Cholesterol is a wax-like, fatty substance which is naturally found in all the cells of the body. It is needed to synthesize vitamin D and manufacture hormones, among other things. Your body mostly manufactures all the cholesterol it needs in your liver and you can also get it in the foods you eat, such as meat, full-fat dairy, eggs, coconut oil and more.
As a home of craftsmanship, in Milan classic tailoring brands like Canali, Giorgio Armani and Ermenegildo Zegna, Prada, Fendi and Dolce & Gabbana, Billionaire, Phillip Plein and MSGM presented their Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collections. We, spotted some trends that will make the men look really stylish during the next cold seasons. See what we define from the designers' models:
Let’s face it—the most stylish men you know are also likely the most successful, right? Much like women’s love for high-end yoga wear, men appreciate their dress-down time on the weekends. But when it comes to weekday wear, a business suit really sets the tone for someone who wants to get things done and done well. And, while a perfectly tailored suit is an absolute must, accessories for said suit can go a long way in making the look complete. And, no, we don’t mean a Fedora but, hey, if you can rock that thing the way each member of the Rat Pack used to, we say go for it. Looking for other accessories to highlight your business suit in the best possible way? Read on for magnificent ways to man-cessorize. Yeah, we went there.
A good suit communicates respectability and style; and is a statement of status and authority. But only if it’s done correctly. Knowing the correct etiquette of what, how and what not to wear for an occasion, is important. So the correct style, colour and fabric of a suit for a particular occasion may need to be selected carefully. If it hasn’t been thought through properly, there is a danger of just looking foolish in a fancy suit. Phillip Alexander have vast knowledge and experience in advising their customers on the correct tailor made suit to wear and most important, what not to wear.
Expanding on well-loved slip-on styles in his men’s collection, including the Dandelion loafer, SS17 sees Christian Louboutin introduce a new range to join his beautiful classics – an expanded collection of more casual, timehonored loafers. For the season, a new last was developed; with a curved vamp and higher toe spring, it offers a relaxed, easy, elegant look for the Louboutin ‘homme.’
Opening with a performance from Brooklyn-born star Nas, and staged in the landmark New York Public Library, the show is a personal love letter to the neighborhoods of New York. In a city where everyone is a stranger, where everyone is from somewhere else, neighborhoods are what make New York home. From the Bronx and Chelsea to Queens and the Upper East Side, neighborhoods help shape characters and create an identity.
When you browse the Internet for new makeup ideas, the focus is typically on the eyes: winged eyeliner, glittery eyeshadow, subtle dark hues, shimmering looks that pop with color. From formal looks with light, delicate shades to explosions of sequins and glitter, there's a look for every style, and a guide tailored to every eye shape and color. The world of skin care products is similar, with an avalanche of creams, powders, liquids, and bronzers dedicated to smoothing out your skin tone, protecting your face from the sun, and keeping your skin clean and moisturized. At times, it can be almost overwhelming to find the look that's right for you, with so many products on the market that you could fill an entire warehouse.
A basket-ball court, cheerleaders, popcorn vendors, breakdancing mascots, the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team and infamous rapper Busta Rhymes all packed into a 3-D mapping experience set the pace for Philipp Plein’s sports-driven, unconventional and high-geared Spring/Summer 2017 men’s collection.
And here they are - your favorites among all nominees in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for September 2016...
A signature black palette glimmers with touches of red, gold and silver while heads are topped with cool wide brim hats. Leather jackets are often air-sprayed byhand like graffiti murals and blazers are covered with shining superhero crystal pins.
King Felipe VI of Spain is a monarch with a style - that's for sure! The monarch is loved and appreciated by the citizens of his country and the results of BGFN readers' voting prove it - he is the winner in Most Stylish Men 2015 - Category Politics.
Felipe VI is the King of Spain. He was born in 1968 and ascended the throne in June 2014, following the abdication of his father, King Juan Carlos I. He is the world's third-youngest reigning monarch, after King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan and Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar.
The official award ceremony of the most elegant Bulgarians for 2015 took place on December 10 in Vitosha Park Hotel .
PHILIPP PLEIN continues his high-octane odyssey into the world of hip-rock, a modern day fusion of hip hop, heavy-metal, rock and rap that takes its genesis in the punk scene.
“When a woman carries a handbag, we look at her shoulders. When she slips on a pair of heels, we observe her walk. If she applies lacquer to her nails, we admire her hands. With its slow circular application, lip make up becomes a rich and sensual gesture. Whether accentuating or mattifying the lips, this little object has the ability to transform the entire face.”
