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Clémence Poésy

Regularly seen in the front row of Chanel and Chloé, Clémence Poésy has become known for her magnetic, alluring style.

Elegant, whimsical and unmistakably chic, Clémence Poésy is the embodiment of understated French dressing.

A face of Chloé’s signature fragrance, Poésy has that unmistakable je ne sais-quoi or ‘something special you just can’t place’.

The beautiful French actress favours Chanel and Nina Ricci to walk the red carpet and often chooses relaxed tailored pieces for during the day. Skinny jeans, blazers, classic white shirts and black opaque tights are her wardrobe staples. Her colour palette is often monochromatic or in muted shades in classic silhouettes.

Her electric pieces, striking beauty and pared-down aesthetic make Poésy a true style ingénue. Polished yet without-fuss; lady-like but not frothy; classic yet modern; Clémence Poésy has that irresistible French allure.

Do you love Clémence Poésy’s style as much as I do? xx

Photos from google images

Fashion

Golden Globes Best Dressed

From Chanel to Dior, Versace, Gucci, Prada and more – the ladies of Hollywood dazzled in the world’s most exquisite gowns…

The biggest trend of the night – fishtail gowns. From Kate Beckinsale in Roberto Cavalli to Sofia Vergara in Vera Wang and Reese Witherspoon & Elle Macpherson both in Zac Posen – fishtail gowns added a grand Old-Hollywood elegance to the Red Carpet.

A 1920’s exuberance could also be felt from Salma Hayek’s dazzling art deco inspired gown and Charlize Theron’s divine styling – her hair swept softly back in loose waves with a vintage 1920’s Cartier hair band. Michelle Williams also wore a hair band on the red carpet (surely igniting an important trend for coming Awards ceremonies). Theron’s gown, one of my absolute favourites, in blush-coloured chiffon with an oversized bow at the waist and thigh-high slit, is the perfect embodiment of timeless, iconic style.

My favourites on the red carpet…

– Evan Rachel Wood show stopping in Gucci
– Sofia Vergara perfection in Vera Wang
 Salma Hayek glistening in Gucci
– Julianne Moore timeless in Chanel Haute Couture
– Rooney Mara chic in Nina Ricci
– Charlize Theron darling in Dior Couture

Who was your best dressed on the red carpet? xx

Photos from zimbio.com & google images

Espresso News

ESPRESSO SHOT OF NEWS

2 Double + 6 Espresso Shots Of News…

2 Double Espresso Shots Of News…

“Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2″ World Premiere  – The Fashion…

Emma Watson chose a spectacular Oscar de la Renta fairytale ball gown for the World Premiere of “Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2″ in London last week.  The tulle gown with embroidered bodice and full skirt, from the Oscar de la Renta Fall 2011 collection, was a truly breathtaking fashion moment! Dramatic, romantic and whimsically beautiful… Emma Watson was simply enchanting!

For the after party, Watson changed into a darling embellished Elie Saab dress (one of my personal favourites from the Spring 2011 Couture collection)! (pictured right)

Clemence Poesy also bewitched in a white silk chiffon Nina Ricci dress from the Spring / Summer 2011 collection. Accentuated with black waistband, Poesy is the epitome of French polished chic.

Finally, Bonnie Wright chose a floor-length gown by Miu Miu. The peach long sleeved gown with a ruffed bodice was elegantly reserved. Love her statement Wright and Teague earrings!

The Beckhams’ Welcome Harper Seven Beckham…

David and Victoria Beckham welcomed their first daughter, Harper Seven Beckham, yesterday morning in Los Angeles.  Announcing her arrival on Facebook, David Beckham wrote: “I am so proud and excited to announce the birth of our daughter Harper Seven Beckham. She weighed a healthy 7lbs 10oz and arrived at 7.55 this morning, here in LA. Victoria is doing really well and her brothers are delighted to have a baby sister. xx”

Her middle name, Seven, references her father’s sporting history, having played in the number seven shirt for both Manchester United and England. While it was also revealed by a spokesperson, the couple liked the name Harper, because it was an “old English name” and also had connections with the baby’s country of birth – American novelist Harper Lee.

6 Espresso Shots Of News…

Rumours, Rumours… No John Galliano For Topshop!

The Fashion world was abuzz last week with the speculation of a John Galliano for Topshop Collaboration.  John Galliano has now asserted he will not be collaborating with Topshop in the near future. A spokesperson for Galliano has said:  “His only focus for the foreseeable future is concentrating on his rehab.  There is no truth in this rumour.”

Roland Mouret For
Robert Clergerie

Roland Mouret has bene announced as the new Creative Director of Robert Clergerie, the French footwear label. Mouret will be working with the label in an attempt to raise it’s profile. Of his new appointment, Mouret has said: “This is a chance for me to work with a master on the art and craft of shoe design and to be part of the special relationship that women have with their shoes.”

The Duchess of Cambridge Wears Jimmy Choo & Causes An Online Sell Out

The Duchess Of Cambridge, stepped out wearing the gorgeous Jimmy Choo Vamp Glitter Finish Sandals for the BAFTA event in Los Angeles over the weekend (pictured right). Since then the heels have sold out very quickly online! The power of a princess!

Anna Wintour Receives France’s Highest Award – The Legion d’ Honneur

Last week US Vogue Editor, Anna Wintour, was presented with the Legion d’ Honneur by French President, Nicolas Sarkozy at the Élysée Palace. Wintour joins other fashion visionaries – Karl Lagerfeld, John Galliano and Ralph Lauren, who have all previously received the prestigious medal. Wintour wore Chanel to the occasion (pictured right).

Camilla Al Fayed has bought a controlling share in Issa – aka the Duchess of Cambridge’s favourite label

Camilla Al Fayed (daughter of ex Harrods owner, Mohamed Al Fayed), purchased a 51% stake in the label, Issa. Her title will be chairwoman and she will oversee the commercial expansion of the brand.  If you recall, The Duchess Of Cambridge chose an Issa blue wrap dress for her engagement announcement to Prince William.  

Azzedine Alaia’s Catwalk Return

After eight years away from the catwalk collections, Azzedine Alaia returned during Couture week with a highly fashionable bang! Ultra feminine silhouttes, floor-length gowns, fur and flamenco ruffles made for a decedent affair… LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!

Hope everyone had a fashionable Monday! xx

 

photos from style.com / mirror.co.uk / net-a-porter.com / google images 

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