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December 18, 2014

Sponsored video: Chloé keeps it youthful and fresh this Christmas

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Above Clémence Poésy.

Chloé has managed to be ahead of the curve this decade, from signing two up-and-coming actresses at the beginning of the decade—Imogen Poots and Camille Rowe Pourcheresse—and, more recently, Clémence Poésy, all of whom exhibit different facets of the brand when it comes to its fragrances.
   Chloé has managed to be true to its youthful, natural image, while injecting a sense of seduction and modernity. It’s completely in line with the Chloé clothing line—and it’s imperative that the two work side by side.
   The fragrances, which are from Coty Prestige, are distinguished not just by their scents, but by the faces that promote them. Poots, Rowe Pourcheresse and Poésy speak to the younger demographic sought by Coty. Their natural look—the actresses themselves are regularly photographed wearing nude make-up—ties in perfectly with the natural scents of the Chloé fragrances, which are always subtle and never over the top. Chloé, which was a trend-setting brand in 1950s Paris, happily works in its home city in its promotions.
   Chloé Love Story, which was launched in July, is a perfect example, featuring orange blossom, neroli and jasmine stephanotis. The signature Chloé scent, meanwhile, is fresh, floral and smooth, with pink peony, freesia, lychee as top notes, magnolia flower, lily of the valley, and rose in the middle, and cedarwood, amber and honey as basenotes. Roses de Chloé features Damascene rose and magnolia, while See by Chloé has bergamot and apple.
   The range is one of the most youthful and well defined that we know.
   Chloé is having a busy Christmas season, focusing on the messages of love, joy and happiness—wishing you a happy holiday season from Chloé fragrances. The New Year is going to see even more promotions: as Chloé leads up to the 40th anniversary of its fragrances in 2015.


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December 15, 2014

Dita von Teese shows XXXtian collection, in collaboration with Christian Louboutin

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Dita von Teese has unveiled a new collection, called XXXtian, as part of her lingerie range, in collaboration with Christian Louboutin.
   XXXtian, pronounced ‘X X Christian,’ features an exclusive silk toile de jouy print developed by Louboutin for his shoes and handbags in his spring–summer 2011 collection.
   The toile shows von Teese in her gilded birdcage dancing with her feather fans, and being fitted for custom Louboutin fetish boots, says the company.
   ‘Christian and I have been dear friends for years, and he has created many custom pairs of shoes for my burlesque shows. When this toile originally appeared in his shoe and handbag collection, I was honoured to have such a tribute,’ said von Teese. ‘I’m so thrilled that he generously allowed me to offer this risqué print in luscious Italian silk in my Tulip collection, plus a glamorous 1940s style negligée and dressing gown for the ultimate luxury lingerie experience.’
   Louboutin said, ‘The Toile de Jouy is the essence of French 18th-century feminine sophistication. No one can be closer to a modern Marie-Antoinette than Dita, her curves and wit celebrated on a canvas dedicated to adorn either a shoe or divine lingerie.’
   The XXXtian collection comprises an underwire bra, corselette, garter belt, thong, bikini, a high-waisted brief and, for the first time, two chemises and a robe.
   It is available at Myer.com.au and glamuse.com.

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December 14, 2014

Frida Giannini, Patrizio di Marco to leave Gucci; Giannini’s last collection to be autumn ’15

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Above Frida Giannini photographed at The New York Times International Luxury Conference at the Mandarin Oriental Miami on December 2.

Gucci creative director Frida Giannini and CEO Patrizio di Marco will leave the label shortly, parent company Kering SA, formerly PPR, announced Friday.
   Giannini will depart after showing her autumn–winter 2015 collection at the end of February, and no successor has been named. She will have worked for over 12 years at Gucci, and has been creative director since 2006. She had succeeded Tom Ford at the label.
   Di Marco, who has been with Gucci since 2009, will leave at the end of the year, with his role taken up by Marco Bizzarri, who is presently Kering’s luxury couture and leather goods’ division. Like di Marco, Bizzarri is formerly of Bottega Veneta.
   Gucci’s revenues have been dropping, suffering from a perception that its brand is not exclusive enough. Demand in China is down this year, while third-quarter sales showed a 1·6 per cent fall. Turnover has also fallen in recent years.
   Kering had already named new CEOs in October at Bottega Veneta, Brioni and Christopher Kane as part of an internal overhaul. It also owns Stella McCartney and Puma.

