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DVF x Google Glass: Yay or nay?

DVF x Google Glass: Yay or nay?

Posted by MJC. Filed under Style

Can the designer who introduced the wrap dress to millions of women give Google Glass the style makeover it needs? Google announced a partnership with Diane von Furstenburg to launch a range of headsets via von Furstenburg’s studio, DVF. The line, known as “DVF | Made for Glass,” is the first of its kind, and includes 5 new frames and 8 sunglass models. After getting flak for the general Glass... Read More

Adidas shower slides are having (another) moment

Adidas shower slides are having (another) moment

Posted by MJC. Filed under Style

Last January, I wrote that I’ve been seeing those Adidas ’90s shower slides in fashion editorial spreads and Spring/Summer ’14 lookbooks – although the initial reaction of my peers in the fashion world was one with a tad bit of horror, against all odds, this humble pool slide has come back with a vengeance. I’ve been seeing some colleagues sporting them in magazine features and from what I hear, the... Read More

Chill out

Chill out

Posted by MJC. Filed under Beauty

No, it’s not your imagination — it is definitely getting hotter. It’s sticky, uncomfortable and can be downright dangerous for your health. In fact, it was reported that the eight warmest years on record occurred over the past decade. But staying cool this summer doesn’t necessarily mean you have to rely on air-conditioning 24/7. Some suggestions to beat the heat: 1. When entering your car, open windows first to purge... Read More

Pick of the week: Ray-Ban Clubmaster Flash Lens

Pick of the week: Ray-Ban Clubmaster Flash Lens

Posted by MJC. Filed under Editor's Picks, Style

If you’re looking to invest in a new accessory this Summer, look no further than the one trend we can’t seem to get enough of – statement sunglasses. A good pair of sunnies has always been a basic wardrobe essential but from what I can tell, there is definitely nothing basic about the eye candy available in stores of late. The perfect way to elevate your most basic, off-duty attire, novelty... Read More

In the digital age, there’s nothing like a handwritten note

In the digital age, there’s nothing like a handwritten note

Posted by MJC. Filed under Editor's Picks, Style

With today’s instant communication via mobile phones, e-mail, and social networking sites, it’s a rare pleasure to receive a handwritten note in the mail. In an increasingly impersonal world in which telephones are answered by voice recordings and your mail inbox brings in piles of junk, a handwritten note somehow conveys the message, “Hi, I respect you enough to let you know that you matter.” Why? Handwritten notes take a... Read More