Monthly Archives: May 2012

Temperley London serves up Grace Kelly-style elegance

May 31, 2012
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Temperley London serves up Grace Kelly-style elegance

Written by Tania Braukämper • Comments. Temperley London’s Resort 2012 collection offers up classical elegance in Grace Kelly portions. While other Resort collections have moved away from the idea of luxury holidaying Temperley’s in on holiday 24 hours 7 days, with daywear and eveningwear that would leave you no choice but to be transformed...

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Haunted, but not uncanny: living doll makeup you can wear

May 31, 2012
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Haunted, but not uncanny: living doll makeup you can wear

14 year old model Alexandra could easily be mistaken for a living doll. Her eyes and wide and round, her cheeks gently smattered with freckles. It’s no wonder that photographer Remi Rebillard chose to cast her in a haunted dream world where dolls and humans are one and the same come night fall. Marianne...

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The 411: Joanna Vargas

May 31, 2012
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The 411: Joanna Vargas

Beauty Insider May 31, 2012  4:03 pm Joanna Vargas’ countless acolytes have a cult-like devotion to the skincare guru, and you need only experience her facial treatment prowess once to understand why. Vargas’ appealingly soothing presence, gentle technique and roster of exclusively natural-minded products are all fantastic, but what really inspires her followers to constantly...

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Milla For Avon; Magazines Get More “Mansome”; And More…

May 31, 2012
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Milla For Avon; Magazines Get More “Mansome”; And More…

Industry News May 31, 2012  1:40 pm Avon’s stock may have been recently downgraded to sell, but its celebrity cred is looking up. The direct seller just signed Milla Jovovich as the new face of its City Rush for Her fragrance. Fact: Men are big into products these days, and it’s evident at...

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Jean Paul Gaultier designs new cone bra corset for Madonna

May 31, 2012
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Jean Paul Gaultier designs new cone bra corset for Madonna

AFP Relax News – 43 mins ago Among the numerous costumes that Madonna will be wearing throughout her MDNA World Tour is a masculine-inspired look by Jean Paul Gaultier featuring a corset-style top. For the pop star’s ninth world tour, the French designer drew upon a now-iconic costume he’d designed for her in the past. “We...

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British style guide: Get the Alexa look

May 31, 2012
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British style guide: Get the Alexa look

AFP Relax News – 10 hrs ago In honor of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, closely followed by the Olympic Games, Relaxnews offers a guide for fashionistas hoping to get in touch with their inner Brit. When emulating the London look there is no better source of inspiration than the British Fashion Council‘s recently appointed Young Style...

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Working whites when the sun no longer shines

May 30, 2012
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Working whites when the sun no longer shines

Even through a crowd, you can’t help but notice an outfit of winter-whites. A pair of relaxed cream or white pants are just the kind that have cross-season versatility. So while Chloe’s spring 2012 offering of loosely tailored pants, nude snap-buttoned leather belts, and sheer vintage-inspired blouses was envisaged mostly for warm days, those...

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‘Martian Pink’ diamond fetches $17m in Hong Kong

May 30, 2012
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‘Martian Pink’ diamond fetches $17m in Hong Kong

AFP Relax News – 8 hrs ago The “Martian Pink” diamond fetched $17.4 million at auction in Hong Kong this week when it went on sale for the first time in 36 years, more than double the estimated price. Billed as the “largest round fancy intense pink diamond” ever to come up for auction, the stunning...

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Cartoon creatures in a fashionable world

May 30, 2012
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Cartoon creatures in a fashionable world

Kid Acne is known to some for his hip-hop recordings, to others for his street art. In this collaboration with photographer Hicham Riad for Elle Belgium it’s the graphic art that he contributes – though these cutesy cartoon creatures play musical instruments or, in one case, rock oversized hip-hop bling jewellery as if in...

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Makeup how to: Marc Jacobs’ grungy dark eyes

May 30, 2012
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Makeup how to: Marc Jacobs’ grungy dark eyes

The distracting dark raccoon eyes on the Marc Jacobs fall / winter 2012 show added as much drama to the runway as the colourful mink hats. Taking inspiration from Italian heiress Luisa Casati, the bold eyes peeped through messy strands of hair covering the face. This look could have been associated with one after...

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