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April 4, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Lena Headey, who plays the scheming Queen Regent Cersei Lannister on HBO's "Game of Thrones," is reportedly claiming she is broke, with "less than $5" in her bank account. Headey's financial situation came to light as a result of husband Peter Loughran's making an emergency court filing in their divorce proceedings, according to TMZ. In July 2012, Headey, 39, filed for divorce from Loughran, an Irish musician, after five years of marriage, citing "irreconcilable differences.
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March 29, 2014 | By Ellen Olivier
The event: Following Thursday's official opening night for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, the cast took the opportunity to unwind at a party in their honor at the nearby South Coast Plaza. The scene: Surrounded by upscale jewelers and boutiques near the shopping center's Jewel Court, Quattro Caffé served up salmon-topped salads, three-cheese ravioli and raspberry cocktails and desserts at stations, while servers passed hors d'oeuvres.
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January 13, 2013 | By Booth Moore
Is this the postpartum red carpet or what? All the commentators seem to be able to talk about is who has lost the baby weight (Claire Danes) and who might be pregnant (Anne Hathaway). But enough about that, let's talk about the clothes. Sexy as hell in a cream, body-baring Zuhair Murad gown, Jennifer Lopez finally gave us the fashion moment we had been waiting for, and one to rival that famously low-cut leafy print Versace gown she wore to the Grammys in 2000.    On the other end of the spectrum, another winner is Julianne Moore, wearing of-the-moment black-and-white by Tom Ford.
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March 22, 2014 | By Booth Moore, Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic
Dorothy's pinafore and ruby red slippers, Darth Vader's helmet and cape and Austin Powers' blue velvet suit are just a few of the treasures on display in "Hollywood Costume," the monumental exhibition celebrating 100 years of costume in the movies opening Wednesday at the Phoenix Art Museum, its only stop in the West. Originally organized by the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, where it had a sold-out run in 2012-13, the exhibition is curated by Deborah Landis, the David C. Copley chair and the director of the David C. Copley Center of Costume Design at UCLA's School of Theater, Film & Television.
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September 23, 2012 | By Booth Moore, Fashion Critic
Ladies in red. The fall season's red-oxblood color trend seems to be influencing the Emmy red carpet. I love the sleeves on Mayim Bialik's deep burgundy Pamella Roland gown, though they must be really hot. Then there's Julia Louis-Dreyfus' classically beautiful, merlot-colored silk tulle Vera Wang mermaid gown with ruched accents on the bodice. And Tina Fey is wearing a strapless deep burgundy gown with corset detailing by Vivienne Westwood. But Ginnifer Goodwin's Monique Lhuillier dress with a high-low hem is my favorite so far because it's so unusual.
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February 23, 2009 | Rachel Abramowitz
Want to learn how to dance like a "Slumdog Millionaire"? As part of the pre-Oscar hoopla, personable 33-year-old Artesia-based Bollywood choreographer Nakul Dev Mahajan was called in to instruct media personalities and television viewers in one of the most popular dance forms in the world, a combination of classical Indian dance, folk dance and Western styles like hip-hop, Latin and jazz.
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January 22, 2012 | By Booth Moore, Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic
With a lifetime of red carpet misses ranging from uncomfortably busty Guinevere gowns to something reminiscent of Grandma's doily tablecloth, Disney princess Miley Cyrus hasn't exactly been fashion It Girl material. Until now. The sleek and chic futuristic white dress Cyrus wore to the People's Choice Awards on Jan. 11 was so well-received that it could single-handedly turn the star's fashion fortunes around. The dress was by David Koma, a designer who hails from Georgia, shows in London and is so new to the fashion scene that his website is still under construction.
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February 24, 2013 | By Booth Moore
This is like an Oscars flashback with all the Armani, Harry Winston and Veronica Lake waves on the red carpet Sunday. Then, there was a Sharon Stone-Gap turtleneck moment, when Helen Hunt revealed she's wearing a navy blue dress from cheap chic retailer H&M. Shocker! Oscars 2013 red carpet photos Back to Armani, though. He should get his due. After all, he practically invented the red carpet designer derby, when he started dressing Jodie Foster in the 1990s. Sunday, he's done a wonderful job with Jessica Chastain, with Naomi Watts' silvery sequin gown, and with 9-year-old Quvenzhane Wallis' dress, a navy blue, puff-sleeve Armani Junior creation with a back bow detail and matching wrap.
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September 23, 2012 | By Lisa Rosen
The red carpet before the stars come out is like high noon before the big showdown. If you squint you can almost see tumbleweeds blowing down the path. Print journalists, corralled like horses in their stalls, whinny in the heat, unused to so much sunlight on their skin. On-air hosts greet one another like wary townspeople with melting makeup trying not to sweat on themselves.   At around 2:30 p.m., the carpet opens to the talent, and the first hardy pioneers venture forth. Publicists ask if anyone wants to talk to producers, the talent behind the talent, but everyone passes.
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August 2, 2013 | By Booth Moore, Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic
At the moment, it seems everything's coming up roses on the red carpet. I love the photo at top right from Thursday night's CW Network Young Hollywood Awards held in Santa Monica. Actress Crystal Reed, left, is wearing a cabbage rose jacquard sleeveless dress by Carolina Herrera , and  her "Teen Wolf" costar Holland Roden is in an allover-rose and flower print shirt and pants ensemble by Ted Baker .  Also on Thursday night, across town in West Hollywood at the Fox Summer All-Star Party, Diane Kruger wore a gorgeous rose and trellis digital print dress by the talented British fashion designer Mary Katrantzou.
