Monday, 28 July 2014

September covers and Autumn campaigns 2014

Harper's Bazaar Mexico August 2014 Meghan Collison by Hans Neumann Lupita Nyong'o covered Elle France in colourful spread, she is followed by the beautiful A Prophet actress and Loreal cover girl Leila Bekhti. Pamela Bernier,Kayla Clarke and Sophie Touchie cover Elle Canada. Kate Upton covers Elle UK
Zoe Saldana covers The Hollywood Reporter August Issue and future 45th US president Hillary covers Vanity Fair France. Kim Basinger covers 15th anniversary issue of Flaunt magazine.
Vogue Japan September 2014 Perfect Icons by Luigi & IangoThe Supermodels (Naomi,Linda,Claudia,Nadja and Stephanie) cover Vogue Japan
S Moda 26 July 2014 Hilary Rhoda by Tetsu KubotaVogue Turkey August 2014 Rosie Huntington-Whiteley by Horst DiekgerdesIrina Shayk covers Vogue Brazil and Rosie H-W covers Vogue Turkey
Love No.12 F.W 14.15 Christy Turlington by Inez & VinoodhLove No.12 F.W 14.15 Kendall Jenner by David SimsLove No.12 F.W 14.15 Kendall Jenner by David SimsLove No.12 F.W 14.15 Kendall Jenner by David SimsChristy T, Amy Adams, Adriana Lima and Kendall Jenner cover Love magazine's four cover issue.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley for Prabal Gurung F.W 14.15 Campaign by Daniel Jackson 1Rosie Huntington-Whiteley for Prabal Gurung F.W 14.15 Campaign by Daniel Jackson 2Rosie Huntington-Whiteley for Prabal Gurung F.W 14.15 Campaign by Daniel Jackson 2Rosie Huntington-Whiteley for Prabal Gurung F.W 14.15 Campaign by Daniel Jackson 2Rosie H-W fronts Prabal Gurung A/W 14/15 campaign
Andreea Diaconu & Sasha Pivovarova for Chloé F.W 14.15 Campaign 1Andreea Diaconu & Sasha Pivovarova for Chloé F.W 14.15 Campaign 1Sasha Pivovarova and Andreaa Diaconu front A/W14/15 Chloe campaign
Eliza Cummings for Nicole Farhi F.W 14.15 Campaign by Mel BlesEliza Cummings fronts Nicole Farhi A/W 14/15 campaign.Hilary Rhoda for Elie Tahari F.W 14.15 Campaign by Steven KleinHilary Rhoda fronts Elie Tahari A/W 14/15 campaign
Edie Campbell fronts Lanvin A/W 14/15 campaign with her horse Dolly. Edie also front Alexander McQueen A/W14/15 campaign.
Kate Moss for Stella McCartney F.W 14.15 Campaign by Mert & Marcus 1Kate Moss for Stella McCartney F.W 14.15 Campaign by Mert & Marcus 1Kate Moss for Stella McCartney F.W 14.15 Campaign by Mert & Marcus 1Kate Moss for Stella McCartney F.W 14.15 Campaign by Mert & Marcus 1Lara Stone for Stella McCartney 'Stella' 2014 Fragrance Campaign Kate Moss fronts Stella McCartney A/W 14/15 campaign and Lara Stone is the new front woman for Stella '2014' Perfume by Stella McCartney.
Gigi Hadid is the new Tom Ford front woman. She is fronting anything by Tom Ford from clothes,Eye Wear to beauty line and his new fragrance Velvet Orchid.

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Nia Long carrying the torch of White Diamond

When you are world known star, it's most likely you'll front many campaigns for many different designer brands as muse.

