Can you believe it's already awards season, again? I'm still reeling from last year's red carpet moments (and flops). It drives me crazy that some of these actresses can hold more talent in their size 2 bodies than I could even imagine possessing, yet when it comes to getting dolled up, they're baff
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Happy New Year, and welcome back to comparing celebrities who were caught wearing the same designer duds! In this edition, we've got a model going head-to-head with an Oscar-nominated actress, two reality show stars, and one beautiful electric blue feathered dress, among other things. The trends range from relatively tame to total bombshell status, and without further ado, here they are (in the gallery below)!.
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Dry, freezing air is not ideal for beautiful skin and hair, I know. But, don't fret, my friends. There are some gorgeous -- and easy! -- hairstyle tips that will have people wondering why you're immune to the winter weather. Pulled straight from the Spring 2011 runways, and from Hollywood's leading
This was a good year for fashion. The ladylike trend swept Hollywood, breaking (some) actresses of their skin-tight mini dress habit. The military jacket became the new motorcycle jacket. Hippies-at-heart rejoiced at the tasteful tie-dye sent down the runway at Proenza Schouler. In entertainment, fa
Doesn't it feel like there are more holiday parties than EVER this year? There's the office party, your best friend's tree-decorating party, your boyfriend's company party, the charity gala, the annual extended family holiday dinner, and, the mother of all parties, the NYE party! And they've all got these cryptic dress codes like "business attire," "black tie optional," "festive," or "holiday casual." In addition to figuring out how you're going to smile and charm your way through each of these in one piece, there's the issue of What To Wear. Keeping in mind that you've all saved your holiday shopping until the last minute and are going to be broke (as I have/am), all of the below options are under $100 -- from head to toe. And the advice is free!Read More »from Holiday party dress codes -- decoded!
If the invite calls for Business Attire, your look should be versatile and classy.
Kohl's sheath, $39.99.Aldo necklace, $19.98.
DSW pump, $39.95.
If the invite calls for Casual Chic, your look should be breezy, yet polished.
Forever 21 leatherette pants, $19.80.Urban tank, $59.00.Old Navy cardigan, $20.00.
If the invite says Festive, your look should be dramatic and fun.
Asos halter dress, $72.41.Chico's cuff, $17.99.Forever 21 clutch, $9.80.
Last year's Pantone color of the year was turquoise because of its calming effect (much-needed after a tumultuous 2009). This year, they're forecasting a way more vibrant color: Honeysuckle! According to Pantone Color Institute Executive Director Leatrice Eiseman, "In times of stress, we need something to lift our spirits. Honeysuckle is a captivating, stimulating color that gets the adrenaline going - perfect to ward off the blues." It's already been on the red carpet, as you'll see below, and it's showing up in various of shades of cute items right now!
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Some of you already know that I'm actually quite enamored with Katy Perry. She's a born performer, and she has fun with her craft, from her wacky lyrics to her bizarre costumes. Like many other pop stars, her credo is the more skin, the better! But her edge lies in the way she pokes fun at her overt
- Ariel Rivera | The Thread – Mon, Nov 29, 2010 10:24 PM EST
In the season's most acclaimed thriller, "Black Swan," Natalie Portman plays a skilled ballerina who is up for the lead role in "Swan Lake." Although she plays the part of the white swan perfectly, it's Mila Kunis' character that embodies the role of the black swan. With an incredibly talented director (Darren Aronofsky), and costumes designed by Rodarte (swoon!), this film is already generating Oscar buzz. In the gallery below, a fashion comparison proves that the same look can appear very different when you allow one's personality to shine through, much like the girls' roles in "Black Swan."
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Before we get started, let me just say that I realize this is not a new trend. The turban has been around for many years and has even made appearances within the last ten on the runways (anyone remember Prada 2007?). Within the last year, however, there has surely been a proliferation of turbans in fashionable ensembles. Would you wear one? Click through the gallery below for inspiration.
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I imagine getting photographed in the same outfit another celebrity has worn is equivalent to one of those showing-up-naked-to-work dreams us regular people have. At the time, there's nothing you can do about it, and you'll surely be scrutinized during and after. What's unique about the ladies on th