PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS
The colors worn by celebs at the Jan. 9 event may have been understated, but the short lengths and metallic touches were anything but
ALI LARTER in Calvin Klein.
REBECCA GAYHEART in Valentino.
EVA LONGORIA in Michael Kors.
HALLE BERRY in Gucci.
In a Rachel Roy dress and Jimmy Choo clutch, Lucy Liu successfully cracked the fashion code at the N.Y.C. premiere of Code Name: The Cleaner.
Behind the Seams
PROPER SIGNAGE: If anyone uses that old pickup line on Jessica Biel—"What's your sign?"—she has every excuse not to answer. It's obvious: The star recently requested Maya Brenner's Pisces necklace and matching aquamarine birthstone charm ring from the designer's Zodiac collection....
Maya Brenner Pisces necklace ($208) and aquamarine birthstone charm ring ($30); mayabrenner.com.
COMMERCIAL BREAK: Female celebrities aren't the only ones signing on to promote cosmetics these days. Children of Men star Clive Owen is the newest (and first male celeb) spokesperson for Lancôme. Beginning in April, Owen will appear in ads for the brand's new men's skin-care line Lancôme Men and upcoming men's fragrance, Hypnôse Homme. The scent, says Owen, "is very masculine and embodies seduction." Meanwhile, Desperate Housewives' Eva Longoria is now the face of BEBE SPORT and will appear in its ad campaign, launching in March. Says the actress: "[It's] a dream fulfilled."...
FACE TIME: There's a reason why Mandy Moore always has a glow about her: Makeup artist Julie Hewett, who tended to Moore for the upcoming romantic comedy Because I Said So, created a shimmery cheek and lip palette especially for the star....
Mandy Palette by Julie Hewett, $48; juliehewett.net.
NESTING INSTINCT: Who says diaper bags can't be goth? Project Runway's Heidi Klum, who was a fan of black nail polish way before it was trendy, maintains her rocker chick aesthetic with a black leather studded nappy bag by Nest for new son Johan.
Nest leather whipstitch bag in black, $285; 212-691-1926.
The best of what's on sale this week ...
Lamé cone-heel shoe in silver; 888-966-9266 or yoox.com.
$160 originally $314
MICHAEL BY MICHAEL KORS
Winter Warrior shoulder satchel in chocolate, item #65851. 800-695-8000 or nordstrom.com.
$298.90 originally $428
Four-carat faux-diamond Martini studs set in 14k white gold; 800-917-4798 or fauxsie.com.
$175 originally $250
Belted melton wool trench in charcoal, style #45603X. In select Macy's stores only; 800-343-0121 to order and for stores.
$249.99 originally $440
Silver Grey shirt with contrast detail in white. In select Lacoste stores only; 800-452-2678 for locations.
$99.99 originally $145
Select merchandise (featuring designers such as Proenza Schouler and Chloé) 50 to 75 percent off Jan. 11 to 29. At ronherman.com and some Ron Herman locations; 866-654-4577 for stores.
Save 25 to 50 percent off select clothing, lingerie and sleepwear; free shipping on orders of $100 or more (enter SEMI at checkout) until Jan. 25; victoriassecret.com.
Up to 70 percent off select shoes and accessories by labels such as Cole Haan and BCBG though Feb. 1; plazatoo.com.
TAKE FIVE PAULA PATTON
MY FAVORITE THINGS
The Déjà Vu star dishes on her must-have fashion and beauty items
1 THE RING
"I got this ring when I was working on Déjà Vu and the costume designer let me keep it," says Patton, who otherwise prefers hunting for jewelry finds at L.A.'s Fairfax Flea Market.
Bulgari B.zero1 18k yellow gold ring, $1,150; 800-285-4274.
2 THE BOOT
"I'm living in these Coach boots—they've become part of my uniform. I have them in tan and black."
Coach calfskin Sara boot, $498; 866-262-2440.
3 THE MAKEUP
"You can use this on both your cheeks and your lips. If I have this, mascara and some under-eye concealer, I'm good to go."
Stila Color Push Ups in Pink Flash, $20; stilacos metics.com
4 THE SWEATER
"Express has these really cute sweaters you can wear over anything. I can't afford designer everything!"
Express cable shawl collar cardigan $59.50; ex pressfashion .com for stores.
5 THE JEANS
"I really like J Brand skinny jeans. But if the jeans are skinny, I usually try to wear something flowing on top—let the stomach hang out."
J Brand 912 pencil leg in ink, $159; 212-247-1100.
FASHION CRED: Though Patton (in Gucci) is a red-carpet novice, she turned heads on the premiere circuit in fresh ensembles by Alberta Ferretti and Oscar de la Renta.
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