Top row: M.I.A. on June 22, June 26, and Sept. 12. Bottom row: M.I.A. on Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 20.
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Singer M.I.A. isn't one to shy away from switching up her hair hue at a moment's notice, but what sets her apart from other chameleons (i.e. Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, and Katy Perry), is that, save for the neon blue and green bobs that she rocked during performances in Los Angeles on Oct. 16 and in London on Nov. 13, she doesn't rely on wigs and hairpieces alone to shock and awe. Such was the case yesterday when M.I.A. posted a photo on her Twitter page of herself with a bleached blonde bob. Since it IS easier to dye platinum strands pink (a lot easier than it is to tint brunette strands in funky colors), does the lifted look mean there are more wild and crazy dye jobs in the artist's future? We think so!

+ Which M.I.A. hair color do you like best?

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Do you remember that "No White After Labor Day" rule? Yeah, well, it didn't really apply in 2010. This year (from summer to winter) it was all about the Little White Dress. Celebs such as Kim Kardashian and Jessica Alba chose the clean, crisp shade in everything from belted cocktail dresses to curve-hugging strapless shifts. Little Black Dress, you might want to watch your back!

ONE SHOULDER: The one-shoulder look was clearly having a moment on red carpets. Celebs like Selena Gomez and January Jones showed just how flattering the neckline/collarbone-revealing style could be by wearing it with little (if any) jewelry.

January Jones at the 2010 ESPY Awards in Los Angeles on July 14, Kristen Stewart at "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" Premiere in Los Angeles on June 24, Selena Gomez at the Univision Premios Juventud Awards in Miami on July 15.
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BELTED: Jessica Alba's white dress collection runs deep (it was her favorite color to wear out and about). But the fashionista also has a TON of belts, which she used to brighten her look and cinch her waist.

Jessica Alba at the Chanel Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week Show on July 6, at the Valentino Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week Show on July 7, at the Boss Black Fashion Show in Berlin on July 8.
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DRAPEY: Glee star Naya Rivera and singer Selena Gomez added ancient flavor to their Grecian-inspired LWD with cowled sleeves.

Naya Rivera at Fox's "Glee" Academy Event in Hollywood on July 27, Selena Gomez at the 2010 Teen Choice Awards in Universal City, Calif., on August 8.
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A-LINE: It's no wonder Elle Fanning, Ashley Greene, and Carrie Underwood all chose this ladylike silhouette—it's flattering on ANY body type. If you're thin, it creates curves; if you have curves, it makes them look hotter.

Elle Fanning at AMPAS 2nd Annual Governors Awards in Hollywood on Nov. 13, Ashley Greene at the 13th Annual Super Saturday Event in Water Mill, N.Y., on July 31, Carrie Underwood at the 45th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on April 18.
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LONG-SLEEVE: Gossip Girl Leighton Meester gave the long-sleeve minidress trend legs when she wore this intricately embroidered Emilio Pucci number to the Teen Choice Awards in August.

Leighton Meester at the 2010 Teen Choice Awards in Universal City, Calif., on August 8. Photo: Getty Images

 

STRUCTURED HIPS: Whitney Port and Anne Hathaway created the illusion of an hourglass shape in white dresses with hip-slung ruffles. So sneaky!

Whitney Port at New York Fashion Week Show on Sept. 12, Anne Hathaway at the "Love & Other Drugs" Premiere in Hollywood on Nov. 4.
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POUFY: In addition to great hair and acting ability, we bet Dakota Fanning and her younger sister, Elle, share fashion tips, too. They were both spotted in voluminous/vintage-y toile dresses, which they both paired with black heels.

Dakota Fanning at the 2010 CFDA Fashion Awards in New York on June 7, Elle Fanning at Elle Magazine's Women in Hollywood Tribute in Beverly Hills Oct. 18.
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LONGER LENGTH GOWNS: Glee's Amber Riley, Kim Kardashian, and Kirsten Dunst wore floor-grazing snowy dresses, debunking the myth that long white dresses are only for your wedding day.

