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7 spectacular fashion designers’ homes you can visit

09/11/2018

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 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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An Intimate Look Inside Yves Saint Laurent’s Private Marrakech Home

05/10/2018

Hidden within the hustle of urban Marrakech (Morocco’s fabled “pink city”), the Majorelle Garden—along with its colorful, multifaceted crown jewel, the Villa Oasis—is a world-class landmark. The backstory of the Majorelle compound is a Franco-American saga revolving around six gifted and visionary men: French Orientalist painter and plant collector Jacques Majorelle; legendary rebel fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent; YSL’s partner in life and business, the feisty French industrialist, collector, and philanthropist Pierre Bergé; cool, sophisticated French decorator Jacques Grange; salty,…

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Orange Is The New Black

29/06/2018

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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10 Years Without Yves Saint Laurent

02/06/2018

It has been 10 years since the death of an amazing fashion designer who revolutionized the fashion industry. Yves Saint Laurent was born in 1936 and grew up in Oran, Algeria. Since the early teen years he started designing clothes for his mom and sisters. Later on, he moved to Paris where Christian Dior himself became his teacher and helped him master his art. The designer has always referred to his designs as “minor art”, but later he added that…

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The Iconic Red

02/02/2018

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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