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January 20, 2015

David Beckham shows his new H&M Bodywear range alongside menswear essentials

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David Beckham has lent his name to another sub-brand for Hennes & Mauritz for spring, called Modern Essentials Selected by David Beckham.
   This time, the football star will choose his favourite H&M menswear pieces, complementing his original H&M Bodywear line. A new spring 2015 Bodywear line will also dĆ©but on the same day, March 5, both in physical stores and online.
   The Modern Essentials Selected by David Beckham line features, among others, a linen pilot jacket, a chalk-washed denim jacket, a car coat, a linen blazer, a polo shirt, and a white poplin shirt, says H&M.
   The Bodywear range has new loungewear pieces, including Henley shirts, raglan-sleeved shirts, crewnecks and a sleeveless jersey shirt. Key colours are dark blue, grey and off-white, with orangeā€“red accents; stripes also feature.
   The campaign kicks off with a promotional film directed by Marc Forster (Monster’s Ball, Finding Neverland, Stranger than Fiction, The Kite Runner, Quantum of Solace, World War Z).
   ā€˜I am thrilled to continue and extend my collaboration with H&M by selecting my favourites from this spring’s Modern Essentials collection,’ said Beckham in a release. ‘Each piece is a new wardrobe classic that will update every man’s spring wardrobe with great style. Marc Forster is one of my favourite directorsā€”I can’t wait to reveal the new campaign with H&M.’









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January 13, 2015

The 2015 Golden Globes’ most stylish: Lupita Nyong’o and Emma Stone

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Lucire fashion editor Sopheak Seng had two very clear picks at the 2015 Golden Globes: Lupita Nyong’o in Giambattista Valli haute couture embroidered silk gown, and Emma Stone (nominated for Birdman) in a custom Lanvin beaded jumpsuit with a taffeta bow (left).
   There was also Keira Knightley, nominated for The Imitation Game, in a sequinned Chanel green muslin dress with feather embroidery, based on look 50 of the Parisā€“Salzburg 2014ā€“15 collection. Chanel says 31 of its staff, the plumassier LemariĆ© and the embroiderer Lesage worked on making her dress.
   Dakota Johnson (Fifty Shades of Grey) wore a Chanel haute couture embroidered long bustier dress from the autumnā€“winter 2014ā€“15 collection, complemented by the Chanel Muse ring in 18 ct white gold, diamonds and cultured pearls.
   Diane KrĆ¼ger wore a shimmery Emilia Wickstead gown accessorized with a Jaeger-LeCoultre Joaillerie 101 Art Deco watch.
   Our videos feature Eddie Redmayne, winning best actor for The Theory of Everything, confessing to cutting his honeymoon short to be at the Golden Globes 2015; and Chris Pratt and Anna Faris on the red carpet being dubbed the Globes’ ‘cutest couple’.




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December 17, 2014

Belvedere Vodka kicks off James Bond partnership, with Lily Cole, Tinie Tempah, Pixie Geldof, Amber Atherton

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The $300 million budget set aside for Spectre, the 24th Eon James Bond film, will need a marketing bonanza. After Aston Martin revealed its DB10ā€”10 cars built exclusively for the film and not general saleā€”and Jaguar Land Rover confirmed that they would be supplying a C-X75 and Range Rover vehicles, Belvedere Vodka is next, launching its global partnership with James Bond at the Bond in Motion exhibition at the London Film Museum last night.
   Guests included Lily Cole, Tinie Tempah, Amber Atherton, Pixie Geldof, Douglas Booth, Kim Hersov, Ella Catliff and Christophe Navarre, while Belvedere president Charles Gibb played host.
   Belvedere’s limited-edition bottles see the Belvedere palace replaced with an image of the MI6 headquarters from the film, while its trade-mark blue will be changed to green, on one. These will be limited to 100 bottles. The second change will be to Belvedere’s Silver Sabre bottles.
   The marketing programme commences in February, with point-of-sale promotions. Updates will be put on Belvedere’s Instagram account.
   Spectre, which is named after the fictional terrorist organization from the Ian Fleming novels, will premiĆØre on November 6, 2015. Daniel Craig will return as the super-spy, and the cast includes Monica Bellucci, LĆ©a Seydoux, Andrew Scott, Dave Bautista, Naomie Harris, Ralph Fiennes, and Christoph Waltz as the villain. Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson produce, while Sam Mendes (Skyfall) returns to direct.




