Wednesday, December 2, 2009

East Village :Top Shop

The Top Shop nominated by Elle magazine for the edgiest
fashions. This store carries Karen Walker, Rag and Bone, Richard Chai, Commes de Garcons fragrances, and leather accessories. Coming soon are FWK by Engineered Garments and Repetto BB flats, and Phillip Lim's neckline dress.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Baubles, Bags, Trinkets, and Treasures

J.Crew and other companies are turning to selling accessories possibly because of the economy. One can buy a new pair of earrings, necklace, shoes, sunglasses, or clutch and you feel like you have just bought a whole new outfit. J.Crew has tortoise sunglasses with Italian rhodoid with plastic lenses that retail for $250. One can do a lot with an old pair of jeans , a cute top, a scarf and the sunglasses touching off a new look and coordinating the outfit. Think movie star. A glass cube necklace made of hand set glass beads and gold ox-plated brass also add a lot to a variety of outfits, tres chic. The J. Crew gold and crystal cluster bracelet is made of 14K gold-plated brass with fireballs and glass-rhinestone beads. In addition, a satchel of stone washed leather is another alternative to add some pizzaz to ones' wardrobe.

New Gucci Watch

Gucci for FFAWN limited- edition Twirl watch with black diamonds which adds a monochromatic touch to any outfit. The watch is pricey costing $1,895, but has a famous brand name, is limited in supply, and has rare black diamonds. It is half watch and half bracelet, perfect for any jewelry aficionado.

Queen Latifiah Collection is Royally Sweet

Queen Latifah is a curvaceous award winning rapper, actress, and singer who has now debuted her own perfume. Queen is an oriental fragrance which reflects Latifah's fragrance as a natural expression of love and beauty does start on the inside. The CEO of Parlux Fragrances states Queen Latifah is excited about her scent which has exotic notes such as; Italian Bergamot, Mediterranean Mandarin, Moroccan Coriander, Indian Patchouli, Vanilla, and Tonka Absolute. The bottle is a ruby red, faceted with gold borders, and a dimensional heart emerges on the side. The collection has a body lotion, body butter, as well as two sizes of the perfume.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Clinique : Smarter than Your Average Makeup

Clinique makeup has come out with a new powder. It has a super balanced technology which senses the skin's needs. It keeps dry areas comfortable and oily areas less shiny. Equally smart, it has a no waste grinder that dispenses skin-defending vitamins with each twist. Freshly shaved mineral powder clings evenly to the skin. Lasts up to 8 hours and comes with its own antibacterial brush. To find out more about this and other products go to

Saturday, November 21, 2009

New Young Face on the Runway

With her wispy dirty blond hair and a set eyes, Alisa Matviychuk, represented the Ukraine in the Elite Model Look contest. The sixteen year old did not win, but she did sign with the Marilyn Agency. When the fall 2009 collection began, she made her debut at Nina Ricci. She also did resort collections for Calvin Klein, Oscar de la Renta, Miu Miu, and Prada. This is a new face to look out for.

L'oreal the 1st Plumping Lipgloss

The 1st plumping lip gloss that lasts 6 hours. The lip gloss has an hourglass n the ad which features the gloss and how long it will last in order to make your lips shiny and have a long lasting pout. Eva Longoria is the spokes model for this product.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Chanel for Free!

Chanel is giving away 100 Rouge Allure Lipsticks in Audace, worth $32. How often do you get a free lipstick?

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Kate Moss is Moody

Kate Moss was recently at the GQ Men of the Year Award dinner held at the Lion's Club and the Irish actor, James Nesbitt, mocked an old spread of her in GQ magazine. She was so angry that she stormed out of the event that was also honoring her friend Lily Allen for woman of the year. Moss ran into a filming that was taking place and was said to have been cursing and complaining about how she could not find her lipstick. She was seen at the London Opera House earlier in the evening and rumor had it that Mickey Rourke was making unwanted advances.

