Friday, May 25, 2012

BOTTEGA VENETA CRUISE 2012-2013

Here`s Tomas Maier`s collection for BOTTEGA VENETA CRUISE 2012-2013.




Thursday, May 24, 2012

DE GRISOGONO "EXTRAVAGANZA PARTY"

De GRISOGONO once again celebrated its love of luxury, glamour and festivities on Wednesday May 23rd 2012 within the exceptional setting of the Grand Hôtel du Cap d’Eden Roc. Glam Extravaganza: was the theme of the de GRISOGONO soirée.  


Heidi Klum




Model Heidi Klum and de Grisogono President & Founder Fawaz Gruosi 



Kelly Rutherford 

Adrien Brody


Adrien Brody and de Grisogono President & Founder Fawaz Gruosi 




Wednesday, May 23, 2012

ASIA FASHION EXCHANGE 2012

Top international designers, fashion icons, Asian supermodels, geared up for five days of high-octane glamour and fashion at this year's Audi Fashion Festival. There were a lot of newest crop of Asian and international talent, from Paris, New York, Australia, Seoul, Bangkok and Berlin  arrived in Singapore. 

AFX aims to position Singapore as Asia’s leading fashion hub, and is made up of four pillar events. These are BLUEPRINT, a trade show that positions itself as the fashion trade gateway to Asia which creates business opportunities between international  buyers and  promising design players; Asia Fashion Summit, a premier business conference that generates thought leadership content and insights on fashion topics for industry professionals; Audi Fashion Festival Singapore, a showcase of world-class collections by top and emerging designers and labels, both international and Asian; and Audi Star Creation, a regional fashion design competition to spot budding talent. 

Audi Fashion Festival, part of Asia Fashion Exchange which took placed on May 14-20, was a showcase of world-class collections by top and emerging designers and labels, both international and Asian.

STAR CREATION EVENT, wherein fashion designers from 7 countries showcased their collection. The 12 aspiring fashion stars faced off on the runway at Audi Star Creation 2012.  The strongest showing this year came from South Korea, which produced four finalists. Singapore and Malaysia have two finalists each, and China, Indonesia, Japan and Thailand complete the seven countries that were represented at the finals. 
 
The 12 finalists for Audi Star Creation 2012 :
Liang Wang, 27, China
Natalia Kiantoro, 22, Indonesia
Tatsuya Tsukahara, 24, Japan
Ling Siu Gin, 21, Malaysia
Vincent Wong, 22, Malaysia
Eugenice Chen, 20, Singapore
Jaslin Ong, 21, Singapore
Kim Mina, 24, South Korea
Kim Soo-Jeong, 25, South Korea
Kim Yong Woo, 27, South Korea
Ko Youngji, 32, South Korea
Soravit Kaewkamon, 23, Thailand



Audi Star Creation 2012 Winners Showcase at the Audi Fashion Festival Singapore.







PRADA PRESENTS " A THERAPY" BY ROMAN POLANSKI

I love this! Here is the short fashion film from PRADA directed by Roman Polanski titled "A Therapy". Helena Bonham Carter plays a Prada-clad patient who has a "daddy-issue" but her psychiatrist (the Sir Ben Kingsley) got lost from looking at her fur-lined coat.

Directed by Roman Polanski
Starring Helena Bonham Carter, Ben Kingsley
Screenplay Roman Polanski and Ronald Harwood
Music Alexandre Desplat
Production Designer Dean Tavoularis
Director of Photography Eduardo Serra Editor Hervé de Luze Executive
Producer Max Brun Produced by Hi! Production and R.P. Productions

 

65th CANNES FILM FESTIVAL- "KILLING THEM SOFTLY" RED CARPET PREMIER

Here are some of the photos from the Red Carpet Premier of "Killing Them Softly" starring Brad Pitt at the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals.
Karolina Kurkova


Jelena Ristic and tennis player Novak Djokovic 

Singer Cassie



Luisana Lopilato

Irina Shayk 

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

FIFI - FRAGRANCE AWARDS 2012

Here are the winners of the FIFI AWARDS 2012

FRAGRANCE OF THE YEAR

LUXE WOMEN

Tom Ford Violet Blonde is an opulent, stunning and dressed-up fragrance that reveals a beautiful new facet of violet with a ravishing, intriguing elegance.

Top notes: violet leaf absolute, Italian mandarin and baie rose.
Middle Notes: Tuscan orris absolute, Tuscan orris butter and jasmin sambac sampaquita.
 Bottom Notes: benzoin, cedarwood, vetiver absolute, silkolide and soft suede.





LUXE MEN

GUCCI GUILTY POUR HOMME


Gucci Guilty Pour Homme is provocative and a strong fragrance.   This fragrance is a powerful mix of excitement, allure, and sensuality. Iintroduces accords of amalfi lemon, coriander and lavender in its top notes. The heart of orange blossom and neroli settles in a trace of patchouli, cedar and amber.It awakens the senses with a burst of zesty lemon, cool lavender, and spicy pink pepper. The subtle heart notes then reinforce the fragrance's clean freshness, creating a bridge to the sensual and provocative woodiness in the base. As it dries down, the scent focuses the hallmark of all Gucci fragrances, patchouli, and mingles alluringly with cedar, sandalwood, and amber. The overall effect is young, stylish, and sexy.

