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Chanel Rêve d’Orient Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Rêve d’Orient Quadra Eyeshadow

The Chanel Rêve d’Orient Eyeshadow Quad includes shades of glimmering gold, rich brown, luminous beige and deep, matte black. The top of each eyeshadow is embossed with stars.  This palette is almost too pretty to use, but go ahead enjoy as these are go to holiday colors. A few weeks ago Chanel quietly released the […]

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Gwen Stefani for OPI Don’t Speak Pure 18K Gold Top Coat

Gwen Stefani for OPI Don’t Speak Pure 18K Gold Top Coat

OPI announces the release of the Gwen Stefani for OPI Don’t Speak Pure 18K Gold Top Coat inspired by singer/songwriter and designer Gwen Stefani.  Featuring gold leaf flakes dusted with iridescent glitter, Gwen Stefani for OPI Don’t Speak Pure 18K Gold Top Coat adds gold foil texture to nails when worn over any OPI lacquer […]

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OPI gift sets for holiday 2014

OPI gift sets for holiday 2014

OPI announces three new gift set for the holidays – Trend on Ten and VIP trio sets in Red Over Heels and Two Tone Manicure. Trend on Ten includes an assortment of ten of the top-selling colors, ranging from soft pink, white and silver to heavily-pigmented red, coral and burgundy offering our best shades at […]

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Alona Shechter from psoriasis sufferer to treatment provider

Alona Shechter from psoriasis sufferer to treatment provider

Alona Shechter is well known for the lectures she personally gives to so many psoriasis sufferers,  her own story began in 1987, when as a mother of two toddlers, she woke up one morning to discover that a red rash had appeared on her skin. A dermatologist diagnosed her with psoriasis, and she was sent […]

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Dior Golden Shock Holiday 2014 Makeup Collection

Dior Golden Shock Holiday 2014 Makeup Collection

Dior always arrives into the holiday season with one of the most the most festive and glamorous makeup collections for Christmas. Dior Golden Shock release is not an exception with all the golden tones for the nails and eyes and the red shades for the lips, encased in vintage inspired packages. Dior Golden Shock Holiday […]

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Food & Wine

Tips for Adding Flavor – Not Calories – to Meals

Tips for Adding Flavor – Not Calories – to Meals

There are many ways to flavor a dish, so lighten up on the sugar, salt and butter by exploring healthy alternatives for culinary pleasure.  Here are quick and easy tips  from Kuhn Rikon for adding taste, not calories, to meals. Enhance salads and side dishes with flourishes of fruits and veggies with the Box Mandoline […]

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Sofia Italian dinning overlooking Yalong Bay The Ritz-Carlton Sanya

Sofia Italian dinning overlooking Yalong Bay The Ritz-Carlton Sanya

Luxurious resort vacations are unique in ways they offer extraordinary experiences: among those most valued by guests is the choice of culinary destinations accessible within the resort environment. Welcome to Sophia at the Ritz-Carlton Sanya, where guests can enjoy an authentic Italian dining experience overlooking Yalong Bay along China’s Hainan Island. Upon entry into Sophia, […]

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The Ritz-Carlton Sanya – celebrate at the Sand Restaurant

The Ritz-Carlton Sanya – celebrate at the Sand Restaurant

As the sun sets majestically over China’s tropical Hainan Island, the ideal place to celebrate the first day of an immersive resort vacation is at the Sand restaurant and bar located within The Ritz-Carlton Sanya resort. A mere stone-throw away from the beachfront, the Sand plays host to its discerning guests by affording impressive views […]

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La Locanda classic Italian cuisine atop of Harbour City

La Locanda classic Italian cuisine atop of Harbour City

Hong Kongers undoubtedly have a love affair with Italian cuisine; this is evident by the number of Italian dining spots – from the very basic eateries, to the Michelin-stared fine dining venues that have attracted celebrity chefs from Italy’s numerous culinary regions. We welcome La Locanda, Hong Kong’s most recent addition purposely aimed at serving […]

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La Quintinye Vermouth Royal arrives in Hong Kong

La Quintinye Vermouth Royal arrives in Hong Kong

Welcome to the world of La Quintinye Vermouth Royal at their recent launch event in Hong Kong at Alchemy, Macro Asia introduced La Quintinye Vermouth Royal. Born in the heart of the vineyards of Charente, France, and made using the finest ingredients including Pineau des Charentes, La Quintinye Vermouth Royal is elegant and refined vermouth […]

