Marni for H&M: Standout Pieces and Where to Find Them

By Bernice Lee McMillan on
Drew Barrymore, Milla Jovovich (Getty Images)Marni for H&M hits stores bright and early tomorrow morning (8AM!) and all we can say is run, don't walk. With all the shoving and fighting that went down at the Versace for H&M launch, we can only expect that there's going to be a good deal of retail frenzy tomorrow morning. The capsule collection highlights the Italian label's propensity for playful patterns and unexpected colors. The standout pieces from the print-tastic lineup include a printed...Read Full Story

Charitable Celebrities Raise Money for AIDS Awareness

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Jessica Alba, Kristin Cavallari, Michael Phelps, Jenny McCarthey (Getty Images) Proving that there's nothing more fashionable than philanthropy, stylish celebs like Jessica Alba and Kristin Cavallari have joined the fight against AIDS.The starlets, along with Olympian Michael Phelps, Jenny McCarthy, and many others, have joined a coalition with the national AIDS foundation, Until There's A Cure. The organization was established in 1993 to fund prevention education, care services, vaccine...Read Full Story

It's Official: Manolo Blahnik for J. Crew to Hit Stores

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(Imax Tree) Ever since we caught a glimpse of the impossibly cute Manolo kicks at J. Crew's latest show, we've been keeping our fingers crossed for a Manolo/J. Crew collaboration. Proving that fashion gods do exist, it looks like our wishes have come true.Manolo President George Malkemus confirmed Tuesday that the luxury label will be releasing a limited collection with the oh-so-preppy brand. Style maven and J. Crew President Jenna Lyons is a famous fan of Blahnik's popular BB style, so...Read Full Story

Valentine's Day Gift Guide - For Him

By Bernice Lee McMillan on
Onassis clothing, Sephora, Neiman Marcus, BaubleBar, Michael Kors, J. Crew, WayFairShopping for a Valetine's present for the man in your life can be unnecessarily difficult. Whether you're shopping for a boyfriend, a husband or your gay best friend, here are our hassle-free picks for some manly yet stylish gifts. When not done properly, a man in a plaid shirt can look suspiciously like a lumberjack. Hit just the right note in this classic red button-up, a steal at $69.50 from J. Crew. Add a...Read Full Story

Sofia Coppola Directs Marni for H&M Commercial

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Marni Spring 2012 (IMax Tree), Sofia Coppola (Getty Images) H&M is pulling out all the stops for its new Marni collaboration. First we found out British starlet Imogen Poots, of 28 Weeks Later, would serve as the "main girl" for the project. And now the Swedish retailer has tapped Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Sofia Coppola to direct the collection's effortlessly cool commercial. Sofia is certainly no stranger to the fashion industry. The Hollywood "It" girl is besties with...Read Full Story

Jason Wu for Target Items Already Available on eBay

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Jason Wu (Pacific Coast News) The Jason Wu for Target collection officially launches Sunday, but select pieces have already found their way onto eBay. Popular items such as the flared black trenchcoat and baby blue floral satchel are selling for outrageously inflated prices. The trench is set to sell for $54.99 but you can Buy It Now on the auction site for $369. Meanwhile, the blue satchel will be on sale at Target for $39.99 but is currently going for $230. It's unclear how eBay sellers...Read Full Story

Details: Karl by Karl Lagerfeld Launches on Net-A-Porter

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There's no slowing down Karl Lagerfeld. Straight off the heels of a successful Chanel Couture show in Paris, Kaiser Karl launched his Karl line exclusively on luxury site Net-A-Porter. The capsule collection is built on Karl's must-have wardrobe staples: "A white shirt, jeans and a jacket are the three basic things that everybody needs," Karl told Net-A-Porter magazine. The exclusive collection exudes Karl's distinct aesthetic: tailored faux leather pencil skirts, crisp white button-ups and...Read Full Story

Versace for H&M

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Donatella Versace (Getty Images) If you thought the days of Versace for H&M frenzy were behind you, think again. The Versace for H&M Cruise collection launched on its international sites on Thursday, leading to mass chaos on the interwebs. Throngs of shoppers flocked to the site, causing it to crash for several hours...again. At approximately 6:30AM EST, H&M reps tweeted, "We’re very sorry for the tech problems during today’s #VersaceforHM launch. We’re working on expanding capacity for...Read Full Story

Marc Jacobs Staying Put (and Pretty Buff) at Louis Vuitton

By John Newlin on
Despite rumors the designer was jumping ship to fill John Galliano's suddenly vacant spot as Christian Dior's head of design, he told Telegraph he would not be leaving Louis Vuitton, where he’s been head designer since 1997. The specific question was whether it was his choice to turn down the Dior job. Here's what he said: "Well… it’s a little bit more complicated than that… but we agreed that it was probably best for everyone." Interesting, the plot thickens. Usually when something like this...Read Full Story

See David Beckham's H&M Underwear Campaign

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David Beckham (Pacific Coast News) Following in the footsteps of his designer wife, David Beckham has partnered with H&M to create his very own bodywear collection. No stranger to modeling in his skivvies, the soccer star is set to launch the affordable range of men's underwear on February 2, just in time for Valentine's Day. The first ads for the collaboration feature the handsome footballer scowling for the cameras in a pair of extremely tight white briefs. Of the collection, David says...Read Full Story