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Jean-Luc Godard's Contempt (1963) starring Brigitte Bardot.

French actress and sex symbol Brigitte Bardot reportedly said “I started out as a lousy actress and have remained one,” but there’s no doubting her enormously influential fashion legacy.

Bardot worked with the great film director Jean-Luc Godard,  who was a key part of the French New Wave movement in the 50’s and 60’s, and is still regarded as one of the greatest directors of all time.  In fact, at the recent 2014 Cannes Film Festival, Godard’s film Goodbye To Language tied  for the Jury Prize with Quebecois director Xavier Dolan (Mommy).

Brigitte Bardot on set of Le Mépris (Contempt),1963, directed by Jean-Luc Godard.

One of  Godard’s great 60’s heyday film is  Contempt (1963), staring  Bardot, and I had a chance to see the film this winter as part of TIFF Cinematheque ‘s Godard Forever-Part 1 retrospective. A sizzling hot Bardot  wears all kinds of great 60’s looks. Her [...]

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Spring 2014 Top Fashion Print & Video Ads

Models: Dylan Rieder, A$AP Rocky, Cara Delevingne, Eliza Cummings, and Jourdan Dunn

Photographer: Mikael Jansson

Spring’s most riveting fashion images, created by the most in-demand photographers,  models, actors, and popular faces of the moment, are seen in the newest fashion advertisements.

Scroll through the top 100 fashion print ads and  six of the best fashion video ads. Which ones are your favourites?

TOP 100 FASHION PRINT ADS

Model: Dree Hemmingway, Photographers: Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh MatadinModel: Mariacarla Boscono Photographer: Peter Lindbergh Model: Kate Moss, Photographer: Steven KleinModels: Declan Cullen and Sean Semmens Photographer: Steven KleinModel: Anna Ewers, Photographer: Steven Klein.Photographer: Steven KleinModels: Aline Weber and Adrien Sahores Photographer: Walter PfeifferModel: Daria Werbowy, Photographer: Steven KleinModel: Daria Werbowy, Photographer: Steven KleinModel: Daria Werbowy, Photographer: Steven KleinModel: Daria Werbowy, Photographer: Steven KleinModel: Rhianna, Photographers: Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh MatadinModel: Rhianna, Photographers: Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh MatadinModels: Katie Hill and Arin Andrews , Photographer: Bruce Weber.Model: Toni Garrn Photographer: Camila AkransBottega VenetaModel: Jamie Campbell Bower, Leo Dobson, Jean Campbell, Malaika [...]

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Enter to Win Maybelline’s Limited Edition Festive Collections Gift Set

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Maybelline New York wishes you a very Happy New Year. Look your loveliest at midnight with this 3 in 1 Limited Edition Collection Gift Set.

Look your loveliest at midnight with this Maybelline New York 3 in 1 Limited Edition Collection.

Here’s what you can win….

3 Maybelline Baby Lips are the perfect prep for your New Year’s countdown kiss. Pink Wink Twinkle Coral Crush

3 Maybelline Color Show Fashion Prints Nail Stickers adhere instantly and transform your nails into mini works of art. Wild Reptile (30) Saphire Jewels (60) Divine Crocodile (70)

5 Maybelline Color Show Sequins Nail Lacquers  create a special 3-dimensional glitter effect. Ruby Rhinestones(800) Lavender Sparks (905) Silver Gleam (810) Gold’s Night Out (815) Sea-Quins (820)

Total approximate value: $75

How To Enter

Step 1. Sign up to receive The Beauty Guide updates.

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Step 2.  In the comment section below, tell us your favourite Maybelline product, past or present.

Both steps must be completed to qualify as an entry.

Winner will be announced at [...]

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