Coco Chanel

Saving the World in Heels, Wearing Picasso Prints

Diana Verde Nieto | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK
Diana Verde Nieto

"Fashion is only the attempt to realise art in living forms and social intercourse," said Coco Chanel. This season, lets embrace the trend but do it in a socially responsible way. And stop citing Rembrandt at the dinner table.

The Rise of the Short Wedding Dress and 10 Reasons Why You Should Consider Wearing One

Tobi Hannah | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tobi Hannah

In recent years there has been a rise in short wedding dresses on bridal catwalks. You might have noticed them in magazines, on royals such as the new princess of Luxembourg, and you might also have attended a friend's wedding where she opted for a short wedding dress. This has led some to believe that it is a new 'trend'.

Chanel Goes Gaelic

Vogue.fr | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK Style
Vogue.fr

iconic Parisian label Chanel created overblown cuffs, with the house's signature pearls sitting alongside tartan, tweed and chains for a Scottish heritage feel. A trip into the archives reveals that this isn't the first time that the Gallic fashion house has turned Gaelic, however.

Parlez-Vous Fashion: In Which Monochrome Gets Its Moment

Eleanor Doughty | Posted 21.05.2013 | UK Style
Eleanor Doughty

Just when spring was all worked out - the standard pastel highlight, floral punches and the really good demi-heel - there remains a difficulty. Monochrome. In my youthful orchestra-playing experience, black and white worn together dictates a look that screams 'catering staff', and that's something I'd never wish on anyone.

Life in the Arts Lane: Willy Rizzo Week 16

Thomas Woodham Smith | Posted 04.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Woodham Smith

I am very proud of the time Willy and I worked together. We always used to joke about him being 'pere et fils' to himself. His own life offering up two careers but in truth he was not just a creative genius, he was mainly a really lovely man who was full of fun and generosity.

The Legacy Of Coco Chanel - Create A Chanel Inspired Home

Nikki Wright | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nikki Wright

Yesterday marked what would have been Coco Chanel's 129th birthday, despite dying in 1971 her legacy still lives on. Coco was a pioneer in the world of fashion with a colourful and exuberant character.

My Fantasy Fashion Dinner Party Guest List

Rachel Montague-Ebbs | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Style
Rachel Montague-Ebbs

This week I've done a bit of celebrating for a certain milestone birthday. A while ago I started thinking about the best way to celebrate said birthday...dinner at my favourite restaurant, drinks at a London bar, a themed birthday party. It got me thinking. If I was to organise a fantasy dinner party with my favourite people from the world of fashion...who would I invite?

The Science of Stripes

Val Watham | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Tech
Val Watham

I want to find out whether it's true that vertical stripes are more flattering than horizontal or whether Steve Jobs and Coco Chanel had it right and black is best. Material World agreed that this is a question people would be interested in and I'm now planning the experiment.

John Galliano and the Fashion Fascists

Julian Kossoff | Posted 11.11.2011 | UK
Julian Kossoff

Galliano's outburst was not about shocking it was about his place in the fashion 'master-race' and its utter disdain for the Everywoman.

Couture Review: Chanel 2011/12

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 04.09.2011 | UK Style

The show paid homage to the history of the label with a statue of Coco taking centre stage - atop the column in the recreated Place VendĂ´me that Lage...