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Inside the amfAR L.A. Inspiration Gala

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Fashion, fun, and raising funds were on the agenda at the 2014 amfAR L.A. Inspiration Gala, which was hosted by Gwyneth Paltrow and honored designer Tom Ford.

Scantily-dressed Rihanna and Miley Cyrus were on hand in Hollywood for the Oct. 29 festivities, which raised money for the charity's AIDS research programs. Host Paltrow pulled out all the stops, including bringing out her soon-to-be ex-husband, Chris Martin, as a surprise performer.

Celebrity-Inspired Day-to-Night Accessories

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LEOPARD-PRINT CLUTCH

Jamie Chung is proof that a roomy pouch is spacious enough for daytime essentials, but compact enough for an evening out. Look for one in leopard print—it still makes a fierce statement, but has evolved into a neutral pattern that works with any outfit.








CHUNKY ANKLE-STRAP FLATS

Flats are often looked upon as a.m. attire, but chic ones can bring you from the office to happy hour. Try a pair with an ankle strap—the cuffed detailing has been a favorite among celebrities for multiple seasons now, including Rashida Jones, who went with a chunkier band.






SLEEK BACKPACKS

Backpacks have come a long way since elementary school! The modern-day, upscale versions are incredibly chic, super versatile, and can hold all your essentials. Jessica Alba slung her Reese Hudson backpack over one shoulder during the day and toted it again for a much more formal occasion.









MINI LADYLIKE BAGS

Scaled down to clutch-size, itsy-bitsy bags are considered an alternative to minaudieres. What we…

The Biggest Red Carpet Trends

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RED

Celebrities decided to match the red carpet at this year's Emmy Awards as they stepped out in floor-sweeping, crimson gowns. The pull of these looks is that the small-screen stars didn’t go for simple shades—instead, they opted for red tones that were full of detail. January Jones’ printed Prabal Gurung dress featured black insets and Sarah Hyland went for chic separates with a full-skirt-and-crop-top combo by Christian Siriano while Claire Danes’ elaborate Givenchy neckline and lace insets also fit the bill.




POPS OF COLOR

Bright colors popped up on the red carpet at this year’s Emmy Awards. Michelle Dockery stunned in a voluminous Rosie Assoulin gown while Girls’ stars Lena Dunham and Allison Williams both wowed in Giambattista Valli.



WHITE

White is proving to have serious staying power as Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, and Sofia Vergara all lit up the red carpet in icy-white hues. Wiig opted for a crisp cut Vera Wang gown with a thigh-high slit, Kate Mara worked a draped and plea…