Fashion Review : 01/10/11

New “American Idol” judge Jennifer Lopez showed off her signature curves on New Year’s Eve in a sexy sequined $2,500 Herve Leger bandage dress upon arriving at Love — The Beatles Cirque du Soleil show — at The Mirage in Las Vegas, Nevada. Caramel-colored locks, stacked bracelets, a diamond cocktail ring, and mirrored peep-toes completed her flawless look.

Meanwhile, at Marquee nightclub in Sin City’s swanky new Cosmopolitan hotel, former “City” star Whitney Port arrived for the Jay-Z/Coldplay New Year’s Eve concert in a fashion-forward Jill Stuart frock, statement necklace, and strappy stilettos.

Also spotted sporting a similar shade … Taraji P. Henson (“Hustle & Flow”), who rocked a $215 ruffled Elizabeth and James micro mini and $800 gold Yves St. Laurent sandals.

2010 was the year we wanted everything in Drew Barrymore’s wardrobe, but now it seems 2011 is shaping up to be even better! Barely out of the style spotlight, the actress has stormed into the new year working a fashion-forward zingy orange gown from Jil Sander’s lust-some SS11 collection. And sticking to the rules of colour, Drew let the dress do all the work, with a simple black Hunting Season clutch and loose, fuss-free, dip-dyed locks completing the look.

Lauren Conrad looked appropriately easy and breezy in a draped Quail minidress for Covergirl’s 50th anniversary celebration in West Hollywood. Conrad embodied classic California glam, even as a brunette! The designer accented her soft beige dress with Jimmy Choo gladiators and a stack of diamond bracelets from Dana Rebecca Designs.

LC’s former “Hills” co-star, Whitney Port followed closely behind in a pale blue frock and a smile. Sparkling footwear and a gold clutch completed her pretty look.

Presenter Cat Deeley mingled with Hollywood’s finest at the CoverGirl Anniversary party in LA wearing a stunning black sequinned vintage style gown. She wore her trademark long locks in soft, centre-parted waves.

There’s no stopping Taylor Swift these days when it comes to stunning style! The gorgeous singer posed for pics at the CoverGirl 50th Anniversary celebrations in a show-stopping sequinned black sweetheart Mark & James dress teamed with strappy D&G heels. She added some extra sparkle with Neil Lane jewels and a slick of red lippy for a final flourish. We love it!

For the People’s Choice Awards, Taylor Swift complemented a blush J. Mendel design with strappy nude sandals and coral, diamond and pearl Neil Lane jewelry. Sweet has never looked so sexy. Swift’s ballerina-ready dress seemed to defy gravity with its sultry illusion neckline.

Kim Kardashian went retro for the People’s Choice Awards in a metallic Catherine Malandrino dress, gold Rina Limor necklace, Amrapali studs, a structured Chanel clutch and Christian Louboutin peep-toes.

Twilight mega-star Kristen Stewart was a veritable golden girl at the People’s Choice Awards in a spangly minidress and lusciously-loose locks. K-Stew, who attended the ceremony on the arm of her on-and off-screen beau Robert Pattinson, picked up the coveted award for Favourite Movie Actress. Meanwhile, her latest film, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, was nominated Favourite Drama Movie and Favourite Movie over all. Proof positive that everything this girl touches turns to gold.

Emma Roberts worked a ruffled Dior LBD to perfection at the People’s Choice Awards, which she teamed with a pair of Brian Atwood’s blush satin Maniac pumps. We heart!

Minka Kelly arrived at the People’s Choice Awards in a lace Vivienne Westwood bustier mini accessorized with suede Brian Atwood pumps and Neil Lane diamonds.

Black Swan star Mila Kunis showed off her style prowess at the People’s Choice Awards in a gorgeous olive-hued strapless ruffled dress by J.Mendel. Keeping her look pared-down but very pretty, the actress showed off her silky, luscious locks wearing them in a smooth side-parting.

Selena Gomez’s first of two outfits at the People’s Choice Awards was this delicate frill-shouldered number. Nude is a hot colour for the new season and the blush shade of her dress complemented her dark locks and olive skin perfectly. The teen sensation, who picked up the gong for Favourite Break-Out Artist, later changed into a flowing maxi-dress for her performance of “A Year Without Rain” with her band, The Scene.

Selena Gomez performed at the People’s Choice Awards in a cascading butterfly-print Irina Shabayeva gown, Isharya hoops and strappy metallic platform heels.

