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Ria van Dyke is the new Miss Universe New Zealand

June 5, 2010/13.43

Jin Cowan Top Ria van Dyke, Miss New Zealand 2010. Centre Runner-up Danijela Unkovich, Miss East Auckland; Samantha Powell, co-MC and Miss New Zealand 2008; Ria van Dyke, Miss New Zealand 2010; Katie Taylor, Miss New Zealand 2009; second runner-up Caren Freeman, Miss Auckland. Above This year’s contestants after the crowning. Auckland-based Ria van Dyke, […]

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Hothair to launch Jessica Simpson Bob Wig on QVC

May 25, 2010/12.33

Hothair will launch a Jessica Simpson Bob Wig, created by Ken Paves, on QVC on May 30.    As part of the HairDo range, the bob is available in nine colours to suit most skin tones, says the company. The hair is made from a synthetic fibre called Tru2Life, which can be styled wavy or […]

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HP, GHD launch Sex and the City 2 products

May 1, 2010/12.23

As hype about Sex and the City 2 begins to build, beauty and technology companies—along with the original book’s author—are beginning to cash in, collaborating on must-have new products, and a must-read prequel.    The GHD Colour Collection, which launches today, features four brightly coloured straighteners—one for each of Sex and the City’s leading ladies. […]

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Rating the amenities

April 22, 2010/1.43

You can tell a lot about a luxury property simply by looking at the amenities laid out in the bathroom. Recently I applied the amenity-test to three properties in Paris: the first, a higher end boutique inn near Trocadero, had l’Occitane products, a solid mid-level retail brand- the interesting and sportif Verveine scent, and good […]

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Is Keeley Hawes’s Ashes to Ashes hairstyle as ’83 as her wardrobe?

March 22, 2010/7.56

BBC Above DCI Gene Hunt (Philip Glenister) and DI Alex Drake (Keeley Hawes) in the final series of Ashes to Ashes. Below right Nicolas Cage and Deborah Foreman in 1983’s Valley Girl. Power suits, check. Shoulder pads, check. Big earrings that could scrape those shoulder pads, check. Chunky necklaces, check. Blacks and whites and primary […]

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Trio creates hair for Michalsky Style Nite

January 26, 2010/23.30

Above, from top The venue at the Friedrichstadt Palast, Berlin. The Trio Style Nite team. On the stage. Below Trio creative director Reinhard Olschowsky. While we did not attend Berlin Fashion Week, we did get some images courtesy of Trio Hair & Company.    Last Friday, to conclude Berlin Fashion Week, Michalsky held his Style […]

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Blue Cactus makeover promotion has an $8,000 top prize

January 24, 2010/0.26

Check out this great promotion from Blue Cactus (in which we’re involved, too), where you can win an NZ$8,000 prize package, as explained by our fashion editor Samantha Hannah. If you have a friend who you’d love to makeover, you can nominate them for the Blue Cactus Hairdressing Ultimate Makeover, which includes NZ$1,950 of hair […]

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Behind the scenes with Sylvie van der Vaart on the BMW hair test

November 15, 2009/9.31

At the end of last month, we covered a publicity stunt from BMW, where former Miss Bundesliga Sylvie van der Vaart put two BMW 3er convertibles, separated by 20 years, the hair test. Sitting in a wind tunnel, van der Vaart, arguably Germany’s and the Netherlands’ most famous WAG, had her hair blown about severely […]

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Sylvie van der Vaart gives BMW the hair test

October 29, 2009/22.57

Former Miss Bundesliga and the Netherlands’ and Germany’s most famous WAG, Sylvie van der Vaart, puts the BMW convertible to the hair test in the company’s München wind tunnel. The full story is here on our website. […]

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