For one of the most British of brands, Gieves & Hawkes’ Autumn/Winter collection marks a return to its roots, a shift away from the Continent. ‘Britishness is hard to capture, and easy to get wrong, but it’s also unique in its eccentricity and fun,’ says the company’s senior designer, Edward Finney. ‘You don’t get fun in any other nation’s sense of dress.
J.M. Weston, traditional shoemaker for more than 120 years, enhances and reinterprets classic codes with audacity through the impetus of its Artistic Director Michel Perry. Building on the excellent craftsmanship of its Limoges factory, the brand continues to evolve, reinventing itself without ever compromising its search for timelessness. Each new style, new leather, new detail of manufacturing is conceived in its workshops to enhance the feet of men and women. More than just a shoe, the loafer, derby or oxford shoe become a walking companion, a reflection of an easy-going lifestyle and of resolute elegance.
Many of us will be familiar with the beautiful sight and fluffy feel of the fur like soft rug used to decorate rooms inside the home. Having these rugs in a room, help to create an inviting and warm ambience and they reduce noise making them perfect in family living rooms. How many of us know that these rugs are made from sheepskin. Sheepskin also known as lambskin is the hide of sheep with the wool still attached to it.
We all know the importance of looking after our skin, and we hear it everyday in magazines and advice columns; never sleep with your make up on, drink lots of water, have a good skincare routine. However sometimes, it can be easy for our skin to be put on the back burner as life takes hold, and before you know it, your skin looks dull and lifeless, and you’re beginning to break out like a teenager during puberty.
Opening with a performance from Brooklyn-born star Nas, and staged in the landmark New York Public Library, the show is a personal love letter to the neighborhoods of New York. In a city where everyone is a stranger, where everyone is from somewhere else, neighborhoods are what make New York home. From the Bronx and Chelsea to Queens and the Upper East Side, neighborhoods help shape characters and create an identity.
When you browse the Internet for new makeup ideas, the focus is typically on the eyes: winged eyeliner, glittery eyeshadow, subtle dark hues, shimmering looks that pop with color. From formal looks with light, delicate shades to explosions of sequins and glitter, there's a look for every style, and a guide tailored to every eye shape and color. The world of skin care products is similar, with an avalanche of creams, powders, liquids, and bronzers dedicated to smoothing out your skin tone, protecting your face from the sun, and keeping your skin clean and moisturized. At times, it can be almost overwhelming to find the look that's right for you, with so many products on the market that you could fill an entire warehouse.
No matter what build you are, there is a suit style and fit for you. Modern tailoring offers up skinny, slim and regular finishes, you just need to figure out what one's made for you.
Everyone wants to look young and beautiful, some even set model-like standards for yourself. In order to attain that flawless skin that you have always wanted, you need to use the best skin care products. There are people who buy the most expensive skin products, but may not even get a satisfactory result. You might be wondering what actually makes the difference. Well, there are different skin types and you can’t just use any product for your skin. This is why not every skin care product will suit your skin. No matter how tempting a skin care product looks, you should not buy that without consulting your dermatologist. Your dermatologist would make sure that test the product and makes sure it meets the cosmetic regulatory requirements. However, if you are looking to buy cosmetics suitable for your skin, here are some useful tips to choose the best products.
In March 2015 the Zagliani atelier became a part of the Bally brand. In this union that shares a commitment to luxurious design and the highest quality craftsmanship the Zagliani legacy, renowned for its expertise in handcrafted bags made from the softest, most luxurious leathers and exotic skins, lives on through Bally.
Pocket Square Clothing was established in 2011 as a men’s accessory brand. With no formal fashion training but with an architectural and business background, founders Rodolfo Ramirez and Andrew Cheung sought to create a lifestyle brand beyond clothing. To date they feature a collection of handcrafted bow ties, skinny neckties and pocket squares. The brand is a reflection of the ideals behind the Urban Gentleman. This is their effort to tell a story, to inspire and be inspired, and to create a powerful connection with you through timeless pieces.
