MAC Viva Glam x Miley Cyrus 2015 Make-Up Collaboration

American singer/actress Miley Cyrus has been named as the new face for MAC Cosmetics’ Viva Glam campaign. She Joins the likes of Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj, who have all represented the Viva Glam charitable cause. The campaign sees the 21-year-old dressed in a black leotard and posing seductively to the camera. Set to debut in February 2015, the line-up will include ...
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Mega Bloks X Despicable Me

Mega Brands have announced a new partnership with Universal Partnerships & Licensing to launch Despicable Me building sets this December 2014. The construction line is based on the phenomenally successful Despicable Me franchise from Universal pictures and Illumination Entertainment. Builders will embrace their “inner Minions” with the line’s easy-to-build and fully customizable construction sets that offer mix-and-match features, such as interchangeable ...
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Landcarpets by Florian Pucher

Inspired by the peaceful views of the Earth from an airplane window, Bejing-based Austrian architect and artist Florian Pucher translates the colourful landscapes of many different countries into soft and tactile geometric rug designs.
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Ralph Lauren beats expectations in Q2 but cuts FY outlook on foreign exchange effects

Ralph Lauren’s Q2 results came in better-than-expected with revenues rising alongside a slender dip in net profit, but the company also warned that unfavourable foreign exchange movements are likely to harm full-year revenue growth. Ralph Lauren said that revenues grew 4% in Q2 to $2bn on the back of a strong performance at retail that included double-digit international growth. Total ...
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COMA- Missing Piece

For some hump day fun to get you through the week, check out this adorable music video by The duo formed by Marius Bubat and Georg Conrad aka Coma, featuring two little blonde cuties. COMA - Missing Piece from COMA on Vimeo.
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Next cuts outlook after warm weather hits Q3 sales growth

UK fashion retailer Next suffered in Q3 as warm weather deterred consumers from buying winter ranges, crimping its sales growth to around half of its original expectations and prompting the company to revise its guidance as a result. Sales in the period ended October 25 grew 5.4%, well below its initial expectations for a 10% hike. At Next Retail sales ...
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Hip Swedish brand Our Legacy opens first London store

Contemporary menswear brand Our Legacy has opened its first store outside Sweden in the heart of London’s Soho, close to stores such as Sunspel, Supreme, YMC and Oliver Spencer. Tucked away on Silver Place, just off Lexington Street, the store carries the brand's range of elevated basics and fashion-forward statement pieces for men. The interior design reflects the brand’s Swedish ...
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Calvin Klein Unveils Euphoria Gold Fragrance

Extending the brand’s existing line, Calvin Klein’s new Euphoria Gold fragrance for men and women claims to be a more seductive and sophisticated version of its predecessor. Taking on a fruity floriental form, top notes include apricot, kumquat and tangerine combined with a heart of honey, gardenia and daffodil and a drydown of white patchouli, sandalwood and musk, giving the fragrance ...
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Rock ‘N Roll Zoo by Dorothy

Manchester-based studio Dorothy has launched a new collection of prints called Rock 'N Roll Zoo. Each of the 77 animals featured in the prints was inspired by either famous songs or album titles, such as Hounds of Love by Kate Bush, Diamond Dogs by David Bowie and Bat Out of Hell by Meatloaf.
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OSLO: YME Concept Store

A project designed by YME Studios and Snøhetta architects, and the brainchild of Central Saint Martins graduate Nicolai Schaanning Larsen, YME Universe is the latest major concept store to enter the Nordic market.
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UK retail sales up for third successive month in October as clothing surges ahead

UK retail sales rose again in October, posting above-average growth for the third month in succession and with the three-month average sales growth at its highest level since 2011, figures from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) show. The good news is set to continue with more positive news expected next month too, but the figures for the October show ...
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Does Oculus Rift have a future in retail?

Premium beer maker Dos Equis is the latest brand to immerse itself into virtual reality with Facebook-owned Oculus Rift. The brand has created an ad allowing viewers to experience a masquarade party hosted by Dos Equis character, The Most Interesting Man In The World, on the device, which will be located at bars and events throughout the US. The experience ...
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High Fashion’s Favourite Mouse

Copenhagen-based streetwear brand Wood Wood has teamed up with Disney to create a capsule collection for both men and women. This twenty-four piece collection features Mickey Mouse stretched and distorted for an original take on the familiar cartoon. Popular men’s streetwear silhouettes such as T-shirts, sweatshirts, and bomber jackets feature Mickey’s new look, while women’s offerings range from a cropped ...
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Designers of the Future: La Rinascente x Salone Satellite

For the second consecutive year, La Rinascente and Salone Satellite (the section of the Milan Salone del Mobile dedicated to designers under the age of 35) have renewed their commitment to promote young design. Until 25 December, the Design Supermarket at La Rinascente in Milan will house the works of the top 7 designers from the 650 that participated in
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Space NK host Kevyn Aucoin: The Legacy of a Make-Up Icon

The first retrospective of its kind in the UK, Space NK’s latest exhibition, which took place this weekend, looked into the life and career of renowned make-up artist Kevyn Aucoin. Beginning with original polaroids, letters from stars of the screen and stage, footage and products from the Aucoin estate, attendees were privy to the life beyond the make-up, where Aucoin was ...
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