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 … Continue reading Radiant Coco Chanel
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 … Continue reading Lagerfeld of Chanel reposes
It’s unfortunately a small wheel but all the aspects are listed in a tradeoff. The two majors ones today are the Sun square Saturn suggesting that hard won gains won’t be giving you the party you desired, but more hard work The second square from the Moon to Pluto in Capricorn also in the tenth, suggests that you may be going thru a battle with … Continue reading Columbus Day, Washington DC.
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. It is partile to her mid-heaven so setbacks there, like the Frances Valentine line, would be detrimental … Continue reading Another Mars Bucket — Kate Spade
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 … Continue reading de Givenchy succumbs to the 3rd Saturn return
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 … Continue reading Olympic Ralph Lauren
Azzedine Alaïa, died on Saturday in Paris. He was 82. His company said the cause was a heart attack. Alaia was called a sculptor of the female form, and his couture were worn by women from the First Lady Michelle Obama to Rock Star Lady Gaga. “I dressed women directly on their body, by intuition. This is how I gained experience,” he once said. He … Continue reading Azzedine Alaia fashion designer