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.

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Look Of The Week : Mila, Swift, Jennifer, Halle, Heidi, Rebecca, Wilde, Chloe, Dannii, Ginnifer, Madonna

Mila Kunis hit the red carpet jackpot at the New York premiere of “Black Swan.” The beautiful brunette, who plays a dancer in the film, was goddess-like in a plunging blush Elie Saab Spring 2011 gown and gold-tipped Louboutin heels.

Jake Gyllenhaal’s new sweetie Taylor Swift tore herself away from her new beau and his maple lattes just long enough to hit the red carpet at the CMT Artists of the Year concert in Franklin, Tennessee, Tuesday night. The country singer wore a cute lace Jenny Packham number for the special, which will air December 3 on CMT.

Proving she’s still got it, Jennifer Lopez continued to defy the aging process at a Boys & Girls Clubs of America event when she donned a sexy, curve-hugging Herve Leger by Max Azria geometric dress. Brian Atwood “Maniac” pumps and fabulous loose tresses completed her flawless look.

Although most mortals would look like an Atlantic City reject in the Fall 2010 Balmain jacquard suit that Halle Berry wore to the premiere of her latest Oscar-bait film, “Frankie and Alice,” in Hollywood Tuesday night, Berry pulled it off with fab flair!

Halle also rocked this tough chic look in over the knee leather boots at Variety’s Los Angeles screening series presentation of “Frankie and Alice” at ArcLight Hollywood. She paired the on-trend footwear with leather leggings and a sheer tee for a daring look.

Heidi Klum went metallic in a formfitting pewter fringe and crystal Jenny Packham cocktail dress and stacked rings at an Astor press event in Munich. She’s still got it! Klum’s supermodel figure looked flawless beaded and belted in a deep slate mini that complemented her golden locks and tan.

Rebecca Hall nailed the ladylike trend at the London Evening Standard Awards in a Louis Vuitton corset and skirt accessorized with the brand’s Sofia Coppola clutch and kitten heels.

For the Los Angeles Confidential cover party in Malibu, Olivia Wilde accessorized her silk dress and L’Agence jacket with a Jimmy Choo clutch and Aldo sandals. Olivia lived up to her last name with a motorcycle jacket in an unexpected tweed. The topper gave her understated LBD an edgy spin.

Cool Kick-Ass actress Chloe Moretz worked a super cute pink, white and black layered lace Chanel dress as she arrived at the EA British Academy Children’s Awards in London last night. We love Chloe’s side-swept, gentle waved bobbed ‘do.

Rolling out the dress hits of late Dannii Minogue was the ultimate lady in red as she hit the X Factor in a stunner of a scarlet confection by Carla Zampatti. The gorgeous asymmetric gown tumbled down her svelte figure in beautiful layered folds of chiffon, revealing her Sergio Rossi nude pumps. A simple up-do showed off the neck-line of the dress, not to mention those sparkling Annoushka earrings.

Ginnifer Goodwin attended a MOCA benefit luncheon at the Beverly Hills Tod’s boutique in skinny jeans dressed up with a Derek Lam print top and a Derek Lam for Tod’s jacket, shoes and satchel.

Madonna attended the launch of Hard Candy Fitness Global Gyms in Mexico City in a belted safari-inspired print tunic and thigh-high black boots.

Celebs On Street : Swift, Emma, Duff, Dunst, Gwen

Taylor Swift grabbed a hot coffee from Starbucks in Nashville on Wednesday (December 1). Her choice of coffee could be setting trends already, as she’s enjoying plenty of beverages on her dates with Jake Gyllenhaal. The rumoured new couple were spotted together in a coffee house this week, after spending Thanksgiving together.

Emma Roberts brightened up the streets of Beverly Hills, California on Tuesday afternoon (November 30). The “Scream 4” darling donned an orange floral print dress with black flats as she popped into the popular Burberry shop to add to her wardrobe.

Hilary Duff strolled back to her car after having lunch on Tuesday (November 30) in Studio City, Calif.

Kirsten Dunst carried a travel bag with her as she visits a friend’s place in New York City on Monday (November 29). The 28-year-old All Good Things actress arrived in town from Los Angeles earlier in the day.

Gwen Stefani took her son Kingston to a nail salon on Saturday (November 27) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 41-year-old No Doubt singer got a new coat of polish on her nails and also treated Kingston to a manicure !

