The star of HGTV’s "Fixer Upper" noticed that “gray-blue button-downs and grayish V-necks are clearly my favorite because I don't have to think much about them.”
Kristen Stewart is using her spread in the new issue of V Magazine to show a different side of herself: a vibrant, colorful side. The inside spread is blazer-heavy and full of praise for Chanel’s head designer, and Stewart’s good friend, Karl Lagerfeld.
During the Chanel Spring 2017 Couture show, Karl Lagerfeld delivered all those things that might seem at odds in fashion: primness and provocation, rigidity and fluidity. In suiting, Lagerfeld served pussy bows, tweed, and bold color in strong shapes that borrow from ’20s sculptural cubism.
Cafe Society is alive and in the words of Fred Astaire, ‘why don’t you go where fashion sits.’ Putting on the Ritz is exactly what Karl and his Chanel team did today for the house’s latest Métiers d’Art Show – or in plain fashion talk, the Chanel Resort 2017 show. To help celebrate the occasion Cara Delevingne opened the show in a cream tweed and floral headpiece, Pharrel Williams who is a longtime friend of Mr Lagerfeld also walked in the show sporting the house’s signature tweed coat in navy with piles of pearls. ...
Over-the-knee boots have shaken up stereotypes throughout their history, most recently reshaping silhouettes with the latest celebrity-approved styling trick, lampshading. The boots might conjure associations as diverse as Puss in Boots and Beyoncé, but the elongated style has a vast (15th century, NBD) and interesting history. Ahead, a brief history of OTK boots — just in case you’re looking for styling inspiration that doesn’t include resembling your fave light source. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day
Looks from Chanel’s recent Pre-Fall Métiers d'Art collection in Rome. Photo Illustration: Stephanie Jones
Photo: Getty In a rather unprecedented move, the British Fashion Council bestowed both the Womenswear and Menswear Designer of the Year Awards to Jonathan Anderson on Monday night at the British Fashion Awards. In front of a crowd that included Naomi Campbell, Lady Gaga, Karl Lagerfeld and more, the Northern Ireland native sheepishly accepted his accolades. “I used to have a crush on Orlando Bloom so that was challenging,” said Anderson upon collecting the menswear award from the dapper Brit.
Photo: @Kimkardashian Karl Lagerfeld hasn’t had the most savory things to say about women who don’t fit what he thinks is the ideal body type, but thanks to Kim Kardashian, the designer’s outlook is changing. Lagerfeld is teaming up with Kim, appearing in her crazy-addictive game, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. Kardashian is of course quite excited about the collaboration, announcing Karl’s arrival in the game on social media. According to Vogue UK, Lagerfeld also had some words about the partnership, praising Kardashian for changing the standard of beauty for himself and some of his industry cohorts.
Screenshot from the Kim Kardashian Hollywood app. Photo: Courtesy By Miles Socha WHEN KARL MET KIM: Starting Tuesday, Karl Lagerfeld is to appear as a character on “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood,” the popular app that allows users to play at being a reality star — ruling the red carpet, dating and dumping celebs and such. Related: Kanye’s New Hit: Yeezy Season 1 Collection Sells Out at Retail The collaboration is sure to ramp up the designer’s social media profile, given that Kardashian boasts more than 100 million followers across various channels, versus Lagerfeld’s 1.7 million. Related: Overheated!
Can you picture Karl Lagerfeld smoking a Cuban and wearing a fedora? Photo: Getty Images Chanel is showing its next collection in Cuba. The brand’s love of travel is legendary: Its Spring/Summer 2016 show featured a set made to look like a giant airpot, cleverly dubbed Chanel Airlines, Terminal 2C, while the arrivals and departure board listed all of the cities in which Karl Lagerfeld’s shown previous Chanel collections: Seoul, Dubai, Rome, Tokyo, Singapore, to name a slew. But Havana’s a whole different story.
Katy Perry was on theme in 2010 wearing a CuteCircuit gown lined with LEDs. Photo: Getty Images Fashion and technology have come a long way in the past few years. There’s Google Glass, solar panel-embellished clothes to charge electronics, rings that vibrate upon receiving a text message, and bracelets that track nearly everything happening in the human body. All of this — and so much more — will most likely be on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art come May 2016 when the Costume Institute opens “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology.”
