Watch This Style: The Official Trailer for Ana de Armas Starring in Blonde as Marilyn Monroe!


Everyone is talking about Blonde, the new Netflix portrayal of the one & only, Marilyn Monroe, played by Cuban superstar Ana de Armas the full, official trailer was finally released after a teaser trailer & slew of breathtaking images that truly bring Monroe to life on screen in a way that’s always been attempted by previous interpretations of the bombshell’s life, career, & relationships.

The Andrew Dominik-directed adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates’ fictional biography of Monroe’s inner life is rated NC-17 & will be available to stream on September 28th.

Also in the film, Bobby Cannavale stars as Joe DiMaggio, Adrien Brody as Arthur Miller, & Garrett Dillahunt as President John F. Kennedy. Check out all of the below images to see more of what’s to come in this awards-magnet film:

Are you excited for the film? Are you familiar with Monroe’s filmography or Ana’s recent films? What do think about Ana’s transformation? For more stylish posts, check out: Hannah Waddingham’s Ted Lasso style as Rebecca Welton, blue & resin jewelry picks from LOFT, & a flashback of Taylor Schilling’s red carpet style! Happy Styling!

Watch This Style: All the Pink & Neon Looks (So Far) Margot Robbie & Ryan Gosling Wear Filming Greta Gerwig’s Barbie Movie!


It’s everywhere & yet so far away still! Greta Gerwig‘s live-action Barbie film is currently in production & the internet is ablaze with images & commentary on the ultra neon on-screen duo of Barbie & Ken, played respectively by two-time Academy Award-nominees Margot Robbie & Ryan Gosling. One may ask, could the movie get any blonder? However, you’re going to get more than meets the blinded-by-neon eye from this movie, especially with Gerwig at the helm… which is slated for a July 2023 release. I will be glued to the web with updates over the course of the next year, waiting with bated breath for the first major motion picture about the ultimate Style Darling herself: Barbie.

In the mean time, throw on some shades, play that 90s Aqua song, & scroll through the slideshow & gallery below for all that’s been photographed so far of the Hollywood icons portraying iconic characters:

Which look is your favorite from filming so far? Is it the classic denim Ken or Barbie in her convertible? The Western garb? The duo rollerskating in a kaleidoscope of neon? Are you excited to see the film next year? For more stylish posts, check out: the red carpet looks from the 2022 Daytime Emmys & BET Awards, Selena Gomez’s silver Michael Kors gown at the Only Murders in the Building season 2 premiere, & Natalie Portman & Tessa Thompson at the Thor: Love & Thunder premiere. Happy Styling!

Silver Screen Style: Jennifer Lopez’s Netflix Documentary Streams Now!


The time has finally come for Jennifer Lopez‘s highly anticipated documentary Halftime to begin streaming on Netflix! While I haven’t watched it yet, it’s already added to My List & I can’t wait to see what the multi-hyphenate powerhouse reveals about her famed performance at Super Bowl LIV halftime with Shakira in 2020–the same year cinephiles were championing for Lopez to earn her first Academy Award nomination for her role as Ramona in Hustlers. Halftime has already premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, earning praise for its intimate portrayal of the actress-singer’s vulnerability regarding the trials of both success and failure in the public eye for her professional accomplishments and personal relationships.

If you haven’t checked the film yet & you’re still on the fence, play the trailer below to catch a behind-the-scenes glance:

Various media outlets have featured Lopez discussing the inspiration behind the documentary, along with the valuable social commentary about Latinx representation in the media and pay inequality.

Also, to refresh your memory and for the sake of entertainment, check out Jennifer Lopez & Shakira igniting the stage with their famously dynamic & fierce partnership, albeit forced by the NFL.

Have you seen Halftime yet? What did you think of the highly criticized halftime performance? Which celebrity documentaries are on your streaming queue? For more posts about the Bronx native, check out: Jennifer Lopez in Giambattista Valli, Jennifer Lopez’s blazer inspiration, Jennifer Lopez in a mustard coat, & Jennifer Lopez’s 2015 American Idol performance of “Feel the Light.” Happy Styling!

Watch This Style: The Most Stylish Films of Awards Season & 2017!


