Monthly Archives: July 2012

Designer ice cream? No, it’s love on a stick.

July 31, 2012
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Designer ice cream? No, it’s love on a stick.

I have never tasted a Bardot ice cream. But stumbling across images of their product was one of those rare occasions when food wins you over well before your tastebuds are even aware that it exists. Bardot, a brand with several outlets in California, pitches that they don’t sell ice cream bars. “We sell...

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Falling for florals: bringing botanical couture off the runway & into your wardrobe

July 31, 2012
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Falling for florals: bringing botanical couture off the runway & into your wardrobe

Yes, it’s true.  April showers do indeed bring May flowers. They also bring a flood of floral fabrics off of the runways and into our respective spring and summer wardrobes.  For much of the following months, daisies and daffodils, roses and ranunculi, peonies and sweet peas cover our bodies from head to toe. They can...

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The Night Time Is The Right Time

July 31, 2012
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The Night Time Is The Right Time

The Stock List July 31, 2012  5:44 pm If you ask Tom Pecheux what inspires his makeup looks at any given show backstage during fashion week, you’ll get a myriad of different responses from a myriad of different designer directions. “Spooky girls” at Marni; “the little sister of Amy Winehouse” at Moschino; and college coeds...

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How The U.S. Beach Volleyball Team Gets Bikini-Ready; A Blow To The Movement Against Animal Testing; And More…

July 31, 2012
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How The U.S. Beach Volleyball Team Gets Bikini-Ready; A Blow To The Movement Against Animal Testing; And More…

Industry News July 31, 2012  3:10 pm Olympic beach-volleyball star Kerri Walsh Jennings is aware that wearing those skimpy bikinis, er, uniforms on international television requires a little pre-match maintenance—which is why she’s big into laser hair removal. “I hate getting waxed,” she admits. “Waxing makes me want to punch someone in the face.” [Daily...

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Kate Middleton, Prince Harry lead Vanity Fair’s best-dressed

July 31, 2012
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Kate Middleton, Prince Harry lead Vanity Fair’s best-dressed

(Reuters) – British royals Kate Middleton and Prince Harry led Vanity Fair‘s international best-dressed list on Tuesday, following a year in which all eyes have been on Britain’s young members of the monarchy. The newlywed Duchess of Cambridge, 30, whose husband is Harry’s brother Prince William, will grace the September cover of the magazine’s...

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A day at the zoo: Roberto Cavalli launches fall/winter kids collection

July 31, 2012
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A day at the zoo: Roberto Cavalli launches fall/winter kids collection

After unveiling womenswear, menswear and Just Cavalli collections, luxury brand Roberto Cavalli launched its high-end kids’ Fall/Winter 2012-2013 collection July 30, displaying a colorful potpourri of floral and animal prints. Adapting adult designs for the youngest stylesetters, this new collection is a mix & match of animal prints, denim and floral patterns. The pieces...

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Medal-Winning Nail Art; Five-Star Athlete Diets; and More…

July 30, 2012
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Medal-Winning Nail Art; Five-Star Athlete Diets; and More…

Industry News July 30, 2012  7:04 pm What does the ideal daily diet of an Olympic medalist look like? A lot prettier than you might expect when it’s artistically interpreted by Sarah Parker and Michael Bodiam. The creative duo arranged and styled five meal plans prescribed by Olympian nutritionist Dan Benardot—ranging from peanut butter and...

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How to: knotted fauxhawk hairstyle

July 30, 2012
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How to: knotted fauxhawk hairstyle

A ‘fauxhawk’ usually refers to hair that’s been combed up in the middle section and slicked back at the sides to give the impression of a mohawk – sans the need for any shaving. But here we have a unique take is something else entirely: it’s tough, careless, but still feminine. In a way,...

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Aubade lingerie carries on the French art of loving

July 30, 2012
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Aubade lingerie carries on the French art of loving

Aubade – n. a morning love song. One of Aubade’s claims to fame is that they started marketing lingerie as an item of pleasure, at a time when underwear was seen as functional. That was the 1960s, though Aubade’s history goes back much further than that, and since then the idea of lingerie for...

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Jessica Biel Goes For Gold

July 30, 2012
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Jessica Biel Goes For Gold

Celebrity Looks July 30, 2012  12:53 pm Another premiere, another opportunity for Jessica Biel to flex her beauty muscle. Since dyeing her hair a shade of dark brunette two years ago, Biel has made frequent hair evolutions a part of her appeal. The future Mrs. Justin Timberlake cut herself a set of blunt bangs back...

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