Summer 2010 Trend Alert :: Statement Handbags

This summer, it’s all about arm candy!

Whether you’re a lover of the oversized style, a simple satchel or shoulder bag, a chic purse can add the perfect pop to any outfit.

This season, we’ve spotted celebs rocking fun trends–from colorful shoulder pouches to stylish top handle bags.

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The Undisputed Most Fabulous Fragrances of 2010

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Every year, great fragrances are honored at the FiFi Awards. And I hardly ever pay attention.

But after last week’s awards ceremony, I decided to sniff out (sorry, I couldn’t resist the pun!) some of the 26 brands that walked away with major accolades.

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Leona Lewis, Colbie Caillat Star in New Cotton Ads

Colbie Caillat and Leona Lewis are the stars of the newest cotton commercials.

Following on from campaigns featuring Jazmine Sullivan, Zooey Deschanel and Miranda Lambert, the two apply their own musical styles to the familiar cotton jingle.

Both commercials were styled by Anthony Franco and, according to Cotton, Inc., present a rich and colorful montage of the artists’ lives in cotton fashions by such well-known designers as Dries Van Noten, Marc Jacobs and Alexander McQueen.

The commercials will air on national and cable rotation beginning April 12, 2010 as :30 and :15 spots.

Click here to download and listen to each artist’s song, or read more to check out the ads.

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Paris Fashion Week Closes

The house of Louis Vuitton, with Marc Jacobs as Artistic Director, closed fashion week in Paris tonight with its Spring Summer 2009 collection in the historic “Cour Carree” of the Louvre.

Yves Carcelle, President of Louis Vuitton received the international press and celebs like Sofia Coppola, Lenny Kravitz, Kerry Washington, Zoe Cassavetes, Cecile Cassel, Sebastien Tellier, Eva Amurri, Helene de Fougerolles, Dita von Teese to name but a few.

And I’ve got some pics to show you.

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