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Focused + Clear

Chispa Magazine

For the ultimate experience of the North Carolina coastline, the ideal living situation is to rent a vacation home for one, two, or even four weeks. Homes come with as many as 12 bedrooms, guaranteeing complete privacy and isolation for a family or group of friends who want to get away together. A particular favorite…

Intensely Hermès

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As we all know, the story of Hermès is a voyage to which the name refers. At Hermès, voyages are a state of mind, a source of inspiration, and an aspiration.

Rouge Tribal for the Lips

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Larger Than Life Lip Gloss in Rouge Tribal by NARS is a dark metallic and shimmery burgundy shade. Its really rich, saturated, super glossy, gorgeous shade, is definitely a bit deep and vampy for most skin tones; however, outrageously vivid.

Bringing Women into the Man’s World

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Stimulated by elaborate home interiors, a spectrum of textile prints is illustrated throughout the Elie Tahari Fall 2014 collection. “My collection is by inspired by the grace and fluidity of the 1930s and a feminine interpretation of 1940s menswear,” says Tahari.

Bobbi Brown Goes Satin

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Nothing says sexy like skin lightly scented with a warm fragrance oil. Rich without being overpowering, Bobbi Brown’s, Bed Perfume Oil combines notes of neroli, orange flower, and jasmine. Adding to its appeal is the precious glass perfume vial that it comes in—one inspired by Bobbi’s love for antique bottles.

Celebrating With Dior

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Dior presents jungle prints and tones that Christian Dior made famous in his fashion since 1947. This limited-edition palette featuring wildly sophisticated golden brown shades highlighted within a sleek silver compact.

Serving Paris

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Fashion designer Tex Saverio, who created Katniss Everdeen’s wedding gown in “Catching Fire,” dressed global fashion sensation Jessica Minh Anh at Paris Fashion Week this season. International modeling sensation, Minh Anh sat front row at On Aura Tout Vu show in Tex Saverio’s golden haute couture dress. Described as the “Alexander McQueen of Indonesia, his…

Benvenuti to the New Season with Luxury Scarves

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Benvenuti to the New Season with Luxury Scarves Welcoming designers of wearable art: The Norma Ishak collection is to be worn with confidence by women who expect to be noticed or to be displayed as gallery or within showcase pieces. This year there was a lot of talk at the end of New York Fashion Week…

Beyond Black + Metal

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Estée Lauder and Creative Makeup Director Tom Pecheux introduce Pure Color Nail Lacquer Beyond Black and Metal Mania Collections; two mini-shade statements that evoke the beauty and fantasy of the City of Lights at night. This dramatic palette of intriguing shades, textures, and finishes expresses. confident style and attitude with unprecedented color and impact. Available…

Souza Sister Style

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Sister team Cristina and Monica Souza are Brazilian born interior designers, whose passion and love provoke the style that serves as the foundation of Avant Design. Cristina, President of Avant Design established her company in 2000, as a full-service design firm specializing in providing each client with a unique and extremely personal design experience.