Sunday, September 30, 2007


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Gabrielle Union attended the Hollywood premiere of her film, "Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls" in a black asymmetrical Jay Godfrey frock.

Tisha Martin-Campbell opted for the flattering brown strapless verison of the ruched dress to to the 38th Annual NAACP Image Awards.

Gabrielle Union vs Tisha Martin-Campbell (in Jay Godfrey gowns)
who got IT?

Gabrielle rock her look with gold accessories and a matching black clutch. Tisha let her dress pop by rocking hoop earrings accentuate with a ponytail. Tara Reid also wore this Jay Godfrey gown in blue.


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Rihanna flaunted a pair of Dsquared2 black leather boots during a taping of BET’s "106 & Park" in New York City.

Beyonce rock the same pair of Dsquared2 brass knuckle boots Saturday night in the Big Apple after eating dinner at restaurant, La Esquina.

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Rihanna vs Beyonce (in Dsquared 2 brass knuckle boots)
who got IT?

Rihanna paired her boots with a chic black and gold bomber jacket while Beyonce paired her boots with a sequin black and gray Dereon tee. Both ladies went for a layered look with their jewelry.

Saturday, September 29, 2007


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SuChin Pak, MTV News journalist, showed up at the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards in a strapless floral frock.

June Ambrose, in-demand stylist of Jay-Z, Mariah Carey and Missy Elliott, arrived at BET’s Rip the Runway 2007 in the same dress paired with 2007's it shoe, YSL tribute pumps.

SuChin Pak vs June Ambrose: who got IT?

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This week's best dressed September-born celebrity goes to actress Lisa-Raye who recently celebrated her big 40th birthday.

Ironically so, today is my 24th birthday. Got a pick for next week's best dressed September-born actor/actress? Send me an e-mail at!


Friday, September 28, 2007


Yves Saint Laurent tribute pumps became a staple red carpet accessory. Just who hasn't been photographed with a pair on? Well let's not get into that. Let's focus on who wore it so far in 2007.

Beyonce rocked them to a "B'day" photoshoot. Christina wore them to an "Back to Basics" after party in New York City. Victoria was photograped in a pair at an award ceremony and J.Lo was spotted in them at "TRL."

Eve paired her white Rachel Roy frock with black YSL tribute pumps at an VH1/Self event in the Big Apple. Gwen Stefani rock her own creation a L.A.M.B asymmetrical black and white dress with the shoe craze of the year. Jessica Simpson dressed up with jeans while out and about in Hollywood. Blu Cantrall channelled her inner French chic style with a gold metallic beanie at Sidekick 3 bash.

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Mary J Blige paired her pink Valentino braided shoulder bag with a nude YSL platforms at a recent "Entourage" premiere. Ciara opted for the black and white plaid verison at the 2007 Kids Choice Awards. Golden Brooks went for '70s look at Too Faced Cosmetics and Sephora’s “Love Lisa; Armed and Glamorous” Event.

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Jessica Alba rock the Mary-Jane styled pair to the 2007 MTV Movie Awards. American Idol star Paula Abdul in brown Prada jersey dress had on a pair of chic YSL pumps. R&B songstress from the U.K Jamelia dazzled in red YSL platforms at the Sony Radio Academy Awards. Victoria Beckham also wore this red pump for dinner with her husband.

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Style Verdict: These ladies have inspired a new trend - 2007 YSL tribute pump obsession!


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Hilary Duff was spotted out to her hairdresser salon in Beverly Hills with heading to Neil George hairdresser in Beverly Hills with a gray patterned Louis Vuitton Damier Azur Speedy bag.

Reformed party girl Tara Reid went out for dinner at Ciprani in London with a similar LV bag - a Damier Azur Saleya PM.

Hilary Duff vs Tara Reid: who got IT?

Thanks I Heart That!



Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon were spotted in costume on the New York City set of "Sex & The City: The Movie."
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Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda were dressed to the nines. Quite frankly, May 2008 is too long of a way for this movie to be release. Hopefully a teaser (re: trailer) would pop up by December.



Melanie Brown pre-pregnancy and "Dancing with The Stars" hoopla simply can't get enough of these black Oxford leggings.
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Style Verdict: Melanie Brown has officially joined the elite group of trendsetters which include Beyonce, Mariah, Kelly Rowland, and Rihanna.

Together, they've manage to famously popularized on the catwalk.

Thanks to Toya of Toya's World for pointing out Mel B's leggings obsession!



Move over Kim Kardashian! Rihanna is dedicated Herve Leger-wearing fashionista. Rihanna's distintive obsession with Herve Leger bandage-type dresses began at the 2006 Billboard After Party with LG Chocolate.

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Since then Rihanna hasn't parted from her dear obession. Let's take a moment to reflect on this thought.
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For Clive Davis pre-Grammy bash, Rihanna lit up the red carpet in a pink Herve Leger mini. When she insured her legs for a cool million dollars, Rihanna came dress in an electric blue Herve Leger body-hugging skirt at the Venus Breeze presentation.

