Brands

Talking with your hands



Karen Walker jewellery photographed by Advanced Style photographer Ari Seth Cohen

Wow, what a great set of editorial images from Ari Seth Cohen. These images are from Karen Walker’s recent jewellery shoot and feature the expressive hands of two of Ari Seth Cohen’s ‘Advance Style’ friends. (more…)



Carnival vibes



Converse Notting Hill Carnival trainers

I might have to put aside my allegiance to plain off white All Star high tops, in deference to these Carnival tribute Chucks from Converse. Aren’t they jaunty? Converse has released these exclusive limited editions today on Converse.com (£70) along with two customised styles by British music artists Lady Leshurr and Clara Amfo.

I have a love-hate relationship with Carnival. (more…)



Quote of the day: John Dempsey



The Estee Edit Irene Kim and Kendall Jenner

“We live in a world where everybody buys everything. Every girl is a different girl every single day. Someone can buy something from The Estée Edit one day, buy something from Flirt, then next day buy something from Bobbi Brown. The days of being defined by one brand or one person, whether I like it or not, are out the window.” (more…)



For Insta-girls: Chanel N°5 L’Eau



Chanel N°5 L'Eau - a new version of the iconic scent aimed at the Instagram generation

While the fragrance spotlight is on Louis Vuitton this month (it’s pushing boldly into the fragrance arena with the launch of seven unique scents), there’s big news from the Chanel camp too.

Chanel N°5 has a cool younger sister about to grab all the attention, a fresh, lighter version of the iconic perfume. (more…)