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Anna Kendrick In J Mendel - 100th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Anna Kendrick attended the 100th Annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner held at the Washington Hilton on Saturday (May 3) in Washington, DC.

Wearing a timelessly elegant rich purple J. Mendel Fall 2014 gown, the rich purple crepe design features a ruched bandeau-style bodice, additional ruched detail around the waist, a triangular keyhole at the back and a tonal ruched chiffon gusset at the skirt.

This is the ultimate in refined eveningwear; styled with a simple box clutch, wavy tresses and neutral makeup, she couldn’t look more sophisticated.

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Olivia Munn In J Mendel - 100th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Olivia Munn attended the 100th Annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner held at the Washington Hilton on Saturday (May 3) in Washington, DC.

Turning to one of her favourite designers, she wore a J. Mendel Spring 2014 gown, featuring the signature piece panelled design.

You can’t help but be swept away by the feminine feel of this gown and the effortless styling. With so much detail she was right to keep everything else at a minimum.

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Kristen Wiig In J Mendel - 'Hateship Loveship' New York Screening

Kristen Wiig attended the ‘Hateship Loveship’ screening held at the Museum of Modern Art on Tuesday (April 8) in New York City.

Known for her love of all things minimalist, usually of the Balenciaga variety, I was somewhat taken aback by this colour-block asymmetrical choice from J. Mendel.

I can picture this sleeveless Fall 2014 dress – which features a solid leather mock neck and front panel at the bodice, a solid leather waistband and a draped asymmetric wrap-front skirt – on Chloe Sevigny, Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Connelly and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley without the second layer of the skirt, but Kristen, who has worked an edgy look or two in her time, doesn’t sell it to me. Not one bit, and it’s got nothing to do with the safe Alejandro Ingelmo ‘Tron’pumps.

Rather, it’s because it feels so disingenuous and so far removed from her usual style – not that I don’t appreciate her stepping out of her comfort zone.

I love her and the dress, but not her in the dress.

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You can buy Kristen’s Alejandro Ingelmo ‘Tron’ Leather Pumps from Saks.com.

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Taylor Swift In J Mendel - ACM Awards 2014

Taylor Swift is known for her glamorous gowns with plenty of sparkle, so colour us all surprised by her look at the 49th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday (April 6) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

This J. Mendel ivory silk-crepe asymmetrical-slit and cut-out-shoulder-detail crop top and black thigh-high-slit skirt is just the switch up in style which most of you have been crying out for.

While I do love and share Taylor’s love for sparkling romantic gowns, I am also excited about the new look courtesy of J. Mendel.

The fact that this is a custom piece proves that she was looking for a change.

Even the signature red lip is not apparent. She styled her look with a Jennifer Fisher ring, Marina B bangle and ring, plus black leather Casadei ‘Trikini’ sandals with gold-tone hardware, and an M2Malletier clutch.

A refreshing change or are you not buying this look on Taylor?

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You can buy Taylor’s Casadei ‘Trikini’ Sandals from Casadei.com.

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Anna Kendrick In J Mendel - Burt's Bees Launches Hive With Heart Campaign

Anna Kendrick helped launch Burt’s Bees Hive with Heart campaign at City of Hope on Tuesday (March 25) in Duarte, California.

So excited about the union, Anna tweeted “Helping @burtsbees kick off #HivewithHeart with @lipstickangels, whose miracles are made of lip gloss and BIG hearts.”

The ‘Pitch Perfect’ star looked positively radiant, wearing her favourite colour, blush-pink, after taking a few strolls on the dark side for her last few red carpet appearances.

Her J. Mendel sleeveless pale-pink mixed-panelled dress was styled with matching Giuseppe Zanotti satin caged heels and subtle jewels.

With her glossy tresses falling around her shoulders, she wrapped up the look with a pretty pink lip colour.

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