Monthly Archives: April 2014

Caroline Seikaly: Exploring Different Styles and Moods

For her first bridal collection with L’Atelier Blanc, Lebanese designer, Caroline Seikaly chose to create a variety of gowns. Brides are given the opportunity to explore different styles and moods before choosing the dress of their dreams. We sit with the designer to learn more about her creativity, her experience with Karl Lagerfeld and Christian Lacroix; and of course to learn more about her bridal collection… Tell us about yourself ? How was your experience at Lagerfeld? And Christian Lacroix? I had amazing learning experiences at both designers. Aside from observing and participating in their design process, they also thought me about teamwork and respect for everyone in the company. When did you start doing ready to wear pret a porter and bridal pret a porter? My first pret-a-porter collection was presented in 2009 at the New York fashion week. The exclusive pieces for l’Atelier...

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Playing Peekaboo with Fendi

What do Gwyneth Paltrow, Cara Delevingne, Adele, Jerry Hall, Georgia May Jagger, Tracey Emin, Zaha Hadid, Naomie Harris, Tanya Ling and Kate Adie have in common? Other than the fact that each one of them is amazing at what she does… each of these women have joined forces with Fendi Peekaboo project: a charity initiative to raise funds for Kids Company, masterminded to celebrate the new London Fendi flagship store opening on May 1st. Inspiring symbols of Great Britain’s creative spirit, each woman personalized her own Peekaboo handbag with creative flair and intimate wit. Of the two examplaries realized, one will remain property of the celebrity and the other will be sold at a charity auction. From May 1-30, the 10 exclusive Peekaboos will be sold through a dedicated online auction on fendi.com...

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Narciso Rodriguez ‘For Her’ Gets A New Look

The new oriental fragrance by Narciso Rodriguez blends a heart of musk with elegant notes of amber and oud wood for an intense trail of femininity. Narciso Rodriguez For Her was one of the most popular perfumes in 2013 and this year  French perfumer Aurelien Guichard decided to give it the sound of the east and therefore added to its original notes of musk, orange blossom and vanilla the traditionally oriental ingredients: amber, patchouli, frankincense, and of course beats for an intense trail of femininity. Changes were made also to the bottle, which received a luxurious golden hue . Until recently, the new fragrance was only available in the Middle East but this month saw the launch of For Her Amber Musc in Europe too....

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Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Comes to London

Celebrating the extraordinary creative talent of one of the most innovative designers of recent times, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty will be the first and largest retrospective of McQueen’s work to be presented in Europe as it take places at V&A in London between 14 March – 19 July 2015. Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty is one of the most popular shows in the history of New York’s Metropolitan Museum, a retrospective devoted to the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen. As reported in the Guardian New Yorkers queued around the block to get tickets for the show, and the V&A expects similar interest in London.      ...

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Maleficent: An Exclusive Fairy Tale Jewelry Collection

One of this summers most anticipated movies is Maleficent starring Angelina Jolie in the main role as the Mistress of the Evil in Disney’s most loved fairytale, Sleeping Beauty. With the launch of the movie on the big screens on May 30, comes various collaborations with esteemed brands. People behind Disney’s Maleficent have collaborated with UK-based jeweler Crow’s Nest who has created a high end line of jewelry inspired by the movie’s major motifs. Feathers, horns, dragons and fire all make appearances in the seven-piece capsule collection. Available in May, the prices go up to over $20,000 for a more luxurious take on the fairy tale story.  ...

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