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Fashion

Bastien Gonzalez international sole man launches at Landmark Mandarin Oriental HK

Bastien Gonzalez international sole man launches at Landmark Mandarin Oriental HK

Bastien Gonzalez began his global launch of BGA InSoles at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, as he sets off around the globe this innovative Pedi:Mani:Cure guru brought together a select group of media at The Oriental Spa to demonstrate his new concept. BGS InSoles are derived from extensive podiatric research and designed to bring […]

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Asia Fur Fashion Day cutting-edge Hong Kong 2014

Asia Fur Fashion Day cutting-edge Hong Kong 2014

Fur garment design in Hong Kong has been sparkling on the international stage, and this pride is being continued with the achievement of cutting-edge young local designers. In particular, four “post-90s” young designers represented Hong Kong in the first Asia Remix. Mok Oi Chi Iris, one of the designers, remarkably won the Silver Prize and […]

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Blackglama is The Legend

Blackglama is The Legend

Blackglama unveiled its newest advertising campaign, as the brand continues to evolve into fashion from celebrities.Since the campaign’s inception four decades ago, Blackglama has featured some of the world’s most acclaimed entertainers, including Sophia Loren, Diana Ross, Audrey Hepburn, Lauren Bacall, Marlene Dietrich, Elizabeth Taylor, Lena Horne, Liza Minnelli and Janet Jackson. Beginning with the […]

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Bendon announces Heidi Klum as the face and creative director of its flagship Intimates collection

Bendon announces Heidi Klum as the face and creative director of its flagship Intimates collection

Bendon, one of the world’s leading Intimate apparel companies,  announced an exciting new partnership with supermodel and television host Heidi Klum, as the Creative Director and face of Bendon’s flagship Intimates collection, succeeding Elle Macpherson after 25 years with the brand. Klum has established herself as a style and beauty icon. In what is believed to […]

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Alexander Wang x H&M collection debuts in New York

Alexander Wang x H&M collection debuts in New York

The Armory on the Hudson in New York City was transformed from an indoor track and field stadium to a fashion arena for the global launch of the Alexander Wang x H&M collection. Jessica Chastain, Mary J. Blige and Dakota Fanning were among the guests who saw the performance-wear inspired collection presented on the futuristic […]

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Lifestyle

L’Oreal Paris Ninth Annual Women of Worth Celebration

L’Oreal Paris Ninth Annual Women of Worth Celebration

L’Oreal Paris honored 10 women for their extraordinary contributions to their communities at the ninth annual Women of Worth celebration Tuesday night and recognized Phyllis Sudman, co-founder of Simon’s Fund, as the 2014 Women of Worth National Honoree. Inspired by L’Oreal Paris’ iconic brand philosophy, “Because You’re Worth It,” the Women of Worth program shines a […]

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Rimowa celebrity opening in Miami

Rimowa celebrity opening in Miami

Luxury luggage brand RIMOWA celebrated the opening of their first Miami location at 115 NE 40th Street with an Art Basel event. This store marks the brands eighth free standing location in North America. “Miami is a remarkable city and we feel greatly honored that RIMOWA now also has its own store here,” says Dieter […]

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The Legendary Langham Sydney reopens their harbourside retreat

The Legendary Langham Sydney reopens their harbourside retreat

For those who travel to Sydney and have seen the transformation of Paddington over the years into one of the most sought after neighborhoods a breath away from the Sydney Harbor Bridge, are in for another surprise as The Langham, Sydney has now completed a $30 million transformation of its landmark property. World class design […]

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Sydney set to stun this summer

Sydney set to stun this summer

Millions of people are expected to visit Sydney this summer to soak up the sunny days, balmy nights and exciting calendar of events. According to the NSW Government’s tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW, Sydney typically welcomes around 15 million visitors between October and March each year. The 2014-15 season will be no exception, […]

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The Ritz-Carlton Sanya Club lounge adds to the resort experience

The Ritz-Carlton Sanya Club lounge adds to the resort experience

Many travelers have at one time or another stayed on an executive club floor within a hotel and quite often for business reasons. A recent stay at The Ritz Carlton Sanya would offer the opportunity to experience their club level within their resort environment as opposed to a city hotel. My four day stay in […]

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