Exotic belly dancers began sporting metal discs on their breasts in the late 1800s with circuses soon taking on the sensual displays. As the striptease became more mainstream, new nudity laws were enforced to encourage both genders to attend the major burlesque shows. This meant that dancers were required to wear nipple pasties to avoid an arrest.
Scarlett Johansson, Charlize Theron and Cara Delevingne have been knocking it out of the park style-wise this week with each and every one choosing stand-out looks.
The actress began the evening with her hair up and ended with it down, for two events connected with the New York premiere of “Colossal.”
The world is in uproar after two teenage girls were banned from a United Airlines flight for wearing leggings. Apparently, the airline has a strict dress code that includes no midriffs, no short skirts, no pyjamas and no ripped garments.
The stars have been pushing fashion boundaries this week – in a good way, of course. If it wasn’t Katy Perry teaming her fierce new cut with the most feminine of dresses, it was Elizabeth Banks wearing a straight-off-the-catwalk look.
Kristen Stewart stepped out in her best red carpet look yet for last night’s Personal Shopper premiere in New York. The 26-year-old showed off her brand new platinum buzz cut for the second time, pairing it with a pale pink Chanel gown from the label’s latest Pre-Fall collection.
This season’s Paris Fashion Week was a hotbed of style with Emily Ratajkowski and Game of Thrones actress Sophie Turner knocking it out of the park.
Brie Larson hits the Kong: Skull Island premiere. You can add Brie Larson to the list of celebrities who wore red in support of Wednesday’s “A Day Without a Woman” strike, organized by the folks at the Women’s March in conjunction with International Women’s Day. The Kong: Skull Island star took a turn at the film’s premiere in Hollywood Wednesday evening in a dress perfect for the day.
As much as it pains us to admit that a five-year-old has a better wardrobe than most adults, Blue Ivy certainly does. Now, the mother and daughter have twinned in Gucci gowns. For the premiere of Beauty and the Beast, Beyonce and Blue Ivy both wore matching green Gucci looks.
Big news: Katy Perry has officially copied Miley Cyrus in the hair department, chopping her newly blonde bob into an edgy pixie cut.
This week has been a whirlwind in the land of Hollywood. The Oscars (and various parties) played host to some gorgeous couture creations while Emma Watson has been embarking on an eco-friendly – yet incredibly stylish – Beauty and the Beast tour.
Emma Watson smartened up for the LA premiere of Beauty and the Beast, forgoing her usual Disney princess gowns for a much chicer ensemble. The star wore a strapless black jumpsuit straight off the runway from Oscar de la Renta’s AW17 collection.
Remember the underwear you had as a teen that spelt out the days of the week? Or perhaps a seven pack of socks were more up your street? The last place you’d expect to see these daily delights is on a couture runway. Yet that’s exactly what Alberta Ferretti did back in January.
Emma Watson transformed into a Disney princess yet again for the Shanghai premiere of Beauty and the Beast. Wearing a nude embellished gown by Elie Saab, the actresses look has been described as a modern day wedding dress. The gown, which came with an elegant sheer cape, was fitted with an unmissable train that filled the red carpet.
Although several of this year’s Oscars gowns were custom-made, a few came straight from the recent couture runways. Dior was a popular choice with both Felicity Jones and Charlize Theron choosing differing styles. A glittering Chanel number also popped up on Sofia Boutella while Janelle Monae opted for a huge Elie Saab design from a few seasons ago. Glamour, fairytales and more: The very best dresses from the 2017 Oscars Katy Perry, Kate Bosworth and Jennifer Aniston dazzle at Vanity Fair’s 2017 Oscars part
Just like last year’s nude Versace gown, Jennifer Aniston favoured another slinky design for the 2017 Oscars. The actress stunned in a custom black dress by the Italian label that broke the fashion rulebook by featuring both a low-cut neckline and a thigh-high slit. Aniston attended the ceremony alongside husband Justin Theroux and delivered an emotional speech as part of the memorial tribute to those who have lost their lives in the industry over the past year.
The Vanity Fair Oscars party is guaranteed to invite the top nominees and other stars who weren’t quite lucky enough to attend the ceremony. For 2017, the likes of Diane Kruger, Kate Upton and Rooney Mara turned up in attention-grabbing dresses. But it was Katy Perry and Jennifer Aniston’s shimmering designs that really stole the show. Glamour, fairytales and more: The very best dresses from the 2017 Oscars The best dressed couples at the 2017 Oscar
Another year of the Oscars is over and with it has of course come a whole host of memorable gowns. Old Hollywood glamour reigned supreme at the 2017 awards with Emma Stone and Brie Larson choosing vintage-style dresses. Huge fairytale gowns straight from a Disney story were also seen on the likes of Janelle Monae and Leslie Mann. As for colours, gold dominated (think Dakota Johnson in Gucci) along with a vibrant shade of red (Ruth Negga in Valentino and Viola Davis in Armani Prive).
With Emma Watson’s Beauty and the Beast press tour well underway, the actresses commitment to sustainable fashion has been dominating headlines this week. The Brit Awards too saw some noteworthy gowns from the likes of Rita Ora and Ellie Goulding while pre-Oscars parties have featured a few stand-out looks from Hollywood’s finest. Emma Watson dazzles in eco-friendly gown at Beauty and the Beast premiere Every fierce look from the 2017 Brit Awards red carpet
Emma Watson is taking her newest Disney role to heart (and her wardrobe). For last night’s London premiere of Beauty and the Beast, the British actress stepped out in a Cinderella-esque blue gown. The off-the-shoulder design by Emilia Wickstead featured a huge train that required its own handler on the grassy carpet.
Karl Lagerfeld has never been one to remain silent. Speaking to WWD, Lagerfeld revealed that Meryl Streep had chosen a grey silk gown from Chanel’s recent couture collection for the 2017 Oscars. The actress, who is nominated for an Oscar for Florence Foster Jenkins, approached the Parisian house, asking for the dress to be adjusted with a higher neckline.