vote on your favorite Red Carpet Looks 2014

Even though we may not be glued to red carpet news all the time, we all love a bit if glamour inspiration every now and then, right? The Red Carpet Fashion Awards are currently inviting to vote on the Red Carpet fashion highlights of this year. Can we resist? Of course not….! A few of our favorites:

Who should be the Red Carpet Designer of 2014? How about Zuhair Murad?

zuhair murad fall 2014Zuhair Murad Fall 2014

But the choice is so hard, all Red Carpet designers are amazing! For example the innovative Jason Wu:

Emma Stone in Jason Wu 2014Emma Stone in Jason Wu, at the New York Film Festival in October (image via RCFA)

As for best newcomer of 2014, from the RCFA suggested candidates, we kind of lean towards:

Emily Ratajkowski_in_Bec&Bridgeactress Emily Ratajkowski, in a geometric clean chic crop top and skirt by Bec & Bridge

Voting for Promotional Tour Star of 2014, we absolutely loved the stunning look of Jessica Chastain:

jessica-chastain_2014_in_atelierversaceJessica Chastain in Atelier Versace – drop dead gorgeous, may we say!! Image via eonline

If you like to vote on your own Red Carpet Fashion Award favorites, go here!

Wouldn’t you love to get a bit glamorous yourself now? With the upcoming New Year’s Eve, this is just the right opportunity! Bring out the sparkle, and have some fashion fun! If you’re in Zurich Switzerland, you can stop by at the hair atelier Room of Design to get any holiday party hair and make-up you dream of!

Or, if you like to get creative yourself, book a class at the hair and make-up fashion academy the hm circus in Zurich and learn how to create red carpet worthy looks as a fashion professional!

dream job: make-up artist – your school in Zurich

Dreaming of becoming a professional make-up artist, working on international runways, fashion shootings and tv projects? If you live in Switzerland, the school that will help you get there is the circus hair and make-up academy in Zurich, spearheaded by our Bjoern von Rotz, who is also founder of the room of design hair atelier (which by the way is situated in this GORGEOUS historic art nouveau building… a must-see!). Aside from working at the circus academy and his hair atelier in Zurich, Bjoern regularly works at international runways and shootings, and can currently be seen on Pro 7 every Friday and Tuesday 18h, showing the how-to for various make-up looks:

All Denim make-up look, demonstrated by Bjoern von Rotz on Pro7, video via FACES on Vimeo.

make-up academy the circus zurichBjoern von Rotz, styling Madame Nicolas of Dior Paris

If you’re dreaming of working commercially as professional make-up artist too, dream no longer, jump on board and sign up for a class at the circus hair and make-up academy – make your dreams come true in 2015!

Check out the make-up academy’s website for details!

Artist spotlight: Alyson Shotz

Some of you may know her work from the 2011 exhibition on the 7th floor of the Louis Vuitton store in Tokyo. If not, maybe you’ve seen her art in New York, San Francisco, Miami, Shanghai…? Her work is as stunning as her resume: we’re talking about Brooklyn based artist Alyson Shotz! Just look at some of her stunning installations:

Alyson ShotzAlyson Shotz, Allusion of Gravity (detail), 2005, clear glass beads and steel wire, 108 x 96 x 156 inches

Alyson ShotzAlyson Shotz, The Shape of Space, 2004. Cut plastic Fresnel lens sheets and staples, 444.5 x 1158.2 cm.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Alyson Shotz - TokyoThe Geometry Of Light installation at Louis Vuitton in Tokyo, 2011

Alyson ShotzWhite Fold, 2014. Installation for the exhibition “Alyson Shotz: Force of Nature”,
at the Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
Oct.11, 2014 – April 5, 2015 – Wet spun white linen thread, pins.  – 14ft H. x 49ft L. x 2in
Photo: John Bentham and Heather Ainsworth

Alyson’s work can currently be seen in New York, and exhibitions are planned for other cities in the US and Sweden in 2015 and 16. Read more details and see more of her incredible creations here on her website!

Editorial Spotlight: Paolo Roversi for Vogue Russia

Everything Paolo Roversi touches turns to gold… his photography talent always amazes us! Here’s a shoot he just did for Vogue Russia:

natalia-vodianova in vogue russia 2015 - paolo roversi

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CREDITS: model: natalia vodianova (dna) | photographer: paolo roversi (artandcommerce) | stylist: robbie spencer (intrepid) | hair: yannick d’is (managementartists) | make-up: marie duhart (atomo) | dress and jewelry on cover: Dior | feature spotted on: visual optimism

Model Natalia Vodianova already graced Vogue US and Vogue Paris earlier this year. Go Natalia!


winter 2014 styling inspiration with petrol blue

Looking for styling ideas for an elegant evening on the town? How about a chic messy up-do as seen on the Carolina Herrera Fall 2014 runway, and play with this season’s hot color petrol blue and fur in your outfit?
winter 2014 style inspiration with carolina herrera hair look and possibility jewelry

lucite necklace & hairband and lucite gem earrings: possibility | Delvaux Brilliant Mini Bag: Barneys | blue glitter nail polish: Revlon | boot: Sam Edelman

Glitter nail polishes celebrate their yearly holiday comeback – they’re always fun to play with. Complement your look with an elegant pair of black heels and you’re good to go! If you’re looking for a dash of the unexpected, consider design inspired handmade Lucite jewelry pieces by possibility! For the perfect hair and make-up look call on the room of design hair atelier in Zurich, Switzerland – the team is perfect to get you ready for your red carpet event!

city getaway with design inspiration

Thinking about doing a little city hopping and looking for something other than the typical tourist stuff? We have just the right source to help you pack a bit of design inspiration into your trip: The UK based EYE MAGAZINE has a great international design events calendar, where you’ll always find lots of tempting exhibitions and events to choose from. A few peeks of interesting upcoming events in London:


Nov 6 2014: 

Alan Kitching and Monotype – London (more info here)


Nov 13 – Jan 25 2015: Allen Jones RA

paintings and sculptures from the 1960s to the present.
Royal Academy of Arts  London – (more info here)
Above: Allen Jones RA, First Step, 1966.


27 November 2014 — 15 March 2015: 

works of iconic fashion photographer Guy Bourdin: Image Maker
Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA (more info here)

See the magazine’s full design calendar here for more events and details!

Where will your next city trip lead you to?

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