Although we love a good red-carpet look, much can be said for pre- and post-party looks, which is why we are smitten with the edgy-meets-glam look Garcelle Beauvais donned at the LoveGold party in LA. The actress layered a double-zip leather jacket over a black turtleneck sweater, then upped the wow factor with this neon yellow midi skirt by Tibi ($525) and pointed zebra-print pumps. She completed her party style with jaw-dropping emerald earrings and a crystal-embellished clutch. Rough up Garcelle's exact skirt with a leather jacket and black turtleneck or pair it with a white tank, floral cardigan, and metallic sandals come Spring.
Nicky Hilton went part sweet, part sassy in a blue Stella McCartney swing coat ($2,215) and pleated leather skirt at the season two premiere of Girls in NYC. The blond beauty tucked this sleeveless DSquared blouse ($446, originally $557) into her edgy skirt, then accessorized with black suede ankle-strap wedges and a studded leather clutch. Mimic Nicky's latest look by pairing her exact coat and blouse with a trendy leather skirt and suede pumps for your next date night.
Emmy Rossum dazzled in a black-and-white ensemble at a private listening party for Chris Mann's new album in LA. The actress paired a sleeveless jewel-collar Gerard Darel blouse with a black leather Kymerah pencil skirt and matching patent platform pumps. She finished off her party style with diamond-accented hoops, a perfect topknot bun, fiery red lipstick, and a black snakeskin clutch. Mimic Emmy's polished style with a white embellished-collar blouse, leather pencil skirt, and black patent pumps for date night, a work function, or an upcoming holiday party, then as temperatures start to cool layer this red-hot BCBGMAXAZRIA peacoat ($278) and a houndstooth scarf for instant pizazz.
Working a pair of blush crushed velvet pants and strappy Alexander Wang lizard pumps ($525), it's clear Whitney Port isn't afraid to test-drive new trends or revive old ones. The designer balanced her textured trousers and lust-worthy pumps with a tan silk button-down, black Farbod Barsum clutch, and a few Tacori jewels at a Tacori event in LA. From leather to suede, and now velvet, textured pants are making a huge splash in Hollywood and we are fully on board with the blossoming trend. Score Whitney's exact pumps to pair with crushed velvet trousers, a neutral button-down blouse, and black clutch for a night out with friends, then layer a black blazer for a sweet and sophisticated style.