Focus… Thakoon for NARS Nail Collection

  Introducing the Thakoon for NARS Nail Collection, the brand’s first collaboration with a fashion designer in the nail category. Already frequent collaborators at New York Fashion Week, founder and creative director Francois Nars has partnered with Thakoon Panichgul to develop a limited edition, six-shade nail collection.  Thakoon was inspired by the vibrant colors found in … Continue reading

Focus… Fashion and Beauty by Prabal Gurung Spring 2012

It seems that for S/S 2012 Prabal Gurung really stepped out of his comfort zone and chose to play with subverting the ladylike credo. This time, he looked to the fetishistic work of Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki for his digitized floral prints and tapped Zana Bayne to incorporate leather harnesses into his intricately-pieced mesh panel dresses. He … Continue reading

Focus… Spring Nail Polish Trends

Cosmetics companies are bringing some much needed warmth and colour with the spring nail polish collections. They are officially out in shops. (Or will be very soon.) While there were a lot of neutral nails on spring runways, it seems like color for real-life nails is going nowhere. From soft pastels to bold metallics, it is … Continue reading

Favourite… Spring trends: Miu Miu SS 2012

It is the time of year again, when it is particularly cold outside one loses itself easily in daydreaming of warmer days and lovely outfits. Let’s review the best looks from the runway shows for this spring with the gorgeous Miu Miu SS 2012 collection. The theme for the Miu Miu SS2012 runway show was … Continue reading

Focus… Christian Dior Haute Couture Spring 2012 in Paris

With dresses, gowns, billowing skirts, Bill Gaytten has chosen to play with the themes of shadows and light in the Haute Couture Spring 2012 collection described as “delightful, feminine and delicate”. He paired layers of chiffon, organza and gauze with a structure in corsetry, creating gorgeaous dresses in damson, black or beige with pleated bodice, … Continue reading