The only thing not surprising about couture is that there will be plenty of surprises. Each season, the Haute Couture elite send their most intricate work down the runway, but among the lace and beaded beauties, there's always a shocker (or two). While we continue to take in all the wondrous sights of the latest Paris collections (the week officially kicked off with the Atelier Versace show) we're looking back at some of the iconic moments that we'll never forget, like Maison Martin Margiela's jewelled face masks and Valentino's red curtain call. See them all here, in the gallery.
The year is coming to a close, so we're looking back on some of the sartorial moments that had us completely transfixed. There was no shortage of minidress moments in 2012, with in-shape style setters like Gwyneth Paltrow, Miranda Kerr, Miley Cyrus and more showing off their enviable figures in high-cut hemlines. We're highlighting all the toned thighs and gorgeous gams we saw this year with a roundup of the 70 best minidress moments from the red carpet and beyond. Click through to see them all now!
The votes are in — you chose Prabal Gurung as 2012's designer of the year. And rightfully so, because it was no ho-hum year for Prabal. In addition to designing gorgeous collections for his namesake and ICB by Prabal Gurung line, Prabal contributed to the Target + Neiman Marcus holiday line, managed to find time to dress the Easter Bunny, played street-style photog on the side, had a major red carpet moment with Jennifer Lawrence, among other celebrities, and announced another designer collaboration with Target, slated for February 2013. Congrats to a majorly talented designer whom we can always count on to deliver the most amazing creations that have our jaws permanently dropped. We can't wait to see what magic he creates in 2013!
The year 2012 was full of dazzling red carpet beauty looks and reveals. Bold lips, pretty headbands and daring hair change ups were red carpet staples, making this an exciting year in the world of beauty. Flip through to see 50 celebrities who had us doing double takes.
This year was filled with dramatic, funny, and amazing twists and turns on the fashion front — do you remember everything that happened? There were some major fashion shake-ups in the industry, supermodels took over the London Olympics stage, surprise weddings, and the biggest designer collaboration of all time also happened this year. There's a lot more where that came from; before you welcome in 2012, take a trip down memory lane and check out the top 12 fashion headlines from 2012 right now.
Braided hairstyles have had a huge moment in the celebrity hair department in 2012. We'll never forget Blake Lively's side, fishtail braid for a Savages premiere, and what Scarlett Johansson's cute Avengers milkmaid braid? So perfectly dishevelled. Other special braid mentions go to Lea Michele for her thick, messy side braid and Nina Dobrev's simple halo braid. Ready to zoom in on over 30? See you in there.
When we look back on the hundreds upon hundreds of gowns to grace the red carpet this year, we're most apt to remember the ones that really made us do a double take. In some cases, we can blame that head-turning detail squarely on the starlet's stunning choice, and in other cases, we've just been stunned. This isn't a worst-dressed list in the least; in fact, the ensembles we're highlighting are just as deserving of our "wow" praise, but for slightly different reasons. From seriously jaw-dropping, skin-revealing numbers and tough-to-pull-off couture creations (that ended up looking amazing!) to fluorescent hues and the most voluminous ruffles, this is our official red-carpet roundup of the most outrageous — and most daring looks — we've seen this year. Think you know who took some major styling risks in 2012? Click through to find out.
Everyone loves something exclusive, and the following collaborations are among the best limited-edition finds for 2012 — right across the globe. Even though some of these sets are no longer available or were never available in Australia, they can still be considered the hottest tickets in town. Big names in fashion, television, and movies inspired many of these beauty packages.
The red carpet has always been about the hair, makeup, and clothes, but 2012 is easily the year when nail art took over. From 3D designs to outfit-matching details, the stars have taken to dressing up their manicures in a serious way. Here's a look at the top nail art moments of 2012.