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How to dress up an LBD

September 11, 2011 by Roxane
How to dress up an LBD

A chic little black dress you ask for? Just dressing up a plain pretentiousless LBD in your wardrobe is made easy with the help of a few carefully selected accessories…

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Fashion Event : Hussein Chalayan

This exhibition is really worth the detour ! The Les Arts Décoratifs of Paris invite some of the most innovative and visionary designers of our time and that past, and today honour a marvellous exhibition featuring the works of Hussein Chalayan. What would the little black dress look like after the experimental and conceptual process that is Chalayan’s production method, a designer who places himself at the frontiers between fashion, architecture and design.

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Fashion Event: Get the London look

Fed up of France? Looking for a little fun? If so, an exhibition on London, city of the birth of punks, is on at the Bon Marché, since August 28th. You know, the little black dress is not uncommon in Shoreditch, one of the best places to admire the trendy hipsters of the city. With their excentric and quirky outifts, they are a sight to see mixing tradition and modernity with style ! Enough to give any black dress a second life !

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LBD…AH 2011/2012

September 3, 2011 by Roxane
LBD…AH 2011/2012

It’s the end of sweet summer days under the Chinese sun, I am back for another season ! Talking of which, what are the trends to steal from the catwalks for this AW 2011/2012 season ? A lot of bright colours printed in block like Japanese art, but does this indicate the end of our LBD ? Absolutely not !

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Great LBD and a view of the sea

If you’re on holiday then you’re a bit like me, chilling and indulging in free time (if you’re managed to send your kids to your parents’ that is). And there is just no beating a cold drink with a view of the sea to end the day, your lips in your mojito, your eyes on the sunset, and everyone else’s eyes on your black dress. So here’s a selection of some of the world’s sexiest beach bars.  

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Daffodil Day 2011 – fighting cancer together

Almost every one of us has, tragically, lost a loved one or close friend because of a cancer. Today August 26th, Australia celebrates its 25th Daffodil Day 2011, in the hope of a brighter future.

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Best Bar Treats for an LBD: Paris

Three beautiful cities, and some amazing bars for you, your LBD and your taste palate to discover (or go back to). These bars are part of the World’s Best Bars‘ selection, a website I can only recommend with a complete over view of any bar worth knowing and even those you might prefer to avoid, with extensive reviews by customers from all over the world. You won’t have to worry about anything other than what little black dress would suit the place best !

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Notting Hill Carnaval 2011 – London

Held each August Bank Holiday since 1966, the Notting Hill Carnival is the largest festival celebration of its kind in Europe. So, what colours will you be bearing or will you decide to play on contrast with a little black dress ?

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Best Bar Treats for an LBD : Melbourne

Three beautiful cities, and some amazing bars for you, your LBD and your taste palate to discover (or go back to). These bars are part of the World’s Best Bars‘ selection, a website I can only recommend with a complete over view of any bar worth knowing and even those you might prefer to avoid, with extensive reviews by customers from all over the world. You won’t have to worry about anything other than what little black dress would suit the place best !

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Fashion Event : Tommy Nutter in London

I think it’s time to have a look at men’s dress too (the other sense of the term). At the moment, The Fashion and Textile Museum in London has an exhibition on Tommy Nutter (17 April 1943– 17 August 1992), a talented British tailor who shook up the now renown Savile Row, by his modern suits. After all, if we’re going to look our best in our little black dress, we need a man to look the part, wouldn’t you agree ?

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