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The Barefoot Diva, Cesária Évora

The barefoot diva of music with the bright voice was born on the 27th August 1941 in Mindelo, Cape Verde. Cesaria was given that nickname since she performed without shoes. This was a reminder of her poor childhood.   Cesaria lost her father at a young age and was raised by her mother. She ended up living in an orphanage …

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Lanvin Christmas Tree

After John Galliano, it’s Lanvin’s turn to create a Christmas tree for the iconic hotel Claridge’s. And here is the result. And a close up: Guess who is on the top of the tree! It’s Alber Elbaz fairy with the tradditional star of course.«The concept of the Christmas Tree decoration is to create an installation that carries the spirit of …

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World AIDS Day

December 1 every year, is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection. The Red Ribbon is the global symbol for solidarity with HIV-positive people and those living with AIDS. AIDS has killed more than 25 million people between 1981 and 2007, and an estimated 33.2 million people worldwide live with HIV as …

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Versace For H&M Volume 2

If you liked the Versace for H&M F/W collection and you didn’t have the opportunity to buy one of the pieces since it was sold out at a glance, I have good news! The collaboration is not over! Versace for H&M will return for S/S 2012 and the launch date is around February. The first two pictures were given by …

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Pierre Hardy for Peugeot

We were already blown away by Pierre Hardy’s Winter 2011/2012 Collection. This Winter Pierre Hardy has also collaborated with Peugeot to create a concept shoe from brushed metal.  Being inspired by Peugeot’s HX1 Concept Car, the French designer created a futuristic shoe to fullfill every womans” needs. The shoe can transform from a comfortable flat when driving to a breath …