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Red Carpet Trend Report: The Scoop on Snakeskin, Collared Dresses and the Need for a Fresh New Neckline

Feb/28/2014 at 08:00 PM ET

Trend report: snakeskin, collared dressesAngela Weiss/Getty (2); Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

In our weekly roundup of the looks that are gaining fashion ground (and the ones losing their style street cred), we saw serpentine style, crisp collars and a neckline that’s just not picking up steam.
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Best Dressed of the Week: All Reese Witherspoon Needs Is an LBD to Take Out the Competition

Feb/15/2014 at 09:00 AM ET

Reese Witherspoon best dressedTheo Wargo/Getty

PEOPLE.com readers really can’t resist a good LBD. Proof: This week’s best dressed star. Reese Witherspoon trumped two celebs in floor-skimming gowns for the title, and we’re not sure how we feel about it.

Don’t get us wrong: The actress looks amazing in the long-sleeve Valentino design (worn to the Great American Songbook event in N.Y.C.) featuring an on-trend scalloped neckline. Our favorite part of the look is her textured waves and sexy smoky eye, but in general we felt it was a safe move for the star who earned close to 23,000 “Love It Votes” (a 90 percent approval rating!) to beat out the competition.

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Trailing Witherspoon’s stylish footsteps, Elizabeth Hurley nabbed the No. 2 spot in a slinky dove-gray halter with interlocking rings at the neckline at the London Royal Portrait Gallery event. She completed her glam look with a white fur coat and earned an 81 percent “Love It” rating from readers. And rounding out the top 3 was our personal favorite this week, Diane Kruger, who stunned in a white Elie Saab gown with a sheer skirt at the Better Angels premiere in Berlin.

We want to know: Did Reese deserve the top spot? Or were you hoping for a more formal look like Diane’s white gown? Share your thoughts below!

–Brittany Talarico

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What Was Diane Kruger's Most Recent Splurge? Who Loves Target Lingerie? The Stars Dished at the Peter Pilotto Event

Feb/10/2014 at 09:45 AM ET

Peter Pilotto for TargetCourtesy Target

You’re not the only one who can’t wait to get her hands on Target’s designer collaborations; celebs line up to get their hands on the coveted pieces too. And the latest collection, which featured Peter Pilotto‘s signature allover prints, was no exception. From left, Diane Kruger, Taylor Schilling and actress Dree Hemingway were among the stars who turned up to fête the launch Thursday.
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Did Diane Kruger Have a Wardrobe Malfunction?

Oct/07/2013 at 10:50 AM ET

Diane Kruger red dressSplash News Online; Getty

Quick: Name a time Diane Kruger has looked anything less than flawless on the red carpet. It’s hard to do, right?

Which is why PEOPLE StyleWatch editors were left feeling confused and adrift when, while selecting photos for Last Night’s Look, they spotted what appeared to be Diane Kruger’s silicone “chicken cutlets” peeking out of her off-the-shoulder red satin dress. Could our most reliable red carpet style star have suffered such a major wardrobe malfunction? What did this mean for our fantasy fashionista draft?

RELATED: Obsessed or hot mess? Vote in our gallery here!

That’s when we decided we had to go to the tape — referencing the dress itself against the original one that hit the Jonathan Saunders runway in the spring. And we were relieved (we think) to see that she was wearing it as it was presented on the runway, exposed, nude-hued bustier construction and all.

Did you have the same double-take we did? And what do you think of the “chicken cutlet” look — is it sexy or silly?

–Alex Apatoff

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This Week's Best Dress Is Just. So. Pretty.

Sep/14/2013 at 09:00 AM ET

Diane Kruger best dressed Venturelli/Getty

There are weeks where we are totally surprised by your choice for Best Dressed Star. Maybe the dress was a little out there, or perhaps there’s someone else who was just so good that we can’t believe they didn’t win. This is not one of those weeks.

RELATED: See the other stars in this week’s Top 10 Best Dressed!

Diane Kruger absolutely deserved her runaway “Best Dressed” victory in this exquisite Valentino Couture gown, worn to the designer’s Venice ball. Her blush pink, embroidered and beaded dress had shades of Grace Kelly (as does the willowly blonde herself!).

But true to fashionista form, Kruger updated the classic look with loose locks and a fuchsia clutch — and took full advantage of its sheer pockets — to make the elegant work of art look as easy to wear as a pair of jeans.

So tell us: Do you think Kruger deserved this week’s top spot? If not, are you nuts? We mean, if not, who did?

–Alex Apatoff

Diane Kruger On Beauty, Aging and Hating the Gym

Aug/29/2013 at 02:00 PM ET

Megan Fox AvonCourtesy Chanel (2)

Our style crush on Diane Kruger is no joke — and it’s no secret either. There aren’t many people who could make us want to try formal jerseys, overalls and whatever you’d call this, but somehow she manages to make even the trickiest trends look effortlessly cool.

So when she talks beauty and fashion, we get out our spiral notebooks and pens and take notice. DuJour magazine‘s August cover star got personal about her feelings on those subjects — and the mag nabbed some gorgeous behind-the-scenes shots from her Chanel skincare ads to accompany the interview.

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From Date Night to Brunch, Exactly What to Wear This Weekend

Aug/09/2013 at 04:32 PM ET

We have three fun looks that will take you from a flirty date to a three-mimosa brunch to a Powerpoint presentation with minimal effort. You can’t miss with any of them — we may just try all three!

Diane Kruger striped shirt
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Saturday night: Diane Kruger manages to take boyfriend jeans to a date-night-appropriate level. How? With a killer pair of heels, chic striped top and red cross-body bag. And since guys are always gushing about how they love a girl in jeans, take a cue from the actress and give the LBD a rest for a more laid-back look.

Nab a pair of Diane’s exact Blank NYC jeans for $88, or check out the Express jean sale (we’re loving this ankle-rolled pair). Complete the look with a striped top like this one from Forever 21 (only $12.80!) and embellished heels like this Jeffrey Campbell pair on sale for $49.95.

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