John Galliano Creates Fashion Buzz
Aug15

John Galliano Creates Fashion Buzz

Founded: 1989 – Paris, France during Paris Fashion Week Founder: John Galliano  History of John Galliano 1988 – 1989 John Galliano graduated with honours from Saint Martin’s School of Art in Fashion Design. His first collection was bought in its totality by a London fashion boutique, Browns.  After a few failed partnerships, German agent Faycal Amor (owner and designer of fashion label Plein Sud) became...

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Most Popular Celebrity Fragrances
Aug11

Most Popular Celebrity Fragrances

Ever since Elizabeth Taylor starred in her own celebrity perfume, White Diamonds, celebrity brand fragrance lines have become the rage. Entertainers, sports figures, actors and actresses have all signed on with perfume houses to further their name as a brand in the form of a scent. Faithful fans love this latest trend and flock to purchase the fragrances so they can smell like their favorite celebs. Celebrity brand fragrances are not...

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A Luxurious Treat – Elizabeth Arden & Red Door
Aug01

A Luxurious Treat – Elizabeth Arden & Red Door

Founded: As Red Door - New York City, New York – 1910 Founder: Elizabeth Arden Highlights of Elizabeth Arden Co. 1890 – 1914   Elizabeth (Florence Nightingale Graham) had to drop out of high school due to family’s finances and went into nursing school. After deciding it was not for her, she met a chemist who was developing creams to help acne sufferers. She was intrigued enough to create and sell her own cream...

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Victoria’s  Secret Top Models
Jul28

Victoria’s Secret Top Models

Models have always been women to watch, but in the last decade Victoria’s Secret models have become world wide celebrities – super models who are known as much for their sexy lingerie-clad body as their gorgeous faces. Many of the top girls who model for Victoria’s Secret have become role models for younger women as well as trend setters. They are in a class of their own and a few of them are practically superstars,...

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Most Expensive Celebrity Hair Stylists
Jul24

Most Expensive Celebrity Hair Stylists

The cost of a great hair style, cut and color has risen dramatically over the past two decades. Now, many stylists are making more per hour than some some CEOs. It may not make sense in the world of business, but in the fashion and beauty industries these people are highly valued, respected and worth every cent. They are, in fact, a giant part of what makes it all happen. Glamour, beauty and style are important to our sense of who we...

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The Fashion Empire of Vera Wang
Jul22

The Fashion Empire of Vera Wang

Founded: 1990 New York City, New York Founder: Vera Wang  Historical Highlights 1970 – 1990 Vera Wang started her fashion career at Vogue, where she where she worked up the ranks to become a senior fashion editor. After being turned down for the editor-in-chief position, Vera left Vogue to work for Ralph Lauren as his design director. She excelled in the fashion world and in 1990 she opened her first design boutique. Since, she...

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The Fashionable Gucci Group
Jul21

The Fashionable Gucci Group

Founded: 1921 in Florence, Italy Founder: Guccio Gucci 1921 Gucci is an Italian fashion brand that continues to be an impressive, forward-thinking company. Started by three Gucci sons, the company became known for finely crafted leather goods such as handbags, shoes, skills, knitwear and over the years continued to add products to its high-end line-up. The fashionable Gucci Group started in Florence and although it eventually moved to...

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Fashionistas Love Prada
Jul18

Fashionistas Love Prada

Founded: Milan, Italy 1913 Founder: Mario Prada Prada History 1913 – 1953 Mario Prada and his brother Martino opened a leathergoods shop that sold trunks, handbags and other leather items. Prada’s research and development paid off with the launch of a new nylon made of a twisted weave – reminiscent of silk. Luisa Prada, daughter of Mario, took over the company in 1953. 1977 – 1979 Miuccia Prada, grandaughter of...

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Fashionable Wedding for Justin Bieber’s Manager
Jul10

Fashionable Wedding for Justin Bieber’s Manager

Justin Bieber’s manager, Scooter Braun and his lovely bride, Yael Cohen celebrated their marriage in a star-studded wedding in Whistler, Canada over the July 4th weekend. For those who aren’t in the know, Scooter is the agent who discovered Bieber in 2007 by watching YouTube videos of the singer. So naturally, the Biebs attended along with other stars like Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Ariana Grande, Sophia Bush, Asher Roth, Ed...

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Red Carpet Fashion at Broadway’s Tony Awards
Jul08

Red Carpet Fashion at Broadway’s Tony Awards

On June 8, the stars were out and shining at the 68th annual Tony Awards. The nominees sparkled on the red carpet and the high energy of the A-list crowd kept the evening exciting and entertaining. Host Hugh Jackman literally hopped all the way to the stage, in a tribute to Bobby Van’s bopping routine from the 1953 musical, Small Town Girl. It was a lively start. This was Jackman’s fourth time hosting the Tony’s and...

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Most Expensive Beauty Products
Jun25

Most Expensive Beauty Products

Beauty products come in all prices, packaging and performance levels and although they are all filled with promises and hopes of improving one’s beauty and appearance, many don’t deliver. Drug store brands like L’Oreal and Cover Girl appeal to one type of shopper while MAC and Chanel target others. Then there’s the luxury brands, like La Mer and Guerlain with products that are made for the affluent woman. The...

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The Sparkling World of Tiffany & Co.
Jun21

The Sparkling World of Tiffany & Co.

Founded: New York, New York – 1853 Founder: Tiffany & Company was founded after Charles Tiffany took over the earlier Tiffany, Young and Ellis stationery store. History of Tiffany & Company 1837: Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young opened Tiffany, Young and Ellis. The store sold stationery items, as would have been popular during that era. 1845: Tiffany’s published the Blue Book – its first mail order...

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World Cup Glamour Wives and Girlfriends
Jun17

World Cup Glamour Wives and Girlfriends

The World Cup has once again grabbed the attention of soccer fans worldwide. The competition turns fierce as global viewers get up at all times of the day to watch their team play. Soccer has always been a big sport in many countries, but it took Americans a while to see it as mainstream. Now they are crazy for it. While the battle for the Cup continues, we turn our attention to the gorgeous glamour women who are sashaying across our...

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Chanel Means Comfort and Luxury – Chanel History
Jun16

Chanel Means Comfort and Luxury – Chanel History

Founded: Paris, France 1909 Founder: Coco Chanel Chanel Quote: “Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.”   Chanel History 1909 – House of Chanel opened its doors as a millinery shop. Ground floor of a Parisian flat of socialite and textile businessman Etienne Balsan. she was his mistress. Coco started attracting the attention of the wealthy friends of Balsan and began selling her uniquely designed hat....

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10 Most Expensive Films Ever Made
Jun14

10 Most Expensive Films Ever Made

Mega-adventure movies always come with a high budget and the more technology involved, the greater the cost. Many production houses are looking for lower-budget films in the hopes of garnering a healthy profit; yet the big-ticket blockbusters continue to be made and still set their sights on clearing a blockbuster profit, a franchise and possibly a bit of merchandising revenue, as well. Take a look at this list of top ten most...

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