2011: The Best Mini Moments

2011: The Best Mini Moments
ESSENCE.COM Dec, 07, 2011

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Polka dots and lace are a lovely combo in this side gathered mini.

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Keri Hilson’s the head captain in charge in this belted sweater number.

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It’s all about Rihanna’s thigh-high effect leggings that makes her mini look magnificent.

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A classic mini A-line silhouette in a punchy color is all you need to make a bold statement.

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We heart London Girl Estelle’s cool style in this leather mini skirt with zipper detail.

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She remixes the same skirt with a chambray top and pumps this time, and it looks just as fresh.

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Model Danielle Evans looks so fresh in this barely-there strapless zip-up mini.

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An absolute favorite. Tika Sumpter’s busy sequin bodycon is designed to resemble a blazer, with a shirt and tie. Love it!

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The embroidery detail is amazing on Actress Katerina Graham’s dress, it takes it to another level.

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Cassie goes retro futuristic in custom Rag & Bone.

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This basic black dress by Fluxus comes to life with Jordin’s curves.

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Golden girl Joan smalls is killer in this deep-V Balmain.

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Here Zoe Saldana rocks a chiffon train version of the Balmain dress. The ladies could not get enough of this style.

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Tracy’s working a bold shoulder and metallic sequin mini. Only she could pull this look off with Christian Louboutin fringe boots.

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Just like a star, Corrine Bailey Rae is pretty in a light pink shift dress.

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These three Carol’s Daughter beauties are stunning, but it’s Cassie in nude that stole the show.

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Model Chanel Iman goes flower child in this lace flowy mini, and floppy hat.

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Rihanna in a mini baby-doll dress and maryjanes goes for a look that’s a little sugar and a lot of spice.

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We just can’t get enough of Solange’s style. Here she’s wrapped in a modern tie-dye mini.

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It’s all about shape and texture for Joan Smalls and Damaris Lewis, proving LBD’s don’t have to be boring. Now that’s model behavior for you.

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This was a huge year for leather, and what a way for Alicia Keys to update the Little Black Dress in it.

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Love this leather etched Alexander Wang dress, and Zoe adds a bit of edge to it with all black accessories.

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Kimora is dazzling in this beaded dress and metallic pumps.

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Selita Ebanks is working this satin magenta mini.

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A classic LBD will always do the trick, and Iman’s satin one looks absolutely sharp.

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When it comes to fashion, Naomi means serious business in this canary feathered Versace dress.

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Too much of one color can be overkill, but the way Rihanna pulls it off in this sexy deep V works for us.

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This jewel tone dress and gold belt by Gucci is hot on Washington.

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