There’s something special about receiving perfume at Christmas, well actually at any time of the year, as the scent can really bring back memories, I still to this day love wearing my wedding day scent as it instantly takes me back to New York. The only problem with buying fragrances is that it can seem like a very personal choice, so I thought I would help you out with my six ultimate luxury fragrances that would be perfect for you to gift this Christmas. The Ultimate 6 Luxury Fragrances To Gift Oscar by Oscar de la Renta This Oscar
I think I have found a new red carpet crush, Star War’s newest star Daisy Ridley. The 23-year-old British actress has literally found herself catapulted into the spotlight and her red carpet style is certainly making her the girl-of-the-moment, wearing the likes of Chloé and Roland Mouret, and I’m excited to see new blood thriving on the red carpet. I actually saw Daisy Ridley on the cover of January’s Glamour and thought it was a young Keira Knightley, she has that elegant girlie vibe, and I love her partnership with top Hollywood stylist Petra Flannery, you know who also styles Emma
This week Chanel opened a free exhibition Mademoiselle Prive at the Saatchi Gallery that takes you on a journey through the origins and inspirations of the French fashion house. The exhibition is only open until November 1, but it is well worth going to see it, especially if you are a little of fashion history geek like me, as you get a little insight into the world of Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel, from her love of Scotland to her first hat shop, and even a beautiful garden. The exhibition also has an interactive element with a dedicated app that uses Bluetooth to showcase
So I thought the Vanity Fair red carpet would be my last celeb posting for a while, well that was until I saw Diane Kruger in this gorgeous, frothy Chanel Couture look at the Elle Style Awards. I am a sucker for Diane’s red carpet style, pink, cute, and lacy Chanel.
Haute couture is usually exquisitely crafted gowns, dripping in beads, sequins, Swarovski crystals, and delicate embroideries, which have taken hundreds of hours to produce by hand – that is why I adore it so much, it showcases the brilliance of fashion and techniques that should be admired and promoted. However, it seems that each season we get a taste of the ordinary reworked in an opulent fashion, maybe it is for shock-and-awe, maybe it is to bridge the gap between couture and ready-to-wear, or maybe it is just to make an elaborate statement. Whatever the reason, here are three things I