Celebrities worked a number of noteworthy trends — fancy sneakers, tuxedo pants, colorblocked dresses — in 2012, but colored denim was the one fad that trumped them all. Hollywood trendsetters like Jessica Alba, who was dubbed the colored-jean queen by her stylist Brad Goreski, Jordana Brewster, and Olivia Palermo were just a few fashion mavens to don this bold denim style, showcasing the trend's versatility for both casual and evening events. Cruise through to see which other fashionistas were spotted rocking rainbow-hued bottoms this year, then score a pair for yourself to instantly amp up your closet staples.
Ashlee Simpson bundled up in an olive fur-trim Sandro coat and leopard Golden Goose sneakers ($560) while walking hand in hand with her son, Bronx, in NYC. Ashlee's textured topper and peppered Neff beanie ($17) kept her warm, while her plum ankle-zip denim added a pop of color to her Fall-friendly look. Classic Ray-Ban wayfarers ($150), an Anita Ko rose gold arrow necklace, and a black fur shoulder bag completed her street-chic style. Take a lesson from Ashlee and style her exact kicks with a fur-trim coat, purple skinny jeans, and a celeb-approved topper for a day of errands.
Olivia Palermo has mastered the art of unexpected yet complementary pairings, which is why we absolutely adore her prim and polished outfits. She's known for her stellar layering mastery, but for her latest London look, it was all about the accessories. The fashion starlet upped the glam factor of her rich staples — navy riding coat, brown skinny jeans, violet suede pumps — with a suede embellished Matthew Williamson clutch ($1,615) and multicolored fur stole. Work a navy riding coat and brown denim with violet suede pumps, then follow these simple FabSugar tips to master Olivia's perfectly accessorized ensemble.
We would expect nothing less than colored-denim perfection from colored-jean queen Jessica Alba, and the actress definitely delivered donning faded Mother Pop! green jeans ($126, originally $180) with python tassel loafers after enjoying breakfast with her family in Beverly Hills. Her Autumn-friendly bottoms and red nail polish added a pop of color to her layered look — brown boyfriend blazer, nude tank, and charcoal scarf — while her python shoes injected a touch of glamour. Score Jessica's exact bottoms to work with your neutral staples, then slip on a pair of textured snakeskin loafers to really nail this flawless Fall look.
Mandy Moore partied alongside Cameron Diaz and a slew of other Hollywood starlets at Rag & Bone's newest store opening in LA on Friday night. The singer layered this striped blazer ($985) over wine colored skinny jeans ($176) and calf-hair ankle boots ($625), all by Rag & Bone, then balanced her rich look with a white top, pebbled leather clutch, and a few jewels by Dana Rebecca Designs. Mandy is the latest trendsetter to showcase the versatility of the celeb-approved Rag & Bone Harrow booties, officially making them a Fall must have. Score her exact blazer, denim, and booties to work into your Fall style now.
Stacy Keibler is the latest starlet to rock the new celeb-approved blue and orange color combo, donning a navy Tory Burch peacoat ($495) with sherbert orange skinny Joe's jeans while running errands in NYC. Stacy paired her fresh duo with a sheer-stripe sweater, cap-toe snakeskin flats, a neutral leather YSL hobo ($1,544) and oversize cat-eye shades. Score her exact Fall-friendly topper to work with orange denim, an ombré knit sweater, and textured cap-toe flats to nail Stacy's NYC look or style it with a sophisticated sheath for an office-friendly ensemble.
From her gold bib necklace and black Hermes tote to her oversize cat-eye shades ($149) and cheeky fox phone cover ($48), both by Tory Burch, Jordana Brewster's latest LA look is all about the accessories. The actress started with a basic tan t-shirt — which upon first glance looks like a Peter Pan collar top — red skinny jeans, and black flip-flops, then layered on a sparkly statement necklace to take her low-key look to new heights. Take a cue from Jordana and work a simple T and red denim with statement accessories or swap her flip-flops for these cheeky Tory Burch smoking loafers ($250) to take your look to foxy new heights.
Jessica Alba strolled Beverly Hills in her favorite Jenni Kayne pointed d'orsay flats and her latest lust-worthy accessory, a two-tone leather Tod's bag ($1,595). Jessica's nude button-down blouse, mauve skinny jeans, and pointed flats were cute on their own, but layering a striped blazer over her neutral look injected the perfect pop of unique flair. Gold shades, a double wrap necklace, and a few silver bracelets completed her sunny style. Re-create this look by shopping similar pieces below for a sweet and chic ensemble perfect for Fall.
Diane Kruger looked cute and casual pairing a snow-leopard tee ($124) and royal-blue skinny jeans, both by Current/Elliott, with lace-up Joie moccasins ($275) while shopping in Hollywood. The blond beauty's au natural makeup and freshly rinsed locks complemented her no-fuss look, while her chain-strap bag injected a pop of pizazz. Shop Diane's exact top and shoes to work with bold blue denim for a day of shopping or swap her tee for a white long-sleeve top, then layer on this colorful aztec-print BB Dakota cardigan ($104) when the temperature starts to cool.
From the red carpet to the streets, Jessica Biel has been showcasing some seriously stellar looks, including her latest LA ensemble: green Level 99 skinny jeans ($102), a navy linen blazer, and a metallic Ralph Lauren hobo ($900, originally $1,950). Jessica's leopard flats and metallic bag lent the perfect amount of print and texture to her too-cool color combo, while her mixed-metal bracelet, blue watch, and cat-eye shades upped the glam factor. Shop her exact denim and bag to work with a navy blazer, or inject serious sparkle for date night by swapping her white T-shirt for this sequin ASOS tank ($50) and sky-high pumps.