Lifestyle Holidays & Occasions Unexpected Evening Looks By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Instagram Twitter InStyle's mantra is "Everybody's in," and that means anyone who finds their way to our stories should find themselves reflected in them. We prioritize bringing the right writer to every story and sometimes collaborate as a team to ensure we're including points of view across race, gender expression, body size, skin and hair type, and more. 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. For more about our team, click here. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on September 6, 2012 @ 10:26AM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Courtesy of Ferragamo, Courtesy Far Fetch Equipments, Courtesy Topshop Unexpected Evening Looks 01 of 09 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 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 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. Find the hottest holiday pieces and unlock exclusive styling tips with Shopkick! 04 of 09 Tuxedo Jacket over Boho Separates 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 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 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 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 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 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. Find the hottest holiday pieces and unlock exclusive styling tips with Shopkick!