Summer is the perfect time to show off your midriff, but if you're hesitant to rock the risqué style, look to countless stylish celebrities for inspiration. Jamie Chung revealed a sliver of her stomach in a cropped tank and high-waisted black tulle skirt, Whitney Port went a bit more daring in her crop top and printed pants, and Selena Gomez went all out ballsy in her bandeau top with matching shorts. Check them and a couple more crop-top-wearing stars out before you try the trend, then shop similar pieces to get started.
The Glamour Women of the Year Awards were held last night at Berkeley Square Gardens in London, and the stars got dressed up to honor women in the fashion industry. Lea Michele stepped onto the red carpet wearing a dark blue Zac Posen gown, and an Alexander McQueen-clad Jessica Alba was also on hand to celebrate. Eva Longoria brought a splash of color to the carpet in a bright orange Victoria Beckham shift dress, as did Sofia Vergara in red.
Lea was honored with the award for best US TV actress for her ongoing role on Glee while Eva was crowned this year's most inspirational woman. Kelly Rowland took home the accolade for best TV personality and Avengers star Tom Hiddleston was on hand to accept the man of the year trophy. Other stars stepped out to party and celebrate with their friends including a Versace-clad Naomi Watts, Donatella Versace, and Vampire Diaries heartthrob Paul Wesley. Lily Collins donned a little green Alexander McQueen.
The 2012 Cannes Film Festival has been filled with red-carpet premieres and equally glamorous afterparties, and one dress style that has ruled throughout is the dramatic side slit. Kristen Stewart's printed Balenciaga gown showed off her svelte legs, the slit on Jessie J's leopard-print Louis Heal dress went all the way up to her hips, and Nina Dobrev's sparkling Elie Saab number also featured a daring side slit. See who else worked a side-slit gown at Cannes and shop similar dresses to show off your gams at all your fancy affairs.
Lipstick is making a huge comeback on the red carpet, especially among the young and chic set. This week, a whole bevy of lovely ladies decided to give berry-tinged tones a try. We saw Selita Ebanks looking ravishing in a deep, creamy plum, while Solange Knowles went with shimmery electric lavender and Jessie J made a statement in mauve lips with lavender glitz on top. They all looked great, but which star's lips win your blue ribbon?
With their infectious beats, pop albums fuel everything from workouts to parties. This year was no exception, with new artists like LMFAO, as well as more established ones like Beyoncé churning out catchy tunes on their new releases. But which pop album of 2011 did you find yourself liking the most? Let us know when you vote for the best pop album of the year!