11.09.14

Michael Kors Spring 2015 Front Row

Michael Kors Spring 2015 Front Row

The front row of the Michael Kors Spring 2015 presentation on Tuesday (September 10) at Spring Studios, held during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City, featured a bevy of the designer’s darlings who dressed in their Michael Kors best for the show.

Jessica Chastain: Donning a black and oleander printed frock and black ‘Doris’ sandals, both from the Michael Kors Resort 2015 collection, the actress worked this sweet and charming look to perfection.

Cody Horn: The model-actress complemented the sporty-chic appeal of the white embellished t-shirt dress with peanut ‘Janet’ platform sandals, both from the Michael Kors Resort 2015 collection. A messy updo along with a silver embellished ‘Elsie’ clutch from the MICHAEL Michael Kors Holiday 2014 collection completed the ensemble. I don’t love the colour of the shoes with this look, but from the ankles up, it works.

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04.08.14

Jada Pinkett Smith for The Edit

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Jada Pinkett Smith, who is playing a bad-girl villain in the upcoming ‘Gotham’, is the latest cover star for Net-A-Porter’s ‘The Edit’.

The 42 year old – yes, 42 – looks fierce, fabulous and fearless on the cover, donning a super-sleek long-sleeved LBD by The Row, and inside she continues to be a knockout in luxury labels like Saint Laurent, Victoria Beckham and Narciso Rodriguez, which gets me excited about her promo tour. She tends to wear colour, but when promoting this darker character, will she opt for muted tones?

In her interview, Jada opens up about her marriage to Will Smith, her kids, and more.

You can read some extracts below or read Jada’s full interview over at ‘The Edit’, where you can also shop the editorial.

On how she stays in shape: “As I’ve gotten older, I’ve learned that it’s about being physical every day. You don’t have to go to the gym if that’s not your thing. You can go outside your door and walk around your block… I feel like as I’ve gotten older, I look better than ever and I work out less. I’m never in the gym for [more than] 45 minutes.”

On femininity: “It’s really tough. I feel like the connection to the value of women on a bigger scale has decreased tremendously. Even though you look and go, ‘Women have so many opportunities,’ it’s like, ‘Yeah, but at what cost?’ Are women valued for being women, or are women valued when they have more masculine qualities? Men and women encompass both female and masculine energies, but it seems like when the feminine is present, it’s not respected.”

On her marriage:
“We used to have all these rules [but] as you go on in your relationship, you just get into a flow. The thing I love is being in a place where it’s just like, Will, to me encompasses everything. It’s almost as if calling him ‘my husband’ is too small of a word for what he means in my life – and especially how I feel we, as women, identify the idea of a husband. I really had to mature and expand that. I think I had a very stuck idea of what a husband looks like, what a wife should be. Once I broke all of that, a whole new world opened for me and man oh man, I got to see him in all his glory. And so that’s what it’s evolved into. And I’m just ecstatic about it.

29.07.14

Jada Pinkett Smith In Cushnie et Ochs – ‘Gotham’ Comic-Con Press Line

Jada Pinkett Smith In Cushnie et Ochs - 'Gotham' Comic-Con Press Line

Jada Pinkett Smith attended the ‘Gotham’ press line during Comic-Con International 2014 held at Hilton Bayfront on Saturday (July 26) in San Diego, California.

With a bat as a prop, the actress showed off her toned body wearing a Cushnie et Ochs bralet and cut-out skirt.

While I am a huge fan of Cushnie et Ochs’ sexy cut-out designs, sexy doesn’t spring to mind when looking at Jada here.

Even for Comic-Con, this is just a little too much. Had this been Willow I probably wouldn’t have batted an eyelid, but it just feels so inappropriate on Jada.

Black Manolo Blahnik ‘Platee’ sandals completed her look.

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Cushnie et Ochs Cut-Out Rib-Kit SkirtModaoperandi.com
Manolo Blahnik ‘Platee’ SandalsNeiman Marcus

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Jada Pinkett Smith In Cushnie et Ochs – 2014 Summer Television Critics Association

Jada Pinkett Smith In Cushnie et Ochs - 2014 Summer Television Critics Association

Jada Pinkett Smith was on the ‘Gotham’ panel during the FOX Network portion of the 2014 Summer Television Critics Association held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday (July 20) in Beverly Hills, California.

When you think of sexy cut-out dresses you think of Cushnie et Ochs, and that is exactly where this maroon halter mini dress hails from.

Aptly titled – the Power dress – her mini features a high round neck, darting at the bust, sharp, dramatic cut work at the sides and a flounce mini skirt with tonal gussets.

I am absolutely hypnotized by the rich colour of this Pre-Fall 2014 dress against Jada’s caramel skin, with sleek tresses and cream Stuart Weitzman ‘Nudist’ sandals rounding out her look.

Jada Pinkett Smith In Cushnie et Ochs and Stuart Weitzman Nudist Sandals 2014 Summer Television Critics Association

Cushnie et Ochs Power Petal Dress - Net-A-Porter.com, farfetch.com US and farfetch.com
Stuart Weitzman ‘Nudist’ SandalsShopbop.com

03.03.14

Jada Pinkett-Smith In Atelier Versace – Oscars 2014

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Jada Pinkett Smith hit the red carpet on Sunday (March 2) at the 2014 Oscars, hosted at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre.

The actress looked radiant in a dusty pink gown by Atelier Versace.

Jada jumped on the pastel trend in a rosy gown with a trifecta of details: an elongating halter neck, sexy slit, and dramatic train. The draping of the design was beautiful, feminine and incredibly sleek.

Jada completed her Oscars style with perfectly straight locks and dress-matching pink-hued makeup.

I say this is a sartorial win.

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