Sweden

Designer Diaries – Fadi el Khoury and the Swedish Royals

Note: I moved a few diaries around. We were going to do a throwback Swedish designer today, but since we're doing a lot of history around here this week I thought we might want to take a look at some contemporary clothes instead. Fadi el Khoury has made his name by designing for a large… Continue reading Designer Diaries – Fadi el Khoury and the Swedish Royals

Sweden

Designer Diaries – Crown Princess Victoria and Pär Engsheden

Born in 1967, Pär Engsheden is a Swedish fashion designer who works primarily in haute couture. He is also a Swedish royal supplier, and has been a favorite of the Bernadotte women for almost twenty years. His first big splash on the royal scene was the dress he designed for Princess Madeleine's appearance at the… Continue reading Designer Diaries – Crown Princess Victoria and Pär Engsheden

Monaco

Designer Diaries – Princess Charlene and Akris

“When a woman walks into a room, I want people to notice her personality first and her clothing second.” - Albert Kriemler Akris is a Swiss design house, founded in 1922 by Alice Kriemler-Schoch. The founder began her business by sewing dotted Swiss aprons on her home sewing machine. The dotted Swiss is still reflected… Continue reading Designer Diaries – Princess Charlene and Akris

Monaco

Designer Diaries – Beatrice Borromeo Casiraghi and Giorgio Armani

She's been a Casiraghi for almost six years, but Beatrice Borromeo Casiraghi will forever be known as La BB around here. Honestly, we could have paired her with several designers and had a coherent Designer Diary. Dior. Chanel. Valentino. Armani won out because of her unforgettable wedding appearances, which cemented her as a fashion figure… Continue reading Designer Diaries – Beatrice Borromeo Casiraghi and Giorgio Armani

Monaco

Designer Diaries – Princess Caroline and Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel

Karl Lagerfeld loved drama and mystery, and mischieviously changed the year of his birth according to whoever he was talking to, and whatever the circumstance he found himself in. The most agreed about year is 1933. He was born in Hamburg and was sketching from his earliest days. He claimed visits to the Hamburger Kunsthalle… Continue reading Designer Diaries – Princess Caroline and Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel