‘Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto’ exhibition — Gabrielle Chanel devoted her life to creating, perfecting and promoting a new kind of elegance free from extravagance, based on freedom of movement and on a natural attitude, thus creating a timeless style. This was her “fashion manifesto”, an inescapable heritage that is more relevant than ever today.
Inspired by the mythical animal sculptures inside Gabrielle Chanel’s apartment at 31, rue Cambon, in Paris, the Spring Summer 2023 Haute Couture collection imagined by Virginie Viard reveals embroideries of exquisite lightness. Models emerge from inside wooden sculptures created by artist Xavier Veilhan.
The warmth and wonder of the holidays has come alive in New York, Milan and Paris as Swarovski ignites the season with an astonishing array of crystallized experiences. From spectacular gingerbread façades to magnificent trees and dazzling window displays, there’s no end to the enchantment this year.
The diffuser is scent’s secret weapon. Yes, candlelight is romantic, with its fragrant, flickering flame, but a diffuser, with its always-on scent, is the ultimate scene-setter, creating a sophisticated atmosphere from the moment you enter a room. So it’s about time we declared our adoration for the diffuser and shared the knack of getting the most out of these reed-crowned beauties.