Alexandra avgitidis's Blog – July 2012 Archive (26)

Most Expensive Edible Cupcake

To mark their one year anniversary, Bloomsbury (a UK confectionary store in the Dubai Mall) decided to unveil the world’s most expensive edible cupcake, named “The Golden Phoenix”. This delicious cupcake goes for Dhs3,700 ($1,010) all due to the list of superb ingredients, such as Italian chocolate and 23-carat edible gold…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 31, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

London 2012 Olympics Stamps

The Olympics are here and Hat-Trick have created a set of four amazing graphic design postage stamps to mark the start of this momentous occasion “The London 2012 Olympics”! These stamps feature iconic landmarks of London blended with Olympic sports in order to celebrate both the sport and the landmarks themselves.…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 31, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Trends for 2012

This sexy and sophisticated Agent Provocateur swimsuit with stunning cutout details is the perfect way to go all out this summer.…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 28, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Rimmed Eyeliner Trends

Jennifer Lopez, Kim Kardashian and Kristen Stewart have all been wearing rimmed eyeliner and it’s no wonder that the exotic look has been making waves on the runway. This spring, Dolce & Gabbana released its Khol collection, L’Oréal debuted its Kajal-inspired voluminous smoldering eyeliner and…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 27, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Black Lotus

Something that I find different and unique...

The Black Lotus clothing line is a collection of unique, hand-sewn pieces inspired by the SF Bay Area belly dance scene. Christina Molcillo, the founder and designer, was introduced to the world of belly dancing in 2002 when she attended a performance by the San Francisco troupe Fat…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 27, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Motherhood Quotes from the Pages of ELLE

MOMMY DEAREST

"I still don't know how she did it. She always protected us—she would never let us know when we had problems, even financially. I still got to go and get a perm every four weeks." —Rihanna…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 26, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Farma Kreaton by Minas Kosmidis

Restaurant “farma kreaton” is located at the back yard of a two-storey building at the centre of Komotini in Greece, and is the direct extension of the “FABRICA KREATON” restaurant. It has been created by Minas Kosmidis a Greek architect.

The main goal of this project was the creation of a scene that brings to mind an actual farm. The…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 25, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Montblanc Pays Homage to Pablo Picasso



To honour the influential Spanish painter Pablo Picasso, Montblanc has unveiled two intricate Artisan Edition writing instruments. The one known as the Limited Edition 91 has been cast in 750 solid gold and features an 18-carat gold rhodium plated nib carved with Picasso’s famous “Ojo” drawing.…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 25, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

TODO MUTA Illustrative Surface Designs

Take a look at these surface designs created by Spanish Art and Design studio TODO MUTA. They are a new design company based in Seville whereby they create illustrative patterns and prints for wallpaper, vinyl's, prints, textiles, limited edition ceramics and anything…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 24, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Olympics ShopStyle Guide

Ready for the games? Let’s start off with mentioning the essentials that will help you travel in style. Have a look at the editors pics for the flight, through to the games and for the celebration.…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 23, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

A New Brand of Cardboard Kids Furniture

Tsuchinoco is a new brand of cardboard kids furniture that’s debuting at the Baby & Kids Expo in Tokyo. Made from Reinforced Corrugated Fiberboard, it’s light-weight, durable and also completely recyclable. Designer Masahiro Minami who was responsible for not only the logo and branding, but also the ingenious…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 20, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Rio Fashion Week: Lenny

Lenny's Spring/Summer 2013 collection brought forth floral tropic prints and dark geometric designs that I really love. A refreshing take to this season’s beachwear, where designs evoked a constant sense of femininity that allowed one look to flow perfectly into the next. Obscure cut outs were incorporated into almost every look, adding sporty styles…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 19, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Creative "Thorn" Heels By Iris Van Herpen and United Nude

Ok so these are most certainly and undoubtedly something that Lady Gaga or Daphne Guinness would wear. Different and unique, these very limited Creative “Thorn” heels were created by Iris Van Herpen and United Nude which is their 6th shoe collaboration for…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 19, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

How To: Double Plaited Buns

Mystery was the center of Marc Jacobs’ fall 2012 show at New York fashion week. The hairstyles seemed grungy, magical and freaky at the same time, and best of all, the runway secret was revealed backstage. The Jacobs show defied all logic with extravagance…one would think that it was an average updo but we would all be wrong.

Jacobs instructed…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 18, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Burberry Prorsum SS 2013 Fashion Show

Brightly coloured luminescent clothes were a part of Christoper Bailey’s great collection, inclusive of classic silhouettes but still modern. Bomber jackets, trench coats, M-65 jackets and military parkas made up the outerwear.…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 13, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Dior Golden Jungle Fall 2012 Makeup Collection

The iconic American Photographer Steven Meisel has captured the Dior Golden Jungle Fall 2012 ad campaign that stars the elegant Daria Strokous. The Russian model was styled by the talented Carine Roitfield, who complimented the safari look with earthy tones and animal print accessories and…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 13, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Stella McCartney Resort 2013

Stella McCartney brought her fun and cheerful Resort 2013 collection to New York and threw a celebrity filled garden party, that included entertainment to celebrate its unveiling. But no garden party could live up to the standards of joy…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 11, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Christian Louboutin Cinderella Slippers

“The enchanting stories of our Disney Princesses are timeless and continue to inspire girls and women across generations,” stated Anna Hill, Chief Marketing Officer of The Walt Disney Company UK & Ireland.

The iconic Christian Louboutin has taken the famously known glass slipper from our beloved fairytale…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 10, 2012 at 10:30 — 1 Comment

Givenchy Spring/Summer 2013-Paris Fashion Week

Here's a sneak peek of the world of Givenchy's Spring/Summer 2013 fashion show that took place at Paris fashion week. Riccardo Tisci created some phenomenal looks.

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 9, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Louis Vuitton Opens Debut Maison in Shanghai

Luxury house Louis Vuitton opens its first Maison in China in Shanghai on July 21. Located at Plaza 66, the four-level retail space marks the brand's 16th Maison worldwide and houses leather goods and ready-to-wear for women and men, luggage, watches and jewellery, footwear including made-to-order in addition to rare products.…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 7, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments


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