Unconventional detailing was the big theme this week on the red carpet. From strategically placed metallic accents to lace in an electric shade of blue, celebs looked for innovative ways to make a statement. This year’s Fall and Spring collections were both popular, while sandals and wedges gained seasonal favor with several stars.
Taylor Swift at the 2012 Academy Of Country Music Awards
Taylor looked effortlessly chic in this white J. Mendel in Las Vegas. The singer's sleeveless gown with metallic accents as well as cut out details comes from the Fall 2012 collection and was styled with Lorraine Schwartz jewels along with Christian Louboutin Summerissima crisscross platform sandals.
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Carrie Underwood at the 2012 Academy Of Country Music Awards
This strapless Abed Mahfouz Couture gown stood out thanks to its embellished details and that thigh-high split. Carrie polished off her elegant look with Johnathon Arndt jewels and a frequently obscured pair of silver peep-toe pumps.
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Emma Stone at the 2012 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards
The actress is back to being a blonde, and Emma complemented her new hair color with this Antonio Berardi Fall 2012 ensemble. Her two-tone sleeveless top and full pleated skirt were partnered with Irene Neuwirth jewelry as well as beige Alejandro Ingelmo Gilda wedges.
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Kristen Stewart at the 2012 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards
Kristen also hit the orange carpet for the annual awards. The Twilight star's bright blue embroidered Stella McCartney Evening 2012 lace dress was teamed with Barbara Bui Spring 2012 blue suede pumps.
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Selena Gomez at the 2012 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards
Selena’s skin-baring Dolce & Gabbana Spring 2012 combination consisted of a floral jacquard bustier top and a mixed metallic crystal embellished skirt. Cesare Paciotti Spring 2012 two-tone pink and orange pumps along with a Jennifer Zeuner necklace wrapped up the look.
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Kate Bosworth at the Los Angeles Premiere of L!fe Happens
Kate stood out at her film's unveiling in this embellished dress by Prada. JewelMint was naturally behind her jewelry and clutch, while her silver sandals came from Christian Louboutin.
Kerry Washington at Welcome To ShondaLand: An Evening With Shonda Rhimes & Friends
Altuzarra's black version of this wave techno jersey creation with inserted silk hem was Kerry's pick for the event.The dress is from the Spring 2012 offering and the Scandal star accessorized with a gunmetal clutch, Roseark rings, Neil Lane earrings along with coordinating Reed Krakoff white pumps.
Lauren Conrad at a Barnes & Noble Book Signing for The Fame Game
The former reality star turned fashion designer and author didn't pick a piece from her own Paper Crown line. Lauren instead wore this pale Lela Rose floral embroidered cocktail dress, an Anita Ko rose gold spiked bracelet and neutral Casadei pumps to her promotional book signing.
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Jennifer Hudson at the 2012 Concert for the Rainforest Fund Afterparty
Jennifer shined at the annual charitable concert in this Reem Acra gown with metallic embroidery on the bodice. Kimberly McDonald gems and Miu Miu heels served as accessories.
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Jenna Dewan-Tatum at the 2012 Concert for the Rainforest Fund Afterparty
Stripes are notoriously hard to pull off, but Jenna does it with relative ease courtesy of this modified Reem Acra Fall 2010 dress. Coordinating black suede pointed toe pumps rounded out the look.
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