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THE SCENT OF BRIONI

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Posted by 10.25.14

When you think of Brioni, the sensuality of fine Italian cashmere, silk, and wool come to mind. It is a label that speaks to prestige and elegance, most notably for finely crafted luxury menswear.  A made to measure Brioni suit is the ultimate male status symbol — a mark of quality for a man who won’t settle for less than perfection.

The Italian couturier has launched a brand new fragrance, simply named Brioni. As you would expect, the hand fashioned bottle is a work of art in itself, and suitable for the Brioni man with discriminating taste. Designers Patrik Fredrikson and Ian Stallard created a modern bottle by hand that captures the movement of light and fabric in motion. Inspired by

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AMOREPACIFIC AMPOULES GIVE SKIN A BOOST

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Posted by 09.24.12

Sometimes you just want to give your skin an extra boost, particularly if you have a special occasion like a wedding or graduation to attend. The new Advanced Time Response Intensive Skin Renewal Ampoule Set from AmorePacific contains 4 ampoules formulated to be used over 4 weeks to help promote collagen synthesis to give skin additional smoothness and elasticity. Corrective rather than preventative, the ampoules also help reduce discoloration.

Described as “age defying immersion therapy,” the ampoules feature a concentrated amount of a green tea active called EGCG, said to contain antioxidant benefits that are 200 times more powerful than vitamin E. These antioxidants work to extend

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ODE TO KEVYN

Posted by 12.14.11

The late makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin loved to make up faces. His book Making Faces, published in 1997 chronicles the cosmetics magic he could bestow upon real people, who through his artistry all looked like stars. He is famous for his editorial and celebrity work, having done makeup for models and performers like Amber Valletta, Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington,  Julia Roberts, Sharon Stone, Cher, and Gwyneth Paltrow. In fact his big break came in the mid-1980s, when he was hired by Vogue magazine to work on a photo shoot of Meg Tilly, which was photographed by Steven Meisel.

With his far reaching vision, Kevyn was always inclusive and known for his gay activism. Sadly, Kevyn’s caree

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AMOREPACIFIC LAUNCHES TIME RESPONSE

Posted by 10.26.11

AmorePacific may just be the largest beauty brand that you’ve never heard of. The 16th largest beauty company in the world, the Korean personal care giant has over 20 cosmetics, skincare and fragrance brands including the recent acquisition of French fragrance house Annick Goutal.

The uber luxury signature brand – called simply AmorePacific  – has just released an anti-aging collection entitled Time Response. The collection is formulated to restore the skin’s volume, density and elasticity by repairing the skin at its deepest levels. It reverses the signs of aging by activating the three genes found to stimulate cell renewal. The formulation harnesses the power of privately culti

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