More than just a lipstick, Sophia Loren N°1 is a loving tribute from Dolce&Gabbana to Sophia and all women. The colour makes it truly unique: a bright cherry red created by the Designers with Sophia Loren to enhance the deep pigmentation of her lips. It’s her red, it’s her signature.
The MANGO eyewear sunglasses line in the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, South Africa and Thailand
The fashion brand MANGO and Opticalia continue to make headway in their international expansion plan, which began in October 2014 by selling MANGO Eyewear in Poland.
An incredible post-modern and futuristic atmosphere is the set-up of the #PLEINPUNK show at Milan ́s Social Music City. An enormous Globe of Death at the entrance sets the mood of the show, with six stuntmen making acrobatic jumps and turns in the location. In the center of the runway more than 65 destroyed cars colored in gold and silver gave the feeling of an art installation. Right before the model ́s entrance a flaming car appeared and drove fast around the set followed by two vintage police cars like a classic chase scene from a movie. American Hip-Hop sensation Tyga kicks off the show performing his hit : Rack City.
The spirit of mountain climbing is the key element of Phillip Lim collection for the next cold season. It is incorporated in modern outerwear looks - blue and earthy toned jackets, relaxed trousers, long minimal coats, sharp parkas...
If you want to keep the tonus of your body, you definitely have to choose the folklore dances. What is better than dancing?
An enormous functioning rollercoaster dominates the gutted interior of Milan's historic Palazzo delle Scintille. The black matte structure is covered in Led lights and as the train commences its wild ride, Azealia Banks kicks off PHILIPP PLEIN'S Fall/Winter 1516 women's fashion show. Followed by a super cast of models including Lindsey Wixson, Jessica Stam, and Binx Walton strutting to a punk rock soundtrack interspersed with amplified sounds of the rollercoaster making its way around the track.
World famous model Cara Delevingne is the face of the new Chanel campaign. The 22-year-old supermodel, who is part of a luxury fashion house's campaign not for the first time and is a regular on the catwalk for designer Karl Lagerdelf, has been given a retro military vision for the photo shoot.
H&M is proud to announce it has signed a long-term partnership with the Belgian show jumpers Nicola and Olivier Philippaerts, currently ranked as 55 and 43 in the world.
The Philipp Plein woman for pre-fall 15 is wrapped in dreamy muted shades of lavender, gray, violet, foggy white and sky blue, along with pastel pink and jet black. Sophisticated looks in coordinated skin tight studded leather pants and matching jacket under a fur vest or slim tailleur with zipper accents.
A dedication to the extraordinary, a devotion to beauty and a passion for rock and roll are the key elements of every Philipp Plein collection. His Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection is titled PLEIN WARRIORS.
'These memories and Beirut were the steppingstone of my passion for design. It was these things, along with the courage, the grace and the elegance of the women of my city that influenced the person I am today. And if there were to be a message behind my couture collection, it would be: thank you', said Elie Saab for his Spring-Summer 2015 Haute Couture collection.
Breathing new life into timeless designs, SS15 shakes off the cold with a wit and spirit that is distinctly Louboutin. Colourblocking takes on the Education; a classic brogue oxford, and Gondolier; a low-top sneaker, will help you get your kicks wherever you roam. For the more modest gentleman, Fes and Greggo deliver clean silhouettes in smooth dark leather.
For the ADV Campaign of his Cruise 2015 collection the designer chooses to immortalize the ironic and glamour soul of the collection through the unconventional eye of the American photographer Dylan Don. As set a maxi studded “photobooth” which perfectly reflects the pop/rock mood of the campaign. Protagonist of the shooting is the gorgeous topmodel Roxy Kiscinska.
Philipp Plein’s new Spring/Summer 2015 collection was inspired by the ocean, its coral barriers and its abysses. The audience was invited to an underwater show of enhanced reality with a 65 meter runway-stage illuminated by a system composed of 75 lights with 3D projections.
At Dior, when gold and colour collide, they create a chic look with the promise of a beautiful Golden Shock... This winter, the precious metal blends with the bold hues from the runway looks to reveal their intensity, illuminating them with shimmering pearlescence, beautifully enhancing the aura of reds, pinks and browns. A token of femininity and a modern classic, gold heightens colours with its precious radiance.
150 high school and college students (designers-to-be) were selected by the White House to participate in this first of its kind Fashion Education Workshop, aiming to show what it takes to be a success in the fashion industry.
Venezuelan-American fashion designer Carolina Herrera presented her latest collection on September 8, 2014 in the USA, during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York. And it was all about the pure beauty of flowers - roses, parrot tulips, lilies and magnolias.
