Tag: chanel

in the news: brad pitt for chanel n°5

in the news: brad pitt for chanel n°5

Well, here’s an interesting twist in the perfume wars: Brad Pitt is going to be the new face of Chanel N°5. Yes, that’s right. The actor will be taking over where Audrey Tatou and Nicole Kidman left off. Apparently he’s also receiving a seven-figure salary […]

friday film: chanel’s little black jacket

friday film: chanel’s little black jacket

Since last week’s post about brand goggles, I’ve been thinking a lot about investment clothing vs trend clothing. I think there’s real merit to investing in classic items (a white silk blouse, a great pair of black pants, a gorgeous trench) but trend items are […]

friday film: chanel shade parade

friday film: chanel shade parade

It seems the last days of summer are now behind us here in Switzerland and today was definitely coat weather. Let’s warm up with some colourful (and affordable) Chanel in the form of choreographed nail polish – I know it sounds crazy but trust me, […]

friday film: chanel’s coco mademoiselle

friday film: chanel’s coco mademoiselle

I’ll admit I’m a little behind the times with today’s Friday film – but even though the new Coco Mademoiselle film was released a couple of weeks ago, it’s fabulously shot and worthy of a spot here on The Dernier Cri. We checked out the […]

in the news: blake for chanel

in the news: blake for chanel

Continuing the theme of hot young actresses spruiking luxury brands, today we got the preview of Blake Lively’s first ad for Chanel’s Mademoiselle handbag line. I must say Blake is dressed a little more Blair than Serena in the ads but she obviously still looks […]

battle of the perfume misses

battle of the perfume misses

Dior and Chanel are two of the most well-known and famous French couture houses. Both also make a significant portion of their profit on perfume sales (because, let’s face it, that’s pretty much all most of us can afford to buy!) It makes sense then […]

friday film: scorsese for chanel

friday film: scorsese for chanel

Last month, we saw Kaiser Karl’s short film / advertisement for Chanel, “Shopping Fever” (see it here). Now we have Chanel’s new short film / advertisement, “Bleu de Chanel – the film”, directed by cinematic genius Martin Scorsese. It stars the very attractive French actor […]

in the news: stick-on couture

in the news: stick-on couture

I’ll admit I was a little sceptical when Chanel decided to launch its range of temporary tattoos earlier this year (refresh your memory at Vicki Archer’s blog French Essence) but the latest range of stick-on couture to hit the stores completely blows my mind. And […]

shopping fever a la lagerfeld

shopping fever a la lagerfeld

Life is still super crazy so instead of sharing my own insane ramblings with you today, I’ll share Karl Lagerfeld’s recent short film (aka advertisment for Chanel), Shopping Fever.