Cover Craze: W’s Best Performances Portfolio, Including Ana de Armas, Margot Robbie, Zoë Kravitz, & More!


2022 was the year that film came back BIG post-COVID-19 & as this year’s awards season is underway, it’s clear that the most creative & talented players in Hollywood are here to stay & have something to say. W magazine has created a portfolio of the best performances of the year, including playful, dynamic, & mesmerizing photo shoots, articles, & videos of some of most buzzed about stars, including Ana de Armas, Margot Robbie, Jennifer Lawrence, Keke Palmer, Danielle Deadwyler, Michelle Yeoh, & more! Take a look below & see what all the fuss is about.

Wearing JW Anderson, Prada, & Pasqule Bruni:

Margot Robbie for W Magazine – Best Performances in Babylon
Margot Robbie for W Magazine – Best Performances in Babylon
Margot Robbie for for W Magazine – Best Performances in Babylon

Wearing Bottega Veneta & Prada:

Brad Pitt for W Magazine – Best Performances in Babylon
Brad Pitt for W Magazine – Best Performances in Babylon

Wearing Chanel, Maison Margiela Artisanal by John Galliano, Messika Paris, Bode, & The Row:

Michelle Williams for W Magazine – Best Performances in The Fabelmans
Michelle Williams for W Magazine – Best Performances in The Fabelmans

Wearing Louis Vuitton, Adidas, & Hermès:

Jonathan Majors for W Magazine – Best Performances in Devotion
Jonathan Majors for W Magazine – Best Performances in Devotion
Jonathan Majors for W Magazine – Best Performances in Devotion

Wearing Loewe & Falke:

Cate Blanchett for W Magazine – Best Performances in Tár
Cate Blanchett for W Magazine – Best Performances in Tár
Cate Blanchett for W Magazine – Best Performances in Tár

Wearing Louis Vuitton:

Ana de Armas for W Magazine – Best Performances in Blonde
Ana de Armas for W Magazine – Best Performances in Blonde

Wearing Balenciaga:

Michelle Yeoh for W Magazine – Best Performances in Everything Everywhere All At Once
Michelle Yeoh for W Magazine – Best Performances in Everything Everywhere All At Once
Michelle Yeoh for W Magazine – Best Performances in Everything Everywhere All At Once

Wearing Burberry, Hermès, R. Turbow:

Daniel Craig for W Magazine – Best Performances in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Story
Daniel Craig for W Magazine – Best Performances in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Story

Wearing Dior, Boucheron, Wolford, & Ellen Christine:

Jennifer Lawrence for W Magazine – Best Performances in Causeway
Jennifer Lawrence for W Magazine – Best Performances in Causeway
Jennifer Lawrence for W Magazine – Best Performances in Causeway

Wearing Gucci, Omega, & Charvet:

Eddie Redmayne for W Magazine – Best Performances in The Good Nurse
Eddie Redmayne for W Magazine – Best Performances in The Good Nurse

Wearing The Row, Fleur du Mal, Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello, Elsa Peretti for Tiffany & Co.,

Zoë Kravitz for W Magazine – Best Performances in The Batman
Zoë Kravitz for W Magazine – Best Performances
Zoë Kravitz for W Magazine – Best Performances in The Batman

Wearing Hermès, Messika Paris, & Prada:

Taylor Russell for W Magazine – Best Performances in Bones and All
Taylor Russell for W Magazine – Best Performances in Bones and All
Taylor Russell for W Magazine – Best Performances in Bones and All

Wearing Burberry, Giorgio Armani, & Dolce & Gabbana:

Brendan Fraser for W Magazine – Best Performances – The Whale
Brendan Fraser for W Magazine – Best Performances – The Whale

Wearing Celine Homme by Hedi Silmane, Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello, & Cartier,

Austin Butler for W Magazine – Best Performances in Elvis
Austin Butler for W Magazine – Best Performances in Elvis

Wearing Alaïa & Commando:

Aubrey Plaza for W Magazine – Best Performances – in Emily the Criminal

Wearing Christopher Kane & Cartier:

Claire Foy for W Magazine – Best Performances in Women Talking
Claire Foy for W Magazine – Best Performances in Women Talking

