Lifestyle Style Did You Wear These Trends? Jessica, Christina, Lauren and more showed off the latest looks in 2008– but were they for you, too? Vote now! By Melissa Liebling-Goldberg By People Staff Published on December 29, 2008 04:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 29 FLORAL STRIPES Demis Maryannakis/Splash News; Soul Brother/FilmMagic; Richard Young/Startraks How to spice up the little black dress? Add bold stripes of colorful floral prints – like Christina Aguilera, Jessica Simpson and Leona Lewis. 02 of 29 CUFFED JEANS Sara De Boer/Retna; Fame(2) Amanda Peet, Katie Holmes and Rachel Bilson take a casual cue from the ’80s in their distressed and pegged jeans. 03 of 29 DOUBLE STRAND PEARLS Jamie McCarthy/Wireimage; Flynet; David Mepham/Dave Lucas/Pacific Coast News Pearls lend a classic flair to edgy little black dresses for fashionistas like Ashlee Simpson, Sarah Jessica Parker and Gwyneth Paltrow. 04 of 29 LATEX LEGGINGS Press/Bauer-griffin; Baez/Ramey; Press/Bauer-Griffin Not for the shy of thigh – Ashley Olsen, Heidi Klum and Rihanna show off their enviable legs in their skintight, shiny latex leggings. 05 of 29 YELLOW, BLACK & WHITE FLORAL DRESSES Winter/Getty; Kambouris/WireImage; Livingston/Getty Yellow gets a lot less mellow with bold black-and-white graphic floral patterns – turning up on Marion Cotillard, Drew Barrymore and Jennifer Garner. 06 of 29 RIPPED JEANS Michael Williams/Startraks; Butterworth/Symons/Pacific Coast News; Fame Keep ripped jeans looking stylish with a skinny fit and oversized sunglasses like Kate Beckinsale, Lauren Conrad and Nicole Richie. 07 of 29 JUMPSUITS Debbie VanStory/RockinExposures/iPhoto; Russ Einhorn/Splash News; INF Malin Ackerman, Gwyneth Paltrow and Rihanna go for one easy piece in their sharply tailored one-piece looks. 08 of 29 NAVY DRESSES Dan Kitwood/Getty; INF; George Pimentel/WireImage Forget the LBD – Anne Hathaway, Reese Witherspoon and Claire Danes take a sophisticated turn in sleek sapphire dresses. 09 of 29 SCARVES ON PURSES Kushner/INF; Tom Vickers/Splash News; Eliot/Bauer-Griffin Take a note from Heidi Montag, Jennifer Aniston and Eva Longoria Parker – give a kick to your basic tote with a fun, patterned scarf. 10 of 29 SANDAL BOOTIES Flynet; Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic; All Access Photo Agency/Retna The latest hybrid shoe – part open-toed sandal, part ankle boot – is already turning up on the fashionable feet of Jessica Alba, Whitney Port and Rachel Bilson. 11 of 29 WHITE MAXIDRESSES DS-ISM/Flynet; Bauer Griffin; DS-ISM/Tom/Flynet Beat the heat in breezy long dresses in pure white like Eva Longoria, Lauren Conrad and Jessica Simpson. Add on oversized sunglasses and a neutral bag for maximum style points. 12 of 29 RED STRAPLESS DRESSES Amanda Schwab/Startraks; Ramey; Craig Barritt/JPI Liv Tyler, Sienna Miller and Rumer Willis look like the belles of the ball in these full-skirted crimson frocks. 13 of 29 GLADIATOR HEELS Johns PkI/Splash News; Evan Agostini/AP; Hermann J. Knippertz/AP Ashley Olsen, Emmanuelle Chriqui and Heidi Klum put a trendy twist on the classic strappy sandal. 