Priyanka Chopra Plays a Lead Role in an American TV Show on ABC

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Chopra plays an FBI trainee at Quantico Base in Virginia.

Chopra plays an FBI trainee at Quantico Base in Virginia.

PriyankaChopra plays an FBI trainee at Quantico Base in Virginia.

Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra is heading to American television with a lead role in the ABC drama Quantico.

“Wow. I’m still reeling,” she said Monday night at a party to celebrate the presentations in New York this week where networks unveil new programming to advertisers.

“Quantico was “my first pick out of everything ABC sent me … and I got it, so I was like, ‘and it got picked up,’ so it all happened so fast. I just hope it’s amazing and people love it.”

Chopra plays an FBI trainee at Quantico Base in Virginia.

“All of (the FBI agents) have secret pasts and something happens where one of us is blamed and then I have to find out who did it,” she laughed, adding that there’s “a lot of drama and all the fun, of course.”

Chopra, 32, is a former Miss World. She has starred in films like Fashion and Andaaz, and has also released music.

“American TV is at the best place it has ever been. It has incredible content,” she said.

“I binge watch TV shows when I’m doing hair and makeup, and I just think that all (American) shows that are coming out are so different — so much variety and there’s so many different kinds of people on it that the uniqueness of each show is amazing.”

Chopra, who will continue to make Bollywood movies, said she knows her fans in India are excited because “they’ve trended Quantico worldwide like five times.”

Spring and Summer Fashion Trends

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Crochet

Ballet Pumps

Clown Trousers

Ugly Sandal

Suit

Long Waistcoat

Clog

Florals

Scarf

Bling

Top Coat

Cardigan

Ugg Boots

Cape

Credit: Vogue UK

Style & The City: New York and London Fashion Week 2015

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With all on eyes on New York and London as Fashion Weeks kick off, the Lyst data team has looked into what’s trending this month on both sides of the Atlantic. What are the top fashion brands and pieces actually being bought and worn in the two cities, and why? Which city spends the most on fashion? How do New Yorkers’ tastes differ to Londoners when it comes to jeans, shoes and jewelry?

NYFW vs. LFW Trends

NYFW vs. LFW Trends

 

 

New York Fashion Week Fall 2015: Marissa Webb

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Leather, lace, muted tones and flashes of brilliant color: These might seem like contradictions when found in a single collection, but Marissa Webb managed to combine them in effortlessly feminine ways throughout her minimalist Fall 2015 ready-to-wear presentation, taking full advantage of the modern woman’s predilection not to confine herself to a single style.

With a slew of black and white, office-appropriate ensembles in experimental silhouettes, it almost appeared as though Webb had chosen to present her latest Banana Republic collection; then, the color came. It trickled in slowly at first, with bubblegum pink coats and suits, but soon striking red dresses paraded down the runway, a scarlet oasis in a sea of black, white and grey.

Triple braids and Black and White

Triple braids and Black and White

Webb also solidified what every fashion blogger has long accepted: leather leggings and embellishments are here to stay. Much like in the Ralph Lauren presentation earlier in the day, they made a statement here, notably putting a fresh spin on black and white jackets (also in tandem with her current BR collection). Lace, too, had its moments, a black top with a sheer lace back coming to mind as a surprising detail almost midway through the presentation.

The grey soon returned, but interesting silhouettes and sheer skirts peeking out of textured jackets ensured the monochrome was far from boring. Click through the gallery to see the complete collection.

Wedding Dress 101

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Wedding Dress Neckline, Fabric, Silhouette and Train

Wedding Dress Neckline, Fabric, Silhouette and Train

New Year, New Look: Fashion Must-Haves for 2015

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Cool khaki
One of the easiest winter/spring looks is this season’s relaxed military style. Ways to incorporate the trend into your wardrobe include relaxed cropped trousers, a lightweight parka or a silky shirt, worn with sparkles.

Sparkle in sequins
The return of sequins to the fashion scene is fun and surprising. For the best way to wear it, look to Burberry, which has teamed delicate sparkly skirts with punchy denim jackets.

2015 fashion trends

Khaki wrap shirt and sequin pencil skirt

Tailored Tuxedos
It’s been around for a couple of seasons, but with the huge emphasis on the Sixties and Seventies this spring, the tuxedo suit or jacket now has added glamor. It’s either glitzy and sequined, or chic and block. Try a white, boxy style to add androgynous drama to a black dress or jumpsuit.

