On Monday’s episode, Blair explores Columbia University’s campus in a Valentino coat, Christine A. Moore hat and Foley and Corinna bag and realizes it’s where she belongs. Meanwhile, Serena has her hands full dealing with her family’s reaction to her father’s return and her brewing war with Jenny. Click on to get more dish about Monday’s episode (airing May 3rd at 8 p.m. EST on the CW) and to find out exactly what the girls are wearing—head-to-toe!
When Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana hosted a party for Madonna in Milan last summer, the trio did more than just celebrate; they decided to create MDG, D&G’s first product collaboration with a celebrity. “We never plan ahead, but when the idea came up, all of us realized it was the right moment,” says Gabbana. “With the line we want to capture femininity and extreme sensuality.” That attitude was caught on film by photographer Steven Klein for the ad campaign, which features the pop icon in a steamy embrace. Says Gabbana, “The images evoke the essence of a star like Madonna: admired, chased, spied on, and adored—but never completely revealed.” Click on to see exclusive behind-the-scenes photos and a peek at the sunglasses collection.
Beyonce always looks fierce on stage thanks to designers like Giorgio Armani, Versace and Theirry Mugler, and now the superstar is rumored to have tapped Victoria Beckham to design costumes for her. The Mirror reports: “Beyonce is a big fan of Victoria’s work, and was given a couple samples from the new collection. It is Victoria’s more elegant full-length designs that she particularly loves as they are a real departure from her usual glitzy stage costumes. Victoria was flattered and had agreed, in principle, to suggest some designs.” If the reports are true, we can’t wait to see what Posh cooks up!
1. Wow! Check out Jake Gyllenhaal’s rockin’ abs in Prince of Persia. [People.com]
2. Louis Vuitton is the world’s most powerful luxury brand thanks to its famous luggage. [CocoPerez.com]
3. The Kardashian sisters launch their own swimwear collection. [PeopleStyleWatch.com]
4. Mary J. Blige dishes on her new fragrance, My Life. [WWD.com]
5. Find out what Gwyneth Paltrow likes to pack in her kids’ lunchboxes. [JustJared.com]
6. American Idol‘s latest castoff Siobhan Magnus talks about her personal style. [Popwatch.EW.com]
In the latest issue of InStyle, Freida Pinto reveals the secret to her gorgeous skin. “I wear sunscreen every day; that’s my cardinal rule,” the 25-year-old actress told us. “And ages ago my mom taught me to drink lots of fruit and vegetable juice. But it has to be fresh.” For the Slumdog Millionaire star, a healthy glow is only a fraction of what it means to be beautiful. “My definition of beauty is universal: good hair, good skin and a good personality,” she says. Learn more of Freida’s beauty tricks in the May issue of InStyle, on newsstands now. Plus, check out our exclusive look at Freida’s favorite beauty moments and click on to our gallery of the six products she can’t live without.
Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Hudson, Christina Ricci and Claire Danes were among the celebrities toasting Chopard’s 150th Anniversary at The Frick Collection in N.Y.C. last night. Paltrow, who accented her Antonio Berardi lace gown with Chopard’s glittering diamond chandelier earrings, and Hudson, who looked chic in a gray slip dress and Chopard’s pearl and diamond sautoir necklace, sipped on cocktails while previewing pieces from Animal World, a unique Haute Joaillerie collection of 150 one-of-a-kind animal-themed designs. The collection is the largest any house has ever devoted to one single theme, boasting pieces that took over 250 hours to create! Click on to see some of the exquisite pieces from the new collection.
Last week we reported on Glee star Lea Michele’s bold new bangs (inset) and today we got the exclusive scoop from her stylist— they were actually faux! “Because she was shooting Glee, we couldn’t give her bangs until now,” explained the star’s stylist, Mark Townsend. “Lea loves to play around with different hair looks and we’ve used clip-in bangs on shoots and red carpet appearances before.” When she was finally ready to make the cut, Townsend finessed the look to Michele’s liking. “She knew exactly the fringe she wanted: Longer on the sides, but eyelash grazing and right between the brow and the eyelash in the middle,” he said. Of course, a new cut also requires an update styling routine. “I blew the bangs smooth and dry with a flat brush, but used a round brush and a dab of Dove Frizz Control Taming Cream through the length.” We love her new look. Tell us how you feel in the comments below!
Marc Jacobs landed a coveted spot on Time magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. His friend Victoria Beckham, who once starred in his ad campaigns, had the honor of toasting Jacobs—the only fashion designer to make the list—in the issue. “His passion for popular culture infuses his designs with irreverence, color and energy. It’s what sets him far ahead of his peers,” Beckham wrote. “You can always tell when someone is wearing Marc Jacobs.” Artists and entertainers also featured on Time‘s list include Lady Gaga, Robert Pattinson, Sandra Bullock and Glee‘s Lea Michele. The Time 100 issue hits newsstands today.