Celeb Style: Bold Spring Colors

Celeb Style: Bold Spring Colors
ESSENCE.COM Dec, 03, 2010

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Garcelle Beauvais glows in this ruffled orange gown.

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The screen siren opts for the same bold hue for this Starbucks event, but this time pairs the orange frock with blue earrings and gold footwear.

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June Abrose glows in this feast of refreshing sorbet hues like a mint green turban and a light coral dress and fur stole.

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Jordin Sparks flaunts her new body in a bright and vibrant orange cocktail dress that looks – literally – flaming hot.

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Christina Milian, with her baby Violet, looks pretty in this haute pink number.

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Amber Riley talks all things “Glee” in this beautiful, pink strapless mini.

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The legendary Iman looks impeccable in this stunning pink gown.

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We are loving this body hugging – and figure flattering – shocking pink mini!

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Accessorize your brights simply: with crystal earrings and a cuff, as Mary J. Blige does here.

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Accessorize your brights simply: with crystal earrings and a cuff, as Mary J. Blige does here.

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Think pink like Cassie. This electric tone works well for fun functions.

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Think pink like Cassie. This electric tone works well for fun functions.

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This haute pink hue, here on Ashanti, looks sassy, stylish and sexy for more formal events.

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Dare to go there with dual-toned brights, as First Lady Michelle Obama, wears here.

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Bring the drama and the glamour in a bright pink number like Wendy Williams.

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The glow isn’t just a result of those pearly whites, but the brilliant bright of this pink gown.

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A pretty hue like allows you to have even more fun with shapes, like the rosettes that make up Chrisette Michelle’s strapless number.

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The lovely Tika Sumpter looks ravishing in this haute red pants, which she compliments beautifully with a sheer black blouse and peep-toe pumps.

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We can’t get over how gorgeous Jill Scott looks – especially in this amazing red mini.

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Gabourey Sidibe flaunts her curves in this fire red mini and matching pumps.

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Red looks ravishing with a subtle red lip as Gabriel Union demonstrates.

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This is as classic and sophisticated as it gets! We are in love with this glamorous gown, which looks flawless on Rosario Dawson.

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Meagan makes good in this glam one shouldered gown!

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Jennifer Lopez, here with husband Marc Anthony, makes a bold statement in this gorgeous Gucci gown.

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Deeper brights, like Jennifer Hudson’s wrap dress pair beautifully with opaque tights.

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Deeper brights, like Jennifer Hudson’s wrap dress pair beautifully with opaque tights.

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Cherry red looks as sweet as pie on Garcelle Beauvais. Try a one-shoulder dress like hers for even more glam.

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Looking this fierce in a bold, red hue, gives Beyonce a lot to smile about.

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As Sanaa Lathan proves, bright’s don’t only work for short cocktail dresses – gorgeous gowns look just as good in electric shades.

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Take things a step further, like Tina Knowles, and pair your brights with a funky print like leopard pumps.

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Take things a step further, like Tina Knowles, and pair your brights with a funky print like leopard pumps.

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Embellishments, like the ruffled shoulder on Chanel Iman’s bold bright dress, elevate your ensemble.

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Embellishments, like the ruffled shoulder on Chanel Iman’s bold bright dress, elevate your ensemble.

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A nude lip and simple hoops, like Rihanna’s, are another way to let brights shine in your ensemble.

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Anika Noni Rose is a buxom beauty in this sorbet colored dress with a plunging neckline.

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Are you bold enough to rock a figure hugging number like Kimora Lee Simmons’? Then opt for a flattering bright hue like this bright lilac.

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Up the glam factor, like Naomi Campbell does in this bright purple number, by adding a fabulous fur to your bright ensemble.

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Peep Keshia Whitaker’s gold peep-toe pumps? Take notes: this is a fab option to pair with brights.

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Kerry Washington takes our breath away in this duo-tone stunner. The electric blue and rich green combination look sleek and sultry!

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LaLa Vazquez rocks her own custom creation to the red carpet. We love the lush colors in this dress.

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Gayle King, with Newark Mayor Corey Booker, looks lovely in this electric blue ruffle hemmed gown.

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Gunmetal gray accessories, like the ones wore by Fantasia, make a great compliment to brights.

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Electric blue is the right hue for Deborah Cox and could work just as well for you. Opt for a draping silky, satin fabric like this for more glam.

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Take advantage of bold bright hues and opt for dresses with strong shapes, like Ciara’s.

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Take advantage of bold bright hues and opt for dresses with strong shapes, like Ciara’s.

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A bold, print headscarf elevates the chic factor. Exhibit A: Alek Wek’s fierce ensemble.

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Keyshia Cole performs in a show stopping number, highlighted by these fierce mint leather pants.

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Kerry Washington took our breath away in this sexy and sleek Escada gown.

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Angela Bassett glows in this one shouldered, embellished mini.

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Compliment your bright dress with an equally bright accessory, like Jordin Sparks does here with an orange clutch.

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Amber Riley lights up the red carpet in this sumptuous strapless number.

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Ruffles, like these on Brandy’s dress, sweeten a bright number.

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As usual, legendary model Iman looks stunning on the red carpet. Add the electric green hue of this gown to the list of reasons why.

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Keep earrings, bracelets and shoes chic and simple – like Brandy’s – in this sultry bright dress.

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Niecy Nash, here with fiancee, looks every bit of lovely in this sunshine yellow day dress.

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Only Amber Rose could pull off a traffic-light yellow baggy jumper – with work boots!

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Zoe Saldana never lets us down on the red carpet: case in point this sleek and sophisticated yellow strapless gown by Calvin Klein Collection.

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Have a rich, chocolate skin tone like Kelly Rowland? Don’t be scared of tangerine hues like this. They complement your color.

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Have a rich, chocolate skin tone like Kelly Rowland’s? Don’t be scared of tangerine hues like this. They complement your color.

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Have a rich, chocolate skin tone like Kelly Rowland’s? Don’t be scared of tangerine hues like this. They complement your color.

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Solange shows us how it’s really done, with tonal accessories and bright purple lipstick that matches her shoes!

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Solange shows us how it’s really done, with tonal accessories and bright purple lipstick that matches her shoes!

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Feel free to forgo jewelry like Jessica White. Colors this bold need nothing else to make a statement.

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Feel free to forgo jewelry like Jessica White. Colors this bold need nothing else to make a statement.

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Kyla Pratt shines as brightly as her gown.

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Joy Bryant looks positively radiant in this strapless, floor skimming number.

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Joy Bryant looks positively radiant in this strapless, floor skimming number.

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