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How To Pronounce Christian Lacroix

Sometimes I was wondering how to pronounce Christian Lacroix so I did some survey. In my next article there will be his news and more fashion shows. Here I’ve two people how to pronounce it. The first is an interview with an American TV presenter – see how they pronounce in this video. I don’t think that sounds quite right.

See what I mean? Does she say LER KRAW? Second video is about Christian Lacroix perfume advertisement in France. Very sentimental and elegant video in which you can hear it very clearly – more like LA KRRRRWA! I like his perfume designed, will go to have a look for my next shopping trip!

Here’s a sound file taken from the video, save it on your phone and listen, just in case you have to say it sometime!

The Best Dressed Woman 2009

Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole

Every year I’m fascinated and excited want to find out:  who is the most beautiful women in the world? Who is the best dressed woman? Recently, there was a poll conducted by The Style Network, voted Cheryl Cole as the Best Dressed woman of 2009 and style icon of the year.

These are my personal favourite pictures of Cheryl Cole.  She is indeed gorgeous and stylish. I like her hairstyle and the proportions of her figure  makes her look so stunning whatever she wears. No wonder she would be able to beat Kate Moss and Victoria Beckham to grab this year title! I reckon she could grab the most sexiest icon of the year as well, what do you think by judging of these few pictures?

Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole

There were about 3000 women took part in this poll, the survey asked who is the most stylish icon age range between 25 to 30. I read somewhere that her success is thanks to her shopping habit and she dresses up well all the time. On top of that, she is married to a rich and famous  Chelsea football player Ashley Cole which helps her fame as well.

Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole

The top 10 best-dressed women of 2009 were:

1. Cheryl Cole

2. Kate Moss

3. Victoria Beckham

4. Alexa Chung

5. Blake Lively

6. Katy Perry

7. Agyness Deyn

8. Katie Holmes

9. Rihanna

10. Rachel Bilson

See the pictures  of the top ten best dressed women here.

Malaysian Handmade Crafts – Free For Every Order!

I did some survey in Terengganu, Malaysia for handmade crafts and discovered the riches and heritage of that Peninsular Malay State. Batik is one of the famous worldwide products to be made into clothing, sarong, beachwear, shoes, table covers, bags, purse, accessories and etc. Songket is woven with gold and silver thread which is popular among the royal families and Malay wedding clothing design. It is very expensive item indeed.

Malaysian Crafts

Back: medium handbag, tall wine/gift holder, large handbag. Front: Small gift/novelty holder, small handbag, gift holder

If you are searching products for Christmas presents, birthday gifts, valentine gifts, wedding gifts , a special gift for a special love ones, you can look for it at at Malaysian crafts category which has a variety of choice. You can just give away as it is or just can be a little bit creative for instance, just purchase a handmade box and just put some jewelery or souvenirs as a surprise gift!

Malaysian Crafts

Back:Placemat, large box. Front: Large presentation box, pencil cases, songket coaster (cup mat) set, gift box.

All the Malaysian crafts that can be seen in Lolyco are handmade products, made by hardworking women with a lifetime’s experience in a small village town. According to the manager, once they have gone, it is a bit difficult to find such experience workers. So even the workers are national treasures, not just the unique product!

From 27th March 2009 for a limited time, Lolyco will give a free Malaysian craft with every order. Which one? It depends the amount of the order! Actually, we were going to do a promotion later but just can’t wait to give you those wonderful crafts! Hurry, while stock last! Just say you saw this blog article when you place an order.

Jean Paul Gaultier: Cone Bra to Supersize Model

One of the fashions that struck me most about Jean Paul Gaultier (hear how to pronounce his name)  fashion designer was the ‘Cone Bra’ outfit, which was designed for Madonna for her Blonde Ambition tour in 1990. After that, there was a Hong Kong Comedy Movie, starring Maggie Chung who wore that Cone Bra for her funny role as well.

You can see the Jean Paul Gaultier Haute Couture Summer 2008 for his collection in here. This time a mermaid is wearing the cone bra.

I was wandering if I was wearing the Cone Bra on the street, will people stare at me?  I don’t mind if I would be able to wear it on a fashion show but not in the high street!

Gaultier Model Size 20Hello magazine has a great Jean Paul Gaultier profile. He was so obsessed with fashion design in the early days. I would say if somebody is obsessed and persistent in their goal, usually they will be successful, don’t you think so?

Jean Paul Gaultier said that beauty can be universal. The model’s name is “Velvet” from New York, USA. Some bloggers say Jean Paul Gaultier did this as a reaction, to make a mockery of the ban on super-skinny models. Many have commented that if he really wanted to show beauty is universal, he should have used some average sized women.

Whatever the truth is, there are plenty of opinions! So what do you think? Was Gaultier telling women “you’re all beautiful, no matter what size”? Or was he saying “I can’t use skinny models? Well, cop this!”.

I’d love to know what you think!