Author Archives: Francesca

Medicom Toy for BMW

To commemerate the opening of the new BMW Studio One space in Tokyo, Medicom Toy collaborated with the German automotive manufacturer to create a limited edition series of Bearbricks.

The toy, which carries the BMW logo on the front, is made with plastic ( 30% of the plastic used in the creation are recycled).

The 50% and 100% versions are limited to 3,000 pieces and 1,500 pieces respectively, whilst the 400% is produced in a limited run of 50 pieces only.

Flavio Briatore with his wife Elisabetta in Kenya

Italian millionaire Flavio Briatore is on holiday with his pregnant wife, model Elisabetta Gregoraci in Malindi, Kenya.

Even heavily pregnant, Elisabetta Gregoraci, Italian model and showgirl, looks sexy and shows her beautiful big belly (as Flavio does, too).

The ex former Formula One manager and chairman of Queen’s Park Rangers F.C. needs relax after the stressful year he’s suffered.
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Sex and the City 2 – Official Trailer 2010

Et voilà the official teaser trailer for the romantic comedy sequel ‘Sex and the City 2′ starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis, in theaters May 28, 2010.

Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda take another bite out of The Big Apple.

Returning in their starring roles as the four great friends are Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon.
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Christina Ricci for Donna Karan

The fashion designer Donna Karan is producing a short film, titled Four Play, about new Karan’s Eldridge bag, which is worn in four different ways.

Christina Ricci is the protagonist of the movie, which were directed by Sting’s son, Jake Sumner

She plays four different personalities dancing and spying at the Soho Grand Hote: The Paramour, The Expressionist, The Dreamer and The Voyeur.
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Vertu Ascent Ti Special Edition for ICM

The luxury mobile phones manufacturer Vertu has launched a special edition of its Ascent Ti in support of the Institute for Brain and Spinal Cord Disorders.

This special edition has been created to raise funds for the ICM charity with donations made from each Special Edition sale.

The luxury mobile phone is handcrafted in England and has a design inspired by supercars, which is supposedly a favorite of Jean Todt – ICM President.

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2011 BMW 5 Series

BMW has revealed the new 5 Series Sedan, a beautiful midsize car with a modern design, athletic and executive looks, driving dynamics typical of BMW, and innovative comfort and safety features.

Design features emblematic of BMW are to be found at the front with its kidney grille inclined slightly forward, in the stylish and elegant side view of the car, and at the muscular rear end.
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Berlusconi’s Wife ‘in 43m Euro a Year Divorce Claim’

According to Italian daily Corriere della Sera, Veronica Lario, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s wife, is seeking 3.5 million euros per month during divorce proceedings.

Berlusconi had rebuffed her demand, and offered a more reasonable 200,000 euros a month (he is ready to go as high as 300,000).

He is also prepared to let her keep her the stunning villa Belvedere at Macherio near Milan where she lives with two of their three children Luigi, 21, and Eleonora, 22, while Barbara, 25, lives in Switzerland.
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Francesca Furzi’s collection

The philosophy of Francesca Furzi, Italian jewelry designer, is to gather the essence of eternity and to express it in every one of her creations.

Each jewel is influenced by a journey incorporating the art of sculpture, the concreteness of the technicalharmony of vehicle shapes, the world of fashion, but also by history and other sketch, the cultures.
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Scarlett Johansson – D&G Rose The One

Scarlett Johansson D&G Rose The One fragrance

Dolce & Gabbana have launched Rose The One, a new rose-centered flanker to 2006’s Dolce & Gabbana The One fragrance for women, based around the idea of a rose perfume.

The image of the perfume will be embodied by Scarlett Johansson, who was made to look like a total strawberry blonde to go with the fragrance and the strawberries she is eating in the commercial.

Stefano Gabbana told WWD: “For Domenico and myself, roses have always been our favorite flowers, our gardens are full of roses in every color and type.”
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Francesca Furzi, jewels for eternity

A versatile style, a balancing point between tradition and innovation, for objects destined to leave their mark for the lifetime of a woman and who is beside her.

An exclusive collection that is limited to a series of numbered pieces. It is the expression of a thought wherein the jewel is a completion, if not necessary, but surely significant to being a woman.
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Prince Charles opens Burberry

The Prince of Wales opened the new global headquarters of British fashion house Burberry, at Horseferry House in London: totalling 160,000 sq ft over eight floors, houses over 800 employees and comprises cutting edge show rooms, design studios, modern contemporary office space and photo studios together with the exterior architectural features of the original 1930s building.
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Charlize Theron kiss worth $140,000

Charlize Theron kissed a girl, Thursday night October 22. The kiss was really expensive, totaling at $140,000.

Both the kiss and the cash were part of a charity event held in San Francisco supporting the OneXOne Foundation, an organization committed to helping children in developing regions, to bring soccer fields and clean water to the children of South Africa by 2010, in time for the World Cup.
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BlackBerry Royal Blue Edition

BlackBerry Bold has launched a unique and rich smarthphone: the new BlackBerry Royal Blue Edition.

Crafted by Katherine Hughes of Republica Fashion, it derives inspiration from the Everton Football Club and even bears its logo.

Diamonds are neatly placed around the shiny sapphire dressings which accommodate the year 1878, the birth of Everton F.C.
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Gucci Debuts iPhone Application

Gucci has launched an iPhone and iPod Touch applications. They are now available at the application store for the iPhone and the iPod Touch.

The release coincides with the Gucci Icon-Temporary project, a traveling sneaker store which opens on October 24 at 43 Crosby Street in New York City.

It is also the only place you’ll be able to land a pair of limited edition sneakers designed with DJ, musician and producer Mark Ronson.
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You, Your Shoes and 72: Jimmy Choo competition

Jimmy Choo and the Elton John AIDS Foundation have launched the Project PEP collection to support the Simelela Rape Centre in South Africa.

The vibrant capsule collection features a distinctive and collectible punk rock motif print representing Jimmy Choo’s passionate and individualist spirit.

You could help raise awareness for this worthy cause by entering a photo competition. It’s very simple!
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Armani Dresses Chocolate for Halloween

Armani Dolci is a Giorgio Armani special line that features delectable chocolates, now including a special orange packaging for Halloween.

In the chic box, closed with a silk ribbon, there are artfully filled dark and milk chocolate bonbon with creamy fillings of gianduja (chocolate and nuts), and…a secret frizzy ingredient.

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