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Scandinavian Showcase New York Fashion Week Launch Event

SCANDINAVIAN SHOWCASE LAUNCHES FOR FALL/WINTER ’13 NEW YORK FASHION WEEK

Scandinavian designers SIPILÄ, Viona Blu, and Olav are making their debut to the US market this season with an exclusive showcase event! The pop up showroom, located at 208 West 29th street between 7th and 8th avenues, is open to special appointments for buyers and press from Monday February 11th to Tuesday February 26th. Their first time showing in New York, The Scandinavian Showcase introduces these influential new brands and transports you overseas from the comfort of the Garment District. The showcase debuted on Tuesday, February 12th at an event at No. 8 with attendees such as Amanda Leigh Dunn, Becka Diamond, and Neon Hitch.
Designer Linda Sipilä’s collection, SIPILÄ, is known for its high standard of design and feminine detailing. Featuring easy-­‐to-­‐wear dresses, tunics, and separates cut from fine materials, it is the epitome of minimalist luxury. Viona Blu, designed by Sirpa Kalliola,…

Lip Bliss is Virtues Lip Gloss

This new innovative lip gloss line Lip Bliss™ from What’s Your Virtue® feature shades named after virtues such as Devotion, Kindness, Wisdom and Generosity - sending women a positive message that beauty starts from within.

With shades of bronzed red, warm coral, rich mulberry and golden brown sugar, this line has the perfect hue to match any personality and complexion. To keep lips silky smooth Lip Bliss bundles fortifying castor, cranberry, safflower seed and peppermint oils, plus the protecting properties of anti-oxidants, green tea extracts, and moisturizing vitamin E. Lip Bliss™ is gluten free, not tested on animals, and contains no parabens.

KATE UPTON WEARS WISH SCARF IN SPORTS ILLUSTRATED 2013 SWIMSUIT ISSUE

Blonde bombshell Kate Upton dons a scarf by Australian line Wishfor Sports Illustrated's 2013 Swimsuit issue. For the second consecutive year, the model and actress graces the cover of the publication, this time for a polar-themed shoot in Antarctica. The beauty heats up the Antarctic wearing Wish's white fur scarf. The Australian line create creates edgy, sophisticated pieces for stylish young women across the globe.
WHO: Sports Illustrated cover model Kate Upton
WHAT: The model wore:
Wish Montana Scarf in Ivory, Price: $79.00 www.wish.com.au

ABOUT WISH: Wish is an Australian label filled with a whimsical and eclectic mix of boho-chic styles. Started out of a passion for beautiful clothes, the inspiration for the line comes from the natural beauty and magic of Australia. The designers behind Wish love to create edgy yet sophisticated clothing for the stylish young woman who loves to put a glamorous touch on her everyday wardrobe. The unique and exclusive silk prints…

Rebecca Wang Attends BAFTA Awards 2013

Argo beat the competition to take the gong for Best Film at this year's BAFTAs, with Skyfall awarded Outstanding British Film. Leading Actor went to Daniel Day Lewis for Lincoln, Emmanuelle Riva was named Leading Actress for Michael Haneke's Amour, while Christoph Waltz and Anne Hathaway walked away with the awards for Supporting Actor and Actress respectively. Although it garnered the most nominations overall, Steven Spielberg's Lincoln did not receive one for Best Director. That award went to Ben Affleck for Argo.
The 2013 BAFTA award nominations were notable for their variety and quality, representing big-budget blockbusters, stunning international cinema and left-field independent films. The awards were always predicted to be "a wide open race", and this, to quote BAFTA's chairman Michael Willis, "really reflects the health of cinema throughout the world."

Stephen Fry hosted the evening, and a stellar list of nominees and leading memb…

BRANDY and SALLI RICHARDSON Sparkle in EKATERINA KUKHAREVA

These two glamorous stars love to make a fashion statement, and both looked timeless and gorgeous in this edgy Ekaterina Kukhareva black and gold mini dress, with a pleated one-shoulder sash overlay and macrame embellishment. Superstar R&B singer Brandy first donned the bold look at the 2012 American Music Awards in November. Following suit, classy and stunning actress Salli Richardson stepped out in the shimmering ensemble while hosting the 21st Pan African Film Festival on February 7th. The London-based designer Ekaterina Kukhareva's classic and sexy pieces are made for gorgeous, confident women who enjoy standing out from the crowd, just like Brandy and Salli.
WHO: R&B singer Brandy and Actress Salli Richardson
WHAT: Brandy at the 2012 American Music Awards and Salli Richardson at the 2013 Pan African Film Festival wearing a:

Ekaterina Kukhareva short viscose dress with gathered golden neckline and sleeves. Pleated one-shoulder sash overlay with macrame embel…

The fourth edition of The Ledge Recap

THE LEDGE 25th-27th January 2013 The National Hall - London Olympia The fourth edition of The Ledge; the UK’s only action sports lifestyle trade show, took place on 25-27th January in Olympia, London.
Providing an essential platform for both established and up and coming brands to come together, this years event was met with even more enthusiasm than the previous shows. The atmosphere was tangibly positive, encouraging plenty of big business to be conducted live on the show floor.
Bringing together a consortium of key brands within the action sports and lifestyles sectors The Ledge showcases the strength and importance of brands within today's market. Since its inception in 2011, the show has proved just how successfully it can provide a platform for retailers. 2013 was no exception, allowing retailers to view new and exciting brands under one roof - in a central London location - a show 'for our industry, by our industry, supporting our industry'. Visitors were pl…

Black & Denim Brand on Kickstarter

Tampa-based men’s lifestyle apparel brand, Black & Denim, launched their Kickstarter campaign today Monday February 11, 2013 at 5:00 AM EST. They will also be hosting a party to kick off the campaign on Monday February 11, 2013 from 7:00-9:00 PM at 3104 North Armenia Ave, Suite 2, Tampa FL 33607. Admission is free.


The link for the campaign can be found at http://kck.st/VP8FkC.

Made and sourced with 100% American raw materials, Black & Denim is a Lifestyle brand with a spirit as resilient as the American Dream. It conserves the essence of the history of American craftsmanship where it was born. Its authenticity is expressed though its collections made of casual articles of clothes and accessories for men that are inspired by Americana, music and the American lifestyle. It can be found in over 90 boutiques across the United States with showrooms in New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago. The Kickstarter campaign will enable Black & Denim to start their women’s col…

Kelly Clarkson Accepts her Award in State Room Jewelry at The Grammy Awards

Kelly Clarkson Wins in State Room Jewelry at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards Kelly Clarkson looks phenomenal in State Room Jewelry as she accepts her award for Best Pop Vocal Album at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, CA on February 10th, 2013. Kelly wore the Turquoise and Blue Sapphire Rose Earrings in 14KT Gold from State Room Jewelry.
State RoomJewelry is the line by Sarin Minassian whose collection offers both subtle, elegant pieces to bolder, statement ones. The collection is inspired from trends from around the world, and provides pieces that can transition from day to night.State Room Jewelry has already been spotted on celebrities like Anne Hathaway, Morena Baccarin and Blake Lively and is available for purchase at www.stateroomjewelry.com.
State Room JewelryTurquoise and Blue Sapphire Rose Earrings in 14KT Gold. $1720.00