There’s so much holiday talk in the air, but it’s also another season! All the best & most highly-anticipated films are about to hit theaters for awards season, which means that some of today’s most in-demand actresses are making jaw-dropping red carpet appearances, speaking at press events, & doing the talk show rounds, inspiring viewers with their class, intelligence, talent, & style. Aside from the excitement of seeing who is wearing what, the fashion in these films is definitely worth talking about. I was recently talking to some writer friends about how I haven’t been very enthusiastic about movies lately, especially since there’s so much amazing television on these days, but my mind is changed. I’m gushing over the visual candy that is La La Land, the retro elegance in Rules Don’t Apply & Jackie, as well as the high fashion stakes set in Miss Sloane & Nocturnal Animals (Directed by acclaimed designer Tom Ford).

The variety of inspiration comes from period pieces, high fashion cinema, & futuristic sci-fi vibes, which means that anything is possible when it comes to not only escaping into the big screen, but also into your wardrobe’s potential. After tallying up the riveting trailers I’ve been seeing on television lately & replaying some favorites on YouTube, here are just 11 of the best, starring the stylish likes of Marion Cotillard, Emma Watson, Hailee Steinfeld, Scarlett JohanssonTaraji P. HensonOctavia SpencerJanelle Monae, Natalie Portman, Jessica Biel, Haley Bennett, Emma Stone, Michelle Williams, Jessica Chastain, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence, Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, & Lily Collins.

20th Century Women, release date:December 25th 2016. 

Allied, release date: November 23rd 2016.

Beauty and the Beast, release date: March 17th 2017.

The Edge of Seventeen, release date: November 18th 2016.

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Fences, release date:December 25th 2016.

Ghost in the Shell, release date: March 31st 2017.

Hidden Figures, release date: January 6th 2016.

Jackie, release date: December 2nd 2016.

A Kind of Murder, release date: December 16th 2016.

La La Land, release date: December 16th 2016.

Manchester By the Sea, release date: November 18th 2016.

Miss Sloane, release date: November 25th 2016.

Nocturnal Animals, release date: December 9th 2016.

Passengers, release date: December 21st 2016.

Rules Don’t Apply, release date: November 23rd 2016.

The Zookeeper’s Wife, release date: March 21st 2017.

Which films are you most excited to see? Happy Styling!

 

Watch This Style: 5 Must-See Movie Trailers Coming This Fall!


This is the time of year when big things start happening. Fashion Week is just around the corner, followed by a stellar awards season for film & television. There are already some major contenders in the awards race, but there are plenty of great films on the autumn horizon with trailers that recently hit the web. 

The Intern

The Intern opens September 25th, starring Anne Hathaway, who’s running her own online business & gets a few life lessons from her senior-aged intern, played by Robert DeNiro.

Suffragette

Suffragette is a period drama about women fighting for their right to vote, starring Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep, & Helena Bonham Carter, opening October 23rd.

By the Sea

By The Sea might just be one of Angelina Jolie Pitt’s final on screen films, about a married couple in the 70’s who take a vacation to Malta to save their marriage. The actress not only stars in the movie (with husband Brad Pitt), but she also wrote & directed the drama, which hits theaters on November 13th.

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Sisters stars Tina Fey & Amy Poehler, following the hapless misadventures of clueless sisters who throw one last party before their parents sell their childhood home, just in time for the holidays on December 25th.

Joy

Joy marks the reunited unstoppable quartet of director David O’Russell, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, & Robert DeNiro in a film that follows a family of four generations, building a family dynasty, opening on December 25th.

Which movies are you dying to see this fall? Who do you think is up for some serious awards this season? For more stylish posts, check out the latest red carpet & street style looks from Gigi Hadid & Zendaya Coleman, how to wear a chambray shirt in 4 ways for summer, Kate Mara’s pixie cut & fashionable frocks, & affordable maxi skirts inspired by Miranda Kerr & Jennifer Lopez. Happy Styling!

Red Carpet Review: Jennifer Lopez’s Stylish ‘The Boy Next Door’ Press Tour!


