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Dishonourable Mentions: BAFTAs Trainwrecks Uma, Maggie & Lily

Though Sunday’s BAFTA Awards in London served up a few finger-snappin’ looks from the likes of Lupita Nyong’o, Dame Helen Mirren and Cate Blanchett, there was a strong whiff of fashion crack on the red carpet. Lily Allen did her … Continue reading

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Rihanna Embraces Semi-Conservative Look For Viva Glam Launch

Something weird is going on in the Rihanna style camp. After two looks featuring thigh splits and plunging necklines over Grammy weekend, the 25-year-old star rolled out a couple of marginally conservative looks promoting her MAC Viva Glam collaboration in … Continue reading

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SAG Awards: Sandra Bullock’s Xmas Ballroom Lanvin

And Sandra Bullock keeps plodding along through her campaign to not get another Oscar. Though the Gravity Best Actress Academy Award nominee played a blinder at the Critics’ Choice Awards on Thursday, I just don’t know about her second Lanvin … Continue reading

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Critic’s Choice Awards: Amy, Sandra, Jessica & Oprah

There’s too much going on and I am itching to slag off Julia Roberts, so here are a few Critics’ Choice Award looks that I couldn’t allow to slide by. Amy Adams is sure back in my good graces. Bright … Continue reading

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Critics’ Choice Awards: Cate Blanchett Works Blanchett-iness

We’ve a few Critics’ Choice Awards looks from Thursday night to judge before we take on the (mostly) ELEGANZA EXTRAVAGANZA that was last night’s Screen Actors Guild Awards. Cate Blanchett had some task on her hands to follow up her Armani Prive … Continue reading

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Jennifer Lawrence Dominates ‘American Hustle’ Cast in McQueen

Let’s start the week with a little J-Law love, shall we? With the Catching Fire junket now just a small pile of smoldering ashes, it’s time for Jennifer Lawrence to turn her attention to promoting American Hustle. And that she … Continue reading

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Tilda Swinton Is Here To Ease Your Fears and Woes Away

Tilda Swinton appeared at the Deauville Film Festival closing ceremony in France on Saturday wearing a one-shoulder silver satin Lanvin gown. Of course, the 52-year-old never really has to try when she does red carpets, she just turns up and … Continue reading

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Boho Repro: Katy Perry’s ‘Back On’ Statement Choker

There is much talk about Katy Perry and John Mayer’s back-on-ness after they attended the The Friars Foundation gala honoring Don Rickles at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC hand-in-hand on Monday night. Other water-cooler talk surrounds Katy’s look of a peach … Continue reading

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Carey Mulligan Breaks Out the Carrie Bradshaw Routine for Gatsby Sydney Premiere

Dear Carey Mulligan, I don’t get it. Still with the underwear as outerwear. Still with the klunky t-bar platforms. Still with the total could-care-less north of the shoulders. She looks like Carrie Bradshaw circa Sex and the City, early Season Four. Not … Continue reading

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Surprise, Surprise! Contrary Carey Mulligan Goes For Minimalist Lanvin for ‘Gatsby World Premiere

The Great Gatsby is coming ’round the mountain, y’all. And it would appear the that the movie’s savvy PR team is letting the movie’s hype and costume do all the work – as would appear from the film’s Daisy Buchanan, … Continue reading

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Designer Spotlight: Sandro Paris & The Frenzy For All Things Monochrome

Born in 1984, Sandro is one of a handful of Parisian labels that fills the void between high street and fast fashion. Not only is Sandro celebrated for its sleek and distinctly Parisian offerings,  the luxe quality inherent in even … Continue reading

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Label Lust: Tear-Jerking Givenchy, Lanvin & The Row Bowling Bags

I’m very much polarized when it comes to bags. I like a big bag, or a clutch. The recent trend for mid-size and mini shoulder bags is just dandy, but not for me. Give me a vintage clutch and a … Continue reading

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RED CARPET: FASHION B*TCHES OF OZ – WILLIAMS GOES FOR PRADA, WIESZ DOES BECKHAM, & KUNIS HEARTS D&G

Seriously, when I clapped eyes on Michelle Williams at ‘Oz The Great and Powerful’ world premiere in Hollywood last night, every fibre of my being screamed ‘NO’ at the hemline of her white embellished Prada dress. Doesn’t she look like … Continue reading

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PREVIEW THE LANVIN SPRING/SUMMER 2013 CAMPAIGN: PREORDER THE KARLIE KLOSS, SASKIA DE BRAUW, & DARIA STROKOUS LOOK!

