Women

Fine Fragrances and Cosmetics task goes to Touchpoint

Fine Fragrances and Cosmetics has appointed Touchpoint to create a range of gift sets for Christmas 2008 to help its brands compete in the celebrity-dominated fragrance market.

Paris Fashion Week | Balenciaga

The Moment 02.03.2008
Paris Fashion Week | Balenciaga

The Fashion Telex: In which the editors of T: The New York Times Style Magazine file almost-real-time dispatches from the show of the moment. This week, the Telex comes from Paris women’s fashion week.


Paris Fashion Week: Jean Paul Gaultier

Hilary Alexander Telegraph 02.03.2008
Savage affair: Gaultier's collection was adorned with fur

With wolves howling and lions roaring on the soundtrack, Gaultier’s show turned into a quite savage affair.

Paris Fashion Week: Issey Miyake

Hilary Alexander Telegraph 02.03.2008
Paris Fashion Week: Issey Miyake

In his second season for Issey Miyake, designer Dai Fujiwara took ‘Apocalyptic Lovers’ as his theme, apparently tracing their lives from birth to death. But what sounds like a gloomy subject, in fact produced quite joyful clothes.


Paris Fashion Week: Comme des Garcons

Hilary Alexander Telegraph 02.03.2008
Paris Fashion Week: Comme des Garcons

As Amy Winehouse’s Tears Dry on their Own burst forth from the loudspeakers, Rei Kawakubo’s extraordinary first outfit hit the stage in the Salle Pleyel theatre in the rue Faubourg St Honoré – bright orange silk, gathered and ruched into a puffed ...

The majority of models that took to the runways during Fashion Week were noticably white.  Warga/News

The fashion shows in Bryant Park were a glorious explosion of color - unless you were looking at the models.


Spring style with Ashley & Victoria

Debbie Breneman Seacoastonline.com 02.03.2008
Spring style with Ashley & Victoria

What’s hot for spring? What’s on the runways? Not surprising that women are interested in knowing which trends designers are showing on the runways. But let’s face it, most of us mere mortals aren’t going to be strutting our stuff in runway couture.

Say goodbye lads ... Abbey in lingerie shoot

LOVED-UP ABBEY CLANCY is to stop modelling sexy lingerie — so she can stay home with boyfriend PETER CROUCH.


Colored Models Get No Love At NY Fasion Week

It’s no secret that fashion designers (excluding urban wear) aren’t keen on using black models for their shows or campaigns, but the New York Daily News put the issue on blast in an article published earlier this month.

Mineral makeup gaining ground

Erin Weinger The Journal Gazette 27.02.2008
Mineral-based makeup, made of crushed rock, has several advantages over traditional, non-mineral makeup.

In a scant five years, mineral makeup has morphed from dreaded infomercial item to belle of the beauty world ball. Mineral-based cosmetics – foundations, powders, eye shadows and blushes made primarily from crushed rock – are selling at an amazing...


Paris Fashion Week: Christian Dior

Hilary Alexander Telegraph 27.02.2008
Paris Fashion Week: Christian Dior

1960’s movie and style icons such as Jackie ‘O’, the model Verushka, Andy Warhol’s Baby Jane Holzer, “Mrs Robinson” of The Graduate fame, and Raquel Welch, were recreated on the catwalk in Paris today as Christian Dior turned the clock back to the...

Paris Fashion Week: Balmain

Hilary Alexander Telegraph 27.02.2008
Paris Fashion Week: Balmain

The somewhat sober mood and longer hemlines of Milan Fashion Week were swept away by punk glamour on the opening day of the Paris prêt-à-porter season yesterday.


Topless Fashion Model Does Selfridge’s Glamour

UNFAIR indeed that while glamour models get to be glamorous and offer opinion – today the Sun’s Ruth says “I wish Gazza all the best” – fashion models must remain mute and vapid.

How to pull a company up by its bra straps

Fed up with breast-beating alpha males, Julia Reynolds left the safety of Tesco to head lingerie retailer Figleaves.com. Lauren Mills reports


Mirror, Mirror: Got the blues? In spring fashion, that's a good thing

Elizabeth Wellington The Philadelphia Inquirer 25.02.2008
Cobalt is one of the hottest - or coolest - shades, as in this dress by Orlantha and shoes by Bijoux.

When it comes to blue, fashion often focuses on serious navy pinstripes or softer baby hues. But this spring, blue is electric, magnetic and unapologetic: It's cobalt.

Petra Nemcova for La Senza

Style Crunch 24.02.2008
Petra Nemcova for La Senza

La Senza makes really beautiful lingerie, so it only makes sense that they would get a really beautiful model to advertise for them. I’d say that Petra Nemcova does the job perfectly.


Milan Fashion Week: MaxMara

Hilary Alexander Telegraph 23.02.2008
Masculine-cut: MaxMara's new collection

MaxMara is a company which perfectly understands its own DNA so its show was a slick, fast-paced presentation which concentrated on what the brand is renowned for – expert tailoring, fashion without fuss and some perfectly gorgeous coats and suits.

Gemma on Milan catwalks

Whitsunday Times 23.02.2008
Gemma on Milan catwalks

WHITSUNDAY teen Gemma Scott has been walking the catwalks of Milan since early January.


Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana

MILAN (AFP) — Milan went into deluxe overdrive this week as designers shoveled fur, jewelled accents and time-tested lace onto the catwalks to create a deeply sensuous and opulent look for next winter's woman.

Milan Fashion Week: Cavalli

Hilary Alexander Telegraph 23.02.2008
Folkloric: Roberto Cavalli's new a/w collection

Roberto Cavalli, the flamboyant Florentine designer, renowned for his ‘more is more’ approach to glitzy glamour, showed his softer side at Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday.



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