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Valentino

Celebrity Inspiration

Jungle Fever

Just when you think animal prints are taking a back seat to newer summer trends, suddenly they’re showing up everywhere again. Here’s Cameron Diaz looking leggy as ever in sequined Pucci at the premiere of Bad Teacher yesterday. She does the right thing by keeping her accessories minimal and keeping the focus on the dress (and those legs, of course!). Both Rosie Huntington-Whitley (above) and Lily Collins (below)  also chose jungle-inspired dresses for last week’s MTV Movie Awards, accenting their ensembles…

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Celebrity Inspiration

Diamonds & Lace

Lately all the young starlets have been taking to the red carpet in peek-a-boo black lace dresses. Just in the past couple of weeks, Emma Watson stepped out in Rafael Lopez, Taylor Swift chose Jenny Packham and Kirsten Dunst wore just-off-the-runway Valentino. It’s interesting to see just how different these similar fabrics can look—Emma is sexy and sassy, Taylor is black-tie-ready, and Kirsten’s choice could go from day to night. One thing that could tie all of these dresses together? A…

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Designer Handbags

Everything’s Coming up Roses

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I am completely smitten with this Valentino Fango Rose tote bag. A must-have for Fall 2008, it fits in perfectly with a larger trend of flowers on the runway and in jewelry cases. All three jewelry trade shows I’ve been to so far this year (Vicenza, Milan and Basel) have been a showcase for rose-themed pieces, from rosette rings and earrings to enamel rose pendants. This same petal pattern has been showing up in fashion, especially on handbags and shoes,…

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