BUZZWORTHY: A SIT-DOWN WITH ‘REVENGE’ STAR NICK WECHSLER
Nick Wechsler is a man on a mission. The star of ABC’s scandalous hit drama Revenge which is back for a third nail-biting season, is busy making a name for himself as he expands an already enviable body of work. The New Mexico native adds the troubled Jack Porter to his list of -credits, painting a complicated and damaged portrait of a man trying to stitch together the broken pieces of his life. (FOR FULL INTERVIEW, GO TO FEATURED ARTICLES PAGE)
NOVEMBER STYLE FILE: OLIVIA PALERMO
Olivia Palermo just seems to get it right when it comes to style. The Greenwich, Connecticut native has become a staple on red carpets and charity events over the last few years and with each festive occasion she has seemed to up the style stakes, taking chances with bold color, playing with textures and shapes. Even her street-style deserves notice as there never seems to be a hair out of place or an ensemble that doesn’t come together effortlessly. (FOR MORE, GO TO FASHION + BEAUTY PAGE)
LADY GAGA RELEASES OTHERWORLDLY ‘VENUS’ TRACK FROM HER ANTICIPATED ‘ARTPOP’ ALBUM!
Lady Gaga has always been one to demand attention, evidenced by her outlandish fashion choices as she promotes her new album Artpop across the pond. Gaga continues to shock and keep her name on the front pages as she releases ‘Venus’on iTunes, the third preview track from her highly anticipated third album, Artpop, out on November 6th (Interscope). (FOR MORE, GO TO MUSIC PAGE)
IRISH ACTOR JAMIE DORNAN TO PLAY CHRISTIAN GREY IN FILM ADAPTATION OF ‘FIFTY SHADES OF GREY’!
This week , the suspense came to an end as to who would take over the coveted lead role of sexy billionaire Christian Grey in the upcoming film adaptation of the runaway hit book series, Fifty Shades of Grey. Sons of Anarchy star Charlie Hunnam bowed out of the project set to start filming in November, citing a busy -work schedule. Though many suspect that the non-conformist was never quite comfortable taking on the role. (FOR MORE, GO TO FILM PAGE)
VICTORIA BECKHAM, LEA MICHELE, EMMY ROSSUM, CELEBRATE AT CFDA/ VOGUE FASHION FUND EVENT!
The stars came out on Wednesday afternoon at the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, California to celebrate 10 up and coming designers selected as finalists by the CFDA/ Vogue Fashion Fund. Victoria Beckham went for all black from her collection. She was joined by a floral Emmy Rossum in Oscar De La Renta, Camilla Belle in bright green Ralph Lauren, and Lea Michele in a white Calvin Klein strapless jumpsuit. Diane Kruger, Jessica Pare, Rachel Bilson, Lena Dunham and Lily Collins were also among the attendees. (FOR MORE, GO TO NEWS + EVENTS PAGE)
FAST 10 WITH RILEY SMITH
Riley Smith is fast moving up the Hollywood food chain as he builds on a body of work that includes roles on 24, Leverage, Criminal Minds and short film Day in the Country which won a Ron Howard Canon Imaginat10n Project film award. Up next for Smith is November’s Beauty and the Beast (CW) and Christmas in Conway (ABC) opposite Mandy Moore, Andy Garcia and Mary-Louise Parker. We catch up with the rising star to find out more about what makes him tick. (FOR FULL INTERVIEW, GO TO FEATURED ARTICLES PAGE)
NATALIE PORTMAN STUNS IN DIOR AT ‘THOR: THE DARK WORLD’ LONDON PREMIERE!
Tuesday evening in London belonged to Natalie Portman. The 32 year-old star couldn’t have looked more radiant in a billowing silver Christian Dior skirt at the screening of Thor: The Dark World, where she plays scientist Jane Foster. Portman braved the rain, joined on the red carpet by costars Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Kat Dennings (Darcy Lewis) who was pitch-perfect in vintage Lanvin, Idris Elba (Heimdall) and more. (FOR MORE, GO TO NEWS + EVENTS PAGE)
JULIA ROBERTS, SANDRA BULLOCK, JAKE GYLLENHAAL AND MORE ARE HONORED AT THE 17TH ANNUAL HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS!
