We just can’t get enough of Chanel’s latest show at Grand Palais. (well, every Chanel show to be honest). As part of the Paris Couture Week, pictures from the show has not stop flooding on Instagram and we just keep double-clicking every picture. So let’s take a look what we love abut the show.
Last March, the Grand Palais was transformed into No. 5 Launch Pad complete with a 35m rocket in the center stage for Chanel. On July 4, the historic site is altered once again and this time with a scale model of the Eiffel Tower in its center. A beautiful day to be underneath an iconic structure to see the beautiful craftsmanship firsthand.
Our shopping list is getting longer
From the boater hats (specifically in matching tweed) to the patented leather boots and everything in between, we are carefully selecting which to prioritize first.
The eyes are dancing
There are some elements of the collection that are inspired by Sonia Delaunay’s painting, but the eye shadow caught our attention. It is a stunning contrast to the regal collection. We cannot wait to try putting the Parisian avant-garde artwork on our eyelids.
Platinum Front Row
Chanel muse Kristen Stewart arrived at in a strapless sequined catsuit, but it was her platinum pixie cut that caught everyone’s attention. Also spotted sporting the platinum ‘do: Cara Delevigne and Katy Perry.
An all-around experience
Chanel is a brand that keeps on giving and they certainly did not stop after the show ended. It is now official that the brand is finally releasing a new perfume after 15 years. A tribute to the founder, Gabrielle is set to drop next season.
The landscape of the fashion industry is definitely shifting. With all the talks for that has been happening, we definitely see that the industry is indeed changing this week in Paris Haute Couture Week. A week that was first designed to showcase a designer’s highest craftsmanship is now taken advantaged of by brands that are not waiting for October to exhibit their Spring/Summer 2018 Collection. You be the judge whether the early reveal is worth the risk.
Before the show, Giorgio Armani revealed that he was dedicating it to the late Editor in Chief of Italian Vogue, Franca Sozzani. A somber yet earnest collection that is uncompromisingly Armani. The magnificent of this collection is in the details: in the soft colours on tailored suits and crystal beading and veiling on dresses.
We cannot wait to see more of the collection that definitely will presence on the red carpet during the awards season. This collection is a master class of combining handwork technique with 3D-printing to produce the intricate embellishments from the cobweb-like formations to the delicate scrolling neckline.
By having lady explorer in mind, Dior presented its Fall Couture collection in a set inspired by Monsieur Dior’s travel around the world. The classic Dior grey dominated the collection that addresses to all types of women around the world.
Swapping New York for Paris, Monique Lhuillier showcased a lighter Spring 2018 collection. A finesse hyper-feminine looks in romantic shapes, floral satin and diamanté belts that cannot be missed.
Monochromatic galore from Proenza Schouler after they said goodbye to NYFW and opted to show their collection in Paris instead. A risky move filled with ruffles and asymmetrical drape on cocktail hour looks.
A sweet and menacing collection that paid off their gamble by show a ready-to-wear collection during the haute couture week. Featuring delicate aspects of fluttering camisole and asymmetric ruffles paired with contrast materials resulting in an audacious collection.
A collection full of looks to worship, this collection is a grandiose scale of modesty inspired by portraits of Zurbarán that shows the beautiful handwork and artistry of Pierpaolo Piccioli.
Always about the delivering an opulence creation, this time the collection starts from black and white grouping of velvet, beadwork and embroidery. The presentation then shifted to what we all love: dresses with softer-muted palettes and gowns with nude effects and nature motifs elevated by luminous crystal.
On April 27th, we invited Jakarta’s social media influencers and our media friends to celebrate our first anniversary at Myris Living, Senopati. We also took this opportunity to show our Fall/Winter 2017 Collection for the very first time. By opting the see now, buy now concept, our guests were able not only to see the collection in person but also to bring them home after the show.
The Fall/Winter 2017 collection is inspired by the by modern working women of the big cities. It features many details of piping trim and glen plaid that are crafted into strong structural silhouette with colour palette of white, grey, black and nude. This collection is another confirmation of our support to women empowerment by providing the ideal clothing that represents professional women with their self-esteem and confidence.
