I recently wrote about the luxury tea company, Kusmi’s new BB detox tea. Their new cinema advert featuring underwater ballet is really rather breathtaking. Quite rare for an advert to also be a thing of beauty. Just perfect to watch on a lovely spring day. Kusmi Tea “La beauté des mélanges” (The beauty of blends) […]
Lisa Eldridge, A-list makeup artist extraordinaire, has done a brill set of videos called ‘Foundation Course’, all about buying and choosing the right foundation. I find foundation is often the trickiest, most expensive and least fun makeup item to buy. I’m sure all of us have wasted money buying ones that looked perfect in the shop, […]
I do think Joan Collins is rather fantabulous. Here she is in a video from early 80s giving today’s beauty vloggers a run for their money. She’s au natural doing a makeup tutorial with Michael Parkinson. Isn’t she just gorgeous without loads of slap? She must have been in her late 40s and her skin and […]
One of the joys for my job is the seemingly random people I sometimes meet. I got chatting to this nattily dressed Ethiopian gentleman at WTM simply because I liked his suit. He then told me he holds the world record for laughing – three and six minutes non-stop! That must surely send you hysterical […]
I was recently blown away by a wall made of 2,500 roses and hadn’t seen anything like it before. Well it appears I ain’t seen nothing yet. Earlier this year, Paris’ poshest florist, Eric Chauvin, created floral walls with ONE MILLION fresh flowers for an incredible, show-stopping set to showcase Dior’s Autumn 2012 collection. It […]
Created by Norwegian students, this is one of the best things I have ever seen. Watch, laugh and ponder. It leads on from my recent musings on twitter about this One Laptop Per Child story which I thought though well intentioned was somewhat patronising. Ethiopia is home to some of the oldest manuscripts in the world […]
Short animated film by Canadian illustrator Malcolm Sutherland, taking a humorous look at a typical day on the beach, sunburn, speedos and all.
Watch this black and white film turn to colour, without any digital trickery, just a very clever, painstaking process. Made by Eran Amir, you can see the behind the scenes of how he did it here.