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We welcome winter with sweaters and boots; does it with a plunging Cushnie et Ochs dress featuring skin-baring cutouts at the tummy and shoulders. She wears this sexy little black look with a Bordeaux lip to a Flaunt magazine party in Beverly Hills.
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Perfectly matching your shoes to your dress: not just for bridesmaids anymore. teams her strapless tiered Dior Haute Couture creation with pumps that coordinate with the lilac layer and the yellow embellishments at the neckline of her dress for the Guggenheim International Gala in N.Y.C.
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Speaking of matchy-matchiness, the actress picks a red negligee-esque Givenchy dress with black lace detailing, and ties it all together by adding a bold red lip and lace Jimmy Choos for the Flaunt event in Beverly Hills.
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Selecting a fairly simple black Dior dress (with an asymmetrical hemline boasting a touch of blue embellishment) and going for minimal makeup means new cut and color (this time, worn wavy!) take center stage at the Guggenheim International Gala in N.Y.C.
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We’d like to say that what we notice about this outfit is the pretty white top with silver sequins and her red lipstick, but the truth is we can’t stop staring at the exposed gold zipper on her skinnies, worn to a red carpet event for The Voice in N.Y.C.
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Yes, the is sporting a classic black coat, a croc bag, patent slingbacks and a stack of gold bangles. But what we really need to discuss is that anklet (yes, anklet) she’s wearing to the Club Monaco event in N.Y.C.
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This girl loves to push the envelope and she does just that in a Carven shirtdress made up of a pale-blue top, white at the sleeves and a deep-green silk skirt. Elle adds two-tone Céline loafers to complete her out-there ensemble at the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Awards in Beverly Hills.
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To attend a Prada event in Paris, the opts – unsurprisingly – for top-to-bottom Prada: a pale-pink dress featuring floral sequin embellishments, a croc clutch and classic pumps.
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Three unsurprising things about this photo, taken at the Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year Awards in London: wearing her own design (a cutout black gown that sells for nearly four thou), she’s striking her signature pose and her gaze is nothing short of fierce.
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Call us crazy, but suddenly we’re coveting a blinged-out necklace-shoulder-pad situation, like the chain one draped over cream dress at the Museum of Modern Art Film Benefit: A Tribute to Tilda Swinton event in N.Y.C.
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The is all kinds of stylish in a draped olive-green creation with a sexy rear view (open back, high center slit) featuring mesh insets the wrists, plus a tassel necklace worn backward, for the Women of the Year event in London.
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Hawaiian shirts: not chic. The Hawaiian print on this Milly zip-up crop top and pencil skirt: chic. The wears the floral separates with summery Givenchy sandals to the People’s Choice Awards nominations announcement in Beverly HIlls.
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If you get excited about dresses with pockets (we do!), you’ll be especially excited about the pockets on Olivia’s Kelly-green dress: They’re gold sequined and match the embellishment on her turtleneck at the Women of the Year awards in London.
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It’s as if the gold baubles all over the singer’s coat are trying to steal the spotlight from that other bauble: the 15-carat stunner on her left hand. But neither those nor her tiny handkerchief shorts nor her lace-up booties can take our eyes off her bling at the People’s Choice Awards nominations announcement in Beverly Hills.
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The guest of honor at the Museum of Modern Art Film Benefit teams a tweed jacket with white wide-leg (and we do mean wide) pants and bright-white shoes for the N.Y.C. party.
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In a lace gown nearly the exact shade as her hair (but very contrasting with that bright-red lip), Rita attends the Women of the Year event in London.
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So sparkly! And we’re not just talking about her 14-carat ring. dazzles in a strapless maroon number with a bow at the décolletage, nude pumps and less eye makeup than usual at her album release party in N.Y.C.
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The singer steps out in an allover beaded black dress with an open back and interesting embellishments at the neckline and hemline (think it hurts to sit in this thing?), along with T-strap heels, for the Ms. Foundation for Women anniversary celebration in L.A.
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Slivers of sheer material take this LBD from basic to sexy. Sharon ups the ante even more with a red lip and black heels with an unexpected golden strap at the Ms. Foundation event in L.A.