The collection was showcased in the architecturally significant venue with the perfectly intimate ambiance, and accompanied by music from Kimokal. The first look revealed was the Two-Toned Vest dress with the Tailored Blazer Gown ended the presentation. During the finale, guests were encouraged to look at the details of the collection then continue their experience by securing their favourite pieces of the collection.
Check out the complete looks from the Fall/Winter 2017 collection in detail here.
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If the clothes are paintings, the runway set is the canvas that completes the storytelling the designer wants to express. Sometimes a plain white runway and pumping music is not enough to set the scene to send the right message across the audience. During the Paris Fashion Week we have witnessed several set designs in iconic Paris venues that brings us in for a journey including one trip to space.
Another day, another out-of-this-world set by Chanel. By putting a 35m high rocket in the center of the set, the iconic Grand Palais was transformed into No. 5 Launch Pad. The rocket to the perfect backdrop to the intergalactic inspired collection actually blasted off for the finale accompanied by Elton John’s Rocket Man.
Fur here, fur there, fur everywhere. A beautiful lavender faux fur smothered the grand staircase and pillars on the usually beige Palais d’Iéna that heighten the colour of the collection.
The statues in Louvre’s central Cour Marly were the special guests for the Louis Vuitton show during the Paris Fashion Week. The marbled statues and leveled runway added extra grandeur on the already magnificent collection.
Fenty x Puma
You now what’s happening in Fall? School. Fenty x Pum by Rihanna aptly presented their “Fenty University” collection at the The National Library of France. The audience were sitting by the library’s long table top that were turned into the runway.
It is simply impossible not to dance where the Paris Opera Ballet perform and in a tribute to the late George Michael, and the models did just that. Guests were sitting in a circle instead of the common straight row by making use of the circular show space at Palais Garnier.
Dry brown leaves on the floor and deciduous plants converted Palais de Tokyo into the mystical autumnal set for the Off White show. The smoke effect added an ethereal ambiance to the show.
In celebration of International Women’s Day, we are introducing women from around the globe that are making better changes in the community. These women see the opportunity and took the chance in modifying their space into a more hospitable environment. They are the evidence that women are problem server and their place are indeed everywhere.
Alexandra Van Houtte
The fashion industry has not always been the most up-to-date when it comes to technology. In fact, it took a former Vogue assistant for the industry to have its own search engine. Tag Walk (www.tag-walk.com) was launched in January 2016 out of Alexandra Van Houtte’s frustration in the lack of online database for Fashion unlike other industries. Now you can easily search for the latest looks from the runway with the tip of your fingers.
Yasmin Green is the head of research and development at Jigsaw, a Google-owned tech incubator that has been developing a new program that targets aspiring ISIS recruits with hope to discourages them in joining the group. The program uses Google’s search advertising algorithm and YouTube’s video platform to redirect users in credible information. She’s basically leading the cyber fight in combating ISIS.
Who says millennials aren’t interested in politics? Tsamara Amany is encouraging youths in Indonesia to be more involved in politics. She is the co-founder of perempuanpolitik.id with aim to instill politics among women as well as fighting for women’s representation in the Indonesian political system.
The British-American journalist and editor is the editor-in-chief of Vogue Magazine since 1988. She is one of the most important figure in the fashion industry with her iconic look of pageboy haircut and dark sunglasses. Everyone has set their eyes on her for the latest trends in addition to her support to young designers.
Fashion entrepreneur and former journalist, Natalie Massenet is the founder of the designer fashion portal Net-a-Porter. She shaped the current fashion industry as we know which started as an attempt to source products online for a fashion shoot. The website that was launched in a flat is now estimated as a £350m company.
Here’s to the strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.Happy International Women’s Day.
We’ve finally come to the last stop of the most exhaustive event in the fashion calendar. Paris may be the last city where they paraded the latest and highest of craftsmanship, The City of Light knows how to bid adieu. Here we are rounding up our favourite looks from Paris Fashion Week. Enjoy and see you on the next fashion week!
A wonderful runway debut for the newcomer with a collection full of intricate designs crafted on tricky fabrics.
