Elie Saab SS 2015 Ready-to-wear Fashion Show in Paris

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A plunge into the ocean, a search for sunken treasure. The Spring/Summer 2015 collection is inspired by the intense colour, glistening surfaces and hidden beauty of the underwater world.

The palette is brilliant, tropical, drenched in colour. Lagoon green, sea-mist, coral flecked with vibrant yellow and a deep, pure shade of blue inspired by the Amalfi sea. Along with timeless black and white, these are the keynote shades, worked through a myriad of fabrics and finishes.

Prints bubble across dresses in ombre effects, inspired by the changing colours of darting marine life. The collection’s key graphic, a glistening submarine print of sun-dappled water, is used for day and evening alike. Shades of dégradé give the effect of fabric submerged in water.

Decoration ebbs and flows around the body, tone on tone, creating a chiaroscuro of embroidery against skin and fabric. ELIE SAAB abstracts its signature lace, as if worn away by the salt of ocean spray. It is combined with foliate lace, in gowns that cascade around the body.

Silhouettes are easier, sportier. A Seventies feel informs sinuous silk-cady gowns, whilst trousers and blouson jackets have a casual air. New day propositions for the ELIE SAAB woman focus on abbreviated lengths that feel graphic and contemporary.

Evening is fluid. Rivulets of ruffles delineate the body, like the surfaces of shells or the swaying currents. Waves of lace and slipstreams of georgette tumble from a defined body.

Accessories accent the life aquatic, iridescent skins in the collection’s key colours mimicking those of exotic fish and used for the slender ELIE SAAB Poincaré bags as well as sandals, both heeled and flat. They underline the season’s glorification of the ocean, and the submersion of the ELIE SAAB woman into the beauty of the underwater kingdom.

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Georg Jensen The Vivianna Collection

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The Vivianna collection lets the sun shine in this season with new styles inspired by the revolutionary designer Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe. Vivianna’s original designs were considered ahead of her time and to this day remain relevant and iconic for the modern woman.

Torun’s sleek and feminine bangles, launched under the original design moniker Bangle 204, are launched in precious 18kt yellow, rose, and white gold. The bracelet’s slender form features a loop lock with two-tone embellishment, and an additional loop set with white pave diamonds. Proving that the legendary designer is as relevant today as ever, the bangles are both bold standout pieces and versatile stacking styles.

The sleek Neckring 174 from the Dew Drop series is updated to modern sensibilities with 18kt yellow, rose, and white gold, and features an extravagant diamond-embellished drop pendant, consisting of over 700 stones and a total diamond carat weight of 2.8 ct. Remaining true to Torun’s design ethos, the new additions, which also include diamond embellished drop earrings and button earrings, enhance the wearer and move gracefully with her body yet without overpowering the sensibilities of her style.

Biotherm Homme Eyecare Innovation: Force Supreme Eye Architect Serum

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In 2014, Biotherm Homme, world leader in premium men’s skincare, targets signs of aging in the priority eye zone with new Force Supreme Eye Architect Serum – to simultaneously lift wrinkles, reduce dark circles and deflate puffed-up eyes. Re-firmed and smoothed, the eyes look sharp again.

A Close-To-Skin Formula: Drawing on active ingredients -extracted from living waters- which demonstrate a powerful action in skin thanks to their shared biological characteristics.

A Deep-Penetrating Serum Texture: A deep-penetrating serum texture to maximize absorption, optimize skin affinity and target the signs of damaged skin.

A Resurfacing & Refirming Tri-Active Formula: blue Algae Extract + Pro-Xylanetm + Life Planktontm

Biotherm Homme Design – Cold Zamack Applicator: A cold zamack application system more precisely targets the eye area and helps to cool it down upon application for favouring an immediately anti-bags effect.

Instant Blurring of Lines: Lines and wrinkles are instantly blurred with the formula thanks to soft focus charges.

360° Effect On Wrinkles, Dark Circles, Puffiness After 4 Weeks: In 4 weeks, Force Supreme Eye Architect Serum repairs signs of aging, reducing the number, length and surface of wrinkles, fading dark circles and depuffing the zone. Features are rested. After 7 days, wrinkles look diminished for 92% of men.

Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci SS 2015 Womenswear Collection in Paris

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For this collection, Riccardo Tisci goes back to the seventies and his early days at Givenchy. Those days when the woman was sexy and powerful, sensual and self-confident.

From the high boots, to the lace dresses and leather high waist trousers, this collection draws inspiration from oppositional references: tyrolien in the shape, pinball in the prints and rock in the attitude.

Riccardo Tisci gives a new breath to the Givenchy wardrobe. He proposes a modern version of his rock/couture style with a very graphic silhouette optimized by the black & white print.

The strength of this collection resides in the knowledge of mixed materials: eyelet on lace, printed chiffon, cut out leather and leatherette embroideries, iron nails and semi-precious stones.

The Spring Summer 2015 Givenchy woman is the quintessential amalgamation of all the women who continue to inspire Riccardo Tisci and his vision of Givenchy.

Longchamp Launches A New Book “Le Pliage by Longchamp"

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Longchamp is going to launch a new book “Le Pliage by Longchamp” in November 2014. Written by the luxury lifestyle consultant Laure Verchère, this is a Le Pliage almanac recording the transformation and development of Le Pliage handbag collections in these 20 years: limited edition, seasonal edition, crossover collection, etc. Boundlessness cum creativeness. During these 20 years, over 30 million pieces of Le Pliage handbags have been sold worldwide. How fabulous!

Kiehl’s Celebrates The Holiday Season with A Limited-edition Label by International Artist Duo Craig & Karl

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Kiehl’s celebrates the holiday season with a limited-edition label by International artist duo Craig & Karl

Kiehl’s Since 1851 proudly announces its 6th Annual Artist Collaboration for Holiday – introducing Kiehl’s x Craig & Karl. Designed by International artist duo Craig & Karl, this limited-edition label is a kaleidoscope of vibrant color that will adorn some of Kiehl’s most beloved customer favorites, including Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream, Calendula Herbal Extract Toner, Crème de Corps and Crème de Corps Soy Milk & Honey Whipped Body Butter. Evoking the celebratory nature of the holiday season and Kiehl’s quirky, New York City-inspired spirit, the festive graphic print outfits Kiehl’s Holiday items so beautifully that each serves as a unique, ready-made gift perfect for the season of giving.

Kiehl’s x Craig & Karl builds upon the success of Kiehl’s long-standing relationship with the artist community. Each year, in honor of the Holiday season, Kiehl’s partners with a different artist to design a special limited-edition label.  Previous holiday collaborations have included artists such as Jeff Koons, Kenny Scharf and Eric Haze.  This year, Kiehl’s has teamed up with Craig Redman and Karl Maier, better known as Craig & Karl.

IWC Adds A Sparkle to The Wrist with The New Portofino Midsize Collection

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IWC Schaffhausen is proud to present its new Portofino Midsize collection which now makes the Portofino line attractive to watch lovers who prefer a slightly smaller timepiece. With the Portofino Midsize Automatic Moon Phase and the Portofino Midsize Automatic Day & Night, two radiant 37-millimetre beauties available in seven different versions designed to reflect the timeless elegance of the Italian coastal resort join the Swiss company’s watch family. Ten different Portofino Midsize Automatic models with 37-millimetre cases are being launched, available with or without a diamond-set bezel. Three Portofino Automatic versions featuring 40-millimetre cases set with precious stones round off the dazzling display.

To mark the launch of the Portofino Midsize collection, celebrated photographer Peter Lindbergh created an impressive series of exclusive pictures, featuring well-known celebrities Cate Blanchett, Emily Blunt, Zhou Xun, Ewan McGregor and Christoph Waltz as well as the models Adriana Lima and Karolina Kurkova in the picturesque Italian harbour town of Portofino. It is the second time Lindbergh has created a shoot for IWC Schaffhausen to promote the Portofino, and he has once more managed to brilliantly convey in his work the spirit of timeless elegance that the town embodies. The exclusive collection of photographs will travel the world as an exhibition entitled “Timeless Portofino”. Stops are the IWC Portofino Midsize Launch Events scheduled for the Zurich Film Festival, the Watches & Wonders watch fair in Hong Kong, the London Film Festival, the Art Basel in Miami and an exclusive occasion in Dubai.