Dakota Fanning

Red Carpet Trend Report: The Scoop on Polka Dots, Cropped Sweaters & Sexy Slits

Feb/01/2013 at 06:00 PM ET

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What made its way on our fashion radar this week? A classic pattern that’s making a strong comeback and a sweater style we haven’t worn since middle school. We expect to see more of these looks at all the various awards season parties and events. What we hope we don’t spot: A certain frock that reveals way too much skin.

Up: Polka Dots. The retro print made a major comeback this week. Emmy Rossum stepped out in a navy-and-white Stop Staring number (it’s just $170!) and Amy Adams slipped into an elegant black-and-white peplum Jenny Packham design.

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Chic Clicks: Behind the Scenes of Selena Gomez's Nail Polish Ad, Plus: Rebel Wilson Designs T-Shirts

Jan/30/2013 at 02:59 PM ET

Selena GomezAllen Berezovsky/Getty

–Get a sneak peek of Selena Gomez‘s Nicole by OPI nail polish collection (which hits stores this month) in a cute behind-the-scenes video from the campaign shoot [MTV Style]

–The hilarious Rebel Wilson designed a T-shirt line. And yes, the tops are just as quirky as the star [StyleBistro]

Coco Rocha might be one of the most famous models right now, but the star still doesn’t consider herself a “supermodel” [ELLE]

Dakota Fanning finally comments on that risqué Marc Jacobs perfume ad: Turns out the hoopla didn’t faze her a bit [The Cut]

The Duchess of Cambridge‘s iconic royal blue Issa engagement dress is now available in maternity sizes [Fashionista]

Dakota Fanning Went Brunette — and She's Not the Only One

Oct/16/2012 at 12:00 PM ET

Dakota Fanning BrunetteCourtesy Dakota Fanning

From pink to blonde to brunette, Dakota Fanning has tried it all this year! The starlet debuted her third hair hue of 2012 — a warm chestnut color — on Instagram over the weekend, writing simply, “Well look who turned into a brunette!”

Fanning, currently a student at New York University, hasn’t sported such dark tresses since starring in Hide and Seek in 2005. And though blonde hair suits her pale complexion, we have to say, she wears the brunette well.

As if her look wasn’t enough news for one day, though, another star made a major hair change, too …

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Chic Clicks: Dakota Fanning Is a Brunette, Oprah Covers 'Harper's Bazaar'

Oct/15/2012 at 02:00 PM ET

Dakota Fanning
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Dakota Fanning is no longer a blonde! The actress debuted her new brown hair on Instagram this weekend [InStyle]

Oprah Winfrey strikes a pose in a white suit in this month’s Harper’s Bazaar [Harper’s Bazaar]

–See Sophia Bush‘s cute Warby Parker sunglass campaign [ELLE]

–People are upset that Barneys Photoshopped Minnie Mouse for its holiday windows. Are you? [Change.org]

–Bid on once-in-a-lifetime experiences with stars like Whitney Port and Tyra Banks (a date with Rob Evans? Yes, please!); proceeds benefit Banks’s TZONE at the Lower Eastside Girls Club [CharityBuzz]

Dakota Fanning: I Influence My Sister's Style — Because She Steals My Clothes!

Mar/13/2012 at 09:00 AM ET

Dakota Fanning
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“I’ve always really liked fashion, because my mom is really into fashion,” Dakota Fanning recently told FabSugar. “It’s always kind of been a part of our lives, both Elle and I.”

Because of that, the sisters are generally out in designer duds — looks by Miu Miu, Marc Jacobs and Rodarte to name a few — but it does cause some closet confusion at home. “I’ve influenced [Elle’s] style because she’s stolen my clothes!” Dakota joked.

Speaking at the Cosmopolitan Fun Fearless Female Awards in New York City, Dakota said her sister actually has a “completely different” style from her own. But she still looks to her for advice sometimes. “I’ve found myself having to go to the little sister, asking her, ‘Oh do you like this outfit?'” Dakota admitted. “It’s kind of a sad day for a big sister when you have to ask your little sister’s opinion.”

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Marc Jacobs Borrows from Fairytales for Fall 2012 Show

Feb/14/2012 at 12:00 PM ET

Marc Jacobs Show
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Do you believe in fashion magic? Artist Rachel Feinstein and designer wunderkind Marc Jacobs made it happen Monday night, joining forces to create a fairytale setting for Jacobs’s well-received fall/winter 2012 runway show.

“It’s beautiful,” actor Michael Pitt told PEOPLE of the set, which featured a backdrop of tall buildings in light blue, reminiscent of a super-sized sketch made out of paper. “Marc’s amazing.”

Feinstein’s inspiration was clear: “I’ve always liked Sleeping Beauty and Hansel and Gretel a lot,” she explained. “But it’s more like [psychologist and author Bruno] Bettelheim’s version of fairytales.”

The collection also had a fairytale theme; 54 models walked the runway wearing whimsical jackets and dresses, buckle shoes, wrap-around scarves and scene-stealing hats of fox, beaver and mink made by milliner Stephen Jones. Set to the tune of “Who Will Buy?” from the musical Oliver!, the show had an appropriately Dickensian quality, as well.

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Dakota Fanning Gives Her Hair the Pink Slip

Jan/18/2012 at 01:00 PM ET

Dakota Fanning Pink Hair

Looks like someone’s tickled pink!

After debuting dip-dyed ends last week, Dakota Fanning took her new look to lunch in Beverly Hills on Tuesday.

“You can’t worry about what other people think,” the 17-year-old NYU freshman recently told Elle UK. “Especially if you’re a known person, or sometimes you won’t be able to get out of bed.”

With that philosophy in mind, Fanning paired her graduated strands with a crisp oxford, pleated mini and chunky black wedges. The hairstyle, while daring, is hardly a new trend in Hollywood: last year, stars including Sienna Miller, Lauren Conrad and Kate Bosworth added bright hues from the bottom up. Katy Perry experimented with a pinky shade in 2011, too.

We applaud Dakota’s bold change, but want to know what you think: Do you like Fanning’s pink-tipped hair?

Justine Harman



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