December 2007


Cuff and bangle bracelets and cocktail rings “are also must-haves for the season,” reports David Hacker, vice president of trend and color for Kohl’s. However, he says via e-mail that “necklaces continue to be the top jewelry item, with pendants being most important.”

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The British Fashion Council has admitted that many of the recommendations made by an inquiry into the health of models have yet to be implemented.

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Six of the most iconic models of the past 20 years have come together for a spectacular new advertising campaign by French luxury goods brand Louis Vuitton.

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When you’re tired the last thing you want to worry about is how you look. But sometimes you need to look your best — whether you’re hosting a party or leading a business meeting — regardless of how exhausted you feel.

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Influential people in the U.S. fashion industry finally began talking openly about the unicorn in the kitchen that everyone had been ignoring: sickly thin female models. Concern had become so great that pressure to explore the matter resulted in a public discussion in February during New York Fashion Week — even if the industry chose to talk about raising awareness rather than taking concrete steps to address the problem.

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Here’s a thought: Every single designer in the fashion pantheon started out as a precocious newbie bent on mixing things up. With a little moxy and lots of talent, they built ironclad legacies, but established as they may be, they can’t keep a stranglehold on the industry forever.

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For many people, the cold clear days of winter bring more than just a rosy glow to the cheeks. They also bring uncomfortable dryness to the skin of the face, hands, and feet. For some people, the problem is worse than just a general tight, dry feeling:

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Not sure what your kids should wear to all the holiday get-togethers? Luckily for them, holiday style has come a long way since the reindeer sweater. So whether you dress him in a classic tan suit or her in a bohemian flowered skirt, they’ll still look cute and stylish.

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Hubert de Givenchy expanded into the fragrance business 50 years ago using a famous face as inspiration: his muse, the late Audrey Hepburn. L’Interdit was the first “celebrity” fragrance, created to honor the friendship between the designer and actress.

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When good makeup goes wrong, these fast fixes will restore your beauty and confidence… and you will be just another pretty face. Now, back to our regularly scheduled feature, your five free beauty tips: 1. Clumpy Lashes — Use a lash comb with metal teeth or a soft, kid’s toothbrush.

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