Alexandra avgitidis's Blog – November 2011 Archive (38)

The Picasso of Pastry:Pierre Hermes

Famous in France, Japan and the United States, the man that Vogue called “the Picasso of Pastry” revolutionized pastry-making with regard to taste and modernity. With “pleasure as his only guide”, Pierre Hermé has invented a totally original world of tastes, sensations and pleasures.

Towards the end of 1996, Pierre Hermé left…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on November 30, 2011 at 6:00 — 7 Comments

Add Glamour to the Season With These Sparkly Clutches

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on November 28, 2011 at 6:00 — 2 Comments

Dita Von Teese Unveils 1950s Inspired Lingerie Line

Dita Von Teese has revealed the first look of her Von Follies Lingerie Line, which goes on sale in 2012. Inspired by the American burlesque dancer’s penchant for vintage underwear, the line will go on sale exclusively at Australia’s department store Target in February. The collection, which includes high-waisted briefs,…

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

First Looks: Gareth Pugh’s Makeup Collection for MAC

MAC's latest designer collaborator is London-based Gareth Pugh, who created "futuristic yet primal" shades of cream shadows, lipsticks, powder blushes, nail lacquers, and more (think silvery nail polishes and electric purple lipstick). There's also a pair of false eyelashes that taper to a point, should you be up for that…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on November 26, 2011 at 0:00 — 2 Comments

Finally Moroccanoil in Jozie

ANTONIO CORRAL CALERO - Moroccanoil Artistic Director

Barcelona-born artist with a very special vision of the world of hair, fashion, and style.



Moroccanoil® has been voted the top "can't live without" product! I love the…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on November 25, 2011 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Miu Miu's Ad Has Been Banned

MIU MIU's controversial Hailee Steinfeld advertisement has been banned by the Advertising Standards Agency. The ad, which shows 14-year-old Steinfeld sitting on a railway track, was found to be "irresponsible" for "showing a child in a hazardous or dangerous situation".



Prada Retail Ltd, which owns Miu Miu, explained that the ad…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on November 24, 2011 at 16:46 — No Comments

Creative Melting Clock

Inspired by the famous Dali painting “The Persistence of Memory” the Melting Clock was designed to be used on a shelf or hanging on your office desk. Although awkward, it is balanced as a common clock and its mechanisms work perfectly. Looking exactly like the soft melting pocket watch from well-known surrealist painting.…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on November 24, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Culo by Mazzucco

Acclaimed fashion photographer Raphael Mazzucco and longtime Interscope Geffen A&M Records Chairman Jimmy Iovine have published in conjunction with Atria books, Culo by Mazzucco, a gorgeous book dedicated to one of the finer elements of the female form-the culo (That's ass in español.)

Culo is an art,…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on November 24, 2011 at 6:00 — 8 Comments

Tarantulas -Smooth Criminal

Image Credits: Tarantulas, Smooth Criminal | (C) The Tarantulas

A group of friends in NE Portland, Oregon specialize in building Cafe Motorcycles, a.k.a. The Tarantulas. The custom bike studio have built some sweet bikes, and this newest one is no exception; our pick goes for this custom Honda CB350 FOUR…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on November 23, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Top 10 Bags for Spring

 

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on November 23, 2011 at 6:00 — 3 Comments

"Eclipse" - phone by Sebastian Sauvage

This super-sleek phone called “Eclipse” was inspired by old-fashioned telephone Dect. Designer Sebastien Sauvage created a telephone offering all the functions expected in a Digital telephone for today’s consumers. It consists of a base unit and handset embedded together in a single and continuous ellipsoidal form factor.The combination…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on November 22, 2011 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Animal Like Inspired Shoes

HOT or NOT? Fall/Winter 2011 …Christian Louboutin Wants Women In Paws, Hooves, and Other Animal-like Foot Appearances!!......................................................................................…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on November 21, 2011 at 6:00 — 8 Comments

The World of Lomography

 

Image Credits: Lomography Goes Bling, Pure Gold Special Edition Cameras | (C) Lomography

Lomography has launched their new Pure Lomographic Gold 195g special edition.  The Pure Lomographic Gold edition is available in three of their camera models - the…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on November 21, 2011 at 6:00 — 3 Comments

Launch of Louis Vuitton City Guide

The new collection of Louis Vuitton City Guides have been released, touching down in totally unprecedented cities. Hong Kong and Macau are being offered for the first time in an individual volume, while London, Paris and Rome are returning in an entirely revisited form.…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on November 19, 2011 at 8:00 — No Comments

G-Star Launch In Sandton City

Sandton City was buzzing on Thursday night...G-Star finally launched in Sandton City! Goldfish sensation played at the opening and set the mood for a vibey & exciting night . 

From its conception in 1989, G-STAR has been known for its innovative and cutting edge style in the world of denim. Pushing the boundaries, continuous…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on November 18, 2011 at 21:30 — 1 Comment

Breaking Dawn Premiere

Premiere of Summit Entertainment's "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 14, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.

(November 13, 2011 - Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images North America)

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on November 18, 2011 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Photographer - Romain Laurent

Highly talented French photographer, Romain Laurent is famous for his brilliant work with some of the biggest advertising agencies in the world and some great fashion editorial with Wad Magazine. His retouching skills are pretty impressive…Fresh, original photos, interesting ideas and a deep sense – that’s what distinguishes photos of Romain Laurent. Here are some of his…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on November 17, 2011 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

The Only thing More Luxe Than Eating Caviar Is Wearing It

While some beauty buys might be less than palatable, the new trend of caviar-infused products is being marketed as the ultimate expression of luxe. Let's face it, when you're paying through your (perfectly powdered) nose for a few ounces of roe, there's got to be more behind these little round gems than meets the eye…right?…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on November 16, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Spring Trends Do's and Don'ts

Layered Neutral

DO: Think outside the neutral box. Beiges, peaches, and nudes can come in super-saturated hues.

DON'T: Match your top to your bottoms. The result can be a little Colonel Sanders....................…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on November 16, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Karl Lagerfeld's Bespoke Vuitton iPod Trunk

Did you know that Louis Vuitton custom makes one-of-a-kind cases for special clients who can afford the service? One of our favorite examples of Vuitton's bespoke art is the iPod carrying case trunk (above) the famed French firm made for Chanel kingpin Karl Lagerfeld. Made of black Taiga leather with brass…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on November 15, 2011 at 6:00 — 2 Comments


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