Marc Jacobs Leaves a Stunning Mark at Louis Vuitton’s Spring 2014 show

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Sadly, all good things have to come to an end. Even the days which Marc Jacobs took rein at Louis Vuitton. But after months of speculation, it is sadly true that Jacobs, and his partner Robert Duffy will sadly be leaving the House of Louis Vuitton. Fortunately leaving the house in good terms, Jacobs final collection was filled with all things black, but that doesn’t mean that the show today was dreary. Instead: today’s show was pretty much all things but dreary. It was dramatic.

As guests arrived at the show this morning, they were greeted by none other than French maids. Leading them into probably the most Iconic atmosphere for a show yet. Re-creating set design from the shows of the past 16 years. There were hotel corridors from last season’s show, a carousel from Jacobs’ Spring 2012 show, the escalator from the Spring 2013 show, the Iconic Louis Vuitton pole from the train at the Fall 2012 show, that Iconic elevator and the doorman from Jacobs Fall 2011 show, and don’t forget that Iconic water founton from the Fall 2010 show. Each rendered in black.

Jacobs’ most recent Muse, Edie Campbell opened the show in chains and handcuffs and sporting an Iconic black headress, which all the models sported. Reminding me a little bit of the headpiece Sarah Jessica Parker sported at the Punk themed Met Gala back in May. With Natasha Poly and Kate Upton amongst the few fellow Icons sitting pretty on the carousel. Jacobs takes inspiration from the many women who have touched over the past 16 years at Louis Vuitton. As we see hints of Coco Chanel, Miucca Prada, and Rei Kawabubo, and hints of some of his best Vuitton pieces. As the models were draped in feathers and crystals, this must be the most Iconic show ever to exist in Fashion History.

“To the Showgirl in all of us.”

The way Marc Jacobs signed off his program notes.

The Not So Pretty Side to Walking Victoria’s Secret

When you think of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, you think of models happily prancing down the Catwalk. Glowing, as the sport their Angel Wings as they walk by Rihanna as she’s singing on that exact Catwalk. Just a memorable event for all models in the show. And who hasn’t dreamed of possibly walking down the catwalk while your favorite singer is on that exact catwalk, singing your favorite song, on International television? And as the event nears. Here’s the Not-So-Glamorous side: The Castings.

Sophie Neophitou, Creative director, who rudely dismissed Kate Upton last year. Stating that she looked too much like a “footballer’s wife.” Told British Vogue about this horrible casting process.

Neophitou states that models, whether or not under a contract, are provisionally casted by John Pfeiffer. But whether or not the Model makes it in is determined by the whole Victoria’s Secret team. As they sit at a long table in a room with horrible lighting. The models are required to walk up and down the room, towards and away from the team, sitting at the table. Extremely nerve-racking for each Model. Even Adriana Lima, a favorite of the brand who has done for years!

But in the end, if the model makes it pass the Casting, they most definitely get the Most Honorable award, every model dreams of. Walking the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

Victoria’s Secret Holiday Campaign Sneak Peek

The Victoria’s Secret Holiday Campaign is currently being Shot in Paris, at the Louvre Museum. Here are some Beautiful Sneak Peek photos of Karlie Kloss, Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Lily Adridge, and Behati Prinsloo. Courtesy of Karlie Kloss Fashion Spot thread.

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Altuzarra Spring 2014

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Just like Fall, Joseph Altuzarra designs another Stunning curve-enhancing collection for Spring. After Kate Upton wore one of his Fall designs to the Elle Style Awards this Wednesday, Altuzarra still seems to have that Sexy curve-enhancing slit for Spring. This time, Altuzarra takes inspiration from the Nautical, New England sailor like prints, as in the beginning Altuzarra mixes up the nautical prints, with Classy white blouses or skirts.

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For the end of his collection, Altuzarra focuses more on Navy, Gold, and Neutrals, whipping up many Beautiful designs, from Gorgeous curve-enhancing dresses and skirt and too ensembles, to the Black suit that Esther Heesch sported, and even using fringe. Altuzarra ends his collection using Beautiful draping gold and silver dresses, tops, and skirts.

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Pictured: Caroline Brasch Nielson, Marine Deeluw, Shu Pei, Lisa Verberght, Esther Heesch, Magdalena Jasek, Fei Fei Sun, Julia Nobis, Joan Smalls leading the finale, and Joseph Altuzarra

Karlie Kloss Wins Model of the Year at Last Night’s The Daily Front Row Fashion Media Awards

Karlie Kloss Wins Model of the Year at Last Night’s The Daily Front Row Fashion Media Awards

Last Night in New York City, Supermodel and Victoria’s Secret Angel is now officially known as the Model of the Year, along with Kate Upton, as The Daily Front Row names Kloss Model of the Year at last night’s Fashion … Continue reading