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Haute Society: 2011 Bal des Debutantes at Hotel Crillon

The 2011 Bal des Debutantes (also known as Le Bal) took place Thanksgiving Weekend on the magical Place de la Concorde. I happened to be in Paris the very next weekend for another bal which took place at the Palace … Continue reading

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Haute Society: Bal des Debutantes

Tonight the prestigious Bal Des Debutantes (also known as the Crillon Bal) is taking place at the uber-glam, uber-luxe Crillon Hotel on the magical Place de la Condorde.  What is the Bal des Debutantes?  It’s one of the most prestigious … Continue reading

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Haute Spot: Is Dita von Teese’s Look Attainable?

After seeing the latest round of photos of my style icon (second only to Audrey Hepburn in my eyes) Dita von Teese, I sighed in raptures.  I’m a heterosexual female who adores fashion, Paris and glamour.  But there’s just something … Continue reading

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Vogue Paris September 2011: Charlotte Casiraghi

Emmanuelle Alt, editrice of Vogue Paris chose a new muse for the magazine’s mega fall fashion issue–Charlotte Casiraghi.  Casiraghi of Monegasque fame (Princess Caroline is her mother and her grandmother was Princess Grace) has been a society column fixture for … Continue reading

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Haute Couture Spring 2011: Chanel

Photo: Umberto Fratini / GoRunway.com Photo: Umberto Fratini / GoRunway.com Muted elegance was the look at Chanel for Spring 2011 Haute Couture.  Karl send confections in black, white, gray, pink, lavender and blue down the runway.  The look is proper–what … Continue reading

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Haute Couture Spring 2011: Dior

This is the collection fashion dreams are made of.  The collection was pure poetry in motion: the old Dior “new look” is fresh again.  The silhouettes hearken back to the 1950s glamorous era and every detail is pitch perfect from … Continue reading

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Haute Couture Spring 2011: Alexis Mabille

Alexis Mabille presents his collection on the first day of the Haute Couture Spring 2011 collections.  The look is simple, 50s retro-chic.  The first look in navy (or is it black?) is my favorite look: it’s what a tuxedo jacket … Continue reading

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