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Chamilia the Chameleon Jewelry

Chamilia is a one of a kind jewelry company. The design is a dazzling combination of sterling silver, 14K gold, Swarovski crystal, colored stones and Italian Murano that reflects life and your experiences. Chamilia jewelry is unique and visit their website at Their ad is creative with a black and white boot, handbag, and home area featuring the jewels inside.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Fendi Peek-A-Boo

The Fendi Peek -a- Boo is a combination of many different bags. It looks like a purse, serves as a tote, and will open wide with their clasp. The most in demand color is black patent with a logo print interior, but they also are available in leopard print pony hair, and cream colored python. It can hang over the shoulder via a detachable strap, carry by hand, and over the elbow. There is an interior zip pocket that can hold all your things. The center metal frame gives structure and two outer compartments lend slouch room. Expandable belts on each end add space. It is approximately 16 x 12' x 6 which is roomy enough for work, but still sleek. Consumers will consider it the perfect day bag.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Rose Buds

A new trend is budding this season that suggests designers are seeing things through rose colored glasses. The soft romantic hue- toughened up and became a more muted tone for the fall season. It is a change from the neon inspired 80's colors that have also made a recent come back. Victor & Rolf and 3.1 Phillip Lim contrasted the dusty mauve and rose shades with more masculine cuts to create sexy and tailored power suits. Christian Dior, Lanvin, Bottega Veneta went more feminine and draped models in flowing gowns and ruffled dresses. Ralph Lauren and Dries Van Noten used the rose color scheme for every day wear. A rose is a symbol of many positive images and that might be what people need to get out of the dreary mode the world can be absorbed in. Makeup colors also mimic the look.

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Feel like a Million Bucks

Paco Rabanne has come out with a new cologne for men named, One Million, which is packaged as a gold bar and has the logo one million engraved on the front. Three French perfume experts came up with the fragrance notes which consist of exotic ingredients such as; blond wood, blond leather,patchouli, and grapefruit Rabanne says ancient civilizations have always revered gold as a source of seduction. It also symbolizes wealth, power, and luxury. There is another limited edition called One Million Luxe which comes in gold, but has an additional diamond crown. It is 100 ml and is refillable. The notes are slightly different with blood orange,amber,and other unusual scents. If you want to feel like a million, maybe buying this fragrance will give you a richer aura or you will bank on smelling nice.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Roger Vivier

Roger Vivier is a high end shoe designer who trained with Christian Dior. He is not only artistic, creative and had a passionate drive about his work, but was the ultimate Parisien. He is famous for his pilgrim shoe which is so named because of the buckle and the Stilettos another hallmark with a clear or futuristic skinny heel. Ava Gardner and the Beatles shopped there frequently. He uses exquisite fabric and materials to create the fantasy shoe which also became well known in Catherine Deneuve's "Belle du Jour". His first store opened in Paris and he also has a boutique on Madison Avenue. The largest Vivier boutique just opened in Hong Kong. The latest style is the the thigh high boot which will be seen frequently on the runways for the fall/winter 2009/2010 season. Some of Vivier's collection is on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Lip Smoothies

Clinique has played on consumers' desires for fruit smoothies. They have created a vitamin C lip smoothie antioxidant lip color. The ingredients make lips look and feel their healthiest. "Your recommended daily dose of lusciousness." The lip color is a slender pen which brushes on in 8 juicy moisture rich blends such as strawberry, cherry, kiwi,grape and raspberry. They have names such as; Nude-tritious, Goodness Grapecious, and Pink Me Up. Recipes for lip looks can now be found at

Monday, October 19, 2009

Powerbooster by Lancome

The eyelash market has so many options to choose from it is hard to distinguish what's unique, more functional, or quality. Lancome , in addition, to its' Oscillation Mascara has Powerbooster. This is a primer which vibrates and amplifies eyelashes. After one week, women see denser lash fringe, visibly longer lashes, and they become thicker by more than 80%.

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Lagerfeld Late on the Project Runway Star

Karl Lagerfeld recently said he did not know who Heidi Klum is. Klum is one of the biggest supermodels currently and is a main host of Bravo's Project Runway. She was also a Victoria's Secret Angel and has been in numerous magazines. One finds it hard to believe that a high end designer is not acquainted with Klum. Heidi Klum is puzzled too and has bought the Lagerfeld label before he even became head designer for Chanel. Maybe it's Victoria's Secret.

