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Amanda Harlech has curated an upcoming exhibition in the festive spirit of the season. December 13th sees the opening of Krug Happiness at the Royal Academy of Arts, with Amanda’s famous friends each contributing an item that represents happiness to them. The week-long vernissage sees beloved belongings of Vivienne Westwood, Sienna Miller, Manolo Blahnik, Erdem and Tony Blair among others, while Harlech herself has created a painting especially for the event.
November 21, 2011 § Leave a comment
A case study in longevity and lush experience and a relief from aging woes, the forever feline Carmen Dell’Orefice has unveiled the first exhibition dedicated to her extraordinary endurance. Carmen: A Life in Fashion opened last night in the London College of Fashion’s Fashion Space Gallery. And indeed this is fashion over fashion. Starting out at the age of 13, her unique, 66 year career is documented by a collection of images, promising a chic history class showcasing the fabulous past we all long for.
Carmen, the iconic beauty has been through it all, yet she puts the secret of endurance simply: “Show up for the job,” she said. “Be careful of the company you keep and have fun…If it’s not fun, it’s no fun!”.
But by the look of it, Carmen and her crew made a perfect match, and she still manages to show up for the job, and at 80 that truly is the stuff of legend.
(Curated by David Downton, from November 16 to January 14, 2012)
Thanks to British Vogue