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2017-02-20

Karl Lagerfeld 2017 Eyewear Collection

Karl Lagerfeld 2017 Eyewear Collection is overflowing with innovative materials and high-impact detailing, with clear inspiration drawn from the sophisticated world of haute couture. Blazing a trail somewhere between contemporary glamour and hi-tech design, each model oozes creativity, elegance and class.

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The defining feature of these women’s sunglasses is undoubtedly their oversized, rectangular silhouette. The Chain model gets a makeover here, with chunky elements and sophisticated color-blocking that accentuates the highimpact front section with a mixture of transparent and full-color sections. The chain detail is incorporated into see-through-effect temples in plastic, adding an iconic, timeless quality. Available in Black, Havana, Blue and Bordeaux.



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One of the star pieces in the new advertising campaign, these oval-shaped women’s sunglasses are characterised by the perfect combination of plastic and metal, which gives the frames an attractive, highly glamorous feel. A unique metal structure defines the front section and sleek, flowing temples emphasizes the transparency of the acetate, creating a playful color effect. Available in Shiny Gold, Shiny Silver, Shiny Grey, Shiny Light Gold and Shiny Golden.



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These glasses feature a highly feminine shape and a bold look. Made from metal, the frames are decorated with a laser-etched saffiano pattern on the angular rims, while the logo is accentuated on the ultra-thin temples. Available in Shiny Gold, Shiny Grey, Shiny Golden and Shiny Medium Gold.


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The fusion of geometric lines and feminine curves gives these frames a very bold appearance. The unmistakable Chain model is reinterpreted here in a geometric, rectangular guise, with the chain itself incorporated into the see-through temples. The color contrast between the transparent and full-color plastic is particularly attractive. Available in Black, Havana, Turtledove, Blue and Bordeaux

MULBERRY @ The Hopton Bag

MULBERRY introduces the statement day Bag - The Hopton this Spring boasting a generous volume and impeccable detailing. Created with a distinctive cubic design, the Hopton features a contrast piping, emphasising 3-D volume. Its inside-out construction illustrates both Johnny Coca's love of technique, and the enviable know-how of the Mulberry factories. Celebrating the dynamic colour palette of the 2017 Spring collection, the Hopton comes in panelled Crimson-Chalk-Clay-Sunflower and Black-Orange-Chalk-Crimson, alongside monotone Clay and Bright Orange. The name Hopton originates from a street in London's Southbank, next to Britain's national gallery of international modern and contemporary art, the Tate Modern.

2017-02-18

Miss Sloane

Despite having an extraordinary ability, a legendary hero is quite often has an unknown secret to tell, being good or bad. From a controversial perspective and genre, <Miss Sloane> successfully created the controversial character Elizabeth Sloane played by Jessica Chastain who is the most sought-after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. Known equally for her cunning and her track record of success. In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, she has always done whatever is required to win. But when she takes on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds that winning may come at too high a price.



A cutthroat lobbyist on the verge of personal and professional burnout pushes legal and ethical boundaries to ensure the passage of a controversial law. Brilliant, self-assured and utterly unscrupulous, Elizabeth Sloane is one of the most powerful forces behind the scenes in Washington. The star player at an old-school lobbying firm headed by George Dupont (Sam Waterston), Miss Sloane will do whatever it takes for her clients - even if that means bending the rules. But when the head of the powerful gun lobby calls on her to help convince women to oppose a bill that will impose new regulations on the sale of firearms, she turns him down flat and instead joins a scrappy boutique firm representing the backers of the law. Alongside the firm’s CEO (Mark Strong) and a group of young up-and-comers, Miss Sloane schemes, maneuvers and manipulates her way to what could be a stunning victory, but her zeal for winning threatens both her career and the people she cares about. Compromised, vulnerable and under investigation by the Senate, Elizabeth Sloane may finally have met her match.


Directed by Academy Award®-nominated director John Madden, this riveting political thriller is pulling back the curtain on the secretive and powerful lobbying industry, <Miss Sloane> reveals how Capitol Hill games are played and won. Chastain takes the lead from the beginning to the end, a relentless powerful women without much compassion and love and constantly relying on drugs to fight insomnia by bringing the best of her in front of many others but no one who could possibly appreciate the weakest side of her by showing much compassion especially when she is helpless.


There are lots characters created in this film and non are superfluous. Madden intentionally contrasting Sloane's misery amongst her equally obsessive team mates by highlighting her solitude character. While Sloane begins to dominate the situation, the senators disgusted long faces reflects on their ugliness within and reinforce the hatred by the audiences for such well executed role plays. While the story develops, you may think Sloane may turn into a devil and yet the twist is another surprise. The best part by watching this film is where the public opinion shift from time to time and most of the time are relying on the media's manipulation. The results may not be the final true but it has been quite an well known tools used by the politicians. Isn't it reminds you the recent election from the States on how Trump defeated Hilllary Clinton based on such naked truth?


