Zoe Saldana In Barbara Bui – 2011 MTV Video Music Awards

Most Effortless Award
Tonight is turning out to be a very somber red carpet at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards.

Zoe Saldana wore a Barbara Bui Fall 2011 LBD.

Her tweed mini dress was embellished with gold and silver military-style details and leather panels.

Judging by the runway this wasn’t supposed to be a top, but Zoe uses the tunic to showcase her slender legs.

Zoe accessorized her mini with Barbara Bui snake-skin heels, a black clutch and Lorraine Schwartz jewels which included diamond? earrings, a diamond ?Elephant? ring,? a black ?Sapphire? and? diamond? bangle plus a yellow? gold ?and onyx bracelet.

A chic updo and smoky eyes completed her look.

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18 Responses to Zoe Saldana In Barbara Bui – 2011 MTV Video Music Awards

  1. maria August 29, 2011 at 02:09 #

    this looks so good. as you say effortless. plus she is not one of the big stars of the music scene so i find it apropriate for her. And those shoes are AMAZING.

  2. AW August 29, 2011 at 02:13 #

    Yes Zoe! WERK!

    Easy, not an ounce of try hard and gorgeous

  3. mm August 29, 2011 at 02:17 #

    gorgeous. is this a 1st for barbara bui on the red carpet?

    • Fashion Critic August 29, 2011 at 02:28 #

      i think so

  4. Shaina August 29, 2011 at 02:30 #

    Zoe looks great! I would say something about having another black dress but the accessories are perfect.

  5. Raquel August 29, 2011 at 02:43 #

    Gorgeous dress.

  6. Hannah August 29, 2011 at 02:54 #

    Gorgeous! She is a welcome addition to any red carpet. Even when she gets it mildly wrong (ahem balmain) she is still dressed better than most and just does it with such, as you say, ease and elegance. And she always never wears black pumps, which, with the exclusion of katie homes hideous, ghastly, awful footwear of choice tonight, is never a bad thing.

  7. Karen August 29, 2011 at 05:04 #

    I think Zoe can do no wrong in my eyes. She looks great everytime.

  8. mikeijames August 29, 2011 at 05:17 #

    now, this is the zoe we love…..such a welcome return back to her effortless fantastic-ness.

  9. Alina August 29, 2011 at 05:18 #


  10. Erini August 29, 2011 at 06:00 #

    Simply chic, as you said… effortless!

  11. pipsqueak August 29, 2011 at 06:16 #

    Stunning! Love the sandals. I like Barbara Bui and am glad to see Zoe model her clothes.

  12. Vidhya August 29, 2011 at 07:04 #

    Love everything except that bracelet.. wat it doing there? Im in love with the runway shoes tho.. wowzaa..

  13. NZ August 29, 2011 at 11:21 #

    The dress is very beautiful, but I’m really in love with her shoes!

  14. Jones19 August 29, 2011 at 11:59 #

    Stunning but this is nothing new.

  15. robbie August 29, 2011 at 13:12 #

    gorgous from the ankles up. she is so fragile and perfect then she wears those geavy shoes.

  16. Rahel August 29, 2011 at 14:01 #

    I love the dress. It looks amazing.

  17. D August 31, 2011 at 11:32 #

    suits her but perhaps a different make up…

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