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Today the grand opening of Chanel World proudly opened its doors to fans from all around the world at the renowned luxury story in London Harrods.

Over 20,000 square feet of historical and modern Chanel Fashion, beauty, and products were on display at the very special exhibition.

harrods window chanel

The staff at Harrods had been working extremley hard over night to turn around the store to resemble all things Chanel from entire window displays overlooking the Brompton Road.

Chanel world continues inside with assistance from Karl Lagerfield’s rock Chic autumn winter 2011 and 2012 collection which showcases over a series of mini boutiques throughtout the enormous store.

Karl Lagerfield's rock Chic

The exhibition also features exclusive and unique-to-Harrods fashions, accessories, jewellery and limited edition Harrods only make up. A remarkable opportunity for anyone that loves a bit of Chanel.

There is also an extra special section on the level 3 floor which features an enchanted Alice In Wonderland-esk garden which was used in the Chanel spring summer fashion show (wow!) The exhivibition goes to show how much work is put into making one of the iconic and spectacular Chanel handbags as well as replicas of the gowns owned by Coco.

And of course- no one can forget the Chanel No 5 perfume bottle!

chanel bottle

We will be heading down to the exhibition on Wednesday to see hands on what is going on!

More to come then!!

If you want to go and check out the exhibition get down there soon as it finishes in 3 weeks …

 

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Last night was a huge burst of knowledge and information into the world that came tumbling out by a simple gesture made by the Queen Bee- Beyonce!

She took to the stage performing a mega watt performance that outshone Gaga dressed in drag as a man.

 

The rumours and speculation that had continued to dominate throughout the course of the singers career has finally been confirmed as the ex Destiny’s Child star unbuttoned her D&G jacket to reveal a bump!

lady gag vma 2011 man

That’s right! Beyonce is Pregnant and by the size of the bump she is already a bit of the way along.

beyonce pregnant at vma 2011

She revealed the bump in a typical dramatic steal-the-show theatrical way with Bey randomly dropping the mic turning to the side to strike a pose and rubbing the growing stomach-till she finally burst out laughing- In True Diva style

She was interviewed by Pierce Morgan a few weeks back and he questioned her about when she would potentially taking a break to have a child and she responded with a simple “only God knows” but clearly she knew as well!

She dazzled the stage in a striking purple jacket and black pant trousers which can be seen to have been taken from the collection of D&G 2011 Menswear so it was not only Gaga that went for the androgynous look that night!

Beyonce purple jackey vma 2011

Beyonce will turn 30 in September so clearly everything has been calculated to the nearest date and she will be a proud mum in 7 months time in time for a nice Spring Baby!

Jay-z and Beyonce have been married for 3 years and this will be the couples first baby.

Beyonce announced pregnancy in her D&G Purple Jacket live at VMAs

The outfit can be seen here on the run way last year- and it is also  from the same collection that Rihanna wore on the cover of Glamour magazine last month– (you can view that here) .

 

We wish Beyonce luck in this new path in her life- and we can’t wait to see the maturnity wear the Queen is going to be rocking in a few months time
Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2011 purple jacket

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For the past few months us Londoners have been inundated with enormous amounts of striking imagery with regards to the new American fashion brand Forever 21– which launched on Oxford Street today.

The store is fronted by one cool mama Bip Ling aka London DJ and Fashionite blogger.

bip Ling
Face of Forever 21

The store is opposing discount store Primark and can be reached by jumping on the Jubliee line to hip and trendy Bond Street.

The opening today proved to be pretty popular I attended and was greeted by happy staff, funky music and a huge selection of cool chic outfits at mega effective pricing. Got to love it on a Wednesday!

It really gives Primark a run for their money- If your like me you may have noticed the pricing of Primarks clothing have been increasing steadily- well maybe some good old fashion competition will sort that out!

The store is pretty cool- focusing on young fashion and has the decor to match-

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Loving the displays!

Forever 21 has done incredibly well in America rivaling the online fashion store Asos.com and other discount retailers and came about at the perfect time – during a recession!

Followers to the brand have been the Kardashians, Kristen Stewart and Blake Lively so I can imagine its going to do a fantastic job out here!

forever 21 london oxford street

The UK website has also gone live enabling shoppers to also purchase online with free delivery at the moment!

forever21 online store
The funky website

Bip is headlining the website at the moment!forever 21

I have already made my first purchase today at the opening and online! (yes I couldn’t resist!)

great prices, cool items looks like Forever 21 is here to stay.. check them out in store or online..

 

forever 21 dress
Forever 21 Dress

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Newly married and highly sort after British model Kate Moss has released the latest collection of handbags by Longchamp,

The third season in the collection sees the return to some sexy summer colours. The photographer Alasdair McLellan did a fantastic job to capture Kate and the tote shaped handbags in the best light.

The Images showcase her in autumn dusk looking rather sultry and calm and collective whilst holding the new collection.

Katemoss longchamp ad 2011

With very dark and dusky eye makeup and a full well bodied long bangs Kate really does show us why she was picked to be a top model and is still the go to girl for many campaigns.

The bags come in new sophisticated autumn colours ideal for thoose warm nights out and bbqs in the country.

 

longchamp bag

Features on this bag:

Accessories with old brass finish
– main compartment: zippered closure
“Longchamp” embossed on a leather plate on the outside

The bag labelled the Faraway Exotic… which goes to highlight the spacious basket bags which are ideal for an uber cool beach look. with clear inspiration from South America. This has to be one of our favourite choices due to its large statemented design- and to be honest, the image of Kate is a winner- the stylist did an awesome job to put together the chic hippy look

This bag rrp $945.00

kate moss faraway exotic
Cool Chic Look

The Collection is a collaboration with Sophie Delafontaine, known as the artistic director in Longchamp.

