This week was all about striking accents. Celebs opted for lace details, metallic highlights in both silver and gold, along with dynamic embellishments. Black and white were popular choices on the red carpet from London all the way to Los Angeles.
Katy Perry at the UK Premiere of Katy Perry: Part of Me 3D
Marchesa's Fall 2012 ivory ballerina-style tulle dress with gold embroidery had Katy standing out over in London. Jimmy Choo Lauren embellished sandals along with patriotic red, white, and blue lashes wrapped up the pop star's look.
Kylie Minogue at the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards
Kylie was honored at the ceremony with the 25th Anniversary O2 Silver Clef Award. The singer styled her nude silk Stella McCartney black lace embroidered mini with a golden pair of Jimmy Choo sandals.
Selita Ebanks at the 2012 BET Awards
Selita made quite an impression on the red carpet in this futuristic Falguni & Shane Peacock Spring 2012 embellished gown, which included a significantly sheer skirt. The model polished off the look with a silver clutch and black Giuseppe Zanotti ankle strap sandals.
Meagan Good at the 2012 BET Awards
Meagan was white hot in this BCBGMAXAZRIA full length gown. A Jimmy Choo silver clutch concluded her fresh look.
Angela Bassett at the 2012 BET Awards
Angela’s chic little black lace Theia dress was accented by a coordinating belt. A pair of black peep-toes rounded out the monochromatic look.
Kate Bosworth at the Hugo by Hugo Boss Show During Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin Spring/Summer 2013
Kate also went the little black dress route in this backless version by Hugo Boss. She completed the look with black accessories, including a clutch and strappy sandals.
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Joan Smalls at the Rena Lange Show During Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin Spring/Summer 2013
It was the intricate kaleidoscope print on Joan’s trousers that really made her look stellar. The model wisely kept everything else black from her semi-sheer blouse to her clutch and even those structured sandals.
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Helen Mirren at the 2012 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
The Oscar winner accepted her Lifetime Achievement Award wearing a perfectly purple lace Dolce & Gabbana dress with black lace accent at the neckline. Helen finished off the look with a gold necklace and an emerald ring.
Jordin Sparks at the 2012 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards
Jordin’s black Erin by Erin Fetherston mini featured a stylish sheer panel.
Katharine McPhee at Tide's My Story. Our Flag.
Katharine suited up for the unveiling in this two-piece ensemble. Her blush-colored draped Theonne blazer was partnered with a white bow-tie jumpsuit by The Hellers. She added in a pop of color in the form of red Brian Atwood pumps.
As passionate about feminism as she is about fashion, Morgan C. Schimminger spends much of her time writing and editing pieces on everything from celebrity style to the fight to keep funding for Planned Parenthood. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of California at Berkeley and a master’s degree in publishing from Rosemont College. Morgan has contributed to a variety of publications, including StyleBakery, Uptown, metro.pop and Sister 2 Sister. Every week for theFashionSpot, she profiles the Top 10 Best Dressed Celebs and provides a daily dose of stylish stars via Look of the Day.