Á La Chanel

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Hi guys,

This is my first outfit post after the delivery. I named the look “á la Chanel” due to the classic Breton striped shirt. As you know, Coco Chanel (inspired by the sailors’ uniform)  was the first to introduce the navy style into the fashion.  Shortly after a cotton striped shirt became irreplaceable item in every woman’s’ wardrobe.

Today I will share with you 2 elegant ways of wearing popular already a few seasons – high waisted pants. Continue Reading

Iconic Bags Of Famous Fashion Houses

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Did you know that the first bag with the bamboo handle was introduced in fashion by Gucci? Do you know why Chanel’s iconic shoulder bag is named 2.55? Can you name the two most famous bags by Hermès? 
Since I often visit fashion exhibitions and events, I come across interesting facts about various fashion pieces. Bags are one of my biggest passions. I never miss the opportunity to find out more about this accessory piece. In this post I have summarized short facts about the iconic bags of famous fashion houses which I learned during my visits to the Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam and the Gucci Museum in Florence.

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Happy Birthday Chanel 2.55!!!

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One of the most iconic bags of all times – Chanel 2.55 – celebrates its 60th anniversary in February 2015. Exactly 60 years ago in February 1955 Gabrielle Chanel introduced the famous 2.55 shoulder bag to the market.
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of this iconic Chanel piece, the museum of bags and purses in Amsterdam Tassenmuseum Hendrikje is currently hosting a temporary exhibition named “Happy Birthday Chanel! 60 years of the 2.55”. Continue Reading