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Posts Tagged ‘illamasqua’

MM Kenzo SP14

Creative directors, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, have been making waves in the fashion industry ever since taking over for Kenzo in 2011 with their iconic tiger sweatshirts and Kenzo lotus eye. For Spring ’14 they took on another animal and made waves quite literally

MANICURE MUSE: Nonoo PreFall14

From the moment I saw this Nonoo look from the Pre-Fall ‘14 collection, I haven’t been able to get it out of my mind. The jolt of turquoise color styled with a crisp menswear tee… it all just speaks to me. No explanation of the collection was necessary, but then I discovered that Misha Nonoo […]

MANICURE MUSE: Jenny Packham Fall 14

To truly dazzle on the red carpet, sometimes less is more and knowing who your client is is key. Jenny Packham does this with ease, since she knows her niche forward and back. In case you’re unfamiliar with Packham, she’s an evening wear designer who’s celebrity roster includes Angelina Jolie, Emily Mortimer, and Kate Middleton. […]


On the most dreary of days, my pick-me-ups usually involve a good playlist paired with a bright and colorful manicure. When it comes to color, Matthew Williamson immediately comes to mind. I first was introduced to his work back in 2008 while studying at London College of Fashion. One of our field trips was to […]

MANICURE MUSE: Prabal Gurung SP14

People keep asking me what my favorite collection was that showed at NYFW last week. I wish I wasn’t so predictable, but, the answer is Prabal Gurung (so shocking, I know).