Archive for May 21st, 2009

Neon Nails for Summer

Neon Nails for Summer

Neon has been featured in several designers’ collections this year. It’s not surprising then that Essie, the nail tint brand that brought us last summer’s most blinding shades, released a whole new bunch of eye-catching colors which are sure to conjure up images of the sea, sand and vividly painted toes. The New York-based nail expert’s latest offerings include Punchy Pink, an icy watermelon; Flirty Fuchsia, a fluorescent magenta; Funky Limelight, a Day-Glo yellow; and Perky Purple, an electric…

Nicholas K Max Weekender

Nicholas K Max Weekender

Summer is the perfect time for weekend getaways. When packing your belongings for a weekend in the country, not just any old duffel bag will do, not for the modern vacationer anyway. And the modern vacationer is what Nicholas K designer Nichole Kunz had in mind when she came up with the Max Weekender. Modern vacationers are laptop-carrying, gadget-operating ilk, and they can’t bear to part with their devices.The Max weekender is the perfect solution. Inside, it is divided into three roomy compa…

Common Projects Women’s Shoes

Common Projects Women’s Shoes

Fashion’s gender switcheroo trend continues. Having already gone through tops and jeans, the trend has spread over to footwear. Common Projects, the shoe brand for men that rapidly gained a cult following, confirmed that they will be releasing a women’s line for fall ’09. The debut capsule collection will replicate some of the label’s classics such as ultra-basic, super-sleek low- and mid-top sneakers. “It’s a real women’s shoe, though,” notes Common Projects co-founder Prathan Poopat. “No heel…