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March 19, 2014 | By Susan Denley
Shailene Woodley wore a one-shoulder Elie Saab couture gown with a slit up the leg to the L.A. premiere of "Divergent," her new film that is scheduled to open Friday. [The Cut] And her co-star Kate Winslet wore a scarlet gown by Safiyaa London. [Daily Mail] Rachel Zoe's collection for fall 2014 is less bohemian and more polished than we've seen before, writes Los Angeles Times fashion critic Booth Moore. [Los Angeles Times] Sofia Vergara's new ad campaign for Head & Shoulders also stars several of her family members -- because the family has been using the product for 20 years, Vergara maintains.
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March 17, 2014 | By Booth Moore
L'Wren Scott, who was found dead Monday in New York, dressed nearly every A-list actress in Hollywood, including perennial fashion darlings Nicole Kidman, Penelope Cruz and Sarah Jessica Parker, and helped turn many of them into style icons. Both as a stylist and designer, Scott created a number of the most magical red carpet moments of the last decade. Here, we look back at her most memorable looks. Nicole Kidman, 2008 Oscars Scott dressed a pregnant Nicole Kidman in a black  Balenciaga  gown and designed a dramatic 1,399-karat rough diamond sautoir to go with it.  The diamond necklace, draped around Kidman's porcelain neck, is one of the most famous pieces of jewelry ever worn on a red carpet.
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March 14, 2014 | By Booth Moore, Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic
Barely a week after it came down the runway at Paris Fashion Week, Nicolas Ghesquiere's new collection for Louis Vuitton has already made its debut on the red carpet. And on Charlotte Gainsbourg no less, who as the daughter of actress Jane Birkin and singer Serge Gainsbourg is French fashion royalty.  Gainsbourg wore a head-to-toe look from Ghesquiere's debut collection for the luxury brand at the Thursday night premiere of "Nymphomaniac: Volume I" in New York. As his friend and muse, she's the perfect poster girl for his new direction at Vuitton, where he took over from Marc Jacobs.
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March 4, 2014 | By Adam Tschorn
The hectic pace of the Oscar night coverage here at All The Rage central meant we never got a chance to check out this year's winning Red Carpet Green Dress looks, which were revealed to the world Sunday afternoon as Olga Kurylenko and Kellan Lutz hit the Academy Awards red carpet outside the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The details of the outfits' eco-friendiness, provided by the challenge's organizers, are fascinating. Among them: Kurylenko's gown is 100% GOTS certified organic peace silk and 100% GOTS certified organic silk, hand-dyed with Sappanwood (considered sustainable because of its fast growth rate)
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March 4, 2014 | By Oliver Gettell
This year's Academy Awards ceremony clocked in at a hefty 3½ hours, and that's not even counting the red-carpet arrivals or the celebratory aftermath. Reliving the show, however, will only take a minute, thanks to The Times' Oscars time-lapse, which you can watch above. Eagle-eyed viewers should be able to spot "Gravity" star Sandra Bullock, "12 Years a Slave" star Lupita Nyong'o and "American Hustle" star Jennifer Lawrence posing for photos on the red carpet , followed by shots of the Dolby Theatre filling with guests.
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March 3, 2014 | By Adam Tschorn
Now that the dust has settled from Sunday night's Academy Awards telecast and the images of the celebrities in their awards-show best have had a chance to sink in, it's time to recap the best -- and, in some cases, the worst -- of the Oscars' red carpet runway. To that end, designer, "Project Runway" alumnus and fashion commentator Nick Verreos will join me in studio and Times fashion critic Booth Moore piped in from Paris for a live Google Plus chat at 10:30 a.m. about the hits, the misses and the surprises -- style-wise, anyway -- from the Academy Awards' red carpet.
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March 3, 2014 | By Melissa Magsaysay
Easy and effortless looks ruled the red carpet at Sunday's Academy Awards. Maybe it was the rainy weather that had actresses abandoning a potentially runny smoky eye or sticky up-do shellacked with hair spray in favor of more subtle Oscar looks. Many actresses sported the sleek pixie cut that is so hot right now. Charlize Theron, Anne Hathaway, Kristin Chenoweth and Jennifer Lawrence led the chic short-hair brigade. Lupita Nyong'o topped her short hair off with the accessory of the evening - a delicate gold and diamond headband from Fred Leighton.
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March 3, 2014 | By Melissa Magsaysay
During one of Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres' several crowd-involving comedy bits on Sunday, she solicited money from Brad Pitt, Harvey Weinstein and Lupita Nyong'o to tip the pizza delivery man she had summoned for snacks during the evening. Nyong'o reached into her clutch and handed DeGeneres a blue-and-white tube of Clarins HydraQuench lip balm, which has now caused a social media frenzy anchored by the hashtag #lupitaslipbalm. The hashtag began appearing next to others such as, #PharrellsHat and #Oscaritems just minutes after the night's supporting actress winner dropped the tube of balm into the "Happy" singer's hat. The tweets and GIFs made from the Oscar beauty moment have spawned through-the-roof sales for the French beauty brand.
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