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Which 'High School Musical' starlet wow-ed the crowd at the LG Rumorous Night in LA?

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Is it just me, or are High School Musical starlets Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale morphing more and more into the same person? Matching tans, matching make-up and matching pouts, the one thing that actually sets them apart at the LG Rumorous Night event in Los Angeles last night was their choice of outfit.

While Vanessa chose a dainty mint frock and black gladiator heels, former-blonde-now-brunette Ashley chose a racier, backless blue number and likewise, paired it with black strappy heels. Both looked fresh and pretty, but who owned the red carpet more? Vote in our poll below and let us know.


Posted by Kelly McAuliffe on April 29, 2009 9:31 AM in Celebrity Style| Red Carpet
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Fashion roundtable: Models past and present dish on the state of modeling

What do you get when you put Naomi Campbell, Lauren Hutton, Karlie Kloss, Iman, Paulina Porizkova, Caroline Trentini and Hilary Rhoda together at a table? A very interesting discussion about the state of the modeling world today and a little insight into what it's like to be a living, walking clothes hanger...


Posted by Kelly McAuliffe on April 29, 2009 9:01 AM in Shiny Video| Models| Magazine news
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Alexa Chung moves to our shores for MTV gig


It's no secret we and our UK buddies over at Catwalk Queen have a major style crush on Alexa Chung, but unfortunately for us, we've never had a chance to get a load of her presenting skills and see her on-screen style as much as they do. Until now, that is.

Yep, the gal who is featured on seemingly everyone's best-dressed lists and blogged about by loyal fashion-followers has made the big move to New York City, where she will be hosting a daily The Alexa Chung Show on MTV. As much as we're sure our Brit pals will miss her, we're looking forward to the live music performances, cosy sofa chats with celeb guests and of course, checking out Ms Chung's ever-stylish wardrobe. Roll on June 15!

[ via CQ]

Posted by Kelly McAuliffe on April 29, 2009 8:40 AM in Celebrity Style| Television
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Hedi Slimane diarizes Coachella Music Festival 2009 in photo form

We absolutely adore Hedi Slimane's photographic diary website, and even more so when it features inspiring and beautiful shots like the ones below, taken at the Coachella Music Festival recently. Word on the street (well, in the bloggy blog world) is that the former designer was scouting talent - and it looks like he found it, big time! Can't wait for summer days of wavy hippie-hair, chunky jewellery and crop tops.

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Posted by Kelly McAuliffe on April 28, 2009 11:15 AM in Gallery
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Miley Cyrus promotes 'Hannah Montana' around Europe - which is your favourite premiere outfit?


Despite being only 16 years old, Miley Cyrus (and her stylist) have the fashion world at their feet, with no doubt only the very best designer bits and bobs to choose from. This would be especially true for the current red carpet world tour she's undertaking for the premieres of her new film Hannah Montana: The Movie as all eyes are on her. From entirely grown up in Hervé Léger to pretty and sheer in Temperley London, lucky Miley gets to wear it all. But which one looks best? Vote in our poll below to let us know your thoughts.

[Images: WENN]

Posted by Kelly McAuliffe on April 28, 2009 9:43 AM in Celebrity Style| Red Carpet
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Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt finally get hitched. (And guess who attended?!)

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From our UK sister site, Catwalk Queen...

It was a match made in reality TV heaven, and the cameras were there to capture every moment. Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt were married for a second time over the weekend in front of their family and friends in Pasadena, California. The couple eloped to Mexico in November, but later found out their union was not legally binding. Dressed in floaty strapless Monique Lhullier dress, Heidi dazzled in over $1million of diamonds. Attending the nuptials were MTV stars Audrina Partridge, Brody Jenner, Kristin Cavallari and Lauren "Lo" Bosworth. But the biggest surprise was Lauren Conrad (above, right), who made a quick exit after originally saying that she wouldn't be attending.

To see what the other guests wore (and Heidi's BCBG-clad bridesmaids - sister Holly and sister-in-law Stephanie) then click through below...

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Posted by Kelly McAuliffe on April 27, 2009 5:46 AM in Celebrity Style| Television
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Quote of the day: A piece of Paris 'Vogue' fashion director Emmanuelle Alt's infinite wisdom...


"Forget trendy designer labels. Jeans, a sweater or a t-shirt worn under a jacket that seems welded to you. When it's just right, when you don't see the effort, it's irresistible."

[Emmanuelle Alt explains how it's done in Vogue Hommes International, via Jak & Jil | Image: The Sartorialist]

Posted by Kelly McAuliffe on April 24, 2009 10:04 AM in Quote of the day
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Favourite look of the week: Diane Kruger at the Chanel-hosted dinner for the Tribeca Film Festival Artist Awards Program


Yes, here we are raving about Diane Kruger again! But look at her outfit at the Chanel-hosted annual dinner for Tribeca Film Festival Artist Awards Program - it's sleek, sophisticated and Chanel to a 'T' - Mr Lagerfeld would be very pleased. The silver silk harem pants are, in a way, a bold choice but are made to look timeless and effortlessly elegant thanks to the basic black roll neck sweater and black peep-toes. Am wishing for a Freaky Friday body swap right about now!

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Posted by Kelly McAuliffe on April 24, 2009 6:51 AM in Celebrity Style| Red Carpet
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Star style: Kate Moss joins the Balmain fan club in silver sparkles


Catwalk Queen's Kimberley Foster writes...

Fanning our lust for all things Balmain is Kate Moss. The supermodel caused a pap frenzy overnight as she left Nobu restaurant with funny man, David Walliams (yep, that's him behind her!) The supermodel looked fantastically-futuristic in a silver and black sequinned mini dress, with exaggerated shoulders from Balmain's autumn/winter '09 collection. She also attended the launch the new White Light diamond, designed by her friend Shaun Leane. I wonder, has she been taking style inspiration from Star Trek and Claire Merry's Pam Hogg spacesuit?

[Photo: WENN]

Posted by Kelly McAuliffe on April 23, 2009 1:38 PM in Celebrity Style| Models
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Fashion insiders the new paparazzi fodder

Admit it - you love to check out what other people are wearing, whether it be your friends or the lady next to you in the bank queue or your favourite pop star in their latest music video. Street style blogs have been creeping up in the popularity stakes for a few years now, to the point where people are making a living out of them. And the stars of these sites are of course the ones who get all the insider information (and access to all the best clothes) - the fashion journos, PRs and so on.

Carine Roitfeld and Emmanuelle Alt of Paris Vogue are style icons to countless fashionistas as are other editors and stylists and thanks to street style bloggers and fashion paparazzi their stars just keep on rising. Check out this video to see what it's like for them to walk the gauntlet of fashion paps in order to attend the shows.


Posted by Kelly McAuliffe on April 23, 2009 12:35 PM in Magazine news| Shiny Video
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