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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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