October 2006


In cold season, which came to us with all its whims and freaks, footwear always has a special importance. Things we choose should not only be stylish and actual, but also very comfortable. And what can be more important in winter?

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As they sashay on stage during the award functions of the Oscars, the Tony’s, the Emmys, Globes, and Grammy’s, one is bound to notice the efforts that go in to make a great impression on the audience and the fashion watchers.

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This fall, march into style in a military coat, which will be available in a variety of lengths. Pea coat or trench, straight or with a flaring bottom, soldier- and sailor-inspired outerwear is most recognizable by its rows of oversize brass buttons.

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Irene Galitzine, Italy’s “fashion princess” whose gowns clothed Jacqueline Kennedy, Sophia Loren and Audrey Hepburn, died on Friday, a spokesman for the national fashion association told Reuters. She was 90.

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Beam Global Spirits & Wine Inc., a unit of Fortune Brands (NYSE:FO), today announces that its flagship cognac brand Courvoisier(R) will become the world’s first luxury spirit brand to enter the high-end fragrance market through the launch of Courvoisier(TM) L’edition Imperiale.

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China’s wealthiest lavished 500 million yuan, or $63 million, on Hennessy spirits, Porsche sedans, South African diamonds and other luxury goods during a show in Shanghai, double the value of transactions a year ago.

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Pearl jewelry is simply hot!! Tiffany is opening up more and more jewelry stores selling designer pearl jewelry.
Wherever you look..every bridal magazine, every jewelry catalog, you will find loads of diamond and pearl hoops, earrings, pearl strands, pearl necklaces, pearls…and more pearls…with no sign of letting up!

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About three-fourths of middle-aged and older women are sexually active and two-thirds of them are at least somewhat satisfied, according to a new study. Black women are more satisfied with their sex lives than their white counterparts.

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If there’s one statement that can rile up Dr. Gwendolyn Goldsby Grant, it’s that. The nationally-known psychologist and Essence magazine columnist hears it frequently on national computer dating service advertisements, and confesses she can barely contain herself.
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