Modern fashions are often inspired by the people we spend the most time looking at – celebrities. There's a reason that stars are often called "trend setters." Several of today's fashion trends got their start in Hollywood among the rich and famous. Here are four popular fashion trends from today and the stars that gave them to the world.
Diane Keaton and Menswear
What movie comes to mind when you see a woman in a loose button-up, bowler hat and slouchy slacks? If you're a fan of classic movies, Annie Hall could be what jumps into your mind. The character of this movie had the typical masculine style, what many fans of this trend don't know is that the clothing worn by Diane Keaton when she played Annie was actually her own clothing. Thanks to Keaton, today's women are enjoying the collared shirts, low-slung belts and lapels that characterized one of her most famous characters.
Nicole Richie and the McQueen Scarf
Nicole Richie has quickly (Read More.....)
From the Rachel layered cut, the Victoria Beckham bob and even the current First Lady's bangs, celebrity hairstyles have always been a fascination in pop culture. As the seasons pass, style gurus everywhere are watching and waiting to see what the next best thing in hair is going to be.
The Pixie Cut
For the spring season, one of the hottest hairstyles celebrities are wearing is the short pixie cut. We've seen ladies like Anne Hathaway and Charlize Theron rocking out this free, low maintenance cut with confidence and style. Although this style seems to be simplistic, it can be manipulated in multiple ways. For spring, this cut is cool, fresh and guaranteed to turn heads.
If the pixie isn't something that intrigues you, keep an eye out for hairstyles containing long layers. Nicole Ritchie has mastered this look for quite some time and it still looks fresh and up to (Read More.....)
Silk Kimono Robe for Women
By now you've seen pictures of the celeb pajama trend, and possibly tested it out yourself -- or at least thought about it. Celebs in designer PJ's show up everywhere from the airport to the red carpet, and everywhere in between. While this article covered most of the hubbub around celeb fashion jammies, it did leave something -- or, really, someone -- out.
Kourtney Kardashian has become pretty cozy in her pajamas. If you've caught any of the new Kourtney & Kim Take Miami episodes, you've probably noticed Kim's older sister padding around in her PJ's (Read More.....)
Mango Winter 2012-2013 Collection
Sassy Sweaters for the Winter 2012/2013 Season
Sweaters equal comfort clothes for winter. Throw on a long sweater over leggings, add a belt and you've got an instant cozy, yet cute outfit. Toss on a thick cardi over a dress and tights for a sweet and sophisticated work look. Or pair a trendy sweater with a flouncy skirt or pair of trousers and you're ready for date night. Sweater trends for this winter incorporate some of fall's hot looks and also reflects some classic styles and accents. Here are some looks to try this winter.
Colorblock Sweater: Building on the colorblock trend in clothes that scored big in fall 2012, this one is fairly self explanatory. These sweaters features blocks of color on the arms, shoulders, and body -- often in neon and other (Read More.....)
Celebs are flocking to the pajama trend, wearing upscale PJ's to the red carpet, the city streets, and everywhere in between. It's hard to believe that women who are used to being so glamorous would take to the street in sleepwear -- but we're talking designer sleepwear here. Celebrities that have adopted this look include Rihanna, Selma Hayek, Sofia Coppola, Caroline Seiber and Elisa Sednaoui. If you're interested in trying this look but don't want to look like a teenager heading to high school in flannel PJ's and a sleep shirt, here's how the pros do it.
Pick the Right Pair of PJ's
Look for a sophisticated set of pajamas instead of separates. Shy away from obvious PJ patterns in favor of monotone pajamas or simple, timeless patterns. Think dots, stripes, Asian-inspired flowers or abstract patterns. Salma Hayek's pajamas almost look like drapey resort wear instead of plain old PJ's. Pay attention to the way the pajamas fit. While an oversized fit is perfectly fine for sleeping or lounging at home, you'll (Read More.....)
Fergie and Josh Duhamel Mint Green Leather Pants
Let's face it. Celebrities and what they wear do matter! We watch these beautiful people walking through airports, posing on the red carpet, working out at the gym, and hanging out in sweats. Whether it's a handbag, jewelry, shoes, and so on, most of us try to copy the celebrity look. Maybe that's why celebrities endorse lots of products, because we want their lifestyle and what they've got.
Jessica Alba- Accessories Gal. This actress loves wearing scarves. Winter or summer, it doesn't matter. Jessica makes the scarf work for her all year long. Her new favorite is the trendy leopard scarf.
Fergie Style- Chic Nautical. The talented singer goes for classic lines and cover when she's off the red carpet. Fergie knows that (Read More.....)
Cold weather staples like warm wool coats, soft cashmere sweaters and vests, and rugged boots deserve a place in every man's wardrobe. However, wearing the same gear all winter long can get old pretty quickly. Keep things fresh this winter by incorporating some of the latest fall and winter trends into your wardrobe.
Mens Pants Trends
Two opposite trends are having a moment in men's pants right now: Wide legged trousers and skinny jeans. Wide legged pants have been spotted in shows from designers including Calvin Klein, Lanvin, Emporio Armani and Yves St. Laurent. While this fashion fad can be a bit tricky to incorporate into everyday wear, it offers guys a fresh silhouette and a new way to approach (Read More.....)
Beautiful Bright Gowns From Jenny Packham
Just when you thought that your favorite neon pink top from the early 90’s was out of style this summer proved you wrong. Neon oranges, greens and pinks were all the rage this past summer. So many ways to wear it whether it was color blocking maxis, sheer tops or skinnies, neon was it. Even magenta lipstick and neon yellow nails were seen on celebs casually strolling the streets of Hollywood.
Well, have no fear; no need to put away your favorite neon accessories or clothing pieces, neon is popular this fall with some minor tweaks. First skip the neon nail polish and makeup and second remember less is more. This summer you wanted to stand out but this winter your goal is to rock the neon winter style.
Neon one shoulder sweaters are great paired with black skinnies and booties and matching black clutch. Neon skinnies are great with big baggy simple solid colored neutral sweaters, skip the neon clutch and keep it low key. For those who are not feeling the bright neon as much but still want to stay trendy, (Read More.....)