Jessica Chastain has turned in a string of startling performances since landing on Hollywood’s radar with Tree of Life–she’s been hugely in demand as an actress ever since. She’s also drawn a lot of attention for her good style, something Vogue apparently noticed: the magazine’s December cover dropped today and Chastain has the featured spot. She looks incredible.
So, in honor of Chastain’s arrival as a bona fide fashion star, here’s a sampling of some of our favorite red carpet looks she’s worn since coming out of nowhere in 2011. More
This week, fashion types were overjoyed to learn that the great Nicolas Ghesquière had finally landed at someplace deserving of his phenomenal talent: Louis Vuitton.
In honor of his new spot, here are 15 of his greatest looks from the red carpet during his 15 glorious years at the house of Balenciaga. More
The last couple years have seemed like an extremely unstable time to be a fashion designer–the musical chairs involved the lion’s share of major houses in Paris including Christian Dior, Balenciaga, Yves Saint Laurent, Balmain, Chloe. Continuing right along with the trend, now comes Louis Vuitton: after 16 years, the brand is parting ways with creative director Marc Jacobs. More
What’s a better term for “logowhore”?
We prefer to avoid using the word “whore” pejoratively–but, while famewhore can easily be substituted for fameball, there is no other word than “logowhore” that quite neatly conveys the appropriate amount of derision we have for people who bathe themselves in designer logos. More
While this thumbnail may make her look like an elegant ballerina in a blush pink tank… do not be fooled. More
Hey, betches! Sofia Coppola‘s The Bling Ring premieres at Cannes today! The film, which stars Emma Watson as the Worst, is based on a true story about a group of shallow people who robbed rich and famous shallow people. Zeitgeisty!
Anyway, guess what that means? Horrible early/mid ’00s fashion is back! Did you miss whiskered jeans? Louis Vuitton Murakami bags? Purse dogs? Ever-present Frappuccinos? Unapologetic venality? Paris Hilton being marginally relevant?
Hopefully you didn’t. But let’s take a stroll down the worst kind of memory lane with our carefully considered Bling Ring-inspired shopping guide. More
What’s this? A sudden flash of likeability?! More
Remember when Kristen Stewart cheated on Robert Pattinson? And then, amid the media frenzy, they maybe reconciled and it was great press for the last Twilight movie? And it started to seem a lot like a publicity stunt?
Good, we’re halfway up to speed. More
Grace Coddington knows more about everything than you do — well, this is speculation, but it seems fitting. More
Kristen Stewart is still pounding the pavement for the last installment of Twilight (in addition to promoting her upcoming Kerouac-based indie, On the Road)–and she’s got some Balenciaga duties to uphold. Along the promotional trail, she landed the cover of Australian Marie Claire, and not only gave them a few weirdly puffy, positive quotes (we’ll get to that) she even almost smiled (above). More
The much-anticipated (thanks to Anne Hathaway‘s many ladymag rounds, in which she discussed her crash diet tirelessly) Les Miserables saw its world premiere in London last night, and all its fancy, fancy stars turned out. Sadly, it was not a high point for fashion.
Red is huge for fall, and the reason I know that is that as soon as I decided to make this Handbag Porn edition about red, everywhere I looked the color popped up. Every single site. So get over yourself and buy a red bag. More