Everything is coming up roses in the Spring 2010 collections, with floral prints a staple on the runways of Rebecca Taylor, Cynthia Rowley, Vera Wang and Derek Lam, to name a few. But who says you have to wait for fall and winter to pass to get in bloom? Take a page from Diane Kruger style book and wear a feminine floral dress now with edgy black booties.
We were thrilled to see that Emma Hill of Mulberry used hot pink leopard accessories to add edge to the feminine separates in her spring collection—a look that trendsetting stars like Kate Moss and Ashley Olsen (inset) have been rocking for a while! Invest in a look-at-me fuchsia-spotted bag or belt now and enjoy the benefits all the way through spring!
Jimmy Choo clutch, $1,095; at Net-a-porter.com.
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“It is blend of pretty and powerful,” said Michael Kors of his new collection for spring 2010. “How can you be sexy and demure at the same time?” From the looks of it, you take a little bit from First Lady Michelle Obama’s closet and mix it with Lady Gaga’s eclectically futuristic look—and viola!
Can’t wait for that delicious double issue to hit the stands? Click through for a sneak peek at some of People‘s top Hollywood fashionistas. This year, nods went to Cameron Diaz and her way with denim, Reese Witherspoon and her hot mama minidresses and Kate Winslet‘s all-out red-carpet glam.
The Material Girl was not only in the front row at the Marc Jacobs show, she was clearly at the front of the designer’s thoughts when it came to planning hair and makeup for his two New York Fashion Week outings. The kabuki-style face powder in his first presentation recalled Madge in her “Nothing Really Matters” kimono phase, while the girls on the Marc by Marc Jacobs catwalk sported Like a Virgin-esque bow-studded headwraps. Thankfully, the style icon hearts Marc right back—she even requested her own invite to Monday’s show.
At Narciso Rodriguez, I loved the draped-neckline sleeveless top with slim black pants. It was so sophisticated and modern. I love that it can be worn day or evening, depending on the situation. Cate Blanchett should order it immediately!
Jessica Alba stole the show at Narciso Rodriguez last night looking fierce in a black sequin draped sheath from his Fall 2009 collection. We caught up with her afterwards to find out which look she loved most. “The little pink dress. It is so sexy and modern and still feminine. He is an impeccable tailor!” said Alba.
Think the French are unflappable? Not so. At last night’s premiere of Coco Before Chanel in New York City, Audrey Tautou dished on her upcoming role as the late fashion legend. “It was really intimidating,” she says. “I was trying to make her personality more complex than the cliche image most people have of her.” Of course, other parts of her new gig—like dressing in Chanel Haute Couture and posing in the new, jaw-droppingly elegant Chanel No. 5 ads (top right)—were less of a stretch. Rachel Bilson, who was also at the event, shared in the Chanel love-fest: “My first purchase was their smallest bag, because it was the only one I could afford,” she says. “I bought it for myself, so it was really special.”
—Hannah Morrill and Grace Lee