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The fluid fabrics stole the fashion scene. It appeared on the last fashion weeks spring / summer and will again be one of the strongest trends for this hot season. The fluids clothes had a fresh and light air , and can be worn by any woman. Lately I opted for comfort, so I’m using many sportswear pieces. For this production, I chose two pieces from the same brand, 5Preview – which incidentally, is a brand that I met recently, and its collections represent exactly my style -. On foot, to stay with comfort without forgetting the style, the choice was a pair of white sneakers. Not to seem a way too sporty, some accessories are essential to enrich and make the outfit more beautiful, such as the Happiness Boutique maxi necklace.    IT- I tessuti fluidi hanno rubato la scena nell’universo della moda. Sono apparsi nell’ultima settimana di moda…

Advanced Night Repair

Last weekend, at the invitation of Estée Lauder, Jessica of Culture & Trend has been in the city of Padua, Italy, for a fascinating weekend organized by Glamour Italy. Curious to know what she went to do there? Read her diary: My plan was to visit the spaces that Estée Lauder has created within each perfumery, always in theme with the new super serum Advanced Night Repair. To start my day in perfection, I went straight to the Douglas perfumery where the Beauty Expert Massimo Marangoni has made me a simply beautiful makeup, with a nice couturing, perfect skin and a red mouth to end it, the kind of makeup that I wish I could have everyday.  After the makeup, I asked a few tips for Massimo, taking advantage that he’s a beauty expert. A product that I need to have is the palette of couturing which he introduced me,…

L e m o n a d e

Lemonade, such a simple word of English vocabulary, but has awakened the curiosity of all Beyonce fans when the singer posted on her social network a little sneak peek of this new project. Saturday night, 23, Queen B has finally revealed what would actually is Lemonade. Her Art Visual – Album takes the name of the homemade refreshment that her grandmother once used to make. But this is not something ordinary – actually when ever Bey does or has done something considered ordinary? – Lemonade is a short-film that is based on infidelity and forgiveness. The one-hour film, aired on HBO on Saturday, and it shows lyrics and stories of cheating, daddy issues, and side chicks. Limonade has been described as a project that tells the journey of self-knowledge and healing of every woman, which throughout the film are shown through the 12 tracks on the disc. The keywords that…

Crema personalizzata by Bottega Verde

Everything that is customized becomes more special and unique. Especially when it comes to something that promotes health of our beauty. Every woman has a skin type and needs different from each other, then a moisturizer may not be the same for everyone, it is for this reason that care needs to be specific. Thinking about it, Bottega Verde, known in Italy as a leader in skin care, has created a unique and innovative project: an anti-aging cream. The creation of this cream is divided into 3 essential steps: The first thing is to do a skin analysis, in this case, Jessica member of the Culture & Trend team, went to meet the Bottega Verde team to analyze the type and needs of her skin, in this first phase , which measures the level of hydration of the skin and other necessary information, you can also choose the cream perfume,…

A dress that dance

A charming place, a dress that colors the scene. Long dresses tend to make a women more and taller … and wear something that enhances us makes a huge difference.  Now the spring with its fresh days, allows us to use much lighter garments, so it’s time to pull out of the closet and wear fresh clothes. In today’s editorial, the elegance of the Creazioni Antonella dress is shown through photos, where the piece seems to dance on the body. A dress so elegant, yet easy to wear. The pattern makes us immediately think of a moving sea, where the blue is mixed in tones that also takes green in some places, but actually they are large flowers that create and transmit this illusion. The modeling itself is quite classical, playing with transparency on sleeves and stripes on the neck adds a sporty touch, gently breaking the “too posh” aspect …

Meteomorphosis by Gore-Tex

Last week, Milan hosted the Design Week, better known as “Salone del Mobile.” Culture & Trend has had a special participation for the first time, during the event. We attended the installation Meteomorphosis, a unique project created by Gore-Tex, where design, fashion and technology meet in one place. For those who do not know, Gore-Tex is a high-tech company, which always seeks innovation for its products, such as waterproof and breathable fabrics, working with various fashion houses and not only. For the second consecutive year, the company has been present at the design week, presenting the following concept: Every day is a perfect day, the video installation was realized with the collaboration of the Roman artist Paolo Scoppola, specializing in the creation of interactive video based in natural interfaces. The space has been designed to offer to the public a unique visual and sensory experience, representing th Gore-Tex concept, which…

Contemporary Avantgarde

The graphic prints have entered the fashion world  to stay. What once was considered a basic and banal garment, it has now changed through art that the pieces carrying. A brand that expresses exactly this concept, both on prints as modeling, is Les Bohemiens. The pieces carry with them an essence of contemporary avant-garde, with different prints and statement cuts. Today the proposed production is made up of a set of two pieces of the brand, “Stone Grid”, as it is called print, conveys an air contemporary rather even futuristic. To make a mix and play a little with the outfit, the accessory chosen was the printed Comic Pop Art bag of Steve J. Key, on foot, a pair of JF London pumps  to finish in style.   IT- Le stampe grafiche sono entrate nel mondo della moda per restarci. Quello che una volta era considerato un capo basico e…

Kenzo & The Jungle Book

The Disney film world meets another collaboration in the fashion world, this time with the famous brand Kenzo, known for its innovative collaborations with avant-garde artists, musicians, actors and designers. This time the Capsule Collection created by Kenzo, has been inspired by the recent Disney movie: The Jungle Book, an epic new adventure that tells the story of Mowgli, a baby raised by wolves, who discovers that he is no longer welcome in jungle when a dreaded tiger promises to exterminate everything she sees as a threat. Mowgli then is forced to leave his only home, and go on a journey of discovery and challenges. For the production of the limited edition collection,  that includes men and women, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon – creative directors of the fashion house – were immersed in the Disney archives, in order to be inspired by some sketches of the film. For this…

Spring in Black & White

 Spring is represented in various forms in the fashion world, mainly prints, it comes in different colors and sizes. We’re not just talking about something ultra colorful, full of flowers and so on, because the spring this time came in black and white, and mixed with stripes, all in the same garment: a very versatile dress, to wear both in a formal occasion, or on a sunny afternoon with a production styled as a casual street style. The modeling structured in the waist zone and the wide skirt, along with the art of the print that mixes two different concepts, makes the piece very unique and special. Following a more casual style, the dress in this case is combined with a pair of oxford, and to enrich the production, the key accessory is the mini bag with embroidered details . And you? How would you have combined this dress? IT-…

Goodbye Panda Eye

Since Culture & Trend has become an online magazine, the content and the topics covered have expanded. And one of the top topics that a fashion magazine needs to address are the editorials, and is up to us to better organize the all the content for you.  But behind the scenes of a fashion editorial, besides the clothes, another thing is essential: the makeup. In a photo set, in many cases, the beauty changes at least 3 times, or even more. And when it ends, beyond being tired, the only desire is to take a shower to remove any residue of the day, and is often in the shower that we take the opportunity to remove makeup using anything we find: even shampoo! Yes, I bet that you’ve used it in this improper manner at least once … All of you know very well what most often happens when we…