Solon seeks blacklisting of Chinese beauty product for listing Manila as ‘province of China’

MANILA, Aug 20 (Mabuhay) — PBA party-list Representative Jericho Nograles has called on authorities to investigate and blacklist the Chinese beauty product distributed locally after it listed its Manila address as a “province” of China. Nograles has sent letters to the Department of Trade and Industry and the Food and Drug Administration to complain about […]

Models to follow on social media this fashion month

From Snapchat and Twitter to Instagram, social networks give models greater visibility, helping them raise their profiles and catch designers’ eyes. They also regularly treat online followers to a glimpse backstage at the biggest events in the fashion calendar, notably fashion week shows. Here’s a look at some of the models to follow on social […]

11.09.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Online, Science & Technology ·
Kérastase UK taps ‘Sex and the City’ illustrator for fresh social campaign

Kérastase UK taps ‘Sex and the City’ illustrator for fresh social campaign

L’Oréal-owned hair brand Kérastase UK has tapped renowned illustrator Megan Hess for its latest social media campaign. Hess — who has previously worked for the likes of Chanel, Dior and Givenchy, and illustrated Candace Bushnell’s “Sex and the City” books — will help promote Kérastase’s Fusio-Dose, a series of five-minute in-salon professional hair treatments, via […]

14.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Baseball ‘Hit Dog’ Mo Vaughn launches men’s fashion line

Baseball ‘Hit Dog’ Mo Vaughn launches men’s fashion line

Former baseball star Mo Vaughn, aka “The Hit Dog”, has debuted a niche fashion line for men, with the collection designed specifically for “big and tall” men. The line, dubbed “MVP Collections”, will offer casual apparel for sizes 1XL to 4XL in three categories: ath-leisure, weekend wear and night out, with the selections to include […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Sports & Recreation ·
Roses are at the heart of Bulgari’s latest fragrance

Roses are at the heart of Bulgari’s latest fragrance

The Italian luxury brand is launching Rose Goldea, a new ode to femininity and sensuality which draws its inspiration from the love life of the most famous of Egyptian queens: Cleopatra. Rose Goldea is a rich oriental scent which includes Damas rose, the queen of flowers. Available in September. Bulgari has called upon the renowned […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
IOFIT pushes smart golf shoe to Kickstarter

IOFIT pushes smart golf shoe to Kickstarter

Enhanced golf shoe IOFIT is offering a swing at greater power, longer drives, and more reliable putts with technology that analyzes balance and weight shift in real-time. When coupled with a companion app for Android or iOS, pressure sensors within the shoe’s outsole can deliver instant feedback on pressure distribution, weight shift, and foot balance […]

Luxury house Bulgari to showcase heritage collection as part of exclusive Australian exhibition

Luxury house Bulgari to showcase heritage collection as part of exclusive Australian exhibition

Luxury jewelry brand Bulgari is set to showcase some of its spectacular heritage collection, worn by the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Grace Kelly, and Sophia Loren, as part of an exclusive new exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia. The exhibit, titled “Italian Jewels: Bulgari Style,” will run from September 30 to January 29, […]

03.08.2016 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Adidas updates 99g boot with limited edition

Adidas updates 99g boot with limited edition

Having dubbed it the world’s lightest soccer boot, Adidas is treating the Adizero 99g to a limited edition run of 299 pairs. It’s half the weight of a standard football boot, Adidas says, with a 1mm polyamide outsole for rigidity, and a one-layer PU mesh-based upper. The boot’s stud layout is designed to enhance speed, […]

02.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle, Sports & Recreation ·
Mexican inmates use tattoo skills for purse designs

Mexican inmates use tattoo skills for purse designs

Sitting in a Mexican prison’s library, murder convict David Guzman tattooed a skull on a leather patch for a designer handbag to be sold in a luxury shop.   Guzman, 34, took drugs and stole at a young age, falling into a “nefarious” world that landed him in prison, but five years into his murder […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style ·
Karlie Kloss lands fashion campaign and collaboration with Express

Karlie Kloss lands fashion campaign and collaboration with Express

Karlie Kloss has landed a new job as a brand ambassador and creative consultant for the fashion retailer Express. The supermodel has teamed up with the chain to front its new #ExpressLife campaign, featuring a series of sports figures, actors and entrepreneurs inspiring others to pursue their goals. Kloss will also collaborate on an exclusive […]

31.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Why Kylie Jenner, Instagram and a hunger for little luxuries mean lipstick has never been hotter

Why Kylie Jenner, Instagram and a hunger for little luxuries mean lipstick has never been hotter

July 29 is National Lipstick Day, so it’s just as well that a colorful pout has never been more on trend.  Research released this week revealed that in the UK alone, lipstick sales are set to increase by an estimated whopping 12 percent during 2016, hitting the £306 million mark (about US$402 million). Thestudy, by […]

31.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·
Jennifer Lopez launches shoe collection with Giuseppe Zanotti

Jennifer Lopez launches shoe collection with Giuseppe Zanotti

Jennifer Lopez is building up her fashion empire by launching a debut high-end shoe line with Giuseppe Zanotti. The pop star and actress is teaming up with the luxury fashion and footwear designer on a capsule collection christened #GiuseppexJennifer, to go on sale worldwide in January 2017. According to WWD, the line will go on […]

30.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
DK heading back to NY

DK heading back to NY

French luxury group LVMH said Monday it had sold ready-to-wear group Donna Karan International to US clothing manufacturer G-III Apparel in a transaction that values the company at $650 million (592 million euros). The move will see ownership of the Donna Karan and DKNY brands return to New York where they were launched by the […]

26.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Stars give their jeans to help refugees

Stars give their jeans to help refugees

Giving the shirt off your back used to be ultimate sign of generosity. But Hollywood stars Sharon Stone, Benicio Del Toro and Emma Watson have gone one better, donating their trousers for a new charity drive called “Jeans for Refugees”. Singers Elton John and Lily Allen have also handed over their denims to the American […]

26.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Renowned Filipino Designer Rocky Gathercole vsits ABS-CBN Foundation’s Bantay Bata

Renowned Filipino Designer Rocky Gathercole vsits ABS-CBN Foundation’s Bantay Bata

AFI head praises designer for “Rock The Runway” fundraiser on July 28 in Avalon Hollywood HOLLYWOOD, CA  – A heartwarming lovefest ensued upon the recent visit of Rocky Gathercole, famed Filipino designer to the biggest music stars, to the ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya (Family Service) Foundation, Inc. or ALKFI. The designer to celebrities like Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Katy Perry, Gwen Stefani, Jennifer […]

20.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Happenings, International Stars, Local News ·
Macy’s collaborates with IBM to introduce artificial intelligence to US stores

Macy’s collaborates with IBM to introduce artificial intelligence to US stores

US department store Macy’s has tapped artificial intelligence to help shoppers navigate stores. Starting Wednesday, July 20, 2016, the retailer will introduce its new shopping assistant in the form of a pilot program called “Macy’s On Call” — a website that can be accessed on a mobile browser and provides shoppers with answers to basic […]

Free People boosts offering with beauty and wellness online

Free People boosts offering with beauty and wellness online

US apparel and lifestyle retailer Free People has expanded its empire to include a beauty and wellness category online, following the success of fellow URBN subsidiaries Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie in the same sphere. The chain has tasked Jessica Richards, senior beauty merchant and founder of Shen Beauty, to tailor Free People’s assortment “for active young professional […]

18.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
The new hat designers taking over Headonism 2016

The new hat designers taking over Headonism 2016

The designers selected for this year’s ‘Headonism’ exhibition have been revealed by the British Fashion Council (BFC).  Two new milliners, Laura Apsit Livens and The Season Hats, will join existing Headonism designers Harvy Santos and Sophie Beale in displaying their Spring / Summer 2017 collections during London Fashion Week this fall. The BFC designer support […]

17.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Sofía Vergara to unleash her third fragrance – ‘Tempting’

Sofía Vergara to unleash her third fragrance – ‘Tempting’

Sofía Vergara is poised to release the third perfume as part of her growing fragrance franchise with Parlux Fragrances Ltd. The scent, dubbed “Tempting” by the “Modern Family” actress, is set to roll out to Perfumania this month before entering broader retail distribution in September, at a retail price point of US$32 for a 1-oz. […]

13.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Paris Hilton’s new fragrance is called Gold Rush

Paris Hilton’s new fragrance is called Gold Rush

Lemon zest, velvet orchid and vanilla are among the notes present in the latest fragrance — the 20th — developed by Paris Hilton. The bottle will be sold at launch through Home Shopping Network from its June 27 debut through to August 1, 2016, when general retail availability commences. Bergamot, nectarine, rose, violet, praline, and […]

12.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Men’s fashion week kicks off third season in New York

Men’s fashion week kicks off third season in New York

Men’s fashion week in New York kicked off its third season Monday with a presentation by Perry Ellis, whose athletic, casual take is expected to mark a number of spring-summer 2017 collections. Dozens of designers from Michael Kors to Tommy Hilfiger will present creations over the course of around 60 catwalk shows and presentations, which […]

12.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Tiffany & Co. taps ex-Coach creative director for new homewares and accessories line

Tiffany & Co. taps ex-Coach creative director for new homewares and accessories line

Luxury brand Tiffany & Co. has hired American fashion designer Reed Krakoff to create a gifts, home and accessories collection, scheduled to hit shelves in 2017. Krakoff, who is the former executive creative director of Coach, Inc, will collaborate with the well-known jewelry firm on exclusive products that will include handbags, leather accessories, sunglasses, tabletop (including […]

11.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
The YouCam Makeup app now comes with extra Kardashian

The YouCam Makeup app now comes with extra Kardashian

One of the world’s most popular augmented reality apps for virtually testing new makeup looks now supports Kardashian Beauty products. Starting with the new “Fierce” collection, users can snap a selfie and then test each element in the line from lip glosses to eye shadows, or even go one further and apply a full custom […]

10.07.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Science & Technology ·
Farfetch partners with Apple on new music channel

Farfetch partners with Apple on new music channel

Luxury fashion retailer Farfetch.com is teaming up with Apple on a new music channel reports WWD. Set to launch Tuesday, the new channel will see Farfetch feature two playlists of Apple music on its website and mobile devices. The playlist “Songs From the Shoot” will be created by the Farfetch team and as the name implies, will […]

Sundance Institute announces Riley Keough, Jena Malone movie ‘Lovesong’ as NEXT FEST opener

Sundance Institute announces Riley Keough, Jena Malone movie ‘Lovesong’ as NEXT FEST opener

The Sundance Institute has announced that the Riley Keough and Jena Malone movie “Lovesong” will kick off the Sundance NEXT FEST next month in LA.  The news of the opener and lineup for the festival, which will take place August 12-14, was announced by the Sundance Institute on Thursday. Directed by So Yong Kim, “Lovesong” […]

07.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Sport meets style in the Rio 2016 designer Olympics kits

Sport meets style in the Rio 2016 designer Olympics kits

With the countdown on until the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games we round up which world-famous designers will be dressing the athletes this year. Stella McCartney for Team GB British designer Stella McCartney has once again been enlisted to design both the opening and closing ceremony and sportswear for Team GB after also […]

03.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos, Sports & Recreation ·
Zayn Malik debuts fashion-forward clothing collection

Zayn Malik debuts fashion-forward clothing collection

Zayn Malik has teamed up with illustrator Mark Wilkinson, known for his work with Iron Maiden covers, on his latest fashion-forward merchandise collection. The former One Direction star has debuted his 23-piece collection of clothing to commemorate his first solo album “Mind Of Mine.” Featuring bold graphic t-shirts, hoodies and vests, some of which are […]

29.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Keira Knightley to front Chanel’s jewelry line

Keira Knightley to front Chanel’s jewelry line

British beauty Keira Knightley is the new face of Chanel’s jewelry line “Coco Crush.” The ad campaign, shot by celebrity photography Mario Testino, will be launched in the fall. Other models that have fronted the jewelry line include Sigrid Agren and Jac Jagaciak. Knightley is also the face of the luxury brand’s perfume “Coco Mademoiselle” […]

27.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Lifestyle ·
Puma to dress New York City Ballet

Puma to dress New York City Ballet

Puma has teamed up with the New York City Ballet to act as the company’s official activewear partner. The brand will provide sportswear gear to the group’s 92 dancers for rehearsals, in addition to using the athletes to test out new garments, WWD reports. The two powerhouses have reportedly entered into a multi-year partnership agreement. The dancers […]

27.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Sports & Recreation ·
Viktor&Rolf updates ‘Flowerbomb’ with Andreea Diaconu

Viktor&Rolf updates ‘Flowerbomb’ with Andreea Diaconu

Viktor&Rolf is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its first-ever feminine fragrance ‘Flowerbomb’ with a new ad campaign. The perfume’s new visual stars Romanian model Andreea Diaconu as an empowered floral goddess whose head is exploding into a bouquet of flowers. The blooms are based on a vibrant color palette ranging from softer blush, pink, lavender […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Liven up a glass of water with flavors and colors

Liven up a glass of water with flavors and colors

Drinking the recommended one-and-a-half to two liters of water each day can seem daunting. Whether at the office or on the beach, why not try one of these ideas to liven up your glass or bottle of water with a fresh new flavor? Fruity ice cubes Next time you make ice cubes, try placing a […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
New images released for BOSS fall/winter collection

