Posts Tagged ‘ France ’

Beauty 411: Troy Surratt

October 16, 2013
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Beauty 411: Troy Surratt

Makeup artist Troy Surratt’s résumé is the stuff of beauty legend. His first big break: assisting makeup icon Kevyn Aucoin. “I worked with him exclusively for the last three and a half years of his life and I took such pride in assisting him. I would read letters from young people everywhere who would...

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Fashgasm 4.7.2013

July 4, 2013
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Fashgasm 4.7.2013

4.7.2013 Yesterday’s most popular picture Patrick Owen A/W ’13 Campaign Share:   TwitterTumblr   Newsletter: Click the thumbnails for full pictures New photo shoots We are Golden by BlowUp! for Szafomania.pl Two Sides of a Woman by Edyta Bartkiewicz Just Cavalli A/W ’13 Campaign Photo from Superdry’s 10 Year Anniversary Party Versace A/W ’13 Campaign...

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Cara Delevingne, Scene-Stealer

May 15, 2013
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Cara Delevingne, Scene-Stealer

May 15, 2013 5:11pm For all the commotion that’s made over the cadre of superstars that make the transatlantic trip from Hollywood to Cannes every year for the annual film festival in the south of France, it was a model that made the most flashbulbs pop at tonight’s opening screening of The Great Gatsby....

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Italian designers celebrate sartorial craft at Milan shows

February 23, 2013
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Italian designers celebrate sartorial craft at Milan shows

MILAN (Reuters) – Italian designers put craftsmanship before reckless glamour at the Milan fashion week, in a bid to defend their tailoring tradition in the face of global competition. Fashion houses PPR’s Bottega Veneta, Roberto Cavalli and Ermanno Scervino on Saturday proposed sculpted flannel coats and steel-embroidered dresses for their 2013-14 autumn-winter collections. “I...

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Ralph Lauren’s new collection evokes 19th century Russia, France

February 14, 2013
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Ralph Lauren’s new collection evokes 19th century Russia, France

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wool coats and jackets befitting 19th-century Paris and elegant, hourglass-figured silk gowns suiting imperial Russia filled the fall and winter 2013 Ralph Lauren collection unveiled on Thursday at New York Fashion Week. Evoking “Les Misérables” and “Anna Karenina,” the American designer showed white high-collar ruffled blouses with bows at the...

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The 411: Isabelle Bellis

December 26, 2012
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The 411: Isabelle Bellis

Beauty Insider December 26, 2012  1:43 pm A facial massage that includes your aesthetician actually putting her fingers inside your mouth to properly stimulate weak and tired muscles is a talking point unto itself, but that’s just one of the many things that makes an appointment with Isabelle Bellis such a special experience. Trained in...

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L’Artisan Parfumeur’s Glove Love

December 6, 2012
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L’Artisan Parfumeur’s Glove Love

Nose Candy December 6, 2012  1:10 pm The roots of perfumery run deep. Back in the seventeenth century, fragrant oils were used to mask the not-so-pleasant aroma of body odors and raw hides, leading to the creation of all manner of scented leather goods worn by the ladies (and men) of the day. This old-world...

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A Caudalie Flagship Grows In The West Village

December 4, 2012
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A Caudalie Flagship Grows In The West Village

Blackbook December 4, 2012  6:11 pm Since being exposed to the antioxidant treasure trove found in the grapeseeds that were being discarded every season during her family’s wine harvest in Bordeaux, Mathilde Thomas has built an empire on the power of polyphenols. Her skincare line, Caudalie, launched in France in 1995 and quickly became known...

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Designer Lagerfeld calls French president "idiot" over taxes

October 19, 2012
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Designer Lagerfeld calls French president "idiot" over taxes

PARIS (Reuters) – Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has accused President Francois Hollande of destroying France‘s economy by imposing painful taxes on the rich, calling the Socialist leader an “idiot”. The creative director of French fashion house Chanel, whose clients are largely the wealthy who stand to be most affected by Hollande’s tax hikes, likened...

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Luxury sales growth to slow in 2012, Bain says

October 15, 2012
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Luxury sales growth to slow in 2012, Bain says

PARIS (Reuters) – Sales growth in the global luxury market will slow this year to 5 percent from 13 percent in 2011 at constant exchange rates as Chinese customers rein in their spending and concerns about the global economy take their toll, a study has found. A closely watched report published on Monday by...

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