There is only one person I will give a pass to wearing tights on the red carpet at the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar Party and that’s Zooey Deschanel.

The actress has made tights her staple and she be dammed before she listens to my grips about them.

She wouldn’t have got a pass had she wore black pumps, so thankfully she opted for a red satin Brian Atwood ‘Maniac’ pumps.

I loved the pop of red against her black Valentino Spring 2011 black long sleeve chiffon dress with lace rafia skirt.

I like the red accessories against the black dress in preference to the red dresses which were paired with black accessories on Sunday night.

Zooey was quirky and delightful as always.

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