Jennifer Lopez's 'The Boy Next Door' Press TourJennifer Lopez is one of the most beautiful women on the planet & it’s no surprise that she’s taking every opportunity to show her best style during her latest press tour for her latest thriller film, The Boy Next Door, which opens tomorrow in theaters. The 45-year-old mother of two is hitting every talk show possible in the most fashionable runway looks, combined with the ultra-chic, effortless glam that we love about her. However, not only is her style getting lots of attention, but it’s also the suspenseful movie that’s creating tons of buzz.

The Boy Next Door movie poster

Jennifer is promoting the movie wearing top designers, including Christian Dior, Andrew Gn, David Koma, Georges Hobeika, Christian Siriano, SisSae, Sachin & Babi, & a slew of amazing coats while on the chilly east coast. Also, I love her classic choice of footwear from Christian Louboutin.

Because there’s no such thing as too much JLo, I’ve also included some video clips of her latest press appearances, which are not only stunning to watch, but entertaining & will have you laughing your big-big-booty off!

Are you going to see the movie this weekend? What do you think of Jennifer’s gorgeous press tour? Are you currently watching the current season for American Idol? Which look is your favorite? For more stylish posts, check out Natalie Portman’s Dior look for less, complete red carpet galleries from the Critics Choice Awards & Golden Globes, Runway Rundown lookbooks from Jenny Packham & Tory Burch, affordable style inspiration from HBO’s Girls, & stylish scarves from Forever 21 for under $10! Happy Styling!

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Watch This Style: The Trailer To ‘Diana,’ Starring Naomi Watts!


Diana movie poster

September is just around the corner, which means that it’s time to start thinking about awards season in Hollywood. One of the films at the top of my must-see list is Diana, starring Naomi Watts at the People’s Princess, Diana of Wales. The movies follows the last two years of her life, surrounded by the paparazzi, trying to keep her romance a secret, & make a difference with her human rights activism.

Naomi Watts in Diana

A second, fuller trailer recently hit the web, featuring a more in-depth look at the biopic, sure to add another slew of accolade to the film’s star. I’ve loved reading about & seeing early released images of the royal style icon who met an early, untimely end.

The film is due out in the U.K. on September 20th, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, also starring Naveen Andrews & Douglas Hodge. Check out the trailer below to see Diana brought back to life on the big screen! For more posts from Watch This Style, check out Chloe Grace Moretz for Glamour‘s September issue, a behind-the-scenes look at Claire Danes for Vogue, my top music video moments from Glee, & Rooney Mara’s short film for Calvin Klein! Happy Styling!

Silver Screen Style: A Visionary, New Trailer For Baz Luhrmann’s ‘The Great Gatsby,’ Starring Leonardo DiCaprio & Carey Mulligan!


Some of you may already know that I lend my writing skills to a movie news & reviews website, Movie Buzzers, as a freelance film critic & news reporter. This has its benefits since I love to examine fashion in films & one of the most anticipated movies of 2013 is certainly Baz Luhrmann‘s The Great Gatsby, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, & Elizabeth Debicki.

Leonard DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, & Joel Edgerton in The Great Gatsby. Carey Mulligan, Isla Fisher, & Elizabeth Debicki in The Great Gatsby.

Not only does the movie celebrate the Jazz Age classic tale, originally written by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald, but it’s Luhrmann’s imagination that brings new life to the 3-D film. Also, costume designer Catherine Martin (Moulin Rouge, Australia) collaborated with Miuccia Prada, whose accomplishments include Prada & Miu Miu, for an impeccable vision for men’s & women’s fashion for the era. You can be certain that luxurious lace details, flapper-inspired hemlines, & art deco accessories will make a comeback once the film premieres on May 10th.

Take a look at the latest trailer, which features an in-depth look at Gatsby’s romance with Daisy, & the love triangle that ensues when Daisy’s husband Tom sees his wife swept away by the millionaire. Are you excited about the premiere of this film? Do you like the casting decisions? What do you think about the fashions? For more posts from Watch This Style, check out a behind-the-scenes look at Zöe Salanda’s cover shoot for InStyle, the Lena Dunham-directed video for designer Rachel Antonoff, the story behind J.Crew’s shoe collection, & Katie Holmes’ beauty talk with Allure. Happy Styling!

