Thursday, October 19

Fearless American Fashion

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Wednesday, October 18

Eric Buterbaugh, Artist in the Medium of Scent

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You may not know the name Eric Buterbaugh—unless, that is, you’ve seen the phantasmagorical floral installations he’s created for Hollywood’s A-list party crowd. (Follow @ericbuterbaugh on Instagram to clock him beaming with Gwyneth, Reese, Demi…) Now the LA-based “artist in the medium of scent” has partnered with a team of master perfumers to create a gallery of fragrances. That all are florals should come as no surprise, but don’t expect cloyingly sweet, or even conventionally feminine. To wit: Nick’s Sunflower, a summery abstract of yellow flowers and blue skies, was inspired by Venice, California, hat designer (and FFT favorite) Nick Fouqet. Find it and seven more originals presented in 10ml glass vials in the aptly named Discovery Kit. Or go big with Buterbaugh’s answer to a room diffuser: a taxidermy rooster whose feathers diffuse a gentle aura of lemon flower and jasmine. And, oh yes, the rooster wears a crown and necklace because, why not?

Meet Eric (and ask him about his start in Dallas with Gianni Versace), at Forty Five Ten on Main, Friday, Oct. 27 from 1 to 3 p.m.

SHOP ERIC BUTERBAUGH

A Perfect Combination

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The Code Collection is the latest innovation from James Banks Design and co-founders Adam Shulman and Heidi Nahser Fink. Each 18k gold or black rhodium bracelet is handcrafted in the James Banks studio in Marin County, California, and features a combination dial that unlocks by a unique “code”— a series of letters, numbers, symbols or precious stones customized by (or for) the wearer.

Making jewelry personal is part of the James Banks DNA. The signature Lightkeeper, a bulb-shaped glass pendant that holds precious stones and other hand-carved charms, was conceived to be personalized and added to over the years. Did we mention it was inspired by Shulman’s wife, Anne Hathaway? Or that the set of her movie Alice in Wonderland was where Shulman and Nahser Fink first met? Find out more when the designers visit Forty Five Ten on Main this week.

Event Details: Discover the Code Collection at our special preview, Thursday, Oct. 26 through Saturday, Oct. 28, in Fine Jewelry. Meet Adam and Heidi noon to 4 p.m. each day.

SHOP JAMES BANKS

Tuesday, October 17

Galvan London

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Friday, October 13

Is this the world’s greatest lipstick?

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Pick up a Serge Lutens lipstick and marvel first at the interesting case—angled and hexagonal, rather than the customary tube or square. Then there’s size. Not mini, yet diminutive enough to slip perfectly into a small clutch or coat pocket (yours or his). Finally, under the cap: a multi-faceted bullet that makes it easy to sculpt your lip shape, almost like a built-in liner. The coverage is perfection. Full color, creamy, sets to a lightly matte finish. And the wear? From morning coffee straight through to afternoon champagne. After all, one luxury leads to another. —Michelle Padgett

Serge Lutens Lipstick, $75

Living the Americana Dream

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Fast friends since they met in the design studio at Oscar de la Ranta, Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia not only now serve as co-creative directors of that iconic label, they also head their own two-year-old brand, Monse—headlined “New York Fashion Week’s Hottest Ticket” by no less than WWD. The duo were special guests of Forty Five Ten earlier this month, feted with a private luncheon at Mirador followed by a public appearance and preview of the Resort and Spring Monse collections. The fashion news? Sporty Americana, including sparkly takes on basketball jerseys, sexy twists on vintage football pants, and a silk scarf dress (worn that day by Kim) in a look-twice print that segues from poppies to football players. All very much in keeping with Garcia’s summation of the brand aesthetic: “Short, strong and feminine.”

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Thursday, October 12

French Affair

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Head to fortyfiveten.com/events for details.

To book your appointment, email rarebeauty@fotyfiveten.com

Wednesday, October 11

The Eyes Have It

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Pascale Bernetiere-Nivet is the self-taught artist behind French accessories label Céleste Mogador. The collection takes its name from a 19th-century Parisian courtesan, can-can dancer, author and cultural icon (some credit her with inspiring Bizet’s Carmen). Each pin is embroidered by hand using silk thread, freshwater pearls and gold-plated, glass or coral beads. In Nivet’s words, “Je t’ai à l’oeil.” Translation: I’m watching you. Definitely worth a look.

Call Forty Five Ten 214-559-4510

 

Friday, October 6

The Doctor Is IN

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Head to fortyfiveten.com/events for details.

To book your appointment, email rarebeauty@fotyfiveten.com

 

Thursday, October 5

Federica Rettore

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