The Relashionship Bracelets

10 Jun

Two french guys, Matthieu Stefani and Ralph Feingold, launched these status/looking for bracelets. Everything you need to know to make the right move…

Relationship Bracelets, Buump, 5,99€ for 5, 9,99€ for 10

Relationship Bracelets, Buump, 5,99€ for 5, 9,99€ for 10

http://buump.com

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Sogno di donna, Vogue Italia June 2011

8 Jun

This brilliant cover and editorial in Vogue Italia that features the amazing plus size models Candice Huffine, Tara Lynn, Robyn Lawley was shot by Steven Meisel and styled by Fashion Editor and Stylist Edward Enninful.

Featuring lovely ensembles by designers Alberta Ferretti, Dolce & Gabbana and Agent Provocateur, these curvy plus models also strip down for sizzling boudoir shots for this Vogue Italia issue…

Candice Huffine, Tara Lynn, Robyn Lawley for Belle Vere by Steven Meisel in Vogue Italia June 2011

"Dream Woman"

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I’m in love

6 Jun

…with my dream platform scandals (and 1 month away from my birthday, inspiration is back)…

Sonia by Sonia Rykiel Dalila High Sandal, nude

Available on ASOS website

My Shopping Chic N’ Cheap…

24 Apr

Robe Asos 45,92€ http://www.asos.fr

Robe Asos Beige http://www.asos.fr

Short En Peau Top Shop 77€

H&M Conscious Collection 19,95€ http://www.hmconsciouscollection.com

TALLY WEiJL Ceinture 7,95€, Bustier Biquini 6,95€, Sac 15,95€, Longue Jupe 19,95€ http://www.tally-weijl.com

Mango Sac A Main 39,90€

Mango Sac A Main Rouge 39,90€

Marion Godart Boucles D'Oreille Résine 45€

Lunettes France, une trentaine de sortes de solaires entre 25 et 35€, malheureusement beaucoup sont sold-out! http://www.lunettesfrance.com

Shopping For The Good Cause

12 Apr

After their Conscious Collection (made of organic cotton), H&M releases a sporty Unisex Collection to raise money for the association of Designers Against Aids. This is actually the fourth year of H&M’s FAA initiative, which aims to promote safe sex and HIV/AIDS awareness both through the messages found in the collection and through the advocacy of the organisations which benefit from the sales (25% of the earnings will be donated).

The starting point is shape and detail, with sporty T-shirts, blousons and parkas that are there to be personalised: sleeves can be rolled up or zipped off, waists can be belted and garments totally adapted from one item into another. Comfort is a key factor and colours are naturals as well as pale pastels which means they can be worn by all…

The collection will be available in Europe from the 26th of April.

Pants : 39,95€

T-Shirt : 19,95€

Leather Jacket : 129,-€

T-Shirt : 24,95€

http://www.hmfaacollection.com

Marc Philippe Coudeyre, Designer To Discover

7 Apr

Designer of the first NATAN collection for Edouard Vermeulen, the young designer MP Coudeyre has launched his own ready-to-wear line last year and I discovered his FW 11-12 collection during the press days at PURE.

Here is a selection of my favorite pieces from his lookbook which I find visually amazing and so sophisticated…

Koi Collection FW 11-12

Avalon Collection FW 11-12

Black Renaissance FW 11-12

 

The Show On The Cover

3 Apr

In a previous post, Fashion Throught The Genders, I went through a few mixed-sexualities cases happening in the Fashion world. It seems it has become “trendy” to confuse the “audience” showcasing ambigous scenes or role-playing on the covers and in the catwalks.

Again recently, the 19-year- old Serbian Australian model Andrej Pejic appeared on the cover of French Photo magazine topless and perfectly transformed into a stunning blond girl.

Shocking or just modern?

I wonder how this deliberate sexual confusion can influence, on one side, fashion in term of creation; and the other side, the “audience”* in its perception of the image of women/men’s bodies they get from the media?

Indeed, if we admit the fashion marketing is based on the creation of identies that most people will intend to adopt, what can be the message behind this kind of photos and where does that leave us, the final consumers?

Thank you to the friend who brought my attention again on this topic, and I’d love to hear more comments if you wish to share!

Andrej Pejic For French Photo, March 2011 Cover

* any alternative to this word you’d think of would be welcome 😉

Every Look Needs Flawless Foundations

31 Mar

Yummie Tummie, On Net-A-Porter.com, Also In Black

Prism : Eyewear

31 Mar

The Prism Eyewear line which began in 2009 as an eyeglass frame firm moved into new territory with their unisex sunglass offering. The collection features five different shapes (Rio, Paris, London, NY, Rome)  in a variety of color takes.

The inspiration for PRISM was as varied as American 50s and 60s vintage frames and the style on the streets of Stockholm, to the clean lines of Mexico City’s Bauhaus architecture.

Here is a selection of my favorite pairs:

NY : CLEAR SUNGLASSES

RIO : MIDNIGHT BLUE SUNGLASSES

PARIS : DARK TORTOISE SHELL SUNGLASSES

PARIS : CREAM TORTOISE SHELL SUNGLASSES

PARIS : CLEAR SUNGLASSES

RIO : DARK TORTOISE SHELL GLASSES

See the stockists list here, not available in Belgium but in Paris at:

COLETTE
213 rue Saint-Honore, 75001 Paris, France
www.colette.fr

MARC LE BIHAN
18, rue Sainte Croix de la Bretonnerie
75004 PARIS
www.marclebihan.fr

Zara Color Heels

30 Mar

Zara Heels, Collection SS11 (Photo : Canned Fashion), 11cm, 99,95€

 

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