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15.05.12

Jessica Stam In Valentino – 2012 American Ballet Theatre Spring Gala

My first reaction to seeing Jessica Stam at the American Ballet Theatre’s 2012 Gala was ‘What is Jessie J doing in New York?’.

I don’t think I will ever get used to seeing Jessica with dark raven locks.

The model looked sensational attending this glamorous event wearing a Valentino gown.

This striking signature lace gown with a lace draping and cascading ruffles was beautifully styled with a matching Valentino mini ‘VaVaVoom’ leather shoulder bag (worn as a clutch) and bedazzling peep-toes.

She gave us more bedazzlement with silver cuffs and stunning statement earrings.

You can buy Jessica’s Valentino bag from Net-A-Porter.com.

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Who Wore Valentino Better? Jennifer Nettles or Jessica Szohr

Back in June last year, Jennifer Nettles wore a Valentino Pre-Fall 2011 dress to the 2011 CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee.

The singer paired her leather-and-lace dress with an asymmetrical neckline with black strappy sandals.

Former ‘Gossip Girl‘ star Jessica Szohr wore the same dress to the Valentino Rodeo Drive flagship store opening in Beverly Hills in March.

With her jet-black hair pulled back in a ponytail, she completed her look with dangling earrings, an onyx cocktail ring and black studded Valentino slingbacks.

I prefer the dress with the looser-fitted A-line skirt, so Jessica wins for me.

Undecided? Click on the image above to see more pictures of Jennifer and Jessica in their Valentino dress.

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Lily Collins In Valentino Couture – 2012 Met Gala

Lily Collins had yet another princess moment on the red carpet at the 2012 Met Gala, which was held on Monday night in New York City.

She looked adorable wearing a Valentino Spring 2012 Couture gown.

Her off-white sheer lace gown with a floral underlay, long sleeves, and a bow waistband is very ‘Little House on the Prairie’, but she totally makes it work for her.

Lily teamed her romantic gown with a Valentino grey snakeskin clutch and H. Stern jewels.

A pretty updo and soft makeup completed her look.

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08.05.12

Sarah Jessica Parker In Valentino Couture – 2012 Met Gala

Sarah Jessica Parker wore the colour of the evening, pink, at the 2012 Met Gala in New York City on Monday night.

It’s rumoured that Anna Wintour requested that all Vogue editors wear pink to the event, and SJP clearly did not miss that memo.

Carrie Bradshaw did contribute to the magazine, after all.

The actress chose Valentino for the event, wearing a long-sleeved silk taffeta floral print gown from the Spring 2012 couture collection.

The gown, which has a vintage feel, was paired with Fred Leighton Victorian gold, pearl, and enamel cuff bracelets, worn over the sleeves.

Voluminous waves and large earrings complete the look.

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Fan Bingbing In Valentino – Valentino Beijing Store Opening

Fan Bingbing was in Beijing, China, to help Valentino celebrate the opening of a new boutique this week.

The actress wore a Valentino Spring 2012 maxi dress.

Her sheer lace dress with stunning floral embroidery is amazing sans the red detail on the hemline.

The trouble I have with this look is that I feel like I have seen it more than once on Fan Bingbing.

I would love her to wear more colour. I don’t know why she tends to favour this ivory colour so often when it has the potential to wash her out.

That being said, she does look lovely on this occasion.

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Elizabeth Olsen In Valentino – 2012 Grand Chefs Dinner

Elizabeth Olsen made a long-awaited return to the red carpet at the 2012 Grand Chefs Dinner at Gotham Hall in New York City yesterday evening.

She made a big impact wearing a Valentino Fall 2012 gown.

This long-sleeve silk-chiffon gown is stunning, but that black bag from The Row is burning my eyes.

I get that she wants to rep her sisters’ brand on the red carpet, but may I suggest they start carrying one of their smaller clutches.

I mean what an eyesore against those beautiful tiered ruffles.

This look would’ve benefited from an updo too.

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Alessandra Mastronardi In Valentino – ‘To Rome With Love’ Rome Premiere

Alessandra Mastronardi joined Penelope Cruz on the red carpet for the world premiere of ‘To Rome With Love’ at Auditorium Parco Della Musica in Rome, Italy, on Friday night.

She was elegance personified wearing a Valentino Spring 2012 gown.

Her powder-pink multi-layered tulle gown with with puffed long sleeves is embroidered with neon-pink-and-black contrast lace which make the gown so romantic and heavenly.

I actually prefer this look to Penelope’s red-carpet look.

It’s funny how nearly everyone who wears a look from this collection opts for a braided hairdo.

Alessandra completed her look with a black, white and gold Bulgari clutch, a silver belt and ruby drop earrings.

If you could pick one look from this premiere to go into the BDOTW poll, who would you choose?

Alessandra or Penelope?

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