Category Archives: BEAUTY

A sustainable future for Monaco

When you think of Monaco, admittedly fast cars come to mind, but bicycle paths, insect hotels, lush gardens and sustainability are the hashtag of its latest initiative. At the fifth anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement, H.S.H. Prince Albert II … Continue reading

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Beauty, what a weapon

“Beauty, what a weapon” – Coco Chanel – The beauty industry means business, $500 billion worth of business to be precise and expected to reach $800 billion by 2023, making it a hot topic for investors and M&A activities. Beauty … Continue reading

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Museum musings

Daily inspirational quotes by artists      “The works must be conceived with fire in the soul but executed with clinical coolness.” Miro

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Museum musings

Daily inspirational quotes by artists “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” Henri Matisse

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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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