Christian Louboutin doesn't just want to paint the soles of your shoes red. He wants to paint your fingernails and, eventually, your lips, eyes and cheeks.

When it comes to red carpet style, Emmy nominee Julia Louis-Dreyfus has gotten better with age.

Spanx has expanded from sleek, slimming underwear into the field of everyone's favorite outerwear: jeans. The company, whose foundation garments have been helping women fit smoothly into work and special occasion clothes since the year 2000, introduced jeans in two styles, several cuts and three washes this summer.The Signature, $148, has a wide panel, control-top midsection with a slimming waistband and it zips on the side. The Slim-X, also $148, has a regular waistband, but promises to "tame your tummy, trim your thighs and lift your rear." We caught up with Spanx founder Sara Blakely to find out more.

When it comes to style influence beyond the flickering blue box, few Emmy-nominated shows can begin to hold a cathode ray tube to "Mad Men." But as Don Draper & Co. are close to shuffling off to the great walk-in closet in the sky, it's worth looking at how some of the other shows vying for Emmy gold this year have affected what the world is wearing.

Summer may be on its way out, but you should let your summer whites - especially the flimsy cotton frocks, skinny jeans, and warm-weather-only pumps - hang around.

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