New images released for BOSS fall/winter collection

Hugo BOSS has released new images of its BOSS fall/winter collection featuring models Rianne Von Rompaey and Clement Chabernaud. Shot by photographer duo Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, the ad campaign is set against a raw, industrial backdrop to showcase the collection’s “organic imperfection” and shift away from precision and sharpness. Artistic director Jason […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Lolita Lempicka’s new fragrance So Sweet combines mischievousness and indulgence

Lolita Lempicka’s new fragrance So Sweet combines mischievousness and indulgence

The brand inspired by fairy tales pushes femininity to the extreme with its latest fragrance for women. So Sweet is aimed at nonchalant and extravagant women, who are at ease with their femininity and live life to the full. Launched last season, Sweet Kiss was aimed at sensual, seductive and ultra-glamorous women with an indulgent […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Goodbye matte lips: Christian Louboutin launches new ‘Loubilaque’ range

Goodbye matte lips: Christian Louboutin launches new ‘Loubilaque’ range

Christian Louboutin is expanding its beauty range with the launch of a new lipstick, inspired by the shoe designer’s love of all things lacquer.  ‘Loubilaque’, which will debut this summer, promises high coverage, high shine, and high drama color in a bold antithesis of the current matte trend sweeping the makeup industry. Its high concentration […]

16.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Siri is the standout star of Apple’s annual developer conference

Siri is the standout star of Apple’s annual developer conference

Speeding up Apple Watch reaction times, and adding more channels and live video feeds to Apple TV will be welcome additions to Apple’s devices, but it is the decision to set Siri, its virtual assistant, free of the iPhone and let it land on the desktop and work with other developers’ apps that is the […]

Laurel DeWitt creates makeup looks for Perfect365

Laurel DeWitt creates makeup looks for Perfect365

Fashion designer Laurel DeWitt has teamed up with makeup and beauty app Perfect365 on two new makeup looks. Titled ‘MetalChic’ and ‘Queen’, the looks will allow users to virtually try on makeup and crowns seen during DeWitt’s New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2016 collection, including a crown worn by Beyoncé in her recent music video […]

13.06.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style ·
Emilio Pucci channels effortless chic for Resort 2017 collection

Emilio Pucci channels effortless chic for Resort 2017 collection

The Italian fashion house is the latest luxury label to present its Resort 2017 collection, which gives the signature style of Emilio Pucci a contemporary and eccentric flavor. The result is a collection splashed with bright, colorful patterns — echoing the brand’s historic style — and with light, flowing silhouettes that capture the season’s effortlessly […]

09.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Sports psychologist Sophie Huguet: “the emotions involved in football aren’t the same for goalkeepers and strikers”

Sports psychologist Sophie Huguet: “the emotions involved in football aren’t the same for goalkeepers and strikers”

As well as physical ability, mindset can make all the difference for sportspeople out in the field. Managing pressure, exceeding limits and staying focused on targets are all skills that are very much in the mind. A growing number of professional sports clubs, such as Spanish soccer club FC Barcelona, now have sports psychologists on […]

08.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle, Sports & Recreation ·
Kate Upton lands contract with Next Models

Kate Upton lands contract with Next Models

Kate Upton’s modeling career is going from strength to strength, with the US beauty signing up to Next Models agency. The 23-year-old model-slash-actress will continue to be represented by WME and LBI Entertainment for her onscreen projects, WWDreports. Upton carved out a name for herself as a swimsuit model when she was featured by Sports Illustrated […]

Aloe Vera: the star beauty ingredient of 2016

Aloe Vera: the star beauty ingredient of 2016

Aloe Vera is becoming increasingly popular in the beauty industry, with overall global consumption on the rise, according to new statistics. A report by Future Market Insights (FMI) has revealed that the plant is becoming an essential ingredient in food, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, with global volume in 2016 set to surpass 60,720.4 tonnes, representing revenues […]

06.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
Pippa Middleton’s bridesmaid dress goes on sale…almost

Pippa Middleton’s bridesmaid dress goes on sale…almost

Pippa’s white bridesmaid dress by Alexander McQueen made waves the moment she exited the limo outside Westminster Abbey in 2011. Now, McQueen’s reinterpretation of that same dress is on sale for $1,539. The British designer’s iconic creation for Pippa Middleton on the day of her sister’s wedding to Prince William is a one-of-a-kind. However, McQueen has […]

02.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Boracay resort finalist at World Spa Awards

Boracay resort finalist at World Spa Awards

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan  (PNA) – A spa and wellness resort in this tourist island was chosen as one of the nominees for the 2nd World Spa Awards. Mandala Spa and Resort Villas has been nominated in two categories, particularly, Asia’s Best Wellness Retreat and Philippines’ Best Wellness Retreat. Situated in a private area in this […]

02.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Contests, Destinations, Health & Fitness, Services ·
Vogue releases new 60s-inspired coloring book

Vogue releases new 60s-inspired coloring book

British Vogue has announced that Vogue is to release its second fashion-inspired coloring book, “Vogue Goes Pop.” The news continues the trend for adult coloring books and follows the success of Vogue’s first coloring book released last year, which featured hand-drawn illustrations inspired by the fashion magazines of the Fifties. This time around the book takes on […]

30.05.2016 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Books ·
Louis Vuitton takes on Rio with its 2017 Cruise collection

Louis Vuitton takes on Rio with its 2017 Cruise collection

Nicolas Ghesquière tapped into the pre-Olympics fever that is sweeping Rio de Janeiro this weekend with his athletic take on resort wear for Louis Vuitton’s 2017 collection. The French designer chose the futuristic Niterói Contemporary Art Museum for the show, channeling the building’s billowing curves and oceanside location through a collection that was simultaneously sporty, […]

30.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Givenchy ‘Live Irrésistible’ lands as an Eau de Toilette for summer 2016

Givenchy ‘Live Irrésistible’ lands as an Eau de Toilette for summer 2016

With summer just around the corner, the French luxury brand has unveiled a new version of its “Live Irrésistible” fragrance, launched less than a year ago. For 2016, Givenchy captures the scent’s uplifting joie de vivre in an Eau de Toilette, for an even more refreshing, rich and audacious version of the original fragrance. It’s due to […]

28.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·
Noémie Schmidt named as the face of upcoming Rochas fragrance

Noémie Schmidt named as the face of upcoming Rochas fragrance

Interparfums, which owns the Rochas brand, has named young Swiss actress Noémie Schmidt, as the face of the fashion, beauty and perfume house’s latest women’s fragrance. Although Interparfums is yet to unveil the name and composition of its upcoming fragrance, it has already revealed the face of its new scent. Noémie Schmidt will front the […]

26.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Lifestyle ·
L’Oréal Paris gets festival ready with summer 2016 makeup line

L’Oréal Paris gets festival ready with summer 2016 makeup line

The beauty brand has jumped on the trend for summer festival chic with a new makeup line inspired by festival looks, from Coachella and Glastonbury to Sonar and Splendour in the Grass. The collection is due to land in stores in time for summer 2016. Summer festivals bring to mind laidback boho looks, as festivalgoers channel […]

25.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Lane Crawford links with Luxe City Guides for tailored luxury travel project

Lane Crawford links with Luxe City Guides for tailored luxury travel project

Hong Kong fashion brand Lane Crawford has joined forces with Luxe City Guides in a bid to boost its travel retail appeal. The collaboration will see the duo create itineraries for five luxury trips – each built around a theme tying into the destination: “Fashion in New York,” “Culture in Paris,” “Wellness in Los Angeles,” […]

24.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations ·
Michael Cinco to present A/W ’16 Couture Collection at Paris Haute Couture Week

Michael Cinco to present A/W ’16 Couture Collection at Paris Haute Couture Week

Renowned Philippine and Dubai-based couturier, Michael Cinco, has announced that he will present at Paris Haute Couture Week later this year. Cinco will present his Autumn / Winter 2016 Couture Collection in partnership with the Asian Couture Federation and as part of a special collaboration with COUTURíSSIMO, the latest initiative from the Asian Couture Federation […]

23.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Nike enhances tennis performance on clay courts with the NikeCourt Paris Collection 2016

Nike enhances tennis performance on clay courts with the NikeCourt Paris Collection 2016

The world’s most elite tennis players return to the court this May for the French Open (Roland Garros) 2016, and just in time for the event Nike have launched the NikeCourt Paris Collection 2016. Featuring tennis gear for both men and women in a range of blue hues, France’s signature color, the NikeCourt Paris Collection […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Julia Roberts hailed for ‘unthinkable’ barefoot walk in Cannes

Julia Roberts hailed for ‘unthinkable’ barefoot walk in Cannes

She may be one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, but deep down Julia Roberts is like every woman: dying to kick off her high heels. The 48-year-old actress is known for going barefoot at awards ceremonies and even at her wedding to country singer Lyle Lovett. But America’s sweetheart went one naked step further by risking […]

Undone beauty rules the red carpet at Cannes

Undone beauty rules the red carpet at Cannes

The 2016 Cannes Film Festival is finally here, and it looks like a sassy, slightly undone approach to glamour is going to be on the menu this season. Here are some of the most glamorous beauty looks from the opening ceremony and photo calls. Kristen Stewart unveiled a fresh, pretty look that managed to look […]

12.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Spend the summer in Italy with Dolce & Gabbana’s new makeup collection

Spend the summer in Italy with Dolce & Gabbana’s new makeup collection

Dolce & Gabbana has unveiled its new makeup collection, “Summer In Italy.” The Sicilian fashion and beauty house has brought to life the concept of the “carretto siciliano,” an icon of Italian folklore, as a recurring motif throughout the new range, which it made available globally this month. The collection tells the story of medieval […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
‘Second skin’ may eliminate wrinkles, eye bags

‘Second skin’ may eliminate wrinkles, eye bags

US scientists have developed a new, transparent polymer material that temporarily tightens sagging skin and eliminates eye bags, according to research published on Monday. While the product is a long way from being on store shelves, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said it could one day offer more than just cosmetic lifts, but […]

Paul & Joe channels retro cool for summer 2016 makeup

Paul & Joe channels retro cool for summer 2016 makeup

Paul & Joe Beauté is taking to the waves this summer with its “Come Sail Away” makeup collection, featuring poptastic colors with a 1960s and 70s vibe. The collection is due out from May. Although warmer weather is taking its time to arrive in Europe, beauty brands are diving head first into summer with makeup […]

09.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
MAC launches Good Luck Trolls beauty collection

MAC launches Good Luck Trolls beauty collection

Good Luck Trolls, the cult toy of the 1980s and 90s, are getting their very own makeup collection this summer thanks to MAC. The cosmetics brand is teaming up with the toy franchise on a beauty line in honor of the upcoming “Trolls” movie set for release in November this year. The rainbow-haired playthings have […]

06.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Recreate these gorgeous Met Ball beauty looks at home

Recreate these gorgeous Met Ball beauty looks at home

Did your invitation to Monday’s Met Gala get lost in the mail? Don’t panic — you can still recreate the glamorous beauty looks of the stars who walked the red carpet in New York on May 2.  Selena Gomez Selena Gomez may have raised eyebrows with her edgy Louis Vuitton dress, but she played it […]

05.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Bourjois brings global inspiration to a summer 2016 makeup line that pops with color

Bourjois brings global inspiration to a summer 2016 makeup line that pops with color

Bourjois is splashing the season with color in a palette of intense, pigment-packed shades, drawing inspiration from world cultures and catwalk shows. The cosmetics brand is going bold this summer with a mix & match makeup collection for the globetrotting Parisienne, ready to hit the road to adventure. The Bourjois “Paris Ethnic Chic” collection lands in audacious […]

29.04.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Puma unveils new “Tricks” boots to turn heads ahead of summer football championships

Puma unveils new “Tricks” boots to turn heads ahead of summer football championships

Sports brand Puma has debuted the latest edition of its dual-colored “Tricks boot” under the tagline “Play Loud.” The fluoro pink and yellow boot has been adopted by football players such as Sergio Aguero, Marco Reus, Cesc Fàbregas, Marco Verratti, Olivier Giroud, Antoine Griezmann and more. Equipped with evoPOWER 1.3, the “Tricks” boot has been specifically […]

28.04.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Sports & Recreation ·
Elaine Irwin reprises role with Almay

Elaine Irwin reprises role with Almay

Nineties supermodel Elaine Irwin returns as the face of Almay. Irwin will front the brand’s Almay Age Essentials line, which features three new products: a foundation, concealer, and lip treatment, all three of which have a combination of collagen, hyaluronic acid, and peptides to help skin maintain a youthful look. The 46-year-old will be featured […]

25.04.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Lily James is new face of My Burberry fragrances

Lily James is new face of My Burberry fragrances

British actress Lily James has landed her first beauty campaign as the new face for My Burberry fragrances. James, best known for her roles in “Cinderella” and “Downton Abbey,” has been chosen to front a fragrance that’s said to be inspired by a London garden at dusk. The campaign for My Burberry Black will be […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·
Beyonce unveils ‘Lemonade’ amid album speculation

Beyonce unveils ‘Lemonade’ amid album speculation

Pop superstar Beyonce on Saturday announced a televised project entitled “Lemonade” for next week, fueling speculation that she will release a “film-album.” Beyonce posted on Instagram a short video with the title “Lemonade” which it billed as a “world premiere event” to air on the cable network HBO on April 23. The rest of the […]

17.04.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, International Stars ·
Chanel unveils sun-drenched makeup collection for summer 2016

Chanel unveils sun-drenched makeup collection for summer 2016

After seeking inspiration in the flamboyant colors of California for its springtime collection, the French luxury brand has presented a new sunlight-drenched summer makeup line channeling the season’s laid-back vibes and uplifting feeling of well-being. The “Dans la lumière de l’été” makeup collection is due to roll out from May 2016. Chanel’s summer 2016 makeup […]