Show Me The Shoes: One Stop Shoe Shop For Day, Work, & Cocktail @Payless!


It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of the styles @Payless, which is why I continue to share the best finds from the store for all seasons. Not to mention, while celebrating the holidays, you can hone your style a little better without breaking any budget with a special 20% off coupon code (82028) to ease any shopping stress & it expires on 12/19. 

I’ve selected styles that vary for occasions, including day, work, & evening. I believe in a versatile shoe, while getting the most for your money, which is why I’m starting off with the dexflex by Dexter Kappy toe pump ($16.49) in bronze, the most inexpensive of my quintet here.  I’ve been getting into the less popular metallics like copper, rose gold, & bronze, loving the way they offset some of this season’s trendiest colors.  Not only are they perfect for a pencil skirt & blouse for work, but will also contrast any powersuit. 

For some menswear inspiration, I love the Dexter Kylie wedge pump ($22.99) in grey-black plaid, which changes up a traditional wedge to a work-ready investment. Of course the pattern is specific, but you won’t do wrong with a lace-detail sweater with jeans for day or an embellished top & trumpet skirt for the office. 

Payless shoes

For the vintage lover out there, I love the latest from Project Runway winner Christian Siriano‘s Hadley t-strap pump ($34.99) in burgundy, which is the go-to color for fall & winter! This screams for some corduroy, tweed, or textured tights- always cute for a sophisticated night out with the girls or if you’re headed to the board room. 

We can’t talk about the holidays without bringing up any upcoming parties. If you’re not afraid of heights, I recommend the Silvia Tcherassi Lyon platform pump ($29.99) in tan, but it’s also sold in a very regal navy with the same luxe gold details.  Lastly, for the party girl & flirt, the Fioni Kipsie stitch peep toe heel ($29.99) is the perfect touch for a polka dot frock on a date.  There’s a special bow detail right at the toe, which is always a favorite of mine!

Which shoes are your favorite? Have you set aside a spending budget for footwear this season? Do you like bargain shopping when it comes to shoes? Happy Styling!

Silver Screen Style: Remember Clueless? Rihanna Does- In Calvin Klein!


As if.. haha… As if Clueless wasn’t a classic 90s movie for its humor, memorable characters, & darling storyline, Cher, played by Alicia Silverstone, had one killer wardrobe! In the iconic scene where she’s going out on a date with her new-guy-at-school crush, Christian, her dad barks at her that she’s dressed inappropriately in a little white slip dress mini by the one & only Calvin Klein.  Last week on the red carpet, the always risk-taking Rihanna wore a custom Calvin Klein Collection red slip dress that immediately sent the fashion world into a Clueless-driven frenzy, & here’s my part.

Rihanna accessorizes her ravishing version with red strappy sandals & gorgeous Neil Lane jewelry. If you’re looking to get that sexy slip dress look, you can find the Free People swiss dot slip dress ($29.99) from 6PM & double-ring bra top dress ($39.50) from Victoria’s Secret. Check out the video clip below for a refresher on why this movie has stood the test of chick-flick time! Happy Styling!

Runway Rundown: Banana Republic’s Anna Karenina-Inspired Collection Arrives October 30th!


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My anticipation for Anna Karenina has extended beyond Style Darling in that I’ve been writing about it for Movie Buzzers, tweeting (@MissAlissaL) as many spoilers as possible, & even sharing images from magazines on Instagram. We’re one step closer to the film, which premieres on November 16th, with the inspired collection for Banana Republic. I started talking about this back in July, which is when the trailer first hit the internet & earlier this month, I featured 8 new movie posters for the romantic drama. Stars Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Alicia Vikander, & Kelly Macdonald were lucky enough to be dripping in luxury with the film’s costumes, but now, Banana Republic’s upcoming collection offers a modern take on the Russian decadence.  The gallery, courtesy of In Style, includes both women’s & men’s look, ranging in price from $29.50 – $250.00, & will be available in stores for purchase on October 30th! Happy Styling!

Silver Screen Style: 8 New Posters For Anna Karenina Starring Keira Knightley!


