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  • Foundation for active women

    Foundation for active women

    Chanel has created Le Teint Ultra, a new generation of foundation designed to meet with the demands of active women: those who expect an impeccable complexion in all circumstances, from morning to evening. With its texture so light that it blends...

  • New technology for contact lenses

    New technology for contact lenses

    Air Optix plus HydraGlyde contact lenses use Alcon’s SmartShield technology to prevent deposits or protein build-ups from developing on the lens surface. The result is clear, comfortable vision that ensures one’s eyes stay irritation-free all day...

  • New Optika flagship store in Pendergardens

    New Optika flagship store in Pendergardens

    Optika Opticians will be opening a new optical shop at Pendergardens, featuring a selection of fashionable and functional eyeglasses, contact lenses, sunglasses and eyecare cosmetics designed for contact lens users and people with hypersensitive...

  • Spots and pimples still taboo for beauty industry

    Spots and pimples still taboo for beauty industry

    L’Oreal recently fired beauty vlogger Kadeeja Khan from a hair advert. An agency working for the company approached Kadeeja through her Instagram account, arranged her travel and sent her details of the shoot. But on the day of the shoot,...

  • How to look chic the French way

    How to look chic the French way

    Spring is with us, or it was meant to be before I started writing this on one of the wettest mornings we’ve had in ages. When I think of spring, I always think of Breton tops, red lipstick and ballerina flats; in short, I think of all French clichés.

  • Armani Exchange opens its doors in Malta

    Armani Exchange opens its doors in Malta

    Armani Exchange has opened its doors for the first time in Malta – replacing Armani Jeans at The Point and Bay Street. This comes as a result of Giorgio Armani’s initiative to restructure brands under the Armani fashion house. The designer will...

  • Beauty will save the world

    Beauty will save the world

    This week I remembered a conversation I had quite a few years ago with a friend of mine regarding my career path. I was never one of those people who really wanted to be anything in particular and instead I focused on what I was told I was good at.

  • Fabulous 80s reinterpreted with new and fun approach

    Fabulous 80s reinterpreted with new and fun approach

    Next year Lanvin celebrates its 130th anniversary. It will be a milestone marked by recent commotion: after Alber Elbaz’s departure in 2015, Bouchra Jarrar took up residency at the house for only two seasons before Olivier Lapidus replaced her...

  • Furla also to start using fake fur

    Furla also to start using fake fur

    Italian accessories brand Furla will also abolish the use of animal fur in all its collections from the end of this year. Starting with the Cruise 2019 season, which will be in-store from November 2018, all Furla products will be made using fake...

  • Franks turns 125

    Franks turns 125

    This year marks a special milestone in the Franks story, as the fragrance and cosmetic retailer enters its 125th anniversary. Its humble beginnings take us back to 1893, to the naval shore of Cospicua Wharf. Here, Salvatore Abela first opened the...

  • Givenchy, tower of French fashion and tailor to the stars, dies at 91

    Givenchy, tower of French fashion and tailor to the stars, dies at 91

    French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy, an aristocrat who founded the house of Givenchy in the 1950s, becoming famous for dressing the likes of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Grace Kelly, has died at the age of 91, the Givenchy label said on...

  • Sharing is not always caring

    Sharing is not always caring

    I have an awful habit of pawing through my Facebook newsfeed before I go to sleep and I was aimlessly doing just that when I came across one of the most horrific photos I have ever seen. Without going into too much detail and giving everyone else...

  • Spring just has to be your favourite season

    Spring just has to be your favourite season

    It’s springtime – when large parts of our lives start taking place outdoors, like a barbecue with friends, a spontaneous weekend getaway or meeting friends in street cafés. The first powerful sun rays meet smart and trendy styles, new colours and...

  • Beyond luminosity

    Beyond luminosity

    La Prairie introduced White Caviar Crème Extraordinaire, a lavish moisturising cream that offers new levels of luminosity and evenness. The breakthrough research of the firm’s scientists has endangered the single most powerful illuminating...

  • American gothic goes to the South West

    American gothic goes to the South West

    Creative director Stuart Vevers took Coach into the woods for autumn. He set the tone with a dimly lit forest on the runway, where smoke hovered ominously above piles of autumn leaves. There were old school televisions strewn across the set that...

  • Eye serum for firmer skin

    Eye serum for firmer skin

    In 2017, Chanel created Blue Serum, an intense revitalising serum to be used at the beginning of women’s beauty rituals for younger-looking, firmer and healthier skin. It concentrates three longevity ingredients consumed in regions of the world...

  • How the 80s got their groove back

    How the 80s got their groove back

    We live in interesting times. Trump is President and suggesting we arm our teachers with guns while they teach children their ABCs and many parents are flying in the face of science and common sense and refusing to vaccinate their children. It’s...

  • Marks & Spencer lowers prices in Malta

    Marks & Spencer lowers prices in Malta

    Marks & Spencer has lowered prices by a substantial amount across its womenswear, menswear, lingerie, kidswear and beauty collections. The New Prices You’ll Love campaign will kick off today, whereby customers will be able to purchase Marks &...

  • Kiehl’s Since 1851 opens its doors in Malta

    Kiehl’s Since 1851 opens its doors in Malta

    Kiehl’s Since 1851, the New York City-based apothecary and crea­tor of fine quality skin and hair care, opened its doors in Valletta last December. Kiehl’s old-world, customer-centric heritage has been at the heart of every product and service...

  • Inspiration is the key to understanding fashion motifs

    Inspiration is the key to understanding fashion motifs

    When viewing a fashion show or presentation, understanding the inspiration behind the collection is fundamental. It is this that allows you to appreciate the finer details and understand the hidden meanings and references. At Malone Souliers, the...