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December 10, 2014

News in brief: Chanel’s Parisā€“Salzburg collection; Lady Gaga, Eva Longoria in NYC; Anja Rubik launches perfume

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Karl Lagerfeld has unveiled the 13th Chanel MĆ©tiers d’Art collection in Salzburg, Austria, recognizing its historical connection with Gabrielle Chanel (she got the inspiration for the Chanel jacket there, at the Hotel Schloss Mittersill, then owned by Baron Hubert von Pantz, with whom she had a fling). Lagerfeld discusses his collection in the video clip below, which showcases the Parisā€“Salzburg collection, featuring Cara Delevingne, who not only closed the show, but is the face of the collection itself.
   The presentation, at the Leopoldskron chĆ¢teau, showcased the fine work of the feather-workers, milliners, tuckers and bootmakers. Lagerfeld took inspiration from traditional Austrian clothing, revisiting the dirndls and lederhosen, using loden, tweed, felt, leather and satin cashmere mix, taffeta and lace. Evening dresses featured pin-tucked fronts, frills, pleats and voluminous sleeves.
   ā€˜You can take inspiration from the apron, from the sleeves, from all the little details, but you have to forget it all and we do it in a new way,’ said Lagerfeld. ‘The star of Salzburg is about the jacket, but what I like is the craftsmanship, the embroidery with all the feathers. There is an unbelievable craftsmanship in all those clothes: most of the embroidery includes stones and many feathers, itā€™s like fur, itā€™s like flying fur. If you look at them closely, itā€™s quite unbelievable; when you see them or you touch them. So I tried, with beautiful fake pearls, to make interesting pearl jewellery that looks like embroidery. Itā€™s the updated version of what I think it should be, could be, and had to be today.’
   In New York celebrity sightings, Lady Gaga has been spotted wearing the Blake wide-brim hat in oyster felt with pearl trim from Eugenia Kim’s fall 2014 collection last week, while Eva Longoria wore a Ralph & Russo springā€“summer 2014 white silk crĆŖpe cap sleeve embellished jacket with structured peplum, pencil skirt and black alligator belt to the ninth annual L’OrĆ©al Women of Worth event.
   L’OrĆ©al Paris notes that Longoria’s look uses True Match liquid foundation in C2 Rose Vanilla, the Volume Million Lashes Excess in Extra Black, Color Riche Le Kajal in 501 Oriental Black, the Super Liner Brow Artist Plumper in medium to dark, and the Elnett Volume Excess hairspray. Blake Lively, very much this year’s L’OrĆ©al Paris celebrity with all the attention she garnered at Cannes, was also at Women of Worth, her look accomplished with True Match in N3 Creamy Beige, the Glam Bronze Powder Duo in 101 Blonde, the Flash Lash Butterfly in Intenza, Txt Wave Creating Spray, and the Nude Rose Color Riche La Palette.

   Polish model Anja Rubik, 31, meanwhile, has released her new perfume, Original. At Colette in Paris, she discusses some of her beauty tips from her career, including using eyelash curlers and moisturizing your skin. Rubik also reveals that Brigitte Bardot is her ‘ultimate beauty’, and rates Charlotte Gainsbourg and Patty Smyth highly.
   The perfume scents are those that have followed her over the years, namely white lilies and green tea, while the black-and-white imagery was inspired by her love of black-and-white photography and the work of Robert Mapplethorpe.
   Carrera y Carrera is going from strength to strength: the Madrid-based luxury jewellery brand has opened a boutique in Macau, as a first beach-head into China. Manuel Carrera, a fourth-generation descendant of the Carrera family who founded the brand, was on hand with CEO Svetlana Kupriyanova.
   Finally, in the main part of our site, travel editor Stanley Moss fits museums and great food into 48 hours in Torino, while publisher Jack Yan tests the BMW X1 Sdrive18dā€”readers might like the title.