It was a magical night in Beverly Hills on Monday night when the stars of the big screen gathered together for the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards. The night’s honorees included an exuberant Julia Roberts (August: Osage County) who was perfect in a white floral printed Elie Saab dress, rising acting phenom Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years A Slave) who lit up the red carpet in a floor length yellow gown, and Sandra Bullock (Gravity) who was sexy in black. (FOR MORE, GO TO FILM PAGE)
CAMILA ALVES-MCCONAUGHEY IS PERFECT IN WHITE AT ‘DALLAS BUYERS CLUB’ SCREENING!
Camila Alves-McConaughey was a vision in a white Paule Ka White ensemble on Thursday as she supported husband Matthew McConaughey at the Los Angeles screening of the critically acclaimed and much buzzed about Dallas Buyers Club. McConaughey was all suited-up and joined on the red carpet by costars 30 Seconds to Mars front man Jared Leto and Jennifer Garner who impressed in a navy blue floor-length gown. (FOR FULL REVIEW, GO TO FILM PAGE)
FIRST THING…WITH MORGAN SAYLOR
Morgan Saylor is a name you better get used to hearing and a gifted artist you should get used to seeing across a screen near you. Saylor slips effortlessly into the troubled skin of Dana Brody on the SHOWTIME runaway hit drama, Homeland which is back for a third season. We settle in to talk firsts with the young talent whose star is burning bright. (FOR FULL INTERVIEW, GO TO FEATURED ARTICLES PAGE)
SANDRA BULLOCK STOPS TRAFFIC AT BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL ‘GRAVITY’ SCREENING!
Sandra Bullock stopped traffic as she donned a short lacy-dress and deep red-stained lips at the BFI London Film Festival screening of her hit movie, Gravity. Gravity has been universally well received by critics and has met box office success with an opening weekend haul of $55.6 million, making it Bullock’s and costar George Clooney’s highest movie opening to date. (FOR MORE, GO TO FILM PAGE)
JULIANNE MOORE DAZZLES IN WHITE AT ‘CARRIE’ LOS ANGELES SCREENING!
Julianne Moore makes 52 look incredible! The Game Change star stole the show in a floor length white gown at the Los Angeles -premiere of the highly anticipated Carrie remake. Moore was joined by her young costar Chloe Grace Moretz who was all grown up in a green floral print gown. Judy Greer and director Kimberly Peirce (Boys Don’t Cry, Stop-Loss) also joined in on the festivities. (FOR MORE, GO TO FILM PAGE)
THE RED QUEEN: A SIT-DOWN WITH EMMA RIGBY
English rose Emma Rigby is as beautiful as she is smart. The British import is ready to make her mark on a town that takes no prisoners. Rigby has brought her talents for taking on complex roles to Hollywood. With a starring role as the ruthless “Red Queen” on ABC’s anticipated Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, a spin-off of the fantasy series Once Upon A Time, we caught up with this dynamic artist to find out more. (FOR FULL INTERVIEW, GO TO FEATURED ARTICLES PAGE)
PENELOPE CRUZ STUNS IN TEMPERLEY GOWN AT ‘THE COUNSELOR’ LONDON SCREENING!
New mom Penelope Cruz turned heads at a special screening of The Counselor at London’s Odeon West End on Thursday evening. Cruz poured into a lacy Temperley gown that accentuated her curves. Cruz weathered the rainy festivities with costars Michael Fassbender and husband Javier Bardem along with director Ridley Scott. (FOR MORE, GO TO FILM PAGE)
THE -ATLANTA WONDER
Things are heating up for Stephanie Leigh Schlund. Known for roles in Drop Dead Diva and The Following, this talented performer is set to thrill in the November 22nd release of The Hunger-Games: Catching Fire. Playing Tribute ‘Cashmere’ from District 1 in the highly anticipated action-drama, we settle in with this engaging -beauty to talk fashion, success and the role of a lifetime. (FOR FULL INTERVIEW, GO TO FEATURED ARTICLES PAGE)
BESTS…WITH ZINEB OUKACH
Write this name down. Zineb Oukach. Why, you ask? Because she is an irrepressible artist you will be seeing a lot more of across a movie screen near you. The Moroccan -beauty holds her own opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, Oscar winner Jean Dujardin and Matthew McConaughey, in a pivotal role in the highly anticipated Martin Scorcese film, The Wolf of Wall Street. And with I Am Morocco on the horizon, a movie Oukach produced and a project close to her heart, the New York local is ready to make her impact. (FOR FULL INTERVIEW, GO TO FEATURED ARTICLES PAGE)
A BEAUTIFUL SCANDAL
That Darby Stanchfield is beautiful is a given, the second you meet her. And then she smiles, and everything gets just a little bit brighter somehow. The Alaska native has built a strong body of work on shows including CASTLE, NCIS and MAD MEN. But it is her role as Abby Whelan on the runaway ABC hit, SCANDAL that has made us sit up and pay attention. As the show returns this fall, we caught up with this dynamic artist to find out what makes her tick. (FOR FULL INTERVIEW, GO TO FEATURED ARTICLES PAGE)
JESSICA ALBA IS SEXY IN BLACK AT ‘A.C.O.D’ LOS ANGELES SCREENING!
