“I’m gonna chest bump @therealzooeyd and then compliment her on her dress,” Elizabeth Banks told her Twitter followers as she made her way to the Hollywood premiere of Our Idiot Brother in Los Angeles. While Banks (in Prada) decided against ruffling Zooey Deschanel‘s Moschino dress, the ladies summoned big smiles when they posed with co-stars Paul Rudd and Rashida Jones. Click through the gallery to see more stars at last night’s hottest parties!
‘Tis the season for shopping! Actually, it’s always the season for shopping. According to the Wall Street Journal, retailers roll out their merchandise for 13 to 20 annual shopping seasons, so shoppers buy more impulsively (way beyond spring, summer, fall and winter sprees). Here are some of the seasons shoppers whip out their credit cards for:
1. New-Years/Organization Season (Early January)
2. Health and Wellness (January through February)
3. Super Bowl Season (January through February)
4. Lawn and Garden Season (April)
5. Allergy Season (Late Spring)
6. Back to School (Going on now!)
Tory Burch always picks interesting people to highlight for the Spotlight On feature of her online diary The Tory Blog, and today the designer picked InStyle fashion director Hal Rubenstein! Head over to ToryBurch.com/blog now to find out his all-time favorite red carpet moment, his favorite outfit, and his top seven style tips that will last you a lifetime (i.e. #1 – Always leave the house as if you are going to run into someone you went to high school with). Enjoy!
Looking for a cute way to stay connected? Stationery company Minted.com is offering 25 free customized business and calling cards now through September 23rd. “Whether you’re a stay-at-home mom looking to meet other moms on the playground, a budding photographer trying out wedding photography on the weekends, or a knitting doctor in your spare time, they’re perfect for anyone looking to make connections or jump start a small business,” Mariam Naficy, Minted’s CEO and founder told InStyle.com. You can even make your cards extra-memorable by adding personal photos, specialized colors, and cool fonts. To get started, visit Minted.com/mommy-cards pick a card, personalize it, and select the “free” option before checking out. Happy networking!
Pippa Middleton‘s supply of summer dresses is seemingly endless! Recently, the Duchess of Cambridge’s younger sister stepped out wearing a safety-pin print dress by Whistles under her black leather jacket and a clutch by Lamb 1887, as well as a color-blocked stone and navy frock, which she accessorized with a new crocodile iteration of her favorite Modalu bag. Click through the gallery for more Pippa outfits.
Tell us: Do you like Pippa’s style? Leave your thoughts in the comments!
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InStyle wants to go shopping with you! That’s why we teamed up with Shopkick, the largest location-based shopping app. Here’s how it works: You get “kicks” every time you go in a store, the more kicks you get, the more deals you earn! (For example, by collecting over 1,250 kicks, you can score a $5, $10, or $25 gift card to Target, American Eagle, Macys, and more.) With our new partnership kicking off TODAY, you and Shopkick’s 2.2 million users now have access to an InStyle virtual “Shop by Color” Pop-Up store, created by the editors of InStyle!
Inspired by the pages of our Color Crash Course section, you’ll be able to find out where to buy pieces in the magazine, and get exclusive, super helpful styling tips about how to wear them (i.e.: What do you wear emerald with? What accessories match well with green?). And, since it’s on your phone, you’ll be able to unlock deals and find out what’s cool at retailers everywhere you go. New colors and styles will be added every month. How fun! Get started by downloading the app now—it’s FREE for your Android or iPhone.
BONUS: August 17th is Shopkick’s first birthday, so collect extra “kicks” if you go shopping!
1. Miranda Kerr shows off her post-baby shape for the new Victoria’s Secret catalog. [HuffPo]
2. Abercrombie & Fitch offered Jersey Shore‘s Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino a deal to not wear the brand’s clothes. [People]
3. See Jennifer Aniston, Ryan Gosling and more stars before they made their big break! [EW]
4. Jonathan Adler goes from collecting polos to designing them for the Lacoste Holiday Series. [Racked]
5. Drew Barrymore looks gorgeous in Neiman Marcus’ Art of Fashion campaign. [ONTD]
6. Place your bids! Shania Twain is auctioning a pair of her high heels for charity. [CocoPerez]
Hailee Steinfeld hit Jennifer Klein’s Day of Indulgence bash in a perfect summer outfit from her own closet—an ivory H&M sundress and gold-flecked Nine West espadrilles. Although the dress is no longer available, you can snap up the sandals on sale now for $39.60 at ninewest.com.
Want to ask us Where Can I Find…? Leave your celebrity outfit questions in the comments!