Fashion

09.24.12

Natalie Portman Goes Blonde; Valentino To Design Hathaway's Wedding Dress

And Ungaro appoints a new designer.

Switching it Up:  Natalie Portman has gone blonde. She appeared at a performance for her husband's LA Dance Project at Walt Disney Hall in Los Angeles with the new color. She said she had made the switch for a movie role -- though she wouldn't say which one. (THR

Calling in The Pro: Valentino has confirmed that he will design Anne Hathaway’s wedding dress. “She’s a very good friend of mine. She’s like my daughter,” the Italian designer told E! News of their relationship. [Vogue UK]

Ungaro’s Back At It: French fashion label Ungaro is making yet another comeback, following a year-long absence from the runways and a revolving door of creative directors that’s included Esteban Cortezar, Giles Deacon, and a fated collaboration with Lindsay Lohan.  The brand will return in partnership with giant fashion conglomerate Aeffe and will boast up-and-coming designer Fausto Puglisi as its creative director. [WWD]