Back in July, I posted the trailer for one of the most anticipated movies of the year, Anna Karenina, starring Keira Knightley as the lead, in a decadent reimagining of Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel.  It’s one of my favorite books & I can’t wait to see it on the big screen- not to mention all the circulating buzz behind the fashion in the film.  Banana Republic has created a line inspired by the film’s ornate, luxury costumes & now, we have 8 new posters (see below) which show off director ‘s various ways that love exists in the period piece.

Also, if you happen to be in London at the end of the month, you will be able to get a first-hand look at the gorgeous costumes, designed by Jacqueline Durran, from the film at the Victoria & Albert Museum, as a part of the Hollywood Costume exhibit.

The film, which also stars Jude Law, premieres November 16th, perfect timing for the upcoming awards season.  Are you going to see this movie? Do you have any interest in seeing Keira play another dramatic period role? Happy Styling!

Watch This Style: James Franco Directs Petra Nemcova For Stuart Weitzman (Episode 1: The Backflip)!


Like all fashionable Style Darlings, more often than not, a pair of shoes will do the trick.  I don’t care how shallow that sounds, if you’re nodding or grinning, then you know what I mean & I don’t need to expand on that any further.  Apparently, footwear designer Stuart Weitzman wants to share the shoe love with a series of short films, directed by Oscar-nominated actor James Franco. According to an article on In Style, the brand hopes to spread the message that “no matter how high the heel, Stuart Weitzman stilettos can take you from day to night.”

Model, Dancing with the Stars dancer, & activist Petra Nemcova walks to Patsy Cline’s “Walking After Midnight” in this less-than-a-minute vignette, entitled “The Backflip.”  This is the first of four episodes that have been posted to the Stuart Weitzman Facebook page, which will also premiere the subsequent videos every Wednesday for the rest of October.  What do you think of the multi-talented Franco’s work here? Do you buy & wear Stuart Weitzman shoes? What footwear trends are you following this season?

For more fabulous videos from Watch This Style, be sure to check out previous posts including Tom Ford’s Spring-Summer 2013 Collection, Solange Knowles’ latest single “Losing You,” & Natalie Portman starring in Dior’s Miss Dior Le Parfum commercial! Happy Styling!

The Stylish Five: Last Day Of Summer Sale Items ($15.00 & Under)!


Today is officially the last day of summer & tomorrow starts the fall. I’ve probably never been so sad to see the summer end (even though I’m crazy for suede & booties right now). It was an especially lovely season, partly b/c I was a free bird all over Long Island & had a great time with my boyfriend & friends.  Of course, now that my birthday is over & I’m back to school (working for one & no longer a student!), I still can’t get those last-minute summer deals out of my mind.  I didn’t have to look very hard to find these five very stylish pieces to include for a special post, all for $15.00 or under!

First, the racerback rugby stripes tank ($1.99) from Forever 21 is perfect to wear still, but for fall, you have to keep in mind that fall is all about layering.  This bright pop of color can be worn under a button-down shirt & sweater vest or cardigan.  Of course, yellow isn’t necessarily the color of the season, but it’s still fun to add against something red or cobalt!  Also, even though here on the east cost, it’s getting too chilly even during the day for shorts, but if you’re headed on vacation soon or traveling south where the summer sun is still beaming, check out the patterned shorts ($15.00) from Old Navy that are available in dark tone chambray (pictured above), as well as navy stripe & green stripe.

I love checking out what’s going on @J.Crew, which is where I found the perfect-fit tee ($14.99) in light blade & deep turquoise, however you’ll also be able to score this tee is spice for $9.99.  These colors are fun to mix up by colorblocking with a pencil skirt, trousers, or leggings & some chunky, oversized accessories or printed scarves.  For those who love daring prints, check out the floral/houndstooth printed mirror t-shirt dress ($12.00) from Windsor Store, which is a mini that calls for opaque tights & a boyfriend blazer.  I’m not saying you have to hide your shape in this flattering frock, but another way to keep it seasonal & fresh is by adding a belt & a knit cardigan.

