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Red Carpet: Kate Winslet in Jenny Packham, new Hollywood designer fave

Kate Winslet wore Jenny Packham for the premiere of "Titanic 3-D" in London. Packham is a new Hollywood designer favorite
London-based designer Jenny Packham is doing the Old Hollywood glam look about as well as anyone these days. Kate Winslet wore one of her gowns to the Golden Globes, and chose another, a custom-designed gown with crystal cap-sleeves, for the premiere of "Titanic 3-D" tonight in London.

The two looks are quite stunning in their simplicity. They hint at the Art Deco trend, which is a perennial in Hollywood, and showed up on the spring runways of Ralph Lauren, Gucci and others.

But more than that, the gowns emphasize Winslet's statuesque beauty, giving her an almost regal, 'I'm above playing the fashion game' air. (It's no wonder that that other regal Kate, Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, is such a huge Packham fan.)

PHOTOS: 'Titanic 3-D' red carpet premiere

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Dita Von Teese is another. (The burlesque star loves to rock the Old Hollywood vibe.) She wore this hot-off-the-runway look from Packham's fall 2012 collection (titled "Film Noir") to Elton John's Oscars party back in March. (She had attended Packham's runway show in February at New York Fashion Week.)

Packham is bringing her collection to Los Angeles next month, and setting up meet-and-greets with stylists and celebs. So expect to see more of her designs on the red carpet soon. She's also set to launch a lower-priced dress line, called No. 1, next month at London department store Debenhams.

Might be worth making the trip.

-- Booth Moore

Upper left photo: Kate Winslet at the "Titanic 3-D" world premiere in London on Tuesday. Credit: Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images

Upper right photo: Winslet at the 69th Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 15. Chris Pizzello / Associated Press

Lower left photo: A look from the Jenny Packham fall 2012 show in New York on Feb. 13. Credit: Mike Coppola / Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Lower right photo: Dita Von Teese arrives at the Elton John AIDS Foundation's Oscar party in West Hollywood on Feb. 26. Credit: Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images

Frugal Fashion: Golden Globes 2012 accessories

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Watching the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards show last Sunday was a reminder of the power of a single accessory to transform a look.

Emma Stone, Charlize Theron and Michelle Williams expertly used accessories to add an extra touch of style and whimsy to their red-carpet gowns.

Stone accentuated her maroon and fuchsia pleated Lanvin gown by cinching the waist with a bold leather belt with jewel-encrusted buckle in the shape of an eagle. The belt, looking like something you might expect from a biker, was unexpected and a playful contrast to the ethereal quality of her gown. 

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Add a similar punch of style to your next red-carpet gown with the Eagle belt buckle from Hotbuckles.com for $17.95 or the Rhinestone eagle belt buckle, also from Hotbuckles.com, for $19.95.

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Theron wore a small Cartier museum piece jewel fastened to her Dior couture gown, proving that brooches aren't just for the over 50 set. They can be timeless pieces that add a hint of sparkle and elegance to any outfit, regardless of the generation.

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For a similar piece, get the Monet brooch, crystal flower pin from Macys.com for $25 or the Austrian Crystal brooch - dogwood from Silverandjewelry.com for $49.

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Williams looked 1920s glam with her jeweled, vintage Fred Leighton headband and Jason Wu gown. The small detailing on the headband was a perfect addition of sparkle to her pixie-cut strawberry blond hair and petite earrings.

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Headbands can be a fun way to dress up a T-shirt and jeans or, like Williams, to add a youthful touch to an evening gown. For a similar piece try the Full Tilt rhinestone infinity headband from Tillys.com for $7.99, Candie's rhinestone headband from Kohls.com for $8, or the Cara Accessories masterpiece headband from Nordstrom.com for $32.

Have an outfit you're dying to buy but need a frugal alternative? Email us a picture. We're up for the challenge.

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Photo: Actress Emma Stone arrives at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 15. Credit: Frazer Harrison / Getty Images

Photo: Eagle belt buckle, $17.95 / Hotbuckles.com; Rhinestone eagle belt buckle, $19.95 / Hotbuckles.com.

Photo: Charlize Theron. Credit: Chris Pizzello / Associated Press

Photo: Monet brooch, crystal flower pin, $25 / Macys.com; Austrian Crystal brooch - dogwood, $49 / Silverandjewelry.com.

Photo: Michelle Williams arrives at the Weinstein Company 2012 Golden Globe After Party at the Beverly Hilton. Credit: Katy Winn / Associated Press

Photo: Full Tilt rhinestone infinity headband, $7.99 / Tillys.com; Candie's rhinestone headband, $8 / Kohls.com; Cara Accessories masterpiece headband, $32 / Nordstrom.com

Golden Globes 2012: The best in beauty

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Thankfully there were no pageant style up dos or fried and fake-looking extensions (or tans for that matter) at Sunday night’s Golden Globes. Statement makeup was at a minimum, though it was hard to miss Angelina Jolie's deep red pout, which picked up on the sharp red accent at the neckline of her white Versace gown.

