When a dinner is hosted to honor one of the most relevant English designers working today, you just know the fashion is going to be good. Michelle Dockery, Camilla Belle, Jessica Paré, and Emily Browning were all spotted at Chateau Marmont to celebrate Erdem — each debuting their own take on cocktail attire. We're talking sexy black numbers, feminine floral designs, and sleek long-sleeved frocks. And that's not even touching the accessories! Click through for the full looks from some of our favorite style stars.
Now that your casual Summer style is in check, it's time to dress things up — all with the help of our favorite best-dressed celebrities. After all, why do the legwork when we have these amazing red carpet hits to do it for us? With many to choose from, our favorites include Miranda Kerr in a printed bustier dress, Nina Dobrev's little red number, Jordana Brewster's blue minidress, and Sienna Miller's floral dress. But that's only the beginning of the fancy Summer style inspiration you're about to experience. Head inside to soak it all up now.
Jennifer Aniston's latest flick premiered in New York last night, and the actress made a wow-worthy red carpet appearance alongside costar Emma Roberts and Olivia Wilde. Jennifer picked a strapless Burberry dress with our favorite new hemline — midcalf. She gave her beloved Stuart Weitzman wedges a break for the occasion, wearing gray suede Casadei sandals instead. Emma picked a black Fall 2013 Michael Kors dress that flashed some leg from the front but extended to the floor in the back, and she got her sparkle courtesy of Chopard diamonds and a Sorellina ring. Rounding out our stylish trio was Olivia, who accented her strapless red Osman dress from the label's Fall/Winter 2013 collection with Jennifer Meyer jewelry.
We loved every lady's look, but there can only be one winner. Who was your favorite?
Black pumps will always be a classic, but right now, it's all about white pumps. For proof, just look down at the famous feet of some of our favorite stars, including Angelina Jolie, who just donned white pumps with a white peplum ensemble at the World War Z premiere in Berlin. Kate Hudson paired white Christian Louboutin pumps with a pink tee and black leather skirt in NYC, Jessica Alba styled her floral trousers with white patent pumps, while Blake Lively glammed it up in a tweed pair by Bottega Veneta. If the thought of styling white pumps sounds a little scary to you, then see how these celebs styled theirs with an array of gowns, minidresses, shorts, and suits. See every head-turning look — and tips on how to incorporate white pumps into your own style — inside the slideshow. Hopefully they'll inspire you to snag a pair too.
Four young Hollywood darlings took CW's 2013 upfronts as an opportunity to showcase four spotlight-worthy dresses. Nina Dobrev — who reunited on stage with ex-boyfriend Ian Somerhalder — showed off her figure in a fitted blue dress featuring a subtle cutout and tough chain detailing, finished with metallic Rupert Sanderson pumps and Cuyana earrings. AnnaSophia Robb did a little revealing herself in a striped, cutout one-shouldered dress and champagne-colored satin Casadei pumps. Mom-to-be Jaime King played with an array of primary hues with her long-sleeved dress, while Katie Cassidy stuck to a solid peachy Black Halo number and spiked ankle-strap pumps. All eye-catching picks, no doubt, but which dress rules in your book?
Tom Cruise's latest leading lady, Ukrainian actress Olga Kurylenko, lights up the big screen in Oblivion. But the former Bond girl's high-fashion choices have also been drawing major attention on red carpets worldwide. At the most recent Oblivion premiere in Japan, Kurylenko stepped out in a gorgeous striped Dior ball gown, but she's treated us to a variety of glamorous looks on every stop of her promo tour. For the Hollywood premiere, she took the plunge in a sexier Burberry number; in Taiwan, she gave us high fashion in a Balmain minidress with gold Jimmy Choo sandals — for more from Oblivion's leading lady, just keep clicking.
Casadei's Blade pumps are quickly becoming a red-carpet favorite for trendsetting celebrities. Most recently, Selena Gomez paired her black-and-gold pair with a Versace suit at the Spring Breakers Berlin premiere, Miranda Kerr sported the orange style with a print dress at her Good Morning America appearance, and Zoe Saldana rocked her green-and-white pair with a matching striped Dolce & Gabbana dress at the Independent Spirit Awards. But these ladies aren't the only ones who've been reaching for a pair of Casadei Blades — just keep clicking to see which other starlets are wearing the shoe du jour.
Last night's Directors Guild Awards played host to yet another round of slick red-carpet cocktail attire. While not quite the stuff of black-tie affairs, our two favorite looks certainly held enough intrigue to supply ample (sleeveless) styling inspiration. Jennifer Garner opted for an Antonio Berardi LWD that, once again, proved her ability to find the balance in sexy cuts and glamorous finishes. And for us, the combination of a body-conscious silhouette, embellished top, and a crisp Winter white hue made this the kind of monochromatic outfit that never veers toward boring. To counter the sleeveless shift, she accessorized with muted metallic pieces, namely a Salvatore Ferragamo box clutch and matching satin peep-toe pumps, then added just a hint of sparkle via Cartier jewels. Jennifer's look is the perfect solution to your "how to wear white at night" question. But if you're not a fan of the peep-toe look in Winter, try a pointy-toe pump in the same neutral tone instead.This award season's wild-card styler, Anne Hathaway, went for a punchier print look, donning a sleeveless pink-and-blue beaded Valentino Couture dress with navy blue Casadei vegan heels. Because the dress offered up a serious textual statement, the Les Misérables actress didn't do much else in the way of add-ons. Her diamond studs, tennis bracelet, and wedding ring served as the outfit's only accents, and in this case, it totally worked. Anne's playful choice is the kind of dress you should wear on the next night out with the girls — it's fun, festive, but doesn't feel overdone in the least. Which look would you wear? Tell us in the comments.
These stories and more here, in our daily news roundup.
- To celebrate the launch of her ecommerce site next month, Victoria Beckham will release Icon, a capsule collection featuring the most popular dresses from her brand's history. [Vogue UK]
Diane von Furstenbergwill revive her popular collection for Gap Kids in April. [Fashion Foie Gras]
- Mark your calendars:
Barneys New Yorkhas announced that it will launch a dedicated outlet site, BarneysWarehouse.com, on Monday. [Racked]
Michael Korsplans to open its largest flagship ever later this year in SoHo. [Fashionologie Inbox]
- Picture-based social media app Pose is quickly gaining the attention — and admiration — of the fashion crowd. [Mashable]
- J.Crew has enlisted
GlennO'Brien to be the first-ever outside editorial contributor in the most recent issue of J.Crew Style Guide. [WWD]
- After her debut presentation last season, Katie Holmes's fashion line, Holmes & Yang, will not be returning to Lincoln Center this season. [The Huffington Post]
- In other Fashion Week news,
Rachel Royis the latest designer to decide to present her Fall 2013 collection in a digital fashion show; it will be available for viewing on her brand's Facebook page on Feb. 14 at 11 a.m. [The Fabulous Report]
Above: A dress from Victoria Beckham's Icon collection.
In 2012, it was all about bright colorblocking — the more eye-catching, the better. But this year, black-and-white is the new, more subtle combo to look to. And lucky for you, it's a way easier duo to master than, say, turquoise-and-salmon. It's only January and celebrities are wasting no time getting in on this chic trend. Kim and Kourtney Kardashian both wore the color-contrasted look (in two totally different ways) out in NYC, while Jessica Chastain put a sophisticated spin on her two-toned pairing. Whether you're heading to a work meeting or slipping into something a little more cocktail-hour-worthy, step inside to draw inspiration from these three different, albeit equally fabulous, black-and-white star-studded ensembles.