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We pored over all the photos of celebs at premieres, fundraisers and parties from this week and made predictions about the two frock styles that are growing in popularity and the chunky kicks that are slowly getting replaced by a much more delicate counterpart. And in case you’re wondering, yes, these apply to off-the-carpet, casual looks too. So be sure to read on before your next shopping spree — and we promise you’ll be way ahead of the style curve.
Up: Dresses with textures: We love silk and chiffon as much as the next girl, but we have to admit that the sudden rise in frocks featuring textured material is making us want to ditch smooth fabrics in favor of ones that pack a little more punch. Diane Kruger‘s blue-and-black Chanel dress made us think of flecks of foil and Britney Spears‘s gray Halston Heritage gown had the look of dripping metal. We also wanted to reach out and touch Emma Roberts’s Armani Exchange dress, which featured an interesting raised blue print.