Fashion Report : 2010 American Music Awards

Favorite Country Female winner Taylor Swift was unrecognizable in a surprisingly chic Collette Dinnigan mini, Jimmy Choo heels, and new, bang-enhanced ‘do upon arriving at the 38th American Music Awards in downtown Los Angeles.

Thankfully, Rihanna decided to tone down her Ronald McDonald red hair for the AMAs! As a result, the “Only Girl (In the World)” singer looked ravishing in a lace gown by Elie Saab, which perfectly matched her dark curls and showed just a hint of skin.

Miley Cyrus — who turns 18 on Tuesday — proved she’s not a little girl anymore in a chiffon Marchesa mini, which featured a fun, flowing train. Christian Louboutin “Maralena” stilettos and Neil Lane bling completed her lovely look.

Jada Pinkett Smith donned a daring Emilio Pucci masterpiece and gold Christian Louboutin gladiator booties.

“We R Who We R” songstress Ke$ha sported yet another tangled eyesore and disastrous ‘do. Will she ever learn that less is more? Probably not.

Pink debuted a new silver coif and easily hid her burgeoning baby bump in a ruffled dress, while hubby Carey Hart kept it classy in head-to-toe black. Love this couple!

Katy Perry — who typically makes the worst-dressed list — turned heads in a feminine Badgley Mischka frock and Brian Atwood platform peep-toes.

Fergie — who won the Favorite Pop/Rock Band trophy alongside her fellow Black Eyed Peas — was dressed for success in an embellished mini, from Indian designers Falguni and Shane Peacock, which featured exaggerated shoulder pads and feather detailing.

Fortunately, Avril Lavigne ditched her signature hoodie in favor of a black-and-white print mini for the event. The punk princess accessorized with chain-adorned booties and plenty of spiky, studded bangles.

How hot is Kelly Osbourne? The reality star rocked big blond hair, big bold rings, and a black frock that accentuated her fabulous new physique.

Keri Hilson played in safe in a black crocodile mini and two-toned feathered ‘do!

The always stunning Heidi Klum left little to the imagination in her see-through lace getup.

The multi-talented Jenny McCarthy rocked the red carpet in an asymmetrical, Stella McCartney sequined sparkler, sky-high heels, and fab pompadour.

Jessica Alba oozed glamour in a stunning, one-shoulder dress and gold accents. Strappy heels and and a tight bun completed her flawless look.

“No Ordinary Family” star Julie Benz was sophisticated in a black Chanel number with gold accents and sparkling stilettos.

Sheryl Crow was boho chic in a paisley maxi dress for the American Music Awards 2010.

It’s too bad “Dancing With the Stars” pro Cheryl Burke paired her cute champagne-colored frock with clunky embellished platforms.

Designer and The City star Whitney Port showed off her perfect pins in a draped mini. She gave the delicate printed frock a tough edge with charcoal grey heels and a simple waist belt.

Actress Stana Katic got into the spirit of the event by wearing a sexy silver Oday Shakar Fall 2010 plunging dress with matching metallic pumps and silver clutch.

Singer-songwriter Mandy Moore looked worked an ultra-modern look for the night in a sequin Matthew Williamson mini and nude Jimmy Choo heels.

Rihanna opened the night sporting a bikini-ensemble for her three-song medley ‘Loved The Way U Lie’,’What’s My Name’, & ‘Only Girl In The World’.

Rihanna also popped a pose backstage in this Elie Saab stunner, which featured dramatic draping and a thigh-high slit. We much prefer this look to the cranberry-colored catastrophe she wore on the red carpet, don’t you?

Taylor Swift changed into an all black skinny pants and blazer ensemble for her dramatic “Back to December/Apologize” mashup.

Christina Aguilera performed “Express” from her new movie debut, Burlesque. Ms. Aguilera looked like the perfect burlesque songstress in her sexy glittery bodysuit.

Katy Perry had her own moment in the spotlight wearing a skin-tight red bodysuit while performed her fit song ‘Firework’.

Fergie wore a Zuhair Murad Spring 2010 Couture dress in the press room at the 2010 American Music Awards. The fashion forward singer wore a pewter and silver metallic silk strapless cocktail dress with exaggerated hips and silver studded beading.

