Designer Espresso Shot Of News…
Temperley London to show in London in February 2011
It has been announced that Temperley London will again show their Autumn / Winter 2011 collection in London in February. Celebrating it’s tenth year, Temperley London showed in New York from 2005 to 2008. Of her label’s return to London, Temperley has said;
“While we have tremendously enjoyed showing the collections in exciting places and new ways over the past year, there is something about the drama of a show that makes it a very special experience. It’s our ten-year anniversary as well so we are even more delighted to come back to where it all started.”
About Temperley London Spring / Summer 2011
Celebrating the great romantic myths such as Guinevere and Arthur, for Spring / Summer 2011 Temperley London created a collection that evoked a modern femininity with medieval toughness. Starting the collection in a colour palette of pewter, bronze and gold, looks appeared to be wrapped in gold mesh / chain mail. As the collection continued, lighter shades of blush along with pure white created some memorable separates that are fresh, practical and perfect for summer…
Love or loathe the Temperley London S/S 11 collection? xx
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Hermès, Birkins & Kardashians… it’s Fridays Espresso News….
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
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.
Who do you think is best dressed this week? xx
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