Monochrome Magic
Black and white fit in so well with the grown-up, tailored aesthetic for 2015. The best way to approach it is with good quality separates, which you can wear even when the monochrome trend is long gone.

Blazer, Black Jumpsuit and heeled sandals

Blazer, Black Jumpsuit and heeled sandals

Power flowers
This season’s flowers are big, bold and bright, including vivid, over sized prints at Michael Kors and pink-toned petals on a trouser suit at Victoria Beckham. But try to choose one outstanding item and keep everything else pared back to stop it looking too messy.

Floral dress and Heels

Floral dress and Heels

Daring dots
One of those utterly versatile prints that work as both a fun, feminine print and also a sophisticated classic, polka dots large and small are a big spring/summer trend this year.

At their most fun, they come as giant monochrome spots on girlish shift dresses, as at Dolce & Gabbana, but the more wearable version by Ralph Lauren featured white dots on navy in a flawless bias-cut gown.

Pair a bold polka print with a pretty blouse as shown, for a chic, but youthful look

Lace blouse, spot skirt, polka dot clutch and sequined heels

Lace blouse, spot skirt, polka dot clutch and sequined heels

Nautical stripes
For next season there is an abundance of seafaring navy, red and white stripes. You could also try an over sized double-breasted blazer. This top is flattering and works well tucked into trousers or skirts.

Pretty pleats
Update Fifties-style full skirts that have dominated for a few seasons with a pleated knee-length or midi skirt.

Statement jewels
As fabrics and colors simplify, try bold jewellery like this necklace.

Stripe top, pleated skirt, earrings, statement necklace, navy blue heels

Stripe top, pleated skirt, earrings, statement necklace, navy blue heels

 

 

 

What to Wear on Thanksgiving: Outfit Ideas

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Leave it to Brit actress Sienna Miller to take an oversize blouse and make it look fab—not drab—courtesy of a furry scarf. Just like your ideal Thanksgiving, the whole look gives off a festive yet easygoing vibe.

Leave it to Brit actress Sienna Miller to take an oversize blouse and make it look fab—not drab—courtesy of a furry scarf. Just like your ideal Thanksgiving, the whole look gives off a festive yet easygoing vibe.

The Perfect Pants

Everything about It Girl and model Atlanta de Cadenet oozes effortless cool. Here, she pairs a demure cropped cardigan with '60s-inspired plaid trousers. It's ladylike, modern, and a great choice for a family-centric fete.

Everything about It Girl and model Atlanta de Cadenet oozes effortless cool. Here, she pairs a demure cropped cardigan with ’60s-inspired plaid trousers. It’s ladylike, modern, and a great choice for a family-centric fete.

A Touch of Flair

We love how DJ Leigh Lezark adds holiday-inspired embellishment without looking like she borrowed her great-aunt's favorite sweater. Here's another way to keep embroidered sweaters looking modern: Follow Leigh's lead and tuck one into a chic pencil skirt (although you might need to skip that extra piece of pie if you want to keep it tucked in).

We love how DJ Leigh Lezark adds holiday-inspired embellishment without looking like she borrowed her great-aunt’s favorite sweater. Here’s another way to keep embroidered sweaters looking modern: Follow Leigh’s lead and tuck one into a chic pencil skirt (although you might need to skip that extra piece of pie if you want to keep it tucked in).

Cozy Pattern Play

Can't you just picture Blake Lively in this cool sweater-pants combo, making gourmet turkey (with all the trimmings) for hubby Ryan Reynolds? Not only do the patterns play well, she wisely chose patent flats to keep things comfy—a must-do when it comes to Thanksgiving Day dressing.

Can’t you just picture Blake Lively in this cool sweater-pants combo, making gourmet turkey (with all the trimmings) for hubby Ryan Reynolds? Not only do the patterns play well, she wisely chose patent flats to keep things comfy—a must-do when it comes to Thanksgiving Day dressing.

Pajama Power

Let's face it: We all want to lounge around and be as chill as possible on Thanksgiving, so why not just follow designer Rachel Roy's lead and wear matching pajamas? Dress them up by choosing a tailored set, then accessorize with glimmering chains and a luxurious clutch.

Let’s face it: We all want to lounge around and be as chill as possible on Thanksgiving, so why not just follow designer Rachel Roy’s lead and wear matching pajamas? Dress them up by choosing a tailored set, then accessorize with glimmering chains and a luxurious clutch.

