The Australian Open is taking place right now in Melbourne, Australia, and the players are looking good. Maria Sharapova, right, wore an orange and gray tennis dress from her Nike collection ($110, nike.com), while Venus Williams, left, designed a look for her Eleven line inspired by Alice in Wonderland. So sure, tennis superstar Rafael Nadal took off his pants for Armani this week, but the ladies are having their own fashion show on the court. Check out some of our favorite colorful tennis outfits spotted at the Australian Open in the gallery.
Good news for H&M lovers: Soon you’ll be able to get your fast-fashion fix online. Yes, after years of not having an e-commerce website, the Swedish retailer finally announced via Twitter that it will launch online shopping in the United States at the end of the year. “H&M has decided to have online shopping in the US at the turn of the year 2011/2012! Stay tuned for more,” the company Tweeted. Hooray! This H&M campaign image, shown left, sums up our reaction quite perfectly.
1. Heidi Klum announced she will produce online content for AOL. She’s a mogul, that one! [People]
2. Watch out Edward Cullen—Lady Gaga wants her first fragrance to smell like blood. [PopEater]
3. Manolo Blahnik teamed up with jewelry company Tous to create a shoe-inspired jewelry collection. [Shopping Blog]
4. Cerruti is shuttering its womenswear line so it can focus on menswear. [Stylebistro]
5. Lauren Hutton modeled for Club Monaco’s spring 2011 lookbook. [Fabsugar]
6. Jean Paul Gaultier will have his first museum retrospective in Montréal, in honor of the 35th anniversary of his label. [Fashionista]
Harry Potter heroine Emma Watson teamed up with fair trade clothing label People Tree for a collaboration line last year, and it’s still going strong. Her third collection for the label—which will also be her last—debuted today online, and the lineup includes polka dot skirts, striped shirts and draped dresses (seen above on Watson). The 20-year-old actress, now a sophomore at Brown University, worked on the collection with the People Tree founders while at the Rhode Island school. “Together we decided on all the colors, fabrics, shapes and craft skills,” she told the Telegraph. And this is just the beginning of the end—more of Watson’s final collection for People Tree will be go on sale at the end of next month. Check out the newest pieces in the gallery.
Sofia Vergara is bringing her signature sexy look to… Kmart! The Modern Family actress teamed up with the retailer to create her first collection, which includes jewelry, clothes, shoes and bags. “It’s comfortable and chic, affordable and versatile to wear from day to night,” she told WWD. So, why did she pick Kmart? “This is not a new store for me,” Vergara said, shown wearing a tight leopard-print bustier dress she designed. “When you have kids, you don’t go to Bergdorf Goodman to buy underwear and socks. You go to Kmart.” The line, which ranges from $9.99 for jewelry to $59.99 for jackets, hits stores late August. See a preview of Sofia Vergara’s Kmart collection in the gallery. Tell us: Would you buy Vergara’s Kmart collection?