Estee Lauder Follows the Colored Mascara Trend

Estee Lauder now has shades of mascara that are gem like to match your favorite jewelry. The mascara comes in shades of amethyst, amber, emerald, sapphire, and garnet. It retails for $19.50. One can also prep their eyelashes with primer for the same price as the mascara. You will have eyes that sparkle day or night.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

The Key to Tiffanys

The well renowned Tiffany jewelry stores have a variety of collections like the Atlas, Somerset, and Signature are distinctive in their design. Tiffany Keys is a newer style with their jewelry shaped as a key which can be a pendant on a necklace, bracelet, or can be attached to many other items. This pattern comes in silver, gold, and platinum, and can also have diamonds. The keys also come in a range of styles from circular, flower-like, and clover shaped. The ad copy reads; an intriguing invitation, a revealing discovery, a promise of adventure, a whispered romance, and a question answered, a secret kept.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Kronos Repairs Hair in No Time

Kronos is a Greek word that means time. The Kronos hair care line is a shampoo, conditioner, Phyx Repair Mask, and Liquid Theory Detangler that states it works on the hair shaft, scalp and follicles to improve hair's luster, body, general health, volume, hydration and maintain its' color retention. It has been through a series of clinical trials that has found it to improve hair up to 90% and higher. It contains a substance called t-sphere which works on the micro sphere of the hair. It is currently only sold on line and they are offering a package promoting four of their products. They explain the hair ages and compares Kronos to what botox can do for skin.

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Ana Sui Joins Target and the Gossip Girls

Anna Sui will be showing her new fashion line that will be at Target soon. The clothing is named after the characters on "The Gossip Girl" and the outfits reflect each girl's style. On Thursday September 10th from 11 A.M. and Friday and Saturday from 11 A.M. to 8 P.M., she will be part of NYC's Fashion Night Out at a pop up store in Soho. The actresses of "Gossip Girl" will also be in attendance. The temporary store will be held at 54 Crosby and Spring Street. Anna Sui is also coming out with a new fragrance named Rock Me which will feature model Agyness Deyn.

Stam has Stamina

A recent clique of models is the fashion's world new industry pick and Jessica Stam is one of the rising stars. She was born in Ontario and grew up with four brothers and wanted to be a dentist. Ironically, a modeling agent discovered her at a coffee shop. Since then, she has been on the runway for all the top designers and has become a muse for Marc Jacobs who named a handbag after her, the Stam bag. She has the poise and haute fashion look of someone twice her age which enables her to pull off looks from Dolce and Gabbana to Prada. Stam also appeared in the movie "Agent Orange". She has done work for Victoria's Secret. She is best known for her striking blue/ gray ice colored eyes.

Nail It Pink

Pink is the current color not only because it is pretty, but it is on a lot of merchandise from blusher, t-shirts, sunglasses, and nail polish. Pink of Hearts polish by O.P.I. is a light pink that would match perfectly with the other pink items. It retails for $25 and benefits the Susan B. Komen collection. One can also primp on the go with Clinique pink shades of lip gloss that can be attached to a key chain for $15, $10 goes to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Prescriptives palette for cheeks and eyes also benefits the BCRF.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Cuddle with Color by Essie

Another nail color palette from Essie has arrived for the fall/winter season with the "cuddle with color collection". Chinchilly, a slightly metallic gray, Angora Cardi a plum color that goes with a range of fall colored apparel, pink parka, a medium range pink for the winter party or skiing trip, bright tights,an orange hue, and midnight cami, a dark purple/blue. These colors are diverse enough to suit any fall/winter wardrobe.

O.P.I. Says Ole to Nail Color

The most recent O.P.I. collection or coleccion de Espana are making waves at nail salons and beauty stores. names such as; Here Today...Aragon Tomorrow, Pamplona Purple, and Can You Tapas This are all alluring color to make any senorita happy. This nail polish brand is always creative with its' logos and branding as well as having interesting shades.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Chanel's Skin Care Mousse

Chanel has a high end cleansing scrub, Chanel Mousse Exfoliante Purete, which exfoliates dead skin cells, softens and illuminates the face which invigorates the spirit one needs in this hectic world. It comes in a white tube filled with a foamy cleanser and has a high price tag, but is well worth the money. If you want the same effect, but for a lower price you can try Clean and Clear Scrub.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Pulse Perfection

The mascara market has mixed its eye make up with technology. Maybelline has developed Pulse Perfection a "vibrating mascara" which goes beyond length and volume. One applies it more slowly than other mascaras in order to allow vibration to uncross each lash for separation and definition. You press a button for constant vibration, which lets you coat lashes from root to tip and on all sides. Discover the power of vibration, the tag line states.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Over "The Hills" for more Fashion

Lauren Conrad of "The Hills" is launching a clothing line called L.C. Lauren Conrad at Kohl's department store. The line is going to be more affordable compared to her last clothing brand in which a dress cost an average of $200. She is planning on adding a shoe collection, lingerie, accessories, and pajamas if all goes well. The actress is admired for her cute clothes and style which the youth market wants to emulate.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Natasha Blodgett

Quest Magazine, about New York social and haute life style, has Natasha Blodgett on the September cover. She has been featured on the cover because she has made the social circuit and is on the internet's fame game. Blodgett is wearing a purple Bottega Veneta dress and Leviev diamond jewelery while standing on a balcony overlooking NYC. This is Quest's fall fashion issue.

