Another Big Win for Lupita: The Actress Scores PEOPLE’s “Most Beautiful”

With an Oscar, Miu Miu and Lancôme partnerships, and the unwavering admiration of the world’s fashion elite in the bag, Lupita Nyong’o has had a banner year. And today, it got even better as the 31-year-old Kenyan-Mexican actress was awarded the top spot on PEOPLE magazine’s annual “Most Beautiful” list.

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Nyong’o first won hearts around the world as Patsey in Steve McQueen’s 2013 film 12 Years a Slave, and she hasn’t stopped since. That’s thanks, in large part, to her unique brand of humility (who could forget her “Dreams do come true” speech at the Academy Awards?), but also her chameleon-like ability to stun in everything from Givenchy to Giambattista Valli. A megawatt star from humble beginnings whose haute couture is outshone only by her heart? That’s just, well, beautiful.

Head over to people.com to read more and to see who else made the list.

By Lindsay Lambert, Editor

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April 23, 2014

Address Envy: A Peek Inside Sarah Jessica Parker’s NYC Brownstone

Having reached fashion-icon status through her role as Carrie Bradshaw, it would be easy to assume that Sarah Jessica Parker’s real-life living space is a trove of high-fashion home décor. But like the star herself – who’s often snapped on the city’s streets in laid-back jeans and parkas – it turns out her West Village brownstone is actually a tasteful haven of lived-in loveliness.

Inside Sarah Jessica Parker's Home
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How do we know? Parker’s brownstone serves as the backdrop for a high-speed Q&A conducted by vogue.com. And although the home isn’t the video’s main focus, it gives us a peek inside the private star’s space and leaves us wanting more. Which, when it comes to SJP, is just what we’d expect.

Watch the video (and read the full list of questions and answers) on Refinery29.

By Lindsay Lambert, Editor

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March 12, 2014

Nearly Beloved: Are Fake Engagement Rings Really a Thing?

Lately, quite a few celebs have been spotted slipping a little bling on their left ring finger. Each time, it raises the question: new trend, or truly betrothed?

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Now, when it comes to celebrities, it’s usually never a question of whether the diamond is real or not (because, let’s face it, it probably is), but rather, whether or not it’s a publicity stunt. Take Taylor Swift, for example. She recently rocked a pink number on that finger – but I truly believe it was because it just went with her outfit. As for Katy Perry? I’m calling it an attention grab.

Don’t get me wrong: I’m a huge fan of statement jewelry. I have a collection that even Iris Apfel would envy. But when it comes to putting a ring on it, I’m inclined to wait until someone does it for me. Until then, I’ll just enjoy the headlines.

Check out ELLE.com to see all the celebs sporting these rings.

By Jillian Hudon, Staff Writer

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March 6, 2014

Justin Timberlake’s Personal Stylist? Tom Ford. Jealous.

It’s no secret that Justin Timberlake is a dreamboat (even in his frosted-blond *NSYNC days). But one thing that’s helping him keep his dapper status? The Tom Ford. Not only has the sought-after designer been dressing JT since 2011, but he has now created 600 exclusive pieces for the superstar’s 20/20 Experience World Tour. I’m talking eight original outfits for Timberlake, plus totally unique looks for his backup dancers and band. Where can I sign up?

By Abigail Kuzia, Editor

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November 7, 2013

Classic or Trying Too Hard? Michelle Pfeiffer in Dolce & Gabbana

There’s no denying it: Michelle Pfeiffer is stunning. Particularly when the 55-year-old actress is dressed in a striking Dolce & Gabbana ballerina dress. Though her outfit choice at last night’s premiere of The Family could have garnered the opposite reaction (trying too hard, not dressing for her age, blah blah blah), I’m standing firm that she looked 100% classic.

By Abigail Kuzia, Editor

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October 17, 2013

Make Like a Celebrity: Six A-Lister-Inspired Denim Trends to Try This Season

Relaxed and distressed. Dark and skinny. From fits to washes, there’s always a slew of new jean styles to choose from each season. So how do you pick which ones make it into your wardrobe rotation? Easy – mimic what all the celebrities are wearing. Hey, there’s a reason they’re photographed so often, right? Below, our picks for the celebrity styles you should totally follow.

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Dark Skinny
If ever there was a fall staple, dark skinny jeans would be it. Pair them with a chunky knit – be it a sweater or slouchy beanie like Emma Stone – and you’re the picture of autumn.

Distressed
It’s pretty much a fact: Distressing on jeans gives any outfit instant edge. Wear the look with ankle booties, like the always-stylish Rachel Bilson, and boom – total cool-girl cred.

Printed
For fall, step away from florals and opt instead for more edgy prints like colored leopard spots (seen on the likes of Miranda Kerr). Just keep the rest of your outfit polished. In other words: No red stilettos, please.

Colored
While pastel pants may be reserved for summer and spring, rich colors like maroon (thank you, Olivia Palermo) and army green are still very much on-trend for the fall season. Go ahead, breathe a sigh of relief.

Coated
Not ready to wear leather just yet? It’s okay, you’ll get there. But in the meantime, make like Gwen Stefani and rock a pair of wax-coated jeans. The best part? They’re easier than leather to get on and off.

70s-Inspired
Just because you had to put your gladiator sandals and maxi dresses away for the winter doesn’t mean you can’t still rock that whole hippie-chic look. Just take it from Kate Moss. Simply opt for wide flare-leg, light-wash jeans and a loose-fitting tee. See? Still totally flower child–esque.

Our Snag Their Style: Denim Looks Inspired by Celebs Boutique opens Monday, October 14, at 11AM ET.

By Keriann Coffey, Associate Editor

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October 14, 2013