What baby weight? In an ad campaign for Brazilian fashion line Colcci, Gisele Bundchen shows off a perfectly svelte figure—only six weeks after giving birth to her son Benjamin! The shoot has Mrs. Tom Brady striking a pose in snuggly chic pieces from the brand’s fall/winter collection. Click on the gallery for more photos of Gisele in Colcci’s fall collection.
Umbrellas like Katy Perry‘s aren’t your only protection from the elements thanks to a genius new feature on Weather.com, which provides beauty forecasts alongside weather predictions. John Frieda and Jergens Skincare have partnered with the Weather Channel to help you plan your hair and beauty regimen according to the forecast. And it looks like we need it: According to a survey of Weather.com users, 76% of respondents reported regular bad hair days due to weather conditions. We predict that percentage to plummet with handy tips and product recommendations based on your specific location!
Talk about a dynamic duo! Model/actress Milla Jovovich and model/photographer Helena Christensen have teamed up for Tommy Hilfiger’s new ad campaign, supporting Breast Health International. The ad, snapped by Christensen (who starred in last year’s campaign), features Jovovich toting the chic, limited-edition red leather bag. “I am excited to work with Milla Jovovich and Helena Christensen in our continued support of Breast Health International,” said Hilfiger. “With the limited-edition bag series we’ve been able to contribute to building breast cancer awareness, and offer our customers an opportunity to make their contribution as well.” The bag goes on sale this month at Tommy Hilfiger stores and on Tommy.com; half of the proceeds will benefit the Fund For Living campaign.
There’s a new look taking to the streets of Hollywood—socks with heels! From Rihanna to Leighton Meester, celebrities are stepping out in the geek-chic look. The trend trickled down from the runway, where it was seen at Burberry, Christian Dior and Prada’s spring shows, and it’s also made its way into a recent J.Crew catalog. We haven’t seen this many sock hoppers since the ’50s, when bobby socks and poodle skirts were de rigeur. Can you master this fashion feet, er, feat? The trick of the trade is all in the mix. Make sure your socks aren’t too bulky and your shoes aren’t too fancy. Keep it casual and fun!
In a new video interview, Balenciaga designer Nicholas Ghesquiere dishes (en francais) about his new fragrance for the French fashion house. “We thought it was the right time, after 12 years, to launch a first perfume, because it’s the first perfume in a series,” Ghesquiere spills in the interview. We also get the inside scoop on Ghesquiere’s decision to use muse Charlotte Gainsbourg as the face of the fragrance, his meeting with fashion photographer Stephen Meisel, who shot the ad campaign, and his inspiration for the violet-tinged scent. After catching the video’s bonus behind-the-scenes look at the campaign shoot, you can click on to Balenciaga’s e-commerce site to purchase the fragrance.
This year’s Tribeca Film Festival promises to be packed with style! Not only will a documentary about Vidal Sassoon be making its world premiere at the N.Y.C. festival, but a film about another legendary tastemaker is also set to debut. Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston, a portrait of designer Roy Halston Frowick, will premiere on April 30th. The film documents the glamorous life of Halston, who many call the first true celebrity designer, and includes interviews from some of his famous friends like Diane Von Furstenberg, Liza Minnelli, Anjelica Huston and Billy Joel. The house of Halston has been having a recent revival—the brand’s new president and chief creative officer Sarah Jessica Parker has been spotted in many of its designs—and we can’t wait to watch the story of the man who started it all come to life!
If you’ve ever dreamed of being a member of the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America), now is your chance! Every year, members and select fashion insiders choose the winners of the CFDA Awards—the fashion industry’s version of the Oscars—and for the second time they’re asking you to weigh in. Vote from over 130 designers including Peter Som (left), Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough of Proenza Schouler (middle) and Marcus Wainright and David Neville of Rag & Bone (right), and the fan favorite will be awarded the Popular Vote Award (last year Ralph Lauren took home the honor) at the awards show on June 7th in N.Y.C. Better yet, every time you vote you are automatically entered to win two tickets to a fashion show at New York Fashion Week this September. Who’s the best designer of 2010? Tell us your pick in the comments section below!
On April 8th, Kristen Bell is leaving her Louboutins in the closet in favor of bare feet to raise awareness for poverty. The actress is participating in the One Day Without Shoes campaign, sponsored by TOMS, which asks people to “go the day, part of the day, or even just a few minutes, barefoot, to experience a life without shoes firsthand and help spread awareness of the impact a simple pair of shoes can bring to a child’s life.” For more information, watch Bell’s video or check out OneDayWithoutShoes.com to take the pledge yourself. More