Ever since Fast & Furious 6 raced into theaters two weeks ago, it’s been raking in audiences the world over. The action flick brought in over $100 million in the first few days alone—no small accomplishment for a franchise that began 12 years ago. And the action-packed flick shows no sign of slowing down. That’s why we caught up with the woman at the center of it all, star Jordana Brewster, who plays Paul Walker’s wife Mia, to get the scoop on all things Fast. Scroll down to read her exclusive Q&A with InStyle.com about the film, her style, and more. More
Dallas had a celebratory moment Monday night with the opening of the new drill site—and that’s why costume designer Rachel Sage Kunin knew she wanted Jordana Brewster‘s Elena (with Jesse Metcalfe’s Christopher and Patrick Duffy’s Bobby) in the bold hue. “Elena is popping in this red Hugo Boss overcoat,” Sage Kunin told InStyle.com. “The inauguration for the alternative energy drill site called for celebratory color. I knew the weather was going to be cold so finding something bright but warm was a must.” Click through for more from Sage Kunin on last episode’s looks.
Last night’s Dallas was an emotional hour—the series said goodbye to its iconic iron patriarch, J.R. Ewing, a character played by the late Larry Hagman in both the original and sequel series. To honor both J.R. and Hagman, costume designer Rachel Sage Kunin made sure that each actors’ memorial look just right. “This is a significant occasion that required the utmost attention to detail,” said Sage Kunin. “The Valentino jacket that Elena is wearing has a dark brocaded body and black paillettes around the neckline. Thanks to Jordana Brewster, Elena has a knack for keeping pieces looking feminine yet still strong.” Click through for more from last night’s Dallas.
The Ewings went head-to-head in another intense Dallas episode last night—but there’s lots of love behind the scenes! Costume designer Rachel Sage Kunin, who outfitted Jordana Brewster as Elena (with Jesse Metcalfe as Christopher Ewing) in these ALC and Theory separates, says she couldn’t have more fun with her leading lady. “Jordana and I have such fun outfitting Elena together. We find great joy in shopping and playing around with clothing, trying new and different pieces on,” Sage Kunin told InStyle.com. “We found this ALC top and Theory pant on one of our fabulous excursions to Neiman Marcus.” Classic! Click through for more on last night’s Dallas style.
A new Dallas aired last night, and the episode featured classic, contemporary styles and chic maternity wear—which is why we caught up with the show’s costume designer Rachel Sage Kunin to get all the details on Elena (Jordana Brewster) and Pamela’s (Julie Gonzalo) looks. ”Elena’s style is classic with a twist,” Kunin told InStyle.com. ”The feminine silhouette of the Issa dress paired with a red Tahari sweater fits Jordana Brewster’s proportions perfectly.” Meanwhile, Pamela Rebecca is pregnant with twins, but that hasn’t kept her from looking chic. “She is still looking fierce and sleek,” Kunin said. “Almost showing, she’s starting to wear shapes that are just a tad looser around the middle.” Click through the gallery to learn more about Dallas style!
The Ewings are back! The second season of Dallas premiered last night, and we spoke with the show’s costume designer, Rachel Sage Kunin, to get the inside scoop on what Elena (Jordana Brewster), Pamela Rebecca (Julie Gonzalo), and more of our favorite Texan ladies wore in the two-hour kick-off. “Red is the color of love and power, which is fitting for Elena in her return to the second season of Dallas,” Kunin explained while considering Elena’s scarlet Escada sheath. As for Pamela Rebecca, Kunin said, “Her Madison Marcus blouse plays with the idea of what was an original Dallas tradition, emphasizing shoulders, but instead of ‘big and broad,’ I am highlighting them in a modern way with these lace insets.” Click through to read more about last night’s looks and relive Kunin’s favorite costumes from Dallas‘s first season.
It may feel like the world has descended upon New York for Fashion Week, but there are plenty of events on the West Coast (and up in Toronto!) keeping Hollywood busy. Loads of A-listers hit the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles last night to raise awareness and funds for Stand Up To Cancer, which was formed by media and entertainment members affected by the disease. (In fact, the event was co-executive produced by Gwyneth Paltrow, who lost her father a decade ago to oral cancer.) Even if you missed the star-studded televised event, you can still donate. And click below to get a quick list of celebrities who lent their support.
— Michelle Ward
When it comes to flawless brows, Jordana Brewster sets the bar high! That’s why we had to find out how she keeps her arches looking perfect. “I use gel on my brows,” the Dallas star told InStyle.com this summer. “Tweezerman has a great brow gel that keeps everything in place.” Tweezerman’s Browmousse Gel—the lesser known product in the company’s lineup of fanciful, patterned tweezers—comes in a clear, budge-proof formula that works on all brow hues. In addition to gel, use the bristle brush to comb and set your arches, sweeping the wand in the same direction your hair grows for a natural effect. Pick up a tube for yourself for $10 at tweezerman.com, and click through the gallery for more tips for getting perfect brows.
— Marianne Mychaskiw, reporting by Lindzi Scharf