Fashion Designers Announce Charitable Green Fashion Show

[tiImage width=”325″ height=”475″ url=”http://img2.timeinc.net/instyle/images/2011/wrn/011911-sketch-lead-325.jpg” credit=”Courtesy of WWD” align=”left” border=”0″ alt=”Rachel Roy for Runway to Green”]Green wasn’t just the hottest color at the recent Golden Globes, it’s also a growing movement. Yves Saint Laurent, Oscar de la Renta, Stella McCartney, Marc Jacobs, Burberry, Rachel Roy (design shown) and more announced today that they are taking part in Runway to Green, a charitable fashion show to be held in New York on March 29, reports WWD. While the fashions that will be seen at the show—which will be from the designers’ fall 2011 collections—aren’t required to be eco-friendly, all of the clothes shown will go on sale immediately after the show on Net-a-Porter.com. The proceeds will benefit various environmental causes, including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Alliance for Climate Protection. Click through the gallery to see more sketches from participating designers.

Blake Lively and the National Board of Review Gala Red Carpet

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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.

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Sienna Miller’s Top 5 Style Rules

[tiImage width=”300″ height=”400″ url=”http://img2.timeinc.net/instyle/images/2010/wrn/122810-Sienna-Lead-300.jpg” credit=”Juan Rico/Fame” align=”left” border=”1″ alt=””]Happy birthday, Sienna Miller! In honor of the trendsetting actress’s 29th birthday today, we took a look back at her style to pinpoint her top five style rules. Who can’t learn a thing or two from this red carpet master? Click through to see Sienna Miller’s top go-to styles. Plus: Tell us what you think of her style in the comments!

British Fashion Awards Honor Shoe Designer Nicholas Kirkwood

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Britain’s top designers were honored yesterday in London for the annual British Fashion Awards, including footwear designer Nicholas Kirkwood (center) who was named Accessory Designer of the Year. The designer, who is known for his architecturally-inspired shoes, got his start working with Kate Middleton’s favorite hat maker Philip Treacy. Kirkwood’s eponymous line garnered attention last spring when shoe-fanatic Sarah Jessica Parker wore his suede platform shoes (shown far left) three times in one week! His other celebrity fans include Claudia Schiffer (center, right) and Jessica Alba, shown above in a pair of Nicholas Kirkwood sandals. Other BFA winners include Phoebe Philo of Celine for Designer of the Year, Mulberry for Designer Brand, Burberry for Digital Innovation Award, Naomi Campbell for the Special Recognition Award and resounding new it-girl Alexa Chung for British Style. The late designer Alexander McQueen was also honored with the award for Outstanding Achievement in Fashion Design—watch the moving tribute video directed by photographer Nick Knight after the jump.

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