Happy Thanksgiving!

vintage thanksgiving greetings cardI wish a Happy Thanksgiving to all my American friends! Enjoy this holiday with the people you love, your family and your friends! Travel safely and take advantage of the sales to do some early Christmas shopping! Tomorrow is Black Friday and Cyber Monday is on its way. On line sales have already started! Take a look at my posts, be inspired and go for it!

With love

Photo Vintage Thanksgiving Day Postcard by Dave, license CC-BY-ND

Trend Alert 2017 – Embroidery!

embroidered skirtWinter is coming and all the new trends for AW2016-17 are here! Among them there is the embroidery trend!embroidered skirt details

Embroidery everywhere! On shirts, skirts, trousers, dresses and coats. Simple or complicated, little or extended! The main inspiration is the flowers. embroidered shirt

I like this trend a lot and I am going to show you some of my favourite pieces. embroidered shirt close up

An embroidered white shirt is a very easy piece of clothing if you want to follow the trend. You can wear it day to night and look polished and trendy. embroidered trousers

A jeans skirt or a pair of trousers are also a casual look must have. Let me tell you that a mini embroidered jeans skirt at Asos was sold out within hours!!! So go for it!


Helena’s Boudoir reports from Paris Fashion Week, September-October 2016

Paris, Eiffel TowerFrom September 27th to October 5th all fashion eyes were on Paris for the Paris Fashion Week, with which ended the marathon of the major and most prominent fashion weeks.

Almost all well known French designers together with many others have chosen the French capital as the place to present their collections for the SS2017. Paris is considered the capital of world fashion for more than 300 years and PFW is the last, the longest (it lasts 9 days) and the most glamorous of all.

Helena’s Boudoir was also there with a non stop feed on our facebook page. We watched the shows of almost all the well known designers such as Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Christian Dior, Hermes, Balmain, Elie Saab, Valentino, Miu Miu, Chloe, Guy Laroche, Carven, Paco Rabanne, Lanvin, Loewe, Isabel Marant, Balenciaga, Givenchy, Kenzo, Stella Mccartney, Emanuel Ungaro, Vivienne Westwood, Nina Ricci, Celine, Alexander McQueen, Saint Laurent and of many others.

The Runways

The major fashion designers competed each other on the originality and the design of their shows. All runway shows were impressive and each one had its own character and theme.

Harper’s Bazaar and Elle show us the best runway looks and Vogue selects the 8 best shows!!

Street Style

Street style in Paris was the most interesting and the most inspired of all! The streets of Paris were live runways all day long.

Vogue’s photographer Phil Oh’ captures every aspect of Paris’ street style!

PFW attracts many celebrities as well, just like NFW and more. Vogue presents the best street styles of the celebrities like Rihanna, Gigi Hadid and others.

The Accessories

The bags, the shoes and the other accessories presented in PFW gave us ideas on what to buy for the SS17.

Vogue and WWD show us the best of all kinds of accessories. Purseblog chooses the 25 best bags.

Beauty Trends

In Paris we saw all the new hair and makeup trend for the next season. Vogue and Popsugar show us the best beauty trends for the SS2017.

Here our journey to the new fashion trends for SS17 comes to its end, leaving us full of beautiful images and experiences. I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did! Our next appointment with the international fashion will be on February 2017!!

Photo Paris, Tour Eiffel by Luc Mercelis, license Creative Commons BY-NC-ND