Tag Archives: Montaigne Market

The hip two story concept store in Avenue Montaigne Paris. Find out more about that place in this section of my blog!

Do we need a selfie stick in 2015?

So finally back at work. Let’s start the blog in its new style. As you might have noticed the most integral discussion on the blog will be the one about fashion icons, featuring all the aspects from how fashion icons emerge, change our lives and get copied to how they stay or fade away. As I consider 2015 to be a year in which one of the major discussions will be tech I want to dedicate my first post of the year to the „selfie stick“, you know the extendable rope, which holds your handy while taking a selfie or other picture with your mobile phone?

selfie stick in 2015

Elizabeth von Guttman and Alexia Niedzielski attending Dior pre-fall 2015 presentation in Tokyo in December 2014. (picture credentials: http://www.style.com/slideshows/fashion-shows/pre-fall-2015/christian-dior/front-row/4)

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Trending for fall 2014 – oversized coats!

Long coats are definitely one of the major trends for fall 2014. Besides that oversizing is another big trend when it comes to coats. Lets gather some runway pics of the best oversized coats of the season!

oversized coats

The pretty coats on the runway at Isabel Marant, photo@style.com

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Hunting for Maison Michel Virginie …

Hats are definitely a big topic this upcoming fall. I somehow feel that the whole thing started with Emmanuelle Alt fighting the NYC cold with a black Maison Michel Virginie fedora back in February 2013 (… or thats at least where the whole hat theme started for me!).

Emmanuelle Alt Maison Michel Virginie

Emmanuelle Alt, editor in chief of Vogue Paris wearing Maison Michel Virginie fedora in black, photos@http://aloveisblind.com, http://coffeestainedcashmere.tumblr.com

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Top 10 summer essentials – Rag & Bone denim shorts & more

After providing some inspirations on where to get the perfect straw hats, sunglasses and sleeveless shirts for summer here comes some inspiration on denim shorts. Cut off or cuffed in summer they are the equivalent to skinny and boyfriend jeans. Need some inspiration on where to find the best styles and how to combine them?

1. Rag & Bone denim shorts

For quite some time I considered denim shorts as something for teenagers, rock festivals or the beach. However, since I first saw the boyfriend shape Rag & Bone denim shorts at Montaigne Market in Paris I knew that things are going to change for me this season. Sadly they weren’t available in my size and I had to wait and try to get them in NYC. After buying the Rag & Bone denim shorts “Aoyama” I soon realized that they are incredibly versatile for almost every day!

Karlie Kloss

Karlie Kloss seems to love her boyfriend denim shorts, photos @vogue.it, 4.bp.blogspot.com, rediff.com

Rag & Bone Aoyama shorts in dark blue, rag-bone.com

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Maison Michel Henrietta, Virginie & Co.

Hats are an accessory that many many people fear to incorporate into their wardrobe! Even on a hot summer day in the city many people skip the hat and favor to get a sunstroke or to make a last minute tourist purchase of things as ugly as a “sunbrella” (Good god I couldn’t stop laughing when a street vendor offered sun hats in the shape of an umbrella fixed to the hat, while we were queuing at the statue of liberty ferry in NYC!!!). Same goes for a moderately rainy day – where an ugly umbrella is often favored over a nice hat! And the same goes for cold winter days where freezing is preferred over a stylish hat! With Emmanuelle Alt showing up in a black Maison Michel Virginie fedora hat during a chilly NYC fashion week in February 2013 and the opening of the Maison Michel pop up store at 19 rue Cambon Paris at the end of last year everything seemed to change (… or at least that’s what I felt)!

Cara Delevingne

Adèle Exarchopoulos (photo @wwd.com) and Cara Delevingne (photo@ elizabethswardrobe.tumblr.com) wearing the Maison Michel Henrietta hat in some fun colors. The black version with a contrasting cobalt lining is available at Montaigne Market Paris!

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Finding the perfect shirt taking inspiration from Alma Jodorowsky

Alma Jodorowsky, the French actress who played a role in “Blue Is the Warmest Colour” , proofed that she does not only look beautiful but also has great fashion taste. Totally effortless she combined pieces from different looks from the Chanel Dubai show in order to make them parts of her very own outfit for her front row appearance at the Chanel Couture presentation yesterday. For me the standout of her ensemble definitely was the cream white shirt with the tail at the back. Super simple, absolutely elegant and timeless – that’s how a great wardrobe basic should look like. So where to shop for a perfect shirt like the one worn by Alma Jodorowsky?

Chanel Dubai show

I love how Alma Jodorowsky mixed pieces from different looks from the Chanel Dubai show to make them her own outfit. photo@style.com

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