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A new duo… Gwyneth Paltrow and Michael Kors on Goop.com

When she launched her personal style blog, all have turned their noses: she was the perfect girl, perfect actress, but Gwyneth Paltrow has proved that she can be also a perfect blogger.On Goop.com, this is the name of her site, she shares day by day all her advice about food, health, lifestyle, fashion and more.Just with Goop.com, she has launched a special capsule-collection with her friend Stella McCartney, 14 timeless pieces everyone wants to have in their own closet.A few days ago, Ms Paltrow has announced a new partnership, this time with the american designer Michael Kors: it will be a special Christmas Capsule Collection, a good gift to everyone from the duo.The capsule offering will see Paltrow's 'exceptional taste' and Kors's signature style combine to form a collection ...
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Best of British…the latest collection by M&S

Best of Britain Collection: this is the name choosen by Marks and Spencer to celebrate the "importance of be British".In selected stores, winter collection marks the launch of a three year partnership between British Fashion Council and M&S.The collection is composed by 34 pieces, that include full of timeless pieces in a palette of neutrals and monochrome, with touch of hot pink.100% lambswool cable knit jumpers, silk blouses, the charcoal wide leg trousers and wool skirts: all clothing suitable for cool mix and match.M&S decided to celebrate british fine textile heritage with cloths from Yorkshire and Cheshire, outerwear from Manchester and footwear made in Northamptonshire.It focuses on true British craftsmanship and quality, for this reason all garments...
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Sunday times…a moment for me

Sunday. I love sunday because I can do all the things I can not do during the week, such as reading, watching a good movie, listening music, or cooking. In my family, all know how to cook, for Christmas, New Year's Day, Easter or various celebrations, most of the time is spent in the kitchen preparing delicious treats (and count how many extra pounds you take).So, every Sunday, I cook something, I am inspired by the moment and this is one of the last Sunday dinners I have prepared. I hope you'll like it!Pasta carbonara or just CarbonareWhat you need:250 gr. bacon2 eggsParmigiano q.b200 grams of pastaa quarter of a white onion- Cut the onion as finely as possible, pour it in a pan with a little olive oil, leave it to brownIn the meantime, break two eggs in a bowl and combine ...
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Original style with Maclù

It's always amazing discover new brands (Team Landon is specialized) , because you have the possibility to discover new products, often handmade, something unique and original, with a lot of personality.This is the case of Maclù. This cool brand was created by Claudia Corbetta, a young Milan stylist; this is a real example of Made in Italy or, in this case, Made in Milan, one of the fashion capitals.The collection is eclectic, a perfect example of mix-and-match, with only one fil-rouge: the harmony of colors and shapes, all seen in a functional perspective and absolutely in line with the trends of the season.The collection is vast and it includes clothing as soft trousers and suits "palace" , skirts and sweaters avvolgentitop screwed or oversized mix, dresses and skirts...
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Street Buzz with Bershka

If you are a fashion-addicted, surely you know Bershka. The spanish low-cost brand is very famous around the world for its glam collection and its personal way to understand fashion world.in the lookbook of October 2013, street style is the main source of inspiration ( and you know how personally i love it).A colorful, stylish and modern look for a girl who loves to play with fashion and she knows how to do it.You can create fabulous mix-and-match by combining florals with plaides and printed t-shirts.Embroidered sequin and leather skirts still haunting our lives. T-shirts also help to offset the printed parts of this being flashy.Fall/Winter 2013 are inspired by 90s. Salas tops, short boots, midi dresses, printed t-shirts, baseball hats, college jackets, basketball shorts. ...
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British mood with Primadonna Collection

London style is one of the most principal trend of the fall 2013. A famous italian brand, Primadonna collection, has created a collection inspired by londoners style, but with its typical mood.Primadonna is a versatile brand, with many interesting facets; it meets the needs of the female gender, by creating shoes and accessories for every type of woman.For this fall, it has created a vast collection that includes wedges, ballerinas, every kind of boots, sneakers and lace-up shoes, without forgetting elegance and comfort.Studs, suede and fringe play with style and creativity lace-up shoes, reinterpreting an original a classic shoes; wedges are seen in a "city version", bur they remain pretty, stylish and feminine. A collection with a grunge flavor, full of char...
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MAC Cosmetics and Rihanna: A sensual collection

It's time for new make-up collection, this time between the good-girl-gone-bad Rihanna and MAC Cosmetic.Yesterday, the collection has been unveiled, and this is not the first time of Barbados singer and the make-up brand. This collection includes a Lip Glass version of Riri Woo lipstick, two eye shadow palettes, brushes and Diamonds Cream Colour Base, named by hit of Riri, Diamonds.Rihanna has developed four new lipstick, following the success of the sell-out trio of last year.The products are very wearable and very glamour with their rose gold packaging. Rihanna is famous for her sensual style, and maybe this make-up collection can give a touch of sensuality to all those who will use
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COS collection…Easy is chic

