Archive: July, 2011

29 July 2011 2:48 | 2 comments | Posted by

Lifestyle News You May Have Missed This Week

Clockwise from top left: Julia Roberts' Lancome ad; David Beckham; Joseph Altuzarra; Alexander McQueen exhibit. Photos: Lancome, Emporio Armani, Altuzarra and Metropolitan Museum of New York

The fashion community remembered the influence Amy Winehouse had on the style zeitgeist on the event of the self-destructive singer’s death (New York Times). The Metropolitan Museum of New York will extend its hours until midnight on August 6 and 7 in anticipation of the rush to see the glorious Alexander McQueen exhibit as it [...]


28 July 2011 11:25 | Comments Off | Posted by

Fashion Tory Burch Fall/Winter 2011 Hong Kong Presentation

Tory Burch fall/winter 2011 accessories

For fall 2011, Tory Burch looked to the English countryside for inspiration, hence a collection that is rich in tweedy textures, and plaid and Fair Isle motifs. Her lookbook says that she married American sportswear with English country dressing. There are shearling vests paired with tartan below the knee-length skirts, tweed smocks with contrast color [...]


28 July 2011 2:00 | 1 comment | Posted by

Lifestyle New Books From Carine Roitfeld, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Celerie Kemble And Many More

The World of Muriel Brandolini, Martyn Lawrence Bullard: Live, Love & Decorate, and Black and White by Celerie Kemble. Photos: Amazon

Just as fashion has new wares for the fall season, the publishing world is releasing new design tomes as well. Starting September, expect to find these lush and glossy coffee table books like Million Dollar Decorators star Martyn Lawrence Bullard’s Live, Love & Decorate in bookstores everywhere. Decorators Celerie Kemble and Muriel Brandolini, who are [...]


5 Things
27 July 2011 3:33 | 2 comments | Posted by

5 Things I Cannot Live Without… Adam Brown of Orlebar Brown

Adam Brown of Orlebar Brown

If you still do not know what Orlebar Brown swim shorts are, Style Intel suggests you visit their website ASAP before summer ends. Adam Brown, the man behind the simple yet novel idea of tailored swimwear worthy of Savile Row has built a brand that’s become the favorite of men who like their Yves Saint Laurent jackets and their Tod’s driving loafers. Here, Adam shares his five essentials…


26 July 2011 3:11 | Comments Off | Posted by

Fashion Backstage At The Hermes Fall/Winter 2011 Show

Hermes Men's Collection Fall 2011. Photo: Hermes

With summer sales drawing to a close and fall/winter merchandise trickling into the stores, what better way to escape this searing heat than to dream of lush autumn clothes. But instead of posting runway pictures, Style Intel mixes it up a bit with backstage photographs from the collections. First on this installment is Hermes.