A new biography came out on Karl Lagerfeld that incidentally supports our rectification despite that it follows the official line of 1933. See the original post here. Another quirk is Lagerfeld gives the same ascendant as Madame Chanel: Sagittarius.
hat’s a lot of septiles While we have looked at a preponderance of septiles in people with health problems (Roger Ailes, Tsavertich Alexei) and even alcoholics (Fitzgerald), this time we see them in Alexander McQueen’s chart — he has 7. Marc Jones wrote that this preponderance indicated fatalistic thinking — that the person could not come with alternatives to a dark scenario and so blindly followed a predetermined path as though they were devoid of
Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel, the great couturier , was born on August 19, 1883 in Saumur France at 4 PM. Her ascendant is 30 Sagittarius, a secret business meeting, apropos for someone who held court with the Nazi SS during the Second World War. It is also conjunct the Galactic Center (26 Sagittarius), that imaginary point in our Milky Way that the Sun and the Moon and all the stars revolve around. It seems rather apropos.
The Legend Our header picture is of the young Karl Lagerfeld at Chloe. Lagerfeld was creative director of Chanel, the French house founded by Gabrielle Chanel, for 36 years. In 1983, Alain Wertheimer, the co-owner of Chanel, asked Lagerfeld to breathe new life into the iconic French house, which had been in sleepy decline since Coco Chanel’s death at the age of 87 in 1971. Lagerfeld obliged in spectacular fashion and reinterpreting the house founder’s iconic
Like Sigmund Freud that we just highlighted, the late Kate Spade also has a Martial handle to her larger bucket. Hers falls on the seventh house cusp highlighting how her partnership with her husband Andrew Spade, really brought her inspiration and drove her workaholic self into high gear. Partile to her mid-heaven so setbacks there, like the Frances Valentine line, would be detrimental to her ego particularly as Venus the planet of artists and fashion
Hubert de Givenchy, the French couturier of romantic elegance for more than four decades, died on Saturday at his home outside Paris. He was 91. Philippe Venet, his longtime companion and a former couture designer, confirmed the death. de Givenchy had been the designer of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Grace Kelly and memorably Audrey Hepburn, in a little black dress, for the moviezation of Truman Capote’s “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” He was a devout Protestant, and regarded
Ralph Lauren is a on a roll. Last year he designed the first lady’s dress for the inauguration. This year he created the USA Olympic Team’s couture (our header image is an illustration). Born Ralph Lifshitz in the Bronx, New York on October 14, 1939, he grew up there on Moshulu Parkway, itself a creation of New York civic planner-architect Robert Moses. The area was part the FDR WPA program, constructed from 1935 to 1937,
Nancy Zieman, host of the public television show “Sewing With Nancy,” in 1988. CreditMilwaukee Journal Sentinel Nancy Zieman, who became an unlikely television star through the humblest of shows, “Sewing With Nancy,” which ran for 35 years on public television, died on Nov. 14 at her home in Beaver Dam, Wis. She was 64. The cause was cancer, said an announcement from Wisconsin Public Television, which produced the show. On Sept. 2, Ms. Zieman wrote a post
Tunisian Azzedine Alaia, died on Saturday, November 18, 2017 in his adopted home of Paris where he was one of the couture fashion doyens. His company said the cause was a heart attack. He was eight-two years old. Alaia was called a sculptor of the female form, notably worn by the First Lady Michelle Obama who once wore an Alaia sweated to Buckingham Palace (much to Oscar de la Renta’s horror) to Madonna and Lady