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Kicking off the Golden Globes’ suites: inspirational, inventive and invigorating

January 9, 2016/10.53

Elyse Glickman Pre-award suites have been around for so long that the expression ‘Now, I’ve seen everything’ genuinely applies in many cases. For this reason, Rita Branch’s latest outing, Ultimate in Luxury Red Carpet Style Lounge, was positively brilliant because many of the vendors were making their red-carpet début. Even better, women-owned companies were in […]

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Elsa Hosk appears on Victoria’s Secret’s first Swim catalogue for 2016

January 7, 2016/2.58

Swedish-born model Elsa Hosk appears on the cover of Victoria’s Secret’s first Swim catalogue for 2016.    Photographed by Guy Aroch on Bora Bora, French Polynesia, the image sees Hosk wear the company’s Crochet Bikini.    It is Hosk’s first cover for the Swim catalogue series. She has appeared in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show […]

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Huawei collaborates with Swarovski on two additional smart watches

January 6, 2016/20.46

Huawei impressed the tech crowd with its smart watches last year, but it’s going after a more premium market with the announcement of the Jewel and Elegant versions this time, in collaboration with Swarovski.    The two watches, shown at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronic Show yesterday, join the Classic, Active and Élite models launched […]

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Karlie Kloss to model Topshop’s spring–summer 2016 campaign

January 4, 2016/9.00

Tyrone Lebon Karlie Kloss, who has endorsed brands as diverse as Lindex and Victoria’s Secret, will helm the Topshop spring–summer 2016 campaign, which launches globally today.    The campaign sees Karlie model the spring–summer collection in images shot in New York by London-based photographer Tyrone Lebon, styled by Topshop creative director Kate Phelan.    Phelan […]

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Chinese label Lanyu plans international growth, US launch

December 30, 2015/4.38

  Chinese designer Lan Yu, commemorating her 11th anniversary, says she will launch her Lanyu brand Stateside next, after having shown in Paris during 2015.    Her Water Charm collection can be viewed on her brand’s home page.    Her work combines eastern techniques, including traditional Suzhou embroidery that has been practised in China for […]

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Win a luxury skin care pack with Lucire and Skin Institute

December 22, 2015/23.57

Before 2015 is out, Lucire has the pleasure of announcing another giveaway, this time in association with Skin Institute.    Skin Institute is a multi-disciplinary specialist centre focusing on cosmetic medicine, skin cancer detection and treatment, clinical dermatology, vein treatment and surgery, and its 18th clinic has recently opened in central Wellington.    To commemorate […]

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Iris Mittenaere, Miss Nord-Pas-de-Calais, wins Miss France 2016

December 19, 2015/23.19

Bertrand Noël/SIPA courtesy Endemol and TF1 Iris Mittenaere, Miss Nord-Pas-de-Calais, has been crowned Miss France 2016.    Mittenaere, 22, is a dental student in her fifth year of studies. 20minutes earlier revealed that she scored the most highly in a general knowledge quiz (17·5 out of 20, above the average of 13·5).    She succeeds […]

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Jean Paul Gaultier reveals criteria for his ideal Miss France 2016


Franziska Krug/Getty Images Above Jean Paul Gaultier earlier this year at Installations by Designer Jean Paul Gaultier at the Swarovski Kristallwelten Store in Wien. Miss France 2016, which will be decided Saturday night in Lille with a televised final on TF1, has a very different judging line-up, with fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier chairing the […]

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Ab Aeterno’s wooden watches are the next thing in eco-fashion

December 17, 2015/23.58

Ab Aeterno has shown its Sky collection, a range of wooden watches that contain a Swiss movement, with the remainder made in Italy.    The firm, just over three years old, uses only sustainable materials such as wood. They guarantee that their products contain 100 per cent natural materials, including recycled materials, and are toxic-free. […]

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