Chanel showcased an impressive SS19 Couture show this last week which took place at the Grand Palais in Paris. Despite cold and wintery conditions, Chanel transformed the Grand Palais into a summery holiday villa with palm trees and a central water feature.
A variety of A-listers attended and walked for the Chanel show during Paris Fashion Week. Including the likes of Actress Kristen Stewart, rapper Pharell Williams who attended and supermodel Kaia Gerber who walked the runway.
Karl Lagerfeld's latest couture collection was classy and elegant, a range of full-length gowns, fishtail hems, Bishop sleeves and fitted silhouettes where carried down the catwalk. Chanel, known for its distinctive boucle fabrics and two piece suites also displayed strong 19th century references.
Chanel produced a mature range of looks, A feminine colour palette of pastel blues and pink hues were mixed with heavily embroidered and floral embellished looks, overall creating a glamorous finish to this seasons SS19 Couture collection.
Annelise Michelson is not one to blend in, "I don't want to make women look pretty and harmless", "Women are sexy, desirable, and complex. I want to give them weapons." with her bold, structured cutting edge pieces she does exactly that.
Fashion designer turned Jewellery designer, Annelise Michelson's vision is captured effortlessly with her take on jewellery being contemporary but bewitching, she is in a league of her own. With dark glamour at the core, but a fine line between feminine, and butch Annelise still manages to keep her pieces couture. Thanks to her bohemian upbringing, she remains in touch with the quirkier side of design, but Annelise's Parisienne haute couture education is what keeps her collections articulated.
British singer-song writer FKA twigs, was spotted at The Brit Awards 2015 Nominations Launch wearing the draped choker, cuffs ring and carnivore ring, all from the Sculptural and Carnivore collection. From starting out in 2010 i would say Annelise Michelson's feet are firmly set in the Jewellery world, with her reputation as an upcoming jewellery maven said to be becoming increasingly concrete.
Since 1988, Spanish jewellery designer and sculptress, Elena Canter has showcased her avant-garde, conceptual designs across the globe, including world renowned museums including the Picasso Museum in Barcelona and the Versailles Museum, Paris.
Canter introduced her collection on a global scale this year at London Fashion Week. With materials sourced solely in Europe, one of the designer’s latest pieces, ‘The Dunkan’ necklace, is a beautiful feat of sculptural engineering. The silver cross detail necklace highlights the historical and industrial influences of Canter’s native Bilbao.
Canter’s designs have gained celebrity fans including Shakira and Queen Rania of Jordan.
Elena Canter’s collections are currently stocked at Liberty’s, London, Neiman Marcus in the US as well as boutiques in Paris, Sydney, Tokyo and Amman with the flagship store in Madrid.