Nikki was experimenting with the whole satin slipdress vehicle again in this March snap. If it's possible, I love this one even more! The belted, A-line shape of this Alexander Wang dress is a more accessible silhouette for this beautiful, though wayward, material. This iteration highlights her curves equally well and looks fabulously chic. It looks like Nikki's having tons of fun wearing it too! :) She popped the look in her favorite way: via a shot of bright red, in this case done with pointy pumps. I might have enjoyed a brighter lip to carry that lovely color upwards.
She gave us a pair of wintry looks from her visit to Lake Tahoe - it was still chilly there, apparently, even though technically this could have been considered spring. First up is a black, flutter-sleeved sweater from Elizabeth and James. This piece is fantastic! Simple, yet dramatic, it's one of those flawless canvases that looks amazing right now and will retain its sophistication for years to come. Nikki paired it with caramel leather Rag & Bone pants and finished the look with the chocolate lace-up boots (x Prada) we saw her wear earlier with her navy slipdress. I love how they can look so on point with two completely different outfits! This highlight of this look, though, has to be her black fur scarf and fur-trimmed hat! (Do you think Lana is jealous? - How about a little Ravishing Nikki? ;)) I love the textural drama of these accessories; they take this ensemble to a whole other level. Next up is black monochrome look which is noteworthy primarily for its incorporation of this lace-inset hoodie from Alexander McQueen [id by fashionofthedivas]. The glorified sweatshirt is a super cool piece for sure, but beyond that, this look is basically workout-wear with boots. Hum ho. I'd have loved moto pants instead of leggings for a more interesting alternative. It's a rare miss from this style queen. NBD, c'est la vie.
She's right back on track with this scorching red fit-and-flare dress from Topshop. I love pretty waist tie and the way she vamped up the styling by unbuttoning the top to create a semi-deep plunge. Her Prada boots are on duty again, working fabulously in yet another look. This time, they're adding interest and modernity to a throwback silhouette. A narrow station choker adds the tiniest hint of embellishment, while her flushed-nude make-up complements the look perfectly, without distracting from its standout feature: that gorgeous color!
Brie was also in attendance at the Oscars. I somehow missed her look when I reviewed Nikki's, but whatever -it gives me another chance to look at that glorious yellow dress of Nikki's ;) (Did I say anything ever about how much I love it?). That being said, Brie's stunning look is no mean feat, considering how far pregnant she was at the time! This shape can be challenging to dress, but Brie slays this, choosing an enchanting electric blue gown in a kimono style that flows over her body beautifully. Glistening flowers adorn the neckline, giving this piece the glamour that makes it Oscar-worthy. Brie's side-part and soft make-up look absolutely gorgeous. This was a brilliant choice from her!
Also, there is Nikki's gown :)
She was all about black for the Kids Choice Awards. A smooth sheath is overlayed with a sheer midi skirt, featured an crystal-embellished ruffle detail at the hips. I'm not quite sure what to think of this look. I like so many of the elements, but there's something in the whole that feels a touch off. It may be that the length of the sheer over-skirt feels awkward. I love the chic combination of translucent and opaque, I love the sprinkling of crystals. I love the playful touch of her white double-finger ring - it's a funky and unexpected twist that coordinates with her white pointy pumps. The look has a cute, party vibe, which is something we haven't seen much of from Nikki. I'm enjoying her willingness to experiment here even if I'm not 100% sold on the execution. I am 100% sold on her center-part-with-volume hair, though. Ogh, is that ever gorge on her!
We next see Nikki in a fringed dress form Jonathan Simkhai [id by fashionofthedivas]. I love the soft color and pretty movement of this dress. Even more impressive is the way the fringe is used at the hips to create the hourglass shape - so unique! Nikki completed the look with her Vuitton mary janes. They would be a bit heavy if this dress was an unembellished strapless piece, but the fringe creates a lightness which they balance nicely and Nikki intelligently unites them to the look via a slim coordinating choker.
Her favorite-of-the-moment Prada boots were back for the South x Southwest Conference. I'm really impressed with their adaptability. This time, she paired them with a knot-front white shirt and an olive midi pencil skirt (x Self-Portrait. The angle hides the unusual angled pleats that make this skirt quite special. The outfit is an interesting blend of professionalism and fashion-forwardness that's event-appropriate, solid styling.
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