At the 2007 BET Awards, Rihanna rock a white vintage Herve Leger frock. For the So So Def after-party in Hollywood, Rihanna changed into a black halter Herve Leger dress.

Style Verdict: Rihanna and her dedicated stylist Mariel Haenn works with what suits Rihanna's model-like body type.


Thursday, September 27, 2007


Rihanna simply can't get enough of all things- Dsquared2.

At Spring 2008 fashion in Milan , Rihanna was the label's runway model basking in the all spotlight.

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Let's take a look back to the times Rihanna faithfully rock Dsquared2 to promote her current album, "Good Girl Gone Bad."

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Rihanna at Live Earth 2007 wore a black Dsquared2 jumper with a pair of yellow and black Christian Louboutin pumps.

To premiere her two new music videos, "Shut Up and Drive" and "Don't Stop the Music" at BET 106 & Park, Rihanna rock a pair of hot brass knuckle boots.

Style Verdict: Once a loyal customer, always a loyal customer.

Dsquared2's twin design duo Dean and Dan Caten must be delighted that Rihanna helped bring their chic couture line to mainstream pop culture.

A good well worn trend by Rihanna.



Here's just a taste of Fall's It Bags which features the hottest designs from couture labels Jimmy Choo, Valentino, Yves Saint Laurent, and Marc Jacobs.
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A pre-pregnancy Halle Berry paired her black leather and suede Jimmy Choo tote with Christian Louboutin Alfred Flat Shoes. Fashion savvy Beyonce Knowles rock the same "it bag" as Halle in red with a pair of Louis Vuitton millionaire shades. Rebah vixen Lindsay Lohan shared a strong love for electric blue Jimmy Choo "Mahala" bag.

Angelina Jolie and her daughter Zahara Jolie-Pitt wore this chic white $1700 Valentino braided shoulder bag while out and about in Central Park. Emmy-winning actress Katherine Heigl pair her red Valentino Pintucked Shopper with a white Juicy Couture sweater jacket. UK starlet Victoria Beckham can't get enough of the same Valentino luxe bag while shopping in L.A in her luxe Christian Louboutin shoes and a pair of dark DVF cigarette jeans.
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Demi Moore was spotted last month in the Big Apple with a black and gold Yves Saint Laurent Downtown satchel. Kylie Minogue in a stunning Emanuel Ungaro frock opted for the gold verison of the YSL diminutive bag.

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Actress Meagan Good rock her favorite red carpet staple [Marc Jacobs quilted Stam handbag] for a launch party while "TRL" VJ Vanessa Minnillo was spotted in Times Square rocking a black verison.

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Latest "IT" bags as worn by Halle, Beyonce, Lindsay, Angelina, Katherine, Victoria, Demi, Kylie, Meagan and Vanessa:

Wednesday, September 26, 2007


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Newly fit Star Jones was spotted in the city that never sleeps (New York City) rocking a blue and black Diane von Furstenberg frock with a pair of Gucci "hollywood" open-toe heels.

During Spring 2008 Fashion Week, pin-up vixen Carmen Electra paired her contrasting tank dress with open-toe black and gold Sergio Rossi platforms.
Star Jones vs Carmen Electra: who got IT?



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Back in April, Kelly Ripa best known for her quirk personality on TV daytime show, "Live With Regis & Kelly" arrived at the 2007 TV Land Awards in a strapless Giambattista Valli dress.

On September 18th, Kelly wears the same dress with the same shoes to the 2007 Relly Awards.

Style Verdict: Kelly Ripa simply can't get enough of this hot Giambattisa Valli number.

Thanks reader Oz and "Life & Style" magazine for the tip! :)



Check out this preview of Christina Aguilera's fragrance commerical:

[spotted at Breath of Fresh Ink.]
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Here's the slogan: "Christina Aguilera: Sometimes, It's All You Need To Wear."
The commerical's concept comes from the old glamour Hollywood era of the 1920's. Christina said the whole premise of the commerical comes from her album, "Back to Basics."


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Kelly Rowland wore this multi-colored Roberto Cavalli thigh-high frock to the 2007 Cannes Film Festival at De Grisogono Terrace.

Hip-Hop violinist Miri Ben-Ari opted for a longer hemline verison to the flagship opening of Just Cavalli in the Big Apple.

Kelly Rowland paired her dress with golden sandals while Miri opt for black pumps. Both wore their hairi curly.

Kelly Rowland vs Miri Ben-Ari: who got IT?

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Jennifer Lopez is always the fashion forward lady but lately she's stuck on one style trend-asymmetrical gowns. Whether rocking designer duds (Marchesa, Versace, Lanvin, Cavalli, Chanel) or her own creations (JustSweet), J.Lo simply can't part from her signature asymmetrical gowns.

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First row: Marchesa, Versace, Lanvin
Second row: Cavalli, Just Sweet, Chanel
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Style Verdict: Jennifer is such a fan of this flattering asymmetrical look that she incorporated the trend into her clothing collection, Just Sweet. Check out the green dress J.Lo has on from Just Sweet Spring 2008 Collection.



