The Paris shows came to an end on March 5th and now we can catch our breath and check out the first results of the fashion season autumn-winter 2014/15. Here is a selection of 15 best footwear from the catwalks, luxury textures, notable shapes- for every taste and occasion!
Balmain unveils its first commercial line of shoes. The firm collaborated so far with Giuseppe Zanotti shoes for its catwalks. The line is inspired by the Balmain Spring/Summer 2014 show, where the 90′s silhouettes predominate. Adapted to footwear the result is fantastic - wide heel sandals , booties with bicolour details, pumps with mixed materials and the penultimate version of the Roman sandal in metallic key . The textures are ultra-luxurious such as Python or padded leather. The collection goes on sale […]
The Japanese brand Shiseido updated its line of liquid lipsticks Lacquer Rouge and created a new lip gloss – Lacquer Gloss. Shiseido cosmetics laboratories have given a special attention to the lip products, for a glossy touch of colour for Spring 2014. The new Lacquer Gloss perfectly nourishes the skin, does not dry out the lips and the colour is perfectly kept without reapplying for more than two hours, does not stick on the lips of any size and any shape. […]
Emerald – a new book that sees through the history of this precious gem published by Thames & Hudson and having Franca Sozzani to write the preface. The experts Joanna Hardy and Jonathan Self take us in a fascinating journey through the history of this stone, passing through countries like Columbia, Zambia and India. The hypnotic green emerald was and still is an inspiration for houses like Cartier, a lover of Elizabeth Taylor alongside the Catherine the Great of Russia […]
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Dolce & Gabbana launched a new women perfume – Dolce, a delicate and very feminine floral scent - presented in a touching and beautiful bottle. The fragrance opens with a brightly-coloured, sweet-smelling explosion of Neroli leaves and Papaya flower, dissipating into a floral bouquet as the core of the fragrance emerges. At heart there is an unique and opulent combination of White Water Lily and bold White Daffodil blend perfectly with the full-bodied White Amaryllis, a South African flower used for the first […]
The 45 years old Australian singer Kylie Minogue was chosen for the March/April 2014 issue of GQ Magazine. Check out the spread of the beautiful Kylie, known not just for her talented voice and exquisite beauty but also for her courage in fitting cancer. A woman that is scared of solitude, loves the smell of summer breeze and when asked what she considers to be her greatest achievement she replies “staying relatively sane“. Star Kylie Minogue; Models: Jordan and Zac […]
The Dior House proved once again to everyone that the interpretation of timeless classics still has many ways of expression. Look at the new version of watches ‘La D de Dior‘, available in white, yellow and rose gold . They changed again , only one item – the dial , and this time its subordinate design bracelet is in crocodile leather strap . The belt is covered with paint of the same color as the gold in which the watches were […]
The fashion marathon is coming to an end – Anna Dello Russo, Bianca Brandolini, Giovanna Battaglia, Dasha Shapovalov, Miroslava Duma, Natasha Goldenberg and other ladies – glamorous as always!
The art of travel has a central place in the culture of Louis Vuitton. Following its own traditions , the French fashion house has created a collection of luggage items for the new car BMW i8.The new bags combine the new technology with the impeccable sense of style, characteristic of the brand. The gorgeous BMW i8 is made more comfortable thanks to the four items of Louis Vuitton collection and their sizes are adjusted to the millimeter to fit into […]
The Chanel catwalk yesterday looked like a huge grocery store – designer Karl Lagerfeld underlines the limited life a collection has, just like the food we find on shelves, so, he went parading his Fall/Winter 2014 collection down the supermarket aisles.The attention to details when styling the show was very important – shelves were stacked with everything from washing powder to chainsaws and baskets with groceries, all Chanel signed of course. The baskets for products, made of Chanel’s characteristic chain with leather, explained […]
The Vanity Fair and Vogue Paris party is a tradition by know for the French Fashion Week. Every six months during Fashion Week in Paris, Jonathan Newhouse, chairman and manager of Condé Nast International, arranges a dinner for the VOGUE editors and Vanity Fair from different countries. This time the guests, including Suzy Menkes which just got the position of International Vogue editor, gathered at Bistrot de Paris restaurant. Among the guests were the chief editors of Condé Nast magazines and […]
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Italian shoe brand Casadei often uses the chain to decorate their shoes – this time in a new mini-collection inspired by Cesare Casado‘s American noir Hollywood film stars and the sensuality of the last century. Classic pumps and sandals made in silver or gold laminated leather mirror effect, all made in Italy, luxurious as always – Casadei Chain Mini-Collection is available to purchase on the official website of Casadei and in the selected stores.
