The one dress that stole my heart at the Oscars

Roman empress or Han princess? I’d say no earthling. Cate Blanchett in Givenchy Haute Couture looked absolutely fairy for the first time after the “Lord of the Rings”. This statuesque pale violet pleated long dress, highlighted by a little yellow on the square shoulders,  goes so well with Cate’s fair complexion and classy attitude. I wish I can slip into such a Givenchy…

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How can a poncho fight HIV

Fashion has always been particularly sensitive towards taboo diseases such as AIDS, be it the famous nude celebrities calendars or special shopping events (read also A night with Mawi of London). But how can a poncho fight HIV? Well obviously not any poncho can do that. It has to be Kenneth Cole. The American brand has launched this hooded double-faced, unisex poncho…

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Take your front row seat at Belle Sauvage (video)

Belle is for beautiful and Sauvage is for wild. The question is, how can anything smashingly wild feel utterly beautiful? Virginia Ferreira and Christian Neuman answered their part on the catwalk, by giving life to a seductively aggressive and primitively honest female who always knows, says and gets what she wants. [Watch video at the end of the article] The show started with…

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London Fashion Week starts today

Would you like your fashion or beauty items styled or test-driven to be featured in a review for PaulaTrendsets? London Fashion Week starts today and the team of PaulaTrendsets will be trendspotting at the Embankment Galleries. Just post a comment so we can get in touch with you. Get the party started!

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Akong London presents “Conquistadora” at London Fashion Week

Akong London will be showing the brand’s new collection, “Conquistadora”, in the Lower Embankment Galleries during the London Fashion Week starting this Friday 18th February. Here is a preview of some of the most exciting pieces from the A/W 2011-12 collection which will be following the current “Midas Touch” S/S 2011 collection. Nicole Akong went for bold ethnic colors and warm materials instead of…

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