Celebrity August 2006 By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on March 25, 2015 @ 02:52PM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: George Pimentel/WireImage August 2006 01 of 23 Mischa Barton Davidson/INF Goff The horses weren't the only ones with thoroughbred legs in Surrey, UK, this weekend: Mischa Barton showed off her winning pair in a mirror-embellished Louis Vuitton dress and a pair of high, high heels at the Cartier International Polo match. 02 of 23 Jessica and Ashlee Simpson Souza-Jess/X17 The Simpson girls aired their differences during a sisterly meal at the Ivy in L.A. Jessica wore a glamorous Rozae Nichols dress that she accessorized with a Fendi bag and shoes by Azzedine Alaïa. Ashlee topped off a pair of Lanvin boots with a fashion-forward Katy Rodriquez pinafore dress and a Marc Jacobs purse. 03 of 23 Nicky Hilton John Sciulli/WireImage Nicky Hilton channeled a Greek goddess while attending the L.A. launch of Very Sexy makeup by Victoria's Secret. The designer wore a simple white tunic with gladiator sandals and a silvery shoulder bag. 04 of 23 Chloë Sevigny Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage Chloë Sevigny in a printed bubble dress from Myself by Kai Kühne. The actress attended a celebration for the 100th episode of The Best Week Ever on VH1. 05 of 23 Maria Bello Jim Spellman/WireImage Maria Bello gave the classic tuxedo a seductive new spin in a menswear-inspired outfit by MaxMara. The actress was in New York City for the premiere of World Trade Center. 06 of 23 Rachel Bilson Todd Williamson/FilmMagic Rachel Bilson looked kissable in a bubble dress by Brian Reyes accented with a lipstick-red belt and a pair of vintage pumps. The actress was attending a listening party for the soundtrack to her upcoming movie, The Last Kiss. 07 of 23 Vanessa Minnillo Dara Kushner/FilmMagic Vanessa Minnillo was sexy in the city as she took a stroll around Manhattan in an off-the-shoulder C&C California top and a pair of denim short-shorts by Anlo. She accessorized her casual look with a pair of Gucci sunglasses and a Dior "Gaucho" bag. 08 of 23 Christina Milian Humberto Carreno/Startraks Christina Milian stopped traffic in a siren-red Louis Verdad shirtdress. The singer/actress wore the '40s-inspired satin frock on a visit to MTV's TRL. 09 of 23 Elisha Cuthbert Roger Wong/INF Goff Elisha Cuthbert looked fierce on the New York City sidewalks in a leopard-print shirtdress cinched at the waist with a two-tone sash. The actress was in Manhattan to promote her new film, The Quiet. 10 of 23 Paris Hilton AlphaX/X17 Paris Hilton sauntered down a Beverly Hills street in a chiffon shirt by Nanette Lepore and a Miss Sixty skirt. She finished off the look with a vintage suede belt, shoes by Betsey Johnson and a Prada purse. 11 of 23 Jessica Biel Tana Lee Alves/WireImage Jessica Biel stood tall in a Catherine Malandrino dress and towering platform sandals. The actress was attending a preview of her latest movie, The Illusionist, held by The Cinema Society in Southampton, New York. 12 of 23 Hilary Duff Kevin Mazur/WireImage Hilary Duff revealed her dark side in a midnight-hued Empire-waist dress by Yves Saint Laurent. The actress/singer was in New York City for the premiÃ¨re of her new movie Material Girls. 13 of 23 Jessica Biel Peter Kramer/Getty Jessica Biel was a lady in white at the Yari Film Group premiÃ¨re of The Illusionist held at Chelsea West Cinemas in New York City. The actress wore a Guy Laroche gown and carried a clutch by Fendi. 14 of 23 Gwyneth Paltrow News International/WireImage Gwyneth Paltrow was golden outside of Madonna's birthday party in a sheer tie-front shirt and cropped pants. She accessorized the look with a brown leather belt, slingbacks and a clutch bag. 15 of 23 Sarah Jessica Parker Jennifer Mitchell/Splash News Sarah Jessica Parker was the belle of Broadway in an ivory fifties-style sheath by Peter Soronen, shoes by Christian Louboutin and a Fred Leighton bird brooch. She was attending the premiÃ¨re of Martin Short's new musical, Fame Becomes Me. 16 of 23 Rachel Bilson Frank Micelotta/Getty Rachel Bilson was a style role model at the Teen Choice Awards. The petite actress was perfection in a Zac Posen "Yacht" dress from his 2006 Resort collection and pointy-toe pumps from Prada. 17 of 23 Charlize Theron Jeff Mitchell/Getty Charlize Theron was luminous in lace at the Edinburgh International Film Festival's 60th-anniversary party. She lit up the Scottish night in a Guy Laroche frock, Stella McCartney shoes and a Christian Louboutin clutch. 18 of 23 PenÃ©lope Cruz Evan Agostini/Getty PenÃ©lope Cruz was a regal presence at the Ambassador Theatre in New York City, wearing an asymmetrical lace dress from Chanel and a coronet of braids. The Spanish actress was attending the Broadway dÃ©but of Usher Raymond in Chicago. 19 of 23 Elizabeth Banks Elizabeth Banks brought Old Hollywood glamour to Manhattan in her Dolce & Gabbana corset dress worn with Jimmy Choo shoes and jewelry from Martin Katz. The actress was attending the premiÃ¨re of her new movie Invincible. 20 of 23 Kyra Sedgwick Kevin Winter/Getty Kyra Sedgwick was ethereal at the Emmys in a cloud-like gown from Giorgio Armani PrivÃ©. The star of The Closer kept the look playful with her long, loose waves. 21 of 23 Jaime King Frederick M. Brown/Getty Jaime King was crowned with gold at an Emmy after-party hosted by TV Guide. Her blond Veronica Lake-curls reflected well on her empire-waist Georges Chakra couture gown and Jimmy Choo shoes. 22 of 23 Jessica Simpson INFGoff Jessica Simpson brought flower power to Manhattan in a Missoni minidress. She accessorized the retro look with Michael Kors McGraw boots and a ChloÃ© handbag. 23 of 23 Scarlett Johansson George Pimentel/WireImage Scarlett Johansson wore a soft, seventies look to a photo call for the Venice Film Festival premiÃ¨re of Black Dahlia. The actress complemented her loose Farrah Fawcett waves with a Missoni top and satin shorts from Margaret 's.