The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York is hosting a new exhibition called Exposed: A History of Lingerie. It traces the developments in intimate apparel from the 18th century to the present, featuring more than 60 lacy, racy exhibits from the Museum’s permanent collection. The exhibition is running from June 3 to November 15.
Rihanna launches our new M∙A∙C VIVA GLAM with two strikingly bold shades of red frosted Lipstick and Lipglass, perfectly capturing her fearless, confident style. Every cent of the selling price of VIVA GLAM Rihanna goes toward helping women, men and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Limited-edition, soft-touch red packaging features RiRi's signature.
Supermodel Kara Delevgne once again took the fashion world, this time as the face of the cosmetic campaign of French luxury brand Yves Saint Laurent.
Orange is one of the hottest Spring-Summer 2014 colors.
For example English actress and model Emma Watson was wearing a stylish black gown combined with fresh orange lipstick for the 'Noah' movie premiere (26 March 2014, New York).
But of course everything began from the catwalk...
The actress Sarah Jessica Parker, known for her character Carrie Bradshaw from "Sex and the City" has already presented hir collection of shoes.
Having drafted his first design 28 years ago and after showing his 99th collection last season, Hannibal Laguna presents ONE HUNDRED. A collection that encloses the essence that has been characteristic of the brand since its origin. A return to the expression and meaning of classical tailoring as part of its creative process, where the dialogue between the client and author takes place.
Victoria's secret presents new makeup line for the holidays. Here you can find the most suitable tools for creating some impressive and memorable makeup looks, which will go best with the perfectly chosen garments of yours. The beauty secrets of the gorgeous Victoria’s Secret Angels are revealed.
Youth - that's the key word of Hedi Slimane's Spring-Summer 2014 collection for 'Saint Laurent'.
The Saint Laurent woman is a stroppy girl who still smells of teen spirit with her teeny sequin dress, a jacket with big shoulders and sparkling silver ankle socks.
The garments are mixture of the 1970s and the mid-1990s by way of Los Angeles grunge. It's for the brave woman, who is self-confident and bold.
Menswear becomes more and more impulsive, capricious and flirty. In other words - more and more feminine.
Summer 2014 menswear collections are full of floral motifs, lace, fishnet and tropic tones.
And while Brands like Lanvin and Jill Sander still keep offering classic outfits, some other fashion houses take our breath away with their eye-catching looks. For example...
Pieces of Versace Spring-Summer 2013 collection, created by Donatella Versace for 'Atelier Versace', can be defined as 'tailoring with a lingerie edge'. Yes, it includes a few oversized jackets, known as 'boyfriend jackets', but they couldn't catch the eye like the lacy tops with their crinkles, slashes and low-slung belts. The casual almost-nudity of slashed 'n' laced skirts and slipdresses fitted right in. Striated colors reminds about desert sands and deep, warm blue - about night skies over Cabo.
Last Friday, 12 April, New Zealand brand Zambesi presented its Spring-Summer 2013/2014 collection during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Sydney, Australia. This was the most elegant Zambesi's collection for some time now. Key words were minimalism and pragmatic clean lines.
The fashion brand Prada has come out with a pair of stiletto-heeled sandals with bright pink patent leather lips with a lit cigarette hanging delicately from the lips. The sexy, 1980’s inspired “Lips” shoes feature a foxy ankle strap and half inch platform. The model is from their Spring 2012 collection.
The Italian-made heels cost $890 at Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue. There's also a pair of "smoking" slides for $590.
Last night, on the eve of London Fashion Week, at the iconic London landmark Battersea Power Station, the cream of the fashion world and London’s most stylish elite gathered to celebrate 10 years of Kate Moss and Rimmel. Arriving at the venue by helicopter (replicating Kate's dramatic closing scene in her new TV commercial for Rimmel where she is seen escaping the paparazzi), Kate Moss was then driven to the entrance in a Rimmel branded London black cab to make her electrifying appearance. Dressed in a vintage black dress and her personally designed Kate Moss Lasting Finish Lipstick Collection in Red (shade no.1) Kate looked the epitome of London cool.
Sicily is the inspiration of the designers of Pietro Filipi for the collection Autumn-Winter 2011/2012.
The models in the women's collection are inspired by the 50s and 80s, with respect to the women's forms, with underlined higher waist, accents on the shoulders and retracted silhouette of the trousers. The romantic floral motives, silk, velvet accessories and lace make a strong contrast with strict jackets in men's style.
In its summer collection many cosmetic brands rely on lip gloss more than typical lipsticks.
