Category Archives: BEAUTY

Rome’s new luxury department store ‘Rinascente’

Want to buy a Fendi bag, see an ancient Roman aqueduct, browse Italy’s best design brands and have a Campari all in the same building? Meet Rinascente, Rome’s new (well, newly reopened) department store. Rome’s answer to Harvey Nicks or … Continue reading

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Green Fashion Week in Rome

   It’s all about fashion shows @ the ancient Roman Forums this week to raise awareness for Green Fashion Week, now in its 6th edition, following the success in LA, Dubai,  Abu-Dhabi and Milan. The Forum of Augustus and Hadrian’s Temple … Continue reading

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Design Boom: Bulgari interview

Nicola Ferlei-Brown speaks to Bulgari’s Creative Director Lucia Silvestri about her inspirations and creations for the ‘Festa’ collection, as well as Lucia Boscaini, the brand’s Heritage Curator, to discuss the architecture of Rome and the DOMVS museum. Continue reading

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Colour trends for Pre-Fall 2017

Here’s a look at the best colour trends for Pre-Fall, the smaller capsule collection in between September and February fashion weeks. Let’s begin with Red It’s not just about red. It’s red top to toe. Chanel, Givenchy, Giambattista Valli Chanel start … Continue reading

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Oh Mickey: Fashion brands and their Disney designs

From Mickey Mouse to Wonder woman, cartoons have been taking the fashion world by storm for decades. But, more than ever, designers have gone Disney mad, with kitsch embellished T-shirts, dresses and bags. The 90’s nostalgia of cute teen logos … Continue reading

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Bello Magazine: Designers are weaving dream dresses for the modern day Princess

By Nicola Ferlei-Brown        ©Valentino Designers are weaving dream dresses for the modern day Princess Mirror, mirror on the wall.. Which is the most beautiful season of them all? Why, winter, of course. And, a winters tale just became … Continue reading

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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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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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