Monday, 21 November 2011

Happiness by Lanvin

Lanvin's Happy bag has already hit the high street with Primark version of the bag is a best seller.
But I still would love the original Gold leather lizard effect bag.
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Friday, 28 October 2011

Another celebrity joins the perfume wagon

I don't want to seem as I have problem with 'celebrity perfumes'' far from the truth, there are some really decent perfumes that have been put out by some ''celebrities''.
One thing I personally don't understand how now days anyone who isn't anybody can now put perfume that smells like any other perfume on the market. I already posted about the wagon that is getting full that is called the celebrity perfume wagon. The trend that was started by the late Elizabeth Taylor and then brought to the mainstream and to the 21st century by Jennifer Lopez in 2002
Now the trend is getting too damn ridiculous. We have multiple editions of one perfume.
Now days anyone who is anyone isn't the motto of having your perfume. Gone are also the days when celebs used to pretend they had something to do with their perfume and give the press and the public the scripted speech that was  ''I was involved in the whole process of picking the right flowers and spices and trying to create something new and fresh and different to the market. I loved the creative process of creating everything from the perfume to the advert to the box ''.  Now days perfume makers and the celebrities fronting and pretending to have created, don't even bother with the old cliché speech of ''I was really involved in creating my scent''. And now days anyone and I mean anyone who has been on TV can have perfume.
The deal is now if you  have appeared in reality TV show or had ''something something with famous person'' aka married a footballer, just like Coleen Rooneyand Alex Curran you too can have perfume on the market. Even reality TV shows such the only The only way is Essex(Towie) have their own perfume Dazzle on the market. and of course the original show of the pseudo celebs Jersey Shore girls got perfumes on the market. Snooki got perfume called Snookiand Sammi got perfume called Dangerous
We have perfumes from A list to Z list celebrities.
Justin Bieber followed on the foot steps of Usher and now even he has perfume that slightly looks Lola by Marc Jacobs on the market with cleaver ad ''if you spray this perfume Justin won't able to keep his hands of you''. Justin may not have clue what goes in perfume making or the raw ingredients of what makes a perfume for women since he is only 17 year old. He does have has large fan base though.
Now we have perfume from Tyler Swift called 'Wonderstuck''taylor swift perfume launch creme dress red lips fellow country singer 
Faith Hill has one #
Over her in Britain N Dubz and X Factor judge Tulisa decided to ride the exposure from the show and have her own perfume... called the female boss. Of course Bruce Springsteen is the Boss.The sweet smell of success: Tulisa Contostavlos at the launch of her fragrance called The Female Boss at The Perfume Shop on Oxford Street LondonTulisa had to tell people she is the female boss?There is only one problem with this perfume apart from the fact that just like most celebrity perfume it smells familiar, the problem with Tulisa perfume is. The bottle design is weak and the boxGraffiti: The bottle and packaging for Tulisa's TFB perfume Kelly Rowlandkelly rowland empress e1312121776947 Kelly Rowland Named As Sean Johns Empress is the face of Sean John Empress perfume but expect one from her in the near future of course.
http://ikranm.blogspot.com/2010/08/everyone-is-at.html
http://ikranm.blogspot.com/2011/02/rihanna-joins-perfume-wagon.html

Thursday, 20 October 2011

One dictator down few more to go

Muamar Gaddafi has fallen literally. After months of hide and seek Gaddafi meet his enviable end. He is dead. How ever you write his name Gaddafi, Gadafi,Qadafi, Khadafi. One of the last ''great dictators'' and ''King of Kings'' is gone. Muamar Gaddafi was one of the few head states you knew of,but never knew why you knew his name. Gaddafi came to power as colonel in 1969 as 27 year old chairman of the Revolutionary Command Libya in coup after toppling and ousting the monarchy and it's head of state king IdrisLibya cutting for archivesLibya cutting for archivesLibya cutting for archivesSince then Gaddafi went from being hero in Africa and the Middle East to hated being in the west then he was all forgiven and the west welcomed him.of course by the time west welcomed him back to its arms he was fully qualified member of exclusive club dictators and hated by Africa and the Middle East. One thing he was a character, he went from normal looking young colonel to melting dictator -  
He had virgin female body guards who were hand picked, because of an ancient tale - image''In ancient times, leaders believed that best guards were virgins. Because they could sense threats or the so called winds of death'' 
Gaddafi also had the guts to tell the world or the UN to abolish cheese eating chocalate making Switzerland of the face of the world. And where ever he went his Bedouin tent went upI never personally understand why dictators decide to play hide and seek when they know in the end they lose.Perhaps it's their deluded ego or just that they believe that they'll always rule their countries with fear forever and ever. And on their death bed they'll hand the reign to their sons and so on? So could someone capture this cocky one God awful Saif(sword)
The Jasmine Revolution that turned into Arab Spring was started in Tunisia and it spread like wild fire to the rest of the region to Egypt where we saw those beautiful scene's in Tahrir Squire then to Libya. Across the Arabia we still have demonstrations in Syria where Bashar Al Assad is in charge...Assad of course ''inherited'' his power from his father Hafez on his death in 2000. In Yemen we have crazy man who despite being burned is still clinking on to power and still keeps on telling his people ''I'll hand of over the power in coming days''.
 The Arab Spring has been inspiration to many demonstrations and ''people power'' movements around the world. In Spain's capital Madrid Puerto del Sol squire we had since May the Spanish movement 15M"Democracia Real Ya!"It since then spread to Athens, then to Tel Aviv.  Then to US...yes in USA there are new hero's of the people and enemies of the neoconservatives the Occupy Wall Street movement. that has sprung up in many US cities and And now in London
One things is certain, and that is the world is changing and I hope for the better.
From Africa to the Middle East to Europe... perhaps next Asia?