Topic: Coco-Chanel

Behold: The Magic Of Keira Knightley As Coco Chanel In Once Upon A Time…

Behold: The Magic Of Keira Knightley As Coco Chanel In Once Upon A Time...

When he’s not hating things or judging whore contestsKarl Lagerfeld does things. Many things, in fact! Being the creative director of Chanel likely gives one numerous things to do. One of those things may include directing a short film about said fashion house’s founder, Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel. As we reported earlier, the project will star Keira Knightley as Coco Chanel. Judging by the new preview of “Once Upon A Time…,” this was an excellent choice. More »

Shelved Dolls: Elsa Schiaparelli: The Best Fashion Designer AND The Best Person.

 Shelved Dolls:  Elsa Schiaparelli: The Best Fashion Designer AND The Best Person.

Elsa Schiaparelli, perhaps the most famous fashion designer of the 1930′s (Wallis Simpson was a huge fan), pretty much blows everyone else out the water. Not just “everyone else” in terms of “fashion designers”  but everyone else in terms of “human people who lived.” The new book, Shocked: My Mother, Schiaparelli, and Me - a memoir by Patricia Volk - will reinforce this sentiment over and over. And over. More »

Is It Better To Be The Mistress Instead Of The Wife? Here Are 10 Famous Mistresses Who Apparently Thought So.

Is It Better To Be The Mistress Instead Of The Wife? Here Are 10 Famous Mistresses Who Apparently Thought So.

After this season of Mad Men came to an end and we, once again, witnessed a whole slew of cheating, I declared to my mother that I’d rather be a mistress than a wife. As usual, there was a long pause, followed by a sigh then her questioning exactly where she went wrong in raising me. I asked her in response: “where did you go right, woman?” More »