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Before America had its newest Idol, men of the hour Adam Lambert and Kris Allen flanked Paula Abdul on their way into the show's finale in Los Angeles. All three are sporting their signature duds — and even Paula looks ready for a winning night.
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If you doubted the significance of American Idol's finale, take note: It was big enough for Simon Cowell to swap his baby-tee for this slick ensemble. The abrasive judge strutted his stuff with sexy Extra correspondent (and ex-girlfriend) Terri Seymour and a dapper Randy Jackson.
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Fergalicious — or just plain un-glamorous? The Duchess is rocking an atypically demure number, but the overall effect doesn't have us going boom-boom-pow — then again, maybe we're just so "2000 and late."
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As a correspondent for the TV Guide Network, Kimberly Caldwell spends a lot of time talking with celebrities. But at the Idol finale, the former contestant made a glamorous statement, without saying a word.
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What a difference a year makes. Season 7 Idol winner David Cook arrived at the show's finale as a relaxed music artist, not the nervous contestant of yesteryear. The relaxed 'tude, though, may have gone too far in the attire department.
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Jenna Elfman has some amazing curls going on at the CBS upfronts, plus a kickin' body to boot. But her dress pattern is like an optical illusion we can't solve, with a length that screams "age me."
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Fun! Flirty! Sparkly (but not too much!)! Selma Blair kicks fashion butt yet again in this hip frock at the opening for Bulgari's art exhibit in Rome.
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Cannes Film Fest attendees: You can all go home now. Mais oui, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have just eclipsed you, your style and your star power by light years. Merci! Au revoir!
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Sharon Stone's Cannes ensemble is one part fatal, one part attraction (back and front, respectively). Hollywood's hottest cougar strikes again, but she should have left the crazy train (we mean that literally) at home.
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It's sad when one of our favorite cinematic pairings — Pedro Almodovar and his muse, Penelope Cruz — are so right on-screen, but so wrong on the carpet. Both director and actress went more Princess Barbie than feted power pair at Cannes.
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If this is what life looks like for Evangeline Lilly off the island, a summer Lost hiatus could be bearable. A little makeup, a stunningly elegant dress at Cannes and, voila! Someone just kicked off her movie career.
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What an invitation to Cannes' biggest premieres is: the time to strut the most fabulous stuff you have ever strutted in your life. What an invitation isn't: the time to over-drape yourself in fabric, because it's shiny! Hilary Swank, we're talking to you.
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Kim Raver has handed us a conundrum: On the one hand, Lipstick Jungle left us wanting to see more of her... every inch, that is. On the other, she's got an unusual, groovy thing going on at the American Ballet Theater's spring gala.
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Mariska Hargitay keeps it classic at the ABT ball. It's not an exciting ensemble, but as SVU's Det. Benson, she has more important things to worry about than fashion.
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We love Claire Danes, but not her so-called gown at the ABT gala. The slim beauty has a knack for the dowdy that doesn't do her service on the press line.
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At least someone's having fun at the ballet party! Ex-Lipstick star Lindsay Price ruffles up the scene for the rest of the drab celebs.
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Eve LaRue shows us what glamour really is at the ABT gala. Her full-length body-hugger screams "look at me!" without blinding us with overzealous gilding.
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Ivanka Trump may have access to one of the world's biggest fortunes, but she could have gotten fashion advice from TVGuide.com for free. It's simple: Strapless+shimmer+trailing fabric = much, too much — no matter who your daddy is.