The sequined shift is shaping up to be the dress of the season, with loads of celeb fans. And you can buy the look now at prices from affordable to luxe
THEY ALSO WORE IT!
PAZ VEGA in French Connection.
TO BUY: $198; frenchconnection.com
JENNIFER LOPEZ in MaxMara.
TO BUY: $1,980; 212-879-6100
IVANKA TRUMP (at a Las Vegas party) in a one-of-a-kind dress by MaxMara.
THEY ALSO WORE IT!
ANGIE HARMON in Tory Burch.
TO BUY: $850, 310-248-2612
She may have been going to the Black Ball in N.Y.C., but Anne Hathaway was resplendent in a white embroidered Valentino gown and Cartier jewels.
Behind the Seams
SCENT OF A WOMAN: Kate Hudson is a fan of Aftelier's natural solid perfumes, which come in a refillable sterling silver case—the better to make sure the star always gets her jasmine fix. Bonus: It's less likely to get knocked over than a perfume bottle, i.e., fewer spills for Ryder! ...
Aftelier solid perfume in jasmine, $175; available at Henri Bendel, 800-423-6335.
SCREEN GEM: Auditioning actors for a film is one thing, but auditioning jewelry? That's what director Tony Scott and costumer Ellen Mirojnick did to find the Karen Karch ruby studs that figure prominently in the plot for Denzel Washington's Déjà Vu. "We brought the earrings in as one of the choices, and it was perfect," says Mirojnick. "It's an everyday earring that had a bit of personality and panache." The earrings' SAG-card application is pending....
Karen Karch Inner Circle platinum and ruby earrings, $2,095; 212-965-9699 or karenkarch.com.
WAIT-LIST ALERT: Naomi Watts and Kelly Ripa have already snapped up advance jars of Dior's pricey L'Or de Vie La Crème. The secret ingredient? Château d'Yquem grapevine sap, which claims to "diffuse new energy" in the skin. There are more than 900 names currently on the wait list....
Dior L'Or de Vie La Crème, $320; 800-937-9146 to get on the wait list (or to purchase after Dec. 30).
ROYALE GARB: Your man may not be as debonair as James Bond, but at least he can dress in clothing inspired by the suave one: Kitson just launched a line of tees, sweaters and cashmere hoodies to coincide with the Nov. 17 release of Casino Royale. Bad-boy attitude and perfectly scripted flirtation not included.
Kitson Casino Royale T-shirt, $68; shopkitson.com.
Trend of the Week
Stars are buying into the Big Bang theory, sporting superlong, eye-skimming fringes recently. (Nelly Furtado, Kristen Bell and Alicia Keys all made the cut.) "At first I was just gonna stick a faux fringe in," says Laini Reeves, who cut Furtado's '60s-inspired bangs. "But Nelly's really open to change. And it frames the face perfectly."
The best of what's on sale this week ...
Stretch corduroy buckle blazer in distressed chocolate; style # 1521; xcvi.com.
$113.60 originally $142
Juliet sweater in blonde heather (also in mink); style # 6011728R. In stores only; 404-869-8791 to order; theory.com for locations.
$200 originally $460
Passing Thru satchel in evergreen (also in other colors); style # HK60327; 14.5" × 8" × 6.5". 800-536-2653 and kennethcole.com.
$159.60 originally $228
Roosevelt croc print boot in dark brown (also in black); style # SWB445; 800-345-5273 and dillards.com.
$167.50 originally $250
Boot cut Beverly pewter corduroys (also in black); style # C1075CR4. jandcompany.com.
$127.50 originally $170
Buy any shoes (brands include Sketchers, Adidas), get a second pair of equal or lesser value at half price Nov. 19 to Jan. 1; famous footwear.com or 888-869-1053 for store locations.
Save 20 percent on all swimwear, lingerie and sleepwear (excluding sale items) Nov. 23 to Nov. 29. Enter BFRIDAY6 at checkout; figleaves.com.
25 percent off all merchandise (brands include Le Tigre, William Rast) through Nov. 30. Enter HOLIDAY06 at checkout; shopharmonylane.com.
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