Designer vs High Street: Dior vs Jeffrey Campbell/Nasty Gal

Dear oh dear, oh dear Nasty Gal. You really do love ripping off designer pieces, don’t you? Well at least you can rest a bit easier as it wasn’t just you this time; shoe brand Jeffrey Campbell has gotten in on the act too. Famed a few years ago for their chunky ankle boots that …

The Fashion Charts: Week of 8th November

THE FASHION CHART FOR THE WEEK OF 8th NOVEMBER 2014. 1. Anna Wintour’s had a good week. She’s just been awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award by the British Fashion Council for her tremendous work in the fashion industry. She will be awarded the honour at their annual ceremony at the London Coliseum on the 1st December. …

Dior Couture in weighty tome confection

Dior Couture in weighty tome confection

Hello world,

So I’m sure you’re all well aware of the new fashion coffee table book that’s just hit the shops. I’m not usually one for paying much attention to these types of book, what with them being ridiculously heavy and far too expensive for my liking, but this one’s a real treat.

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(Image courtesy of nymag.com)

It’s the new Dior Couture book done in collaboration with Patrick Demarchelier. He in itself is an amazing fashion photographer, but to hear he’s photographed my favourite couture house is a double bonus. These brand new photos highlight the couture pieces from this house’s archives in ways that really bring a freshness to the house of Dior’s long and illustrious career.

So here are some of my favourite images from the book, and in case you’re reading this Mum/boyfriend; this would look really great on my coffee table!

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(All images belong to Patrick Demarchelier, Christian Dior and Rizzoli publishing)

So which one is your favourite? Mine is the image with the aquamarine tulle creation where Galliano based his entire collection on florals. It was my favourite ever couture show and my favourite image now.

Until then,

Franzi

xoxo

John Galliano, House of Dior and that infamous video

John Galliano, House of Dior and that infamous video

Hello world, I think I can say with so me certainty that the fashion world was rocked, when allegations surfaced a few days ago of an anti-semitic and hateful speech made by John Galliano in the restaurant La Perle towards some customers. It got even stranger when a day later Dior suspended him, pending a …