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We Tried It: 3 Hairstyles from Kate's Royal Tour

Apr/17/2014 at 05:22 PM ET

We Tried It: Kate Middleton Royal Tour HairSamir Hussein/Wireimage. Inset:Tim Rooke/Rex USA;Courtesy Brittany Talarico

What it is: Being a total fangirl and bringing pictures of your hair idol Duchess Catherine to the blowout bar so you can get her look (pegged to her current Royal Tour hairstyles of course)

Who Tried It: Brittany Talarico, Associate Style Editor

Why She Tried It: Because the only thing that excites me more than this gif of Prince George is Kate’s hair

How crazy is it on a scale from 1 to Ridiculous? If you’re getting one of her looks recreated at a blowout bar, it’s a zero. They’re super easy for any hairstylist to master. If you’re doing it on yourself, I’d say about a 3.5-7.5, all depending on your hair type, and how good you are with a curling iron and bobby pins.

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Taylor Swift's Current Shoe Obsession: High-Heeled Lace Up Oxfords

Apr/17/2014 at 12:19 PM ET

Taylor Swift ShoesStartraks; Splash News Online (2); FameFlynet; Startraks

To some degree, we all follow our Style and Beauty Director Andrea Lavinthal’s cardinal piece of advice: If you love something, buy it in two colors. One of us has the same pair of jeans in six different washes. Another can’t stop buying cat sweatshirts. Taylor Swift, however, takes this mantra to an unbelievable level when it comes to high-heeled lace up Oxford shoes. She’s worn seven different pairs in the past 14 days — and that’s barely scratching the surface of what she’s got in her closet.
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Kate Gets Wrapped Up in the Perfect Print Diane von Furstenberg Dress (Which Already Sold Out, of Course)

Apr/17/2014 at 10:36 AM ET

Kate Middleton styleTim Rooke/REX USA

Earlier this year, Diane von Furstenberg celebrated the 40th anniversary of her iconic wrap dress. Now the designer has cause to celebrate again. On Thursday, Duchess Catherine wore the DVF “Patrice” dress when she and Prince William traveled to Australia’s Blue Mountains to visit with residents of an area affected by devastating brushfires last fall.

Unfortunately for those who already have out their credit cards, the Ikat-print cotton dress, which retails for $325, sold out less than 10 minutes after Kate’s appearance, which is not surprising. Read More

Emma Stone Hair Debate: Super-Straight or Super-Curly? We Take Sides

Apr/17/2014 at 09:00 AM ET

Fact 1: Emma Stone has shiny, gorgeous hair. Fact 2: She’s been nailing it on the red carpet while touring the globe to promote The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Fact 3: PeopleStyleWatch.com editors really love discussing these two previous facts. And during one of those discussions, a great debate started to brew. Does Emma’s hair look better straight or curly? Below, we bring you two strong opinions.

Emma Stone hair WireImage; Zuma

Brittany Talarico, Associate Style Editor: I love Emma, but she looked like she was going to a Great Gatsby theme party with that tight pin curl thing happening at the Berlin premiere of The Amazing Spider-Man. And I’m personally over the whole ’20s Gatsby vibe. Sure it’s glamorous and can be fun in the right context, but when you have such shiny healthy hair like the actress, wearing it sleek and straight is a no-brainer. Seriously, look how amazing it looks in the left photo above. She’s like a walking Keratin add. I also think her straight strands enhance her color. So next time you’re debating between the two looks Emma, always go straight. (Unless you’re doing the whole old Hollywood loose curl thing like this magic moment. That I’m okay with.)

Alex Apatoff, Style News Editor: Brittany, did you have a big bowl of Nope this morning? Emma’s curls are super-gorgeous. The only thing I don’t like about them is that there’s no way I’ll ever be able to replicate this look myself. Every star in Hollywood does the sleek, straight blowout, but so few ever experiment with gorgeous, goddess-y looks like this one (and I give her hair pro Mara Roszak major snaps for being able to pull all these styles off so beautifully — just look at the photo below!). I love that Emma’s willing to play with texture, length and volume. Maybe I’m biased as a curly girl myself, but I’ll take shiny spirals over simple strands anyday.

Whose side are you on? Share your thoughts below. And don’t forget to take a look at Emma’s straight to curly hair spectrum!

Emma Stone hairWireImage (2); Bauer-Griffin; Zuma

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Hayden Panettiere Answers Our Pressing Questions About Her Wedding Day Hair, Nashville Love Interests and More!

Apr/16/2014 at 07:36 PM ET

Hayden Panettiere might only be 5-ft-2, but makes a big entrance. We would know: We had the opportunity to interview the star down in Tennessee where her hit show Nashville is filmed (she calls the city her second home). And the Neutrogena spokesmodel dished on everything from her bridal beauty vision to the purple hair trend and her character Juliette Barnes’s impressive closet.

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Ryan Lochte and Ireland Baldwin Star in Calvin Klein Ads - and Yes, There Was a Little Abs Competition!

Apr/16/2014 at 06:23 PM ET

Tall, blonde, gorgeous and athletic: Four words that describe Ryan Lochte and Ireland Baldwin. And now the two have teamed up for one super-blonde and beautiful endeavor: starring in Calvin Klein White Label’s “American Icons” ad campaign for Macy’s. The duo, who posed in everything from swimwear to jeans, hit it off on set — and shared an exclusive behind-the-scenes image (below) as well as answered some of our most pressing questions about the shoot. By the time you’re done reading, you’re going to want an invite to the next one.
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Catherine Zeta-Jones's Blunt Bangs: Are You Loving Her Look?

Apr/16/2014 at 04:43 PM ET

Catherine Zeta Jones bangsGetty (2)

We’ve been fooled by bangs before (clip-ins are so popular, as you know from Kim Kardashian and Mindy Kaling), but no need to be skeptical this time: Catherine Zeta-Jones‘s fringe is the real deal. The actress debuted her new hair look for the first time on the carpet Thursday, and we almost didn’t recognize the star.

That’s probably because Zeta-Jones didn’t go for a subtle side bang or some piecey wisps. She went for a heavy, blunt straight across style that covers her eyebrows (and almost her eyeballs). It also looks like she also trimmed few inches from her long dark brown strands. The actress kept the rest of her beauty look simple with a brick-red lip and soft smoky eye to go with her plunging black dress.

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And the star’s hair isn’t the only buzz surrounding her right now. She was joined on the carpet (for opening night of The Library in NYC) by husband Michael Douglas, marking the first time the the couple has attended an event together since deciding to re-evaluate their marriage last June.

“It is so easy to just give up,” a longtime family friend tells PEOPLE. “But they wanted to put in the work. I’m really happy for them.”

We hope the new look celebrates a new chapter for the actress. Are you a fan of her fringe? Share your thoughts below.

–Brittany Talarico

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