From Larry Hagman’s roles in I Dream of Jeannie (playing the sexy and reserved Major Nelson) to an unforgettable guest appearance on Desperate Housewives, the late actor—who died on Friday—was a true TV icon. But for us, his most memorable persona was that of oil tycoon JR Ewing, so much so that we named his character one of TV’s all-time best dressed dads. The man behind one of primetime’s most buzzed about cliffhangers—Who Shot JR?—epitomized ranch style with spiked boots, fringed coats, and of course, his cowboy hat. The Dallas character’s iconic Stetson topper now sits at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, ensuring his legacy lives on.
With holiday party invites pouring in, try this easy outfit idea: Wow-ify your Little Black Dress! We’ve compiled a list of our favorite accessories that can spruce up any LBD, like bright, color-contrasting bracelets (Sofia Vergara is a fan) and embellished black heels (like those rocked by Jessica Alba). Click through the gallery to see more LBD-enhancing tricks!
Holiday shopping can be tough, especially for the best friend who seems to have everything. However, we found some inspiration in Sienna Miller, who accessorized her ivory cape dress by Alessandra Rich with a bright lips-shaped clutch, and we’re scooping up a playful purse in a flirty shape, too. Our pick: This star-shaped cross body bag by Nali ($52 at asos.com). It’s the perfect accessory to help make your best friend shine like a star this holiday season. For more star-inspired style and gift ideas, click through the gallery.
InStyle’s Instagram had a very luxe week! From lunch with Tiffany & Co. to a hands-on viewing of Tom Ford‘s extravagant holiday nail polish set to a red carpet rendezvous with Jennifer Morrison at the American Music Awards, our editors got a taste of the fabulous life. See more of this week’s best photos in the gallery below, and come back every Saturday for our favorite shots.
It’s holiday party time! If you’ve decided on a festive lace frock, we have the beauty look for you—steer away from defined eyeliner and bold lips, and instead play up your romantic lace ensemble with softer makeup. Get inspired by Keira Knightley’s light pink lip and smudged smoky eye , and you’ll be party perfect in no time. Click through the gallery below to see more celebrity beauty looks that will complement all of your festive fashion choices.
Onstage and off, Gwen Stefani rocks. Case in point: Her ultra-glam American Music Awards ensemble featuring an embroidered Balmain blazer, leather leggings, and, of course, signature scarlet lips. We crowned it the day’s best style and you agreed by making it this week’s most popular pin. Vote for her dramatic separates or any of the Look of the Day picks, then let us know what else you’re obsessing over at pinterest.com/instylemag by repinning, liking, or commenting on any of our 66 stylish boards—or by clicking the link below.