Archive for October 1st, 2009

Burberry Prorsum Laser-cut Suede Tote

Burberry Prorsum Laser-cut Suede Tote

The Burberry Prorsum laser-cut tote is a really delightful way to add panache to a plain, dark-hued ensemble. This dark green suede tote is soft and slouchy with laser-cut finish. It has two top handles, and black leather trim. Inside, it is fully lined in Burberry’s signature check, has an internal black leather trim, and multiple pouch and zipped compartments. Designer-stamped plaque at top, feet at base finish the bag’s look.The tote’s dimensions are: Width 19″ / 48cm x Height 17″ / 43cm x D…

Yves Saint Laurent Le Sixième Bag

Yves Saint Laurent Le Sixième Bag

The Yves Saint Laurent Le Sixième Bag is as sexy and as exotic as you can get. At first glance, you would think it is just a really chic bag with a unique chain handle, silver-tone hardware, and fold-over flap. But a closer look would reveal that the bag is made of superbly finished stamped leather stingray. You read that right. Stingray. Studded and designer-embossed clasp fastening, and push-studs at sides complete the handbag’s look. Add exoticness to your professional wardrobe with it. The h…

A Different Way to Eyeliner

A Different Way to Eyeliner

Normally we try to trace as neat a line as possible when putting on eyeliner. That practice was thrown out the window at the Zero + Maria Cornejo fall 2009 runway show. Makeup guru Dick Page drew several black lines onto models’ eyes using soft brush strokes. “The eye look is based on one of the prints in the collection,” says Page. “The cream liner gives a dense black finish and the Shiseido Hydro-Powder Eye Shadow in Violet Visions provides traces of color. There’s no contoured, detailed shad…

The Best Ways to Wear Blue Eye Shadow

The Best Ways to Wear Blue Eye Shadow

At the Versace Fall 2009 fashion show, models sported enigmatic, dark blue peepers. Blue was also the color of choice at Nicole Miller, Rebecca Taylor, and Tibi. When something pops up at multiple fashion shows, it is practically an emerging trend. But if you are a little apprehensive about strutting out in such a hard-to-pull of color, top makeup artist and global creative design director for P&G Beauty, Pat McGrath shares a few tips with Elle on how to wear blue eye.”When you go out at night …

Apple-Infused Anti-Aging Cream

Apple-Infused Anti-Aging Cream

 An apple a day keeps the doctor away, so the saying goes. They might as well switch ‘doctor’ with ‘dermatologist’ or ‘plastic surgeon.’ Lancôme has just released its latest anti-aging product that contains extracts from the fabled fruit. Lancôme’s new Absolue Precious Cells has apple lysate which helps prevent UV damage. It also contains tried-and-tested anti-aging formulas such as ceramide and Pro-Xylane, a peptide derived from beech-wood. Absolue Precious Cells does not only…