Archive for June, 2011

Haider Ackermann

Filed in Obsessions by on June 18, 2011 8 Comments
Haider Ackermann

Haider Ackermann presents a deconstructed one-sleeve blouse take on classic shirting. Comes in these great colors. Avant-garde Colombian designer Haider Ackerman has won fans for his forward-thinking silhouettes and draping. and now we know why first hand.

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peccadilloes

Filed in Art, Events by on June 18, 2011 2 Comments
peccadilloes

Peccadilloes by Amanda Eliasch   From June 16 through July 16 2011 you can see the exhibition of Seven Neons by Amanda Eliasch at Leadapron gallery on Melrose place. Amanda Eliasch and Lena   Angelina, Andy Summers and Lena Jimon with Jimon Magazine Amanda is using a noble gas as her material to create her […]

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Be Iconic

Filed in Obsessions by on June 17, 2011 22 Comments
Be Iconic

We love the video ” Be Iconic”, that came out in time of Dior’s new Addict Lipstick launch. The brand released the video featuring Kate Moss with music by Duran Duran directed by Jonas Akerlund. we’re sprinkled with glimpses of Paris, Kate Moss wearing sunglasses, Moss bombarded by photographers, Moss applying pink lipstick, and the […]

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Twin Power

Filed in Fashion by on June 17, 2011 17 Comments
Twin Power

We all love getting two-for-one deals, and the same goes for the explosive success of the Olsen twins. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen evolved from a million-dollar acting empire to a billion-dollar entertainment business with a “mass-market fashion component.” Today, at 25th years old, the twins are some of the hottest forces in fashion. We have […]

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Beauty Bar of the Week: Reducing Discoloration, Puffiness & Swelling

Filed in Beauty by on June 17, 2011 6 Comments
Beauty Bar of the Week: Reducing Discoloration, Puffiness & Swelling

If you are prone to puffiness, redness or live in a warm climate- keep your primer in the refrigerator to instantly calm and cool your face. Same goes for your moisturizer, the cold temperature shrinks the blood vessels and helps minimize under-eye bags.

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Skin Radiance

Filed in Beauty by on June 16, 2011 0 Comments
Skin Radiance

Adding shimmer to your skin is great way to slightly even out skin tone, soften features, hide imperfections or give radiance to your complexion. Shimmer can help hide redness, uneven self-tanner, bruises, spider veins and dryness.  The light reflecting minerals give your skin an instant glow whether you are at party or baring your skin […]

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Father’s Day Gifts

Filed in Lifestyle by on June 15, 2011 0 Comments
Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day is just around the corner and its time to go shopping for dad. Fortunately, Project Lena loves picking out cool and unique gifts for all sorts of personalities. Whether your dad is the workaholic, the hipster, the traditionalist or just a cool and stylish guy; we’ll attempt to narrow the search for some seriously […]

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Happy Birthday, Tory Burch

Filed in Fashion by on June 15, 2011 6 Comments
Happy Birthday, Tory Burch

Today, the American designer of easy-chic style Tory Burch turns 45 y.o. “Launched her first collection 2004, Tory Burch has gone from a tiny operation out of an Upper East Side apartment to a wildly successful contemporary line, which boasts freestanding boutiques and a booming wholesale business.” We love her iconic flats in bold prints, […]

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Basso & Brooke RTW A/W 11/12

Filed in Fashion by on June 15, 2011 18 Comments
Basso & Brooke RTW A/W 11/12

Basso & Brooke RTW A/W 11/12 Bruno Basso and Christopher Brooke are the two halves of revolutionary fashion label Basso & Brooke.  Hailing from Santos, Brazil, Bruno Basso studied journalism followed by advertising before moving into graphic design in 1998.  Christopher Brooke was born in Nottinghamshire, England in 1974.  He studied fashion at Kingston University before completing […]

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Alexandre Plokhov

Filed in Fashion by on June 15, 2011 19 Comments
Alexandre Plokhov

Alexandre Plokhov’s Poetic Elegance (Dazed Digital) “Back in the early part of the new millennium when Hedi Slimane was making his indelible mark on menswear with his work at Dior Homme, a New York based Russian émigré called Alexandre Plokhov was creating a quiet revolution of his own with his cult label, Cloak… After a […]

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mr. C

Filed in Lifestyle by on June 14, 2011 17 Comments
mr. C

Cipriani’s finally has a place in Los Angeles on Beverwil Drive. Ignazio and Maggio Cipriani opened the doors to Mr. C last week in Beverly Hills. We made sure to go in for a sneak peak and a large dinner as well. Giuseppe Cipriani himself was there chating away with Eva Mendez and other celeb guests. The […]

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Face Bronzers

Filed in Beauty by on June 14, 2011 1 Comment
Face Bronzers

Bronzers are a great way to imitate a sun kissed glow without actually committing the most carnal sin in beauty such as laying out in the sun. Bronzers look best when the skin looks natural meaning the correct shade for your skin tone looks golden rather then brown or muddy. Bronzers do not replace self […]