44th Annual CMA Awards

Gwyneth Paltrow was the talk of the night at the CMAs as she made her on-stage singing debut. It wasn’t just her stunning vocals that had the crowds swooning though, as the Country Strong star impressed with her choice of a revealing Atelier Versace gown.

Nicole Kidman has been keeping it low-key of late, so we were pleased to see her make a rare appearance on the red carpet at the CMAs looking utterly radiant. Her lacy cream shift by Dolce & Gabbana was given a hit of colour with some L’Wren Scott strappy heels.

It was an ultra-glamorous affair at the CMA Awards 2010, and one of country music’s biggest stars, Carrie Underwood was a total show-stopper in this romantic tiered mermaid gown by Talbot Runhof. Bouncy blowdried waves finished the look to perfection. More …

Look Of The Week : Olivia, Emma, Eva, Biel, Reese, Swift, Kerry, Monaghan, Claire, Wilde, Isla

Olivia Palermo was channelling the Sixties at the Whitney Gala in a white shift dress with bow detailing, raspberry-hued courts and a neat box clutch. But it’s The City star’s hair that defines the look – shiny, lightly tousled and centre-parted, it’s totally retro chic.

Rising star Emma Stone could certainly give some of her more established counterparts a run for their money in the style stakes. Her printed skirt adds a splash of frivolity to her pared-down palette of cornflower blues and dove grey, while her ivory courts dress it up for a grown-up edge.

Eva Mendes rocked a pretty Lela Rose Spring 2011 frock at the Glamour Reel Moments celebration in Beverly Hills Monday night. Metallic Salvatore Ferragamo pumps perfectly complemented her look.

Another lovely lady being feted at Glamour’s event was Jessica Biel, who donned a delicate black ruffled Oscar de la Renta Resort 2010 gown, paired with peep-toes and a Ferragamo clutch.

Reese Witherspoon was the epitome of a Southern belle in a frothy Jason Wu number for the 10th annual Avon Foundation For Women Gala at New York’s famed Cipriani restaurant. The Oscar-winning actress, who is a spokesmodel for the beauty brand, matched the chiffon number with a pair of sheer peep-toes by Christian Louboutin.

Reese also took a New York stroll as she ventured into The Guggenheim Museum to check out the modern and contemporary international art offerings in dark denim and a floral navy top paired with knee-high boots and black shades.

Taylor Swift, popped a serious “Blue Steel” pose before heading into NYC’s Gotham Hall, where she held a private concert for her fans Tuesday evening. The Speak Now songstress was ethereal in a sunshine yellow Dolce & Gabbana frock, bright red lips, and matching Mary Janes

Also in the Big Apple was Kerry Washington, who must have had a bit of divine inspiration when she paired her fab printed Missoni maxi dress with loose locks and a beautiful gold clutch at the premiere of her film, “For Colored Girls.”

The Due Date actress Michelle Monaghan hit the red carpet for the film’s premiere in a bright Versace dress and blush heels.

Actress Claire Danes modelled an uber-elegant black halter-dress at the Whitney Benefit. What makes this gown stand apart is the utilitarian belt and pin necklace collar holding it up. Now that’s what we call classic with a twist.

Olivia Wilde attended the opening ceremony of the Tokyo International Film Festival in a long-sleeved Cushnie et Ochs minidress and Brian Atwood pumps.

Just weeks after giving birth to baby number two, Isla Fisher was hot to trot at the London premiere of her latest film, Burke and Hare, in a ruby-hued cocktail dress and black velvet bolero. The actress gets two thumbs up from us.

Roberto Cavalli 40th Anniversary Party

Country singer Taylor Swift worked the LBD with some strappy metallic shoe boots. Adding a vintage twist, she finished it with her signature waves and sultry red lips.

Heidi Klum was a golden goddess at the Roberto Cavalli anniversary party during Paris Fashion Week  in a floor-length shimmery nude gown with seriously plunging neckline. We love the long gold pendant as the single adornment to the outfit.

Former InStyle cover girl Rachel Bilson was breathtaking in this asymmetric gown in a quintessentially Cavalli leopard print, She finished the look with an over-the-shoulder up-do and popping red clutch.

Leona Lewis wore looked amazing in this Roberto Cavalli coral strapless corseted gown with layers of lace and tulle to the designers.

Israeli supermodel Bar Rafaeli had one of the most show-stopping looks of the night in this brocade backless Cavalli dress. Formerly worn by Victoria Beckham, it still looked equally stunning four years on.