Unexpected Evening Looks

Ashley Greene in a Polka-Dot Blouse and Leather Skirt
Photo: Courtesy of Ferragamo, Courtesy Far Fetch Equipments, Courtesy Topshop

Unexpected Evening Looks

01 of 09
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Naturally, we love a little black dress, but sometimes a girl just wants something a little different for her holiday soirees. Switch it up this season with one of these surprising combos inspired by stars like Ashley Greene, Emma Stone and Kate Moss.

02 of 09

Sequin Tee and Suede Mini

Selena Gomez in a Sequin Tee and Suede Mini
Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic, Courtesy KMart, Courtesy My Theresa

Selena Gomez

's twist on an all-black after-dark look? She played with texture, pairing a sparkling sequin tee with a plush suede miniskirt.

Baseball-style sequin top, Dream Out Loud, $16;

kmart.com.
Denim skirt with suede patches, Acne, $225; mytheresa.com.

03 of 09

Blush Bustier and Textured Skirt

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in a bustier and pencil skirt
INF.com, Courtesy Net-a-Porter, Courtesy My Theresa

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

knows her way around a sexy ensemble. She drew second (and third) looks in a nude lingerie-inspired top paired with a ladylike pencil skirt.

Tiered satin top, Rebecca Taylor, $245;

net-a-porter.com.
Embroidered lace skirt, Shumacher, $249 mytheresa.com.

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04 of 09

Tuxedo Jacket over Boho Separates

Rachel Zoe in a tuxedo jacket
David Crotty/PatrickMcMullan.com/Sipa Press, Courtesy American Eagle, Courtesy Aritzia

Trust Rachel Zoe to give us a fresh spin on menswear! The super-stylist layered a tuxedo jacket over a flowing tie-neck blouse and maxiskirt for an irresistible Diane Keaton vibe.

Faux leather-trimmed boyfriend jacket, American Eagle, $79;

05 of 09

Metallic Top and Skinny Pants

Kate Mosee in a Metallic Top and Skinny Pants
BENAROCH/SIPA, Courtesy Kohls, Courtesy Dorothy Perkins

Style icon Kate Moss makes looking good look easy. For an evening out she topped a pair of skinnies with a gold tunic.

Shimmer tee, Dorothy Perkins, $49;

dorothyperkins.com.
Ponte pants, Simply Vera Vera Wang, $48; kohls.com.

06 of 09

White Evening Suit

Evan Rachel Wood in a white suit
Tina Kaawaloa/INFevents.com, Courtesy Guess, Courtesy H&M

Evan Rachel Wood

channeled early Madonna in a white suit and satin bustier. A pared down color palette (and sleek silhouette) brought the look into the 21st century.

Blazer, H&M, $59.95;

07 of 09

Bright Sweater & Contrasting Skirt

Emma Stone in a Bright Sweater and Contrasting Skirt
Tina Kaawaloa/INFevents.com, Courtesy Guess, Courtesy H&M

Emma Stone

clashed charmingly in a fitted scarlet sweater and a hot pink peplum skirt. Curve-conscious pieces made the look as sultry as it was quirky.

Cropped sweater, Old Navy, $39.94;

oldnavy.gap.com.
Peplum skirt, Mod Cloth, $42.99; modcloth.com.

08 of 09

Biker Jacket and Evening Trousers

Chloe Moretz in a biker jacket
Tony DiMaio/iPhoto, Courtesy Miss Selfridge, Courtesy Topshop

Chloe Moretz

added edge to her lace overlay trousers with an oversize motorcycle jacket. Strappy heels kept the look evening-appropriate.

Suede zip-front jacket, Miss Selfridge, $179;

missselfridge.com.
Tinsel stripe pants, Topshop, $220; topshop.com.

09 of 09

Polka-Dot Blouse and Leather Skirt

Ashley Greene in a Polka-Dot Blouse and Leather Skirt
Courtesy of Ferragamo, Courtesy Far Fetch Equipments, Courtesy Topshop

Ashley Greene

paired a polka-dot blouse to a leather wrap skirt for a sexy take on separates. The lingerie-revealing sheer top turned up the heat on the simple style.

Silk blouse, Equipment, $228;

farfetch.com.
Faux-leather pencil skirt, Topshop, $75; topshop.com.

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