Kate moss long champ 2011

 

The collection is based around the iconic Gloucester bag which was an excellent idea when the final new designs turn out like these!

We love them..

 

kate moss brown bag

 

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For more than a decade the Harry Potter series has captivated audiences all over the world as we watched Daniel Radcliffe and his fellow class mates practically grow up on screen over the seven epic books turned film.

At last, this week saw the final episode in the series of seven books by J.K Rowling premier world wide and in London’s Trafalgar square. Die hard Fans took to the street seven days prior to the showing to wait for the stars on the red carpet and they did not disappoint.

Ms Rowling took center stage in this very loud and proud gown which could be spotted from a mile away.

J.k rowling green dress harry potter premier

The striking gown by Oscar de la Renta part of the latest Spring 2011 collection really captivated the crowd choosing to go out with a big bang!

The dress made from Celadon silk faille and pink carnation applique

Currently retailing at $11,700

oscar green dress
Here the Oscar de la Renta gown has grace and elegance on the 2011 catwalk.

Very bridal in its design, with a sweetheart neckline and finished with a flower addition and over sized pink ring and clutch handbag.

 

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Clemency

The French beauty Clémence Poésy looked fresh and summery in this white chiffon number by Nina Ricci, taken from the Spring Summer collection 2011.

She nipped this number in the middle with a black waistband and matching black wedges also from the Nina Ricci collection.

nina ricci chiffon dress

 

The dress does not look to great on the headless model! but on Clemence it looks fab, the contrast of the simple black belt really takes the dress into another element. Retailing at £1,800 from many boutiques or from Here.

 

 

Other cast members also held their ground at the premier included Bonnie Write, who plays Ginny Weasley in the film. She arrived in a coral peach dress by Miu Miu, a long-sleeved peach ruffled blouse and a floor length silky fitted skirt. Her earrings by Wright and Teague earrings were both eye catching and complimented the outfit well.

She is known for her love of Miu Miu and her traditional and refined appearance on the red carpet this kept in her normal boundaries and comforts in this choice.bonnie-write

 

Satin not being an easy outfit to wear due to its crumple ability (as shown!) and easy sweat patch creations! makes this not an easy outfit to wear but she pulls it off!

Of course, the ultimate stunner that stole the show was Emma Watson, she arrived in a fabulous gown that has made articles and blog pages go made on the Internet world. To be fair, rightly so!

emma watson white jacket

The larger than life gown took center stage on the red carpet whilst she stopped to sign autographs and take photographs.

The Oscar De la Renta ballgown made from tulle sleeveless gown with embroidery bodice and ruffled layered skirt from the latest 2011 autumn collection.

With traditional London weather even celebrities cannot guess the weather, so she reemerged with her snow white Antionio Berardi jacket, but its sharp cut elegantly demonstrated her lovely svelte figure.

EMMA WATSON PREMIER DRESS
Her three outfits

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This weekend saw the annual Black Entertainment Television award show- with some of the hottest urban celebrities taking to the red carpet in some fantastic contour outfits.

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Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington the beauty from films such as The Fantastic Four and the black comedy I love my wife arrived in a illuminating green dress by Michael Kors, she paired the dress with a Movado watch and Lana Jewelry earrings.

movado watch
Mavado watch

We loved the bag she teamed the dress with by Koutour

– This  Pieced Ayers snakeskin frame clutch with signature Ascher crystal closure, interior zipper pocket and signature brocade lining retails at £300.00 on the http://www.koturltd.com.

Kotur Clutch purse

BET Presenter La La Vasquez wore a sequin covered Tom Ford dress worn only on the run way and the Glastonbury star Beyonce she stated “the dress is one of a kind worn only on the runway and the Queen Bea. I’m happy and hope that I am doing the dress justice” She finished the dress with a pair of Jimmy Choo’s

La La Vasquez
La La Vasquez in Tom Fordom ford

This dress is one of a kind,” La La Vasquez said of her sequin-covered Tom Ford dress. “It’s only been worn on the runway by Beyonce, and so I thought I was in good company to wear it. I’m happy, and I hope that I’m doing it justice.” She finished the look with Jimmy Choo shoes

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Beyonce in the dress...

 

The Pretty and heavily pregnant Nia long wore a very pretty summer white dress by BCBG Max Azria again choosing the popular Jimmy Choos, she stated that the dress is perfect becuase of the bodice on the inside holding in her stomach! we love the dress on her… it looks great. Her hair compliments the strapless dress in a tight up-do. Her golden Makeup is very summery fab look.

 

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Nia Long BET

Ex Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams wore a bright Cadbury purple dress with gold embellishments to the awards the dress by BCBG Max Azria. Her sharp gold shoes are by Giuseppe Zanotti

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Michelle Williams

BCBG Max Azria dress

Hip-Hop rapper Eve also wore an original piece opting for trousers compared to the others that chose the traditional dress. She had the option of dress but she claimed “I just needed to wear this, honestly, the dress was great it was sexy but I wanted something a little more eye openeing” She choose to add a cool huge braid to the mix which complemented the hardcore look. The leather outfit by Thomas Wylde looked great on the rapper- its great to see her out again in celebrity scene.

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Eve

The wet look pants by Thomas Wylde are available on-line rrp £3000

Thomas Wylde Leather black trousers eve

The other part of Destiny’s Child Kelly Rowland also appeared at the award show in a cute summery pink fuchia dress by Notte by Marchesa, retailing at £1800.00

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Kelly Rowland

She matched the bright over the knee cocktail dress with Jimmy Choo tan heels.

Kelly Rowland Notte by Marchesa ruffle-embellished silk strapless
kelly Rowland

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