Monday, September 21, 2009

English Princesses Storm London Fashion Week

Popping up at nightclubs and runway shows all over London, these two sisters Beatrice and Eugenie of York, 19 and 21 respectively, are fast becoming fashion icons.They have been seen sporting youthful British labels such as Luella, Alice Temperley,and Issa.

Lipstick Queen

Lipstick Queen might not be the most well known brand, but it glides over your lips and leaves a hint of shine. One of the shades is Lipstick Queen Chinatown-Glossy Pencil in Mystery. This retails for $20.

Covergirl Has Many New Products

Cover Girl has a collection of fabulous new products. To go for the dramatic eyes that really pop use Cover Girl LashBlast Luxe Mascara. The giant brush blasts lashes to their biggest, boldest, and most beautiful with a hint of shimmers. Accessorize your look with four shades. Outlast Lip Stain , Trublend foundation, and Trublend Microminerals are also CG's latest products.

Dillards :Your Style, Your Life

Dillard's department store is featuring the boyfriend jacket. The Kensie boyfriend blazer is shown with a ruffled plaid tunic. The model looks like she is having fun with the flirty look.

No more Prescriptives

Prescriptives Cosmetics is going out of business along with many other retailers. Prescriptives is a subdivision of the Estee Lauder brand and has not been performing well. Lauder states that it's part of the companies restructuring. Hopefully, Bobbi Brown and Clinique are going to be around.

Monday, September 7, 2009

Fashion Night Out NYC and Around the Globe

Before the invitations to the traditional haute couture NYC fashion week go out, New York will be hosting Fashion Night Out. Some events will be on September 10th and 11th. On the 10th stores will be open to 11 P.M.. The proceeds from their t-shirts promoting this fashion fiesta will go to help the World Trade Center Museum and Memorial development, in addition to restoring customer confidence and celebrating fashion. It is organized by Vogue, the CFDA, and New York & Co.. Saks will have Donna Karan's debut division opening at Saks' and Justin Timberlake will be at their new eatery ,Snaks, Carolina Herrera will have a magician and Eli Tahari will also be there. Photographer, ,Arthur Elgort, will be painting a model in Sak's window. Bergdorf Goodman will be another store involved and Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen will be bartenders at their 7th floor restaurant. Bendel will have a multitude of artists and designers including, Gucci Westland , director for Revlon. Oscar de la Renta will sing at his store and other celebrities such as Kate Hudson is at Stella McCartney. Sienna Miller, Diane Von Furstenberg, and Anna Sui's pop out store with her Target line modeled after the "Gossip Girls" will be in the Meat Packing district and Soho boutiques to promote FNO. M.A.C. will have free make up applications with a purchase and Gossip Girl,Taylor Momsen, will be on Bleeker Street after Teen Vogue's fashion show. The National Jeans Co. will give some proceeds to an organization to benefit Aids and Magnolia Bakery will decorate a fashion cupcake. Most of Madison and Fifth Avenue stores from Stuart Weitzman to Kate Spade will have a tribute to the program, even Clyde's drugstore will have top hair stylist John Barrett. There will be festivities such as; drinks, food and contests. FNO will offer discounts on merchandise and opportunities like being able to get your hair, make up, and photograph taken to become a potential model for designer Alice and Olivia. Christian Siriano of "Project Runway" will be on hand at Payless. For people who want to spend more, Dior will have a stylist and make up artist for the price tag of $2,500, but they have worked with top models and celebrities. Charlize Theron,face of Dior's J'adore fragrance, will be present at the boutique too. Marc Jacobs will also let you be in a photo shoot at his downtown boutique and Micheal Kors will promote his new fragrance "Hollywood" at Macy's in Herald Sq. along with an appearance by Anna Wintour. Americana at the Manhassat in Long Island will also be participating in Fashion Night Out, so it is not limited to Manhattan, all 5 NYC areas are taking part. It is also a global celebration with events in Madrid such as; Missioni and Pedro Almodovar teaming up with fashion and his new movie,"Los Abrazos Rotos",("Broken Embraces") which stars his muse Penelope Cruz. Some of the other countries participating are; England, India, France, Italy, Japan, Greece, Brazil, Taiwan, and China which feature the international stores, but their own country's stores. To find out specific details go to

