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Chanel unveils Hong Kong beauty collection

Chanel has unveiled a new line of metallic beauty products called the Hong Kong Beauty collection to celebrate the opening of its latest boutique in Hong Kong. The collection inspired by the city’s contrasts from deep browns to brilliant whites, is  described by Chanel as: “Exclusive creations for eyes and nails infused with a metallic glow, evoking the lights of the …

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Beyoncé Designs "King Bey" sneaker.

Beyoncé has designed a killer pair of Isabel Marant Wedge Sneaker made of exotic skins, and aptly named the “King Bey” sneaker. Exotic being the operative word, the sneaker is made of rare stingray, ostrich, calf hair, crocodile and anaconda skins over a white & gold finish. There’s no word yet on the price of this ultra luxe wedge sneaker …

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SOZAI: Learn to cook Japanese

Learn how to make sushi and other delights at SOZAI. SOZAI – meaning “household dishes” and “ingredients” in Japanese – is a brand new concept and the first Japanese cooking school in the UK where chefs will show students how to make dishes ranging from sushi and tempura, to authentic kaiseki and street food such as ramen and okonomiyaki. The …

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H&M set opening date for & Other Stories London Store.

H&M has set a date for its & Other Stories London shop opening – 12pm on Friday March 8. The store will be housed at 256-258 Regent Street in a listed building with a second entrance on Argyll Street. The two-floor space will house accessories, jewellery and ready-to-wear, in addition to dedicated shoe and beauty departments. The label’s online store …

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Burberry Made-To-Order Catwalk Service starts today.

Burberry customers can order bespoke pieces straight from today’s autumn/winter 2013-14 show. Any of the bags and outerwear featured on this season’s catwalk will be available to order online as soon as the show is finished. There is also an option to have your name engraved into the metal coat tag or on the bag plate. Each piece will also …

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Kate Nash hosts Valentine’s Day listening party

Kate Nash held a special Valentine’s Day listening party for her upcoming album, ‘Girl Talk’ last night in Camden. Attended by friends and family, press and fans, the listening party was relaxed and laid back – a family affair of sorts. There was champagne, non – alcoholic cocktails, sweets and a make-up bar; elements which epitomises Kate herself. She’s the …

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London Fashion Week: Things to look out for

London Fashion Week which starts today and New York is already a distant memory. The entire capital has got fashion fever and here’s a few events to sink your teeth into: This year, there’s a lot to look forward including Tom Ford’s first ever full-scale catwalk show in the capital, which according to reports has a record number of US …

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Lanvin designs Minnie Mouse anniversary frock.

Lanvin has designed a bespoke Lanvin dress for Minnie Mouse to wear during the 20th anniversary celebrations of Disneyland Paris. The brand released a teaser video on YouTube yesterday, showing the famous Disney character paying a visit to Lanvin’s headquarters in Paris. “When I showed her two dresses, she knew exactly which one she wanted,” Elbaz told WWD. “She likes …

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London Fashion Week to be more accessible thanks to Topshop and Google.

The  London Fashion Week experience will be enhanced thanks to a Google and Topshop collaboration. The high street chain has created a state-of-the-art camera, named Model Cam, to be worn on selected models during the show, so that viewers can see and feel what models experience when they hit the catwalk. The footage will be projected into the show space and also …

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Penelope Cruz Expecting Second Child

Penelope Cruz has finally confirmed she is expecting her second child with husband Javier Bardem. The rumour mill has been in overdrive for some time but the actress only confirmed the news yesterday to Spanish television station,TVE, saying that she was “tremendously happy and excited”. Cruz and Bardem already have a two-year-old son together, Leo. (Vogue)  

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