There really weren't a lot of red carpet looks to select from this week thanks to the holiday season. Those celebs who did venture out still preferred to shine with sequins, while muted colors were frequently favored. Lengths ran the usual range from mini all the way down to full.
Jennifer Hudson at VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul
Jennifer caused a lot of debate with her Francesco Scognamiglio Fall 2011 red carpet look at the event. The singer looked sensational on stage, though in this multi-colored embellished gown from The Blonds Spring 2012 collection.
Jennifer Hudson at the 30th Annual Christmas in Washington Concert
Jennifer had several wardrobe changes at VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul this week, but her taupe Pamella Roland dress also deserves recognition. Her crystal-accented V-neck silk gown plunged in both the front and the back.
Mary J. Blige at VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul
The soulful singer worked this Michael Kors Fall 2011 gown on the red carpet. Mary’s champagne-colored jersey gown was amplified by sparkling crystal embroidery.
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Estelle at the VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul
Estelle shined in a gold sequin Diane von Furstenberg Clarice dress featuring a daring neckline. She styled the look with gold jewelry and emerald peep-toes.
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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at the Sun Military Awards
Catherine looked lovely in a black velvet strapless Alexander McQueen gown. A statement necklace and a pair of Cosmic pumps by Jimmy Choo served as accessories.
Katie Holmes at the New York Premiere of Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
It was a tiered dress with dotted sheer sleeves from Katie's own Holmes & Yang line for her husband's premiere. She accessorized with opaque tights and coordinating Lanvin satin pumps.
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Jennifer Morrison at the New York Premiere of Mission: Impossible
Jennifer showed off her silhouette in this Stella McCartney number. The actress styled the darker version of the celeb-favored dress with a black clutch and matching Yves Saint Laurent pumps.
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Lea Michele on Watch What Happens Live
Lea appeared on the TV show alongside co-star Chris Colfer decked out in this very short Jenny Packham Fall 2011 mini. Her black and gold sequined dress had a sheer neckline and was paired with Christian Louboutin Balota sandals.
Rooney Mara on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
The black version of this Rodarte for Opening Ceremony mock neck slit dress had Rooney once again showing off her ladylike Goth style. Prada’s ankle strap platforms wrapped up the look.
Blake Lively at Sprinkles Cupcakes in New York City
Blake was at the hotspot to help create the new S’more cupcakes to raise money for Oxfam’s Somalia famine disaster fund. She wore a festive Gucci Resort 2012 ensemble, which included a white sheer blouse with that now trademark Gucci floral accent and a gold pleated skirt. The Gossip Girl star also sported a green pair of Brian Atwood Maniac pumps.