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December 6, 2014

Camille Cerf, Miss Nord-Pas-de-Calais, crowned Miss France 2015

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Camille Cerf, Miss Nord-Pas-de-Calais, has been crowned Miss France 2015 tonight from the Zenith in OrlƩans.
   Cerf is 19, and is 1Ā·8 m tall. She is in her second year of business school, and says her ambition and spontaneity are her best qualities. She had emerged as an early favourite online.
   Hinirere Taputu, Miss Tahiti, was runner-up, Charlotte Pirroni, Miss CĆ“te d’Azur, was second runner-up. Malaurie Eugenie, Miss Aquitaine, and Alyssa Wurtz, Miss Alsace, were fourth and fifth.
   The placings were determined by the viewing public, who made their decision through SMS and telephone voting.
   The live telecast on TF1 is expected to get near a 40 per cent share once ratings are confirmed.
   This year’s show featured sets commemorating different genres of film, such as dance, music and musicals (including the films Chicago, The Great Gatsby, Grease, Flashdance and Dirty Dancing), romantic comedies, and Disneyā€“Pixar cartoon Frozen (the top five appeared as Elsa, the Snow Queen). The final evening gown set saw the top five in designs by Nicolas Fafiotte.
   Former Miss France winners were also present, including Delphine Wespiser, Miss France 2012, Malika MĆ©nard, Miss France 2010 and Marine Lorphelin, Miss France 2013.
   Last year, Miss OrlĆ©anis, Flora Coquerel, was crowned the 2014 winner, watched by an audience of 8Ā·3 million on television.
   The judging panel comprised Patrick Bruel (presiding over the jury), Olympic swimmer Laure Manaudou, singer Shy’M, TV and radio host Jean-Luc Reichmann, humorist StĆ©phane Rousseau, comedian Philippe Bas and Miss France 2008 ValĆ©rie BĆØgue. Comedian Kev Adams made a surprise appearance during the evening, with one performance.
   The top 12 contestants were Miss Aquitaine, Miss Roussillon, Miss Guadeloupe, Miss Picardie, Miss Provence, Miss Tahiti, Miss Ǝle-de-France, Miss New Caledonia, Miss Alsace, Miss CĆ“te d’Azur, Miss Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Miss Centre.
   Thirty-three contestants, aged between 18 and 24, competed for the title.


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Above Flora Coquerel appeared on stage alongside Miss France organizer Sylvie Tellier and host Jean-Pierre Foucault.

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December 4, 2014

Sam Mendes reveals Spectre, next James Bond ļ¬lm, and Aston Martin DB10

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As we suspected, the DB10 moniker will not go to the DB9 successor at Aston Martin, but to a limited-edition model released for the 24th EON James Bond movie, Spectre.
   Aston Martin says it will build 10 of the bespoke cars next year, hence the name, and claims that the vehicle was developed specifically for the film, to star Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Monica Bellucci (who was tipped to be in a Bond movie even in the 1990s), LĆ©a Seydoux, David Bautista, Andrew Scott, and Naomie Harris. Sam Mendes (Skyfall) returns to direct.
   The car, along with the name of the film, were officially released on the 007 Stage at Pinewood Studios. Mendes himself took the cover off the DB10.
   Aston Martin’s chief creative officer, Marek Reichman, worked closely with Mendes to develop the car. It previews the company’s design direction for the next generation of production models.
   Dr Andy Palmer, CEO of Aston Martin, said, ‘In the same year that we celebrate our 50-year relationship with 007, it seems doubly fitting that today we unveiled this wonderful new sports car created especially for James Bond.’
   The cinematic James Bond first drove an Aston Martin in 1964, when Sean Connery got behind the wheel of the DB5 model in Goldfinger.
   The car will be built at Gaydon, Warwickshire. Spectre, which begins filming on Monday, including locations in London, Roma, Ciudad de MĆ©xico and the Austrian Alps, will be released on November 6, 2015.

