Hélène Rochas is still considered the epitome of Parisian chic and elegance. The former CEO of fashion house, Rochas, Hélène took charge of the business after the death of her husband, turning it into a multi-million pound couture house and a world-renowned fragrance business. Living in her 7th arrondissement apartment for more than 60 years, the model turned businesswoman turned socialite amassed an extraordinary and exquisite collection of art and furnishings, which will up for sale at Christie’s Paris on September 27th.
For those of you who bear sad witness to the billboards at the flagship Burberry store in Knightsbridge changing from the beautiful ‘it’ fashion couple of the season, Eddie Redmayne and Cara Delevigne to the, not so well-known but equally beautiful Roo Paynes and Gabriella Wilde, here is a little treat for you as we got a sneak peek into Burberry’s cocktail celebration to mark the end of the men’s London Collections.
Watches are worn for more reasons than to simply remind us of what time of day it is. They are what you want them to be – a symbol of your personal style and your personality and a representation of the heritage of the brand they were born from. Now look down at your wrist – what do you know about the brand of watch you’re wearing? What similarities can you draw between your watch characteristics and your personality? What does your watch say about you?
As the summer and the British weather are finally getting into the swing of things, the inescapable buzz for the London 2012 Olympic games is infecting us all and Cadogan Contemporary are no exception. This independent gallery based in Chelsea, is marking the unique occasion with a very special one-off exhibition.