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Marilyn Monroe – Chanel 1 x Dior 0

Marilyn Monroe – Chanel 1 x Dior 0

When History and Marketing collides, there is only one who wins. And it is not Marketing. For this christmas Dior and Chanel are battling with one common weapon: Marilyn Monroe. The problem is that Dior features Marilyn Monroe perfuming herself with J’Adore  during a Dior couture’s fashion show. This is what we call an anachronism which is fine as it is an advertising. The problem is that Chanel just stroke back with a true Marilyn Monroe talking about Chanel N.5. And here, it is history! Sorry Dior but you loose. Chanel and Marilyn Monroe – the myth of ultimate femininity. We are in April 1952, Marilyn Monroe is 26 years old and Life Magazine has her for the first time in the cover of the magazine. She is the new star in Hollywood. She just signed with the 20th Century Fox and already played in different movies. That year will…

Chopard Jewelry: deal with the next biopic about Lady Di.

Chopard Jewelry: deal with the next biopic about Lady Di.

One of the most anticipated projects in the movie industry is definitely the Biopic of Lady Diana. And to play the first role, we will have the pleasure to see Naomi Watts. All the jewelry shown in the movie will be only Chopard. The deal was made with the movie producers and they will be the only Brand allowed for Jewelry and Watches. More than 30 different pieces were designed by in house at Chopard. As you can imagine, Chopard is happy with this collaboration as the movie is expected to be a big hit next summer.   Chopard is not at their first movie collaboration. Chopard is an official partner for the Cannes Movie festival since 1997 and many Chopard Jewelry pieces were placed in many movies in the past like: Midnight in Paris – Woody Allen Basic Instinct 2 with Sharon Stone Nine by Rob Marshall in which…

Marilyn Monroe and Chanel N.5, legendary.

Marilyn Monroe and Chanel N.5, legendary.

Chanel just launched a mini website called Inside Chanel. Their goal is to continue the incredible story-telling around the brand. Starting with the myth of Chanel N.5 and Marilyn Monroe, here is a video about the famous question asked to the American star: “What do you wear to Bed?” Her legendary answer was “A few drops of Chanel N.5”. By answering this, Marilyn Monroe just placed the Chanel’s fragrance in orbit for ever. In deed, nothing could be more glamorous than that.  She was 26 years old, she had one of the most promising future in Hollywood and the legend was made. See here the video Chanel shared . If you wish to learn more, connect to the Brand dedicated website: http://inside.chanel.com When I rising star meets a rising perfume legend, the world get filled with Glamour. LA   Info sourced at the Brand official website and on luxurydaily website. All…

The Blick Girl, the myth of the girl-next-door.

The Blick Girl, the myth of the girl-next-door.

Blick is a german-language daily newspaper in Switzerland. It is published in Zürich since 1959 by the communication group Ringier. And one of the most popular section in the newspaper is the famous “Seite-1-Girl“, the Girl first page! In deed, it is one of the characteristics of the newspaper. They choose a girl out of the public and she becomes the star of the day thanks to a sensual photo shooting. Girls can apply from all over Switzerland. They are chosen by the newspaper and they appear on the daily edition with several photos. Each time there is a different photographer and make up artist. The goal is to sublimate the girl in such a way that sometimes it is hard to recognize her. And that is the purpose of it. It plays on the myth of the Girl-next-door. This legend or concept snow a timeless cultural and sexual stereotype….

65,000 Swarovski crystals for Marylin by Claire Milner

65,000 Swarovski crystals for Marylin by Claire Milner

Diamonds are a Girl’s best friend but Swarovski crystals are definitely a temptation that any women would accept. Claire Milner is a Global artist who’s work have been highlighted through amazing celebrities portraits made of true Swarovski crystals. Her latest work: A portrait of Marilyn Monroe for RnB Artist Rihanna. Claire Milner is a British artist. She started her career as Graphist and freelancer illustrator. From her background, we could feel that color and texture become 2 leitmotivs. So it was quite natural that she decided to leave illustration towards a more multi-sensorial approach of art. She developed an interesting technique with paper collage, mosaic and Swarovski crystal portraits. After doing different celebrities portraits from Obama, to Amy Winehouse up to Laurel and Hardy, last year her work got to a different level of notoriety thanks to a special order from RnB singer Rihanna. A huge portrait of Marylin Monroe…