A lover of all things mid-century, Lynsey Le Keux founded Le Keux Events after finding it hard to source supplies and accessories for her own vintage wedding in the UK. Since going into the wedding planning business, she has added organizing burlesque and dirty dancing nights for bachelorette and bachelor parties, in addition to other special events. Once again, necessity required the multi-talented Le Keux to teach herself vintage hairstyling for promotional photo shots, and ultimately opened Le Keux Vintage Salon in Birmingham, England, and Sugabillys pin-up model agency in 2010. In 2012, she launched Le Keux Cosmetics, knowing exactly what her customers need to create the vintage looks
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No need to share your coveted Boots No7 Protect & Perfect Serum with your husband, boyfriend, or son anymore. The beloved UK pharmacy chain has just launched its No7 Men skincare line in the US at Walgreens and Duane Reade drugstores nationwide—that means your man can get his Brit on at more than 8,000 locations.
There are approximately 16 No7 Men products available in the UK and six of them have made the journey across the pond. Those items are:
No7 Men Protect & Perfect Intense Serum (ARV $24.99) – Just like the women’s serum, this one fights loss of elasticity and wrinkles, but in a formulation better suited to men’s skin. Use in the morning and night, and follow w
As a fashion and beauty house, Christian Dior is all about French chic. As a store, the UK’s Harrods is all about luxury. So can the twain meet? Yes, indeed, at the Dior at Harrods extravaganza, running now through April 14. It is the ultimate match made in beauty and fashion heaven that reaches an entente cordiale between the two countries, all in Central London.
Go back in time to Paris of 1947. M. Dior launches a fashion collection that came to be known as the New Look. It may be hard to imagine its impact given the London or Paris of today with their cheap, fast fashion, but for women in France, who had been deprived of new clothes for nearly ten years, it was a fresh breath o
Just ask any little girl, and they will tell you what they really, really want to be when they grow up. The answer? A princess, of course! For many, dressing up as one for Halloween or other occasions just never feels like enough, and it may not be. (Disney alone has 10 princesses to choose from!)
And little girls may never fully grow out of this phase. The fantasy may just morph a bit. Instead of becoming a princess, many women are happy to simply look like one—especially if she looks like the Duchess of Cambridge Catherine Elizabeth “Kate” Middleton, the pregnant wife of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (son of Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana). As many a royal watcher