It's rare that we see ASHLEY GREENE break from her very classic approach to style and beauty, but the "Twilight" star embraced her inner rock-star at the 9th annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards in New York City when she paired a midnight lacy Wes Gordon outfit with intense onyx-black smoky eyes and a layered mane of blooming curls. Ashley's mane man Ted Gibson assisted in getting her ready by perfecting those tendrils! "Tousled textured hair is the look for Ashley. I cut her hair shoulder length a couple of weeks ago and clipped it to mostly one length with a little layering to create a slight bit of softness. To get this tousled style for Ashley, I used Build It Blow Drying Agent on dry hair using my fingers twirling around until it was all dry. This creates a rock 'n roll texture that isn’t considered pretty---just edgy, then I took a 1/2 inch iron all over the entire head to give it that "I'm too cool to care" vibe.
It must have been impossible for ASHLEY GREENE not to feel like she was living in a fairytale when she hit the black carpet for the Hollywood premiere of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" in her glamorous blushing Donna Karan Atelier gown, gleaming diamonds and cascading waterfall of curly tendrils. Was it a nod to her vampire pixie character Alice Cullen that event Ashley's skin and make-up sparkled! All signs point to YES. While the 25-year-old may have had a lot of help from her go-to glam team on this magical night, it was Ted Gibson that gave her back-to-brunette tresses the royal treatment! "Princess gorg is the look I was going for with Ashley’s hair last night. I don't know any girl in the world who hasn't ever said I want to look like a princess!," Ted explained.
For her final "Twilight" trip down the black carpet, KRISTEN STEWART was the epitome of radiance when she arrived for the Hollywood premiere of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" wearing a nude lace illusion strapless gown by Zuhair Murad with a golden touch. Her beauty team, which includes makeup artist Jillian Dempsey, hairstylist Adir Abergel and manicurist Ashlie Johnson, worked together to compliment the glamorous vibe of her eye-popping gown by giving the star some old Hollywood flair with gathered cascading curls, shimmering gold eyes and a vivid berry pink pout. We've seen rock 'n roll edge from Kristen countless times, but she might have just saved her sexiness, most refulgent look for the finale of the epic saga that made her a household name. One of the elements of her look that was so exciting, was that her hair and makeup weren't unrealistic for someone take from the red carpet and re-create at a party, prom, wedding or any other special event; there's a gentle elegance about it that makes it work. Interested in getting the KStew treatment? Look no further.
We've grown so accustomed to KRISTEN STEWART's sexy dresses, voluminous bed-head waves and smoky eyes on red carpet that a double-take was practically needed when she hit up the AFI special screening of her new movie "On The Road" recently wearing---get this---high-waisted trousers with a cutout crop top from Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière, a avant-garde twisted ponytail and ruby velvet lips that she partnered with jewel tone smokified eyes. Obviously when Kristen switches it up, she goes big! This overall look was completely unexpected but embraced by many---which resulted in the hunt for all the tips on how to re-create it. You're on your own with snagging that hot-off-the-runway outfit, but hair and makeup? The Fashion Court has you covered.
JESSICA CHASTAIN was all dolled up in a beautiful yellow illusion lace cocktail dress by Stella McCartney when she stepped out for the Broadway opening night after party of the revival of "The Heiress", in which she stars. It was a nice balance of "sweet" and "spicy" as Jess lathered her lips in a glossy crimson and celebrity hairstylist Ted Gibson gave her a glamorous touch with side-gathered shiny ringlets! "Working with Jessica Chastain gives me the opportunity to make magic happen. She is so beautiful, it hurts! To create this style, I used Hair Sheet Styling and Build It Blow Drying Agent to get her hair ready for the '40s updated retro look," Ted explained the inspiration behind this pristine mane.
