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"Charles James: Beyond Fashion" Costume Institute Gala - Arrivals

Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen attended the ‘Charles James: Beyond Fashion’ Costume Institute Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 5) in New York City.

While their kid sister Elizabeth Olsen opted for a summery hue, Ashley and Mary-Kate worked a dark colour palette.

As you know, I have probably never been a fan of their style, but on this occasion I found myself not shouting ‘next’ upon seeing Mary-Kate’s striped vintage Chanel gown and Ashley’s military-inspired Gianfranco Ferré.

Neither was unnecessarily oversized and both accessorized perfectly, with Ashley just edging out as my favourite here as I favour the sleek design.

My one wish, as always, is that they would stand apart on the red carpet so we could get a good look at their frocks.

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Whilst many reports have focused on the fact that the Gianfranco Ferré Fall 2011 was watched by their new owners, we’re here just to focus on the most important thing – the clothes.

We’ve seen colour extremes from blacks and navy to hot pink and neon yellow on the runway for Fall, but at Ferre we saw plenty of ice ice baby.

Icy whites, greys and silver looks were presented alongside some black, navy and sand coloured looks which was such a huge departure from the more colourful looks of past seasons.

The surprisingly minimalist collection included sleek silhouettes, tailored coats, tapered pants, coats with multiple colours, fur sleeveless coats.

The final selection of looks showed that Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi haven’t lost any of their sparkle as the beaded dresses and gowns made their way down the runway.

Key accessories included calf length boots, ankle boots, pointy pumps plus suede, crocodile bags and leather bags with a shearling panel.

This is a fabulous wearable collection, but I found myself saying “Hello Celine, ” during several points of this presentation.

Favourites: Sleeveless fur coat paired with white pants and white dress paired with beige leather top

Who I See Wearing This Collection: Demi Moore, Nicole Kidman, Kate Bosworth, Kate Walsh, Tilda Swinton, Michelle Williams, Natalie Portman and Charlize Theron

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Best Maternity Award
Soon we will have a red carpet full of pregnant celebrities, but Natalie Portman is the busiest during Awards Season.

The mum-to-be dressed her baby bump in a one-shoulder Gianfranco Ferré maxi-dress for the 2011 Critics’ Choice Awards.

She teamed her dress with her favourite black Dior clutch.

This was an amazing choice for Natalie because the white makes her glow even more.

Credit: Style.com & Getty

So Cheryl Cole, do we have to fall out before you start wearing clothes I like?

Tonight on the X Factor Cheryl wore one of my favourite looks from Gianfranco Ferré’s Fall 2010 collection.

The elegant gold gown carries on the golden girl theme from Saturday nights show.

Her shimmering jersey gown with a beaded bodice and front panel was absolutely gorgeous.

This now becomes my favourite look from her this season.

It looks better on Cheryl than it does on the model as it’s more fitted around Cheryl’s waist.

She’s really had a great weekend style-wise. Let’s pray she keeps it up.

Brown suede Christian Louboutin heels and di Grisogono jewels completed her look.

Credit: Style.com & Ken McKay/TalkbackThames/Rex Features

Great Legs, But Where’s The Rest Of Your Dress Award
The 2010 MTV EMAs was hosted by Eva Longoria in Madrid tonight.

The host who can ‘order French toast anytime’ (you’ll get that if you saw those ridiculous promos for this event) arrived on the red carpet wearing a Georges Hobeika Spring 2010 Couture dress.

When asked “Who are you wearing?”, Eva replied “George.”

I guess she only remembered half of the designers name because she only wore half of the original look.

The look is amazing on the runway, but loses its appeal on Eva.

She really tore it down, from removing the belt and the skirt.

I guess she wanted the look to be edgy and stand out as the host of this event, but had she at least kept the belt she may have pulled off this look.

Her look was paired with Brian Atwood ‘Donna’ patent pumps.

During the show Eva wore two Spring 2011 runway looks. Read more…

Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher attended the Russian Assemblies Charity Gala to benefit DNA – Demi & Ashton Foundation – at the Ritz Carlton in Moscow on Saturday night.

Ashton looked a little sloppy dressed in a velvet suit with the pants a few inches too long, whilst his gorgeous wife looked lovely wearing a Gianfranco Ferré one-sleeved dress.

It doesn’t have the same wow factor as her previous look, but I’m not bored by this.

I love cut and the gathered details which takes this dress from a simple dress to quite a sexy black dress.

I can’t seen any black pumps on this occasion, but she did accessorize with a black clutch and silver jewels.

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