Mon Night - Ballroom Night, Waltz
Nikki did two dances last week in DWTS, the waltz and the samba, with veeerrry different fashion for each!
Brie: I'm not used to seeing Nikki in anything quite as princess-y as this floral and sequin-embellished ivory gown. We've certainly seen her do sparkly pieces and feminine pieces, but in both cases, her natural inclination is to pieces with a modern edge that balance out the frills and glitter. Here, we get both, undiluted and I love how she carries it off! Her innate glamour and performance ability shine through, preventing the piece form overwhelming her. The spaghetti straps help too, adding a seductive twist that's missing from most princess gowns (imagine this look with puffed or floating sleeves!). That touch of sultriness is something Nikki is very comfortable with and it makes the gown harmonize with her style personality. I also found it interesting how lighting affects this piece; it really comes alive under the performance lights, taking on a magical quality.
Tues Night - Latin Night, Samba
Brie: Her samba look is a complete about-face from the waltz look. Gone is the flowing skirt and feminine embellishment. This is a fierce, modern cut-out bodysuit in glittering purple. While we've seen plenty of similar pieces before, this one earns points for the fantastic fabric and the gorgeous shade of violet. Nikki accessorized it flawlessly, upping the glamour with gemstone bangles on each wrist, deep purple nail polish and - my favorite part! - daring plum lips! She completed the transition into her waltz alter-ego by exchanging the elegant bun for a flowing mane, just waiting to be whipped about in the sassy, sultry samba :)
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