ASHLEY GREENE was rocking a thick, full mane of golden-chocolate princess curls when she attended the New York premiere of her new movie "Butter" thanks to Ted Gibson, who placed his magic touch upon her tresses with the help of some hair extensions! His inspiration for Ashley's vivacious cascading tendrils? "I knew that extra-long hair would be a necessity. Goddess Glam wearing Donna Karan and the face of DKNY!," he explained. "I started off with Fix It Gel mixed with Tame It Shine Lotion, about a quarter size of each, and ran it through her entire head. I then blew dry with my fingers, then with a flat brush. I used clip-in extensions to add length and give that goddess glam look.
Wow, what a stunner "Mad Men" star JESSICA PARÉ was at the 2012 Emmy Awards in her white custom-made Jason Wu Grecian gown, retro pinned up curls and full red lips! While we'll never get our hands on her dress, The Fashion Court was able to score tips on recreating her beautiful timeless mane -- straight from the source behind the look! "Jessica's dress was classic and made a huge statement in an effortless way. We thought the hair needed to have a polished finish and strong silhouette, keeping it timeless like that of Grace Kelly," her hairstylist Marcus Francis explained. "On damp hair apply Phtyo Volume Actif Spray from roots to ends. Choose the side opposite your natural to determine which direction to style the hair. This gives you more lift at the front. To achieve the most lasting volume for this look, you'll want to set the hair twice. Using a small vented round brush blow dry the hair pinning each section in a pin curl. Once the whole head is set, wait ten minutes before taking out the puns and brushing out.
GINNIFER GOODWIN took it back to the 1960s for her glamorous look at the 2012 Emmy Awards! The cute-as-a-button "Once Upon a Time" star hit the red carpet in a neon orange-and-nude floral embroidered tulle gown from Monique Lhuillier, which happened to be a modern take on a vintage high-low silhouette. To compliment her very bold dress, Ginny's make-up artist and hairstylist gave her a Twiggy-inspired look -- and here's how...
ALLISON WILLIAMS was the quessential Hollywood glamour girl when she attended the 2012 Emmy Awards in an out-right stunning emerald green Oscar de la Renta gown. She kept from covering up even an inch of the striking folded detail by gathering her long hair up into an elegant up 'do, courtesy of her hairstylist Ted Gibson. Want to try your hand at Allison's red carpet look? Ted has what you need! "I started off on dry hair by creating a roughed up texture. I rubbed Ted Gibson Hairsheet into her hair concentrating on the ends before blow-drying with a smaller round brush so that I can give the hair a slight bend to the hair. After the hair dried, I pinned everything with clips till it cooled.
KIERNAN SHIPKA rocked her Zac Posen custom-made cocktail dress on Emmys red carpet with a sweet swept up-and-twisted hairstyle to show off the aqua-and-gold embellishments at her shoulders. "My inspiration for Kiernan was sleek and chic," explained her hairstylist Kylee Heath. "Starting with damp hair I worked in Oscar Blandi Volumizing Spray. I blew out her hair with little to no tension to create volume. Then I brushed out her hair with the medium Mason Pearson brush. I sectioned off her hair into two sections--I started the part at the top of her head and pulled the part down behind each ear.
KRISTEN STEWART certainly upped her game when it came to that signature 'rock chic' style we love so much about her at the New York screening of her new movie "On The Road". Following a glamorous couture ensemble at the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of her film this month, the 22-year-old actress opted for comfort this time around. Sexy heels on her feet, loose cuffed pants low on her hips and a layered button-down shirt in place completed the outfit, and while Kristen may have looked effortless, it took some help from her beauty team to bring it all together. [ Psst! Get details on Kristen's outfit from the screening! ] Home-girl was rocking some seriously edgy gathered undone dreadlocks, an intense smoky eye and pretty polished tips! Are you loving her hair? How about that make-up? Want K's nail polish? Have no fear, The Fashion Court has some tips you'll need to recreate one of Kristen's fiercest looks to date, including the exact products she used! Nowhere to start but the beginning...