It Girl Elizabeth Olsen turned heads in an Alexander McQueen dress at the New York Film Festival premiere of her film Martha Marcy May Marlene this week, and we got exclusive behind-the-scenes photos of her primping routine! Thanks to hairstylist Mark Townsend and makeup artist Gita Bass, the rising star rocked an adorable top knot and perfect pout. “Lizzie had to wear the dress during hair and makeup because the neck didn’t open,” Townsend tells InStyle.com of the preparations. To find out how to get the look and see more exclusive photos, click through the gallery now!
Charlize Theron and Ciara brought the glam to the Reach: 24 Portraits by Randall Slavin lecture to benefit the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project, held at The Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles. “It’s hot, so I thought this dress would be good,” Theron said of her peek-a-boo lace Dior design. “I have air conditioning.” Click through to see more celebrities at last night’s hottest events!
We’ve got the inside scoop on what Rachel Bilson wears in the upcoming episode of Hart of Dixie! For one scene, Bilson’s character Dr. Zoe Hart keeps cool during a Blue Bell heat wave in a floral print Hervé Léger by Max Azria bandage mini ($2,200 at shopbop.com). Can’t get enough of her style? Good news! Hart of Dixie was just picked up for a full season! See more looks in the gallery, and watch the show Monday, October 17th at 9/8c on The CW.
Kate and Pippa Middleton’s E! True Hollywood Story aired last night! Didn’t catch the exclusive interviews and details of Will and Kate’s courtship? Fear not! The siblings’ special will run again at the following times:
• Thursday October 13th at 6 p.m.
• Saturday, October 15th at 7 p.m.
• Sunday, October 16th at 12 noon
• Monday, October 17th at 2 a.m. and 9 p.m.
• Tuesday, October 18th at 8 a.m.
Plus: Get to know Pippa’s style in the gallery.
Gossip Girl fourth episode of season five premieres Monday, and we have a sneak peek of the looks on the show! One outfit you’ll see: Serena (Blake Lively) in a sherbet-hued Yigal Azrouel shift dress from the label’s spring 2011 collection. The show’s stylist Eric Daman brought the piece into fall with a cable-knit Rag & Bone cardigan and a Mulberry bag in deep brown leather. For more looks from the new episode, titled “Memoirs of an Invisible Dan,” click through the gallery. Catch Gossip Girl on Monday, October 17th at 8/7c.
Twi-hards, take note! Today is your last chance to enter InStyle‘s Ultimate Twilight Sweepstakes. You and a friend can win a trip to The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 premiere in November, plus a full set of PRO Beauty Tools Twilight limited-edition hairstyling tools! For your chance to win, visit InStyle’s Facebook page (make sure you “Like” us to view) and click the Premiere Sweepstakes on the left menu. Then, enter your name and contact info. Good luck!
1. Watch 8-year old viral video star Sophia Grace rock out with Nicki Minaj on The Ellen Show. Too cute! [HuffPost]
2. Could Kate and Will’s daughter inherit the throne? [People]
3. Dita Von Teese is working on a makeup collection, the star revealed on Twitter. [CocoPerez]
4. As if we needed another reason to be excited for The Great Gatsby: Tiffany & Co. has partnered with the film! [WWD]
5. Lifetime has teamed up with Renee Zellweger on a period drama, based loosely on the actress’s life. [THR]
6. Britney Spears is the sixth celebrity to reach 10 million followers on Twitter. [InStyleUK]
The Victoria’s Secret fashion show is gearing up to be another over-the-top runway event! Maroon 5 and Kanye West are slated to perform, and the lingerie company just announced Miranda Kerr will wear the $2.5 million Fantasy Treasure Bra! Every year, this bra is a jewel-covered showstopper, and the 2011 version will feature 3,400 gems, including 142 carats of diamonds in addition to pearls, citrines and aquamarines. To see what’s in store, just look at the past: Click through 10 years of Victoria’s Secret’s Fantasy Bra models in the gallery!