Lucian Matis is already well-known for his extravagant designs, but I truly believe that with this...more restrained Fall 2012 collection, he will surely be able to move on to the next level. What that next level might be? Perhaps an A-lister in one of his intricate stunners at an awards show

Backstage after the show, surrounded by glamazons in crystal-encrusted dresses and head-to-toe fringe, I asked Matis, "Is there ever a moment when you say to yourself, 'Lucian, maybe there's a little bit too much embellishment'?". He responded, without hesitation, "Never". And that's what I...

Lucian's shoe choices, discovered backstage, were sky high black crystal encrusted pumps and patent leather shoes with black bubbles attached to the front of the shoe. After such a glamorous collection it's hard to think of any show topping the perfection Lucian Matis showed. When I headed...

Apply Halo Hydrating Perfecting Powder to set the makeup. Eyes: 1. Blend the darkest shade from the Smokebox Eye Palette into crease and lids. 2. Apply Caviar Cream Liner and then Onyx Pencil as liner. 3. Apply false thick lashes on top and bottom eyelashes. 4. On top of fake lashes, for...

Taylor's son, Michael Wilding, remembers his dear mother through the following statement : "My mother was an exrtraordinary woman who lived life to the fullest, with great passion, humor, and love. Though her loss is devastating to those of us who held her so close and so dear, we will...

How gorgeous are these shots from the Lucian MatisFall 2012 campaign? Having seen these clothes in action back in March, I was blown away by the stunning designs, intricate details, and the sheer amount of work and imagination that went into creating these gorgeous pieces. And now, I am just...

The peep toe bootie is nothing new to the closets of Fashionistas, but for fall 2011 the style was spotted on the runways in Paris, Milan and New York and has hit store shelves this month with fervor. Different styles of peep toe booties have graced store shelves over the past few years and...

Presented in the grand setting of the Fairmont Royal York's ballroom, Matis' breathtaking Fall 2012 collection – couture or not – set the bar impossibly high for the rest of the week. As with every Lucian Matis collection to date, there was high drama. The regal backdrop was the perfect...

In fact, I got so caught up in it all at Lucian Matis' Fall 2013 presentation that I never made it to my seat, and I didn't mind it one bit. From the shards of glass on his one-of-a-kind dress made from Baileys bottles to the gorgeous nail art by Tips Nail Bar and the incredibly chic...

My obsession with everything nails has been well-documented over the last few months, so you can only imagine the backflips of joy that occurred when top manicurist Leeanne Colley called, asking me to be part of her team for the Lucian Matis Fall 2012 show. Colley's salon—Tips Nail Bar—is...

 

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