Seven Fashion Week Beauty Trends that are best avoided

Posted by admin on Oct 18, 2010 in beauty, opinion


Fashion Week is meant to be a dazzling display of creativity and ingenuity and showcase the best and the brightest that we have on the planet. Clothes that make it down the runway will inspire new trends and fashion statements, and ensure that the Primarks of the world get to work at creating cheap knock offs very quickly. Amongst all the loveliness, there are some questionable choices, and none moreso than in the world of beauty. We’ve seen trends that are meant to inspire, but I’d say avoid at all costs. Here’s my rundown of the Fashion Week Beauty Trends that are a total fail.

The Double eyebrow look, as seen at Pam Hogg S/S 2011 (pictured above)

This show featured fierce looking models, with fiery eyes and slick hair.. but all anyone could notice was the strange twig like eyebrow they were all sporting. Beauty fail alert.


The Black Eye Chic look as seen at Bora Aksu S/S 2011 at London Fashion Week

This show featured models in cool printed tunics with flowing locks.. and what looked like a black eye. I can’t see the ‘Punched in the face’ look ever working as a style statement, so go easy on that eyeliner. Read more…

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Behind the scenes with Sara Blonstein at London Fashion Week 2010

Posted by admin on Mar 19, 2010 in Celebrity, style

sara-blonsteinA disused vault filled with rat droppings and crumbling masonry may have put some people off, but Sara Blonstein saw only the potential of the space. The ‘Dead House’ vaults are located under Somerset House and had remained disused for many years, with the walls featuring gravestones of people who had come to rest there. To turn this rather grotty looking cavern into a space worthy of hosting London’s fashion elite was a monumental task, but something Sara saw as a challenge. ‘My first thoughts were, ‘Oh my god- what a natural catwalk!’ she said, and the space is now firmly established as the venue to be at LFW, hosting the Fashion East show.

I went backstage with Sara to see how things worked behind the scenes, and with a show scheduled to start at 1pm, we had an early start of 7am. Her crew were already hard at work, prepping the stage area, planning security and going over the music, and it was intriguing to get a sense of how something like the show is created, as there’s far more than just aesthetics involved. Sara swept in, a vision in a leopard print coat and pink lipstick. Read more…

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