Wednesday, June 27, 2007

BET Awards Photos

Rhi Rhi's dress looks like the Layla k. Couture 'Carmella' dress from '05! FAB!

B Rocked it in a Robot Costume

More Awards for J Hudd!

Kelly Performed and it Would Have Been Fly If She Could Project Her Voice.. She Can Never Be 'B'

Diana's Seeds

50's Amusing Performance


The Art of Fashion: Volume Five

Bravestar from London, UK. Love his work!

Birthday Parties for the Mini Haute-Couturiers

Why wait for sweet-sixteen to give your little girl an enviable birthday to remember? What better a gift for your mini-Manhattanite and aspiring Muiccia, than the "Fashion Design Party" offered by luxury NYC toy store, FAO Schwarz.

On the day of the party, your daughter and nine of her dearest will work with real fashion designers in the private party room at FAO's flagship store on 5th Avenue, to create their own original apparel and handbag designs which will later be professionally manufactured. Just when the buzz dies down at school about how chic and exclusive the party was, eight weeks later, they return to the store for a fashion show and apres ice-cream party. The young designers work the runway as models for their original creations, for a packed house of fifty guests.

This is sure to generate enough personal PR at school to keep her in the upper echelons for good. (Or at least until high school!) With a price tag starting from $25,000.00, call it extravagant, but I think it might be worth it considering the going rate for that priceless look upon her face of sheer parental adoration!

Thursday, June 21, 2007

Versace Street in Milan

Ten years after his tragic death, Gianni Versace is getting a street named after him in Milan.

Milan’s Mayor Letizia Brichetto-Arnaboldi Moratti and the Teatro della Scala will stage a series of special events next month to pay tribute to Versace on the 10th anniversary of his death.

The high point of the commemoration will be the debut of Maurice Bejart a new ballet entitled, ‘Grazie Gianni con Amore’- ‘Thank You Gianni With Love’ – to be staged in La Scala on Sunday July 15.

The two-act ballet will feature costumes exclusively designed by Donatella Versace in its first act. The second act will be a medley of Bejart’s most celebrated ballets for which Gianni created costumes. It includes excerpts and original costumes from such works as Dionysos, Malaux, ou la m├ętamorphose des dieux, Souvenir de Leningrad, Chaka Zulu, Elegie pour ell and Pyramid.

Also on July 15th, the City of Milan will honour Gianni Versace’s memory by naming a public square after him. And a Gala dinner will be staged in his honor after the ballet performance in Milan’s Sala delle Cariatidi at Palazzo Reale.

Versace's work for the theatre, one of his greatest passions, will also be honoured by the city of Milan with a display 64 artistic installations of his most celebrated theatre designs on large panels distributed throughout the city in strategic locations.

Versace was murdered by disturbed fan Andrew Cunanan outside his home in Miami, Casa Casuarina on July 15, 1997.

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Roberto Cavalli @ H&M

Roberto Cavalli is the latest name to add his creative prowess to the H&M designer stable. It was announced Wednesday that the Italian designer will construct a one-off collection for the retail store giant that will consist of both mens and womenswear.

Known for his wild animal prints and non-conservative cuts, Cavalli is the first Italian to join the ranks of former H&M collaborators which include Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney and Viktor and Rolf. Material girl Madonna added some musical creativity when she designed clothes and accessories for the Swedish brand earlier this year.

There were no details on what sort of look Cavalli would aim for in his collaboration with H&M, but one could expect heavy use of color and print if the 66-year-old designer follows in step with his iconic look. Publicity photos of Cavalli working on the collection show sketches that include high-waist pants, cowboy boots and a snakeskin print.

"Roberto Cavalli has created a world of his own, iconic and full of fantasy, when it comes to colors, prints and style," said H&M creative director Margareta van den Bosch in a statement. "There is no place for shyness and no possibility of ending up with a mainstream wardrobe of everyday basics."

The bold-faced celebrities who defy mainstream and opt for Cavalli's provocative designs include Eve, Beyonce, Jessica Simpson, Jennifer Lopez, and even the usually conservative Gwyneth Paltrow. The collection, which will include 20 menswear pieces, 25 womenswear items, lingerie and accessories, will be available on November 8th.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Rejoice Peasants: 72 Hours with Layla k.

I love that saying "Rejoice Peasants." I got that from my assistant Mario. Gotta give the man his credit. Anyway, it's my birthday. If you are in the Atlanta Metro Area, come and hang with ONE HAUTE CHIC!

FRIDAY: 300 Atlanta (Trade your stilettos for bowling shoes and groove to the music)

SATURDAY: Champagne Campaign @ The MARK (It's Roberto Cavalli and 7UP on the rocks)

SUNDAY: Dinner @ the Mansion (All the trimmings, leave your diets at the door)

Ciao Bellas

Thursday, June 14, 2007

A Life of Luxury in the airways..JET AIRWAYS that is...

Jet Airways has created the first airline ‘suite’ in the sky offering its customers the ultimate in privacy and luxury.