Establishing the perfect fit is the key consideration when buying a suit. So taking a minute to familiarise yourself with Topman's array of contemporary and classic suit fits - from the ultra skinny fit to the timeless slim fit - could be the wisest sartorial decision you make all season.
The sports jacket is a variable part of the gentleman's clothing, which for the joy of the eye, in combination with different trousers, gives a whole new outfit. Moreover, a sports jacket combined with flannel or cavalry twill is already perceived as a formal attire.
'I'm excited to be working with Biotherm Homme. I've been thinking about developing a skincare range for a long time and it wasn't until I started speaking with Biotherm that it all came together'.
Selfridges is a chain of high end department stores in the United Kingdom. The Body Studio is the largest department ever opened by the iconic Selfridges London. The Studio is a new holistic fashion and accessories destination created for women to promote and celebrate mind and body wellness.
From shaping the last to polishing the shoe and each step in between, the journey of a Christian Louboutin shoe is a tale of craftsmanship worth telling again and again. We follow the life of a shoe at the factory in Naples, Italy, where many of our Homme styles are born.
What is the face of London? And the face of Tokyo? New York? Milan? Berlin? Paris? In a brand new United Colors of Benetton global campaign, the face of each model is a partly analog, partly digital combination of all the features found in the six fashion capitals of the world.
High-quality construction. Modern and luxurious. New York. Tailored. Handsome. Just a few synonyms of the looks Michael Bastian showcased for Fall/Winter 2016 during New York Fashion Week: Men's. Together with LAB SERIES Skincare for Men, they kicked off their partnership by shooting the look book campaign offering fashion and grooming looks for the urban man.
Popular skincare brand LAB SERIES Skincare for Men supported one of New York's most dynamic design duos OVADIA & SONS for their Fall-Winter 2016/2017 runway show for NYFW: MEN'S. 'What is great about both of our brands is that men look to us for guidance', says Joseph Grigsby, Vice President, Global Marketing, LAB SERIES Skincare for Men.
It begins with a memory: images from the maison archives of shows from the late eighties and early nineties. “Their modernity and airiness continue to fascinate me,” says Gaia Trussardi, Creative Director of the brand. Everything is mixed together and worn in layers. Flowing suits. Fringed vests. Blazers as light as shirts. Safari jackets and duster coats constructed like tops. Fluid caftans. Extra-light suede. The final impact is ultra-chic lightness.
The Brand Muse Amanda Seyfried visiting Japan for SHISEIDO Clé de Peau Beauté Press Conference on New Products 2016 at the Palace Hotel Tokyo
The SHISEIDO Group held a press conference on new products for 2016 from its high prestige brand Clé de Peau Beauté (CPB) for Japanese and foreign press at the Palace Hotel Tokyo (Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) on Friday, October 9, 2015. The brand muse, American actress Amanda Seyfried, visited Japan for the occasion and made her appearance on the stage. The new products released this time are the CPB brand’s core skincare items. They will be marketed in the spring of 2016 in 12 countries and regions around the world: Japan, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, the United States, Canada, and Russia.
Blocks of horizontal, vertical, diagonal and zigzag stripes lightly ripple knits, crepon and silk, with openwork, reliefs and canneté, transforming the Missoni Summer 2016 collection into a full immersion of color, graphic lines into a pictorial patchwork.
CND, the global leader in professional nail care, unveiled 24 gilded nail designs tonight at The Blonds Spring/Summer 2016 Show at MILK Studios in New York. Inspired by Cleopatra, the Sphinx and various elements of Egyptology, the clothing and nails are best described as dramatic handcrafted treasures. The ancient Egyptian emphasis on procuring the most valuable riches for the afterlife was translated into a regal, glistening runway show of avant-garde fashion and artistry.
Okinawa is based near Padova, Italy, and founded 30 years ago by Michele Ruffin. It has been renowned for its quality and creativity from the start, having always paid close attention to technological processes and materials for clothing, furnishing and accessories, focusing especially on the leather market.
