Jessica Pare In Roksanda Ilincic – PaleyFest 2014 Honouring ‘Mad Men’

Jessica Pare In Roksanda Ilincic - PaleyFest 2014 Honouring 'Mad Men'Jessica Pare was also at the PaleyFest 2014, in support of ‘Mad Men,’ hosted at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on Friday (March 21), along with Kiernan Shipka and Elisabeth Moss.

The actress was beautiful in a Roksanda Ilincic Pre-Fall 2014 dusky-blue, herringbone-print dress.

The designer’s signature sculptural silhouette and use of bold colours were dramatized here via the artsy pop of citrus-orange that peeked through the half-wrap fold on the side.

Her raven-hued locks, swept back into retro-style waves, were only enhanced by the blue tones of the frock, whilst a coral lip referenced the bright melon shades.

While I understand her philosophy in letting the dress take centre stage, opting for neutral accessories, I’m not quite sold on the nude coloration of her handbag and Christian Louboutin ‘So Kate’ pumps. However, they’re still worlds above the lookbook’s sneakers.

Anita Ko Chain earrings completed her look.

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20.11.13

L’Wren Scott for Banana Republic Collection Launch Party

L'Wren Scott for Banana Republic Collection Launch Party

To celebrate the launch of its latest collaboration, Banana Republic hosted a star-studded party at the Chateau Marmont Hotel in Los Angeles, California yesterday evening.

The mass retailer teamed up with designer L’Wren Scott on a limited-edition, 50-piece capsule collection. With holiday in mind, the lineup not only reflects Scott’s eye for tailoring and colorful prints, but it also features a bit more seasonally-appropriate sparkle and shine too. Notably, sequin-encrusted cardigans, lace and metallic cocktails dresses, faux-fur accented pieces, and a beaded lipstick-print foldover clutch. This may just be Banana Republic’s most glamorous collaboration yet, and for Scott, it’s her first stint working with a major global retailer.

Jessica Paré: The ‘Mad Men’ actress wore a L’Wren Scott for Banana Republic lips-print blouse tucked into a L’Wren Scott garnet red crepe pencil skirt with gold lacquer buttons, which she styled with a matching red sequin cardigan, red lipstick, and a black pumps. The cardigan was a distracting touch, but nonetheless, one that goes away as soon as it’s taken off.

Christina Hendricks: Following Jessica’s lead, the fellow ‘Mad Men’ star also donned the L’Wren Scott for Banana Republic red sequin cardigan over a L’Wren Scott black signature pencil skirt with gold stitching details and one of the collaboration’s peony-printed blouses. She accessorized with yellow metallic pumps, a black Oroton box clutch, and soft rosy makeup.

L’Wren Scott: The designer wore a black velvet and jersey lacquer button skirt with a coordinating black jet-and-thread embroidered cardigan from her main label, but didn’t stop there. To inject a burst of colour and texture, she styled the pieces with a L’Wren Scott for Banana Republic peony-printed chiffon blouse, velvet bow jacket, and royal blue velvet bow heels.

Of the three beauties dressed in L’Wren Scott for Banana Republic, whose styling do you prefer best?

L'Wren Scott for Banana Republic Collection

The capsule launches at select Banana Republic retail locations worldwide and online December 5, 2013.

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30.10.13

Chloé Los Angeles Fashion Show and Dinner

Chloé Los Angeles Fashion Show and Dinner

A star-studded crowd gathered for the Chloé fashion show and dinner, which was held in Beverly Hills, California yesterday evening. The event was co-hosted by Chloé’s head designer, Clare Waight Keller, American Vogue editor Lisa Love, and actress January Jones.

Bella Heathcote: The star wore a white ruffle-neck, A-line dress from the Chloé Spring 2013 collection; then, paired it with Aldo x Preen ‘Fanni’ black leather ankle boots. Her dark crimson lip added a hint of seasonal drama to the look.

Maria Sharapova: The tennis player chose a mint-hued Chloé Fall 2013 wool-drill dress, which cut just above the knee and featured both a higher collar and pronounced shoulder pads. To finish, she accessorized with gold hoop earrings, rings by W. Britt Joan Hornig, a gold-jeweled box clutch, and patent nude pointy-toe pumps.

Rachel Bilson: The ‘Hart of Dixie’ actress dressed in all Chloé pieces, opting to style a crisp white embroidered cotton shirt with one of the long pin-striped skirts from the label’s Resort 2014 collection. Her Chloé black-and-metallic shoulder bag with a gold-chain strap, along with her long straight locks, completed the ensemble.

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28.10.13

Jessica Paré In L’Wren Scott – Pandora Essence Collection

Jessica Pare In L'Wren Scott - Pandora Essence Collection

Jessica Paré attended the Pandora Essence Collection North America launch party, held at SkyBar at the Mondrian Los Angeles on Saturday in West Hollywood.

The ‘Mad Men’ actress chose a L’Wren Scott look for the evening’s festivities. From the black, ruffle-front, mock-neck, long-sleeved blouse to shimmery purple and black tuxedo-stripe pencil skirt, to the gladiator strap heels, it was certainly a look with a lot going on.

As for everything else, she styled the outfit with silver leaf earrings, tousled hair, and a less dramatic smoky cat-eye than she usually wears.

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22.10.13

ELLE’s 20th Annual Women In Hollywood Celebration Roundup

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Many more fashionable femmes joined the crush of glamour gals at ELLE’s 20th Annual Women In Hollywood Celebration, hosted yesterday night at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles in Beverly Hills, California.

Melissa McCarthy: One of ELLE’s November cover girls, Melissa took a trendsetting approach in a Calvin Klein ensemble, featuring a black leather-look top and pants and a white bolero jacket, to which she paired a Rauwolf ombre-effect clutch, studded sandals and a few gold cocktail rings. A pompadour-inspired ‘do topped off her edgier entrance.

Emilia Clarke: The ‘Game of Thrones’ starlet was polished in a sheer effect, nude Calvin Klein Spring 2013 frock, cinched in with a black belt. Nude sandals with an embellished metallic heel added an intriguing, style-forward note, while her wispy updo and soft rose-toned makeup were just plain pretty.

Gia Coppola: Also in Calvin Klein, the director-screenwriter skipped a dress in favour of separates including a wrap-front top and cropped black pants, adding some shine via gold sandals and a bit of colour via a berry lip lacquer.

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