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SHEER BLACK GOWNS
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Nikki Reed and show a little leg in sheer dresses that range from super-sexy to romantic and sweet.
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, and Cheryl Cole are spot-on with their adorable polka-dotted heels, which complement outfits from sweet to sophisticated.
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Diane Kruger, and January Jones get book-smart, carrying bags shaped like great works of literature to evening events.
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STRIPED TANK MAXIS
Halle Berry, and breeze about town in their effortless striped maxis, adding chains and belts to finish the look.
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, and Jessica Szohr get happy feet, adding a sexy, swingy addition to their already super-hot heels.
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, Abbie Cornish and slip on the menswear-inspired straps – but keep the look girly with plunging necklines or feminine pumps.
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It’s a wrap for Kylie Minogue, Uma Thurman and , who translate the classic outerwear look with sexy full-skirted, cinched dresses.
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, and treat their pastel pants as a neutral, topping the style with sleek jackets or casual denim.
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, Olivia Palermo and Cat Deeley show three great ways to transition the unexpected style from day to night: add a strapless top, a blazer or wedges.
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LONG SLEEVES & HIGH SLITS
, and Brooklyn Decker bare lots of leg in their glamorous gowns – but temper the super-sexy style with ladylike hair and makeup.
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, Hilary Swank and wear the spring-ready color palette with a retro twist, pairing high-waisted, wide-legged trousers with matching tops.
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, and Dita Von Teese give their sweet summer sundresses a nautical touch by cinching their waists with a twist of twine.
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EMBELLISHED BLACK DRESSES
Chelsea Clinton, Mia Wasikowska and Brooke Burke are ultra-feminine in their ruffled, rosette-adorned frocks, accented with black shoes and elegant dos.
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COLORFUL WEDGE HEELS
, and Elizabeth Banks put a fresh twist on classic espadrilles, picking pairs with bright stripes along the shoe’s chunky heel.
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, and decide that two lengths are better than one, wearing their asymmetrical-hem dresses to parties and premieres.
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WHITE PIPED HEELS
Kylie Minogue, and Melissa George try the nautical trend on their toes, stepping out in sexy white heels with contrasting piping.
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, and try a spring-friendly take on the classic power suit, picking it in a softer hue and adding feminine details like a contrasting necklace or bold buttons.
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OPEN DENIM SHIRTS
, Kourtney Kardashian and ditch traditional cardigans for distressed denim toppers, leaving the button-ups undone over maxis, jeans and sexy shorts.
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GRAY AND CHARTREUSE
Nina Dobrev, True Blood’s Lindsay Pulsipher and temper the bold neon trend with shots of sober gray, wisely pairing the eye-catching contrast with simple nude pumps.
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It’s difficult to look effortlessly breezy in eveningwear, but Diane Kruger, and Olivia Wilde manage flawlessly in their elegant, relaxed gowns.
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Alessandra Ambrosio, and Khloe Kardashian give a dressed-down spin to the traditionally buttoned-up staple by picking a sassy jean style.
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Kelly Ripa, and Karolina Kurkova combine the summer-ready rope sole of an espadrille with the ultra-glam look of a sky-high stiletto.
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ORANGE & PURPLE COLOR BLOCKING
Cheryl Cole, and Nicole Scherzinger try an exceptionally bold variation on the color-blocking trend, pairing orange tops with purple bottoms – and wisely keeping accessories to a minimum.
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Selita Ebanks, and Dita Von Teese don’t shy away from the sexy color, wearing it from head-to-toe – and even flashing a little leg or décolletage for good measure.
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HOT PINK CLUTCHES
Nikki Reed, Jayma Mays and pack a punch with the perfect-for-summer shade, using it to contrast with a simple black ensemble or to complement a super-bright dress.
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, and add something extra to their retro shades, from a decorative bar to a jeweled accent.
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Heather Morris, Khloe Kardashian and Rose McGowan put a playful spin on the head-to-toe denim trend, wearing the versatile fabric in onesie form and pairing the look with chunky shoes.
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SHORT-SLEEVE RED SHEATHS
When the weather is as red-hot as their dresses, Pippa Middleton, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone beat the heat in sexy, short-sleeve versions of the ladylike look.
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WHITE T-STRAP PUMPS
Mary J. Blige, and Cheryl Cole embrace white-shoe season wholeheartedly, pairing their snowy T-strap heels with formfitting summer frocks.
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, and demonstrate the versatility of a seemingly standout piece like tomato-hued shorts – whether worn with stripes, button-downs or a dressy top, they work beautifully.
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METALLIC LONG-SLEEVE MINIS
, and Elle Macpherson show that their sex appeal has legs – covering up on top in glitzy crewnecks but flashing miles of flawless skin below the hemline.
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HIGH-SLIT CASUAL SKIRTS
On the other hand, , and Olivia Wilde take a more casual approach to showing some leg – wearing soft, loose skirts with a subtle slit up the side.
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HOT PINK PANTS
, Molly Sims and Elisabetta Canalis embrace summer’s bright colors in a big way, stepping out in electric-pink pants with otherwise neutral looks.
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, Brooklyn Decker and are dangerously sexy in their spiked, studded pumps – equally cool with a tee, white jeans or a micro-mini.
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BLAZERS AND JEAN SHORTS
, and are all business on top, party on the bottom by pairing the sophisticated staple with the casual basic.
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, and January Jones show their true colors by picking shades with bold, bright frames.
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Diane Kruger, and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley give their typically sweet ballet flats a little edge by picking pairs with a tough chain around the ankle.
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, and Selita Ebanks embrace the summer’s trendy maxidress for its comfort, but the bodice s extra flowing layer of fabric makes the look ideal for an evening out.
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DENIM ON DENIM
, and prove that double denim is totally doable – different washes and a streamlined look is the key to style success.
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