Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Cosmopolitan Beauty Awards names this years winners

The Cosmopolitan Beauty Awards took place yesterday at The Roof Gardens in Kensington. In total the industry expert panel and celebrity judges judged 82 products. This included 16 products which were granted the ‘Readers’ Kiss Of Approval’ award by Cosmopolitan’s readers who voted for their favourite products via the magazine and online at The winning products included two awards that recognise long-term cutting-edge excellence: Cosmo Beauty Classic Award and Cosmo Beauty Breakthrough Award. The winners represent the best in class for every element of beauty, from hair-styling and cleansing, to skincare, toolkit and suncare. This year’s judges were:

Dr Nick Lowe, Consultant Dermatologist
Michael Douglas, Hairstylist
Marcia Kilgore, Founder of Soap & Glory and Fitflop
Tracy van Heusden, House of Fraser beauty buyer
Lisa Eldridge, Make-up artist
Amelle Berrabah, Sugababe
Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Singer
Louise Court, editor, Cosmopolitan
Ingeborg van Lotringen, Beauty Director, Cosmopolitan
Kate Turner, Beauty Editor, Cosmopolitan
Philippa Chapman, beauty assistant, Cosmopolitan

For the full list of winners, please see below:

Harvey Nichols teams up with Lula magazine for pop-up shop

To celebrate five years of Lula magazine, Harvey Nichols and Lula are collaborating to curate a pop-up shop launching online and in-store. Editor in Chief, Leith Clark has confirmed fashion names including Rodarte, Erdem, Lover, Miu Miu, Charles Anastase, Rachel Antonoff, Sonia Rykiel, who have all created exclusive designs and pieces for this. Books and music by Liz Goldwyn, Melissa Auf Der Maur, Derek Blasberg, Daisy de Villeneuve and Karen Elson will also be available. Chanel has also got involved and created a treat with every purchase. All clothing has been created especially for this project. Lula's pop-up shop opens at Harvey Nichols tomorrow and for more information.

New men´s fashion label launches this July

Terrace Production is a new English casual clothing label for men launching at the end of July. The range comprises: the Terrace two button plain polo which is made in England using Egyptian Cotton and comes in three colours, pink, cream and grey; the Terrace leather blouson, with two button fastened pockets, is made from Italian leather and is available in two colours, nero and chocolate brown. Soon to be added to range is the first Terrace Two Pocket Ventile Blouson, (Ventile is a treated waterproof breathable cotton which is produced in the UK) which is available in four colours: olive, stone, navy and red, and the Ventile Mac which comes in olive, navy and antique bronze. The entire range will be available through the website at

Tory Burch collaboration with Kara Ross

American designers and childhood friends, Tory Burch and Kara Ross have announced their collaboration on a limited edition capsule jewellery collection, Kara Ross for Tory Burch, for Autumn/Winter 2010. The collection is inspired by one of Ross' and Burch’s favourite motifs - the evil eye and will include 14kt gold plated metal and resin cuff bracelets, rings, chokers, pendant and bib necklaces featuring coloured enamels and semi-precious gemstones. The limited edition collection will be available in July at Tory Burch Boutiques internationally as well as online at, and Net-a-porter.

Bobble exclusively launching at Harvey Nichols

Harvey Nichols is exclusively launching Bobble water bottles in the UK this July. Bobble’s ingenious design removes chlorine and contaminants from tap water. Bobble replicates the experience of drinking crisp, clean portable water without incurring the significant costs – both environmental and monetary – associated with plastic bottles. Designed by renowned industrial designer Karim Rashid, the iconic-shaped bobble comes in six distinct colours: green, red, blue, magenta, black and yellow. As water passes over the carbon filter, the negative ions of contaminants are drawn to the carbon granules – leaving the water cleaner tasting than ever.

Moschino announces Spring/Summer 2011 teens, kids and baby collections

Moschino has recently announced its Spring/Summer 2011 teen, kids and baby collections for boys and girls. The Boys teen range comprises three themes: Shop!, Shark Rider and Dirty Work, with styles including long-sleeve polo shirts with gabardine details, short-sleeve shirts with Moschino printed logos and close-fitting nylon jackets with contrasting-colour inserts on collar and cuffs. The girls teen range also has three themes: Fashion System, Love Boat and Shocking, with styles including maxi vest tops with appliqué waistcoats, dresses under dinner jackets, elegant dresses layered over short-sleeve T-shirts, satin jackets with a ‘built-in’ waistcoat, and T-shirts with printed waistcoat. For more information on the kids and baby collections, or the teen ranges, please contact Moschino.