No matter how a controversial situation is being handled, there is always no best answer to it, even not with the most ideal outcome. While Sloane was about to quit and that could impact and bring the political situation from bad to worst reflecting while cruelty rendered to mankind, it could be a test, but to the wicked, it could be a retribution. To your very own, the cruelty is perhaps a salvation.


Warning : 
Overly active and insomnia may lead to severe consequences.

Open citywide : 16 Feb 2017
Review: 4.5/5

By : Johnny Chen


LION


Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train travelling away from his home and family. Frightened and bewildered, he ends up thousands of miles away, in chaotic Kolkata. Somehow he survives living on the streets, escaping all sorts of terrors and close calls in the process, before ending up in an orphanage that is itself not exactly a safe haven. Eventually Saroo is adopted by an Australian couple, and finds love and security as he grows up in Hobart. Not wanting to hurt his adoptive parents’ feelings, he suppresses his past, his emotional need for reunification, and his hope of ever finding his lost mother and brother. But a chance meeting with some fellow Indians reawakens his buried yearning. With just a small store of memories, and the help of a new technology called Google Earth, Saroo embarks on one of the greatest needle-in-a-haystack quests of modern times.


In <LION>, this movie is about family and love. What's there to live when your most beloved family is no longer at where at you are? Ironically, some commented that why Saroo took more than two decades to suddenly has this urge to find connection back with his lost touch biological mother in India without thinking much of her in the past and become obsessed with finding her just when technology made possible. If there isn't with the modern technology like Google Earth that he was using to find his way home, will he drop the urge?


Adapted from the memoir “A Long Way Home” by Saroo Brierley, LION is directed by Emmy Award-nominated Garth Davis (Top Of The Lake) from a screenplay by Luke Davies (Candy, Life). The Weinstein Company acquired LION at script stage at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, where they closed the deal for worldwide distribution excluding Australia and New Zealand. Transmission Films is the Australian and New Zealand distributor. The film was co-financed by Screen Australia and Fulcrum Media Finance. When See-Saw Film’s Emile Sherman and Iain Canning first heard the true story of Saroo Brierley’s journey to find his childhood home and birth mother, they immediately sensed that it could make an extraordinarily powerful feature film.


A bidding war was soon underway for the film rights to Saroo’s story and book which See-Saw won based on the company’s track record for quality films and the producers’ commitment to making a film that was authentic and international in ambition. Five years old new comer Sunny Pawar gives a stunning performance over as 5-year-old Saroo that is so adorable that suits perfectly in the humanitarian-minded just fine.


“It’s one of those stories where it is virtually impossible not to move people when you talk to them about it. It’s an incredible story that gives everyone tingles up their spine. It taps into something primal in us as human beings – the need to find home and the need to know who you are,” Producer Emile Sherman says. Producer Iain Canning says: “It is an incredible true story. As soon as we heard it we felt that we had to go after it. Emile and I read an early manuscript of Saroo’s memoir and it has, without question, one of the most incredible endings in Saroo finally finding home.”


“This is a film about family, about those deep bonds that never go away, that underpin our lives. Garth feels those bonds. He is a director who is not afraid of emotions. He embraces the emotion but does it in a way that is real and fresh and edgy. He also has a spiritual side - there is a sense of fate in this film. It’s about destiny and hope and we knew that Garth would bring out those resonances in a way that another director might not have been so finely tuned to do.”


Opes citywide: 16th Feb 2017
Review: 4.5/5


2017-02-17

MICHEAL KORS 2017 Resort Collection

 MICHEAL KORS 2017 Resort Collection is about sea and ski, destination dressing from the slopes to the city to the seaside.


Brilliant tones of wave blue and regatta green, sharp black and white, crisp pairings of maritime in white and gold.


The graphic pop of stripes, polka dots and chevrons, the geometric appeal of grommets and rings. High-shine sequins and gleaming metallic accents, sharp, clean silhouettes for aprés ski and aprés beach.


Short, leggy skirts, the modern sailor pant and the palazzo trouser with the new cabana set as well as the bold balmacaan.


Evening gowns that blend high-impact glamour with t-shirt ease, fabrics that go from carry-on to cocktails: cashmere, crepe and georgette.


 Polished takes on the tote and backpack, the high-slung cross-bodice bag, the luxe fox wellie.


The graphic spectator, the chunky daytime heel and of course the getaway glamour.


TAG Heuer New Aquaracer Lady 300 Metres 35mm

 In deep ocean blue, or intense black for a more timeless watch, the new steel Aquaracer models are unflinchingly sporty and elegant, for the active modern woman. A natural mother-of-pearl dial in blue or black, finished with a ceramic bezel and a tone-on-tone strap with a satin finish. Ever the pioneer, in 1892, Edouard Heuer filed the first patent for a watertight case in the history of watchmaking. It was an immediate success. Since that time, the Aquaracer (a collection created in 2003) has continued to evolve, becoming a sports watch beloved by men and women in equal measure. While available in various sizes and materials, the ceramic models in particular were a huge success last year.