Its hard to believe Jessica Alba is a mother of two as she put her midriff on full display in a stunning black ensemble at the Los Angeles screening of her latest movie A.C.O.D. Alba was joined on the red carpet by costars Adam Scott, Jane Lynch (GLEE) and Mary Elizabeth Winstead (The Spectacular Now). (FOR MORE, GO TO FILM PAGE)
BALMAIN, DRIES VAN NOTEN AND DAMIR DOMA ARE EARLY STAND-OUTS WITH THEIR S/S 2014 COLLECTIONS!
Belgian Dries van Noten delivered a strong Spring/Summer 2014 collection as -Paris -Fashion -Week kicks into full gear. The contrarian delivered another unique collection, with one of my favorite pieces being a camel-colored dress with barbed wire -print which summed up the Van Noten. The piece was feminine with a touch of edge. There were also slouching silhouettes giving a relaxed and comfortable feeling to the collection. And Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing received applause for his Spring/ Summer 2014 collection for the fashion house. -Quilting, checkers and texture dominated the collection in -skirts, -jackets and trouser ensembles. (FOR MORE, GO TO FASHION + -BEAUTY PAGE)
EMMY FASHION 2013: KERRY WASHINGTON STUNNED IN -MARCHESA, CLAIRE DANES SHIMMERED IN ARMANI AND SOFIA VERGARA WAS RED HOT!
Sunday at the Nokia Theatre, Downtown Los Angeles was all about the ladies of the small screen as the stars converged for television’s biggest night at the Emmy Awards. Kerry Washington dazzled in -Marchesa, Claire Danes slinked into Armani prive sporting a faux-bob and deep red lips, January Jones was pink-perfect in -Givenchy, Girls star Allison Williams scored in blue, Heidi Klum was statuesque in burgundy and Breaking Bad’s Anna Gunn was sophisticated in pale pink and lace. (FOR MORE, GO TO NEWS + -EVENTS PAGE)
FAST 10 WITH DEVON BAGBY
Devon Bagby is a young artist on the rise. The San Diego native is quickly making a name for himself, landing the coveted role as Conor, son to Ray (Liev Schreiber) and grandson to Mickey (Jon Voight) on Showtime’s breakout hit series RAY DONOVAN. We caught up with Bagby to find out what lies beneath. (FOR FULL INTERVIEW, GO TO FEATURED ARTICLES PAGE)
JUST CAVALLI GAVE US BLOOMING PRINTS, PRADA GOES ALL POP ART AND MAXMARA IS ALL ABOUT SLEEK-LUXURY!
Prada was perhaps the most exciting show at Milan -Fashion -Week, whipping pop art into beautiful confections with their Spring/ Summer 2014 collection, sure to be in high demand for the fashion conscious. MaxMara kept things classic with sleek, restrained looks for the working woman. The surprise was the bursts of color weaved into the -luxurious looks. Roberto Cavalli had bold floral prints on his mind with his Just Cavalli S/S 2014 Collection. Karl Lagerfeld gave -Fendi signature tailored -jackets and a collection dominated by red, white and metallics, particularly silver for a successful collection that had his models tucked under short -black -wigs. (FOR MORE, GO TO FASHION + -BEAUTY PAGE)
BLAKE LIVELY CUTS THE MUSTARD AT -GUCCI S/S 2014 SHOW!
