Look of the day

HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 22:  Actress Christina Hendricks attends the 2012 Outfest Closing Night Gala For 'Struck By Lightning' at John Anson Ford Amphitheatre on July 22, 2012 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 22: Actress Christina Hendricks attends the 2012 Outfest Closing Night Gala For 'Struck By Lightning' at John Anson Ford Amphitheatre on July 22, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)

Christina Hendricks, 2012 Outfest closing night gala for Struck by Lightning, July 2012

It's really very difficult to describe Christina Hendricks without resorting to phrases like "va va voom" or "boop boop a doop" or simply, "bangin'". For one key thing that Hendricks does with just about every outfit she wears - herself or as her alter-ego Joan - she always makes the most of her considerable, ahem, assets. But it's not all about the cleavage that makes your eyes go bboooiiinnggg. Here Hendricks opts for chic tailored, red trousers that flatter enormously, and the ruffled silk blouse is a study in understatement. The camel brogue heels and the graphic patterned clutch are the cherry on top.

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