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22 August, 2014

Beauty In Law

How to get a stunning look for fall? Makeup artist and international beauty expert Diego Dalla Palma knows the answer. An American icon, The New York Times, tagged him as the «Italian prophet of makeup». If you want to be on top then don’t be afraid of experimenting – Diego shares beauty secrets

In Italy the name of Diego Dalla Palma has long been synonymous with f lawless makeup. Since the 70’s he has been giving the fairer sex precious tips on f lattering their assets and hiding blemishes. «I am sure femininity is worthy to be praised and highlighted - for example, using bright red lipstick and extravagant hairstyles,» says Diego.

21 August, 2014
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Bordeaux

1. Gucci, gucci.com 2. gloves, Hermès, hermes.com 3. boots, Hogan, hogan.com 4. bag, Nancy Gonzalez, nancygonzalez.com 5. shoes, Bally, bally.com 6. bag, Ines Figaredo, inesfigaredo.com 7. nail polish, Burberry, burberry.com 8. chiar, Moooi, moooi.com

The fresh new color of the season is a dark red, the magnetic and seductive tone has a lot of attitude. From a strong burgundy lip to a head-to-toe color everyone can find a way to be a part of this tempting trend

20 August, 2014
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Fish – From Sea To Table

Landlocked Milan is paradoxically famous for its fish market – the largest in Italy. Every catch is fresh here, that’s why so many restaurants shop this market to offer the freshest seafood of all kinds to their visitors

Of course, it is not a secret that the city, hosting Expo 2015 (with nutrition among its top points) is a real Mecca for foodies. Milan has everything, from gourmet restaurants to star chefs’ workshops. Start the evening with a quick drink at Bulgari’s luxury hotel bar (Via Fratelli Gabba, 7 / b), offering an array of rare wines accompanied with royal shrimp, octopus, tuna fillets and other fish delicacies. Then move on, choosing one of the Japanese restaurants for an exotic seafood menu – for example, Nobu Armani (Via Pisoni, 1) featuring a perfect mix of sushi, sashimi, tempura, oysters and carpaccio; Zen Sushi (Via Maddalena, 1); or Hama (Via Raffaello Sanziom 4), each favorite oriental culinary hot spots. Hitting the Berton restaurant in Porta Nuova (Viale della Liberazione, 13) you will find premium fish dishes.

19 August, 2014

Nouvelle Vague

Lancôme invited three Paris designers to create easy-touse and fashionable cases for the brand’s most popular beauty products – Absolu Rouge lipstick, Hypnôse Star mascara and Hypnôse Palette eyeshadows.

Jicin Ying, Alexander Vauthier and Jacquemus met the challenge and made not just cases but real handbags. This collection of designer accessories was released as a limited edition. It is only available in Milan’s mall, La Rinascente, standing next to the Duomo.

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18 August, 2014
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Venice Biennale 2014

Fashion & Beauty reveals the most interesting and unusual things to see in the famous architectural exhibition

On the 14th of June the long awaited architectural forum has opened. The theme chosen by the curator Rem Koolhaas is «Fundamentals» or «Basics». The exhibition offers to trace the way architecture has changed over the last 100 years. According to the promoters, a meaningful f lashback will help to envisage the future of art. It’s the f irst display devoted to architecture, not to certain architects’ creativity.

Despite the fact that the Venice Biennale has been around for over a century, the architectural line developed just 14 years ago. Since then the space for exhibition has been constantly expanding. It includes public gardens as well as the Old Arsenal. The Monditalia pavilion has a full-wall screen projecting videos, photos and other images. This large screen somehow reflects Italy and the whole world through it along with its great achievements and mistakes. Creators of this installation hint at the fact that lately we’ve been missing something really important. Film frames flash before the visitors’ eyes reminding them of ancient Roman suburbs and Italian villages.

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17 August, 2014

The Perfect Tan? It’s Easy!

An intense, golden tan is the must-have of every Summer. But how to get it without any damage for our skin? It’s easy: you have to follow some basic rules.

Here are the 5 most important:

16 August, 2014
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Exagerated Ruffles

The ruches are not simple details but the real protagonists of the skirts and give movement for any type of silouette

They can be delicate and sculptural or very strong, but this year the trend wants to be exaggerated and theatrical, to be wearable both day and night.

15 August, 2014
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The Future of Italian Design

Renowned architect Piero Lissoni shares with us about his thoughts on Milan as the world capital of design

Piero Lissoni has a versatile talent. At home and abroad he is known as a furniture and interior designer and architect. He is also the art director of several large Italian companies. One of his latest works is an installation in the Brera Botanical Garden, which he calls the “Geometric Park.” Clearly defined  shapes added a touch of elegance to the space and created the illusion of a labyrinth. This project was presented during the Design Week. We met Signor Lissoni to talk about his work, present day Milan and the evolution of architecture.

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14 August, 2014

Perfect Red

Beautiful and feminine, muse to Dolce & Gabbana, Monica Bellucci became the face of the Classic Cream Lipstick Collection inspired by old pictures from the 50s & 60s.

Retro style meets innovative technologies, and here comes an incredibly emollient and light lipstick. This line is tailored to the iconic, beautiful and powerful members of the fairer sex. “Lips – are the key to seduce men. Therefore lipstick plays a very important role. One proper touch can make a woman unforgettable.” – promises Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana.

13 August, 2014
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Aperitif Haute Couture

Both clothes and restaurants can be branded. Here is our list of the most fashionable places in Milan, where you can relax in style and meet famous designers

It’s not a secret that Milan is a global center for high fashion. All prestigious brands’ headquarters as well as the best showrooms and boutiques are located here. But it may be news to many that in such a metropolitan city one can also have a fashionable breakfast or aperitif. Famous designers take their creative expertise in the decoration of trendy bars and restaurants. Some locations offer not only great cuisine and admirable interiors, but also a chance to dance at your pleasure. Let’s start with Just Cavalli (milano.cavalliclub.com). Perhaps it is the most famous fashion-club in Milan. It takes a symbolic stand next to the Triennale Design Museum. Celebrities are the constant guests of this posh spot as well as those who crave for fame. It’s f illed to the brim during the «happy hour» aperitifs and as the fun starts late in the evening.

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