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Runway vs. Reality: Kim Kardashian's Cutout Dress

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
Theirry Mugler Fall 2012 (Imax Tree), Kim Kardashian (PacificCoastNews.com)It's easy to see why Thierry Mugler is one of Lady Gaga's go-to label. Kim Kardashian, on the other hand, is an unexpected client.The reality queen hit up in NYC in one of the fashion house's Fall 2012 alien-esque black-and-white designs. Kim may have ditched the flossy fringe from the runway but those provocative cutouts were in full force. A sleek ponytail and black ankle-wrap footwear suited both stylings.Do you...Read Full Story

Runway vs. Reality: Twilight's Ashley Greene Wears Oscar de la Renta

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Ashley Greene (Getty) Oscar de la Renta Fall 2012 (Imax Tree)For Comic-Con's Twilight celebration, Ashley Greene delighted fans in a taffeta dress from Oscar de la Renta's French Baroque Fall 2012 collection. When glancing back at the original debut of the piece, it made us wonder which styling was best, as each look had its own charm. Check out the breakdown and tell us: Which look do you prefer? On the Red Carpet The shoes: Metallic bowed evening sandals from the same designer.The bag: A...Read Full Story

Runway to Reality: Diane Kruger in Elie Saab Couture

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Getty, Imax Tree Diane Kruger and Elie Saab are a match made in high fashion heaven. The beautiful actress appeased us all when she opted to wear a chiffon gown from Saab's Fall 2011 Couture collection for the Venice premiere of Ides of March.The starlet wore a variation of the runway piece, choosing a design with delicate beaded spaghetti straps and a lowered neckline. The original frothy layers of sheer tulle were modified with an opaque under skirt of shining silver.Diane opted for an...Read Full Story

Runway to Reality: Kelly Rowland in Versace

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Kelly Rowland (Getty) in Versace (Imax Tree) Kelly Rowland has become a fast fan of Versace designs, and with a body like hers it is no surprise. The Versace vixen strutted her enviable figure on the red carpet to the X Factor photocall in a sleek black number from the Fall 2011 collection.This collection was a throwback to the '80s with vivid turquoise and purple hues intertwined with bold intarsia style lines. The prominent neon graphics, boxy silhouettes and the dominance of black gave...Read Full Story

Runway to Reality: Lea Michele in Marchesa

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Imax Tree, Getty Lea Michele has never been a fashion wallflower. The Glee actress and Broadway talent loves to wear dramatic dresses on the red carpet—thus making Lea and Marchesa a match made in heaven. Lea must have recently discovered her perfect chemistry with the label as she wore another Marchesa creation earlier this week for Fox's All Star party.Lea's look for the Glee concert movie premiere, however, offered a very different mood. She traded in the romantic art-deco design for...Read Full Story

Runway to Reality: Sandra Bullock in Lanvin

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Getty, Imax Tree Sandra Bullock took to the red carpet in a black strapless jumpsuit from Lanvin's Fall 2010 collection. The actress minimized the look with delicate evening sandals and accessorized only with gold cuff bracelets and thin hoop earrings. Sandra's interpretation of the style was a much different direction than the designer originally portrayed on the runway.Alber Elbaz's tribally influenced Fall '10 collection had a potent dark edge. Black, gray, forest and rust with a...Read Full Story

Runway to Reality: Lady Gaga in Yves Saint Laurent

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Pacific Coast News and Imax TreeLady Gaga stepped out for a night in LA wearing an Yves Saint Laurent runway look. The Fall '11 YSL collection encompassed two of the season's biggest trends: powerful androgyny mixed with '70s swagger. Lady G's look paid homage to Bianca Jagger's white suit and the carefree fluid fabrics of the Studio 54 crowd. The queen of drama looked refined in the high-waisted wide leg trousers, white blouse and gold chain ascot necklace—no lace mask or facial horns to be...Read Full Story

Runway to Reality: Jennifer Aniston in Valentino Couture

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Getty, Imax TreeJennifer Aniston was the first star to don a Fall '11 Valentino Couture design on the red carpet. The actress strayed from her LBD to wear the exquisitely sequined silver frock. The braided trim exemplified the Renaissance collection, but Jen ditched the jeweled crown and romantic princess updo from the runway for her signature straight 'do and Tom Ford's modern ballet heels. After all, Jen's Hollywood royalty is regal enough.See Valentino's complete couture collection:Read Full Story