It's considered the luxury side of H&M, and may be true,but COS, Collection of style, has nothing to envy to the most famous low-cost brand.COS is famous for its continuous explore the style and fashion, highlighting timeless design that lives beyond the season.Merging traditional methods with new techniques and innovative fabrics, COS creates clothing apparently BASIC but in fact essential and pure. Just like the last fall/winter 2013 collection.This collection highlights the femininity, nd it does so in the details.The clothing’s structures turn from being very plain to have some complex cuts and volumes that vary from the straight dresses and the pencil skirts to the egg-shape.One-shoulder tops, straight trousers and sculptured coats:&nbs...
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Special Collaborations…Kate Moss and M.I.A. for Topshop and Versace

It seems that October is the perfect month to announce a collaboration. Today on The Auburn Girl: Topshop and Versace.The High Street brand announced a new collaboration with the English Supertopmodel Kate Moss; it's not the first time for the brand and Ms Moss, in fact she created 14 collections and last time was in 2010. They created special collections everytime and, if you don't know, all were inspired by Kate's wardrobe. The real "Kate effect".Kate Moss, in 2010This new collaboration will be launch in April 2014 (mark the date on the calendar, i will do it!), it will be composed by 40 pieces including accessories, ready-to-wear and footwear.Everyone, in England and not only, is curious to see who will be the face of the advertising campaing: last time, it was Ms Moss, but now&nbs...
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Street Style Inspiration from Paris

                      Chiara FerragniFashion Month is definitely over, finally!! I love fashion weeks, it's a big moment of style, arts, creativity and more, but, working for a newspaper, i can't tell you that it's a little bit tiringWhat i love of the fashion weeks is street style, especially in city like London or Paris. Both of these cities have their personal sense of style, less conventional than New York and Milan (the fashion capitals). No eccentric outfits, a lot of personalityIn these photos, fashion-bloggers, designers, it girls show some of the best street style outfits that i have seen, and my motto is perfect for the occasion: "inspire yourself, inspire the others".What's your favorite outfit? ...
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The English Rose Design… nice accessories

You know me well, and you know how happy I am when I discover a new brand, and this time i discovered The English Rose Design, a british brand.The creative director, Stephanie Reed, is a multitasking woman: "fashion editor, wrìiter, entrepreneur and a passionate artisan jewellery designer".She launched The English Rose Design in July 2013, but her jewellery has already been featured on online publications such as You Queen Magazine, So Vain Magazine and several fashion blogs.This latest collection is the result of hard work, in which Miss Reed shows all her sense of style and her creativity.All the jewels express a story, beginning with that of the people who wear them...  The Pride and Pearls Collection: this is the title of Fall/Winter 2013 Collection, ...
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Best of September – Welcome October

Last month, i shared with all of you my personal "best of" music, movies, books. Many of you appreciated the post so i decided to share with you the best of September.Books: i'm reading 44 Scotland Street. I really like it because it's very different from other books i've just read. A strange theft,many stories perfectly combined together, and only one narrative voice, Pat; after every page, you have the possibility to discover something new about her, about the others around her.The Mortal Instruments: i like fantasy books, and this is a very good saga, if only it were better written. The eternal fight between good and evil, a love almost impossible, a hidden world and so much action. A good reading. ( i have to read the fouth book).Books in waiting: M. Gramellini - L'ultima riga delle fa...
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MAC Cosmetics and Proenza Schouler… beauty experience

Mark this date on the calendar: April 2014.MAC Cosmetics will launch a limited-edition collection in collaboration with a special partner: Proenza Schouler.MAC works with the Americanbrands for its fashion shows.The two designers, Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough, are very happy about this collaboration; they said: "Beauty has always played a huge role in what we do on the runway and MAC has been one of our biggest supporters; we wanted to create something that the Proenza Schouler woman could relate to off the runway, and the MAC brand is so deeply rooted in fashion that we knew they would understand our vision MAC, which cooperates with the brand for many years, appreciates the philosophy and aesthetic point of view about the fashion and beauty...
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Friendship never ends… Marc Jacobs and Sofia Coppola

