Date04/07/16

Chanel Metiers d’Art: A Feast For The Eyes

Date04/07/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

I’m about to bite into this big, smooth macaron when— is that an eclair that catches my eye? And thimble-sized raspberry tarts beyond it! With a gelato bar, peanut roaster, truffle counter and more, this is the most extravagant French patisserie I’ve […]

Date02/19/15

Paris Couture Spring 2015

Date02/19/15
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

With the Paris spring 2015 Couture shows just wrapping up last week, I’d say we’ve got an exciting season ahead of us. The collections ran the gamut—romantic and ethereal to retro and space-age, but many certainly elicited a wow factor reaction. Versace’s […]

Date09/03/14

Audrey Hepburn: Beauty, Poise, & Intellect

Date09/03/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Audrey Hepburn is considered one of the most fashionable women of the 1960s and naturally beautiful women of all time. Looking at pictures, reading accounts, and viewing her movies, it’s plain to see.  Her grace and style was further recognized to the […]

Date01/24/14

Couture Chanel Sneakers for Spring? Why Not!

Date01/24/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

The CHANEL  Spring Summer 2014 Haute Couture Sneaker Collection in Paris was a breath of fresh air in more ways than one.  Seeing pale pinks and metallic silvers start the show were enough to melt my polar vortex heart, but then what’s […]

Date01/16/14

Vintage 1993 CHANEL – Chanel Charms and Accessories

Date01/16/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Think back to the Chanel collection from 1993. Chanel has been known for many things—chic luxury, classic flap handbags, little black dresses, the two-piece suit.  But in 1993, Chanel was known for its belts. Karl Lagerfeld sent model after model down the runway […]

Date01/16/14

What is Coco Chanel Known for?

Date01/16/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Is there anything more chic and feminine than a little black dress? Or a classic two-piece Chanel suit? And what about those fantastic quilted bags, monogrammed ballet flats, and long gold chain and pearl necklaces? Rice and Beans Vintage is fortunate to […]