Top Ten: The Week's Best Dressed

Top Ten: The Week's Best Dressed
ESSENCE.COM Jun, 16, 2011

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Who: Sanaa Lathan
Where: ‘Bent on Learning’ Benefit
Why: Ms. Lathan is always effortlessly chic, but she took it up a notch with this gold belted, caftan-style dress. We love the print and color against her skin.

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Who: Jordin Sparks
Where: Enroute ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’
Why: Easy, breezy and chic is how we describe Sparks’ casual dress. But we love that she dressed it up with strappy sandals and a vintage Vuitton.

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Who: Tika Sumpter
Where: Bent on Learning Benefit
What: Alice & Olivia mini
Why: The stunning beauty is slowly stepping up her style cred. We see you Tika! This lovely flowered number is feminine and flirty without being fussy.

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Who: Alek Wek
Where: ‘The 2nd Annual amfAR Inspiration Gala’
Why: We love this neo-tribal dress featuring fun fringes and a dropped, squared neckline. Alek is bringing the heat to the red carpet!

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Who: Beyonce
Where: Touching down at JFK Airport
What: A pretty print dress and sky high Louboutin pumps
Why: Even on an easy, breezy day Beyonce is still serving serious style with this chic dress and sultry heels. We approve!

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Who: Alicia Keys
Where: Her ‘Keep A Child Alive Black Ball’
What: A Givenchy Couture Gown
Why: Sleek. Chic. Sophisticated. What’s not to love about the belle of this ball in a custom couture number?

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Who: Solange
Where: Dream Downtown Party
Why: Solange is shining doing what Solange does best: shining. This time it’s in an on-trend brightly colored palazzo pant. She looks fresh, modern and chic!

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Who: Jennifer Hudson
Where: The 2nd Annual amfAR Inspiration Gala
What: Michael Kors Resort Collection
Why: Have you seen that body? In case you didn’t J-Hud wants to remind you with her constant stream of body-con dresses. This is by far our fave.

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Who: Chanel Iman
Where: The 2nd Annual amfAR Inspiration Ball
What: Michael Kors Gown
Why: The lady in red looked right that night! Chanel Iman is really coming into her own and learning to work her body and her style and this ensemble proves it!

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Who: Shinghai Shoniwa
Where: ‘Keep A Child Alive Black Ball’
Why: Shoniwa went there! She managed to make something that sounds classic: a sparkling tank and high waist pants ensemble the boldest thing we’ve seen yet. And don’t get us started on that amazing head wrap!


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