Lupita Nyong'o's glittering emerald beaded PRADA dress wasn't the only topic of fashionable discussion the following morning after this year's Met Gala. People all over the world couldn't stop chattering…
For her first red carpet appearance in a year, all eyes were on Kristen Stewart as she arrived for the annual Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala for more than just the fact that she's one of the hottest young actresses around. The 24-year-old was boldly showing off a brand new vivid red hair color for her latest movie, "American Ultra", and she was dressed in a dazzling feathered creation straight from the Chanel Spring 2014 Haute Couture runway. If you could tear your eyes from every glittering feathered sway of her dress, you were immediately brought back to her electric hair that was twisted into an funky little 'do created by Kristen's mane man Adir Abergel. Kristen's eyes were given a dramatic smoky touch courtesy of her go-to makeup artist Jillian Dempsey while CHANEL Celebrity manicurist Gina Viviano topped the look off with an almost-black mani. The Fashion Court has the scoop on how to recreate a desired part of Kristen's look or, you know---from tip-2-toe!
Maggie Q was the epitome of elegance when she emerged onto the annual Met Gala red carpet wearing a show-stopping full Zac Posen gown complete with a diamond statement necklace, matching earrings, strong smoky eyes, and a sleek-and-chic tight evening chignon. Celebrity hairstylist Adir Abergel helped the "Divergent" star get ready for the ball by taking inspiration from both her gown and some of the great silver screen legends. "The Zac Posen dress that Maggie Q chose had such great volume and drama below the waist and a high, sleek neckline, that I immediately starting pulling from Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly," Adir explained.
JULIANNE HOUGH stepped out for the premiere of "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" wearing a pretty flower beaded top and electric red pants from Jenny Packham, but after the initial shock of her fabulously bold trousers wore off, the 25-year-old's carefree twisted hairstyle was officially the main focus. Julianne has one of those great crop summer haircuts that nearly everyone wants to try, but many don't have the guts to go that short. Luckily, you don't have to have chin length tresses to recreate her finger curled locks! Celebrity Hairstylist RIAWNA CAPRI helped Julianne achieve her look by starting with wet hair. She used Unite's 7Seconds Leave-In Detangler (1) to condition as well as Oribe Surfcomber Tousled Texture Mousse (2) all over. Riawna then twisted sections of Julianne's hair all over to the point of where it looked like mini dreadlocks.
All eyes were on NINA DOBREV when she attended this year's Teen Choice Awards wearing a crazy-cool paint splattered J. Mendel peplum top and trousers. Due to "The Vampire Diaries" starlets busy and colorful outfit, Celebrity Hairstylist RIAWNA CAPRI---who is Nina's go-to 'mane magician', helped get her ready for her TCA close-up with a simple and effortless wavy ponytail. Get the look with steps from Riawna! "The secret to an awesome ponytail like this is: not washing your hair for a few days!," Riawna explained. "Blow out your bangs off to the side then load your hair up with tons of texture spray and scrunch it in. My favorite is Beach Day by Unite (1). Then tie up your hair in a pony." Sounds easy enough, so far--right?
DEMI LOVATO looked like a total rockstar when she stepped out for this year's Teen Choice Awards with pulled back platinum tresses that featured a serious bodacious heightened top. Celebrity Hairstylist ADIR ABERGEL wanted to give her an 'edgy, fresh look' as he was inspired by 1980’s punk, so he created a modern half-up version of the pompadour. "The structural look is accented by loose waves that give the edgy style a touch of soft femininity," he says. Get the look with steps from Adir!
LILY COLLINS really stood out amongst the star-studded crowd at this year's Teen Choice Awards! The beautiful star of "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" starlet rocked a Fausto Puglisi palm tree printed skirt and a bouncy retro updo that ensured that all eyes were on her. Celebrity Hairstylist MARA ROSZAK helped get Lily TCA-ready, and was inspired by her outfit when tending to her mane. "I created a fun, flirty 60′s inspired up do. Lily wore an amazing top and skirt that felt both young and fun while still maintaining her feminine elegance," she says. Get the look with steps from Mara! "I started by applying Leonor Greyl Mousse au Lotus Volumatrice (1) to her towel dried hair. I then used a boar bristle round brush by Ibiza (2) and set her hair in velcro rollers for extra volume. Once the whole head was set, I lightly sprayed L’Oreal Elnett Satin Strong Hold Hair Spray (3) all over.
KERRY WASHINGTON totally embraced the teen scene when she attended the Teen Choice Awards in a playful Stella McCartney dress with crystal appliqués of lips and hearts all over. Celebrity Hairstylist MARCUS FRANCIS wanted to capture the mood by keeping her hair "fun, not too fussy, and with a bit of rock n roll to it," he explained. "Cutting bangs and giving the hair a slept in texture made Kerry’s look." Get the look with steps from Marcus! 1. Apply René Furterer Vegetal Mousse (1) to the hair combing it through from roots to ends. Blow dry with a medium size round brush. 2. Using two different size curling irons (3/4″ and 1 1/4″) wrapping random pieces of hair from roots to ends in different directions, as well as creating bends in the hair by wrapping around the iron once. Spray each section with Davines N°9 Structuring Mist (2) hairspray.
SHAILENE WOODLEY was fresh-faced fabulous at Comic-Con 2013 when she came out to promote the upcoming "Divergent"! the makeup. Celebrity Makeup Artist GLORIA NOTO helped get Shai ready for the daytime press panel---and a red carpet party later that night with a subtle glow that highlighted her natural beauty. I love this look because it's perfect for the summer--it promotes "less is more" with a flawless complexion without going heavy on the products.
One of the best things about red carpet style in the summer is how hair styles in beachy waves add a laid-back effortless vibe to even the most glamorous of looks. As the saying goes: "the living is easy", and you should breeze through the season in every aspect. Tennis sensation MARIA SHARAPOVA wore a beautiful J. Mendel abstract cocktail dress to the ESPY Awards this year, and Celebrity Hair Stylist ADIR ABERGEL gave her a easy breezy and sassy undone chignon that you will most definitely want to recreate for an event this summer! Adir was inspired by the 1950's silhouette of Maria's dress and the variety of textures within the fabric. He wanted to create a effortless and modern up-do by strategically placing the undone chignon to emphasize the beautiful lines of the dress.
Kristen Stewart doubled up on the runway shows when she attended both Chanel and Zuhair Murad's presentations during Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week celebrating the Fall/Winter 2013-14 collections earlier this month. The 23-year-old actress sat front row wearing two bold outfits, but her feisty fashion moments didn't stop at the clothes. Celebrity hairstylist Ken O'Rourke hooked Kristen up with a double dose of fierce 'dos that will no doubt spark a hairstyle trend this fall---a sparkling bow-adorned pony at Chanel followed by the pretty-in-punk braided loose waves she sported for second show. Ken dished the scoop on how to recreate both looks, and they're surprisingly easier than you'd think!
ANNASOPHIA ROBB stunned on the red carpet for the LA Film Fest premiere of her new movie "The Way, Way Back" wearing a pretty RED Valentino printed party dress and sporting a romantic up-do featuring woven braids. TRESemmé Celebrity Stylist JOHN D. helped AnnaSophia get ready for the night with the intention to compliment her feminine floral dress. The 19-year-old actress is one of many stars opting for the timeless "milk braid" summer style, and with these fun tips straight from AnnaSophia's hair magician--you can too!