Fashion Cheat Sheet

08.30.13

Kate Middleton Makes First Public Appearance; Naomi Watts to Wear Tod's in Diana Biopic

and Beyoncé recruits Jourdan Dunn for new music video.

Kate Middleton Makes First Official Public Appearance: Leave it to the The Duchess of Cambridge to look casual and chic for her first official public appearance since giving birth to Prince George on July 22nd. Kate Middleton and Prince William traveled to Anglesey, an island off of Wales, to wish runners off in the Ring O' Fire Coastal Ultra Marathon. The Duchess wore a polka dot Zara top, Ralph Lauren blazer, black Paige Denim skinny jeans, and LK Bennet wedges. [Huffington Post]

Naomi Watts to Wear Tod's Diana-inspired Pieces in Biopic: Actress Naomi Watts will step into character for her role as the late Princess of Wales in the upcoming biopic Diana with the help of Italian label, Tods. Watts will don some of Princess Diana’s iconic pieces, including the her namesake bag -- the original leather D-Bag that Diana carried everywhere, from trips to Africa to Buckingham Palace dinners. Swiss jeweler Chopard has generously given a 92-diamond necklace to the film’s costume department. [The Telegraph]

Beyoncé Recruits Jourdan Dunn For New Music Video: Beyoncé didn’t want to dance on her own, so she recruited British model Jourdan Dunn, and other models including Diandra Forrest and Jessica White, to star in her new music video. Filmed by the iconic photograher Terry Richardson, the video for Beyoncé’s new single features this model-esque clique dancing around the NYC's Coney Island and on the park's legendary rides. [Vogue UK]

Club Monaco Launches 'Collection,' the Retailer's New High-End Line: This fall, the brand best known for its sophisticated yet affordable clothing is introducing a luxury line, 'Club Monaco Collection,' which launched yesterday online. Club Monaco will remain true to its signature looks and neutral palette of blacks, whites, and tans, but 'Collection' will incorporate high-end materials including cashmere, pony hair, leather, and fur. “There’s more of a designer eye on it, without overdesigning it,” says Caroline Belhumeur, senior vice president of women’s design for Club Monaco. [Fashionista]