Chanel Couture Fall 2014: Karl Lagerfeld presented a Baroque-inspired collection with a modern twist.

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Over the past season, Karl Lagerfeld has accustomed us to a magnificent shows and impressive backdrops, which always are the subject of discussion-who could forget the legendary carousels, at Fall 2008, or the super market at the pret-a-porter last winter ?At the Chanel Couture, for the season Autumn / Winter 2014, Tuesday afternoon, we saw the return, of the artistic director of the house, Karl Lagerfeld, in the simplicity, and the two characteristics that define, over time, his ideas: the glamour and historical references.
In a subtractive Grand Palais, with setting a room with white walls, a fireplace and a virtual mirror, models walked the catwalk wearing-classic-style capes and airy dresses, iconic deux piece of tweed, silk skirts and shorts-all, combined with flat sandals (which took the place of sneakers talked last season). The collection contained clear references to the heroines of Dickens, with impressive detail of lace, crystals, embroidery, with large collars, corsets, short jacket, lines A and ribbons to dominate in a collection that reminded us, for another time, why Karl Lagerfeld remains for decades “the Kaiser”.

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Dolce & Gabbana eyewear: The Filigrana collection, the luxury of gold at its best

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Inspired by ancient processing techniques of gold, Dolce & Gabbana uses antique gold filigree to create a strapless top, shoes & handbags that look like jewelry.
 The history behind this traditional Italian style processing of gold is evident in the Moorish style buildings of Palermo, in baroque spiral churches of Sicily and in the island’s traditional jewelery.
 The new eyewear collection Dolce & Gabbana directly inspired by this heritage, and adorned with delicate filigree small flowers, which are placed by hand by skilled craftsmen