This is not surprising because the gloss is more suitable for daytime makeup in the summer, while the lipstick is perfect for evening gatherings. In its Summer 2011 collection Burberry presented a gloss, which would impress every woman with its texture and color range. The maker-up give prominence to three shades - № 8 Cameo (soft coral), № 4 Blush (red-purple), № 6 Brick Red (wine).
Pink, yellow, orange and green – these are the colors of your clothes and make-up this spring.
The catwalk “nominated” the bold colors for favorites this spring. But from all the playful, rich, summer shades, the stylists choose their four winners – pink, yellow, orange and green, which are true favorites for the upcoming hot days. We can paint ourselves from head to toe with those colors.
Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana presented its limited collection of decorative cosmetics with the eloquent name "Italian Summertime".
Source of inspiration for the new collection, traditionally was the prêt-a-porter collection by Dolce & Gabbana for Spring/Summer 2011, which itself is the embodiment of true femininity. The creators of the cosmetics line Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, call it “a fresh interpretation of Sicilian culture...
If you are looking for a fun and new way to update your makeup for the upcoming spring 2011, take a peek at the brand new limited edition collection by MAC Cosmetics titled Jeanius!
The MAC Jeanius spring 2011 makeup collection comes with fresh spring pastels and luscious shades. As the makeup collection's name suggests, line is inspired by the spring 2011 denim trends and suit the season's textures and colors perfectly.
The season Spring/Summer 2011 marked the triumphant return on the stage of the “retro style” trend: the collections of many designers are strongly influenced by the style o the 70s. Following that trend, the cosmetics giant Lancome released a limited edition seventies inspired lipstick, called “Lancome French Touch Absolu”. It is inspired by the icons of the 70s and the legendary Studio 54. The packaging looks like a glam disco ball and the main color juicy berry, which is universally flattering and wearable by everyone.
After Naomi Campbell, Mischa Barton and Pierre Sarkozy, Peaches Geldof!
Peaches Geldof, who represents the new generation international fashionista and pop rock.
The golden boy of glamour, loved by international stars like Marcus Schenkenburg, the Beckhams and Heidi Klum, presented his new fall/winter 2001/2012 collection under the flashing neon lights.
The more makeup you wear, the more important is to clean it properly from your face. The makeup leads to pimples because it blocks the pores.
Use specially formulated cleanser for the lips and the eyes, this will help you to remove even the waterproof makeup, without pulling the sensitive skin around the eyes. The skin around the eyes is very thin and sensitive.
Spring is already knocking on our door. You may not believe it, but after the Christmas holidays, the warmer weather comes imperceptibly, and a fresh, new trends will come with it.
The black color famously never goes out of fashion and the smokey, black makeup is present this spring and summer too. Black and smokey grays are smudged out over the lid and under the eye to give a mysterious look. The heavy eye makeup is worn with a nude lips and just a hint of blush on the cheeks.
Singer Gwen Stefani has signed a contract as the new face of French cosmetics giant L'Oreal Paris.
"I can't believe I get to be one of the L'Oreal Paris girls. To get to work with such a modern, talented group of people is really exciting. I'm a lucky, lucky girl," said the star. Gwen Stefani is famous for her own brand LAMB, which includes apparel, footwear, handbags and watches.
This year, two colors will be synonymous of sex appeal, charm and beauty. Gold and red shades will take over the trends in 2011.
If you want to look dazzling inspire yourself from this gorgeous makeup trend, especially perfect for the spring-summer season. The bright, warm colors like red and golden will help you to create an adorable look, that can be adapted to any occasion and style.
Rumours have been bouncing around when Lady Gaga signed up last year to work with MAC on the Viva Glam campaign and it can be safely confirmed that Lady Gaga will once again be the face with Viva Glam in 2011 and will shot by Nick Knight and styled by Nicola Formichetti. MAC is now reporting that the Gaga campaign, which also stars Cyndi Lauper, has been its most successful to date.
Fashion house Dior presented new makeup collection for Spring 2011. The collection is inspired by the endless shades of grey color that radiates a high class aura as well as elegance.
The collection indeed is sculpted around the visual effect of gray in combination with pink which has a deeper essence than just the matching of two complementary and harmoniously vibrating hues.
Rich shades, warm tones and pinks mingled with coppers - Chanel's gorgeous new holiday beauty collection has arrived
This year, Chanel's Christmas collection draws inspiration from a famous saying by Epicurus: “Let us succumb to temptation before it disappears.” Think warm tones, pretty pinks teamed with bronzes and coppers: 'Fuchsia is a playful weapon of seduction' in the new range. The combination of bright fuchsia cheeks, bold pink lips and copper brown eyes is absolutely stunning.
