The Spectacularly Sparkly 2013 German Vogue Swarovski Horoscope Calendar Combines Gorgeous Photography, Fashion and Jewelry.

2013 German Vogue Swarovski Horoscope Calendar

German Vogue and SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS have teamed up to produce a series of images for a stunning new 2013 calendar. An impressive collaboration between photographer Lado Alexi (who has shot the calendar for the previous two years) Hamburg-born high-concept stylist Dennis Blys, and Ukrainian über make-up artist, Natalie Franz, the calendar features Swarovski crystallized jewelry and fashions by various designers.  (more…)

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The Winner and Visionary Award Finalists from London’s 2012 Alternative Hair Show.

Winner alternative-hair-show-2012 IIHIH
above: This year’s winner of the Alternative Hair Visionary Award

2012 marks the 30th anniversary of Alternative Hair, during which time many of the world’s greatest hairdressers and hairdressing teams have appeared across the globe at Alternative Hair events in the UK, USA, Austria, Korea, Italy and Russia. (more…)

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The Astounding Range Of Creative Talent Known As Rankin.

Photographer Rankin

John Rankin Waddell, who is better known by the sole name of Rankin, is a very busy and talented man. Having photographed everyone from the Queen of England to the Queen of Pop, Rankin is often seen as a celebrity photographer, but his talents and repertoire go way beyond portraiture. (more…)

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Azature Black Diamond Polish Nabs Title For World’s Most Expensive At $250,000.

Azature Black Diamond Nail Polish

Hollywood-born jewelry couturier Azature, also known as the Black Diamond King launched his first jewelry collection in 2007. Now recognized as the premier black diamond-focused jewelry designer, he’s added nail laquer to his repertoire with Azature Black Diamond Nail Polish. And not just any nail polish, but one made with 267 carats of black diamonds. (more…)

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A Pantone Manicure. Colorful Pantone Chip Finger Nails Are A Handful of Fun.

A Pantone Manicure
above photo by @Harto

I realize that the amount of Pantone inspired products, projects and other color chip related items have reached almost comical proportions, but that doesn’t stop them from being somewhat blog-worthy to the design crowd. (more…)

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Vidal Sassoon Dies But His Cuts Live On. A Look At The Hair Master’s Muses And Styles.

Vidal Sassoon

“My idea was to cut shape into the hair, to use it like fabric and take away everything that was superfluous.” – Vidal Sassoon (more…)

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