Archive | May, 2009

Hair Trend We Like: Beach Hair

May 21, 2009

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Hair Trend We Like: Beach Hair

It’s funny how the Recession is teaching us all to go back to basics. Ditch the polished, expensive hair straighteners and go for a more natural look they say – did someone forget to mention that it’s too late, that most of the female population already own a GHD?

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What She Wore: 2009 Cannes Film Festival

May 20, 2009

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What She Wore: 2009 Cannes Film Festival

Today we’re not going in-depth into what everyone wore to the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. Instead we are looking at two gorgeous gals who happened to wear the same designer and effect, namely dip-dyed gowns by Valentino. Let’s look at them in close detail:

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Accessory Alert: Bangles

May 15, 2009

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Accessory Alert: Bangles

Have you noticed the appetite many celebrities have for stacking their wrists up with bracelets and bangles? Even Gok Wan throws lots of bangles on each of his models arms before his sends them onto the catwalk.

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Influenced By: Balmain

May 14, 2009

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Influenced By: Balmain

In this month’s installation of “Influenced By” you will find out how to copy and find key pieces from a recent designer collection that has appeared on the catwalk.

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Go Buy Now: White Handbag

May 13, 2009

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Go Buy Now: White Handbag

The bag to have in summer 2008 was a Zac Posen Leather Zip Satchel (pictured top right). Not alone did he design Gwyneth Paltrow’s Oscar gown that same year, but the accomplished New York designer is equally capable of producing stunning handbags.

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Top 5: Graphic T-Shirts

May 12, 2009

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Top 5: Graphic T-Shirts

What do you think of when you see a band emblazoned T-shirt? For me, it takes me back to the grunge days in the early Nineties, when I went to my first ever concert (Pearl Jam) wearing a Stone Roses T-Shirt. At that stage, I hadn’t ever listened to the Stone Roses, but it was the only band emblazoned T-Shirt I had at the time and I was trying my hardest to “do grunge”.

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