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Le Smoking

The Le Smoking trend is back & the world’s most stylish are mad about the boy.

As one of the most powerful and enduring fashion creations of the 21st century, Yves Saint Laurent’s Le Smoking Tuxedo is still a favourite amongst the world’s most stylish. From Diane Kruger to Camilla Belle, a feminine take on the tuxedo is sharp, fresh & seductively sexy.

About Le Smoking

Created in 1966 by Yves Saint Laurent, the Le Smoking tuxedo revolutionised women’s fashion. Pioneering the androgynous look for women, the tuxedo enabled women to dress with style, influence and power.

When it first appeared as part of YSL’s Pop art collection it was a controversial alternative to the little black dress or evening gown.

The sharp black jacket and straight cut, high waisted trousers worn with a white organdy blouse, became instantly adored by trend setting, style icons such as Catherine Deneuve, Lauren Bacall, Bianca Jagger and more.

Every season since this controversial design made its debut, countless designers reference its chic shape – a testament to the enduring appeal of Le Smoking. YSL himself reinvented his signature silhouette in hundreds of new and unique ways during his own reign – from dress versions to jumpsuits and trenches.  Since then all of Saint Laurent’s successors (Alber Elbaz, Tom Ford and Stefano Pilati), have made the Le Smoking an inherent feature in every YSL collection. {images from the YSL Fall 2012 collection below}

Will you wear Le Smoking Tuxedo? xx

Photos from style.com /  justfad.blogspot.com.au / google images

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The Harry Potter Hotties

This week saw the world premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in London and the starlets did not disappoint. Emma Watson looked stunning in a Rafael Lopez for Atelier-Mayer cocktail dress. The dress featured lace and feathers in striking black. Clemence Poesy chose a Chanel dress while Evanna Lynch wore Bruce Oldfield.

Top 5 Best Dressed This Week

Photos 1,3,5,7 & 8 from vogue.co.uk | Photos 2, 4 & 6 from style.com

Best Dressed This Week…

1>> Victoria Beckham wore a Victoria Beckham Spring / Summer 2011 look while dining at Gordon Ramsay’s Maze restaurant in Mayfair

2>> Leighton Meester looked quite the 70’s vixen in a look from Marc Jacobs Spring / Summer 2011 collection

3>> Elizabeth Banks chose a sexy black Versace dress from the Spring / Summer 2011 collection

4>> Camilla Belle in Derek Lam looked lovely

5>> And finally, the ever chic Nicole Kidman wore the perfect white lace Dolce & Gabbana dress to the CMA Awards in Nashville, Tennessee

Who is your best dressed this week? xx