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Royal couple Kate Middleton and Prince William attended their friend’s wedding on Saturday in England, and the Princess-to-be chose a a black velvet dress by Libélula for the event. She brightened the look with splashes of royal purple on her fold-over clutch and shoes, and we love how the plum pumps featured a bow-tied ribbon detail on the pointed toe. Wondering where you can snag your own pair of violet heels? Click through the gallery to see some of our favorite similar styles.
[tiImage width=”340″ height=”400″ url=”http://img2.timeinc.net/instyle/images/2011/wrn/010711-WCIF-lead-340.jpg” credit=”Ann Porter/Broadimage; Courtesy Photo” align=”right” border=”0″ alt=””]Mena Suvari attended the premiere of The Cape this week wearing a pair of chunky gold spike earrings, a twist on traditional gold studs. The accessory—also a favorite of Rihanna, who wore them in her “Run This Town” music video—are the Albert earrings from the Flutter by Jill Golden collection ($185, FlutterNYC.com). “They give Mena just the perfect amount of edge to complement her all black, very feminine outfit,” Golden told InStyle of the look. As for why she thinks they’re such a celebrity favorite? “They are dangerous but pretty!” Click through the gallery to see more funky gold studs.