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9 Feb

STRIPES, NEXT SEASON TOP TREND.

STRIPES. NEXT SEASON TREND TO GET RIGHT NOW!! Stripe is a classic for Spring Summer therefore it's not a surprise that it is the pattern of the moment. This trend was spearheaded by Proenza Schouler, stateside. It was then transformed into objects of desire By the likes of Balenciaga and Gucci. Take this as your guide for springs hottest pattern and earn your stripes. "TELL THEM I SENT YOU" 1  BALENCIAGA Bazaar tote at Blake Chicago 2  Proenza Schouler  striped crochet top and skirt at Ikrams Chicago 3 Gucci platform espadrille at Saksfifthavenue.com 4 Anna Karin Karlsson "Rose et la mer" striped acetate sunglasses  neimanmarcus.com. 5 Mary katrantzou "Tie" print skirt at Blake Chicago 6 Gucci "Union Jack" wool sweater at Saks Fifth Avenue Chicago 7 Adidas Yellow suede sneaker...
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1 May

MODERN BRIDE BEAUTY

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By Beauty Editor, Darcy McGrath Less is more when creating a subtle illusion of timeless beauty. Make Up is the cherry on top and each bride wants to look and feel individual. To achieve Val's bridal beauty glow, start with NARS New All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation, which promises 16 hour paraben free coverage. NOTE: This exclusive formula has many benefits -"Gold and green pigments in a perfect 4-to 1 ratio optically manipulate how light reflects off skin's surface, evening the complexion for instant luminosity. Green pigments negate redness on contact, while gold combats dullness. Scarlet Spiderling Root Extract helps reduce the appearance of discoloration and reveals brighter, more even skin over time". To highlight her cheeks and decollete I applied NARS cult...
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27 Apr

MODERN BRIDE

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Photographer: T. Harrison Hillman Fashion Editor: Patric Chauvez - Ford Artists Chicago Make Up: Darcy McGrath - Beauty and the Bride™ - NARS Cosmetics - Ford Artists Chicago Hair: Bryin Smoot using Oribe Hair Care - Ford Artists Chicago Manicurist: Ashley Gregory - Ford Artists Chicago Model: Val D at Supreme Management NYC Mixing modern and traditional styles, creating a timeless look for now and forever...
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5 Jul

Viktor and Rolf Haute Couture 2014

Viktor and Rolf Modern Zen Couture Paris. The Paris Couture calendar can thank Viktor and Rolf for ending the Fall Winter Couture collection with a nod to modernity. The design duo presented an all black Japanese style collection made from a single fabric, a technical silk resembling neoprene. The Entire collection was organic but regal. It was all about Volume and shape with slight manipulations to the fabric to create a drape or a fold . All this to create the effect of a stone when seated. After a week of crystals, Chiffon, lace and a dabble of fur it’s good to end on a modern note.     ...
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