The night’s biggest beauty trends were seen in the hair styles,  including the fuss-free ponytails sported by Amanda Peet, Julianna Margulies, Nicole Richie, Rooney Mara and Meryl Streep. The sleek and simple look was a good partner for a complicated or bold gown like the one Gellar wore and also provided some added insurance against frizz or flat hair given the forecast of rain.

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The ponytails ranged from simple and clean (Gellar) to teased and high (Richie) as well as a little disheveled (Streep).

Richie’s poofed-up ponytail gave her slinky, silver Julien Macdonald gown a 1960s Bond Girl feel, in fact  the '60s beauty look was a bit of a theme throughout, also seen in Zooey Deschanel’s eyelash-grazing bangs and black liquid liner cat eye as well as Michelle Williams’ cropped pixie cut topped off with jeweled black headband from Fred Leighton.

William’s headband hair accessory provided a nice contrast to her blond locks and added some oomph to her understated blue velvet Jason Wu dress. Charlize Theron chose a headband as well, but in a pale pink shade to match her stunning Dior gown. Theron’s '20s style Cartier headband kept the actresses look soft and romantic, while still bringing the drama and charm we expect from the red carpet vet. Her side swept chignon was also a nice touch and refreshing alternative to the standard style that’s usually  situated at the back of the head.

Emma Stone and Kate Winslet also had an easy, side swept bun, making for a flattering style that looks much less “done” than the run of the mill up do.

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Then there were the stars who abandoned the bobby pins and extra-hold hair spray all together and opted for classic Southern California-inspired beachy waves. Reese Witherspoon, Madonna, Salma Hayek, Jessica Biel, and Tina Fey all wore their hair down, loose and with a natural-looking wave running through it. No corkscrew curls or obvious rows of extensions here. And for the Golden Globes, generally thought of as the laid-back and relaxed cousin to the Oscars, that style feels just about right.

 --Melissa Magsaysay

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Photos:

Top left: Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar arrives at the 69th Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday in Beverly Hills. (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Top right: Nicole Richie poses on the red carpet at the Golden Globes. (Chris Pizzello/AP)

Middle left: Charlize Theron arrives at the 69th Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday.

Middle right: Actress Michelle Williams. Credit: Jason Merritt / Getty Images.

Bottom left: Actress Zooey Deschanel arrives at NBC Universal's 69th Golden Globe Awards after party at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Sunday. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)

Actress Jessica Biel arrives at the 69th Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Golden Globes 2012: Men of note include Downey, Gervais, Burrell [Updated]

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Although most of the men attending Sunday night's Golden Globes played it safe, the evening did serve up a handful of sartorial standouts -- both good and bad.

As host, it was Ricky Gervais who got the most screen time, and my first impression, based on TV coverage of him on the pre-show red carpet, was that his dirt-brown tuxedo with contrasting black satin peak lapels would be as polarizing as anything he'd say onstage. But once Gervais was holding court under the bright lights of the Beverly Hilton ballroom, the suit took on a more palatable shade that fell Ty Burrell Golden Globes 2012closer to maroon, though the folks at Ted Baker London, who made it for him, described the bespoke three-piece tuxedo as red.

What I really appreciated was the vest, which took center stage later in the evening when Gervais shed his dinner jacket. Done in the same shade of red, the vest also had black satin peak lapels, which, combined with his black dress shirt, helped maintain an air of formality.

Johnny Depp, the first presenter out of the gate, was also rocking a colorful vest -- a hint of bottle green could be seen peeking out from under his jacket. What was most eye-catching about Depp's ensemble was the jacket lapel, which appeared to be a shawl collar on the right and a notch lapel on his left.

Award presenter Robert Downey Jr. continued his wardrobe winning streak, turning out in a black custom Gucci tuxedo jacket with tails, white pique cotton vest and white silk tie. The formality of the tailcoat (and being Robert Downey Jr.) helped balance the white-tie look, which didn't fare as well on some of the other guys, including Albert Brooks and "Modern Family" actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson whose black velvet, three-piece Z Zegna peak lapel tuxedo was paired with a white tux shirt and finished off with an ivory-colored bow tie.

But it was Ferguson's costar, the dashing Ty Burrell, who managed to pull off one of the most difficult feats in men's fashion -- wearing an all-white dinner jacket without looking like a banquet waiter.  

[*Updated 1/17/2012 11:22 a.m.: Burrell was dressed in head-to-toe Brooks Brothers according to an e-mail from that label's representatives, who told me he was wearing a white Fitzgerald dinner jacket, Brooks Brothers 1818 tuxedo trousers and formal, patent-leather lace-up shoes.] 

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-- Adam Tschorn

Photos: Top left, host Ricky Gervais in bespoke Ted Baker London at the 69th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday. (Credit: EPA/Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.)  At to right, Robert Downey Jr. in a custom Gucci tuxedo with tails (Credit: Paul Drinkwater/NBC via Getty Images).  At bottom, Ty Burrell arriving at the Golden Globes. Credit: Matt Sayles/AP Photo

Golden Globes 2012: Madonna’s easy waves

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Madonna’s silver dress and bulging biceps may have been a bit rigid, but her easy, beachy waves certainly worked to soften things up.

