Why Emma Stone will only wear one designer on the red carpet this season

In the fall, the Parisian fashion house announced that it signed the actress as its new face, meaning not only will she appear in print and TV ads, she’ll also be wearing LV exclusively on the red carpet. The designer behind the house, Nicolas Ghesquière, is known to befriend and sign giant stars and create a custom style story just for them, as he has with Michelle Williams, Jennifer Connelly and other friends of the Louis Vuitton house. But for Stone, this is her first major deal — which means major expectations. Our editors predict everything she will wear will be custom, as Ghesquière is known to do for his star faces. However, with her stylist being Petra Flannery, who also works with Reese Witherspoon, Zoe Saldana, Amy Adams, Faith Hill and more, we can see Stone keeping her signature Hollywood glamour and red carpet head-turners. “She’s going to be someone who surprises us,” says PEOPLE Deputy Style Director Sharon Kanter. “We haven’t seen her do a deal like this before, so anything’s possible.” Continue Reading

Megan Fox, starring in ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,’ is red carpet-ready – but would rather avoid all the glitz

If it were up to Megan Fox, she’d leave the red-carpet life for good. “It’s never something that I really enjoyed, so I’ve always tried to stay away from it as much as possible,” the actress tells the Daily News. “When you’re promoting a movie, you have to be out on the red carpet. That’s just part of it. But that kind of [glamour and exposure] was never a choice.” Fox — who jokes that she “fell into the action-movie scene by accident” — has been sucking it up to promote “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” in theaters Friday. In the reboot of the 1980s-’90s franchise — which originated as a comic book, then became an animated series and a 1990 feature film — Fox plays reporter April O’Neil, the human pal of, and press contact for, a quartet of superhero warriors who just happen to be giant shelled reptiles. Fox has a lot of respect for strong women like her character, who’s there for the action as the Ninja Turtles fight the evil Shredder and his Foot Clan. “I think [fearlessness] is something you’re born with,” she says. “Maybe not in all cases, but a lot of famous people that have made it have to be [strong].” Fox has relied on her strength ever since she hit it big in Michael Bay’s first “Transformers” movie, in 2007. She was declared the hot young mainstream actress of the moment — comparisons to Angelina Jolie were inevitable — but Fox, 28, says that at time she was ascending, she wasn’t really thinking much about what it all meant. “I was just trying to figure out who I was then,” she says. “I’ve never been somebody who gets on the Internet and reads about myself. It’s so damaging to the psyche and to your emotional well-being. I was never that aware of the Hollywood hierarchy.” Continue Reading

Angelina Jolie joined by Brad Pitt, son Maddox on red carpet of Governors Awards

She was the main attraction at the Governors Awards in Hollywood on Saturday night, and Angelina Jolie certainly did not disappoint. The 38-year-old star was there to pick up the prestigious Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. But she also dazzled on the red carpet. Dressed tastefully in a black gown with lace sleeves, Jolie, a mother of six, oozed Hollywood glamour. The A-lister was joined on the red carpet by her partner, Brad Pitt and, in a rare public outing, her 12-year-old son, Maddox. Both were dressed in tuxedos. Jolie received her award for her ceaseless campaigning on issues such as aid for refugees and for women victims of sexual violence, especially in Africa. She has also spoken out against the mistreatment of children in the Syria conflict. She was handed her award by George Lucas. Jolie is currently working on "Unbroken," her second film as a director, which is based on the true story of a soldier in World War II who survived a 47-day raft journey in the Pacific Ocean, only to end up in a Japanese POW camp. The award, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is given "to an individual in the motion picture industry whose humanitarian efforts have brought credit to the industry," according to the Academy's website. In addition to Jolie, other stars receiving honorary awards were Hollywood veterans Angela Lansbury and Steve Martin. Other stars who attended the glittering event included Ben Stiller, Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Wahlberg and Raquel Welch, looking stunning in a scarlet red gown. The fifth annual event was held in the Grand Ballroom at the Hollywood and Highland Center in California. On a mobile device? Click here to watch the video. Continue Reading

Emma Watson shows some skin on red carpet days after suffering near wardrobe malfunction at ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ premiere

