Posts tagged ‘Valentino’

February 7, 2013

Fashion’s Merry-go-round

Red Valentino

New York Fashion Week today kicked off the fashion feast that lies ahead and engulfs the world.  Displaying next Autumn/Winter’s collections while it’s still freezing outside will only make you want to buy everything now, however, wait we will.

Red Valentino was by far the most striking collection on the first day.  Aimed at a younger audience than the premium and couture Valentino collections

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January 7, 2013

The V Word

Valentino-Garavan

I know I already covered the Valentino exhibition, however, I went to see it last week and had to report back!  Did I have 2-3 hours spare in my last day in London before flying to Delhi? Of course not, but I still went to the Valentino exhibition regardless and it was just excellent.

Upon entry I was a little worried

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November 28, 2012

Giant-Sized Fantasies

Sticking with my fashion theme today, another exhibition is already open at the wonderful Somerset House, Tim Walker: Story Teller and this time it’s free!

Tim is one of fashion’s most adventurous and abstract photographers

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November 28, 2012

Very Valentino

A retrospective of master couturier, Valentino opens at Somerset House, London tomorrow and features over 140 of his exquisite gowns. 

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May 8, 2012

The Gold, The Bad and The Ugly

It’s Met Ball time yay!  I’m sure it’s great fun actually being there but since most of us weren’t why don’t we all pour over the fashion instead?  I’ve picked some of my favourites – when they’re good they’re really really good but when they’re bad… they’re shocking!  First up, the lovely hostess:

Anna Wintour here wearing Prada with a lobster embroidery.  Must have been great on paper.

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May 5, 2011

Vintage: Stylish or Stinky?

The world’s biggest vintage fair (probably unsubstantiated, just like the world’s favourite airline claim) is currently taking place in Manhattan.

I do love vintage pieces but some of the shops do stink of vintage sweat, especially on a rainy day.  Going to vintage shops is like being on a treasure hunt, most days you won’t find anything you like and then you will find perfection. 

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