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  • Red + Orange = Pink

    Red + Orange = Pink

    This Pink October, creative agency Redorange set its sight on raising awareness about breast cancer and is encouraging people to ‘check them out’. Known for its innovative and somewhat daring ideas, this time was no exception. Combining design and...

  • Pineapple at Miss Selfridge: the ultimate ‘work it’ wardrobe

    Pineapple at Miss Selfridge: the ultimate ‘work it’ wardrobe

    Last month saw the launch of the Miss Selfridge and Pineapple Studios collaboration, inspired by the iconic British dance studio’s rich heritage. Fusing a sporty, street vibe with a touch of sex appeal, Pineapple at Miss Selfridge is the ultimate...

  • Remembering a role model

    Remembering a role model

    I was once told I wrote about “fluffy” subjects and, well, in my line of work that’s rarely intended as a compliment. I don’t know what the person’s intentions were but I didn’t feel particularly wounded; after all, I have always considered...

  • Make-up for expressive and graphic eyes

    Make-up for expressive and graphic eyes

    Clarins’ new autumn collection is primarily about expressive and graphic eyes. The central item of the collection is a brand new eyeshadow palette, the 4-Colour Eye Shadow Palette 06 Forest, which joins the permanent Clarins autumn range. The...

  • Got 10 minutes? Take a break

    Got 10 minutes? Take a break

    Clarins has launched a line of three intensive SOS masks to moisturise, purify and nourish the face: SOS Hydra, SOS Pure and SOS Comfort. The masks include plant extracts which meet the needs of all skin types, at all ages. They rebalance the skin...

  • 7 reasons to visit Debenhams

    7 reasons to visit Debenhams

    No one really needs a reason to go shopping. But it wouldn’t hurt to point out all the amazing things that have been happening at Debenhams. Reason 1: Why settle for ordinary? With the launch of Dune, one of the UK’s most famous names in women’s...

  • Functional products of quality

    Functional products of quality

    It all started in 1945 in Bergamo, where Ezio Foppa Pedretti spent his youth building wooden toys out of the leftover wood used in his uncle’s umbrella handle factory. With the help of his family, the Foppa Pedretti Toy Factory was founded, where...

  • A golden opportunity

    A golden opportunity

    Franks will be rewarding the loyalty of its customers with the introduction of the Franks Gold Card, a lucrative loyalty programme. Card holders will receive a point for every euro spent in any Franks outlet. These points can be accumulated and...

  • Anti-hair loss treatment

    Anti-hair loss treatment

    Vichy’s Dercos Aminexil Clinical 5 is an anti-hair loss treatment for men and women that helps rebalance and recreate a healthier scalp, as well as slow down hair loss whatever its cause – from hereditary hair loss to stress-related hair loss,...

  • Salesgirls, know your wares

    Salesgirls, know your wares

    A few days ago I went to a well-known perfumery which also stocks make-up. I was looking for a specific item and since I knew that the shop in question stocked the particular brand I was after, I trotted there on my lunch break. After searching...

  • Second collection from Heidi Klum and Lidl

    Second collection from Heidi Klum and Lidl

    Following the success of Lidl’s first collaboration with Heidi Klum, ‘Heidi & The City’, the second fashion collection called #Letscelebrate will launch in December. Taking inspiration from the most festive and celebrated time of the year, the...

  • New collection puts together classic and vintage

    New collection puts together classic and vintage

    Parfois has introduced a collection that aims to highlight the individuality of each one of us. La Femme brings a fresh and classy look, where the grey of winter is left behind. Strong and lively colours feature in a collection which combines...

  • Group goes pink this month

    Group goes pink this month

    Calamatta Cuschieri Group is once again joining the Pink October movement in the fight against breast cancer. Throughout the month of October, the company will be arranging a number of fundraising events to help this cause. All funds raised will...

  • Fino weekend

    In celebration of the new Veneta Cucine showroom, Fino will be holding a special weekend on Saturday and next Sunday from 10am to 6pm. Francesco dell’Agnello, chief designer of Veneta Cucine, will be present, providing interior design advice to...

  • Strong willed and intense

    Strong willed and intense

    Dirk Bikkemberg is a fragrance focused on strong will and intensity. The perfume opens with a combination of green apple, pink pepper and bergamot mixed with geranium, orange blossom and balmy tonka beans. The base is elegant, masculine and...

  • Floral scent

    Floral scent

    Jimmy Choo L’Eau captures the scent of a delicious thirst-quenching hibiscus flower blended with barks, fruits and vibrant woods, to create a radiant feminine sensuality. The scent is floral with a hint of fruit and musk. It opens with notes of...

  • Uniform discipline

    Uniform discipline

    I recently came across a photo album we had at home. In one of the pictures, I wore a straw hat and a red blazer, while holding my sister’s neck in what looks like a deadlock and smiling widely and almost aggressively into the camera. If memory...

  • Feminism is back

    Feminism is back

    There was a time when feminism was regarded as something wrong, something extra. That time is surely gone by as evidenced by the amount of merchandise sprouting around celebrating the word and more. Girl power is literally all around us. Fashion...

  • Third Women’s Secret outlet opens in Sliema

    Third Women’s Secret outlet opens in Sliema

    After the success of Women’s Secret’s two other outlets at Bay Street and Pama Shopping Mall, the brand has opened its third store in Tower Road, Sliema. Women’s Secret has just launched its autumn/winter collection 2017-2018. This season the...

  • It’s all about the mouth

    It’s all about the mouth

    With the launch of three new products, this season is all about the mouth at Guerlain. As though enhanced by a Photoshop filter, the lips are intense, powerful, deeply pigmented and hydrated. Kiss Kiss Matte – the first hydrating and plumping...