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4 Easy Ways To Get Hair Like Harry Styles
The one time member of One Direction, Harry Styles has gone from tween idol to hair icon in no time at all. From full rocker mane to short back and sides, these are his finest follicle moments [...]
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Fall Fashion: The Shape of Things to Come, Starring the Season’s Freshest Faces
For T’s latest cover story, the models of the moment try on a mix of supersize streetwear and pumped-up couture details. [...]
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7 Steps To Keep Your Holiday Tan For Longer
How long does a tan last? Well, not as long as most would like. Fear not, there are a few handy ways to get more air miles out of your holiday glow. Here are seven of the best ways to make a tan last longer. [...]
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What To Do When You Realise Your Nose Hair Needs Attention
Nobody likes to admit that they need one, but nose hair trimmers do a fine job of keeping your nasal forest in check. This is what to look for when you realise you need one and the best brands that make them. [...]
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Celebrate Merdeka In APOM’s Latest Tees
Here’s a piece of Malaysia you’re about to fall in love with. Photography: APOM If you’re familiar with APOM AKA A Piece of Malaysia, then you’re on board with what the brand is all about. You’ve seen their funky shirts on your Instagram feed and being sold in pop up stores – there’s no way you can stop but do a double take at their witty localised slogans on a T-shirt which we love. With Merdeka around the corner, why aren’t we surprise that they’ve got fresh new tees up their sleeves? Well, we’ve got good news for you APOM fans! APOM has a new home in Bangsar Village and we’re here to assure you that it’s worth the visit! Also, you’ll get to enjoy a variety of local brands being sold in their flagship store too. To celebrate their grand launch a few weeks ago, the new Merdeka campaign “HARAPAN” was highlighted on that very same day! Photography: APOM #Harapanmy is their fun approach in embracing a fresh take on patriotism in an interactive way, so why not flaunt it loud and proud right? With their latest Harapan tee launched in 3 designs for that subtle flaunt; we’re convinced it’s one of the best ways to celebrate the 31st of August by pairing this to your everyday staples. Take a peek at our favourite designs below and head over to get yours now on APOM The post Celebrate Merdeka In APOM’s Latest Tees appeared first on female. [...]
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Up Next: A Fashion Visionary Reframing Creole Identity
Vincent Frederic Colombo is an art director, model scout and stylist whose work presents a contemporary idea of his cultural heritage. [...]
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Team FEMALE Takes KLFW 2018 To The Streets
We love ogling at designer’s latest collection as models strut down the runway and we go through the oohs and aahs like ‘That ruffle top is everything!’, and ‘Wow, major love for that dress!’. All these thoughts running through our heads but one, in particular, brought us here today. How would those garments look on us – the average Janes? Well, there was only one way to find out. With a little call and email, we managed to get fresh-off-the-runway pieces from six designers who showcased at KLFW2018. We test out our styling skills to show you how we style runway pieces with our own wardrobe staples. The post Team FEMALE Takes KLFW 2018 To The Streets appeared first on female. [...]
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Brandon Maxwell’s newest muse is none other than his grandma
Brandon Maxwell called on his maternal grandmother for his 2018 fall-winter campaign. — Picture courtesy of Brandon Maxwell NEW YORK, Aug 18 — Passing over previous model muses like Gigi Hadid, Joan Smalls, and Jourdan Dunn, designer Brandon Maxwell stands out from the crowd this season with a campaign for his new ready-to-wear collection that stars his grandmother.Fashion houses usually vie to have the models of the moment and high-profile fashion icons representing their latest collections, but Brandon Maxwell has opted to focus on his own background and its impact on his life and career. The Texan-born designer has recruited his maternal grandmother Louise Johnson, aka ‘Mammaw’, to pose for his 2018 fall campaign.At age 81, Maxwell’s maternal grandmother is the star of a highly personal and emotive campaign. In a video that brings together old family photos, home movies and new images, the multi-talented Texan, who founded his own brand in 2015, pays homage to a family history that brought him to the world of fashion.More than a simple demonstration of his love for ‘Mammaw’, the designer wants to shed light on his grandmother’s extensive influence on his life and career from an early age on. We catch glimpses from her life and career as a buyer at a luxury women’s boutique, and even see Maxwell when he’s just a few years old, visiting a fashion store with his muse.—AFP-Relaxnews [...]
