+ T: The New York Times Style Magazine published an interview with Emma Watson, who discusses how she used fashion to distinguish herself from her Harry Potter alter ego, Hermione. The profile is paired with images of Emma in some androgynous Ralph Lauren looks as well as one where she channels Twiggy.
+ Lana Del Rey's line for H&M isn't out yet, but the retail giant has unleashed photos of the singer in the clothes to get us talking about it.
+ Speaking of H&M, the folks behind the Swedish company's marketing team have done the ladies all the great service of erecting several statues of David Beckham at their stores across the country. Best yet, he's in his underwear!
+ In a personal and intimate photoshoot, Orlando Bloom photographs his wife Miranda Kerr for T: The New York Times Style Magazine. In addition to just being downright cute for doing this together, Bloom's photos aren't that bad for someone who has spent what seems to be more time in front of the camera.
Emma Watson loves doing people's make-up. The Harry Potter actress loves applying cosmetics to her friends and family and is always happy to pass her beauty tips on to them.
"I love doing make-up. I did my mum's make-up for all her job interviews and whenever I go out, I do their make-up too. My specialty? I like quite a natural look, but I do everything really. People underestimate the power of an eyebrow. I recently got my friend into penciling hers in, which she thought was such a strange concept at first," she said.
However, Emma is aware that much beauty advice contradicts other snippets of wisdom so advises people not to listen to everything they are told: "Don't listen to everyone. It's kind of overwhelming, especially with your diet and skincare. You get so many different pieces of advice, you don't know what to listen to. I think people need to judge what works for them and trust their intuition."
Kristen Stewart has been voted the world's best dressed woman.
The Twilight actress topped a poll by Britain's Glamour magazine and was praised by the publication for her progression from "awkward teen to style queen" and for always being "effortlessly on-trend."
Kristen beat last year's winner Emma Watson, with the Harry Potter star managing a respectable second place while Victoria Beckham came third. The singer-turned-fashion designer shot up 12 places from last year with the magazine praising the "adorable co-ordinating looks" she shares with "her new favorite accessory" - nine-month-old daughter Harper.
Britain's Duchess Catherine was honored for her classic and stylish fashion sense with fourth place. "The Duchess of Cambridge's classic elegance has set the high street alight, causing both Zara and Reiss to sell out of her favorite pieces," the magazine said.
Emma Watson and Justin Bieber had the most influential haircuts of 2011. The actress' pixie crop and the singer's 'swish' style have been hugely popular with fans over the past 12 months, with hairdressers all over the world being inundated with requests for something similar.
"Hairstylists are being inundated with requests. The enthusiasm plays out online, where the fastest-rising searches for celebrity haircuts on Google are for Ms. Watson and Mr. Bieber," The Wall Street Journal reported.
Emma Watson was "incredibly flattered" be asked to be the new face of Lancome. The Harry Potter actress was named as the ambassadress for the cosmetics firm earlier this year and says it's a dream come true because the brand has so much history.
"I was incredibly flattered to be asked to be the ambassadress. I think Lancome has so much class and style and history."
The 21-year-old beauty shot a new campaign for Lancome in March, and she's very proud of her work. "I hope it brings a sense of optimism and fun and a sense of youthful energy life is just kind of like magical and full of surprise. I wanted the campaign's love story to be about that. There's something modern but also timeless about that kind of story."
Emma was chosen to become the new face of Lancome because she brings a "fresh spirit" to the brand. "Thanks to her charm, romanticism and her incredible modernity, Emma Watson has become the icon of her generation. We are delighted by this new collaboration with Emma, who brings a fresh spirit to Lancome," said Youcef Nabi, president of Lancôme International.
Harry Potter actress Emma Watson found it "overwhelming" being shown around Coco Chanel's apartment.
The stylish actress was flown out to Paris by the French fashion label ahead of a film premiere and was given the VIP treatment, which included seeing where label's founder and fashion icon lived her glamorous life.
"My most glamorous moment was probably when Chanel flew me to Paris to try on premiere outfits. It was ridiculous - I went around Coco Chanel's apartment! I found that really overwhelming."
Despite going to many premieres over the years, Emma hasn't got bored of choosing outfits and knows when she's found the right one: "It's really weird, you just know when you've got the dress on. I'm like, right that's it, no need to look any more, this is the one."
“I can’t understand this fragrance thing. Why would you want to smell like somebody else? Don’t you want to smell like yourself?”
-Harry Potter's Emma Watson on the whole celebrity-named perfumes trend.
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Another celebrity who avoids trends!
Emma Watson hates following fashion fads. The actress, who recently beat off stiff competition from the likes of Cheryl Cole and Kate Moss to be crowned Britain's Best Dressed Female, admitted she doesn't follow the crowds because she likes to be original.
"I don't follow trends much, because I don't like to dress like everybody else. I think that's why I hate trends, actually. But I do like to read fashion magazines so I don't feel so isolated. I think my own style is classic and simple. I try to be elegant, but at the same time laid back and relaxed. If what you're not feeling what you're wearing or if you're not sure, don't wear it."
Despite having fronted campaigns by iconic British label Burberry in the past, the 20-year-old beauty claimed she has had her fair share of fashion disasters. Emma added to Mexico's Seventeen magazine, "I've ripped dresses, the air has blown my skirt up, I've had bad spray tans. Actually one time my hands were orange because of a fake tan! I exfoliated them to remove the color, but there isn't really much you can do in those cases! It was hilarious."
Emma Watson continues to front the People Tree brand, for which she acts as a creative advisor.
This time around, the Harry Potter star is showing off her extremely short hair, and she looks great! She may be selling me on the hair, but I’m not so sure if these summertime dresses would be right for the upcoming cold season. The brand does get major bonus points for being fair-trade.
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Emma Watson has fronted the new advertising campaign for People Tree.
The Harry Potter star - who first joined forces with the ethical clothing company when she designed a collection for them last year - revealed the line has expanded and now includes dresses, skirts and shirts made from hand-woven Fair Trade brushed fabric.
“Although I wasn’t centrally involved in the design of this collection, I had great fun in helping People Tree select some gorgeous Fair Trade textiles, such as a dogtooth hand-woven check, cable knits, and the first Fair Trade hand-woven brushed checked fabric, which has been made into easy tulip skirts, dresses and shirts. There are even a few party dresses, such as the little black satin tulip dress which can be dressed up or down to suit any occasion.”
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