Celebrity-favorite designer Brian Atwood teamed up with gilt.com on a collection of clutches! “I’ve seen all of these flash sales, how they manage them and create this excitement, and I said it would be great to do it with full-price designs,” the designer told InStyle.com. “Kind of like a sample sale!” The lineup features four styles: a basic envelope clutch (The Carla), a round hard-case minaudiere (The Theodora), a boxy minaudiere (The Iside) and leopard-print design (The Kate). And Atwood insists there’s no need to pack light. “These bags actually look more beautiful when they’re stuffed full,” he told us. Log onto gilt.com to shop the clutches, priced from $1,050 to $1,850, and see all the styles in the gallery now.
Molly Sims is six months into her pregnancy, but the mom-to-be still avoids maternity clothes when she can, preferring to showcase her baby bump in tight-fitting outfits. “I’m stuffed in. This isn’t maternity, so I somehow miraculously fit,” Sims told us of her Valentino gown at the opening of the label’s Rodeo Drive store. “The tighter the clothes are around your belly, the smaller you look, in a weird sort of way,” she said. When the Project Accessory host isn’t working designer gowns, she dresses for two in stretchy jersey separates. “I love Rachel Pally at the moment,” she told InStyle.com. “She gives you color and a little bit of chicness. I’m loving the long boho skirts and fun blouses.” Click through the gallery to see more of Hollywood’s most stylish moms-to-be!
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Kenneth Cole is celebrating his label’s 30th birthday in a big way! This July, the brand is launching its first luxury line, Kenneth Cole Collection, which boasts men’s and women’s pieces with a sophisticated touch. “We’re in the process of elevating and returning to certain roots of the company and elements of its heritage,” Kenneth Cole told WWD. This means a commitment to high quality clothing and a emphasis on women’s accessories—including handbags and shoes! Pieces will range in price from $400 for dresses up to $900 for outerwear. Click through the gallery to see our top picks from his new luxury line.
We loved how Minka Kelly accented her beige ensemble with a pop of red nail polish at the opening of Valentino‘s Rodeo Drive store in Beverly Hills, so we caught up with the actress to get the inside scoop on her high-octane mani! Kelly lacquered up in Essie‘s Geranium, a bold poppy. “I thought it was a fun, fresh color to put with the gold accents in my dress,” she told InStyle exclusively. “If it were winter, I’d go for a more burgundy color, but I thought this was perfect for spring.” We agree! Get your hands (and nails) on your own bottle at essie.com for $8, and click through our gallery to see more celebrity manicures!
— Lindzi Scharf
In need of a punchy lip color? Illamasqua has you covered! The edgy cosmetic brand teamed up with ASOS to launch two vibrant lipsticks. The colors are part of Illamasqua’s Human Fundamentalism collection, which aims to encourage self-expression through makeup, and there’s nothing more expressive than Eurydice, a high-octane pink, or Liable, a sultry red! Pick one up now for $28 at asos.com.
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Did you watch Fashion Star last night? Of the designs that won bids from H&M, Macy’s, and Saks Fifth Avenue, our favorite was this pair of high-waisted floral shorts by Ross Bennett. The style caused a bit of a bidding war, and Macy’s walked away with the spring-ready design for $120,000. “Love the @TheRBCollection shorts in pink paired with my @JSCollection Fawana Platforms!!” Jessica Simpson tweeted. Shop the look in floral print, pink, and green gingham for $59 at macys.com, and click through the gallery to see all of last night’s winning designs!
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Calvin Klein is expanding its beauty range with color cosmetics! The label is launching a nineteen-piece collection under its iconic ck one line, marking the brand’s first foray into color since its 2008 cosmetics line was discontinued. The new products, priced from $13 to $32, boast punchy shades in sleek, minimalist packaging. The ck one color line hits Ulta stores and ulta.com exclusively on April 23rd, but you can get a sneak peek at our favorite items by clicking through the gallery!
America Ferrera and Amber Tamblyn showed their support for Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants co-star Alexis Bledel during opening night of her new Off-Broadway show, Regrets. The Gilmore Girls actress made her stage debut in the drama, set in 1954 on a Nevada desert “divorce ranch.” Click through the gallery to see Hilary Swank, Lily Collins and more stars at last night’s hottest events.