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TORONTO’S FASHION NIGHT OUT

Fashion’s Night Out ( FNO) hits Toronto is this Thursday, September 6th,  for the first time and  promises to be the city’s fashion shopping event of the year!   For one night only, from 6:00pm to 11:00pm, enjoy cocktails, nibbles, designer appearances, exhibitions and more at destinations throughout Toronto including Queen St. West and Yorkville. Here’s the lineup of  participating retailers. Read More

ERNO LASZLO – THE SKIN TREATMENTS OF SCREEN LEGENDS

Erno Laszlo's most famous muses inspired The Hollywood Collection. Top left clockwise: Ava Gardner, Marilyn Monroe, Katherine Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Greta Garbo.

The beauty routines of old Hollywood legends fascinate me, and with TIFF just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to talk about the Erno Laszlo Hollywood Collection. Erno Laszlo was the skin guru for royalty, society and Hollywood’s A-list when it consisted of Marilyn Monroe, Katherine Hepburn, Ava Gardner, Greta Garbo and Grace Kelly. These ladies trusted their faces to the Hungarian skin specialist who created custom-blended creams for them, five of which have been taken from the archives and updated with new technology as part of the Laszlo 85th Anniversary  Hollywood Collection. Read More

‘I LOVE CHANEL’ AND YOU WILL TOO

The new ‘I Love Chanel’ video for Rouge Allure lipstick  shows just eyes and Rouge Allure Pirate coloured lips  quoting Mademoiselle Chanel’s famous line: “If you are sad, if you are disappointed in love, put on your makeup, give yourself some beauty care, put on lipstick and attack. Men hate weeping women.” See the video and  it’s inspiration. Read More

BRAD PITT SELLS THE FANTASY FOR CHANEL NO.5 PERFUME

Brad Pitt is the new face of Chanel No.5

 

Ooh la la! Chanel No. 5 perfume has chosen Brad Pitt as the first man to represent the famous fragrance.  News that the actor, once named the ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ is the new ‘face’ of the legendary fragrance, has set pulses racing with delight and anticipation. No. 5’s advertising campaigns over the years have been sheer genius! Here’s a timeline of 10 great  Chanel No.5 print ads we love.

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HANKIE PANKY

A Rocking Head Scarf from Versace for H&M.

I know everyone’s crushing on the Versace for H&M clothing line that was launched in New York last week, but it was the humble hanky headscarf, looking chic in black leather that caught my eye as it paraded down the runway. The handkerchief headscarf emerged as a key accessory for spring 2011 and looks to continue into next year. Read More