Each First Class suite providing over 26sq ft of usable space, features dual sliding doors that create complete privacy for every passenger choosing to fly Jet Airways First Class.

Each of the eight First Class suites on the Boeing 777 aircraft will feature the world’s longest First Class bed at 83 inches, massive 23 inch flat screen monitors and carefully designed storage areas that include a personal hanging wardrobe, dual credenza and under ottoman stowage.

Each First Class suite is designed to allow dining for two with a VIP/Business Jet style table, multiple LED lighting options, variable lumbar support and an eight point massage system. The First Class suites have been manufactured by BE Aerospace.

The state-of-the-art In-Flight Panasonic eX2 Entertainment system offers passengers over 200 hours of Hollywood and Bollywood movies, regional films, television and short programming, audio CD’s covering every imaginable music genre and much, much more; all on demand and all heard through Bose noise cancellation headphones.

The finest of French Champagnes, including vintage Dom Perignon and Krug, the finest wines from around the world and a library of single malt whiskies will all be served in Micassa crystal.

Naturally, for those wishing to work, laptop power and in flight telephones are available with the unique ability to send SMS and Email.

Befitting what is arguably the finest First Class product in the sky; the menu choices are exquisite and extensive and will be plated on hand painted Bernardaud porcelain dinnerware.

Hand picked and especially trained First Class cabin crew will ensure personalized service with true warmth and hospitality.

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Jaguar is his name. Modeling is his game. Saw him on Mayhem and he is something kinda sexy. From London too. He'd have me melting with the accent alone. What do you think ladies? Is it time for another MR. Eye Candy Competition?

Saturday, June 9, 2007

Kelly's New Cover.. Eat Your Heart Out Beyonce...

That's MS. KELLY to you B!

Too bad, Beyonce's Dad is tryin to keep a sista down. She was supposed to be on the cover of this month's Vibe until B found out and made a few calls. Now she is on the cover. Hmmm. I really like Kelly's humble spirit!

Thursday, June 7, 2007

Paris Out of Jail in ONLY 3 Days! Money Can Buy Everything These Days...

Paris Hilton was released from a Los Angeles County jail early Thursday because of an unspecified medical problem and will fulfill the remainder of her sentence for probation violation in home confinement, a sheriff's spokesman said.

The 26-year-old hotel heiress was sent home shortly after 2 a.m. wearing an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet, sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore said.

She ended up spending three full days at the all-women's facility in Lynwood, but because she checked in late Sunday and left early Thursday, authorities credited her with five days of time served. She was housed in the "special needs" unit of the
13-year-old jail, separate from most of its 2,200 inmates. The unit contains 12
two-person cells reserved for police officers, public officials, celebrities and other high-profile inmates. She didn't have a cellmate.

When Hilton was sentenced May 4, Superior Court Judge Michael T. Sauer ruled she would not be allowed any work release, furloughs or use of an alternative jail or electronic monitoring in lieu of jail, but because of her so called 'medical condition' that no one actually will talk about....She'll be confined to her Hollywood Hills home for 40 days. What a drag! Hmmmm.

No need for a photo, I am tired of her face!
This is BS man!

UPDATE: That heffa went back. Kicking, Screaming, and Crying Might I add.

Wednesday, June 6, 2007

The World's Most Expensive Mascara is SO DAMN HAUTE!

The PINK Socialite Collection's Lipstick, Mascara, Lip Plumper:

OMG! I love this chic....and I thought I had a million companies and ideas. Check this out!

Twenty-Four year old self-made millionaire and entrepreneur Taysha Smith Valez launched 'The Socialite Collection' – A Lip and Lash Cosmetics Collection which is revolutionizing the cosmetics industry with impeccable VIP concierge service. She is the creator of the newest beauty category: HAUTE!

The Socialite Collection is a supreme line of mascara and lip color unlike anything to ever hit the beauty market. More than makeup, The Socialite Collection represents a LIFESTYLE, featuring the finest ingredients, Over The Top VIP treatment and concierge service, and brilliantly jeweled packaging that will become a treasured family collectible heirloom to be passed down from generation to generation. Simply put, The Socialite Collection is for women who feel they deserve the best and choose to lavish themselves with beauty and luxury.

Offered exclusively through H Couture Beauty for a limited time, the first 1700 clients who ordered The Socialite Collection received a long list of impeccable products and services. NOTE: At $1589 a pop, Over 10k have been sold already.

Also See: The 77th & Park Blow Dryer (Pink & Black Diamonds) with Snake Skin Bag:

Go to H.Couture Beauty...Oh and by the way, they support Haute.Lanta Fashion Week. Check the webpage background! ALL OF THE ITEMS ARE AT, Taysha's new department store. Sites up and Doors open in '08.

Taysha's TSV Eyes Collection

Also check out: Park Ave Princess Frames by Alex-O, another one of her companies.

For all of you aspiring Fashionistas, I will see what advice the busy Beauty Mogul has for you. She is definitely ONE HAUTE CHIC. Til then, buy that mascara!

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