04.12.13

Christina Ricci In Carolina Herrera – 9th Annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball

Christina Ricci In Carolina Herrera - 9th Annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball

Christina Ricci attended the 9th Annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City yesterday evening, joining Katy Perry on the red carpet.

The petite actress wore a Carolina Herrera gown featuring an open neck, tri-colour bodice and jacquard animal-print skirt.

I’m very much on the fence with this one, and it’s the bodice which is throwing me off as I ask myself ‘would the gown have been better with just the animal print, or a single solid colour for the bodice?’

The colours are great for her complexion and, once again, I’m loving this dark lip and her copper eye shadow.

Despite my questions, I do find myself being totally captivated by this look – but that has always been the USP of Christina Ricci.

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Christina Ricci In Thakoon – CFDA/Vogue 2013 Fashion Fund Finalists

Christina Ricci In Thakoon - CFDA Vogue 2013 Fashion Fund Finalists

Christina Ricci attended the CFDA and Vogue 2013 Fashion Fund Finalists celebration held at Spring Studios in New York City yesterday evening.

The actress wore a strapless Thakoon Spring 2014 cocktail dress, which featured exaggerated pleating, subtle lace insets, and a crystal chain connecting from front to back.

She concluded her look with a trio of black accents — black tights, pumps, and a textured clutch — and kept the hair and makeup quite subdued.

Does Christina’s take on cocktail dressing work for you?

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10.09.13

Front Row @ Carolina Herrera Spring 2014

Front Row @ Caroline Herrera Spring 2014

Carolina Herrera’s Spring 2014 runway saw a host of sophisticated stars taking their front-row seats for the Monday showing at The Theatre at Lincoln Center in New York City, where they all wore an eclectic mix of the designer’s offerings.

Michelle Dockery: The ‘Downton Abbey’ star was lovely in a sophisticated cerulean-toned separates, including a floral-printed, Peter Pan-collar blouse and a demure, flared skirt, from the Fall 2013 collection. Silver pumps and EF Collection earrings provided the shine to that electric blue shade. Karolina Kurkova strutted out the same print several months ago.

Christina Ricci: Also in a Fall 2013 ensemble, the actress wore a sheer devoré velvet dress that featured an exploded dahlia pattern, although I wasn’t crazy about the way the lining translated in photos. Also channeling her inner metallic maven, she put on a pair of silver Jimmy Choo ‘Anouk’ pumps to complete the look.

Dita von Teese: Always showing her flair for the dramatic, the burlesque queen’s Fall 2013 ensemble featured a green-and-black blouson-sleeve top with a similar dahlia print and a super-wide-leg pair of too-shiny pants. A Christian Louboutin ‘Sweety Charity Brode Strass’ embroidered, chain-accented black evening clutch—and Dita’s forever red lip—finished the look, which translated as a bit heavy for the front row action.

Brittany Snow: Following Dita’s red-lipped lead, Brittany showed her style cards with a Pre-Fall 2013 dress, showered in mini hearts, spades, diamonds and clubs. She accessorized with an angular red clutch and strappy crimson sandals, along with dainty Dana Rebecca Designs earrings and rings by EF Collection.

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Christina Ricci In Thom Browne – ‘The Smurfs 2′ New York Premiere

Christina Ricci In Thom Browne - 'The Smurfs 2' New York Premiere

While Katy Perry and Jayma Mays were on the West coast attending the ‘Smurfs 2′ premiere on Sunday, Christina Ricci was on the East coast promoting the same movie by attending the New York screening at the Lighthouse International Theatre.

Sporting a braided updo, the actress wore a Thom Brown Resort 2014 green-and-white printed dress with fitted waist and slightly exaggerated hips at a length which stopped just below the knee.

I’m delighted that she opted for a nude Jimmy Choo ‘Riane’ clutch instead of pumps. Her green leather snakeskin-embossed pumps were courtesy of Casadei with Harry Winston sparklers adorning each ear.

Christina has always been one of my favourites on the red carpet. While I love the look, the braided updo takes the glossy edge off this sophisticated frock and effortless styling somewhat for me.

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Christina Ricci In Thakoon – 2013 Fresh Air Fund ‘Salute To American Heroes’

Christina Ricci  In Thakoon - 2013 Fresh Air Fund 'Salute To American Heroes'

Christina Ricci will flirt with colour from time to time, but it was back to her favoured black yesterday for the 2013 Fresh Air Fund ‘Salute To American Heroes’ event held at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers in New York City yesterday.

The actress wore a Thakoon Spring 2013 dress, which didn’t take to the runway but is recognizable by the sheer floral lace inserts.

Christina’s halter dress with a nipped-in waist was styled with metallic-gold Giuseppe Zanotti pumps to add some pizzazz to her look, which saw her conclude with barely-there makeup and a simple side-parted bun.

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