US designer with Iraqi roots stuns NY fashion week

US designer with Iraqi roots stuns NY fashion week

Oday Shakar is still young but he has already lived through more than your average American fashion designer: childhood bullying, two years in Iraq after the Gulf War and cancer. But he’s back stronger than ever to relaunch his label after a two-year hiatus with full-skirted gowns of breathtaking grace and elegance that would look […]

11.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Maybelline jumps on the see-now-buy-now bandwagon for NYFW

Maybelline jumps on the see-now-buy-now bandwagon for NYFW

The see-now-buy-now trend has been taking the fashion industry by storm over the past few seasons, and now the beauty brands want in, too. Maybelline is leading the way by making two products from its spring collection available this week, directly after their debut for Rebecca Minkoff during New York Fashion Week, WWDreports. Details about the […]

10.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Australian designers head to New York and Paris

Australian designers head to New York and Paris

Australian design is going global in the coming weeks, with around 40 fashion and accessories brands showcasing their wares in Paris and New York in the coming weeks, reports Women’s Wear Daily. Fifteen labels, including Sui Generis and Cristahlea, will be on display at Pier 59, Chelsea Piers on September 8 for New York Fashion Week. […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Kylie Jenner builds up her beauty empire

Kylie Jenner builds up her beauty empire

She has conquered the lipstick industry, and now Kylie Jenner is on a mission to expand her cosmetics empire. The reality star and budding designer is preparing to launch her own nail line, WWD reports. Created in collaboration with US brand SinfulColors, the project comprises three limited-edition collections and will be released under the name “King Kylie […]

18.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·
Vintage cartoons and Caribbean vibes: day 5 of New York Fashion Week

Vintage cartoons and Caribbean vibes: day 5 of New York Fashion Week

(Relaxnews) – New York Fashion Week continued to surprise and delight on Monday, as the event headed into its fifth day. From cartoon references to Rasta vibes, the city’s catwalks offered up both a fun and sophisticated vision for Spring / Summer 2016. American designer Jeremy Scott put on a frisky show of cartoonish, 1960s-tinged […]

16.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Victoria Beckham would love to dress Hillary Clinton

Victoria Beckham would love to dress Hillary Clinton

(New York-AFP) – Victoria Beckham sent a high-energy collection of print and color inspired by urban surf down the New York runway Sunday and said she would love to dress Hillary Clinton. The mother of four, wife of retired football legend David Beckham and former Spice Girl, has cemented her place in the fashion industry […]

14.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Lifestyle ·
New York kicks off 2016 fashion merry-go-round

New York kicks off 2016 fashion merry-go-round

(New York, AFP) – The twice-yearly style orgy that is New York Fashion Week kicks off Thursday when the booted and suited may have to sidestep thunderstorms to catch sight of collections for spring-summer 2016. Hollywood stars, buyers and fashion editors from across the planet descend on Gotham to admire the most coveted talent in […]

12.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Lifestyle ·
Kim and Julia in Givenchy thrall on 9/11 anniversary

Kim and Julia in Givenchy thrall on 9/11 anniversary

(New York-AFP) – Julia Roberts and Kim Kardashian sat front row at Givenchy’s spectacular New York fashion week debut, a meditation on love to the backdrop of Freedom Tower on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The French giant’s decision to fly across the Atlantic for the first time to unveil a ready-to-wear collection made […]

12.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Tommy Hilfiger celebrates 30 years in business with a new store, a biography and… Rafael Nadal

Tommy Hilfiger celebrates 30 years in business with a new store, a biography and… Rafael Nadal

(Relaxnews) – The most American of ready-to-wear brands is celebrating its 30th birthday this year with a plethora of festivities, a famous new ambassador, a second store in Paris and a biography. Here’s a look at some of the events marking the celebration of this third decade. Founded in 1985, the Tommy Hilfiger brand has […]

03.04.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Oscars 2015: battle of the designer labels

