Originally published in 1983, The Curse of Lono features zany, hallucinogenic wordplay and feral artwork for which the Hunter S. Thompson/Ralph Steadman duo became known and loved. This curious book, considered an oddity among Hunter`s oeuvre, has been long out of print, prompting collectors to search high and low for an original copy. Resurrected by TASCHEN in a bigger size with splendid, full-color illustrations, The Curse of Lono is now available in a special 1000-copy edition, numbered and hand-signed by Thompson and Steadman.
The Kentucky bag is a large metallic python shopping bag from Lanvin. The bag has a decorative toggle fastening and two leather top handles with gold hardware. There is a small internal pocket and the bag is fully lined with Lanvin logo canvas.
Buff away impurities with Nude's facial scrub. Ultra fine beads of rose quartz gently buff away dry skin, while soothing liquorice, nourishing manketti and cleansing juazeiro extract smooth and calm. Suitable for all skin types. Available in 75ml.
A contemporary art auction raised 95 million pounds in London, Sotheby's tells AP.
Francis Bacon's "Study Of Nude With Figure In A Mirror", was bought by a private European collector for 19.9 million pounds, compared to its pre-sale estimate of at least 18 million pounds.
he auction had been expected to raise about 72 million pounds.
Beauty giant Coty', has signed Academy Award-winning actress Halle Berry to a scent development deal, which will involve the star developing a fragrance portfolio and appearing in its advertising, WWD reports. The first Berry fragrance products are expected to launch globally in spring 2009, Steve Mormoris, senior vice president of global marketing at Coty Beauty US reveals. They will launch in "mid-tier" department stores, such as J.C. Penney, and then will move into the mass market as well.
"We're committed to developing a project that will bring luxury to the mass market," said Mormoris. "We want to bring vitality to that market, with projects that consumers find compelling."
This stunning mini cocktail dress was worn by designer Stella McCartney to the Costume Institute Gala in New York. Priced at $6,995.00 , the Rhinestone paillette mini dress is an investment piece writes NET-A-PORTER , it is sleeveless, fully lined, falls to the knee and simply slips on.