Amber Riley and Kim Kardashian at the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Aug. 29, Kirsten Dunst at the MOCA Los Angeles Gala on Nov. 13.
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STRAPLESS: Model Selita Ebanks and singer Taylor Swift showed off their toned arms in simple strapless dresses, which they paired with fab footwear.

Selita Ebanks at a Pre-Espys Party in Los Angeles on July 12, Taylor Swift at the 2010 People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 6.
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KIM KARDASHIAN'S WHITE MINIS: On more than one occasion, Kim Kardashian flaunted her curves on the red carpet in short-short, gam-revealing shifts.

Kim Kardashian at a club appearance in Las Vegas on Feb. 13, at her fragrance launch in Toronto on May 4, at a party in Las Vegas on May 8.
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Kristen Bell in London on Dec. 13, Dec. 11, and Dec. 14.
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Kristen Bell spent a stylish few days across the pond in London over the past week promoting her new movie Burlesque. Last Saturday, the actress went for a biker chic look when she picked a Simone by Katie Nehra leather jacket and a beige Topshop Chiffon Chain Waist Midi Dress ($160, Topshop.com) that had a funky asymmetrical cut. This Monday, Kristen flashed some bright color, sporting an orange and white outfit from Salvatore Ferragamo’s 2011 Resort collection. And on Tuesday, the fashionista gave a nod to menswear in a leopard print blouse, khaki trousers, and black blazer. This had to be our favorite look of her British promo tour/vacation! It feels so perfect for winter, and we love how Kristen made the look a little festive with a bright red shoulder bag. But what do you think?

+ Which of Kristen Bell's London looks do you like best?

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David Beckham at The Sun Military Awards in London on Dec. 15, Victoria Beckham at the Bambi Awards in Stuttgart, Germany on Nov. 30, 2006.
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We've heard of borrowing your S.O.'s oversize T-shirt to sleep in, or him snuggling up in your plaid scarf on a particularly brisk day. But, sharing hairstyles with your honey? Soccer star David Beckham has recently been spotted around London wearing a slicked-down, flippy bob with a center part—a style that totally puts us in the mindset of his wife Victoria Beckham's asymmetrical, parted bob that was uber-popular in 2006 . If David is trying to have a hair hit of his own, he isn't winning us over with this look (maybe, if it wasn't so gelled down). Even though her style has since grown out, Victoria's look (from four years ago!) gets our vote in this familial face-off. What do you think?

+ Which Beckham bob do you prefer?

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Rihanna in London on Dec. 14, Willow Smith at Z100's Jingle Ball 2010 in New York on Dec. 10, Daisy Lowe at the Quintessentially 10th Anniversary Party in London on Dec. 13.
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As far as hairstyles go, the bowl cut is one that has come and gone for centuries—Cleopatra wore it, The Beatles wore it, Mary J. Blige wore it... And JUST THIS WEEK we spotted three celebs who have been bowled over, including Rihanna, Willow Smith, and Daisy Lowe. In London on Dec. 14, Rihanna traded in her fiery hair hue for a brunette crop top (we can't wait to see the 'do sans a hat!). Meanwhile, Willow Smith popped by Z100's Jingle Ball on Dec. 10 rocking bouncy, brow-skimming locks, and English fashion model Daisy Lowe arrived at a party in London on Dec. 13 with this chic chop that she paired with ruby red lips. Our prediction is that we're going to see A LOT more glam helmet heads in 2011! But, what do you think?

+ Would you ever wear a bowl cut like Rihanna, Willow Smith, or Daisy Lowe?

UPDATE: Daisy Lowe's "bowl cut" is actually a wig! She confirmed it via her Twitter page.

