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Ferragamo Celebrates The “FIAMMA” Handbag

Ferragamo Launches the FIAMMA Handbag Collection - See the Iconic Portraits!Mariel Hemingway and daughter Langley Fox Hemingway pose with the FIAMMA at their California home. (Courtesy of Ferragamo)

I’ll never forget my very first handbag; it was given to me by my mother, and to this day we still share bags as well as our general style and, most of all, our interests. The bond I have with my own mother only fuels my excitement about the the latest luxury handbag from Ferragamo–the “Fiamma”, and the story behind the creation of this sure-to-be timeless piece.

The bag is both dedicated to, and named after, Salvatore Ferragamo‘s late daughter Fiamma Ferragamo, who was the innovator of Ferragamo’s first handbag line as well as the iconic “Vara” pump–which celebrated its 35th anniversary last year, and continues to be one of the most beloved accessories from the luxury fashion house.

To celebrate the launch, Ferragamo has crafted a special conversation film series of curated women from some of the most globally iconic families– | continue reading..

Ferragamo Celebrates 2014 Mid-Winter Gala!

Ferragamo Celebrates 2014 Mid-Winter Gala!Camilla Belle wearing Ferragamo at the gala! | Photos: BFA/Billy Farrell Agency
The stars came out to support the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco over the weekend (Saturday, March 8th) at the Legion of Honor during a special 2014 Mid-Winter Gala presented by Salvatore Ferragamo.

Dita Von Teese and actress Camilla Belle were among the many celebrity and VIP guests—which also included Vênsette’s Lauren Remington Platt, models Jessica Hart, Lily Kwong, Leigh Lezark and Dylan Penn (daughter of Sean Penn and Robin Wright), and actress Connie Nielsen. | continue reading..

OPI + Coca-Cola = A Refreshing Summer Collection!

In The News, Nail Polish, On The Record | Wednesday, February 19, 2014

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OPI + COCA-COLA = A Refreshing Summer Collection!OPI is teaming up with The Coca-Cola Company for a Limited Edition collection!
OPI Products Inc. is set to quench your summer thirst this year with a refreshing new collaboration with The Coca-Cola Company!

The beloved nail lacquer brand, a subsidiary of COTY Inc (NYSE: COTY), announced today that they will be teaming up with the world’s largest beverage company and one of the most iconic brands for a summer polish collection filled with Limited Edition colors inspired by the company’s most recognized brands – including Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Cherry Coke, Vanilla Coke, Sprite and Fanta. The line–launching internationally in June 2014–has a mission to “inspire moments of refreshment, optimism and happiness”.

“We’re excited to partner with OPI, a preeminent nail polish brand with global reach and influence among our core target teen audience,” said Kate Dwyer, Group Director Worldwide Licensing, The Coca-Cola Company. “Coca-Cola has a long history of collaborations with beauty and lifestyle brands to further connect with consumers and tastemakers in a way that is meaningful and relevant for them.”

“As the global leader in the professional nail industry, OPI is thrilled to partner with the world’s top beverage company, The Coca-Cola Company,” remarks Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI Co-Founder and Executive Vice President. “These two iconic brands truly deliver happiness in a bottle – whether it’s a refreshing, invigorating sip of Coke or a set of fingers and toes perfectly polished with OPI nail lacquer.”

We can’t wait to try the colors! Are you excited about OPI and Coca-Cola teaming up?

Poolside Front Row for BCBGMAXAZRIA’s Resort 2014 Fashion Preview Event!

Poolside Front Row for BCBGMAXAZRIA's Resort 2014 Fashion Preview Event!L-R: Emmanuelle Chriqui, Lubov Azria, Claudia Lee, Jamie Chung and Debby Ryan.

BCBGMAXAZRIA Group threw the ultimate summertime poolside fête on Wednesday, July 31st when the stars, stylists, and fashionable influencers came out to, owners and Chief Creative Officer, Max and Lubov Azria‘s beautiful Los Angeles home for an outdoor preview and celebration of key looks from the BCBGMAXAZRIA Ready-to-Wear, BCBGMAXAZRIA Runway, Hervé Léger by Max Azria and Max Azria Atelier Resort 2014 collections

It was clear from what made its way down the runway at the soirée that you can expect vibrant floral prints, feminine pleats, lace panels, sexy cutouts, and leather accents will continue to dominate your spring and summer wardrobe next year! | continue reading..

Paris Haute-Couture Fashion Week: Front Row at the Chanel Fall 2013 Show!

Paris Haute-Couture Fashion Week: Front Row at the Chanel Fall 2013 Show!L-R: Vanessa Paradis, Michael Pitt, Kristen Stewart, Olivier Assayas and Rose Byrne front row at CHANEL.
The stars of film, music, and the catwalk came out this afternoon at the Grand Palais in Paris, France to celebrate Karl Lagerfeld‘s new CHANEL Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 fashion show, held during Paris Haute-Couture Fall 2013 Fashion Week.

