Posts tagged ‘Icon’

October 13, 2012

Little Black Jacket

A celebration of the Chanel little black jacket is currently on at the beautiful Saatchi Gallery in London.  Karl Lagerfeld was at the opening of the exhibition he organised in collaboration with Carine Roitfeld.  The exhibition is on until 28th October and has arrived in London after a world tour including Tokyo and New York.

The iconic jacket is an original Chanel design but is has stood the test of time and still has an irresistable charm. 

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October 1, 2012

The Eye Has to Travel

“We used to wish for any mother but this one.” So lamented the sons of, arguably, one of the world’s greatest fashion editors and icons: Diana Vreeland.  Their loss was fashion’s gain.

Diana Vreeland lived from 1903 to 1989 and she spent her last years with the same energy and enthusiasm as her younger years – she always wanted to be where the action was.  The Eye Has to Travel is a new documentary all about Diana and since she was inseparable from fashion and photography it is is a celebration of that too.

With a wicked and mischievous sense of humour, Diana Vreeland narrates

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March 23, 2011

Dame Liz Dies

I have just heard that Dame Elizabeth Taylor has died aged 79 after suffering from a long term illness.

It has been some time since we have seen her on our screens, but I remember as a child how my Dad used to love watching her and husband Richard Burton.

Oscar nominee 4 years in a row, this screen icon’s greatest work were in masterpieces of Hollywood cinema such as Cleopatra, National Velvet and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.

The film industry will be mourning the loss of Dame Elizabeth Taylor.

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