The Buzz

The Buzz Forum Buzz

Edita Vilkeviciute and Vogue Spain Deliver the Perfect Summer Cover for June (Forum Buzz)

There’s no denying that Vogue Spain has been KILLING IT with its covers in 2016. The mag gave us diversity and delivered bold and beautiful covers this year, and isn’t showing any signs of slowing down just yet. Welcoming back an old favorite, Edita Vilkeviciute is the publication’s cover girl for June. Photographed by Benny Horne, the Lithuanian beauty looks at ease among the picturesque coves of the Amalfi Coast, showing off her toned physique in a black swimsuit.

Vogue España June 2016 : Edita Vilkeviciute by Benny Horne

IMAGE: VOGUE.ES

Forum members were on board with the stunning cover. “Simply beautiful and very easily a strong contender for the best June cover this year. Cannot believe they’ve managed to class it up to Porter territory!” Benn98 applauded straight away.

“Whoa, they have been killing it this year! Another stunning cover, and I love seeing Edita always! A must buy for me, once again!” declared a delighted Miss Dalloway. (more…)

The Buzz Latest News

If Kim Kardashian Says Contouring Is Over, It Must Be True

 

Thank you British Vogue for having me at the festival yesterday with my doll @ctilburymakeup

A photo posted by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on

Out with the old, in with the new: “Nontouring” has officially replaced contouring as the premier feature-defining beauty trend. Kim Kardashian West, once the outspoken face of the technique, officially heralded its death during her appearance at this past Saturday’s Vogue Festival alongside fellow makeup enthusiast Charlotte Tilbury and editor-at-large Fiona Golfar.

 

Wanna see how @scottbarnes68 contours?!

A photo posted by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on

While Kim had the luxury of touting the time-consuming trend on a much more daily basis than those of us sans glam team and red carpet bookings, she too seems to have tired of the pretense and effort required. She even forwent makeup when she gave birth to Saint (to those of you who don’t Keep Up, for Nori she was in full glam). (more…)

The Buzz Forum Buzz

Candice Swanepoel Delights in Givenchy’s Dahlia Divin Le Nectar Ad Campaign (Forum Buzz)

As the mainline Spring 2016 campaigns begin to disappear from the pages of our favorite glossies, the summer fragrance campaigns are now here for us to deliberate over. Lexi Boling for Prada’s Candy Kiss won over our forum members and now Givenchy’s new fragrance campaign does exactly the same. Candice Swanepoel, a model who is familiar to the iconic French fashion house, was tapped by Creative Director Riccardo Tisci to serve as the face of Givenchy’s Dahlia Divin Le Nectar perfume. Photographed by Peter Lindbergh with Carine Roitfeld on styling duties, Candice was captured on the sand dunes of Abu Dhabi for a series of campaign images.

Givenchy 'Dahlia Divin Le Nectar' Fragrance: Candice Swanepoel by Peter Lindbergh

IMAGE: FASHIONGONEROGUE.COM

Our forums welcomed the sight of the campaign with open arms. “That first image is gorgeous and is giving me neo-J’adore Dior with Carmen Kass vibes!” pointed out dior_couture1245 the moment the images dropped.

“Couldn’t have said it better. It’s like Mad Max meets J’adore Dior, I’m obsessed and Candice looks great here. Possibly the best I’ve ever seen her?” questioned marsnoop2 in response. (more…)

The Buzz Latest News

Olivier Rousteing’s New Nike Collab Is Most Definitely #Goals

Rihanna’s latest Puma Creeper colorways are out any day, Raf Simons and Adidas just wowed us with the perfect metallic Stan Smiths for summer and, while Nike’s newly-dropped Air Presto Ultra Flyknits are the stuff of our athlesiure dreams, it seemed as though the sportswear giant was falling a tad behind on its celebrity collaboration slash fashion sneaker game.

That is, until Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing took to Instagram yesterday to tease his upcoming NikeLab collection, out June 2. The social media-savvy fashion wunderkind and Kardashian favorite follows in the footsteps of Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci, who’s ideated several lines for the Swoosh. Tisci’s most recent collection, NikeLab x RT: Training Redefined, is a masterful two-part release featuring pieces in the Italian designer’s signature black and white color combo, along with stunning floral and kaleidoscope prints — but we can’t get our hands on it until July. (more…)

The Buzz Latest News

Listen Up Brands: Aerie’s Sales Have Been Thriving Since It Ditched Photoshop

 

This is a healthy body too.

A photo posted by barbie ferreira not nox (@barbienox) on

While pollsters scramble to figure out what exactly it is that gets us millennials to shell out our cash, Aerie’s got us consumers all figured out. The solution, in fact, is quite simple: When it comes to bodies, don’t lie to us — show us the non-digitally altered truth. Show us a spectrum of healthy sizes, so we really believe you’ve got our best interests at heart.

While many fashion brands are merely surviving, Aerie, American Eagle’s lingerie sub-brand, is thriving. Two years ago, it nixed the use of airbrushing in its ad campaigns, a self-love movement that would come to be known as #AerieReal. Since then, the brand’s sales have soared steadily. Numbers don’t lie: The brand is now reporting a whopping 32 percent increase in sales in the first fiscal quarter of 2016.

To put this figure in perspective, during the first fiscal quarter of 2015, the brand saw 12 percent sales growth. By the end of the year, overall sales had increased by 20 percent. In short, 2016 is shaping up to be a stellar year for the swimsuit and lingerie peddler. (more…)

The Buzz Forum Buzz

Iselin Steiro Looks Like a True Supermodel on Vogue Paris’ Stunning Summer Cover (Forum Buzz)

Vogue Paris has been favoring a younger generation of cover stars lately (much to our dismay) with the odd social media personality thrown in for good measure. But it’s our pleasure to see an actual top model on the cover once again. As the magazine unveils its latest offering to see us through June and July, our forums welcome the sight of Iselin Steiro (who has a strong relationship with the magazine and was long overdue a cover). Shot by Mikael Jansson with styling from Anastasia Barbieri, the team took things to the South of France so Iselin could soak up some rays in an all-black outfit looking like the true supermodel she is.

Vogue Paris June/July 2016 : Iselin Steiro by Mikael Jansson

IMAGE: VOGUE.FR

Members of our forums loved it. “What a striking image! I don’t even mind that there’s no eye contact between the cover girl and the reader because everything else is in place. I love the colours and minimal use of text,” immediately approved Srdjan

“This feels like a breath of fresh air to be honest. The past two covers felt like it didn’t happen. Completely forgettable. This, however, is stunning!” said MON. (more…)

Page 3 of 1,382123456...Last »