Red heels and a Maia N. clutch were colorful additions to Malin Akerman’s pretty pleated J. Mendel sheath and Neil Lane diamonds at the People’s Choice Awards.

Gossip Girl Leighton Meester warmed up for her stunning appearance at the People’s Choice Awards by first hitting the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The gorgeous actress wore a simple but chic Versace Resort 2011 sleeveless dress with cute patterned pocket as she promoted her new movie Country Strong.

Leighton’s muted grey dress and Brian Atwood pumps were given a shot of colour at the People’s Choice Awards thanks to a coral-coloured corsage and matching drop earrings. Make like Leighton and inject your winter wardrobe with a neon accessory or two to get you in the mood for spring.

Leighton launched the Portraits of Hope Art Project in a Missoni graphic print mini and cardigan, suede platform booties and a structured tote.

Selita Ebanks rang in the new year in a fitted celadon mini and sparkling silver accessories.

Selita chose an asymmetric metallic design and black pumps for The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas grand opening.

Emmanuelle Chriqui attended a New Years Eve bash in a sheer beaded Bird by Juicy Couture blouse, skinny Habitual Denim leggings and platform booties. Chriqui made her monochromatic black party-ready. The actress played with texture from her flowing locks down to her suede heels.

Kristin Davis arrived at the grand opening of The Cosmopolitan in a flowing violet Prada dress and nude platform heels.

Emmy Rossum celebrated the grand opening of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in a formfitting blush Julien Macdonald cocktail dress with gold Jimmy Choo sandals, a Misela clutch and Carla Amorim jewelry. What a way to kick off the new year! Rossum looked stunning and sexy in a perfectly tailored fringe design.

Emmy celebrated the grand opening of Marquee at The Cosmopolitan in a modern Bottega Veneta nude dress accessorized with a Swarovski clutch, Coomi rose quartz earrings and strappy Jimmy Choo sandals.

“Dancing With the Stars” contestant Brandy shimmered in a sequined mini, bedazzled peep-toe booties, and a smile at the grand opening of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

Beautiful Blake Lively hit the Las Vegas party scene with fellow fashionista Florence Welch in a pair of killer sequinned leggings and plunging Christian Louboutin booties. The Gossip Girl kept the rest of her outfit subdued to allow the cobalt trousers to really shine. Perfect for Sin City!

At Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, Jennifer Hudson accentuated her shrinking waistline in a red-hot dress, while fellow diva/Black Eyed Peas frontwoman Fergie stepped forward in a strapless studded mini, which featured a tulle train.

Another fan of brilliant black dresses is former “Firefly” star Summer Glau, who impressed in a textured head-turner and fab cocktail ring at the premiere of NBC’s superhero drama “The Cape.”

Ellen Pompeo suited it up in a sleek black pantsuit and a slicked-back bun at the grand opening of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

Kirsten Dunst stayed classy at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in a collared cream dress and pointy-toe black heels.

Top Shots : Rachel, Christina, Garner, Kirsten, Dushku, Leona, LeAnn, Reese, Cheryl, Megan, Momsen, Hilary, Ashlee, Lauren, Scarlett, Vergara

Rachel Bilson held her passport and flashed a smile at LAX on Tuesday (December 28) in Los Angeles. The 29-year-old actress carried a bright green JanSport backpack while catching a flight out of town.

Christina Aguilera went shopping with boyfriend Matthew Rutler at Fred Segal on Monday (December 27) in West Hollywood, Calif. The couple then headed over to Magnolia restaurant for a bite to eat.

Jennifer Garner ran some last-minute holiday errands at Hermes store on Friday (December 24) in Beverly Hills. Later that day, Garner treated her daughter to frozen yogurt at Menchies.

Kirsten Dunst stepped out in a cute pair of wedges as she does some last-minute Christmas shopping in Hollywood on Thursday (December 23). Looked like the 28-year-old actress forgot to pay the meter and wound up with a parking ticket.

Eliza Dushku and Rick Fox shared a sweet moment as they return home from a trip on Wednesday (December 22) at LAX airport. The 29-year-old actress and her beau, 41, had been visiting family and friends back home in Massachusetts!

Leona Lewis headed home for the holidays on Thursday (December 22) in London, England. The 25-year-old British singer caught a flight out of Heathrow airport.

LeAnn Rimes did’t mind the rain as she leaves the Topanga Mall on Monday (December 20) after doing some shopping in Canoga Park, Calif. The 28-year-old singer arrived before all of the stores in the mall had opened!

