03.02.12

Vanity Fair March 2012 Hollywood Issue

Vanity Fair’s March 2012 issue, which is the annual Hollywood Issue, features eleven of the most up-and-coming actresses who were shot by Mario Testino.

The main cover features Rooney Mara, Jennifer Lawrence, Mia Wasikowska and Jessica Chastain.

After the fold we have Elizabeth Olsen, Adepero Oduye, Shailene Woodley, Paula Patton, Felicity Jones, Lily Collins and Brit Marling.

There are always great debates that go on with regards to this cover every year.

I would’ve swapped Mia with Elizabeth and had her on the main cover, and I’m not sure Paula should be considered up-and-coming as she’s been around for a while. Also Shailene is totally unrecognisable.

Each actress wore a pastel-coloured satin dress for the 20s boudoir-themed shoot with screen-siren hairstyles and bold lip colours.

They all look great, but Jennifer steals the cover for me as she’s in full-on bombshell mode. Very Jessica Rabbit.

Here are some extracts from their interviews:

Jessica on her superstar crush:The English Patient. Of course. Those love scenes!”

Jennifer on who else she’s like to work with: “I’d love to work with the Cohen brothers. Tommy Lee Jones. Jack Nicholson. And I’d love to work with Renee Zellweger. I’m a huge Renee Zellweger fan.”

Rooney on her crush growing up: “Thom Yorke.”

Jennifer on her childhood crush: “When I was little, like 90s, era, I had such a big crush on Justin Timberlake from *NSYNC that I almost thew up.”

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Rooney Mara in Ralph Lauren, Jennifer Lawrence in custom Donna Karan, Mia Wasikowska in Ralph Lauren, Jessica Chastain in Giorgio Armani, Elizabeth Olsen in Salvatore Ferragamo, Adepero Oduye in Carolina Herrera, Shailene Woodley in Ralph Lauren, Paula Patton in L’Wren Scott, Felicity Jones in Burberry, Lily Collins in Calvin Klein and Brit Marling in Tommy Hilfiger.

Paula Patton In Monique Lhuillier – 2012 Golden Globe Awards

Paula Patton was vibrant in yellow at the 2012 Golden Globes Awards this evening.

The ‘Mission Impossible’ actress had heads turning in a marigold Monique Lhuillier Spring 2012 gown.

Her silk faille strapless draped trumpet gown was paired with center-parted curls, pulled halfway back.

Paula didn’t wear a necklace, but she did dazzle wearing Kwiat diamond earrings.

Dark nails add a fun contrast against the bright colour.

Where was Monique Lhuillier when Paula needed her last month?

A Judith Leiber clutch completed her look.

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Paula Patton In Moschino – BET’s 106 & Park

Paula Patton-Thicke dropped by BET’s 106 & Park yesterday to promote her latest movie, ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’.

She talked about working with Tom Cruise, how she dropped her baby weight, and her hubby Robin Thicke.

Sparkling in a festive Moschino Spring 2012 mini dress, the actress added a black belt and toughen up her sexy mini dress by adding a leather biker jacket.

Kelly Rowland’s favourite Giuseppe Zanotti sandals and gorgeous smile completed her look.

You can buy Paula Patton’s Giuseppe Zanotti sandals from farfetch.com

Paula Patton In Emilio Pucci – ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’ New York Premiere

Paula Patton had a surprisingly underwhelming promo tour for ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’, but she looked gorgeous at the New York premiere last night.

She wore an Emilio Pucci Spring 2012 dress.

This sexy multi-coloured patchwork-designed long-sleeve embellished mini dress accented with pink feathers is much more like it.

If only she kept up this standard during the majority of the tour, things would’ve been more exciting.

Whilst I like the dress, it does look a tad tight on the bust, but these types of dresses always are.

Purple Christian Louboutin ‘Bambou’ suede pumps completed her look.

To have perfected this look I wish she’d ironed out her hair or worn it back.

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16.12.11

Paula Patton For Harper’s Bazaar Arabia December 2011

‘Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol’ star Paula Patton looks breath-taking on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar Arabia which was shot by John Russo and styled by Sally Matthews wearing a Mauzan abaya dress over a gold sequined Cavalli mini dress.

Where was Sally when Paula needed her for the MI4 promo tour?

The actress dons Yves Saint Laurent and Jason Wu for the rest of her editorial.

Here are some extract from her interview:

On her favourite designers: My favorite designers right now are probably Dolce & Gabbana first and foremost, I love the femininity of their clothes. They’ll go a bit retro but give you enough modern elements that make it new and free. I’m a big fan of Lanvin, and for evening gowns, Carolina Herrera and I love McQueen.

On how she keeps her famous physique intact: “Sometimes I do yoga, sometimes it’s kickboxing, sometimes it’s weight training, sometimes it’s pilates. Basically still trying to keep the muscles there, so that when the next role comes it won’t feel quite as difficult. I don’t want to have to go through that first month again.Read More…

15.12.11 Premiere

Paula Patton In Dolce & Gabbana – ‘Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol’ Rio Premiere

The final stop on the promo tour for ‘Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol’ took place at the Cine Lagoon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last night.

I did hope Paula Patton would go out with a bang, but I knew that was wishful thinking.

The actress donned a summery Dolce & Gabbana dress.

Her yellow chiffon floral dress with rhinestone detailing is beautiful, but it doesn’t work for me.

The tropical nature of the dress feels too contrived considering her location.

Remember how Rosie Huntington-Whiteley wowed us when she wore a sleek black Michael Kors look in Rio for her ‘Transformers’ premiere? I wish Paula had wowed us like that.

I for one am glad this tour is over. Paula’s stylist has given her average looks that have not done her justice.

The only good thing about this tour is that it hasn’t lasted as long as ‘Puss In Boots’.

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