Roland Mouret’s “Rainbow” range for Net-A-Porter has been launched today.
The French designer - whose legendary moon dress was made famous by Spice Girls singer Victoria Beckham - has teamed up with the London-based luxury online clothing store to create an exclusive brightly-colored range of dresses under his RM by Roland Mouret label.
The party styles include six mini-dresses and one mini-skirt with a luxurious silk appearance made from draped fabrics which effortlessly conceal lumps and bumps and result in an extremely flattering fit. The frocks can be bought at Net-A-Porter.
This is not the first time the iconic dress designer has worked on a range of fun party dresses. Last year, it was revealed Roland, 47, would team up with singer-turned-designer Victoria to create a limited edition range of little black dresses. Victoria first became a fan of Roland in 2006, when she was seen wearing his 50s-style Galaxy grey dress. The following year, she donned his skintight Moon dress in hot pink when her soccer star husband David made his first appearance for the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Jennifer Aniston says that yoga changed her life.
The former Friends star appears in the introduction to Yogalosophy, a new workout DVD fronted by her friend and yoga instructor Mandy Ingber, and says she was amazed at the impact learning the discipline had on her.
In the short clip, she says, “She brought yoga into my life. It completely changed my life. It’s one of the most fun workouts I’ve ever had. So have fun and work hard because it will totally pay off.”
It was recently claimed that Jennifer, 40, flew Mandy from Los Angeles to New York to help her get in shape when playing a younger woman in The Bounty.
A source said, “Jennifer has had a totally overhaul for this film. She wants to be seriously fit, yet remain curvy. There are a lot of early starts on set, so she has had to get up at 3am to get two hours in the gym before filming at 5am. She is supposed to be playing a 35-year-old, and is concerned she won’t look the part now she is 40. It hasn’t been easy, but she has combined one-on-one yoga sessions with grueling weight and workout sessions. Her new body is the talk of the set and she is reveling in the attention. Everyone agrees that Jennifer is looking sensational at the moment. Her curves have definitely been noticed - she is glowing.”
While Helena Christensen has taken the Elle UK cover for January, both Lady Gaga and comeback pop princess Britney Spears nab the spot for next month’s American Elle.
Usually never one to stick very long with a look, Lady Gaga keeps her curly, blonde locks/“Bad Romance”/Marilyn Monroe style (or perhaps simply shot this around the same time as the video?) for the Elle photo shoot.
Check out a look at Britney Spears‘s cover and photo shoot (which she shares with her two sons) as well as more images of Lady Gaga after the break.
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Very much unlike Manolo Blahnik’s sense of appreciation for who made him a household name (ahem, Carrie Bradshaw), another famous shoe designer named Christian Louboutin is thankful for Jennifer Lopez’s song, in which his name is repeated 45 times.
It may have something to do with the fact that Lopez actually got his name right:
“Jennifer told me about the song back in January, and I was extremely flattered. But of course, in America the public pronounces my name in like a million different ways. So Jennifer called me, and she was like, ‘Listen, I want to make sure that I get it right.’ And she did…from the very first time!”
Louboutin is currently hard at work on the heels set to appear in the music video for the pop star’s track, scheduled to begin filming next month. At least she’ll be able to edit out any future shoe malfunctions during those performances.
With collaborations ranging from Jennifer Lopez to Barbie, Louboutin makes it clear why he can turn down diffusion lines!
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Spanish-based clothing retailer Mango is moving into 600 JCPenney stores across the states by Fall 2010.
With both Charlotte Ronson and the Olsen twins stationing their own lines there, the department store seems to be making its way up the fashion industry ladder! While Mango has already set up 12 stand-alone shops in the US, it is nothing compared to its international number at 1,200; it is clear that the partnership is aimed at broadening its American presence.
Although the I Heart Ronson line isn’t too bad, there was nothing special about that line nor the Olsenboye range. This makes me wonder if Mango will be altering their clothes to fit the JCPenney look once they’re in the stores—the last time I ever step foot in the department store, I’m fairly sure I didn’t see any sweaters priced at $70.
Either way, I’m more concerned about having to prepare myself for a bombardment of Scarlett Johansson ads when I do my back-to-school shopping!
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Patrick Dempsey‘s new fragrance is about his marriage.
The Grey’s Anatomy actor - who has recently launched Patrick Dempsey 2, with beauty retailer Avon - designed the scent to represent the “power” of his ten-year union to Avon’s Creative Color Director, Jillian Dempsey.
“The first fragrance, Unscripted, was about the individual, following your passion and all of that. Why not take it to the next step and go, ‘this is about two people and the power of the relationship.’”
Supermodel Heidi Klum lost her pregnancy weight thanks to her baby.
The German-born beauty modeled for a Victoria’s Secret underwear show just six weeks after giving birth to her fourth child, daughter Lou, and credits taking long walks with the infant for helping her shed the excess pounds.
“In the first two weeks after the birth I did absolutely nothing. Then I started very slowly with a bit movement. We live in Los Angeles at a very steep hillside. I walked it up and down - with a baby buggy! Then I extended this subsequently to longer walks.”
As time went on, Heidi expanded her workouts but admits she prefers working out with the infant than a trainer: “Then I called my trainer Andrea Orbeck. She comes to me a few times a week. We train with weights, we do exercises with a medicine ball and much more. To be honest - it is not really fun for me. But I think it’s important for my body.”
Me and Orson Welles actress Claire Danes only goes to the gym to watch TV.
Danes revealed her toned, slender physique is due to the hours spent catching up on her favorite TV shows while in the gym each day.
“I’ve become a bit of a gym person. I feel apologetic about it because it looks a little un-cool, but I like to have an appointment every day. Plus it’s the only time I watch TV.”
The 30-year-old star - who secretly married her Evening co-star Hugh Dancy in September - also admitted she stays in shape by dancing to Caribbean soul music.
“Some of my happiest moments have been dancing. But I’m not very hip. Right now, I’m really into Jamaican jams, Caribbean soul and stuff.”
Although known for her princess style and love of sparkles, Paris Hilton says she’s a tomboy.
The socialite says that despite her glamorous, party-loving image, she has a secret active side and claims she is “totally different” away from the cameras.
“I still am a tomboy. I love to go fishing. I love sports. I used to play ice hockey. You know, I think people only see the glamour and the parties, but when I’m at home I’m completely different.”
Despite her comments, Paris’ mum Kathy says the star is a “hair fanatic” and only launched her range of hair extensions because she couldn’t bear being without her favorite luxuries on The Simple Life.
“She’s a hair fanatic. That’s why with The Simple Life she decided to do those hair extensions, because she went crazy thinking ‘I’m going to be without a blow-dryer for four weeks!’” Kathy said.
Paris’ latest products are The Celebrity Styler flat iron and Ultimate Brush, which her sister Nicky says would have been ideal for her to work on. She told People, “She’s always loved experimenting with different makeup and hairstyles, so I think this product is a lot of fun for her.”
While it’s almost masochistic to peruse celebrity and fashion magazines for apparel impossible to acquire (be it price or exclusivity), Topshop is now offering celebrity and fashion addicts the opportunity to borrow from famous wardrobes—for a good cause!
The program, called Dress Me Up, calls for shoppers to “hire” dresses at just $66 (one day only) from famous celebrities like Kate Moss, Scarlett Johannson (Nanette Leopre dress shown above), Jourdan Dunn, Naomi Campbell, Dita Von Teese, and more. Fashion designers including Christopher Kane and Jonathan Saunders have also donated apparel themselves!
So how do you snag them for forever?
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