Embellished Basic Black

Black sweaters are a no-brainer choice for family feasts—they always look polished. We suggest taking a slight departure, like Olivia Wilde does here, by adding some sparkly embellishment to your tried-and-true basics.

Black sweaters are a no-brainer choice for family feasts—they always look polished. We suggest taking a slight departure, like Olivia Wilde does here, by adding some sparkly embellishment to your tried-and-true basics.

Festive Red Trousers

Julianne Hough is just so cute it's hard not to copy every outfit she wears, like this embroidered top, bright red trousers, and clear clutch combination. We think it's a wonderful ensemble for Friendsgiving—just bring the green-bean casserole and you'll be a strong contender for best guest.

Julianne Hough is just so cute it’s hard not to copy every outfit she wears, like this embroidered top, bright red trousers, and clear clutch combination. We think it’s a wonderful ensemble for Friendsgiving—just bring the green-bean casserole and you’ll be a strong contender for best guest.

Laid- Back and Ladylike

Well, Kate Upton, if there were a winner in this array of Thanksgiving-ready outfits, it would be yours. The simple-yet-stylish dark denim. The relaxed-yet-refined tweed blazer. The icing on the cake: her chunky black bracelets—such great

Well, Kate Upton, if there were a winner in this array of Thanksgiving-ready outfits, it would be yours. The simple-yet-stylish dark denim. The relaxed-yet-refined tweed blazer. The icing on the cake: her chunky black bracelets—such great

Fall and Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trends

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Shoes are the most essential accessory to create the most unique look and being aware of the most stylish interpretations is always a good idea you can opt for. Here are some of our favorite shoe trends:

Fabulous Heels

2014-2015 Shoe Trend #1: Fabulous Heels

Fall/ Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trend #1: Fabulous Heels

Chunky Heels

Fall/ Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trend #2: Chunky Heels

Fall/ Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trend #2: Chunky Heels

Flats

Fall/ Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trend #3: Flats

Fall/ Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trend #3: Flats

Ankle Straps and Buckles

Fall/ Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trend #4: Ankle Straps and Buckles

Fall/ Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trend #4: Ankle Straps and Buckles

Platforms and Wedges

Fall/ Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trend #5: Platforms and Wedges

Fall/ Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trend #5: Platforms and Wedges

Manly Boots

Fall/ Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trend #6: Manly Boots

Fall/ Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trend #6: Manly Boots

Shoes with Sparkling Elements, Jewels and Beads

Fall/ Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trend #7: Shoes with Sparkling Elements, Jewels, and Beads

Fall/ Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trend #7: Shoes with Sparkling Elements, Jewels, and Beads

Boots and Booties with Cuts

Fall/ Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trend #8: Boots and Booties with Cuts

Fall/ Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trend #8: Boots and Booties with Cuts

Boots and Booties with Stiletto Finishes

Fall/ Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trend #9: Boots and Booties with Stiletto Finishes

Fall/ Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trend #9: Boots and Booties with Stiletto Finishes

Knee and Thigh -High Boots

Fall/ Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trend #10: Knee and Thigh-High Boots

Fall/ Winter 2014-2015 Shoe Trend #10: Knee and Thigh-High Boots

 

Spring 2015 Hair and Beauty Trends from New York Fashion Week

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After heading backstage to cover New York Fashion Week for Spring 2015, we’ve been gathering up the photos, expert tips, and necessary products to get ahead of the curve on the beauty trends that will be huge for spring. Overall, there’s a shift towards achievable hairstyles like undone buns and braids, striking techniques for eye makeup, and understated nails that still manage to make you look twice.

From Jason Wu to Peter Som to DKNY, we’ve pulled the 10 spring 2015 beauty trends you should know right now. Get inspired, learn a few techniques, and most importantly, have fun!

Braids

Classic Fishtail and French Braid for Spring 2015

Classic Fishtail and French Braid for Spring 2015

Negative Space Nail Art

Nail Art Trends

Nail Art Trends

Bright Red Lipstick

Red-orange Lipstick NYFW

Red-orange Lipstick NYFW

Undone Knots

Top knots- works with all hair types

Top knots- works with all hair types

Nude Nails

Nude Manicures: Spring Fashion & Beauty Trend

Nude Manicures: Spring Fashion & Beauty Trend

Focus on the Eyes

Dramatic Eyes

Dramatic Eyes

 

8 Tips and Tricks to Make Eyelashes Look Longer and Thicker

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8-beauty-tips-to-grow-eyelashes-longer-and-thicker