You could call it Rue Cambon meets Sloane Square, that is Chanel’s Mademoiselle Privé, a new exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery chronicling the origins of the famous French house founded by Coco Chanel in 1909. Sashay into the stylish world of Mademoiselle Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld.
LATE film director Michael Winner’s widow, Geraldine Winner has recounted how she said her ‘goodbyes’ during a 2-hour robbery ordeal at her £4m Knightsbridge flat on Saturday 10 October 2015. A Metropolitan Police spokesman confirmed the break-in and said there had been no arrests, adding: “Police were called to a flat in SW7 at about 2am on Saturday, October 10, to reports of an aggravated burglary at the property.” Mrs Winner, 77, is believed to have inherited around £20m after her husband died in 2013, downsizing from their palatial Holland Park home to the flat near the Household of Cavalry Barracks. The neighbourhood would normally be regarded as one of London’s safest, but Mrs Winner believes she was targeted by a sole female assailant. “I am supposed to be in the safest place in London. I cannot believe this has happened. The woman told me she was going to knife me, to kill me, in my head I was saying my goodbyes I thought I was going to die. “The woman came in through my …
I was nervous about attending the preview of Suffragette, it’s been a tough few months and I wasn’t in the mood for something I expected to be very harrowing. As soon as I got over my initial fears, however, I was hooked.
Finding the next painting genius has moved into the laboratory where secret pigments are being concocted, to an artist’s specification and who knows, the resulting creative effort might indeed herald a new star.