Karl Lagerfeld chose enchanting beauty Devon Aoki to be the finale bride at Chanel Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2008, she wore a puffy sleeved light grey satin dress with metallic flower, shell and pearl embroidery to match the icy ocean theme that was a hit at Paris fashion week. To add to the atmosphere, planted in the middle of The Grand Palais was a giant monument of the classic Chanel jacket, from which models entered to signify the strength of the Chanel house. This collection was truly mesmerising, and it’s ethereal heavenly feel made for an unforgettable show.
'Trianon' Spring Makeup Collection 2014
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Incredibly Elaborate Miniature Fairy Castle
This elaborate miniature house was created in the 1930s by silent film star Colleen Moore. The Fairy Castle is filled with remarkable miniatures and artifacts and is a timeless reminder of the imagination, ingenuity and craftsmanship of cultures and artisans all over the world. It became a permanent exhibit when it was donated to the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago in 1949. The 9-square-foot castle features about 1,500 miniatures and cost nearly $500,000 at the time it was created. The tiny treasures, include:
- A painting done by Walt Disney himself, along with a dozen other pieces of original artwork from various artists
- The tiniest Bible ever to be written, dating back to 1840
- The dining room contains a replica of King Arthur’s round table
- Three statues of the Goddess Isis, more than 4,000 years old, in the Great HallI went and saw this when I was Chicago this summer and it was amazing!