Posts tagged "chanel"

Quick Pic: Lily Allen Is Not Effing Around When It Comes To The Chunky Necklace Fad

Damn Lily! The singer-turned-Chanel-model showed up at a London party this weekend dripping in (presumably gratis) Chanel hardware. We knew the whole chunky necklace trend was mage right now (Rihanna certainly thinks so), but this rendition is totally intense. We love it but, budget-wise, we'll probably stick to the DIY version our own Lily recently…

By: Erin Flaherty / September 8, 2009

Quick Pic: Lily Allen Is Not Effing Around When It Comes To The Chunky Necklace Fad

Damn Lily! The singer turned Chanel model showed up at a London party this weekend dripping in gratis Chanel hardware. We knew the whole chunky necklace trend was mage right now (Rihanna certainly thinks so), but this rendition is totally intense. We love it, but budget-wise, we'll probably stick to the DIY version our own

By: Erin Flaherty / September 8, 2009

Lily Allen Behind The Scenes, Working It For Chanel (Again)

It's no-big-whup news that Lily Allen is starring in the new Chanel campaign. In her first foray into Chanel ads, she did the whole Audrey Hepburn thing. But the new 411: We've spotted behind-the-scenes photos from the latest installment, courtesy of The Daily Mail. Lily's posing with Karl (who's also working it behind the camera)…

By: Nina Carbone / September 3, 2009

Trend Watch: Himbos Are The New Must-Have Fashion Accessory

According to New York magazine, the male version of bimbos, himbos, are the new high-fashion trend. Chanel’s taste maker, Karl Lagerfeld, says the must-have accessory in ads are prop boy toys. Just check out his own luvah Baptiste Giabiconi, pictured here, being strung along by Jerry Hall. And on her other arm, she's got that…

By: Simcha / September 1, 2009

Loving This Chanel Pre-Fall 2009 Cuff

Leave it to Chanel to design an item that's at once classic and quirky. Case in point: this Russian doll-inspired bangle from their pre-fall 2009 collection. The bracelet is made from enamel and wood and features an iconic Imperial Russian symbol, the Matriochka doll. We love the combination of the bright red lips plus ubiquitou…

By: Zandile Blay / August 25, 2009

1986 CHANEL-TRICkeD CUTLASS!! WOw!!! WILL NOT LAST! ACT NOW!

Option #1: Drop several thousand bones on Chanel handbag you always dreamed of. Option #2: Spend practically the same amount and get ... a Chanel CAR! We found this money 1986 custom Cutlass on the Detroit Craigslist. The owner chopped the top off and tricked her out with black and white Chanel logos on the…

By: Leonora Epstein / August 6, 2009

Quick Pic: Mini-Cocos Take To the Streets

One Chanel movie, droves of Chanel imitators. [Vogue UK]…

By: Lily Q / August 3, 2009

Quick Pic: Lily Allen Channels Audrey Hepburn For Chanel

The singer is the new face of Chanel accessories. We likey. One more, after the jump...

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 27, 2009

Style 911: “What Can I Do With A Vintage Chanel Suit?”

"My aunt just passed her old Chanel suit down to me, and obviously, I'm stoked. It fits like a glove and it's lilac, which is kind of a fun color, but I just have one problem: As a 29-year-old, do I wear it without looking too matronly or worse, costumey, like I'm dressing up a…

By: Erin Flaherty / July 24, 2009

Quick Pic: Chanel’s Motorcycle Gang

Model Lara Stone, Karl Lagerfeld and Chanel pretty boy Baptiste Giacobini may join millions of Weekend Warriors across the land with their new motorcycle gang. [Paris, 7/17/09]…

By: Lily Q / July 21, 2009

DIY: The Best Chanel Purse Knockoff Ever

Certain areas of NYC, like Canal Street and any street corner where a sheet can be unfurled and then snatched up quickly , are dedicated to selling knockoff designer wares. But there's an even cheaper way to get a "designer" purse -- all you need is a steady hand, a brown paper bag, a Sharpee,…

By: Annika Harris / July 9, 2009

Chanel’s New Beauty Ambassadors—Who Are They?

Chanel just launched a new beauty ambassador program featuring five "It" girl representatives (Five was Mademoiselle’s favorite number, FYI.): Leigh Lezark, Jen Brill, Poppy Delevigne, Vanessa Traina, and Caroline Sieber. So, who are these ladies? Find out after the jump... [Style.com]…

By: Nina Carbone / June 29, 2009

Fashion Videos From Funny To Creepy

Yves Saint Laurent just released its Spring 2010 men's video and the star is not so much an Adonis-like fellow complete with lovely face and six pack abs as it is, well, an 11 year old boy. But after you get over the initial shock and displeasure about the fact that you were turned o…

By: Lily Q / June 27, 2009

Green Nails Might Catch On With The Help Of Chanel

I love nail polish that's a little different from the usual pinks and reds, and last fall, I tried to make green nail polish happen. I painted my nails a lovely toad color and hoped others would follow suit -- or at least appreciate the color. Our Emily was the only person who was fond…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 19, 2009

Video: Karl Lagerfeld’s Couture Ballerina

Most of us gave up our prima ballerina dreams right around plié. We're starting to think we should have stuck with things, because apparently the payoff can include dancing your heart out in Chanel's couture atélier. The lucky ballerina who got to do it was Elena Glurdjidze, a member of the English National Ballet, who…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 9, 2009

Fashion Food: Designer-Inspired Cupcakes

Fashion is addictive, and oftentimes insatiable. For those who need to satisfy their hunger, there are these fashion-inspired cupcakes created by photographer Therese Aldgard and food stylist Lisa Edsalv. Working with colors and themes from high-end designers, the team created sweets to suit the brands: Chanel features black frosting and white pearl adornments, Louis Vuitto…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 8, 2009

Why Will People Keep Buying Chanel and Vuitton In A Recession?

Apparently Topshop, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, and Forever 21 aren't doing too badly in the recession, even as their peers are experiencing millions of dollars in losses. A WWD survey of a 100 luxury industry experts came up with those four brands as the most likely to succeed in this economy and, as you can see,…

By: Lily Q / June 4, 2009

Tricked-Out Designer Rides

Just when you thought excess was winding down, Chanel decided to release its tricked-out Segway, complete with signature quilted bag and logo wheels. This, we thought, must be an anomaly. As it turns out, not so much. Quite a few design houses have decided to take classic modes of transport—from bikes to surf boards to…

By: Lily Q / May 25, 2009

Black Women Can’t Get No Love From The Beauty Industry

African-American women may spend almost eight billion dollars a year on beauty products and cosmetics but they still can't get no satisfaction. That's what a new study by Essence magazine revealed. During a breakfast conference at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York this week, a panel, which included Essence's beauty editor Mikki Taylor and…

By: Zandile Blay / May 22, 2009

Five Batty Things Karl Lagerfeld (Supposedly) Does

Meet Arnaud Maillard, Karl Lagerfeld's former assistant. He wanted to quit to take a different job, Karl fired him first (!), and poor Arnaud said he's been "jobless" ever since. So like legions of disgruntled assistants before him who read The Devil Wears Prada, Arnaud wrote Merci Karl! (in French and German only) about life…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 22, 2009
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