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SARAH JESSICA PARKER
Girlie (her pink ruched Giles Deacon dress) meets bad girl (that studded leather Saint Laurent jacket) on , who adds printed tights, suede Manolos and a faux leather Freedom of Animals evening bag for the N.Y.C. city.ballet.
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Did you ever imagine a sleeveless, knee-length white dress could look so sexy? It’s all thanks to the mesh-like panels on Anna’s stunning little Herve Leger by Max Azria number, which she selects for the TV Guide Hot List party in Hollywood.
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Another white-hot number. goes for sleek sophistication in a sleeveless Max Mara gown, ultra-simple save for some draping at the hip, which she accessorizes with a slew of golden bangles at an event for the line in Tokyo.
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Speaking of sexy white dresses: this. Stacy sends jaws south with her cleavage-baring cutout KaufmanFranco gown and sleek updo at the Annual Accessories Council ACE Awards in N.Y.C.
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“I can’t wear that because that is revealing!” The actress told PEOPLE that was her first thought upon seeing this sheer Azzaro Couture gown, which she ultimately selected for the Thor premiere in Hollywood because, after trying it on she felt that it was “edgy but sort of classy at the same time.”
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We’re officially ready for party dress season after seeing the young Mad Men star in her sparkly striped LBD and coordinating silver sandals, chosen for TV Guide’s Hot List Party in Hollywood.
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JADA PINKETT SMITH
We’re way more interested in Jada’s hair (shaved on the sides, major volume at the crown and a bouncy ponytail) than her dress. And that’s saying something because her white-and-metallic dress at the Make Equality Reality event in Beverly Hills is pretty noteworthy.
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Before singing with her husband at the Twilight Forever Fan Experience launch in N.Y.C., the multi-talented star showcases another one of her skills (of the sartorial variety) in a flared white mini, worn over opaque tights and Greymerankle booties.
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We hope Olivia got to bust a move after the ACE Awards in N.Y.C. because that black fringe dress was made for dancing. Those lace-up gold stilettos, however, seem best for, well, posing and sitting.
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The StyleWatch contributor shows off her gorgeous waves and va-va-voom body in a skintight black Kayat dress with curve-enhancing contrasting panels, plus T-strap peep-toes, at the Hollywood premiere of Thor: The Dark World.
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Editors here are already fighting over who gets to add the sexy blush-colored Gucci gown (worn to the LACMA Art + Film Gala in L.A.) to the list of the year’s best dresses.
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Attending the same event as , but in a radically different look, the selects a billowy printed Vivienne Westwood dress and accessorizes with a statement pendant.
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The mom-to-be covers up her bump (but can’t hide her pregnant glow) in a loose-fitting black Gucci halter dress with leather trim at the LACMA Art + Film Gala in L.A.
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shows her love for the sheer embroidered Dolce & Gabbana design (worn at the LACMA bash) by posting a few pics of the dramatic gown on her Instagram.
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Another star bringing her fashion A-game to the LACMA party, wears a sparkly pale-blue strapless Gucci gown with an embroidered waist, and styles her enviable hair in glam waves.
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Also at the LACMA event and also wearing Gucci, chooses a beige embellished halter gown with a silver bow at the waist.
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We may never know what she wore to her recent wedding, but the star seems more than happy to show off this curve-hugging Gucci gown featuring a mix of sheer and green panels at the LACMA event.
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The long-sleeve Versace gown (worn to the LACMA party) looks conservative from the front, but it has a sexy open-back design, plus gold studs and leather detail.
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Are dresses that match your hair color going to be the next big trend? Amy seems to think so, choosing a copper strapless knee-length Gucci design, plus strappy black heels for the LACMA party.
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MARY J. BLIGE
The singer attends the star-studded LACMA soirée in a straight-off-the-runway fuchsia Gucci jumpsuit, featuring black trim and a coordinating belt and accessorized with strappy black heels and a tasseled clutch.
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Also wearing a look from the Gucci Spring 2014 runway, the model poses at the LACMA gala in a black halter gown with a plunging neckline and metallic pink embroidery.
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The star takes her new bangs out for another spin, this time with a curly do and a gray Gucci halter gown with an embellished front and draped back at the LACMA party.
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