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Arts & Culture, Fashion

Pearls at the V&A

Pearls at the V&A

‘A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls’ – Coco Chanel  Pearls, is a collaborative exhibition between the V&A and Qatar Museums Authority, which explores the history of pearls from the early Roman Empire to the present day. More than 200 pieces of jewellery and works of art are on display, […]

by × October 20, 2013 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Man Ray Portraits, National Portrait Gallery

Man Ray Portraits, National Portrait Gallery

Last week we were in London to view the exquisite Man Ray Portraits exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. Extra special, as it is the first museum exhibition to focus on Man Ray’s photographic portraiture. Including more than 150 vintage prints from Man Ray’s career, taken between 1916 through to […]

by × April 14, 2013 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

La Pausa: Chanel’s Riviera Villa

La Pausa: Chanel’s Riviera Villa

Coco Chanel’s Riviera villa, La Pausa, is now on sale for £35m. Beyond most people’s budgets of course, but for one lucky buyer, there will be an opportunity to procure not just a house, but an intriguing slice of history too. Situated between Monaco and the glorious Belle Époque town of Menton on the far […]

by × August 11, 2011 × 1 comment

Arts & Culture

Coco Chanel: The Legend And The Life

Coco Chanel: The Legend And The Life

The last book we read on the subject of ‘Coco’ Gabrielle Chanel was by French writer and former editor-in-chief of French Vogue, Edmonde Charles-Roux. Although packed full of fascinating information and indeed the definitive book on Chanel up until that point, we found Roux’s actual style of writing slightly irritating and at times unforgiving. […]

by × June 12, 2011 × 2 comments