Quote of the day

“Most of the young people today look dreadful. And celebrities look even worse.”
Stern words from Iris Apfel, whose make-up range for MAC launches in January

Introducing Avenue 32

“We want Avenue 32 to offer a fresh and interesting mix of established and lesser known brands as we were both so tired of seeing the same brands on every single website or in every department store,” says Roberta Benteler, founder of the just-launched etail site that aims to give those brands more control over how they’re presented. (more…)

Deborah Turbeville shoots Valentino SS12 campaign

Loving everything about this pic from Valentino’s SS12 campaign. Strong and romantic with the signature pop of Valentino red – so nice to see them use Deborah Turbeville to shoot in lieu of the usual suspects. Wonder if she shot using film and Polaroid? (more…)

Good things come in small Chanel-shaped packages

Top of my Spring-Summer 2012 fantasy shopping list is Chanel’s ‘package’ bag complete with chain ‘string’. Utterly impractical, utterly adorable. Alas, I don’t even know if it’s going into production. (more…)