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December 10, 2014

News in brief: Chanel’s Paris–Salzburg collection; Lady Gaga, Eva Longoria in NYC; Anja Rubik launches perfume

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Karl Lagerfeld has unveiled the 13th Chanel Métiers d’Art collection in Salzburg, Austria, recognizing its historical connection with Gabrielle Chanel (she got the inspiration for the Chanel jacket there, at the Hotel Schloss Mittersill, then owned by Baron Hubert von Pantz, with whom she had a fling). Lagerfeld discusses his collection in the video clip below, which showcases the Paris–Salzburg collection, featuring Cara Delevingne, who not only closed the show, but is the face of the collection itself.
   The presentation, at the Leopoldskron château, showcased the fine work of the feather-workers, milliners, tuckers and bootmakers. Lagerfeld took inspiration from traditional Austrian clothing, revisiting the dirndls and lederhosen, using loden, tweed, felt, leather and satin cashmere mix, taffeta and lace. Evening dresses featured pin-tucked fronts, frills, pleats and voluminous sleeves.
   ‘You can take inspiration from the apron, from the sleeves, from all the little details, but you have to forget it all and we do it in a new way,’ said Lagerfeld. ‘The star of Salzburg is about the jacket, but what I like is the craftsmanship, the embroidery with all the feathers. There is an unbelievable craftsmanship in all those clothes: most of the embroidery includes stones and many feathers, it’s like fur, it’s like flying fur. If you look at them closely, it’s quite unbelievable; when you see them or you touch them. So I tried, with beautiful fake pearls, to make interesting pearl jewellery that looks like embroidery. It’s the updated version of what I think it should be, could be, and had to be today.’
   In New York celebrity sightings, Lady Gaga has been spotted wearing the Blake wide-brim hat in oyster felt with pearl trim from Eugenia Kim’s fall 2014 collection last week, while Eva Longoria wore a Ralph & Russo spring–summer 2014 white silk crêpe cap sleeve embellished jacket with structured peplum, pencil skirt and black alligator belt to the ninth annual L’Oréal Women of Worth event.
   L’Oréal Paris notes that Longoria’s look uses True Match liquid foundation in C2 Rose Vanilla, the Volume Million Lashes Excess in Extra Black, Color Riche Le Kajal in 501 Oriental Black, the Super Liner Brow Artist Plumper in medium to dark, and the Elnett Volume Excess hairspray. Blake Lively, very much this year’s L’Oréal Paris celebrity with all the attention she garnered at Cannes, was also at Women of Worth, her look accomplished with True Match in N3 Creamy Beige, the Glam Bronze Powder Duo in 101 Blonde, the Flash Lash Butterfly in Intenza, Txt Wave Creating Spray, and the Nude Rose Color Riche La Palette.

   Polish model Anja Rubik, 31, meanwhile, has released her new perfume, Original. At Colette in Paris, she discusses some of her beauty tips from her career, including using eyelash curlers and moisturizing your skin. Rubik also reveals that Brigitte Bardot is her ‘ultimate beauty’, and rates Charlotte Gainsbourg and Patty Smyth highly.
   The perfume scents are those that have followed her over the years, namely white lilies and green tea, while the black-and-white imagery was inspired by her love of black-and-white photography and the work of Robert Mapplethorpe.
   Carrera y Carrera is going from strength to strength: the Madrid-based luxury jewellery brand has opened a boutique in Macau, as a first beach-head into China. Manuel Carrera, a fourth-generation descendant of the Carrera family who founded the brand, was on hand with CEO Svetlana Kupriyanova.
   Finally, in the main part of our site, travel editor Stanley Moss fits museums and great food into 48 hours in Torino, while publisher Jack Yan tests the BMW X1 Sdrive18d—readers might like the title.