Emma Watson knew better than to fall victim to yet another fashion faux pas when she stepped out at the Cinema Society screening of her new film, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” in New York Thursday night. The British beauty donned a white Brood dress that showed just enough skin that left the swarm of photographers in a frenzy. But it appears Watson was more prepared this time around. On Monday, the “Harry Potter” starlet suffered a near wardrobe malfunction at the Los Angeles premiere of her film when her low-cut halter dress shifted over to reveal a flesh-colored pastie. Watson, 22, seemed initially oblivious to the blunder, smiling for photographers and striking poses with her breast peeping out of her nude-colored Giorgio Armani dress. Ironically, the actress spoke in Glamour magazine's October issue about how she's come to be quite paranoid about wardrobe malfunctions on the red carpet. "Yeah, I have to (work with a stylist) at this point," she told the magazine. "Just practically, these gowns are ridiculous. You're being photographed from every angle, so not only do you have to consider how the thing looks, but whether you're going to be able to sit in it and whether people are going to be able to see up your skirt." London Ent/Splash News Emma Watson has a near wardrobe malfunction on the red carpet on Monday. Join the Conversation: Continue Reading

Blake Lively on her red carpet looks: ‘I do my own styling’

Direct from New York, the face of Gucci Première, actress Blake Lively responds to our questions about red carpet style, fashion icons and 2013 trends.What's your top red-carpet trend for Spring 2013? BLAKE LIVELY GOES HOLLYWOOD GLAMOUR IN GUCCI AD BLAKE LIVELY & RYAN REYNOLDS TIE THE KNOTHow far in advance of a big red-carpet event do you decide your outfit?Have you ever switched an outfit for a big event at the very last minute?In your opinion who's the best dressed female star on the red carpet at the moment?And who's the best dressed guy? PHOTOS: IS BLAKE LIVELY NEW YORK'S BEST-DRESSED WOMAN?Imagine you turn up at an event and another actress who you really respect is wearing the same outfit as you -- what do you do?So it's all about the personal touches?On "Gossip Girl," you introduced lots of young people to fashion and influenced their style. When you were growing up, who were your fashion icons?In a hypothetical housefire you can only save one item from your entire wardrobe. What would it be?So there's not once piece you could pick if you really had to? Join the Conversation: Continue Reading

Oscar fashion picks: The red carpet’s biggest hits and misses

The Oscars have broadcast some unforgettable gowns over the years, but few make the A-list years later. “It has to have some element of whimsy, something special,” says George Kotsiopoulos from E!’s “Fashion Police.” There’s a fine line between love and hate with red-carpet risks. “Cher’s Bob Mackie headdress worked because she did it impeccably well. Her body looked amazing,” says Kotsiopoulos. “That’s in contrast to Bjork’s swan dress, where the bodysuit was ill-fitted. It was just insane.” The following showstopping looks also kept everyone buzzing — for better or for worse. THE BEST DRESSED... Nicole Kidman left Tom Cruise’s shadow forever in 1997 wearing a chartreuse embroidered shift by John Galliano for Christian Dior. Fashionistas fell for Gywneth Paltrow’s soft pink Ralph Lauren gown when she won Best Actress for “Shakespeare in Love” in 1999. Cate Blanchett’s John Galliano gown, embroidered with a hummingbird and delicate flowers, was another knockout that year. Julia Roberts’ glamorous black and white Valentino dress in 2001 was a game-changer for bringing vintage designs back in vogue on the red carpet. “It was elegant and timeless,” says Kotsiopoulos. Renée Zellweger dropped the “Bridget Jones” pounds to wow in a 1959 Jean Dessès gown in 2001 that she bought from Rita Watnick’s vintage shop. “An actress buying her own dress was just unheard of,” says Kotsiopoulos. Even before Halle Berry’s momentous 2002 Best Actress win as an African-American woman, her transparent Elie Saab dress with its strategically placed flowers stole the show. Hilary Swank looked like a “Million Dollar Baby” in her sapphire Guy Laroche that exposed her exquisite back in 2005. Charlize Theron’s frothy Dior Couture gown that year boasted a beautiful Continue Reading

The stars of ‘The Avengers’ hit the red carpet at Hollywood premiere

The Avengers assembled Wednesday for a supersized red-carpet premiere even by Tinseltown standards. With the entire main cast of "The Avengers" — Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Mark Ruffalo — in fighting shape for the event at the El Captitan Theatre in Hollywood, there were plenty of celebrities in the theater and even more costumed fanboys screaming behind the barricades. But it wasn’t all glitz and glamour, Scarlett Johansson said on the red carpet. “Going back day after day, knowing you’re going to get the crap beat of you and doing it willingly is a challenge in itself, a mental challenge,” said Johansson, who reprises her Black Widow character from “Iron Man 2.” “But I have to say every time you fail at a stunt it hurts.” The most bizarre part of the whole experience for Mark Ruffalo was seeing his facial features superimposed on the Hulk. “It scared the hell out of me, because it reminded me of my dad when he was really, really angry,” said the actor. “Dancing With the Stars” dancer Chelsie Hightower said she was there because she had a huge crush on Chris Hemsworth. “Thor is my dude. I’ve see that movie like seven times,” she said. “[If I met him] I probably wouldn’t cry, but I probably would go shy.” “She would cry,” quipped her “DWTS” partner, Disney Channel star Roshon Fegan, who got his first big break on 2004’s “Spider-Man 2” in a bit credited as “Amazed Kid.” He’s still amazed, he said. Stan Lee, who co-created the superteam for Marvel Comics with artist Jack Kirby, said he was eager to skip the red-carpet interview and see the movie he’s been dreaming about since 1963. “There’s never been a movie that has so many super characters in one films, and everyone of Continue Reading

