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15.05.12

Jessica Stam In Valentino – 2012 American Ballet Theatre Spring Gala

My first reaction to seeing Jessica Stam at the American Ballet Theatre’s 2012 Gala was ‘What is Jessie J doing in New York?’.

I don’t think I will ever get used to seeing Jessica with dark raven locks.

The model looked sensational attending this glamorous event wearing a Valentino gown.

This striking signature lace gown with a lace draping and cascading ruffles was beautifully styled with a matching Valentino mini ‘VaVaVoom’ leather shoulder bag (worn as a clutch) and bedazzling peep-toes.

She gave us more bedazzlement with silver cuffs and stunning statement earrings.

You can buy Jessica’s Valentino bag from Net-A-Porter.com.

Credit: Getty

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33 Responses to Jessica Stam In Valentino – 2012 American Ballet Theatre Spring Gala

  1. Rosalie May 16, 2012 at 02:59 #

    AMAZINGGG

  2. Nat May 15, 2012 at 23:32 #

    BDOTW, for sure!
    Maybe I’m biased, because basically I never met a red Valentino I didn’t like, but I think she looks stunning!
    By the way, which collection is this gown from? Or is it custom-made? I’m just curious, because this truly looks like that “classic” Valentino which I always loved.

    • Fashion Critic May 15, 2012 at 23:56 #

      Fall 2011 off-runway

      • Nat May 15, 2012 at 23:58 #

        Thanks! 😉

  3. Christine May 15, 2012 at 21:16 #

    BDOTW! Hot damn 😀 She looks drop dead gorgeous. I love her new dark locks especially with that vibrant red.

  4. Tahj May 15, 2012 at 20:38 #

    Whoa, I didn’t know she went brunette. Atleast those stunning cat eyes of hers stands out more now. She should wear blue.

  5. EmmaWoodhouse May 15, 2012 at 19:57 #

    Perfection, head to toe. Glamorous yet effortless–I’m loving the raven hair contrasted with the red. She is my BDOTW until further notice! LOVE!

  6. lu May 15, 2012 at 18:08 #

    Now, that’s how you do stunning!

  7. Riley May 15, 2012 at 16:05 #

    The bag has me salivating.

    She doesn’t pull of the dark hair. This is a very Valentino look.

    I like how Jess captures the spirit of the designer in each look- remember when she wore Gareth Pugh and went all edgy? Here is went all glamorous.

  8. effieee May 15, 2012 at 15:48 #

    Now that you mention it, I see the resemblance to Jessie J as well. If only Jessie J was this chic.

  9. fromchi-town May 15, 2012 at 14:20 #

    Woooow!!!!! She totally shut it down!! Its perfection – she looks beautiful.

  10. rebecca o May 15, 2012 at 14:17 #

    Love it.

    • Emi May 15, 2012 at 17:00 #

      Me, too.

  11. noo May 15, 2012 at 13:53 #

    i loooooooove this!!! brunette jessica is sort of getting on my nerves but nothing is distracting from her lovely dress and how she accessorized! bdotw worthy.

  12. dee May 15, 2012 at 13:47 #

    She looks lovely. I like the dark hair as I think it makes her features stand out.

  13. DivaDebbi May 15, 2012 at 13:38 #

    Beautiful, neck to toe. The hair looks too dark and jarring to my eye. Otherwise, perfection.

    • Nat39 May 15, 2012 at 19:29 #

      The hair is too jarring to my eye as well, way too dark.
      Also can’t help but think of gold jewellery with this look instead of silver.

  14. Alina May 15, 2012 at 13:37 #

    Outstanding! BDOTW worthy for me.

  15. Kaz May 15, 2012 at 13:23 #

    Totally stunning and a worthy BDOTW contender!!

  16. bm May 15, 2012 at 13:07 #

    I love this look, BDOTW for sure.

  17. d May 15, 2012 at 12:43 #

    wow

  18. Médée May 15, 2012 at 12:34 #

    She looks gorgeous. BDOTW worthy in my opinion.

  19. Jess2 May 15, 2012 at 12:18 #

    She looks amazing!

  20. Emily May 15, 2012 at 12:17 #

    i’m with you on this, FC, i just can’t see myself getting use to her hair colour…

  21. june May 15, 2012 at 11:44 #

    she’s so, so gorgeous in this look. i love everything.

  22. asherlev1 May 15, 2012 at 11:42 #

    Gorgeous. Love how she found the balance between looking super-glam and overdone. Just the right amount of jewelry and the matchy-matchy feel of her red lips and clutch actually works.

    • Yeliz May 15, 2012 at 12:36 #

      +1

  23. Emma May 15, 2012 at 11:40 #

    BDOTW!!!

    • Fiona-Brasil May 15, 2012 at 15:17 #

      + 1 !

    • NooG May 15, 2012 at 17:44 #

      +2!

      • Tiffany Nicole May 16, 2012 at 03:36 #

        +3

        Dear Fashion Deities,

        Please, oh please, let this flawless look end up on the BDOTW list. I’ve not smiled and swooned so much all day!

    • Lee May 16, 2012 at 01:35 #

      +3!

  24. Jones19 May 15, 2012 at 11:33 #

    Lose the cuffs and you got a flawless look.

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