Blake Lively for Chanel
Blake Lively is on a roll! The fashion beauty, who already has a Christian Louboutin shoe named after her, has been tapped to front Chanel’s new Mademoiselle handbag line, reports WWD.
“She’s a kind of American dream girl” says designer Karl Lagerfeld of the French design house’s newest face.
The blonde beauty, who spent much of her time in Paris last July mingling with fashion royalty during the couture shows, was photographed by the designer himself at Chanel’s Rue Cambon headquarters for the new campaign. For the actress, being photographed in the historic apartment where Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel once showed her collections was humbling.
“A dream come true is an understatement. I can say that I feel like the happiest, luckiest girl around.”
Lively, whose ads are slated to run in April magazines, joins an elite club of stars who have posed for the house of Chanel, including Diane Kruger, Lily Allen and Vanessa Paradis.
“Though I am the face of [the handbag], I will carry it like every girl,” Lively said.
“I will always feel it’s more than just a purse. It’s a quilted case full of lipstick, love letters and the dreams and possibilities that I have always felt every time I see that beautiful ‘CC.’”
Ok, we spoke about little black dresses (LBD) earlier and now let’s see some beautiful items of this outfit for there seasons.
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LBD is on top of fashion styles for Spring 2010 and Summer 2010.
A lot of fashion designers added this sexy dress to their collections and it’s always popular and classic, as we see.
Let’s see some pictures from runway with little black dress.
Balmain Spring-Summer 2010
Anna Selezneva, Eniko Mihalik, Natasha Poly
Balmain saw LBD in leather and bandage style.
Chanel Spring-Summer 2010
Imogen Morris Clarke, Anja Rubik, Amanda Norgaard
Chanel‘s little black dresses are full of layers, ruffles, lace and satin.
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Jean Paul Gaultier lived up to his showman’s reputation again at Paris Couture Week July 8. For his latest collection he staged a cinematic spectacle. Each area of the auditorium was named after a film studio, girls handed out ice creams and the show began with the Twentieth Century Fox fanfare.
In case the audience members were still in any doubt about the celluloid concept, the outfits were also named after films and actresses. Many of these interpretations were about as subtle – and often as raunchy – as Jane Russell’s décolletage in The Outlaw, but they were intentionally entertaining.
The first look, named after the film Le Mepris, consisted of a leather trenchcoat and seamed stockings worn by pouting model Lara Stone, who had her blonde hair in a beehive and lashings of eyeliner just like the film’s star Brigitte Bardot. Other ensembles included a Battleship Potemkin look, which consisted of quilted taffeta sailor trousers and a cropped pea coat, and a futuristic gold leather corset dubbed Barbarella and made from 3D dodecahedron panels.
With a shoe collection bigger than Carrie Bradshaw’s, Lily Allen has been delighting us this month by stepping out in a variety of vertiginous footwear.
- Lily Allen
But for Paris Fashion Week, the singer has really raised the bar and was snapped doing a spot of shopping in the French capital while wearing a pair of £415, 4in, black Yves St Laurent shoes – her highest ones to date.
Looking groomed and chic, Lily made stops at Chanel, Prada and Goyard.