The week's best celebrity style: Kate Hudson, Rita Ora, Dakota Johnson and more

By: Nicole Carrington

On a much-needed break from awards season mayhem, Hollywood’s finest flocked to New York for fashion week celebrations. A-listers like Kate Hudson, Rihanna, Rita Ora and Olivia Palermo donned striking getups for a who's who of designer shows.

Kate Hudson’s sunny spring wear at Michael Kors’s presentation was a welcome shift during the city’s record-low temperatures as the star sat front row in an off-the-shoulder knit and printed pencil skirt. Also in attendance was Olivia Palermo in a classic Kors ensemble featuring a crisp button down, A-line skirt and military-style coat with metal accents.

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Singers Rita Ora and Rihanna were also among the stars who stepped out in the name of fashion. Rita took to the Tommy Hilfiger show in a retro look by the designer, including a wide-leg jean (note the contrast stitching and velvet waistband!) and fur topper, and finished it off with a combination of jewelry by Jennifer Fisher and Erickson Beamon. And Rihanna, typically known for pushing style boundaries, opted for a simple maroon frock by Zac Posen – with coordinating Manolo Blahniks – for the designer’s Monday showing.

Fifty Shades of Grey star Dakota Johnson hit it out of the park for Saturday Night Live’s 40th anniversary celebration in a sparkling ensemble by Sonia Rykiel paired with ankle-strap sandals and a cropped pastel coat.

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Willa Holland and ‘How to Get Away with Murder’ star Karla Souza both made appearances at Vanity Fair’s celebration in honour of Young Hollywood. Arrow actress Willa selected a crisp Gucci jumpsuit for the occasion, but added a smart dose of shine in the form of studded pumps and a Kotur clutch, while Karla stunned in a moody silk-chiffon skirt by Burberry, metallic sandals and drop earrings.

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