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Espresso Shot Of News…

Your Daily Fashion Scoop

Photos from style.com

6 Espresso Shots of News…

From Keira Knightley to Alexa Chung – the delicious scoops of fashion news you need to know now…

1>> Keira Knightley graces the cover of Vogue UK’s January 2011 issue (pictured right). Photographed by Mario Testino, the cover is strikingly different with its dramatic black and white tones and Knightley’s red necklace. Inside the issue she also models looks from Miu Miu, Sonia Rykiel, Prada and Marni… 

2>> Speaking of Mario Testino, the renowned fashion photographer, has taken the engagement pictures of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Testino also captured Prince William’s mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, when she was alive. The photos are set to be released before Christmas… 

3>> Proenza Schouler looks set to sell a 45% share in their label to businessman, Andrew Rosen. Rosen is also head of Helmut Lang and has investments in Alice + Olivia, Gryphon and Rag & Bone… 

4>> Kohl’s has announced they will renew their license to manufacture Simply Vera by Vera Wang as well as bring a Vera Wang Cosmetics line into production. Vera Wang cosmetics will be in stores for Spring 2012… 

5>> The winners of the 2010 British Fashion Awards have been announced at London’s Savoy Hotel and Theatre. Some of the winners included: … 

Phoebe Philo     Designer of the Year award
Alexa Chung      British Style award
Lara Stone          Model Of The Year
Burberry              Digital Innovation Award
 

6>> The super stylish stepped out looking divine for the British Fashion Awards (as is to be expected!). My top 4 best dressed of the night (and pictured below): 

Alexa Chung in Chanel with a Burberry jacket
Lara Stone in Calvin Klein Collection
Yasmin Le Bon in Christopher Kane
Victoria Beckham in a dress from her collection
 

These + SidePhotos from vogue.co.uk

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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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NY S/S Collections

My New York Favourite Pieces…

Now that the Spring/Summer Collections have been shown, I have chosen my favourite 12 looks from the New York!

From my choices below, it appears that I will be wearing lots of yellow and orange (citrus colours) and gorgeous white! I adore the yellow shift dress by Michael Kors and the bell skirt shape by Victoria Beckham. Both dresses are such flattering shapes, which are oh-so-chic, feminine and fun.

The high waisted trousers and white bow blouse by Jason Wu makes a streamlined, signature statement. Tory Burch’s preppy upper-east side aesthetic in vibrant orange is stunning. I adore the Proenza Schoulder’s collection – fresh yet undeniably cool with a fresh take on youthful ladylike elegance. The detailing at Rodarte was simply incredible and I loved their distinct shapes and proportions.

Top 12 New York Spring/Summer 2011 Looks:

Photos from style.com

Overall I think my choices, coincide with what I believe my style primarily is: colourful, preppy and classic.

How would you describe your style in 3words? xx

My Top 12 London Fashion Week Pieces coming soon…

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