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Details: Sarah Jessica Parker Interviews Sarah Burton

By Bernice Lee McMillan on
Sarah Burton, Sarah Jessica Parker (Getty Images)Months after Alexander McQueen's death in February 2010, his right-hand woman Sarah Burton quietly took over as Creative Director of the McQueen house. Guiding an iconic fashion institution through a time of grief and uncertainty was no easy feat, but Burton has pulled it off.   She respectfully finished the Fall 2010 collection, which was in progress when McQueen died. Burton then collaborated with the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume...Read Full Story

Taylor Swift Wears Kanye West in 'Harper's Bazaar' Australia

By Alicia Dennis on
(Getty) When Kanye West showed his debut collection at Paris Fashion Week last fall, critics were largely unimpressed, with many noting how terribly the ridiculously expensive pieces fit the models.But West's work appears suitable enough for Harper's Bazaar Australia, which clothed country-pop singer Taylor Swift in a West shirt for her recent cover story. Sure, the top is mostly obscured by a gorgeous (if slightly rug-like) Masion Martin Margiela wrap. But it's hard not to read the...Read Full Story

Gwyneth Paltrow Explains Her 2012 Oscars Caped Dress

By Bernice Lee McMillan on
Gwyneth Paltrow (Getty Images, Fame FlyNet Pictures) John F. Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy Onassis at the 1961 Inaugural ball. (Getty Images) While Gwyneth Paltrow's 2012 Oscars gown seemed like a fashion forward choice, the look was actually inspired by a retro ensemble. During a visit on Chew, Gwyneth told fellow GOOP-er Mario Batali that her caped Tom Ford dress was inspired by style icon Jackie Kennedy. She said, "I saw a picture of Jackie O in a white dress with a cape and it's been a...Read Full Story

The Top 20 Best Dressed Celebs at the 2012 Oscars

By Bernice Lee McMillan on
Rooney Mara, Maria Menounos, Milla Jovovich (Getty Images)The red carpet at the 2012 Oscars was sea of decadent dresses, from Gwyneth Paltrow's multi-functional caped perfection to Cameron Diaz's fitted gold number. We picked the best 50 looks from the evening and put them head-to-head in a fashion faceoff game. Here are StyleBistro readers' favorites! 20. Sandra Bullock in Marchesa The gilded Marchesa number Sandra Bullock wore to the 2010 Academy Awards was hard to top, but the beloved...Read Full Story

Where to Find Kate Middleton's Print Dress

By Bernice Lee McMillan on
Kate Middleton (Getty Images) If you're seriously coveting the outfit Kate Middleton wore Tuesday, we can help.The duchess donned this brown Orla Kiely dove-print shirt while visiting school children in Oxford. The $600 dress might  currently be sold out, but the label's website has several similar dresses available online in the $230-$300 range. While Britain's most stylish are flocking to London Fashion Week, the Duchess of Cambridge instead had a quiet afternoon in Oxford. The royal...Read Full Story

Michelle Obama Helped Boost J. Crew Sales

By Bernice Lee McMillan on
Sarah Brown, Michelle Obama (Getty Images) Politics aside, Michelle Obama's style has J. Crew's vote. In an interview with ABC, the brand's creative director Jenna Lyons said the First Lady's fondness for J. Crew clothing has been “the most incredible gift that keeps on giving.”The FLOTUS is known for her affordable fashion sense, frequently opting for brands like Gap, ASOS, Target and, of course, J. Crew. Clarifying that the family doesn't get anything for free, Lyons said, "They go to...Read Full Story

Christian Louboutin Sends Blake Lively His Entire Spring Collection

By Bernice Lee McMillan on
Blake Lively, Christian Louboutin (Getty Images) We're dying of jealousy that Blake Lively has captured the affections of one particularly famous man. No, not Ryan Reynolds. We're talking about shoe designer Christian Louboutin! At the Godiva soiree in New York City, Blake shared with People that Louboutin sent her quite the fashionable care package. “My gosh, [the spring collection] was sent to my house today, and they’re so beautiful,” she revealed. “They’re amazing. I walked around my...Read Full Story

Update: Karlie Kloss Confirms She's Skipping Fashion Week

By Bernice Lee McMillan on
Karlie Kloss (Getty Images) UPDATE: Karlie took to her Twitter late last night to confirm the news herself. The rising model first tweeted a rather cryptic tweet, saying "Today was a game changer ;) #LovingLife" and then another two hours later that read, "No one is more bummed than me to be missing out on all of the #NYFW fun – sending all my love to NYC! xx." We're now anxiously awaiting news on what this "game changer" and "big opportunity" could possibly be! UPDATE: Fashion...Read Full Story

Kanye West to Return to Paris Fashion Week

By Bernice Lee McMillan on
Kanye West is taking the phrase "better luck next time" to heart. Despite debuting his eponymous line to mixed reviews, the hip-hop star is going to take another crack at fashion design. Kanye's spokesman at the Karla Otto agency announced that the singer-turned-designer will once again show his collection at Paris Fashion Week on March 6. It's no secret that the guy loves fashion. He interned at Fendi and studied under Giuseppe Zanotti. But one thing's for sure, Kanye has a long road ahead...Read Full Story

Karl Lagerfeld Talks Sex, Diet and Other Life Tips

By Bernice Lee McMillan on
Karl Lagerfeld (Getty Images) Is there anything Karl Lagerfeld can't do? From directing ice cream commercials with Rachel Bilson to partnering with Sephora to create a limited-edition snow globe, Kaiser Karl's kreativity knows no bounds.So why not run a famous international newspaper for a day? The iconic designer took on the role of Metro's Guest-Editor-in-Chief for Tuesday's edition of the paper. The highly-publicized endeavor even included a competition for a chance to work as...Read Full Story