A new season brings a fresh crop of colors, and this spring, the trending hues are taking a step away from the usual pastels and brights. Here we’re breaking down which shades ruled the runways, from surprising jewel tones to a spectrum of crisp neutrals.

Spring Hues

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March 19, 2015

It’s officially that time of year again: awards season. And the red carpet at last night’s Golden Globes ceremony didn’t disappoint.

With small-screen actors and major movie stars mingling together – Jennifer Aniston, Amy Adams, and Kerry Washington among them – the big fashion trends were asymmetrical tops, sheer paneling, and sequins. But it was the celebrites who went outside the box and opted for something completely unexpected that caught my attention most. Here are five contenders for the night’s Best Dressed title.

Golden Globes Naomi Watts

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January 12, 2015

While you can never go wrong with an LBD, there’s something to be said for an outfit that packs a punch of personality. This week, three stars delighted us in looks that demand a double take.

This Week's Best Dressed

1. Reese Witherspoon channeled Hollywood’s early screen sirens in a pearl-embellished Michael Kors dress at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala.

2. Always one to try inventive pairings, Olivia Palermo braved the cold in Gstaad, Switzerland with lime Tecnica Moon Boots and a colorblocked fur coat.

3. Julianne Moore stepped out of her typically neutral ensembles and into a cherry-red architectural Delpozo frock – a hue that complements her fiery locks.

By Nicole Andrew, Fashion Editor

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January 9, 2015

A. For the bohemian spirit.
A lightweight crossbody keeps you hands-free wherever the road may lead.

B. For the girl on the go.
You need a versatile tote that will transition smoothly from work to play.

C. For the life of the party.
Grab a colorful bag – it promises to make you the center of attention.

D. For the timeless traditional.
Try an elegant investment piece that will never (ever) go out of style.
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By Keir Cullen Janey, Staff Writer & Cassouki Chouramanis, Designer

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January 1, 2015

You’ve spotted that MK logo everywhere. And now, you’ll probably see it even more. Michael Kors is taking on tech with a stylish twist, launching a collection of gadget-friendly accessories including phone-charging cases, earbuds, and more – crafted to resemble lipstick tubes and cosmetic compacts, of course.

Michael Kors Tech Accessories

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The label has already dabbled with a few swoon-worthy phone covers, but this new collection will cater to on-the-go customers in need of a travel-friendly power source. Which means more battery juice for your phone, even without an outlet nearby.

So, how much will these on-trend extras cost you? The lipstick charger rings in at $58 while the Powermat kit is $140 – an investment worth making to avoid awkwardly charging your phone at the bar.

By Mairead McGonagle, Staff Writer

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November 3, 2014

 

Dominating the spring runways – and now the red carpet – cutouts deliver a provocative twist on sophisticated summer looks. These celebs remind us that you don’t have to bare it all to add sex appeal.

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1. Allison Williams in Altuzarra at the Wish I Was Here screening in New York City.

2. Jamie Chung in Three Floor at the opening of the Birchbox flagship store in New York City.

3. Kate Hudson in Michael Kors at the Wish I Was Here screening in New York City.

 

By Nicole Andrew, Fashion Editor

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July 18, 2014

 
With looks ranging from 60s glam to soft and feminine, these celebs are showing us how to dress the part for any occasion… even if that means stomping divots. Take note.

Best Dressed in June

  1. Alexa Chung in Christian Dior at Glamour‘s Women of the Year Awards.
  2. Julianne Moore in Rosie Assoulin and Lupita Nyong’o in Alexander McQueen at the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic.
  3. Blake Lively in Michael Kors at the CFDA Fashion Awards.

 

By Nicole Andrew, Fashion Editor

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June 6, 2014

This season, bold lips are set to be big. So give subdued glosses a well-deserved break, start practicing that pout, and invest in these three must-have lipstick shades.

Lipstick Shades for Spring 2014

  1. Electric Orange
    Bright orange shades were all over the S/S 2014 runways – and it’s a trend Hollywood’s hottest starlets have been sporting on every major red carpet. (See: Lupita Nyong’o and Selena Gomez.) Try Lancôme’s Rouge in Love Lipstick in Madame Tulipe and keep the rest of your makeup minimal.
  2. Radiant Orchid
    This hue was dubbed Pantone’s 2014 Color of the Year, and while you’ve probably seen it on this season’s trending tops and dresses, it also works in makeup form. Turn to Camilla Belle for inspiration and pick up a tube of Sephora+Pantone Universe Radiant Rush Matte Lipstick to execute the look.
  3. Soft Berry
    After being featured on the JOIE runway, this classic shade is making a huge comeback. Look to Micheal Kors GLAM Lip Lacquer in Dame and apply with your ring finger to add color without looking overdone.

 
By Carolyn Bothwell, Staff Writer 

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May 7, 2014

Yup. Beloved designer Michael Kors has graduated to billionaire status. According to Bloomberg, shares of Michael Kors Holdings, Ltd. hit $90.39 yesterday. Since Kors, the chief creative officer, owns a 2% stake in the company, this basically means he’s killing it and can now henceforth celebrate February 4 as his billionaire day.

Time to buy some scratch tickets and keep up.

By Joanna Berliner, Editor 

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February 5, 2014

Michael Kors Quote

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