Alexandra avgitidis's Blog – August 2012 Archive (29)

Hermès Fall 2012 Ad Campaign

The Autumn/Winter 2012 campaign of Hermès is shot by photographer Nathaniel Goldberg, featuring Bette Franke and Wouter Peelen..........................................................................................…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on August 31, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

“Larger Than Life” Series for Louis Vuitton

Luxury brand Louis Vuitton recently partnered with Paris-based photographer Vincent Bousserez to create this whimsical set of photos. Bousserez thought up an innovative way to emphasize the luxury brand’s product features like zippers, clasps, buckles and detailed stitching.

With “Larger than Life,” the…

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

Food and High Fashion

The images below have been produced by the award winning advertising and editorial photographer Fulvio Bonavia. It has been said that Bonavia has accomplished the harmony of incorporating the aspects of two totally different worlds - Food and High Fashion.

A Matter of Taste” illustrates high end fashion outfits and…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on August 28, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

IKEA Opens a VIP Lounge at Charles De Gaulle

Bringing a classy difference to Paris, IKEA have opened a pop-up lounge at Charles de Gaulle airport for passengers to relax between flights. 

The sophisticated lounge is situated in Terminal 3 and includes various spaces that have been laid out like bedrooms, inclusive of a living room and a play area for…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on August 25, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

The Endlessly Quotable Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel not only became one of the world’s strongest forces in fashion but also one of its most quoted citizens. In honour of her August 19 birthday, we take you down memory lane to show you some of famous declarations.

Here’s to Coco Chanel…the one who inspired many!…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on August 24, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Sugarpova

Maria Sharapova launched her new candy line SUGARPOVA at high-end retailer Henri Bendel in New York. Multi-talented 25 year old tenniswoman Sharapova has stepped into the candy business with an array of hot colours, funky names and yummy packaging. Sugarpova offers a range of 12 gummy delicacies, each bearing a specific name and description.…

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

Here Are The Top 10 Most Wanted Bags

The UK has topped a ranking of countries with the highest affinity for luxury handbags…did you know that? I most certainly didn’t.

Labels such as Coach, Louis Vuitton and Chanel top a compilation of the most searched luxury handbag brands globally…wooah! The first digital analysis that took…

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

Bespoke Rolexes

If you are a Rolex lover, I have fab news; Moda Operandi is collaborating with Bamford Watches as well as having teamed up with a multitude of fashionistas for a capsule collection of limited edition Rolexes. Nina Garcia, Brad Goreski, Jessica Hart, Frederic Fekkai and Tommy…

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

Charlotte Casiraghi's Second Gucci Campaign

She’s beautiful, she’s talented and she’s making rounds with Gucci…again. Italian fashion house Gucci has presented the second “Forever Now” campaign featuring the elegant Princess of Monaco, Charlotte Casiraghi, daughter of Caroline of Monaco. This new campaign features Charlotte in black and white, captured by…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on August 22, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Altewaisaome Campaign Fall/Winter 2012

A brand that I have never heard of before has captured my attention through their difference and creativity. Altewaisaome is a Swedish label driven by the design duo…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on August 21, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

David Beckham Immortalised

David Beckham has received a lot of attention for his H&M body wear line, but now the fashion retailer has taken it a step further, by immortalizing the British soccer star in statues. The silver statues, which are on display around New York City, Los Angeles and San Francisco, are ten feet tall versions of Beckham, wearing boxer…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on August 21, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Behind the scenes of Christian Dior Fall 2012

Behind the scenes: A series of rooms, in a Parisian venue, were blanketed with over a million luscious flowers..the scene was impeccably set for Raf Simon‘s debut collection for Christian Dior. Full skirted and shortened peplum gowns were paired with cigarette pants, long length dresses were simply…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on August 20, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Michael Phelps for Louis Vuitton

Team USA swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, fronts Louis Vuitton’s new Core Values campaign. The 27-year-old, arguably the biggest star of the London Olympics, appears in a new campaign promoting the brand’s high-end range of day bags and luggage.

Shot by Annie Leibovitz, Phelps appears…

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

Carilee Hairpins

Carilee is a skilled jewellery designer who has taught local communities in Mozambique to make jewellery using their natural surroundings-seeds, bones and horn. Her hairpins are hand carved using bamboo, wood, porcupine quills and she uses stones and bling to create her bejewelled range called Mac-C-Mize…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on August 17, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Alexander McQueen Fall 2012 Knuckle Clutches

Everyone is going crazy for these Alexander McQueen Fall 2012 Knuckle Clutches. They are not everyones cup of tea, but you have to admit that their vintage, chic style is not boring at all!.........…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on August 17, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

'Shut the Duck Up!' Burger

It's big and looks rather scrumptious!

It's known as the “Shut the Duck up Burger”and is a mouthwatering delight created by chef Jason Quinn of “The Playground” restaurant in Orange County. 

The Playground burger traditionally comes with a Wagyu chuck & dry-age ribeye torchon patty…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on August 16, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Marni Sculpture Bags Fall 2012

Marni has just released a range of shoulder bags. They include lean lines, pure colours and great structured shapes with sleek metal handles. Marni’s shoulder bags fall right in line with the seasons mood, priced from $1,050 to $2,160. The whole range is available at Marni stores and Marni.com.…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on August 15, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Alexander McQueen F/W 2012 Video

Trevor Undi from Kymera.tv captured the perfect essence of McQueen and compiled these two beautiful behind the scene videos of the Paris runway footage. If you could have a collaboration with Lady Gaga and Daphne Guinness…then this is what it would be like. Amazing!…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on August 13, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Louise Gray's Topshop Cosmetics Line

Topshop announced its plans to collaborate with the remarkable London based Scottish designer Louise Gray for a 12 piece makeup range. Gray is well known for her use of high octane hues and wild patterns, so there is no surprise that her cosmetics will be packed with the same vibrant colours.

Gray states that “I designed the…

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

Olympic Nail Art

TRACK CYCLING - Laura Trott of Great Britain. 

When athletes compete at the Olympics, their countries’ uniforms serve to unite the whole team, provide some visual continuity, and of course make it easy to tell who’s from where. However, it seems like this year, athletes are making an extra effort to individualize their looks and stand…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on August 10, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments


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