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I just came across something interesting I wanted to share with you: The Invisible Bike Helmet.

Hövding is a bicycle helmet unlike any other currently on the market. It’s ergonomic, it’s practical, it complies with all the safety requirements, and it’s also subtle and blends in with what else you are wearing.

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The French fashion house of Louis Vuitton has been doing a bit revamping lately and they’ve come up with a lovely ivory and beige bag. Perfect seasonal replacement for the classic, winter brown-check bag that Louis Vuitton is known for. This design looks so much fresher. Perfect for the summer.

Kate Moss and Mert & Marcus | Vogue Paris May 2011

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I was très très delited to see the latest collaboration of supermodel Kate Moss and Mert & Marcus who teamed up for May’s issue of Vogue Paris. The result of their cool join effort went way beyond earlier expectations. 1

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Custo Barcelona Goes Down a Storm in Tunisia Fashion Week

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I just came across an interesting article that spoke of the world-reknown Spanish fashion brand Custo Barcelona and its proven success in Tunisia during its Fashion Week last weekend. The Tunisia Fashion Week is the first public international event in the country since the ousting of Tunisian president Zin el-Abidin Ben Ali on January 14. [...]

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Alexander Wang Launches First Menswear Collection

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Alexander Wang is currently showing some major presence in the fashion scene. Not only has he opened a new flagship-store and started to dominate the online fashion platform, but he is also introducing a men’s Ready-to-Wear collection. Where does he find the time… 1

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You’ve Got the Power — Buying Power!

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Fashion retailer are now warning of a ‘tidal wave of inflation’. According to retail experts, sales are at an all time low and the start of 2011 has been very slow and very tough. While the actual consumption on the high-street seems to have fallen, there has been a slight rise in online sales. I [...]

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The Fashion Industry Loses John Galliano

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I’m not usually one for tabloid news, but this one was just too big not to talk about in a bit more detail. The French fashion house Christian Dior has sacked its British designer, John Galliano following alleged racist comments he made last week. Dior said it had decided to fire Galliano after seeing a [...]

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The Oscars 2011 and the Red Carpet Darlings!

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Each year after the big Oscars bash there’s a lot hoo-ha over the red carpets looks of all the Hollywood starlets. And as I was reading this morning’s news I couldn’t help but start looking at the photos, videos and highlights from the award ceremony. I mean, it was practically impossible not to. So, who [...]

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IvanaHelsinki F/W 2011 Collection Goes Down a Storm at New York Fashion Week!

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I was reading some reviews from this season’s New York Fashion Week. A few interesting success stories struck my eye… 2

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Kate Moss for Topshop – The Last Collection: What Goes Up, Must Come Down

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As we all know, Kate Moss has been designing for Topshop since 2007, and her, get this, 14th collection will be out 25th October. This collection will be her very last full collection for the brand, as confirmed by Sir Philip Green. The October release will include new designs as well as a few pieces [...]

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Nordic Designers Rock New York Fashion Week: IVANAHelsinki and Tiia Vanhatapio

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New York Fashion Week is in full motion and taking place as we speak. I was particularly interested in two designers who showcased their designs in New York this week: IVANAHelsinki and Tiia Vanhatapio. I’ve been an avid follower of their designs and the collections that they create. Here are two famous and well-respected Fashion [...]

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Presenter Fearne Cotton’s New Clothing Range: From The Love of Fashion Comes a Collection

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Are you familiar with Presenter Fearne Cotton? I got to know her during the years I spent living in London some years back. She has long been a familiar television persona and an idolised local celebrity. Probably most memorably you might remember her as the presenter of the British music chart television program, Top of [...]

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The British Fashion Awards 2010: The Nominees

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As I read the sentence: “British designers and creatives are renowned for their ability to set the global fashion agenda”, I felt impelled to find out whether I actually thought that’s an accurate statement.  And what a better place to start to unravel my pondering than the yearly British Fashion Awards which celebrates just that:  [...]

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Gucci Goes Digital: Launch of New Gucci Online Store

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The House of Gucci, the Italian fashion and leather goods label, which is owned by French company Pinault-Printemps-Redoute has now moved to the digital era with their new store, Gucci.com. Gucci.com is an interactive shopping site which attempts to bring the high-end in-store Gucci experience to online customers as well. Looks like high fashion brands [...]

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