—JESSICA ALBA got baby-ready, shopping for furniture for her new home with Interior-designer-to-the-stars Kari Whitman. The newly-engaged star then headed over to Harmony Lane to to prep for an upcoming jaunt to Sundance Film Festival. The mom-to-be stocked up on a chic and comfy La Rok Chain Doll Dress, a pair of baby-bump-friendly La Made Cashmere Cardigans, and four LinQ Hoodie Dresses in Raspberry, Almond, Black, and Navy. “I need clothes that are comfortable and loose now that I am pregnant!” a glowing Alba explained.
–Style icon KATIE HOLMES put her talents to the test at three-floor designer fabric emporium Mood in New York City. The Mad Money star perused the aisles of the Project Runway-featured store with daughter SURI in tow, selecting bolts of cream and khaki wools for custom suits for herself and hubby Tom Cruise.
—JENNIFER HUDSON got glam at Neiman Marcus in Beverly Hills, stocking up on multiple colors and styles of Natori Couture dresses, including a figure-skimming Couture Basics Gown, $250, in taupe and black.
—KATE HUDSON hit up the aptly named Blonde in Santa Monica in a casual chic outfit of tunic and gladiator sandals.