05/11/2012, Balmain, Chloe, Costume National, Current Affairs, Fashion and Style, Isabel Marant, John Galliano, Loewe, Louis Vuitton, Margiela, Paris, Spring Summer 2013, Vionnet
Thought I’d share a few memories from Paris during the recent spring/summer 2013 womenswear collections – all minked up at nine o’clock AM before the Vuitton show, a futuristic stroll, front-row at Chloe, pink flower sighting just minutes before a friend got mugged by gypsy kids, Tour Eiffel after Costume National, one of my favourite looks from the John Galliano show, coat and micro shorts contrasting combo, the ubiquitous front-row photo bombing by mobile devices at Loewe, plastic-covered walls at Maison Martin Margiela, chic clutches at Sonia Rykiel, Hawaiian tropic at Isabel Marant, pure craftsmanship insanity wicker-chair chic at Balmain and more… Will do another batch shortly.
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Are you a coat or a jacket kind of person? I’m both. My beloved Ennio from Costume National sent me this amazing, glittery, silver half-jacket, half-coat when I was in Paris. It’s the perfect piece to wear this autumn. I have a feeling it’s gonna get a lot of mileage from me this season. Afterall, I love a bit of sparkle regardless of the time of the day.
Hat borrowed from boyfriend, sunglasses by Celine, shirt by Michael Angel, jacket (gifted) by Costume National, trousers by Weekday, shoes by Balenciaga
Here’s the view from my seat at the spring/summer 2013 Costume National fashion show this afternoon.
Let’s not kid ourselves. I don’t think I’ll ever get sick of using the Tour Eiffel as a photo backdrop whenever I’m in Paris. It has to be done at least once, you know? I thought I’d get it out of the way after the Costume National show at Palais de Tokyo this afternoon, . Bucket list check, done and done. Next!
Hat and jacket gifted by Costume National, top by Costume National, trousers by Barbara Bui, shoes by Prada, sunglasses by Michael Kors
My first stop on this year’s Fashion’s Night Out Tokyo festivities was the massive Costume National Aoyama Complex. The handsome Ennio Capasa gave me a personal tour of the ultra chic superstructure which contains the Costume National flagship store (I’m a fan of the brand; they make terrific coats and shoes), an art gallery and a cafe with a spectacular living wall. I had a hard time maintaining myself when he showed me the outdoor jacuzzi.
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