• Fashion,  Trends

    Chanel’s Paris-Hamburg collection

    MOSCOW, Russia – We have seen this collection before in December but this time the location is different.  The inspiration behind this fashion show is the River Elbe in Hamburg, Germany. So navy blue is nearly everywhere – having a few models dressed up in head-to-toe marine colors. Wool (with thigh-high leg warmers for her, sailor pants for him), baker boy hats, pin stripes. It’s not a Chanel show without tweed – this time in earth tones, woolen trousers (wide-legged, of course), 60s short skirts, turtle necks, layers of long necklaces and jewelled brooches, 50s collars, masculine suits on women and gorgeous eveningwear. So retro and so modern – I cannot get…

  • Fashion,  Trends

    Embroidery: Runway & Street

    Embroidery is that precise, slow and hard-work-requiring process which leads to even more fascinating results. It is much more than your grandma’s gobeling hanging on the wall. For many designers, fashion influencers or just regular people it is a work of art. In this post I have shown its variations – from dainty flowers with shiny stones on them to more street style, grungy looks made more feminine by adding an embroidered element. In two posts in a row I will provide you with inspiration for all-things embroidery – from the runway to how to incorporate it to your own closet. Бродерията е прецизен, бавен и изискващ много труд процес,…