Monday, October 13, 2008

Lou Doillon to set up shop in Paris

Lou Doillon revealed to she’s scouting a location in Paris to open a concept store as early as next year. “We’ll have a mix of fashion, literature, modern and old, with more of an English than French influence, and not conventional,” she said at John Galliano’s show last week.

My personal favourite: Influence

I absolutely can wait for the bookrelease of the coffee-table book 'Influence' by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. It's just one of those books you just have to have. MK & A interviewed, together and separately, 22 influential actors, artists, and designers (including Christian Louboutin, Diane von Furstenberg, Karl Lagerfeld, Lauren Hutton, Margherita Missoni and Terry Richardson) over the course of their travels for their year-long pet project, Influence. The title will be released on October 28, 2008.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Bruno invades Milan Fashion Week s/s 09

Don't you just love Sacha Baron Cohen? He caused a stir in Italy by hijacking Milan’s prestigious fashion week. Dressed in a blonde wig and an apparently random collection of clothing, Baron Cohen leapt onto a catwalk and sashayed down the stage during a show by Spanish designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada. I have to admit that that blond wig looks pretty good on him!
It was the second time the British comedian has caused chaos at the world famous event. On Thursday he and his team used fake passes to fool security guards into letting them into a backstage area of a show by the Italian label Iceberg. Dressed in the same wig and a head-to-toe velcro suit, Baron Cohen ran around, careering into clothes racks. The two stunts will presumably be incorporated into Baron Cohen’s new film, ‘Bruno: Delicious Journeys Through America for the Purpose of Making Heterosexual Male’, due out in May.

Click here to see Sacha's surprise appearance

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

My personal favourite: Festival Chic

This is British TV-presenter and model Alexa Chung at a festival last year. I really like her stripy Breton top combined with the blue skinny jeans

Spotted at London Fashion Week s/s 2009

Emma Watson has emerged as quite the style queen at London Fashion Week. She donned an embroidered leather jacket and charcoal shift dress for the Vivienne Westwood show. And then those shoes... they're amazing!

Fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood, Princess Eugenie and dragqueen Miss Jodie Harsh posed together at the Fashion for Relief fashion show. What an odd looking trio! But I have to say that Princess Eugenie looks amazing in both pictures.

Mischa Barton attends the Samsung Imagination Icon Series, The Red Thread: The Inspiration and Passion of Valentino Garavani at the Hospital Club in London. Ofcourse Mischa wore a headband (which I think is really cool) and an awesome dress. But i'm not sure about the shoes, I think she should've put on some heels...

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Sweet music: Sarah O'Connor

Charlotte O’Connor is a 17 year old acoustic singer and songwriter from Blackburn, Lancashire who is currently creating great interest in the music industry. At the age of five, wanting to impress her friends, she sang ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little Star’ at the family Christmas dinner, at the age of 15 she picked up a guitar and she hasn’t stopped since!

(Charlotte O'connor - Believe)
Influenced by artists like Damien Rice, Pink and Michelle Branch and with abundance of passion, determination and confidence the future looks bright for Charlotte. But this amazing girl doesn't want to be famous: "I was walking in Blackburn town centre recently and I heard a guy saying 'That's Charlotte O'Connor.' I didn't like it. It felt strange." Charlotte just wants to get people to relate to her music and to like it. "I don't really like thinking of the fame side of things."

After recently winning a competition at Sir Paul McCartney's Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) in Liverpool, Charlotte was spotted by Sam Bush - son of legendary music promoter Mel Bush, who is credited with discovering David Bowie and Queen. One Sunday at about 4pm last august, Charlotte got a phonecall from Sam Bush and he asked 'Can we meet up?' Sure, she said, some time next week maybe?, but Sam responded: 'What about in say four hours?' and he drove all the way up to see her there and then.

As far as songwriting goes, Charlotte is inspired by anything and everything. "When I was younger I was a bit too young to be writing love songs. I still am really, so I based my songs on my sister's relationships," says Charlotte. "There's one song called Crazy About You based on her. I think she was a bit shocked when she found out!"
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(Thanks to the Lancashire Telegraph)

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

My personal favourite: The White Gown

Mary-Kate Olsen wore this gorgeous white gown to a screening of 'The Wackness' last june. Some people called it a bathrobe, but I think it was an excellent choice of her!

