The 2015 Grammy Awards featured several musicians who are known for having the best sound in the industry. After watching the red carpet, it was clear that they are also known for being the best dressed. We saw two big, yet simple trends on the carpet: White and Black.
Ariana Grande sported a sheik one shoulder VERSACE gown with silver chain details along the side, while Rita Ora shimmered in a sheer silver and white long-sleeve PRADA dress. This dress was one-of-a-kind, but you can find something that’s equally as stunning at our location. Not every store carries the newest runway collections like ours. Chrissy Teigen walked the carpet in a classic EMILIO PUCCI dress with railroad cut-outs. Jennifer Hudson gave Teigen a run for her money by stepping out in a little white form fitting dress by TOM FORD. We have a similar dress at our location! In fact, most of the collection is white.
Gwen Stefani rocked the red carpet in a custom VERSACE jumpsuit with a mesh top to create an edgy appeal. This look was part of the spring collection. Look out for it at our location! Meanwhile, Big Sean looked dapper in a sleek YVES SAINT LAURENT suit. And Nicki Minaj flaunted her curves in a sheik TOM FORD dress with fringe. Childish Gambino showed his love for LANVIN by wearing everything from the brand head-to-toe. Everything Gambino is wearing can be found at our LANVIN boutique inside The Shops at Crystals.
The 2015 SAG Awards showed us what fashion is all about. We saw several different looks ranging from business and sexy to simple and swanky. There’s a lot to talk about besides the ongoing trends of white, one-shoulder dresses and pony tails, so let’s get straight to business! Below is our list of superlatives.
Natalie Portman, the famed oscar-winning American actress and worldwide partner of the brand since 2011, unveils the first watch designed and created together with Richard Mille, embodied in the Tourbillon RM 19-01 Natalie Portman. Recognized as a brilliant woman in her public as well as private life, she is a multi-talented woman of high accomplishments, having graduated from Harvard in psychology in addition to her roles at the theater and on screen.
For this first collaboration, Natalie Portman set her mind on an image combining strong associations and complex undertones expressed by a diamond studded and encrusted tracery based upon the image of a spider.
The RM19-01 manual winding tourbillon caliber is assembled around a black rhodium-plated, 18K white gold black sapphire set baseplate, a first for Richard Mille. The spider within the movement, also in 18K white gold and delicately set with diamonds, forms an integral part of the movement, with the abdomen of the spider actually supporting the bridges of the tourbillon, and its legs supporting the two winding barrels.
This aesthetic achievement was only possible after a long and difficult machining process followed by many hours of hand polishing, finishing and the guiding eye of the watchmaker working in harmony with the centuries old skills of the jewel setter- together creating the physical manifestation of Natalie’s personal vision for this unique and limited edition timepiece.
Available in 20 pieces worldwide, this novel ladies’ creation will be worn by Natalie Portman at several events worldwide and is available for purchase at the Richard Mille boutique on level 2 of The Shops at Crystals.
Lots of skin turned up on MTV Video Music Awards Sunday night at The Forum in Inglewood, California.
Cut-outs, glitter, thigh-high slits, leather, sequins, plunging necklines and more were on full display as stars walked the red carpet before the show.
Chloe Grace Moretz, Julianne Hough, Iggy Azalea and Nikki Minaj all looked to the Fall and Resort 2014-1 catwalks for their red carpet style, choosing pieces by Louis Vuitton, Emilio Pucci, Versace and Saint Laurent respectively.
Meanwhile Beyonce sparkled in a bedazzled, rainbow colored custom Tom Ford bodysuit throughout the entirety of her performance, Queen Bey lit up the stage from her booty poppin' moves to her killer vocals.
See the evening's full red carpet style here.
Instagram was everywhere during the 2015 Resort collection presentations and a great way to get an insider’s view at all the behind-the-scenes fun. Here’s a look at how three designers and their celebrity style packs trended “off-season” using the popular social media tool.
With about 775,000 followers designer @StellaMcCartney touted her guests (it-girls such as Liv Tyler, Amber Heard, Cara DeLevingne and Maggie Gyllenhaal) just as much as the clothes. Inside the Elizabeth Street Garden party hashtags such as #stellasuperheroes, #stellasworld #stellagirls were flying to show off patchworks of print and stripes, side cutouts and sunray pleated dresses. The mood was light with party favors such as the always-enchanting “mustache on a stick,” blue lollipops and the ensuing blue tongue and bubble guns. The overall tone matched the “superhero” motif found on key pieces within the collection, including a suite of handbags that looked like masks.
Guests such as Rihanna, Marion Cotillard, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Leelee Sobieski, Allison Williams and Margot Robbie arrived by signature Dior water taxis to the Brooklyn Navy Yard's Duggal Greenhouse for Dior’s Cruise show in early May. Through hashtags such as #DiorCruise2015 #diorbts, the official Dior Instagram account @Dior showed off the stunning “mirror effect” runway, backstage makeup applications (#peterphilips) and a number of the top looks of the season from creative director Raf Simons. For this presentation, he favored the A-line silhouette with scarf prints and textures both archival and new. All in all there were 66 looks to celebrate Dior USA’s 66th year.
And while their “All About Women” client event was not a Resort presentation, Hermés’ off-season party was one for the record books. Inside Wall Street’s JP Morgan headquarters there were numerous environments to enjoy. Scene 1 was a rerun of their Autumn/Winter collection, and Scene 2 was a full-on carnival with a retro swim tableau, pinball and roll-a-ball horse racing and a fashion fortune-teller. @Hermes and #HermesAllAboutWomen gave a fantastic look into the almost unbelievable spare-no-expense affair. A video clip favored by guests was “Dancing Bags,” and a photo booth elicited the hashtag #toomuchfun.
Melinda Sheckells - Guest Blogger and Ediotr, Crystals Magazine