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Get the summer look: Martha Hunt
Martha Hunt on Instagram — Picture courtesy of Instagram/marthahunt LOS ANGELES, Aug 18 — The fashion world is officially on vacation, but luckily, the stars have been busy sharing their holiday looks with us mere mortals via social media, offering a helpful lesson in effortless summer style in the process. Today we’re taking a masterclass in beachside cool from US model Martha Hunt, who is feeling the heat “somewhere tropical.”Martha’s cryptic caption might be tongue-in-cheek, but her scarlet maxi dress is serious business. The fiery red hue is bang on trend for summer, having cropped up in the recent resort collections of Emilio Pucci, Emporio Armani and Moschino, amongst others. The spaghetti straps nod to fashion’s ongoing obsession with minimalism, while the voluminous cut gives the piece a bohemian, casual vibe. This pleated chiffon ‘Obbo’ dress from Danish brand Malene Birger is a dead ringer for Martha’s — but if you’re looking for something even more flowy, check out this ‘Mercury’ silk gown from London-based designer Kalita.A simple black mule is the ideal accessory for this look; the metallic details on Martha’s add a fun element to the look, so choose a similar approach by opting for a shoe with texture, such as this woven style from St Agni, or the ‘Emmy’ mesh mule from Rag & Bone.Martha completes her look with a delicate gold chain to tie everything together. Channel her approach with an understated piece such as this fringe necklace from Saskia Diez and voilà: You’ve got a minimalist summer look that packs a punch. — AFP-Relaxnews [...]
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Summer beauty look: Jasmine Sanders sports a sophisticated chignon
Jasmine Sanders sported an elegant low chignon while on vacation in Sardinia. — Picture courtesy of Instagram/Jasmine Sanders LOS ANGELES, Aug 18 — Taking advantage of a little peaceful downtime before the excitement of September’s fashion weeks, models and fashion icons are sharing snaps on social networks. The looks on show offer their followers an ideal source of inspiration for summer hairstyles and makeup. On Thursday, August 16, Jasmine Sanders, who goes by ‘Golden Barbie’ on social media, surprised her followers with a sophisticated low chignon, the perfect complement to her chic, sexy dress.Some fashionistas take advantage of their vacations to give their skin and hair time to breathe, but not Jasmine Sanders who has no intention of letting herself go while on vacation. Having spent a few days in Bermuda with her hair done in tight braids, the actress and model has landed in Sardinia, where she is experimenting with a series of sophisticated looks.The latest of these is a refined low chignon, which can be seen on her Instagram. In this particular photo, the very discreet bun is positioned on the nape of her neck, while the rest of her hair is dampened and slicked back with a subtle wet-look effect. It’s a look that wouldn’t be out of place on the most elegant of red carpets, but it might be almost too refined for a simple trip to the beach. — AFP-Relaxnews [...]
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Vintage Gianni Versace collection up for auction
Items to be offered on September 21 at the Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ The Genius of Gianni Versace auction, modelled by Hannah Warner. — Picture courtesy of Leslie Hindman Auctioneers MILAN, Aug 18 — A selection of Gianni Versace’s most iconic fashion pieces is set to go under the hammer in the US next month.Pieces by the world-renowned Italian designer, who died in 1997, are the focus of a sale organised by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, titled ‘The Genius of Gianni Versace: A Collection of His Iconic 90s Designs’.More than 350 vintage Versace menswear and womenswear items will be available for purchase during the sale, including pieces modelled by superstars such as Naomi Campbell and Claudia Schiffer, and clothing used in ad campaigns and on the catwalks of Milan.These include a gold leather gown from Versace’s Autumn/Winter 1994 collection, a silk velvet Canova skirt-suit from Autumn/Winter 1991 and a series of silk shirts from his Spring of 1993 ‘Miami collection’. His notorious Fall 1992 ‘Miss S&M’ fetishwear series will also be represented in the form of a black wool bondage dress, alongside pieces from his ‘Baroque’, ‘Teatro’, ‘Bondage’ and ‘Punk’ collections. The pieces were all curated by the same collector back in the 1990s.Versace rose to fame after opening his first boutique store in Milan in 1978, after which his label expanded rapidly, becoming a major player on the international luxury fashion scene. After his death, his sister Donatella stepped in to oversee the fashion empire, of which she is now Creative Director.‘The Genius of Gianni Versace: A Collection of His Iconic 90s Designs’ will take place on September 21. To view the full catalogue of pieces for sale, click here. — AFP-Relaxnews [...]
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