Didn’t have time to fit a jaunt to the French Riviera into your schedule? No problem. Thanks to Instagram, we feel like we’ve journeyed over to the Cannes Film Festival, as the stars are posting non-stop pretty pictures (with even prettier filters). Click through to see some of our favorite behind-the-scenes, getting-ready, and scenery shots worthy of your double-tap ♥.
With Season 16 of Dancing With The Stars coming to an end, Karina Smirnoff and partner Jacoby Jones transformed the ballroom into one giant party for their final dance of the season. And they had tap-dancing kids, drummers, and step-dancers join them! The duo freestyled to Macklemore’s “Can’t Hold Us” in fringe outfits decked out in Jones’s Baltimore Ravens colors. ”I wanted to represent Jacoby’s hometown for our freestyle and I wanted the audience to smile when they saw us dance,” Smirnoff told InStyle.com. “We wanted to make it a celebration on the dance floor!” With Mardi Gras, Bourbon Street, confetti, and beads on her mind, Smirnoff focused on embellishments. “The shoulder piece was made out of jewels and beading. It was connected to a glittery, purple bralet.” The performance embodied what the couple brought to the competition each week: energy and fun. Find out if they are able to win the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy on tonight’s live results show at 9/8c on ABC.
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If you’ve ever wanted glasses with change-the-world superpowers, Warby Parker just created them. The one-for-one eyewear company, which donates a pair of glasses for each pair sold, teamed up with Warner Bros. Pictures to create a limited-edition capsule collection inspired by Superman’s alter-ego Clark Kent, who will hit the big screen on June 14 in Man of Steel. The collection includes two frames each for men and women—“one bold and one bookish,” Warby Parker co-founder Neil Blumenthal describes—and each “perfect for all of your civilian responsibilities.” In addition to donating a pair of frames to someone in need with every $95 pair sold, $15 of each purchase will be donated to 826NYC, a non-profit dedicated to helping students’ writing skills. Now that’s a powerful purchase! Visit warbyparker.com/man-of-steel to shop the collection now.
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As the days of the Cannes Film Festival pass by, the fashion keeps getting better! Rosario Dawson, Marion Cotillard, Zoe Saldana, and Milla Jokovich all made down the red carpet in dazzling gowns by Elie Saab, Christian Dior, Valentino, and Chanel, respectively. Click through the gallery to see more of the festivals biggest fashion moments.
Fifty years after capturing audiences across the globe, Cleopatra reigns again! The iconic Academy Award-winning movie starring Elizabeth Taylor—once the highest grossing film with $7 million earned in the initial release—has been restored to commemorate the milestone anniversary and today it screened as an official selection at the Cannes Film Festival. The world premiere viewing, hosted by Jessica Chastain, Kate Burton, daughter of Richard Burton, and Chris Wilding, son of Elizabeth Taylor, happened today. To cap it off, a reception following the premiere will include a display of Ms. Taylor’s personal jewels and an auction of an exclusive Bulgari design inspired by the star and benefitting her charity, The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. The celebration extends to our office, where we’re prepping for the re-release with a look back at the epic filming. Click though to see the stunning shots from the Roman set, and catch Cleopatra back in over 200 theaters across the world beginning May 22.
Ever since becoming Her Serene Highness in July 2011, former Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock, now known as Princess Charlene of Monaco, has been wowing us with her royal style. And lately she’s been turning up the chic! Whether hosting cocktail parties for Dior or attending charity luncheons, Charlene has been dressing in tailored, fashion-forward ensembles. Click through the gallery to see all of her best Princess looks.
With a très chic atmosphere like the Cannes film festival, Naomi Watts‘ makeup artist Georgie Eisdell didn’t have to look far for inspiration. “I wanted to keep her makeup fresh with a little French influence,” she said on the star’s makeup from the For the Love of Cinema premiere. “Her lips were the main focus of this look.” Eisdell drew upon the red florals in Watts’ Dolce & Gabbana number and chose Chanel‘s Rouge Allure Velvet Matte Lip Color in La Sensuelle, a crimson-berry hybrid. Pick up a tube for $34 at chanel.com.
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What was going on with Mad Men?! Drugs, burglars, funerals—it was a memorable episode to say the least, even if we’re not quite sure what to make of it. One thing we do know: Once again, the costumes swept us right into the world of the late ’60s, thanks to the work of costume designer Janie Bryant. “The show is so great because it’s not about one thing,” Bryant told InStyle.com. “It’s so multi-layered, and that’s how we are in life. There are so many characters.” Click to get the inside scoop on the costumes from this week’s episode.