Posts Tagged ‘ Europe ’

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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Maison Martin Margiela To Release Replica: The Fragrance Line; Rihanna Gets Dreads; And More…

May 24, 2012
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Maison Martin Margiela To Release Replica: The Fragrance Line; Rihanna Gets Dreads; And More…

Industry News May 24, 2012  4:27 pm Fresh off its Consumer’s Choice Award nomination at the FIFIs this week for its Untitled fragrance, Maison Martin Margiela is back with some more beauty news. The brand just revealed Replica, a trio of fragrances that are meant to mimic its Replica clothing line, a seasonal capsule collection...

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Historic diamond sells for $9.7 mn

May 16, 2012
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Historic diamond sells for $9.7 mn

AFP Relax News – 8 hrs ago A centuries-old diamond passed down through generations of European royalty fetched nine million Swiss francs ($9.7 million) at auction in Geneva on Tuesday. The 35-carat “Beau Sancy” diamond was worn by Marie de Medici, Queen consort of Henry IV, at her coronation in 1610. Five bidders spanning three continents...

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"India’s Galliano" says it’s all about the product

May 8, 2012
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"India’s Galliano" says it’s all about the product

By David Lalmalsawma | Reuters – 34 mins ago NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian designers are famous for their elaborate embroideries and rich textiles but have yet to come up with products to woo the world’s fashion hotspots in the West, says Manish Arora, the international face of India‘s fashion industry. Known for his colorful and...

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Les Cascades De Rochas Revealed; “Way Existential” Green Beauty; And More…

April 27, 2012
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Les Cascades De Rochas Revealed; “Way Existential” Green Beauty; And More…

Industry News April 27, 2012  2:45 pm More news on Rochas’ forthcoming fragrance developments. The Olivia Palermo-fronted perfume called Les Cascades de Rochas, is inspired by “a Parisian fountain in the summer,” is skewed toward a younger demographic, and launches in Europe in July. Alicia Silverstone is dedicated to promoting a green lifestyle—and green...

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Christian Louboutin e-commerce comes to Europe, digital innovations planned for site

April 11, 2012
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Christian Louboutin e-commerce comes to Europe, digital innovations planned for site

AFP Relax News – 8 hrs ago As Christian Louboutin launches its European online boutique April 11, the luxury shoe label has announced a host of digital innovations for the future including an iPhone app and live chats with the label’s representatives. The iconic shoe brand suffered so much with sites claiming to be selling genuine...

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Flirty yet faithful to the fifties: Miranda Kerr

March 30, 2012
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Flirty yet faithful to the fifties: Miranda Kerr

The concept of taking the 1950s bombshell look out of Europe and planting it in the streets of Brooklyn is given a little bit of rawness by way of Terry Richardson’s hand. But even so, it’s pure femininity in each and every shot as Miranda Kerr struts the gritty Brooklyn streets in what Harper’s...

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Fashion agenda: Cartier expo, New York International Bridal Week

March 30, 2012
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Fashion agenda: Cartier expo, New York International Bridal Week

AFP Relax News – 10 hrs ago Wedding trends will be at the forefront of some of the biggest upcoming fashion events, with New York International Bridal Week taking place April 14 and Sarah Burton’s wedding gown for Catherine Middleton nominated in the fashion category at London‘s Design Museum Awards. Read about these and other upcoming...

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Michele Watson’s Patterned Vision Ready for the Runway

March 22, 2012
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Michele Watson’s Patterned Vision Ready for the Runway

March 22nd, 2012 by Kristen Foley Michele shows off some of her completed designs As a young child, Michele Watson carried around a sketchbook and crayons everywhere she went. “I would draw little skinny female figures with huge heads, almost like a Bratz doll, with clothes my friends had worn that day,” says Michele. ...

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Beauty Throwdown: Battle Cleansing Water

March 8, 2012
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Beauty Throwdown: Battle Cleansing Water

The Stock List March 8, 2012  12:15 pm Fall’s international model crew descended upon New York, London, Milan, and Paris from all corners of the globe, but despite their different backgrounds, there is one tie that binds them altogether—and we’re not talking about the good genes that propel you past the 5′ 9″ mark. That...

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