Graphic patterns along with significant embellishments were all the rage on the red carpet this week. Celebs favored dramatic details like velvet embroidery, intricate beading, and pleated accents. Vibrant reds, various shades of blue, as well as unexpected combinations of black and white all made noticeable appearances. There was also a nice mix of fall and spring selections with a few stars even opting for couture.
It was a gray off-the-shoulder Carolina Herrera dress with pleated bodice for Ren
Rachel Weisz at the London Premiere of Skyfall
Although she skipped the red carpet, the actress came out in style to support her husband, Daniel Craig at his premiere. Rachel’s gorgeous soft pink embellished Chanel Fall 2012 Couture gown had striking cut-out accents.
Penélope attended the after party alongside her husband, Javier Bardem in this golden L’Wren Scott Fall 2012 beaded cap sleeve gown. A matching Emilio Pucci clutch and Nicholas Kirkwood platform sandals finished off her look.
Jessica Chastain at the Harry Winston Dinner
Jessica's Jason Wu Spring 2013 dress included black straps and a corresponding lace accent on the hem. The actress naturally accessorized with Harry Winston jewels and black Christian Louboutin Volpi peep-toe pumps.
Marion Cotillard at the 16th Annual Hollywood Film Awards Gala
Marion stood out at the gala in this black and blue checkered Christian Dior Fall 2012 Couture strapless gown with velvet embroidery. A pair of the fashion house’s silver heels and Chopard jewelry rounded out the look.
Kerry Washington at the 16th Annual Hollywood Film Awards Gala
Monique Lhuillier’s Spring 2012 black and white printed dress was Kerry’s pick for the event. Louis Vuitton was behind both her clutch and those black double bow accented pumps, while her earrings were by Borgioni.
Julianne Hough at the 26th Anniversary Carousel of Hope Ball
This powder blue Jenny Packham embellished gown helped Julianne shine on the red carpet. She completed her look with a bold red lip and a complementary clutch.
Stacy Keibler at the 26th Anniversary Carousel of Hope Ball
Stacy’s Monique Lhuillier Fall 2012 black and red gown featured extensive beaded embroidery. Neil Lane jewelry, a black clutch by Judith Leiber, and Jimmy Choo heels polished off the look.
Dreama Walker at the Don't Trust the B---- in Apt 23 Premiere Party
Naeem Khan's cap sleeve appliqué gown comes from the designer's Pre-Fall 2012 collection. Dreama expertly coordinated her clutch with the gown's black waistband to pull the whole look together.