Your signature accessories should reflect your personality, align with your wardrobe, and land somewhere near the intersection of trendy and timeless. So choosing your staples? Not exactly a simple feat. Take a cue from these three style icons and learn how to own (and update) your look.Beyonce Style

The Look: Mrs. Carter is all about the drama – and her jewelry shows it. Fusing glam, punk, and rock, her vibe is the definition of fierce. Think spikes, layered chains, crystals, onyx, and crossbones.
The Lesson: Keep your outfit simple when trying this layered look. To add a softness, go with relaxed waves and a pink lip.

Reese Witherspoon Style

The Look: This southern belle keeps it equal parts fun, flirty, and flawless. On repeat? Simple gold styles with a twist. Experiment with bow motifs, cluster earrings, and bracelet watches.
The Lesson: To avoid looking too stuffy, match your accessories with a lighthearted print, like polka dots or bright florals.

Sienna Miller Style

The Look: Leaving peasant skirts and floppy hats behind, this boho-loving actress refined her go-to aesthetic by swapping turquoise for neutral-hued gems and glamorous beading.
The Lesson: Kick your ensemble up a notch. By combining sophisticated pieces with earth-inspired accessories, you’ll take the look from flower child to leading lady.

Shop the best extras for your personality. Our Jewelry Inspired by Celebs: Snag Their Style Boutique opened Wednesday, October 21, at 11AM ET.

By Kasey Rowe, Assistant Fashion Editor

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October 21, 2015

Our favorite thing about Olivia Palermo’s style? It’s all her own. Whether sitting front row at Fashion Week or strolling with her pup Mr. Butler, the socialite’s ensembles always surprise and delight. Here are a few styling tricks she keeps up her perfectly tailored sleeves.

Olivia Palermo StyleMix Master
One of Olivia’s signatures is mixing unexpected hues, prints, and textures. To pull off such bold combos, stick to the same color family and opt for patterns in similar sizes.

Uptown & Downtown Girl
As an Upper East Sider who now calls Brooklyn home, Ms. Paleremo isn’t afraid to mix classic with trendy. Breathe new life into a trusty LBD with loud, unexpected heels.

The former reality star is constantly switching up her beauty routine and accessory game. Take the plunge with runway-ready hair and trending handbags, like a fringed clutch.

Prep for the paparazzi. Our Make It Your Own: Style Inspired by Olivia Palermo Boutique opens Sunday, October 11, at 11AM ET.

By Elizabeth Burns, Assistant Fashion Editor

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October 11, 2015

Watching our favorite celebs trek through the airport has become almost as exciting as seeing them strut the red carpet. Why? Their getaway ensembles. Take note, then give it a try.

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Paparazzi-ready shades are dark, so hiding tired lids from last night’s red-eye is a nonissue. Continue reading “Join the Jet Set: Airport Style Inspired by Celebs” »

August 10, 2015

We can’t get enough of Taylor Swift’s retro-chic look – and neither can the paparazzi. Here’s a look at how she’s making old-fashioned fresh again.

Taylor Swift Style
The Matching Set
It’s safe to say coordinated separates are this crooner’s go-to. By pairing them with a variety of shoe styles, she makes the ensemble work for nearly every occasion.

Retro Sunglasses
It’s hard to catch T. Swift without a pair of standout sunnies. Her most frequently worn frames? Cat-eyes and wayfarers.

The Top-Handle Bag
This boxy carryall adds structure to flirty outfits and is a must-have accessory to complete Taylor’s look.

Grab your red lipstick and head to our Make It Your Own: Style Inspired by Taylor Swift Boutique, which opened Tuesday, July 28, at 11AM ET.

By Kasey Rowe, Assistant Fashion Editor 

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July 28, 2015

There’s no denying mini bags are having a moment. Luxe labels – from Balenciaga to Givenchy – are shrinking down their most coveted designs with celebrity-approved results. Take a cue from these three starlets on how to style the silhouette.

mini bag trend

Hitting the festival circuit this summer? Give your crossbody a breather and try a small studded handheld bag for a touch of extra refinement.