Wearing Valentino & Assael:

Danielle Deadwyler for W Magazine – Best Performances in Till
Danielle Deadwyler for W Magazine – Best Performances in Till

Wearing Dior, Charvet, Falke, Loewe, & JW Anderson:

Diego Calva for W Magazine – Best Performances in Babylon
Diego Calva for W Magazine – Best Performances in Babylon

Wearing Valentino & Rolex:

Jeremy Pope for W Magazine – Best Performances in The Inspection
Jeremy Pope for W Magazine – Best Performances in The Inspection

Wearing Anecho, Falke, & Commes des Garçons:

Jeremy Strong for W Magazine – Best Performances in Armageddon Time
Jeremy Strong for W Magazine – Best Performances in Armageddon Time

Wearing Tekla:

Judd Hirsch for W Magazine – Best Performances in The Fabelmans
Judd Hirsch for W Magazine – Best Performances in The Fabelmans

Wearing The Row, Patricia von Musulin, Assael, & Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello:

Kate Hudson for W Magazine – Best Performances in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Story
Kate Hudson for W Magazine – Best Performances in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Story

Wearing Wales Bonner, Tom Ford, & Oliver Peoples:

Ke Huy Quan for W Magazine – Best Performances in Everything Everywhere All At Once
Ke Huy Quan for W Magazine – Best Performances in Everything Everywhere All At Once

Wearing Proenza Schouler, Alexander McQueen, Max Mara, Elsa Peretti for Tiffany & Co., & Celine by Hedi Slimane:

Keke Palmer for W Magazine – Best Performances in Nope
Keke Palmer for W Magazine – Best Performances – Nope

Wearing Fendi, Charvet, New Balance, Bode, Toast, Thomas Pink, DSquared:

Paul Mescal for W Magazine – Best Performances in Aftersun
Paul Mescal for W Magazine – Best Performances in Aftersun
Paul Mescal for W Magazine – Best Performances in Aftersun

Wearing Chanel & Assael:

Rachel Sennott for W Magazine – Best Performances in Bodies Bodies Bodies

Wearing Ralph Lauren Collection, Cartier, Wolford, & Maison Margiela:

Stephanie Hsu for W Magazine – Best Performances in Everything Everywhere All At Once
Stephanie Hsu for W Magazine – Best Performances in Everything Everywhere All At Once

Wearing Richard Quinn, Lisa Eisner Jewelry, Broken English, Dolce & Gabbana, Elsa Peretti for Tiffany & Co., Sophie Buhai, Falke, & Jimmy Choo:

Janelle Monae for W Magazine – Best Performances in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Story
Janelle Monae for W Magazine – Best Performances in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Story

Wearing Bode, Falke, & Rolex:

Seth Rogen for W Magazine – Best Performances in The Fabelmans
Seth Rogen for W Magazine – Best Performances in The Fabelmans

Who’s your favorite movie star to watch? What was your must-see movie from this year’s awards season? Which photo shoot do you like the best? For more stylish posts, check out: the red carpet from this year’s Golden Globe Awards, bold statement necklaces, top Valentine’s Day picks, & stylish leopard pullover sweaters! Happy Styling!

Cover Craze: The Crown’s Emma Corrin Stars on Vogue’s August 2022 Issue!


As the recent covers of fashion publications get more & more glamorous, readers are also served plentiful substance concerning diversity & culture-conscious topics since the language of fashion encompasses all identities. This is why Vogue‘s August 2022 issue, featuring Golden Globe-winner, Emma Corrin (they/them), is such a milestone for LGBTQ+ visibility & an opportunity to explore the fluidity of fashion. Emma is the first openly non-binary cover star for the magazine, embracing both fashion & body hair their way—unapologetically!

In the article, written by Emma Spector, photographed by Jamie Hawkesworth, and styled by Alex Harrington, Emma takes the spotlight in fabulous, avant garde styles with pieces from Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Marni, Maison Margiela, Miu Miu, Comme des Garçons, Proenza Schouler, Hailey Desjardins, Prada, Adidas, The Row, & Loewe.

