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Discover the Best Eyelash Tinting Service in Montreal

During this warmer time of year, when fashion is king (or should we say Queen?) and getting ready to leave the house shouldn’t take as long, women still want to look their best. However, the heat causes sweating, and then there’s swimming, jogging and other outdoor exercise. You need something that’s low-maintenance that resists the [...]

Fall Hair Colors for 2014

Fall is quickly coming upon us this year, so make sure you’re ready with a new hair color! Here are tons of different fabulous shades that are all the rage for 2014. Fall is filled with hot cocoa, thick sweaters, mittens and boots, but it’s also filled with fabulous trending hair colors as well! Complete [...]

By | October 6th, 2014|Blog, Color tips, Hair coloring, Hair Tips|Comments Off on Fall Hair Colors for 2014

Finding the Best Hair Color for Your Skin Tone

Platinum blonde, ferocious red, and sexy, raven black- we all want those eye-catching, bedazzling colors that all the celebrities are sporting. But the important thing to remember is you want to find a hair color that best compliments you. From fair to dark skin, there are several different hair colors that can really maximize your [...]

By | August 27th, 2014|Blog, Color tips, Hairstyling|Comments Off on Finding the Best Hair Color for Your Skin Tone

Grasping at Straw

By | June 26th, 2013|Color tips, Eyeliner, Fashion News, Glamour, Hairstyling, Luxury, Makeup|0 Comments

What Lou Loves

A Leg Up

By | June 21st, 2013|Color tips, Eyebrow Tips, Eyeliner, Jewellery, Luxury, Nail color tips, Star News|Comments Off on A Leg Up

bunny tales

"I can do anything in it but sit," said Playmate of the Year, Raquel Pomplun, of the bejeweled, white-tail-embellished bunny outfit she donned for last night's Playboy dinner at The Standard hotel. The occasion was the unveiling of Richard Phillips' Marfa, Texas-based installation for the magazine—part of the new effort headed up by creative director of special projects Neville Wakefield to reimagine the men's mag and revive its art-world roots. (Apparently, Salvador Dali contributed to a few issues in the sixties, and Hugh Hefner famously asked Warhol to put his spin on the bunny emblem way back when.) "It's kind of beyond a dream," said Phillips when asked about working alongside the star of Playboy's centerfold. "Playboy figured into a very important initiation in my life," he added. "I discovered a whole bunch of magazines in the bottom drawer of my father's desk—which I'd have to replace very, very carefully, so I wouldn't be discovered. It became a gateway to a lot of things."

Phillips' installation—a blacked-out 1972 Dodge Charger set on a tilted cement stand next to a neon Playboy sign in the middle of the Marfa desert—was revealed to guests such as Johan Lindeberg, Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Ryan McGinness, and, of course, Pomplun (who changed into a black cocktail frock so that she could, well, sit) via a film during a Texas-themed meal. "It's going to live on as a myth," said Wakefield of the eerie artwork. "I don't know that anyone's going to go down to Marfa to see it. We could have done it on a set—like the moon landing," he said, grinning.

Across town, at The Fat Radish, London-based designer Henry Holland invited Leigh Lezark, Alexa Chung, and Harley Viera-Newton to join him and cohost Dree Hemingway in feting his Resort collection. "She's my second wife!" laughed Holland when asked about how he and Hemingway became pals. The model offered an explanation. "He made me a purple lace wedding dress that I wore in his [Spring 2010] show. It was the most heavenly thing ever." On this particular occasion, she wore one of the designer's graphic red Resort looks. It didn't have a fluffy tail, but it packed a punch nonetheless.

Sheep, not bunnies, were the main event at a dinner that The Woolmark Company hosted for its new collaborator Narciso Rodriguez. Standing to toast the designer, Stuart McCullough, the CEO of Australian Wool Innovation, said, "Last week I was on a farm in outback Western Australia. Today I'm here at the other end of the supply chain. We aim to position our wool fiber next to the best designers in the world, and that's what brings us here tonight."