17.04.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Hugh Jackman named Montblanc’s US ambassador

Hugh Jackman named Montblanc’s US ambassador

Award-winning Australian actor and stage performer Hugh Jackman will be promoting and representing the European luxury brand in North America. Jackman has been the Maison’s global brand ambassador since 2014 and as the company marks its 110th anniversary, the actor will be turning his attention and his considerable charm to the US where he will […]

Kourtney Kardashian lands new contract with ‘Manuka Doctor’

Kourtney Kardashian lands new contract with ‘Manuka Doctor’

Kourtney Kardashian has been revealed as the new face of the skincare line “Manuka Doctor.” The reality TV star has teamed up with the naturally-inspired range powered by Manuka Honey and patented Purified Bee Venom to act as its global ambassador. “As fans of my show have seen, I am an advocate of products that […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Gucci to combine womenswear and menswear shows

Gucci to combine womenswear and menswear shows

Gucci is the latest designer label to eschew the traditional fashion calendar by streamlining its catwalk shows.  The Italian house will show its menswear and womenswear collections together as of 2017, WWD reports. “It will not necessarily be an easy path and will certainly present some challenges, but I believe it will give me the chance to […]

06.04.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Balmain leads the couture wig revival trend with new custom-made service

Balmain leads the couture wig revival trend with new custom-made service

One of the most headline-grabbing looks from Paris Fashion Week had nothing to do with fashion and everything to do with hair. When Balmain Creative Director Olivier Rousteing took Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid and his army of ‘It’ models and dressed them in color swap wigs, it caused a media sensation. Images of a blonde […]

03.04.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Introducing the new cult beauty icon: the ‘Seoulista’

Introducing the new cult beauty icon: the ‘Seoulista’

There’s no doubt about it, Korea is the hottest beauty trend right now. And just as beauty lovers around the world covet the nonchalant grooming habits of the French or the polished gloss of New Yorkers, the “Seoulista” has risen to star status. What is a Seoulista exactly? The term was coined by Lee Eun-im, […]

03.04.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Armani launches trio of new fragrances

Armani launches trio of new fragrances

Giorgio Armani has announced that Barbara Palvin is the face of a trio of new perfumes, Acqua di Gioia, Air Di Gioia and Sun Di Gioia. The campaign for the new fragrances were filmed on location in Corsica, France, featuring the 22 year-old Hungarian model. Palvin has previously appeared on numerous magazine covers and walked […]

30.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Who is Hailey Baldwin, fashion’s rising star?

Who is Hailey Baldwin, fashion’s rising star?

Hailey Baldwin has been snapped up by IMG Models, meaning superstardom is surely within sight for the daughter of Hollywood actor and director Stephen Baldwin. But who exactly is the newest ‘It’ model on the scene? According to WWD, the teenage beauty has just signed a global contract with IMG, the agency that counts Gigi Hadid […]

30.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Wedding beauty: get prep underway a month before the big day

Wedding beauty: get prep underway a month before the big day

Booking the venue and the caterer aren’t the only things to take care of when planning a wedding. To avoid last-minute hiccups, time should also be set aside for hair, makeup, beauty treatments, hair removal and a good dose of pampering. Here’s a look at what brides-to-be should get on their beauty schedules to make […]

29.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Victoria’s Secret names the sexiest things for 2016

Victoria’s Secret names the sexiest things for 2016

Victoria’s Secret has released the ultimate guide to the sexiest people, places and things for the coming year. The lingerie giant’s 2016 ‘What is Sexy?’ list honors Hollywood’s strongest, most powerful and aspirational women. In top place is pop star Jennifer Lopez, awarded the overall title of ‘Forever Sexy’. When it comes to dividing the […]

25.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·
Monochromatic makeup looks for spring

Monochromatic makeup looks for spring

Getting your beauty look on point has never been easier, thanks to the ‘monochromatic makeup’ trend doing the rounds. The concept of monochromatic makeup, which involves sporting a similar hue on your eyes, lips, cheeks (and potentially even nails), has been around for a while, but celebrities have been embracing it lately as the perfect […]

22.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·
CFDA Fashion Awards nominees: Marc Jacobs, Olsen twins, Altuzarra, Bowie

CFDA Fashion Awards nominees: Marc Jacobs, Olsen twins, Altuzarra, Bowie

Nominees in six categories spanning Womenswear, Menswear and Accessories have been annonuced by the Council for Fashion Designers of America in advance of its 2016 award ceremony on June 6th. Joseph Altuzarra of Altuzarra, Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler, and Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen of The Row all picked up double nominations […]

18.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Put meditation on the menu to boost weight loss success

Put meditation on the menu to boost weight loss success

When embarking on a diet, the focus is usually on healthy eating and exercise. Learning to manage emotions is rarely part of the regime, but growing research suggests it should be, as learning to breathe, focus, tune into the body, and avoid comfort eating during periods of emotional turmoil can help keep weight stable. Here’s […]

18.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
2nd Lakambini Ng Kalayaan Cultural Pageant calls for participants

2nd Lakambini Ng Kalayaan Cultural Pageant calls for participants

Los Angeles – The Lakambini Ng Kalayaan 2016 is back in its full glory. And organizers of The Lakambini Ng Kalayaan 2016 are calling for participants to join the cultural pageant of community organizations that will take place on June 3 in Los Angeles. The winner of The Lakambini Ng Kalayaan will be the muse of the […]

18.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Contests, Happenings, Local News ·
Dior sets May date for London show

Dior sets May date for London show

A May 31 show at Blenheim Palace could mark a debut for Dior’s new Creative Director. With Raf Simons having vacated the Creative Director’s position in October 2015, Jonathan Saunders is said to be the Dior pick for Simons’ successor. With Saunders having left Pollini in December 2015, as well as surrendering his own well […]

16.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
L’Oréal Paris pushes its augmented reality beauty app with new deal

L’Oréal Paris pushes its augmented reality beauty app with new deal

L’Oréal Paris is investing in the development of its augmented reality app “Makeup Genius” by entering into an exclusive partnership with the augmented reality company behind the project, Image Metrics. Originally launched in 2014, Makeup Genius is essentially a mirror that relies on innovative technology developed by Image Metrics to let users apply makeup virtually […]

15.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Uniqlo x Liberty London spring collection goes on sale globally March 24

Uniqlo x Liberty London spring collection goes on sale globally March 24

Always on the lookout for new collaborations, Uniqlo has teamed up with the British brand Liberty London — known for its iconic fabrics — for a spring collection that goes big on florals. The collection includes over 20 items and will be available in the UK on March 18, before launching globally in stores and […]

14.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Barbie, no warts and all, comes to Paris

Barbie, no warts and all, comes to Paris

For decades, Barbie has encouraged girls to reach for the stars, showing them through her endless reinventions that anything is possible. Now the girl who beat Neil Armstrong to the Moon has brought a lifetime of fine outfits and accessories to Paris to show them off to the world at the city’s Musee des Arts […]

14.03.2016 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Japanese women still face 100 day wait to remarry

Japanese women still face 100 day wait to remarry

Japanese women still face a 100 day wait before they can remarry following legal changes approved Tuesday by the country’s cabinet, a move condemned as discriminatory by a UN rights group. The approval, from conservative Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s administration on International Women’s Day, came after Japan’s Supreme Court ruled in December that the six-month […]

10.03.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
The hottest beauty collaborations of 2016 so far

The hottest beauty collaborations of 2016 so far

We might only be heading into spring, but 2016 has already revealed some exciting beauty collaborations. From Gwyneth Paltrow to Kylie Jenner, here are some of the stars making a move on the cosmetics industry this year. Gwyneth Paltrow x Goop Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle company Goop hit the headlines earlier this month with […]

09.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
The changing face of makeup revealed in new trend report

The changing face of makeup revealed in new trend report

Innovations in the makeup industry mean that cosmetics are taking on a new texture, according to a new beauty trend report. According to an expert panel selected by the global “MakeUp In” trade show, 2015 was the year when beauty companies started to invest in creating a more sensorial approach to cosmetics. From elastic formulas […]

09.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Robert Pattinson reveals plans to launch his own clothing line

Robert Pattinson reveals plans to launch his own clothing line

Move over Kanye. Robert Pattinson has declared his ambitions to become a fashion designer. Already a model for Dior, the actor told Numero magazine that he’s begun work on a fashion line that will be influenced by styles around the world. When asked if he’s ever thought of writing or directing a film, Pattinson dodged […]

08.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·
Isabella Rossellini returns to Lancôme

Isabella Rossellini returns to Lancôme

Isabella Rossellini has landed a new role as the latest muse for the beauty house Lancôme. The Italian actress, director and style icon is teaming up with the French cosmetics brand on a mission to “spread the brand’s particular vision of femininity to the four corners of the earth”. The news marks the second act […]

The hottest beauty looks from Paris Fashion Week so far

The hottest beauty looks from Paris Fashion Week so far

Paris Fashion Week is nowhere near finished, but its catwalks have already revealed some strong beauty looks for Autumn / Winter 2016. Perhaps the look that generated the most headlines came courtesy of Balmain, where Creative Director Olivier Rousteing took his army of It models and mixed things up by dressing them in color swap wigs. […]

06.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Lancôme teams up with Sonia Rykiel on new cosmetics collection

Lancôme teams up with Sonia Rykiel on new cosmetics collection

Beauty brand Lancôme is teaming up with fashion house Sonia Rykiel on a new make-up collection for Fall 2016. The two French giants have come together to create a limited edition autumn range that is full of color, inspired by the joyful and liberated spirit of the Left Bank Parisian neighborhood of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, the birthplace […]

05.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Catwalk dreamers warned as Instagram creates new model army

Catwalk dreamers warned as Instagram creates new model army

As catwalk stars criss-cross the globe for fashion week season, modelling agencies are increasingly using social media worldwide to scout out their new faces, to the alarm of some. Leading agencies such as IMG, Elite and Nevs and fashion houses including Marc Jacobs have all taken to sites such as photo-sharing service Instagram to recruit […]

03.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Bobbi Brown creates a laid-back ‘Malibu Nudes’ makeup collection for spring 2016

Bobbi Brown creates a laid-back ‘Malibu Nudes’ makeup collection for spring 2016

The American cosmetics firm is releasing a new “Malibu Nudes” spring makeup line, focusing on natural and neutral shades for a carefree, effortless look, like after a day in the California sun. The collection is due out this month. As the seasons go by, Bobbi Brown updates her makeup collections with new inspirations. After taking […]

02.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars, Lifestyle ·
Sneaker label Vans celebrate their 50th Anniversary with music concerts around the world

Sneaker label Vans celebrate their 50th Anniversary with music concerts around the world

Sneaker label Vans have announced that they are to celebrate their 50th anniversary with a series of music concerts around the world, with acts such as Wu Tang Clan, Erykah Badu, Nas, and Jamie XX all taking part. The events will take place later this month between March 16 and 19. A full list of acts and […]

01.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Music ·
Queen’s favourite designer makes stunning Madrid comeback

Queen’s favourite designer makes stunning Madrid comeback

The Queen of Spain’s favourite designer Felipe Varela made a stunning comeback to his native Madrid this week with a daring collection that mixed peekaboo and plunging necklines with metal and Swarovski — but in his trademark impeccable style. Varela first took part in the Madrid Fashion Week in 1996 but stayed away from the […]

28.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Six key gadgets and trends at Mobile World Congress

Six key gadgets and trends at Mobile World Congress

The Mobile World Congress, the sector’s biggest trade fair which wrapped up in Barcelona on Thursday, was dominated this year by the arrival of virtual reality, advances in the development of ultra-fast 5G networks and connected objects. ROBOT-TELEPHONE THAT READS YOUR MESSAGES: Japanese firm Sharp presented a tiny prototype robot called RoBoHon that doubles as […]

26.02.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Milan kicks off fashion week in confident mood

Milan kicks off fashion week in confident mood

Milan fashion week kicked off on a colourful note on Wednesday as Blugirl designer Anna Molinari extended the hedonistic feel of her spring collection into her outfits for next fall and winter. Three-quarter length raincoats came in floral and other vibrant prints while the collection for the younger sister to Molinari’s Blumarine brand was also […]

24.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Transgender female model lands industry’s first magazine cover

Transgender female model lands industry’s first magazine cover

After making fashion history to become the first transgender model to get a Vogue spread, Andreja Pejic now holds bragging rights to becoming the first transgender model to land a fashion magazine cover with Marie Claire Spain. Pejic graces the March cover of Marie Claire Spain, in a knit slip dress that shows off her […]

Romee Strijd gets her first solo fragrance campaign

Romee Strijd gets her first solo fragrance campaign

Supermodel Romee Strijd has been named as the face of the new Victoria’s Secret scent, “xo, Victoria”. The Dutch beauty, who became a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2015, unveiled the fragrance in New York following the shooting of a sultry black-and-white shoot to accompany the campaign, which is her first solo commercial. Inspired by the […]

22.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Shiseido introduces White Lucent, Bio-Performance, Ibuki, Sun Protection, and Makeup for the upcoming season

Shiseido introduces White Lucent, Bio-Performance, Ibuki, Sun Protection, and Makeup for the upcoming season

NEW YORK – Shiseido, one of the oldest cosmetics companies in the world, introduced its Spring 2016 collection, including several products from its White Lucent and Ibuki lines. The collection also features a new foundation and sun protection lotion for sensitive skin and children. Products from the Spring 2016 collection are formulated with breakthrough technologies […]