Blake Lively turned heads at Gucci’s Spring/ Summer 2014 show in Milan on Wednesday. In the Italian city to take in the must-see collection, the 26 year-old stunned as she poured into a mustard-colored belted leather dress paired with bronze strappy -heels. The recently married Lively wore her signature locks bone-straight, stinging her lips deep red as she flashed her smile. Lively took in the show with Vogue’s Anna Wintour. (FOR MORE, GO TO NEWS + EVENTS PAGE)
BUZZWORTHY: ASHLEY DYKE
Ashley Dyke draws you in instantly, with her bright, brown eyes. The striking Tisch -School of the Arts talent is steadily making her way up the Hollywood food chain. Nabbing the role of Anna in the highly anticipated 12 YEARS A SLAVE alongside Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender and Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dyke is ready to soar. (FOR FULL INTERVIEW, GO TO FEATURED ARTICLES PAGE)
NY -FASHION -WEEK: VICTORIA BECKHAM SCORES WITH A RELAXED SPRING 2014 COLLECTION!
Victoria Beckham’s growing confidence as a designer was on full display with her Spring 2014 collection. Bringing her unique point of view to -Mercedes -Benz -Fashion -Week in New York, cheered on by her husband David and little Harper. Beckham’s collection maintained a sporty influence, with a more relaxed attitude running though the entire collection. There was color, with strong burgundy’s and fuchsia’s mixed in with blacks and whites. (FOR MORE, GO TO FASHION + -BEAUTY PAGE)
AN ORANGE DREAM: A SIT DOWN WITH ALYSIA REINER
Alysia Reiner is a ‘glass half full’ kinda girl. And when sitting down with her, that unbridled optimism is infectious, bouncing off a blinding and warm smile and into your heart. Winning a SAG Award for Sideways is just the beginning for this enormous talent. With a body of work including 30 Rock and The Sopranos, to features For Love of the Game and Sundance darling The Vicious Kind, Reiner is a seemingly unstoppable -force ready for another challenge portraying Fig in the hit Netflix series, Orange Is The New Black. (FOR FULL INTERVIEW, GO TO FEATURED ARTICLES PAGE)
THE NEXT LIST: KAITLYN DEVER
Kaitlyn Dever is a name you need to know. A brunette phenom in a hurry to scale to the top of the Hollywood food chain, a reservoir of talent is sure to get her there. With a starring role on the ABC comedy Last Man Standing, and two buzzed-about features The Spectacular Now and SXSW Grand Jury Winner for Best Narrative, Short Term 12 to her name, it is hard to imagine how she fits it all in. Features Laggies alongside Chloe Grace Moretz and Keira Knightley, and Grass Stains opposite Tye Sheridan are in the pipeline, proving that the only way is up for Dever. (FOR FULL INTERVIEW, GO TO FEATURED ARTICLES PAGE)
NETFLIX SERIES HOUSE OF CARDS MAKES HISTORY AS EMMY NOMINATIONS ARE ANNOUNCED!
On Thursday, Emmy nominations were announced and many of the usual suspects garnered nominations. Then something unexpected happened…and historic for television. Netflix series House of Cards became the first online series to be nominated for the Emmy’s racking up nine nominations including leading duo Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright who are both up for Best Actor/ Actress awards. (FOR MORE, GO TO NEWS + EVENTS PAGE)
SPELLBOUND: MEGHAN ORY
There is something transfixing about Meghan Ory as she walks into the downtown rooftop studio clad in white tee and short-shorts and not a stitch of make up to be found as she peeks up from under a black floppy hat that’s very boho-chic. It all seems effortless, her unassuming nature and keen smile that lights up a face tailor-made for an ad campaign. Playing Red Riding Hood on the ABC fantasy hit Once Upon A Time is just the latest incarnation of an artist with a world of success in the front view mirror. (FOR FULL INTERVIEW, GO TO FEATURED ARTICLES PAGE)
-BEAUTY AND THE BADGE
Sexy. Smart. Tough. Kearran Giovanni is all of these things and so much more. The Louisiana born and Texas bred -beauty stars as undercover -detective Amy Sykes in the TNT hit drama MAJOR CRIMES. For this accomplished mother of two, it’s all in a days work. And did I mention she makes a mean Chateaubriand with a port wine reduction? (FOR FULL INTERVIEW, GO TO FEATURED ARTICLES PAGE)
STYLE FILE: OLIVER PROUDLOCK
Oliver Proudlock is ready. For what, you ask? For a fashion takeover of the worldwide variety. Arguably best known across the pond from the hit reality series Made In Chelsea, it is fashion that sets this Londoner alight. As creator of Serge DeNimes, a lifestyle fashion brand inspired by the rich history of denim, Proudlock blends an art background with his keen eye for what looks good. (FOR MORE, GO TO FEATURED ARTICLES PAGE)