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Julia Frauche for Harper’s Bazaar Singapore November 2014


The cover was photographed by Jens Langkjaer. (source)


Arran Turton-Phillips for GQ Style China Fall Winter 2014


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Natasa Vojnovic for Amica Italia November 2014


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Playboy US November 2014 Cover


This is such an interesting cover, no? (source)


Featured Article: Paul Taylor Eyewear Black Label 2014 Collection



Box Knox

Iconic Sydney-based eyewear designer Paul Taylor just released a new collection, The Black Label 2014 Collection, which was inspired by the Golden Age of 1950’s–one of his favourite genres. The designer prescription glasses, sunglasses and fashion eyewear comes in various classic, glamorous shapes with soft yet colorful palette such as duck egg blue, olive, crimson red, creamy white, charcoal and turquoise with pearlescent glossy finish.

Cat eyes, and square frames are quite synonymous with the particular era, Paul reworked his signature cat eyes style in a more subtle oval shape suited to the everyday wearer. He has also added other retro styles for both men and women reminiscent of this stylish and glamorous age.

“I prefer to mean more to fewer, rather than a little to the masses. Life is too short to wear boring eyewear so I create for those who want to stand out and make a statement” says Paul Taylor.

Our favourite frame is the strong square shaped Box Knox which comes in aqua and black crystal fleck, rich red mottle, tortoiseshell and black. Maren–designed with Paul‘s beautiful friend in mind–is slightly curved and incredibly flattering on female face with divine colors of aubergine front with orange temples, red mottle, black, and white lace and crystal with a touch of glitter.

Paul‘s career spans over 30 years. He began as an Optical Mechanic and Optical Dispenser before turning his talents to the broader eyewear industry with his eponymous eyewear label, Paul Taylor. The Black Label 2014 Collection is entirely made in Italy, using mazzucchelli acetate. Paul also ensuring optimal comfort and protection for the wearer with a partnership with leading lens manufacturer, Carl Zeiss Vision.

The superb quality of the glasses, lens and unique designs earned him cult followers from celebrities (such as Sarah Murdoch, George Miller, Billy Connolly and the late Michael Hutchence), fashion designer (Jenny Kee) and fellow artists (Ken Done) to his loyal customers in Australia and abroad.

Maren


Clancy


Charlotte



Nars Cosmetics Spring 2015 Ad Campaign


Tilda Swinton is the new campaign face of Nars Cosmetics! The campaign was photographed by Francois Nars himself. (source)


Christian Dior Lady Dior Handbag Fall Winter 2014 Ad Campaign


Marion Cotillard once again is featured on the new campaign images of Lady Dior handbag. This time the photographer is Craig McDean. (source)

Click the links to view past campaign images of Christion Dior Lady Dior: Spring Summer 2014, Fall Winter 2013, Spring Summer 2013, Spring Summer 2012, Fall Winter 2011, and Spring Summer 2011.




Naomi Campbell for Vanity Fair Spain November 2014


The British supermodel is photographed by Nico Bustos. (source)


Matthew McConaughey for GQ US November 2014


The Academy Award-winning actor is photographed by Peggy Sirota for the cover. (source)

Click here to view last year cover featuring Michael Fassbender, here to view 2012 cover featuring Jeremy Lin, here to view 2011 cover featuring Eminem, Keith Richards and Lil Wayne, here for 2010 cover with Dianna Agron, Cory Monteith and Lea Michele, and here for 2009 cover with January Jones.


Nars Cosmetics Holiday 2014 Ad Campaign


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