Month: June 2011

lusting for: splashed palette dress

lusting for: splashed palette dress

Can you believe that cooler weather clothes are already hitting the stores? I must admit that while I’m not ready to wear them, I am excited to see some more tailored shapes and a little less of that 70s vibe we’ve been getting this summer. […]

in the news: elizabeth taylor’s jewels on tour

in the news: elizabeth taylor’s jewels on tour

Elizabeth Taylor was almost as famous for her jewels as she was for her acting and now that their owner has left for the big jewelry box in the sky, those jewels need to find new homes. Before they are auctioned off by Christie’s in […]

in the news: smurfette does designers

in the news: smurfette does designers

The gang at Harper’s Bazaar decided to feature the gorgeously blue Smurfette in an accessories spread for their August issue (the one with Anne Hathaway on the cover – check out her own fabulous London-themed shoot here). I must say Smurfette knows how to work […]

(almost) at the movies: a dangerous method

(almost) at the movies: a dangerous method

I tend to enjoy dramas with an historical element and given I did a minor in psychology during my undergrad, I’m particularly looking forward to A Dangerous Method. The upcoming film stars Michael Fassbender as Carl Jung, Viggo Mortensen as his mentor, Sigmund Freud, and […]

friday film: tom ford A/W 2011

friday film: tom ford A/W 2011

Remember about four months ago when Tom Ford showed his autumn/winter 2011 collection to just a small group of editors and buyers rather than through a full runway show? Well, now the designer is sharing his collection with the rest of us through film – […]

in the news: louboutin’s lookbook

in the news: louboutin’s lookbook

The last time I wrote about Louboutin, it triggered a very strong reaction from readers – for all the wrong reasons. This week, Louboutin has released his fall lookbook and its photos (taken by Peter Lippman) are quite spectacular. The images are inspired by iconic […]

lusting for: cirque a-line dress

lusting for: cirque a-line dress

Isn’t this new dress from Anthropologie just too adorable for words? I love the combination of black and white with a saffron sash. I’m smitten with the origami neckline. I adore the elephant print for that dash of whimsy. And I’m so pleased that it’s […]

in the news: versace for h&m

in the news: versace for h&m

Following the success of the Lanvin x H&M collaboration last year, the chain store has today announced its next designer partner will be Versace. The collection will be designed by Donatella Versace and include women’s, men’s and home collections. According to H&M, Donatella looked back […]

(almost) at the movies: harry potter and the deathly hallows part two (again)

(almost) at the movies: harry potter and the deathly hallows part two (again)

Yes, I know I’ve already shown a trailer for the final Harry Potter film but the final trailer has now been released. The flashback sequence at the beginning has made me feel quite nostalgic – has it really been 10 years? The final trailer shows […]

friday film: get closer

friday film: get closer

Today’s moving Friday film comes from Pro Infirmis, a Swiss disability campaign group. It takes an unusual approach to help raise the issue of how people respond to disabled individuals. The star of the video, 27-year-old Fabian, suffered neurological damage from a car accident and […]

in the news: carolina herrera for twilight

in the news: carolina herrera for twilight

While Bella’s wedding gown in the next installment of the Twilight series, Breaking Dawn, may not be as hotly anticipated as the Duchess of Cambridge’s dress was earlier this year, there was still quite a bit of speculation about who would design her gown. Earlier […]

net-a-porter live is live!

net-a-porter live is live!

Now there’s more to do on Net-A-Porter than check out all the latest designer wares – as of today, you can also watch people from around the world shop! Net-A-Porter Live is actually pretty cool. You can see how many people are on line, check […]