Monthly Archives: July 2018

Victoria’s Secret’s Pink Opens in ABC Verdun

Pink, from Victoria’s Secret,  brings its colorful, young and adventurous vibe to Beirut with the opening of its first standalone store in Lebanon, at ABC Verdun. A bright and colorful interior on L1 offers a range of lingerie, loungewear and sportswear as well as beauty products. With the launch of the new store comes the latest from the brands popular ‘Wear Everywhere’ collection introducing the newly redesigned bra with Memory Foam. The latest addition is made from Memory Foam to give it a smooth, light and snug feeling with extra support omitting the heavy feeling of unnecessary padding. Designed to be worn under everything, whether you are cheer leading, dancing or just casually chilling with the gals during the weekend, the memory foam bra is designed to fit the body and bust smoothly for the perf natural shape and most importantly providing ultimate comfort. The...

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Sonny Paints Attention On Endangered Animals Worldwide

Johannesburg-based artist Sonny returned to New York City recently, exhibiting his first body of work on large-scale canvas and a series of hand painted sculptures in To The Bone. The artist is known for his passion for the protection of endangered wildlife, as he depicts those animals with unsure futures, close up, and stripped to the bone. The exhibition marks the culmination of a world tour of mural painting in various cities around the world, including The Netherlands, Canada, Russia, USA, South Africa, UK, and others. Best known for his enormous and exquisitely detailed spray-painted murals, Sonny has recently honed his painting skills to present a series of large-scale canvas pieces. In To the Bone, Sonny depicts a story of regression and destruction – an epic of nature and our heritage deteriorating under the twin pressures of civilization and expansionism. Individual pieces portray an intimate...

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Artist Apolonia Sokol Describes the Contemporary Woman

The Pill Art Gallery in Istanbul recently exhibited Apolonia Sokol’s first solo show in Turkey. The talented Sokol’s paintings of young women stole the imagination and captivated audiences. A young dark-haired woman wearing a white blouse and red skirt lies on a sofa in an unnatural position; her body appears to be dislocated like a puppet’s. Behind the sofa stands another thick-haired woman who seems to be there to keep an eye on the former, in a threatening rather than caring way… The young women who inhabit the paintings of Apolonia Sokol occupy an unusual place in which an angular and closed geometry appears. This might seem to restrict them, but it also provides a safe harbor, and one can see how truthful perspectives, flat-covered walls, and sharp edges eventually provide a reassuring framework. In that respect, these women hold contradictory positions: strong and fragile...

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Valentino Fall 2018: The Maison’s Archive Goes Modern

Valentino’s Fall 2018 collection deciphers the combination to picture modern times. The collection explores the iconographies of the Maison’s archive: the tiger from 1967, the dragon from 1968, the snake from 1971. Furs and tracksuits, dresses and boots, the nonchalant ballgown. Embroideries and logos mark the down jackets created in collaboration with Moncler. The glimmer and the volant. Rouches on sportswear and patent leather for the t-shirts. Lace on sweaters. Black that overflows and shots of decisive colors....

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Lancôme Celebrates the Iconic Hypnôse Mascara

Lancôme celebrates the iconic Hypnôse, a mascara that has captured the hearts of many as the must-have mascara since 2004. Even though time has changed, 14 years to be specific, Hypnôse mascara remains an icon with its unchanged winning formula. Hence, the theme of the event “Classic Vs Modern” which took place at Stereo Kitchen. The entertainment at the event emphasized on the contrast between new and old,   hip-hop and ballet, Generation X and Millennials… to the main attraction a glow in the dark futuristic wall where guests shared who their icons are....

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Marcel Wanders Celebrates Mickey in One Minute

To honor the 90th anniversary of one of the most iconic figures of our generation, Mickey Mouse, Marcel Wanders presents the One Minute Mickey. Handcrafted in life size scale by the French Workshop Leblon Delienne, this playful sculpture is painted in ’ world-renowned signature One Minute Delft Blue style. With this color palette, Marcel creates a new way to experience the cartoon character who has brought happiness to millions around the globe. The delft blue style perfectly accentuates all of Mickey’s familiar shapes from his famous ears to his button nose and oversized shoes. With this piece, Marcel shows how he brings the romanticism of past ages into the contemporary moment....

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