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Beauty Buzz. Jessica Alba Named the New Face of Revlon. Second City Style Fashion & Beauty Blog

Boy, it would seem that models are so yesterday! The face of fashion and beauty is sadly…24/7 Hollywood celebs. Nice work if you can get it. Last week it was all about Reese and now Jessica Alba has been named the new face of Revlon. Apparently is making a pretty penny for it. She’s said …

Shopping with Andra. Easy Does It. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Say hello to relaxed, lightweight pieces with a laid-back attitude. Andra Naylor for Second City Style Magazine Easy breezy. Easy breezy. Easy breezy. Like a mantra, I repeat it to myself before a big meeting, while I’m getting ready for a night out, and when introducing myself to a new group of people. Most people …

Designers. A ComeBack for Androver: Miguel Andriver Returns in V&A Exhibition. Second City Style Fashion Blog

We haven’t seen him since 2005 but thanks to the "New York Fashion Now" exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Musuem in London, Miguel Adrover is on the radar again. As the IHT’s Suzy Menkes reports, "Reached in Majorca, Adrover would not discuss any future plans but said that he had relocated his studio to …

Fashion. Is Vintage Losing It's Advantage? How To Be True to the Trend. Second City Style Fashion blog

I love it when our in-house vintage expert Julie Ghatan writes an exclusive for SCS. And that’s why Ruby Warrington’s piece about the trendiness of vintage gave me pause. In her piece for the Sunday Times Warrington asserts that the days of rummaging through thrift stores and specialty shops for vintage pieces are over. What’s …

Haute Historian. Bondage Babes: The Léger Legacy. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Stephanie Miller for Second City Style Magazine Hervé Léger is a master of body sculpting. He has the ability to transform a slight, straight frame into a curvaceous, sensual figure. A prominent fixture of the 1980s fashion scene, the Léger legacy has been revisited and reinvented on recent runways. Know for his hand sewn, bandage …