Top Ten: The Week's Best Dressed Celebs

Top Ten: The Week's Best Dressed Celebs
ESSENCE.COM May, 06, 2011

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Who: Sanaa Lathan
Where: Lincoln Center Film Society Chaplin Awards
What: One shouldered cream gown with crystal accents.
Why: Lathan is naturally gorgeous, which is why this low-key gown was the perfect fit. It highlighted her beauty without competing with it. Perfect!

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Who: Keri Hilson
Where: ‘Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty’ Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
What: Versace Gown
Why: Hilson finally hit the right note when she opted instead for this sultry and sophisticated gown.

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Who: Iman
Where: Design on a Dime Benefit
What: White blazer and black leather pants punctuated by red heels
Why: We fell in love with her gold sequined pantsuit from earlier this week, but this sleek and sophisticated look took us by storm. Note the lust-worth leather pants and sexy stilettos!

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Who: Janelle Monae
Where: ‘Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty’ Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
What: Head to toe Chanel
Why: We love that Monae is sticking to her style guns. The talented singer has found what works for her and rocks out with it in this Chanel version of her signature outfit.

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Who: Solange Knowles
Where: 5th Annual Fight Against Leukemia at DKMS Benefit
What: Draped, Grecian halter-neck gown
Why: Combined with her show stopping Afro, this look epitomized Solange really coming into her own as a style star.

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Who: Paula Patton
Where: “Jumping The Broom” movie premier
What: Little Black Dress with sheer sleeves and applique detail
Why: Patton shows off her fab post-baby body in this sleek mini. We love the unexpected applique and sheer details, which elevate the dress.

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Who: Eva Marcille
Where: Running errands in Los Angeles
What: Sheer Oxford top, denim cut-offs and sky high Louboutin platform pumps
Why: Between the glasses, the earrings, the bracelets and belt, you could almost argue that Marcille is over-accessorized, but the elements blend perfectly!

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Who: Jennifer Hudson
Where: Strolling through New York City
What: Vintage inspired baby-doll dress and strappy Givenchy wedges
Why: This loose, flirty mini is an alternative to the tight dresses Huson has been wearing lately, but it has the same effect: showing off her sleek physique and lovely face!

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Who: Kerry Washington
Where: Mary J. Blige Honors Concert
What: Gucci Dress and Movado Watch
Why: The pops of color in this show-stopping Gucci dress is what really captured – and held our attention. We’ve never seen Kerry look so sexy!

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Who: Rihanna
Where: ‘Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty’ Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
What: Stella McCartney gown and Wilfredo Rosado jewels
Why: Simply stunning! The hint of skin and peek-a-boo lace skyrocketed this sultry stunner to the number one spot on this week’s list.

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