Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Vans and Kenzo collaboration for Summer 2012?! There will be three installments of products set to hit stores in May, June and July.
For the first assortment of styles which was inspired by Kenzo’s vibrant colors and net prints from the Spring/Summer 2012 season will be featured on Vans’ original skate shoe, the Era. The collection includes seven colorways available for men and women that feature the bright blue, white, green and red colors. The styles will retail starting at 90 Euros in France and 125 USD in the US.
The collections will be sold at Kenzo stores, Kenzo.com and at select retail partners including Opening Ceremony, Colette, Harvey Nichols, Bosco Milan, Lane Crawford and IT starting in mid-May 2012.
The Wel-Kim to My World shades include:
Here Kim’s the Sun (Brighten up your day with this opalescent sparkle)
Kim Konfidential (A honey-nude so stunning, it should be “klassified”)
Up & Kim-ing Pink (Get in line! This cotton candy pink is THE pink of the season)
Nothing Kim-pares to Blue (There just isn’t another hue like this lovely lilac-blue)
Lights, Kim-era, Action! (A screen-stealing shimmering pearl)
Others Pale By Kim-parison (This breathtaking white is the fairest of them all)
The six lacquers in New York City Ballet by OPI include:Nicole by OPI announces the launch of four new limited edition Texture Coat hues: Opal, Quartz, Amethyst and Aquamarine. In addition to the two-texture element, these four new line additions feature high-shine finishes. Opal Texture is a metallic, mother-of-pearl shade with chameleon-like properties that takes on a different look depending on the color over which it’s applied. Quartz Texture has a unique taupe/pink metallic hue, while Amethyst Texture and Aquamarine Texture are packed with sparkle – purple and blue respectively – for an added glittery effect.
Barre My Soul (This sheer beige is gorgeous, and that’s the “naked” truth.)
You Callin’ Me a Lyre? (This ascending pink hits all the right notes.)
Don’t Touch My Tutu! (Hands off this wispy white — it’s all mine!)
Care to Danse? (This lilac is up-to-the-minuet in fashion.)
My Pointe Exactly (See? This gorgeous sheer gray has been right all along!)
Pirouette My Whistle (Drink up! This silver sparkle is just what you need.)
The four new lacquers include:
Great Minds Pink Alike (And your nails and this pink are a match made in heaven.)
Look at Me Look at Me! (This silvery-rainbow sparkle has something to say!)
That’s Totally Red-ical! (Like, how amazing is this awesome apple-red?)
Purple Yourself Together (Snap out of it! It’s time to polish on this purple!)
Topshop and Fashion East designer Maarten Van Der Horst collaborated on their first capsule collection consisting of 7-pieces for Spring/Summer. “The collection embodies the Fashion East designer’s core aesthetic of mixing textured industrial fabrics with graphic prints and bold colours.” The capsule collection was inspired by the designers Spring/Summer 2012 mainline range featuring Hawaiian and floral prints. Love the masculine silhouettes and pop of color. The collection is scheduled to be released in Topshop New York on May 4th and on Topshop.com. Prices range from $60-$270.
Sally Hansen and pop star Avril Lavigne collaborated on a limited edition collection featuring 12 patterns inspired by Avril’s signature energetic, no-frills attitude and straight-talking lyrics.
“I was so excited to collaborate with Sally Hansen on Salon Effects Real Nail Polish Strips,” says Avril. “I always say that you need to be able to express yourself and these nail polish strips deliver the ultimate form of self-expression. Their unique, bold designs offer long lasting results and are unlike anything else on the market. They totally rock!”
The collection is available starting this month, I love it. I want all of it! You can buy these for $9.99 at Duane Reade, Amazon.com and Target.com.
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