Tag Archives: Hermes

Quote, Unquote | Christophe Lemaire of Hermès on the Speed of Fashion

“It is a global disease of our time – the idea of consumerism, this perverse thing. And also the Internet is great, but it can also be a bit crazy this way of wanting everything to be immediate and zap … Continue reading

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Men’s Fashion | Part 1: Paris Men’s Fashion Week wrap-up by Marcus Kan

It’s a wrap! The last male model has walked down the runway at Paris Men’s Fashion Week and guest blogger Marcus Kan, fashion photographer, founder and editor of à la mode and fashion director of Ukamaku presents part one of his Paris … Continue reading

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The Great Debate: Is It Time For The Hermès Birkin To Get An Update?

The Hermès Birkin and the Chanel 2.55 are so similar yet so very different. While they are both luxuriously classic and iconic bags from world-reknowned fashion houses the Chanel 2.55 has been reimagined time and time again in a variety of … Continue reading

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Quote, Unquote…

“You don’t have to change your wardrobe every six months. You don’t have to buy the latest high-fashion brand bag. That’s a very superficial vision of elegance. I very much believe that elegance is linked to dignity.” -Christophe Lemaire, the … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga Strikes Again. Another ‘Defaced’ Birkin

Lady Gaga has done it again. Last  month it was a Birkin “defaced” with Kanji (Japanese script) and this week it’s a black DIY studded Birkin. I really don’t mind the personalization/re-design of the Birkin. While the Birkin is iconic … Continue reading

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Fashion Shuffle: Giles Deacon, Gaultier, Theyskens and Sarah Burton at McQueen

It has been a busy few days for the fashion industry. Not only have fashion enthusiasts been preparing for the release of Sex and the City 2 but there have been some major shuffling and reshuffling at a number of … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of Lady Gaga’s White Hermès Birkin

There are very few things more sacred in fashion than the Hermès Birkin. Victoria Beckham owns over 100 and I dream of the day when a black Birkin with gold hardware will be dangling from my arm. So it may … Continue reading

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