Lastly, I’m crazy for the American Eagle sparkling flip-flop ($6.00 – $9.99) from Payless.  This pewter hue is higher in price, but they’re available in eleven other colors to help fulfill all of your flip-flop needs, especially if you’re headed for a hot tub or looking to something with some sheen for next season! What are you shopping for on this last day of summer? Do you have a favorite store where you love to shop clearance? Happy Styling!

Silver Screen Style / Watch This Style: Get Swept Away by ‘Oz: The Great & Powerful!’


I was just about to call it quits on the blogging front today- until I saw this trailer! I’d been keeping up with all the latest news around casting & the production of Oz: The Great & Powerful on Movie Buzzers, especially when I heard that the lovely Michelle Williams was going to play Glinda! THe movie is a prequel to the classic Wizard of Oz, starring James Franco as Oz himself, the legendary wizard who started it all.  Also in two are Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, & Zach Braff.  There’s nothing more exciting to me than a fabulously colorful fantasy movie like this, that makes the kid inside all of us smile.

Okay, okay, I realize this isn’t entirely style-related, but when I watch this, even though the trailer shows very little of Michelle, I was reminded how beautiful she looks with long hair.  Let’s hope that more of her on-screen characters in the future don longer locks.  Check out the trailer for the movie which premieres March 8th 2013! Happy Styling!

Silver Screen Style / Watch This Style: Keira Knightley’s ‘Anna Karenina Trailer & Banana Republic-Inspired Collection!


It’s not a secret that Oscar-nominated actress Keira Knightley is fond of making period pieces, especially with director, Joe Wright (Atonement).  However, when the news came out that the British siren was going to star in a remake of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, I was super excited since the novel is one of my favorites of all time.  I’ve been following the production of this film on Movie Buzzers, covering all the casting news & now, not only has the official trailer hit the web, but costume designer Jacqueline Durran has told WWD that she is creating a collection inspired by the film for Banana Republic.

What’s curious about this collaboration is that the classic Russian drama is set in the late 19th century, however the BR line will feature a ’50s feel with a historic twist on blouses, coats, furs, jewelry, & accessories, ranging in price from $29.50 to $250.00.  Durran describes her vision for the film & capsule collection as “a once in a lifetime experience. I was given the chance to apply my passion for period styles to a collection that translates to fashion today.” The line is set to debut in stores in October & audiences can revel in the fashionable film when it hits theaters November 2nd.

For more stylish films, check out previous posts in Watch This Style, including the trailers for Les Miserables & The Great Gatsby. Happy Styling!

Silver Screen Style / Watch This Style: New Movie Trailers for ‘The Great Gatsby’ & ‘Les Miserables!’


Classic literature has never looked so stylish, especially with the motion picture remakes of some of the most well-known stories.  This includes Les Miserables, starring Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Eddie Redmayne, & Amanda Seyfried.  The adaptation from Victor Hugo’s novel & the quintessential Broadway play is set to hit theaters December 14th. Check out the trailer below for an emotional first trailer of the film, as well as this link to the latest coverage of the film on Movie Buzzers.

Also, for some real high-fashion glamour, director Baz Luhrmann is reinventing F. Scott Fitzgerald jazz-age tragedy, The Great Gatsby, in 3-D with a stellar cast which includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey MulliganTobey MaguireIsla Fisher, & Joel Edgerton.  I’ve been following the coverage of this film on Movie Buzzers, but I’ve been dying to share with my Style Darling readers a gimpse of this movie.  The trailer is a dramatic tease of glitz & glory.  Also, be sure to follow that least news on this film here.

For more movie-worthy style, click on over to Silver Screen Style! Of course I love posting videos of any & every style-related sort, which is why I’ve also added this post in my Watch This Style category! What movies are you most looking forward to this year? Which are your favorite stylish characters so far? Happy Styling!

Silver Screen Style: Woody Allen’s ‘To Rome with Love’ Trailer!


Excuse me if I’m repeating myself.. As some of you may know I am the sole proprietor of Style Darling, but also write full-time for Ladies Outfitters & also dabble in some entertainment writing for Movie Buzzers.  I recently wrote about the trailer for Woody Allen’s latest European romp, To Rome with Love, for Movie Buzzers. I’m featuring it here b/c not only does it look like a fantastic movie, but the Italian setting brings on a whole new level of stylish inspiration!