Spector not only writes about Emma’s rise to fame as Princess Diana on Netflix’s The Crown, but also their upcoming projects, including My Policeman, alongside Harry Styles, & an adaptation of Lady Chatterly’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence, as well as Emma’s social media presence supporting & raising awareness for the trans community. Emma states, “In my mind, gender just isn’t something that feels fixed…and I don’t know if it ever will be; there might always be some fluidity there for me…If you have a platform and you’re able to use it, that’s obviously so important—and I met some incredible people through it.”

What do you think of Emma’s cover shoot for Vogue? How do you feel about fashion risk takers? How do you support the LGBTQ+ community? For more stylish celebrity posts, check out: Keira Knightley’s Chanel LBD for Paris Fashion Week, a red carpet flashback in patriotic colors with Sofia Vergara & Charlize Theron, Natalie Portman’s Variety shoot to promote Thor: Love & Thunder, & Stranger Things star Maya Hawke on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon! Happy Styling!

The Stylish Five: Affordable Scarves for Fall ($11 & Under), Inspired by Jessica Alba, Ashley Olsen, & More!


Somewhere along the way, I fell in love with scarves. They’re perfect for fall & winter, adding that extra splash of personality to your outfit, & only this summer did I realize the full potential of my look when there’s a stylish scarf wrapped around the handle of my favorite tote & crossbody bags. This was a way to get the most use out of my ever-growing scarf collection all year long, resolving the problem of my arms getting chilly during those cool, starry summer nights. However, you can get plenty of scarf envy from some of today’s most stylish celebrities whose looks are elevated by the accessory, like Jessica Alba, Rihanna, Emma Watson, Rachel Bilson, Sarah Jessica Parker, & Ashley Olsen.

Jessica Alba, Rihanna, Emma Watson, Rachel Bilson, Sarah Jessica Parker, & Ashley Olsen in scarves.

In preparation for fall fashion, I wanted to share some of my favorite picks, in prints & solids, to inspire your scarf love, especially when wardrobe budgeting is essential. Scarves can dress down a black dress for day & keep you cozy when there’s a shift in temperature in the evening. Scarves also present an opportunity to play with prints, like trying a stripe against a polka dot (in a similar color scheme) or mixing leopard with something menswear inspired.  

The Stylish Five - Affordable Scarves for Fall, $11 & Under!

SHOP: tapestry scarf ($5.00, was $10.99) in blue combo @Charlotte Russe, leopard scarf ($7.36) @Chic Nova, woven scarf ($9.80) in burgundy @Forever 21, floral scarf ($9.99) in white / blue @H&M, & chiffon scarf ($11.00) in purple @Dorothy Perkins.

Which scarf style is your favorite? How do you like to style a scarf for summer & fall? Where do you shop for accessories like scarves? For more stylish posts, check out Adam Lippes’ plaid lookbook for Target, how to wear mustard for fall inspired by Jennifer Lopez & Bella Thorne, 5 must-see film trailers for this upcoming awards season, the latest celebrity red carpet looks including Keri Russell & Olivia Munn, & styling a chambray shirt like Reese Witherspoon & Kim Kardashian West. Happy Styling!

Color Me Style: White-Hot White Style For Spring, Inspired by Victoria Beckham, Lily James, Gwen Stefani, & More!


While there’s snow outside during this first week of spring, I have my eye on transitioning between seasons with the color white. Celebrities have made winter white super white-hot, but as we move into the warmer season, a bright pop of white, when it comes to separates, a dress, a full on monochromatic look, & accessories, will certainly look fresh & stylish.

Also, white isn’t just for brides since it works to brighten any skin tone, as we can see during the latest red carpet appearances of some of our favorite A-listers, especially in gorgeous white dresses & gowns.

Shailene Woodley, Karlie Kloss, Elizabeth Hurley, & Olga Kurylenko.

Shailene Woodley stunned in an ivory silk & organza gown with an open back by Ralph Lauren Collection (shop here) at the London premiere of Insurgent. Supermodel Karlie Kloss went minimal in a white & black accented Tom Ford Fall 2015 Collection cut-out column gown at the Brit Awards red carpet. Brit beauty Elizabeth Hurley hit the red carpet in a white curve-hugging lace-paneled pencil dress with Chopard diamonds, a metallic clutch, & gray pointy toe pumps at the NYC premiere of The Royals. Actress Olga Kurylenko was gorgeous in a sleeveless white midi length dress with a hot pink ombre clutch & metallic rose pumps at The Winter Music Brit Party 2015.

