My China Daily Lifestyle Premium Article: Rococo Chic

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My article Rococo Chic in the Nov/Dec 2015 issue of China Daily Lifestyle Premium in Hong Kong and Macau.

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Sex and the City: 10 Years On

10 years ago this year, the legendary and iconic show Sex and the City came to a tear-jerking finale. To honor this anniversary I watched all six seasons – 94 episodes and over 24 hours of the glamorous, witty and provocative show and chose a selection of my favorite Carrie Bradshaw outfits.

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1. The fur coat which Carrie pairs with everything during the earlier seasons and makes a poignant comeback in the season finale scene.

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2. Classic John Galliano for Christian Dior newspaper-print dress –  apt attire for a newspaper columnist.

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3. Oversized, multi-coloured slightly bonkers Chanel print top paired with this cute headscarf

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4. Boho-cowgirl-chic meets the Hamptons pool party scene

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5. Satin and silk slips. Throughout season 1 and 2 Carrie sports an array of this slinky 90s grunge feel dresses.

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6. Beaded, 1920s-flapper feel evening dress paired with straightened locks.

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7. Carrie goes to Paris with this beautiful baby blue coat and white fur pillar box hat

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8. Billowing sumptuous layers in this sophisticated evening gown

Three Fashion Films to see this Xmas

Escape from the dreary London weather into one of these colourful, eccentric and revealing fashion films.

Get an insight into wide ranging fashion careers with this selection of films focusing on industry insiders: fashion editor Diana Vreeland, photographer Bill Cunningham and designer Ozwald Boateng.

为了避免伦敦的恶劣天气,看这部丰富多彩和奇妙的电影。

这些电影集注内线时装业的人又将给你们繁博时装工作的洞察力:电影的主题包括时装主编Diana Vreeland,摄影师Bill Cunnigham和设计师Ozwald Boateng。

Electric Holiday ~ 电节日

Barneys New York has just unveiled its Holiday campaign. A collaboration with the Walt Disney Company, ‘Electric Holiday’ stars many recognisable front row fashionista in a delightful and witty animation. Disney characters model designs from Alber Elbaz and Nicholas Ghesquière, have hair & makeup by Pat McGrath, Guido Palau and Julien d’Ys and are photographed by Steven Meisel, Mario Sorrenti and Juergen Teller. The front row is full of fashion media ledgends including Carine Roitfeld, Anna Dello Russo, Cathy Horyn, Glenda Bailey, Bridget Foley, Emmanuelle Alt, Suzy Menkes and Franca Sozzani. KCD’s Ed Filipowski produces the fashion show and guests include Daphne Guinness, Sarah Jessica Parker, Lady Gaga, Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista and Bryan Boy.

巴尼纽约刚才公布他们的节日运动。巴尼纽约和迪士尼公司合作造成这部赏心悦目的动态图形。叫‘电节日’,这动态图形包括许多著名的时装明星。迪士尼的人物穿Alber Elbaz和Nicholas Ghesquière品牌的衣服,Pat McGrath, Guido Palau和Julien d’Ys都做人物的美容,又Steven Meisel, Mario Sorrenti和Juergen Teller都照人物的照片。T台的前排充满时装新闻的领导人包括Carine Roitfeld, Anna Dello Russo, Cathy Horyn, Glenda Bailey, Bridget Foley, Emmanuelle Alt, Suzy Menkes和Franca Sozzani。 KCD的Ed Filipowski造成走秀和客人包括Daphne Guinness, Sarah Jessica Parker, Lady Gaga, Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista和Bryan Boy。

 

 

 

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Fashion in Film: Miss Piggy in The Muppets (2011) ~ 时装的电影:The Muppets的小猪小姐

After a 12 year hiatus, Miss Piggy returns to our screens in style.  Miss Piggy is now the plus-size editor of Vogue Paris, with the stunning Emily Blunt as her fashion assistant (playing a similar character to her Devil Wears Prada role). Not only extremely easy to watch and humorous, The Muppets brings back to our screens the well-loved fashionista Miss Piggy. See her in her Conde Nast office in this clip:

十二年的不见之后,很时髦的小猪小姐回来我们的银幕。现在小猪小姐是法国 Vogue大号的编辑,她的时装助手是Emily Blunt. Blunt的角色与她的撒旦穿普拉大的角色一样。The Muppets不仅是一部好容易看和可笑的电影,而且让喜爱和时髦的小猪小姐回来我们的银幕。这个电影的部分表示她工作在她的孔德纳撕特的办公室。

Fashion in Film: Out of Africa (1985) ~ 时尚的电影:走出非洲 (1985年)

 

Starring Meryl Streep playing Karen Blixen, and her love interest Robert Redford as Denys Finch Hatton, the highly acclaimed film ‘Out of Africa’ (1985) is a tale of romance and hardship set in stunning African landscapes. Based upon the autobiographical book written by Isak Dineson (Karen Blixen’s pen name), the story begins in 1913 Denmark and covers Karen’s love affairs in and with Africa. Collecting 28 film awards including 7 Academy Awards and a nomination for Costume Design, ‘Out of Africa’ is a moving tale of the powerful bond between one woman and Africa and her thirst for adventure.

走出非洲受到了赞扬,在这里梅丽尔·斯特里普扮演凯伦·布李讯的角色和她的爱人是罗伯特·红副特的角色丹尼斯·芬奇·哈特呢。这是一个在漂亮的非洲环境的爱情和苦难的故事。基本于凯论的笔名艾萨克·迪泥丝呢写的自传,这个故事在丹麦开始而针对凯论在非洲爱情的经验。这部电影获得28电影将,包括7个奥斯卡将和时装设计的提名。走出非洲是一个非常感动的故事,一个女人和非洲亲密的关系而她对冒险的渴望。

Repeatedly in fashion every spring/summer, safari style lets the urban girl reveal her inner adventurous spirit à la Karen Blixen. This trend’s key colours are olive, gold, khaki and white and staple items are jodhpurs, crisp white shirts and safari jackets.

每个春/夏的时装收集有游猎的形式。这会给城市的女人一个机会能透露内心的冒险的精神,根凯论布李讯一样。这个趋势的基本颜色包括橄榄色,金色,褐色和白色。基本的衣服是马裤,新的白色衬衫和游猎的夹克。

 

 

Catwalk photos are Ralph Lauren Spring/Summer 2009 from Style.com http://www.style.com/fashionshows/review/S2009RTW-RLAUREN 猫步的照片是拉尔夫劳伦2009年春/夏。从Style.com 

Riding boots from Ralph Lauren available online now at http://www.ralphlauren.co.uk/product/index.jsp?productId=4999751&prodFindSrc=search 马鞋是拉尔夫劳伦,目前在网络上会买。