Photography by Cyrille George Jerusalmi Putting together a memorable fashion show is not unlike creating a film— it requires solid production, good casting, costume design in the form of ready-to-wear (or couture), and a kick-ass soundtrack. The latter is where 55-year-old French sound director Michel Gaubert comes in. Gaubert, a native of Paris, admits to having a love for music from a young age, using whatever pocket money he had to buy records. By the time the late ’70s and early ’80s came around, he spent heady nights deejaying at Le Palace (aka Paris’s version of Studio 54).
The multitasking actress plays a version of herself—a starlet off camera on location at Paramount—and talks cats, Karl Lagerfeld, and her signature DIY makeup. Photography By DAVID BELLEMERE Written By CHRISTINE WHITNEY Makeup By KARA YOSHIMOTO BUA Hair By MARCUS FRANCIS Nails By APRIL FOREMAN Styled By KARLA WELCH It’s 10 a.m. on a Tuesday when Diane Kruger—multilingual actress, Chanel ambassador, and international style star—arrives at Paramount Studios in Hollywood for her cover shoot with The Violet Files. Appropriately enough, given the climate, Kruger is on Paramount’s New York streets set today, playing the role of an off-duty actress for The Violet Files, with creative direction from VIOLET GREY founder Cassandra Huysentruyt Grey and photographer David Bellemere. She lounges in her makeup trailer, perches herself in a director’s chair like a latter-day Brigitte Bardot, and zips around in a golf cart belonging to the studio.
Karl Lagerfeld makes films, not commercials. The designer will direct Krsiten Stewart, who has appeared in previous campaigns for the brand and can sometimes be coaxed to sit in the front row of a fashion show, in a short film—not a commercial—for Chanel. According to WWD, the plot will be a “fictional, behind-the-scenes look at a yet-to-be-made biopic about founder Gabrielle Chanel.” Stewart will portray an actress impersonating Gabrielle Chanel at a young age, while Geraldine Chaplin, who has played the character in previous vignettes for the French fashion house, will serve in the same role just middle-aged. Lagerfeld himself will be pictured as well. Kristen Stewart in Chanel’s 2015 eyewear campaign. “She played it really, really mean,” Lagerfeld said of Stewart’s work. “They make so many movies about Chanel, why can’t I make one?” Lagerfeld asked. Cara Delevingne and Pharell in Reincarnation. The length of the video has yet to be revealed, but judging on Lagerfeld’s former forays into moving image ventures, it will be less than ten minutes.
Designers including John Galliano, Karl Lagerfeld, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Giambattista Valli sent wafer thin models down the runway in exquisite, one-of-a-kind looks. This year marked Alexis Mabille’s tenth year as a couturier and for his anniversary collection, he enlisted his friend and muse, Dita Von Teese, as well actress Leslie Caron to personify the collection.
Kendall Jenner has always know what she’s wanted and hasn’t been afraid to say so (even if her quotes get a bit repetitive — she just really means it). As a kid on Keeping Up With the Kardashians, she idolized her sisters in the way siblings do, but had different ambitions than to dominate the reality show world. Instead, supermodels were her Hillary Clinton. In yet another gig to add to her portfolio, Jenner covers Harper’s Bazaar for the magazine’s May subscriber issue wearing a floral embroidered dress from Chanel’s most recent couture collection. Shot by Karl Lagerfeld in an storage space wearing Haute Couture gowns from Giorgio Armani, Valentino, Givenchy, and more, this is the stuff that Jenner’s dreams are literally made of.
The adventures of King Karl and Choupette, the most pampered cat in the world, continues. French illustratorTiffany Cooper , who is famous for drawing the designer as various cartoonish characters, has teamed up with Stylebop to create a collection of T-shirts and sweatshirts featuring the duo’s likenesses. See Karl and Choupette living it up on a desert island, at summer camp, and eating ice cream. The fanciful feline are her owner have never had so much fun—and now you can too.
The newest issue of CR Fashion Book, the biannual publication created by the former editor in chief of Vogue Paris, Carine Rotifeld, is all about “celebrating individual character over pure good looks.”
There was sexy Cindy and brainy Christy, but only one was known as the blonde. In this episode of #TBT, a 19-year-old Claudia Schiffer explains how she fell into modeling and went from being the Guess Girl to the face of Chanel as Karl Lagerfeld’s favorite muse.
It was a big deal when an almost unrecognizable Kendall Jenner hit the runway for Marc Jacobs at New York Fashion Week in February. The California girl turned punk for the collection Karl Largerfeld described as “Baroque meets Le Corbusier.” Hairstylist Sam McKnight built wind-swept faux hawks on each model, lending the formal clothes the house’s trademark stamp of irreverence.