By | June 20th, 2013|Color tips, Eyebrow Tips, Fashion News, Fine Living, Glamour, Lipstick, Luxury, Nail color tips|Comments Off on bunny tales

A Date With JLo

Jennifer Lopez ; ;

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"I love this party because you have a sense that what you're doing is important. You don't feel indulgent," Kenneth Cole told at last night's amfAR Inspiration Gala. "Except maybe tonight's a little indulgent because we're at the Plaza." After cocktails in the Oak Room, guests were led, by drummer boy, to a military-inspired men's fashion show off the lobby. The whole affair was topped off with dinner in the Grand Ballroom. Liza Minnelli exclaimed, "I feel like Eloise!" And well she should, of course. Minnelli's childhood in the famous hotel is said to have inspired her godmother, Kay Thompson, to pen the popular children's books.

The Inspiration Gala, as amfAR CEO Kevin Robert Frost explained, is the night when amfAR honors the people who might not be HIV/AIDS activists but whose work informs amfAR's mission nonetheless. The evening's honorees were Alan Cumming, Valentino (he couldn't make it, so Iman accepted the award on his behalf), and Jennifer Lopez. A date with Lopez when she accepts her Walk of Fame star in Hollywood later this year was a highly coveted auction lot, especially after Lopez upped the ante by offering not one, but two dates. Dsquared²'s Dean and Dan Caten secured the first, and another bidder got the other, each for a cool $90,000.

Copper Toned

By | June 12th, 2013|Color tips, Fine Living, Glamour, Leisure News, Nail color tips|Comments Off on Copper Toned

Quadruple Booked

Anja Rubik and Karlie Kloss ; ;

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Soho's Greene Street has become quite the retail destination of late (Saint Laurent's and Warby Parker's new stores come to mind, and Proenza Schouler is moving in later this year). Last night, designer Clare Waight Keller was the guest of honor at Chloé's new shop on the block, which opened in February. "Soho is back!" shouted DJ Mia Moretti over the cocktail-hour chatter. Later, at the Locanda Verde dinner, Waight Keller said, "I think it's all happening right here. It's like a two-mile radius of all of Paris coming together." Asked about her summer plans, Waight Keller told that she'll be splitting her time between Europe and California. "We're doing all the surfing areas, so we're going to the beach in Malibu." So is there a surf range in Chloé's future? "I need to do one!" Waight Keller said. "But we've got great swim. I can tell you that."

Waight Keller was far from the only designer being feted on this busy Tuesday. At Omar's La Ranita, in Greenwich Village, Jens Grede and Erik Torstensson toasted their Frame Denim collaborator Karlie Kloss, who has added designer to a résumé that includes model and cookie entrepreneur. The styles in the Karlie Forever line are inspired by Kloss' difficulty finding jeans long enough to fit her endless legs. File under #supermodelproblems. Uptown at Bergdorf Goodman, meanwhile, Roland Mouret was in from London and sitting down to supper with loyal stateside fans such as Maggie Gyllenhaal, Linda Fargo, and Leslie Fremar. It turns out customers don't just come to Mouret for clothes. At his trunk show earlier in the day, Mouret had bumped into a client who had recently bought two paintings from an exhibition the designer had hosted at his Carlos Place store.

And on to Chelsea, where Barneys' Mark Lee was celebrating the store's ten-year partnership with Proenza's Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough. At least one editor in the crowd, Glamour's Anne Christensen, was wearing a piece from the designers' first major show, in 2003. "The clothes hold up," Hernandez said. "You know, we made them all ourselves. We had cutting parties, where we'd invite our friends over and hand them a pair of scissors." It was champagne and small plates that were being passed around on Lee's balcony.

By | June 12th, 2013|Color tips, Eyebrow Tips, Glamour, Hairstyling, Makeup, Nail color tips|Comments Off on Quadruple Booked