8 posts tagged "Aurelie Bidermann"
With the Menswear, Resort, and Couture shows all wrapping this month, we’ve seen our fair share of trends. And while we’re tempted to try a daring crop top or a kitschy Hawaiian print, wearing something classic still feels appealing. Black lace made its way into the Pre-Fall collections, and the resulting looks are elegant and timeless, with a subtle, vampy edge. Shop our picks from Marc by Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta, Nicholas Kirkwood, and more, below.
1. Oscar de la Renta dress, $6,990, available at www.net-a-porter.com
2. Nicholas Kirkwood mesh sandals, $950, available at www.net-a-porter.com
3. Marc by Marc Jacobs iPhone 5 case, $40, available at www.net-a-porter.com
4. OPI Black Shatter Nail Lacquer, $7.99, available at overstock.com
5. Aurélie Bidermann oxidized silver dipped lace cuff, $628, available at www.farfetch.com
Last week, Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing took a trip to L.A. In addition to exploring the city and enjoying the sunshine, the designer attended a fete in his honor at the Chateau Marmont and had a fitting with his Met Ball date, Kate Bosworth. Here, Rousteing shares the details of his L.A. adventure exclusively with Style.com.
L.A. is such a fascinating city, and this trip was the first time I really got to enjoy it. I love L.A.’s light, its energy, and the cultural diversity. It has such a strong and unique character. Angelinos have a genuine approach to fashion that’s so different from that of Parisians or New Yorkers. They can be so casual but so glamorous at the same time. It was a very inspiring trip.
Off a long flight and into the California sunshine. Love the sight of palm trees!
A special desert at Polo Lounge after having dinner with Aurélie Bidermann and Laure Heriard Dubreuil at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Continue Reading “Designer Diary: Olivier Rousteing’s Postcard from L.A.” »
Meet Pierre, Balmain’s debut handbag, a collaboration between the label’s creative director, Olivier Rousteing, and French jeweler Aurélie Bidermann. “It was great to work with Aurélie—she has such a great sense of style,” Rousteing tells Style.com. “For me, she represents the ideal Balmain girl.” And what’s the ideal bag for the ultimate Balmain girl? It’s made of natural calfskin suede, available in gray, natural, and cherry, and features an ivory leather interior. On the zipper, there’s a delicate ivory sanglier tooth—a nod to the label’s signature Ivoire scent. “The Pierre is the bag I always wanted to have,” admits Bidermann. Now that Bidermann’s bag dreams have become a reality, look out for it ($4,350) exclusively in Barneys New York and the Balmain Paris store at the end of October. Until then, you can fantasize about toting one of them via this Style.com exclusive video, starring the Pierre.
Isabella Rossellini is making her Bulgari campaign debut. The Italian actress was photographed by Annie Leibovitz at her New York studio for images that were inspired by the work of British painter Meredith Frampton. Rossellini is promoting her handbags for the label’s Fall and Spring collections. [WWD]
Vivienne Westwood, the politician? For now, at least. The British designer is set to front an international government campaign with advertisements on giant billboards the world over. The GREAT campaign initiative, announced by Prime Minister David Cameron, is to promote all things British, technology, entrepreneurship, shopping, and music. Westwood will represent the creativity category. [Vogue U.K.]
Jewelry designer Aurélie Bidermann is getting ready to open her first store. The Amalfi Coast-inspired flagship will be located in Paris’ Saint-Germain-des-Près district and will feature colorful decor in turquoise, emerald, yellow, and coral. To celebrate the occasion, Bidermann has designed a limited-edition necklace and bracelet engraved with iconic motifs. [WWD]
The French equestrian team will be riding into the 2012 Olympics in style. The horseback riders will be wearing Hermès riding jackets, designed especially for the games. The luxury label went back to what it knows best, having started out selling saddlery 200 years ago. The jacket is blazer-style, done in navy with red labels in a technical fabric. [Telegraph]