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All In The Family.

Mar 09 2015

Salma Hayek:Pomellato

As you may have read, Salma Hayek replaces Tilda Swinton as the face of Italian jewellery brand Pomellato.

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Happy Fashion Friday!

Mar 06 2015

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Not me but a reasonable facsimile of my mood.


The sun is finally out, the fashion pack has descended upon my fair city and in a few short hours, it will be the weekend ....

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Requiescat In Pace Bettina.

Mar 04 2015

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I was saddened to learn that one of my favourite models of all time, Bettina Graziani, passed away earlier this week.

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A New Costume Designer For Claire Underwood.

Mar 03 2015

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“No more ill-fitting garments Francis."


Netflix just released Season 3 of House of Cards and the Underwoods have moved into the White House.

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A Welcome Voice Among The Mindless Chatter.

Feb 25 2015

Marc-jacobs

For all the snarky commentary that pollutes the Internet of fashion, we remain starved for genuine fashion critique by informed sources.

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#AskHerMore? #BuyYourOwnDress!

Feb 24 2015

Reese Witherspoon:#AskHerMore campaign

“We are more than just our dresses."


So, Patricia Arquette was not the only Hollywood A-lister to take a political stance at the 2015 Oscars.

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Now That's A Speech.

Feb 23 2015

Patricia Arquette

Bet you weren't expecting a rousing feminist call to arms from the recipient of the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, Patricia Arquette ...

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A Wardrobe Worth A Thousand Words.

Feb 18 2015

Madmen Final Season

The cult television show Mad Men is gearing up for the release of part two of its final season and so we're starting to see images trickling out across the Web of its cast in full on late 60's/early 70's garb.

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Not So Happy Friday.

Feb 13 2015

David-carr

I woke up this morning to learn of the sudden passing of New York Times columnist David Carr.

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We Get The Culture We Deserve.

Feb 11 2015

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It's not every day a sitting American president interrupts a live music award ceremony to deliver a public service announcement about rape and other violence against women. Yet, that's precisely what happened at the 57th Grammy Awards ceremony last Sunday, February 8.

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Welcome to The Luxe Chronicles.

The Luxe Chronicles is a collection of interviews, profiles and musings on various aspects of the luxury industry and occasionally, a rant on our celebrity obsessed culture and the dumbing down of our collective sense of style and esthetic.

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