updated 10/02/2006 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 10/02/2006 AT 01:00 AM EDT
Stars and Stripes
Who says horizontal lines are unflattering? These celebs (including one with a bump!) prove they can be as chic as the vertical kind
SOFIA COPPOLA in Marc Jacobs at an event in N.Y.C.
HEATHER GRAHAM in Diesel at a party in N.Y.C.
WILLA HOLLAND in a Maria Bonita Extra sweater in N.Y.C.
JOY BRYANT in an H&M dress in Toronto.
"I went for a naughty secretary look," says Drew Barrymore of the Calvin Klein Collection outfit she wore to the label's N.Y.C. bash Sept. 14.
Behind the Seams
MYSTIC TANN: It's a given that celebs go gaga over anything that can evoke Zen-like calm. (Because, you know, they're really, really busy.) The latest addition to that niche is Tann Rokka's Kisu, a unisex fragrance inspired by Japanese bathing rituals. Gwyneth Paltrow, Madonna and Jude Law (whose sister Natasha created the artwork on the scent's box and bottle) have all snapped up the fragrance....
Tann Rokka's Kisu fragrance, $75 for 50 ml.; luckyscent.com.
HAIR APPARENT: With a gaggle of Food Network shows and a new Oprah-anointed talkfest on her plate, Rachael Ray needs to make sure her hair can stand the heat. Literally. The perky host depends on N.Y.C. salon owner Rodney Cutler's straightening cream and protectant spray to keep her tresses smooth. (Teri Hatcher is also a fan.) Guess she can't depend on EVOO for everything....
Cutler Straightening Cream ($17) and Protectant Spray ($21); 212-308-3838.
OUT LIKE A L.A.M.B. Hit records, successful fashion lines, not to mention a husband and kid—is there anything Gwen Stefani can't do? "Oh, come on!" the star demurs. "It's all just flowing. I just look at it like whatever is meant to be is meant to be." Even so, Stefani couldn't help but be relieved to show her latest L.A.M.B. collection on Sept. 15 in New York. "I was pregnant when I was designing it, and that's such a strange mindset because you're very self-obsessed and very into the baby—it's hard to care about anything else," says Stefani. "Especially clothes, because your body is changing and clothes are so weird when you're pregnant. But I think it came together really good."
BREAST CANCER BENEFIT
STARS DESIGN TEES THAT GIVE
A glittery list of celebs are participating in the Design A Cure campaign, which paired designers with a celebrity muse to create a charity tee that will be autographed and then auctioned on eBay Oct. 1 to Oct. 31. (Unsigned versions of each style will also be available at Fred Segal Fun.) Jennifer Aniston, Sheryl Crow, Cameron Diaz and Christina Aguilera are among the 23 participants. "When I got diagnosed, it introduced me to the concept of mortality," says Crow. "It's really important to reach women under 40."
Design A Cure tees (unsigned), $48 to $80; presentsforpurpose.com to view; available at Fred Segal Fun, 310-394-9814.
The best of what's on sale this week ...
LORD & TAYLOR
Cashmere hoodie (available in several colors); 800-223-7440 and lordandtaylor.com to order and for stores.
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Gold-and-diamond necklace; 310-779-7530; modernadornment.com.
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Cabella shoulderbag; style no. B5B01B72f (11.5″ × 7.1″ × 1.5″); 310-828-1281; efashionhouse.com.
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Holly slingback (also available in white); 800-345-5273; dillards.com.
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Trench coat; 800-274-1815; brooksbrothers.com to order through Sept. 26. Enter WOMEN06 at checkout to save $100 on any purchase of $500 or more.
$498 originally $598
Save 25 to 50 percent off select summer clothing and accessories from brands like Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent and Linea Pelle; nessaleestyle.com.
Up to 40 percent off select summer footwear, including sandals, pumps and flats; kennethcole.com and 800-536-2653 to order and for store locations.
Get two suits for $199 (select brands including ABS by Allen Schwartz and Tahari); loehmanns.com through Oct. 16.
DETOURING FROM THE FRONT ROW, STARS AT OLYMPUS FASHION WEEK STRUCK A POSE FOR RENOWNED PHOTOG TIMOTHY GREENFIELD-SANDERS
There wasn't time for his usual pre-shoot cup of tea with his subjects, but Timothy Greenfield-Sanders still had a good time snapping pics of celebs attending Olympus Fashion Week Sept. 8-15. "The chance to shoot a lot of interesting people in a short time is always fun for me," says the veteran lensman. And while highlights of this season's batch are on these pages, Greenfield-Sanders has compiled shots from the last three seasons into LOOK: Portraits Backstage at Olympus Fashion Week (right), featuring casual poses from the likes of Lindsay Lohan and Katie Couric, who wrote an essay in the book. "Fashion people are extraordinary," says Greenfield-Sanders. "They are very driven and creative ... stylish or not, they try."
A portion of the proceeds from sales of Greenfield-Sanders's LOOK will benefit the Entertainment Industry Foundation's National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance, which was co-founded by Couric. LOOK (powerHouse books), $39.95; amazon.com and bn.com.
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