Hayden Panettiere simply can't get enough of her love affair with Alice + Olivia frocks. Maybe the young starlet is hoping to become the label's spokes model?

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Launched in 2002, Alice + Olivia is the brain child of designer Stacey Bendet. Alice + Olivia is quickly becoming the designer of choice among young Hollywood. Vanessa Hudgens wore the same black sequined dress as Hayden to the Australia premiere of "Hairspray."

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Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson finally came on board for the filming of "Sex & The City: The Movie." Not to give too much away from the plot, Jennifer portrays Carrie Bradshaw's assistant.

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Kim Cattrall (Samantha Jones) and Kristin Davis (Charlotte York) dressed to the nines in colorful designer frocks.

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Tres chic!


Tuesday, September 25, 2007


Beyonce Knowles simply can't get enough of her leopard-print Miss Tina handbag. The Golden-Globes nominated actress rocks this purse with her Christian Louboutin pumps, Sergio Rossi slingbacks, Rocawear jeans, House of Dereon straight-leg denim, cropped jackets, and a chic beanie.

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Style Verdict: The Grammy-winning R&B singer can't get enough of her Miss Tina luxe handbag.



Ever since Jennifer Lopez step out of her limo in that revealing Versace green dress at the Grammy's, the red carpet has been hit by low-cut hoopla!

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UK actress Thandie Newton attended the party for Albert Museum London in this Afro-centric Maxi dress. Her style just simply never misses a beat!

"Good Girl Gone Bad" singer Rihanna channeled her inner rock glam down the carpet at Poiret: "King of Fashion" Costume Institute Gala in New York City. Rihanna's style lately is borderline risky. She doesn't follow trends.



Introducing a new category to Obsessed-Hoopla: "Can't Get Enough." This new catergory highlights a style item your favorite celebrity simply cannot part with. Case in point...

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Kelly Rowland's obsession with Hermes belt is going strong for a solid year now. The former Destiny's Child starlet has been photographed wearing this chic Hermes logo belt with a pair of dark rinse denim.

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Last October in the Big Apple, Oprah Winfrey attended the event for Hearst Brand New Tower in a red slinky DKNY frock.

Back in March, Kelly Rowland showed up in the same dress at the 2007 Players Party Dinner in Miami Beach.

Oprah Winfrey vs Kelly Rowland: who got IT?

Oprah pair her dress with matching red slingbacks while Kelly went for a laidback look wit a pair of brown sandals.

Monday, September 24, 2007


Beyonce Knowles' American Express "Are You A Card Member" commerical features her parents Tina & Mathew Knowles as well as her stylist Ty and her talented cousin, songwriter/assistant Angie Beyince.

Below is Beyonce in her own words expressing her involvement with American Express "Are You A Card Member" AD campaign:

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Earlier I posted up the AD campaign featuring her clothing designer mother Tina Knowles, click here to see it once more.



Model Jennifer Flavin (better known as Sylvester Stallone's wife) wore this asymmetrical cotton Michael Kors gray belted dress at the Las Vegas premiere of "Resident Evil: Extinction."

Jessica Simpson rock the same dress to check out Kors Spring 2008 Collection at Fashion Week in New York's Bryant Park.

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Jennifer Flavin vs Jessica Simpson: who got IT?



Sergio Rossi shoes are IN!

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At the Los Angeles premiere of "Shrek the Third", Cameron Diaz accessorized her pink Chanel sheath with a pair of Sergio Rossi platform patent pumps.

Stepping out of her Manchester Hotel in London, Beyonce Knowles match her black skin-tight Oxford cropped leggings with a pair of black and white Sergio Rossi sandals.

Always paparazzi-ready Victoria Beckham matched her gray tank, white DVF jeans, and Hermes Birkin bag with a pair of $625 Sergio Rossi heels.

This April at the premiere of "Are We Done Yet"", actress Nia Long kept cool in an off-the-shoulder frock at the premiere of her film, "Are We Done Yet?" this past April.

Below is Victoria, Beyonce, and Nia's suede open-toe sandals:

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Below is Cameron Diaz's pumps:

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For $535, these sassy Sergio Rossi platform pumps can be yours. A similarity between Serigo Rossi platforms and Christian Louboutin heels is their penchant for contrasting the bottom of their shoes. Christian Louboutin's signature color is red whereas Sergio Rossi contrasts the heel and platform.

Pictured on your left above is Sergio Rossi black patent leather platform pump. On your right is a pair of $685 Christian Louboutin Defil platform pumps.



Emmy-winning actress Katherine Heigl of "Grey's Anatomy" has been spotted rocking Fall's must-have bags - Chanel and Valentino.

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Pictured on the left is Heigl with a dreamy Valentino Pintucked Shopper. On your right is Katherine in pair of chic Chanel black and white logo flats flaunted her classic Chanel chain tote.

Want Heigl's Chanel bag? Try this transculent Chanel tote from the Spring 2007 Collection:

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If the Heigl's model is to simple for your style, try this metallic pathwork tote from Chanel Spring 2007:

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Visit Red Carpet Style Awards for where to score Heigl's Valentino handbag.