Monthly Archives: February 2011

Natalie Portman in Giorgio Armani Sunglasses

Photo: Media

Natalie’s got another man in her life other than fiance and baby-daddy Benjamin Millepied–and his name is Oscar. She nabbed Best Actress at Sunday night’s 83rd Academy Awards for her role in the disturbing ballet-themed thriller Black Swan. She beat out some impressive company including Annette Bening (The Kids are Alright), Nicole Kidman (Rabbit Hole), Michelle Williams (Blue Valentine), and newcomer Jennifer Lawrence (Winter’s Bone). Nat went into the night as the frontrunner for her rivoting, sexually-charged portrayal of Nina Sayers, a ballet dancer whose drive for perfection as the lead in her company’s production of Swan Lake pushes her to the edge of madness. In the film, Nina displays a number of psychotic symptoms, including strong delusions and elaborate visual hallucinations. And she begins to feel paranoid that Lily (Mila Kunis), her understudy, is determined to take the lead away from her. Natalie’s performance had already earned her Best Actress prizes at the Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Britain’s BAFTAs. Directed by Darren Aronofsky, the starlet and Harvard grad trained for six months before filming and boy did it pay off.

What’s next for this darling of the big screen other than becoming a mama? Your Highness, a fantasy comedy opposite James Franco and Zooey Deschanel due out this April and the Marvel superhero film, Thor, with Chris Hemsworth set to be released in May. She’s fresh and fabulous in these classic, aviator-style Giorgio Armani shades. –rpuccia

Buy these now: Giorgio Armani 847/S, $211

Angelina Jolie in Tom Ford Sunglasses


With her smokin’ hot bod, always-perfect hair, creamy white skin, and lips to die for, it’s obvious that Angelina Jolie’s utterly gorgeous, but the female half of Hollywood’s most popular supercouple took second place in the recent Reelz Channel “Hottest Bombshells of All Time” competition. Wondering who the heck could beat Angie? None other than Marilyn Monroe! Scarlett Johannsen, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Salma Hayek, Raquel Welch, Jessica Alba, Elizabeth Taylor, Halle Berry and Megan Fox rounded out the top ten “sexiest and spiciest actresses of all time” as chosen by Reelz viewers when asked to vote for the most gorgeous women of the big screen (living or dead) on the channel’s website.

It’s all good, though—Marilyn was the original Hollywood bombshell and besides, Angie’s already been on Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World list in 2006 and 2008; People magazine’s Most Beautiful Woman in 2006; and Vanity Fair’s Most Beautiful Woman in the World in 2009. The Hollywood Reporter named her the highest-paid actress of 2008 and she topped Forbes’ annual Celebrity 100 list in 2009 along with the honor of being named one of the 50 People Who Matter 2010 by New Statesman magazine. Whew! What’s 2011 going to bring? Seen here sporting a pair of oversized Tom Ford sunglasses—a fave brand she’s photographed in often—Angelina takes chic to a whole new level. Brad’s a lucky guy in more ways than one.

Buy these now: Tom Ford FT0076, $253

David Arquette in Ray Ban Eyeglasses

Photo: Michael Buckner-Getty Image

In his first one-on-one since leaving rehab last month, David Arquette opened up to Oprah Winfrey Thursday about his struggles with drugs and alcohol from a young age, his strained marriage to Courteney Cox, and his plan to become a better man. David revealed that his troubles started very early in life –turns out he had his first taste of beer at the shocking age of four years old. “I was down in the basement with my dad and the beer was there and I just grabbed it and drank it,” he told Oprah. “It’s one of my earliest memories.” He continued that he seriously started drinking around age 12 and even stole pot from his father when he was just eight years old. Scandalous! And explains a lot.

After engaging in some wild behavior post-split from Courtney last October, the 39-year-old entered rehab at the beginning of the year for alcohol addiction. He also recalled his “intervention” to Oprah. He basically woke up from a nap and Courtney, his sister, Patricia, best friend, business partner, and “some guy he didn’t know” were at his bed. “I go, ‘What up, Turkeys? I guess this is my intervention!’”

David still holds out hope that he and Courtney can rekindle their relationship, but ultimately, says it’s her decision. “We truly love each other with all our hearts,” he said, adding, “Whether it’s as friends or as husband and wife, I know that I’ll be with her my whole life.” Here, he looks debonair and ready to tackle the future in these stylish Ray Ban wayfarer eyeglasses available in black and dark havana frame hues.  –rpuccia

Buy these enow: Ray Ban RX5184, $98

Kendra Wilkinson in Gucci Sunglasses

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We’ve all learned to take tabloid news with a grain of salt, but E! reality star and former Playboy Girl Next Door Kendra Wilkinson has supposedly split with football hubby Hank Baskett. The couple’s been denying divorce rumors for months now so it’s hard to tell fact from fiction, but the cover of a recent issue of OK magazine screams “Kendra Tells Hank It’s Over!” claiming that Kendra has finally admitted “I’m tired of pretending!” Ah, who knows what to believe anymore!

On a brighter note, the celeb cast is scheduled to be officially announced on February 28 th but it’s already been leaked that Kendra will be appearing on season 12 of Dancing with the Stars along with Kirstie Alley and Wendy Williams. Kendra should have tons of loyal supporters as she competes for the coveted disco ball trophy—she’s gained quite a following for getting into shape and helping others do the same through her exercise DVD Be a Knockout with Kendra and other diet-related promotions. The sexy mom, who says she gained more than fifty pounds during her pregnancy, definitely knows a thing or two about fitness—son Hank Baskett IV turned one in December and she’s already rockin’ her pre-baby bod.

Seen here sporting a pair of glam oversized rectangular Gucci sunglasses, Kendra looks casual and happy. The shades, adorned with interlocking G’s on the temples, are available in four frame color choices: gray silver, Havana, shiny black and violet bronze.

Buy these now: Gucci 3164/S, $192

Kim Kardashian in Chloe Sunglasses


You would think being a reality star-turned-designer-turned-producer-turned-author-turned-entrepreneur would be enough. Not for Kimmie Kardashian. Now she’s looking to add “pop sensation” to her already lengthy resume. Citing that she wanted to do something that she had never done before–something that was out of her  comfort zone–Kim explained that the track, produced by legendary hit maker The-Dream (the man behind Rihanna’s “Umbrella” and Beyonce’s “Single Ladies”), is a pop dance song debuting “in about three weeks.” The starlet describes herself as a talented vocalist saying, “I have a cute little voice.” Better let us be the judge of that. Though she’s indicated she’s not looking to launch a full-fledged singing career, she caveats, “You never know what would happen but as of right now I’m not thinking about that. It’s just a fun song.”

But wait, there’s more. She may also be adding “mobster wife” on the big screen to the CV. According to multiple reports, Kim is in talks to play the role of Kim Gotti, the daughter-in-law of the late New York mafia don, in the upcoming John Gotti biopic, which has John Travolta attached in the lead role. The real-life Kim G. is married to John Gotti Jr., who is reportedly producing the movie. Does this diva ever stop? She’s certainly unstoppably glam in these round, oversized Chloe sunglasses which come in three chic colors–black, horn and plum.  –rpuccia

Buy these now: Chloe CL2189L, $258