Chanel Haute Couture AW 2015
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Chanel Haute Couture AW 2015

Chanel is one of the most iconic fashion houses in the world. It’s leader, Karl Lagerfeld creates innately feminine designs that are luxurious, technically innovative, instantly recognizable and have garnered the label an International following. The designer presented Chanel’s Haute Couture AW 2015 collection at the Grand Palais. The setting? A full scale casino royale, complete with gaming machines and roulette […]

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La Liste: Août

Istanbul, Turkey as a travel destination; Enjoy delicious cuisine at Rich Table at 199 Gough St in San Francisco (reservations here are a MUST, but it’s well worth the effort!); For lunch visit Out The Door at 2232 Bush St in San Francisco (order the yummy crispy imperial rolls & the clay pot chicken); Indie Lee’s Squalane Facial Cream (try this all natural, […]

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Christian Dior Haute Couture AW 2015
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Christian Dior Haute Couture AW 2015

I recently watched the wonderful fashion documentary, Dior & I (which I highly recommend). It inspired me to take a closer look at Raf Simon’s latest Haute Couture collection for the French super brand. Under the creative direction of the Belgian designer, I’ve become a Dior fan. He makes divine dresses for rich women that are interesting conceptually with a […]

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Valentino Haute Couture AW 2015
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Valentino Haute Couture AW 2015

Valentino, which usually shows its collections in Paris, took the fashion set on a Roman holiday for its couture show this season. The title of this collection was Mirabilia Romae, which translates from Latin as “marvels of Rome.” The open-air presentation took place in the Piazza Mignanelli in the center of the city. Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo […]

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Calistoga: Calistoga Ranch
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Calistoga: Calistoga Ranch

I was recently treated to a an amazing stay at the very exclusive Calistoga Ranch. It is the perfect, private hideaway and I have always wanted to visit. After a gorgeous drive through wine country, I arrived and was promptly greeted by friendly valet attendants and welcomed with a complimentary glass of chardonnay. The check-in process was […]

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La Liste: Mai

Mill Valley, California as a travel destination; Stay the weekend at the Mill Valley Inn at 165 Throckmorton Ave in Mill Valley (this intimate, European-style boutique hotel features charming rooms & creekside cottages); Molina at 17 Madrona St. in Mill Valley (this cozy yet contemporary eatery specializes in seasonal Californian cuisine, wood-fired dishes & unique wines – perfect date […]

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Cannes 2015: Diane Kruger in Prada
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Cannes 2015: Diane Kruger in Prada

Some of the chicest red carpet moments happen when Hollywood goes to Cannes! Diane Kruger made her red carpet début at the ‘Maryland’ premiere at the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival* last Saturday. The stylish star chose an elegant Prada halter design. The beautiful gown boasted sequin-embellishments, a dramatic train and sheer details. The actress finished […]

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