Red Carpet Spotlight: Jada Pinkett Smith

ESSENCE.COM May, 28, 2012

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Jada kicked off her husband’s Men In Black 3 press tour in South Korea wearing a demure rose-colored Giorgio Armani jumpsuit covered in crystals. The look was a fresh yet still a glamorous departure from the traditional floor-length gown.

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At their first stop in Europe, Smith donned a Parisian chic Giorgio Armani backless and beaded spaghetti strap dress with matching Jimmy Choo platforms.

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In Madrid, the actress took hemlines to new heights in a high-low, one-shouldered Versace number. All of the design elements, including the studs and chiffon, combined with this pistachio shade, created quite the unique combo and she pulled it off great.

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At the Women In Film celebration with Calvin Klein Collection & euphoria Calvin Klein, Smith opted not to show up in one of Calvin’s minimal get-ups like the rest of the ladies. Instead, the actress went for for a deep blue Paco Robanne sharp-shoulder dress with a neckline just as severe.

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Jada Pinkett Smith popped up at the Cannes Film Festival promoting Madagascar 3 in a simple but sultry strapless polka dot Versace dress with neutral Salvatore Ferragamo peep-toes that perfectly completed the look.

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Making the rounds in Paris, Smith appeared on French television show Le Grand Journal glowing in a marigold Roberto Cavalli mini and strappy platforms.

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Smith’s shining red carpet moment was at Sean Penn’s Haiti Benefit Gala Dinner in France. The petite diva looked oh-so-bubbly in a strapless mosaic champagne colored gown.

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At the Cannes Film Festival screening of Madagascar 3 her fiery see-through Atelier Versace gown with beading and metal-trimmed bodice paired with bronze Jimmy Choo’s was Smith’s spiciest look yet.

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At another photocall for the film in France, the actress softened up her style in a sea foam green Alberta Ferretti chiffon gown and a gold cuff by Adeler Jewelry, showing versatility in her style.

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Smith brought the tropics to New York at the Men In Black 3 premiere after party, wearing a silk strapless leopard-striped gown, in the tangerine shade she wears flawlessly.

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Our favorite look of all was Smith’s daringly see-through Bill Blass halter gown. The actress channeled a black Marilyn Monroe in this glamorous selection for the Men In Black 3 New York premiere.


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