Jessica Alba made her way to the premiere of Crips and Bloods: Made in America in Hollywood, wearing an amazing blue dress by Lanvin. To add contrast, the actress wore semi-sheer tights and black patent pumps to complete her sleek ensemble. Sophisticated yet sassy. Shop her look now!
Posts for February 11th 2009
Drew Barrymore enjoyed an evening of basketball wearing just two dynamic colors: black and white. The knee-high boots, the skinny jeans, the scarf, and the bracelet, all black; while the striped top offered a bit of brightness. Shop these like items, and her gold earrings, now.
Heidi Montag brought her air kisses and laid-back style to the streets of LA this week. She's wearing some designer pieces, like the Hermes belt and Sigerson Morrison wedges, but the look is easy to emulate without them. To do so, shop these key pieces.
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The peek-a-boo effect always gets me. It's the ideal way to look sexy while retaining mystique. My favorite area to show off? My shoulders. But I've found that many cutout tops are too '80s for my taste. Hence, I came up with a way to get the peek-a-boo effect minus the cheese. The process involves using two items — one sleeveless tank, like this LOVE YAYA Glitz Top ($73, originally $145, left) and one off-shoulder top, like this Arden B. Basic Off Shoulder Top ($28, right). Confused? Read on.
To learn my peek-a-boo shoulder trick, read more
Lauren Conrad's Pad Is Up For Rent I'm sure all of you Hills fans would kill to replace Audrina in Lauren Conrad's Spanish villa in the Hollywood flats. Well, something tells me that reality is not so far off. According to CasaSugar, Conrad is renting out her 3,009-square-foot, four-bedroom, 3.5-bath home for $11,000 per month.
Carlos Miele loves his homeland Brazil so much — can you blame him? — he took his Spring '09 ad campaign, shot by Michael Roberts, on location there. Ipanema Beach and the Dois Irmãos Mountain in Rio de Janeiro served as the most exotic backdrop to the vibrant, silky gowns. "I was inspired by the dance between the woman’s body and Rio’s nature," the designer said. The models Miele chose to capture the essence of Brazil are natives Aline Webber and Emanuela de Paula. The contrast between their skin and hair makes for a magical partnership. And the ethereal dresses? I can't stop drooling. Cue the bossa nova music and it's golden.
I'm a sucker for reality shows, especially ones pertaining to fashion. Now there's another one to become addicted to, Running in Heels. The premise is three interns — Samantha, Ashley, and Talita — wholeheartedly delve into the world of Marie Claire and fight for a position at the mag. Besides getting behind-the-scenes access to the NYC office, you'll witness the masters at work. Fashion Director Nina Garcia and Senior Fashion Editor Zanna Roberts will be among the editors making cameos and mentoring the girls.
Think of it as Stylista with less contestants, less drama, and a different publication. Tune in to the Style channel March 1. I wonder if they really will be running in heels . . .
To see some photos of the contestants at work, read more