+ Angelina Jolie was photographed on her way to meeting Turkish leaders to discuss the crisis in Syria looking like she just walked off the runway. Or perhaps maybe she just borrowed the loose, flowing, ground-length gown from her latest film, Maleficent.
+ Elsewhere, Miley Cyrus was snapped up wearing a black crop top with a pair of pants that could easily have been her pajamas; however, she strangely seems to be pulling the look off. Perhaps this is the magical work of her new, daring 'do?
+ Avid Twitter poster Rihanna broke her own news that she'll be covering Vogue a second time; Annie Leibovitz is again set to photograph the singer for the fashion glossy.
+ H&M released a behind-the-scenes video of the upcoming Lana Del Rey campaign, which was shot as a music video of the singer covering "Blue Velvet." Of course, because no one wants to be all that original these days, it looks very much like the David Lynch film of the same name.
Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester has appeared in the latest Vera Wang advert.
The actress - who signed a two-year deal with the brand last year, which was reportedly worth $3 million - has starred in the fashion designer's latest commercial for her new scent Vera Wang Lovestruck. The 25-year-old beauty - who is also a spokesperson for shampoo product Herbal Essences - filmed the broadcast in New York City in November - and she is set to appear in both TV and print ads for the perfume.
-- With her trademark red lips, it's about time a cosmetic company snatched Gwen Stefani up as their celebrity spokesperson! The singer-turned-fashion designer signed a contract with L'Oreal Paris; her full commercial will air during the Golden Globes.
-- Speaking of lips, Lindsay Lohan was spotted at the gym again (better there than at alcohol-infested locations), only this time her mouth looked detachable. I wonder if she's taking cues from her friend Kim Kardashian and blaming it on the flu...
-- Proenza Schouler released their second ever ad campaign. They're like the Givenchy ads, but with a splash of color. Thoughts?
-- If you're the least bit in love with fashion and you live in London, you ought to see Daphne Guinness speak at the Royal Academy on the 27th of the month. There's no other lecture on earth that could be greater than the psychology of clothes: "I once read an article in which a psychologist explained that, when we say we 'have nothing to wear,' it really means that we have nothing that expresses who we want to be that day," said the RA events and lectures manager Dr. Alison Bracker.
"Look sharp, not tired. Enough said."
When I think of L'Oreal, I imagine celebrities such Beyonce, Eva Longoria (Parker) and Penelope Cruz fronting the brand -- but Gerard Butler?
In his latest role, the hunky movie star puts his good looks to use in new ads for the cosmetics company.
I don't really
care know what he's selling here -- Hydra Energetic Anti-Fatigue Moisturizer?? -- but I like what I'm seeing.
(Be sure to check out the finished commercials after the jump.)
Read More | Just Jared
A sneak peek from Emily Blunt in Harper's Bazaar and full-length images at Vogue are simply not enough when it comes to viewing Tom Ford's Spring/Summer 2011 womenswear collection. Thankfully, the designer does have a heart enough to offer fashion hungry fans a video of his line's private show.
In the video, a handful of fashion editors stare in awe and amazement at the collection, which was modeled by an interesting mix of celebrities and models -- from Daphne Guinness and Lauren Hutton to Beyonce and Julianne Moore. Set to model Karen Elson's song, "Pretty Babies," the video's cuts flash (unfortunately) as frequently as Terry Richardson's camera. They may be quick looks of the designs, but it's definitely better than nothing!
Read More | The Cut
Earlier this year, we got to hear Taylor Momsen (sort) of fronting a perfume commercial for John Galliano. Now, we actually get to see her in the ad.
Although we found it strange that she didn’t really appear in the first version, we’re kind of torn now. After watching both videos, let us know what you think. Do you like the Parlez-Moi d'Amour spot better when you’re focusing on her singing – or on her raccoon eyes?
Read More | Just Jared
Still waiting for The King's Speech to open in theaters near you? Then you can bide your time with this fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the historical biopic.
In this interview at London-based costume house Cosprop, Jenny Beaven talks about the costume design choices she made for stars Colin Firth (King George VI), Helena Bonham Carter (Queen Elizabeth) and Geoffrey Rush (Lionel Logue).
Read More | The Hollywood Reporter
Famed fashion photographer Nick Knight created the most dramatic and haunting tribute to date in honor of the late Alexander McQueen. Presented at the British Fashion Awards (where McQueen was posthumously awarded Outstanding Achievement in Fashion Design), the short film features music by Bjork and the styling talents of Edward Enninful.
"We felt it was important to have the clothes featured one last time on flesh and blood before the [Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art] takes them away," Knight said.
And what an imaginative, beautiful way for the clothes' last show -- check out the video above.
Even if you watched Beyonce's Thanksgiving special on ABC last week, you might not have known one of the secrets to her performance success.
During a sit-down with the ladies of The View, the singer said her mother isn't the only thing that supports her during her concerts. Her four pairs of stockings do as well.
"Why do you have four pairs of stockings on?" Barbara Walters asked. "Because you have to keep it supported," Beyonce explained while slapping her thighs.
You can see that part of the discussion at the 4:10 mark.
Read More | Just Jared
Lindsay Lohan's done it. Naomi Watts has tried it. Even Michelle Williams has attempted it. Now, it's Christina Aguilera's turn to channel Marilyn Monroe.
In this new commercial for Royal Desire, the smiling singer almost makes us forget that she's in the middle of a divorce. Of course, now we're just wondering who she's spraying the new scent for ...
Read More | E! Online
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