You don’t have to be a Project Runway contestant to tweak your wardrobe. With just a few key tools, you can update almost every item in your closet creatively—no sewing required! With instructions created by InStyle staffer Jenni Radosevich (who doubles as a part-time blogger on ispy-diy.com), try these quick-and-easy projects inspired by the wardrobes of your favorite celebrities. Click through the gallery for the full DIY rundown now.
“These flashes make me horribly anxious,” said Helen Mirren (in Michael Kors) as she arrived at the Tribeca Grand Hotel for a New York City screening of The Debt. Despite her nerves, Mirren pulled off some gorgeous poses alongside co-star Jessica Chastain (in Dior). Click through the gallery to see Demi Moore, Paul Rudd and more stars at last night’s hottest parties!
Why is Kate Bosworth surrounded by snowy trees, mountain peaks, and a pack of white horses? For fashion’s sake! As the face of Vanessa Bruno‘s fall 2011 campaign, the actress appears in a video titled LØV to show off the French label’s nomadic-inspired collection. Watch the ethereal short (and catch Bosworth’s silent scream) above.
For more Kate Bosworth, check out her great beach style in the gallery.
Are you excited for Katie Couric’s new talk show? The newscaster debuted the name of her upcoming ABC program—simply Katie—with this poster yesterday. Katie will encompass a range of topics, from family and kids to politics and business. Her tagline: “The opportunity begins September 6th.” But it’s not this September, it’s September 2012. Until then, we have this poster to hang on to!
PLUS: See some of the most stylish TV hosts in the business in the gallery.
Between the Facebook comments and Twitter responses over Kim Kardashian’s wedding hairstyle, the reaction is split on whether you liked the reality star’s diamond headpiece by Lorraine Schwartz. Fashion entrepreneur Iman admitted she was a bit surprised by the look herself. “When she pulls her hair back she looks so classic, so I thought she would pick something more classic,” the supermodel told InStyle.com at the launch of her Platinum collection for HSN in New York yesterday. “But then I thought, it’s her fairytale. It’s her wedding. She can do what she wants, and she did!”
What did you think of Kim’s bridal hair? Vote for your Kim hair preference here! Plus, see 50 amazing celeb dresses in the gallery.
1. Sarah Jessica Parker is auctioning off her own shoes to benefit the Small Steps Project. [StyleWatch]
2. Hollywood Makeover: Dancing With The Stars edition! The set is due for reinvention. [Reality TV]
3. Kate Moss will donate her vintage clothes to a new website, Hardly Ever Worn. [MonstersAndCritics]
4. Mila Kunis is just one celebrity signed on for Oz, The Great and Powerful. [THR]
5. Selma Blair tweets a picture of her baby, Arthur, taking a nap with his Daddy! [MomFinds]
6. Rob Lowe lends a hand to Valspar Hands for Habitat, auctioning off his handprints to benefit Haiti. [Extra]
January Jones first announced her pregnancy back in April, and ever since, we’ve taken note of her maternity style. The Mad Men star transferred her chic red carpet fashion into a series of baby bump-friendly looks, whether she’s running along the beach or heading to a premiere. Take a look at her evolving mom-to-be style in the gallery. Her first child is due this fall.
Is there anything Alexa Chung can’t do? She models. She hosts television shows. She’s a music lover and DJ. And she’s a designer—in a few weeks, she’ll launch her second collection for Madewell, inspired by her own masculine-feminine, dressed up-dressed down style. “I try to find a balance between sexy and not being overtly sexy,” Chung told InStyle during a photo shoot for our September issue (flip to pg. 570 to see more!). See the Brit beauty modeling some of her new Madewell looks for InStyle, and check out her new campaign in the gallery. Alexa Chung for Madewell’s fall pieces will be available at Madewell.com on September 22nd.