Friday, August 28, 2009

Lily Allen Shows Off New Chanel Handbags

Karl Lagerfeld has had Lily Allen photographed to promote a new line of Chanel handbags for September 2009, where she is wearing a tiara similar to Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffanys. Lagerfeld has always tried to have Allen sit front row at his fashion shows and she has also developed a line of dresses, shoes, and accessories named Lily Loves. She won Glamour of the Year Award, the Highstreet Fashion Award, as best dressed celeb, and the 9th best style role model in British magazine "Look". She also has a talk show, Lily Allen and Friends. She was born in England into a musical family and her best known music is "Smile", "Oh My God, and "LDN".

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Sensai Celebrates its' 5th Anniverary with an Ultra Expensive Creme

Sensai's fifth year penetrating the U.S. market is now debuting what they call "The Creme" selling for $650. It is supposed to bring the same results as a face lift without the burden and risks of surgery. It is a complimentary product to Sensai's EX anti aging product which came out in 1989. The price tag hopefully reflects the extraordinary quality it provides.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Prada at the Place Beauvau

Prada just announced its' opening of a five month temporary shop at Place Beauvau in Paris which is inspired by French poet Apollinaire. The designer, Robert Baciocchi, uses references to Mirabeau bridge in his decor, the inspiration for one of Apollinaire's most well known poems. The carpeting and sofas are done in lilac mixed with modern bronze and metal display cases. The floor is chequered in black and white, modeled after the original Milanese Prada store from 1913. A magnificent combination of both beautiful prose and soft colored and modern decor. Hopefully the store will remain at this location longer.

(credit given to Mauro Morello, creator of Bluetramonata Style blog)

Monday, August 24, 2009

Escada's End :(

Escada, a major fashion house based in Munich, Germany, has just declared bankruptcy after 36 years. The high end retailer was founded by Margaretha and Wolfgang Ley originally from Sweden and later bought by Procter and Gamble. They developed the brand into a sophisticated woman's line. Most outfits were trendy, yet classic and could be combined in a variety of ways. There were approximately 180 boutiques and 60 franchises worldwide,plus they sold additional merchandise in upscale department stores. They were also coordinated when it came to creating matching shoes, handbags, belts, and other accessories. They even had a collection of perfumes. At one time they had a lower priced line, Laurel. Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey was considering buying Escada as well as another venture group, unfortunately this was not in the cards. The CEO of Escada, formerly of Hugo Boss, tried to get investors to bail Escada out but this was not successful. The recession effected this designer, but other big names such as Dolce and Gabbana, Prada, and Gucci have been analyzed to have a safer future in this troublesome time.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Naked Heart Foundation

Model Natalia Vodianova and her husband Justin Portman run the Naked Heart Foundation, which benefits underprivileged children in urban Russia. Businesswoman Eva Karayiantiss, the founder of the English label Caramel Baby and Child, have produced children t-shirts featuring a hand drawn heart that sells for $40 and are available at www. and proceeds go to the foundation.

The Royal House of Chatila Jewelry

Chatila jewelry has been in business since 1860 and is headquartered in Geneva on the Rue du Rhone. It originated on Old Bond Street in London, in the Mayfair district, know for precious gems. The Chatila family is one of the few left where the company has remained in the family for six generations. It is an established expert in dealing with rare diamonds and other precious and semi-precious stones.

Clients can expect to find a precious necklace, bracelet, pendant, ring and watch collection. They have Jewelry and Fine Art Exhibitions around the world yearly. Most recently in Beirut, Lebanon, Bahrain, Moscow, and Doha, Quatar. Nicolas Chatila and his three sons all work on the selection and evaluation of stones. Chatila owns many rare red diamonds. A special piece is the 57-carat "Ragoon Splendour" which is the world's largest gem quality ruby. They have also possessed the legendary 87 carat D flawless, "Hapsburg" diamond which once belonged to the Austrian crown. The new face modeling a pair of white diamond drop earrings is Camilla Al Fayed, a model and known for being the daughter of Mohammed Al Fayed who is the owner of Harrods and the Ritz Hotel.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Play with Givenchy's Men's Cologne

Play cologne by Givenchy has recently been featured in the September issue of American Elle magazine. It has a catchy theme that captures cultural icons; music and technology. The bottle is shaped like an MP3 player and features a black and white side with features such as fast forward, rewind, and play. The backdrop is red and black stripes which captures the concept of speed and sound. Justin Timberlake is the model and featured musician for the fragrance. Contests have been held where consumers can mix music and the winner of the contest wins a trip to a recording studio. Vanksen/Culture Buzz is the company responsible for the buzz about this high tech scent.

