Your Daily Fashion Scoop
Shoe Espresso Shots of News…
Jimmy Choo has turned 15 and is celebrating with a traditional 15th Anniversary gift… Crystal… in the form of shoes of course! The Jimmy Choo Crystal Collection promises timeless evening glamour at the highest voltage! (pictured above and right)
Iconic Jimmy Choo skyscraper heels and chic flats have been bedazzled in sparkle. From large bagettes to pavé-style tiny crystals, this collection will have your toes twinkling. Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Jimmy Choo, Tamara Mellon has said of the Crystal Collection, “I was inspired by vintage jewellery to add sparkling and luminous details to iconic Jimmy Choo shapes.”
Selfridges Shoe Galleries
Stepping into shoe heaven at the Selfridges Shoe Galleries is a must-do experience next time you are in London!
Since opening the Shoe Galleries at the beginning of September, the Department store is now selling 7,000 pairs of shoes each week. And it is easy to see why. With 55,000 shoes in stock at any one time and 4,000 shoes on display from over 150 brands – Selfridges’ new Shoe Galleries will change the way you shop for shoes forever! From Dior to Chanel (pictured below), Lanvin to Prada as well as many of the High Street shoe brands – every shoe you could ever dream of is here!
My Shoe Christmas Wishlist…
Speaking of shoes… here is a couple of pairs that have caught my eye and I am hoping to find in my Christmas stocking this year…
What shoes are you dreaming of this Christmas? xx
Your Daily Fashion Scoop
Celebrate Friday with some delicious scoops of Fashion News…
The first look from the Lanvin for H&M collaboration was released just the other day and now the second image has surfaced (pictured above). In gorgeous floral prints and delicious shades, these dresses are simply darling! I know which dress I will be after on November 23rd – Natasha Poly’s pink floral frock!
2010 Fantasy Bra
Victoria’s Secret Angel, Adriana Lima, wore the 2010 Victoria’s Secret Fantasy Bra down the pink carpet in New York City. Worth $2 million, the Fantasy Bra consists of 3,000 jewels. That’s 142 carats of white diamonds, topazes and sapphires. It needed six craftsmen to complete the piece over a period of 1,500 hours. The spectacular bra will make an appearance at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show on November 10th. 29-year-old Lima said of Victoria’s Secret Fantasy Bra, “It’s really a work of art. I love diamonds – they’re always a girl’s best friend!”. This year a recession-friendly crystal version of bra will also be available to buy in stores for $250, leading up to Christmas.
Ugg & Jimmy Choo
Jimmy Choo has created a special capsule collection with Ugg Australia. Striving to capture the best of both brands – the comfort of Ugg and the spirit of Jimmy Choo – the limited edition collection turns the functional Ugg boots into works of art. Meanwhile this week, Jimmy Choo President and Co-Founder, Tamara Mellon, received an OBE for her services to the Fashion industry.
Victoria Beckham’s Twitter Advertising Finesse
What better way to advertise her new range of sunglasses then by modelling them on her gorgeous husband, Mr. David Beckham? Well there is no better way! Mr. Beckham wears the Classic Aviator in the ‘Sky’ colourway. Mrs. Beckham also urged her followers to sign-up now for a pair from her new collection, tweeting: ‘Get on the waiting list at Harvey Nicks! New #victoriaBeckham glasses drop at the end of Nov!’
Calvin Klein Ads Banned in Australia
The Calvin Klein Jeans Campaign, starring Lara Stone, has been banned in Australia. The photographic and video content was deemed inappropriate – glamorising gang rape and violence towards women. What do you think of the Campaign? Do you find it inappropriate or High-Fashion Edge?
Photo1 from jimmychoo.com | Photo 2 from dailymail.co.uk | Photo 3 from fashionising.com
If you are like me and the idea of doing laundry leaves you cold, then take some inspiration from the stunning Lily Donaldson, Gemma Ward and Caroline Trentini. Taken by Steven Meisel and originally published in Vogue US December 2005 issue, these shots turn the seemingly mundane task of washing into a ball gown affair…xx