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December 7, 2014

Paris editor’s diary: events with Ji Wenbo, Pandora and Wacoal

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The Fédération française de la couture, du prêt-à-porter des couturiers et des créateurs de mode, l’Institut français de la mode, the China Garment Association and the China Fashion Association came together to celebrate half a century of unity. Following the China–France fashion summit, Ji Wenbo (left) presented his most recent collection at the prestigious Hôtel d’Evreux at la Place Vendôme. Ji, who is also director of the China Fashion Designers’ Association of Fashion and Art Committee, is known as the ‘king of fashion’ in China. He is head designer of Li Lang, a famous menswear brand. His outlook on the western fashion world incorporates a stunning, vivacious colour palette and original, effervescent styles. Imperial and bold shades came to life on the green and gold catwalk, with delicate prints on bold fabric.
   Pandora and brand ambassador Kellie Pickler, along with lifestyle expert Tai Beauchamp, hosted the Hearts of Today Awards at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills. Pandora is more than just a fine jewellery company: it also serves to support good causes. The concept was launched in July and serves to honour and celebrate females who work to improve the lives of women and children. The eight chosen honorees, out of 700 nominations, are each provided with $25,000 that would help them continue to reach their desired goal in ameliorating lives.
   Wacoal Europe invited guests to an intimate evening at the Salon Paul Ricard. The venue featured a number of Wacoal collections, from vibrant shades to neutral colours that attracted onlookers as they touched, felt and admired. Premier by Dead Sea, a brand founded in 1990 specializing in body, skin and hair rejuvenation for men and women, presented guests with natural products that revitalize hands and nails. Lillet featured their distinctive, delicate and sweet French aperitif wines, reviving one’s taste buds. In order to indulge in light-tasting guilty pleasures, Yohan Kim—once Joël Robuchon’s pastry chef—introduced a number of delicate French pastries from financiers with green tea to madeleine and pâte de fruits, exploding with bursts of fruity delight. Throughout the evening, numerous illustrations by Eudoxie were projected on the wall for the audience to enjoy.—Lola Cristall, Paris editor


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December 6, 2014

Camille Cerf, Miss Nord-Pas-de-Calais, crowned Miss France 2015

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Camille Cerf, Miss Nord-Pas-de-Calais, has been crowned Miss France 2015 tonight from the Zenith in Orléans.
   Cerf is 19, and is 1·8 m tall. She is in her second year of business school, and says her ambition and spontaneity are her best qualities. She had emerged as an early favourite online.
   Hinirere Taputu, Miss Tahiti, was runner-up, Charlotte Pirroni, Miss Côte d’Azur, was second runner-up. Malaurie Eugenie, Miss Aquitaine, and Alyssa Wurtz, Miss Alsace, were fourth and fifth.
   The placings were determined by the viewing public, who made their decision through SMS and telephone voting.
   The live telecast on TF1 is expected to get near a 40 per cent share once ratings are confirmed.
   This year’s show featured sets commemorating different genres of film, such as dance, music and musicals (including the films Chicago, The Great Gatsby, Grease, Flashdance and Dirty Dancing), romantic comedies, and Disney–Pixar cartoon Frozen (the top five appeared as Elsa, the Snow Queen). The final evening gown set saw the top five in designs by Nicolas Fafiotte.
   Former Miss France winners were also present, including Delphine Wespiser, Miss France 2012, Malika Ménard, Miss France 2010 and Marine Lorphelin, Miss France 2013.
   Last year, Miss Orléanis, Flora Coquerel, was crowned the 2014 winner, watched by an audience of 8·3 million on television.
   The judging panel comprised Patrick Bruel (presiding over the jury), Olympic swimmer Laure Manaudou, singer Shy’M, TV and radio host Jean-Luc Reichmann, humorist Stéphane Rousseau, comedian Philippe Bas and Miss France 2008 Valérie Bègue. Comedian Kev Adams made a surprise appearance during the evening, with one performance.
   The top 12 contestants were Miss Aquitaine, Miss Roussillon, Miss Guadeloupe, Miss Picardie, Miss Provence, Miss Tahiti, Miss Île-de-France, Miss New Caledonia, Miss Alsace, Miss Côte d’Azur, Miss Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Miss Centre.
   Thirty-three contestants, aged between 18 and 24, competed for the title.