“She wanted easy, natural texture,” says her longtime hair dresser Andy Lecompte. He started by rough drying the hair, manipulating and emphasizing her natural texture. He applied a mist of Wella Thermal Heat Protection spray to protect the hair from heat as well as add even more texture.

For the loose waves, Lecompte used his Phi platform 1-inch flat iron to make soft, “s” formations throughout the hair.

Finally, to create some piecey-ness, he used a mist of Wella’s Ocean Spritz to break up the waves and give the hair an overall tousled, relaxed look.

 --Melissa Magsaysay

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Photo:  Director Madonna arrives at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 15, 2012, in Beverly Hills. Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

 

 

Golden Globes 2012: Red dresses done wrong ... and right

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Red is a perennial red carpet fashion choice, but it doesn't always work well. Case in point: Dianna Agron's kooky cut-out number with laser-cut swans. Too much going on. Even Ryan Seacrest said he wasn't sure where to look. Reese Witherspoon's shiny, rust-colored Zac Posen gown didn't do much for her either. 

Emma Stone showed 'em red done right -- in a maroon and fuchsia pleated Lanvin gown with an eagle belt buckle. A fashion superhero for sure.

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-- Booth Moore

Photo: From left, Dianna Agron. Credit: Matt Sayles / AP Photo; Reese Witherspoon. Credit: Frazer Harrison / Getty Images; Emma Stone. Credit: Jason Merritt / Getty Images.

Golden Globes 2012: Giorgio Armani and the Green Carpet Challenge

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Thanks to Livia Firth, Colin Firth's wife, Giorgio Armani has made his first foray into sustainable fashion design. Livia Firth, who is the creative director of eco-consulting group Eco Age Ltd. in London, is wearing an Armani gown created out of fabric made from recycled bottles to the Golden Globes this evening.

The Firths hosted a brunch Saturday at the Soho House in West Hollywood to introduce this year's Green Carpet Challenge collection of one-of-a-kind sustainable gowns by Armani, Tom Ford, Alberta Ferretti and others. The project is in its third year.

-- Booth Moore

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Photo: Actors Colin Firth and Livia Giuggioli. Credit: Jason Merritt /Getty Images.

Golden Globes 2012: Evan Rachel Wood’s simple and soft makeup

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Golden Globes nominee Evan Rachel Wood sometimes tends to look older than her 24 years, but her soft and powdery makeup at tonight's Golden Globes gave her an age-appropriate glow.

To complement Wood’s Gucci Premiere gown, makeup artist Toby Fleischman used Nars Cosmetics to create a soft metallic eye, accenting the feathers on the dress. She swept a gold and bronze shade from the Nars Paramaribo Duo eyeshadow across Wood’s lids followed by a few coats of Almay’s One Coat nourishing mascara.

Fleischman kept the rest of the face sheer and feminine by applying a flush of pink (Nars Gaiety blush – new for spring 2012) and then a swipe of Angelika blush on top for a little shimmer.

Wood’s lips were glazed in Nars Sex Machine Velvet Matte lip pencil topped off with Como Larger than life lip gloss for a delicate mauve-pink finish.

--Melissa Magsaysay

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Actress Evan Rachel Wood arrives at the 69thGolden Globe Awards. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Golden Globes 2012: Bejo, Theron -- red carpet novice vs. expert

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"The Artist" is the film to beat tonight, but Berenice Bejo, this awards show season's French ingenue, let us down on the red carpet again. Her strapless navy frock looks like something she could have picked up at Bloomingdale's on the way over to the Beverly Hilton. Who is advising her?

Charlize Theron, on the other hand, has knocked it out of the park at every event so far, including this one. Her Dior Couture gown and Cartier museum piece jewels are the stuff that Hollywood fairy tales are made of.

--Booth Moore

Photo: Bérénice Bejo arrives at the 69th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday. Credit: Chris Pizzello / AP Photo.

Charlize Theron arrives at the 69th Golden Globe Awards. Credit: Jason Merritt / Getty Images.

Golden Globes 2012: Charlize Theron, Michelle Williams in headbands

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Michelle Williams accessorized her pixie crop with a jeweled, vintage Fred Leighton headband, which was a nice contrast to her strawberry blond hair and topped off her navy and black Jason Wu dress beautifully.

Charlize Theron also wore a dainty headband, but opted for a beaded beige band that matched her Dior Couture gown. The extra touch gave Theron’s side-swept waves and overall look a 1930s feel and was a nice addition – sweet, but still very glamorous.

--Melissa Magsaysay

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Photo:

Charlize Theron arrives at the 69th Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday. Actress Michelle Williams. Credit: Jason Merritt / Getty Images.

Michelle Williams. Credit: Jason Merritt / Getty Images.


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