The Duchess of Cambridge arrived at the Royal Albert Hall in London on Tuesday night to watch Gary Barlow perform in a charity event benefiting The Prince's Trust and The Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry wearing a black and white dress from Zara that she topped of with a black collarless blazer from Ralph Lauren. Playing into her typical conservative style, her tights were dark and opaque, and her shoes a suede court style that weren't too high or too spiky. Her pinky cheeks and perfectly waved hair completed her look with one gold charm hanging from a bracelet as a finishing touch. Click on the items above to shop her look.
Posts for December 8th 2011
Sure, lipstick gift sets and prepackaged holiday soaps are lovely, but a handmade gift always feels extra-special. There isn't anyone on this planet who doesn't like to relax, so treat your loved one to some serious chill-out time with custom-blended scented bath salts. To see just how easy these bath-time presents are to make, just keep reading.
With luxe fabrics, metallic saris, jeweled headpieces, and Chanel's signature tweed, Karl Lagerfeld transported his Pre-Fall Paris spectators to colonial India. Rest assured, this collection is free of over-the-top Bollywood clichés, instead offering up imperial references in its homage to Bombay. While it highlights Chanel's expertise — suiting, ladylike dressing, rich texture, and layers of pretty pearls — it all marries perfectly with a beautiful departure to a more exotic aesthetic. Revealing that "most of the inspiration is from Indian men’s clothes rather than women’s clothes," Lagerfeld's parade of dresses and skirts over pants, gold-embroidered tunics, beaded sandals, and flat booties speaks both to bohemian decadence and wearability.
- Trends: Dresses over pants, metallics, bohemian.
- Colors: Black, white, gold, silver, and gunmetal metallics; a splash of fuchsia, blue, and pink.
- Key Look: The cropped white button-down with the white draped skirt over pants, the silver and gold saris.
- Accessories: Layered beaded necklace, headpieces, nose rings, bangles, green and brown quilted crossbody bags, embellished sandals, metallic booties, black-and-white booties, ties.
- Who Would Wear It: The refined bohemian and Chanel fans, Freida Pinto, Kate Bosworth, Alexa Chung.
Rachel McAdams made a sweeping red-carpet entrance last night at the Sherlock Holmes premiere in LA. Opting for maximum elegance, the actress wore a metallic silver long-sleeved gown by Marchesa paired with equally stunning Christian Louboutin jeweled booties and simple Jacqueline Nerguizian jewelry. We love the dramatic draped detailing on the back of her dress and her perfectly knotted updo. Check out the slideshow to see her drop-dead gorgeous ensemble from all angles.
When it comes to getting a flawless, fast holiday manicure at home, there's nothing easier than nail appliques. And this year, nail companies big and small have released festive designs for every taste, whether you're into subtle holiday cheer or full-on mistletoe and merriment. We've found four perfect patterns guaranteed to make your season bright, so check them out now.
Lots of lovely ladies stepped out for The Hollywood Reporter's annual "Power 100: Women in Entertainment" breakfast in Beverly Hills this morning, showing off sleek, sophisticated frocks — and in the case of Emmy Rossum, a strong, ladylike tailored pantsuit. It seems like being belted at the waist was an overall trend, with Bethenny Frankel, Chelsea Handler, Kate Bosworth, and newcomer Shailene Woodley all sporting sheath dresses that cinched in the middle. Kirsten Dunst kept things coolly casual, putting a spin on a classic navy Burberry trench coat by wearing it as a dress. Want to see all the powerful ladies in their red-carpet finest? Just click through now.
With gray days, we can easily lose our motivation to style up a killer look. Fortunately, that's just not the case for this crew of street stylers. Armed with slick leather coats, statement booties, and furry toppers, they hit the town armed for the wintry weather ahead. Each one is a testament to the power of personal style and keeping those creative juices flowing — just click through for 15 ultra-chic takes on seasonal style and get inspired to dress the part.