Last night’s sixth and final season premiere marked the beginning of the end for Gossip Girl’s fashionable Upper East Siders. The drama is heating up once again—and so is the fashion. Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively), masquerading as “Sabrina,” wore a gorgeous lemon silk chiffon Jenny Packham dress, while Georgina Sparks (Michelle Trachtenberg) worked a gray Joie tank and statement necklace. Meanwhile, Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester) sported some knockout accessories, complementing her ensemble with a python Fendi bag. For more looks from the new episode, titled “Gone Maybe Gone,” click through the gallery. Catch Gossip Girl every Monday at 9/8c, and check back on news.instyle.com to get all the weekly fashion credits.
Our Fashion Director has jumped the pond! After a week full of fabulous shows in New York, Cindy Weber Cleary headed to Europe to see more of spring 2013′s finest fashions. From Bottega Veneta’s floral applique dress to Fendi’s chic sportswear, click through to see her top picks for next season!
What are the InStyle editors lusting after? From shoes and bags to clothes and jewelry, see what Randy Miller, an editor in our fashion department, and contributing fine jewelry editor Marion Fasel, picked as the best of the best for our “We’re Obsessed” list, including these amazing Balmain printed jeans, the Fendi Stingray Leather iPad Case, and the gorgeous Laurent Gandini Girandole silver earrings shown here. Click through the gallery to see all of the editor’s favorites this week—if money was no object, of course.
Mila Kunis kicked off tonight’s MTV Movie Awards by handing out the first honor—the Dirtbag Award—to Jennifer Aniston. For her on-stage moment, the actress wore a Fendi mini dripping in white, black, and tangerine sequins, the color of the year, a look she wore with peep-toe black heels. See more of Mila Kunis’s best looks ever in the gallery!
Karl Lagerfeld’s limited-edition collection for the Impulse department at Macy’s hits stores today! While pieces created by the Chanel and Fendi designer usually sell for thousands, this fall line is wallet-friendly, with prices ranging from $50 to $170. “To me Macy’s is the perfect department store in the U.S. where everybody can find what they’re looking for without ruining their budget,” Lagerfeld said. The lineup features dresses, blouses, shorts and more with Lagerfeld’s signature twists like tweed and high collars. See the complete collection in the gallery, and snag it at Macys.com and Macy’s stores now—before it sells out.
Fendi held a fashion show at its Fifth Avenue flagship store in New York last week to celebrate the launch of its brand-new kids’ line, and the luxury label enlisted some of the city’s cutest tots to show off the new collection! Two of the pint-sized models included the offspring of Gossip Girl star Kelly Rutherford, who walked the runway with daughter Helena (in a floral sundress and silver Mary-Janes) and son Hermes (in gray suit tailored for the sandbox set). Click through to see liberty print tops, cozy leggings, balloon dresses and more from Fendi’s new children’s collection—all worn by distractingly adorable models. The clothes are now available for $150 to $600 at Fendi’s New York location, or by placing an order at your closest Fendi store.
Milan Fashion Week is taking place right now and Gucci, Alberta Ferretti, and Fendi have already shown strong collections. D&G (right) introduced alphabet prints in bright Technicolor blocks and Fendi showed off a new take on the classic bag (left). Plus, we saw some star power in the front row as Katie Holmes stopped by the Max Mara fashion show, as the label that honored her with its 2011 Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future award this season. Click through the gallery to see the fashion, celebrities and beauty at Milan Fashion Week so far.
On September 20th, Swarovski will be auctioning off 22 LBDs designed by some of world’s most influential fashion designers. The crystal-making line challenged the designers to each create a one-of-a-kind LBD using Swarovski gems as embellishments. The designers tapped for the project include Alber Elbaz for Lanvin, Fendi and Giorgio Armani Prive (each of whose creations are shown from left to right). In addition to these dazzling dresses, Swarovski is releasing a book, 22 Ways to Say Black (available on Amazon.com) with blown-out images of the collection. The proceeds from each dress and the book will benefit cancer-related charities including the American Cancer Society and La Ligue Nationale Contre le Cancer in France. Can’t wait to add one of these beauties to your collection? You can bid by phone (212-940-1228), by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), or in person at the Phillips de Pury & Company auction in New York City this Monday.