Friendship is one of the best feelings in this world, and when two people join friendship and creativity, the results are often optimal. Ask to Marc Jacobs and Sofia Coppola.The creative designer and the director ( now in the cinema with The Bling Ring) will work together for the new advertising campaign of perfume Daisy.But it's not the first time they work together: do you remember Ms Coppola in Marc Jacobs' Juergen Teller campaign? She stripped off naked pose in a swimming pool with a giant bottle of perfume.Their friendship, over the years, has remained strong, with Sofia Coppola almost always present at the fashion- show of her friends or wearing one oh his creations for a major event like Oscars night.Once, she said: "'I first met Marc when I was 20, my mum and I were going...
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Less is more…a new way of lifestyle and fashion

Miss Westwood has spent the last few years to say "Less is More"; luckily, fashion-system has transposed her words, so now this is the new motto.This vision of fashion, and lifestyle i can say, has two important faces, for me of course: Maggie Gyllenhaal and Julia Roberts.Both of them are acclaimed actresses, with movies that are pieces of film history.But, on the red carpet and in daily life, they are iconic for their semplicity, elegance, charme, great sense of style, also when they wear a white t-shirt and jeans.They are not flashy, never too many accessories or make-up, but a perfect smile: i think that if you smile, you have the best accessory.They are very expert of a fine art: mix-and-match, especially for daily outfits. Nothing exaggerated, but stylish and comfortable clothing.Heel...
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A touch of British with Reiss

If you go to London, you have to necessarily do a pit-stop to Reiss.From 1971, when David Reiss founded the brand, it's become one of the symbols of British Style, with a philosophy centred on "creating directional, design-led menswear, womenswear and accessories", offering always innovative and original products.Today, Reiss is a highly respected brand of High Street, celebrities, and not, usually buy from this brand for its sense of modern, its sexy and iconic vision of fashion.The Fall/Winter Collection is extremely flexible, it is possible  evergreen pieces, perfect for your favorite mix-and-match and for every kind of occasion.With a color palette based on shades of Rose, absinthe, black and white, lavanders, lilacs and duck-egg blue, the collection proposed by Reiss is insp...
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Michael Kors Beauty Collection: a touch of pop

"Each item is designed to make your look pop". With this phrase, Michael Kprs is ready to launch his new beauty collection.Mr Kors started with the idea of the fragrance, because he wanted something that you can spray and feel like "you've stepped off a boat in Capri. What i do with fashion is help people change their attitude, their look. I think a lot of women fall into a rut and use the same thing every day".The collection is based on a high quality, so you can have a perfect make-up for every kind of occasion; in fact, the color palette is perfect because you can wear a simple clothing but you can give a touch of style and light with the make-up."Make-up should not be a mask" said the designer. Among all the pieces of the collection, Mr Kors said that the bronzing powders are his ...
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Capsule Collection: Isabel Marant and H&M

It's probably the most anticipated collection of the year, but the capsule collection between Isabel Marant and H&M is a real big moment for the fashion system, for which it's good to wait.The leather-look moto jeans, tasselled boots, embellished tie-dye jacket: all the iconic pieces of the French designer are in this collection. Models like Milla Jovovovich, Costance Jablonski, Alek Wek, and Lou Doillon are faces of the advertising campaign. Click on the image below to watch the videoThe collection includes womenswear, accessories, menswear and teen clothing. Every piece will be in the store on November 14, but many people complained of too high prices for a high-street brand just like H&M; but the quality and style are good reasons to buy a piece of the collection,because &n...
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Burberry’s Spring Nails Collection

It's one of the most famous brand in the world, and for its ability to create always something new and perfect, Burberry amazes every time.This time, British brands has created six nail polish shades, that were revealed in the backstage of Burberry's spring/summer 2014 fashion-show.The nail polishes were created to match the bags that models carried on the catwalk; the color palette includes shades as Rose Pink, Oxblood, Poppy Black, Pale Yellow and Stone. The limited edition box is very precious and with elegant shapes. The collection will be available to buy from January 2014 on Burberry Prorsum Site; better mark the date on the calendar to be ready to buy it, because it will certainly be something you will want to have all
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The Voyage Souvenir, elegant accessories

When i discovered a new brand is always an emotion, and this time is better because a friend suggested me this brand.The Voyage Souvenir is a young brand, all made in Italy and that's a good thing if you want the best quality of a product. The brand, based in Livorno, was born in 2011 thanks to union of Ariela and Edward.The Voyage Souvenir produced foulard, bracelets, necklaces and fashion accessories with an unique style: in fact, with a jewel of The Voyage, you can feel the romanticism of a place or the amazing feeling of a travel. Every piece remembers a place, such as Capri, Milan, Paris, Portofino, and the good quality of the product is showed by the elegance of the lines, by the choice of materials used such as  precious silk, and by the good taste of the result.The Voyage Souv...
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