22 posts tagged "Naomi Campbell"
The scent of a supermodel? Greed, alleges Naomi Campbell’s perfume licensing company. [NY Post]
A new study provides further evidence that curvy is in, “fashionably thin” is out. Bring on the pumpkin pie. [Daily Mail]
Roy Orbison lives on in fragrance form. Pretty Woman, the scent, is coming to a beauty purveyor near you. [Luxist]
With the Japanese leading the charge, masculine maintenance is on the rise. In China, men are reaching for skincare, in France it’s fragrance, and in America, it’s all about the teeth whiteners. Anything to detract from the bigger issue of premature balding, we assume. [Allure]
When we chatted with François Nars last spring after his heralded return to the world of backstage beauty, he was just as excited to talk to us about cameras as concealers. The face painter, who moonlights as a shutterbug, has published two different photography books and will be debuting his third effort next month. “It’s the same approach,” Nars says of his favorite mediums. “When you make up someone you want them to feel good and beautiful. With photography, it’s the same: Make the light beautiful, have fun.” 15×15, as his new tome is called, will be available for 30 days only when it bows in mid-November, and there’s a countdown to its release currently in progress at www.15x15project.com. The celebrity portraits in the new book channel iconic images, people, and emotions while giving some face time (or nail time, as the case may be) to a classic Nars product. That would be Nars Dovima lacquer on Marc Jacobs, who is re-enacting a sixties-era Richard Avedon photo above. Other friends of the brand, including Isabella Rossellini, Naomi Campbell, Daphne Guinness, and Olivier Theyskens, also make cameos. Something to add to your holiday wish list, for sure. [WWD]
London is usually all about goth and edge, but Graeme Black, the great Scotsman who was once head of Ferragamo, is a bit of an outlier. As noted by this site’s fashion reporters, he “doesn’t really do ‘relaxed.” Lucky for us, however, hairstylist Sam McNight does. Playing off Black’s unrelentingly elegant and refined sentiment, McKnight—who has worked his magic on the heads of Linda Evangelista, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Gisele Bündchen, Uma Thurman, Elizabeth Hurley, and Princess Diana—conjured up a backstage look that was as accessible as it was pristine. “The colors and feel of the show—it was all so Maharani,” McKnight explained. “So we used blow-dryers and curlers to create, I guess, a bird’s nest—a loose chignon that looks slightly blown by what could be trade winds in the East. Very sexy, very blustery, and very polished—not hard to do,” McKnight insists. A messy bun for some D.I.Y. Hollywood-by-way-of-Bollywood glamour does sound easy enough to pull off. Do try this at home.
First Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer, and Eva Herzigova graced the cover of Vogue Korea’s August issue. Now Ms. Herzigova has taken solo control of Numéro Tokyo’s September book. The creative direction for the spread, shot by Alex Cayley, is strikingly similar to something we’ve seen before. A sheer pink lip; clean, perfect skin; that piercing, veiled glance: It’s screaming Valentino Fall Couture. An homage to Karl Templer’s runway styling prowess, perhaps? Regardless, we’re glad to see Eva is still getting work along with the rest of the supes. She’s looking just as good as she did in her heyday, no?
The new D&G Fragrance Anthology is already causing quite a stir in the blogosphere, even though it’s not set to launch globally until September. Inspired by tarot cards, each of the five new scents has been designed with a unique identity and bears a distinct name and number. Not unlike CK One, Le Bateleur 1, L’Imperatrice 3, L’Amoureaux 6, La Roue de la Fortune 10, and La Lune 18 are said to have been created without gender or age in mind. Claudia Schiffer, Eva Herzigova, and Naomi Campbell front the ad images shot by Mario Testino, which are also peppered with cameos by male models Fernando Fernandes, Noah Mills, and Tyson Ballou—all of whom also show up sans clothes. Here’s to equal-opportunity nudity.