Monthly Archives: December 2011

Go Barefoot, Or Go Home?

December 29, 2011
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Go Barefoot, Or Go Home?

The Doctor Is In December 29, 2011  12:51 pm This column features weekly tips and advice from a revolving cast of industry leaders, on hand to discuss your beauty dilemmas, from blemishes to Botox. To submit a question, e-mail celia_ellenberg@condenast.com. When running, where exactly should I be falling on my feet? Is there any validity...

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‘Huge tweeter’ Goreski joins Kate Spade as brand stylist

December 29, 2011
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‘Huge tweeter’ Goreski joins Kate Spade as brand stylist

Stylist Brad Goreski, who found fame as designer and style expert Rachel Zoe’s assistant, has been announced as Kate Spade New York’s exclusive brand stylist, with plans to make the label’s ready-to-wear category more accessible and bring the brand closer to consumers. WWD reports December 29 that Goreski‘s new role will also involve working...

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2011 footwear review: Consumers want practicality over glamour

December 29, 2011
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2011 footwear review: Consumers want practicality over glamour

Riding boots and smoking slippers have emerged as two of the most popular footwear trends of 2011 among various retailers, although labels including Charlotte Olympia have bucked the trend, noting the demand for sky high heels. A report in WWD published December 27 sees retailers including Zappos.com, Chinese Laundry and Piperlime discussing their most...

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Illustrated Elizabeth Taylor

December 28, 2011
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Illustrated Elizabeth Taylor

How does a magazine create a new editorial featuring a star who has departed this life? With the art of illustration, of course. Illustrator David Downton captured the essence of late icon Elizabeth Taylor – her glamour, her eyebrows, her sparkling jewels – for Chinese ROUGE Magazine. Click the thumbnails for full pictures: An...

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Glamorizing daily life… the Andrej Pejic way

December 28, 2011
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Glamorizing daily life… the Andrej Pejic way

Once an enigma of androgynous confusion, there’s little doubt these days as to which side of the gender divide Andrej Pejic more enjoys spending time on. Often dubbed the pretties boy in fashion, possibly even full stop, Pejic has the rare quality of being able to model both men’s and women’s clothing with ease....

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Alessandra Ambrosio Walks For Two; Jennifer Aniston Reveals Why She Made The Cut; And More…

December 28, 2011
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Alessandra Ambrosio Walks For Two; Jennifer Aniston Reveals Why She Made The Cut; And More…

Industry News December 28, 2011  2:44 pm It hardly comes as a surprise to those of us who keep track of Victoria’s Secret models’ superhuman return to their pre-baby bodies just weeks after giving birth, but Alessandra Ambrosio is taking body envy to the next level. It has been confirmed that the angel walked this...

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Strange Invisible Body Care: It’s Baaack

December 28, 2011
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Strange Invisible Body Care: It’s Baaack

Natural Beauty December 28, 2011  1:32 pm To truly love natural, bespoke fragrances is to know Strange Invisible Perfumes. Master perfumer Alexandra Balahoutis has been doling out personalized eaux made from organic, wild-crafted essences that are set in a base of 100-percent organic grape alcohol for over ten years and her Venice, California atelier is...

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Rachel Zoe announces "lifestyle brand mission"

December 28, 2011
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Rachel Zoe announces "lifestyle brand mission"

Rachel Zoe has announced the addition of two more categories to her eponymous fashion line, as she continues her bid to become a lifestyle brand. Earlier this month the designer and celebrity stylist hosted a party to celebrate the launch of women’s digital company the Zoe Media Group, expanding on her popular online style...

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44% of Australian shoppers feel no love

December 27, 2011
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44% of Australian shoppers feel no love

The reasons behind the downturn of the fortunes of some fashion retailers are many and complex, but that’s not to say that there aren’t key factors in play. Customer service is king, but a new study indicates that just as Australian retail moves back to 1960s growth levels, many Australian shoppers regard service as...

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Saved by the collar

December 27, 2011
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Saved by the collar

Skinny jeans, a slouchy grey tee, a relaxed black jacket. It could all end up dully unnoticeable, the kind of outfit that fades into the insignificance of the masses. But it doesn’t. A solid silver collar is the insurance against boredom; the accessory that completely changes the whole look of this outfit. Of course...

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