Glee's Dianna Agron looked like a modern Alexis Carrington Colby — a la Dynasty — in her stormy fringed gown and cool clusters. Her Juicy Couture Button Shower Earrings ($68) are the perfect representative of this fresh jewelry trend. Dramatic, yet feminine. Clusters are a classic, but today's are enriched with metal and mixed mediums. Razzle dazzle 'em.
>> J.Crew stocks a heritage brand here and there, but it's not often that an up-and-coming designer is asked to collaborate with the brand. Not so for Fenton/Fallon's Dana Lorenz, of whom J.Crew creative director Jenna Lyons is a major fan: “We met at a dinner party at Maria Cornejo’s house. We were sitting next to each other and talking, and she mentioned that she was a jewelry designer . . . I asked her what jewelry she designed and she said Fenton/Fallon. I was like, Jesus Christ — I had a stack of papers on my desk of pictures of her necklaces and I had been trying to find them. None of them had names on her website, so I just printed them all out and would call Bergdorf and say, ‘Do you have this?’ They were like, ‘I don’t know, lady, you have to come up.’"
Kgsf65 has got her Spring look down. All she needed was a totally on-trend field jacket to take her LWD on safari. She's mastered a combo I love: utility and femininity, and finished the look with a heavy metal statement necklace, clutch, and nude-tone peep-toe.
Congrats to kgsf65!
Everyone else, submit your looks, and I might feature you on FabSugar!
Get ready to fall into line this Fall with J.Crew's recently revealed collection. The tweeds, plaids, faux furs, and ocher hues will have you looking for the barracks or dreaming of fox hunts. While it may be tough to dig the darker hues at the peak of cherry blossom season, I'm feeling the military love shown in this fab photo shoot. I may be finding ways to perch birdies around the home, but I'm thinking a tweed headboard, cozy houndstooth throw, and a furry white shag rug would look divine in my bedroom.
>> First Look: J.Crew Women's Fall 2010 —Last night, J.Crew creative director Jenna Lyons gathered a crowd at Milk Studios in New York for a presentation of the Fall 2010 collection, which she succintly described: "It’s like if Little Edie Beale enlists in the army." The collection featured a mongolian fur bag and a plaid poncho; Lyons herself, meanwhile, had on a bright pink Marni jacket: "I never wear head-to-toe J.Crew." [Vogue, @Fashionista_com, @david_boots, @jimshi809, @styledotcom]
>> Jenna Lyons Wants a J.Crew-Louboutin Collaboration—J.Crew carries selected items from other brands — Ray-Ban, Barbour, Belstaff — in its stores, but currently, it's collaborations that are on J.Crew creative director Jenna Lyons's mind: "What we’d really like to do, especially for women’s, is a shoe collaboration where we maybe go to someone like Manolo Blahnik or Christian Louboutin. Gap did a great job doing that with Pierre Hardy, I thought. Women’s is just harder. Would I love to sell Chanel bags? Sure. Would they let us? No." [Style File]
Here's Kylie — always smiling, always sassy. And it looks like she added a khaki anorak to her anorak collection. A woman after my own heart. A black draped tunic, black stretch pants, a studded skinny belt, and tan sandals bring together her black and neutral look. Cool tortoise shades and red nails up the glam factor.
Check out CelebStyle for many more celebrity looks!
As we continue exploring the depths of J.Crew's Creative Director, Jenna and I discussed one of my favorite topics: the difference between East and West Coast style. I lived in NYC for six years, but am back in California, to stay. Needless to say, my years in New York influence my wardrobe. Than again, so has my active lifestyle in Cali. I mentioned before that Jenna is a born and bred Cali girl, but she is a self-proclaimed New Yorker, after living there for 25 years now.
What do you think are the main differences between East and West Coast style?
That to me is easy. I remember when I moved to NY, the first week that I was here, I noticed that guys were looking at me on the street and the idea of beauty here is so diverse — you can be six feet tall and brunette, you can be blond, you can be bald, you can have blue hair, you can be a tomboy, you can be a sex kitten — you can be anything here. There are all different ideals of beauty here and I think being an individual is praised, whereas when I grew up in CA I always felt like an outcast because I didn’t have blond hair and blue eyes, and I didn’t have any boobs. There’s definitely a look that exists in CA — everyone dresses alike — and I think that was really challenging growing up. I didn’t realize how hard it was until I moved here and all of sudden realized it was OK to look different. It’s OK to wear red lipstick and dorky glasses and a lot of people thought that was cute and that wasn’t the case when I was in CA. And the other thing I love: People dress up here. Like, I looove to dress up.
To see what else Jenna had to say, read more
One of my New York Fashion Week highlights was meeting J.Crew's Creative Director Jenna Lyons. As you know, I am officially J.Crazy — Fab's been a wearer since high school. But for the past several years and thanks to fellow wearer First Lady Michelle Obama, J.Crew has gained serious momentum. This is largely due to the company's Cali-born 6-foot-tall Jenna (pictured here, with a fan).
Two tall California girls chatting away in the corner in the AMEX Skybox; what did they talk about? Let's start with the fun stuff: Jenna's faves. Read on to hear about Jenna's favorite designers, bands, food, and inspiring hobbies.
Oooh, that’s a good one. I have an insane girl crush on Alison Mosshart right now from The Kills, I’m like obsessed with her. I have like pictures of her . . . Do you know Nouvelle Vague? I’m a total Depeche Mode junkie and old Killing Joke and The Smiths. It’s funny because I have a little boy, and when he was young we used to play rock n' roll a lot — like hard rock, everything from Nirvana to Killing Joke, and now if I put on anything too soft he goes, "No, Mommy. I like rock and roll." I was like, awesome. Thank God.
For lots more Jenna, read more
When February rolls around, I have one thing in mind: Fashion Week. New York Fashion week kicks off Feb. 10, and then the fashion marathon continues on to London, Milan, and Paris. Though my fallback outfits consist of Painting It Black, I'm going to try my darndest to inject some color into my FW wardrobe. Perhaps with funky jewelry or cool scarves. After that, it's ski time. There's also a sweet pink Valentine's Day idea in here for whomever's listening . . .