Nicole Kidman: Though perhaps the sweetest dress of the night, Kidman's Chanel couture gown drew slight criticism for its airy, almost frothy pink hue, which blended right into her fair skin and seemed to clash with her vibrant red hair.
While many of Chanel's products are priced way out of the league of the majority of shoppers, the distinctive eyewear provides a means for ordinary mortals to own a piece of Chanel, and to share in the glamour associated with the brand.
Leading haute couture designers such as Christian LaCroix, Emanuel Ungaro and Chanel have also gotten into to the lingerie business, launching their own lingerie lines along with their other various clothing, shoes and accessory lines.
Chanel's fresh and muted designs are less severe than Prada and more discreet than Dior, making Chanel wallets perfect for the sophisticated and affluent consumer -- and affluent one must be in order to indulge in Chanel luxury.
Betsey Johnson has been defying the icons of classic couture like Chanel and Hermes since the 1960's when she brought in her festively rock-n-roll designs, which remain to this day as remarkable as they are unmistakably Betsey.