Carine Roitfeld’s Latest & the Dangers of Online Shopping
The upcoming Harper’s Bazaar Magazine September issue will be one of the biggest and most dramatic projects ever for Harper’s global fashion director Carine Roitfeld. The portfolio, which will run in all 30 international editions of Harper's Bazaar features 19 iconic women in the fashion and entertainment industry: Lady Gaga, Penélope Cruz, Linda Evangelista, Lara Stone, Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer, Mariacarla Boscono, Joan Smalls, Stephanie Seymour, Isabeli Fontana, Laetitia Casta, Carolyn Murphy, Monica Bellucci, Gigi Hadid, Brooke Shields, Eva Herzigová, Iman, Stacy Martin and Lauren Hutton. The issue will be styled by Carine Roitfeld herself, photographed by Argentinian fashion photographer Sebastian Faena, with creative direction by Stephen Gan.
Online shopping has represented a positive boon to the fashion consumer, now able to hunt down rare and coveted pieces long-since vanished from stores. Yet online shopping can be a tricky business when faced with the internet seemingly awash in designer fakes. Vestiaire Collective, a leading social shopping site that curates a dynamic range of pre-owned premium and luxury products, recently completed a study that discovered almost two-thirds of online shoppers said they had accidentally bought fake garments or accessories, spending between $300—$1,600. In addition, 66 percent of the respondents admitted that they felt they lacked the knowledge to identify a counterfeit item.
American actress Drew Barrymore, one of the pioneers of celebrity beauty product lines, has expanded her cosmetic line Flower with a new fragrance collection that aims to reflect “scents that capture the joy of life and love, in all of its meanings.”