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  • Things to Do in Florence

    Things to Do in Florence

    Florence is quite small and beautiful. Stroll the Duomo, one of the most beautiful churches in the world. Everytime we walk by it, it takes our breath away. You can go inside but the line is usually quite long, wrapping around the building. There is also the opportunity to climb 400 tiny steps to go up in the bell tower. After the Duomo, walk through the city center, visiting stores, and you will run into Piazza della Signora, which is a large […]

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  • Ermanno Scervino Women’s Runway Fall/Winter

    Ermanno Scervino Women’s Runway Fall/Winter

    During Milan Fashion Week, Ermanno Scervino’s Fall/Winter 14-15 collection explores femininity in all its nuances. A scenic setting of smoked-glass mirrors reflects a Woman who is a traveller, committed, passionate and ageless. A cosy and sensual style expressed through the language of caressing and precious materials. Top quality knitwear plays a starring role, featuring irregular geometrical motifs, sometimes combined with fur. Bon-ton coats and micro-dresses are studded with rivets, setting off the textures of the pastel shades. For evening, even […]

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  • Beyonce and Jay-Z Grammy Fashion

    Beyonce and Jay-Z Grammy Fashion

    There’s no denying that there is amazing chemistry between the princess of pop R&B and the ruler of rap. Beyonce and husband Jay-Z performed at the Grammy Awards last night, opening up the event in a steamy and sultry performance of Beyonce’s “Drunk in Love”. The princess was dressed, or half-dressed, in a curve-hugging Nichole de Carle thong bodysuit, Saint Laurent black crystal embellished tights, custom bra,  La Perla collar, custom Stuart Weitzman heels, and Jennifer Fisher earrings. Jay-Z was super elegant […]

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  • Quis Quis Kids Fashion Show

    Quis Quis Kids Fashion Show

    The Velvet Circle was on the scene at Pitti Immagine Bimbo in Florence where Quis Quis Kids showcased their Fall/Winter 2014 luxury childrenswear collection. Through eight different themes, designer Stefano Cavalleri created a beautiful and elegant show – gorgeous reds, blues, laces, silks, flowers, velvets, and a respectable back to school outfits which put everyday uniforms to shame. Gorgeous and smiling little children walked the runway to the sounds of Florence and the Machine, Ella Fitzgerald, and Gypsy Kings.

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  • Moon and Lola

    Moon and Lola

    Raleigh, North Carolina is full of delightful local boutiques, featuring items made in Raleigh or elsewhere throughout the state. On my recent visit, I stopped in to one of the most deliciously appealing stores in the city, Moon and Lola. This jewelry boutique features necklaces, earrings, bracelets and other high fashion items, all designed and produced in North Carolina. Designer Kelley Shatat sells her jewelry not online in Moon & Lola stores but throughout other retail outlets in North Carolina. […]

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  • Phillip Plein

    Phillip Plein

    For the first time in Milan, designer Phillip Plein showcased his Spring/Summer collection, opening with white rapper Iggy Azalea and then featuring an all-black model lineup. Opening up the show were supermodels Liya Kebede and Alek Wek. The new Spring/Summer 2014 Collection alternates total black and absolute white, or black & white, as in the mini perfecto jackets with positive/negative lapels, belt and cuffs. CristianoMagni PR.

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