For his spring 2013 showing, designer Alber Elbaz delivered a sexualized take on Le Smoking that only benefited from a flattering, Japanese inspired silhouette. And now, with the help of photographer Steven Meisel and supermodels Karlie Kloss, Saskia de Brauw, … Continue reading

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RED CARPET: JLO’S GOT THE ROCKS TO WEAR LANVIN BRIDAL

It’s Jenny from the block again! She’s trying to fool us with the rocks that she’s got again. The little minx. And what did JLo wear to the NYC L’Oreal sponsored screening of her latest movie ‘Parker’. Why just this nothing … Continue reading

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RED CARPET: EMMA STONE TAKES A WRONG TURN IN LANVIN DOING ‘WRONG CHIC’ WRONG

Emma Stone does love her some ill-fitting-on-purpose necklines. And what better occasion to show the world her latest attempt at ‘wrong’ fashion, than the LA premiere of Gangster Squad. Yesterday at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, Stoner went to her … Continue reading

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CUTTING CHRIS BROWN LOOSE BECOMES A GAL – RIHANNA WERKS LANVIN ON ‘THE VOICE’ FINALE

Rihanna has a sad. The world rejoices not for the celebration of the birth of Christ as told by the bible, but that RiRi might have finally sent that douchebag Chris Brown packing, after he had official ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran … Continue reading

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RED CARPET: EITHER JUDE LAW HOT AGAIN OR IS THAT ONE HARD-WORKING LANVIN JACKET

I’m going to go out on a limb here and declare that this is the best Jude Law has looked in nearly a decade. His personal life is very much a series of car wrecks, and Mother Nature hasn’t been … Continue reading

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ASK SHINY: PIMP MY MOM – CAN TILDA & DAME HELEN INSPIRE A GAL OUT OF SKINNY JEANS FOR A WEDDING?

One of our commenters, Bongo asked me about dressing her mom up for a winter wedding: I need your help, having a fashion crisis. Styling my mum for a wedding next weekend and she hates dressing up. She’s a tallish … Continue reading

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TENDER IS THE EROTICA: MARION COTILLARD’S DARK SEXUAL ROMANCE FOR W MAGAZINE

Those of you out there with a life-size toy soldier fetish are gonna be pleased as punch with Marion Cotillard’s W magazine editorial for the December 2012 issue. This darkly sexual-yet-romantic shoot could very well be one of my favourites … Continue reading

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RED CARPET: JLO GIVES FRAGRANCE FACE FOR CHARITY

Golf applause to Jennifer Lopez for doing her bit for charity over the weekend. It just goes to show what a kind-hearted human being Jenny is – to selflessly give of her time on her world tour and  lend her … Continue reading

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TREND SPOTTING: TUXEDO OUTBREAK FROM KARL’S SKETCH TO A SEXED UP LANVIN

If you hadn’t noticed, the tuxedo or dinner jacket – the proper term according to my academic journals – is making a comeback. So much so that before unveiling the Chanel Spring collection, Karl Lagerfeld felt the need to inform … Continue reading

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PARIS FASHION WEEK: ALBER ELBAZ KILLS IT WITH THE SEXED-UP ’80S YUPPIE LOOK AT LANVIN

It had to be, after the last ten years. A new start. I start again – Elber Albez Lanvin’s chief designer of 10 years stated that his new direction of the kimono/tuxedo hybrid as was not minimalism, but in fact … Continue reading

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SHOPAHOLIC: LANVIN’S ALBER ELBAZ DESIGNS PINK BUBBLEGUM FLAVOURED SWEETS

  Here’s a collaboration I never thought we’d see- Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz has teamed up with French macaroon house Ladurée and created his very own pink bubblegum flavour biscuity sweets. He’s the latest in a long line of fashion designers … Continue reading

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