Top 10: The Week's Best-Dressed, 5-11-2012

Top 10: The Week's Best-Dressed, 5-11-2012
ESSENCE.COM May, 09, 2012

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Where: The Miami Heat vs. New York Knicks Playoff Game at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
 
Why: Lala’s suit is an ultra chic court side selection. It’s pulled together, while still being relaxed and not overly dressed for the game. Get the look!

3 of 11 Michael Rowe

Where: The 1st annual “Giving Is Glamorous” charity and beauty benefit at the Midtown Loft and Terrace in New York City.
 
Why: Tanika is working this one-shouldered dress. From head to toe this natural beauty is exuberant. Get the look!

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Where: The 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival at the Fair Grounds Race Course in Louisiana.
 
Why: Spalding is a free spirit and this flowy, water color gown brings that energy to the stage. Get the look!

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Where: Backstage at the season finale of the The Voice in Los Angeles.
 
Why: Less is more for Milian, and this sleek polished look suits her. The leather embroidered dress, slicked back ‘do and simple hanging earrings is hot! ’_blank’ >Get the look!

6 of 11 Michael Rowe

Where: A Celebration Gala honoring former NAACP Chairman Julian Bond at The Plaza Hotel in New York.
 
Why: This Tadashi Shoji lace tulip-style dress is perfect for Michelle’s voluptuous figure. The wrap style silhouette, knee-length hemline and scalloped neckline are the little but important details that enhance her curves. Get the look!

7 of 11 Michael Rowe

Where: Hosting ESSENCE’s first Best in Black Beauty Awards 2012 at The Dream Hotel in New York City.
 
Why: Ambrose brings life to this cool grey dress. The Hermés cuff, layered necklaces and belt add subtle but noted personality to this flirty piece. Get the look!

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Where: The “Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
 
Why: Patton perfects pretty in this Vera Wang origami pleat gown. The color, design detail and dainty chandelier earrings to match, make one beautiful look. Get the look!

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Where: The “Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
 
Why: Liya Kebede is a shining star. The sequin, peplum and backless details of her Tory Burch dress is a silent killer. Simple but stunning. Get the look!

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Where: The “Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
 
Why: Dawson shimmied her way to the carpet in a sleek leather mermaid style Calvin Klein gown. This tough chic look is perfect for the actress’ spicy personality. Get the look!

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Where: The “Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
 
Why: The brighter the better, and Knowles always knows how to turn it up. This time her date Rachel Roy designed a winning look — a silk corset peplum gown in a bright canary yellow. The Lady Grey jewels and Edie Parker clutch were also sparkling stunners. Get the look!

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