22.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Offers, Promotions ·
Kylie Jenner builds up her beauty empire

Kylie Jenner builds up her beauty empire

She has conquered the lipstick industry, and now Kylie Jenner is on a mission to expand her cosmetics empire. The reality star and budding designer is preparing to launch her own nail line, WWD reports. Created in collaboration with US brand SinfulColors, the project comprises three limited-edition collections and will be released under the name “King Kylie […]

18.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·
Get the Spring/Summer 2016 catwalk look with Giorgio Armani’s ‘Runway’ make-up collection

Get the Spring/Summer 2016 catwalk look with Giorgio Armani’s ‘Runway’ make-up collection

The Italian fashion house is back with another make-up collection inspired by one of its catwalk shows. Created backstage at the SS16 show, this season’s Armani “Runway” collection features four new products and launches internationally on February 22. For an easy way to recreate catwalk make-up looks, Giorgio Armani’s “Runway” collection puts a selection of […]

16.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
The red lip makes a comeback at the BAFTAs

The red lip makes a comeback at the BAFTAs

If the BAFTA Awards on Sunday taught us anything, it is that the classic red lip is back on point. We have been seeing less of the red lip over the past few seasons, as softer pinks and rich browns came back into fashion. But as the stars at the 69th edition of the British […]

Bond No.9 releases new Madison Avenue-themed fragrance

Bond No.9 releases new Madison Avenue-themed fragrance

US fragrance house Bond No.9 is set to release a new scent honoring New York City’s iconic Madison Avenue. The fragrance, titled “Madison Avenue”, is being marketed as the brand’s first-ever “shopping scent”. It is set to launch just in time for the Spring / Summer 2016 collections. Featuring fresh chypre, a citrusy-woody-mossy fragrance breed […]

15.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Beckhams unite for Valentine’s Day NY fashion show

Beckhams unite for Valentine’s Day NY fashion show

Victoria Beckham sent a boyish yet fine-tailored feminine collection down the New York runway on Valentine’s Day, winning lavish praise and supported by her beaming husband and four children in the front row. Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour led fashionistas braving minus 12 degrees Celsius (11 degrees Fahrenheit) to scurry inside and warm up […]

15.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Lifestyle ·
‘Hidden Figures:’ Taraji P. Henson follows Golden Globe with NASA biopic

‘Hidden Figures:’ Taraji P. Henson follows Golden Globe with NASA biopic

Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson is being linked with a lead role in an upcoming film adaptation of “Hidden Figures,” the story of a team of NASA mathematicians who proved essential to the Space Race. Few may have known her name until recently, but NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson was an integral part of the […]

11.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
The Godiva Valentine’s Day Collection

The Godiva Valentine’s Day Collection

GODIVA is encouraging its customers to share their love and create lasting memories this Valentine’s Day with the following new and unique collection of products created especially for the holiday: Coupes d’amour Collection: With whimsical packaging designed by French artist Charlotte Gastaut, the Coupes d’amour chocolates are little “cups of love,” with flavors including ganache and caramel layered in […]

11.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Offers, Promotions, Valentine's Day ·
Christian Louboutin unveils lunar-inspired capsule collection for Spring/Summer 2016

Christian Louboutin unveils lunar-inspired capsule collection for Spring/Summer 2016

(Relaxnews) – Christian Louboutin has revealed a new Spring/Summer 2016 collection inspired by the power of the moon. The “Clair de Lune” capsule collection features styles for both men and women, with each style adorned with crystals in a prism of rich, sparking colors. Gems used include ruby, rose and tangerine, contrasted against a cooler […]

08.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden, Lunar New Year ·
Trump’s hair has stylists shaking their heads

Trump’s hair has stylists shaking their heads

Is it a combover? Contemporary art, maybe? Or, wait, a cross between an otter’s tail and a blooming ear of corn? Donald Trump’s signature helmet of hair has top stylists shaking their heads and spewing scathing criticism. The Republican frontrunner’s do — which descends down his forehead and ranges in shade from canary yellow to […]

04.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·
Kristen Stewart is the new face of Chanel makeup

Kristen Stewart is the new face of Chanel makeup

(Relaxnews) – On Tuesday, French luxury brand Chanel announced that the American actress would be the star of its upcoming 2016 eye makeup campaign. Kristen Stewart has already fronted fashion and accessories campaigns for the house, but it emerged Tuesday that she has been signed as the face of Chanel’s latest makeup campaign, “Collection Eyes […]

02.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Brooklyn Beckham to shoot Burberry campaign

Brooklyn Beckham to shoot Burberry campaign

(Relaxnews) – Brooklyn Beckham has been taken on board by Burberry to shoot its next Brit fragrance campaign, reports Vogue. David and Victoria Beckham’s eldest son Brooklyn made the announcement on his Twitter and Instagram accounts.  He said the shoot would take place on January 30 and be broadcast live on social media. Brooklyn’s brother […]

01.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
Dolce & Gabbana reveals new fragrance campaign starring Sophia Loren

Dolce & Gabbana reveals new fragrance campaign starring Sophia Loren

(Relaxnews) – Sophia Loren’s full new beauty campaign Dolce & Gabbana has been revealed. The Oscar-winning Italian actress stars in a video by the Sicilian fashion house to mark the launch of its new fragrance ‘Dolce Rosa Excelsa’. The video is divided into three acts, “Rinascita”, “Festa” and “Meravigliosa.” The story sees silver screen legend […]

01.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Stella McCartney’s new collection features wild horses summer knitwear

Stella McCartney’s new collection features wild horses summer knitwear

(Relaxnews) – Natalia Vodianova and Mariacarla Boscono are the faces of Stella McCartney’s spring/summer ad campaign. The first image released on Instagram shows the long and lithe supermodels lying on the grass and clasping hands, garbed in crimson and flush pink body-skimming knit dresses. “I wanted to evoke the laidback feeling of summer; a celebration […]

01.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Fashion meets architecture: the biggest looks from Paris haute couture

Fashion meets architecture: the biggest looks from Paris haute couture

(Relaxnews) – Architectural fashion was the name of the game at the Spring 2016 Haute Couture shows in Paris this week, where bold structures and exaggerated silhouettes dominated the runways. There were asymmetric hemlines, cut high at the front to reveal sizeable flashes of thigh, before billowing out into floor-skimming trains at the back for […]

01.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Hips don’t lie: Zuhair Murad showcases romance while Sergeenko goes back to the 1980s at haute couture week

Hips don’t lie: Zuhair Murad showcases romance while Sergeenko goes back to the 1980s at haute couture week

(Relaxnews) – Fashion designer Zuhair Murad put on a romantic show in Paris on Wednesday as he debuted his Spring 2016 Haute Couture collection. The Lebanese creative put the focus on female sensuality with a collection of structured dresses that protruded bell-like at the hips, sculpting exaggeratedly womanly curves. The effect was compounded by the […]

28.01.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle, Photos ·
Ralph&Russo, Giambattista Valli and Alexis Mabille rise to the occasion at Haute Couture Week in Paris

Ralph&Russo, Giambattista Valli and Alexis Mabille rise to the occasion at Haute Couture Week in Paris

(Relaxnews) – There was pomp and ceremony on the catwalks of Paris on Monday night, as some of the biggest couture houses showed off their starry collections for Spring 2016. First up was the UK-based house Ralph&Russo, whose fairytale extravaganza of cocktail dresses and ball gowns was as enchanting as it was on-point. A sweet […]

26.01.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
New Chanel makeup collection inspired by Coco’s beloved pearls

New Chanel makeup collection inspired by Coco’s beloved pearls

(Relaxnews) – Chanel has added a new limited-edition collection to its “Le Blanc” makeup range for spring 2016. Inspired by the bright radiance of Coco Chanel’s beloved pearls, the “Les Sautoirs de Coco” collection will be available in selected regions from Chanel.com from the end of the month. This limited-edition collection is inspired by Gabrielle Chanel — […]

26.01.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
Versace sets the tone for Haute Couture with sensual spring collection

Versace sets the tone for Haute Couture with sensual spring collection

(Relaxnews) – The Versace woman has always been a bold one, but the fashion house took its daring twist on glamour to new heights at its Spring 2016 Haute Couture show on Sunday. The show opened with a series of taut, minimalist looks featuring crisp white ski pants and bomber jackets with sporty buckle details […]

25.01.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Miss Universe to push HIV awareness after crowning blunder

Miss Universe to push HIV awareness after crowning blunder

(Manila-AFP) – The new Miss Universe, back in the Philippines after an epic televised blunder surrounding her crowning, said Sunday she would use the attention the incident attracted to campaign for HIV awareness, especially in her home country. In front of an estimated one billion television viewers worldwide last December, pageant host Steve Harvey mistakenly […]

American superstar Zendaya to be new face of CoverGirl

American superstar Zendaya to be new face of CoverGirl

The 19 year-old singer, song writer and actress has announced the news via her Instagram account. American cosmetics brand CoverGirl has previously chosen stars like Queen Latifah, Janelle Monae and P!nk as brand ambassadors. In addition to being the new face of the brand, Zendaya will air her show’s (“K.C. Undercover”) finale this year while […]

Kenzo adds a sensual new dimension to ‘Jeu d’Amour’ with ‘L’Elixir’

Kenzo adds a sensual new dimension to ‘Jeu d’Amour’ with ‘L’Elixir’

Kenzo is launching a new scent to accompany 2014’s “Jeu d’Amour.”  Due out at the end of January 2016, “Jeu d’Amour L’Elixir” is an oriental floral fragrance for women. Each new year brings its new perfume releases, as brands start to unveil the scents that’ll set the tempo for 2016. Kenzo is the latest label […]

23.01.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Pandora launches Valentine’s Day collection

Pandora launches Valentine’s Day collection

(Relaxnews) – Jewelry brand Pandora has launched its romantic collection for shoppers looking to convey their love with bling this Valentine’s Day. The new collection comprises a series of .925 sterling silver and 14k gold jewelry pieces that are intricately decorated with shimmering stones, shining enamel and hearts. Its star piece is a heart-shaped design […]

19.01.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden, Valentine's Day ·
New Adidas football boots come with no strings attached

New Adidas football boots come with no strings attached

(Relaxnews) – The ACE 16+ Purecontrol is the world’s first lace-free professional football boot. Teased towards the end of 2015 via social media, the footwear is now official and will be going on limited sale on January 23 at flagship Adidas stores in cities within soccer’s heartland — Marseille, Barcelona, London, Manchester and Paris. Anything […]

19.01.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Sports & Recreation ·
Real men wear makeup: hot male beauty looks from Milan Fashion Week

Real men wear makeup: hot male beauty looks from Milan Fashion Week

(Relaxnews) – Milan Men’s Fashion Week hit the Italian style capital Friday, bringing with it not only the hottest togs for Autumn/Winter 2016, but also the biggest and boldest new male beauty trends. Here are three on-point looks from the catwalks. Long hair don’t care Yes, there were a few shaved heads here and there, […]

18.01.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Guerlain presents ‘La Petite Robe Noire’ makeup line

Guerlain presents ‘La Petite Robe Noire’ makeup line

(Relaxnews) – Guerlain has unveiled a new makeup range to accompany its iconic perfume inspired by the little black dress. The collection features a large selection of lip and nail colors, and is due to launch in Europe in February. Fans of the “La Petite Robe Noire” perfume will be pleased to hear that Guerlain […]

17.01.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Prince William’s wife Kate to guest-edit Huffington Post UK

Prince William’s wife Kate to guest-edit Huffington Post UK

(London-AFP) – Prince William’s wife Kate is to guest-edit the UK section of The Huffington Post to highlight child mental health issues, Kensington Palace announced Friday. The Duchess of Cambridge will sit in the news website’s hot seat for a day in mid-February, their official residence said. Kate will use the opportunity to highlight the […]

15.01.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, World News ·
Charlotte Olympia and Agent Provocateur announce new collaboration

Charlotte Olympia and Agent Provocateur announce new collaboration

(Relaxnews) – Shoe designer Charlotte Olympia is teaming up with Agent Provocateur on a racy new lingerie collection. The design brains behind the luxury footwear brand, Charlotte Dellal, will work on three lingerie sets and accompanying shoe designs for the lingerie house, Vogue UK reports. The pieces will incorporate Hollywood glamour, as well as her leopard print […]

15.01.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Burberry makes Apple TV debut

Burberry makes Apple TV debut

(Relaxnews) – UK fashion house Burberry has launched on Apple TV. The brand will be livestreaming its upcoming menswear show on its new app for Apple TV on Monday January 11 as part of London Collections Men. It will be the first luxury brand to broadcast a fashion show live on the platform. The app […]

11.01.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Lifestyle, Online, Science & Technology ·
Paule Ka debuts capsule collection on Moda Operandi

Paule Ka debuts capsule collection on Moda Operandi

(Relaxnews) – French fashion brand Paule Ka has teamed up with luxury online boutique Moda Operandi on a limited-edition capsule collection. It is the first collection for ex-Lanvin designer Alithia Spuri-Zampetti in her role as creative director at the label. Her first full collection is set to be revealed this March as part of the […]

06.01.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Trends that didn’t need to hit the runway in 2015

Trends that didn’t need to hit the runway in 2015

(Relaxnews) – The past year has given birth to some serious fashion trends, and from the return of romance to pretty pleats, extreme fringing and the rise of luxurious athletic wear, 2015 certainly had plenty of good to offer. However, there were a few trends that might be better left on the catwalk. Furry footwear […]

