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ESPRESSO SHOT OF NEWS…

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1 Beautiful Fashion Moment…

After the events of last week, who would have known what to expect at the Dior Fall 2011 show yesterday. But as the lights dimmed after the final look left the runway, the entire 30-strong members of the Dior ateliers – the seamstresses and craftsmen, all dressed in white coats – appeared. Tears were shed and the crowd applauded… a beautiful moment at the end of much upheaval.

9 Espresso Shots Of News…

John Galliano’s Show Cancelled

1>> John Galliano’s show has been cancelled due to last week’s events. Select editors and buyers have been invited to view the new collection at a much smaller presentation on Sunday. Galliano however will not be attending…

Miranda Kerr Back On The Catwalk At Balenciaga

2>> Just 2months after giving birth to her first child, Flynn, Miranda Kerr was back on the catwalk at the Balenciaga during Paris Fashion Week. This was her third time walking for Balenciaga (last season she was 5months pregnant when she took to the runway!). Her husband Orlando Bloom watched from the front row. After the show, Kerr wrote on her Facebook: “The Balenciaga Show was incredible. We are having a great time in Paris. Love Miranda xxx”.

Lady Gaga Walks For Mugler In Paris

3>> Lady Gaga also took to the catwalk this week, modelling for Nicola Formichetti’s first womenswear show for Mugler in Paris. Nicola Formichetti is Gaga’s Stylist and became creative director of Mugler last year. Never one to do things by halves, Gaga also took on the role of Musical Director for the show; treating the crowd to the premiere of her new song Government Hooker. Gaga took to the catwalk wearing two looks from the collection – one black and one white…

Alberta Ferretti & Emma Watson’s ‘Pure Treads’

4>> The first look from Alberta Ferretti and Emma Watson’s capsule collection Pure Treads has been released. Made from environmentally friendly materials in Italy, the capsule collection is available to buy exclusively from AlbertaFerretti.com from March 21st 2011. A percentage of each purchase will be donated to People Tree…

Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding Shoes

5>>While what gown Kate Middleton will be wearing for her royal wedding has been in high discussion, talk is now turning to her toes. WWD’s Footwear News asked five esteemed shoe designers – Manolo Blahnik, Giuseppe Zanotti, René Caovilla, Cesare Casadei and Georgina Goodman – to sketch what they believe is perfect for special day…

Megan Fox For Giorgio Armani

6>> Megan Fox has been announced as the face of Giorgio Armani Code Woman. Her striking campaign sees her wear a devine Armani gown and alluring red lipstick, while showcasing her extraordinary beauty…

Ashton Kutcher For Colcci

7>> Speaking (well typing) of an actor turned ‘model’, starring in the Colcci Autumn Winter 2011 Campaign, is Ashton Kutcher. In the campaign he is joined by Victoria’s Secret Angel Alessandra Ambrosio. Kutcher is no stranger to modelling jeans, he was previously the face of Pepe Jeans…

Abbie Cornish Wears Iconic Prada Stripes

8>> The iconic Prada Spring / Summer 2011 stripes make another extraordinary cover! Abbie Cornish graces the cover of Harper’s Bazaar Australia wearing the divine strapless green stripe dress! Simply stunning…

Brad Goreski Styling
Jessica Alba

9>> Brad Goreski (aka previously Rachel Zoe’s bow tie wearing Stylist Assistant) now has his own star client. Goreski is styling Jessica Alba. Cannot wait to see Alba at her next red carpet event for the result…

What did you think of Dior’s Fall 2011 collection? & Who do you think will replace John Galliano at Dior? xx

 

Photos from style.com / vogue.co.uk / grazia.com.au / albertaferretti.com / dailymail.co.uk / harpersbazaar.com.au

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Hermès, Birkins & Kardashians… it’s Fridays Espresso News….

LVMH to own over 17% of Hermès

The LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy) group, the world’s largest luxury goods conglomerate, has announced it will increase their stock ownership of Hermès to 17.1%. LVMH currently have 14.2% stock in Hermès and rumours are circulating that in time LVMH are set to take majority share holdings. Hermès is among the most profitable luxury labels through the recent economic downturn. LVMH currently owns Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Givenchy and Fendi.  

Speaking of Hermès….

Kim and Khloe Kardashian have been spotted looking gorgeous in New York with their Hermès Birkins. Khloe is carrying a striking purple Hermès Birkin while Kim opted for the classic black. Do you think these are the Birkins Kim recently picked up at Hermès in Paris? If you believe the rumours, Kim reportedly bought six regular leather Birkins at around $10,000US each as well as another handbag in crocodile to the tune of $30,000US. Hermès Birkins are an investment after all!

Meanwhile, the Best Dressed
This Week…

At the Fashion Group International’s annual Night of Stars ceremony, where Nicholas Ghesquière received the prestigious Superstar award, many of fashion’s elite turned out looking simply stunning.  Anna Wintour and Kate Bosworth chose striking looks from the Proenza Schouler Spring / Summer 2011 collection. Leighton Meester also looked divine in a Giambattista Valli Spring / Summer 2011 dress.

Meanwhile, Milla Jovovich wore a gorgeous orange Temperley London gown from the Spring / Summer 2011 collection; Jennifer Connelly opted for Balenciaga and Claire Danes looked lovely in a Lanvin dress from the Resort 2011 collection.

Photos from vogue.co.uk & style.com

Who do you think is best dressed this week? xx

Side Photo from bagthatstyle.com

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