Friday, 7 July 2017

LEVI'S presents its Accessories Fall/Winter 2017/2018 Collection

In the new Levi's Fall/Winter 2017/18 Footwear & Accessories the emphasis is on individual style and the expression of one's own personality. This season is all about quality and the demand for craftsmanship to create the perfect complement for functional as well as fashionable styles.
The new Levi's Footwear collection focuses on workboots for both women and men in new styles and materials, which can be combined on different occasions and are updated by premium materials. The new Levi's bags offer above all comfort, durability as well as a ton of space and are offered in a new range of designs and sizes.
The Levi's Footwear & Accessories Collection for Fall / Winter  2017/18 offers a colorful variety of boots, sneakers, belts, caps, scarves, bandanas, bags, purse, caps and beanies that complete every Levi's outfit.

Thursday, 6 July 2017

Olivier Assayas, Yousry Nasrallah and Sabine Azéma presidents of the jury of the 70th edition of Locarno Film Festival

President of the jury for "Concorso Internazionale" will be  film director, screenwriter and critic of French cinema Olivier Assayas who was already at the 2014 Festival with the acclaimed Sils Maria, with Juliette Binoche. Among the most acclaimed contemporary filmmakers, Assayas has produced numerous films, ranging from different themes, places and genres.
The president of the jury of the Cineasti del presente will be Yousry Nasrallah, known to the audience of the Festival. Assistant to Youssef Chahine, Nasrallah began in 1988 with Vols d'été. Locarno has presented several works including the documentary A propos des garçons, des filles et du voile (1995) and Brooks, Meadows and Lovely Faces last year in International Competition.
The jury president  Pardi di domani competition will be Sabine Azéma, the beloved French filmmaker. Sabine Azéma won twice the César prize for the best female interpretation, Alain Resnais's muse with whoms he made her debut in 1983 Azéma has always been the protagonist of a research and discovery cinema, which is an ideal sensation for meeting and dealing with tomorrow's authors.

SEPHORA opens at MANOR Fribourg

Sephora will open its 17th store in Switzerland this time in Fribourg.
The expansion of Sephora continues and on July 13rd, 2017 will be opening at Manor Fribourg on Rue de Romont 30.
 ephora products are already available in all Manor in Switzerland thanks to the Click & Collect service on
Already established in Switzerland and on since May 2016, the French brand bring an exceptional beauty selection, as well as a new concept of "Shop in Shop" created especially for Switzerland and which will be deployed also in other parts of the world. A new beauty experience that allows beauty addicts to touch and test products in a giant playground, all in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. This 40 square meter shop will also offer a Sephora Make-up Bar.
 20 brands will be represented, including some exclusive, such as Made in Sephora, Make Up Forever or Marc Jacobs.

White is the way!

White is clean, crisp and always looks smart. White is also the perfect colour for Summer!
There is no shoe model  which does not look great in white and enhances every outfit effortlessly.
White is also the colour of choice at Wimbledon so let's stay prim and chic this Summer with some cool white shoes.
Classic Stan Smiths round off a sporty look or  can give a  casual spin to aplayful dress or classic trousers. The elegant strappy sandals with a spiked heel make for a real eye-catcher, and the comfortable sandals from Lemon Jelly are just as cool at the beach as for a city stroll.

Adidas Originals


Lemon Jelly

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Locarno 70 a truly 360° event

Five days of screenings, concerts and free Dj sets will go on before the beginning of the 70th edition of the Locarno Film Festival and will continue until the last day of the festival. The event will this way have a 360 ​​°  creating an ever more engaging and rich experience thanks to two new places, a garden in the heart of old town and a new space for exchange and meeting that from this year will join "La Rotonda".
In its long history alongside film programming Locarno Film Festival has always distinguished itself for the conviviality offered to its audience. A trait of his identity that on the occasion of the 70th anniversary saw new developments starting from July 28th until August 13rd 2017.

La Rotonda, the village of the Festival

 On July 28th La Rotonda which is known as the village of the Festival will open its doors. On the program there are 17 evenings with music, entertainment, ethnic cuisine and even an open market. Just like last year, music entertainment will be in the hands of RSI Rete Tre with a rich program of live concerts and Dj set. Every day, from 6pm to 9pm, you will also be able to follow the Rotonda activities with the PardOn radio broadcast.
The musical offer will also be complemented by a Virtual Reality Corner (August 2-12), where you can experience the latest film productions in collaboration with the Geneva International Film Festival Tous Ecrans. For the second year in the middle of LaRotonda there will be the Grand Hotel Swisscom, the Festival club that resumes the spirit of the historic meeting place of the locarno kermesse and hosts every night from 1:00 pm the exclusive silent disco "Silent Party", ensuring the best entertainment until the small hours.

