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13 most iconic swimwear moments in film

They’re equal parts summer necessities and statements of style waiting to be made, and as long as the sun and the beach keep calling, they are more than ready to provide the incentive and ensure that a lady’s shoreline style is flawless. We’re talking swimwear, both sultry bikinis and sexy one-pieces, but the iconic kind that became legendary throughout the decades, as sported by the…

Tips for choosing a signature perfume

Holding the power to flash memories from the past, ignite feelings you were hoping to forget and poking nostalgia through the mere sense of smell, a whiff from a perfume strip is mightier than anticipated. A spritz on the wrist was traditionally done to camouflage bad smell from the body, but over time, it’s become a symbol of status and personality. We wear perfume to…

The epitome of American Pop: Abbey Lee

“The lush garden of Elizabeth Taylor’s former home” is the backdrop, though you’d think we might be entitled to see a little more of it. Instead this could be any hedge-lined rose garden. But the Beverly Hill mood does resonate throughout the shoot – especially with the strong play on retro florals that Francesa Burns styles into it. Abbey Lee Kershaw is the ‘American Pop’…
Abbey Lee Kershaw: Vogue UK, March '12
Abbey Lee Kershaw: Vogue UK, March '12
Abbey Lee Kershaw: Vogue UK, March '12
Abbey Lee Kershaw: Vogue UK, March '12
Abbey Lee Kershaw: Vogue UK, March '12
Abbey Lee Kershaw: Vogue UK, March '12
Abbey Lee Kershaw: Vogue UK, March '12
Abbey Lee Kershaw: Vogue UK, March '12

Illustrated Elizabeth Taylor

How does a magazine create a new editorial featuring a star who has departed this life? With the art of illustration, of course. Illustrator David Downton captured the essence of late icon Elizabeth Taylor – her glamour, her eyebrows, her sparkling jewels – for Chinese ROUGE Magazine.
Elizabeth Taylor by David Downton: ROUGE winter '11
Elizabeth Taylor by David Downton: ROUGE winter '11
Elizabeth Taylor by David Downton: ROUGE winter '11
Elizabeth Taylor by David Downton: ROUGE winter '11
Elizabeth Taylor by David Downton: ROUGE winter '11
Elizabeth Taylor by David Downton: ROUGE winter '11

A modern Cleopatra

The myths and legends surrounding Cleopatra are an endless source of fascination. Her seductiveness, her power over men, her political prowess. Depending on the historical accounts, though, she was either a beauty born or a beauty made. Those who claim the latter say she presented herself as a larger-than-life Goddess incarnate, always making grand entrances and donning lavish clothing and makeup. Here was a woman…
Julia Kravets by Marley Kate: Vice Style
Julia Kravets by Marley Kate: Vice Style
Julia Kravets by Marley Kate: Vice Style
Julia Kravets by Marley Kate: Vice Style
Julia Kravets by Marley Kate: Vice Style
Julia Kravets by Marley Kate: Vice Style
Julia Kravets by Marley Kate: Vice Style
Julia Kravets by Marley Kate: Vice Style

Lara to Liz: more from V

One of the great things about V Magazine’s homage to Elizabeth Taylor is the inclusion of the little snippets and quotes that pepper the editorials. Even from those few words here and there can you get a sense of the colourful life she led. The issue is covered by Kate Winslet but inside the pages do many a model and celebrity have their skin powdered,…
Lara Stone: V Magazine, issue 73
Lara Stone: V Magazine, issue 73
Lara Stone: V Magazine, issue 73
Lara Stone: V Magazine, issue 73
Lara Stone: V Magazine, issue 73
Lara Stone: V Magazine, issue 73
Lara Stone: V Magazine, issue 73
Lara Stone: V Magazine, issue 73

Kate Winslet as Elizabeth Taylor

When we found out that the ‘Heros’ issue of V Magazine would honour Elizabeth Taylor, we knew we’d be in for lots of eyebrows and lots of glamour. It’s only fitting, after all; plus with Carine Roitfeld and Mario Testino working on the project we could only expect some big names to get involved. Now the cover has been revealed and it’s Kate Winslet that’s…

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