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November 15, 2014

Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin unveil collaboration with Barneys New York, Madison Avenue

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Barneys New York unveiled its collaboration with film director Baz Luhrmann and four-time Academy Award-winning production designer Catherine Martin, christened Baz Dazzled, at its Madison Avenue store.
   Luhrmann, Martin and Barneys creative director Dennis Freedman, have taken holiday themes and, according to Barneys, in true Luhrmann style, ‘turned them upside-down into a world of fantastical characters, enchanted environments, and luxurious, metallic textures.’
   ā€˜From the first time my wife Catherine Martin and I found ourselves in New York back in the ā€™80s, we always marvelled at the way Barneys took the familiar and managed to turn it on its head. This way of seeing the world is somewhat akin to our own creative philosophy,’ said Luhrmann. ‘Here we are now, so many years later in our adopted home, honoured to join the pedigree of artists, performers, and creative organizations which have collaborated with Barneys, to take the familiar and turn it on its head.’
   Urbanized woodland creatures, including a b-boy elf, a “true owl” who always speaks the truth, a graffiti-ing squirrel, and Celestina the ice princess, inhabit a fantasy world ruled by the Luna and Solar queens. There is a series of live performances and interactive theatre in each of the Barneys windows.
   The themes for the four windows are love (Elphresh the elf pursues his impossible love, Elfemeral), beauty (the Spirits of the Snow, by artist Anthony Howe), truth (Truth, an eight-foot-tall steampunk true owl, by artist Chris Cole), and freedom (a trapped ice princess dreams of freedom).
   The Madison Avenue store’s faƧade ties in to the theme, with the Solar and Luna queens singing out of two Juliet balconies on the second floor.
   Music for the performances is provided by a cappella group Pentatonix, Ā­comprised of vocalists Scott Hoying, Kirstie Maldonado, and Mitch Grassi, vocal bass Avi Kaplan, and beatboxer Kevin ‘K. O. OlusolaĀ­who, who exclusively scored and recorded custom versions of classics. In addition, Pentatonix provided vocals to several characters.
   Costumes have been created by Zaldy, who worked with Martin. The performances were directed in collaboration with Luhrmann, Martin, Barneys New York, and Andrew Katz.
   A limited-edition Baz Dazzled XO Exclusively Ours collection of luxury holiday dĆ©cor and gifts is available on the ninth floor of the Madison Avenue store, select Barneys stores nationwide, and Barneys.com. Items include an engraved Berti champagne sabre, a knit rabbit throw by Adrienne Landau, Studio DKS pillows, children’s costumes, stuffed animals, and exclusive Prada-created fur-lined sleeping bag and luxury picnic set.
   Pentatonix sang at the unveiling, singing, with the Luna and Solar queens, Madonna’s ‘Holiday’.
   Celebrities and VIPs at both the unveiling and the Central Park Zoo dinner afterwards included Richard and Lisa Perry, Amy Sacco, Aurelie Bidermann, Dakota Fanning, Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne of Public School, Deborra-Lee Furness, Dennis Freedman, Estelle, Giovanna Battaglia, Stefano Tonchi, Jessica Joffe, Kate Foley, Lily Kwong, Meryl Poster, Michael Avedon, Pat Cleveland, Simon Doonan, Max Osterweis, Victoria Justice, Wendi Deng, Zani Gugelmann, Madison Guest, Victoria Justice, Hamish Bowles, Anna Wintour, Michael Avedon, Dorian Grinspan, Virginia Smith, Carter Elwood-Etherington, Breken Elwood-Etherington, Jennifer Zuccarini, Edward Menicheschi, Hailey Gates, Bronson van Wyck, Charles Rockefeller, Allese Thomson, Knight Landesman, and Brooke Garber Neidich.
   Twenty-five per cent of sales from Baz Dazzled holiday products will be donated to Room to Read, a literacy organization helping children in developing countries.



































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October 17, 2014

Jaeger-LeCoultre hosts New York Film Festival reception for Foxcatcher

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Jaeger-LeCoultre supported the New York premiĆØre of Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher at the 52nd New York Film Festival on October 10.
   The film tells the story from the viewpoint of Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz, and his relationship with sponsor John du Pont and brother Dave Schultz, also an Olympic wrestler. Foxcatcher was the name of du Pont’s farm.
   It has already won Miller the best director prize at the Festival de Cannes earlier this year.
   Channing Tatum plays Mark Schultz, Mark Ruffalo plays Dave Schultz, and Sienna Miller plays Dave’s wife, Nancy. Steve Carell plays du Pont. Vanessa Redgrave plays Jean du Pont.
   Playing host to the cast at a pre-screening cocktail reception, director Miller, producers Megan Ellison and John Kilik, and Sony Pictures’ Michael Barker and Tom Bernard, was Jaeger-LeCoultre president Philippe Bonay.
   Bonay, Carell and Ruffalo each donned a Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Control watch.




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