On the red carpet




Laura Whitmore proves the Irish can do pretty and edgy in an elaborate gold-embellished black mini dress by Julien McDonald at the Jameson Empire Awards in London. She accessorised with black heels, a gold cuff and bestie Ellie Goulding.

Isn’t that interesting, Sharon Lawrence? Take the girl out of NYPD Blue, Desperate Housewives and Grey’s Anatomy and you get sharp tailoring and great colour. The only question at The Celebration Theatre’s benefit was: Is it a dress or a jumpsuit?

We know it’s hot at the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix and not a red carpet in sight but please Nicole Scherzinger, less of the hippy sundresses that add inches to your hips and make you look too normal. We prefer you fearsome and fabulous.

Jennifer Hudson celebrates Weight Watchers 50th anniversary by keeping it simple in a tight black top and gold pencil skirt. The split shoeboots add attitude and we love the rebellious blue toenails. Toned-down make-up keep all eyes on that tiny waist.


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