Friday, November 23, 2007

LGN Magazine New Newsletter

Hello and welcome to this month’s newsletter informing you of all the latest happenings of the La Geneve North world. You can also view our previous news letter here if you missed it last month!

What’s new?

Our new image Gallery has arrived!.  Our Monthly Fashion and Music event.  New York Street Trends. Interview with Katya Lenovich. Interview with Spa Spocasso CEO. Catching up with Simone Williams. Nolcha Fashion Week London. Vox Pop: Where do you shop?. New Fab Products. Mary’s Column. Our new directory. What not to miss.

Our new image gallery has arrived!

For those of you who have been attending our range of fashion events and launches, you can now view all the lovely images from the nights at our new gallery section by following the below link:

Also expect to find who we met at other launches and events

Celebrating the fusion of fashion and music…

Our new Fashion and Music event in association with Fat Talent ( kicked of ending of last month as 3 emerging designers were given the opportunity to showcase their design collections to a music and fashion crowd, at the well renowned Arts venue “In on the Green” in Portobello. The fantastic models were from Clear 2 Model management and sure did leave an impact on the crowd.

To view images from this event see the below link:

If you are a designer and would like to showcase your pieces at one of the shows please email

Don’t miss the next show taking place on 30th December at Inn on the Green, Portobello.

New York Street Trends…

Have a peek and see who we spotted whilst out in New York…


Interview with designer Katya Leonovich

One of the designers Gracing the runway of Nolcha Fashion week included Katya Leonovich. We catch up with Katya and find out all about her success and collection.


Read it here:

Interview with Maria Murphey- CEO of Spa Spacasso


We find out more about her fantastic range of beauty products.

Read it here:

Catching up with Simone Williams

You saw her fabulous collection pieces on the cover of our first ever print publication. Yolande Letshou finds out all about Simone’s new collection and her aspirations for the future…

Read it here:

Nolcha Fashion Week London

After the thriving success of Nolcha Fashion Week: NYC 2007, which was featured on Fashion TV and attended by fashion industry elite including Lord and Taylor, Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdale’s, Cosmopolitan, and Vogue, Nolcha is proud to debut Nolcha Fashion Week: London 2008.

Nolcha is thrilled to host the exclusive Nolcha Fashion Week: London February 11th - 16th 2008 at the opulent Penthouse in the renowned May Fair Hotel. Be greeted off of the private elevator, take a glass of champagne and enjoy a chocolate delight as you enter a world of sleek design, harmonious tones, luxe fabrics and incredible talent.This intimate showcase allows designers the opportunity to mingle with UK and European press, buyers, stylists and industry figures. Unlike other mainstream fashion events Nolcha understands the strategy to build a successful brand in an international realm.

For more visit:

Vox Pop. Where do you shop?

Our fashion writers investigate…

View the findings here:

New fab products!

Change the world 9-5

Eugenie Harvey: She brought you the Anya Hindmarch bag, then she published her book save the world for a fiver, and now…Change the world 9-5. Our editor had the privilege of meeting Eugenie Harvey, co founder of “We Are What We Do”, a new movement inspiring people to use their everyday actions to change the world ( ).Eugenie the lady behind these fantastic concepts and learning more about her new book Change the world 9-5 which is all about changing the world at work.


Arbonne Cosmetics has arrived in the UK!!



Arbonne's skin care products, based on botanical principles, became a reality in the United States in 1980 and are now shared throughout the world through Arbonne's network of Independent Consultants. Building on these same founding principles, Arbonne's product line naturally enhances your beauty and well-being with phenomenal products.

Visit here for more info:

Mary Kay’s new fragrance Bella Bellara

The exuberant floral fruity eau de parfum captivates immediately. The senses are first treated to a delectable medley of apricot and red nectarine. At its heart, dew-covered rose petals and Moroccan jasmine unfold, while a delightful mix of creamy blond woods and cool moss linger.

For more info visit:

Mary’s Column:

This month our girl about town, Mary Bello discusses ‘dating rules in the workplace’.

Read it here:

Our New Directory: Get your business listed

Our new directory is here!! Here you can view a list of shops offline/online where you can buy a fantastic range of merchandise and so much more.

If you would like your business listed in this section please email with the subject heading ‘directory’.

What not to miss…

Fashionably fabulous nights out…

So they say Thursday is the new weekend… If so why not head over to AMIKA - London (Bar & Club Awards Best New Club 2007 ) for a fantasatic night brought to you by Morava London.

