updated 01/12/2004 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 01/12/2004 AT 01:00 AM EST
ASPEN AND VAIL, COLORADO, DEC. 26 & 28
New York and Hollywood powder players hit the slopes for the holidays; Masked man Antonio Banderas (1) leans a little to the north pole, while wife Melanie Griffith (2) looks happy to haul her own equipment. Swaddled in a fur coat and Christian Dior boots, former Czech Olympic team skier Ivana Trump (3) is the height of slopeside chic, escorted by Italian actor-dancer Rossano Rubicondi. (As Ivana says about her new guy on her Web site: "I love to dance, and dance lessons do come for free!") Meanwhile, scarlet lady Marian Carey (4) schusses the sidewalks to do some Boxing Day browsing at Dior. Justin Timberlake and Cameron Diaz (5) find themselves in the rare position of waiting in line—gasp!—for a lift, and Dean Cain (6) boosts son Christopher, 3, for a better view.
ST. BART'S, DEC. 27
A sun-kissed Uma Thurman finds plenty of holiday cheer nuzzling (1) her new boyfriend, hotelier André Balazs, playing tag (2) with daughter Maya, 5, and 23-month-old son Levon, and (3) dealing with a bum wrap. The actress also motorscooted around the isle with Balazs, whom she's been dating for about a month, after an attempt to reconcile with husband Ethan Hawke failed.
The Sum of All Cheers
Who better to spread holiday Beneficence than Ben Affleck on his USO tour of the Persian Gulf? At the U.S. naval base in Bahrain (left), a mine-sniffing dolphin checks the actor for bombs—and surprisingly finds none. Earlier, Affleck rallies the troops to shout "Merry Christmas!" on Good Morning America. Fiancée Jennifer Lopez remained stateside, shopping in East Hampton with her sister, E! reporter Lynda Lopez. Bennifer reunited Dec. 27 in Miami, where Jen's filming a documentary on Cuban girls.
MIAMI, DEC. 27
Game? What game? Mandy Moore ignores the action to focus on her suds-loving stud, tennis ace Andy Roddick, as the New York Knicks beat the Miami Heat, 100-80. The U.S. Open champ was visiting his family in nearby Boca Raton.
LONDON, DEC. 21
Picking up coffee and the papers, Jude Law and his girlfriend, Sienna Miller, look ready to while away a Sunday afternoon. The pair will costar in the upcoming remake of the comedy Alfie.
Drive, She Said
LOS ANGELES, DEC. 18
George Clooney takes the wheel after he and his sweetie, actress Krista Allen, dined at a local restaurant. A rep for the actress denies recent reports of a split, saying the couple, who met on the set of 2002's Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, "have not broken up."
HAILEY, IDAHO, DEC. 26
Bruce Willis proves he can handle the scruff stuff as he leaves the Mint, his nightclub and billiards hall. The actor's rep says he's likely growing a beard for Hostage, a thriller in which Willis will portray a failed Los Angeles hostage negotiator.
Fashion Faux Bra?
LONDON, DEC. 29
After opening the winter sale at Harrods, Jennifer Love Hewitt gets some support from Mohamed Al Fayed, the owner of the famed department store. Tsk-tsk: Doesn't he know that a black bra with a white top is a fashion don't?
NEW YORK CITY, DEC. 26
Matthew Broderick curbs his enthusiasm for a shiny new Vespa Granturismo, the first one to hit the U.S. The Scooter, which sells for $4,899, was a gift from wife Sarah Jessica Parker and won't be in stores until February.