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Carey Mulligan at the 7th Annual Dubai International Film Festival in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Dec. 13, Michelle Williams with Kate Winslet at a "Blue Valentine" Screening in New York on Nov. 30.
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When actress Carey Mulligan showed up at the Dubai International Film Festival last night to honor fellow actor Colin Firth for his Variety International Star of the Year award, we couldn't help but do a double take. She looked SO much like another actress, Michelle Williams! And the comparisons go far beyond their shared platinum pixie cuts. Carey's black shift dress bore an uncanny resemblance to a Balenciaga frock Michelle wore last month at a screening of her new movie Blue Valentine. Not to mention, the "twins" even wore similar strappy shoes with said dress! Which got us to thinking...are these stylish stars sharing tips? Because this is not the first time we've noticed their similar taste in red carpet attire. Take a look...

LADIES IN RED

Carey Mulligan on Dec. 5, Michelle Williams on Oct. 15.
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Both ladies chose the same hot red hue for red carpet appearances this fall season. Carey wore a bright red Prabal Gurung halter dress to the British Independent Film Awards in London on Dec. 5, while Michelle chose the same color for her lacy Erdem dress at the Blue Valentine Premiere in London two months earlier on Oct. 15.

STYLISH IN SILVER

Carey Mulligan in Los Angeles on Nov. 4, Michelle Williams in New York on Dec. 7.
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Did Michelle Williams take inspiration from Carey Mulligan's silver beaded top and black skirt by Preen from Nov. 4 when she chose her silver, white, and black Azzaro mini for the New York premiere of Blue Valentine on Dec. 7? It sure does look that way!

BEIGE BOWS

Carey Mulligan on Sept. 8, Michelle Williams on Sept. 5.
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Both Carey and Michelle recently displayed their affection for beige and bows. Carey Mulligan wore a silk Marc Jacobs dress with a crystal bow front to a press conference for her film Never Let Me Go in Beverly Hills on Sept. 8, while days earlier on Sept. 5, Michelle opted for a similar look in a Jason Wu gown for the Meek's Cutoff premiere at the Venice International Film Festival.

PERFECT POCKETS

Carey Mulligan on May 3, Michelle Williams on May 18.
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Carey and Michelle both picked pockets and similar fabrics for their high-necked frocks in May 2010. Carey wore a purple lace Miu Miu dress to the Costume Institute Gala Benefit in New York on May 3, while Michelle Williams wore a Suno mini to a Blue Valentine photocall at the Cannes Film Festival on May 18.

SPARKLY EMBELLISHMENTS

Carey Mulligan on March. 5, Michelle Williams on May 20.
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Both girls glittered with embellishments earlier this year. Carey Mulligan wore a studded Christopher Kane dress to the Film Independent Spirit Awards in Los Angeles on March 5, and a few months later on May 20, Michelle appeared at the Cannes Film Festival in this sequined Sonia Rykiel mini.

+ Sure, they look alike, but whose style do you prefer—Carey Mulligan or Michelle Williams?

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Eva Marcille at Z100's Jingle Ball 2010 in New York on Dec. 10, Kristin Cavallari at the opening of Lavo in New York on Sept. 14.
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Eva Marcille and Kristin Cavallari flashed some flesh in a subtle way when they both wore a black Pleasure Doing Business Floral Mesh Mini to recent red carpet events. Eva Marcille rocked the shift—which you can snap up online ($308, Singer22.com)— at the Z100 Jingle Ball in New York last weekend and paired it with black and gold shoes and BRIGHT pink nails. Meanwhile, Kristin Cavallari chose the dress for the September opening of Lavo restaurant in New York. The Hills star picked leopard print wedges, green gems, and a classic clutch to finish her look. While both ladies looked fantastic in the black mini, we think Kristin Cavallari won this style matchup. Between the hot pink manicure and metallic footwear, we thought there was too much going on with Eva's look, while Kristin kept it classy. But what do you think?

