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July 23 2014

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26 posts tagged "Zoe Saldana"

Sir Peter Blake Designs For Fred Perry, Z Spoke Takes On Meatpacking, And More…

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Sir Peter Blake, the man who created the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album sleeve, has designed a collection for Fred Perry. The legend talks about Blank Canvas on Hint.com. [Hint]

Zac Posen will open a Z Spoke boutique in New York’s Meatpacking District. This will be Posen’s first store for Z Spoke, the designer’s second line at a more contemporary price point. WWD reports the boutique will be on Washington Street (between 13th and 14th Streets) and is expected to open August 25. [WWD]

Editors, stylists, and photographers have been buzzing about the new IMDB of fashion, MyFDB.com. What many people didn’t know is that Zoe Saldana and her fiancé, model Keith Britton, are the duo behind it. MyFDB.com will catalog every magazine shoot, cover, and campaign a model, photographer, makeup artist, or celebrity is involved in. Coming soon: MyFDB Vintage. [Vogue U.K.]

The Gilt isn’t gone, yet. After reports the Gilt City Hamptons House could be shut down due to noise complaints, Gilt reps say the party will go on this summer at a new venue. [Page Six]

Who Was Your Best Of Cannes?

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The festival on the Riviera begins its draw to a close tonight with the star-studded, every-A-lister-in-the-known-universe amfAR gala. (Seriously, is anyone left in Hollywood?) It’s been a week of highs and lows, hip bustles and Row-wearing Olsens, lots of Armani Privé (above), and even more, it seemed, of Jane Fonda.

Need a refresher on the looks on la Croisette? Click through for our best of Cannes slideshow, plus details on the evening’s do-gooder gala. Who was the best of the fest? Sound off below.

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Photo: Eric Ryan / Getty Images (Saldana); Tony Barson / Wire Image (Kurkova)

Noticed At Cannes: Hip Check

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The Cannes red carpet is a lot like the Oscar red carpet—but while the L.A. version gets rolled up and stored away after a single night, in Cannes, the photo ops go on and on. The stars this year have shown gone big. And in the case of one particular detail, we mean “big” literally. This week at the fest, some of the biggest names have selected high-drama gowns with exaggerated detailing around the hips. For the premiere of Tree of Life, Angelina Jolie set a million flashbulbs blazing with her OTT gown from Atelier Versace, in a deep, rich brown with a thigh-high slit and a gathered hip detail. Fashion favorite Zoe Saldana took a few of the same elements in a different direction: She also opted for a strapless bodice and a bigger-is-better hip detail, but her Armani Privé offered a sleeker, slimmer silhouette and a pop of color with a candy-striped skirt. Three’s the trend with Anna Dello Russo at Naomi Campbell’s Fashion for Relief show. The Vogue Nippon editor wore custom Moschino in layered white, complete with detailing on both hips. On her head, one of her many fascinators, this one topped with stalks of wheat. It seems that following cherries and pineapples, ADR’s headgear is now journeying into grains. She’s well on her way to offering a balanced diet. Up next: cheese? Packers fans, your moment may be nigh.

Photos: Valery Hache / AFP / Getty Images (Jolie); Danny Martindale / FilmMagic (Dello Russo); Photo: Photo: Eric Ryan / Getty Images (Saldana)

The Diva Wore Givenchy

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The eagle-eyed Catherine Kallon at Red Carpet Fashion Awards performed one of her usual acts of fashion divination today: From a blurry, cell phone pic of Beyoncé shooting a new music video in the Mojave Desert, she’s managed to identify a Spring ’11 Givenchy Couture gown. (Time will tell if she’s right, but looks likely to us.)

But Queen B is only the latest diva to strap on one of the house’s showstopping couture creations. In the spirit of celebration, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite high-drama ladies in Riccardo Tisci’s couture. Continue Reading “The Diva Wore Givenchy” »

John Varvatos Rocks Melrose

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Awards season may be over, but the spring charity circuit is in full swing. John Varvatos went big this year with his eighth annual Stuart House benefit, which serves the special needs of child victims of sexual abuse and their families. “With each year we’ve been doing this, we’ve managed to make it bigger and better. It used to be this small thing with up-and-coming artists, and now we’ve got so many people who are here to help and perform that we’ve managed to shut down Melrose,” Varvatos said on Sunday, motioning to the cordoned-off L.A. street that served as the afternoon’s backdrop. Along with co-hosts Patrick Dempsey and his wife, Avon’s Jillian Dempsey (not to mention a handful of Patrick’s Grey’s Anatomy cast mates), Mick Rock manned the portrait booth, K.D. Lang performed an outdoor concert for the crowd, and Shepard Fairey took to the DJ booth for an impromptu afternoon set.

At her inaugural event for the cause—what she called her “first date” with Varvatos—Zoe Saldana (left, with the designer) was eager to show support. “It’s so important to lend your voice and participate in any cause that aids children who are victims,” she said. But it was also an afternoon off for the star, who has been enjoying a bit of downtime since her jam-packed 2010. “I’m just happy to be relaxing. Last year was such a beautiful and rich year, but I’m still recovering.” And taking the year off meant she got to forgo the red carpet and engage as spectator instead. “I was happy to see my stylist Petra Flannery, who was styling all these amazing girls for the red carpet, and they were stunning. As a girl, that just made me so happy.”

Photo: Chelsea Lauren / WireImage