Chanel-Style, Pink and the snow....
As the days grow shorter and the temperature takes a downward plunge, a magical transformation blankets the world in a glistening white coat. Winter, with its icy breath and delicate snowflakes, sweeps across the landscape, turning familiar scenes into a winter wonderland.
Let's focus on the jacket: The pink Chanel-style jacket is made of lovely woolly Bouclé fabric with a silk lining. If you make a Chanel jacket a bit more spacious, it is also often very suitable to wear outside.
Even in the snow ;>)
In the world of sewing and DIY fashion, there exists a realm of treasures highly coveted by enthusiasts and collectors alike. These collector's items span from vintage sewing patterns to rare fabrics and unique sewing accessories.
Let's delve into some of the most sought-after items:
In the realm of fashion, few names are as iconic as Chanel. Coco Chanel's creative genius forever transformed and enriched the fashion industry. "Chanel: The Vocabulary of Style," authored by the talented Jérome Gautier, is not just a book; it is a masterpiece of elegance, sophistication, and visual delight.
A Dutch book. But definitely worth mentioning on that English blog. 'Balenciaga – masterly black' is a tribute to the fashion house Balenciaga and the fashion designer Cristóbal Balenciaga, starring his beloved color black. More than 100 masterpieces from the collections of Palais Galliera and Maison Balenciaga were included in the book. Texts are by Véronique Belloir, Helena López de Hierro, Gaspard de Massé and Ollivier Saillard. Waanders Uitgevers has published this beautiful book.
A Chanel-Style jacket without trims or fringes? Impossible !
Coco Chanel made her signature trims and fringes longggg time ago and they are still famous and SUPER modern !
Let's start making trims and fringes and be creative as never before!
A Beginner's Guide to Bag Making is an English-language book written by Estelle Zanatta and Marion Grandamme. The subtitle reads: 20 Classics styles explained step by step. It is an amazing book to learn to make THE classics among the bags. But despite the beautiful bags, the beautiful photos and the joy of making these bags, we do have some questions...
Inside Haute couture: Behind the Scenes at the Paris Ateliers by Desirée Sadek and Guillaume de Laubier
As the title says, this book is about taking a glimpse inside the famous fashion houses. It is very picture-heavy with many images of studios, workshops, designers and artisans at work, as well as the close ups of the gorgeous details that go into the garments and the shots before the fashion shows begin. The photography is splendid, of course, and every page is full of information about the haute couture design process at different fashion houses.
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