Time for a whole new look

Young actress Taylor Momsen, or her personal stylist, decided it was time for a new look... I love messy bangs and the whole rock-chick look, but not on a 15 year old. Look at the pictures from last year, she looks so pretty and girly and now WOW! What's wrong with looking your own age? Again: I have nothing against Taylor Momsen or her personal stylist, I think she's a great actress, but in the picture on the lower right she seriously looks like someone who needs a ticket to rehab (no offense). A source close to the Taylor told that the new look was precipitated by her character's evolution. Well, that's awesome... but I still don't like it!

Friday, July 11, 2008

Rendez-vous with Harley Viera Newton

She's 20, lives in NYC, is a full-time Egyptology major at NYU, plays bass for Lissy Trullie and DJ for her main job. Oh and she just signed with Elite. Meet Harley Viera Newton, a busy girl with a great sense of style and beautiful long hair ("No, i'm not cutting my hair anytime soon"). Being called an It-girl, or, even moreso, an Internet It-girl, makes Harley laugh. "I feel like I've made fun of people called It-girls," she says.
At first, she dismisses it, she finds the label "a little embarrassing," explaining it tends to connote someone whose goals don't extend beyond being photographed, or partying. But like said before: Harley is a hardworking girl. Intresting is that she says she "looked like a whore" at her high school prom. She wore a Balenciaga blue knee-length dress. "It was silk and buttoned down." And then to the after-thing she wore this vintage Alaia dress with six-inch Alexander McQueen heels. "I was like, 'I look good tonight,' and looking back, I'm like, 'You look like a whore!' I had my hair in a slick-back pony or something really embarrassing."

Harley is a recent fan of the crop top. She's been trying to bring that back. "I found this incredible shredded, Union Jack crop top, it's like sooo kitsch and awful and in the same way amazing." Her style icon is Tom Binns. "He could tell me to wear a cardboard box and I would." So it isn't a surprise that Harley wears Tom Binns jewelry everyday. "I'll sleep in this…when you take this off (points under wrist) it's like another color under here!"
She has usually one pair of shoes a season that she just wears everyday and every night. This season Harley chose ChloƩ Doc Martens wedges, the low ones. "They're pretty wild, but I love Doc Martens and any reappropriation of that I'm into." Harley is also crazy about her small Chanel purse. "I wear it every single day at all times." And on top of all this Harley collects band t-shirts. But only from bands she likes. Oh and if your intrested: some of Harley's famous friends are Mischa Barton, Cory Kennedy, Alice Dellal and Mark Hunter (the Cobrasnake).

Sunday, June 29, 2008

They wear their sunglasses at night

When I saw the pictures of Madonna attending a Sabbath service at Manhattan’s Kabbalah Centre Friday last saturday, I just knew I'd seen those sunglasses before! And yep, I was right: Lindsay Lohan wore the same pair of Chanel 416oQ's last february. To be honest: I'm not really into the 4160Q's, I don't know why. They just seem a little bit odd looking to me, maybe it's the shape or something. Anyway, on the left is Lindsay Lohan and on the right is Madonna.

Friday, June 27, 2008

Mary Kate Olsen likes his sunglasses

I've always been kinda intrigued by the Olsen twins. I don't know why, but somehow I just really like them. They are not the greatest actresses in the world, but they aren't that bad. And, not to forget, they both have an amazing sense of fashion! Although I'm not really into MK's style, I adore Ashley's style. Anyway, I was watching a clip of Mary Kate's appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman (june 26) and I think she tried to tell musician Paul Schaffer by making gestures, that she liked his sunglasses. Watch the clip here

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

See you in the arena

Well, where should I start... I think a lot of you already know that gladiator sandals are a huge trend this summer. But I still want to dedicate a trend-post to the 'gladiator's'! We all know what gladiators are, so I don't have to explain that. If you don't know what they are: shame on you! Go google it. Ashley & Mary-Kate Olsen wore gladiator sandals already last year. Ashley went for the ankle-sandal, while MK went knee-high. Now A. and MK. were spotted with gladiator sandals, other celebs couldn't stay behind and soon whole female-hollywood started to follow this trend. The result of all this? Gladiator sandals are taking over the world this summer!

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Monday, June 23, 2008

Miley & Naomi: wanted!

Ah well, it's always fun to see people wearing the same clothes. On the left is Miley Cyrus, 15 year old actress and singer and on the right we have Naomi Campbell, 38 year old model. I don't know exactly when the picture of Miley is taken, but I think it was a few months ago. Naomi was spotted wearing the same t-shirt a few days ago.

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New header

Tadaa, what do you think about it? It's Rebel chic's first header haha. The girl in the picture is Emma Watson, she plays Hermoine in the Harry Potter movies.