Pevonia introduces Stem Cells Phyto-Elite Skincare

Pevonia, the world’s leading professional spa brand, is set to launch a new at-home collection come May said to help reverse the effects of ageing using all natural ingredients. Launched in line with a new spa treatment, the three piece collection harnesses the power of plant stem cells to reawaken dormant stem cells in ageing skin, resulting in a plumper, lighter, ...
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Vuitton and Miu Miu end fashion month on a high, helping to keep luxury fashion fun and accessible

Arguably – and perhaps surprisingly – the most commercial of all the fashion weeks, Paris ended on a high note Wednesday as two of the biggest names closed the show. Nicolas Ghesquière at Louis Vuitton and the team at Miu Miu sent out looks women will love to wear and which will also be fun to wear. They shared some points ...
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Endrime Fall/Winter 2015 Lookbook

British denim brand Endrime taps Nick Clements to shoot the Autumn/Winter 2015 lookbook A Kind of Blue. As one of the most knowledgable and geeky denim heads in the industry we're always excited to see what Mohsin Sajid of Endrime has up his sleeve each season. An expert in denim design and the fabric itself, Mohsin has made a name for ...
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FLORENCE: The Language of Flowers at Gucci Museo

The Gucci Museo’s latest exhibition alludes to one of Gucci’s most iconic motfis, the flower, showcasing work produced by four artists between 1967 and 2012 who each explore the iconography of flowers.
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Trend Alert – Eclectic Traveller

This look emerged on New York’s catwalks and is also evident in Paris. Drawing on romantic patterns and embroideries, designers create tactile artistry looks inspired by rich cultural craftsmanship and the hedonistic spirit of the 1970s.
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TOKYO: Mika Ninagawa Self-Image Exhibition

Hara Museum of Contemporary Art is showcasing acclaimed Japanese photographer Mika Ninagawa’s series of works dating from 2010 until January 2015.
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Zoolander stunt rocks Valentino catwalk, but strong collection stands on its own merits

We all knew the Valentino show would steal the headlines but nobody knew quite how much. When Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson suddenly appeared on the runway to announce their Zoolander 2 movie, the usually fairly sanguine audience erupted. Perhaps it wasn’t such a shock – after all Valentino himself had a cameo in The Devil Wears Prada and the label ...
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A moody culture clash and exquisite craftsmanship at Givenchy

Paris: In the show notes at Givenchy's Autumn winter presentation Riccardo Tisci  stated that his ideas came from “aggressive aesthetics” drawn from the juxtaposition of cultures – elements of moody Victoriana and South American Chola girls. Once one got past the disarranged setting of pinball machines, video games and basketball hoops, focus turned to the models whose faces were embellished with dramatic ...
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Slam Jam x Carhartt WIP “Boom Town Slickers”

To celebrate its 25th anniversary, Slam Jam team up with Carhartt WIP for a collection of reworked classics. To celebrate its jubilee, Italian fashion and lifestyle store Slam Jam have joined forces with longtime partner Carhartt WIP to develop a special project called "Boom Town Slickers". Under the creative direction of Carhartt's designer Andrew Bunney, the two companies have developed a ...
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The “essence of Luxury” and a touch of YSL at Lanvin

Paris: From the opening ensemble of a cropped jacket , slim, tailored red trimmed trousers tucked in to gorgeous leather boots neatly finished with tassels, you knew ‘this collection would be exquisite”. Not a detail, accessory or material was left untouched without the addition of some finite detail. Alber Elbaz went back to his birthplace Morocco and thought : "shapes ...
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Parisian grunge at Paul & Joe

Paris: For autumn/winter 15, Paul & Joe fused feminine preppy with grunge creating an overall youthful vibe. Knee-high grunge boots juxtaposed delicate peter-pan collar shirtdresses, berets were worn with velvet choker necklaces and single earrings, and silk bow blouses were paired with boyfriend pants, continuing the contradiction throughout. The colour palette ranged from muted neutrals to bold primary colors, based ...
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Guillaume Henry does minimal military for his first Nina Ricci collection

Paris: Guillaume Henry’s first collection for Nina Ricci took the label in a slightly less feminine direction with straight and boxy silhouettes and minimal design details. The hints of military influences were elevated through elongated fringe details on jackets, tops, and cuff bracelets. Heavy pea coats and cropped utility jackets were softened by delicate lace under layers. Show-stopping allover lace ...
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The urban nomad in a magical forest at Kenzo

Paris: Once again Kenzo continued to impress with a grand show. Moving iridescent pillars resembling trees and Saint Etienne’s live performance left many devotees speechless. Even though the whole spectacle diverted viewers from the actual garments Humberto Leon and Carol Lim managed to cast a spell over the spectators and the clothes. “We explore togetherness through camaraderie, ceremony and protection,” ...
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Sacai the new coat-to-go for A/W 15/16

Paris: Chitose Abe’s talent of creating garments that are entirely unique and timeless hybrid designs fused with the right amount of femininity granted the brand many admirers. For Autumn / Winter the designer worked menswear silhouettes and cinched them down to a woman’s body. Shoulders were dropped, sleeves either extended or abbreviated, with lavish fur peek-a-boo spending warmth on collars, cuffs, ...
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The creation of fluidity out of structure at Stella McCartney

Paris: There is always a sense of calm and serenity around Stella McCartney’s presentations, embodying the fact that she knows exactly what she is doing. The easy nonchalance that infused her collection began with a black coat cut with a floating handkerchief skirt and matched with fluted hem pants and it flowed from there. She created fluid movement throughout from ...
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