Friday, July 13, 2012

Item of the Week: OPI GelColor

OPI has taken manicure to the next level, they just introduced their new line "GelColor by OPI" with iconic OPI shades. This is the future of nail coloring offering chip free, and high shine nails that dry in just 30 seconds. OPI gel nail polish is UV-cured, by using LED UV lamps, so to apply you will have to visit your salon. 

Need help choosing a nail color? Go to OPI's website where you can virtually try all their 42 iconic shades. 

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To visit OPI click on the link below:

Watch: Dior's 1 Million Flower Installation

Dior debuted their Couture Collection last week and created a flower installation of over a million flowers - Can you believe that? The installation process took them four days, not an easy task but they were able to hang every flower in five different rooms all used for the show, using 14 different kinds of flowers they were able to create beautiful wall installations.

Here is the breakdown of all the flowers used in every room:

Salon Bleu: Delphinium
Salon Dior: Peony, Roses, Garden Roses, Zinnia, Dalhia, Campanula, Achilliea
Salon Jaune: Solidago (Golden Rods)
Salon Blanc: Queen Anne’s Lace, Orchids, Pipettes
Salon Rouge: Orchids, Celosia, Roses, Achillea (Yarrow)

Click play to watch video:

Rebecca Minkoff: Summer Metallics

Rebecca Minkoff just released a new handbag collection of metallics with different styles for different occasions. The collection features their classic M.A.C clutch, a hobo bag, ideal to fit your everyday essentials, and a cute little minaudière, the perfect complement for any special ocassion.

Go glam, with this season's luxe metallics:
To buy click on the link below:

Topshop Coming to a Nordstrom Near You!

We have great news, Nordstrom plans to install Topshop departments in 14 of it's locations in the U.S. How exciting! The partnership between the two retailers will include exclusive Topshop items for Nordstrom and Topshop visual merchandising elements. 

Nordstrom stores that will feature Topshop:
  • Ala Moana (Honolulu, HI)
  • Barton Creek Square (Austin, TX)
  • Burlington (Burlington, MA)
  • Chandler Fashion Center (Chandler, AZ)
  • Dadeland Mall (Miami, FL)
  • Garden State Plaza (Paramus, NJ)
  • Irvine Spectrum Center (Irvine, CA)
  • Oakbrook Center (Oakbrook, IL)
  • Phipps Plaza (Atlanta, GA)
  • The Plaza at King of Prussia (King of Prussia, PA)
  • San Francisco Centre (San Francisco, CA)*
  • South Coast Plaza (Costa Mesa, CA)*
  • Southcenter (Tukwila, WA)
  • Valley Fair (San Jose, CA)

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Burberry's Acoustic Project

We are loving Burberry's Acoustic Project, a project that started two year ago to help showcase young British bands. This month they presented 4 new videos shot for the Burberry Eyewear campaign, all curated by Christopher Bailey. Featuring Life in Film, Maricka Hackman, One night only and the Daydream club. 

All very talented bands you need to listen to, check them out:

YSL: Eye Palette Inspired by Facebook?

Yes, YSL just released an eye shadow palette all inspired by Facebook. The limited edition "Devoted to Fans" shadow palette will be sold through their Facebook page starting next week. Only 1,650 palettes were produced so when the palette becomes available on July 19th the brand will exceed their 340,000 followers.

"A vibrant declaration of love, a tribute to all fans, the 1st exclusive entirely product imagined for those who show addiction to the brand: An eye palette called Devoted to Fans."

Become a YSL fan through Facebook by clicking on the link below:

ASOS: Fall//Winter Picks

ASOS just released their Fall/Winter'12 Trend Guide. The guide has knits, outwear, dresses, casual/dressy tops, denim and leggings, all to keep you cozy and stylish. To make your life a little easier we have carefully selected 10 must-have pieces for you, hope you like them!
ASOS Oversized Hooded Parka
$115.99 USD
ASOS Shirt With Spot Printed Lace Panels
$62.97 USD
ASOS Petite Exclusive Classic Trench
$91.14 USD
ASOS Square Quilted Leather Bomber Jacket
$207.13 USD
ASOS Tunic With Rouched Deep Sweetheart in Velvet
$49.71 USD
ASOS Spot Stitch Cardigan
$74.77 USD
ASOS Rainbow Cardigan in Rainbow Knit
ASOS Super Soft Ultra Skinny Jeans in Indigo #11
$46.40 USD
Little Mistress Peacock Embellished Dress
$82.85 USD
Vero Moda Very Contrast Panel Collarless Blazer
$115.99 USD

To buy click on the link below:

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

JoIi: Iphone Sleeves

Check out these amazing iPhone sleeves by Joli, an Amsterdam based brand. They produce handmade sleeves for Apple products, iPhone, iPod and MacBooks. Sleeves are made in leather and are finished in Italy by people with a passion for leather. The sleeves have an elegant look with classic but edgy design. We love the bright colors and how they combine colors to make contrast, very unique! Whats your favorite color combination?