“Calling all fashionistas across the capital. This, and every Thursday we're doing something special. A night dedicated to people in the fashion industry and fashion enthusiasts alike. Amika has quickly gained popularity in the London club scene with regular attendance by celebs and established people. Within it's first year of being open they have received the prestigious award for Best New Club in London 2007 by the London Bar & Club Awards.

All ladies are comp before midnight on our guestlist and we do discounts for group and table bookings. As usual we'll also be giving away a prize this Thursday; the best dressed person will receive a 2-for-1 flight to New York. So put on your best clothing and show everyone how it's done.”

If you would like to get in touch or send in a guestlist email or call/txt Seb on 07904 648 554 or Ben on 07868 609 264.

Ghana Fest 2007…

Brought to you by Fresh Eventz entertainment, GhanaFest Fashion Evening is London’s first fashion show dedicated to African female designers.

A unique couture show with an African twist, the evening will display an array of high fashion garments from the contemporary fashion scene, combined with innovative African inspired designs.

The collections will include womenswear and menswear of spring /summer 2008.

GhanaFest will be taking place on Sunday 2nd December at the Rich Mix in Brick Lane.


For tickets and more info visit


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Goodbye until next time,

La Geneve North


Tuesday, October 16, 2007


Sunday 28th October 2007

“Celebrating the fusion of fashion and music” brought to you by La Geneve North and Fat Talent

Hosted by DJ Chef

Live music act performances covering a range of genres which include Nu-jazz, Indie, Hip-Hop, Alternative, RnB, Soul, Pop followed by a fashion show.

Inn on the Green
3-5 Thorpe Close
London W10 5XL

(Nearest tube: Ladbroke Grove)

Tickets £5 at the door

Sunday, May 20, 2007

Fashionista of the week goes to...

Spotted for us by photographer Benjamin Gardies...

Saturday, May 12, 2007

Fashionista of the week goes to...

This lovely fashionista spotted for us by Alice Emmerson..

For more Street Trends click here!!

Sunday, April 29, 2007

Backstage @ Phloh magazine shoot - By Yolande Letshou

Today I went down to Phloh magazine's exclusive shoot for their face of Phloh modelling competition.

It took place at the photographer, Manolo's ( ) studio.

Styling the shoot was model/singer Charleene Rena who beautifully graced the cover of Phloh magazine's March issue.

Model and Singer Charleene Rena styling model Sydney

The make-up artist, Polly Colville done such a fantastic job with the models and created a strong 60's/70's inspired look for Sydney's (Model) look.

Sydney look absolutely fantastic and wore a mini 60's A-line dress provided by Jenn's Boutique - .

Look out for the final images of the shoot in Phloh magazines next issue.


Other backstage pics:

Make-up Artist Polly applying make-up on the gorgeous model Sydney.

Model Tia strikes a pose ...

Model/Singer Charleene Rena takes a break from styling - Here with Phloh editor Phil Holder

Lights, Camera, Action timmmeeeee- Model Sydney in action.

Thursday, March 15, 2007

The perfect unique fragrance to give to your mother this mothers day...

When trying to find a mothers day gift it's always nice to purchase something that reflects your mother and one that will make her stand out from the rest, something that offers uniqueness and extravagance.

The answer?

Mary Kay's fabulous new Velocity ™Eau de Parfum is one ensured to leave a lasting impression and one for her to treasure! This beautifully packaged fruity floral fragrance comes with its own cool canister that you can use for all sorts of things and guess what? its got something you won't find in any other fragrance...a top note of rare banana flower. Plus, jungle orchid and tart mangosteen. It's an exhilarating fruity floral in a fun upside down bottle. 50mL

For a more sutle frangrance for those of you not sure about the adventure of the Velocity Eau de Parfum, Mary Kay offers the journey® Eau de Parfum, which is a sheer, white floral fragrance created for the woman who makes every moment count. She knows that life is what she makes it, that today’s adventures build tomorrow’s memorie.

For more information please visit

Thursday, February 15, 2007

John Chapman Bags get contemporary...

John Chapman has introduced this fabulous contemporary holdall bag in line with one of this Season's hot looks being 'Big bags' and 'Neon colours'.

Neon is so hot this season thanks to the likes of Christopher Kane reviving it on the Catwalk.

This Chapman bag makes neon look chic and classy, for those of you who could have never imagined neon being described by those terms.


Available via their website
Get more hot 'Neon' buys we sourced from designer to highstreet in our new issue of La Geneve North magazine. For your free copy email:
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