You could almost imagine them designing clothes with a specific beautiful woman in mind. Though known for her dresses, underneath the tulle, she is wearing rubber leggings as formal wear, and it actually looks good. On the right is Blake Mykoskie, founder of TOMS shoes (love them), of which he is wearing a paint-splattered pair (want them). Mendel, and the jewelry is her own line, Padma by Padma Lakshmi. Love the subtle peach color, the 20s-style dropped waist, and the beautiful draping.
It also meant that the women were accompanied by designers for this fashion event, not their husbands/significant others, who stayed at home. His date was one of the most gorgeous at the event, Maggie Grace. Up close, the workmanship is insane – couture quality. There were lots of air kisses in the receiving line. No wonder Marc Jacobs took home the International Award. Even though the dress has a little flare, note that it is a mermaid shape. Marc Jacobs‘ dictum to “wear short” seems to have carried over to the CFDA Awards from the Met Costume ball. Anja Rubik poses for the photographers in a daring backless white dress by Kaufman Franco.
Executive producer Carlton Cuse said that Grace's departure from the show was "sort of a win-win" as she was eager to enter a full-time career in film.After leaving the series, she nevertheless joined the other principal Lost cast members of season 2 onstage at the 12th Screen Actors Guild Awards where Lost won the award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.After the filming of The Jane Austen Book Club was completed, Grace briefly returned to Hawaii to shoot a guest spot on the Lost season 3 episode "Exposé".She starred in the 2008 thriller film Taken with Liam Neeson, who was at the top of a list of male actors Grace wished to work with that she had written just two months before she was cast.She attended Worthington Christian Schools from kindergarten through ninth grade and briefly attended Thomas Worthington High School, where she began acting in school plays and community theater, including a Jewish Community Center's Gallery Players' 2000 production of The Crucible.
Her parents divorced "amicably" when she was 16 years old, but her mother sought a "fresh start".She was nominated for a Young Artist Award for her portrayal of Moxley in the Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special – Leading Young Actress category, but lost to Clara Bryant for Tru Confessions.She went on to feature in minor roles on the television series CSI: Miami, The Lyon's Den, Miracles, Like Family, Cold Case and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and the films Twelve Mile Road and Creature Unknown, before appearing in a season-long recurring role on Oliver Beene as a Swedish exchange student.Grace dropped out of high school to move to Los Angeles, California with her mother, while her younger siblings Ian and Marissa continued to live with their father.In Los Angeles, Grace and her mother moved around often as they struggled financially, taking out short-term rents rather than paying for permanent residence while eating a basic diet as it was all they could afford.This being New York – and fashion – there were lots of little black dresses. The tulip skirt has been a key element of summer fashion so far. It’s a beautiful suit, not a tux, which he has paired with a pale floppy bow tie. There were lots of short hemlines, this one with an ’80s spin to it. Regular humans weighing more than 100 pounds: do not try this at home. Unlike at the David Byrne concert, his guy was the sole attendee, as far as I could tell, to arrive by bike.