30.03.15

Janelle Monae In RVN – BET’s ‘Black Girls Rock!’

Janelle Monae In RVN - BET's 'Black Girls Rock!'

Janelle Monae attended the BET’s ‘Black Girls Rock!’ event at NJ Performing Arts Center on Saturday (March 28) in Newark, New Jersey.

Keeping up her favoured red, white and black colour palette, this look sees her ditched the mannish suits for a two-piece RVN look which depicts bold femininity.

As much as Janelle portrays a directional attitude, with edgy pieces accessorizing her outfit, one can’t help but be charmed by this look.

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Janelle Monae In Emporio Armani – 2015 BRIT Awards

Janelle Monae In Emporio Armani - 2015 BRIT Awards

Janelle Monae attended the 2015 BRIT Awards held at the O2 Arena on Wednesday (February 25) in London, England.

The singer was in customary black and white, wearing a detailed velvet suit by Emporio Armani.

As I’ve said before, when it comes to her look I love that her suiting options, despite the theme, differ greatly; however, the wheels fall off that statement when you consider the Milner Gladys hat.

Having worn it a few times before, it is this accessory that gives her look a feeling of déjà vu/groundhog day. It’s like Pharrell Williams and his Vivienne Westwood hat – it’s so distinctive that it becomes all you see.

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08.02.15

Janelle Monae In Moschino & Dsquared² – Roc Nation Pre-GRAMMY Brunch & Pre-Grammy Gala

Janelle Monae In Moschino & Dsquared² - Roc Nation Pre-GRAMMY Brunch & Pre-Grammy Gala

Janelle Monae attended both the Roc Nation Pre-GRAMMY Brunch and the Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons honouring Martin Bandier on Saturday (February 7) in Los Angeles, California were the focus of both looks were her wide brim hats designed by Milner Gladys Tamez.

Roc Nation Pre-GRAMMY Brunch: The singer injected a rare touch of colour to her look via her red hat and red Swarovski clutch breaking up the monochrome-ness of her polka dot suit, which on this occasion was created by Moschino. I love that she took the dotage a bit further via her Rene Caovilla pumps. Doves by Doron Paloma ring, a Borgioni ring, and a Carrera y Carrera ring complete her look.

Pre-GRAMMY Gala: The second look was classic Monae. A sharp Dsquared2 suit with a bow tie was anything but classic. She always finds a way to make her staple feel fresh and new with unique twists. Guys could learn a thing or two from her. Styled with an Edie Parker clutch and silver strappy sandals, she once again completed her look with a red lip.

Janelle served up two great looks here, but I can’t help but fall for the fun nature of the first look.

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Janelle Monae In Balmain – 23rd Annual Trumpet Awards

Janelle Monae In Balmain - 23rd Annual Trumpet Awards

Janelle Monae attended the 23rd Annual Trumpet Awards held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center on Saturday (January 24) in Atlanta, Georgia.

The singer kept up her 100% black and white run wearing a directional caped blazer from Balmain in an eye-catching jacquard graphic print.

Showing off her fashion flair, she teamed the amazing piece with black cigarette pants and Nicholas Kirkwood ‘Gabo’ cut-out booties.

With her hair teased into a signature style, just a touch of red via her nails and lip interrupted this black and white affair.

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You can buy Janelle’s Balmain Cape-Effect Jacquard Jacket from Net-A-Porter.com.

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Janelle Monae In Tadashi Shoji – 2014 Met Gala

Janelle Monae In Tadashi Shoji - 2014 Met Gala

If you were expecting Janelle Monae to stick to her favoured black and white at the 2014 Met Gala on Monday (May 5) in New York City, you may have been in for a small surprise.

The musician did wear a white blouse and black trousers, but she also added a dramatic red and black crewel-embroidered Tadashi Shoji Fall 2014 tulle cape.

Adding the cape was just what was required to shake up her look and add a touch of drama to it in order to align the look with the theme of the night.

Jimmy Choo ‘Damek’ sandals, Kwiat jewels, and a chic braided updo completed her look.

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Janelle Monae In Fausto Puglisi – Variety Breakthrough of the Year Awards

Janelle Monae In Fausto Puglisi - Variety Breakthrough of the Year Awards

Janelle Monae took to the red carpet for the Variety Breakthrough of the Year Awards during the 2014 International CES at the Las Vegas Hotel & Casino on Thursday (January 9) in Las Vegas, Nevada prior to her performance.

The singer broke her strict black-and-white dress code, wearing a Fausto Puglisi Fall 2013 tartan biker jacket featuring leather sleeves with gold embellished detailing – a signature of this collection.

For someone with such impeccable style, this look falls surprisingly flat. I think it’s the white jodhpurs which are killing the look for me.

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