Oscars 2015: battle of the designer labels

(Relaxnews) – Fashion’s most famed houses vied for the world’s attention at Sunday night’s red carpet at the 87th Academy Awards. Red carpet favorites Chanel, Valentino, Elie Saab, Alberta Ferretti and Alexander Mcqueen provided some of the most flashbulb friendly looks, but two labels owned the event. This year, two design houses clocked up multiple red carpet […]

Marc Jacobs wows NY crowd with eccentric elegance

Marc Jacobs wows NY crowd with eccentric elegance

(New York-AFP) – American designer Marc Jacobs provided a dazzling finale to New York Fashion Week on Thursday with a collection of severe but eccentric elegance that followed cashmere cool from Ralph Lauren and urban eroticism from Calvin Klein. Jacobs invited film director Sofia Coppola, Blondie frontwoman Deborah Harry and actress Christina Ricci to an […]

22.02.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
From flats to furs: trends at NY Fashion Week

From flats to furs: trends at NY Fashion Week

(New York-AFP) – New York Fashion Week wrapped up Thursday after more than 300 catwalk shows and presentations. From furs to flats, here are the main trends for fall/winter 2015. TWEED The woolen cloth loved by the British countryset is back with a vengeance. Diane von Furstenberg printed it with confetti and large flowers. Rodarte […]

20.02.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Photos ·
Hilfiger’s American football love story on NY runway

Hilfiger’s American football love story on NY runway

(New York-AFP) – Feted designer Tommy Hilfiger dominated New York Fashion Week on Monday with a spectacular catwalk show inspired by American football to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his clothing empire. Hundreds of fashionistas, celebrities and admirers poured into the imposing Park Avenue Armory, braving near record-low winter temperatures for a ringside seat at […]

“So Beautiful”

“So Beautiful”

It’s only the second week of January 2015 and already, Karen Crespo’s black book is already filled with appointments and engagements; and it’s not a surprise since her 2014 calendar was also pretty busy. “If you told me a few years ago that I would find myself in this position, I would have laughed at […]

15.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Local News ·
NYFW beauty trends: ‘nude’ faces, slick hair, and lots of quirks

NYFW beauty trends: ‘nude’ faces, slick hair, and lots of quirks

(Relaxnews) – Here’s our pick of the best hair and makeup trends from the Spring 2015 shows in New York Fashion Week No makeup  After another season featuring plenty of ‘nude’ looks all over the runways (Victoria Beckham was one of many designers to go for a ‘no-makeup’ makeup look), this fashion week took things […]

13.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
New York Fashion Week: what to watch for

New York Fashion Week: what to watch for

(Relaxnews) – The shows at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week are set to kick off in The Big Apple this Thursday and will run until September 11. Here’s what not to miss this season. Miley Cyrus & Jeremy Scott  The American designer has been making waves this year as creative director at Milanese house Moschino, but this New York Fashion […]

Wang’s romance and winter ninjas for Marc Jacobs

Wang’s romance and winter ninjas for Marc Jacobs

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Vera Wang offered “dark romance,” Marc Jacobs space-age ninjas and Rodarte “Star Wars.” Day six of New York Fashion Week was perhaps the most eclectic yet of fall/winter 2014. Wang, whose evening wear and bridal gowns are highly coveted by the Hollywood A-list, told AFP that her runway show was perhaps the […]

12.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Herrera, Hilfiger, Lim steal New York shows

Herrera, Hilfiger, Lim steal New York shows

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Carolina Herrera, Tommy Hilfiger and Phillip Lim dominated the catwalk on day five of New York Fashion Week, looking to the future and delving into heritage for inspiration. At 75, Herrera showed no sign of slowing down or wallowing in nostalgia, unveiling her 2014 fall/winter collection on Monday for the contemporary woman […]

12.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
New York Fashion Week beauty: Victory rolls and red eyeshadow

New York Fashion Week beauty: Victory rolls and red eyeshadow

7 photos (Relaxnews) – The ongoing New York Fashion Week is continuing to showcase retro inspired beauty looks, with victory rolls making an impact at Jenny Packham. See all of the latest emerging beauty trends here. ©AFP PHOTO/Mike Coppola/Getty Images Roll with it Retro hairdos stood out at Jenny Packham, with models sporting sweeping victory […]

14.02.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Photos ·