International Scene

London Scene, Events, International Scene

Inevitably, you came along without anyone knowing what to expect. Your initial stance against the world was “the calm before the storm” – silent but deadly. I approached you with new ambition and a burning desire to challenge you in the realm of the unknown. However, your poison slowly clouded my trajectory and that of
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London Scene, International Scene, Product Launches

Style is the best address, and a viable fashion product was the missing ingredient of my business model. I launched Style Icon in 2005, followed by The Lifestyle Collective blog in 2017. The two did not satiate my entrepreneurial appetite. ‘Great things come in threes’. I yearned for a new challenge; thus, Shades and Coffee—an
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London Scene, International Scene, News

“Never, never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society’s punishments are small, compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.” ~ Martin Luther King Jnr. To turn a blind eye to any act of injustice is
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Red Carpet, VIP Events, International Scene, Hollywood Glamour, Travel

Hollywood is the place to be especially during the award season; amongst the stars, the parties and the powerbrokers who set the scene. Plan your diary and wardrobe scrupulously ahead of the Oscars. Moreover, treat every invite as an opportunity to network, but attend fewer events based on quality rather than quantity. Charmaine Blake’s Oscar
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Red Carpet, Events, International Scene, Hollywood Glamour, Lifestyle, Travel

The 92nd Annual Academy Awards – internationally known as Hollywood’s biggest night – took place on Sunday, 9th February 2020 at The Dolby Theatre. Expect a soiree every night ahead of the Oscars. Furthermore, gifting suites operate daily to facilitate red-carpet styling and press requests in preparation for the cinematic phenomenon. Nathalie Dubois-Sissoko – President
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Fashion, International Scene, Style Edit

Gold opulence may well be the theme of summer. London has transformed into a festival of colourful styles due to the heatwave. What better way to complement our summer looks than with a vibrant wardrobe staple. That said, a metallic gold accessory shimmers luxuriously in the sunshine and further enriches our sun-kissed glow. Understandably, gold
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VIP Events, Fashion, International Scene, Style Edit, Beauty

The beauty industry has expanded rapidly over the years. That said, are there enough makeup brands for darker skin? The latter sounds clichéd, but besides MAC, Bobbi Brown, Sleek, Iman Cosmetics and newly established Fenty Beauty, which other brands offer a diverse range of products for darker skin tones? I am an avid fan of
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VIP Events, London Scene, Events, Fashion, International Scene, Style Edit, Lifestyle, Travel, Charity

When two super luxury brands join forces to showcase the quintessential elements of their shared values, expect prestige, rare taste, opulence and a glimpse of “how the other half lives.” On the 4th June, the Supercar Owners Circle (SOC), founded by Florian Lemberger in 2014, hosted a charity event for its exclusive network of discerning
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VIP Events, London Scene, Fashion, International Scene, Art, Style Edit, Hollywood Glamour, Lifestyle

The expression of art comes in many guises other than in a metaphoric painting or sculpture. What does it take, however, to create wearable art mainly in the world of fashion? Some may say authentic craftsmanship or passion. Personally, it takes these qualities as well as the mind of a genius to create real emotions
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Fashion, International Scene, Art, Style Edit, Lifestyle, Travel

My recent trip to Southern Italy was a journey of discovery from both a fashion and a cultural standpoint. When style meets traditional heritage, the two become immersed in a fairground of synergistic creativity which I experienced during an event dedicated to the promotion of “Fashion In Sicily”, held in Catania from the 10th-11th April.
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