updated 04/21/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 04/21/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT
DOING THE POLKA
The spin on black-and-white dresses? Floaty fabrics and a scattering of polka dots keep the look whimsical and light
ALI LARTER in Carolina Herrera at a gala in L.A.
SARA RAMIREZ at a party in L.A.
REBECCA ROMIJN in Milly at a party in Las Vegas.
TERI HATCHER in Badgley Mischka Platinum Evening in L.A.
A spring awakening! Renée Zellweger channels flower power in a blooming Marchesa dress at the London premiere of Leatherheads April 8.
Behind the Seams
Gossip Girl Blake Lively likes Rory Beca's romantic tops, dresses and jackets so much, she sent flowers to the 26-year-old designer to thank her for her "beautiful clothes." Another fan of the line? Fergie, who ordered tunics in every color.
Rory Beca dress, $341; at select Nordstrom stores.
QUIZ MEN IN HEELS
Even famous men need a lift sometimes ... match the shoe to the star
A. B. C. D.
SIMON COWELL and girlfriend Terri Seymour
SYLVESTER STALLONE and wife Jennifer Flavin
MICK JAGGER and girlfriend L'Wren Scott
NICOLAS SARKOZY and wife Carla Bruni
SPRING BREAK SPECIAL
GET THE LOOK
STARS' HOTTEST BIKINIS
Ready to hit the beach? Get the styles celebs love (ridiculously toned body, alas, not included)
American Eagle Outfitters rugby stripe bikini top, $29.50, and bottom, $24.50; ae.com
In V i X in Miami.
Hot Kiss banded halter, $46, and hipster pant, $42, with heart ring detail; hotkiss.com
In Vitamin A in Jamaica.
Sandy Bottoms by Red Carter top, $79, and bottom, $62; 212-695-4400
In Indah in Miami.
O'Neill Swimwear bra top, $40, and bottom, $38; zappos.com
In her own design in Malibu.
Pamper and prettify yourself with these conscious (and affordable!) green products
Organic Wear 100 percent natural-origin blush in a paper compact, $11.95; physiciansformula.com
Fresh Faced moisturizing gel in recyclable packaging, not tested on animals, $20; spacenk.com
Ugly Betty's Becki Newton is a fan of Read My Lips lipstick in 100 percent recyclable packaging, $16 each; thebalm.com
Jessica Biel likes these face washes in biodegradable packaging, $45 each; sonyadakar.com
All-natural Brown Sugar Body Scrub, $35 at select Whole Foods and melsadis.com
98 percent certified-organic Conditioning Hair Oil, $22.50; origins.com
MORE WAYS TO GO GREEN
100 percent recycled fabric makeup bag, $98; lesportsac.com
BR Green Collection wrap, $69; banana republic.com for stores
Guess Green organic cotton tank, $29; guess.com
MARIAH'S NEW UNIFORM
She's been through her share of beauty transformations, but while promoting her new album E=MC2, Mariah Carey has gotten one look down to a science: cropped jackets over skintight black minis and sky-high heels. The finishing touch? Oversize aviators to perhaps throw off the paparazzi. Not that Mariah has anything to hide.
TIGHT BLACK DRESS
Cate Blanchett's Favorite Things
The actress—who recently launched a skin-care collection with SK-II—dishes on her fashion and beauty must-haves
"This is my cozy companion when I travel"
Armani/Casa Tennis throw, $1,615; 212-334-1271.
"Through my various hellish jobs, my skin has gotten better"
SK-II Cate's Essentials Collection, $250; sk2.com.
"Being pregnant, the aim is to detract from the bump if that's possible"
Vera Wang dress, $1,995; 212-628-3400.
"At the end of the day, it's about my kids. My eldest is growing so fast"
Lucky Kid Billy straight-leg jeans, $48; luckybrandjeans.com.