+ Love these illustrations and collages that Christian Lacroix produced after the recent runway shows in Paris for Tank Magazine. Colour, whimsy, wit and fun ... Lanvin, Margiela, Dior with a loving Lacroix stamp. More images here.
+ A sophisticated urban editorial for the November issue of Harpers Bazaar Turkey, photographed by Ahmet Unver. Sinewy silhouettes, dark colourways, gorgeous textures... more images here via FGR.
+ Speaking of dark colourways... The most sophisticated, elegant entrance in the beautiful home of Melbourne designer Chelsea Hing and photographer Nik Epifanidis. Love everything about this home, the moody wall colour, touches of metallic and the decadent & dramatic touches here and there. Just beautiful... more images here via DesignFiles.
+ Some vintage images by photographer Rose Hartman from the 1970's and 80's for her book 'Incomparable: Women Of Style" ... having access to parties and events for Vanity Fair, Vogue & Harpers Bazaar, Rose rubbed shoulders with Jerry Hall, Bianca Jagger, Diana Vreeland, Anna Wintour... Carefree, stylish, vivacious and decadent as only the 70 & 80's could be. More images via NYMag.
+ Fashionista gives us a summary of catwalk colour and preferences in New York, London, Paris & Milan based on the recent A/W 2013 shows. I think Melbourne is very much like London... mostly darker hues... although personally I can relate to Milan - a little more yellow! Check it out here.
+ I loved watching this video of the W Mag team capturing a Who's Who of designers, artists, celebrities that they've had grace the pages of the magazine over the last 40 years. Photographed during the recent A/W 2013 shows from New York to Milan and in between, it would have been a huge task just scheduling everybody in on the same city let alone the same day for photography. I spy, Karl, Donna, Carolina, Nicholas, Olivier... etc, etc... who can you see? Can you imagine the conversations in the queue waiting to be photographed? View video here.
+ Ada, you'll like this one...Talk about capturing something special, a 1 minute video of designer Jeanne Lanvin putting the final touches on a collection in her headquarters in Paris in the 1940's. Sometimes things don't change much at all ... when you look at the long tables of seamstresses working diligently on the garments and their alterations. This is so gorgeous but all to brief... via Fashionologie here.
+ Isn't this scrumptious!? Please click on the link to Chez Bogato in Paris and transported into cake heaven! This has got to be one of the most delicious looking places to visit... I can feel my tummy expanding already.
Hope you all can find a nice cake shop somewhere in your part of the world to indulge in too! Have a lovely weekend. xx