This Oscar nominee plays a bad girl on screen, but Rooney Mara tends to play it safe—at least when it comes to color—in her red-carpet fashion choices, opting for monochromatic looks in black, white, or nude. The dress designs, however, are far from tame and have evolved from pretty and sweet to fierce and daring. It seems as though Rooney can’t quite shake the part of Lisbeth Salander in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. But we’re not complaining. Her performance may just land her an Oscar. And we love her dark pixie cut, off-kilter fashion choices, and dark, brooding stare. Here’s a look at her fashion evolution and proof that a girl can never have too much black in her closet.
Meryl Streep’s red-carpet fashions are as timeless as she is. From elegant white gowns to fun, sophisticated patterns, Ms. Streep never misses a beat—in fashion or film. This year, thanks to her outstanding performance in The Iron Lady, the sixty-two-year-old actress is nominated for an Oscar for the seventeenth time. Here’s a look at a few of her most memorable red-carpet moments, and proof that just like her acting, Meryl’s style only gets better with age.
This breakout star from The Help may have some stiff competition in the best actress category, but when it comes to looking radiant on the red carpet, Viola Davis has the deal sealed. Her bold color choices, flawless skin, and beaming smile have stolen the show at just about every awards show of the past year. Take a look at a few of Viola’s most stunning red-carpet moments.
Okay, so her movies might not all be winners (did anyone actually see Rumor Has It?), bu
At New York Fashion Week, straight hair was all over the runways—whether long and loose, teased and wild, or put back in a pretty ponytail. These styles show how long, straight hair can be anything but boring, and how easy it is to a get sleek styles at home. Check out how celeb stylists from Redken, Oribe, and TIGI got the look at five different runway shows.
At New York Fashion Week, powerful, graphic beauty looks—like sky-high volume, bold, smoky
Have you ever wondered what goes on in the minds of celebrities as they are getting dressed for awards shows? Do they regret their decision to pair Timberland platforms with a mullet skirt once they're on the red carpet (we're looking at you, Robyn), or do they feel like their neon orange doily gown hit just the right note? Join us for a peek inside the minds of the stars as they strike a pose on the red carpet.
Why wait until fall to wear bright, punchy colors? At the Charlotte Ronson show at New York Fall 2012 Fashion Week, models sported lavender eyes paired with a red-orange lip. Inspired by Ronson’s ‘70s vibe, this look is so right—right now, that is.
We went backstage at the KAELEN and Tadashi runway presentations at New York Fashion Week, where both collections were accompanied by easy updos that are fresh takes on a classic low bun.