Chloé Pre-Fall 2015 pretty wearable and youthful collection is inspired by 60s and 70s rock stars like David Bowie and Kate Bush and offers high waisted sailor pants, patchwork fur coats, striped knit sweaters, short floral print dresses, wool capes, ribbon tied blouses, over the knee boots and handbags in leather, suede and snakeskin.
Provocative evening gowns, bright pastel colors, chic V-neck tops, skinny trousers, 70s style short dresses combined with tall boots, autumnal floral and leaf patterns, fine lace, a sense of luxury - you can find all this and much more in Atelier Versace Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection.
As BGFN previously reported, in July 2015 was held the Inaugural New York Fashion Week: Men's and US fashion designer John Varvatos was chosen to close the event. After 13 years in which he showed his new lines in Milan, Italy, Varvatos supported the new fashion platform, presenting there his Spring-Summer 2016 collection.
JOSEPH modernised women. As the sixties drew to a close, Casablanca-born hairdresser Joseph Ettedgui looked out from his salon, a chic King’s Road focal point, and imagined a revolution in the way we buy fashion. With his keen instincts, Joseph created a boutique that was more magazine than clothes shop – somewhere to discover new ideas, new styles and new designers.
Trompe l’œil marble veining on the body like tattoos. New space-dyed patterns in wide, uneven and blurred bands like television static. Coloured metallic inlaid within the graphic patter of wood and marble. The alluring marquetry of cuts, patterns and textures. Graphics of the materials from postmodern interior design, like works by Richard Artschwager.
The monologue opening the Spring 2015 fashion show takes its full meaning looking at the diversity of this astonishing collection. From lace dresses matched with clerical collars to cropped velvet trousers, or the architectural heels in the shape of the Louis Vuitton monogram flower, we discover a forward thinking wardrobe.
For Fall Winter 2014, the Pucci girl goes in search of a savage chic. Creative Director Peter Dundas creates a quasi-primitive, luxury-kissed landscape for her journey, drawing upon the decorative cultures of ancient Native American and Inuit people. Drawn in earthy colors and rich with intricate handcraft, a surge of animalistic energy pulses through the collection. But the savage is cut with the civil, leaving a rigorously chic refinement wafting through the air.
On October 2, H&M introduces Conscious Denim, a collection with clean styling and contemporary fits, that not only uses more sustainable materials, but also more conscious processes. In a first for H&M, the washes used on its denim have been graded to assess their environmental impact, including energy and water use. The collection includes pieces for women, men and children, and will be available worldwide in around 1,000 stores for women and 700 stores for men, as well as online.
In summer 2015 Andrés Sarda undertakes an imaginary tour through multiple incarnations of the woman. She shows beauty and femininity and flaunts all her splendour in the brand’s line-up, interpreting the esthetic codes of various cultures. It brings to mind a journey by plane to a beauty contest featuring the most beautiful women from different countries.
Italo Zucchelli, Calvin Klein's creative director, presented brand's Spring-Summer 2015 menswear collection on June 22, 2014 in Italy during the Milan Fashion Week.
For the next year's hot season, the designer offers an extremely clean-cut line in mainly beige skin tones and transparent materials in strong colors (vermilion red, solar yellow and tangerine) in contrast.
Depitime Heated Line Removal is produced by nanoTime, a famous Japanese brand.
Use the advanced technology 'International painless heated line', the heated line (the blade) carbonizes hair trough heat tranmission and promote hair dropping from follicle completely, finally to remove the hair forever.
Orange is one of the hottest Spring-Summer 2014 colors.
For example English actress and model Emma Watson was wearing a stylish black gown combined with fresh orange lipstick for the 'Noah' movie premiere (26 March 2014, New York).
But of course everything began from the catwalk...
