Beauty

Tom Ford Private Blend Body Sprays

Tom Ford Portofino Collection Body Sprays Tested

The humble aerosol can gets a decidedly luxurious upgrade, as Tom Ford launches the latest addition to his Portofino Collection. In the hands of the Texan fashion designer and film director, the aluminium canister appears with gold labels and in elegant turquoise, azure and sea blue; three shades evocative of the Mediterranean locations which have inspired Ford’s trio of scents. The collection takes us on a spin past Mediterranean resorts.

May 9, 2017 ×
Met Gala Beauty  The 2017 Trends

Met Gala Beauty
The 2017 Trends

Met Gala Beauty: The Met Gala is the one event that gives carte blanche to experiment to your heart’s content. Thanks to the theme, which honoured Rei Kawakubo […]

May 3, 2017 ×
Orange and Salt by Wolfgang Tillmans

Clinique Fresh Pressed Review

Clinique Fresh Pressed Review. As beauty legends go, the launch of American skincare brand Clinique is hard to top. In 1967, Estée Lauder’s daughter in law Evelyn Lauder happened upon a skincare […]

April 28, 2017 ×
New COMME des GARCONS Fragrances

New COMME des GARCONS Fragrances

Comme des Garcons Fragrances: Comme des Garcons is bringing out a series of 10 fragrances for the avid collector (and those who love a niche scent!). They aren’t […]

March 1, 2017 ×
AW17 Fashion Week Makeup Trend  Get in Line

AW17 Fashion Week Makeup Trend
Get in Line

AW17 Fashion Week Makeup Trend: One makeup trend to stand out from the LFW AW17 shows is a surprising one. A simple line or smudge can say a […]

February 22, 2017 ×
Stars at Dior Couture SS17 makeup

Stars at Dior Couture SS17 makeup

Stars at Dior Couture SS17 makeup “She was a phantom of delight”, wrote William Wordsworth, “her eyes as stars of Twilight fair.” If Adam Ant owns the white stripe (the […]

February 10, 2017 ×
Biohacking  Growing Cult of the Enhanced Human

Biohacking
Growing Cult of the Enhanced Human

In 2009, artists Lucy and Bart produced a series of images that reimagined the human form by physically altering parts of the body with globules of foam, asymmetric spines, paper enhancements and […]

February 4, 2017 ×
Jan Ahlgren Interview:  Vilhelm Parfumerie

Jan Ahlgren Interview:
Vilhelm Parfumerie

Jan Ahlgren Interview: He has changed careers from Chanel model to perfumer, launching Vilhelm Parfumerie: Jan Ahlgren was born and raised his father’s native Sweden, now the half American resides in New York, from where he operates Vilhelm Parfumerie, his newly-launched, niche fragrance company, The relatively recent move Stateside followed a hectic, and in Vilgren’s own words, ‘nomadic’ period as a model, grazing international billboards for companies including Chanel. The seven Vilhelm Parfumerie fragrances have been created in close cooperation with Jérôme Epinette.

December 23, 2016 ×
NARS x Sarah Moon Collaboration

NARS x Sarah Moon Collaboration

Winter marks a step back into the surreal with a new collection that has been developed with the photographer Sarah Moon which draws its inspiration from Fritz Lang’s seminal 1920s film Metropolis – see the girl on the packaging in the transparent Gaultier-esque corset and headpiece.

October 23, 2016 ×
The Must-Watch New Fragrance Films

The Must-Watch New Fragrance Films

As the seasons change, from summer to autumn, we start growing weary of our fragrance and all too used to the distinct light scent we’ve been wearing all summer. Just in time for the change in temperature – and wardrobes – Dior, Kenzo and Charlotte Tilbury have released their new fragrance films to accompany their perfumes: Dior Sauvage, Kenzo World and Scent of a Dream. Whether is be the spunky Spike Jonze video for Kenzo World, the beautiful Patagonia landscapes captured for Dior, or Kate Moss in the virtual reality for Charlotte Tilbury’s new perfume, these new fragrance films portray the unique identity of each scent.

September 6, 2016 ×
Louis Vuitton Perfume and Léa Seydoux  All You Need To Know About Louis Vuitton’s Scent Debut

Louis Vuitton Perfume and Léa Seydoux
All You Need To Know About Louis Vuitton’s Scent Debut

“Louis Vuitton is about travel, but it’s also about dreams. Its spirit blends adventure, discovery and emotion,” says actress Léa Seydoux. Seydoux, fronting the seven new Louis Vuitton […]

September 3, 2016 ×
Alexandra Soveral: Men’s Grooming Range

Alexandra Soveral: Men’s Grooming Range

  Alexandra Soveral’s men’s grooming range is on our radar. It was in the works when we interviewed the skincare expert two years ago and is now the […]

August 2, 2016 ×
Interview: Thomas de Kluyver – Changing faces

Interview: Thomas de Kluyver – Changing faces

While living in Perth, Australia, in the early 2000s, his days were spent drawing, and at night he would do his friends’ make-up. After one of them suggested he apply for work at MAC, de Kluyver landed a holiday job, and shortly after his stint there, he moved to London. Nine years later, the self-taught make-up artist’s work has been featured in Vogue, Dazed, W, Porter and Another, photographed by the likes of Jamie Hawkesworth, Kai Z Feng, Jacob Sutton and Bella Howard.

April 10, 2016 ×
Interview: Michael Baumgarten – The irony in fashion

Interview: Michael Baumgarten – The irony in fashion

“I AM NOT THE KIND OF PHOTOGRAPHER WHO WAS born with a camera in my hand,” says Michael Baumgarten, Vogue’s renowned still-life photographer. In his early twenties, Baumgarten […]

April 7, 2016 ×
Isamaya Ffrench’s Edible Cosmetics

Isamaya Ffrench’s Edible Cosmetics

Make-up artist and ‘face illustrator’ Isamaya French hosted a seriously cool dinner party at Bethnal Green eatery Bistroteque  last night. The Edible Cosmetics feast (called #FfrenchPharma) was her […]

March 24, 2016 ×
MAC Cosmetics X Future Forward X Tinashe

MAC Cosmetics X Future Forward X Tinashe

MAC cosmetics is teaming up with four new, dynamic female singers for one new product launch each. Halsey, Tinashe, Lion Babe and Dej Loaf launch their exclusive products […]

March 17, 2016 ×
Sonia Rykiel X Lancôme Fall 2016

Sonia Rykiel X Lancôme Fall 2016

The two French houses are coming together for a collaborative Fall 2016 that promises to be a celebration of ‘the spirit of Saint-Germain-des Pres’ the birthplace of the […]

March 4, 2016 ×
Poppy Jamie Snapped up for Lancôme

Poppy Jamie Snapped up for Lancôme

Snapchat star and TV show host Poppy Jamie is Lancôme’s new girl. The bubbly blonde, known for her easy going fearless banter with Hollywood’s biggest stars, will be […]

February 5, 2016 ×