Who Wore Mugler Better… Zhang Ziyi or Rita Ora?

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Zhang Ziyi sported a pristine ensemble from Mugler’s Fall 2012 collection on the red carpet back in September while attending a press conference for ‘Dangerous Liaisons’ in Beijing, China.

The petite actress let the edgy look shine by pairing the peplum-adorned dress with sky-high Christian Louboutin ‘Daffodile’ pumps, minimal – yet still shimmering – Cindy Chao jewelry, and a sleek hairstyle. Plus, she really emphasized her tiny waist, using the structure of the dress to her advantage.

Singer Rita Ora donned the same futuristic look back in November while posing on the red carpet for the MOBO Awards in Liverpool, England.

While Rita definitely strikes a stylish chord with her red lips and matching Sergio Rossi clutch, she falls short with her accessory choices. I find that pure white looks tend to feel more sophisticated when paired with silver, so Rita’s flashy gold bangles and Dsquared² heels seem a bit on the distracting side.

Ziyi wins this Mugler mash-up thanks to her understated accoutrements.

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10.12.12

Elizabeth Banks In Trina Turk – March of Dimes Celebration Of Babies Luncheon

The funny and fabulous actress Elizabeth Banks channelled the ‘Mad Men’ look on the red carpet for the March of Dimes Celebration of Babies in Beverly Hills, California on Friday evening.

Dressed in an eggplant-hued dress by Trina Turk, the actress looked seasonally stylish thanks to her dress’s subtle, vintage-inspired print and the sex appeal of her classic black peep-toes.

Elizabeth’s soft updo and minimal accessories really highlight the old-world elegance of her aubergine-tinted frock.

We would love to have seen a neat belt cinch Elizabeth’s tiny waist, but overall this look is a total win.

The best part? Elizabeth is totally chic for a great cause!

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10.12.12

Sophia Bush In Joe’s & Monika Chiang – Joe’s Jeans LA Store Opening

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Sophia Bush proved this beautifully as she stepped out in LA recently for the Joe’s Jeans store opening in LA on Thursday evening.

The actress wore a holiday-worthy plaid Teddy bomber jacket from Joe’s over a classic ‘Willow’ tee – also by Joe’s – and an edgy Monika Chiang leather skirt.

Perfectly pointy nude-toned Christian Louboutin heels tie the festive ensemble together.

Nothing says holiday fun like a classic plaid print in a lovely deep forest green.

Sophia’s jacket is a flawless combination of preppy and edgy. Additionally, the leather skirt says rocker chic, while the Louboutins say ladies-who-lunch.

This look is a beautiful mix of style contrasts that results in pure Christmas magic.

Of course, Sophia’s glowing grin is the best accessory of all!

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John Krasinski In Prada – ‘Promised Land’ LA Premiere

John Krasinski looked handsome and happy for the LA premiere of ‘Promised Land’, which took place at the Directors Guild of America on Thursday evening.

Wearing a classically elegant Prada notched-lapel suit from the Fall 2012 collection, the adorable funny man radiated classic cool in his impeccably tailored suit and charcoal-toned tie.

John’s suit fits him perfectly, showcasing his trim physique, while the modern deep-blue and smouldering-grey tones speak to the feeling of the winter season.

A look like this can perfectly translate from the red carpet to an upscale holiday party after hours.

Festive, funny and sexy – what more could you want in a man?

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Taylor Swift In David Koma – Z100’s Jingle Ball 2012

Prior to her performance, Taylor Swift took to the red carpet at Z100′s Jingle Ball 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Friday evening.

The country-pop darling brought an aura of casually sexy chic to the red carpet, wearing a David Koma Spring 2013 dress.

The beloved singer/songwriter kept her look delightfully simple with minimal jewelry and accessories, but pumped up the volume with sky-high Jimmy Choo peep-toes and a signature bold red lip (which could also be an ode to the title of her latest musical release).

Taylor rarely misses a chance to look sweet and stylish at any sort of event, and this is no exception.

While we sometimes miss her penchant for sparkly gowns, we are really loving the more mature Taylor who knows how to be festive and flirty without donning looks that could double as disco balls.

Do you wish Taylor had opted for the edgier runway look with the flounced hem?

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