14 of 29 EXTREME RUFFLES Kempin/WireImage; Young/Startraks; INF Want to stand out? Try these curling and swirling ruffled dresses, like Michelle Monaghan, Eva Longoria Parker and model Chanel Iman. 15 of 29 YELLOW DRESSES Diane Cohen/Everett Collection; PA Photos /Landov; Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Black and yellow aren’t just for bees – Leighton Meester, Thandie Newton and Emmy Rossum start a buzz with their black-belted sunny frocks. 16 of 29 RED FLORAL GOWNS Williamson/WireImage; Evan Agostini/AP; LDP IMAGES Katie Cassidy, Miley Cyrus and Eva Longoria Parker add a bright touch to their elegant gowns with bold scarlet flowers. 17 of 29 BLAZERS OVER DRESSES Barson/WireImage; Marsland/WireImage; Polk/WireImage How to keep covered-up and still look cool? Add a tailored blazer to flirty dresses like Julianne Moore, Gwyneth Paltrow and Whitney Port do! 18 of 29 WATERCOLOR FLORAL DRESSES Mazur/WireImage; Kempin/WireImage; Buckner/Getty Cameron Diaz, Heidi Montag and Knocked Up’s Leslie Mann take an artistic approach to their spring florals in sweet strapless shapes. 19 of 29 YELLOW PURSE Lydie/Sipa; Gustavo Caballero/Getty; Limelight Spring is in the air as Mary-Kate Olsen, Rihanna and Rachel Bilson add a dash of sunshine to their outfits with vivid yellow purses. 20 of 29 RED DENIM Pedro Andrade/Pacific Coast News; NPG; Clark Samuels/Startraks Lauren Conrad, Fergie and Emmy Rossum hit the streets in their anything-but-basic denim in shades of crimson. 21 of 29 FEATHERED DRESSES KCSPresse/Splash News; Gifford/FilmMagic; Vespa/WireImage Avoid looking like Big Bird in dresses with feathers strategically placed at the hem, like Rihanna, Renée Zellweger and Molly Sims. 22 of 29 IKAT DRESSES LaVeris/FilmMagic; Larsen/INF; DeGuire/WireImage Debbie Matenopoulos, Brittany Snow and Kristen Bell join the bohemian brigade in exotic-inspired flowy dresses. 23 of 29 PLAID COATS INF, Landov, Pacific Coast News Add a touch of tartan to a trenchcoat and you’ll get fashion magic – just check out Dita Von Teese, Rihanna and Gwen Stefani. 24 of 29 LEATHER JACKETS OVER DRESSES INF; Dave Allocca/Startraks; Jean-Paul Aussenard/WireImage Want to add some edge to a sweet, full skirt? Top it with a fitted black leather jacket like Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Ashley Olsen and Anne Hathaway have. 25 of 29 SANDALS OVER TIGHTS Big Pictures/Bauer-Griffin; Wong/INF; Graylock/Abaca Dying to wear your new spring sandals – even if it’s still cold? Take a cue from Kate Moss, Scarlett Johansson and Heidi Klum who pair their tan sandals with hosiery. 26 of 29 ONE-SHOULDERED RUFFLED DRESSES Alex Berliner/Berliner, Jason Kempin/WireImage, Noel Vasquez/Getty Kate Hudson, Rachel Bilson and Rashida Jones add a feminine edge to their one-shouldered cocktail dresses with oversized frills along the neckline. 27 of 29 FEATHERED VESTS Bill Davila/Startraks; Rob Kim /Landov; Soul Brother/FilmMagic Solange Knowles, Aubrey O’Day and Cassie are songbirds of a feather in their plumage-laden toppers. 28 of 29 BLACK & PINK DRESSES Kambouris/Wireimage; Fame; Browarnik/WireImage Want to take the edge off bubble gum pink? Add thick black accents around the neckline like Camilla Belle, Rachel Bilson and Mandy Moore. 29 of 29 ONE-SLEEVED GOWN Granitz/WireImage; Kambouris/WireImage; Spellman/WireImage Heidi Klum, Cate Blanchett and Eva Mendes show off a single toned arm in their asymmetrical gowns.