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Celebrity-inspired style: The RED HOT party fashion guide

December 30, 2013 18:23 IST

Celebrity-inspired style: The RED HOT party fashion guide

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Red is the colour of passion and a fashion staple for all seasons, ages and shapes.

While it goes a long way in making you stand out in a sea of pastels and (sometimes) blinding colour-blocks, red (and its gazillian striking variations) is one of the few colours that complements almost all skin colours. 

Want to make a statement at the next party you're attending? Take a cue from these stylish, fun and sexy celebrity style files!

Dressing up your curves

Modern Family actress Sofia Vergara, apart from her killer comic timing, is famous for her Latin curves and an astute sense of what works for her rather difficult body type.

She clearly had a winner on her hands in this Vera Wang fishtail number that she wore to the Emmy Awards this year in September.

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Image: Sofia Vergara
Photographs: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

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Diva it up

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Katy Perry's fiesty performance at a previous VH1 event was buoyed by a Jessica Rabbit-inspired sequinned outfit.

Add some old Hollywood glamour to this risque off-shoulder number with a wavy hairdo and colour-coordinated accessories.


Image: Katy Perry
Photographs: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for VH1

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Sari

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Who says saris have to be over-the-top, garish outfits that you don't pull out of your wardrobe often?

Kareena Kapoor is a picture of perfection in this fiery red yet understated sequinned sari as she attends a star-studded Bollywood wedding and fittingly accessories with sindoor.



Image: Kareena Kapoor
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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The French connection

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French actress par excellence and an all-round stunner, Marion Cotillard doesn't need to put much effort to upstage everybody else at a party and she knows it.

Play it cool like this classic beauty in with an asymmetrical hemline and a belt to cinch that tiny waist for a formal do.


Image: Marion Cotillard
Photographs: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

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Wearing the pants

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's two-toned pants evoke mixed reactions initially but is quite a fashion win, if you ask us.

The plunging neckline and fitted sleeves make a powerful yet glamorous statement.


Image: Rosie Huntington-Whitely
Photographs: Stuart C Wilson/Getty Images

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Red royalty

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Only Deepika Padukone can wear a fiery red, backless number and still look as elegant as royalty.

Go for a high-neck-plunging-back combination with a bow detail at the waist and some high heels to match.

Bystanders will never know what hit them.


Image: Deepika Padukone
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
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Bringing sexy back

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Looking for the perfect dress for a night on the town with your girl friends?

This optical illusion, youthful number on Twilight star Kristen Stewart may be just the thing for you.


Image: Kristen Stewart
Photographs: Jason Redmond/Reuters

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Racy in lace

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Bollywood's most famous fashion fiend Sonam Kapoor demonstrates how classy is done in this lacy full-skirted Elie Saab number.

Go easy on accessories and hairdo and watch the dress work its magic.


Image: Sonam Kapoor
Photographs: Namrata Sonii/Instagram

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Bride of the ball

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Want to turn heads at a bridal ceremony in the family?

How about going for this unconventional and fun Avza lehenga that actress Chitrangada Singh sported for the Bridal Fashion Week recently?


Image: Chitrangada Sinha
Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com

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Under her fashion umbrella

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Fashion icon Rihanna has little regard for fashion norms.

So what do you do when you're invited to an infamously formal do, like a GQ Men of the Year awards night?

You pull out your little red dress that leaves little to the imagination and make heads turn.


Image: Rihanna
Photographs: Alberto E Rodriguez/Getty Images
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Desi girl

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No wardrobe can be complete without the formidable anarkali.

This ornate Manish Malhotra is striking without being overwhelming and apt for family functions.


Image: Parineeti Chopra

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