Monthly Archives: December 2011

Keeping it retro

December 24, 2011
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Keeping it retro

The fashions of the 60s and 70s collide in this shoot starring Alice Kastrup-Moller, where patchwork prints and vintage colour palettes are magnified in their retro feeling by way of a neatly curled-under pageboy bob. Unlike the pageboy style of the ’50s, which was regularly shaped around micro bangs, the thick fringe of the...

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Designer baby trend continues: Fendi launching infant accessories

December 24, 2011
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Designer baby trend continues: Fendi launching infant accessories

Rome-based fashion house Fendi is teaming up with Italian manufacturer Inglesina for a collection of baby accessories. WWD reports December 23 that items including a stroller, pram and baby carrier have been designed in keeping with the fashion house’s classic style. Featuring the brand’s iconic “F” logo and with a color palette comprising cream,...

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Can’t afford an Oscar de la Renta gown? Now there’s stationery instead

December 24, 2011
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Can’t afford an Oscar de la Renta gown? Now there’s stationery instead

Fashion fans who can’t afford Oscar de la Renta‘s elaborate runway creations will be able to get their own fix as the label is launching a stationery collection. Following in the footsteps of brands including Tiffany & Co. and Mulberry, the label has created a stationery set adorned in bows and other common Oscar...

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Julia Sarr-Jamois’ untamed mane

December 23, 2011
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Julia Sarr-Jamois’ untamed mane

In a floral jacket and candy-coloured dress, Wonderland magazine editor Julia Sarr-Jamois isn’t just stylish, she’s evidence that the afro is still the coolest way to let your 2012 hairstyle go wild. Sarr-Jamois’ untamed mane is the effortless cool to her outfit’s sparkling femininity. Lee Oliveira captured the above shot of Sarr-Jamois on the...

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Beauty amidst decay

December 23, 2011
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Beauty amidst decay

Beauty amidst decay, that theme that always resurfaces; the opposing poles of what is and what will inevitably be. Melodie Dagault stands amidst what looks to be an abandoned power station, ghosts of light flickering in its now empty halls, the knobs and switches of its control panels long unused. Who isn’t fascinated by...

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Madonna’s Mirror Image; Emma Puckers Up; And More…

December 23, 2011
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Madonna’s Mirror Image; Emma Puckers Up; And More…

Industry News December 23, 2011  2:38 pm The new ads for Madonna’s debut signature scent, Truth or Dare, have hit the Web, and they are surprisingly tame, as far as the Material Girl goes. Just a topless Madge, face to face with her own reflection. Nothing you haven’t seen before. Also premiering today:...

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Dr. Amy Wechsler Gets The Itch Out

December 23, 2011
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Dr. Amy Wechsler Gets The Itch Out

The Doctor Is In December 23, 2011  1:28 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. I have particularly reactive skin and sometimes it gets itchy when I get nervous. It...

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2012 fashion: Retro styles will translate to mass market

December 23, 2011
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2012 fashion: Retro styles will translate to mass market

A leading retail trend consultant has predicted a renaissance for 1920s and 1950s fashions next year, while a WWD report suggests a surge of candy colors. A recent report by The Associated Press via The Daily Mail looks at how runway looks will be translated for high street consumers in 2012. According to Catherine...

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Elizabeth Taylor auction impacts mass market jewelry trends

December 23, 2011
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Elizabeth Taylor auction impacts mass market jewelry trends

While the recent “Collection of Elizabeth Taylor” auction at Christie’s was far from mass market, with items such as her La Peregrina pearl, diamond and ruby necklace fetching a record $11.84 million, a recent report in WWD highlights how the auction has made an impact on jewelry design, most notably on a mass market...

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Fashgasm 22.12.2011

December 23, 2011
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Fashgasm 22.12.2011

Written by Daniel P Dykes. Late one Oxford night Daniel P Dykes set about creating a fashion publication that would go someway to being an arbiter on fashion as it appeals to the emerging power generations: those who don’t remember a world without the Internet and for whom work plays second fiddle to pleasure....

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