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Embodying Old Hollywood Glamour…

Old Hollywood glamour is something I continually aspire to achieve. It’s that elegance, charisma and alluring iconic beauty that exudes unmistakable ‘jena se qua’ or something special you cannot quite place.

Elegance and glamour never goes out of style. Yet it is difficult to emulate. It is innate. What makes someone elegantly glamorous? Is it their clothes, style, behaviour? Maybe it is how they hold themselves and their self-belief? Icons of poise and sophistication – Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Jackie Kennedy, to name but a few – ticked all of those boxes. And their elegance is timeless – continuing to inspire and delight today.

The editorials below all celebrate that allure of Old Hollywood glamour and timeless beauty. From Crystal Renn’s decedent editorial for Vogue Spain; to the light-filled 50’s inspired beauty of Emma Stone’s shoot for Vanity Fair; then finally Rachael Taylor’s glamorous pics for Vogue Australia – all show striking beauty is truly timeless.

Crystal Renn wears opulent gowns from Gucci, L’Wren Scott, Prabal Gurung, Loewe and others.  Meanwhile, Emma Stone charms in striking red and white pieces from Chanel, Chloé and Oscar De la Renta, among others. While Rachael Taylor goes Gucci glam for Vogue Australia.

What does ‘Old Hollywood Glamour’ mean to you today? xx

 

photos from fashiongonerogue.com

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Supermodel Saturday

Kate Moss

Kate Moss is one of the world’s most recognisable models.

She has appeared on 30 British Vogue covers; 16 Vogue Paris covers; 5 American Vogue covers; as well as Vogue Japan, Spain and more.

 

About Kate Moss

Born in Croydon, England, Moss was discovered in 1988 at the age of 14 at JFK Airport in New York City. Shooting to fame in 1993 with a evocative ad campaign for Calvin Klein; Moss changed the look of modelling in the 90’s. She brought into focus the ‘heroin chic’ look and ‘size zero’ fashion. Of this Moss said; “It was just the time. It was a swing from more buxom girls like Cindy Crawford and people were shocked to see what they called a ‘waif’.

Moss has starred in countless campaigns for high-end labels, from; Gucci, Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Yves Saint Laurent, Calvin Klein, Chanel, Burberry and Bulgari. As well as having worked with the most renowned fashion photographers in industry, from Mario Testino, to Mario Sorrenti, Steven Klein and Juergen Teller.

Still commanding the runway spotlight, recently closing the Louis Vuitton Fall 2011 collection, Moss has also launched a line of clothing with Topshop.

Kate Moss –
The Vogue Covers…

Which is your favourite Kate Moss Vogue Cover? xx

 

Photos from vogue.co.uk

Style, Espresso News

Espresso Shot Of News…

Your Daily Fashion Scoop

Photos from grazia.com.au

One Brilliant Balmain Gold Dress & 6 Magazine Covers… 
it is today’s Espresso Shot of News…

Just a few months ago, Miu Miu’s signature Fall dress with floral detailing, landed 3 Magazine covers. It created quite a stir, even being featured on both Elle UK and Vogue UK in the same month. Well it has happened again! This spectacular gold Balmain dress, from the Autumn / Winter 2010 collection, has made 6 magazine covers! No mean feat!

Worn down the runway by the gorgeous Anja Rubik, this Balmain dress is valued at £21,000. It has been worn by:

1 >> Natalia Vodianova for Harper’s Bazaar UK, Dec 10 issue
2 >> Abbey Lee Kershaw for Vogue Germany, Aug 10 issue
3 >> Anna Dello Russo for 10 Winter 2011
4 >> Cindy Crawford for Vogue India, Oct 10 issue
5 >> Claudia Schiffer for Zeit Magazine, the 40th Anniversary Issue
6 >> Toni Garrn for Vogue Spain, November 10 issue

Natalia Vodianova also chose to wear the full length version to the Woman of the Year awards hosted by Harper’s Bazaar UK.

Rumour also has it…

Anne Hathaway will wear this same dress for her cover of Elle UK’s December issue! Watch this space…

Photos from grazia.com.au

Balmain = Love!

It’s sparkly, metallic and has a deep plunging neckline – could there be a more perfect party frock for the coming Christmas season?  Love it! xx