Sassy or Trashy: Lace

Check out these lacy ladies, some sassy, some trashy. You decide which is which.

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<i>Gossip Girl</i>'s Taylor Momsen wore a lace-sleeved dress to a screening of <i>The Twilight Saga: New Moon</i> in New York City.
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The lace-sleeved dress <i>Gossip Girl</i>'s Taylor Momsen wore to a screening of <i>The Twilight Saga: New Moon</i> was vampire-esque, but bared a bit too much. See who else crossed into Trashy territory - and who managed to stay on this side of Sassy.
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Nicole Kidman's tiered gown at the 2009 American Music Awards is glamorous and sassy.
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Former child star Dakota Fanning co-stars in <i>The Twilight Saga: New Moon</i>. She arrived at the L.A. premiere looking entirely grown up and chic in a lacy minidress.
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Maybe it's the sultry over-the-shoulder glance or the pouty smile that makes Kate Bosworth's lacy shoulders and sleeves look so damn sassy.
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Evangeline Lilly, the dress-cut-to-the-naval look went out with J.Lo in 2000. Try again.
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Check out these lacy ladies, some sassy, some trashy. Drew Barrymore wore this tattoo-esque lacy number to the 2009 Toronto Film Festival premiere of <i>Whip it</i>. The look is unique and modest.
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Mary-Kate Olsen attends "The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion" Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Who inspired those lacy sleeves? We're not feeling it.
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Model/actress Victoria Silvstedt attends a party in France wearing lace that we think might better work as underpants.
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The lacy details on Selita Ebanks' dress would totally work if we saw a liiiiiittle less breast. Still, she pulls it off.
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Renee Zellweger's full lace dress is suggestive without being trashy. It jogs the imagination but not near the gutter. We likes.
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British actress Lisa Maxwell's lace works for her.
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Where's the lace? Oh there it is. Sorry, the totally sheer back of Olivia Wilde's dress distracted from the fact that it is completely lacey -- and a touch trashy.
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Back in 2000, Australian model Elle MacPherson wore this in public. Any coincidence her career wasn't quite the same after? Put this one in the trash bin.
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The lace applique Jessica Simpson is wearing is lovely.
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Actress Katee Sackhoff's well toned arms distract from the lace overlay on her dress -- giving her an "off the gym" look. It's not really trashy, it just doesn't work.
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No better way to mark the honor of a star on the Walk of Fame than with a classy, breezy white dress. Cameron Diaz shows she has star power and a great sense of fashion.
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Wait! Wasn't Selita Ebanks wearing this same exact dress a few slides ago? Yep she was and we definitely preferred her in it. Singer Letoya Luckett doesn't really pull it off though. Sorry.
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Actress/model Phoebe Price attends a movie premiere at Cannes wearing the hotel curtains. A cheap hotel, probably.
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Dita Von Teese's busy dress lands her on the trashy side of lace.
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Actress Anne Hathaway keeps it simple. The lace details don't distract from her real money maker: her smile.
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And even when you can't see her smile, Anne Hathaway's look still works.
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Not trashy in the traditional sense, but Claire Danes' dress is certainly a little too old fashioned to be sassy.
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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall has an excuse for looking this creepy. She was going to see the Pope.
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Live Tyler accents her well formed shoulders with black lace. Looks good and distracts from her lack of cleavage.
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Umm. Try again Sophia Bush.
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Actress Renee Zellweger's dress looks great -- if you ignore the flared sleeves.
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A rare moment of class from the queen of trash, Paris Hilton.
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Actress Charlize Theron's dress works for her, but would likely look more like funeral attire on someone less leggy...
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Pre-meltdown Britney Spears has the body to carry the outfit, but not the sense of time or place. Good for the bedroom but not for The Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
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Katie Holmes looks good in lace.
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The lace accents on actress Cheryl Hines's waistband create a fun pattern, but what's with the wings coming out of the skirt? Um, no.
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If she lost the bonnet, Paris Hilton is onto something.
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Reba McEntire's lace adds a nice accent to traditional look.
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Isabelle Adjani's gown for the Cannes Film Festival is a bit too medieval for us.
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Model/actress Eva Marcille resembles a present tied up with a bow at the 40th NAACP Image Awards.
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We love the variety of textures, as well as the cut, on Kristen Bell's dress for the premiere of <i>Couples Retreat</i>.
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Umm, Teri? We all stopped matching our eyeliner to our dresses in middle school.
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Sharon Stone's dress is nice, but we wish that bodice had gone all the way around.
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Someone needs to tell Fran Drescher that there's a time and a place for lingerie, and if you're making a speech, it's probably neither.
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The accents on Elizabeth Banks' dress for the premiere of <i>I Love You, Man</i> make us think a bit too much about Octoberfest. Sorry, Liz.
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Nicolette Sheridan's lacy camisole is whimsical yet modest. We approve.
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Dear Sharon, you are not Elvira and this is not Halloween. Please put that hair away.
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The lace bodice on Megan Fox's dress is a fun accent on a killer dress. Very sassy.
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Joanna Krupa spends most of her time in swimwear, so maybe she was trying to cover up a bit in comparison. But she just isn't pulling off the look.
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Actress Sanaa Lathan looks adorable in her lacy halter dress.
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