Monthly Archives: septiembre 2014

“When in doubt, wear a suit. Look at male politicians: you see them in a suit, and they look fine. But if you see a picture of them on the weekend or on vacation, there’s a good chance they look terrible and unstylish.”

Carine Roitfeld

TRENDS

TREND OF THE MONTH

SUIT

The new style of female power dressing comes in the form of the success suit.

Image: David Sims

TRENDS

ACCESSORIES

SAINT LAURENT: LEATHER SNEAKER

Heel measures approximately 80mm/ 3 inches, black leather, silver-trimmed front sole, open almond toe and buckle-fastening ankle strap. Sole measures approximately 25mm/ 1 inch. It’s the cool minimalist design of Saint Laurent’s white leather sneakers that makes them so covetable. Be inspired by the brand’s androgynous aesthetic and team yours with a pant suit.

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FASHION SHOWS

THEMES

SUIT

Themes from Spring/Summer 2014/2015 Resort Collections

  • Barbara Bui
  • Band of Outsiders
  • Jil Sander
  • Fendi
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SHOPPING

BUY IT

PAUL & JOE

Kofi satin-trimmed twill wide-leg pants

GET IT HERE!
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SHOPPING

THE BOOK

CATE BLANCHETT: VANITY FAIR FRANCE APRIL 2014

Cate Blanchett covers April 2014 issue of the Vanity Fair France magazine in Giorgio Armani photographed by Brigitte Lacombe and styled by Elizabeth Stewart.

Image: Brigitte Lacombe

MUSE

CATE BLANCHETT

Catherine Élise “Cate” Blanchett (/ˈblɑːn.tʃət/; born 14 May 1969) is an Australian actress of screen and stage. She is widely considered one of the best actors of her generation, and has received critical acclaim and many accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and three BAFTA Awards. She was appointed Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government in 2012.

She came to international attention for her role as Elizabeth I of England in Shekhar Kapur’s 1998 film Elizabeth, for which she won the British Academy Award for Best Actress (BAFTA) and a Golden Globe award, and earned her first Academy Award for Best Actress nomination. Her portrayal of Katharine Hepburn in Martin Scorsese’s 2004 film, The Aviator, brought her critical acclaim and various accolades, including an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, making her the first and the only Oscar winner in history to win the award for portraying another Oscar-winning actor. In 2013, she starred as Jeanette “Jasmine” Francis in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She is one of only six actresses to win Academy Awards in both leading and supporting acting categories, and the only Australian actor to win two Oscars.
Blanchett’s other notable films include Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–03) and The Hobbit trilogy (2012–14), Veronica Guerin (2003), Babel (2006), Notes on a Scandal (2006), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), I’m Not There (2007), Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008), and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008).
Blanchett has also had an extensive career on stage. She starred as Susan in Plenty in the West End in 1999 and the title role in Hedda Gabler with the Sydney Theatre Company in 2004. From 2007 to 2012, she and her husband Andrew Upton were artistic directors of the Sydney Theatre Company, with her roles including Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire in Sydney, Brooklyn Academy of Music in NY, and Washington D.C, at the Kennedy Center (2006), Yelena in Uncle Vanya in Sydney, Washington D.C, at the Kennedy Center, and New York, at the Lincoln Center (2010) and Claire in The Maids in Sydney (2013) with Isabelle Huppert at the New York, at the Lincoln Center (scheduled for August 2014).

Image: Michael Thompson

BEAUTY

FRAGRANCE

ARMANI: ARMANI SI INTENSE EAU DE PARFUM

Armani Si was launched in 2013 as a sweet scent of cassis, rose and vanilla. In 2014, Armani introduces its enhanced version Armani Si Eau de Parfum Intense. The new version is designed for a strong and passionate woman who is brave and not afraid to take risks. Such a woman is conceived as very charismatic, confident, independent and sophisticated.
“Denser” and richer than the original, Si Intense is described as a modern chypre fragrance. It opens with accords of cassis and black currant heart extract. There are also fresh notes of mandarin and bergamot with a silky touch of freesia. The heart develops with essence of May rose and neroli absolute, with additional accords of davana and osmanthus. The base features patchouli, vanilla, ambroxan and woody notes.

Image: fragrantica.com

NEWS

FASHION SHORT FILMS

About plot and aesthetics they have nothing to envy to the feature films. Now at the center of international festivals.

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