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That Awful Brad Pitt No. 5 Ad Was a Huge Success for Chanel

If South by Southwest thought The Canyons had "quality issues" the film festival selection committee probably would have thrown up all over themselves if Chanel had submitted its Brad Pitt No. 5 commercial for consideration.  When it comes to fashion, there's always room for a difference in opinion with this one exception: Brad Pitt's Chanel […]

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Dior Has to Beat the Heiresses Off With a Stick

While we were busying arguing about the merits of Raf Simons' work at Dior, the French fashion house was busy rolling its eyes and moving vast quantities of couture into the presumably palatial closets of young Russian girls.  Wondering whether the three-piece suit which appeared at Dior's Spring 2013 couture show (pictured) was commerically viable, New […]

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Tommy Hilifiger Sketches Inauguration Outfits for the Obama Daughters

Tommy Hilfiger imagines Malia and Sasha Obama's Inauguration Outfits WWD asked designers to sketch possible inauguration outfits for birthday girl Michelle Obama, and three of the twelve designers that participated (Bouchra Jarrar, Nanette Lepore, Chanel) also included some fun looks for Sasha and Malia Obama, whose much-discussed election night frocks have apparently made them fair game for […]

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What’s So Inspiring About a 15-Year-Old Model?

If fashion's like high school, Karl Lagerfeld's the creepy vice-principal: terrifying, inaccessible, everywhere.  This week, Karl the Kaiser will be in New York to shoot the Chanel Spring 2013 campaign and stink up the city with his noxious odor, a delicate blend of design genius and moral vacuity, with some Diet Coke undernotes. Ugh, keep […]

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Chanel Cruise 2013 - Cara Delevingne photographed by Karl Lagerfeld
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Cara Delevingne and Saskia de Brauw Star in Chanel’s Opulent Cruise 2013 Campaign (Forum Buzz)

For Chanel’s Cruise 2013 ad campaign, Karl Lagerfeld went for an opulent, Marie Antoinette-esque vibe that befits the ruffles and intricate detailing of the collection. The Kaiser tapped models Cara Delevingne and Saskia de Brauw to front the campaign, but despite Cara’s current popularity, forum members don’t seem to be too fond of her. Most […]

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