Check out our favorite sleeves:
Iphone Sleeves
€34.00 EUR
Ipad Sleeves
€44.00 EUR
MacBook Sleeves
€94.00 EUR

To buy click on the link below:

Vasuma Eyewear

Vasuma Eyewear is a collection of unisex sun glasses, both sun-and ophthalmic. The overall theme for the collection is that in Sweden bullies make fun of others wearing glasses by calling them "Eyewear snake". Vasuma Eyewear is all bout the revenge of the bullied ones with glasses. Each style in the collection is therefore named after the snake. The revenge of the eyewear-snake is here!

Check out our favorite styles:
Bloomslang II - Blue Navy
499 SEK
Cotiara - Yellow Tortois
1799 SEK
Boiga - Black
1499 SEK
Colubrine - Amber
1499 SEK
Barba Amarilla - Black
1499 SEK

To buy click on the link below:

Cartier: Never Stop Tank

Renowned French jeweler and watchmaker Cartier has released a new model, The Tank Anglaise Watch. The new tank watch marks a step forward in the quest for pure design. Tank Anglaise perfectly embodies Louis Cartier's aesthetic and his desire for seamless design as expressed in 1917. 

History of the Style:
The first Tank wristwatch was created in 1917 and was inspired by a simple idea: four lines, with two parallel shafts made from gold and platinum, a sapphire cabochon atop the winding crown and a leather strap. With its infinitely redefined and timeless design, this revolutionary square watch took shape and forever changed the world of watchmaking. 
Watch the Movie:

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Books: Tod's Italian Portraits

Tod's has recently launched "Italian Portraits", a 148-page coffee table book, to celebrate Italian spirit. The book was presented during Men's Fashion Week in Milan at the Brera Pinacoteca. 

Italian Portraits book celebrates, through a series of portraits of elegant Italian men, the ability of combining good taste and ethic, modernity and tradition, beauty and competence. 

The book will be available in bookstores worldwide September 2012.

The book was all photographed by: Lorenzo Bringheli

UK: Angel Jackson Accessories

British accessories label, Angel Jackson quickly become known for it's unique and modern accessories. The brand won Topshop's New Designer award in it's first season and was recognized by the British Fashion Council and British Vogue. 

The brand produces accessories both modern and super chic with a underground edgy-luxe. The label is determined to create unique and modern statements for the effortlessly stylish and intelligent woman.

Angel Jackson is available in the most prestigious stores worldwide. Adored by celebrities and the fashion elite.

"Angel Jackson bags have the don't mess with me elegance favored by the offspring of rock n' roll legends"

Check out our favorites:
Superheroe Satchel
Samaya Suede & Snakeskin Satchel

The Beano Sequin Satchel 
Bright Green
Samaya Mini Box Bag
Fuchsia Snakeskin
The Avenger Violet
The Feather Luxe Tote
Madeka Shimmy With Fringe
Pria Clutch Blue
Origami Tote Small

To buy click on the link below:

Beauty: Hippie Hair!

This is an old Vogue Germany editorial, but we love it! Patrick Demarchelier a recognized fashion photographer shot these amazing pictures next to hairstylist Luigi Murenu. The hair styling is what drives us crazy, wild waves, oversized quiffs and plaits and maximized volume, it's just perfect. This bohemian inspired editorial on hippie hair will make you want to re create these sexy looks. What's your favorite hairstyle? 
Vogue Germany 
Hippie Hair Yeah!
By:Patrick Demarchelier

Monday, July 9, 2012

Food: Yumi Cupcakes

We found this great cupcake site called Ming Makes Cupcakes, a site that shows you how to make cupcakes from scratch. The site started as a project to show family and friend how to bake a perfect cupcake, by combining old family recipes with cookbook and web site recipes Ming created the most delicious cupcake and she now shares it with us through her site.  

All her recipes make 10 to 12 cupcakes. The website features 33 cupcake recipes + 6 cookie recipes + 3 savory recipes. All the recipes include a list of ingredients and easy step by step instructions to follow. Our favorite cupcake is #23, vanilla cupcake with lemon frosting filling and meringue frosting, what's your's?

Check out our favorite cupcakes:

To check the rest of the recipes click on the link below: