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The History of Yves Saint Laurent

24/06/2019

Yves Saint Laurent will always be remembered as an amazing designer, who revolutionized the way women dressed. He gave women the chance to wear anything they liked, especially a tuxedo, which at the time was only seen as a menswear. But in Saint Laurent’s vision it was not all about men. He was so innovative and his creations are still remembered nowadays. Yves Saint Laurent was born on August 1, 1936 in Oran, Algeria. He left his home at the…

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Orange Is The New Black

14/06/2019

We are used to the idea that red and nude lipstick are and will always remain the best lip color choices: the first as a classic and the later when we prefer to keep things simple. Nevertheless, we don’t have to rely only on these two timeless colors, because nowadays we have the option to apply every possible color that suits us best, or that is in plain harmony with our mood and personality. But in summer we are faced…

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Suits

17/05/2019

No one can deny that wearing a suit makes any woman look absolutely fantastic. The tailored two-piece has been worn since ages ago and it symbolizes freedom, power and very often controversy. It is said that in 1870 Paris was shocked when actress, Sarah Bernhardt wore a custom-made trouser suit, which she called her boy’s cloths. In 1914, Coco Chanel designed her first suit, a fur-trimmed jacket with a matching ankle-length skirt. Through years, many designers have created beautiful tailored…

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7 spectacular fashion designers’ homes you can visit

22/03/2019

Fashion designers have a keen eye for architecture and interiors. Just look at Dries Van Noten’s exquisite Neoclassical mansion outside Antwerp or Alessandro Michele’s impossibly picturesque abode – part of a former monastery in the hilltop village of Civita di Bagnoregio. But while most are closed to the public, a number of iconic fashion designers’ homes can now be visited, either preserved as they once were, or repurposed by new owners. Here are a few of the best, including the Yves Saint Laurent’s vividly coloured…

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The Iconic Red

01/02/2019

Put on some Red Lipstick and Live a Little! This should be like your mantra of the day if you want to enjoy your day. Every year, as February 14th is getting closer, the red color is almost everywhere. The color of love and passion is for sure the right choice when you have to decide on what you will be wearing for your romantic dinner on Valentine’s Day. If it is not an outfit, lingerie is obviously very important…

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Catherine Deneuve auctions her Yves Saint Laurent couture collection at Christie’s for more than $1 million

26/01/2019

A couture collection formerly owned by Catherine Deneuve and designed by the late Yves Saint Laurent has fetched $1million (£785,887) at the auction house Christie’s. The French actress was a muse to the designer as well as a close friend for 40 years (she read a poem at his funeral in 2008) and many of the pieces in the collection date back to the 1960s and 1970s when Laurent making waves in the fashion industry by introducing the Le Smoking female tuxedo suit. Therefore,…

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Color Your Nails for the Holidays

19/12/2018

When it comes to holidays you have almost thought about everything. You know what you are going to wear, you have the perfect high-heels, you have already made up your mind about the choice of hair and makeup, but still there is something missing. Your nails! So many women underestimate their nails. They leave them untouched without even curing them. Well, ladies even your nails deserve attention and you need to take care of them. Just think about going to…

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The Best Fashion Parties of the ’80s

07/11/2018

But before Kate Upton and Alexander Wang came on the scene, Yves Saint Laurent and Diana Ross were the ones to watch at a dance party. Take a look back at some of the fêtes that attracted fashion’s finest in the ’80s.                                         From ELLE.com  …

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Best Mascaras of All Time

23/10/2018

Since the very beginning, when we used to watch our moms doing their own makeup, applying mascara was a fascinating process, because you could immediately tell how the lashes changed. We wanted to look like them and we absolutely made a total mess while trying to make our lashes look as long and bold just like our mothers. Then it became an obsession and as we grew up, we started searching for “the one”, but as much as we looked…

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Yves Saint Laurent: Dreams of the Orient Exhibition in Paris

08/10/2018

In April of 1963, a young Yves Saint Laurent discovered his love for Japan, and it was in Kyoto specifically that he encountered courtesans who sported traditional Japanese dress. The delicacy of the lace, the exoticism of the print and the appeal of the uniquely structured cut was enough for Saint Laurent to fall in love with the art of Japanese clothing. This great love was projected into his 1977 Fall/Winter collection which saw a more widespread adoration of Asia…

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