Posts tagged ‘red’

September 23, 2013

Lady in Red

giorgio armani rouge ecstasy lipstick 25

Is this new lippie by Giorgio Armani to die for or what? Available exclusively at Selfridges it screams sex appeal.  Scared of red?

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August 6, 2013

Punjabi Rock n Roll & Kitsch Kedgeree

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Who can say regardez-moi, the loudest?  On one monsoon evening in Delhi two of Indian fashion’s most entertaining designers presented their couture collections.  Both have strong associations with Paris but the words chalk and cheese were never more relevant.  The first was Ritu Beri, India’s 80s Paris-trained girl wonder whose show included a live band and a couple of designers she worked in collaboration with.

Exotic Punjab was the theme

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July 31, 2013

The Princess Bride

Remember when Big and Carrie got married in Sex And The City? The second attempt, that is…the understated but elegant vintage outfit and small registry…That is the opposite of what was on offer for the gal that nothing short of fairytale and fantasy would do.  Both Ashima Leena and Rohit Bal showed bridal collections for princess brides albeit from slightly different inspirational eras.

India Bridal Fashion Week Delhi 2013 - Sonam Kapoor as the showstopper for Rohit Bal's Collection_2

One of the few Indian designers that can include mega international celebrities on his client list, Rohit Bal’s bridal collection was entitled The Mulmul Masquerade. 

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June 28, 2012

Shellac

If you’ve tried it, you know what I am talking about. If you haven’t read on.

Shellac nail polish is a dream. You can work all day, look after the kids, cook dinner, wash the dishes and still have perfectly manicured and polished nails. I love it.

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May 10, 2012

Red Lipstick

Research conducted by the Universite de Bretagne-Sud, France, revealed that male customers are 50% more likely to tip waitresses wearing red lipstick over any other colour.

 

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November 7, 2011

Wrap Up

Max Mara, fashion brand mostly known for fabulously glamorous and elegant coats, celebrates its 60th birthday this year.  As the temperature drops in Europe, let this virtual shopping of coats keep you warm…

Max Mara studio coats, cream, £685, available at Matches

Red pea coat from Uniqlo, £89.90, also looks cute in navy.

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March 26, 2011

Enter The Dragon

You cannot beat a Chanel nail varnish – I know everyone knows about them but have youever thought that it is an EXCELLENT gift for a girlfriend/cousin/sister?

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