Solange Knowles In Marni – 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards

Solange Knowles was a burst of bright colour on the red carpet at the 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards, held at the Alice Tully Hall in New York City yesterday evening.

Not one to shy away from a bold hue, Solange stood out in a white-and-yellow Marni Spring 2012 dress.

From a distance, the v-neck shift looks like a classic tweed, but the patterned dress is actually created by large paillettes.

Adding a funky touch, Solange accessorizes with a bold patterned Marni clutch and knit Missoni sandals with clear straps and a cylindrical heel.

Her signature fro and bronzed makeup complete the look.

You can buy Solange’s Missoni sandals from Net-A-Porter.com.

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Jessica Pare In Jason Wu – 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards

Jessica Pare was one of the presenters at the 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards, held at the Alice Tully Hall in New York City yesterday evening.

The ‘Mad Men’ actress wore a Jason Wu Fall 2012 dress.

This is the first time I am seeing Jessica outside of the 60s attire worn on the hit TV show, but I love this modern look.

She teamed a black silk devore velvet shirt paired with a hot-pink skirt embroidered with Swarovski Elements and velvet inserts.

Her black Jason Wu black velvet “Lily” pump work with the formal feel of this look.

I would’ve loved her to have opted for a pretty pink lip colour, but she opted to go bare.

Black tassel Tiffany & Co earrings and side-swept updo completed her look.

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen In The Row – 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen took home the ‘Womenswear Designer of the Year’ award for their line, The Row, at the 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards, held at the Alice Tully Hall in New York City yesterday evening.

I almost fell off my chair when I found individual pictures of the sisters.

As walking spokesmodels for their winning brand, both designers looked gorgeous wearing looks from The Row Resort 2013 collection.

Debuting a brunette look, Mary-Kate went for a darker look, wearing a long-sleeved black silk dress with a high-low hem.

The dress was accessorized with a statement Sidney Garber necklace and Louis Vuitton black suede peep-toes, plus a black The Row purse.

Ashley wore a rarely seen burst of colour, standing out in a violet silk dress with a simple ruffle running down the front.

Like her sister, Ashley accessorized with a black The Row bag, Sidney Garber cuff bracelets and Manolo Blahnik heels.

A slick, centre-parted bun completes the look.

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Jessica Chastain In Prabal Gurung – 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards

Jessica Chastain attended the 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards in New York City on Monday evening, where she handed out the award for Womenswear Designer of the Year.

The actress wore an ethereal white Prabal Gurung Resort 2013 dress.

With a voluminous skirt and sheer metallic overlay, this gold-beaded dress becomes overly girly.

The modest, knee-length dress would have been better suited for a younger star, like Elle Fanning, Hailee Steinfeld or Kiernan Shipka.

Harry Winston jewels and gold Nicholas Kirkwood for Prabal Gurung quadruple strap pumps completed her clutch-free look.

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Kate Bosworth In Altuzarra – 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards

Kate Bosworth attended the 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards, held at the Alice Tully Hall in New York City on Monday evening, as the plus one for Joseph Altuzarra, who took home the Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent in Womenswear.

Showing off one of the designer’s most memorable Fall 2012 looks, Kate wore the heavily-embellished Alzarra ‘Laal’ dress.

Very few could manage to pull off the brightly printed sarong-like garment with an exposed waist and jangling belly-dancer-esque medallion coins along the hips.

Of course, the always-fashionable actress just so happens to be one of these select individuals.

Gianvito Rossi for Altuzarra black velvet ankle-cuff pumps and a matching black clutch provide a simple backdrop for the intricate gown.

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Mandy Moore In Lela Rose – 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards

Mandy Moore also attended the 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards, held at the Alice Tully Hall in New York City on Monday evening.

The singer looked beautiful wearing a white draped Lela Rose Fall 2012 gown with embellished cap-sleeves.

As a long-time fan of Lela Rose, Mandy perfectly exemplifies the classic feminine look the designer is known for.

Prada shoes, an Edie Parker clutch and Adler earrings accessorized the look.

A high ponytail and bright-pink pout provide the finishing touches.

I’m trying not to let those Prada pumps ruin this look for me.

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Dakota Fanning In Proenza Schouler – 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards

Dakota Fanning had not one, but two dapper dates in New York City on Monday night for the 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards.

Walking the red carpet alongside Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler, Dakota wore a long-sleeved kimono-inspired dress from the brand’s Fall 2012 collection.

The brocade origami-esque mini is an edgy new look for the young actress.

However, more importantly, Dakota has finally heard our pleas, as she wore her hair pulled back on the red carpet.

Thank goodness – centre-parted straight locks would have brought down the entire look, and possibly driven me over the edge.

Heavy Proenza Schoulder Resort 2013 black wedges and a metallic clutch accessorize the look.

What do you think of the new hairdo?

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