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A day after holding hands with Harry Styles, is all sweetness and light in a high-neck Maria Lucia Hohan party dress. A day after calling it quits, she drops jaws in a cut-to-there Ralph Lauren Collection gown. We have a feeling we’ll be seeing lots more of these “Eat your heart out, Harry” sexy dresses.
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From on-again-off-again to “I’ll make him wish it was on again!” ditched last year’s pink minis and girlie straight strands for last week’s all-grown-up Alberta Ferretti number designed to remind just how big their age difference really is.
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lost about 90 pounds post-split – and we’re not just talking about shedding Marc Anthony. She went from fluffy, frilly and feathered to sexy, sleek and streamlined months after her 2011 breakup – and picked up a much younger man who appreciates her new look.
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We were relieved when Jennie took a cue from Kelly Taylor and chose herself. Instead of being a dowdy plus-one at husband Peter Facinelli’s Twilight premieres, within just a few months last year the actress dropped 30 pounds, grew out her blonde locks and returned to the red carpet in a head-turning leather sheath.
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In the year in between these two Golden Globes appearances, lost a husband and a bit of weight, but gained adorable bangs and a killer sense of style. Her post-breakup Nina Ricci sheath and ruby sandals in 2007 became the gold standard to which all breakovers now aspire.
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deserved a Golden Globe for her amazing performances on the 2008 Get Smart red carpet in the midst of a very messy breakup (that ended with her longtime love in jail). Rather than stay in and lick her wounds, the star traded her sweet style for an all-out glam look that announced that she was back on the scene – and the market – in a big way.
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Ending things with Russell Brand in 2012 was the catalyst needed to leave behind her cartoonish apparel and transition into a more sophisticated new style. She’s still having fun with fashion but without those eyebrow-raising costumes, and for that (if nothing else) we’ve got to thank Russell.