If quintessential autumn, off-duty New York style is a combination of heavy knits and windblown hair, then the look for spring is definitely a combination of leather motorcycle jackets and laid-back tresses. Seriously, take a look around, who isn’t rocking a cool leather jacket? This could also be an it look, since so many celebrity couples and cool single gals also don this laissez-faire style. Just take a peak at Dakota Johnson and boyfriend Matthew Hitt matching looks or Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s Balenciaga and bun. Based on this week’s meh weather forecast, I think you’ll still have plenty of time to wear this great downtown look. Click through to style notes for inspiration on how to rock this cool-girl combination. –– Michelle RotbartClick for StyleNotes →
Usually when we talk about celebrity hair transformations we’re referring to big changes—like Kim Kardashian’s cameo as a platinum blonde—and some of these are glorious, but the best hair transformations aren’t necessarily about going to extremes. Sometimes a few inches off the length, a new bang, or a tonal shift can provide stunning results. Click the notes for pictures of the best celebrity hair makeovers of 2015. –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →
Whenever there’s a racy Hollywood hit, the starring actress is always the talk of Tinsel Town; even if Jen and Angelina had mud wrestled down the red carpet, last night’s Oscars would still have been dominated by Dakota Johnson. Apart from squabbling with her date and mum Melanie Griffith over the importance of going to see BDSM-sex at the multiplex, she took the limelight with style and class. Wearing a gorgeous floor length red Saint Lauren gown, red pout, and understated pony she looked elegant and smokin’ hot. Steal Dakota’s style in the notes.