Who Wore What :: Met Gala 2010

The Met Gala reawakened my fashion senses tonight.

Formally known as the Costume Institute Gala Benefit, the event saw what seemed like every celebrity known to man streaming through The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Trend-wise, the red carpet screamed nude and ethereal. Black seemed totally unpopular, while bold colors like that of Thandie Newton’s gown were striking.

The event celebrates the opening of the ‘American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity’ exhibition at the Museum.

Read more for loads of photos!

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Anna Wintour

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Bar Refaeli

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Blake Lively

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Brooke Shields

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Diane Kruger

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Emma Roberts

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Giuliana Rancic

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Gwen Stefani

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Iman

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Janet Jackson

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Jennifer Lopez

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Jessica Alba

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Jessica Biel

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Stars Show Up for Sunglass Hut Flagship Store Opening

Two floors and 6,000 sq ft of designer sunglasses on New York’s most fashionable avenue!

That’s what Sunglass Hut invited the stars out to celebrate when it opened its flagship store on Fifth Avenue yesterday.

Hosting the event was recently named Sunglass Hut Style Director, Rachel Bilson.

The new store, in addition to stocking Burberry, Bvlgari, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Persol, Prada, Ralph Lauren, Tiffany & Co., and Versace, will  feature an uber-cool interactive shopping experience. Customers will be able to try eyewear by taking pictures of themselves, and playing them through a touch screen.

Read more for pics of the celebs who attended.

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Gap Announces MAJOR Design Partnership

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I almost died when I heard of what has to be the biggest Gap design partnership today!

The popular retailer has signed on to create gowns with Alexander Wang, Rodarte, Sophie Theallet and Thakoon!

And I’m even more excited to hear about who will be wearing them at the Costume Institute Benefit Gala. Alexander Wang will dress M.I.A. and Zoe Kravitz; Thakoon will dress Kerry Washington and Riley Keough; Jessica Alba and Vera Farmiga will don gowns by Sophie Theallet; and Rodarte will dress Kirsten Dunst and Jamie Bochert.

The new initiative is part of Gap’s support of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Spring 2010 Costume Institute exhibition: American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity. It runs May 5 – August 15, 2010.

Beginning May 5, all the dresses will be displayed at Gap’s rotating pop-up shop at 680 Fifth Avenue at 54th Street in New York City for one month. They will all be available in a silent auction at www.gap.com/gownauction. All proceeds will be donated by Gap to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in support of The Costume Institute.

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Celebrity Style Moments :: Fergie, Lauryn Hill, Sarah Jessica Parker, Zoe Kravitz + More!

This week, a few celebrities stood out for their looks while out and about.

I just had to include the rare event appearance from Lauryn Hill — on trend or not, it was great to see her!

If you’re trendspotting, take some notes from Serena Williams wearing a distressed cropped leather jacket.  Sarah Jessica Parker also provides a great reference for rescuing potentially bland outfits with a pop of color. And Fergie, in true Spring style, shows why women everywhere are catching floral fever.

Read more for more pics.

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April 23, 2010 :: Sarah Jessica Parker
Morandi Restaurant, NYC

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April 22, 2010 :: Zoe Kravitz
2010 Tribeca Film Festival, NYC

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April 22, 2010 :: Victoria Beckham
BritWeek 2010 Charity Event: Save The Children and Virgin Unite, Beverly Hills

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Celebrity Style Moments :: MBFW Front Row Edition

The front row at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week always seems to pack just as much style as the event’s runways.

Check out a few of the showstopping looks celebs rocked this week.

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Angela Simmons at Twinkle by Wenlan

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Solange at Charlotte Ronson

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Keke Palmer at Charlotte Ronson

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Amber Rose at Christian Siriano

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Kat Deluna  at Christian Siriano

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Kelly Osbourne at Michael Angel

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Heidi Klum at Project Runway

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Anna Wintour at Jason Wu

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Kerry Washington at Jason Wu

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Zoe Kravitz at Alexander Wang

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Music and Clothing Unite at Kohl’s

Kohl’s is giving JCPenney a run for their money!

The department store chain today announced its 2008 back-to-school marketing campaign.

It features a slate of celebs–Lenny Kravitz, Avril Lavigne, Hayden Panettiere, Plain White T’s, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and Vanessa Carlton.

Labeled ‘Inspired by the Artists…worn by you,’ the campaign appeals to a cross-generational group of shoppers.

Here are the brands the artists will be representing.

  • Lenny Kravitz – Levis
  • Avril Lavigne – Abbey Dawn
  • Hayden Panettiere – Candie’s
  • Plain White T’s – Urban Pipeline
  • The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus – Tony Hawk
  • Vanessa Carlton – So…

Lenny Kravitz’ new song, Love Revolution, is also being incorporated into campaign elements.

A statement by Kohl’s said it was selected for its inspiring message of unity, love and infusing passion into all aspects of life.


Visit http://www.kohls.com/inspire to check out the full collection.