Top 10: The Week's Best-Dressed, 12-16-2011

Top 10: The Week's Best-Dressed, 12-16-2011
ESSENCE.COM Dec, 15, 2011

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Where: “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” premiere in Moscow.
Why: Paula Patton had a number of stunning red carpet looks this week. In Moscow, she’s all about the glitz and glamour in an amazing fur and sparkle gown.

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Where: “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” premiere in London.
Why: Tolula Adeyemi’s see-through striped dress and fun fur is so over-the-top, not to mention the oversized clutch. Love!

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Where: The 69th Annual Golden Globe Nomination Announcements in Beverly Hills.
Why: Rashida Jones’ lovely lace frock is super feminine and reminiscent of a fashionable 1950’s housewife.

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Where: “A Night Of Firsts” event presented by Hollywood Foreign Press Association and InStyle, in Los Angeles.
Why: This is the ultimate baby doll moment for Gabrielle Union in a soft pink Shoshanna dress with pockets. The striped shoes add such a great twist.

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Where: Giorgio Armani & The Cinema Society’s screening of “Albert Nobbs” at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
Why: This pleated front gown is such a unique and refreshing shade of red. The accessories also add an interesting touch of color to the entire look. Overall, she wears it well.

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Where: Backstage at the 2011 “Christmas in Washington” event in DC.
Why: This taupe silk Pamella Rolland gown with understated hints of crystals is super simplistic yet stunning.

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Where: The Ripple Effect charity event at Sunset Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles.
Why: Katerina Graham is glamorously drifting in a sea of blue fabric. The color alone is exceptional.

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Where: The launch event for The Beverly Johnson Lifestyle Brand in New York City.
Why: Beverly Johnson looks amazing in this ruched body con dress with satin bell sleeves — she epitomizes chic.

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Where: Noble Gift Gala at the Dorchester Hotel in London.
Why: The sculptural bust and overflow of chiffon creates such a theatrical vibe, and the tuxedo blazer rested on the shoulders takes this look to next level.

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Where: “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” premiere in Madrid.
Why: Leopard and lace Dolce & Gabbana is the perfect way to spice things up in Spain, and Paula Patton certainly did. The sharp neckline gives this look an added edge.