Suzy Menkes, 70 years old, a force in the fashion world, a known presence at the shows front row and a serious contributor of New York Times (former Herald Tribune) takes it to another level – becomes International Vogue Editor, after working for 25 years with the Paris-based newspaper. “I think it’s the most wonderful opportunity,” Menkes told WWD at the Stella McCartney show. “Change is good, it’s what fashion is all about.” “I am very excited to become International Vogue Editor of Condé […]
Timeless pieces of jewellery – inspired by the movements of the snake, symbol of knowledge and eternity since the Roman times – here are six simple and elegant bracelets, in gold, silver and diamonds. They talk for themselves!
Models: Catherine McNeil, Elizabeth Erm, Hilary Rhoda, Jeneil Williams, Julia Stegner, Karmen Pedaru, Lily Donaldson, Liu Wen, Nadja Bender & Natasa Vojnovic; Photographed by Daniele+Iango & Luigi; Stylist Giovanna Battaglia; Hair Luigi Murenu; Makeup Virginia Young; Manicure Maki Sakamoto.
Charlotte Olympia knows a lot when talking about unusual accessories : this time the British designer has created a line of shoes and clutches inspired by clothing components such as centimetres, buttons and thread. The collection, entitled ‘Shear Delight’ includes seven models of shoes and a clutch, embellished with Swarovski crystals, went on sale today, 3rd of March on the official site of Charlotte Olympia. Impossible not to draw attention.
The most awaited film industry awards ceremony – The Oscar 2014 – happened last night. The statuette for Best Actress went to Cate Blanchett for “Blue Jasmine“, Best Film to “12 Years a Slave” and Matthew McConaughey got the award for Best Actor. As it happens every year , the appearance of the guests and the nominees on the red carpet was no less spectacular than the actual delivery of the gold statuettes . Along with hundreds of thousands of people […]
Oh Paris! One of the most chic city in the world invaded by the fashion elite – gorgeous street looks, celebrities, super models everywhere, glamorous parties – here are some of the coolest looks!
A precious garden, all of roses – they are the subject of the Piaget new collection – a noble flower, a great tradition that runs through the entire life and history of Yves Piaget. The rose has a history that the Swiss watchmaker and jeweller Piaget is committed to preserving. For the love of roses and as a tribute to its own history, the company decided to restore the “former” rose garden of the Château de Malmaison , contributing like this to […]
Mikimoto – Japanese house with over 120 years of history in the making of jewellery from perls- teamed up with the famous Hello Kitty. The result is an unique playful collection, even if the materials are ultra precious and the diamonds and the Akoya & South Sea pearls are the protagonists. The jewellery line was presented in January, in Paris.
Paris is like a big party place this week – the shows, the well dressed gals, the colours – and the street looks show how alive the city is. There is Anna Dello Russo (only Anna could do it) that made quite an appearance when she arrived at one of the so many shows she goes to on a tricycle, in a pink parka from A/W 2014.15 Fendi collection, Tom Ford boots and a furry Fendi bag. She knows what […]
Kim Basinger graces the pages of Interview Magazine. At 60 years old, the Oscar winning actress shows that you can be beautiful and sensual at any age for she just signed a contract with IMG Models. They will handle all her commercial business and just like that Basinger broke the pattern that only youth works for sponsorship. “We are proud to be working with a distinguished and talented actress such as Kim Basinger,” said Ivan Bart, senior VP and managing director […]
Actress Luputa Nyong’o stuns in a new beauty shot for Essence magazine. Lensed by photographer Philippe Salomon and styled by Nick Nelson she is as beautiful as ever. Take a look at the spread below! Star Lupita Nyong’o; Photographed by Philippe Salomon; Stylist Nick Nelson; Makeup Matin; Hair Bok-Hee.
Atelier Swarovski invited Dutch duo Viktor & Rolf to create a fall collection of jewellery. The creative couple, consisting of Viktor Horsting and Rolf Chop, thought about two lines of jewellery: Velvet Rock and Frozen Crystal. Earrings , rings and bracelets from the Velvet Rock line, in shining stones contrasting with the grey velvet will be shown for the first time at the Viktor & Rolf ready-to-wear show this Saturday, in Paris. “Their creative vision [pushed] us beyond our comfort […]