6 posts tagged "Paris Hilton"
This weekend, the Kids’ Choice Awards and the Academy of Country Music Awards offered two takes on event dressing: young, short, and bright for the kids, glammed-out for the twang set.
At Friday’s Kids’ Choice Awards, the length of choice was mini. Miranda Cosgrove (above left) was the latest young Hollywood coup for Miu Miu; the iCarly starlet, whose show won for Favorite TV Show, wore a shocking pink, strapless gown by the label. Paris Hilton (above center) chose a macramé-inspired, high-necked option from Opening Ceremony. And Heidi Klum (above right), not to let a few youngsters show her up, went short in glittering Gucci.
At last night’s ACM Awards, the vibe was glitzier (the show was in Vegas, after all). There were plenty of people who could’ve toned down the spangle, but also several who did glamour right: Nicole Kidman (below right) in fur-accented L’Wren Scott, for one, and the evening’s big winner, Entertainer of the Year Taylor Swift (below left), in butter yellow Elie Saab Couture.
Fashion week’s 19-month imminent move to Lincoln Center has, unsurprisingly, proved polarizing. Zac Posen? For. Anna Sui? Against. What say you, Style Filers? Is the cultural cachet worth the schlep? [WWD]
On the off chance you won’t be debuting at the Hôtel de Crillon in Paris this Saturday, here are six of the filthy-rich-and-under-25 set who will be.
Just when we’d convinced ourselves to give up shopping, jewelry genius Tom Binns is set to open shop on Perry Street. Thanks a lot.
Style File [Editor's note: Great name!] is the well-deserved title for the collection of 55 stylemakers compiled by aRUDE magazine editor and consummate art-world dandy Iké Udé. “When you look at an urban landscape, it is a pleasure to see someone dressed as immaculately as Iké Udé,” proclaims Diane Pernet, whose own iconic, romantic style is featured in Udé’s fashion tome. The handsome Collins Design volume includes profiles of such aesthetic pioneers as John Galliano, Carolina Herrera, Victoire de Castellane, André Leon Talley, Francesco Clemente, and Diane von Furstenberg, along with portraits by Francesco Scavullo, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Seydou Keïta, and Maripol. (There’s also an essay by Style.com blogger Nicholas Boston about Style.com contributor Scott Schuman.) Also included is an exegesis of the layers of influence comprising Udé’s own striking look. In striking contrast to this ode to timeless style, Udé will show a series of paintings, sculptures, and photographs in December and January that deconstruct the allure of Zeitgeist kitty Paris Hilton at Chelsea’s Stux Gallery. Tonight, Diane von Furstenberg hosts a launch for the book, but here Udé takes a moment to chat with Style.com about the unique ingredients for true sartorial greatness.
How did you decide whom to include or exclude in your book?
Each person in my book is, relatively speaking, an arbiter of style that I’ve known and studied for a while. This book is not for those who make an effort to dress up fashionably on special occasions. Rather, it is a collection of men and women with an innate, effortless gift of style and who make it a constant practice.
According to her handlers, Paris Hilton’s cunningly titled documentary, Paris, Not France (get it?), will reveal the “businesswoman and human being” behind the public figure. But we thought this was a documentary.
New York fashion week is holding out for a hero. No offense to designers who thought they were already pretty good.
Americans 1, British 0. Style.com’s Sarah Mower concedes that when it comes to style, America’s leading political ladies are, well, “fabulous.” Hillary’s pantsuits not included.