Alexandra avgitidis's Blog – October 2011 Archive (32)

Photography Of Bridges

bridge is a structure built to span physical obstacles such as a body of water, valley or road, for the purpose of providing passage over the obstacle. Designs of bridges vary depending on the function of the bridge, the nature of the terrain where the bridge is constructed, the material used to make it and the funds available to build it .  For me Bridges are majestic and…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 31, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Photographer Robert Jaso

A collection of stunning photos created by photographer Robert Jaso. Originally from Slovakia, Robert started his career as a model and then decided to see the world from another angle.  He works with the best Hair/Make up and Stylist crew, has a huge portfolio and cooperates with the biggest Magazine…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 29, 2011 at 21:30 — 1 Comment

"Bubbles in Paris" by Taittinger Champagne

Hilton Arc de Triomphe Paris has partnered with Taittinger Champagne to create the “Bubble in Paris” bar that resembles a life-size snow globe. The translucent bar was conceived by artist Jean-Hugues de Chatillon, who drew inspiration from the mythical realm of Narnia to bottle a miniature winter wonderland. The 16-foot tall dome…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 27, 2011 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

How To Get Kim Kardashian's Look

 

 

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 26, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Fairlady-Best Of Beauty 2011

 

FAIRLADY Beauty Editor Candice-Lee Kannemeyer and her team of expert judges slathered, sniffed and sampled this season's hottest beauty brands to bring you the very best luxury and bargain (under R250) buys. Here are the top beauty products for summer 2011!

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 26, 2011 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Africa Fashion Week - David Tlale

What a grand finish to a fantastic week of African Fashion. Mr Tlale burst onto the runway scene  with a beautifully strange and diverse collection, drawing audience’s eyes not only to the eclectic ensembles, but the models wearing them. You almost receive a zombie- like vibe from the models with their exquisite make-up artistry and their cute vacant…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 25, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Packaging - Recycled Pencils

A packaging project by Frost Design.

Sometimes a simple design can make our day more beautiful. By adopting a minimalist style, these examples highlight creativity and good taste. A package must not always be loaded with messages, directions or instructions but sometimes only with what is…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 22, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Living Roof

LIVING ROOF

A new ecological urban retreat by NAU | Future Design Series No. 4

The Living Roof offers the essence of the city. It condenses all daily life’s needs into a compact and self-sustaining capsule. Intended as an urban rooftop getaway, but ready to be airlifted into the savanna at short notice, its…
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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 22, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

House of Waris Fall 2011 Scarves

House of Waris Fall 2011

Cotton-Silk Screen-Printed Psalm Scarf in Persia

 

It's no secret that Waris Ahluwalia is into craftsmanship. The jewellery in his House of Waris line has always been made using traditional techniques, with everything — right down to the…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 21, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Miranda Kerr Wears $2.5Million Victoria's Secret Bra

Miranda Kerr has been chosen to wear the Victoria’s Secret‘s 2011 Fantasy Treasure at next month’s presentation. Valued at $2.5 million, the bra is inspired by an underwater dreamland of luxury, exotic glamour and…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 21, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Askinosie Chocolate

I had to show you this chocolate brand-Askinosie Chocolate. Their organic and vintage looking packaging is intriguing. Their most recent, a delicious dark milk chocolate + black licorice bar, is the first in a series of bars in their CollaBARation series. The series emphasizes a collaboration between the chocolate-maker and another specialty ingredient…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 20, 2011 at 6:00 — 2 Comments

Urban Style Apartment In Stockholm

I'm fascinated by this urban apartment in Stockholm located in the "straw hat factory" location - three factory buildings from the turn of the century in Stockholm. The Strahattfabriken (straw hat factory) is an old factory with renovated apartments.

Inside you find many great things like classical Eames furniture, Danish modern & also…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 19, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

St Regis Florence with Bottega Veneta Suite

International hotel chain Starwood has announced the reopening of a landmark Florence hotel, complete with a suite from top designer label Bottega Veneta.



The St Regis Florence, originally the Grand Hotel Florence, has been treated to a ten-month restoration which has seen significant interior changes to the 18th century palace, ranked among the city’s…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 18, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Galaxy Tab Comes With a Bicycle

UK-based bicycle manufacturer, 14 Bike Co., collaborated with Samsung to create a top-range bike with a holder designed to accommodate the Galaxy Tab.



The detachable Tab holder positioned in the triangular frame is made from quality Carbon fibre featuring the same Carbon specification used on F1 cars.



Accessible from the side, the Galaxy Tab 10.1 holder allows…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 17, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Beauty Trends for Brows and Lips





MATTE PINK LIPS

Summer is almost here, and the best thing to pair with slightly bronzed skin is a pink lip. We're talking bright, day-glo, basically neon. Emma Stone and Julia Restoin-Roitfeld have also followed suit, wearing the somewhat…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 17, 2011 at 6:00 — 3 Comments

5 Spring Jewellery Trends

1. Big Mixed Cabochon-Style Stones-The last few seasons have been like jewellery on steroids. Not that we'll ever say no to a great statement necklace. But this spring, the Big idea that caught our eye was the use of giant Cabochon-style stones, à la Proenza Schouler and Bottega Veneta. Organic and…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 15, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Dior Cruise, Vintage Vibes

Saturated colors of summer vibes, unforgettable memories captured on film, the joyfulness of bright days – this is how we could describe the relaxed candidness of the Dior Cruise 2012 lookbook. There is no theatrical drama, no affected performance, no constrained act of sophistication, just youthful naturalness and feelings of freedom.…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 15, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Anne Hathaway For Tod's

Not content with being an Oscar-nominated actress and a Marie Claire cover star, Anne Hathaway can now add fashion poster girl to her CV as she’s unveiled as the new face of Tod’s.



Pictures just released – shot by hot photography duo Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott – show the gorgeous One Day star draped…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 14, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Ritz-Carlton Shanghai Voted Best Hotel in the World

Influential magazine Condé Nast Traveler has named the Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong as the best hotel in the world in its annual Readers’ Choice survey.



The publication, announcing the results ahead of the November issue, revealed the Shanghai hotel’s victory ahead of Peninsula House in the Dominican…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 13, 2011 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Elegance - Piaget Fashion Inspired Watch

Piaget Limelight Paris-New York Corset (WG / Black)

Piaget turns fashion designer to adorn the wrist in the same way that couturiers used to accentuate hourglass figures. This cuff-watch vividly evokes the corset. It looks as if it is ready to be laced or…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on October 13, 2011 at 6:00 — 5 Comments


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