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PICS: Super-hot stars rock the black and white look!

Last updated on: June 13, 2013 18:07 IST

Image: Megan Gale in David Jones
Photographs: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images

Beyonce, Kareena and other divas show you how to pull off one of 2013's biggest trends.

The classic combination of black and white will never go out of style, but this year it's more popular than ever. Whether it's a sari you're wearing or a tee-shirt, if it's monochrome, you've got it right.

In the following pages we bring you some novel ways to get in on the fad -- take your cue from these celebs!

We start off with Aussie supermodel Megan Gale, whose David Jones number combines both the cutaway trend and monochrome for maximum impact on the red carpet.

PICS: Super-hot stars rock the black and white look!

Image: Deepika Padukone in Sabyasachi
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Deepika Padukone shows how a sari can be super-sexy and in touch with international fashion statements courtesy this stunning Sabyasachi creation.

PICS: Super-hot stars rock the black and white look!

Image: Nicole Richie in Roberto Cavalli
Photographs: Jason Kempin/Getty Images for EJAF

Erstwhile reality star Nicole Richie cements her fashionista status yet again wearing a plunging Roberto Cavalli gown.

PICS: Super-hot stars rock the black and white look!

Image: Beyonce in Osman
Photographs: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Beyonce certainly turned heads at this year's Grammys when she ditched evening gowns in favour of this cutting-edge checkerboard jumpsuit by Osman.

PICS: Super-hot stars rock the black and white look!

Image: Zoe Saldana in Alexis Mabille
Photographs: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

One of the most talked-about Oscar designs of 2013 was this gorgeous strapless beauty complete with train, seen on Zoe Saldana. It's from a line by French couturier Alexis Mabille.

PICS: Super-hot stars rock the black and white look!

Image: Helen Lindes in Triumph's 'Shape Sensation'
Photographs: Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images

Spanish supermodel Helen Lindes made quite a monochrome impression at the launch of Triumph lingerie's shapewear line in Madrid last month.

PICS: Super-hot stars rock the black and white look!

Image: Kelly Rowland in Donna Karan
Photographs: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Singer Kelly Rowland ensured all eyes were on her when she attended the 2013 Oscars in this empire-waisted Donna Karan outfit.

PICS: Super-hot stars rock the black and white look!

Image: Kareena Kapoor in Kallol Datta
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com

Kareena Kapoor got out of her glam comfort zone to strut the ramp in this edgy Kallol Datta ensemble at Lakme Fashion Week last year -- and it certainly paid off.

PICS: Super-hot stars rock the black and white look!

Image: Jessica Miller in Dolce & Gabbana
Photographs: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

It's always a gamble when you mix casual and formal separates, but American catwalk queen Jessica Miller pulled it off with this tuxedo shirt and sparkling sequinned skirt by Dolce & Gabbana.

PICS: Super-hot stars rock the black and white look!

Image: Gwen Stefani in Maison Martin Margiela
Photographs: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Her Maison Martin Margiela creation is little more than a giant knot and maxi skirt, but Gwen Stefani manages to make it look trendy nevertheless.

PICS: Super-hot stars rock the black and white look!

Image: Kristen Stewart in Louis Vuitton
Photographs: Adam Pretty/Getty Images

She's been voted World's Best-Dressed Woman two years in a row and is always on-trend, so working a Louis Vuitton monochrome playsuit is hardly a big deal to Kristen Stewart.

PICS: Super-hot stars rock the black and white look!

Image: Jennifer Lawrence in Dior
Photographs: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images

Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence sported the classic combo on a simple but striking Dior creation at Cannes last month; sometimes less really is more.

PICS: Super-hot stars rock the black and white look!

Image: Salma Hayek in Alexander MCQueen
Photographs: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Sometimes all you need to create a monochrome vibe is the right accessories. Salma Hayek jazzed up this white Alexander McQueen dress with a black belt, clutch and peep-toe pumps.

PICS: Super-hot stars rock the black and white look!

Image: Zarine Khan in Zara
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Zarine Khan gave high-fashion a miss in favour of high street at a do not too long ago -- and we must say, this Zara jumpsuit was the right choice.

PICS: Super-hot stars rock the black and white look!

Image: Kylie Minogue in Moschino
Photographs: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Petite songstress Kylie Minogue made for quite a pretty picture in a strapless Moschino gown at this year's Met Gala.

PICS: Super-hot stars rock the black and white look!

Image: Christina Ricci in Marc Jacobs
Photographs: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Marc Jacobs

We're not fans of those witchy mules on her feet, but the rest of actress Christina Ricci's Marc Jacobs ensemble is too funky for words.

PICS: Super-hot stars rock the black and white look!

Image: Kerry Washington in Wes Gordon
Photographs: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

This halterneck Wes Gordon design, spotted two months ago on Kerry Washington, is nothing if not becoming.

PICS: Super-hot stars rock the black and white look!

Image: Emma Watson in Chanel
Photographs: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

And finally we come to Harry Potter actress Emma Watson, who cut a slim figure in this Chanel stunner on the red carpet in Cannes last month.