It was an evening of rhythm and soul last night at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. VH1 held their annual VH1 Divas concert where the vocal talent — both legendary and new — of different genres came together on one stage for several unforgettable performances. For this years theme, “VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul”, Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson, Jill Scott, Florence Welch (of Florence + The Machine), Kelly Clarkson and Jessie J headlined the event and took the stage with the likes of Chaka Khan, Erykah Badu, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Boyz II Men, Estelle, Marsha Ambrosius and Travie McCoy.
Jennifer Hudson arrived on the red carpet decked out in a head-to-toe look from Francesco Scognamiglio‘s Fall/Winter 2011 collection. The 30-year-old singer (and Weight Watchers spokeswoman) looked slimmer than ever in this shimmering three-quarter length sleeve dress. Her particular design was not seen on the catwalk; Jenn’s featured a shiny stretchy fabric and thicker lace ruffled embroidery at the neckline.
In addition to the dress, Jenn rocked an insane pair of glittery banded thigh-high boots from the collection! I like the boots more than the dress on her, but I think they were better suited for one of the performances rather than the carpet. I would have loved to have gotten a great view of the heel during the show.
She finished off her look with sparkly hoop earrings, a flower ring and matching bangles from Jacob & Co.. | continue reading..