Top Notes: lavender and lemon
Middle Notes: orange flower
Base Notes: cedar wood and patchouli




NOUVEAU NICHE WOMEN AND MEN

TOM FORD JASMIN ROUGE

Voluptuous.  Sensuous. Audacious. Tom Ford Jasmin Rouge is a voluptuous, saturated, spiced floral. An unexpected blend of precious sambac jasmine sepals absolute, an ingredient never used before in perfumery with dusky clary sage and rich spices, it unveils a new facet of jasmine’s erotic decadence. Jasmin Rouge is as audacious as lacquered red lips. Its deep red bottle evokes lush and hedonistic glamour.

Top notes: bergamot, mandarin, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, black and white pepper.
Middle Notes: Sambac jasmine, broom, neroli, ylang-ylang, clary sage.
Base Notes: Mexican vanilla, labdanum, leather, wood and amber notes.



PERFUME EXTRAORDINAIRE OF THE YEAR
The Perfume Extraordinaire of the Year award recognizes the actual “juice” of a fine fragrance, an extraordinary olfactive creation launched within the award year. The award is about craftsmanship and measures the aesthetic beauty of the fragrance identified by its design, signature, creativity and quality. It not only recognizes the fragrance house but also the perfumer(s), who as olfactive visionaries inspire us most when their creations move the market forward.


BOND NO.9 NEW YORK OUD

 Notes of: Red plum, saffron, orange zest, oud, red rose, orris, patchouli, musk, honey, vetiver




JAKARTA FASHION WEEK -SPRING/SUMMER 2013

Jakarta Fashion and Food Festival is back for the 9th times at Sentra Kelapa Gading area from May 12-27 2012. This year’s theme is INNOFASHION, a mix of two words Innovation and Fashion, an interpretation of national culture richness in the fashion and culinary industry with the touch of latest trend.

JFFF mission is promoting Jakarta as one of tourism shopping destination like other big cities around the world.

Here are some of images from the Jakarta Fashion Week.


ANNE AVANTIE

 



Thursday, May 17, 2012

R.I.P. DONNA SUMMER

Legendary disco singer Donna Summer died Thursday after a battle with cancer Rest in peace Queen of Disco.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

CHANEL RESORT 2013 - VERSAILLES PARIS

 Here is Chanel Resort 2013 collection inspired by the frivolity of eighteenth-century Versailles. 

The soundtrack from the show by Michel Gaubert were:
1. Schlachtofbronx “That G-String Track”
2. M.I.A “Bad Girls”
3. Crookers feat. Style of Eye & Carli “That Laughing Track”
4. Michael Jackson “Thriller – Sabo Moombahton Remix”
5. Les Musiciens du Louvre “Air pour les Esprits du Feu”






 
Brad Kroenig

 
Josefien Rodermans 

Liu Wen


Tuesday, May 15, 2012

VIDEO: INSIDE VOGUE'S OLYMPIC COVER SHOOT

Here’s the video of the making of US Vogue’s Olympic cover and editorial shoot by Annie Leibovitz with US athletes Hope Solo, Serena Williams, Ashton Eaton, Ryan Lochte, Bryan brothers, Jonathan Horton, Dwyane Wade and supermodel Karlie Kloss.





"THE TOWER" BY TROY WISE

"The Tower" by Troy Wise
Model: Jordan Regalado
Stylist: Rick Guzman
Hair: Dominic Alonzo
Photographer: Troy Wise








Friday, May 11, 2012

SCHIAPARELLI AND PRADA: IMPOSSIBLE CONVERSATIONS - DIRECTED BY BAZ LUHRMANN

Here are the some of the excerpts from the film for the current Costume Institute Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations, directed by Baz Luhrmann. The film reminds me of, the probably one of the most fascinating, minimalist, and critically claimed film " My Dinner With Andre"

The Costume Institute Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations show will be at The Costume Institute, at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from May 10--August 19, 2012. THE EXOTIC BODY Waist Up/Waist Down

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

SOUNDTRACK OF THE DAY: "EROS & APOLLO" BY STUDIO KILLERS

Following their top charted dance song “Ode to the Bouncer”, STUDIO KILLERS released another catchy dance music and cute video called “Eros and Apollo”.

I like Cherry’s new hairdo.


 

Thursday, May 03, 2012

GIORGIO ARMANI ACQUA DI ESSENZA FRAGRANCE WITH SIMON NESSMAN BY BRUCE WEBER

Here`s the legendary photographer Bruce Weber ad for Giorgio Armani's Acqua Di Gio Essenza fragrance with non other than top male model Simon Nessman.  It also styled by non other than iconic stylist Joe McKenna.

Bruce Weber - Photographer
 Joe McKenna - Fashion Editor/Stylist
Thom Priano - Hair Stylist
 Regine Thorre - Makeup Artist
 Bruce Weber - Director