The Victoria’s Secret Designer Collection markets itself as being exquisite and delicate, two things their standard product ranges quite often are not. Sexy, colourful, playful – yes. But exquisite and delicate, no. So to distinguish the Designer Collection from the others, the marketing effort also has to be different. The campaigns and look books have to move away from the sexy, colourful and playful. It…
Barbara Palvin has such classic beauty that she looked just as at home on the red carpet at Cannes as she would in front of a fashion photographer’s lens. We wouldn’t be at all surprised if she caught the eye of more than one director while attending the film festival. This beautiful candid moment of the Hungarian model was captured in Cannes by Marijo Cobretti.
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The right beauty look can be just as key as the outfit you wear or the shoes you put on your feet. So to keep you inspired here’s a round-up of 5 video tutorials worth checking out this week. Keep your makeup brushes handy and watch them after the break.
Surgical masks in sheer fabrics make for an unusual (and probably quite medically ineffectual) accessory in this shoot starring Barbara Palvin. Is their presence there to assure us that face masks can be fashionable (indeed, Palvin looks a little like every man’s fantasy nurse), or perhaps to add a unique, unusual touch to the shoot’s styling? All we know is that beyond the strange inclusion,…
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Nude lips, model-like hair, runway ready eyes and perfect lips are all the basics of the beauty world, the must haves, the essentials. We all want to create the beauty looks we see on the runway but we might not know how, or might not have the products that are quintessential to the look. The following mini-tutorials skip the purchasing of the expensive products, but…
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DSquared2 often have a penchant for the preppy. For pre-fall 2012 the twist is a time-travel one, taking us back to the 1950s in cropped cigarette pants, thick-rimmed glasses, and argyle cardigans – like something a highschool geek might have worn in Grease only sexier. Away from the geek-chic prep things get even better. Tight sweaters tucked into pencil skirts, body-hugging dresses and leather miniskirts,…
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Aside from the beautiful, bright jewel tones paired with bold red lips (and those jewel tones really must be paired with bold red lips), the thing most striking from this shoot is Barbara Palvin in a gold breastplate that’s ancient warrior meets sensual Goddess.
NSFW Photo gallery included.
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The change in direction towards all things ladylike and feminine is giving a new lease on life to stylists and fashion editors worldwide. Pick up a magazine for the month of September and you’ll be hard pressed not to land on at least one page that’s full of full skirted frocks and dainty shoes – kitten heels even. And while the same pieces make recurrent…
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Noticing a theme in Numero‘s 115th issue? We had Magdalena the enchantress, Eniko the sorceress, and now here’s a pictorial of the lovely Barbara Palvin, Voodoo Child. But the real black magic is in the styling: from Warrior-like metal plating to feathers, sequins, fringing and furs – there’s no shortage of detail, and yet it all remains coherent. In outfits like these we don’t doubt…
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Despite the many, many military themed shoots we’ve seen this year, I don’t believe this particular combination has surfaced before. Yes, I’m talking about military green with rich burgundy velvet. Click on the image to view the full gallery
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