There’s nothing more classic than a white button down shirt, blouse, or t-shirt, but sometimes it’s adding that topper to your color blocked, playful, or formal looks that can transform your entire view on the staple must-have white top.

Gwen Stefani, Solange Knowles, Reese Witherspoon, & Veronica Roth.

Fashion icon Gwen Stefani hit the street in a white sheer top with black zippered skinny jeans, an oversize shopper, & mesh open-toe booties in L.A. Singer Solange Knowles took a risk in a white caped Balmain top (here) & belted wide-leg pants with a wooden clutch & black sandals at the Balmain Fall Winter 2015 show at Paris Fashion Week. Oscar-nominee Reese Witherspoon spent the day shopping in a white blouse with a floral flounced Dolce & Gabbana skirt, Tabitha Simmons basket weave wedges (shop here), & white leather bag from The Row. Author of The Divergent Series, Veronica Roth, wowed in an Ann Demeulemeester white blazer with a camisole, striped Michael Lo Sordo asymmetric skirt, Salvatore Ferragamo clutch, Tory Burch sandals, & Le Vian jewels.

Wearing white on the bottom is sometimes a big risk, but try mixing up skirts, trousers, & jeans in a quality fabric to get the most out of your favorite blouses, sweaters, & crop tops.

Sarah Hyland, Jamie Chung, Olivia Palermo, & Julianne Moore.

Modern Family actress Sarah Hyland looked playful in a lavender busier top with a white midi skirt, bejeweled clutch, & mint green Bionda Castana pumps (shop here) at the 32nd Annual Paleyfest. Style blogger / actress Jamie Chung took her adorable pup for a walk in a striped tank by twenty with a white midi length skirt, leather moto jacket, cut-out booties by Sol Sana (here), & black leather shoulder bag. Fashion it-girl Olivia Palermo showed her support for the Chalayan Fall Winter 2015 show during Paris Fashion Week in an oatmeal turtleneck knit with a white leather fringe midi-length pencil skirt, a white clutch, lavender pumps. Academy Award winner Julianne Moore was effortless in a navy sweater & blazer with white trousers & a long pendant necklace.

There are even those who have dares to wear head-to-toe white in a chic, sleek monochromatic look, playing with menswear inspiration, volume & cut-outs, & soft edges.

Victoria Beckham, Julianne Hough, Lily James, & Robin Wright.

Designer Victoria Beckham showed off her own Victoria Beckham design in a high neck sleeveless dress with cut-outs, a full skirt, & white pointed toe platform pumps at the amfAR Hong Kong gala. Dancing with the Stars alum Julianne Hough mixed menswear in a semi-sheer A.L.C. blouse with flared trousers & Kurt Geiger snakeskin pumps (shop here) for an appearance on Extra. Cinderella star Lily James was ethereal in a Camilla & Marc white top (shop here) & skirt with a statement gold necklace, Jennifer Fisher rings, & metallic sandals at a Cinderella event. At the House of Cards season premiere in London, Robin Wright looked sleek in a white suit with a black cami & python pumps.

Aside from the red cart, white stunned on recent runways during Fashion Weeks across the world, especially in gorgeous dresses from the collections of Roland Mouret Spring 2015 Ready-To-Wear, Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2015 Couture, & 3.1 Phillip Lim Fall Winter 2015.

Roland Mouret Spring 2015 Ready-To-Wear, Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2015 Couture, & 3.1 Phillip Lim Fall Winter 2015.

Jonathan Saunders Spring 2015 Ready-To-Wear, Honor Spring 2015 Ready-To-Wear, & Osman Spring 2015 Ready-To-Wear.

Also, white separates glowed on the runway, especially in the catwalk shows from Jonathan Saunders Spring 2015 Ready-To-Wear, Honor Spring 2015 Ready-To-Wear, & Osman Spring 2015 Ready-To-Wear.