A fresh faced Reese Witherspoon braved the rain to do some Christmas shopping on Saturday (December 18) at the RRL Ralph Lauren boutique in Los Angeles.

Cheryl Cole arrived at Nobu restaurant on Friday (December 17) in London, England. The 27-year-old singer, who rocked a strapless silk jumpsuit, shared dinner with her Girls Aloud bandmates Nicola Roberts and Kimberley Walsh.

Bikini-clad Megan Fox and her shirtless husband Brian Austin Green made some motion in the ocean while soaking in the sun in Hawaii on Saturday (December 18).

Taylor Momsen flashed a smile as she left the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire after performing with her band, The Pretty Reckless, in London on Thursday (December 16).

Hilary Duff and older sister Haylie attended the premiere of Peach Plum Pear on Thursday (December 16) at the Regent Showcase in Los Angeles. The movie was screened during the Hollywood Reel Film Festival and was named its best picture winner!

Taking a break from parental duties, Ashlee Simpson were spotted having her hair done with her girlfriends at Andy LeCompte in Los Angeles on Saturday (December 15).

Lauren Conrad was spotted hitting up the Kate Somerville Spa on Friday (December 14). The former “Laguna Beach” babe looked a little distracted as she made her exit, texting away on her mobile phone as the shutterbugs looked on.

Scarlett Johansson enjoyed a sunny day with some gal pals on Tuesday (December 14) in Jamaica. The 26-year-old actress enjoyed a holiday with her friends the same day she and Ryan Reynolds announced they were separating.

Sofia Vergara stopped by Good Morning America and then heads over to the Late Show with David Letterman on Tuesday (December 12) in New York City. When asked on GMA about how close her character is to her real life persona, she admitted, “A lot. I’m Colombian, I kind of have the accent, and I also have a kid. I’m an immigrant in this country, so there are a lot of similarities.”

Look Of The Week : Watson, Natalie, Mila, Elizabeth, Rachel, Dita, Mendes, Lauren, Greene, Lea

Emma Watson worked her magic at the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 London premiere, wowing crowds in a sizzling sheer black lace and feather Rafael Lopez for Atelier Mayer dress. A far cry from her alter ego, Hermione’s schoolgirl look, Emma showed off her killer pins in a pair of black Charlotte Olympia pumps and added a super sophisticated edge with some sparkly Solange Azagury Partridge jewelled drop earrings.

Emma Watson also rocked Gothic chic look on the red carpet at a Warner Brothers event in London in a one-shoulder velvet and satin dress by Vionnet. The Harry Potter star, who recently cropped her hair, accessorised with statement jewellery, including chandelier earrings, an oversized pendant and a studded cuff.

Natalie Portman was utterly divine at the Academy Governors Awards in a magenta asymmetrical gown by Lanvin and matching strappy sandals by Stella McCartney. The Black Swan actress kept the rest simple with a chic up-do and elegant gold jewellery. More …

Lauren Conrad : Back To Reality ‘Shoot’ !

Making for quite the pleasant sight to her many fans, Lauren Conrad got to work on her new reality show in Westwood, California on Thursday (November 4).

Joined by a gal pal, the former “Hills” star strutted along the city streets as the cameras rolled, then heading off for a lunch meeting at Bottega Louie Restaurant and Gourmet Market.

As for LC’s new gig, which is tentatively titled “Lauren Conrad: Fiercely Fashionable,” it will focus on her career in the fashion industry.

Previously talking about the effort with Ryan Seacrest, Miss Conrad said that the series “will be something very different” from The Hills, in that her personal life will not be a part of the show.

Teen Vogue’s 8th Annual Young Hollywood Party

Lauren Conrad went for causal chic in a silk khaki Myne Army Paula blouse and Rebecca Taylor cuffed shorts with round-toe black pumps by Giuseppe Zanotti.

Brittany Snow wore a Jersey bandeau dress and multi strap platform sandal, both from Michael Kors. She accessorized with Joan Hornig Gold Leaf Cuff. 100% of proceeds from the sales of Joan Hornig’s jewelry go to the charity of the purchaser’s choice!

Emma Roberts rocked it in Malandrino and Diego Dolcini heels, toted around a super cute Kelly Locke “Mini Bardot” clutch in pearlized natural spotted lizard with silver anaconda oversized pyramid studs at the party.

Kendall Jenner ties it up in a cute alice + olivia top with a bright green skirt.

