The Cannes Film Festival is off to a very stylish start thanks to pastel-clad celebrities including Diane Kruger, Freida Pinto, and Eva Longoria. Diane is serving as a jury member at this year's festival, which means we will be getting daily doses of her impeccable red-carpet style. She kicked off the opening ceremony in an ethereal, seafoam Giambattista Valli number that floated down the carpet. Freida Pinto and Eva Longoria also opted for softer shades on Cannes's first night. Watch today's Fab Flash to see all of these gorgeous pastel-hued gowns. On Allison McNamara: H&M top.
Amanda Seyfried has been on a beautiful roll with her In Time premiere outfits with looks ranging from designer brands to amazing H&M ensembles. At her latest appearance in Spain, the actress donned a striking printed watercolor dress by Michael Angel paired with Lanvin purple satin pumps. Amanda has been favoring prints — take a look at her last appearance in a gorgeous Prabal Gurung-printed dress. Her bold abstract print is gorgeous, and we love the high slit adds just the right amount sexiness to her look. Want to channel the same vibe for your next holiday soiree? Just shop out similar picks below.
We're starting in on day three of New York Fashion Week now, and I've already seen some very cool looks come down the runway. I'm on the lookout for trends that will undoubtedly dominate Spring hair and makeup a few months from now, and here are a few of my favorite looks so far, with lots more to come. Click through for a very fashionable look into the future.
Australian designer Michael Angel showed his Fall 2009 collection during New York Fashion Week this season. Launched in Spring 2008, the designer's namesake brand focuses on forward-thinking silhouettes and high-tech printing techniques. Angel has had experience working as a celebrity stylist, creative supervisor of a department store, and style director of the Melbourne Fashion Festival. Needless to say, he's been around the fashion block. Below, his Fall 2009 look book comprised of images from his Fashion Week presentation.
Forgive us the awkward turn of phrase but stripes of all stripes were out in force on the catwalk for Spring 2009. Horizontal, vertical, or criss cross the pattern made its way onto dresses, shirts, skirts, and even slacks. Sabysachi, Mara Hoffman, Tommy Hilfiger, Aurelio Costarella, Leifsdotter, Doo Ri, Derek Lam, Iodice, Ports 1961, Carmen Marc Valvo, Marc Jacobs and Marc by Marc, Tibi, Y3, Catherine Holstein, Alice McCall, Rag and Bone, Michael Angel, and Thakoon all showed a variation on the theme.
As much as we tire of saying it, times are hard what with major investment banks going bankrupt and all, so its really not a surprise that so many designers are feeling a little blue about the future. Either that or all the textile mills had a surplus of the stuff and on down the chain of production it went. Either way deep blue from sky to sea were seen on the runways of Badgley Mischka, Reem Acra, Marc Jacobs, Doo.Ri, Rodarte, Iodice, Ports 1961, Carlos Campos, Y3, Alexander Wang, Catherine Holstein, Vanexiana, Alice McCall, and Michael Angel