Thursday, January 28, 2010

Green Chic - Nicole Kidman's eco-chic SAG hair, Tips from stylist Robert Verdi and more!

Factio Magazine gets Nicole Kidman’s 2010 SAG Awards "Beach Hair" with eco-friendly product by David Babaii! Find out which one!

Fashion Pulse Daily
gets some great V-Day suggestions from renowned stylist Robert Verdi!

Guiltless & Glamorous
rounds up the start of the awards season's cruelty-free red carpet fashions!

Home Green
gives you tips on how to switch to a facial thats tough on dirt and easy on the environment

Looking Sharp!
discovers Fancy Clothinga new Pittsburgher designing wares with thrift store finds!

My Beauty Bunny
asks the question - What are parabens and should we be worried about them?

Posh Swaps
talks fashion and sustainability with some useful tips.

Runway To Retail
finds out if H&M is Lying About 'Organic' Cotton Click Here

Shopping and Info
idea for Valentine’s Day Gift ala Angelina Jolie give to charity in the name of your loved one.

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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

H&M Lying About 'Organic' Cotton

The German Financial Times, after some testing, has revealed that the large store chain, H&M has been fibbing about their “certified organic” cotton products. Although rumors have been spread about them destroying and throwing out old clothing, this may be just a tad worse. The labeled organic cotton products have been proved to contain genetically modified cotton from India. The blame may be on the organic-certification agencies, according to authorities in India. However, H&M should be looking further into their products they are selling to consumers who believe they are getting a product that is better for the environment. Those consumers will most likely be unhappy to know that a store they trust has been lying about products that are supposed to be making a difference. - Emily Ekern

CFDA Designers Doll Up Barbie

Look by Justin Giunta

Last year for Barbie’s 50th, there was a runway show during fashion week to celebrate the doll’s rich history within the fashion industry. Since this was such a hit, this year’s birthday is being celebrated with the new launch of Mattel’s Barbie Basics doll who has been accessorized by top CFDA designers, including Isaac Mizrahi, Deborah Lloyd of Kate Spade, Betsey Johnson, and Tory Burch, among many more. These special edition dolls are being sold on eBay through February 7th, starting at $100, and all of the proceeds will directly benefit the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s education initiatives and scholarship programs. So let’s see what you got designers! In the words of Aqua's Barbie Girl song, “Imagination, life is your creation!”
-Anna Elyse Lautmann
Look by Alexis Bittar

Look by Tory Burch

Banana Republic Launches Luxe Leisure Capsule Collection

Banana Republic thinks that women should be able to have fun in the sun and look good doing it all year long! The retailer has announced their new Luxe Leisure capsule collection, a compilation swimwear, tunics, and other summer attire, which will be available 12 months a year beginning at the end of March in their warm weather, and several other select locations. The pricing of the new collection will be similar to the current line, will be separate from the spring and summer collection, and will include two more collections for the fall and winter season. So, don’t let your lack of warm weather wardrobe slow you down and start planning those winter getaways today!
- Anna Elyse Lautmann

Monday, January 25, 2010

Tom Binns Designs a Jewelry Collection Inspired by "Alice and Wonderland"

Things are getting curiouser and curiouser for Disney Signature and Disney Couture jewelry. Tom Binns has designed new collections for each brand using Tim Burton’s new film ‘Alice in Wonderland’ as inspiration. These ‘Tom Binns for Disney’ lines represent the different characters from the movie including Alice, the Mad Hatter, and the White Rabbit. The signature collection features six necklaces from $575-$1000, and the couture collection includes 43 pieces from $50-$200. Tom Binns has a unique way of designing for the runway using photo inlays, lace accents, and Swarovski crystals. His over-the-top style and interesting qualities will transfer to these pieces. When asked about his new endeavor, Binns said, “I cannot imagine a better story to cultivate my relationship with Disney.” So don’t be late for the very important date in February when you can find the collections nationwide. For more info, click here.
- Emily Ekern

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Zac Posen for Target *PHOTOS

Target has recently released photos of its new line by designer Zac Posen! Now, after appealing to a high-end crowd, he’s moving on to release more affordable designs like cocktail dresses, long patterned frocks and separates. Posen is known for his female designs and is loved by many of the top stars, including Natalie Portman, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, and Cameron Diaz, to name a few.
-Anna Elyse Lautmann


Monday, January 18, 2010

Rachel McAdams Spotted at the Cinema Gaumont Marignan in Paris in Alberta Ferretti

For the long awaiting opening of “Sherlock Holmes” star Rachel McAdams, who plays the alluring role of Irene Adler, decided to wear an original creation by Italian design house of Alberta Ferretti for her photocall at Cinema Gaumont Marignan in Paris. This particular piece is part of Ferretti’s fall 2009 ready-to-wear collection. McAdams chose to wear a warm grey knee length wool simple sheath style dress with black sheer sleeves that contained jewel accents around the top of her sleeves to help accent her alluring ensemble.
Brittany Berryman

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

H & M's First Organic Collection Out Spring 2010

Romantic, exotic, glamorous and abstract are all of the terms that describe the first eco-friendly collection coming out by H & M this spring! Materials include organic cotton and linen, recycled polyester and tencel. Check out the gorgeous designs for yourself!

Elisabetta Canalis for Roberto Cavalli Underwear *VIDEO

Elisabetta Canalis (also known as George Clooney's leading lady) is the woman representing Roberto Cavalli Underwear in their Spring/Summer 2010 campaign. Eva Cavalli was the art director for the shoot, which was shot in London in November and has a nineteenth century feel including Louis XVI style sofas, gilded mirrors, and baroque upholstery. Photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot shot Canalis in a matching underwear set of animal print satin and black, a suspender belt, and a marabou feather trimmed silk robe. The line is sensual, seductive, and feminine, and they wanted the campaign to represent that. Roberto Cavalli said, “For my next underwear collection I was inspired by a real woman, with appeal, charisma and sensuality. [Elisabetta’s] Mediterranean beauty and intense appeal interpret an intriguing super-feminine woman.”
-Emily Ekern

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Green Chic - the best in eco-friendly fashion and beauty!

Giveaway Alert! Factio Magazine is giving away the Katherine Kwei Joyce-Carry All (as seen on Sienna Miller) and Pop System 40 - Swivel Chair from IQMatics! Sign up today!

Fashion Pulse Daily reviews the latest We Love Colors legwear and quickly becomes obsessed!

Guiltless & Glamorous
says to start 2010 out right with her first in a four-part series of posts on cruelty-free product lines to try in the New Year!!

Looking Sharp!
checks out The Garbologist’s Wife , a designer creating clothing for the ‘real’ women with up-cycled fabric and vintage finds.

My Beauty Bunny
shares her favorite cruelty-free acne scrub!

Posh Swaps
is really excited to Celebrate International Day of Swishing with an online swap party, A great way to recycle clothes!

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Wednesday, January 6, 2010

H & M Spring 2010 Images Released with Model Hana Soukupova

We are feeling spring with H & M's latest 2010 catalogue featuring model Hana Soukupova. Makes us want to venture off to somewhere warm and sunny now!

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