Michelle Williams braved the heat in NYC yesterday to promote her movie Take This Waltz. For her appearance on the CBS This Morning show, Michelle donned a sweet yellow floral printed dress by Jason Wu paired with black platform loafers from the Tabitha Simmons For Honor collection. Later in the evening, Michelle flipped the style switch in a sexy lace-up LBD from Altuzarra finished off with Givenchy white ankle-strap sandals. Michelle looks flawless in both looks, but tell us, do you prefer her sweet or sexy style? Flip through the slideshow to see every look up close, then tell us what you think in the comments section below.
Joseph Altuzarra's considerable talent for seamless multicultural mixing continues for Resort 2013. This time around, the designer looked beyond Fall 2012's Morroccan-tinged blend and focused his attention — and CFDA Swarovoski Award-winning — skills on India, Jamaica, and the Maasai tribes of East Africa. The result? Tailored jodhpurs, safari jackets, straight skirts, capes, and body-hugging shifts — all deftly tailored, nipped at the waist, and lushly adorned with folded peplums, ikat prints, Rastafarian stripes, and rich artisanal embroidery.
Photos courtesy of Altuzarra
CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner Joseph Altuzarra's collection for J.Crew has been hotly anticipated, partly because it's been kept tightly under wraps. Until now, that is. While no official lookbook has been released, today we spotted the first pieces from the collection on Vogue.com. In a story about affordable French style, Vogue featured several pieces from Altuzarra's forthcoming collection. We've got our eyes on the gingham blouse and striped dress for now, and we will post new pictures as we find them! The collection is due to hit stores April 23, and collections from runners-up Pamela Love (she designed denim!) and Creatures of the Wind will hit J.Crew stores starting next month.
When you conjure up an idea of what you think the Easter Bunny looks like, do you imagine it to be wearing geo-shaped sunglasses, sky-high Nicholas Kirkwood heels, and a polka-dotted silk scarf? We didn't either. But thanks to Vogue's supercute idea and a chic crew of imaginative minds, we've spotted 19 Easter rabbits that prove that even a children's character can be at the cusp of cutting-edge fashion. We're smitten with Prabal Gurung's long-whiskered daintily dressed bunny; we love Peter Pilotto's brightly-printed version, and um, how funny is Opening Ceremony's hipster-cactus bunny interpretation? Check out our favorite renditions now, then click over to Vogue.com to see the complete collection.
Photos courtesy of Vogue
Leather is everywhere these days, and we always welcome fresh takes on the trend. That's why we love Brooklyn Decker's tropical-print Altuzarra dress with leather trim she wore to a pre-Oscars party in LA. The blond beauty looks phenomenal in the fashion-forward frock and a pair of envelope-pushing white cutout pumps. Get the look by styling a pair of tropical bottoms, like these eye-catching shorts, with a leather top, or vice versa, then complete the outfit with your favorite white pumps. Rock this fresh take on leather with black tights and a coat for cooler months, then lose the extras when the temperature warms up.
For Fall 2012, designers looked all over the globe for inspiration, offering up collections that speak directly to our inner sartorial wanderlust. From Jason Wu's updated Chinese dress silhouettes to Rag & Bone's blanket striped jackets to Altuzarra's Moroccan-inspired silk jodhpurs and dangling coin dresses, the Fall 2012 runways had us ready for a world tour. To see the full trend report, watch our video now! On Allison: H&M
>> The beauty at Joseph Altuzarra's globally inspired Fall 2012 collection was all about the eyes. MAC makeup artist Tom Pecheux kept the base clean and simple, with just a touch of foundation dabbed on otherwise bare skin. A double line of winged liquid liner was applied straight across each eye, with a dab of silver shadow at the inner corners to finish the look. See how it all came together here, in our backstage beauty transformation lookbook.
Model: Sui He
Altuzarra's Middle Eastern-inspired collection included a Couture Grunge beauty look, which was all about the eyes. Besides foundation, the only other makeup applied was double-winged eyeliner, which formed drops at the tear ducts, reminding us of a swan-esque creation. We went backstage and were able to witness this eye-catching transformation for ourselves! Makeup Concept: Tom Pecheux, MAC. Model: Sui He.
Joseph Altuzarra's nomadic Fall 2012 collection, complete with fringe and coin detailing, inspired us, but we were wowed by the impressive collection of outerwear. Long, fur-lined trench coats, cropped blazers, and a fabulous printed parka graced the runway. See the entire collection from one of New York's hottest young designers.