Footwear without a frown

lifestyle January 04, 2018 01:00

By The Nation

Anna Dello Russo of luxury Italian leather brand Tod’s presents a limited edition inspired by the circus.

Stars, stripes and diamonds joins plumes and glitter with the loafers smiling up at the wearer and the sneakers giving a wink. Check them out at at Tod’s boutique in Siam Paragon.

Colours of Napoli

Chanel’s make up artist Lucia Pica reflects the many faces of Naples in her new collection for spring and summer. For the eyes is the limited-edition Les 9 Ombres eye-shadow palette containing an enticing spectrum of brighter and more muted shades. For the face, Pica’s been inspired by the view of mountains at sunset, with the Joues Contraste blush in Fuschia Rosa is a poetic dusting of pink that will instantly enliven the complexion. The lips have something special too with Poudre a Levres an entirely new and artisan approach to lip colour inspired by traditional tempera techniques used to create the ancient frescoes. 

Positif for the face

Japanese skincare brand Positif welcomes 2018 with Torafugu Colla Lotion, a water-formula intensive lotion formulated with concentrated collagen extract from Japan’s marine fish. Designer to quickly penetrates the skin, the lotion replenishes moisture to make the skin firmer, younger, and dewy. 

Faces all aglow

Jergens Skincare moisturisers have been upgraded with Illuminating Hydralucence Technology, which eliminates dullness and dryness by creating a continuous layer of moisture on skin. This unique technology prevents hydration loss with a uniform moisture barrier. The smooth surface then powerfully reflects light, for more luminous skin. Jergens also marks 2018 with a new bonus bottle, containing 25 per cent more Jergens moisturiser for the same price. It’s available in four formulas while stocks last. 

Pretty in prints

Marimekko, the Finnish brand known for screen-printed fabric, introduces the new prints for it’s the brand’s cotton and linen garments in its Pre-Spring Collection 2018.

Two styles are on the way: Nurmu and Kultarikko. Both designed by Satu Maaranen, Nurmu is a stylised stripe pattern from flowers painted freely and spontaneously while Kultarikko or yellow saxifrage is a stylised spherical pattern inspired by Marimekko's signature geometric designs.