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Above Flora Coquerel appeared on stage alongside Miss France organizer Sylvie Tellier and host Jean-Pierre Foucault.

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Have jacket, will travel: Jonathon Hall gives his holiday menswear tips

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New Zealand menswear tailors Rembrandt Suits and Wayward Heir have revealed their summer 2014–15 collections, paying homage to the coveted summer holiday. Designer Jonathon Hall puts the loyal jacket front and centre in the Rembrandt collection, with the pièce de résistance being the crease resistant ultimate travel jacket, the Halcyon.
   To prove their confidence in the jacket, professional footballer Paul Ifill tested the Halcyon (captured in the video below), and Hall recently took the jacket on a 15-day tour of Europe’s fabric fairs (search Instagram for the hashtag #halcyonontour, and see some of the photographs at the bottom of this article).

   With the holiday season fast approaching, Hall takes us through Rembrandt and Wayward Heir’s top ten must-haves for a summer escape.

   1. Rembrandt’s wool–mohair Halcyon, the definitive travel jacket. This unlined lightweight jacket, available in navy and silver-grey, is strong and durable with an exceptional resistance to wrinkles, making it the ultimate fabric for travelling across town, or around the world.

   2. Rembrandt cotton-stretch Beck trousers: narrow fit with plenty of stretch, perfect dressed up or down and exceptionally comfortable to wear on long-haul flights.

   3. An unlined cotton or linen jacket; for a more relaxed look choose between Wayward Heir’s Rimini and Rembrandt’s double-breasted Cornwall jacket.

   4. Blue Hoxton cotton-stretch jeans: they perfectly fill the gap between a jean and a chino.

   5. Wayward Heir Japanese selvedge Garage jeans: a great pair of jeans can take you anywhere.

   6. At least one slim white shirt, a classic that you can wear with anything, for any event.

   7. A Rembrandt Liberty print shirt: dress it up, dress it down, enjoy.

   8. Good shoes. Ones that you’ve worn in. Don’t travel with a brand new pair of shoes, you’ll regret it.

   9. A Rembrandt reversible belt: it can do double-duty with either black or brown shoes.

   10. Pocket squares: even if you’re not wearing a tie, a pocket square in your jacket completes any look. Just make sure one of them is white linen.

Travel tip

When flying, the best way to keep creases out of your jacket (even the crease-resistant Halcyon) is to hang it. A seat-back hook is better than folding, but ideally you could request it gets hung in the cabin wardrobe.









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Countdown to Miss France 2015’s grand final begins

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Click here for the latest: Camille Cerf, Miss Nord-Pas-de-Calais, crowned Miss France 2015


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Above Miss France 2014, Flora Coquerel, with her 1953 predecessor, Denise Perrier, who also took out the Miss World title.

Miss France 2015 will be announced tonight from the Zenith in Orléans with a live broadcast on TF1, starting at 8.55 p.m. local time.
   Last year, Miss Orléanis, Flora Coquerel, was crowned the 2014 winner, watched by an audience of 8·3 million on television.
   Thirty-three contestants, aged between 18 and 24, are competing for the title. Over the previous month, they have been to Paris and Punta Cana (in the Dominican Republic), before heading to Orléans.
   There have been changes to the judging line-up, after actor Alain Delon resigned in the wake of comments supporting the National Front. Patrick Bruel has taken his place as the president of the jury, joined by Olympic swimmer Laure Manaudou, singer Shy’M, TV and radio host Jean-Luc Reichmann, humorist Stéphane Rousseau, comedian Philippe Bas and Miss France 2008 Valérie Bègue.
   One constant has been the presence of MC Jean-Pierre Foucault, who will host for the 20th time. In one departure from the past, viewers will determine the winner and two runners-up with telephone and SMS voting. Previously, they only chose the top five.
   The lead-up to the final on Saturday night has been controversy-free after the settlement with former Miss France organizer Geneviève de Fontenay last year.
   The only controversy of note in 2014 has been the delayed broadcast for the Réunion Islands and French Polynesia, meaning they cannot participate in live voting.
   De Fontenay’s rival competition, Miss Prestige National, takes place on January 18, 2015, in Kirrwiller, near Strasbourg.


Miss France 2014’s eventful year by Le Parisien

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