Posts tagged ‘YSL’

April 20, 2014

Marrakech in Style

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Riad Lila

My sister and I spent a long weekend in Morocco recently and my goodness it was fun.  It could easily have been a bore, I had just returned from Delhi and so a traditional Moroccan trip of spending endless hours in souks and around henna painters was not the fix I was going for.  What did we do instead?  Nikki Beach, YSL gardens, a live Arabic music night club, a day trip and made new local friends that’s what….

My sister found the most delightful and stylish independent hotel, Riad Lila that was off the historic old square.  A gorgeously decorated secret retreat,

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September 26, 2013

Trend Report Part 1/4: NY Spring/Summer 14

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Zac by Zac Posen

Fashion, flash bulbs and lots of flapping around.  You probably heard all the fashion weeks started a few weeks ago.  I left it til near the end to summarise what you need to know as consumers (this article is part 1 of 4). For all the attention that the official fashion weeks get, they are nevertheless trade events and not open to the public. They are extremely photogenic events to pepper media cycles routinely filled with political scandal and daily humdrum.

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Michael Kors

Do you have a global style or are you very British/American/European in your dress sense?  My sis is very preppy Ralph Lauren despite being British

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August 10, 2013

Too Expensive For You

YSL with black models

We all know about Oprah’s shameful discriminatory experience at an upmarket boutique in Switzerland whilst shopping for Tina Turner’s wedding (Tina Turner’s wedding news is amazing).  Oprah was being judged by the colour of her skin and, according to some journalists who have since analysed the story, the discrimination was also due to her weight.

This story broke in the same week that the New York Times published an article on the disgraceful racism in the fashion industry especially

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April 25, 2013

Get The Look

lancome rouge in love lipstick 21

 

 

Lancome Rouge in Love lipstick £21

Beauty trends this Summer include bold lips, 60s flicks and strong brows. Tick, tick and TICK!  These trends are fab for me as I usually wear all three in trend or not.

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November 2, 2011

Love in a Lipstick

New lipstick shades are out now for this season and here I pick some of my favourites, all tried and tested on…the chubby cheeks of my nieces!

Peach Passion by YSL in enough gold casing to make you feel like a millionaire.

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April 12, 2011

Covet Corals

Turn up the volume with these amazing corals I am recommending for lips and nails:

Tom Ford’s True Coral lipstick is a bold shade but if you dab it on with your fingertip

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