Glam Slam: The Friday Five - August Hot List
First Published: July 29, 2011 2:39 PM EDT Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The dog days of Summer are here, but there’s no slowing down in sight. Summer’s going out with a bang and here are five ways to enjoy.
MTV VMAS It’s one of my favorite awards shows… you just never know what’s gonna happen at this one and what crazy outfits people are gonna wear. And with Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Beyonce and Nicki Minaj on the nominee list, there won’t be a dull moment, guaranteed. Love it! Sunday, August 28 on MTV.
CELEB FASHION EMPIRES Lauren Conrad, who already has the successful LC Lauren Conrad for Kohl’s is now designing a higher end line of dresses, tops and shorts called Paper Crown, while Nicole Richie is expanding her House of Harlow 1960 accessories line to include handbags. Mary-Kate and Ashley area already fashion moguls with their lines The Row, Elizabeth and James and Olsenboye for JCP. Now they are launching stylemint.com, where a free membership gives you access to their tees for $29.99 each.
‘MAD’ FOR BANANA REPUBLIC Banana Republic has teamed up with “Mad Men’s” Emmy award winning costume designer Janie Bryant for a limited edition clothing collection inspired by the stylish AMC series. The 65 piece capsule collection, which features clothing for both men and women, is available at Banana Republic stores and at www.bananarepublic.com August 11.
THE ‘SHORE’ IS BACK Love ‘em or hate ‘em, there’s something very entertaining about the “Jersey Shore” gang and the trailer for the third season of the show looks like awesome trainwreck TV when the Sitch and Snooki wreak havoc on Italy. Aug. 4 on MTV.
MUST-SEE CHICK FLICK So many women in my office are huge fans of the best seller, “The Help,” about race relations during civil rights era in Mississippi and can’t wait for the big screen version starring Emma Stone, Viola Davis and Bryce Dallas Howard. All the Southern food in the movie looks delicious too and makes me hungry for some good ol’ Southern Fried Chicken. Opens August 10.
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