Cult Gaia has launched its first footwear collection

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The creator of last summer’s hottest ‘it’ bags, Jasmine Larian of Cult Gaia is now bringing you this year’s must-have items in the form of footwear.

I’m so excited to be partnering with Net-a-porter to deliver this exclusive shoe collection to the Cult Gaia woman. Every detail is intentional, and the goal was to strike a balance between a wearable, timeless pieces that also offers a standout moment.

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The designer has just released an exclusive capsule of footwear on Net-a-Porter and the result is seriously Insta-worthy. The collection, which launched overnight, features four styles, each of which comes in two or three colour ways. Made to be thrown into a suitcase and worn on fabulous vacations, the pieces will undoubtedly feature on your social media feeds soon.

Discover some of the pieces below…

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Cult Gaia footwear is available exclusively on Net-a-Porter now. Be quick or you’re certain to miss out…

 

 

 

 

Valentino Noir Absolu Oud Essence and Noir Absolu Musc Essence

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Italian fashion house Valentino launches a new pair of flamboyant fragrances Valentino Noir Absolu Oud Essence and masculine version Valentino Noir Absolu Musc Essence. This new fragrances are coming in dark black bottles inspire an elegant, classic, and intense aromas with hints of spicy ingredients.

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Black is always a classic! If you want to look perfect, then the black dress is the best option for a party – it’s always chic! This time, Valentino impresses its wearers with a more powdery and soft aroma, well not so different than its older editions, yet more modern and fresh. 

Created of Julien Rasquinet, Valentino Noir Absolu Oud Essence perfume can be used on its own, however has been specially formulated to explore layering blends in the broader universe of Valentino perfumes.

Valentino Noir Absolu Oud EssenceWhen layered with fresh aromas, Valentino Noir Absolu Oud Essence creates powdery and stylish notes into emphasis. Releasing a strong trace of sandalwood and cedar, with gently spiced and floral tones of saffron and myrtle, it boosts the notes of the scents with which it is layered.

Valentino Noir Absolu Oud Essence nicely mixes woody notes with oriental one thus making it a daring, classic and elegant fragrance, especially for occasions. 

 

Valentino Noir Absolu Musc Essence

Created by Olivier Pescheux, Valentino Noir Absolu Musc Essence can be worn alone, but has been especially composed to explore layering combinations in the wider world of Valentino fragrances.

Valentino Noir Absolu Musc EssenceComposed of rose absolute, orange blossom and powdery heliotrope in a white swathe of aldehydes, it is rounded with the warmth of tonka bean. Valentino Noir Absolu Musc Essence unveils powerful and woody tones when layered with intense aromas and enhances the lasting power of the notes of the fragrances with which it is layered

Valentino Noir Absolu Musc Essence and Valentino Noir Absolu Oud Essence are both available as 100ml Eau de Parfum. 

 

 

 

 

 

Summer duo: Happy Chopard Lemon Dulci & Happy Chopard Felicia Roses

Chopard-Happy-Chopard-Lemon-Dulci-Felicia-Roses.jpgSwiss jeweller and watchmaker Chopard launches a pair of wonderful, tempting, delicious, and fresh new perfumes for women: Happy Chopard Lemon Dulci and Felicia Roses. Created by perfumer Dora Baghriche Arnaud, these two wonderful new fragrances are made of beautiful refreshing notes, that make them the perfect scents, especially for hot sunny days.

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Happy Chopard Felicia Roses is the rose of delight. Thrilling playful, carefree with confidence from rose and juicy berries. Delicious red and purple berries, brightened by pink grapefruit and fresh spices. Settled on a layer of blackcurrant buds and roses, as their aroma is regarded to have the strength to load the heart with confidence and love of own. Geranium and ylang-ylang, regarded as the most potent heartwarming scents in nature, and calming tonka-bean, a wonderful formula of carefree happiness and enthusiasm.

 

Happy Chopard Lemon Dulci

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Happy Chopard Lemon Dulci is an amazingly enjoyable bang brimming with zest and leaf vitality. Enhancing good mood citrus essential oils of bergamot, lemon and mandarin, nature’s antidepressants, mixed with ginger and green leaves, and enhanced with a natural sweet apple extract delicious scents of orange flower water, sweet mango and fresh cucumber a deeply enjoyable smell and feel the taste experience. The base lays on a woody base and refreshing mint note.

The bottles are eye-cathing due to a minimalist design, yet with prominent and attractive bright colors. Felicia Roses and Lemon Dulci by Chopard look precious and modern, just like Chopards priceless jewelry. 

Happy Chopard Lemon Dulci and Happy Chopard Felicia Roses are both available as 40 and 100ml Eau de Parfum. 

 

 

 

 

Guerlain and Rouge G change the rules of the game

 

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French Maison Guerlain has invented its first customize lipstick with a double mirror: Rouge G de Guerlain. Choose your shade and case to create your own lipstick. Choose your shade from a wide range of shades, from the most nude to the most extravagant, to meet your every wish. Choose your case from a multitude of styles, from the most timeless to the trendiest, along with limited editions, to collect endlessly!

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For this exceptional lipstick, Guerlain has sealed intense colour and luscious lip care into a jewel formula. Enriched with plant-based polymers and silver microcrystals with a reflective power, this exceptional formula beautifully enhances lips, cloaking them in intense and luminous long-lasting colour. Jojoba and mango butter help to nourish lips, offering them instant and lasting comfort. Hyaluronic acid and gugul resin help to smooth and plump up lips.

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Lips are intensely coloured, perfectly smoothed, moisturised and plumped up. For excessively perfect lips! A truly exceptional palette, lip glamour comes in 20 colourful shades as luxurious as they are radiant. Rouge G also comes in four Rouge G Le Brillant shades to dress lips in a luxurious scintillating effect.