To all 90s lovers - Dungarees are back! From Alexa Chung and Pixie Lott through Street style to catwalks during the London Fashion Week, this 'important childhood element' is reborn in variety of styles - from the classic faded denim to cute printed pinafores.
If you want something comfortable and practical but in the same time stylish and modern dungarees are the perfect choice!
Fashion designer Axel Hardy (Axinia Hadzhieva) creates unique and cutting-edge clothing made of personally developed yarns from organic cotton, linen, silk, soy. Her garments present Bulgaria in Europe's fashion world for years. In December 2013 the models were shown at the exhibition in O2 Arena in London, UK.
On the 27 June 2013 during the Paris Fashion Week, British designer Kim Jones presented his Spring-Summer 2014 menswear collection for the French brand Louis Vuitton.
Jones is style director of Vuitton's Men's Studio for 2 years, working under the artistic direction of Marc Jacobs.
The designer is a travel fanatic and the inspiration for this collection, was his trip to the USA in January this year. In his 41 apparels, Kim Jones tried to represent this 41 archetypes: preppy, broker, frat boy, gas jockey, scout, hippie, greaser, trust fund baby, and so on.
Some of your everyday habits can seriously damage your skin beauty. To stay looking young, fresh and pretty look at this list and make sure you are not doing anything to ruin your appearance. Sleeping can be bad for your skin - Yes, every princess needs her beauty sleep, but it's important on what exactly she sleeps. Pillowcase could be a problem, drawing moisture away from and age your skin and leave unattractive lines over your face.
Cindy Crawford will be making her designer debut when she launches her own clothing line with budget retailer C&A.
The 46-year-old supermodel is thrilled to be teaming up with the high street chain for her first design collection and she hopes her creations will make consumers feel good.
Victoria Beckham has released her new handbag collection.
It is early to say that Victoria Beckham's fashion line can be haute couture, but her clothes and accessories are very popular among women in UK. Her bags are sold almost at the same price as the bags of brands like Louis Vuitton and Hermes. In the collection there is an alligator-skin handbag costing $29 600.
The more makeup you wear, the more important is to clean it properly from your face. The makeup leads to pimples because it blocks the pores.
Use specially formulated cleanser for the lips and the eyes, this will help you to remove even the waterproof makeup, without pulling the sensitive skin around the eyes. The skin around the eyes is very thin and sensitive.
The first and most important step you can take toward caring for your skin properly is to choose the right cleansing products for your particular skin type.
Skin needs to be well cared in order to combat the bag factors such as stress, pollution, sun, etc.
Examine your skin and then use the information below, to asses which type you are and discover which kinds of products to use and which to avoid.
Shaving first became popular during World War II when nylon stockings were in short supply and bare legs became a trend that has yet to cease.
Today, women are increasingly turning to waxing and some are trying laser hair removal however, shaving remains the least expensive form of hair removal. Here are some shaving tips and tricks for females to ensure you're doing it the right way:
At an astronomical price of $38,000 per pair, Italian luxury leather goods label A. Testoni is offering the world’s most expensive pair of men’s dress shoes.
Testoni, founded in Bologna in 1929 by Amedeo Testoni, painstakingly handcrafts the Moro monk-strap model in the world’s finest exotic alligator skin using the techniques of Norvegese, or Norwegian construction, for durability and added water resistance.
Warm sheepskin is the hottest fashion trend this winter.
The clothes and boots made by real sheepskin are water resistant, breathable and warm, standing up to all weather conditions.
Leather gloves, wide belts, hats and shoulder bags are among the most fashionable trends in the upcoming winter season.
Actress Rachel Weisz has been named the face of L'Oreal.
She will be representing the brand's skincare and beauty lines worldwide. Her skincare ads for the company will begin to roll out in November, with makeup ads following in the spring. Unfortunately, her ads will not be airing in the US.
Rachel Weisz said, "I am honored to be the new ambassador of L'Oreal Paris, which values both beauty and diversity."
