Top Ten Best Dressed of the Week, 10/28/11

Top Ten Best Dressed of the Week, 10/28/11
ESSENCE.COM Oct, 25, 2011

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Who: Vivica Fox
Where: The premiere of ‘Puss In Boots’ premiere in Brentwood, California
Why: Truth be told, this may not have necessarily been one of the best outfits we’ve seen all week – but it was the best transformation! Fox, who is usually in something sexy, short and tight, is the picture of sophisticated chic in these leather pants, boucle jacket and stunning Louboutin booties. Kudos!

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Who: Singer, Mary J. Blige
Where: Perez Hilton Event in New York City
Why: Woah! Mary does it again with a head turning, figure hugging number which confirms that this diva has still got it! Fierce!

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Who: Actress, Kerry Washington
Where: ‘An Evening with Ralph Lauren hosted by Oprah Winfrey’ at Lincoln Center in New York City
Why: Honestly, what we love about this look is simple: edge and elegance. Washington marries both in this lovely black Ralph Lauren gown with a dark silver breastplate. Her sleek bun and uber bold lip combine to create a show stopping look! Bravo!

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Who: Actressm Zoe Kravitz
Where: Out and about in New York City with boyfriend Penn Badgley
Why: Kravitz keeps things chic with a bold statement coat worn over a super casual ensemble. We love how this young lady balances the elegant with the eclectic!

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Who: Model, Veronica Webb
Where: ‘An Evening with Ralph Lauren hosted by Oprah Winfrey’ at Lincoln Center in New York City
Why: Va-Va-Voom! This model works it in a full body gown dotted with crystals! While we don’t know if we would have paired her lovely gown with that necklace and bag, Webb looks so beautiful that we won’t hold it against her!

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Who: Fashionista, Solange Knowles
Where: Buttermilk Channel eatery in Brooklyn after having brunch with Beyoncé
Why: If Solange is nearly always on our list – here’s why: this fashionista takes risks! Ones like this leopard on leopard combination may not seem like sure ones – but her confidence keeps her winning!

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Who: The Amazing, Oprah Winfrey
Where: ‘An Evening with Ralph Lauren hosted by Oprah Winfrey’ at Lincoln Center in New York City
Why: This woman knows how to to flatter her figure! Once again she does it in style with this ravishing floor length red gown which glides over her curves, accentuates her waist and shows off her beautiful shoulders. Extra points for that amazing hair and perfect makeup!

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Who: Tennis Star, Serena Williams
Where: Tower Heist Premier
Why: Serena slam dunks this one! The outfit is definitely a little on the risqué side – but kudos for the courage and the body to wear a leather skirt and cropped cardigan. Fab!

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Who: Model, Iman
Where: Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Awards event in Beverly Hills, where she was honored
Why: The iconic model proves why she’s still on top: effortless style and ample elegance as evinced in this gorgeous belted number. Fierce!

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Who: First Lady MIchelle Obama
Where: A Chicago Walgreens store that sells produce, as part of her ’Let’s Move!’ initiative!
Why: The First Lady wows with this bodacious bow-tied blouse! It’s such a quintessential Mrs. O item: a clear classic with an unexpected twist!