The folks at Chanel sure can throw a party. Last night's Métiers D'Art Paris-Dallas show in Texas drew a range of stars from Hollywood and beyond, with Kristen Stewart, Anna Wintour, Alexa Chung, and Lily Collins heading south for the party. The stylish event also coincided with an announcement that Kristen will be the new face of Chanel — and we have the latest on her busy end to 2013.
Welcome to the Wild, Wild West — by way of Chanel! When Karl Lagerfeld dropped the fashion community into Dallas, TX, for the annual Métiers d’Art show, the expectation was a little bit country, a little bit rock and roll.
On that promise, Karl delivered with a prairie-inspired collection influenced by Americana. With rich tweeds transitioning into Southwestern tapestries and worn-in denim, looks were accompanied by suede boots, lariats, cowboy hats, feathers, and fringe as far as the eye could see. They say everything's bigger in Texas, and it doesn't get bigger than Karl's take on the Lone Star State.
Miley Cyrus channeled her inner Taylor Swift when she squealed in surprise upping seeing her adorable new award during the 2013 Bambi Awards in Berlin on Thursday. Miley was honored in the international pop category and performed for the audience after changing out of a demure Jean Paul Gaultier black dress and into a neon ensemble. Victoria Beckham was also honored at the event under the fashion category and got presented with her award by legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld. The pair exchanged air kisses on the stage and later posed for photos together with Victoria's award on the red carpet. Other honorees include Robbie Williams and Bill and Melinda Gates.
Miley has been causing quite the stir in Europe over the past week. On Sunday, she made headlines when she lit up a joint while accepting an award at the MTV EMAs in Amsterdam. The singer's hectic schedule may be taking a toll on her, as she tweeted right before the award show that she is starting to feel sick. "All this traveling is finally taking its toll on me," Miley wrote.
We may not all be able to get a pair of Louboutins for the holidays, but that doesn't mean we can't get a gorgeous anthology of some of Mr. Louboutin's finest creations. From a page-turning collection of Elie Saab's most lavish runway creations to a journey into the mind of Karl Lagerfeld to a book so witty you'd think you were sitting down with Alexa Chung herself, these are gifts that the most devoted fashion fan would be happy to receive — and display proudly atop her coffee table.
And since these books are more than just pretty to look at, read on to see what's inside!
All eyes were on Jessica Biel when she dropped by the Museum of Modern Art's annual Film Benefit in NYC last night while wearing a Chanel frock and clutch. The benefit, which was put on by Chanel's creative director Karl Lagerfeld and held in honor of actress Tilda Swinton, attracted quite a few budding stars, including Imogen Poots and chart-topping 16-year-old singer Lorde, who went for a goth look complete with combat boots and plum lipstick. Of course, the usual NYC power crowd was also at the event, including Anna Wintour and Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who skipped Election Night fun as Democrat Bill de Blasio was voted to take his seat when he leaves office next year.
Jessica is back in the Big Apple after traveling with husband Justin Timberlake to Orlando, FL, on Saturday to attend Chris Kirkpatrick's wedding. The nuptials proved to be a veritable *NSYNC reunion, with all of the band members (plus Jessica) posing with the bride at the event. She will likely soon return to LA, where she is currently filming Shiva and May with Girls star Zosia Mamet.
Who said you have to be on a team to join the varsity crew? Show off your inner tomboy this Fall in sporty jackets from brands like Opening Ceremony, Karl Lagerfeld, and Smythe for a look that's decidedly chic yet cunning. Counter these athletic cuts with ladylike midi skirts and ankle boots for a sweet yet casual feel, or keep the mood informal in a slouchy sweater and wedge sneakers. From letterman jackets to shearling baseball coats, check out these cool cover-ups.
- Choupette gives an interview on Karl Lagerfeld's latest collection — Fashionista
- Naomi Campbell channels her inner Michelle Obama — HuffPost Style
- A peek into the Chloé book — AnOther Mag
- From one Disney princess to another — Cosmo
- Waris Ahluwalia fancies himself a modern day Marco Polo — T Magazine
- Are these hats really unisex? — The Cut
- Kate Moss x Playboy is taking the party to London — Vogue UK
- Attention Lady Gaga: Halloween isn't for another week — PageSix
Karl Lagerfeld is capitalizing on the resurgence of punk with a studded, zippered, and very plaid capsule collection for Net-a-Porter. The 11-piece offering is available exclusively through the ecommerce site and Lagerfeld's own stores around the world. It includes everything from a sweatshirt with the Karl logo constructed out of safety pins and other pieces of punk paraphernalia, to a motorcycle jacket made from MacPherson tartan and black leather.
Take a look at some of the pieces, which include a t-shirt, trousers, and a really great red coat, here in the gallery.
There's no doubt that Chanel is synonymous with sophistication, luxury, and timelessness, but few know the story of how Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel rose from obscurity to become one of the most widely recognized and celebrated names in fashion. To tell the remarkable tale, the brand has composed five truly mesmerizing videos, titled Inside Chanel, which unfold the narrative of how Gabrielle Chanel rebelled against the conventions of her time to pursue her personal style and love of fashion, and how she ultimately produced some of the most provocative, innovative, and, above all, coveted designs of her time. The series concludes in a melodic interview with Karl Lagerfeld as he speaks to the elements of Chanel's fearlessness.
The beauty of the videos speaks for itself. As you watch, it's hard not to become whisked away into this exquisitely artistic world in which a soothing narrator weaves together the story of how a little orphan girl from France became an eternal icon.
A look at each video, right here