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Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Cause for Celebrating the Monogram!! OCT.15


I never,ever need a cause to celebrate" Louis Vuitton monogram"...heck! I'll celebrate it all day long....


Now hurry and check out the video for the new LV collaboration with Christian Louboutin, Frank Gehry,Marc Newson, Rei Kawakubo,Cindy Sherman and Herr Lagerfeld....

Save the date OCT.15....

http://celebrating.monogram.lv/


This is going to put your friendships in jeopardy...your husband on your back and rock your bank balance as well as...your world!!

Where do I start?

Dear Santa......


Tuesday, 16 September 2014

The Return of The Dad Hatter....

I would like to apologize for neglecting my Dad Hatter duties.....

In return I offer you 2 new tidbits .

Please go now and check them out!

You know what to do...click on the little chap who looks like Hercule Poirot....there you go:
Welcome to : The Chronicles of the Dad Hatter!

Enjoy!


Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Falling in Love with the Fall Collection 2014

It may be summer outside,but in my heart it's....
Fall!

Just got back from my London trip and I wanted no more to do with sandals, shorts or sunburn....
Fall is in the air in London and as the leaves turn crisp and brown, our attention is drawn immediately to what the designers and the highstreet has in store for us this fall....and it is very exciting!

First of all, let me draw your attention to the new Chanel ad campaign with Kristen Stewart starring in :
 "The Best Little Whorehouse on the Prairie"...
(sorry,I couldn't help myself...it had to be said....)


Last fall it was "Paris-Edimbourg"...this fall : it is Laura Ingalls petticoats and bucking broncos....
What must "Choupette" think of all of this? Hmmmm???


When I saw the Chanel handbags with the Star spangled banner...I had to turn my nose up and away to focus on the more classical styles...if you are going to pay that kind of money,you got to make it last.

Moving on to Giorgio Armani:

I have never had much to say about any Armani collection...it always left me thinking:
"blahhhh....Mehhhh and pffff"

But this fall it is :
" Hey!!...how about that and  Wow!!! I am loving this..."

See if you share my emotions:



Gone is the run of the mill approach that we have seen time and again with Giorgio Armani....this is a rather Jil Sander-esque version of some fun and beautifully tailored clothes with an injection of colour that sets it all off...that green is seriously sexy. 


And talking of an injection of colour: 
BURBERRY....is in BLOOM,my friends!

You "hear" the colours before you "see" them.....


This is a "Stand up and be Noticed" collection.....Christopher Bailey is simply going from strength to strength without ever having to stop for a dramatic pause...and why stop?
He is on a roll.


Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Sublimely .....Ridiculous!!! Lena Dunham


So picture this :the 2014 Emmys....and everyone is dressed to the nines....hoping to get a 10 out of 10....
.... And then there is : Lena Dunham....
What she hopes to get out of this fiasco is beyond me and by the looks of things...even her.


Take a look for yourselves:






Baring in mind that the ombre,tulle skirt is by Gianbattista Valli.....and the slouch, pure Lena Dunham....
This is one hot mess and Joan Rivers must be having a field day on "Fashion Police".
Stylists have been fired for less!
Urgh...Frumpy, Dumpy and Lumpy!!
And these are not 3 of Snow Whites' seven dwarves!!!






The poor girl is grinning and the powers that be are grinding her to shreds...she apparently made all the " worst dressed lists".... Erm.....Obviously!!!
She has been likened to a human " piñata " ....which just about covers it. 
Enough said...

Oh! 
One last point....Lena Lena Lena ....blondes may have more fun,but the laughs are on you ....get thee to a hairdresser!!!! Pronto!!!





Monday, 11 August 2014

WARDROBE EDIT....



Start waving "bye bye" to this:







































And say "Hellooooo" to these pre-fall looks that will help to ease you into your wardrobe transition journey:


*COAT: MOTHER OF PEARL@FENWICK LONDON*
*DENIM SHIRT:MOTHER @MyTheresa*
*JOGGING STYLE TROUSERS@CURRENT/ELLIOTT*
*LACE/SUEDE TRAINERS@VALENTINO*
*SUNGLASSES@PRISM*


*COAT@CEDRIC CHARLIER-FENWICK LONDON*
*SHIRT@GIVENCHY*
*TROUSERS@CITIZENS OF HUMANITY*
*SUNGLASSES@MARC JACOBS*





More later......






Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Christian Louboutin Nails it.....






































"It's not about the money,money,money...."sang Jessie J. on her song "Price Tag"..

Well at $50 a bottle ...one has to ask oneself....

So here's the news: Christian Louboutin has launched his signature nail polish:
"ROUGE LOUBOUTIN"...natch... with a full range of colours launching on the 31st of Aug.
There will be 30 hues in 3 different categories:
Pops/Nudes and Noirs.

The cap measures 8inchs,the same length of the heel on the 
Louboutin Ballerina Ultima shoes he collaborated on with David Lynch....check out the launch video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJDzzV1_Yoc

 It is one of the more expensive nail lacquers on the market at present..but still cheaper than a pair of Loubous. 
Only difference is: once the polish is on your nails,will anyone really tell it apart from an Essie or OPI...? Whereas wearing a pair...it's like waving a red flag at a bull...literally!

Sexy nail polish ...priceless
At present available online and at Saks and Sephora USA.

NB:
Just don't poke your eyes out...and don't put in in your hand luggage when travelling!....

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Blurred Lines....

You know you want it.....
Just got to have it.....

But where do the lines blurr when it comes to must haves?

I have Longchamp's (very practical when travelling)"Le Pliage"bag...it was a Xmas gift from "The Coach"(my BF). Doesn't matter that I went online at: longchamp.com... to customise it myself before he purchased it....What does matter is that you can!

Now this is where the line starts to blurr.....in fact my vision is getting kinda fuzzy:
Chanel's "Premiere Triple row" watch/belt......
Anyone seriously considering this...take a rain check and a Xanax...for those that can wrap this around their wrist...x3 and pay £3,350 for that privilege....be my guest.


I love me some Havaianas flip flops,in fact I have 3 pairs now and have always supplemented my summer wardrobe with these colourful,comfy must haves.
Did I know that there was a collaboration between Valentino and Havaianas?
No. 
Do I like them?
LOVE!
Would I pay: £175 for a pair?



Tempting my friends,really tempting....