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Candice Swanepoel Channels Her Inner Oriental Brunette for Blumarine Campaign

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Eastern Culture has always attracted attention because of its luxurious charm and irresistible appeal. Think velvet, and silk with rich embellishment and embroidery – sounds like something royal, something beautiful, doesn’t it?

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These things and even more were borrowed from the Eastern civilizations. No wonder, if in a past life I happened to live in medieval Europe with its overwhelming poverty, I would crave a nice outfit to stand out. You would too. Can you imagine what it feels like to look just like everyone else in a boring floor length linen gown? Although it is different in our time, and you don’t have to travel a million miles over the ocean in a boat for a couple of weeks to get your paws on a fashionable piece, western designers still to this day look for inspiration in the oriental world. A good example of this recently has been Italian brand, Blumarine, who has proved it with its dark enchanting Fall 2013 campaign.

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blumarine10This campaign is an international wonder, our very own home grown South African model, along with a Swedish photographer and Italian designer came together to create the magical looks of a Blumarine woman.

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Candice sporting dark brunette hair, matte red lips create an image of femme fatale which, is alluring! Her true beauty will always look stunning regardless of the hair colour. The Blumarine clothing is so edgy it makes it impossible to look away.

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blumarine09Camilla Akrans, the photography genius, did an amazing job and managed to picture the Blumarine brand in a beautiful, alluring, sophisticated and romantic!blumarine05

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x missfitz

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Product review ~ introducing Guerlain fragrances

Hello my pretty poutlings.

Hope you are all winding down for the festive season. Today I’m writing to from the wonderful Lowveld.

 

Today I will introduce you to 3 Guerlain fragrances received in my November Rubybox.

 

Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Flora Nymphea

This fragrance sells for R795 for 60ml

The fragrance was created in cooperation with perfumer Thierry Wasser and it  was released to the market in 2010. Nymphea  is a  wonderful fragrance containing Syringa, African orange flower and white honey.

This a lovely sweet simple summery fragrance which I totally enjoyed using. If your young and full of spirit or need a quick “pick me up” this is great for you.

 

Guerlain Shalimar Parfum Initial

This fragrance sells for R565 for 75ml

This fragrance has a scent of desires, joy and sensuality. Top notes of Bergamot, orange and woody notes, flowers and oriental scents fill the air and is absolutely divine. It also has some notes of jasmine, patchouli and rose.

This fragrance is a little more for the mature or elegant ladies but it’s still a wonderful fragrance and would be great gift for someone.

Guerlain Idylle

This fragrance sells for R990 for 50ml

Released September 2011. Out of the 3 fragrances, this was definitely my favourite one (and I just love the elegant shape of the bottle too). Top notes of rose and lychee fill your nose and mellows out towards middle notes of Jasmine and Peach.

 

I absolutely loved this fragrance and do recommend you buy it, for all the ladies and girls in your life. haha!

 

So go ahead poutlings, pick your favourite and get it! You owe it to yourself!

 

Mwah!

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