Roberto Cavalli models strutted down the catwalk in a jungle-themed collection of snakeskin and tight trousers on the final day of Milan Fashion Week
The Italian style stalwart welcomed guests including Heidi Klum, Leona Lewis and Taylor Swift to the front row of the show, which was held in a glass tent.
Wear purple lipstick this Fall and you will be on top of the trends. According to various Fall runway makeup trend reports, the plum colors is in for 2010. The purple lip it’s all you need.
Let your mouth be the main course and keep the eyes light. It is important that you choose the right shade – women with golden or darker skin tones can wear a blue-based plum, ant those with fair skin – stick to pinky purples.
The shows at Paris Couture fashion week for Fall/Winter 2010-2011 included designers like Chanel, Valentino and Jean Paul Gaultier, who presented breathtaking collections along with equally stunning make-up looks.
The biggest Paris Couture fashion week beauty trends are:
The less is more when it comes to skin. During the Fall/Winter season the foundation should be seamless and transparent.
Exfoliate the dry skin on your lips daily. If you want to keep the skin on your lips smooth regular exfoliation is the key, You can do this with a clean, dry toothbrush (a new one, not the one you use for your teeth). Put on the lips a little bit of Vaseline and then gently brush your lips with the toothbrush for several seconds. Do not brush them too hard or they will be raw and sore. After that exfoliation you will feel your skin smooth and gentle.
Put on the lip balm as often as you can. Without moisturization getting smooth and kissable lips is virtually impossible.
The makeup should always be applied on clean skin to achieve maximum effect and to stay longer. In the morning, use cleanser according to your skin type. In summer it must be soft and gentle to skin.
A light moisturizer is very important for the skin. It is applied on a thin layer on the skin, especially on the cheeks, where the skin tends to dry.
Allow the skin to absorb the cream for several minutes, blot the excess with a soft napkin.
"Junk food will damage your skin"
Recent study proved that people who replace processed carbohydrates with foods high In protein and whole grains have less skin problems. The reason? High-glycemic foods cause your blood sugar to rise, leading to a surge of insulin. Insulin stimulates the hormones, called androgens that contribute to oily skin and scalp and promote the appearance of pimples. Remove the junk food from your menu and you will notice improvement in your skin after only six weeks.
We offer you three recipes, suitable for oily skin.
Mix one yolk with the juice of half lemon and teaspoon of olive oil. Stir the mixture well. Apply on the face, leave for 10-15 minutes and wash off.
For this you need the albumen (white) of one egg, 1 teaspoon olive oil and deep chopped carrot. Mix the ingredients well...
Almost half of the 500 most popular sunscreen products may increase the speed at which malignant cells develop and spread skin cancer.
The reason for this is because they contain vitamin A or its derivatives.
Experts say that sunscreen, creams and other ointments might prevent sunburn, but they don’t keep the ultraviolet light from destroying the skin cells and causing tumors and lesions.
The 'Iron Man' actress has revealed the ingredients to her credit crunch "five-minute makeover" can all be found in the kitchen cupboard. She wrote on her GOOP website: "Today I bring you some tips and wisdom from the people who trick you all into thinking I am a semi-presentable woman. "The first thing is to find acceptance when you look in the mirror. The mind wants to focus on flaws. Ease it into remembering the beauty of who you are."
Gwyneth goes on to give her recipe for a three-stage body scrub, which rejuvenates the skin in the comfort of your own home. Step one involves cleansing pores with a mixture of olive oil, coarsely ground coffee and Turbinado sugar.
On the 8th edition of one of the biggest fashion events in Bulgaria - "Fashion Evenings" that was held on 13th and 14th of June 2009 in Grand Hotel Varna in "Sv. Konstantin I Elena" resort SoledoArts presented bio t-shirts made from organic cotton of "Earth Positive".
Bio-cotton is grown without chemicals with gathered rain water. Harmful chemicals are also not used during the manufacturing and treatment of the organic cotton and the ecologically clean products are of a higher quality.
