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5 Nov

ENTER THE NEW ERA AT LOUIS VUITTON

NICOLAS GHESQUIERE IN AT LOUIS VUITTON Voila, after months of speculation about the next artistic director of the storied maison of Louis Vuitton, It was announced today. The appointment of Nicolas Ghesquiere at Louis Vuitton ushers in a new era for the luxury brand. Ghesquiere is expected to bring some of his key collaborators, including Natasha Ramsey Levi, Marie Amelie Sauve’, and footwear designer Pierre Hardy. Expect hardware in abundance, studs, amazing color, and shape in both accessories and ready to wear. Expect for the basic LV canvas to be glossed, gilded and colored to the max. Expect everything to be modernized to the new Minimalist era of Vuitton. Ghesquiere will bring Black patent leather logo bags with a shine like...
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4 Nov

Moschino

Change at Moschino Ikram hosted a 30th anniversary party for Moschino at her namesake boutique last week. It was just announced today that Jeremy Scott would be replacing Rosella Jardini who has been at the brand since 1994. Moschino has envelope the epitome of whimsy, fun happy clothes for the woman who loves fashion. We love Rosella Jardini with the assistance of Bill Shapiro, a local with whom I went to school at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and we also love Moschino. You’ve got big shoes to fill Mr. Scott. Moschino Milan is not New York shock and awe, Its Fashion injected with fun, youth and a certain Italian energy that was in the DNA of Rosella Jardini. We...
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15 Oct

The off catwalk show at the Spring Summer collections in Paris

off-catwalk-springfashion_feature by twomuchstyle.com
PARIS IN DETAIL Thank god for Paris. Thank God for the visual treat I experienced at the Spring Summer 2014 collection. A pleasure it was, to be dazzled by the amazing color combinations on display in the accessory department. Leave it to the editors, to mix, match, clash and create a visually stimulating experience for the eye. There was as much of a show outside the collections as was inside. A show of amazing combination of color and detail.It can be done with high end as well as with low end merchandise. So in your quest to get the look and dazzle the world and yourself with a rainbow of color take our advice. Mix and match and taste the rainbow. “Tell them...
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9 Sep

Fashion rat race

Countdown to Paris The fashion parade has begun in New York. It then moves to London, then to Milan and finally PARIS. Above is our pick for the best of fall 2014. New York is a teaser, London and Milan is a palate cleanser and Paris is the main course and desert included. I will review the New York, London and Milan collection via online images. I will report direct from the Boulevards and Runways of Paris. We at TWOmuchstyle believe that fashion and all trends begin and end in Paris. From September 24th- October 2nd, I shall report direct from the Paris collections, on the best street style, Object of desire, and our Daily Obsession. Please visit, spread the word about TWOmuchstyle and don’t forget...
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11 May

THE NEXT BEST THING

In my previous post about a month ago, I lauded the fact that Celine's "Phanthom" bag is the Hottest accessory at Paris Fashion Week. Well, it is a fact.As proof I've brought you the next best thing. Thursday Friday or T/F, brings you its stepsister version realized in canvas and emblazoned with the amazing "Phantom" printed in Pink ,black and Blue. it comes in a clutch version and a Tote and is available at Elements. A picture is worth a thousand words. So if you're in the mood to acquire the appetizer before the main course , try this one on for good measure. As they say in fashion, "TAKE A PICTURE IT LASTS LONGER". TELL THEM I SENT YOU. PATRIC. ELEMENTS 741...
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17 Apr

KARAOKE WITH VIKTOR & ROLF AT IKRAM

Last night the design duo Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren of the avante garde label Viktor & Rolf made an appearance at Ikram for dinner and karaoke. Guests all wore their favorite Viktor & Rolf pieces. The evening commenced with a meet and greet with cocktails and a sit down dinner at Ikram’s amazing Farm to Table restaurant , for what seems like 100 guests . The evening continued into the wee hours with the guest of honor, singing Abba's "Dancing Queen". All in all, a good time was had by all. It was a fantastic evening indeed to celebrate their fall collection which gained rave reviews from buyers and press for it’s mix of Avant...
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25 Mar

Balenciaga Studio Appointment

It’s amazing when you see the Alexander Wang collection for Balenciaga in person. I made an appointment to see the collection up close and personal. Upon seeing the first look, the black wool coat with shearling trim and petal back, I can clearly see the natural progression from Nicholas Ghesquiere to Alexander Wang. It was extremely wearable, sculptural, and played to the Balenciaga codes.   The key words in the collection are: chain link or maillon, the key detail on bags, shoes and accessories. Petal; describing the slight flare in the skirts, coats jacket, trousers and dresses. Sculptural, the shapely cut and detail on all the looks. Couture; the workmanship was sublime. Cashmere knitwear was dipped in acrylic paint and allow to...
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