2011: Best One-Shoulder Moments

2011: Best One-Shoulder Moments
ESSENCE.COM Dec, 12, 2011

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At a Rimmel London party this canary-colored 70s style Acne gown looks absolutely wild on the brand’s spokeswoman, Solange Knowles.

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Rihanna stole the show at this year’s MET Gala in a lace Stella McCartney single-sleeve gown.

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At her DVD release party, Beyonce looks like a natural beauty in a sheared gown accented with a double buckle belt.

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Tweed in a one-shoulder style is super unconventional, yet June Ambrose pulls it off fabulously at the book celebration for “Makeup Your Mind: Express Yourself” by Francois Nars in New York City.

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At the American Film Institute Awards, Kimora rocks a super cute ruffled mini, the perfect complement to her husband’s look.

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LaLa Vasquez strolls fabulously down the New York City streets in a flirty frock and satin heels.

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Angela Bassett strikes a sassy pose in a feather-detailed LBD at Sotheby’s art auction.

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We couldn’t get enough of Queen Latifah in this graphic Georges Chakra dress at the AMA’s. Absolutely chic!

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Solange Knowles’ angelic Alessandra Rich gown is the perfect fit for The Angel Ball.

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Tika Sumpter at the Art of Giving event, gives the carpet a little art — a bold, one-shoulder patterned dress.

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Viola Davis’ gold accents are the perfect complement to this simple white gathered dress at the Divine Design gala.

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LaLa is looking pretty in this super feminine pink gown with bow at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards.

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At the 2011 BET Awards, Estelle chose a beautifully beaded Naeem Khan gown.

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Even Tracy Reese loves a good one-shoulder design. Here, she wears her own at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards.

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Rosario Dawson’s fun and flirty mini is the perfect choice for Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards.

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This leopard with sheer overlay gives Kerry Washington a youthful vibe at the VH1 Do Something Awards.

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Marsha Ambrosius takes the stage at the BET Music Matters Tour in rocker-chic attire.

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Lovely in leather, Rihanna rocks this tough girl look with feminine flair.

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Rosario Dawson is red carpet ready in this crimson gown at the White House Dinner.

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The queen of color, Solange Knowles, works this flowy tangerine blouse as if she’s on the catwalk.

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Paula Patton is right on trend in this draped floral print mini. Such a unique pattern.

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Rihanna’s ruffled Dolce & Gabbana jumper is the right match for her personality — fun, flirty and filled with life.

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We love Corinne Bailey Rae’s sexy one-sleeved jumper at the the photocall for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize Nominations Announcement. It’s a completely new look for her.

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Thandie Newton is a Brit beauty at the British Academy Film Awards in this lace and satin gown. The pop of pink is a pleasant surprise.


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