It’s Fall 2013 Haute Couture Week in Paris, and we have the inside scoop on the fashion, beauty, and celebrity sighting that you need to know straight from the City of Lights—no passport required. From Naomi Campbell’s “I’ve still got it!” runway walk at Versace to front row appearances by Emma Roberts and Mena Suvari to the hand-made peplum gowns at Giambattista Valli‘s show, this couture season is living up to its reputation as one of the most beautiful events of the summer. Click to see our favorite moments so far.
Life’s a picnic for Mena Suvari, Kate Mara, Emma Roberts and Busy Philipps, who all joined Tracy Reese to celebrate the launch of the designer’s new picnic basket for Clos du Bois wines. “It’s great for picnics in the park, on the beach, in the backyard or even in your kitchen,” Reese told InStyle.com of the outdoorsy item, available now for $135 at closdubois.com. “The basket can even double as a tote!” Plus, see Nicole Richie, Michelle Williams, January Jones, and more stars at yesterday’s biggest parties in the gallery.
Mena Suvari models Christian Siriano’s spring 2012 collection in the designer’s new campaign. See Suvari strut through New York City’s Soho Grand Hotel in nautical tops, floor-sweeping lime skirts and voluminous ballgowns in shades of tangerine—the color of the year—in the gallery!
Even though it already feels like summer, the hottest season of the year doesn’t officially start until June 21st. And with 11 days until the Official Summer Kickoff, we’re wondering: Do you have your escape-the-heat vacation plans locked down yet? The Hollywood set sure does! Click “See the Photos” to find out where Malin Akerman, Camila Alves, Mena Suvari and more will travel over the next few months. Their vacations may inspire your next trip! Then tell us: Are you planning a summer getaway?
Mena Suvari attended the premiere of The Cape this week wearing a pair of chunky gold spike earrings, a twist on traditional gold studs. The accessory—also a favorite of Rihanna, who wore them in her “Run This Town” music video—are the Albert earrings from the Flutter by Jill Golden collection ($185, FlutterNYC.com). “They give Mena just the perfect amount of edge to complement her all black, very feminine outfit,” Golden told InStyle of the look. As for why she thinks they’re such a celebrity favorite? “They are dangerous but pretty!” Click through the gallery to see more funky gold studs.
1. Victoria Beckham has traded her signature bob for long wavy locks. [People.com]
2. Spotted: Christina Hendricks modeling a scarf on online marketplace Etsy. [Jezebel.com]
3. Wimbledon-inspired green manicures are popping up all over Hollywood. [InStyle.co.uk]
4. We aren’t the only ones swooning over Gisele Bundchen’s post-baby body—Adriana Lima chimes in, too. [DigitalSpy.com]
5. Mena Suvari ties the knot in an elaborate affair in the Vatican City. [PopSugar.com]
6. In light of Prince Harry’s visit to the states, check out this list of equally charming royal men. [TheDailyBeast.com]
Mena Suvari and her fiance Simone Sestito took a break from planning their wedding to take in some shows at New York Fashion Week, and we got the scoop on their upcoming nuptials! “Stacy Bendet, the designer for Alice + Olivia, is one of my closest friends so I wanted her to make the dress. The dress is romantic, with a big, long train. Claudia Ciuti is doing my shoes,” the actress told us from the front row at G-Star. “At a traditional Italian wedding they don’t have bridesmaids and groomsmen, so I’m a little relieved that I don’t have to think about bridesmaid dresses!” More