Beauty director Adriana Ermter breaks down fall’s biggest beauty trends. Get the lowdown on ’80s redux, mile-high pompadours, glam curls and more. There’s lots more packed into our Fall Beauty Guide: 5 ways to wear a crimson lip, runway-tested products, and the top hair and makeup on the catwalk. Videos after the jump. Read more »
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This season, the archetypal red lip is exceedingly versatile. In many textural permutations, from matte to gloss, each crimson hue reflects a different undertone—be it berry, black, blue, orange or fuchsia. After its display of cosmetic dominance on the Fall 2009 runways, there’s no sidestepping this principal shade. Rouge is the right choice.
Some of us in the office are mourning the end of summer (if indeed it ever arrived), but this reporter is always quite happy to welcome the nip in the air that accompanies the end of the silly season. After the jump, we round up our picks for the best fall jackets to buy right now. Read more »
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Fall 2009 runways were awash with colour-blocked eyes and Duran Duran hair, rocketing us Marty McFly–style back to the future, circa 1985. Why? Because everything ’80s is new again. Lipstick is bright, bold and iridescent. Fragrance is intoxicatingly opulent, steeped in history. And counterculture strolls down memory lane, redefining drugstore cool.
Photographer Gabor Jurina–one of FASHION’s BFFs–went to yesterday’s Chanel couture show and sent us this report. Check out his work at gaborjurina.com (or in the Summer issue of FASHION) and his blog at gaborgeous.com.
Last evening’s Fall 2009 couture presentation from Chanel was the perfect combination of French luxury with German precision. Kaiser Karl pulled it off yet again, to the pleasure of his devotees. There was a sea of Chanel bags, in every shape, colour and fabric. It was a virtual retrospective of past Chanel collections in the audience. The genius of Chanel is that even though we shoot it for our pages of FASHION Magazine on lithe young women, it works beautifully on ladies of any age. Read more »
Gallery Page and Strange (1869 Granville St., 902-422-8995, pageandstrange.com), located in Halifax’s historic Granville Mall, houses the best walls in the city. Encompassed by the sleek columns, stunning molding and sky-kissing ceilings of a bygone era, the building’s old brick walls have been slathered in a fresh, modern white that would make any artist salivate. These gallery walls, and the contemporary art that hangs from them, created the perfect setting for last Thursday’s unveiling of Katrina Tuttle’s (katrinatuttle.com) Fall 2009 designs—a collection that has painted classic ideas in a coat of modernity. Read more »