April 11, 2014

alexander wang spring 2014.

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Come to think of it, the Alexander Wang Spring 2014 collection was one of my favourite collections in a long time, because even now it still gives me bouts of wonder and awe whenever I chance upon a piece from the collection. Sure, it wasn't exactly ground-breaking, but it was so fresh, unique and unconventional that I had to feature it even one season after the show. The Alexander Wang girl has always been the epitome of street-cool, and for Spring she becomes a spunky high school girl, possessing a fierce type of beauty and confidence, and just too cool for school.
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Inspired by the '90s, the collection was full of contrasts : feminine slip dresses juxtaposed with masculine boxer shorts, as well as "perversity against innocence", unabashly displayed in the iconic Parental Advisory blouse, arguably the most talked about piece that has quickly achieved cult status in fashion circles. And being ever the purveyor of all things cool, he did away with the norm of monograms and printed logos, and instead chose to put his name on his pieces in the form of cut-outs and weavings {which turned out to be very clever because the logos were obvious yet inconspicuous at the same time}.
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April 02, 2014

we'll always have paris.


Like the avant-garde and out of this world collections of Fall 2014 {cue Moschino and their logo-maniac pieces}, the streets at the recent Fashion Week were filled with outfits from almost every part of the style spectrum : quirky, bold, conservative, chic; you name it, the streets had it. But of course, street style shutterbugs would not be content for the season without a few snaps of fashion’s It in the undisputed style capital of the world, Paris. Captured in these gorgeous sun-drenched shots are the quaint rues of Paris, abuzz with top models, editors and new faces alike posing in what were by far the most unique and original looks at fashion week.
French or not, the crowd at Paris Fashion Week sure knew how to make a statement: elegant chic displayed in muted tones, pairing subtle essentials with vibrant accessories, or straight-out bold outfits that were clearly from luxury brands top to toe. Whatever the look, they all had a certain Parisian panache, a sense of sophistication that could only come from someone who was secretly Parisienne at heart….








March 28, 2014

corinne vitale : best beauty blog

Corinne Vitale is not your average 21-year-old. After taking styling studies, she was inspired to create a fashion blog to explore the intriguing world of fashion. In just a short span of 5 months she has not only won Best Beauty Blog in the very first Style Cookie Awards 2013, she has grown her blog Love's like a Runway into a diary that chronicles everything from the latest beauty products that she stocks up on, to experimenting with fashion in her personal style posts that are equal parts quirky and chic. Her beauty posts are especially compelling as she describes her experience with different beauty products in addition to giving product reviews and beauty tips. The beauty blogger shares her top 5 beauty essentials and her best moments in this exclusive interview with COSC.
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1.What's the inspiration behind Love's Like A Runway?
Well, this is hard, I've been loving fashion since I remember myself, but in 2010 when I get out of their army, where I only wore the army uniform. I decided to open a fashion blog and then I started styling studies, and this gave me the most inspiration. I have closed the blog like 2 times but I'm back now from November 2013, for good.

2. What are your top 3 New Year's Resolutions?
1.Lose some weight! 2.Keep writing in the blog and do what I love 3.Success in my B.A

3.  What style of makeup do you love the most {natural, dramatic, bold etc}?
Well, in the everyday I always put foundation, mascara, blush and lipstick, but when I go out I love the dramatic look of Black Smoked eyes in combination with eyeliner. And if I don't have the time I always go for eyeliner and red lips ;)

March 25, 2014

sasha luss for dior addict.

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From Kate Moss to Daphne Groeneveld, the Dior Addict campaigns have always only featured the best, if not the top models of the season. And who better to front the campaign than girl of the moment, Sasha Luss. The Russian clotheshorse has enchanted the fashion world with her platinum blonde locks and stunning ice-blue eyes, and the Dior Addict Spring 2014 campaign perfectly captures her unique beauty in a series of youthful yet elegant shots, styled by Carine Roitfeld and lensed by Steven Meisel. Walking in almost every notable show across the Big 4 fashion weeks and scoring both Chanel and Lanvin S/S 2014 campaigns, Sasha Luss is undoubtedly one of the most in-demand faces of the season {and can you believe she's only 21!}. Her success on the runway as well as commercially is rare for many models, and with the launch of this major campaign there is no doubt that her career can only blossom from here.
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March 14, 2014

at the chanel marché.

I really don't know how Karl does it, like I'm amazed he still has ideas for Chanel left. Season after season, he always comes up with something new to set the tone for the collection and because it's never predictable {from a larger-than-life Chanel farm to most recently a faux art gallery full of Chanel signatures}, he keeps the fashion world guessing what his next elaborate idea for Chanel would be, and it never gets boring. For Fall 2014, Karl Lagerfeld outdid himself yet again - the prestigious Grand Palais venue was converted into a full-blown French supermarket.
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 But of course it's not just any grocery store, it was the Chanel Shopping Centre and it was filled to the brim with everyday things, just renamed in Chanel-speak and embossed with nothing less than the interlocking Cs : doormats inspired by Coco Chanel's studio door with "Mademoiselle Privé", Eau de Chanel mineral water, Coco Pops cereal, bâtonnets élégants black cotton buds, Chanel little black tea, Les Chagrins de Gabrielle hankerchiefs, Risotto rice a la Venere Elsa, Boy cleaning mousse, "Lait de Coco" coconut milk, legs of Jambon Cambon, Chateau Gabrielle white wine, Les Confitures de Tante-Adrienne - jams named after her aunt, and these were just some of the glorious 500 or so designer groceries on display. Like kids in a candy store, editors and bloggers were ooh-ing and aah-ing at everything they laid they're eyes on, wandering around the aisles and just being utterly entranced by the spectacle that was the supermarket.