[tiImage width=”623″ height=”400″ url=”http://img2.timeinc.net/instyle/images/2011/wrn/012511-oscars-lead-620.jpg” credit=”Kevin Mazur/WireImage; Steve Granitz/WireImage; Frazer Harrison/Getty; Kevork Djansezian/AP photo” align=”center” border=”1″ alt=”Hailee Steinfeld Natalie Portman Amy Adams Michelle Williams Nicole Kidman”]The Oscar buzz is on! Nominations for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards were announced this morning in Los Angeles. The King’s Speech earned the most nominations, 12 total, including Best Picture. True Grit takes second place with 10, including one Best Supporting Actress nod for 14-year-old Hailee Steinfeld (which puts her up against Golden Globe winner Melissa Leo, and co-star Amy Adams, for their performances in The Fighter). Award season favorites Natalie Portman and Annette Bening are nominated for Best Actress for their performances in Black Swan and The Kids Are All Right, respectively, which are both up for Best Picture as well. Other Best Actress nominees include Nicole Kidman for Rabbit Hole, Michelle Williams for Blue Valentine and Jennifer Lawrence for Winter’s Bone. For more, check out a full list of nominees. The Oscars ceremony airs Sunday, February 27th on ABC.
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The red carpet fashion at the 2011 Critics’ Choice Awards on Friday night featured a pop of winter whites. Best Actress winner Natalie Portman wore a single-strap white Gianfranco Ferré gown with a black band at the top, and paired it with Fred Leighton jewelry, Stella McCartney shoes and a Christian Dior clutch. Michelle Williams also chose white, her variation being a Balenciaga dress with embroidered floral details. She finished the look with Salvatore Ferragamo shoes and Neil Lane jewelry. Click through the gallery to see all the looks from the 2011 Critics’ Choice Awards.
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Blake Lively mixed pops of color for her look at the National Board of Review Awards Gala in New York last night. The Gossip Girl star hit the red carpet to celebrate her Best Ensemble Cast award for The Town with co-stars Ben Affleck and Jon Hamm wearing a laser-cut purple Marchesa dress with ruffle sleeves, which she paired with bold turquoise accessories by Lorraine Schwartz. Jennifer Garner also reached for a bright hue, choosing a magenta Roland Mouret design. See Lively and Garner—as well as Jennifer Lawrence, Michelle Williams and more—in the gallery.
[tiImage width=”623″ height=”400″ url=”http://img2.timeinc.net/instyle/images/2010/wrn/121610-hair-lead-623.jpg” credit=”Courtesy of Roc Nation, Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic.com, Sean Gallup/Getty Images, Jamie McCarthy/WireImage” align=”center” border=”1″ alt=””]When it comes to hair, 2010 was so much more than beachy waves and pretty updos. The colors were extreme—from Michelle Williams’s platinum pixie to Rihanna’s fire-engine red crop. And the trendsetters weren’t just on the red carpet, they were also on YouTube. (Thank you Willow Smith and Justin Bieber!) Click through our gallery to see all of the best moments in hair from the entire year. You won’t want to miss a strand!
[tiImage width=”300″ height=”450″ url=”http://img2.timeinc.net/instyle/images/2010/wrn/121410-gg-lead-300.jpg” credit=”Getty Images” align=”right” border=”1″ alt=””]Josh Duhamel, Katie Holmes and Blair Underwood convened in Beverly Hills early this morning to announce the 68th Annual Golden Globe nominations, and so many of our favorite stylish women received nods! While it’ll be the first time at the Globes for some nominees—Jennifer Lawrence (nominated for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama for Winter’s Bone) and Mila Kunis (Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for Black Swan)—many have been to the Globes before, like Anne Hathaway, Natalie Portman, Michelle Williams and Nicole Kidman, so we can’t wait to see what they will wear to the big event on January 16th. In the meantime, check out their previous Golden Globes gowns in the gallery.
[tiImage width=”300″ height=”400″ url=”http://img2.timeinc.net/instyle/images/2010/wrn/120210-ltl-300.jpg” credit=”Getty images (5); Courtesy of Dior ” align=”right” border=”1″ alt=””]1. Kate Middleton spent an evening sans fiancé Prince William at London’s annual Christmas Carol concert. [People.com]
2. Kirsten Dunst is auctioning off her navy Sofia Coppola for Louis Vuitton bag—and all the goodies in it—to benefit Art of Elysium. [NYPost.com]
3. Kate Winslet confessed her crush on Michelle Williams at a private dinner for Blue Valentine. [NYPost.com]
4. Halle Berry is taking a break from the big screen and heading to the Great White Way to showcase her talents in the theater. [PerezHilton.com]
5. Dior.com just got a makeover, and lucky for us their coveted products are now available online. [Fashionista.com]
6. Take a tour of Alexa Chung’s favorite thrift shops and discover her shopping secrets. [HuffingtonPost.com]