2011 Critics’ Choice Awards: Must-See Red Carpet Looks

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The red carpet fashion at the 2011 Critics’ Choice Awards on Friday night featured a pop of winter whites. Best Actress winner Natalie Portman wore a single-strap white Gianfranco FerrĂ© gown with a black band at the top, and paired it with Fred Leighton jewelry, Stella McCartney shoes and a Christian Dior clutch. Michelle Williams also chose white, her variation being a Balenciaga dress with embroidered floral details. She finished the look with Salvatore Ferragamo shoes and Neil Lane jewelry. Click through the gallery to see all the looks from the 2011 Critics’ Choice Awards.

Old Hollywood Glamour Spotted at the Art of Elysium Gala

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The Art of Elysium Gala on Saturday night in Los Angeles brought out a series of Old Hollywood glamour looks. Leighton Meester wore a beaded fringe Louis Vuitton gown, which she paired with cobalt peep-toe Roger Vivier shoes, while Nicole Richie pinned her hair in a 1920s-inspired style, a complement to her black Emilio Pucci dress. Click through the gallery to see all the looks from the Art of Elysium gala.

Red Carpet Trend: Sunny Shades of Yellow

[tiImage width=”623″ height=”400″ url=”http://img2.timeinc.net/instyle/images/2010/wrn/120910-yellow-623.jpg” credit=”Getty Images; Rex” align=”left” border=”1″ alt=””]While darker colors usually dominate winter red carpets, the freshest new celebrity fashion color trend is yellow. Last weekend, Jessica Alba wore a two-tone nude and yellow Miu Miu dress to the opening of the label’s London store; Gwen Stefani wowed in a vibrant Prada gown at the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington D.C. and Eva Mendes sparkled in a one-shoulder Christian Dior at the at the International Marrakech Film Festival. Do you like seeing yellow on the red carpet? Tell us in the comments!

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