25 posts tagged "Charlotte Olympia"
The truth is, I’ll be home in New York this weekend, taking long walks in Central Park and having friends over for a barbecue. But a girl can dream. And where I’d really like to be spending my weekend (and, what the hell, next week) is Cannes.
What to pack for the French Riviera? Neon and zebra-print K. Jacques St. Tropez flat sandals ($315) to wear with an all-white outfit, or to pair with crazy printed cotton pants. And this Proenza Schouler boho dress ($1,650) is perfect to wear from the pool to cocktails. For evening, I’ll take my inspiration from Giovanna Battaglia, who was the star of the Cannes red carpet last year at the amfAR gala—I would go with vintage, in my case, this Chanel one-shoulder gown from 1986 ($2,298) with a couple of bows in the back and peplum on the waist. To finish the look, Irene Neuwirth‘s black and diamond earrings (price on request) would bring it all up to date, as would my customized Charlotte Olympia clutch ($745), embroidered with my name.
Tonight in London, the British Fashion Council hosted its annual British Fashion Awards, with Kate Moss, Samantha Cameron, Colin Firth, and Marc Jacobs all on hand. Check back tomorrow for our complete coverage of the party scene. In the meantime, this year’s winners are below. A new category, the New Establishment, was created this year to recognize, in the words of the BFC, “a particular movement in British fashion that is taking the industry by storm”; Christopher Kane received the inaugural award. And for the second year running, the British Style Award, voted on by the public, went to Alexa Chung.
Designer of the Year: Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen
Menswear Designer of the Year: Kim Jones
Accessory Designer of the Year: Charlotte Dellal for Charlotte Olympia
Designer Brand of the Year: Victoria Beckham
Model of the Year: Stella Tennant
Emerging Talent—Womenswear: Mary Katrantzou
Emerging Talent—Menswear: Christopher Raeburn
Emerging Talent—Accessories: Tabitha Simmons
New Establishment Award: Christopher Kane
Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator: Sam Gainsbury, Gainsbury and Whiting
Red Carpet Award: Stella McCartney
Outstanding Achievement in Fashion Award: Sir Paul Smith
British Style Award: Alexa Chung
Presenting the Spring 2012 Accessories Index. For our seasonal compendium of all things bag, shoe, and jewel, senior market editor Marina Larroudé scoured the market for the best of the best—and came away with more than 4,000 of Spring’s finest. This season’s guide is bigger than ever, with new brands including Charlotte Olympia (above), Giuseppe Zanotti, and R&Y Augousti for shoes and bags, and Repossi and Ileana Makri for the Row for jewelry. Click here to browse through all the offerings, and don’t miss our Top 10 Accessories of the season, straight from the pages of Style.com/Print, too.
There’s something in the water this season. The sea (and its denizens) proved a major inspiration to designers in Europe and gave rise to some seriously covetable accessories. On the runways at Chanel, Versace, Givenchy, Louis Vuitton, and Alexander McQueen, sea creatures had their day, from shark tooth pendant necklaces and seahorse wedges to starfish rings. Here, a few of Style.com’s top picks.