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Mélanie Laurent For Dior’s Hypnotic Poison

Mélanie Laurent has been announced as the new face of Christian Dior’s Hypnotic Poison scent. The beautiful French actress (known for her role in ‘Inglourious Basterds’), singer, director and writer, will also wear Dior Couture on the red carpet. Love Mélanie Laurent and adore the intoxicating allure of Hypnotic Poison!

Leighton Meester For Vera Wang’s ‘Lovestruck’

The first image from Vera Wang’s ‘Lovestruck’ campaign has been released starring Leighton Meester.  The 25year old Gossip Girl favourite looks absolutely divine in a floor length purple gown. C’est Magnifique!

Marchesa For Playboy

Renowned for their extraordinary red carpet gowns; Marchesa designers, Keren and Georgina, have tackled the iconic Playboy bunny costume. The exclusive model has been created to celebrate the opening of the new Playboy Club in London on June 4. Looking to embellish the iconic costume with a couture touch, Marchesa have said,

“very excited for the opportunity to design one of the iconic symbols of pop and fashion culture. We were inspired by the original costume, but we added some of Marchesa’s signature details: embroidery and draping while respecting the classic corseted silhouette of the Playboy costume. The result is a modern and feminine rendition of this legendary look”.

Pierre Cardin To Sell Fashion House

Pierre Cardin is selling his legendary fashion house. At 88, Cardin has said, “I know I won’t be here in a few years and the business needs to continue.” Founding his house in 1950, Cardin was one of the pioneers of brand licensing. His name is now carried on hundreds of products, including; clothing, shoes, bottled water, furniture and perfume.

Best Dressed at Met Gala

Decadence, glamour and divine red carpet fashion statements – were of course the order of the day at the Met Gala. Many guests were dressed in McQueen, even the lady of the moment herself, McQueen Creative Director, Sarah Burton (aka the creator of the Duchess of Cambridge’s gorgeous wedding gown) (pictured below). Stella McCartney also had an impressive turn out of celebrity support. McCartney (pictured below), the Gala co-chair, wore a black strapless dress and platform sandals from her label.

In Alexander McQueen:  Burton, Sarah Jessica Parker, Daphne Guinness and Naomi Campbell

In Stella McCartney: McCartney, Gwyneth Paltrow, Eva Mendes and Kate Hudson

Who was your best dressed? xx

 

Photos from vogue.co.uk / vogue.it / google images

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Travelling In Style…

Dear lovelies,

In just a couple of hours, I will be jetting off on a one week adventure to Thailand. Having never been to this exotic destination before, I am a flutter with excitement of what to expect; what I will experience; and the fashionable finds that await me.

I will be making travel updates via the Uptown Twirl Twitter and hope to post some of my experiences online soon! Usual daily fashion posts will resume within the week.

Bon Voyage, Love & Kisses,
Cara xx

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Travelling In Style…

Looking to the chic jet setting ladies of today and yesteryear, here are some of the stylish travellers I have been taking inspiration from.

What is your favourite holiday destination? xx

Photos from thealternativebride.blogspot.com / fabsugar.com.au / google images

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Espresso Shot Of News…

Chic Last Week

All Photos from vogue.co.uk

Lovely Ladies Looking Chic in today’s Espresso Shot Of News…

The Best Dressed Are…

1>> Michelle Williams wore a divine sparkly cocktail dress from Azzaro’s spring/summer 2010 collection. Love the black bow waist, side cut-outs and ruffle skirt! Too sweet! I just LOVE this dress!

2>> To her The Tourist world premiere in New York, Angelina Jolie looked a picture of perfection in an Atelier Versace gown. The long ivory gown is elegant and sophisticated yet irrevocably sexy with its thigh-high slit and deep V neckline.

3>> While in Sydney to promote Love & Other Drugs, Anne Hathaway chose a Christopher Kane dress from his Resort 2011 collection. Nipped in at the waist, this mini dress is flattering yet fun with such an eye-catching beautiful print.

4>> Carla Bruni wore a scallop-edged, tailored dress and jacket by Christian Dior in the must luscious shade.   Enough said.

5>> The supermodel that is Naomi Campbell, stepped out in an Alexander McQueen Couture dress. As always, Campbell looked fierce, fresh and indescribably beautiful.

6>> Already turning heads on the red carpet for her stylish choices, Elle Fanning (little sister of Dakota) looked a perfectly polished young lady in a Valentino Couture dress. Taken from the autumn/winter 2010 collection, the bow, long sleeves and cute neckline make this dress perfect for the young actress.  

7>> The ever stylish, Carey Mulligan, chose to look amazing in a striking scarlet Prabal Gurung spring/summer 2010 dress.

8>> In a custom-made Prada dress, Eva Mendes looked cute as a button! The dress was inspired by the autumn/winter 2010-11 collection.

9>> Katy Perry stepped out in a purple lace dress from Zuhair Murad’s autumn/winter 2010-11 collection.

10>> And finally, Gwen Stefani’s canary yellow Prada dress stole my heart! The floor-length gown with black belt is exquisite! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!

In such a week full of beautiful ladies & labels, who is your best dressed? xx

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