Kate Moss turned up the glamour to attend an amfAR gala in São Paulo, Brazil, on Friday. She wore a black dress with a dramatic plunging neckline while she mingled with fellow attendees, including pregnant Fergie in a smart suit and Sharon Stone, who walked the red carpet with model boyfriend Martin Mica. Kate has been enjoying the sights in São Paulo and dropped by the city's ninth annual International Art Fair on Thursday. Kate, an avid art fan and friend of the late artist Lucian Freud, checked out the pieces on display ahead of the charity gala.
So far this week at the Spring/Summer 2013 Haute Couture shows at Paris Fashion Week, one classy trend that seems to be making a comeback is the birdcage veil paired with red lipstick. Reminiscent of a fascinator, this headwear is time-honoured, sexy and demure all in one. See perilous beauties like Dita Von Teese and Laetitia Casta sit on the sidelines in these stylish wares, in addition to being present on the runway at Christian Dior. Shop birdcage veils below and let me know if this is something you'd try out for Spring.
The bottle, which has lots of vintage touches like a black silk tassel, vintage-style ball atomizer, and "nail polish red” pearl inset, was also a big part of the fragrance design for Dita. "I have always been a passionate collector of rare perfume bottles from the 1920s and 1930s," Dita said in a recent press statement. “My perfume’s flacons need to be the absolute embodiment of my dream of glamour, mystery, beauty, and the femme fatale."
In February news broke out that Dita Von Teese would be launching her first perfume. And while she has yet to reveal the name of the scent, we do know what the juice will not include. Dita recently revealed, "There's no fruity vanilla bullsh*t . . . A lot of celebrity fragrances are fruit, vanilla, and I wanted something for grown-up girls."
Gourmand-type scents aren't exactly my favorite either; give me anything that smells like cake or cookies, and I'll instantly feel ill. What about you? What types of fragrances and notes do you tend to avoid?
Katie Holmes and Gisele Bundchen shared a red carpet last night to celebrate the Beauty Culture exhibit, which opens tomorrow, at the Annenberg Space For Photography in LA. It's a collection of images from various photographers, including a snap of Gisele herself, designed to make viewers question the pursuit of beauty. More Hollywood stars came out for the event, including Halle Berry, Ali Larter, and Amber Heard. Supermodel Gisele wrote that she was home in LA after a quick trip to the Amazon, where she was able to do the environmental work that's close to her heart. She posted on her blog, "What a magical place the Amazon is, and so full of history and legends . . . I’m here, sharing my special experience and feelings so we can all think about it. We need and we want to develop, but not at the cost of damaging the planet." The visit was one of philanthropy and fashion, as there was a Gisele Bundchen bikini sighting in Sao Paolo when she took the runway for the Hope Valentine's Day special collection show last week. Katie, meanwhile, is back on the West Coast after a stop in Chicago to honor Oprah and a stint in Florida. She got some swimsuit time in as well when she hit the pool with daughter Suri at her Miami hotel, near where husband Tom Cruise has been working on Rock of Ages.
The rumors seem to be true: the glamorous Dita Von Teese is developing her own fragrance. While working in the French countryside with her perfumers, she tweeted about the process. Don't expect a fruity floral from the burlesque star, who counts Quelques Fleurs and Dior's Passage No. 4 as favorites. "No fruit, no vanilla, no candy," she insists. "Velvet sensuality with a dash of vulgarity! I want to evoke passion with fragrance: intense love/lust and distaste/fear rather than merely popular acceptance." No word on an official launch date, but if we had to guess, we'd predict late Fall or early 2012.
Matthew McConaughey played a supporting role to Camila Alves when she walked the runway at the Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection in Manhattan last night. The sexy actor sported some stubble as he and sexy Camila took a break from their West Coast kid duties for the big evening out. The annual event helps kick off NYC's Fall Fashion Week with an impressive list of past participants like Heidi Klum and Kim Kardashian. The lucky ladies sashaying down the runway for this year's philanthropic show included a variety of names from TV, film, music, media, and athletics. Audrina Patridge, Dita Von Teese, and Julianne Hough happily modelled their fiery gowns and busy mom-of-two Denise Richards put aside the drama affecting her personal life for a cause close to her heart.
It feels like everyone (apart from me) is soaking up the sunshine right now. Celebrities are being spotted on beaches around the world and are even using Twitter to share their adventures. Click through to see the first fab Twitpics of 2011 as models, designers and stylish people share their exotic experiences.
Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis attended the LA premiere of their movie Black Swan on Thursday during the AFI Film Festival. Natalie looked stunning in a floral dress by Rodarte, who also created her ballet costumes, as she smiled for pictures with Mila and their costar Winona Ryder. The actresses play arch-rivals in the film, which I caught at the London Film Festival and recommend, but they gushed at the screening about working with each other. Also in attendance was choreographer and Club Monaco model Benjamin Millepied, who is Natalie's boyfriend, though the two once again avoided posing together.
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"I have a huge collection of hats - I have a whole room dedicated to them so that's a lot of hat. You have to be brave to wear a hat. Wearing a hat says: 'I have confidence and I don't mind if people are looking at me.'"
Most of us don't have the luxury to dedicate that much space to clothing, but I would love to have a room full of shoes! This got me wondering, if you could have a room for one item – which item would it be?