Sarah Jessica Parker, Octavia Spencer, Kristen Wiig get Elle nod

Sarah Jessica Parker is on the cover of Elle’s November issue, its 19th annual Women In Hollywood issue dedicated to women the film industry. This year’s honorees are Parker, Cate Blanchett, Elle Fanning, Shirley MacLaine, Susan Sarandon, Octavia Spencer, Uma Thurman, Emma Watson and Kristen Wiig. The women are to be honored at an awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Oct. 15, and the magazine is scheduled to be out Oct. 16. [Elle]

Montblanc honored Quincy Jones with the 21st annual Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award at an event at the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, the watch company reported in a news release. Attendees included the music legend’s daughter, actress Rashida Jones; Sidney Poitier; Morgan Freeman; Teri Hatcher;Selita Ebanks; Billy Zane and Jesse Williams.

A vanload of tourists in Beverly Hills saw more sights than they bargained for when they stumbled across soccer star David Beckham shooting an underwear ad for his H&M; line in a leafy -- and he thought secluded -- area. [Telegraph]

Fashion it girl Alexa Chung is writing a book, her first, targeted for release in September 2013 and as-yet untitled. [Vogue UK]


MAC and Carine Roitfeld celebrated the launch of their new makeup collaboration with a party in Paris. Guests included Karl Lagerfeld, Kanye West, Julia Restoin-Roitfeld and Karlie Kloss, and the night ended with an exuberant pillow fight. [The Cut]

Yves Saint Laurent’s new creative director, Hedi Slimane, barred New York Times fashion critic Cathy Horyn from his Paris Fashion Week show, as previously noted, writing her an open letter in which he said she was a bully and later insulting her via Twitter. Now, Laura Craik, fashion editor at the Times of London, has sent Slimane an open letter saying that even though she did attend the show -- and hopes to be invited back -- he didn’t make journalists feel very welcome. [Styleite]

Jennifer Lopez’s 4-year-old daughter was quite the fashion plate when she accompanied Mom to Chanel’s Paris Fashion Week show on Tuesday. She reportedly wore $2,400 worth of Chanel accessories, including a brooch and a bag. [Us Weekly]



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