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Designer Collections: Lanvin Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

September 30, 2009

Lanvin brought the 1940s back with their fall 2009 collection. Timeless classics come in the form of dresses and suits with sleek silhouettes in black, deep red, and gray hues. This collection will make you want to smooth on your Hollywood red lipstick and enjoy business lunch or a cocktail and look fabulous doing it.


NARS Cosmetics looks for African American

Trend Report: Navy Blues

September 25, 2009

The crisp look of navy blue is sleek and elegant in appearance.

Liya Kebede in Givenchy

Item Details
Charlotte Russe belted ruffle blouse, $19.99
Wal G** coat dress, $74.00
Bounkit for Vivre necklace, $1,065
Anne Klein watch, $65
Kate Spade Idiom enamel bangle, $43
Clu asymmetric cut tee dress, $169.40
Pink Studio Lupe cross-body bag, $80
Christian Louboutin peep-toe pumps, $430
Gucci navy crystal Hysteria wallet, $320
Emporio Armani crocodile print clutch, $290
Vivienne Westwood skirt, $230

Liya Kebede – Vogue’s August It Girl

July 16, 2009

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The August Issue of Vogue –a.k.a The Age Issue, named Ethiopian model Liya Kebede, it’s It Girl of the Month. Born January 3, 1980, the leggy Capricorn model is a devoted wife and mother, philanthropist, children’s wear designer and World Health’s Ambassador for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health.

Tom Ford gave Liya her big break when he signed her to an exclusive contract for Gucci‘s Fall/Winter show in 2000 when he served as head designer. Since then she has appeared on the magazine covers of domestic and international issues of Vogue; and in advertising campgaings for Victoria’s Secret, Escada, Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana, Revlon, Victoria’s Secret, and countless others.

Liya hails from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Catch her on page 82 of the August issue of Vogue with Christy Turlington on the cover.

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