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Discovering Joy O Designs



When you hear the term “handmade jewelry,” images of cornhusk bracelets and crochet necklaces come to mind. Thank the jewelry gods that Joy O’s handmade earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and hairpins are artistic without being arts-and-crafts. Instead, think one of a kind

earrings featuring raw, uncut tourmaline in dramatic contrast to the… Continue

Added by Lady Lux on December 11, 2009 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Yoox.com Now Offers 100 Handmade Items by Designer Maison Martin Margiela



A once in a lifetime opportunity has just been offered to the general public via Yoox.com.



The ‘Man of Mystery’ Belgian Designer, Maison Martin Margiela has just made available more than 100 exclusive ready-to-wear items from his ‘Artisanal Collection.’ This is a line that’s handmade… Continue

Added by Lady Lux on December 8, 2009 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Brief Forward Glimpse at 2010







As the last few weeks of 2009 approach, there’s an air of inquiry about what the New Year will bring. For some, this might entail taking an inventory of successes of ’09, for others it might be planning on what you’d like to see happen in 2010.



Due to the continual economic shifts and developments we’ve experienced this past year, we thought you might want to know that according to an independent global association called,… Continue

Added by Lady Lux on December 8, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Biomimicry: Studying Kangaroos for Possible Anti-Cancer Cream



Skin cancer could be a thing of the past, if the recent study of Kangaroos proves viable.



Utilizing a process, biomimicry, scientists can study nature and mimic its workings to help produce solutions for humans. Well, that’s exactly the case with a recent finding with Kangaroos.



Though, this process is used for a variety of concepts, it has just been recently looked at in connection to skin cancer. It seems the Kangaroos have… Continue

Added by Lady Lux on December 4, 2009 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Exclusive New Line of TOMS Shoes Now Available in Select Stores



With a unique business model and a social cause, TOMS Shoes continues to be a company to keep on the radar.



TOMS Shoes was founded on a simple premise: With every pair you purchase, TOMS will give a pair of new shoes to a child in need. One for One. –via… Continue

Added by Lady Lux on December 4, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

Arlenis Sosa Stuns in New Tobago Destination Spread in The New York Times Style Magazine



Winter travel has never looked so enticing!



With the stunning Dominican model, Arlenis Sosa soaking up the rays on the beautiful Pirate Bay Beach in Tobago it makes you want to pack your bags and book a one-way ticket to paradise!



This new destination spread in the NY Times Style Magazine captures the indefinable essence of this foreign destination. From its hidden beaches to its ideal snorkeling, Tobago is the perfect blend… Continue

Added by Lady Lux on December 4, 2009 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

New E-Commerce Site to Be Launched by Designer Jonathan Saunders



Young, hip designer Jonathan Saunders confirms he’ll be launching his first e-commerce site this month.



This news comes in addition to his recent showing at New York Fashion Week, as well as his new job leading the charge at Pollini.



“In two weeks we are launching his first transactional website,” he said to…
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Added by Lady Lux on December 3, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

New Inspired-Jewelry Line Launched by Alicia Keys



Utilizing the power of the message, Alicia Keys has created a jewelry collection that’s designed to inspire!



According to Keys, the idea is to “to give people beautiful, unique pieces with messages that ignite them to find the best within.”



Based off of Masaru Emoto’s work… Continue

Added by Lady Lux on December 3, 2009 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Retail Therapy: Interesting Results on Recent Survey of Woman



Fashionistas, it seems that our fashion statement is much more important to us than we’ve ever realized. Based on a recent study by MyCelebrityFashion.co.uk, studies show that women between the ages of 18 and 30 would prefer some retail therapy in place of hot, passionate lovemaking. Shocking, right?



The intent of this study was to find more information about their target market of females; the results were quite eye… Continue

Added by Lady Lux on December 3, 2009 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Claudia Schiffer for Vogue Russia December 2009



This colorful spread called ‘The Age of Thaw’ in December’s Vogue Russia features the breathtaking German 90’s model, Claudia Schiffer.



Put on the map by Chanel, this supermodel clearly demonstrates her ability to lure the camera in magnificently. As far as we’re concerned, she obviously still carries the ‘IT’… Continue

Added by Lady Lux on December 3, 2009 at 7:30am — No Comments

Technology Offers You a Chance to Catch Some Extra ZZ’s







With continued advancements, it seems we’re always being offered more and more opportunities to improve our quality of life.



