Tag Archives: Daphne Guinness

Excellent Getaway (via Motorcycle): Daphne Guinness @ Chanel HC

Presenting an Excellent image, shot by Cathy Horyn of The New York Times, for her On The Runway blog, of Daphne Guinness, and Outstanding legs, departing the Chanel haute couture show via motorcycle.

Heiress Daphne Guiness leaves the Chanel Haute Couture show via motorcycle. Image via Cathy Horyn of The New York Times via Styled On.

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Excellent Investment: Outstandingly Fashionable Socialite Daphne Guinness Buys Entire Isabella Blow Wardrobe From Christie’s, London

In a secretly  swift and Outstandingly Excellent move that has caused the cancellation of the Christie’s auction, which was previously scheduled to take place in London on September 15, 2010, fashionable heiress and art-loving socialite Daphne Guinness has purchased the entire collection of 90 outfits and 28 photographs of legendary style icon Isabella Blow. “It’s Issy — it’s her DNA — it should not be scattered to the four winds,”  Ms. Guinness told the equally legendary and stylish journalist Suzy Menkes of The International Herald Tribune via The New York Times. “I want it to remain as a monument.” Who could dare to disagree?

Mirror, mirror on the wall: Heiress and fashionable Socialite Daphne Guiness. Image via the Daphne Guinness fan page on Facebook.

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COUTURE REPORT: ANNE VALERIE HASH

Persenting Anne Valérie Hashs Spring/Summer 2010 couture collection. Recycled Excellence made from donated clothing: a sailor’s sweater that once belonged to Jean Paul Gaultier transformed into a black sequined jumpsuit; a striped pajama top that once belonged to Alber Elbaz made into a silk tuxedo. Also transformed:  a T-shirt from Tilda Swinton, a military jacket from musician Pete Doherty, and a Chanel jacket given by the millionaire couture collector, Daphne Guinness.

A recycled Spring/Summer 2010 couture look from Anne Valérie Hash.

More modern haute couture from Anne Valérie Hash for Spring/Summe 2010.

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