Alexa Chung looked adorable wearing a white top that she tied up and a white floral Michael Kors lace skirt. She also carried a Chanel handbag and completed her look with Prada cutout flat sandals.

Victoria Justice looked oh-so-stunning in her Michael Kors dress and an Archive ring and bracelet, returned just in time for the party after spending a week in New York City.

Lily Collins looked adorable as always in that gorgeous pink Michael Kors dress with matching nude peep-toes and clutch and pulled back her long hair into a low bun.

Nikki Reed was in Michael Kors from head to toe, a gold palette asymmetric dress about which she told Teen Vogue: “I adore the shape, but I’ve never actually worn gold before. I always thought it’d wash me out because of my olive skin.”

Lauren Lo Bosworth wore black pants and a white lace top. She completed her look with Round-toe black pumps and bold red lips.

The Secret Life of The American Teenager star India Eisley appropriately dolled up for the 2010 Teen Vogue Young Hollywood Party.

Kate Mara chose a pink, Michael Kors one-shoulder dress from the designer’s Resort 2011 collection. Looking really pretty with matching Michael Kors nude leather pumps and nude crocodile clutch!

Nicola Peltz went for a menswear approach by wearing tops with neckwear attached. Nicola wore her tops over textured, eyelet skirts.

Crystal Reed opted for a Michael Kors pantsuit, which she dolled up with bright, red lips and the designer’s bronze leather sandals.

Sarah Hyland went for a sexier look in this cute cross-shouldered Ani black dress and Bebe heels.

Willa Holland went for short and sweet in a mini shift Michael Kors dress whose gold-foil material and modest neckline were a welcome update to the standard little metallic dress. She kept the rest of her look simple with unfussy hair, minimal accessories and strappy black heels.

Actress Cassie Scerbo looked so hot in this white Michael Kors mini dress with matching metallic pumps.

Chelsea Staub wore a cute silver silk metallic mesh strapless cocktail dress by Ronald Abdala for the event. Chelsea completed her look with Aldo heels, Le Vain jewels and a Kotur clutch.

Australian actress Bella Heathcote looked flawless in a sleeveless ivory dress with lace and matching sandals.

Lauren Conrad : Guide Your Style

Making another stop on her cross-country book tour,  Lauren Conrad was front and center at The Grove shopping Center in Los Angeles, CA on Friday night (October 8).

Donning a beautiful blue frock, the former “Hills” hottie posed for pictures before signing copies of her two new books, Sugar And Spice and the Lauren Conrad Style Guide, at Barnes & Noble.

On Tuesday (October 5), Lauren Conrad appeared at the Barnes & Noble on 86th and Lexington in New York City.

The 24-year-old looked adorable in a short white frock with lace hems as she posed for pictures before taking a seat to greet fans and sign copies of her two new books, Sugar and Spice and the Lauren Conrad Style Guide.

Megan, Lauren, Amanda, Gabourey : Elle’s Top 25 Women !

Elle Magazine is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary with its October issue by profiling 25 Hollywood Game-Changing Women in their Twenties.

Lauren Conrad, Amanda Seyfried, Megan Fox, Gabourey Sidibe, Meghan McCain, and even Diddy’s archandroid proteg Janelle Monae made the cut of stars earning honors.

GABOUREY SIDIBE:

Credits: Nominated for best actress Oscar in 2009’s Precious; plays Laura Linney’s mouthy high school student on Showtime’s cancer-ishilarious dramedy, The Big C, and bully Latonya in the upcoming Yelling to the Sky.

On Celebrating Her 25th Birthday: “Part of me thought it would be weird if people knew I was a grown-up playing a teenager in Precious. So I had a twenty-first-birthday party. We had drinks and went to a strip club called Shotgun Willie’s.”

LAUREN CONRAD:

Best Part of Being in Her Twenties: “It’s your time to be selfish; you still have freedom.”

Where She Thought She’d Be Now: “I was never that girl who just wanted babies. I wanted a career before all of that.”

AMANDA SEYFRIED:

What are the best and worst things about turning 25? “The best thing is, I’m happy. The worst is that I’m scared; the scariest thing is that I know it can’t be easy—the years to come.”

Megan Fox:

On being married: “When I talk about my husband [Brian Austin Green], I feel as if people roll their eyes. It’s like when you’re 16 and order a martini, and the waiter says, ‘Do you think I’m stupid?’ They can’t grasp that I’m old enough to be married.”