Celebrities light up Unbridled Eve Gala red carpet on Kentucky Derby Eve for a good cause

Celebrities lit up the red carpet to support the sixth annual Unbridled Eve Gala at the Galt House in Louisville on Friday. Decked out with crystal chandeliers, elaborate ice sculptures and white rose centerpieces, the evening included a cocktail reception with 19 specialty drinks, a surf-and-turf dinner and silent auction.Guests also enjoyed live musical performances by musicians like Taio Cruz, (“Dynamite” and “Break Your Heart”), Billy Gilman of The Voice, and Morris Day and the Time. Entertainment notables included Oscar-winning actress Mira Sorvino and her father, “Goodfellas” legend Paul Sorvino, actor Beau Bridges, HLN anchor Robin Meade, DJ Envy, Triple Crown winning jockey Victor Espinoza, country singer J.D. Shelburne and Karen Lawrence, mother of Louisville's own Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence. Red carpet and beyond: We stayed late at Derby Eve parties Not merely glitz and glamour, the party raises money for a wide range of national and local charities. “There are so many great people here, just getting to know people from around the country, and they’re all here for the Derby but also to support this important cause,” Mira Sorvino said.Proceeds from the event will benefit over 17 different charities, including Blessings in a Backpack, an organization that provides food to elementary school students on the weekends,the Fund for the Arts, Down Syndrome of Louisville and the Animal Care Society.Over $1.6 million has been raised since the inception of the Unbridled Charitable Foundation in 2012.   Continue Reading

Amy Schumer explains red carpet faceplant in front of Kanye West, Kim Kardashian: ‘I think falling is the funniest thing’

Amy Schumer memorably upstaged Kim Kardashian and Kanye West at the Time 100 gala – and now she’s fessing up why. The comedian opened up about the red carpet pratfall during her appearance on the “The Graham Norton Show." “You know when you’re doing interviews and the person sees somebody more important behind you,” Schumer said on the UK talk show, referring to how reporters preferred to talk to Kimye over her. Since the experience felt like “being at a party and there's a hotter girl behind you,” Schumer explained she decided to take a fall to get out of the way. "All the reporters were going crazy and it was Kim and Kanye, just standing there, owning it, being short and important," Schumer said, getting laughs from the crowd. "And I think falling is the funniest thing, so I took a dive in front of them." The “Inside Amy Schumer” star also revealed that she apologized to the Wests for her red carpet tumble during the gala. “Kanye was smiling at me, but as if you programmed a robot to smile,” the TV star said. “But there’s no way that either of them had any idea who I was,” she added. “That was comforting.” Kimye might not know who Schumer is, but the comedian has made a name for herself due to her hit Comedy Central show "Inside Amy Schumer." Earlier this week, she accepted a Peabody Award and was named one of Glamour UK's Women of the Year. ON A MOBILE DEVICE? WATCH THE VIDEO HERE. Continue Reading

This year’s Tonys promise to be glamorous, with nominees dressed by Anna Wintour for the red carpet

The Tonys on Sunday promise to pump up the glamour. Anna Wintour and her team of stylemeisters have invited nominees into the Vogue closet to check out red-carpet ready clothes and accessories. MORE: THE TONY AWARDS ARE ONLY A WEEK AWAY, BUT IT SEEMS LIKE A SECRET Right on cue, “LIVE! From the Red Carpet” — a first-ever live-streamed Tonys red carpet special — will share the dazzle. Darren Criss and two-time Tony nominee Laura Osnes host the special airing 5:30 to 8 p.m. EST on TonyAwards.com and CBS.com. MORE: JOE MANGANIELLO, BRADLEY COOPER, BRYAN CRANSTON, KIEFER SUTHERLAND TO HAND OUT TONY AWARDS Look for “The King and I” star Kelli O’Hara in a Vogue-sanctioned head-to-toe ensemble for her sixth nod. And look for Steven Boyer, a best actor nominee for “Hand to God,” to be looking sharp in a Marc Jacobs tux. “They hooked me up,” says Boyer. “I feel good.” Continue Reading