02.01.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Louis Vuitton casts ‘Final Fantasy’ character for Spring 2016 campaign

Louis Vuitton casts ‘Final Fantasy’ character for Spring 2016 campaign

(Relaxnews) – Lightning from the “Final Fantasy” game series stars in the latest campaign by Louis Vuitton’s creative director Nicolas Ghesquière. Ghesquière revealed the first images from the campaign in two posts on Instagram, Monday December 28, showing the RPG character Lightning modeling looks direct from the Spring 2016 runway show, which had strong references to […]

29.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Games, Lifestyle, Online, Videos ·
The up-and-coming models to keep an eye on in 2016

The up-and-coming models to keep an eye on in 2016

(Relaxnews) – Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid might have dominated the fashion industry this year, but now that they’re fully established supermodels the business needs fresh newcomers. So which up-and-coming models are set to make their mark in 2016? Lily-Rose Depp The daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis has made waves this year, largely […]

27.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Party hairstyles for New Year’s Eve

Party hairstyles for New Year’s Eve

(Relaxnews) – New Year’s Eve is one of the most glamorous nights of the year, so it deserves a little extra attention when it comes to your hairstyle. Here are three show stopping looks and how to recreate them. Braided up-do Hair vlogger Kayley Melissa has come up with an intricate braided style perfect for […]

26.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, New Year's Day, Online, Photos, Videos ·
Miss Colombia releases response on Miss Universe debacle

Miss Colombia releases response on Miss Universe debacle

(Relaxnews) – Miss Universe Colombia contestant Ariadna Gutierrez Arévalo has broken her silence via her official Instagram account, following Sunday night’s embarrassing fiasco at the the 2015 Miss Universe pageant. Gutierrez was awarded and then immediately stripped of the Miss Universe title, after host Steve Harvey mistakenly named her the winner, as a live television audience watched […]

24.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars ·
‘Our queen still Miss Universe’: Colombian president

‘Our queen still Miss Universe’: Colombian president

Bogota, Colombia | AFP | Monday 12/21/2015 – Colombia’s president said Monday he was shocked when Miss Colombia won and then immediately lost the Miss Universe crown, and said as far as he was concerned she remained the winner. “I was watching Miss Universe with my family. We started a huge celebration when they said Colombia had won the Miss […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, World News ·
Burberry campaign stars share their Christmas memories

Burberry campaign stars share their Christmas memories

(Relaxnews) – Burberry has unveiled a behind-the-scenes Christmas video as part of its festive campaign. “The Burberry Festive Film: Christmas with the cast” sees the brand’s campaign stars comedian and TV host James Corden, supermodel Naomi Campbell and actress Julie Walters talking about their favorite Christmas memories and sharing top tips for the perfect holiday. […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, Home & Garden, International Stars, Videos ·
Rimmel London launches ‘London Look’ competition

Rimmel London launches ‘London Look’ competition

(Relaxnews) – Make up brand Rimmel London is searching for the next big thing in beauty vlogging with a little help from singer Rita Ora. The contest is simple and open to anyone: if you think you have the right blend of personality and make up artistry, submit an entry via video or picture. However, […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Miss Philippines crowned Miss Universe after live TV mix-up

Miss Philippines crowned Miss Universe after live TV mix-up

(Las Vegas-AFP) – Miss Colombia was wrongly named Miss Universe in a dramatic mix-up in front of a global television audience of millions on Sunday, before the rightful winner Miss Philippines was finally handed the glittering crown. The pageant’s host, US comedian Steve Harvey, misread his cue card and initially announced Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutierrez, […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, World News ·
Three key looks from the Pre-Fall collections

Three key looks from the Pre-Fall collections

(Relaxnews) – The Pre-Fall 2016 collections are coming thick and fast, and a few key trends have already emerged. Here are some of our favorite looks. Romantic minimalism Clean, neat romance was the name of the game at Ralph Lauren, where the collection focuses on classic, feminine styles with a modern twist. A crisp color palette […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Google’s Year in Search 2015: ‘Agar.io,’ ‘Jurassic World,’ ‘Furious 7,’ Caitlyn Jenner

Google’s Year in Search 2015: ‘Agar.io,’ ‘Jurassic World,’ ‘Furious 7,’ Caitlyn Jenner

(Relaxnews) – The annual review of top trending search terms has been released, with Google revealing that its search engine users submitted the most queries for basketballer Lamar Odom, French magazine Charlie Hebdo, video game “Agar.io,” and blockbuster film “Jurassic World.” Three films, two people related to the celebrity Kardashian family, two video games, two […]

Female billionaires on the rise thanks to Asian businesswomen

Female billionaires on the rise thanks to Asian businesswomen

(Zurich-AFP) – The number of women among the world’s billionaires has risen faster over the past two decades than that of men, mostly thanks to Asian female entrepreneurs, a study published Tuesday showed. There were 145 female billionaires in the world at the end of 2014, compared with 22 in 1995, according to the study, […]

16.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Baccarat Rouge 540 is a new addition to the Maison Francis Kurkdjian perfume range

Baccarat Rouge 540 is a new addition to the Maison Francis Kurkdjian perfume range

(Relaxnews) – The Baccarat Rouge 540 fragrance is the result of a partnership between the crystal manufacturer Baccarat and the perfume house Maison Francis Kurkdjian. This new celebratory fragrance will be available in mid-January 2016. Last year, crystal manufacturer Baccarat celebrated its 250th anniversary with the launch of the Baccarat Rouge 540 fragrance as a […]

15.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Carbon38 releases first fashion collection

Carbon38 releases first fashion collection

(Relaxnews) – Online activewear label Carbon38 has launched its first-ever fashion collection. Featuring high-end jackets, dresses, leggings, jumpsuits and tops, the collection combines activewear fabrics with daily silhouettes. The brand has created an exclusive gray, white and black wave print inspired by the juxtaposition of the gritty and on-the-go NYC lifestyle with the laid-back beach […]

10.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Nina Ricci gets arty for the 10th anniversary of its Nina perfume

Nina Ricci gets arty for the 10th anniversary of its Nina perfume

(Relaxnews) – Nina Ricci is celebrating the tenth birthday of its Nina fragrance in 2016. To mark the occasion, the iconic apple-shaped bottle will be given a new arty design that will be launched in January. In 2006, the famed French perfume house called upon the master perfumer Olivier Cresp to create a tangy, appetizing […]

08.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Microsoft launches most affordable Lumia smartphone for holidays

Microsoft launches most affordable Lumia smartphone for holidays

(Relaxnews) – Microsoft’s most affordable Lumia smartphone hit store shelves in select markets Monday. Billed as the company’s most affordable 4G LTE phone, the Lumia 550 is preloaded with Windows 10 and signature Microsoft apps such like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, Outlook Mail, Calendar, Skype and Cortana, Microsoft’s personal assistant. Documents saved to OneDrive can […]

Catwalk beauty trends of 2015

Catwalk beauty trends of 2015

(Relaxnews) – Sometimes the beauty trends we see on the fashion catwalks can seem a little too bold for everyday life, but 2015 was a good year for accessible trends. From the Autumn/Winter 2015 shows to the Spring/Summer 2016 fashion weeks, there was a strong leaning towards a natural and attainable makeup look — here […]

06.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Wearables market surge led by Apple, Chinese makers

Wearables market surge led by Apple, Chinese makers

(Washington-AFP) – The global market for wearable tech surged in the third quarter, fueled by the Apple watch and gains from Chinese manufacturers, a market tracker said Thursday. The research firm IDC said some 21.7 million wearables were sold in the past quarter, a jump of 197 percent. Fitness tracker maker Fitbit maintained the top […]

04.12.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Who is Toni Garrn, the new face of Elie Saab Le Parfum?

Who is Toni Garrn, the new face of Elie Saab Le Parfum?

(Relaxnews) – Ultra-sophisticated and very discreet despite her impressive CV, Toni Garrn, 23, has been chosen by the luxury house Elie Saab to replace Anja Rubik as the face of its signature perfume. This young German is well-loved and sought after by the very select luxury and couture worlds, but she is less well known […]

03.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Kylie Jenner’s new lip kit sells out instantly

Kylie Jenner’s new lip kit sells out instantly

(Relaxnews) – Kylie Jenner’s world-famous pillowy pout might be down to injectable fillers, but that hasn’t stopped her new lip cosmetics kit from selling out almost instantly as beauty-lovers everywhere clamor to recreate her look. “Lip Kit by Kylie” launched Monday after the reality TV star and entrepreneur first teased the project back in August. […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
River Island set to collaborate with London label Sibling on new collection

River Island set to collaborate with London label Sibling on new collection

(Relaxnews) – River Island’s next high-profile collaboration will be with London-based knitwear label Sibling, reports British Vogue. Sibling will be the next in a long list of celebrity and designer collaborations with the UK high street store on their Design Forum collection, with previous names including UK designer Katie Eary and US singer Rihanna. Sibling designer Cozette McCreery […]

The UK gets the Star Wars style treatment with new fashion collection

The UK gets the Star Wars style treatment with new fashion collection

(Relaxnews) – Fashion from another galaxy was the talk of the industry in London last week with the star-studded event “Star Wars: Fashion Finds the Force” event. Ten British designers came together to create garments inspired by George Lucas’s famous space fantasy franchise ahead of the release of the movie “Star Wars: the Force Awakens” […]

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley wears just a scarf in Burberry Festive Campaign

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley wears just a scarf in Burberry Festive Campaign

(Relaxnews) – British model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley stars in fashion brand Burberry’s latest campaign for the holiday season, and as part of its Burberry Festive Campaign, the brand has revealed a racy new shot of Huntington-Whiteley modeling a monogrammed Heritage Check Scarf. Other shots see Huntington-Whiteley starring with fellow ambassadors model Naomi Campbell and English musician […]

Top models who grabbed the headlines in 2015

Top models who grabbed the headlines in 2015

(Relaxnews) – As 2015 comes to an end, it’s time to take stock of the models who’ve been big news this year. From Kendall Jenner to Gigi Hadid, here’s our list of the models who are currently at the top of the fashion world. Kendall Jenner, the star model If there’s one name to remember […]

29.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·
How to take successful family photos at Christmas

How to take successful family photos at Christmas

(Relaxnews) – Whether you’re snapping your children receiving their gifts next to the Christmas tree or the grandparents sitting around the table for Christmas dinner, some basic rules apply. Here are a few, provided by French photographer Lolita Lejeune, which are suitable for all types of camera, including smartphones. Frame carefully  It is important to […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Holidays ·
Kristen Stewart stars in Karl Lagerfeld’s latest short film for Chanel

Kristen Stewart stars in Karl Lagerfeld’s latest short film for Chanel

(Relaxnews) – Kristen Stewart’s next big screen moment comes courtesy of Karl Lagerfeld, who has chosen the actress to appear in his latest short film “Once and Forever.” The US star plays alongside Geraldine Chaplin in the film, which was shot in Paris. The two women play the roles of actresses preparing to star in […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Christopher Bailey’s Claridge’s Christmas tree revealed

Christopher Bailey’s Claridge’s Christmas tree revealed

(Relaxnews) – Fashion designer Christopher Bailey has been getting into the festive spirit with his latest project — a Christmas tree for Claridge’s hotel in London. The Burberry Chief Creative and Chief Executive Officer’s “Claridge’s Christmas Tree 2015” has been unveiled in the hotel lobby, and the result is in striking contrast to the art […]

17.11.2015 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Asian appetite for luxury boosts global art and jewel auctions

Asian appetite for luxury boosts global art and jewel auctions

(Geneva-AFP) – They are not in the room rubbing shoulders with traditional wealthy buyers, instead choosing to remain in the shadows, making their multi-million bids by telephone. Asian millionaires and billionaires have this week discretely stolen the show at a range of auctions, dishing out record sums for works of art and precious gemstones put […]

H&M reveals images from its Christmas campaign

H&M reveals images from its Christmas campaign

(Relaxnews) – H&M has released several pictures from its Christmas print campaign, featuring singer Katy Perry. The print campaign, which sees Perry wearing multiple outfits from the Christmas collection, will be complemented by a full-length advertisement for cinemas, TV and online. It will make its worldwide debut on Monday, November 23 at hm.com/life. In the ad, […]

Fur is on-trend for Fall-Winter 2015-2016

Fur is on-trend for Fall-Winter 2015-2016

(Relaxnews) – Fur, that much-debated subject, is a key fashion trend this season. Designers shifted their interest to both real and faux versions to keep us warm and snuggly this winter. Here are our picks of the fur pieces displayed at the fashion shows. Fox, mink and rabbit were just some of the types of fur […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden ·
Community center in Vietnam among day 1 winners at World Architecture Festival

Community center in Vietnam among day 1 winners at World Architecture Festival

(Relaxnews) – Taking place this week in Singapore, the World Architecture Festival has announced the first round of winners leading up to Friday’s announcement of World Building of the Year. Category winners are being revealed in two rounds on Wednesday and Thursday. Among those announced Wednesday is, in the House category, Saigon House in Vietnam […]

04.11.2015 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Kendall Jenner to star in Summer 2016 Woodies campaign

Kendall Jenner to star in Summer 2016 Woodies campaign

(Relaxnews) – Kendall Jenner is already seeing her diary filling up for next year, having secured a Woodies sunglasses campaign in downtown LA for summer 2016. The US model will star in a billboard campaign for the eco-friendly brand, which specializes in bamboo wood sunglasses and watches. Jenner first worked with the brand back when […]

04.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Environment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Burberry honors ‘Billy Elliot’ with holiday campaign

