Take note of Altuzarra’s sexy urbanite; on the runway, he signaled once again that beauty is in the finished detailing, like tailored pants with a romantic kick paired with a handsome fitted top with a tied belt defining the waistline. It all captures the modern woman’s understated allure and power.
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Evil-eye jewelry is everywhere, everywhere. Not only a fashion trend, it’s said to ward off the malevolent while luring luck, happiness, love and success to the wearer. Be chic and secure with this charming Sydney Evan piece. The eye is smashingly set with pavé diamonds and blue sapphires, then enveloped in a pyramid crafted of 14K yellow gold. The 14K yellow gold ball chain adds just the right touch of texture. Lotus Boutique, $1,210
“What makes fashion fascinating is the storytelling. When we lose the sense of a dream, it’s just clothes. And when it’s just clothes, then I don’t know if anybody cares anymore.” – Ken Downing, fashion director, Neiman Marcus
Kevyn Aucoin is considered one of the most influential make-up artists of our time, pioneering the art of contouring. Now his face-slimming technique, used by many celeb make-up artists, has been made simple in The Contour Book: The Art of Sculpting + Defining Volume II. It contains all the shades, tips, and tricks for perfecting sculpting and contouring on your own. Sephora, $65.
Runway model of the 1980s, face of Chanel and style icon Inès de La Fressange epitomizes French beauty and flair. So when she divulges her favorite Paris shops for splurges and bargains in apparel, beauty and inspired interiors, the fashionable world listens. Preorder her new pocket volume, Parisian Chic City Guide, now for its February release. Bookstore1, $19.95