Actress Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the MTV Movie Awards at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre in April.

Lupita Nyong'o named People's most beautiful woman

Lupita Nyong'o doesn't show signs of slowing: Following her Academy Award win, the actress attended more awards shows and fashion shows and became the face of Lancome. People magazine named Nyong'o the most beautiful woman for 2014. Here's a look at her on the red carpet during awards season and more.
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Left to right, pants by J. Crew's Jenna Lyons, a tote by Celine's Phoebe Philo and a skirt by Miuccia Prada available at Shopbop.com and Amazon.com, with proceeds benefiting Born Free.

Fashion industry launches Born Free collection and HIV initiative

A Celine tote for $220? A Carolina Herrera shirt dress for $255? And shopping for a good cause too?

No, you’re not dreaming.

The items are available to buy at Shopbop.com and Amazon.com as part of a new capsule collection launched to support the private-sector-led charity initiative Born Free Africa, with the goal of ending mother-to-child HIV transmission by Dec. 31, 2015.

Kenya-born, Brooklyn-based contemporary artist Wangechi Mutucollaborated with 22 fashion designers on the Born Free collection, including J. Crew’s Jenna Lyons, Miuccia Prada, Tory Burch and Isabel Marant....

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Actress Mischa Barton is the celebrity ambassador for Saturday's BritWeek Robertson shopping stroll.

Mischa Barton to be face of BritWeek Robertson shopping stroll

Actress Mischa Barton has been named celebrity ambassador for  the 2014 BritWeek Robertson Shopping Stroll on Saturday.

This is the second year for the shopping event on Robertson Boulevard in Los Angeles. Participants include luxury venues such as Chanel, Tommy Hilfiger, Paul

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Will Kopelman and Drew Barrymore, shown last April, welcomed their second daughter on Tuesday.

Drew Barrymore, Will Kopelman have baby. Nyong'o is Most Beautiful.

Actress, producer and makeup maven Drew Barrymore and her husband Will Kopelman had their second daughter Tuesday and announced that they've named her Frankie Barrymore Kopelman. [Cut]

Lupita Nyong'o of "12 Years a Slave," who made such a big splash on awards season red carpets, is People's Most Beautiful Person of 2014. [People]

Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir were a big hit as figure skating commentators during the Sochi Winter Olympics, and now NBC is sending them to the Kentucky Derby on May 3 to comment on fashion. [Yahoo Sports]

Some members of the fashion industry are calling for a...

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Vocal members of the fashion community are calling for a boycott of the Beverly Hills Hotel, as well as other properties owned by the Dorchester Collection, due to recently passed laws in the sultanate of Brunei to which the company has ties.

Fashion industry calls for boycott of Dorchester Collection hotels

Is this the end of designer dinners at the Hotel Bel-Air and charity fashion shows at the Beverly Hills Hotel? 

If high-profile members of the fashion community have their way, maybe.

Several vocal personalities, including Decades boutique co-owner Cameron Silver and designers Brian Atwood and Peter Som have taken to social media to call for a boycott of the Beverly Hills Hotel and a host of other high-end Dorchester Collection properties around the globe with ties to the sultanate of Brunei. (The Dorchester Collection is owned by the Brunei Investment Agency, an arm of the Brunei government...

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With a new investor on board, Opening Ceremony founders Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, shown in 2013, are planning to accelerate the growth of their brand.

Smart or selling out? What Opening Ceremony's growth might look like

Could an Opening Ceremony store be coming to every city in the land?

Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, founders of the influential retailer and its eponymous private label, announced plans on Tuesday to accelerate growth after scoring a minority investment from Boston-based private equity firm Berkshire Partners.

The new capital will be used to “enhance its Opening Ceremony women’s, men’s and accessories collections and its e-commerce capabilities, as well as further expand its retail presence with Opening Ceremony mono-brand and multibrand stores,” according to a news...

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President Obama plays doubles tennis with a young partner during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.

Michelle and Barack Obama get kids to exercise at Easter egg roll

At the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday, the focus was on health, not chocolate, with exercise stations and healthy eating tips thanks to fitness-focused First Lady Michelle Obama. She even got the president, in shirtsleeves and khakis, to dunk some basketballs and play doubles tennis with the kids. [Los Angeles Times]

Advocates for ethical fashion, including green clothing activist Livia Firth, are preparing for the first Fashion Revolution Day to mark the one-year anniversary of the tragedy at Rana Plaza in Bangladesh on April 24. When the garment factory collapsed, more than 1,...

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Eileen Fisher classic collar short sleeve jacket in organic linen, left, $198; ballet neck top in organic linen jersey, $168; and Bandhini print organic cotton full-length skirt, $198.

Eileen Fisher expands clothing recycling for Earth Month

In honor of Earth Month, Eileen Fisher has expanded its Green Eileen program.

The program,  which operates year-round in Yonkers, N.Y., and Seattle will go nationwide through April 30.  All Eileen Fisher retail stores will take back gently worn Eileen Fisher clothing that can be mended, washed and given a second or third life. For each item donated, customers receive a tax receipt and $5 in Recycling Rewards for shopping at any Eileen Fisher store or online at eileenfisher.com. More details can be found on a recycling page on the company website, where there's also a store locator.

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Competitors are shown in 2010 at the first nationwide beard and mustache competition held in Bend, Ore. This year the event returns to Oregon, scheduled to take place at Portland's Keller Auditorium on Oct. 25.

National facial-hair face-off headed to Portland, Ore., Oct. 25

Portlandia meet beard mania -- the annual nationwide Beard and Moustache Championships organized by Beard Team USA (BTUSA) is set to take place in Portland, Ore., on Oct. 25, drawing beardsmen and 'stache-thletes from across the country to compete in 17 categories of fanciful facial hair.

We've received word that competitor registration is now open and attendee tickets may be purchased for the annual conclave of whisker enthusiasts now in its fifth year.

This will mark the second time Oregon has hosted the BTUSA event -- the inaugural national event was staged in Bend in June 2010. In 2011 the...

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Co-chair Stacey Snider speaks onstage during the City Year Los Angeles "Spring Break" fundraiser at Sony Studios.

'Spring Break' fundraiser for City Year Los Angeles breaks record

The event:  “Spring Break: Destination Education,” staged carnival style at Sony Studios in Culver City, was a star-studded affair that had tweens, teens and their families lining up half an hour early on Saturday. The fourth annual event raised a record-breaking $1.5 million for City Year Los Angeles.

The Hollywood hosts:Shemar Moore of “Criminal Minds” posed nearly nonstop for photos, hoisting one guest on his shoulders for a shot. Julie Bowen of “Modern Family” sang the praises of City Year corps members, who devote a year of their lives to serve as...

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A threeASFOUR mesh bodysuit with laser-cut metal details, worn by Lady Gaga for a Harper's Bazaar photo shoot, is up for online auction through 5 p.m. April 29, with an opening bid of $12,500.

Metal-and-mesh threeASFOUR costume worn by Lady Gaga up for bid

An elaborate costume worn by Lady Gaga for a Harper's Bazaar photo shoot is on the online auction block, according to the folks at the Nate D. Sanders auction house.

Lot number 352, designed by design collective threeASFOURand donned by Gaga for a photo shoot for the magazine's March 2014 issue is described as a  "[o]ne-piece item [that] consists of a stretchy power mesh bodysuit in flesh tone, adorned with clusters of large triangular sequins in mirrored metal along the chest, arms and front of the thighs. Garment features a built-in cowl hat upper and full gloves. Stainless steel laser...

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