Top 10: Celebs in Black & White

Starlets are in a graphic groove. Check out which celebs get our stamp of approval for pulling off the trend.

Celia L. Smith Mar, 06, 2013

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Where: The BlackBerry 10 launch event at Pier 36 in New York City.

Why: Keys sharpened up her style in a classic tuxedo/power suit for her new role as Creative Director at Blackberry. The look says I'm polished, pulled together and chic. Get the look!

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Where: The 2013 Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation awards dinner at Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City.

Why: Bravo to Fiona for refreshing the peplum! The singer's mixed print style can pass for chic separates or a fab pattern party dress. In black and white it simply unifies the look. Get the look!

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Where: The Elle Style Awards 2013.

Why: Who knew Lianne La Havas had a body like this behind that guitar?! The singer highlights her curves in a pair of black sateen pants balanced by a white cropped top and blazer. The basic colors is what makes this busy look work. Get the look!

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Where: The Roc Nation Pre-GRAMMY Brunch at Soho House in West Hollywood, California.

Why: Have you noticed how sleek Garcelle Beauvais looks these days? This reversed tuxedo and leather leggings further confirms that she's stepped up her game. Get the look!

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Where: The Armory Party at MOMA on March 6, 2013 in New York City

Why: Opposites always attract with Solo's style whether it's with prints or colorblocking. This time she's in a head-to-hot heels graphic, black and white groove in Vika Gazinskaya and Sportmax heels. Get the look!

6 of 10 Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Where: The Stella McCartney Fall/Winter 2013 Ready-to-Wear show as part of Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France.

Why: Richie plays up stripes strategically placed on a flattering flare silhouette that it gives her petite frame curves. We love that she sports her own House of Harlow line no matter the occasion. Get the look!

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Where: The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

Why: We were all taken aback by Beyonce breaking the mold in this Osman pantsuit on the red carpet that we bypassed all of the details that makes this look so slick. The stark black and white top alone is incedibly sharp but the tailoring  precisely hugs every inch of her curves. Get into it! Get the look!

8 of 10 Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)

Where: The Grammy event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in LA.

Why: Brandy continues to bring it with her style. The singer rocked this Balmain patterned dress simply with black pumps and a compact clutch. ESSENCE approved! Get the look!

9 of 10 Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/WireImage

Where: The Emilio Pucci runway show during Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2013/14 in Milan, Italy.

Why: Wow! We're completely speechless. Smalls makes this Cavalli print bodycon come to life with equally bad thigh-high boots. We're adding both to the must-have list ASAP! Get the look!

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Where: The 85th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, California.

Why: Kelly continues to kill it! When the singer unleashed this black and white Donna Karan gown that served both sophistication and sexiness (did you miss the leg action?) we couldn't help but honor her with the award for best dressed. Get the look!


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