Saturday, October 31, 2009
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 Chamilia.com. Their ad is creative with a black and white boot, handbag, and home area featuring the jewels inside.
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
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
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
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 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.
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 clinique.com.
Monday, October 19, 2009
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
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 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 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 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
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.
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.
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
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.
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 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
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.