Well, with this new ‘SleepBox’ technology we’ll be able to capitalize on any of our wait times whether we’re at the airport, train station or shopping center. Imagine a place where you can rent a nap anywhere from 15-minutes up to a couple of hours, depending on your need.



Designed by… Continue

Added by Lady Lux on December 2, 2009 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Hermès Will Not Give Way To Masstige



Amidst the current economic crisis, Hermès has stood out as a brand that’s weathering the financial crisis quite well. Hermès isn’t tailoring its business strategy or prices to reflect the changing times; the luxury brand (originally a saddle-maker) is staying true to it’s heritage, preserving it’s prestige and integrity by… Continue

Added by Lady Lux on December 2, 2009 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Oprah Sets End Date for ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’



This week Oprah announced a final airdate for her popular daytime show.



Yes, it seems our FAV talk show host, Oprah, will be leaving the airwaves as of September 11, 2011. The final episode will mark the 25th anniversary of the show that has signified the hope, cheer and connection we’ve all grown to love. From her book lists to her masterfully crafted giveaways, this was a show… Continue

Added by Lady Lux on December 2, 2009 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Lauren Conrad to Write New Fashion Book





Attention avid readers with a strong affinity for fashion!



The Hills star, Lauren Conrad, has just announced she will be extending her penmanship to a new fashion-inspired guide.



This style guide will be titled: ‘Lauren Conrad Style’ and will be published by HarperCollins. Expect it to hit shelves this time next year.



“I am really excited to write a style guide,” said Conrad, who also designs a… Continue

Added by Lady Lux on December 1, 2009 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear: Footwear



Footwear has once again made its mark and truly stepped out on the runway. Possibly most talked about are Alexander McQueen’s impressive creations that only someone as fierce as Lady Gaga could pull off. Yet there were other interesting appearances including the comeback of the clogs, flat sandals that aren’t gladiator (finally!), and boots. Lots of boots. Designers used reptilian skins, metal finishes, hardware, prints, a myriad of straps and… Continue

Added by Lady Lux on December 1, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

Virtual Shopping Made Easy with Zugara’s Fashionista App

Shoppers rejoice!



There’s now a cool app, Fashionista, created by Zugara that allows you to have a virtual dressing room via your laptop.



That’s right; you can actually take a picture of yourself in this potential new attire and even get second opinions from your besties by uploading the images to Facebook. Can you see how this nifty new app feature offers you online shopping freedom without the hit and miss approach that’s… Continue

Added by Lady Lux on November 30, 2009 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Coach Inks New Deal with Actress Michelle Trachtenberg



Best known for her role in Gossip Girl, Michelle Trachtenberg is adding designer to her resume with a new agreement signed with Coach.



She‘s been enlisted to help co-design a jewelry collection for Coach. These new designs will fall under their… Continue

Added by Lady Lux on November 30, 2009 at 12:35pm — 1 Comment

Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear: Dresses



From casual chic to romantic ruching to rockstar goddess, for Spring 2010 designers went 31 flavors on dresses and nothing is vanilla. Dresses go all out in prints, leather, jerseys, lingerie lace and in all shapes or forms. From the body con to the tent… let’s break it down to get dressed up.



Ruche





From Burberry to Thakoon, ruching appeared in various collections adding… Continue

Added by Lady Lux on November 23, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

Elle Macpherson Marks their 20th Anniversary with European Launch



The beautiful and elegant supermodel Elle Macpherson is taking her collection of intimates to the next level on the eve of her 20th anniversary!



That’s right! Macpherson has made her debut in the European marketplace by launching in Berlin just last week.



The introduction of the new spring/summer 2010 collection has been met with much success. It seems this… Continue

Added by Lady Lux on November 22, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

New LUX Exchange for the Wealthy



Imagine an online destination that’s meant only for those that live the high-end lifestyle. Well that’s exactly what’s now offered exclusively for approved members through the BillionaireXchange.



It’s an online auction location that you’re able to trade, sell, bid-on and exchange your LUX items from all around the world.…



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Added by Lady Lux on November 22, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

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