#KKBLOVES LAUNCH – FRENCH DO IT BETTER

#KKBLOVES LAUNCH – FRENCH DO IT BETTER
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  Where do you launch your blog? In Paris, of course! I knew I wanted to launch my new blog in Paris where my modeling career began. ASSOULINE, who has published four of my books, graciously offered to host the affair in their store on Rue Bonaparte. For the trip, I asked my sixteen year old daughter, Sea, if she wanted to come and have a mother/daughter vacation (of course she said yes – what 16 year…

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A FAIRYTALE NIGHT WITH HSN AND CINDERELLA

A FAIRYTALE NIGHT WITH HSN AND CINDERELLA
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Smack the middle of Fashion Week, HSN held a whimsical soirée to celebrate the forthcoming Cinderella release and their exclusive product collaboration. We were treated to a private screening of the film at the Tribeca Grand Hotel, followed by an intimate dinner at Ladurée. Just like Cinderella, we were all transformed into royalty for the evening – there were tiaras on every plate along with rose macarons for a truly delicious experience.  I chatted with Marshall…

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PRADA’S PARISIAN DOLL HOUSE

PRADA’S PARISIAN DOLL HOUSE
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Stepping into Prada’s Paris flagship on Rue Saint Honoré was especially surreal this Paris Fashion Week. Outfitted for the third series of its Iconoclasts installation, the boutique was transformed into a doll house by acclaimed Italian costume designer Milena Cananero. While only film buffs might recognize the name, there’s no question you’ve been touched by her work. Milena’s long collaboration with Stanley Kubrick led her to create costumes for A Clockwork Orange, A Space Odyssey,…

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SNEAKERS GONE HAUTE

SNEAKERS GONE HAUTE
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Hold on! Who’s ever heard of French style being synonymous with sneakers? Well the sneaker sensation has taken to the streets – the street style blogs that is – and bloggers flew to Paris Fashion Week to show off their latest and greatest kicks. My favorite sneakers include the personalized Stan Smiths from Adidas and classic Nikes. I’m also obsessed with Golden Goose and would wear them in any color. My first exposure to the brand was in East Hampton…

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DÉJEUNER CHEZ ALAIA (LUNCH WITH ALAIA)

DÉJEUNER CHEZ ALAIA (LUNCH WITH ALAIA)
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During Paris fashion week, the only designer I had any interest in seeing was Azzedine Alaia. Azzedine and I first met when I was 16, and he personally gave me my first Alaia dress. My mother had bought his clothes from Holt Renfew in Montreal, Canada since the early days of his career. Being a fan already, it was an honor to meet him, and to then to own one of his dresses at 16…

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