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Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Style File: Christina Milian

Hey Y'all,
For this week’s style file, my fashion spotlight shines on actress and singer Christina Milian!


Ok, ok. Ms. Milian hasn't had the best career as a singer—or an actor. But I can’t deny it, this chick is beautiful, and she has the body to pull off a variety of looks.
There are a few occasions where Christina tries—and fails—at following trends.

This candy striper inspired sweater dress looks totally tacky with the matchy, matchy accessories. And white spandex capris?? Boo!

Ditto for this get up. These crazy paisley-esque are in a word, repulsive.
But we all have our bad days, right? For the most part Ms. Milian pulls it together and holds it down for the young brown in Hollywood.
She typically rocks shiny, short, saucy dresses for the red carpet…

Then works with a mixture of classic trenches…

Body flattering shorts…

Cute, yet simple tops...

Sweater dresses…

Pencil skirts…

And age appropriate club dresses…

...for her day to night grind.
Gorgeous.
Want her look? I’ve compiled a few high and low priced Christina Milian like items for ya. Check it out:

Top Row: Ecoganik Tissue Jersey Tee with Chains in Taupe, $72, CoutureCandy
Long Sleeve Ruffle Shirt, $25, www.forever21.com; Gap Casual Trench Coat, $70, www.gap.com.
Middle Row: Nicole Miller Square Neck Stretch Silk Dress, $365, www.nordstrom.com; Bronx Claudine Shoes, $89, zappos.com
Karoo Mark Eisen 3GG Plume Short Sleeve Dress with Empire Waist, $242, shopbop.com
Bottom Row: Isaac Mizrahi for Target Strapless Dress, $40, www.target.com; Linen Button Tab Shorts, $20, www.forever21.com; Diane Von Furstenberg Mercedes Dress, $325, www.nordstrom.com.
Now dip it low.
Smootches!

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

I agree, she's so pretty! Her career has been unfortunate, but girl's got style. That DVF dress is kinda hot...I wonder when it'll be in Forever 21.

Mikele said...

thanks for doing your explanations of your recommendations by row now! I would get confused trying to go clockwise! Cute picks!

Samantha said...

yea..she's gorg and hasn't had the best of luck career wise.. i hope she comes back and blows everyone away!

she's got soem swag to her .. i must admit!

i heart Christina

Anonymous said...

christina is a sweetie, and I do love that dip it low song. it was the hotness for a minute.

I agree with mikele's comment as well, row by row is a *great* look.

and that first comment about DVF is the funniest ish ever!

keep it up, boo! looking forward to tomorrow's post

www.kultic.com said...

I agree, she's really pretty and has a great sense of style!

I love your blog too! Let me know should you or your readers ever want me to hook you or them up with a discount from the site I work for, www.kultic.com ;).

Jamie said...

I love Christina...so much talent but often looked over but I've noticed that she can be notorious overaccessorizer( made-up word!).


Maybe that just me.:)

Desiree said...

www.designerapparel.com has the red Nicole Miller dress that Christina is wearing for $180!