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The Artcurial Sale Of The Jeanne Moreau Collection
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The Artcurial Sale Of The Jeanne Moreau Collection

From October 16 to 22, 2020, the Artcurial house is organizing an event sale – that of the Jeanne Moreau collection. An immense collection, with images of the icon taken by the most famous photographers of our time, as well as high-stitched pieces specially cut for the actress. The digital sale ensures to disperse a myriad of...

The Dior Bow, An Elegant Grammar
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The Dior Bow, An Elegant Grammar

The esthete that was Christian Dior has long been inspired by the heritage of French fashion – notably from the time of the court. The bow, icon of Dior, takes from that. The Duchess of Fontanges, Christian Dior And The Bow As we know, Christian Dior’s fashion owes a lot to his childhood spent in...

Brigitte Bardot, Fashion Icon
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Brigitte Bardot, Fashion Icon

Her smoky eye and casual hair epitomize everything Bardot style. A style that comes first from an attitude – incandescent and spontaneous – which has set up a number of pieces in icons! In the preface to the book which celebrates  Le Style Bardot , by Henry-Jean Servat, Brigitte Bardot writes: “I dressed as I did my hair,...

The Chanel Haute Couture 2020 Collection
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The Chanel Haute Couture 2020 Collection

After the monastic allure of Chanel’s previous Couture collection, Virginie Viard says: “I wanted complexity, sophistication.” The Chanel Haute Couture 2020 Collection, Opulence And Extravagance “I was thinking of a punk princess coming out of the Palace at dawn. With a taffeta dress, voluminous hair, feathers and lots of jewelry. This collection is more inspired...

The Chanel 2020 Haute Couture Collection
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The Chanel 2020 Haute Couture Collection

Virginie Viard has made Gabrielle Chanel’s past a chic and spiritual echo. Who was Mademoiselle Chanel? Virginie Viard wound up the thread, drew on the origins of Coco’s creativity, the purpose of her Haute Couture 2020 collection. As a child, Gabrielle Chanel, with her sisters, was dropped off by their father. The Abbey of Aubazine...

The Dior Haute Couture 2020 Collection
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The Dior Haute Couture 2020 Collection

If the pandemic prevented the Haute Couture fashion shows, it nevertheless inspired at the Dior house a mini-film like an ode to the dreamed and revered couture of the house of Monsieur! The Dior Haute Couture 2020 Collection: Hellenic Fairy Tale The Dior women of the Haute Couture 2020 collection are nymphs, mermaids and other...

Jolie Madame, Balmain’s Iconic Collection
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Jolie Madame, Balmain’s Iconic Collection

A perfume paved the way for Pierre Balmain’s couture – a scent called Jolie Madame, which later gave its name to the 1952 haute couture collection. 1945. Paris was just emerging from the Second World War when Pierre Balmain founded his studio at 44 rue François 1st in Paris. Formerly of Lucien Lelong and Edward...