Saturday, July 30, 2011
Wow, we can't believe it's actually, finally happening. Way back in February, preview images of Lauren Conrad's new label, Paper Crown, debuted on the internet. Yes, this is the clothing line that was meant to feature on LC's new MTV reality show — the show that was shot and canceled at the last minute. Conrad explained it this way: "We sold a show to MTV, filmed it and are really proud of the final result. MTV felt the subject matter was too high brow and offered me the opportunity to change the show by incorporating more of my personal life. MTV didn’t feel their viewers were savvy enough to appreciate it."
The line, which Conrad describes as "a collection for those who like to play dress up in a grown up world," is a mix of maxi and cocktail dresses, men's wear inspired pieces and tailored basics retailing between $59 and $458. Conrad uses herself as the main source of inspiration for the new collection.
"While I do consider the different moods and occasions of our customers, the concept and look of Paper Crown really began as an extension of myself: what I wanted to create and wear and enjoy," Conrad told WWD. "Each season may capture a different feeling or palette, but all very much in line with the direction of the brand. If I don't feel a connection with a style, I won't keep it in the final assortment."
More than anything, Conrad is happy to finally have full creative control of her own line for the first time. "With that ownership of the designs also comes the responsibility of running a business: creating and delivering a quality product and making the best decisions when challenges arise. There is more creative freedom and whimsy in what I'm able to do with this line," said Conrad.
Paper Crown launches today and will be sold at Nordstrom, Ron Herman, Fred Segal and Planet Blue, among several other department stores and specialty boutiques.
Friday, July 29, 2011
Whitney Port goes from the nail salon to the hair salon for some pampering in Beverly Hills on July 27, 2011.
TooFab caught up with Whit leaving the salon. While she and Cavallari both starred on 'The Hills,' they were on different seasons. Still, they both know what it's like to have their private lives made public.
Port admitted she felt sad for Kristin but added that break-ups happen all the time.
She should know -- she split with her beau of one year Ben Nemtin pretty recently -- and is apparently single.
When TooFab asked Whitney if there are wedding bells in her future, she responded,
"It's not even on my radar...I'm just going to take my time."
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credit - tlfan, TooFab
~Kelli at Hills Freak
A happy-looking Kristin Cavallari seen shopping at Planet Blue in Beverly Hills. Kristin recently split with now ex-fiancee Jay Cutler and is back on the market.
I love that Kristin is keeping her head up and not hiding out at home!
You can see in the bottom right photo how Kristin switched out her engagement ring for another pretty gold ring.
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credit - zimbio, Daily Mail, me
~Kelli at Hills Freak
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Avril Lavigne and Brody Jenner were spotted sharing some dinner and PDA in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Wednesday, July 27th.
Currently on tour, Avril almost missed her concert in due to the threat of volcanic ash.
Avril tweeted: “JUST landed in Sao Paulo Brazil. Here finally after an intense 24 hrs of travel and flight cancelations. On stage in 4 hours, show is on!!!”
The pics at the bottom were taken at the Sao Paulo International airport.
Spotted: Kristin Cavallari out & about in Hollywood.
If you havent heard - Kristin Cavallari is tired about the rumors and innuendo surrounding her split with fiancé Jay Cutler -- and she’s lashing out on Twitter.
"I never said ANYTHING about jays knee injury. I've always backed him 100%. Stop trying to start shit. I know he was seriously hurt," she tweeted.
Cavallari was referring to the reports that she doubted her ex-fiance’s knee injury.
"Kristin called Jay out, saying she thought he was faking the injury and told him he was worthless," the couple’s Chicago neighbor told HollywoodLife.com.
"Their breakup was no surprise at all to anyone who lived in the building. We thought they would end things before they got married, and if they did go through with the wedding we were convinced they’d divorce."
The neighbor had no love for Cutler.
"They fought all the time, and to be honest, I blame Jay. He was awful," the insider said. "Jay was not nice at all. He would not talk to any of us [the neighbors] and was extremely stand-offish. He was all about himself."
However, the neighbor wasn’t that fond of Cavallari, either.
"Kristin would call Jay a loser… she’d scream it at him so everyone could hear. They would have fights about Jay being too conceited. They would also argue over how mean he was to people. She would make a point of saying hello to people in the hall, just to piss him off."
Kristin was understandably upset about the whole thing.
"Stop believing everything your reading...not 1 thing has been accurate and I haven't commented AT ALL and jay hasn't either so its all bs," she tweeted.