All eyes may have been on the red carpet at Cannes over the weekend but a big event took place in Las Vegas too last night, as it played host to the 2012 Billboard Music Awards.
While the red carpet looks didn't quite match up to what we saw in Cannes, the looks were actually pretty good. Taylor Swift sported a red Elie Saab gown, Julianne Hough looked incredible in a silver Kaufman Franco creation and Miley Cyrus had everyone talking in this Jean Paul Gaultier double breasted mini dress.
Last month Pantene announced that they are working with TeamGB track cyclist Victoria Pendleton but she's not the only person the brand are partnering with. Yesterday they revealed thatZooey Deschanel is their new face.
Deschanel, who follows in the footsteps of stars like Eva Mendes and Naomi Watts, is the fact of their Beautiful Lengths Collection, which will drop this August on print, online and on TV. 'I am so excited to be a part of the Pantene family,' she said in a release. 'Anyone who knows me knows that I am really into hair. I'm a real girly girl and love doing my hair and experimenting with different styles.'
President Barack Obama knows how to throw a good party and deliver a good red carpet and the White House Correspondents' Dinner, which took place over the weekend was no different. Along with the usual mix of politicians came fashion folk like Tory Burch and Rachel Zoe, models like Kate Upton and Irina Shayk and major actresses like Kerry Washington and Claire Danes. As you know, Kim Kardashian never misses a photo-op was made an appearance with mother Kris Jenner making Obama joke, 'Why is she famous anyway?' during his speech.
Why would you want to limit the spectrum of beauty to an “ideal” when you, as a popular womens magazine, have the opportunity to expand it? I don’t think any woman should have to feel as if she needs to shove herself into an “ideal” to be beautiful. Beauty should be something that is celebrated and something that is enjoyable, not something that people should feel uncomfortable about achieving. Most of the women, and certainly most of the adolescent girls, in the United States do not feel completely secure with themselves, especially with their appearance; is insecurity something you want to advocate? As American women, we don’t need discouragement, but inspiration.
She said in a letter that she wrote to the magazine aged 17.
Rimmel announced today that it's bringing on a few new faces. Solange Knowles and Zooey Deschanel are both spokeswomen for the bargain makeup range now, along with Puerto Rican model Alejandra Ramos Munoz. The trio will join the likes of Kate Moss, Coco Rocha and Georgia May Jagger for representing Rimmel London, as reported by StyleList. The news comes as the Coty brand announces it's trying to expand its current scope in the UK and US to markets in Latin America, China, Japan and India.
Meanwhile at the YSL camp, insiders have revealed that French actress Melanie Thierry will star in the print campaign for the brand's new fragrance, scheduled to launch later this year. Thierry has just won a Cesar, the French version of an Oscar, and she hit the Hollywood market with a role as Aurora in the 2008 film 'Babylon A.D.'