Tip: Apply directly to the lips daily or, for a more sophisticated look, apply using a brush after outlining the lip contour with the Guerlain Lip Liner.

The light, delicate scent of a vanilla ‘floriental’ leaves its incomparable mark on Rouge G de Guerlain. Top notes sparkle with a lemon, orange and bergamot accord. The rose and iris heart exudes sweetness. The vanilla and tonka bean dry-down gives Rouge G all of its intensity.

 

 

 

 

Cerruti 1881 Essentiel

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In 1881, Antonio Cerruti founded a weaving workshop in Biella, an Italian town renowned for its rich heritage in quality wool and fabric production. From these roots, the Cerruti name has expanded from luxurious fabric to acclaimed fashion without ever losing sight of its core values emphasizing quality and style, craftsmanship and technology.

At the age of 20, Nino Cerruti took over the family business. Filled with vision and an expert in production procedures, he began to modernise the textile manufacturer to incorporate clothing production. Given the norms of bespoke tailoring at the time. Nino sparked waves in the fashion community when he launched a men’s ready-to-wear collection, called Hitman, in 1957. This introduction received widespread coverage in the press and the public hailed it as a revolution; a confident departure from fashion norms and one that paved the way for the future for menswear.

Charismatic and talented, Nino Cerruti was drawn to the grand stage of Paris, the then undisputed fashion capital of the world. In 1967 he officially  launched Cerruti 1881, the luxury ready-to-wear line for men, and opened a boutique at Place de la Madeleine. Designer Giorgio Armani designed for the Hitman and Cerruti labels early in his career. Cerruti remains a preferred clothier for the stars and the rich and famous, and frequently provides designs and garments for use in films and on the red carpets.

Fragrances were an early and important part of the fashion house. The company’s first fragrance Nino Cerruti for Men, introduced in 1978, is the first in a long line of classic fragrances. The first fragrance for women, Nino Cerruti Pour Femme, was launched in 1984.

 

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It is a life philosophy: that of the slow life where one takes the time to admire a landscape, to breathe in warm air, to allow the skin to be caressed by strong sunlight under a light breeze.

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Now the fashion house launches a new masculine fragrance Essentiel. Nino Cerruti 1881 Essentiel is described as a pleasant citrusy/spicy/woody perfume for manly-man. Created by Sonia Constant Cerruti 1881 Essentiel is a daily fragrance, yet with a long-lasting aroma, truly intense and aromatic. It has a masculine character offering a graceful and an elegant aroma. 

Top notes: Bergamot, Mandarin, Grapefruit
Heart notes: Basil, Pink pepper
Base notes: Vetiver, Sandalwood, Oakmoss

This amazing new fragrance is advertised by the handsome Spanish model Andrés Velencoso Segura and was shot by Richard Phibbs.

Nino Cerruti 1881 Essentiel is available as 50 and 100ml Eau de Toilette. 

 

 

 

 

Glossier releases its first mascara

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One of the world’s most buzzed about beauty brands, Glossier is nowhere done in its quest to deliver makeup bag-worthy products. From Boy Brow to Balm Dotcom, the brand has delivered multiple offerings that have gone straight to cult status. And its newest offering is all-but guaranteed to follow in their footsteps.

Glossier created its’ first-ever lash product called the Lash Slick Mascara. It took them a year and a half and 248 different formulations to get right, so the brand did not mess around. The formula is made with vegan Biotin to help strengthen the lashes, Japanese Fibre Technology to lengthen and flexible polymers for a finish that is, according to a press release, ‘like an extra-strength hair gel’.

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So not only will your mascara stay put throughout the day, it will be treating your lashes to make them stronger and healthier. Oh, and did we mention it’s water resistant, cruelty-free, fragrance-free and hypoallergenic?

From May 9, the Glossier Lash Slick Mascara is only available in jet black. Bust reached out to the brand to see if there will be any other coors to come.

 

 

 

 

Azzaro Chrome Under The Pole

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Licend by the Clarins group, fashion house Azzaro is introducing a new freshly/aquatic and revitalizing new fragrance for men, Azzaro Chrome Under The Pole. It is a new limited edition perfume for men with a pleasantly fresh and easy aroma ideal for daily use.  

Knowing that Loris Azzaro designed Chrome for his grandson, we couldn’t think of a better symbol of heritage.

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Driven by the same pioneering spirit and passion, Azzaro is one of the main partners of the Under The Pole expedition, dedicated to pushing the human limits of undersea exploration.

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Chrome is writing a new chapter of its adventures. Azzaro has reinvented its mythical perfume in a limited edition that honors the privileged collaboration with the pioneering Under the Pole expedition. A perfect partnership explained by Christian Courtin-Clarins and Ghislain Bardout.

Azzaro Fragrances has always embodied the winds of freedom. It is this conviction that underlies “Time to Shine:” each passing moment is unique, and it is up to us to seize it. This is why the partnership with Under The Pole seemed natural to us: we are very pleased to support these out-of-the-ordinary expeditions. Choosing Ghislain Bardout and Emmanuelle Périé-Bardout (co-founder of Under The Pole) seemed only obvious.

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Men will find it an easy scent with a nice citrusy/woody opening lightly developing into a fresh/watery fragrance. Chrome’s emblematic signature – a woody citrus accord, with a powerful freshness inspired by its aquatic essence – is reinterpreted in a new and original formula. Its alcohol content is replaced entirely by water. An invigorating sensation permeates your skin from the moment the fragrance is applied. This immediate freshness creates an instant chilling effect, as biting as the polar winds.

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Azzaro Chrome Under The Pole preserves the same bottle shape as the original Chrome fragrance, yet more modern and freshly rather the original fragrance. 

Azzaro Chrome Under The Pole is available as 100ml Eau de Toilette.