With all this celebrity & designer inspiration, it’s time to take the white idea to your wardrobe & on your must-have shopping list, starting with affordable dresses, perfect for a variety of shapes & sizes. Dresses - Charlotte Russe $19.99, Romwe $28.00, Missguided $29.98, & Dress Barn $48.00.

SHOP: skater dress @Charlotte Russe ($19.99), maxi dress @Romwe ($28.00), bodycon dress @Missguided ($29.98), & fit & flare dress @Dress Barn ($48.00).

Step away from black tops & try these options in white to add a bright pop against a pencil skirt, pastel jeans, menswear trousers, or leather paneled leggings.

Tee - Alloy $5.99, V-Neck - JC Penney $9.99, Blouse - Forever 21 $14.90, & Sweater - Nordstrom Rack $24.97.

SHOP: tee @Alloy ($5.99), v-neck @JC Penney ($9.99), blouse @Forever 21 ($14.90), & sweater @Nordstrom Rack ($24.97).

Experiment with white bottoms with figure-hugging skinny jeans, playful skirts, & this season’s must-have look, culottes with heels.

Jeans - YOOX $24.00, Pencil Skirt - Old Navy $29.94, Culottes - JC Penney $36.00, & ASOS $42.00.

SHOP: jeans @YOOX ($24.00), pencil skirt @Old Navy ($29.94), culottes @JC Penney ($36.00), & midi skirt @ASOS ($42.00).

Now is the times favorite white accessories, including shoes like flats with a shirt dress, embossed sandals for a cocktail frock, wedges with jeans & a blouse, & pumps for an office look.

Flats - Target $19.98, Wedges - Famous Footwear $25.00, Sandals - 6PM $29.99, & Pumps - Boohoo $44.00.

SHOP: flats @Target ($19.98), wedges @Famous Footwear ($25.00), sandals @6PM ($29.99), & pumps @Boohoo ($44.00).

When breaking out new spring separates & jackets, a white bag or clutch is great to pair against primary colors, rich neutrals, soft pastels, & bold prints.

Clutch - Dorothy Perkins $17.00, Tote - Alloy $29.99, Messenger - Last Call $45.00, & Bucket Bag - Shoptiques $35.00.

SHOP: clutch @Dorothy Perkins ($17.00), tote @Alloy ($29.99), messenger @Last Call ($45.00), & bucket bag @Shoptiques ($35.00).

Wearing white jewelry is sure to pop against with any ensemble. Choose drop earrings for a party look, a statement necklace over a sheath dress, studs for a casual outfit, & bangles in mixed metallics.

Drop earrings - ChicNova $2.88, Necklace - H&M $9.95, Studs - River Island $6.00, & Bangle - Designs by Stephene $20.00.

SHOP: drop earrings @ChicNova ($2.88), necklace @H&M ($9.95), studs @River Island ($6.00), & bangle @Designs by Stephene ($20.00).

What do you think of wearing white? Which celebrities wear white the best? Who do you turn to for style inspiration? Which white pieces were your favorite? For more stylish & affordable fashion posts, check out the complete red carpet gallery from last month’s Academy Awards, Oscar de la Renta’s Fall Winter 2015 collection from Fashion Week, bucket bags inspired by Michael Kors & Tory Burch, & four fabulous ways wear floral leggings! Happy Styling!

Red Carpet Review: Celebrating The Best In Fashion At The CFDA Awards!


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If you follow fashion, then you know all about the Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards which took place last week.  I’m excited to share all the red carpet style, featuring favorites like Jessica Chastain, Zoe Saldana, Mandy Moore, Rachel Zoe & the Olsen twins who were awarded the big prize of the night: Womenswear Designer of the Year, for their high-end label, The Row.

Click through the gallery to see who wore what & share with reader your favorite looks! As always, for more posts in Red Carpet Review, check out the latest which includes stars like Julianne Hough & Emma Stone rocking leather looks, Charlize Theron’s high-profile promotional appearances for Snow White & the Huntsman, & what went down at this week’s Country Music Television Awards! Happy Styling!

Basics for a Bargain: Leather Pants Inspired by Gwyneth Paltrow, Ciara, & More!


