Your Morning Fashion and Beauty Report: January Jones gets attention at L.A. Lakers game. Gucci's new bag is a double Mother's Day gift. Daphne Guinness dresses for the Met Gala.
January Jones got a lot of attention when she attended Monday's Lakers' game -- partly because she was wearing very serious eyeglasses. She was also clearly showing off her pregnancy under a purple top -- and that was interesting too. [Daily Mail]
As promised, Daphne Guinness dressed for Monday's Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala in one of Barneys New York’s Madison Avenue windows, in a staged piece of performance art. The beige feather-covered dress was designed by Alexander McQueen, who was being celebrated at the gala. [The Cut]
But I have to say, one of the most eye-catching gowns seen at the gala was worn by Christina Ricci, shown here with designer Zac Posen. I'm not sure how she walked in it, but love the attitude!
See what others wore to the gala in our photo gallery here.
Maxim's, the famed Paris eatery that has welcomed jet-setters and aristocrats since it was founded in 1893 -- and appeared in movies such as "Gigi" and Woody Allen's new "Midnight in Paris" -- is the subject of a book by Jean-Pascal Hesse. "Maxim's, Mirror of Parisian Life" will be published on June 16. The restaurant is now owed by designer Pierre Cardin. who was the subject of a book by Hesse last year. [WWD]
Amazon is getting into the flash sales game with the launch Tuesday of a members-only website called Myhabit. [WWD] (Subscription required.)
Gucci's Frida Giannini created a special bag for Mother’s Day, designed to help babies. The limited-edition tote, available at Gucci.com through June 15, benefits UNICEF programs to stop HIV infections among newborns, and retails for $970 with 25% going to the cause. [WWD]
Celebrity fragrances seem to come and go, but some have real staying power. Elizabeth Taylor's White Diamonds, introduced 20 years ago, had $63.1 million in sales last year. Britney Spears' Curious, J. Lo Glow, the Paris Hilton Collection and Sarah Jessica Parker fragrances are all among the top sellers. [BellaSugar]
Kate Bosworth will star in the third installment of Cotton Inc.'s "The Fabric of my Life" campaign. [WWD] (Subscription required.)
Photo: Designer Zac Posen and Christina Ricci at the Met Gala. Credit: Larry Busacca / Getty Images