The Heart Truth’s annual Red Collection Fashion Show helped kick off New York Fashion Week last night, with more than 20 stars—including Victoria Justice (in Oscar de la Renta), AnnaSophia Robb (in Alice + Olivia), and Colbie Caillat (in Nicole Miller)—channeled their inner models to strut down the runway at Lincoln Center wearing stunning red dresses by top designers made exclusively for the show. Combining fashion and famous faces to help raise awareness for heart disease, the event motivates them to take action to reduce their risk. Standout moments from the night? Lindsey Vonn raising her crutches triumphantly at the end of the runway, Joan Jett’s decision to forgo a dress and opt for a Catherine Malandrino jumpsuit, and the dance party finale that had all the celebrity-turned-models goofily dancing in their gowns to conclude the show. To see more celebrity photos from this week, take a look at our gallery.
The Grammys continued to convince us that wearing crimson on the red carpet may just be the color trend of awards season this year. On music’s biggest night the scarlet shade blazed bright on multiple stars, making it a top trend of the evening. Taking a nod from one of our favorite runway trends of 2013, A-listers stepped out in bold flame-hued dresses looking majorly hot.
Colbie Caillat was beautiful in an Ezra Santos gown with sheer stripe, a high neck, and floral appliqués which she paired with an ITA Collection clutch. Pink rocked the carpet in a Johanna Johnson dress featuring a corsetry-inspired bodice with bodycon seaming. Miranda Lambert chose a custom Pamella Roland, which featured a perfectly plunging v-neck that looked stunning on the singer. These sizzling looks had us wanting more red.
The 2014 Grammy Awards brought a medley of braids to the red carpet as a top hair trend of the night. As a nod to one of our favorite girls on fire (second to Alicia Keys, of course), Sara Bareilles used Katniss Everdeen as inspiration for the tiny twists in her boho-chic waves, while Katy Perry and Colbie Caillat each took the updo route. Perry opted for an oversized knot, and we especially loved how Caillat gave her look extra drama by adding a plait that started at the nape of her neck, and was wound into a ballerina bun.
Eager to try your hand at Caillat’s embellished updo? The star’s hairstylist Torsten Witte began by blowing out her damp strands with a T3 Featherweight Luxe Dryer ($250; t3mircro.com), then locked in the sleek texture with the brand’s SinglePass Flat Iron ($160; t3micro.com) before starting on the braid. Taking a section of hair at the nape of her neck, Witte began twisting under her right ear, and continued until he reached the top of her head. Once he secured the plait with an elastic, he pulled the remaining hair and the twist into a ponytail, then wound the entire length around the base to form a loose top knot. A few hair pins and a spritz of hairspray anchored the style, and kept it in place all night. We love it! Get even more Grammy style inspiration by checking out what everyone wore in our gallery.
If you’re investigating buying a new bikini this summer, consider Luli Fama. The Miami-based brand is known for its South Beach-ready designs paired with fiesta-style prints and eye-popping colors. Celebrities love them, too, with stars like Jennifer Aniston, Beyoncé, Kate Hudson, and Colbie Caillat all wearing styles by the brand. “They have this scrunch-butt bottoms, and it’s very revealing but flattering,” Caillat told InStyle.com of her favorite swimwear before she performed at a Camp Old Navy event in New York City. Shop the collection at lulifama.com, nordstrom.com, and shopbop.com. (Shown: The Cosita Buena Wavy Triangle two-piece; $77 each for top and bottoms at shopbop.com and The Brazilian Print Bikini $80 for top and $78 for bottoms at nordstrom.com).
Plus, shop 39 figure flattering swimsuits!
Celebrate the holidays a little early with country’s biggest stars! Tonight, Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles host the CMA Country Christmas special on ABC for the third time, bringing a little bit of country to viewers at home. The special will feature performances from Little Big Town, Lady Antebellum, Keith Urban, John Legend, and Colbie Caillat. And you’ll also see Nettles in her pregnancy glory, as the special was taped before she gave birth to son Magnus Hamilton Miller on December 7th. Tune in to ABC tonight at 9/8c for a big dose of holiday cheer.
Plus, see all of our favorite country crooners wore to the CMA Awards!
Levi’s is continuing its tradition of bringing great jeans and great music together with the recent launch of “Levi’s Pioneer Sessions: The Revival Recordings.” Every week through July, Levi’s will release remakes of past music hits sung by music’s current voices. One songstress they’ve tapped is the talented Colbie Caillat, whose laid-back, California girl style is right on target with the denim brand. We can’t stop listening to Caillat’s version of “Maria” by Blondie—it’s infectious! For more photos, interviews and behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions check out Levi.com.