Archive for August 2012

Chanel Speaks on the Radio Dec 1932 - Posted August 29, 2012

Broadcast Relay from London. 1932 A radio telephone talk on the subject of fashion, by Madame Chanel, one of the most distinguished dress designers In the world, was transmitted from London last night shortly after 10 o’clock, through station 2UW. The broadcast come from a room in the Ritz Hotel, London. Madame Chanel sent greetings […]

Le Train Bleu – The Blue Train - Posted August 6, 2012

In 1924, “le train bleu” inspired a ballet of the same name, created by Serge Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, with a story by Jean Cocteau, costumes by Coco Chanel and a curtain painted by Pablo Picasso. Restaurant to go to in Paris next time:  at the gare the lyon on the theme of the famous train that brought the rich […]