Every time I go to Paris, one of my highlights has to be the Colette window display. Last year, it was an amazing super heroes celebrating DC Comics and this time round it was all about Ken Carson turning 50. In collaboration with Cassette Playa, this window is like a mini exhibition as it features a display of Ken archive dolls spanning six decades, one of my favourite has to be Totally Hair Ken from 1992, it is the purple trousers and white shoes – very trendy!! CP X Ken capsule collection features Cassette Playa’s signature oversized digital print silk
I love how fashion week can bring together two brands and produce something cool, and I was so excited that with my first time going to Paris Fashion Week that my favourite Parisian store Colette had teamed up with Chanel for a temporary space. Located at 336-340 rue Saint-Honoré *literarly just up the road from Colette*, the pop-up boutique is being housed in a former garage, and has gathered some cool artists to decorate it alongside Chanel’s spring/summer 2011 collection. I loved this space, not only for the collector’s doll by Karl Lagerfeld *sadly at €1,200 – a little out of my
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbfFeXPkvsQ OK, I drooled over the stills from Armani’s latest campaign featuring tennis hunk Rafael Nadal, and now that the video has been released I am completely obsessed. Gorgeous!!
Ken has not only won over Barbie, but also me, I wasn’t a big fan of the man doll, but this 50th anniversary drive for Mr plastic fantastic has really made me change my mind. I am big fan of Barbie-related books and I have to get this colourful, ‘I Love Ken: My Life as the Ultimate Boyfriend’ by Jef Beck. Not out until March 31, the book offers up Ken’s fifty years’ worth of advice as the undisputed expert when it comes to dating. Ken tells readers how to be the perfect red carpet escort, which gifts to buy, and how to