who got awarded right after his fashion show with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design, Quinn being the first recipient. Yet, the designer is no stranger to big moments. In 2017 he received the H&M Design Award, having the opportunity to create for the brand and have the clothes in the store (at least in South Korea). What a moment for the designer and for the monarch! Speaking of the Queen, she looks natural, as if moments like this were a regular date, however, we know that this is not the case. Fashion-wise, she wore a light blue costume and black gloves. Fancy!

On the show, Quinn is very bold and brave too. The collection does not lack in creative appearances, not to mention the richness of the prints, covering in some cases the entire silhouette, from head to toe. Colors are bright and noisy and in your face.

The Good Looks Of Chanel’s Front Row at Paris Fashion Week SS 2018

Chanel front row is what I live for, all thanks to a well-selected group of faces, some of whom I’m a fan of. As a plus, there’s always a new name or several new faces that I’m seeing and that keeps things interesting. Singer Victor Solf and actress Angela Yuen are two newbies I had to search on Google. As for the ones I know, I’m glad G-Dragon is back for Chanel front row, he was missing for a second or two. Anna Mouglalis, Marie Ange Casta, Irene Kim and Park Shin-hye are well known for their faithfulness towards Chanel. New face but known, very known in fact, is Cindy Crawford, proudly and good looking too, posing amongst the rest for Chanel front row.

G Dragon

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Matilda Lutz – Italien model and actress

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Park Shin-hye – actress

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Anamaria Vartolomei – actress

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Marine Vacth – actress

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The Good Looks From Louis Vuitton Men’s SS 2018 Front Row

Louis Vuitton showcased its Men’s SS 2018 collection on 22 June, at Domaine du Palais Royal for Paris Men’s Fashion Week. For the occasion, it had invited a bunch of good looking male specimens to sit front row, and I have fallen for it because I’m a hetero chick. Can’t help it. Sorry, Naomi Campbell and Lilly Allen!

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The suit seemed to be the choice to wear for front row display. Actors Goong Yoo and Ben Robson rocked the blue, with Goong showing love for the style of FW 2017 collection, with one side shirt tucked in and belt designed to sit loose. Xu Weizhou’s fresh face worked wonders with the look of his pajama suit. Actor Yang Shuo joined the group looking sophisticated, and Will Peltz kept it comfortable.

Actor Will Peltz

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Gong Yoo

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Yang Shuo

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Xu Weizhou

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Actor Ben Robson

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Rapper Tyga, basketball player Russell Westbrook, actor Luca Calvani, Luka Sabbat and Hidetoshi Nakata were there too.

Tour De Force on Moschino’s Resort SS 2018 Front Row

Scrolling through Moschino’s Resort SS 2018 collection I am shocked, in a good way, by the amount of famous faces the show had. Obviously, there’s a lot to talk about the collection, but oh boy, I may have to sacrifice that in the name of Moschino’s Resort front row!

Famous YouTuber Gigi Gorgeous is the one responsible for stopping me in the midsts of searching into the collection. She sat next to fellow YouTube influencer Amanda Steele and actress Olivia Holt. The Crawford-Gerber Familly was there too, with son Presley Walker walking for the show.

Actresses Sarah Hyland, Kate Beckinsale and Vanessa Hudgens were there too, with Hudgens looking mighty fine in her multicolor pattern ensemble with short dress and blazer. She completed her look with red pumps.

Singer Fergie and print matching group of four, Joe Jonas, Jin Joo Lee, Jack Lawless and Cole Whittle of DNCE, joined in for the fun.

Models Soo Joo Park, Miranda Kerr and Victoria’s Secret angels Stella Maxwell and Romee Strijd walked the runway.

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