It was another slow week for the red carpet since most celebs took some time off for the holidays. That seasonal sparkle is still shining bright, though with stars relishing embellishments and embroidery. Creative necklines were popular, including high halters and lace-up options.
Rooney Mara at the Madrid Premiere of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Rooney's stellar red carpet run certainly has continued into the new year. Her elegant white and black dotted chiffon Fall 2011 Rodarte halter gown included a curved, bow-accented waistband along with matching trim at the hem.
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Rooney Mara at the Paris Premiere of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The young star preceded her floor-length Rodarte number with this crepe Louis Vuitton sleeveless little black dress, which had extensive bead embellishments. She accessorized with a black belt and Givenchy sandals.
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Rachel Weisz at the Madrid Premiere of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Rachel also attended the Madrid unveiling to support her husband, Daniel Craig. She wore a black Alexander McQueen Spring 2012 dress styled with Roger Vivier’s Pilgrim Black Crow clutch and Palace pumps.
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Sofia Vergara at the Hyde Bellagio New Year
This white body-conscious Blumarine dress was Sofia’s attire for the event. She completed the Las Vegas look with Jacqueline Nerguizian jewelry and a nude pair of Christian Louboutin peep-toes.
Selena Gomez at MTV
The star sported several stunning looks as she counted down to 2012 alongside pal Demi Lovato. Selena’s Kristian Aadnevik Spring 2012 mini had ruffle detailing as well as gold accents and was teamed with flashy Sergio Rossi Cachet keyhole platform pumps.
Christina Ricci on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Christina donned a gold Donna Karan frock for her appearance on the ABC talk show. She accessorized the metallic dress with a perfectly purple pair of Giuseppe Zanotti pumps.
Kourtney Kardashian at the Chateau Nightclub & Gardens New Year's Eve Party
Kourtney rang in the new year decked out in a black Diane von Furstenberg Ariel sequined wrap gown. The petite and pregnant reality star finished off the look with a Judith Leiber clutch, jewelry by Loren Jewels and coordinating Christian Louboutin Daffodil platform pumps.
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Alexa Chung on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Ever the trendsetter, Alexa opted to wear a silver Marc Jacobs Spring 2012 jacket as a dress as she discussed her new Lifetime show, 24 Hour Catwalk. She finished off the inventive look with a pair of black tights and matching silver pumps.
Helen Hunt at the Showtime Screening of House of Lies
Helen went with all-over sequins courtesy of this Edition by Georges Chakra Fall 2011 black cocktail dress. Satin accents and a cut out back rounded out the sleek look.
Kristen Bell at the Showtime Screening of House of Lies
This Zuhair Murad mini was all about the hand beading. Kristen’s long sleeve dress with ruffled hemline comes from the Fall 2011 offering and was partnered with Christian Louboutin ankle-strap heels.