Monthly Archives: July 2014

Rouge Louboutin Debuts Christian Louboutin’s Nail Polish Line

In case you’ve been out of the fashion scene for the past century, its the iconic red sole of Louboutin shoes that has made the brand famous. According to the legend, in 1992, Christian Louboutin, felt that there was something missing with his shoes… they were not as vibrant as he had sketched them… He then grabbed a bottle of red nail polish from an assistant and painted the soles. And just like this thanks to a nail polish was born the famous red sole of Christian Louboutin. So it’s no surprise that the designer has decided to launch nail polish, debut in the world of the beauty industry. Little bottles with sharp elongated caps similar to the high heels of his stilettos. First shade, Rouge Louboutin, goes on sale today for $50 , exclusively at Saks Fifth Avenue. A long-wearing, chip resistant formula is highly pigmented with luxe,...

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Look Out for Limited Edition Karl Lagerfeld Barbie Doll

Mattel and fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld have partnered to create a limited edition Lagerfeld Barbie doll, available this autumn. Drawing inspiration from the designer’s signature style, the Barbie wears a black tailored jacket, white high-collared men’s shirt with French cuffs and black satin cravat finished off with fitted black jeans. The limited-edition Karl Lagerfeld Barbie Doll will be released under the Barbie Collector label, with additional retail information to be released at a later date.  ...

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Black Deco-informed Apotheosis Cuff from Louis Vuitton

The fifth collection of high jewellery from Louis Vuitton, by Laurenz Bäumer, artistic director for fine jewellery is entitled Acte V and pays homage to the famous initials of the brand. We’re in love with the collection especially the black Deco-informed Apotheosis cuff  which reveals the numeral-slash-letter V in diamonds and emeralds....

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Andy Warhol Art Goes on Sunglasses this Summer

Italian manufacturer of frames Retrosuperfuture, better known as SUPER launched a new line of sunglasses inspired the creative work of artist Andy Warhol. In cooperation with the Andy Wahol Foundation SUPER presented their classic frames with a new design all in metallic gray and the inside of the frames are decorated with prints of Warhol’s self-portraits. All proceeds from the sale will be directed to Andy Warhol Foundation which will help to talented young artists....

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Ziad Ghanem Couture Launches “L’or Noir” during Couture Fashion Week

Ziad Ghanem’s Couture latest collection, “L’or Noir” was launched during Couture Fashion Week for Fall 2014. The collection is inspired by the work of expressionist photographer Aaron Siskind and petrol-oil in the way it engulfs space, water and living things. Using their trade mark techniques of printing and lace construction, the design team has created a new dramatic selection of evening dresses and cocktail gowns. The colour palette is consisting of black shades and highlighted tones, to create a blended texture, that is reminiscent of petrol developing, the appearance of a second skin and scuba like texture. “Borrowing elements from sportswear, we designed the couture pieces, having in mind an independent and powerful woman, neither feminine or masculine.” Commented Ziad and Aiden, The design team behind the Ghanem couture ‘nouveau’ look.      ...

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