Have you ever wished that your underwear matched your skin tone, fit you
like a glove and could be worn under any type of clothing? MySkins.com designed
lingerie that does just that.
The seamless bras and panties serve as an almost invisible "foundation" beneath a woman's clothing so people can see your dress, slacks or blouse... not your underwear. For years women have suffered through a handful of lingerie colors that didn’t match their skin, but not any more!
With the global financial crisis still in full swing, luxuries have taken
a back seat. People are afraid to splash out on non-essentials, but we’re here
to show you it is possible to have a little luxury even when times are lean.
Feet work hard all day, transporting you from place to place and they deserve a bit of pampering from time to time. So here are some tip tops to get the perfect pedicure, which won’t break the bank.
Preparing the feet is essential, so use a foot file or pumice stone to get rid of dead skin before removing any old nail varnish and soaking toes in warm water for 5-10 minutes.
What is acne? What are the different types of acne? Can we eliminate it?
Acne vulgaris (commonly called acne) is a common skin condition, caused by changes in skin structures, consisting of a hair follicles and its associated sebaceous gland via androgen stimulation. It is characterized by noninflammatory follicular papules or comedones and by inflammatory papules, pustules, and nodules in its more severe forms. Acne vulgaris affects the areas of skin with the densest population of sebaceous follicles; these areas include the face, the upper part of the chest, and the back. Severe acne is inflammatory, but acne can also manifest in noninflammatory forms. Acne lesions are commonly referred to as pimpels, blemishes, spots, zits or acne.
Between the ages of 50 and 60 the skin's collagen fibres become fragmented and connective tissue becomes weaker, levels of the naturally occuring hyaluranon decreases significantly.
Instant skin lift with Nivea Visage Expert Lift is part of the innovative skincare system from Nivea Visage that provides instant lifting results and long-term contouring.
NIVEA Lip Care’s new innovative caring formula enriched with Hydramine, a precious active ingredient found naturally in the skin, and Grape Seed extract supports longlastingly the natural moisturisation for soft and supple lips.
Its unique blend of fruity flavour, shimmering pigments and glossy colour makes your lips even more desirable.
Plastic surgeon Cyrille Blum claims the 50-year-old singer has had a series of non-invasive treatments to help maintain her looks.
Blum said: “She looks the same as she did 20 years ago. She looks like a good Michael Jackson.”
The cosmetic expert – who has a global A-list celebrity clients – believes the star’s wrinkle-free skin is due to the emergence of a new procedure, dubbed the ‘pillow face’.
Water, which is about 65% of human constitution is in the base of all life processes. Its importance is huge not only for life, but also for the maintenance of a beautiful outlook. A lot of advices exist - ancient and most current - how to use right this worthless natural gift. Some of them however are 100% delusion.
Hydratation needs only the dry skin. Dry and dehydratated skin are different conceptions. Lack of water can experience the dry and as well as the oily skin, which usually needs even more often hydratation. When we try to remove the surplus oil from the skin we break its natural protection layer, which keeps the normal level of humidity.
Micro-Dermabrasion is a comprehensive approach to skin care that is non-surgical, safe and effective. Using that technique can be removed dead and flaking skin cells to make your skin soft and fresh by stimulating the production of fresh young skin cells and collagen.
Unlike any other cosmetics the natural collagen products eliminate the causes not only the results from the aging of the skin.
30% of the human proteins consist of collagen. It is responsible for the elasticity, flexibility and moisture of the skin as well as the constant renovation of her cells. As we grow older the amount of collagen diminishes which appears to be the main reason of wrinkles appearance.
Bulgarians, who appreciate the quality cosmetics have a new ally. The newest revolutionary products of the Italian brand name "Debora" can already be found in the luxury shops. The trademark is also known as the cosmetics of "Miss Italy", since the winners in the prestigious competition have the privilege of presenting the products of the famous brand name. “Everet Sofia” - official distributor of "Debora" in Bulgaria chose an original way to present the hot trends in make up according to the Italian specialists.