Bold Face: Modern Day Fairytales

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Bold Face explores the cult of celebrity and the styles, trends and brands that stars show off in movies, at events and living their daily lives. To be considered for inclusion please contact senior editor, Deirdre Carroll.


Girls grow up listening to fairytales, so it is no wonder that many actresses jump at the chance to play a fairytale character when offered. In this week’s Bold Face, we feature three such lucky ladies and the eyewear they rely on for their happily ever afters…

Ginnifer Goodwin is living out every girl’s princess dreams by playing Snow White on ABC’s Once Upon a Time. The series is about the intertwining worlds of “Fairy Tale Land,” where magic, monsters and fairytale characters are real, and Storybrooke, a quiet New England town. The show returned for its second season this fall and the characters, whose worlds are starting to blur, are trying to find a way to right their worlds without magic. The always stylish Goodwin is living another dream – fashion darling – wearing the Jil Sander JS702S from Marchon

  

Not a classic fairytale, but a love story that has nonetheless enraptured girls the world over, Kristen Stewart, who plays Bella in the wildly popular Twilight series, will wrap the franchise this month when the last movie, Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Part 2, premieres on Nov. 16. Her personal life has been a little bit less idyllic but she was spotted with co-star and on-again, off-again, on-again boyfriend Robert Pattinson celebrating Halloween wearing a pink wig and her favorite Leisure Society Harvard 47 sunglasses from Baumvision at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery...

 

What could be more of a modern day fairytale than a superhero story? In this year’s The Amazing Spider-Man Emma Stone played Gwen Stacy, a high school classmate and the first love interest of Peter Parker's. In an example of life imitating art, Stone and co-star Andrew Garfield (who plays Peter Parker/Spider-Man) met during filming and are still dating. Lucky too since a sequel with a 2014 release date has been confirmed and both actors are set to reprise their roles. Still sporting her Gwen Stacy blonde hair, Stone was recently snapped out and about in L.A. in the Persol PO3015S sunglasses from Luxottica...