15.08.13

Julianne Hough In Bec & Bridge and Halston Heritage – InStyle Summer Soiree

Julianne Hough In Bec & Bridge and Halston Heritage - InStyle Summer Soiree

Julianne Hough attended the 12th Annual InStyle Summer Soiree held at the Mondrian Los Angeles in West Hollywood, California yesterday evening.

As you know, I have been crushing on Julianne’s style for a while now, and she’s wowed once again wearing a dramatic look consisting of a white Bec & Bridge top and a tulip orange Halston Heritage maxi skirt, which really stood out on this dove-grey red carpet.

Does the look feel a touch over-dramatic for a summer soiree?

Maybe, considering she was the only person who didn’t wear a knee-length look, but she looks so elegant and I love the effortless styling.

The half-up, half-down ‘do and neutral makeup take some of the formality out of the look, which would’ve looked just as good on the Emmys red carpet.

OTT or a perfect way to stand out?

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Jessica Pare In Jason Wu – 11th Annual InStyle Summer Soiree

Jessica Pare took to the red carpet at The London Hotel in West Hollywood, California for the 11th Annual InStyle Summer Soiree last night.

The ‘Mad Men’ actress wore a Jason Wu Resort 2013 black-and-nude embroidered lace dress with a cascading ruffle.

Bejewelled black pumps and a Jason Wu ‘Karlie’ clutch from the same collection completed the look.

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09.08.12

InStyle’s Summer Soiree Red Carpet Round Up

Here are the rest of the looks from InStyle’s Summer Soiree, which took place at The London Hotel in West Hollywood last night.

Emilie De Ravin: The Australian actress wore a pretty blue lace dress by the Australian brand Zimmermann. Whilst her dress was full of the joys of summer, her navy-blue t-bar sandals feel a bit heavy and fall-like. I’m also not sure I’m used to her as a brunette; I think I prefer her as a blonde.

Nikki Reed: Each time the ‘Twilight’ actress gives me a look I love, she then puts things in reverse. Her black Jill Stuart dress with floral detailing and Alexandra Birman pumps and burgundy Lauren Merkin ‘Grace’ clutch scream ‘Hello Fall’. Great look, wrong season.

Jordana Brewster: The ‘Dallas’ star was the epitome of summer chic wearing a Bec & Bridge white silk ‘Claudia’ dress with laser-cut trim. A grey clutch, taupe Jimmy Choo ‘Trina’ sandals plus Melinda Maria jewels completed the look.Read More…

Olga Kurylenko In Peter Pilotto – 11th Annual InStyle Summer Soiree

It appears that Olga Kurylenko didn’t get the memo that InStyle was throwing a Summer Soiree.

The Ukrainian former Bond girl arrived on the red carpet at The London Hotel in West Hollywood, California, wearing a Peter Pilotto Fall 2012 dress.

Please don’t get me wrong, she looks gorgeous in this velvet cut-out dress with a mesmerizing digital print, but the fact I’ve said ‘velvet’ and ‘summer soiree’ in this post is baffling beyond belief.

Side-swept glossy locks, a black Christian Louboutin clutch and Christian Louboutin ‘Crosspiga’ pumps completed her sweltering look.

You can buy Olga’s Peter Pilotto dress from Bergdorf Goodman.

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Mena Suvari In Georges Chakra Couture – 11th Annual InStyle Summer Soiree

Mena Suvari also attended the 11th Annual InStyle Summer Soiree last night, which was held at The London Hotel in West Hollywood, California.

Even with the sassy attitude, the ‘American Pie’ actress can still pull off sweet cocktail dresses like this Georges Chakra Spring 2012 Couture frock.

I’m glad the white silk gazar dress with pleats and floral embroidered straps was modified from the runway version, which has a ‘here comes the bride’ feel to it with the train.

She joined a host of stars who carried an Edie Parker clutch to this event, hers was a silver confetti clutch, which would’ve been a lot less overwhelming had it been a tad smaller.

Like Ashley Madekwe, Mena opted for an interesting choice of footwear, selecting lilac ankle-strap peep-toes when silver or white would’ve been such an obvious choice.

Dana Rebecca Designs silver drop earrings, a sleek centre-parted hairstyle and cat-eyes completed her look.

Some of you were so keen on Ashley’s stand-out shoe choice, so I would be interested on your thoughts on Mena’s.

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