Month: March 2011

(almost) at the movies: midnight in paris

(almost) at the movies: midnight in paris

Woody Allen’s new film, Midnight in Paris, is due to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on 11 May 2011. As the title suggests, it’s based in Paris (the first of Allen’s films to be entirely set in the city) and centres around the exploits […]

in the news: lily allen turns designer

in the news: lily allen turns designer

Last year, British singer Lily Allen and her sister Sarah Owen opened Lucy in Disguise – a vintage store in London’s Covent Garden. Yesterday, they announced they will be making their design debut with an 18-piece ready-to-wear collection for pre-fall 2011. According to WWD, the […]

at the movies: the adjustment bureau

at the movies: the adjustment bureau

Apologies for the lack of movie reviews lately – it’s taking me a little while to get into the Swiss movie scene and most of the films out here have already well and truly been released in the US and Australia (because English/US films need […]

lusting for: milk from a thistle

lusting for: milk from a thistle

We talk a lot about international brands on this blog so let’s show some love for a great local brand today! Milk from a Thistle is a unique Sydney brand designed by Danielle Atkinson. The brand’s signature is fabulous hand-painted and digital prints on easy-to-wear […]

friday film: the world of anna della russo

friday film: the world of anna della russo

During Paris Fashion Week, CNN interviewed the other Anna of Vogue – the Italian editrice of Vogue Nippon, Anna Della Russo. Her life philosophies are as out there as her wardrobe choices (for example, one can go naked if one is wearing the right pair […]

and the winner is…

and the winner is…

It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for – I’ve finally had a chance to tally up all your entries into The Dernier Cri’s blogversary giveaway! Thank you so much to each and every one of you for your lovely comments, tweets and blog posts. I’m […]

lusting for: elizabeth taylor’s style

lusting for: elizabeth taylor’s style

It’s always sad when the world loses an icon and the news of Elizabeth Taylor’s death at 79 definitely falls into that category. Despite her tumultuous personal life (including eight marriages), she was the classic Hollywood screen goddess – seemingly always immaculately dressed in ball […]

in the news: louboutin hates comfort

in the news: louboutin hates comfort

In an interview with The New Yorker marking the 20th anniversary of his company, shoe maestro Christian Louboutin has revealed that he hates comfort. “I hate the whole concept of comfort,” he says. “It’s like when people say, ‘Well, we’re not really in love, but […]

in the news: anna covers WSJ

in the news: anna covers WSJ

Vogue Editor-in-Chief and dictator of style, Anna Wintour, is on the cover of the April edition of the Wall Street Journal Magazine. While she may be more comfortable approving magazine covers than posing for them, she looks incredibly regal in the photograph taken by Mario […]

lusting for: tea rose wallet

lusting for: tea rose wallet

Don’t forget you only have until 11.59pm GMT tonight to enter my blogversary giveaway of a $100 Anthropologie gift voucher (with two runner-up prizes of $25 gift vouchers). If you haven’t entered already, you’d best get in quick! Continuing the Anthropologie theme, I wish I […]

friday film: kate vs teddy

friday film: kate vs teddy

It’s Friday at last – and today’s Friday film is a cute and funny clip for British children’s charity, Comic Relief. It stars Kate Moss, who gives viewers a very good (and unexpected) incentive to support Red Nose Day this year. Enjoy!

lusting for: milk bottle measuring cups

lusting for: milk bottle measuring cups

I’ve just moved into my new apartment and I’m looking for cute accessories to make it a home. One of the cutest I’ve seen is this stack of measuring cups that slot together to make a milk bottle – it reminds me of the bottles […]