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Timbre Coeur 2011: Maurizio Galante

This year La Poste invited fashion designer Mauricio Galante to design the limited edition heart stamp. "Grave tes initiales" (engrave your initials) and "colorie-moi" are the themes of these two. They're designed so that you can write a little...

Posted on February 14, 2011 4:13 PM

I heart Chanel: Chic

The epitome of Parisian flair, the perfect mix of casual elegance, an inimitable talent for accessorizing...this is another facet of Coco Chanel that I will always find inspiring. {Photos: Mémoires de la mode: Chanel, Le béret by Phillippe Jouvoin}...

Posted on March 11, 2010 5:00 PM

I heart Chanel: Playful

Spontaneous, sporty, gamine...this is the side of Chanel herself - not necessarily her designs - that I find hugely inspiring. No matter what she wore her own brand of chic was effortless. She knew that she didn't possess the standard...

Posted on March 10, 2010 10:40 AM

Thank you, Alexander McQueen

Yesterday afternoon I learned that British designer Alexander McQueen had passed away. I am saddened by the news of his passing, because he truly was a creative genius and contributed a lot to fashion as art. I admired his gift...

Posted on February 12, 2010 10:21 AM

Timbre Coeur 2010: Lanvin

Every year La Poste issues a limited edition heart stamp by a French designer or design house. This year's stamps were designed by Alber Elbaz, artistic director for Lanvin, in celebration of the anniversary of the design house founded by...

Posted on February 8, 2010 3:22 PM

Coco Generations

A very small sampling of my favorite Chanel jacket inspired looks, different decades, that I'd like to share with you. Reportedly, Coco Chanel was not a fan of the New Look, launched by Christian Dior in 1947, with its nipped...

Posted on February 3, 2010 8:23 AM

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