Shine bright like a diamond!

Don’t know what to do with your make-up for our party on April 4th? We share some tips and tricks to make sure you shine all night long. 

  1. Make your eyes pop with Glitter 

Glitter is always a good idea, the more glitter, the better. But applying Glitter Eyeshadow can be hard, to make sure your make-up will stay in place all night, here are some tips.

2. Every colour of the rainbow 

If you’ve been listening to Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories on a loop this season, you may have a serious case of disco fever. It’s no surprise that the era’s brushed waves, colorful eyes, and vinyl glossy lips are having a moment, too. In today’s beauty transformation video, makeup artist Val Garland and hairstylist Didier Malige rework its languidly glamorous signatures on model Frida Gustavsson. The result? A thoroughly modern summer look in less than 60 seconds.

3. Classic Make-up 

When you want to look great, but like a more classic make-up look? Take a look at this video of a beautiful but simple glitter eye-look and feel inspired. 

The disco population

There wasn’t one definitive disco demographic.  The seventies saw the emergence of today’s pluralism, where individual variety of interests and tastes surpasses mass trends and fads.  Thus several different populations were attracted to the disco scene.

One population was the generation of younger baby boomers who felt left out of the sixties counterculture revolution.  They were teens during the sixties, perhaps college students, but were bystanders watching the events from the sidelines.  Many were wistfully envious of the expanding freedoms which they saw the hippies create, from personal evolution and quests for enlightenment, to the sexual revolution.  Especially the sexual revolution.

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How to get the party look today?

Courtesy of 2017 trends, looking like a Studio 54 fashion icon in 2017 is easy peasy. Ish. The key to nailing Studio 54 outfits is effortlessness and a dose of rich-nonchalance that has nothing to do with money, but you just act like you’re the richest bitch in there. This sounds very wrong, but it’s actually meant in good spirits.

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Our January favourites

We love today’s disco music and want to share our January favourites with you. Keep the disco fire burning!

Take a look at our Spotify playlist and check out the music that inspires us. Reinvented for today’s dance floors all over the world.

Studio 54: A nostalgic trip to glitter and disco

For many people, disco was seen as an escape, and the earliest discotheques provided a sanctuary. One of those world famous discotheques is Studio 54. The nightclub that was located at 254 West 54th Street, between Eight Avenue and Broadway in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The building, (originally the Gallo Opera House) opened in 1927, the name of the building changed a bunch of times, but we all know it as Studio 54. The founders (Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager) of the club created an unique dance club that became famous for its celebrity guest lists, restrictive entry policies (you needed to look good and have great style), and open drug use. Rubell and Schrager spent thousand of dollars on lightning but also kept many of the theatres character

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Starguardz. Disco Reinvented for today’s dance floors.

Say the word Disco and you immediately think about dancing, glitter, fashion and the late- ‘60s. Disco is known as an exclusive American movement. It developed out of late-’60s Motown, which at the time featured four-on-the-floor rhythms, lavish string production, indelible vocal hooks, touches of gospel music, and deep bass lines. 

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Studio 54 Photos: What was it like?

Andy Warhol, Calvin Klein, Brooke Shields & Steve Rubell 
Andy Warhol, Calvin Klein, Brooke Shields and Steve Rubell at Studio 54 circa 1981 in New York City.

Studio 54 is a shadow of its former self. What is now a Broadway theater used to be the emblematic hot spot of ‘70s disco nightlife. Then a nightclub, Studio 54 opened its doors to A-list stars like Diana Ross, Barbra Streisand, Michael Jackson, Elton John, Cher, Andy Warhol, Grace Jones and so many more.

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The legacy of David Mancuso: ‘His dancefloor was a kind of egalitarian utopia’

The DJ behind legendary disco club the Loft, who died on Monday, would talk of music as if it had magical powers – and, in his hands, it was almost possible to believe he was right

In Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton’s definitive 1999 history of dance music, Last Night a DJ Saved My Life, there is a lovely, heartfelt tribute to David Mancuso. “If disco – and the music which came after – has an angel, it is the raggedy figure of David Mancuso,” they write. “If it has a birthplace, it is his club, the Loft.”

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