Burberry honors ‘Billy Elliot’ with holiday campaign

(Relaxnews) – Burberry has unveiled its 2015 festive advertising campaign which pays tribute to the 15th anniversary of the cult ballet movie “Billy Elliot”. Burberry’s short film for the occasion features a star-studded cast including British musician Sir Elton John, who provided the score for the movie’s theater adaptation, and the UK actress Julie Walters, […]

The call of the East: Malaysia Fashion Week set to showcase the continent’s hottest new designers

The call of the East: Malaysia Fashion Week set to showcase the continent’s hottest new designers

(Relaxnews) – The fashion spotlight is set to swing over to Southeast Asia in November with the opening of Malaysia Fashion Week (MFW) 2015. Officially launched this fall in Paris, the second annual edition of MFW will showcase the Spring/Summer 2016 collections of over 60 Malaysian and over 30 international designers, all overseen by the […]

02.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Parisian jeweler Mauboussin adds a bejeweled bottle to its perfume line

Parisian jeweler Mauboussin adds a bejeweled bottle to its perfume line

(Relaxnews) – Parisian jewelry house Mauboussin’s latest fragrance, “Promise me,” is an olfactory tribute to its iconic “Le Premier Jour” ring. The new scent is set to hit retail this month in two formats. Having celebrated happiness with its “À la folie” eau de parfum, the French jeweler Mauboussin has returned to the theme of love […]

02.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Limited edition of Sisley’s ‘Soir de Lune’ perfume for holiday 2015

Limited edition of Sisley’s ‘Soir de Lune’ perfume for holiday 2015

(Relaxnews) – The luxury cosmetics brand Sisley has unveiled a special holiday season edition of its “Soir de Lune” fragrance which has been given an entirely new look for the occasion. Just 6,000 bottles will go on sale worldwide in November. Sisley comes up with something new to surprise fans each holiday season. Beauty addicts […]

02.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Holidays ·
From Sports Illustrated to L’Oréal Paris: a look at Irina Shayk’s faultless rise to stardom

From Sports Illustrated to L’Oréal Paris: a look at Irina Shayk’s faultless rise to stardom

(Relaxnews) – The Russian model Irina Shayk officially became a L’Oréal Paris ambassador on October 28. This is a highly-coveted role which ranks her among the most influential top models in the world. Let’s take a look at Irina Shayk’s gradual but steady rise to the top. Irina Shayk did not experience the same meteoric […]

Ariana Grande is the new Viva Glam spokesperson for MAC

Ariana Grande is the new Viva Glam spokesperson for MAC

(Relaxnews) – Ariana Grande is the new 2016 Viva Glam spokesperson for MAC Cosmetics. The pop star announced the news herself on the live video streaming service Periscope, where she provided a preview of the new colors: a dark plum lipstick “to represent the bad girl in you,” and a light pink lipgloss “to represent the […]

28.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars ·
David Beckham to play 7 games in 7 continents in BBC documentary

David Beckham to play 7 games in 7 continents in BBC documentary

(Relaxnews) – David Beckham will star in an upcoming documentary for BBC1 in which he plays seven soccer matches in all seven continents, it has been announced by the BBC. To showcase soccer’s global appeal, international celebrity, model and ex-England captain David Beckham will star in a one-off documentary entitled “Beckham: For The Love Of The Game”. He […]

Calvin Klein launching new unisex fragrance, CK2

Calvin Klein launching new unisex fragrance, CK2

(Relaxnews) – Calvin Klein is launching its second fragrance designed for both men and women, according to WWD. Twenty-one years after the release of CK One, the first ever Unisex fragrance with worldwide success, Calvin Klein has produced CK2, a “gender-free fragrance that celebrates the endless possibilities of modern connections between two people” according to Camillo Pane, […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Fall/Winter 2015-2016: retro fabrics to the fore in womenswear

Fall/Winter 2015-2016: retro fabrics to the fore in womenswear

(Relaxnews) – Four decades — from the 1950s to the 1980s — were a key source of inspiration for the fashion houses’ Fall/Winter season, as seen in the colors, cuts, patterns and especially the fabrics. Suede, shearling and even vinyl are key womenswear components this season. The leading fashion designers’ shows revealed not one but […]

26.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Burberry and Mario Testino presenting live photo shoot via Snapchat

Burberry and Mario Testino presenting live photo shoot via Snapchat

(Relaxnews) – On Thursday, Snapchat users will be able to tune in to watch a Burberry photo shoot take place in real time. Photographer Mario Testino will be in London capturing the Spring/Summer 2016 campaign, and fashion lovers will be able to watch the shoot in action by following Burberry on Snapchat beginning Thursday at […]

22.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Yves Saint Laurent holiday 2015 makeup collection is all about seduction

Yves Saint Laurent holiday 2015 makeup collection is all about seduction

(Relaxnews) – As the holiday season approaches, Yves Saint Laurent Beauté has unveiled its Kiss & Love makeup line which is adorned in gold packaging covered in red lips. It’s available this month at selected retailers and on the brand’s e-commerce site. Passion, seduction, and desire are the inspiration behind the holiday makeup collection from Yves […]

22.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Holidays, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd crash Jimmy Kimmel Live

Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd crash Jimmy Kimmel Live

(Relaxnews) – In honor of Back to the Future Day October 21, Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd reunited on the “Jimmy Kimmel Live” TV show, in character, complete with a silver DeLorean and white Nike sneakers. Doc Brown and Marty were less than impressed when they crashed onto the “Jimmy Kimmel Live” show and discovered […]

22.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Kimonos get rock ‘n’ roll makeover at Japan fashion week

Kimonos get rock ‘n’ roll makeover at Japan fashion week

(Tokyo-AFP) – Tokyo fashion week drew to a close at the weekend showcasing a sexy new twist on the kimono, as the Japanese classic makes a quiet comeback into women’s wardrobes. In a departure from the heavy silk usually used to make the traditional garb, designers are turning to other fabrics such as jersey, wool […]

18.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
‘Kawaii’ style: born in Japan, now taking on the world

‘Kawaii’ style: born in Japan, now taking on the world

(Tokyo-AFP) – Bubblegum-pink hearts, tulle skirts and polka dots: the unapologetically feminine fashion that originated in Tokyo has exploded in the West with Hollywood celebrities earning brickbats for adopting the “girly” style. The hugely popular “kawaii” (cute) look, which blends traditional Japanese concepts of purity and innocence with the doll-like aesthetic embodied by Hello Kitty […]

17.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Disney and Nation Ltd. to collaborate on Tinker Bell collection

Disney and Nation Ltd. to collaborate on Tinker Bell collection

(Relaxnews) – Disney is teaming up with Nation Ltd. to produce a capsule collection dedicated to the beloved Disney character, Tinker Bell, reports Women’s Wear Daily. Disney will partner with the California-based T-shirt company to create T-shirts, tank tops and sweatshirts, featuring a vintage print of Tinker Bell and complete with fairy dust. Items will retail […]

17.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Kiehl’s teams up with artist Peter Max to give its hallmark bottles a new look for 2015 holiday season

Kiehl’s teams up with artist Peter Max to give its hallmark bottles a new look for 2015 holiday season

(Relaxnews) – For the end-of-year celebrations, the US cosmetics brand Kiehl’s has teamed up with the German artist Peter Max to produce a psychedelic collection inspired by pop art. The pope of pop art, as he is called by some, has had fun redesigning the bottles for iconic Kiehl’s products, inspired by his masterpiece “The […]

17.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden ·
British Fashion Awards: the nominees are revealed

British Fashion Awards: the nominees are revealed

(Relaxnews) – The nominees for the 2015 British Fashion Awards have been announced. J.W. Anderson, Christopher Kane and Victoria Beckham have been put forward for the womenswear category while Tom Ford, E. Tautz and J.W. Anderson find themselves up for the menswear award. Designers including Charlotte Olympia and Sophia Webster are competing in the accessories […]

17.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
Orlando is the top US city for runners

Orlando is the top US city for runners

(Relaxnews) – New York, Boston and Chicago have failed to make the cut in a new index of the best cities for those committed to half marathons and full marathons. Instead, the top 10 list, complied by Vitals and based on the number and quality of sports medicine specialists, the number of races the city […]

Who will play the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show is no longer a secret

Who will play the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show is no longer a secret

(Relaxnews) – Rihanna is set to be one of the main attractions at this year’s catwalk spectacle, which will be beamed around the world on December 8. Alongside the fashion brand’s 16-strong group of Angels, the singer will have support from Selena Gomez and The Weeknd who were both confirmed on Tuesday. The Victoria’s Secret […]

Wedding trends 2016: a touch of rock ‘n’ roll

Wedding trends 2016: a touch of rock ‘n’ roll

(Relaxnews) – The princess-style wedding gown is not for everyone. A number of future brides are looking for original and glamorous pieces but with a touch of quirky details, or even grunge-inspired models. The rock ‘n’ roll bridal trend includes models with shorter hem lengths as well as unusual and unexpected touches and color. A […]

13.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
A new travel-sized bottle for Chanel’s iconic N°5 fragrance

A new travel-sized bottle for Chanel’s iconic N°5 fragrance

(Relaxnews) – Ahead of the end-of-the-year holidays, French brand Chanel has decided to release its iconic N°5 fragrance in a new takeaway sized flacon. The purse-sized fragrance will be available as of October 16 in boutiques and select retailers. Smaller, perfectly travel-sized and ideal for occasion’s on-the-go, the new bottle format of the emblematic Chanel […]

12.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Trend alert: ruffles rule for Spring 2016

Trend alert: ruffles rule for Spring 2016

(Relaxnews) – If there was one trend that dominated the Spring/Summer 2016 shows that took over New York, London, Milan and Paris over the past few weeks, it was the ruffle. From slouchy and loose to frilly and Victorian-esque, they were everywhere. Peter Copping set the ball rolling in New York with an Oscar de […]

12.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Wedding trends 2016: the princess gown, more magical than ever

Wedding trends 2016: the princess gown, more magical than ever

(Relaxnews) – Although choices in wedding attire have grown, the princess-style wedding dress remains for many brides to be an essential piece that helps transform a wedding ceremony into a living fairy tale. Specialized brands and fashion houses alike have pulled out all the stops to offer luster, volume and couture details in their new […]

07.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
6 tips for avoiding hair loss in autumn

6 tips for avoiding hair loss in autumn

(Relaxnews) – After the rays of summer sunshine, autumn period gives way not only to falling leaves but also to some temporary shedding of hair. Read on for tips and adapted treatments to limit the nuisance and to maintain a beautiful mane before winter. Sun, sea and pool wreak havoc on your hair during the […]

06.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
Wedding trends: designer gowns seen on the catwalk

Wedding trends: designer gowns seen on the catwalk

(Relaxnews) – Centerpieces of haute couture collections, wedding gowns and evening gowns stoke the dreams of young women everywhere. These glorious bespoke creations also have significant influence on what wedding gown brands and stores stock. Here’s a look at the most beautiful creations seen at fall/winter 2015-2016 haute couture Fashion Week ahead of New York […]

05.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
SCAD FASH opens this weekend with Oscar de la Renta show

SCAD FASH opens this weekend with Oscar de la Renta show

(Relaxnews) – A major new US fashion museum is getting ready for its grand opening in Atlanta, with an exhibition devoted to Oscar de la Renta set to inaugurate the space. The Oscar de la Renta brand and SCAD — the Savannah College of Art and Design — actually have something of a history, as […]

Lady Gaga’s Tom Ford video hits the web

Lady Gaga’s Tom Ford video hits the web

(Relaxnews) – A reworked version of Nile Rogers’ ‘I Want Your Love’ stars lady Gaga, Rogers himself and the Tom Ford fashion label’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection Conceived as a unique way of launching the fashion designer’s new campaign, the video sees the singer sharing a catwalk with models The video, excitement about which has been building […]

Paris Fashion Week: models to follow on Instagram

Paris Fashion Week: models to follow on Instagram

(Relaxnews) – With Fashion Week kicking off September 29 in Paris, many fashionistas have been trying to score invites to the shows on the official calendar. There won’t be any regrets for the rebuffed though as these days the shows can almost all be followed live on social media networks thanks to the models seated […]

01.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars, Lifestyle, Photos ·
Milan fashion week top ten trends

Milan fashion week top ten trends

(Milan-AFP) – Top ten trends from the Spring/Summer 2016 womenswear collections at Milan fashion week, which wraps up on Monday: – Gucci’s geek chic rules – Alessandro Michele led the way with a second acclaimed collection for Gucci. Michele’s woman – feisty, kooky and independent — dresses to please herself. The influence of Michele’s vision […]

29.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle, Photos ·
The new red lip, micro bangs and plastic hair ties: the top beauty looks from London Fashion Week

The new red lip, micro bangs and plastic hair ties: the top beauty looks from London Fashion Week

(Relaxnews) – London Fashion Week had a lot to teach us about beauty for Spring/Summer 2016. Change is in the air, and fashion appears to be finally moving away from the grungy cat eye and focusing on pastures new. The first thing to note is that, when it comes to next season’s lip, red is […]

26.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Avon launches global breast cancer awareness campaign

Avon launches global breast cancer awareness campaign

(Relaxnews) – Avon Products Inc.’s philanthropic branch, Avon Foundation for Women, has launched a global campaign called #BeABreastFriend to raise awareness for breast cancer, reports Women’s Wear Daily. The initiative is intended to get women to remind their friends to do regular breast exams and go to the doctor for check-ups. A YouTube video will be […]