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Salvador Dali's Scent is Kissable

It Is Love perfume is a fragrance which is a tribute to painter and photographer Salvador Dali. The perfume box is designed with a pair of lips surrounded by rhinestones, symbolic of Dali's art work. An exhibit at New York's Museum of Modern Art is currently showing his work. The perfume is classified as a floriental scent with notes of grapefruit, pomegranate pearl, pink pepper, everlasting flower, narcissus, iris, crystal musk, vanilla sandalwood, and sweet amber. The perfume's notes seem as exotic as the pink and gold topped bottle, a work of art in progress.

Uma Thurman's a Miracle

Uma Thurman stars in an ad for Lancome's Miracle perfume. Better known as an actress, she did a campaign for Louis Vuitton. The ad is sultry and has a dark background with her face expressing the desire for a revelation. Pray for a miracle.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Dark Room

OPI nail polish has come up with a new gorgeous green fall shade. It has an autumn tone that will look good with the upcoming season's wardrobe. The name Dark Room fits the look of the polish well. OPI contains no Toulene, DBP, or formaldehyde, following the chemical free trend.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Diamonds Are Essie and Judith Ripka's Best Friends

Essie nail polish has started a limited edition collection of Essie loves diamonds with jewelry owner Judith Ripka. There are three different shades; Heart My JR Jewels in a brown shade, Put a Ripka Ring on It which is pink, and Queen of Hearts in red. Customers can win a precious gemstone, hidden inside three different bottles will be a diamond, an emerald, or a sapphire. All Judith Ripka nail colors are infused with diamond dust. What are the odds of winning the prize, maybe you better count on just having gem like nails

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Burberry Bursts into the Southeast Asian Market

The largest Burberry store in South East Asia has opened recently in Ion Orchard located in Singapore. It is a spacious store which carries the classic English line , but adds a modern twist with its' interior design and hipper clothing styles. It carries Burberry Prorsum, Burberry Lifestyle, Burberry Sport,Burberry London, and a line for children. The store has Ipod centers, WIFI and a LED screen set up for consumer and fashion technology purposes. The clothing store opened in 1856 and has come along way from its' traditional style, it is a mixture of both the old and the new. Burberry also has other locations in Singapore, including two Takishamaya department stores and Isetan.

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Henri Bendel has a Pet Shop?

Henri Bendel sells merchandise for dogs like other designers, Gucci, Ralph Lauren, and
Dolce and Gabbana. Bendel is presenting the Dog Days of Summer II at their 5th Avenue flagship store. There is the designer doggy shop. This area carries merchandise by Cece Kent who creates classy pooch accessories from hair clips to necklaces to totes. Ruff Love sells comfy and stylish dog apparel from t-shirts to dresses. A leash and collar bar carries Poochee contemporary collars and leashes including studded and camo collars for the rock star dog. The toy bar has Sweet Meats which sells handmade and eco-friendly plush puppy toys. Sushi Pups carries sushi-shaped toys with a tuna bone maki. Dogs can clamor for cosmetics and grooming services at the Doggy Beauty Bar. it offers hypoallergenic natural canine grooming products such as Liquid cleansers and Multivitamin Tonic. Hurry up and bring your dog because this event lasts from July 28 and ends August 3rd. Canine couture is also partnering with Best Friends NYC where your dog can enter a photo contest and win prizes, proceeds will go to charity.

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Shaken or Stirred?

Benefit has come out with three new fragrances all designed in the shape of cocktail shakers. They are named Laugh with me Lee Lee, Something about Sophia, My Place or Yours Gina. The first seems to have the most woodsy fragrance, Something about Sophia is sweeter, and My Place or Yours Gina has been compared to Thierry Muglar's Angel with its' vanilla base and pink pepper. Perfect seasonal marketing for perfumes that imitate beach drinks and summertime fun.

Friday, July 31, 2009

Bliss Sugar Scrub in Blood Orange and White Pepper

Bliss has a fresh sugar scrub with the citrus scent of blood orange and white pepper. It is a scrub which exfoliates dry and dead skin cells, but foams with a gentle lather. It comes in a 12 oz. jar and sells for $36. It has an exotic combination of fragrance and reviews say it works as well as it smells.