There is one thing people will always need and that is beauty products and one particular item. Perfume. Perfume industry so lucrative that anyone who is anyone is on board. With many celebs deciding to use their own likeness and start their own perfume brands.
Beyonce_Rise_perfume_ad.jpg Nowadays world of perfume has become saturated with celebrity perfumes from ''celebs'' from musicians, actors and even reality TV. Singers have found an successful avenue of money with perfumes selling meaning new money making venture and perfumes game has become where smart celeb with great team can surpass billion mark easily.
Some have decided to market their perfume towards both female and male.
Dame Elizabeth Taylor was more than Hollywood royalty and screen legend but also an trailblazer.Academy Award winning Dame Elizabeth started a craze back in 1988, when she released a perfume. Passion by Elizabeth Taylor with backing cosmetic giant Elizabeth ArdenElizabeth_Taylor_Passion_ad_2000.jpgelizabeth taylor_Passion_ad.jpgElizabeth was the first celebrity turn her name into lucrative and sustainable international business venture before any marketer saw the potential that right celebrity can mean license to print money. Dame.Taylor became the first celebrity to win the prestigious Fifi award(Perfume world's Oscar’s) . Her second perfume White Diamonds is the most successful perfume by celebrity has surpassed the billion mark and remains most successful perfume by celebrity and one of the best selling perfume in the worldelizabeth_taylor_white_diamonds_ad.jpg.
Nia Long has been named as the new ambassador of Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond Lustre. Nia is the first person to front Elizabeth Taylor perfumes apart from Elizabeth since Dame Elizabeth death in 2011. 
White_Diamonds_Lustre_E_Taylor_AD.jpg-jpgWhite Diamond Lustre is more softer than White Diamonds with base notes being: sandalwood,amber, musk and vetiver. Middle notes:narcissus,orange blossom, jasmine and orris root. top notes are: bergamot,mandarin orange pear and raspberry.
White Diamonds notes are simple blend of white gardenias and creamy powdered woods. There is a variations of White Diamonds, there is Sparkling White DiamondElizabeth_Taylo_Sparkling_Diamonds.jpgSparkling_White_Diamonds_ad.jpg White Diamond is Elizabeth's signature perfume, but she has released many there is elizabeth_taylor_fragrant_jewels_1993.jpgFragrant Jewels released in 1993 which were Diamond and Rubies, Diamond and Sapphire and Diamond and Emeralds
Black Pearl released in 1996.Elizabeth_Taylor_Black_pearls_ad.jpg
Forever Elizabeth released in 2002 and Gardenia released in 2003elizabeth_taylor_gardenia_ad.jpg
Year before her death Elizabeth Arden released Elizabeth Taylor Violet Eyesviolet_eyes_elizabeth_taylor.jpg
Celebrities are dominating the campaigns once fronted by models.
Naomi Campbell released her debut perfume in 1999. The notes of Naomi Campbell by Naomi Campbell top notes are fruity and floral cocktail of sweet fresh and exotic  orange blossom, peach, coconut, bergamot, mandarin, magnolia and thin spicy red pepper note. The middle notes are rose, tuberose, heliotrope, jasmine and lily of the valley. The base is powdery sweet and musky, made of caramel, benzoin, cedar, sandalwood, amber, Tonka, opopanax and musk perfect for Autumn and winter. Now models are losing campaigns to actorsYSL_manifesto_l_eclat_ad.jpg
Some models started their own perfumes. Everyone from Kate Moss, Heidi Klum and Cindy Crawford having their own lines of perfumes.

Jennifer Lopez who was the one who single handedly revived the celebrity fragrance market at the beginning of the 21st century in the noughties. And just like Elizabeth, J.Lo has released many perfumes.Jennifer wanted the original Glow perfume to be 'Fresh, Clean and Sexy' with notes of orange flower, pink grapefruit, neroli. Rose, sandalwood,soft amber,jasmine,vanilla and musk orris. And actually the original Glow is good and one of the best celebrity perfumes. And there many variations of Glow on the market.

Still by Jennifer Lopez was Jennifer's second perfume, it was released in mist of Bennifer hype (remember that)Many other actress have followed Elizabeth's and Jennifer's foot steps by released a their own perfumes.
Academy Award winner Halle Berry has few on the market doing really well.

Then there are celebrities whose perfumes many anticipate but never take off a la Jennifer Aniston Then there is Paris Hilton who has turned her perfume portfolio into billion dollar one.There is even Paris Hilton male perfumes .

 Even rappers are at it.Jay_Z_Gold_Fragrance.jpg Maria Sharapova got her own brand of perfume and sweets..