The film stars Woody Allen, Judy Davis, Penelope Cruz, Ellen Paige, Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg, Greta Gerwig, Roberto Benigni, & Alison Pill.  I’m most excited about seeing Ms. Cruz back on the big screen under Allen’s direction, especially after her Oscar win for Vicky Cristina Barcelona.

For more on stylish movies, check out my Movie Buzzers article on The Most Stylish Films of 2011, the trailer & images for The Rum Diary, & in-depth coverage of Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe in My Week with Marilyn. Check out the trailer for To Rome with Love below & leave some comments. The film is due out in theaters on April 22nd! Happy Styling!

Watch This Style / Silver Screen Style: The Top Picks from ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’ Collaboration with H&M!


The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is in theaters now & you can even get Lisbeth Salander’s edgy, sporty style at your local H&M store.  A while ago, I posted (here) about the stylish, tattered collection, designed by the film’s costume designer, Trish Summerville.  Courtesy of FabSugarTV, here’s a video I found on YouTube, talking about the details behind the collection! Also, check out my more in-depth article from my column ‘A Dash of Fashion’ on Culture Mob! Happy Styling!

Watch This Style / Silver Screen Style: The Very Best of Samantha Jones (a la Sex & the City 2)!


My last post was about a quartet of stylish women, but when you’re talking about that, you have to mention Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, & Miranda!

Even though Sex & the City 2 wasn’t as huge of a success as the first film, all the elements of friendship, romance, comedy, & style are still there.  If you didn’t know this already, I’m definitely a Charlotte with a plash of Carrie.  However, during my latest venture around YouTube, I came across this nearly 12 1/2 minute video montage of Samantha’s best moments from the sequel film.  I have to say that I haven’t watched this movie as much as I have the first once, but it’s always fun to see what the girls are up to, even if their time in New York is limited.  Have fun watching Samantha’s highlights, as well as the unforgettable banter between the ladies!  Happy Styling!

Silver Screen Style: ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’ Style Comes to H&M!


I haven’t read the popular book series by Steig Larsson, by the trailer for the new movie adaptation, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, starring Rooney Mara & Daniel Craig looks pretty awesome!  Fans are gearing up for the movie which premieres December 21st, but before that, you can get your stylish hands on a new line @H&M, inspired by Mara’s character, Lisbeth Salander.  The news comes courtesy of In Style, but I wanted to share these pieces which will be available in H&M stores on December 14th.

Talk about distressed, androgynous, & edgy!  If you’re a leggings lover, then get a load of these leather pieces, along with the destroyed tees which can also be mixed & match with boyfriend blazers & cardigans.  Try the gray jeans with menswear pieces or oversized sequined tops. The items, which also includes accessories like bags, sneakers, cold weather knitwear, & jewelry, range in price from $4 – $199.

For more in-depth details about this line, check out my latst article for my column A Dash of Fashion on Culture Mob here! Would you wear any of the items from this line? Do you think it’s overkill to create a collection inspired by the movie or do you think that’s where fashion is headed?  Happy Styling!

Watch This Style / Silver Screen Style: Behind-The-Scenes of My Week with Marilyn Starring Michelle Williams!


Aside from the obviously fabulous sales this Black Friday weekend, one of the most anticipated movies of the year was released on Wednesday, My Week with Marilyn, starring Michelle Williams.  I won’t really be able to see the movie until Sunday, but I can’t wait!  I found this exciting clip on YouTube which includes some behind-the-scenes juice on the development of the story, Michelle’s interpretation of Monroe, & more behind the Oscar-buzzing film!  Take a look & share your thoughts! Happy Styling!

Silver Screen Style: Get Your Own Ruby Slippers!


On one unsuspecting Saturday night, I found myself planted in front of the tube watching Wizard of Oz with my best friend, Rosie.  Of course, I can’t get over Dorothy’s signature ruby slippers.  I have plenty of red high heels, but none are quite as classic & adorable as the original Salvatore Ferragamo designed shoes for the movie.

