Not sure where the weather is going this month, but with these beauty picks you should look stunning regardless.
The new Burberry Autumn/Winter 2011 Campaign is featuring an all British cast of actors, musicians and models, shot in London by the one and only Mario Testino.
Launched in 2010, TheLuxuryEmporium.com (LE for short) is a fresh e-commerce venture based out of Kilkenny, Ireland. Its brand assortment, curated by founder Lisa Carroll, consists of high-ranking names making waves within fashion’s elite accessories markets.
As Paris sweeps away the remnants of another successful Fashion Week, we take a look back at some key trends from the last month. We have seen extreme to classic, opulent to understated, each city delivering some of it’s own particular flavor to the international fashion scene.
Frédérique Constant continues to push the boundaries of watch making further. Through its in-house movements the brand displays an exceptional level of sophistication and a drive to innovate in the field of technical know-how and movement production.
There is nothing quite like Chanel’s colors. Check out the new nail hues for Spring/Summer 2012.
This significant project marks the arrival of a major online flagship store, where it will be possible to explore and purchase from five of the Group’s brands.
Models walk the runway at Elie Saab Spring / Summer 2012 during London Fashion Week.
She designed it in two weeks. Actually, 13 days. From the close of her Prada show in Milan straight on through the entire course of Paris Fashion Week, Miuccia Prada designed, sealed and delivered the entire collection of her little sister brand Miu Miu.
After a dark and tight lineup for fall, Marc Jacobs and his Louis Vuitton team did a huge about-face with a sugary and light collection for spring. Jacobs, a big fan of the fashion show-in-the round model, set up an enormous carousel in the Louvre’s Cour Carree, his delicate and very lady-like models sitting side-saddle, some of them looking like picture-perfect Monet subjects with their parasols in hand.
“Under Beauty” is a collection with a soft beginning which increases little by little until something explodes, revealing that which lies beyond the “beautiful”; a universe invaded by small beings that feed on idyllic flowers and it is at this point when the prints being to co-exist with each other in an ongoing combination until the insects devour and break up the flowers and they become lost in the
nothingness of a vacuum.
Bleached brows and clean skin exaggerated the monochromatic collection, giving the models an almost ghostly quality, ethereal and pure, pulling the look far away from sex and keeping it clean.
While most designers who toyed with minimalism did it a season ago, Rick Owens scaled the heights of that trend, bringing it to its apotheosis in his latest ready-to-wear.
The colors comprising the palette of Timothy George’s Spring/Summer 2012 collection were inspired by bloggers. In turn, Timothy George is granting some of these bloggers the opportunity to exclusively premier one image from his new collection on their blog. Bloginity has the honor of being of the sites selected for this honor.
After launching her fashion brand in Paris, today Kateryna is best known for her distinctive accessories such as transformable handbags. Karmachova’s work has been featured for three seasons at the Tuileries ‘Premiere Classe’ in Paris, and sold internationally in France, Japan and Ukraine.
Jeremy Langmead has quickly taken the name Mr. Porter from a mere expansion gamble into a bonafide e-commerce behemoth to be reckoned with in a little over a year, and from what we’ve learned from this interview, we haven’t seen nothing yet.
There’s many a watchword in the world of Missoni, ‘knits’ being the prime. ‘Patterns’ is another, but so is ‘saturation’. Angela Missoni’s real wizardry lies in how she pulls varying textures, prints and techniques to create looks that are always stringently representative of the Maison.
The great thing about Marni is that its one of the few great houses that refuses to rest on its laurels. Each season Consuelo Castiglioni takes a dramatic chance and comes up the winner every time. Marni is consistently good.
The big chunky earrings that fit the food theme appropriately helped carry that old school Mambo Italiano vibe (As well as the song itself). There was also no way to look at the burgeoning prints and the inviting, bright colors and not see a heavy take over of optimism in these clothes.
For spring Dundas hit the books, the Pucci archives to be specific, and felt himself particularly drawn to the Brigitte Bardot/boheme fevered era of the early 1970s and splattered his gypsy skirts and peasant cropped tops in an archival print, even hand embroidering it on a house signature white maxi dress and a hand crocheted caftan with fringed ends.
Lisa Butler, artist for this show explains, “It’s all about the eye, but we don’t want it to be too neat or too smoky. It’s very loose, very relaxed, and quite wild.”
While other designers look outward for inspiration, finding creative ammunition in Jazz Age flappers, Hawaiian floral and tribal prints, Bottega Veneta’s Tomas Maier looks inward, finding that the most consistent and surefire location to hunt down inspiration is in works of art themselves.