Only one in four women consider the expiration date of her cosmetic products, according to dailymail.co.uk. Other women put their health at risk by using cosmetics for several years, even if they start to smell funny or discolor.
At some point, aging cosmetics lose their effectiveness to fight bacteria no matter how careful you are when using it. But there are steps we can take to extend the shelf life of our cosmetics and protect ourselves from infections, like pink eye and skin breakouts.
Kate Moss has created a jewelry line for the chain stores Topshop and the presentation show will coincide with the latest clothing collection, which will also be the last that the British model creates for the retail chain, informs Philip Green, the owner of Topshop retail chain, one of Kate’s good friends.
The jewelry line designed by Moss includes precious and semi-precious stones.
Young Portuguese designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista, who was recently tapped by French sportswear giant Lacoste, featured retro-futuristic silhouettes in his collection, with second-skin leotards with lozenge-shaped cutouts and sheath dresses with scythe-shaped appliqués.
The designer provided plenty to mull over by tempering his conceptual leanings to focus on clean separates with a sporty bent.
Wear purple lipstick this Fall and you will be on top of the trends. According to various Fall runway makeup trend reports, the plum colors is in for 2010. The purple lip it’s all you need.
Let your mouth be the main course and keep the eyes light. It is important that you choose the right shade – women with golden or darker skin tones can wear a blue-based plum, ant those with fair skin – stick to pinky purples.
The shows at Paris Couture fashion week for Fall/Winter 2010-2011 included designers like Chanel, Valentino and Jean Paul Gaultier, who presented breathtaking collections along with equally stunning make-up looks.
The biggest Paris Couture fashion week beauty trends are:
The less is more when it comes to skin. During the Fall/Winter season the foundation should be seamless and transparent.
Exfoliate the dry skin on your lips daily. If you want to keep the skin on your lips smooth regular exfoliation is the key, You can do this with a clean, dry toothbrush (a new one, not the one you use for your teeth). Put on the lips a little bit of Vaseline and then gently brush your lips with the toothbrush for several seconds. Do not brush them too hard or they will be raw and sore. After that exfoliation you will feel your skin smooth and gentle.
Put on the lip balm as often as you can. Without moisturization getting smooth and kissable lips is virtually impossible.
Apparently the hats Lady Gaga has been wearing lately haven’t been strange enough for her, so she’s decided she wants to start designing her own hats. How to start doing that? By learning to create her headwear under milliner Philip Treacy.
The singer has applied for an internship with Treacy after the two worked together on several headpieces. He designed Lady Gaga’s lobster hat, as well as her famous telephone-shaped hat.
In previous articles, we have looked through the different fashion trends in clothing, shoes, hairstyles and manicure for spring-summer 2010. It is time to pay attention to the trends in hair accessories for the upcoming summer.
This season the hair accessories will not only complete the hairstyle, but will be definitely eye catching. They will be one perfect accent to your style and your dress.
Hairstyles have always been an important part of fashion and being unique with your hairstyle can only benefit your beauty and style.
As in previous seasons, and during this summer the most important makeup rule is the perfect base. Fond De Teint must be applied evenly without forming spots. The tan of the entire face must be perfectly smoothed – if the first step to perfect makeup is done well, we can avoid the heavy eye makeup, because this season trends will be all about natural makeup. Interesting in makeup for summer 2010 is the contrast not between the eyes and lips, but between eyes-eyebrows. The fashion trends make necessary the thick and dark eyebrows with a very bright and gentle eye makeup.
Which part of the female body instantly nails the eyes of men? To answer this question experts asked men personally.
In the U.S. were asked 100 randomly encountered on the street boys what part of the female body first attracts their attention. 81% of men responded that they first look at the eyes of a woman and lips are noticed second.
As for the preferences on the ladies makeup men unanimously prefer dark, well-marked eyes.
The 'Changeling' actress, who is renowned for having sexy full lips, swears by Shea Terra's Menthe Orange Organic Shea Lip Butter to keep her mouth soft and kissable.
The lip balm boasts a variety of unusual products including raw golden beeswax from Uganda, virgin coconut cream oil, African potato, Namibian tsamma melon seed oil, rooibos, chamomile flowers and wild Namibian plum oil.
The reasonably-priced mouth moisturizer also contains mint oil, meaning it doubles as a breath freshener.
NIVEA Lip Care’s new innovative caring formula enriched with Hydramine, a precious active ingredient found naturally in the skin, and Grape Seed extract supports longlastingly the natural moisturisation for soft and supple lips.
Its unique blend of fruity flavour, shimmering pigments and glossy colour makes your lips even more desirable.