I’ve recently posted a lot about shoes & even dedicated a whole Color Me Style post to Rosie (clicky here), but there’s really no such thing as too many red shoes!

Take a look at these shoes which range in price from $24.50 – $99.00, but are totally worth the investment if you’re looking to add some glimmering polish to the upcoming holiday season & for any smashing LBD ensemble.  My favorites by far are the glittery mary jane platform pumps ($30.00) from Charlotte Russe.  The store is currently having a sale where you can buy shoes BOGO $15.00.  That’s a good deal! You can find the sparkle toe pumps ($99.00) @Victoria’s Secret, or go for some all-over twinkle with the Promiscuous ‘Ryan’ pumps ($24.50) from 6PM.

While Dorothy’s shoes weren’t peep toes, I’ve also selected the ‘Jeana’ knot slingbacks ($27.99) in red satin, which add an old Hollywood glamour to any look, from Payless.  They’re also available in black & wide width, just in case the red isn’t for you.  I’m also a big fan of patent leather, so these Romantic Soles ‘Peony’ pumps ($44.50) sold @Zappos are the perfect fit for a polka-dotted dress in the summer, or with heavier textures this season like tweed or a chunky knit dress.  Speaking of texture, @Nine West, the ‘Galactica’ suede pumps ($69.30) have a little bit more edge with gold embellishments around the platform.

Have a red shoe story? Love Wizard of Oz? Share your story with us Style Darlings!  Happy Styling!

Silver Screen Style: Johnny Depp & Amber Heard Light Up The Screen in ‘Rum Diary’


I don’t normally focus on men’s style, but when we’re talking about Johnny Depp, jaws must drop.  With his recent role in The Rum Diary, based on the novel by the late Hunter S. Thompson, I’m loving the styling of costumes & just how gorgeous everyone looks, including the film’s leading lady, Amber Heard.  Take a look at the images below, along with the film’s trailer to get a glimpse at live action gonzo journalism. Set against the backdrop of late 1950s Puerto Rico, Johnny & Amber are joined by Aaron Eckhart & Giovanni Ribisi in the autobiographical look at Thompson’s journey finding his voice as a writer.

Also, I included a very entertaining video clip of Johnny Depp on Late Show with David Letterman, where the three-time Academy Award nominee very affectionately talks about his personal relationship with Thompson & their musings over the unpublished version of The Rum Diary, which is in theaters now.  Of course, this isn’t an entirely style-related post, but I was excited about it, so it was worth sharing.  Happy Styling!

Magazine Must-Haves / Silver Screen Style: Miss Piggy Goes Glam for In Style!


To mark the excitement of Style Darling’s 300th post, I’m recycling some style news, but it’s still important news! Thanks to my editor over @Movie Buzzers, I got an exclusive heads up about a very special fashion spread that I’m so excited to cross-blog!

With all the news surrounding the long-awaited new movie, The Muppets, Miss Piggy is making her comeback in a big way!  In the November issue of In Style, featuring Gwen Stefani on the cover, the beloved puppet siren puts all previous high-fashion centerfolds to shame with looks by designers like a feathered flapper dress by Jason Wu, a romantic LWD (little white dress) by Parabal Gurung, and many more!

It’s been a whole twelve years since we saw the Muppet crew on the big screen, but Miss Piggy is making every effort to steal the show, especially after an impressive 35 years in the entertainment business.  In the magazine, she discusses her relationship with Kermit, her fashion sense, what it was like to film with her old friends, and exactly what she thinks about her co-stars Jason Segel and Amy Adams. Not to mention that all of the looks that the famous pig models were custom-made for the diva, including strappy leopard pumps by Brian Atwood, gold-plated jewelry by Philip Crangi for Giles & Brother, a floral belted Suno dress, and sweet Opening Ceremony halter dress with ankle strap heels.

You can expect to see the movie in theaters on November 23rd and check out Movie Buzzers’ previous articles about the latest trailer and video, a parody trailer, and news on the movie’s soundtrack featuring OKGO, Weezer, and many more! Also, check back with Movie Buzzers at the end of the year since I’m sure Miss Piggy’s on screen style will put The Muppets on my Top 10 Most Stylish Movies of 2011 list!

Happy Styling!