Yao Chen In Valentino – Sohu Fashion Achievement Awards

Yao Chen In Valentino - Sohu Fashion Achievement Awards

Yao Chen joined a host of stars on the red carpet for the Sohu Fashion Achievement Awards held at China World Hotel Beijing in China on Tuesday evening.

The actress wore a Valentino Fall 2012 dress.

Her sleeveless nude dress, enriched with floral embroidery, was styled with a red shoulder bag, gold-spiked white Louboutin pumps, and Pomellato jewels.

Like Angelababy, who also attended this event, this gown is a rerun. You may remember that Keira Knightley owned this when she wore it back in June last year.

It doesn’t quite have that magical feel a second time around, plus I would’ve preferred a red clutch to a shoulder bag.

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Who Wore Georges Hobeika Couture Better…Brittany Snow or Yao Chen

Brittany Snow wore this gorgeous periwinkle-blue Georges Hobeika Fall 2012 Couture dress to the ‘Pitch Perfect’ LA premiere back in September.

The enticing colour of her Swarovski-beaded and organza-and-velvet floral appliquéd dress made her baby-blue eyes pop. The key to pulling off this look was effortless styling, which the actress mastered.

Sadly the same can’t be said for Yao Chen.

The actress wore the same dress a month later to the L’Officiel 2012 China Elegance Awards in Beijing, China and sucked all the elegance out of the frock with her heavy-handed styling of the look.

Even the blue nails were a step too far, but she also added a nude Bulgari clutch and cobalt-blue Christian Louboutin ‘Daffodile’ pumps.

Brittany wins by a country mile.

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Yao Chen In Alexander McQueen – ‘Love Your Life’ 15th Anniversary Gala

Yao Chen attended the ‘Love Your Life’ 15th anniversary gala hosted by Shanghai times in China on Wednesday evening.

Last time we saw her on the red carpet she was working a jaw-dropping princess gown; on this occasion she wore a modern Alexander McQueen Fall 2012 look.

She expertly styled an ice-pink ostrich-feather-peplum sleeveless top with figure-skimming black pants, with a blazer worn over her shoulders so as not to disrupt her feather-festooned top.

Breaking up the black-and-pink look, she added a gorgeous pair of Jimmy Choo velvet and leather silver-and-red festive sandals.

J’adore this look from head to toe. This look is utter perfection.

You may remember that Berenice Marlohe wore this same top in black during her ‘Skyfall’ promo tour.

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Jimmy Choo ‘Mantra’ Sandals Jimmy Choo US – and Jimmy Choo UK.

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Best Dressed Of The Week – Joseph Gordon-Levitt In Gucci, Yao Chen In Georges Hobeika Couture & Peter Facinelli In Tommy Hilfiger

Even with her elf ears, we were swept away by Yao Chen’s Georges Hobeika Couture gown.

Some of you were put off by the fact that she chose such an elaborate gown for a daytime premiere, but the rest of us – who crave princess moments on the red carpet – instantly fell in love with her periwinkle-blue strapless gown.

When it came to the guys, our picks differed.

You opted for the handsome Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Gucci, while I was floored by how handsome Peter Facinelli looked in his Tommy Hilfiger grey suit.

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Yao Chen In Georges Hobeika Couture – ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ World Premiere

Yao Chen joined Cate Blanchett on the red carpet this evening in Wellington, New Zealand for the world premiere of ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’.

The actress clearly didn’t want to go unnoticed on the red carpet, so she donned a beautiful Georges Hobeika Fall 2012 Couture ball gown.

This stunning look fills the void left by Zhang Ziyi, who used to be our go-to gal for pretty ball gowns.

Yao’s powder-blue tulle strapless ball gown with velvet touches and intricate embroidery details on the skirt gave me chills.

I’m typing covered in goosebumps as you know I live for a princess moment.

A small Kotur clutch, a half-up, half-down hairstyle and Bulgari drop earrings completed her BDOTW-worthy look.

I’m at a loss for words as to how spectacular this gown is.

Take a look at the close up to see Yao is sporting cute Elf ears.

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