Top Ten: The Week's Best Dressed With Blake Von D

Top Ten: The Week's Best Dressed With Blake Von D
ESSENCE.COM May, 20, 2011

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Who: Liya Kebede
Where: Out and about in NYC
Why: “This look is epitome of New York City street style. It’s hippy, yet chic; comfortable, yet stylish. Whether riding the subway or grabbing lunch with a friend, this outfit is perfect.”

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Who: Marsha Ambrosius
Where: 2011 BET Awards nominees announcement at BET Studios on May 17, 2011 in New York City.
Why: “I like this look because she looks young and youthful. Her hair looks absolutely amazing and those legs could stop traffic! The blazer was a nice way to create a balanced skin to clothing ratio.”

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Who: Jordin Sparks
Where:‘The Hangover II’ premiere in Hollywood, California
Why: “I like that it’s fitted and you can see her weight loss. I love her confidence in her body!”

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Who: Zoe Saldana
Where: Arriving at Le Grand Journal TV show in Cannes.
Why: “This dress fits Zoe like a glove! Even with Louboutins in hand, she’s killing the game. I’m loving this trend towards knee length, form fitting dresses and Zoe is a shining example of just how it should be done.”

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Who: Kerry Washington
Where: World Ocean Day 2011 celebrated by La Mer and Oceana at Affirmation Arts on May 18, 2011 in New York City.
Why: “Two words: Simple. Elegance. When you’re this beautiful, the perfect dress paired with simple accessories goes a long way.”

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Who: Lauryn Hill
Where: 2011 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on May 7, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Why: “First thought? ‘Wow! Those proportions are hard to pull off.’ But true to form, Ms. Hill did not disappoint. She has always been known for her very unique style and this ensemble is almost has heavenly as her voice.”

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Who: Alek Wek
Where: Opening Night of ‘Beauty Culture’ at The Annenberg Space For Photography in Century City, California
Why: “If you’ve read my blog you know that I absolutely adore Alek Wek. She looks absolutely radiant in this dress. The pattern, the colors, her skin…I LOVE IT ALL!”

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Who: Janet Jackson
Where:amfAR’s Cinema Against AIDS Gala during the 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival in Antibes, France
What: Haider Ackermann Silk Blouse and floor grazing skirt.
Why: “Janet is giving us color blocking with a touch of elegance. Despite the folds and flow of the fabrics, she has managed to still not lose her waist. And what a waist it is!”

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Who: Zoe Saldana
Where: ‘The Tree Of Life’ party during the 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival at the Martini Terrace, Gray D’Albion Beach on May 16, 2011 in Cannes, France.
What: Vionnet cap-sleeved gown
Why: “Zoe looks absolutely flawless. I love that she wore this beautiful floor length dress, but drew attention to her waistline by pairing it with a belt. I especially love the contrasting patterns between the belt and the dress.”

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Who: June Ambrose
Where: World Ocean Day 2011 celebrated by La Mer and Oceana at Affirmation Arts on May 18, 2011 in New York City.
Why: “Come on…she’s June Ambrose! What’s not to love?! I dare not critic Ms. Ambrose for fear that the fashion gods will sentence me to a lifetime of kitten heels and mom jeans. With effortless style that we should all envy, June Ambrose is personified perfection!”

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