Naomi Watts in character on the set of While discussing her transformation into Princess Diana last summer, actress Naomi Watts revealed that there were moments on the set of Oliver Hirschbiegel's Diana biopic when she felt the "presence" of the late People's Princess. Now, in a new interview, the Oscar-nominated actress goes into more detail about her spiritual connection and slight obsession with the late royal, who happens to be this month's V.F. cover star.
"There were definitely moments when I felt Diana's presence-I dreamed about her a lot, too, and that's a first," Watts recalled in an interview with the Mail. "I kept wondering to myself: 'Would she have liked it?' So I found myself constantly asking for her permission to carry on. I had saturated myself with Diana and her life and I felt this enormous responsibility of playing this iconic woman."
It has previously been reported that Watts wore dresses from Diana's own wardrobe, studied with a voice coach to mimic her voice, worked to emulate her body
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- Babble.com | Fashion – Tue, Aug 20, 2013 12:05 PM EDT
The turban headband/scarf trend is everywhere right now. I'm not complaining - it's one of my favorite looks! They are perfect for those days when the top of your bangs are getting oily but the rest of your hair still looks fabulous (that happens to you too, right?). They look great with your hair up or down, straight or wavy! I looked for one at a few stores recently but I couldn't find one that I liked-most of them were flimsy and just looked like a little silky puff on top of my head. So, I took matters into my own hands and just made one! It was quick and easy to make, but the best part was it cost me less than $2! And now I have them in all my favorite colors and prints, for a fraction of the price.
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- Lucky Magazine | Fashion – Tue, Aug 20, 2013 11:40 AM EDT
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While it's really thrilling to catch another glimpse of royal baby George Alexander in the just released photo below, we're more preoccupied with how amazing his mother, Kate Middleton, looks. Her skin is glowy, her hair is glossy and, most importantly, her huge smile is truly genuine. Motherhood really suits her. (As does that shade of wineberry-everyone with K-Mid's coloring needs to order something in the same hue, STAT!)
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Maternal bliss aside, another reason the Duchess looks so relaxed and happy in this idyllic family portrait is because the picture was taken not by a team of professionals but by her father, Michael Middleton, on her family's estate in Bucklebury, West Berkshire. She and her new son, husband and Lupo (that adorable black cocker spaniel to the left), have been spending a lot of time there recently to for some post-birth R&R before moving home. We
It's time to sweeten up your jewelry collection with a little arm candy. Whether you prefer a leather wrap or a metallic cuff, we've rounded up the best wallet-friendly bracelets to take you from summer into fall.
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- Lucky Magazine | Fashion – Mon, Aug 19, 2013 1:53 PM EDT
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All jewelry shopping is fun: hunting for the right statement necklace to amp up a cocktail dress, carefully weighing the investment on a grown-up watch, even salivating over "price upon request" bling with no actual purchase in mind. But shopping for basic rings-the non-sparkly, non-colored, just metal variety-is maybe the most fun, because it needs the least amount of "how will I wear this?" mind-racking.
Think about it: necklaces can clash with different necklines and bracelets can get tucked under sleeves, but your hands are always on display, so you end up getting the most wear out of a ring. And if you find one that's simple yet interesting, like these gold rings above, you'll not only be able to wear it everyday, you'll want to, too.
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- Vogue Magazine | Fashion – Mon, Aug 19, 2013 1:46 PM EDT
Jane Herman BishopRead More »from "The Hunger Games'" Jena Malone on Going Blonde, Getting Fit, and Becoming Johanna Mason
To whip her into shape for her role as Johanna Mason, the cunning District 7 tribute in the second installment of The Hunger Games trilogy (due out in November), actress Jena Malone required a fleet of fitness pros: A stunt team to provide her with the martial arts training she'd need for the film's challenging action sequences-shot across land and water in Hawaii earlier this year-and a personal trainer to sculpt her body into a formidable fighting machine. "She has this intensity," says Malone of her character's steely physical and mental fortitude. "She can walk into a room and stare you to death."
With that in mind, on-set makeup artist Nikoletta Skarlatos gave Johanna extreme lashes and heavily shadowed lids in shades of "warrior" green and gold for her early scenes in Panem's Capitol; the choppy brunette bob she adopts later in the wild, on the other hand, was Malone's own handiwork. "I cut it [myself]," she admits with a laugh.
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Fall is just around the corner, and the collections this season center on a strong sense of identity. It's an exciting time to dress, but assembling a fall wardrobe may take a little soul-searching. For example, there seemed to be a runway tug-of-war between powerful and playful, and it's understandable if you feel a little lost in the middle. Consider the streamlined silhouettes at Céline versus the colorful wigs and cartoonish sweatshirts at Givenchy, or clean check coats and trousers at Stella McCartney compared with Saint Laurent's sparkly tights and deconstructed flannel. Do you gravitate towards austere lines and serious shoulders or fun prints and punchy embellishments? Here, two Vogue writers explore their own fashion baselines on opposite ends of this season's spectrum: one leaning toward teenage-inspired style, the other looking to luxe minimalism borrowed from the older set.
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- Vogue Magazine | Fashion – Mon, Aug 19, 2013 1:35 PM EDT
After nearly four months-and almost half a million visitors-the phenomenon that was the "Punk: Chaos to Couture" exhibit (including its gala opening) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art has come to an end. Here is a look back at one of the most blockbuster events of the year.
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Rich, vibrant pink is bold, modern, and unabashedly girly...and it's so fun for pre-wedding event dresses and wedding accessories. From earrings to fun flats to daring lipstick, here are the hottest hot pink details for brides.
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- Babble.com | Fashion – Mon, Aug 19, 2013 1:32 PM EDT
I've always said I never dressed better than when I was pregnant with my daughter. I filled my closet with dresses and wore more jewelry than I ever had in my entire life time. Since then, my style has evolved. I find that I am more daring, more fun and more open than before motherhood and now brands are catching on. They are finally stepping it up and giving us the maternity pieces we actually want to wear and not the boring old moo moos some companies push on us women. Check out these inspiring and stylish maternity pieces to wear now (you know, if you were expecting).
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