Looks Of The Week 05/11/21

Rainbow brights in taffeta and velvet proved an extravagant template this week — just right for the festive season ahead



Much like Frances McDormand, Whoopi's red-carpet choices are always a joyful display of not caring about what anyone thinks — the more extravagant the better — which makes this eggplant taffeta Christian Siriano coat dress feel infinitely cool. Only certain people can pull a look like this off.

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The British-Lebanese actor went for unapologetic, head-turning colour in this Valentino pre-fall 2022 gown at the Fashion Trust Arabia Prize 2021 Awards Ceremony at the National Museum of Qatar.

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Daytime soap opera actors don't often get the kudos or respect for their red-carpet looks, so this recent Lisa Rinna renaissance is a surprising new chapter for her. Replacing her signature shaggy bob with a sleek hair do, Rinna wears this vibrant Alexander McQueen dress with a signature Balenciaga puffer jacket at the Neiman Marcus Holiday Debut & Fantasy Gifts Launch Event in L.A.

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Doing the talkshow rounds, the actor and director is also celebrating the recent news she'll be joining forces at Netflix to executive produce an adaptation of Tom Wolfe’s novel A Man in Full, alongside powerhouse writer and producer David E. Kelley. For her appearance this week on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Regina chose this vibrant Sergio Hudson fall 2021 dress.

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The American theatre producer opts for a suitably theatrical and subversive look designed by Thom Browne from his spring 2022 collection worn to the WSJ Magazine 2021 Innovator Awards.

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While out in Chelsea this week, the rapper went for demure Cardi in a pale blue suit and crimson blouse from Casablanca's spring 2022 collection, styled by Kollin Carter — complete with signature talon nails of course.

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Gucci's evocative ode to the glitz of Hollywood for its spring 2022 show on Hollywood Boulevard was a star-studded event. Gwyneth's look 28 red velvet suit from the brand's Aria collection featured peak lapels with tonal duchesse ribbon details, worn over a sky blue popeline shirt. The look was a re-make of a suit Gwyneth wore to the 1996 VMA awards, designed by Tom Ford for Gucci, fall 1996. The full-circle moment was an interesting look at how designers are paying homage to the archives.

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