25.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
Paris Modes TV’s Natalia Grgona: ‘A romantic spirit defined London Fashion Week’

Paris Modes TV’s Natalia Grgona: ‘A romantic spirit defined London Fashion Week’

(Relaxnews) – With London Fashion Week having come to an end, Natalia Grgona, journalist for Paris Modes TV, shared her impressions on the shows, new trends and top models to follow. What are the top trends as seen at London Fashion Week? Each designer is so different and likes to create his own style vocabulary […]

25.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle, Photos ·
MaxMara rides the Ocean waves, Blugirl heads for the beach

MaxMara rides the Ocean waves, Blugirl heads for the beach

(Milan-AFP) – Milan Fashion Week headed for the sea on Thursday as Max Mara unveiled a Spring Summer 2016 womenswear collection that was doused in ocean spray. Blugirl’s legions of young supporters meanwhile were pointed in the direction of the beach in microshorts given a half-buttock bikini cut. They were paired with woven sandals in […]

24.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Gwen Stefani teaming up with Urban Decay

Gwen Stefani teaming up with Urban Decay

(Relaxnews) – Cosmetics brand Urban Decay has announced it will release its first-ever celebrity designer collaboration, with a new collection signed by singer Gwen Stefani due out in November. Stefani reportedly worked closely with the brand on the limited-edition collection, offering insights on everything from shades to packaging. “Everyone in my life knows I absolutely […]

22.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Marc Jacobs crown NY fashion with cinematic display

Marc Jacobs crown NY fashion with cinematic display

(New York-AFP) – Showman Marc Jacobs brought New York’s spring/summer fashion week to a sumptuous close with a stunning catwalk display of Americana and 1940s glamour down the red carpet and through a fabled movie theater. The indoor-outdoor show allowed the public and fans to jostle with photographers for a glimpse of the decadent-looking models […]

19.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Back-to-school hair straight off the catwalk

Back-to-school hair straight off the catwalk

(Relaxnews) – Fall has its rewards — cashmere sweaters, snug outer wear and the chance to test out new hairstyles being just some of them. Get back-to-school hair down pat with these catwalk looks. Loose waves The overwhelming trend on the Autumn/Winter 2015 catwalks was for long, loosely styled waves for a natural and easy […]

17.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Vintage cartoons and Caribbean vibes: day 5 of New York Fashion Week

Vintage cartoons and Caribbean vibes: day 5 of New York Fashion Week

(Relaxnews) – New York Fashion Week continued to surprise and delight on Monday, as the event headed into its fifth day. From cartoon references to Rasta vibes, the city’s catwalks offered up both a fun and sophisticated vision for Spring / Summer 2016. American designer Jeremy Scott put on a frisky show of cartoonish, 1960s-tinged […]

16.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Contouring, anti-bacterial brushes and nail products for men: the hottest new beauty innovations on show in New York

Contouring, anti-bacterial brushes and nail products for men: the hottest new beauty innovations on show in New York

(Relaxnews) – New York is buzzing with beauty right now. In addition to Fashion Week, the trendsetting cosmetics salon MakeUp In New York hit the city earlier this week, armed with the latest innovations in the cosmetics industry. At the cutting edge of scientific and technical progress, the salon’s “Innovation Tree” concept exposes the groundbreaking new products […]

14.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Victoria Beckham would love to dress Hillary Clinton

Victoria Beckham would love to dress Hillary Clinton

(New York-AFP) – Victoria Beckham sent a high-energy collection of print and color inspired by urban surf down the New York runway Sunday and said she would love to dress Hillary Clinton. The mother of four, wife of retired football legend David Beckham and former Spice Girl, has cemented her place in the fashion industry […]

14.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Lifestyle ·
Michelle Phan’s Ipsy attracts major interest

Michelle Phan’s Ipsy attracts major interest

(Relaxnews) – YouTube star Michelle Phan launched online beauty shop Ipsy in 2011; now it’s benefiting from serious  attention. Phan made her name creating makeup and beauty tutorials, and has already partnered with L’Oreal and Lancôme among others. But before those major deals she had already set up her own online subscription service, Ipsy. A […]

14.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
New York kicks off 2016 fashion merry-go-round

New York kicks off 2016 fashion merry-go-round

(New York, AFP) – The twice-yearly style orgy that is New York Fashion Week kicks off Thursday when the booted and suited may have to sidestep thunderstorms to catch sight of collections for spring-summer 2016. Hollywood stars, buyers and fashion editors from across the planet descend on Gotham to admire the most coveted talent in […]

12.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Lifestyle ·
Kim and Julia in Givenchy thrall on 9/11 anniversary

Kim and Julia in Givenchy thrall on 9/11 anniversary

(New York-AFP) – Julia Roberts and Kim Kardashian sat front row at Givenchy’s spectacular New York fashion week debut, a meditation on love to the backdrop of Freedom Tower on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The French giant’s decision to fly across the Atlantic for the first time to unveil a ready-to-wear collection made […]

12.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Asia Society presents Filipino Design Now: Filipino heritage through the eyes of celebrated designers

Asia Society presents Filipino Design Now: Filipino heritage through the eyes of celebrated designers

Asia Society presents Filipino Design Now, a special showcase of top Filipino designers. This special display coincides with Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms, an exhibition of over 100 spectacular works of gold from the 10th to 13th century, highlighting the creativity, prosperity and cultural connections of the precolonial period. Asia Society celebrates the artistic […]

09.09.2015 · Filled under: Art, Asian News, Beauty & Style ·
Alien fragrance slips into a talisman-shaped bottle for its 10th anniversary

Alien fragrance slips into a talisman-shaped bottle for its 10th anniversary

(Relaxnews) – Launched in 2005, the Alien fragrance by Thierry Mugler is celebrating this year a decade of existence and success. For the occasion, the bottle will be revisited and take the form of a talisman. The redesigned perfume will be available this month. Mugler’s Alien fragrance for women, the brand’s second most popular perfume […]

07.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Latest scent in Flower by Kenzo line is powerfully feminine

Latest scent in Flower by Kenzo line is powerfully feminine

(Relaxnews) – After having revealed TOTEM, its latest fragrance range, the fashion house has introduced a new gourmand scent to the Flower by Kenzo line for autumn. Staying true to the Flower by Kenzo saga, the new scent is very feminine, powerful and sensual with a hint of sweetness. Created by master perfumer Alberto Morillas, […]

07.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Men’s fragrances: sage and lavender scents are fall’s star ingredients

Men’s fragrances: sage and lavender scents are fall’s star ingredients

(Relaxnews) – This fall, men’s fragrances are characterized by perfumed aromatic plants, in particular lavender and sage. A number of brands and luxury fashion houses have presented new scents, concocted with these two leading plants. To get your hands on one of the latest olfactory creations for men, here is an overview of the top […]

07.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle, Photos ·
Designer Lela Rose to launch e-commerce site

Designer Lela Rose to launch e-commerce site

(Relaxnews) – American fashion designer Lela Rose will come out with a new company website on September 1 that will feature e-commerce for the first time, according to Women’s Wear Daily. Her collection will be available in near-entirety on lelarose.com, and will include exclusive items, such as a white fringe dress and purses in special web-only colors. […]

01.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Women’s fragrances: a sparkling cocktail of flowers and fruit for fall

Women’s fragrances: a sparkling cocktail of flowers and fruit for fall

(Relaxnews) – Generally reserved for the summer months, fragrances bursting with fruit and floral notes will be taking center stage this coming season. Sparkling, ultra feminine and even scrumptious, these new scents are the perfect solution to prolong the summer spirit. Here is an overview of the latest in women’s fragrances to get your perfect […]

01.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
New York Fashion Week: program of runway shows

New York Fashion Week: program of runway shows

(Relaxnews) – Every season, the fashion week season starts off in the Big Apple, with the first round of ready-to-wear shows for the Spring/Summer collections to come. Nicholas K. will open the ball on September 10 and Calvin Klein will wrap up the New York festivities on September 17. Thursday, September 10, 2015 09:00am – Nicholas K. […]

31.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Atlanta to be home of new fashion museum opening in October

Atlanta to be home of new fashion museum opening in October

(Relaxnews) – At a time when fashion exhibitions at major museums are enjoying a heyday, a new museum devoted to fashion has just been announced and will open in October in Atlanta, Georgia in the US. The Savannah College of Art and Design is behind the new museum, which will be called SCADfash and will […]

PHL home, handmade, and lifestyle collections featured in New York trade show

PHL home, handmade, and lifestyle collections featured in New York trade show

WASHINGTON, DC – Filipino designers, manufacturers, and exporters showcased their innovative works in the recently-concluded NY Now Exhibition, one of the biggest wholesale trade shows in New York which features home, handmade, and lifestyle design collections. A contingent of 19 Filipino exhibitors under the Lifestyle Philippines brand represented the country in the NY Now Exhibition […]

28.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Happenings, Lifestyle, Local News ·
Nick Jonas named as Miss America Music Curator

Nick Jonas named as Miss America Music Curator

(Relaxnews) – The Jonas brother will be choosing the music for the Miss America Pageant 2015. Having just released a new single, “Levels”, Nick Jonas has another reason to celebrate this month: he has been selected to be the Music Curator for this year’s Miss America beauty pageant. On his Twitter feed, he invited fans […]

26.08.2015 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Goldgenie launches iPhone 6s customized with diamonds

Goldgenie launches iPhone 6s customized with diamonds

(Relaxnews) – Along with gold, rose gold and platinum, a luxury customization service will encrust the latest iPhone 6s with 800 diamonds. It hasn’t even hit the market yet, but Goldgenie is opening pre-orders for its 24K gold, rose gold and platinum iPhone 6s collection August 31. The newest iteration of the iPhone, which is […]

25.08.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Beauty habits for keeping your summer skin

Beauty habits for keeping your summer skin

(Relaxnews) – There’s nothing like a summer filled with warm days of exercising or chilling out by the beach to get you feeling great about yourself. But as the days get shorter and we head into fall you can still hold on to that inner (and outer) glow. Here’s how. Exfoliate Exfoliation is the best […]

25.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Ralph Lauren dives into wearable tech

Ralph Lauren dives into wearable tech

(Paris-Relaxnews) – Luxury fashion house Ralph Lauren is set to unleash sales of its highly anticipated Polo Tech “smart shirt” for men — a year after its initial trial at the 2014 US Open. The Ralph Lauren Polo Tech shirt features sensors knitted into the core of the product to read biological and physiological information […]

Endless summer: how to keep your holiday glow, from head to toe

Endless summer: how to keep your holiday glow, from head to toe

(Relaxnews) – Summer is winding down, but that doesn’t mean you have to submit to the winter blues without putting up a fight. If you want to carry your sunkissed glow into the autumn then here are some tips. Skin If you’ve managed to get a beautiful tan this summer then you’ll want to hold […]

24.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
David Beckham to star in new Belstaff film, produced by Liv Tyler

David Beckham to star in new Belstaff film, produced by Liv Tyler

(Relaxnews) – David Beckham has teamed up with his old friends at Belstaff, and this time the star is taking center stage. The former football champion appears in “Outlaws,” a short surrealist film for the British fashion house shot on location in Mexico, reports Women’s Wear Daily. Produced by Hollywood actress Liv Tyler and starring Harvey […]

Jessica Alba to debut Honest Beauty

Jessica Alba to debut Honest Beauty

(Relaxnews) – US celebrity entrepreneur Jessica Alba is expanding her online retail brand The Honest Company with a skin-care line called Honest Beauty. To launch on September 9, the line includes cosmetics and skin-care products, according toWomen’s Wear Daily. The Wednesday announcement comes on the heels of a controversy surrounding the brand’s SPF 30 sunblock, […]

20.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Paco Rabanne to open a Paris store

Paco Rabanne to open a Paris store

(Relaxnews) – French fashion designer Paco Rabanne is opening a store in Paris, reports Women’s Wear Daily. The fragrance and fashion house will reportedly set up shop in the French capital on Rue Cambon, which is also home to Chanel. The opening could suggest a more emboldened return to retail — Paco Rabanne’s retail location on […]

20.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
British Vogue gets its own documentary on the BBC

British Vogue gets its own documentary on the BBC

(Relaxnews) – As the 2009 movie “The September Issue” put US Vogue on the Hollywood map, the BBC Two channel has commissioned what it’s calling an “observational documentary series” on the British version. Two episodes of 60 minutes each are scheduled to air in 2016 — the same year as British Vogue’s centenary — reports Women’s […]

20.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Books, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Get the holiday makeup look: Bali

Get the holiday makeup look: Bali

(Relaxnews) – The Indonesian island of Bali is a nature-lover’s paradise, but spending days outdoors doesn’t have to mean lowering your beauty game. If you’re heading off to the tropical province then there are a few things you can pack in your makeup bag to keep you looking great on the beach. The most obvious […]

17.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations ·
(Red) charity secures partnership with Fresh Beauty for new lip treatment

(Red) charity secures partnership with Fresh Beauty for new lip treatment

(Relaxnews) – Bono and Bobby Shriver’s AIDS charity (Red) is teaming up with luxury cosmetics company Fresh Beauty on a new collaboration. The beauty brand has revamped its signature Sugar Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF 15, which normally retails for $22.50, to create a limited-edition Red version, reports Women’s Wear Daily (WWD). The Suga(Red) Lip Treatment SPF […]

15.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Basketball: Adidas sign James Harden to ‘$200 million deal’

Basketball: Adidas sign James Harden to ‘$200 million deal’

