Embellished minis were a popular choice this week with several stars opting to shine on the red carpet at the American Music Awards. Intricate patterns as well as fancy florals reigned supreme and bright colors seemed to dominate. Accessories were also key and celebs relied on standout footwear, polished clutches, and dazzling accents to really make a statement.
Taylor Swift at the 2012 American Music Awards
Taylor’s embroidered long sleeve Zuhair Murad mini with open back comes from the Pre-Fall 2012 collection. Neil Lane gems and Jimmy Choo Loila platform sandals polished off the singer’s look.
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Ginnifer Goodwin at the 2012 American Music Awards
Kerry Washington at the 2012 American Music Awards
The bright yellow color of Kerry’s Stella McCartney Resort 2013 lace dress commanded attention at the awards. A coordinating clutch by Kotur and coral Christian Louboutin pumps finished off her vivid look.
Carrie Underwood at the 2012 American Music Awards
It was a purple sequin Abed Mahfouz Fall 2012 gown for Carrie on the red carpet. She accessorized with a pair of Jacob & Co. statement earrings and a gold Jill Milan clutch.
Stacy Keibler at the 2012 American Music Awards
Collette Dinnigan’s Fall 2012 geometric patterned mini featured extensive embellishments. Stacy rounded out the look with Neil Lane jewels, a Judith Leiber clutch, and gold Jimmy Choo Abel pumps.
Scarlett Johansson at the New York City Premiere of Hitchcock
Scarlett opted for a rather daring Rodarte creation at the premiere. Her modified Spring 2013 leaf-printed layered strapless dress was styled with Fred Leighton jewelry and black Gucci Jane sandal booties.
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Jessica Biel at the Los Angeles Premiere of Hitchcock
Jessica’s black Gucci Spring 2013 halter gown included an extravagant ruffle detail on the bodice and the open back. She introduced a pop of color with that yellow Fendi clutch and completed her look with Jennifer Meyer jewels as well as Sergio Rossi heels.
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Melissa George at the 40th International Emmy Awards
Melissa wore an elegant deep blue Giorgio Armani strapless dress for the annual awards. A pair of ornate gold earrings served as the perfect finishing touch.
Julien Macdonald is certainly getting a lot of love from celebs lately. Bérénice selected an embellished black dress with feather accent from the designer’s Fall 2012 collection, which she combined with crystal Christian Louboutin Pigalle pumps.
Katy Perry at the Dream Foundation
Katy’s floral Dolce & Gabbana floor-length gown was accented by a jewel-encrusted belt. She capped off her look with Charlotte Olympia Dolly platform pumps.