httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbMZ0T9OCcs This is part one of a portrait of the elusive and legendary corset-maker Mr Pearl by Diane Pernet. I have to admit I am not sure how old it is, or even where the second part is *I’ve looked but YouTube really does confuse me*. But it features Dita Von Teese and at her recommendation via Twitter I just had to watch and then of course share it to you lovely folks!! Dita always looks stunning in Mr Pearl, she wore one of his creations to Paris Vogue’s 90th Anniversary Party back in October and looked gorgeous. Enjoy the short documentary.
I gush a lot about Dita Von Teese, and if you are not already a fan *why the hell not!*, I can imagine that this image from her up-coming DIY beauty book will make you change your mind. Not only is Dita a goddess when it comes to her style, she actually puts every woman to shame as Dita tweeted that she did her own make-up and hair for this shot – simply stunning!! “Preview from my upcoming DIY beauty book…glasses by @MSchmidtStudios, photo by @scottnathan, makeup+hair by me! The book will be out mid-2011, at last,” tweeted Dita. I am
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nveOb6xwDpU I am a little *OK a lot* obsessed with bags, I have a few *OK a lot*, and my feeling is you can never have too many!! When I came across this elegant video of Dolce & Gabbana’s iconic Miss Sicily handbag I just had to share. Showing its heritage, and Made in Italy tag, this handbag draws its inspiration from the flawless and timeless elegance of Italian women, and what an inspiration they are! I love that this bag is hand-crafted, elegant in its linear design, its traditional materials such as lace and macramé, and its reminiscent of the 1950’s.
Where: Arriving to Naomi Campbell’s 25th anniversary of career held at Dolce & Gabbana store, Avenue Montaigne in Paris Wearing: A satin and lace Dolce & Gabbana dress teamed with a rose hat and lace heels Verdict: Gorgeous, striking and made for Dita – this dress is amazing. I am loving lace, it seems to be everywhere – but this dress looks vintage-yet-modern if that is at all possible. I also wonder whether Dita styles herself as I love what she has done here with the rose hat, lace heels and lady like bag. Divine!! Where: At the John Galliano Ready
Where: At the Jean Paul Gaultier Ready to Wear SS11 show during Paris Fashion Week Wearing: A black dress with spike cape detailing from Jean Paul Gaultier’s Couture AW10 collection teamed with Christian Louboutin heels, black gloves and clutch Verdict: I love this spiked cape, so JPG and so DVT, LOVE!!! I know that this fashion week Dita seems to be embracing her little black dresses – this one is certainly my favourite. Where: At the Sonia Rykiel Ready to Wear SS11 show during Paris Fashion Week Wearing: A two-tone black and nude Sonia Rykiel dress from the AW10 collection teamed a