Continue reading “Now Trending: The Mini Bag” »

June 15, 2015

Getting rewarded for wearing designer threads on the red carpet sounds pretty fabulous, right? Well, your favorite celeb might be doing just that. Vulture Festival’s Hollywood Power Stylist Panel had the inside scoop.


According to stylist Jessica Paster, whose clients include Emily Blunt and Eva Longoria, the financial deals between luxury brands and celebrities are “ambassadorships” and often lead to full-on ad campaigns. So when it comes to money, these luxury brands aren’t playing around.

In Jessica’s experience, stylists can receive anywhere from $30,000 to $50,000 for these deals and actresses are offered figures ranging anywhere from $100,000 to $250,000. However, she argued money isn’t always the driving factor, saying, “If it looks awful on you, $100,000 or $250,000 is not worth it, but if it looks gorgeous on you and this was the dress we were going to pick anyway, why not get paid?”

Guess it just goes to show you can never underestimate the power of a great dress – or paycheck.

By Keir Cullen Janey, Staff Writer

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June 3, 2015

Hollywood’s finest spent the past couple weeks in the South of France for the Cannes Film Festival. And in between film screenings and soaking up sun, starlets predictably wowed on the red carpets. Here are the five stunners that caught my attention.

Cate Blanchett made a striking entrance in an over-the-top ruffled Giles Deacon ball gown. With a print inspired by a fax machine, the dress boasted a voluminous skirt and layers of ruffles, taking five days and 15 meters of silk to construct.
Continue reading “Hey, Hollywood: The Top 5 Best Dressed at Cannes 2015” »

May 24, 2015

There’s no better way to embrace your feminine side than to sport spring’s blooming prints. Here are three starlets that mastered florals this week.

Best Dressed

1. Delicate and dainty, Freida Pinto attended the screening for Desert Dancer in a lavender Elie Saab dress with floral appliqués.

2. Bella Thorne opted for a bright and playful Milly crop top, which she paired with a midi-length alice + olivia skirt and contrasting black pumps.

3. Kerry Washington mixed polka dots and florals in her Giambattista Valli dress at the Variety Studio: Actors on Actors event in Los Angeles. Sideswept hair, a berry lip, and red lace pumps completed her flirty look.

By Nicole Andrew, Fashion Editor

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April 10, 2015

Orange has become the color of the moment, perhaps due to the heavy 70s influence this season. It’s popped up both on and off the runways for spring – and these three starlets worked the hue with ease.

Best Dressed

1. Effortlessly cool, Dree Hemingway paired an earthy orange clutch with her high-waisted Chloé trousers for an undone nautical vibe.

2. Game of Thrones actress Nathalie Emmanuel showed off a winning color combo with a bright, figure-flattering midi skirt and an athletic-cut, light blue top, both from Mugler. The metallic accents and fresh makeup finished off her modern look.

3. Orange floral embroidery stole the show on January Jones’s navy Preen dress. The Mad Men actress tied the ensemble together from tip to toe, debuting a fiery new hair color for the occasion.

By Nicole Andrew, Fashion Editor

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March 27, 2015

Is life in plastic actually fantastic? Anna Dello Russo seems to think so. Her latest Vogue Japan spread pays homage to Barbie, with a spot-on impersonation from model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

Barbie in Vogue Japan

Image via @anna_dello_russo

With Rosie dressed in signature pink and stiffly posed, the Anna Dello Russo–styled shoot nails Barbie’s iconic look. Rosie even has the vacant stare and frozen smile down pat – which is pretty comical, if not slightly unsettling. And in case you were wondering, yes, Ken makes an appearance too.

Now, this isn’t the only recent high-fashion venture from the doll. The Moschino Spring 2015 collection brought the look to life, with several pieces showcased in this shoot. I’d sure like to add one of those cheeky purses to my Barbie collection.

By Ashley Bell, Staff Writer

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March 4, 2015