Monthly Archives: May 2012

Eight Isn’t Enough

May 30, 2012
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Eight Isn’t Enough

The Stock List May 30, 2012  3:42 pm Everyone has a favorite Clinique Chubby Stick. The brand’s much loved moisturizing lip color balms are a chic alternative to less sophisticated salves, coming in a range of eight sheer colors that soothe parched pouts with a hearty dose of jojoba oil as well as shea and...

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The Most Offensive Of All Fragrance Ads; Snow White And The Huntsman: The Nail Polish; And More…

May 30, 2012
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The Most Offensive Of All Fragrance Ads; Snow White And The Huntsman: The Nail Polish; And More…

Industry News May 30, 2012  1:33 pm Sophie Dahl’s unforgettable campaign for YSL Opium ranks as the eighth most offensive ad in the last 50 years, apparently. And by offensive, we’re assuming they mean iconic. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of its classic L’Eau Dynamisante scent, Clarins has taken over the windows at Colette...

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French luxury brands fight back against fakes

May 30, 2012
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French luxury brands fight back against fakes

AFP Relax News – 4 hrs ago French luxury brands from Chanel to Vuitton on Wednesday launch a campaign with several European countries to fight back against the increasingly lucrative and damaging flood of counterfeit goods. The global market for luxury fakes has exploded, fed by Asia where 85 percent of articles seized in Europe are...

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Lana Del Rey is your inspirational style harlot

May 29, 2012
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Lana Del Rey is your inspirational style harlot

One of the questions circling Lana Del Rey is whether she was born or made. And if you count manufacturing to her image and her sound, her name even, does that lessen her credibility as a singer as well as her authenticity? Probably not when you consider that the machine of pop music transforms...

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More fetish-fashion lingerie for you to choose from

May 29, 2012
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More fetish-fashion lingerie for you to choose from

There’s not exactly a whole in the market for lingerie that takes fetish to the mainstream. From Agent Provocateur to Coco De Mer and Lascivious, it seems the UK in particular have a strength in producing sexy little nothings that tie and bind. That fact hasn’t stopped new brands from emerging – in fact...

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Drugstore Discovery Of The Week: Poetry In Motions

May 29, 2012
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Drugstore Discovery Of The Week: Poetry In Motions

The Stock List May 29, 2012  4:08 pm I first learned about Motions when I made an appointment with one of Marie Robinson’s star stylists, Allison Woodruff, shortly after the celebrity colorist first opened the doors to her Flatiron salon in 2010. While tending to my blow-out, Woodruff dropped a beauty bomb: Rather than reach...

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LiLo’s (New) Trouble With The Law; Rihanna Strips Down; And More…

May 29, 2012
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LiLo’s (New) Trouble With The Law; Rihanna Strips Down; And More…

Industry News May 29, 2012  2:00 pm After releasing her own self-tanner, then getting accused of stealing the formula of said self-tanner from another tanning expert, Lindsay Lohan has some new faux-glow problems. The actress reportedly owes $41,031 in back fees to Tanning Vegas, a Nevada salon she frequented between 2007 and 2009. That is...

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Adidas by Stella McCartney shop opens in London

May 29, 2012
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Adidas by Stella McCartney shop opens in London

AFP Relax News – 2 hrs 41 mins ago With the impending London Olympics, ‘tis the season for getting in shape. For Londoners, getting fit just got a bit more fashionable with the opening of the first standalone Adidas by Stella McCartney shop this past weekend. The 800-square-foot (75 sq m), two-story shop is located next...

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Gustavo Kuerten new face of Lacoste

May 29, 2012
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Gustavo Kuerten new face of Lacoste

AFP Relax News – 4 hrs ago French brand Lacoste has chosen retired Brazilian tennis player Gustavo Kuerten as the new face for its “Unconventional Chic” campaign. The three-time champion of the French Open (between 1997-2001) appears in the company’s new ads, some of which were shot in black and white. When the choice was announced...

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C&A links its hangers to Facebook

May 28, 2012
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C&A links its hangers to Facebook

AFP Relax News – Fri, May 25, 2012 Store chain C&A has created a surprising innovation in retail: an electronic hanger, linked to Facebook, that displays the number of “likes” on each item. How can a brand shift from online commerce to in-store buying and vice versa? C&A may have found the solution, now being tested...

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