Style And Beauty

The Editors Eye

 

Barney’s recently held the book signing of Vogue’s “The Editors Eye”. Being a self proclaimed “fashion aficionado” I was stunned at the opportunity to be in the room with such personalities as Grace Coddington, who is profiled in the book. As I entered the floor of the Chelsea Passage at Barneys I was pleased to be greeted by a slender glass of bubbly and the PR team who introduced me to co-host Vogue Fashion Director Tonne Goodman and International Editor at Large Hamish Bowles, who wrote the introduction to the book.

Bollare’s Summer Solstice Soiree - Los Angeles

With spring coming to an end and pool season approaching, Bollare Communication’s had an intimate soiree of fashionistas and trendsetters in West Hollywood to showcase their summer collections. These prominent girls of fashion, whom sipped summer inspired Peligroso cocktails by Pharmacie, included Amber Lane, Chanelle Laurence, Kiara Schwartz, Nylon Magazine’s “It Girl” Cody Kennedy and Actress Italia Ricci –in the upcoming “Don Jon’s Addiction” opposite Scarlett Johansson. This gathering of sexy fashion forward females gawked over Bollare’s beautiful client’s designs showcasing their Spring/Summer 2012 collections by ODYLYNE, which designer Stephanie Lampkin was among the influential fashion crowd.

Fred Segal - Santa Monica

Iconic Santa Monica California shopping destination, FRED SEGAL, seen as an undisputed leader in the independent retail scene for creating the ideal blend of special merchandise, excellent service and welcoming atmosphere for a truly unique, lifestyle shopping experience, announces their FIRST ever Summer Sale! From June 22nd thru July 3rd only, you can shop for summer pieces to accent your style, home furnishings, accessories, footwear essentials at 50% off! All the stores under FRED SEGAL Santa Monica’s roof such as Sharon Segal, Emphatic, Babakul, Bettina Duncan, Fred Segal Eyes, Aviator Nation, Happiness, Ron Robinson, Nina and Trend Man and others are offering you a chance to get a jump on summer at 50% off!

Lana Del Ray seats Alexa Chung

 

  Lana Del Reyhas scored millions of YouTube hits with her cult single “Video Games” (current count: 40,410,504), sparked controversy over everything from her live performancesto her lips, and launched a nostalgia-fueled beauty phenomenon (pin-up girl hair, major lashes, and signature talons) along the way. She’s also become an official fashion muse: After listening to her lush, haunting vocals, Mulberry creative director Emma Hillwas inspired to whip up the Del Rey bagfor summer—a classic, boxy, carryall satchel created in the singer’s honor.

BITE - Lip Tint and Liner Summer Launches

LUSH LIP TINT Lush Lip Tints offer the perfect balance of BITE’s rich pigmentation with vibrant, long-lasting color and a glossy finish. Packed with organic oils and fruit butters, such as mango seed and Vitamin E, the ultra-smooth texture hydrates but leaves lips with a natural hue powerful enough to last all day. Packed with a double dose of Resveratrol - 10 mg are housed in the shape of each innovatively crafted “B” – these age-defying lip tints deliver the antioxidant equivalent of 10 glasses of red wine to regenerate skin and fight free radicals.

The Battalion Eco Couture

The Battalion range specializes in knits and woven fabrics that are eco-friendly: primarily bamboo, organic cotton blends, and some cruelty free “peace” silk. At the hands of the designers, knit fabrics that have generally been synonymous with basic t-shirts and baby doll dresses, are now adapted for tailored jackets, form-fitting tops, and even red-carpet worthy dresses. The Battalion customer is a luxury–lover, someone who looks for quality, and originality in every purchase.

Asli Filinta - The Merchant and the Parrot

Turkish fashion designer, Asli Filinta who is renowned for mixing her love of fairy tales with high fashion, presents her latest whimsical collection “The Merchant and the Parrot”: Mathnawi I: 1547-58, 1575-1577, 1586-1592, 1649-1657, 1691-1701, 1815, 1825-1832, 1845-185 1547 There (once) was a merchant. And he had a parrot, imprisoned in a cage1– a beautiful parrot. (Now) when the merchant prepared for a journey (and) was about to travel to India, He spoke to each male and female slave (and asked), out of generosity, “What shall I bring (back) for you?

Crash & Burn Apparel Designs to Save Music

Crash and Burn Apparel, a rock-n-roll inspired line based in Los Angeles, California has always looked to music as a source of inspiration. Unfortunately, millions of children across the US today do not have access to a complete education that includes music; as these programs continue to experience massive cuts in many cities and communities across the US. To help address this problem, Crash and Burn Apparel is teaming up with the VH1 Save The Music Foundation and their Songwriters Music Series, which will support the Foundation’s mission to restore instrumental music programs across the country.

VALENTINO KICKED OFF 50TH ANNIVERSARY WITH THE UNVEILING OF ITS NEW BEVERLY HILLS FLAGSHIP ON RODEO DRIVE

  Last night, the stars turned out in style to support VALENTINO as they celebrated the opening of their new Rodeo Drive Flagship store in Beverly Hills! New to the scene, Isabelle Fuhrman, mingled with guests about her recent role on Hunger Games. Valentino’s Creative directors Maria Grazia Chirui and Pierpaolo Piccioli along with hosts Maria Bell, Gia Coppola, Nicky Hilton, Helen Kinnear, Nathalie Love, Minnie Mortimer, Shannon Rotenberg, and Julia Sorkin, along with 150 guests, celebrated the opening of Valentino’s new Rodeo Drive Flagship, designed by award-winning architect Sir David Chipperfield.

Bluming Studio - Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Bluming Studio, located in a beautiful warehouse in Williamsburg, has achieved the trifecta of wellness, by aligning body, mind and soul. Upon entering the Pilates studio for the first time, I instantaneously felt a sense of calm and centeredness, and knew that this was a place I could come to release stress and tension, while simultaneously strengthening my whole body. One of the primary benefits of a regular Pilates practice, is that its movements by nature, result in a lengthening and stretching of the muscles, as opposed to other forms of conventional exercise which often have the undesired effect of creating bulky muscles.