Monday’s Oscar Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills brought out the 2017 class of Academy Award hopefuls. And among the special guests: Natalie Portman and her sizeable baby bump.
Portman, who is expecting her second child with husband Benjamin Millepied, looked poised and radiant in a black Topshop maternity wrap dress and matching Steve Madden slingback flats. The 35-year-old kept things simple in the hair and makeup departments by wearing her brown strands down and loose and little more than a soft pink gloss on her lips.
Already mom to 5-year-old son Aleph, Portman has joked about her stature and the size of her belly in the past. “I’m a small person in general, so you show a lot faster and a lot more when you’re small,” she told Jimmy Fallon in November. “Everyone thinks I’m about to pop and about to give birth any minute!”
We’ve heard them all: designer names, pronounced in every way imaginable. Obviously, there’s only one correct way to say them; obviously, we’re going to share that with you. We sat down and compiled a list of the most commonly mispronounced names in fashion.
We considered those that some don’t even bother trying to say out loud, like Nicolas Ghesquiere (NEE-koh-la GEHS-kyair), recognizable names that tend to elicit angry pronunciation matches, like Proenza Schouler (pro-EHN-zah SKOOL-er), and the ones that are downright confusing, like Spanish label Loewe (LOH-eh-vay).
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After intensively researching names and sounding them out, plus additional rounds of editing, fact-checking, and finessing, we present you with a phonetics guide to help you accurately pronounce each one. From Altuzarra (ahl-too-ZAH-rah) to Vetements (vet-MAHN), click through for a lesson in fashion linguisitcs with our comprehensive guide.
Experienced runners know how important it is to find the right running shoe. Depending on your running gait (aka how your feet hit the pavement), your desired level of cushioning, and your preferred distance, having the proper shoe is by far one of the most crucial parts of the sport.
We know you also care about how the shoe looks—after all, new gear is basically #fitspo. That’s why we rounded up the best running shoes (that both enhance performance AND look great) for every type of runner. Whether you overpronate, need more cushioning, prefer a minimalist pair, or simply want a really chic designer sneak, we’ve got you covered.
The duo attended a sweat session with celebrity trainer Simone De La Rue, and showed off their killer workout style in the process. For the occasion, Swift flaunted her toned midsection in a cropped gray tank and matching leggings. She completed her look with a sweatshirt tied around her waist, Ray Ban sunnies, and pink and gray sneakers. Meanwhile, Kloss showcased her model-length gams in black leggings, a light blue T-shirt, laceless running shoes, and sunglasses.
The model turned heads in N.Y.C. in a pair of black leather lace-up pants and a button-up denim shirt, but it was her choice of footwear that got us really talking. Hadid completed her look with a pair of casual Adidas Superstar kicks, adding a black leather bag, mirrored Illesteva sunnies, a silver necklace, and stud earrings.
What you need is a bikini refresh. Admit it. Sure, you have your go-to black-on-black triangle bikini, or that tried-and-true bandeau set. Maybe you even have that one colorful standout bikini. But it’s just that one colorful standout bikini. Maybe you need more.
Listen, I’m not here to tempt you, but I am here to broaden your horizons. So if you’re in the market for a new two-piece (or one-piece), you’ve come to the right place. From off-the-shoulder silhouettes to crochet detailing, here are 13 not-so-basic bikinis to stock up on this season, because summer’s going to be here before you know it.
Leave it to Stacey Bendet to show us how oversized eyewear is done. Just a quick look at her Instagram, and it’s clear she’s the Queen of Large-and-In-Charge Eyewear (unofficial title, but nonetheless well-deserved). So it comes as delightful news that her brand Alice + Olivia will be releasing its own eyewear collection—and hallelujah, because now we can all copy Bendet’s signature “Stace Face.”
From bold cat-eye frames to ’80s-inspired silhouettes to Swarovski detailing, catch hold of the brand’s first eyewear collection, which launches today. The range is available for purchase at aliceandolivia.com as well as in all Alice + Olivia stores stateside and select retailers with price points ranging from $250 to $545.
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A smoky eye for a night out? Not exactly groundbreaking, but switch out your black and pewter shadows for warm shimmery beiges and tawny nudes like the eye look celebrity makeup artist Hung Vanngo created for Emily Ratajkowski at the Golden Globes, and consider yourself a bonafide smoke show. And if the palettes your favorite makeup brands keep serving up are any indication, it’s unanimous that neutral shades are anything but boring. From luxe department store staples to options you can score on your next drugstore run, we’ve rounded up our favorite neutral eyeshadow palettes for creating both minimalist and dramatic looks alike.