Eva Mendes

Style Rx: Eva Mendes's Jumpsuit Suffers From a Fatal Accessories Overdose

Mar/28/2013 at 06:00 PM ET

Kim Kardashian maternity style
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Who: Eva Mendes

Where: Visiting N.Y.C.’s Museum of Modern Art

Diagnosis: Major accessories OD. When done right, a jumpsuit can be fun and sexy. When bogged down with a wide belt, shiny booties and a quilted clutch — all in clashing shades — the look is D.O.A. If someone as gorgeous as Eva Mendes can’t resuscitate this ensemble, it’s clear that it desperately needs a style surgeon.

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Prognosis: Keep the jumpsuit but excise all the accessories. Because the jumpsuit is busy enough on its own, pull hair into a ponytail to eliminate visual clutter. Add barely-there strappy sandals (like this $99 Guess pair), a slim but interesting belt (we love this studded Gorjana style) and streamline that clutch (maybe a simple gold number, like this $100 Kate Spade New York?) for a look that’s turning heads for the right reasons.

–Alex Apatoff

Tell us: How would you “cure” Mendes’s outfit?

Eva Mendes's Worst Red Carpet Look Was 'Princess Jasmine Gone Wrong'

Mar/20/2013 at 12:00 PM ET

Eva Longoria fashion mishapJordan Strauss/Invision/AP; Startraks

Eva Mendes is one of the most reliably stylish stars on the red carpet these days, but she admits even she would like to burn certain outfits from her past.

“I really am the first one to laugh at myself and point out what a horrible fashion choice I made or point out an unflattering photo,” she says in an interview, noting in particular the 2007 Ghostrider premiere.

“I had my dress on but I had to finish my hair and makeup in the back of an SUV,” she continues. “It was a beautiful dress, but the way I put everything together, it was a Princess Jasmine gone wrong. The strapless, purple dress with necklaces and a hair in a really high braid. It’s not a good look.”

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Nowadays, she rarely gets it wrong — which is why she’s the face of New York & Company (for which she’s also designing) and Vogue Eyewear. But that still doesn’t mean she feels pressure to look all done up every time she leaves the house.

“That’s a pressure I would never put on myself because I wouldn’t want other women to feel that pressure,” she says. “We all have our good days and our bad days … Usually when you see my hair up in [a] scarf it’s really not going for a look, it’s going for function because I didn’t have time to wash my hair.”

Tell us: Do you think Eva Mendes’s red carpet look is so bad?


Chic Clicks: Gwyneth Paltrow's Having a Yard Sale (Kinda); Plus, Eva Mendes's First Ads Are Out

Mar/15/2013 at 03:03 PM ET

Gwyneth PaltrowCourtesy Danskin

–Want to shop in Gwyneth Paltrow‘s closet? It’s your lucky day — she’s selling some pretty sweet pieces to benefit her favorite charities [Huffington Post Style]

–We’re loving these Eva Mendes shots for Vogue Eyewear. Très chic! [InStyle]

–Speaking of celeb ad campaigns, here’s Kate Moss posing for motorcycle brand Matchless [WWD]

–Somebody is already planning her Met Gala outfit. Yes, Allison Williams, we’re giving you the side-eye [Fashionista]

–Fashion “It Guy” Patrick Robinson is ready to stage his big comeback, with the help of Kickstarter [PopSugar]

Chic Clicks: See Giuliana's Latest Ads; Plus, Why Are the Kardashians Going to Court?

Mar/13/2013 at 03:58 PM ET

Giuliana Rancic DanskinCourtesy Danskin

–Wonder how Giuliana Rancic stays in such great shape? Her just-released ads for Danskin may give a clue [Danskin]

–Uh-oh: A California judge has filed an injunction against the Kardashians‘ makeup line, Khroma [The Cut]

–Wanna see something pretty? Eva Mendes’s new ads for Vogue Eyewear are out [WWD]

–We’re breaking our leases and moving into Louise Roe’s amazing closet (shh, don’t tell her!) [StyleList]

–Speaking of things you must see, Karl “The Kaiser” Lagerfeld (of Chanel and Fendi fame) sits down with Harper’s Bazaar‘s Laura Brown. And he talks about Choupette, the “most famous cat in the world” [Harper’s Bazaar]


From Date Night to Brunch: Weekend Wardrobe Inspiration

Mar/08/2013 at 05:37 PM ET

If your weekend is shaping up to be anything like ours, you’ll need a party-ready outfit, a low-key look for when you’re headed for waffles the morning after and something to make your Monday morning move a little faster. We’ve got an easy Gwyneth Paltrow-approved Saturday night ensemble, an lazy-chic Sunday morning jeans outfit courtesy of Eva Mendes and something to spice up your work uniform inspired by Stacy Keibler.

Gwyneth Paltrow leather leggings

Saturday night: If you’ve been following our trend advice, you’ve already got Gwyneth Paltrow‘s whole outfit in your closet, just waiting to be worn on a fun night out. But if you still need a few of the pieces, try these $36 Topshop faux-leather leggings and these B Brian Atwood booties (a steal for the designer at $191 — and a close match to her pricey Nicholas Kirkwood pair).

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Chic Clicks: Eva Mendes Gets Her Own Clothing Line, Plus: Taylor Swift Covers 'ELLE'

Feb/12/2013 at 01:30 PM ET

Eva Mendes
Pacific Coast News

–The latest actress expanding her resumé: Eva Mendes. The star will create a line for New York & Co. and is the brand’s new ambassador [WWD]

Taylor Swift plays dress-up in the new issue of ELLE — and we think she looks haute! [MTV Style]

–Hot on of the heels of her second Sports Illustrated cover, Kate Upton lands yet another gig [Huffington Post]

–You’ll never guess the latest A-lister to slip into a custom Lanvin creation. (No, it’s not Emma Stone!) [Fashionista]

–Zac Posen dishes some Oscar style dirt, revealing which of his own designs he hopes will make a red carpet appearance [InStyle]


What Sofia Vergara Has to Say About J. Lo's Style

Jan/12/2013 at 04:00 PM ET

This Sunday we’ll be busy making our own best-dressed list for the Golden Globes, but recently, we turned the tables and asked celebs to tell us which stars they think are the most fashionable in Hollywood.

We started with Modern Family‘s Sofia Vergara and she said that she’s currently style crushing on Jennifer Lopez. Watch the video to find out which other stars made Vergara’s list (one of them might really surprise you!).

While it was Charlize Theron and Eva Mendes whom Vergara named, fashionista Rachel Bilson had very different picks. As you heard in the video, she’s all about the envelope-pushing trendsetters. “Ashley Olsen, I love her style,” Bilson said, adding, “Alexa Chung — very cool. Sienna Miller.”

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