When I was at the AGO recently, taking in the last bit of Maharajas and their many baubles, I had a déjà vu of a déjà vu. When I first visited the exhibition in the Fall, I had seen this wonderful western-style portrait in oil paint, of an elaborately adorned Sadiq Muhammad Abbasi. Sadiq...

Thanks to strappy details, they have sexy appeal, while the thick platform caters to both our fashionable and functional selves. The thicker heels are more supportive – forget that kind of teetering that seems to go hand-in-hand with stilettos. Right now we're loving the safari-inspired...

I will leave my musings on the history and future of Couture for another day, but for now, I will say that it is refreshing to see young talents like Valli take on the daunting task – and succeed so beautifully. The journey of Couture is a long and complex one, and certainly isn't as...

Eva Green by Camilla Akrans for Harper's Bazaar UK, June 2011. Love how the lippy matches the text and echoes the colour of the lily anthers (those fuzzy orange bits that stain your crisp white shirt when you get too close to them). Also, note the shape of the eyeliner – it mimics the...

Breezy separates for women. The Swedish powerhouse retailer launched this initial collection April 14th, and will be designing recurring Conscious Collections in the future. The white pieces for women are soft and romantic, with a preppier vibe for the boys. So, this Spring, it's easy...

Well, technically she hasn't left. One sees Ms. Christensen from time to time – in the underground, avant-garde, below the radar sites and publications where culture, art and beauty lurk. Lately, she has made a few mainstream appearances again. Here she is in the May, 2011 Russian edition of...

Ms. Wintour's Vogue + Ms. Coddington's fashion direction + Meisel's mastery +McQueen pieces from the upcoming Met exhibit = Alexander the Great. Karen Elson in the infamous antler headdress and gown from the Widows of Culloden collection, Fall 2006. Stella Tennant in a dress from the Spring...

There are some things in life we cannot seem to get enough of. Ice cream and Uncle Karl would be two things that come to mind immediately. Well now, you can have a double dip, with Uncle Karl's latest career as an ad-mad man. It only seems fitting, after his many professions and creative...

When I was at the AGO recently, taking in the last bit of Maharajas and their many baubles, I had a déjà vu of a déjà vu. When I first visited the exhibition in the Fall, I had seen this wonderful western-style portrait in oil paint, of an elaborately adorned Sadiq Muhammad Abbasi. Sadiq...

This nightly, leave-in treatment fattens and fortifies over time for thicker, stronger strands and fuller hair (really). Who: Those wearing thin, the fine, and the ultra-fine. When: Nightly. Twice-daily for the ultra-fine. How: Before bed, pump serum into palms 2 or 3 times; work into...

 

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