Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet Jay-Z, Beyonce

The Duchess Of Cambridge And First Lady Of New York City Visit Northside Center For Child Development
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, visits the Northside Center for Child Development on Monday in New York City.
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An NBA game pitting the Cleveland Cavaliers against the Brooklyn Nets on Monday drew a particularly starry crowd. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were in the house. And so were Jay-Z and Beyonce, who strolled casually across the court to say hello. It looked rather off-script (though it might not have been) since the photos definitely don’t look posed and planned. [The Cut]

The Duchess of Cambridge changed clothes a couple of times on Monday during her visit to New York. She wore a coat dress for a visit to the Northside Center for Child Development with Chirlane McCray, the wife of the mayor of New York, and dark pants and a three-quarter coat to a meeting with Hillary Rodham Clinton and to the aforementioned NBA game. [Los Angeles Times]

Armani hosted a party for the NYC premiere of ";A Most Violent Year"; on Sunday night. Star Jessica Chastain wore a red Armani gown for the event mirroring her character, who is clad in Armani throughout the movie. [The Cut]

Miranda Lambert has lost 20 pounds, and she tells Marie Claire it feels good. But the January cover girl thinks there is too much attention focused on women’s looks. ";I’m just like anybody else, insecure and scared of looking bad or being criticized,"; she says in an interview. ";But everybody’s making this big, giant thing about it. It’s way too much focus on women’s bikini photos, and I hate it. Why do we care? I want women to love themselves whatever they’ve got going on.”  [Marie Claire]


Teen retailer Delia’s filed for bankruptcy and probably will be forced to liquidate, WWD reports. People StyleWatch recalls all the things young women of the 1990s and early 2000s, loved about Delias.

Julia Roberts is the new face of Givenchy. [The Cut]

After 21 seasons of ";America’s Next Top Model,"; a male has won. [Jezebel]