(Frankfurt, Germany-AFP) – German sports giant Adidas on Thursday agreed a sponsorship deal with NBA superstar James Harden which was reported to be worth $200 million in a major blow to heavyweight rivals Nike. The contract for the 25-year-old Houston Rockets star takes effect from October 1 and is understood to span 13 years. Adidas […]

15.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
Woman’s best friend: MAC introduces AW15 beauty collection inspired by dogs

Woman’s best friend: MAC introduces AW15 beauty collection inspired by dogs

(Relaxnews) – Everyone knows that dogs make the best fashion accessories, but now the clever canines have gone one step further by inspiring a whole new beauty collection — specifically MAC’s Autumn/Winter 2015 cosmetics line. “Haute Dogs” is the latest high-pedigree collection from the beauty brand, inspired by the “buttery fur tones” of fashionable pooches. […]

15.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Get the holiday makeup look: Rio

Get the holiday makeup look: Rio

(Relaxnews) – Brazil is nothing short of a beauty mecca. As home to the famous bikini wax, the famous blow dry and some of the world’s most gorgeous supermodels including Gisele and Adriana Lima, how could it be anything else? If you’re heading to the shores of Rio this summer then there are a few […]

13.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Heart bangs are the latest romantic hair trend

Heart bangs are the latest romantic hair trend

(Relaxnews) – This summer is all about wearing your heart on your face. Weeks after Kendall Jenner’s famous “heart hair” selfie became the hottest thing on Instagram, it transpires that Korean girls have been getting creative by incorporating the shape into their bangs. All summer, South Koreans have been rocking heart-shaped bangs for a cute […]

13.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Offbeat ·
Ralph Lauren unveils kids Fall 2015 collection in Neverland-themed runway show

Ralph Lauren unveils kids Fall 2015 collection in Neverland-themed runway show

(Relaxnews) – Ralph Lauren put on a dreamlike show for his childrenswear Fall 2015 Polo collection in New York this week. Central Park Zoo was transformed into a “Neverland” inspired, adventure-themed wonderland for the event, which saw “Pan” actor Levi Miller walking the runway as the fashion house’s new childrenswear ambassador. Other rising stars on […]

10.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Amber Le Bon revealed as the new Redken ambassador

Amber Le Bon revealed as the new Redken ambassador

(Relaxnews) – Amber Le Bon has been signed up as the new muse for haircare brand Redken. The British model has already worked with the company in the past on its Bronde Sombre Haircolor, but will now broaden her influence within the company, Women’s Wear Daily (WWD) reports. “I love having healthy-looking hair, but I […]

06.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
Utilitarian futurism is the key look for H&M’s AW15 Studio collection

Utilitarian futurism is the key look for H&M’s AW15 Studio collection

(Relaxnews) – Utilitarian futurism, sports luxe and “starburst shine” are the themes for the latest H&M Studio collection, unveiled Monday. The Autumn/Winter 2015 line focuses on the essential item of the season, the roll neck. Zip-up coats, lurex knits and flared trousers also feature heavily in the tomboy-themed collection. Supermodel Kendall Jenner has already been […]

04.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Jessica Alba stands by her company’s sunscreen amidst viral complaints

Jessica Alba stands by her company’s sunscreen amidst viral complaints

(Relaxnews) – Jessica Alba is defending the quality of her Honest Company’s sunscreen, following a public flogging from disgruntled customers who complained of suffering burns after applying the lotion. Photos of sunburned heads, backs and chests posted on Twitter have gone viral in the last few days. An investigation into consumer complaints by NBC 5 Chicago found that while […]

04.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Get the holiday makeup look: LA

Get the holiday makeup look: LA

(Relaxnews) – From perfect surf to rolling vineyards and some of the hottest nightspots in the US, California has it all. If you’re heading to LA or its surroundings this summer, then here’s what you’re going to need to get your makeup look down pat. First things first: they don’t call it “The Golden State” […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Hollywood Stars ·
Hugo Boss reinvents seduction with “Boss The Scent”

Hugo Boss reinvents seduction with “Boss The Scent”

(Relaxnews) – Hugo Boss has unveiled its latest masculine fragrance, “Boss The Scent,” revealing a new side of the Boss man. This new olfactory creation will hit shelves on August 31. Drawing inspiration from the desires of women, the new Boss seducer takes his time. More mature, he remains passionate but has become more refined, […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
Old friends reunite for Chloé’s new Fall / Winter 15 campaign

Old friends reunite for Chloé’s new Fall / Winter 15 campaign

(Relaxnews) – Chloé is celebrating friendship this autumn with its new Fall-Winter 2015 campaign. The French fashion house is paying homage to its heritage with the campaign, referencing the time in 1952 when founder Gaby Aghion borrowed her friend’s name to launch the brand. Starring friends and colleagues the Polish model Anja Rubik and German […]

31.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Lifestyle ·
Kendall Jenner gets cheeky in new Estée Lauder commercial

Kendall Jenner gets cheeky in new Estée Lauder commercial

(Relaxnews) – Estée Lauder has released its latest beauty commercial, starring model of the moment Kendall Jenner. A spoof ad within the ad sees the US beauty unable to contain her excitement at unveiling the brand’s “New Pure Color Envy Liquid Lip Potion.” Despite playing sexy for the test shots at the cameraman’s request, Kendall’s […]

30.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle, Online, Videos ·
Introducing summer’s hottest hair trend: what you need to know about Colombré

Introducing summer’s hottest hair trend: what you need to know about Colombré

(Relaxnews) – Ombré hair is without a doubt one of the huge hair trends of the past few years, but now it’s time to shake things up a bit. So without further ado allow us to introduce you to the next big thing for summer 2015: colombré. Using the same technique as ombré hairstyles but […]

27.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
Fall 2015 makeup: Chanel draws its inspiration from the turning leaves of autumn

Fall 2015 makeup: Chanel draws its inspiration from the turning leaves of autumn

(Relaxnews) – The French luxury brand has unveiled its latest makeup collection, “Les Automnales”, featuring plays of shadow and light and a palette of natural colors inspired by the fall season. The new color collection will be available in stores this fall. With this new fall 2015 collection, the Chanel Makeup Studio combines a range […]

25.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Bono to launch sunglasses with Revo

Bono to launch sunglasses with Revo

(Relaxnews) – Eyewear brand Revo has announced that U2 frontman Bono has designed a capsule collection for the brand that will launch in the fall. Bono, who was diagnosed with glaucoma 20 years ago, is partnering with the brand on an initiative called “Buy Vision, Give Sight,” intended to improve access to eyecare in under-resourced […]

Hot new scents from Rihanna and Pitbull announced for fall

Hot new scents from Rihanna and Pitbull announced for fall

(Relaxnews) – Rihanna, Pitbull and Sofia Vergara are just some of the stars set to launch new fragrances with Parlux this fall. The perfume distributer has a host of famous faces in its portfolio, and will be capitalizing on the new season to introduce a range of new creations, reports Women’s Wear Daily (WWD). Among […]

25.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
Katy Perry takes to Twitter to launch new fragrance ‘Mad Potion’

Katy Perry takes to Twitter to launch new fragrance ‘Mad Potion’

(Relaxnews) – Katy Perry has announced the official launch of her latest fragrance “Mad Potion” on Twitter. The pop star has re-tweeted a message from her pop-up store’s account @katyperrypopup to her 72.9 million followers, announcing that the perfume can now be bought online by US customers. The $29.99 scent can even be purchased directly […]

24.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars ·
20 Fil-Ams from five states join Binibining Pilipinas USA Pageant

20 Fil-Ams from five states join Binibining Pilipinas USA Pageant

(Los Angeles, CA – July 19, 2015) – After an extensive and exhaustive search process, twenty (20) outstanding, young women representing five (5) states, several regions and of various backgrounds, were presented as the official candidates for the 3rd Annual Binibining Pilipinas USA Pageant at a press conference in Los Angeles. Hosted by Porsche of Downtown Los […]

24.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Local News ·
Candice Swanepoel set to be the new ambassador for Biotherm

Candice Swanepoel set to be the new ambassador for Biotherm

Relaxnews) – South African model Candice Swanepoel has been announced as the new ambassador for French skincare brand Biotherm. The Victoria’s Secret Angel will appear in European and Asian campaigns for the L’Oréal-owned brand, reports Women’s Wear Daily (WWD). She will kick off the collaboration by starring in the group’s summer 2015 “Blue Therapy” campaign, […]

22.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
Michael Kors and Kate Hudson collaborate on a limited edition watch for a good cause

Michael Kors and Kate Hudson collaborate on a limited edition watch for a good cause

(Relaxnews) – Fashion designer Michael Kors has recruited actress Kate Hudson to help him design a new limited-edition watch that aims to fight global hunger. The Golden Globe winner has signed up to the fashion icon’s campaign “Watch Hunger Stop”, launched in 2013, when his brand entered into a long-term partnership with the United Nations […]

22.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Katy Perry secures fashion icon status with H&M holiday campaign

Katy Perry secures fashion icon status with H&M holiday campaign

(Relaxnews) – Katy Perry has bagged herself another major fashion campaign — this time as the festive face of H&M. The US pop star has been revealed as the star of the store’s 2015 holiday campaign and is set to feature in a global TV and print ad series which the brand promises will be […]

First photo released of Isabeli Fontana as face of new Bulgari fragrance

First photo released of Isabeli Fontana as face of new Bulgari fragrance

(Relaxnews) – A first look at the new Bulgari “Goldea” fragrance campaign has been released, featuring Brazilian model Isabeli Fontana. Fontana published the campaign photo on her official Twitter account, with a message reading “Amazed by this new fragrance shot by Mert and Marcus.” Fontana was named the face of the Goldea campaign at the […]

16.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Apple introduces new upgrades on its iPod touch

Apple introduces new upgrades on its iPod touch

(Relaxnews) – Apple’s iPod touch has been revamped, with the company’s announcement on Wednesday of a new, upgraded model. The latest version of the iPod touch will now be available in a range of colors, including space gray, silver, gold, blue and pink, and features an 8 megapixel iSight camera for better photo quality. The […]

15.07.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Online, Science & Technology ·
New York launches its first men’s fashion week

New York launches its first men’s fashion week

(New York-AFP) – New York plays catch up with Europe in launching its first men’s fashion week Monday, a four-day showcase for US spring/summer 2016 collections in an rapidly expanding market. Big-name labels Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors and Polo Ralph Lauren will rub shoulders with the up-and-coming such as Public School, Thom Browne, […]

13.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Football: Superstar Ronaldo meets near-nude clone in Tokyo

Football: Superstar Ronaldo meets near-nude clone in Tokyo

(Tokyo, Japan-AFP) – Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo came face to face with a scantily clad life-size double on Wednesday when Japanese scientists unveiled a “cyber clone” of the Portuguese pin-up. The 30-year-old, who was in Tokyo to promote an electric muscle stimulator for sculpting a washboard stomach, gave the thumbs-up to the doppelganger with […]

Dolce & Gabbana launches new fall makeup collection

Dolce & Gabbana launches new fall makeup collection

(Relaxnews) – Dolce & Gabbana has launched its fall makeup collection, inspired by the AW15 catwalk. The Italian fashion house has based the “#dglovesfall” beauty series around duos of pinks and reds, joined by warm, enveloping shades of brown and natural golden hues. It also features splashes of brighter and more vivid colors such as […]

08.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Haute Couture week: highlights from Sunday’s shows

Haute Couture week: highlights from Sunday’s shows

(Relaxnews) – Haute Couture has become a byword for unequaled artistry within the fashion industry, and the first day of the Paris Autumn/Winter 2015/16 shows on Sunday didn’t disappoint. Russian designer Ulyana Sergeenko set the bar high with a collection inspired by a woman living in a Soviet Communal Apartment, the setting for a “bizarre form of […]

07.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle, Photos ·
Paris fashion week: Schiaparelli and Dior steal the show

Paris fashion week: Schiaparelli and Dior steal the show

(Relaxnews) – The Parisian catwalks were awash with color at the city’s haute couture shows on Monday, with Schiaparelli and Dior stealing the show. Bertrand Guyon’s debut collection for the recently re-established Italian house Schiaparelli was a strong one, in all senses of the word. Colors were bold and spirited, ranging from ruby reds and hot pinks […]

07.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Hugo Boss promises to go fur-free as Fendi causes controversy in Paris

Hugo Boss promises to go fur-free as Fendi causes controversy in Paris

(Relaxnews) – Hugo Boss has pledged to cut fur from its collections, starting from Autumn/Winter 2016. The fashion brand has been praised by animal welfare groups for the decision to strike the controversial material from its repertoire. “Contemporary customers are part of a generation which is re-evaluating their ethical and fundamental values,” said Bernd Keller, […]

06.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Pre-marriage weddingmoons trend among stressed out couples

Pre-marriage weddingmoons trend among stressed out couples

(Relaxnews) – Aunt Patricia has just separated from Uncle John, meaning you have to rearrange the seating chart. The caterer has just made local news because they sickened dozens with food poisoning. And you just can’t seem to get rid of those last five pounds for the big day. Enter the weddingmoon. Or the me-moon. […]

Lancôme to release its Trésor Midnight Rose as a rich elixir

Lancôme to release its Trésor Midnight Rose as a rich elixir

(Relaxnews) – Four years after launching Trésor Midnight Rose, Lancôme is unveiling a new look for this fruity and floral scent based on the rose, the French luxury brand’s signature flower. With “Trésor Midnight Rose Elixir d’Orient,” the hidden face of the Damask rose is revealed at the heart of a fancy nectar. The fragrance […]

05.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
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