Fan Bingbing In Dolce & Gabbana – ‘The Empress Of China’ Beijing TV Launch Press Conference

Fan Bingbing In Dolce & Gabbana - 'The Empress Of China' Beijing TV Launch Press Conference

Fan Bingbing attended a press conference to launch the TV series ‘The Empress Of China’ on Thursday (December 18) in Beijing, China.

The actress wore a fiery red lace dress with fringe detailing from Dolce & Gabbana’s Spring 2015 collection.

Adding a tonal lining the dress still maintains its luxurious appeal, and while I don’t object to the colour of her black dress, considering it works very well with that luscious wavy raven mane, I do, naturally, object to the style.

When will this trend of hers end?

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Fan Bingbing In Ralph & Russo Couture – Moet & Chandon Celebration

Fan Bingbing In Ralph & Russo - Moet & Chandon Celebration

Fan Bingbing attended a commercial event celebrating Moet & Chandon on Friday (December 12) in Shanghai, China.

The actress wore a red one-shoulder gown by British couturiers Ralph & Russo.

I have to say I am not a fan of this Fall 2014 Couture gown on Bingbing.

It totally overwhelms her petite frame with all that fabrication draped at the hips and waist.

I was immediately put off by the crease on the skirt and train, but, having looked at the runway image, perhaps this is intended.

With tonal peep-toes, which surprisingly aren’t offensive on this rare occasion, and matching lip colour, I see the potential, but the end result wasn’t to my liking.

I especially dislike how bad the dress looked when she walked the red carpet.

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Fan Bingbing In Ralph & Russo Couture – 2014 Young Choice Awards

Fan Bingbing In Ralph & Russo Couture - 2014 Young Choice Awards

Fan Bingbing attended the 2014 Young Choice Awards in Beijing, China, on Wednesday (December 10) where she received the ‘10 Years Honourable Artiste’ award.

Wearing her second Ralph & Russo Couture look in a row, this time she selected an off-white wool crepe soft roll-collar jacket with pearl and crystal embellishment and a flared skirt from the Fall 2014 Couture collection.

Sadly, the blast of the flash has etched out the exquisite details of this look, however, you can see the brilliance from the runway picture to get a true idea of the craftsmanship.

Styled with Chopard jewels and a dark red lip, the platform shoes, once again, especially as they are decked out in silver glitter, are being ignored.

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Diane Kruger In Chanel Couture – 2014 Glamour Awards

Diane Kruger In Chanel Couture - 2014 Glamour Awards

Diane Kruger attended the 2014 Glamour Awards on Thursday (December 11) in Milan, Italy.

The actress wore a Chanel Fall 2014 Couture white dress with silver embellished detailing enriching the A-line design, which she styled with a Chanel Perspex shoulder bag and nude Christian Louboutin ‘Double Tutti’ sandals.

I don’t at all mind the sandals as they don’t upstage the look, so while this is yet another fashion homerun for the German actress, I can’t quite get over the overwhelming sense of déjà vu.

Possibly due to the similar white embellished dresses with A-line silhouettes recently worn by Lupita Nyong’o and Keira Knightley, or perhaps because I had already pictured her in this dress in my mind’s eye, or because it reminded me of the Chanel dress she wore to the 2012 amfAR Gala.

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You can buy the glitter-finish version of Diane’s
Christian Louboutin ‘Double Tutti’ Sandals from Net-A-Porter.com.

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Esprit Dior Tokyo 2015 Front Row

Esprit Dior Tokyo 2015 Front Row

A trio of Dior-outfitted darlings showed up for the Esprit Dior Tokyo 2015 Fashion Show at Ryogoku Kokugikan on Thursday (December 11) in Japan. However, their looks couldn’t have been more different.

Hailee Steinfeld: The starlet donned a Christian Dior Spring 2014 Couture embroidered, off-white silk cocoon-shaped dress with patent Dior pumps. Worn with nude makeup and a slick updo, the look follows Hailee’s sophisticated yet sweet style. Yet the hemline fell a few centimetres too short and the overall effect was too precious for my liking. You may remember that Angelababy wore a similar dress.

Audrey Tautou: The French star wore a Christian Dior grey wool embroidered coat with a Dior black wool top and cropped black pants, all accessorized with Dior T-bar heels and a mini Dior “Bar” bag. I’m not a fan of the shrunken silhouette of the coat or its gaping front.

Crystal Kay: Bringing a shock of colour to the front row, the Japanese recording artist stood out in a Christian Dior Fall 2014 orange silk dress worn with a Dior bright blue wool coat and a lemon-yellow Dior clutch. The contrasting hues surprisingly all worked together, yet it was the embellished nude Dior heels that really didn’t match here.

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Alicia Vikander In Louis Vuitton – 2014 British Independent Film Awards

Alicia Vikander In Louis Vuitton - 2014 British Independent Film Award copy

Alicia Vikander attended the 2014 British Independent Film Awards held at Old Billingsgate Market on Sunday (December 7) in London, England.

The Swedish actress wore a Louis Vuitton Spring 2015 look featuring a sequinned top and trousers with leather patches on the knee, which made me think of the eyes of the Terminator.

As LV looks go, this is one of the better ones in recent times, probably because it doesn’t have that samey vibe I was getting from recent looks, nor has she worn the collection to death like two people I could mention.

When it came to this look, I recognised it from the feet up. I still can’t get over how god-awful those Louis Vuitton shoes are.

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