On the red carpet: Elizabeth Banks

Elizabeth Banks brought a lot of dress to the London premiere of Mockingjay - Part 1. 

I don’t love the caped back but if this Elie Saab Couture gown was an attempt to steal the spotlight from her beautiful co-stars, it definitely worked.

On the red carpet: Elizabeth Banks

I didn’t recognise Jennifer Lawrence at first glance here. White makeup has a transformative power greater than any bronzer. He Dior Couture dress is positively angelic. Her leg-lengthening black sandals are picked up by an Alice band which pulls the look together.

On the red carpet: Elizabeth Banks

Anne Hathaway has been so adventurous with her look since ending her lacklustre relationship with stylist Rachel Zoe. She looked happy and comfortable in Lanvin at the Shanghai premiere of Interstellar and gets props for her courageous fashion efforts this month.

On the red carpet: Elizabeth Banks

Few stars wear a whole Etro look on the red carpet, as Kate Beckinsale does here at the Breakthrough Prize Awards in Mountain View, California. I think it is because the brand’s exotic prints are so polarising. Kate’s risk totally paid off.


Lifestyle

Sunday Lunch costs €45 per person and includes several set courses but with a choice of mains.Restaurant Review: Bastible Restaurant, Dublin

It never ceases to stop me in my tracks when I hear my husband intone to our children one of the oft overused phrases from my stockpile of, “Can you just not?” categories.Lindsay Woods: If my children feel I’m doing it wrong then I must be doing it right

The season of mists and mellow fruitfulness — John Keats had it right about autumn.Eyes on the pies: Eight apple tarts put to the taste test

Simone Rocha invited ieStyle into her London studio for an exclusive look behind the scenes as she put the finishing touches to her acclaimed collection for Fashion Week. Rachel Marie Walsh reportsBeing Simone Rocha: An exclusive look behind the scenes

More From The Irish Examiner