Best Looks from The 2013 American Music Awards

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The 2013 American Music Awards broadcast live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on Sunday.

As stars arrived on the red carpet, it became clear that white is the new black. Celebrities such as Miley Cyrus, Zendaya and Kendall Jenner turned to pure-white looks for the night.

Other pleasant surprises? Jennifer Hudson’s bold orange, Nicole Richie’s overall look, and Ciara in one of my favorite J. Mendel dresses from the Spring/Summer 2014 collection.

Browse the gallery to see my top picks for the best looks from the 2013 American Music Awards.

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PR Talk: Can Celebrities Really Sell Clothes and Cosmetics?

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I’m a PR girl. So I’ve got a thing for designer collaborations and celebrity partnerships in the beauty and fashion worlds. Yes, I think thing is the right term.

Recently, I’ve been doing research for school on whether they work or not. Does an H&M partnership with Karl Lagerfeld bring more store sales? Or does a Madonna and Macy’s pairing create magic on the bottom line?

It looks like the jury’s still out on how much high-profile collaborations mean for business in the end.

But as a consumer, here’s what I think: they’re fun to shop, explore online and help me discover new design talent and hidden celebrity talents.

Enter the most intriguing collaboration announcements and comebacks du jour.

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Review: Rihanna for River Island

It seemed like no sooner than fashion fans had tuned in, it was over. But the super-short, nine-minute presentation revealing Rihanna for River Island at London Fashion Week is being heralded as worth the wait.

The opening chart-topping track du jour laced with explicit lyrics should have tipped everyone off that we were in for something edgy and hard-hitting. The collection is exactly that.

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