For those who are considering in dressing up in period drama theme, look no more. The retro-chic is still very on trend for 2017.
These beautiful designs are for the ones who dream. Crazy as they seem but never foolish.
We are loving the stripes outwear that is rich of details from afar. Even more so in close-up with the complex-looking fabrics without making the outcome look stiff.
The brown coat is too die for. From the colour itself is perfect for gloomy days without being too stand out, but the look is brought together with the structural tailoring.
Fall/Winter is identical with coats that are covering our body contour but not for the latest collection from Off White.
This collection full of inspiration in playing with patterns. From toning down wild patterns with pastel coats to engaging in fabrics and colours combinations to create exquisite dresses.
The Oscars are here! While the 89th Academy Awards honored the best films of 2016, we are here to appreciate the best looks on the red carpet.
Emma Stone in Givenchy Haute Couture
Naomi Harris in Calvin Klein
Brie Larson in Oscar de la Renta
Viola Davis in Armani Privé
Priyanka Chopra in Ralph & Russo
Nicole Kidman in Armani Privé
Emma Roberts in Armani Privé
Karlie Kloss in Stella McCartney
Ruth Negga in Valentino
The weather in the past few days really pushes us to amp up our styling to not only look really chic but also to protect us from this cold weather. Thank goodness the New York Fashion Week last week delivered some major inspiration that we can certainly happily to apply. Here are some of the best looks from the Big Apple:
3.1 Philip Lim
Impeccable tailoring with a splash of romantic feel in the silhouette that translates an artful touch of feminine strength.
The many ways and colours in keeping us warm, involving neutral coloured knitwear to berry coloured leather coat.
There’s no such thing as too much bows as Marchesa has proven. Just add them to your hair and dress.
A collection that involves his and hers looks, Calvin Klein delivers with that power pantsuit we’re looking for.
Wearing leather doesn’t have to be so stiff, it could give a more uncomplicated cool look that is definitely the way to say goodbye to New York City.
As you do, we also still have the hollow in our heart that Gossip Girl once reside. Wearing these preppy outfits can make us feel better about it.
The era of post-athleisure is here. Say hello to comfortable yet dramatic looks to rock our world.
The 59th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony was held last night (or this morning depends on where you are) celebrating the best music from the past year. Congratulations to Adele for winning Album of the Year and Song of the Year. The event is also where fashionistas like us look for inspiration from our favourite musical acts.
1. Adele in Givenchy
Prepared in over five months, this look is definitely was perfect when she received Album of the Year.
2. Rihanna in Armani Privé
Riri having a blast in this orange and black combination that shows her beautiful body art.
3. Demi Lovato in Julien Macdonald
Going in for gold, this figure hugging dress is an absolute picture perfect look that compliments her skin.
4. Chrissy Teigen in Roberto Cavalli
It is very hard not to talk best red carpet looks without mentioning this model and cookbook author.
5. Faith Hill in Zuhair Muraid
Faith Hill hit the red carpet in an all-red ravishing ensemble.
6. Kristin Cavallari in Olima
This is a look from someone who knows her body well. The plunging neckline and see-through no-slit is a simple yet alluring look.
7. Beyoncé in custom Peter Dundass
What a beautiful sight. Queen Bey showing off her twins: the Grammys and the bump.
Valentine’s Day is around the corner, have you planned a romantic date yet? If not, we have gathered some ideas for you to enjoy in this upcoming hallmark holiday with your significant other.
Dinner and Movie Date
It’s a classic date night idea but it works; even when film roll got burned. Add extra points if you have dinner in a place that is meaningful for both of you.
Have a Staycation
Enjoy a new scenery and create new memories together. For a more noteworthy and relaxing experience, book a much needed couple massage.
Romantic Couple Workout
Couples who work out together, stay together. Nothing is more romantic than a commitment in growing old together. Jakarta has one event that you can check out here.
There are many creative workshops that you ought to try together with your significant other. From elementary painting for couples to leather-work for couples who are up to the challenge.
Dance Night Out
Grab some tap shoes and see how compatible you are with each other. You can get to know how much trust there are between you while having some fun.