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New Balenciaga Flora Botanica – disappointing

New Balenciaga Flora Botanica – disappointing

It is true that we cannot succeed everything, and with the launch of the new fragrance by Balenciaga – Flora Botanica – it is precisely the case. Basically we cannot understand why such a launch. Is Coty Inc, the owners of the Balenciaga fragrance license putting pressure on Balenciaga ? Or is it just “Ok, we got it wrong”. As we can see the new “egerie” is Kristen Stewart. And here already troubles start. Why her? She is the typical “non-active” girl, sulky and without too much energy. Finally the perfect victim of vampires :-). I am a little hard here, sorry. But essentially she is a cliché and that is what I criticize the most Balenciaga’s choice. After a magnificent Charlotte Gainsbourg, completely out of the mainstreams, they just go 360 degrees on the cliché-girl. The name now. FLORABOTANICA. Probably they tried to stick to a certain heritage and…

The Blick Girl, the myth of the girl-next-door.

The Blick Girl, the myth of the girl-next-door.

Blick is a german-language daily newspaper in Switzerland. It is published in Zürich since 1959 by the communication group Ringier. And one of the most popular section in the newspaper is the famous “Seite-1-Girl“, the Girl first page! In deed, it is one of the characteristics of the newspaper. They choose a girl out of the public and she becomes the star of the day thanks to a sensual photo shooting. Girls can apply from all over Switzerland. They are chosen by the newspaper and they appear on the daily edition with several photos. Each time there is a different photographer and make up artist. The goal is to sublimate the girl in such a way that sometimes it is hard to recognize her. And that is the purpose of it. It plays on the myth of the Girl-next-door. This legend or concept snow a timeless cultural and sexual stereotype….

Elīna Garanča is back!

Elīna Garanča is back!

Elīna Garanča is back! After a break for personal reasons (She got a lovely little girl -congratulations) she is back and for her return, she is performing at one of the most elegant and mythic places – Vienna – during this Spring. From May 17th to May 27th she will perfom the role of Sesto in Mozart’s “La Clemenza di Tito” at the Vienna State Opera. La Clemenza di Tito, in english the Clemency of Titus, is an Opera Seria in two acts composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In July 1791, the last year of his life, Mozart was already well advanced in writing The Magic Flute when he was asked to compose an opera seria. Elīna Garanča performs the role of Sesto, a young patrician, friend of Tito, and in love of Vitellia (daughter of deposed Emperor Vitellio). Vitellia wants to get Tito, the emperor, killed as a revenge plan. She uses her influence…

Lady Gaga with 4 iPhones, easy.

Lady Gaga with 4 iPhones, easy.

A japanese girl, apparently doing this in her living room!