Part of what I love about fall fashion is how stylishly we can embrace texture!  Wearing leather is a fabulous way to upgrade any cotton button-down from day-to-night, but when it comes to leather pants, we have some really awesome celebrity inspiration for a number of very fashionable looks.  Leather pants can certainly be made into an item for any style & it’s a great basic, if worn the right way.

If you’re preppy, add a gray cableknit sweater with some patent leather mary janes.  Or let the diva in you show off a lacey bustier top with your skinny leather pants & some major platforms.  Leather pants aren’t necessarily just for a rock & roll look, but they definitely add that extra splash of edge with a blouse, tweed jacket, or tunic top.

Jennifer Lopez is on the set of her latest music video, wearing Balmain leather pants with a metallic sweater from H&M & studded Christian Louboutin pumps.  With extra zipper details & stacked bangles, this look is very high-profile for day, but also party-ready for evening.  Fergie takes in a day of travel in caramel colored leather leggings, a Balenciaga printed top, gold sandals, oversized shades, & hoop earrings, all while sporting a tight bun, perfect for letting your outfit get all the attention.  Ciara leaves a New York City hotel wearing destroyed Rag & Bone trousers with a shirt by Equipment, Louboutin platforms, & tote by Givenchy. She looks effortless & veyr natural, not pairing her rich pants with anything too flashy.  Gwyneth Paltrow made an appearance on The Early Show, doing a cooking segment while promoting her new cookbook, wearing straight leg motorcycle pants by The Row & finished off her look in a printed silk top & feminine ballet flats.

I went on a hunt to find affordable leather / faux leather pants to upgrade the bottoms in any Style Darling’s wardrobe.  My main goal was to find something $100 or less & I came pretty close to that with these chic finds.  @Victoria’s Secret, the pencil pants in black are $59.50.  You could take a cue from the model in the picture & try on this style of leather pant with a heavy knit.  What makes leather look even more luxurious is the combination against neutral shades like gray or cream.

For $66.00, head over to Topshop for these faux leather skinny trousers which would look perfect with a graphic tee & menswear vest for day.  If you already wear knit leggings or jeggings, then you’ve got to have leather-inspired bottoms like these!  Marked down from $130.00, Bluefly has on sale the BCBGeneration faux leather skinny pants for $77.35.  These slim fit bottoms are especially stylish for a girl’s night out or date night with your beau.

Of course, I haven’t forgotten about my plus-size Style Darlings who can take advantage of the Jessica London leather jeggings @One Stop Plus.  These are available in sizes 12-28, but range in price from $119.99 – $139.99.  Considering that leather pants are a must-have basic, investing the money in just one pair will last you a long time & can be worn just about any season (but be careful on sticky, humid summer days!).

Since our celebrity-inspirations were also wearing leather pants in the brown family, I searched high & low to find affordable look-alikes, but could only come across the rich brown leather pants from Jamin Leather for $55.00.  Break out your favorite black tank, metallic accessories, & pointed toe pumps to dress these up & you’ll be on your way to a very luxurious fall!

Who do you think wears leather the best?  Would you wear leather or faux leather pants this season?  How much would you spend on them?  Do you think the leather leggings trend is over or just getting started?  Happy Styling!

Red Carpet Review: The Stars at Cannes Part Two!


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Just a few days ago, Style Darling featured some of the most gorgeous looks from the Cannes Fim Festival, such as Rachel McAdams, Uma Thurman, & Diane Kruger. The prestigious event is currently taking place in the south of France, but it seems that (thanks to In Style), the stars just keep a-comin’ & style, glamour, & elegance is all the rage on the red carpet, at the parties, & other fashionable press events. While my monstrous gallery for the Met Costume Institute Gala is getting a lot of hits, we can’t ignore what’s going on across the pond, especially when stars like Angelina Jolie, Gwen Stefani, Bar Rafaeli, Zoe Saldana, Sarah Jessica Parker, & Penelope Cruz are making a splash.  Those are just some of my favorites!  Designers like Versace, Marchesa, Emilio Pucci, Roberto Cavalli, The Row, Giorgio Armani, & Stella McCartney are just a few of the stellar visionaries behind the looks worn by these international beauties.  Take a click around & tell us who your favorites are! Happy Styling!