Red Carpet Trend Report: The Scoop on Jumpsuits, T-Strap Heels and the Belt That's Taking Too Much Room
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In our weekly roundup of the looks that are gaining fashion ground (and the ones losing their style street cred), we saw tons of chic onesies and ladylike shoes, but a downtick in this waist-cinching style.
Up: Jumpsuits. It appears that some of our favorite women of Hollywood have grown tired of their LBDs, opting instead for something with a little more flair. Rose Byrne (left) is no stranger to this style (just look at the highly-embellished Elie Saab piece she wore to the 2012 SAG Awards), and this time around she selected a strapless silver Max Mara creation with wide-leg bottoms, which are spot on for summer trends. Sophia Bush was also spotted in a sexy tuxedo-inspired version, while Jamie King sported a simple all-black Jason Wu design. With their one-piece ease, you can be sure that we will be seeing plenty more of these on the red carpet this summer.
Up: T-Strap Heels. The ladies wearing this trend have their style down to a T (sorry, we couldn’t resist). While everyone else is probably staring at Carrie Underwood’s (center) Rubin Singer chevron-printed dress, we were more focused on her feet — more specifically, her Henri Lepore Dezert black pumps. Kiernan Shipka (our fave 14-year-old style star) also adorned her feet with a pair of fancy black-and-gold sandals and Krysten Ritter also chose a pair of strappy metallic pumps.
Down: Big Belts. This style comes back around every so often, but with more flowy summer styles in at the moment, they’re a little too structured for the season. Eva Longoria’s (right) oversize belt seems a little intense when compared to the lightened-up looks everyone else is sporting. But don’t toss yours just yet — when fall’s bulkier fabrics return, we might be needing these wide waist cinchers.
Which of these trends will you try? Which will you skip? Tell us in the comments!
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