Archive for the Coco Chanel Category

Stella McCartney Lace Dress on eBay - Posted August 11, 2015

Amal and George were spotted out for a dress up dinner recently at the well known terrace dining area of Villa d’Este, Como, near George Clooney’s Como residence. Amal wore a floaty lace dress with a v-neck and see through lower skirt panel. The published pictures were grainy and made it difficult to make out […]

Boy Capel Spotted in Deauville 1913 - Posted April 27, 2015

Photos of Boy Capel are rare so it is interesting to come across one we may have missed. The pictures below are of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel’s first boutique in Deauville circa 1913. In one of the pictures she is standing at the door of her boutique between her sponsors Boy Capel seated on the left […]

Vintage Chanel Era Fashions - Posted October 6, 2013

I love finding original Chanel era pictures of fashions designed by Mademoiselle herself – the dresses from the 30s and tweeds from the comeback years of the 60’s to her final collection in 1971 Still look wearable even today.

Article about Coco Chanel from 1933 - Posted September 5, 2012

When I have time I love to browse old newspapers for insight into times past. Here is a fascinating one that highlights how famous Chanel had become by the 1930’s while mentioning her “peasant” original. World’s Dress Creators – Women Who Make the Fashions* To most women In Australia the great Parisian dress designers of the […]

Chanel Shows 1934 Creations - Posted September 2, 2012

From Australian Womens Weekly Saturday 7 April 1934 by MURIEL SEGAL, Special Representative in Europe “CHANEL’S collection, which was shown for the Press, was full of new ideas and surprises. Youthful styles held sway, black and white and navy and white predominating, with color given by patterned silks and stamped fabrics and plaid and checked […]