This year, TAG Heuer is releasing a brand new version for women, in steel with a natural mother-of-pearl dial in a semi-transparent blue or black lacquer (a first for TAG Heuer), finished with a ceramic bezel and a tone-on-tone rubber strap with a satin finish. In an elegant 35 mm size and water-resistant to 300 metres, this sports-inspired watch clearly draws on the collection’s iconic design with a 12-sided uni-directional rotating bezel featuring 6 polished catches and presented here in ceramic, an ideal material that offers unequalled scratch resistance. Finally, for a touch of glamour, the dial is set with 11 diamonds with settings and the bezel can be set with 35 diamonds for a total weight of 0.59 carats. A completely steel strap is also available for sports enthusiasts, with links alternating between their brushed outer and polished centre. Also available with a steel bracelet to highlight its sporty style, and with a diamond-set bezel for a touch of glamour.


2017-02-16

Celebrities In Gucci @ The 70th Annual EE British Academy Film & Television Awards

Anya Taylor-Joy wore a Gucci SS2017 blue soft tulle short sleeve gown with layered plissé bell sleeves, embellished tiger bodice and tiered plisse skirt with a pair of nude leather platform high heels.

Naomie Harris wore a Gucci pink silk and crème tulle gown that features a plunging neckline, ruffle detail on the shoulder, full pleated plisse skirt and orange silk flowers at the waist while attending the The 70th Annual EE British Academy Film & Television Awards.

Nicole Kidman Wears Armani Privé & Harry Winston Diamonds @ The 70th Annual EE British Academy Film & Television Awards

Nicole Kidman wears a black velvet gown by Armani Privé with a blue, silver and black hand beaded halter neck top together with more than 130 carats of Harry Winston Diamonds while attending the 70th The 70th Annual EE British Academy Film & Television Awards (BAFTA) in London recently.

Caftan Diamond Tassel Necklace, 67.63 carats, set in platinum
Emerald-Cut Diamond Earstuds, 6.11 carats, set in platinum
Marquise Cluster Diamond Bracelet, 44.10 carats, set in platinum
Pear-Shaped Cluster Diamond Ring, 5.09 carats, set in platinum
Winston Cluster Diamond Brooch, 9.44 carats, set in platinum 


Isabelle Huppert In Chloé @ The 70th Annual EE British Academy Film & Television Awards

Isabelle Huppert wore a bespoke full length panelled  beige rosé Chloé evening dress  with flowing, multi-buttoned cuffs, in silk satin backed crepe to the EE British Academy of Film & Television Awards (BAFTA) in London recently. The elegant look, finished with a neck tie, embodied the Maison’s signature feminine style and is a testament to our Atelier’s couture savoir-faire.

2017-02-15

Rihanna Wears Roger Vivier Night Box Clutch & Armani Privé @ The 59th GRAMMY Awards

Rihanna wore a custom Armani Privé top embroidered in tangerine orange crystals with a dramatic plissé skirt of voluminous deep black silk organza and carried the Roger Vivier Night Box Clutch while attending the 59th GRAMMY AWARDS at STAPLES Center, Los Angeles, California recently.

Adele In Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci @ The 59th GRAMMY Awards

Adele in a long dress in two tones of military green in silk satiin and silk lace all over embroidered with tone-on-tone Swarovski crystals, with degrade checkerboard design upper part and micro pleats silk satin bottom part incrustated with 3D silk lace worn with green satin pumps embroidered with Swarovski crystals by Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci on the red carpet at the 59th GRAMMY Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California recently. During her opening performance, She wore a custom made a black satin gown with an all over embroidered top in multicolored sequins and black Swarovski crystals and a black pleated skirt embroidered with Swarovski crystals worn with black velvet pumps by Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci.


2017-02-14

Calvin Klein Jeans 2017 Eyewear Collection

Calvin Klein Jeans 2017 eyewear continues to deliver new, evocative styles and innovative designs with superior fit and quality. Unique materials and bold colorations blend together to provide a youthful, sexy style for confident men and women.

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Offering a bold attitude, this metal aviator features a fresh color palette and vibrant lenses for a confident look. Available in matte black, matte gunmetal, distressed navy and satin gold.


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This rounded aviator inspired silhouette features a unique cross-hatched pattern inspired by an aerial view of a city-grid. The frame is complemented by a cool color palette with translucent details. Available in black, calcified white, warm tortoise and navy.


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Offering a bold attitude, this style features futuristic inspiration. Small, metal grommets accent the sides of the frame front and complement the round silhouette in the bridge for an unexpected look. Available in matte black, matte cargo and matte navy.


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Featured in the new Calvin Klein advertising campaign, this oversized frame is enhanced with unique details and innovative treatments. Multiple layers of acetate create a confident color blocked design. Available in black, taupe, industrial green and oxblood.


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This retro-inspired round frame is given a modern update with a textured rubber pattern that resembles the aerial view of a city-grid. A metal plaque Calvin Klein Jeans logo adorns the temples for a signature finish. Available in black, calcified white, espresso and navy.


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Utilizing mixed materials, this teacup shaped rubber frame is inspired by the texture of denim. Pop colors create a fresh, youthful look. Available in black, mushroom, espresso and orchid.