Celeb Style: The Year in Solange Knowles

Solange is hands down one of the best dressed girls in town (just ask VOGUE). If she isn't sporting mixed print pieces masterfully while mixing it up on the ones and twos, the singer/DJ is donning striking solid hues. Don't believe us? Check out a recap of the year.

Celia L. Smith Dec, 11, 2012

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Solange stole the shine in a silk corset peplum Rachel Roy gown accessorized with Lady Grey jewelry, an Edie Parker clutch and Christian Louboutin shoes at this year's MET gala.

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A night out in Williamsburg's Brooklyn Bowl calls for a fancy Thread Social frock and gingham Miu Miu pumps that play up shades of periwinkle.

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The singer/DJ added runway model to her resumé this Milan Fashion Week when she strutted in Alberta Ferretti's silk beaded gown.

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Off the runway in Milan, Solange stepped out pretty and prim in a patterned over-coat, pussybow dress and T-strap heels.

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Another fab Milan Fashion Week moment saw Solange in a bold Dolce & Gabbana lace shift dress with a body suit underneath, for a sultry yet sophisticated look.
 

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Solange seemed right at home, front row, at Diane von Furstenberg's New York Fashion Week show working a blot-print suit dress by the designer, a contrast colored blouse and yellow pumps.

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A typical stylish day DJ'ing for Solo consists of sporting a popping red over-sized mens-style blazer, tan leather pants and an exotic leopard print clutch, which she wore while spinning at shoe designer Carlo Pazolini's flagship store opening.

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On a more sophisticated note, Solange keeps it simple yet stunning in black and white florals and dainty satin pink heels at the Presidential fundraiser in New York City’s Greenwhich Hotel.

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Solange Knowles looked sleek and chic in this jewel tone colorblocked combo she wore to the reopening of the Salvatore Ferragamo Fifth Avenue flagship store in New York City. Her look was a mix from the Italian deisgner's Spring '12 runway with African designer Maki-Oh's printed blouse.

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Solange gets artsy in a printed short sleeved blouse and hi-waist silk trousers paneled with patterns at the New York Academy of Art 2012 Tribeca Ball.

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Solange seemlessly transitions from her usual eclectic-chic fashions into an elegantly structured couture gown from Stephané Rolland at the 6th Annual DKMS Linked Against Blood Cancer Gala.

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At the Museum of Modern Art’s Party In The Garden Benefit, DJ Knowles hit the ones and twos wearing a floral set fearlessly with matching briefs, midi skirt and coat, all by young designer Flaminia Saccucci.

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The singer plays with high-low hemlines once more at the Splendid Soho store opening party, in a Maki-Oh leg-baring skirt, Mawi statement necklace, Lie Sang Bong's patterned clutch and Louboutin's coveted "Un Bout" heels.detail — the hi-low lace hemline, cap-toe pumps and scalloped handbag makes a winning look. Get the look!

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Pattern and color is Solange’s forté, so this classic Marni look, from the sweet yellow dress to the Lucite heels, looked absolutely perfect on her at the 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards.

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Solange exudes a natural cool in a crisp white and yellow color-blocked ensemble with a splash of mint green Stuart Weitzman Mary Jane cap-toe pumps at an in-store event for the shoe designer.

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Who knew paisley print could be so chic? Solange of course. In a Stella McCartney mini dress and sleek accessories she worked the look at a Perrier-Jouet event celebrating Michael Kalish’s Belle Epoque Sculpture.

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Stunning in satin colorblocking, the DJ turns this party out for NPR at The Gibson Guitar Showroom in Washington, D.C.

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An in-store summer party at Saks Fifth Ave for Italian brand Etro had Solo legs-out in short high-waist shorts, a sheer Etro blouse and strappy Balenciaga sandals.

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At the 2012 MoMA PS1 Gala Benefit Solange strikes out in Prada, giving it her own pop-colored twist.

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This summer, the singer was spotted out hitting the city streets in a striped J.Crew skirt, vintage vest, a raffia Kate Spade bag and Ralph Lauren Sandals. Just another stylish New York City stroll.

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The Knowles sister rocked a not-so mellow yellow blazer with simple black shorts and strappy sandals at the D’Usse Cognac Launch Party at The Standard Hotel in New York City.

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At New York's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week this pattern mixing princess was at it again in a polka dot blouse and herringbone skirt; she even threw in a pair of leopard print pumps, which we loved.

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At a Presidential fundraiser at her brother-in-law's 40/40 Club, Solo worked it in a white tuxedo-style short set and a cute Kayu box-shaped handbag.

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At Milan Fashion Week Solo showed up to the Just Cavalli Spring/Summer 2013 fashion show in an azul baroque-print tuxedo blazer and matching dress fierce enough to hit the runway in.

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This motorcycle jacket and mini dress is easy to pull together, but Solo's nonchalant street chic elevates the look fabulously.

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You just never know when Solange will give you a little sugar or a little spiceAt The American Ballet Theatre Opening Night Fall New York City Center Gala, the singer wears a sweet Dolce & Gabbana dress and bedazzled pumps that made for a precious moment.

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At amfAR Milano 2012 during Milan Fashion Week Solo made a heavenly entrance in a draped Rubin Singer gown with flowing fabric and cut-out details on the back - adding a touch of drama to this angelic look.

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This Badgley Mischka beaded jersey gown and Edie Parker clutch at The Angel Ball 2012 shows a more polished and pristine side of this boho beautyl


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At the Museum of Modern Art's premiere of Everything Or Nothing The Untold Story Of 007, this bold pink Twenty8Twelve suit, graphic turtle neck, equally bold Nicholas Kirkwood heels and a Charlotte Olympia clutch emblazoned with the British flag, shows the fashionista will over step all boundaries.

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Solo rocks a batik print romper boldly for the L.A. listening party of her new album, True.

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A recent fave of ours is Solo's sultry style in this peach-hued Olcay Gulson double-split dress and B Brian Atwood sandals at The Ermenegildo Zegna Boutique.

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The singer put just as much energy in to her stage style (complete with fashionable background singers) as she did in her performance on the Late Night With Jimmy Fallon in New York City.

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At another fab Milan Fashion Week show Knowles opted for a black version of the sexy Dolce & Gabbana see-through shift, this time with a Miss Sicily handbag and red suede Prada shoes.

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At an INC International Concepts event unveiling the Camila Aves collection the singer's tropical Diane von Furstenberg frock made a splash.

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Solange breaks from patterns to work a chic minimal moment in Esteban Cortazar's cut-out dress with leather bustier, matching pleated chiffon skirt and metallic sandals at The Absolute Tune launch party at the Standard in New York City.

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Solange goes for a one-shoulder, printed jacquard dress by Carven at The Hennessy “Wild Rabbit” campaign launch event and pulls this tricky style off fabulously.

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At the 2012 Runway To Win Launch at Theory in New York City Solo was draped in a vibrant Vera Wang peplum gown and perfectly matching platform ankle strap pumps that left us speechless.

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Haute and ready for summer in a satin Roberto Cavalli blazer, neon CC sky clutch and Pierre Hardy heels Solo brings a vibrant beat to the See What Unfolds Live at Trident Layers Stand at Times Square in New York City.
 

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At The Gucci and GQ Private Cocktail Party she balances patterns and colorblocked solids by Gucci while showcasing her fabulous legs.