Wednesday, 5 May 2010

ARTDECO launches into Fenwick (Brent Cross)

Last friday ARTDECO was launched at Fenwick (Brent Cross) by UK Brand Ambassador Tara Palmer-Tomkinson. ARTDECO’s make-up combines professional performance with innovation and luxury. There are over 1600 products within the range, including make-up and skincare. Key products within the range include: Système Mosaique, £12.15, a refillable magnetic beauty box with a bespoke design that contains four eyeshadows; High Performance Lipstick £15.55, a luxurious lipstick that contains Maxi Lip and Vitamin E to add volume to lips, as well as visibly reducing fine lines and wrinkles.

BFC and Harrods launch Graduate Competition

Today the British Fashion Council (BFC) and Harrods have launched the Harrods Graduate Competition. Winning the competition will entitle one student from a Colleges Council member college to win a year’s internship working alongside the Fashion Buying Team. This unique opportunity will give the individual the chance to gain the skills and knowledge in design, quality assurance, buying and retail sales, as part of their development following graduation. Three graduates will be chosen to undertake a one month training placement, learning different aspects of the Harrods business. During this time, they will be assessed and, in August 2010 one of the three will be selected to win a year’s paid internship with the Harrods Fashion Buying Team, working on design, development and the retail experience.

Agnés b exclusive collaboration

Agnès b is delighted to exhibit some previously unseen works by artist Mambo who has never shown before in the UK. The Mambo exhibition will be held at Agnés b Covent Garden and Spitalfields stores, with a live performance in both stores - Covent Garden on Saturday 8 May and in Spitalfields on Sunday 9 May. (See DIARYdates) Agnès has also designed an exclusive collection in collaboration with Mambo of mini dresses and skirts to support the exhibition. Mambo is the alias of Franco-Hungarian artist Flavien Demarigny. A self taught artist, Mambo began learning his craft as part of La Force Alphabétique, a group of muralists in France during the late 1980s and 90s. After 11 years with La Force he joined 9e Concept, an artists’ collective whose vision is to bring art to a wider public.