Before beginning her Oscar prep at an L.A. hotel, Hathaway sang opera arias in the shower.
Lunch break! She munched on an albacore tuna pita sandwich before Starr applied her lipstick.
Listening to tunes from Rufus Wainwright helped keep things "mellow and really happy," says Abergel.
The night before the Oscars, Hathaway got pumped by wearing these Christian Louboutins.
Hathaway jokingly channeled The Devil Wears Prada
for her entourage.
Voila! Hathaway donned Valentino on the red carpet.
It takes a village to primp an Oscar presenter: (from left) stylist Taylor Jacobson, hairstylist Adir Abergel, Hathaway, makeup artist Paul Starr, manicurist/pedicurist Saverne Smith and makeup assistant Fernando.
Abergel (left) kept Hathaway's hair in place with "a few pins and Frederic Fekkai sheer hair spray," he says.
Her Oscar date? Longtime beau Raffaello Follieri, an Italian real estate developer.
The Vanity Fair
party invite: Don't leave the hotel without it.
Despite the hubbub, "it was a lovely, relaxed afternoon," says Paul Starr. "She's just a lovely girl."
Stylist Dawn Haynes adjusted Edmonds's Atelier Versace gown.
With beau Eddie Murphy, she flashed what looked like an engagement ring, but said, "it's just for show."
After a day of beauty from head to toe, she met up with Murphy at his Beverly Hills estate.
Tré Major perfected Edmonds's makeup and hair at her Los Angeles home.
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