All posts tagged: Paris fashion week

Labellecrush x LouisVuitton

It’s not often a girl gets a great opportunity with a lust-have-must-have luxury brand like Louis Vuitton – and this time, I’m not even talking handbags here – I’m talking about sitting at the Louis Vuitton show at Paris Fashion Week surrounded by fashion’s finest tweeting from Louis Vuitton South Africa’s twitter account. I think I may still be in shock, and up until I received this gorgeous invite I didn’t really believe it was going to happen – it is on! See more details on I’m grabbing this once-in-a-lifetime chance, along with my borrowed new season handbag, and tweeting my ass off! Come and join me, it’ll be awesome to have the support, as I tweet you through the show in 140 characters and a few images at a time! You’ll find me at @louisvuitton_za Wish me luck! XO

Want to know how to play it cool “Front Row”?

  Caroline de Maigret will tell you! If you haven’t heard the name Caroline de Maigret you’ll probably recognise her face has having covered some of the best fashion magazine covers across the world. The granddaughter of the former minister of the Interior and Health in France, Prince Michel Poniatowski, and the daughter of Count Bertrand de Maigret (this makes her pure blue-blood amongst french circles), Caroline is a successful model (appearing on Vogue US, Vogue UK, and Italian Vogue as well as walked the runway for Chanel and Prada in the last year alone). She’s a Chanel muse and owner of her own record label and publishing company. The Ultimate Parisian style icon is also the best-selling author of How to be Parisian Wherever You Are and is mom to Anton – whew! Talk about the ultimate multi-tasker. (Read more on I give you a very brief synopsis of this inspiring woman mainly as the preview a very cute, chic and funny video she did for H&M – ahead of the retailer’s show for Paris Fashion week on …

Sitting FROW at Lan Yu Couture at Paris fashion week

Last night I donned my FROW shoes and headed of to the Grand Palais with my gorgeous friend and model Ingrid Seynhaeve to watch Lan Yu‘s haute couture show. Lan Yu is one of China’s leading couture designers and her previous collections of dreamy wedding dresses make any girl want to get married… or in my case, married again! In last night’s show however there were no white bridal gowns but a striking collection of bright red couture gowns that reflect her personal commitment to preserving and sharing her Chinese culture whilst catering to a contemporary western customer. Her particular passion for the fine art of suzhou (a special technique of the Chinese art of embroidery whose secrets have been passed down through three generations of family) is seen throughout the collection and each gown is a unique masterpiece combining lace, satin and feathers. She’s combined these textures with transparent layers that carefully show off this embroidery skill and even though I would have nowhere to wear one of these showpieces a girl can certainly dream of having one in her …