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Fruity Tutties

Filed in Fashion by on June 13, 2011 6 Comments
Fruity Tutties

Cheer up your wardrobe with pieces full of apples, bananas, pears and lemons. We are seeing designer’s favorite fruits all over summer dresses, playful earrings, day-to-day blouses and bags. Here are our favorite fruits in fashion: 1. Stella McCartney Falabella Fruit-Print Small Tote. Retails for $885 in Neiman Marcus. What a great idea to combine […]

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Prabal Gurung A/W 11/12

Filed in Fashion by on June 13, 2011 5 Comments
Prabal Gurung A/W 11/12

Prabal Gurung A/W 11/12 Winning the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s Swarovski Award for Womenswear on the 6th June 2011 Prabal Gurung is the fashion designer on everyone’s lips at the moment.  The Singapore born, Nepalese raised Gurung trained at New Delhi’s National Institute of Fashion Technology before going on to design for Manish […]

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Celebrity Street Style

Filed in Fashion by on June 12, 2011 17 Comments
Celebrity Street Style

Our favorite street style looks rocked by celebrities:

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Alexander Wang’s Mini Love

Filed in Obsessions by on June 12, 2011 11 Comments
Alexander Wang’s Mini Love

“Hot on the heels of his CFDA Award for Accessory Designer of the Year, Alexander Wang has more accessory news to share: For Fall, he’s debuting wallets and small leather goods. That doesn’t mean you have to wait until July to get your hands on them.” “Next Friday, June 17, the designer will offer the […]

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Todd Lynn S/S 2011 LFW

Filed in Fashion by on June 11, 2011 14 Comments
Todd Lynn S/S 2011 LFW

Todd Lynn S/S 2011 LFW. An expert with tailoring, elegance and androgynous silhouettes this Canadian designer is at the forefront of the design curve and will undoubtedly have a huge influence upon the high street trends of next year. His Spring/Summer collection, played out in soft ethereal tones is in stark contrast to the many saturated colour palettes other designers have […]

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Niki and The Dove

Filed in Playlist by on June 11, 2011 15 Comments
Niki and The Dove

One to watch: Niki and the Dove Ahead of the release of their debut EP The Fox on 14 June via Sub Pop, ever-captivating Swedish duo Niki and The Dove have revealed brand new track ‘Gentle Roar’. Remixed by Scottish producer Mylo.

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Anita Bubble Rings

Filed in Obsessions by on June 10, 2011 9 Comments
Anita Bubble Rings

TRE emerged from a fabulous friendship between Ulrica and Marisa, two girls from different corners of the world. Their passion for unique and bold fashion inspired tre’s first glass accessory collection. Tre Anita Bubble Rings. How can you not like these vibrant color rings? They are so much fun and will complete your summer outfit. […]

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McConnell’s Ice Cream

Filed in Food by on June 10, 2011 3 Comments
McConnell’s Ice Cream

McConnell’s Ice Cream, with an emphasis on their Cappuccino Ice cream. Guaranteed to change your life. Forget Ben and Jerry’s check out Santa Barbara’s local ice cream success McConnell’s. Fantastic flavors like French Vanilla, Russian Nesselrode (whatever that is), Lemon Zest, Peppermint stick, Elberta Peach and 20 more. Hey its Barbra Streisand’s favorite brand. It’s […]

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Beauty Bar of the Week: Skin Complexion

Filed in Beauty by on June 10, 2011 7 Comments
Beauty Bar of the Week: Skin Complexion

Instant improvement to your complexion: Oily Skin- To control oil and shine splash your face with cool black tea and do not rinse, it’s a natural astringent Sensitive Skin- Always use fragrance free, hypoallergenic products with anti-inflammatory antioxidants such as green tea Red and Splotchy- If you suffer from redness, drink a glass of ice water, which […]

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Givenchy

Filed in Obsessions by on June 9, 2011 19 Comments
Givenchy

Givenchy These bracelets from Givenchy are our new must haves. Leopard print  pony skin bracelet Plexi and metal bracelet in black.

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Lacy Queen

Filed in Fashion by on June 9, 2011 5 Comments
Lacy Queen

Love is in the air, and we can feel it with beautifully crafted white lace pieces. Lace and white go hand in hand together and look great on tan summer skin. Here are our favorite picks for white lace, white tweed, white pearls, white leather and everything in between: 1. Oscar de la Renta Tweed […]

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Tilda Swinton for AnOther Magazine

Filed in Fashion by on June 9, 2011 31 Comments
Tilda Swinton for AnOther Magazine

Tilda Swinton for AnOther Magazine. Ever since watching her on the big screen In The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe I’ve noticed just how different Tida Swinton is to most actresses and models.  She reminds me of an Annie Lennox for my generation, she strives to be something different and more meaningful than some […]

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The Best Hair Oils

Filed in Beauty by on June 8, 2011 17 Comments
The Best Hair Oils

“Hair oils have been used for centuries to scent hair, treat scalp issues and shape and style haircuts,” says Erin Anderson, stylist, artistic director and co-owner of Woodley & Bunny Salon and Apothecary. Oil treatments actually leave the hair less “slippery” than anything else on your hair care shelf. Professional stylists agree that hair oils “help […]

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