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Nicki Minaj at her Birthday Party in Las Vegas on Dec. 9; The Blonds Fall 2008 Fashion Show.
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Nicki Minaj gave new meaning to the term "birthday suit" when she celebrated her 26th birthday (with Cassie, Amber Rose, and Lil Wayne) at Tao in Las Vegas in this pearl-and crystal-encrusted catsuit from The Blonds Fall 2008 collection. Since the color of the form-fitted number, which she paired with a blonde wig and pale pink lipstick (her new MAC Pink Friday lipstick, perhaps), nearly matched Nicki's skintone, it looked like she was wearing nothing more than a splattering of precious jewels all over her body. But, we're fans of the risque ensemble—what it lacks in, err, fabric, Nicki totally makes up for in confidence. What do you think?

+ Do you like Nicki Minaj's birthday suit?

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If you're not careful, wearing black in the winter can completely drag down your look. Seriously, when did a little snow flurry and the occasional ice storm equate to having to dress like we're going to a funeral? As witnessed at the launch of the Devon flagship store in Beverly Hills on Dec. 8, black-based ensembles can be sexy, trendy, and superfun. Just check out how Jessica Stam, Nicky Hilton, Whitney Port, and Rashida Jones rocked dark and lovely looks...and take notes.

JESSICA STAM

Jessica Stam

Jessica Stam
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Instead of donning a basic black minidress (which would have been OK), model Jessica Stam, who helped host the Devon store launch, wore one covered in sparkly embellishments.

NICKY HILTON

Nicky Hilton

Nicky Hilton
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Another way to make an LBD more interesting is to choose one in an interesting fabric like socialite Nicky Hilton did. Granted, this Devon leather dress cost a whopping $2,250, but you get our point—play with fabrics!

WHITNEY PORT

Whitney Port

Whitney Port
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Whitney Port brightens her black blazer, military green tights and black booties by slipping into a summery white slip dress. Genius!

RASHIDA JONES

Rashida Jones

Rashida Jones
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Actress Rashida Jones looks so laid-back and cool in a Devon printed chiffon top, which she paired with a jean jacket, high-waisted/high-water pants, and a smattering of skinny jewelry.

+ Whose "winter black" do you like best?

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Blake Lively on Sept. 11, Sept. 9, July 28.
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Blake LivelyVogue cover girl (three times!), inspiration to Christian Louboutin, and all-around trendsetter—has just been named the new face of Chanel! This isn't too surprising, given the fact that she wears the label to red carpet events ALL THE TIME, and even sat front row with Vogue editor Anna Wintour at the French fashion house's runway show last summer. Blake was reportedly just in Paris shooting a handbag campaign for Chanel, and the campaign is slated to run early next year. In the meantime, check out our three favorite Chanel looks on Blake Lively.

1. LADY IN RED

Blake Lively at "The Town" Premiere in Toronto on Sept. 11.
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Blake opted for a sparkly Chanel shift when she attended the premiere of her film The Town at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 11. The actress made it a head to-toe red affair by wearing red lipstick and sexy red pumps. We love how the floral details on the outfit's collar and skirt add fun volume to the look.

2. A PURPLE HAZE

Blake Lively at the Re-Opening of the Chanel Soho Boutique in New York on Sept. 9.
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In September, Blake picked a purple, sleeveless shift from the label's Fall 2010 Couture collection for the reopening of Chanel's boutique in New York's SoHo neighborhood. The Gossip Girl paired the striped and sequined dress with bold Louboutin heels, and styled her hair in a loose ponytail. Talk about effortless elegance!

3. MIX AND MATCH

Blake Lively at a screening of "Twelve" in New York on July 28.
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This is our favorite Chanel look on Blake! For the New York premiere of Twelve, Blake wore a navy tweed frock with a sheer panel from the label's Resort 2011 collection. The Gossip Girl star dressed up the look with beige Christian Louboutin Bianca slingbacks and kept her beauty simple with a wavy ponytail.

+ What's your favorite Chanel look on Blake Lively?

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