Author Archives: Nicola

Maria Grazia Chiuri: The what’s what on Dior’s new Artistic Director

Maria Grazia Chiuri became the first woman to fill the shoes of Christian Dior’s Artistic Director in the brand’s 70 year history. Which means breaking up one of the industry’s most formidable design duos for almost 30 years. Maria has … Continue reading

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Made In Moscow

In Moscow, the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia (MBFWR) witnesses more and more designers designing with the Moscow textile industry in mind. Vogue Italia design scout Sara Maino, who discovers talent around the world, was invited to talk at the … Continue reading

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First female mayor of Rome in 3000 years

Virginia Raggi made history today by becoming the first ever female mayor of Rome in 3000 years. The 37-year-old lawyer and former member of Rome’s city council has emerged as the favourite. She says: “Our vision is of a city … Continue reading

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Military Mix & Match

The military look is timeless, traditional and trendy, and the Autumn Winter 2016 designs will make you want to march down a boulevard wearing a marine blazer and red lips. Mix and match and browse your local military army surplus … Continue reading

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Bello Magazine: Lady in Red

    For Spring Summer 2016, it’s all about red blossoms and red wine. Whether it be Bourganvillea, Bordeaux or Burgundy. The colour of love, passion and power gets us in the mood this spring/summer 2016. Red is a big … Continue reading

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Theatre exhibition @ the V&A

Don’t miss the brilliant exhibition ‘Curtain Up’ at the V&A on until August 31st 2016. Marking the 40th anniversary of the Olivier Awards, the exhibit explores the extraordinary story of the world’s two greatest theatrical cities, London’s West End and New York’s Broadway. Make … Continue reading

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Bello Magazine: Bulgari’s Dynasty of Diamonds

Words by Nicola Ferlei-Brown Bulgari’s designs are much about the magical city of Rome. Which is why the designer debuted an exhibition about it’s main muse, ‘Bulgari & Rome: Eternal Inspiration’, at their New York store, with 40 timeless pieces that … Continue reading

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Shoes glorious shoes

From Sarah Jessica Parker to Cinderella, the V&A’s Shoes:Pleasure and Pain exhibit looks at how shoes and the occasional gold leaf stitching have elevated la status of ladies since the socialite goddess Aphrodite reclined in an ancient form of stiletto. … Continue reading

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Make up Maximum

Max Factor has announced a collaboration with the latest Star Wars film, Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Watch this space!

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Miles of MAC

British born fashion photographer Miles Aldridge and his work for MAC make up, is everything photography should be. Moody. Exciting. Memorable. Miles is a dab hand at manipulating bold, whimsical, dream like photo shoots. His models look like mannequins. Earlier this month, … Continue reading

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