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18 posts from August 2011

Très Bien Dit Madame Poumaillou!

Aug 31 2011

Maria Luisa Pomaillou

"Style is knowing who you are and fashion is when you don’t know who you are." (Maria Luisa Poumaillou)


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The Luxe Chronicles

Well Said Daphne Guinness!

Aug 30 2011

Daphne-Guinness

"You can tell the state of civilisation by the way people dress. If the people who fought two World Wars came back to 2010 and saw all of us running around in tracksuits, what would they think? It is just being sloppy. And it is not about the money, it is a mindset." (Daphne Guinness)


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The Luxe Chronicles

Well Said Michael Drake!

Aug 29 2011

Gianni Agnelli

"Men should be stylish, not fashionable." (Michael Drake, Co-Founder Drakes London)


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Très Bien Dit Monsieur Saint Laurent!

Aug 26 2011

Yves Saint Laurent

"Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it." (Yves Saint Laurent)


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Très Bien Dit Madame De La Fressange!

Aug 25 2011

Ines de la Fressange

"Today I prefer to feel good, be happy and appreciate my friends. That's far more rewarding than being able to wear a miniskirt." (Ines de la Fressange)


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Well Said Ma'am!

Aug 24 2011

The Luxe Chronicles:Quotes

“Wouldn’t it be terrible if you’d spent all your life doing everything you were supposed to do — didn’t drink, didn’t smoke, didn’t eat things, took lots of exercise — and suddenly one day you were run over by a big red bus, and as the wheels were crunching into you, you’d say, ‘Oh my God, I could have got so drunk last night. That’s the way you should live your life, as if tomorrow you’ll be run over by a big red bus.” (Elizabeth, Queen Mother)


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Well Said Coco Chanel!

Aug 23 2011

Coco Chanel

"Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future." (Coco Chanel)


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Well Said Isabella Blow!

Aug 22 2011

Isabella Blow:Phillip Treacy

"My style icon is anyone who makes a bloody effort.” (Isabella Blow)

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Well Said Napolean Bonaparte!

Aug 19 2011

The Luxe Chronicles:Napoleon Bonaparte:champagne



"In victory you deserve champagne, in defeat you need it." (Napoleon Bonaparte)


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Well Said Karl Lagerfeld!

Aug 18 2011

Karl Lagerfeld

"Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life, so you bought some sweatpants." (Karl Lagerfeld)

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