Posts Tagged ‘London’


Romantic Summer – Julien MacDonald – Estate Romantica

This summer is going to be a romantic one, as foretold by many fashion designers on many important catwalks. Here are the creations of British designer Julien MacDonald – much loved by vips and celebrities (Anna Dello Russo and top model Elle Macpherson were backstage before the show) – who presented see-through, embroidered dressed that [...]

Make up for Spring: striking eyes and bold lips – Il trucco per l’estate: sguardo penetrante e labbra con nuances forti

Eyes – for the evening, dark and smokey eyes like the make up presented for Roberto Cavalli or Just Cavalli, or colourful like Jason Wu and VPL. For the daytime, quite natural and sophisticated  as on the catwalks of Rag & Bone and Salvatore Ferragamo. Leave lips neutral. Lips – Dark coloured (dark green or [...]

Animal prints, geometric prints, flower prints….Trends straight from the catwalks – Stampe animali, geometriche, floreali…le tendenze dalle passerelle

Another sunny day is just what I need to take another look at what we should add to our wardrobes…prints are convincingly back and we won’t be able to go without them this summer. Choose Akris, Christian Dior or Wunderkind for bold, large flower prints, Chanel, John Galliano and Jean Paul Gaultier for a smaller, [...]

A stripey summer awaits us….trends straight from the catwalks – Ci aspetta un’estate a righe…ecco le tendenze in passerella

How to look good wearing stripes? Well, the theory goes like this…. if  you are curvy you should wear vertical stripes to look thinner, if skinny, wear horizontal ones to look larger. It can get a little more complicated when it comes to matching stripes, choosing between thick or thin ones, and between the sailor-like [...]

Topshop Unique backstage: fun and a do it yourself attitude!!

Designer name: Karen Bonser Origin: Mansfield, Nottingham. Career highlight: “I love seeing someone with a Topshop carrier bag – I’m always desperate to know what’s inside! Overall, being the first high street brand to show at London Fashion Week has been a real career highlight.” Design Background: Karen studied at the University of Central England. [...]

The bold and the beautiful look of Dame Vivienne Westwood

Christopher Kane backstage Fall Winter 2011/12

Scottish designer Christopher Kane designer a very modern collection, mixing unusual plastic decorations in the stapes of colourful thunderbolts to more traditional skirts that reminded me of the bed covers my grandma used to knit. The backstage was fun, but some patterns looked better as blankets, though I must admit I saw the same idea [...]

Colourful Burberry backstage – Fall Winter 2011/12

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