Rihanna sent on-lookers into a state of jaw-drop when she arrived in a barely-there Cruise 2013/14 long beige viscose cardigan. The singer added a glamorous touch to the racy ensemble with layers of pearls and a pair of cap toe pumps. | continue reading..

Robert Pattinson: The New Face of Dior Homme

Robert Pattinson: The New Face of Dior HommeCourtesy photo of Dior Homme
We knew it was coming, and it’s been one heck of a slow burn–but, the wait is officially over! After speculation began circulating back in November about Robert Pattinson landing a fragrance deal with Parfums Christian Dior, WWD officially confirmed this morning that the 27-year-old English actor is the new face of the Dior Homme fragrance. “‘The House of Dior is delighted to announce that actor Robert Pattinson is to be the new face of Dior Homme fragrance,’” the fashion house said in an official statement.

Robert has become part of the fragrance family that includes a celebrated list of celebrity ambassadors, including actors Jude Law, Alain Delon, Natalie Portman and Charlize Theron. | continue reading..

L’Icona Launch: Ferragamo Celebrates the 35th Anniversary of the ‘Vara’ Pump

L'Icona Launch: Ferragamo Celebrates the 35th Anniversary of the 'Vara' PumpPictured: Lily Aldrige and James Ferragamo | Photos via Ferragamo/BFA
Amidst a colorful spring backdrop of fresh flowers Salvatore Ferragamo celebrated “L’Icona”, an online project curated by photographer, Claiborne Swanson Frank, which officially launched on May 1st and celebrates the 35th anniversary of their iconic “Vara” pump. The “Vara” was first introduced in 1978, and has since become one of the most recognized shoes in the fashion word. The iconic shoe features a mid-heel with a grosgrain bow and gold plaque bearing the Ferragamo logo.

The McKittrick Hotel in New York City–home of Punchdrunk’s SLEEP NO MORE, was filled with guests from music to film–and of course–runway, who took part in the fête that featured DJ entertainment from Alexandera Richards and a performance by Sophie Auster| continue reading..

Jessica Alba & Camilla Belle Help Salvatore Ferragamo Celebrate 75 Years!

Jessica Alba & Camilla Belle Help Ferragamo Celebrate 75 Years!Photos courtesy of Ferragamo
Jessica Alba and Camilla Belle were among the 180 select VIP guests who helped Salvatore Ferragamo celebrate the re-opening of the Ferragamo boutique on Old Bond Street, and 75 years of the fashion label in London last night, with a private cocktail party at the newly renovated boutique.

Although she kept warm in a long coat upon arrival, Jessica revealed her beautiful, minimalist chic ensemble as she posed near the handbags. The 31-year-old actress wore a pleated v-neck silk maxi dress that was belted with a beautiful gold and black leather accent accessory. Jessica wore her long ombré locks out and loose before completing her look with black-onyx nail polish and a patent textured slim envelope clutch.

While Jess kept her outfit relatively simple, Camilla Belle glittered her way down the red carpet in a metallic mini dress!  | continue reading..

Balenciaga’s Live Interview with Kristen Stewart!

Balenciaga's Live Interview with Kristen Stewart!Photos courtesy of Balenciaga
It’s been quite the exciting year for Kristen Stewart and it’s only going to get bigger as she closes out the last few months of 2012 promoting two major films and one sweet smelling fragrance. As the face of Balenciaga‘s FLORABOTANICA, the 22-year-old actress will take to the world wide web to answer YOUR questions during an exclusive LIVE interview on www.balenciaga.com!

You can currently submit your questions through the website, but return on Thursday, October 18 at 3PM EST/12 PM PT (and 8PM GMT) to watch Kristen during the 30-minute live Q&A | continue reading..

Jennifer Lawrence: The New Face of Miss Dior!

Jennifer Lawrence is the new face of MISS DIOR!Photo: Zimbio
Jennifer Lawrence scored a campaign with Dior, you guys!

We should have known that a deal was in the making when “The Hunger Games” star got a coveted front row seat to Raf Simons‘ debut Christian Dior haute couture fashion show during Paris Fashion Week over the summer, only to turn up at the Toronto International Film Festival last month in, not one, but two head-to-toe Dior looks.

It was officially announced today by Women’s World Daily that Jennifer would stepping in for her first collaboration with a luxury brand and taking over Mila Kunis‘ previous role as the face of the Miss Dior handbag line — starting with the Spring 2013 collection.

“It’s such a dream to represent an iconic brand that is synonymous with high fashion,” the 22-year-old actress gushed about her involvement with the fashion house. | continue reading..