Beat the summer sizzle with the hottest launches to hit stores this month! We’ve rounded up our favorite new releases, from MaxMara‘s sleek Hollywood bag inspired by Hailee Steinfeld to the first collection Kate Hudson designed for Ann Taylor. Click the photo to check out our fave new bags, dresses, and jewels.
Ann Taylor is reavamping your manicure for a cause! This month, the retailer will roll out a three-piece nail polish set that benefits the fight against breast cancer. The Breast Cancer Research Foudation‘s iconic pink ribbon is mirrored in a trio of versatile hues—bold coral, ballerina pink, and true rose—and 50% of each purchase will benefit the organization. The set is available for $20 at Ann Taylor stores nationwide, head over to anntaylor.com to find a location near you.
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Boho-no! While Kate Hudson is known for her free-spirited bohemian style, she veered onto the all-out glam track lately, and we’re loving it. She packed the most glam of glam wardrobes for her stint in New York to promote her latest film The Reluctant Fundamentalist at the Tribeca Film Festival—outfits that landed her in our Look of the Day section day after day. From left, she’s worn Jenny Packham, Reem Acra, Ann Taylor’s Event Collection, and Michael Kors. Amazing, right? So, what’s the ultimate look of her New York rendezvous? Tell us by voting in the poll. More
Kate Hudson attended this week’s Hot Pink Party fundraiser for breast cancer awareness wearing a sleek boatneck black jersey gown. We loved the look so much we put her in InStyle’s Look of the Day list, and we’re even happier to find out it can soon be yours. The design is by Ann Taylor (Hudson is the face of the brand), and it’s part of the soon-to-be-released Ann Taylor Events Collection, which will hit anntaylor.com this October (the dress will sell for $248). “Working with Ann Taylor has been a great creative experience, and there is a really wonderful connection,” Hudson said. The actress will also release a capsule collection for the brand this summer.
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Attention brides-to-be: Ann Taylor just posted its new spring bridal collection online for your browsing eyes. The newest lineup includes lace and floral-embellished gowns and short party-ready styles, with options starting at $595, and two-piece separates starting at $145. There are also bridesmaid and cocktail options for your loyal bridal party, starting at $98. Visit anntaylor.com to shop the full collection.
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Kate Hudson is once again the face of Ann Taylor, starring in the label’s spring 2013 campaign, shown above. And, starting this season, her role for the brand will become even bigger—she’s designing AT’s first-ever celebrity capsule collection! “Working with Ann Taylor has been a great creative experience and there is a really wonderful connection,” Hudson said. The clothes, due out this summer, will be inspired by her red-carpet style (which is fabulous, as we all know). While we wait to see the star’s creations, check out her latest modeling gig above, showing off clothes that will land in stores this February. “Putting these outfits together has been incredibly fun—they have such youthful energy and flair!”
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Kate Hudson is back for another turn as the face of Ann Taylor—this time for the label’s festive holiday campaign. “The holidays are so busy, it’s nice to see that Ann Taylor has designed a collection that can go from day to night so easily,” Hudson said. “The jewelry is strong yet sexy, and has just the right bit of sparkle. It’s perfect for holiday gifts and I just love the faux fur cardigan.” Think animal print separates, cozy knits, and some killer leather gloves. All of the items seen in the campaign are available in stores and on anntaylor.com now! Happy shopping.
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Kate Hudson is back as the face of Ann Taylor this fall! Shot at a French chateau-inspired estate in Pasadena, California, the campaign features Hudson in peplum dresses, leopard print shifts, and pops of pink, all of which will be available this August. ”Ann Taylor is about making sure women have one place to go where they can shop and still feel chic,” the actress told us of her modeling gig. “I’m a working mom. I don’t have a lot of time on my hands.” We know what that feels like! Click through the gallery to preview the campaign and see behind-the-scenes photos.