IT'S A WRAP
Sexy tulip wrap skirts are a fun alternative to the mini and offer a chance to show off a lot of leg
NICOLE RICHIE in Marc Jacobs in New York City
DIANE KRUGER in Ferragamo in New York City
ANNE HATHAWAY in Jasmine di Milo in New York City
Get the Look!
BCBGENERATION Tulip bottom dress, $138; macys.com
ERYN BRINIE Draped tulip skirt, $90; 212-308-6134
GARCELLE BEAUVAIS-NILON is a tangerine dream in a Kevan Hall gown and Chopard diamonds at the Carousel of Hope Ball in Beverly Hills Oct. 25.
GET SARAH PALIN'S LOOKS FOR LESS
Vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin stirred up quite a bit of sartorial controversy when it was revealed that her campaign wardrobe (from Neiman Marcus and Macy's, among others) cost about $150,000. Though the duds will be donated to charity after the campaign, here's how to get the Alaska governor's signature style for a lot less:
Ruffle-collar knit jacket, $39.99; chadwicks.com
Mid-waist pencil skirt, $17.80; forever21.com
HOT BEAUTY BUZZ!
YSL'S BLACK LIP GLOSS
It's perfect for Halloween, but the super hot YSL Gloss Pur Black (it sold out on the YSL Web site in six days) can have a shelf-life all the way to Thanksgiving. The key to pulling off the look? Layer it over a red or orange lipstick, says makeup artist Vanessa Scali. "Apply the vibrant shade, then dab the gloss on your lips with your finger, for a very thin veil of color but lots of intensity."
Gloss Pur Black, $28; neimanmarcus.com
CHIC AND AFFORDABLE JEANS
Getting the hottest denim styles—distressed! colored!—doesn't have to be expensive. These options come with pocket-friendly price tags that won't bring on the blues
TREND: LIGHT WASH
Old Navy "The Diva" jean, oldnavy.com
TREND: COLORED DENIM
Blank jeans with studded back pockets, shopkitson.com
Earl Jean in dark rinse, nationaljeancompany.com
Victoria's Secret PINK jeans in black ink, vspink.com
TREND: WIDE LEG
Divine Rights of Denim "Envy" jean, 888-282-6060
American Eagle "77 Straight" Rip and Repair jean, ae.com