Opening dates: July 28th - August 13rd 2017
Opening hours: 18.00 - 3.00

Locarno Garden La Mobiliare, the Garden of the Festival

On the 29th of July there will be the opening of the Locarno Garden the Mobiliare at the Balli Park, in the heart of the Old Town. At the center of the festival garden, the colorful pavilion E will be erected created by artist Kerim Seiler. The musical animation, organized by the Turba Association of Lugano, will offer a sophisticated programming and the offer will be completed by a choice of local culinary offering.

Opening dates: July 29th - August 12th 2017
Opening hours: 17.00 - 3.00


 On July 30rd and 31st it will be the turn of the two traditional free nights of the Pre-festival, with the same screenings in Piazza Grande. On 30 July, with the support of Ascona-Locarno Tourism, James Bond, one of the most beloved movie icons ever, will inaugurate the film program with Goldfinger (1964), directed by Guy Hamilton which is also part of the photographic exhibition Backdrop Switzerland, dedicated to films that have chosen Switzerland as a scenery and which opened on June 1st at the Elusarion Cultural Center in Minusio.
The second evening of Pre-festival on July 31st  thanks to the support of Press and Books by Valora, will bring to the Piazza Grande a friend of the Festival and a filmmaker: Marco Tullio Giordana, the beloved Italian filmmaker, already Pardo d'oro in 1980 with "Maledetti io vi amerò".

Locarno Talks Bar La Mobiliare

 Signed by the Swiss artist Kerim Seiler will also be the new scenery of the Spazio Cinema (Forum), with the Locarno Talks Bar La Mobiliare. A meeting point and exchange for the festivals goers in between films at Palexpo ( FEVI) and La Sala and L'Altra Sala.
Opening dates: August 2nd - August 12th 2017

Opening time:
August 2nd: 13.00 - 20.30
3rd-12th August: 08.30 - 20.30

WELLA top stylist Björn Von Rotz is once again at Berlin Fashion Week

WELLA Top Stylist from Zurich Björn Von Rotz is once again at the Berlin Fashion Week .
Björn is now at his sixth Berlin fashion salon to style the hair looks of the models for the fashion shows of exquisite and up-and-coming German designers.
Björn von Rotz, together with the Wella Professionals Styling Team, develops the creative hair styles for the catwalk presentations of designers such as Antonia Goy, Dawid Tomaszewski and BOSS Womenswear in the glamorous Kronprinzenpalais and the Humboldt Forum Berlin Schloss.
 Björn von Rotz & a team of selected Wella coiffeurs design the individual creations, thereby taking up the character of the respective collections and completing the overall look with their work.

Antonia Goy


 Dawid Tomaszewski 

Rianna Nina

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Locarno 70: Leopard Club Award to Adrien Brody

The 70th edition of the Locarno Film Festival will pay tribute to the American actor Adrien Brody. him, On Friday 4th of August at Piazza Grande he will be handed out the Leopard Club Award 2017.
Locarno Film Festival honors one of America's most brilliant actors by delivering the Leopard Club Award to Adrien Brody, who has won an Oscar at just 29 years of age. Starting with his interpretation of composer Wladyslaw Szpilman in The Pianist (2002), Brody entered the collective imagination, succeeding in confirming himself as one of the most versatile actors, appreciated in Hollywood and beyond.
In his almost 30 years of career making Brody one of the most appreciated and loved faces of the big screen, was his ability to live and interpret scripts among the most varied, reaching out to the public's gaze and favor. His intimate, psychological and social memories of the first US film by Ken Loach (Bread and Roses, 2000) and Detachment (Tony Kaye, 2011) and his crazy verve in Summer of Sam (Spike Lee, 1999). His rhythm in the Colossal of King Kong (Peter Jackson, 2005) and Predators (Nimród Antal, 2010) and his sophisticated and carefree tones that distinguish Wes Anderson's film, for which he was Peter Whitman in The Darjeeling Limited (2007 ) And Dmitri in The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014). Among other authors with which Brody also collaborated with Barry Levinson (Liberty Heights, 1999), Paul Haggis (Third Person, 2013) and Woody Allen (Midnight in Paris, 2011).

Locarno's homage to Adrien Brody will be followef by the screening of The Pianist, and by an actor meeting with the audience of the Festival. Brody will be welcomed by the Piazza Grande and honored by the Festival on Friday, August 4th.