Tribeca Film Fashion: A Study in Black and White

Everyone knows that art-centric events attract a sea of minimal, black-and-white dressing, and the Tribeca Film Festival was no exception.

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Jessica Alba and Kate Hudson attend the "The Killer Inside Me" premiere during the 9th Annual Tribeca Film Festival at the SVA Theater on April 27, 2010 in New York City.
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Everyone knows that art-centric events attract a sea of minimal, black-and-white dressing, and the Tribeca Film Festival is no exception. Kate Hudson wore a head-turning black-and-white Louis Vuitton cape to the premiere of her film, <i>The Killer Inside Me.</i>
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Inside, Hudson and her costar, Jessica Alba, were the epitome of black and white style -- Alba wearing a bohemian white dress and Hudson in a glamorous LBD.
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Jessica Alba went back to black at the Awards Night Show & Party during the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival, wearing a seriously sexy shiny black minidress with strong shoulders.
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Even Vogue's editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour, embraced the black-and-white trend at the Vanity Fair party, wearing a white shift and a printed black-and-white spring coat. (And, of course, wore her sunglasses even at night.)
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Christy Turlington Burns (here with her husband, Ed Burns) incorporated some color into her ensemble in the form of a tie-waist jacket, but chose to keep the rest of her look dark.
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Similarly, actress Rashida Jones added some color to her otherwise monochromatic ensemble by adding a moody, green-and-blue skirt at the <i>Monogamy</i> after party.
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Selma Blair was the most guilty of monochromatic dressing at the premieres of various films. At <i>Monogamy,</i> she chose a Betty Boop-inspired dress, with a sweetheart neckline and a slit skirt.
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At the premiere of <i>Nice Guy Johnny,</i> Blair went for a more edgy look: black leather jacket, black leather leggings, and black boots.
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At the Awards Night Show & Party, Blair opted for a sexy-business look: a tailored minidress with classic Louboutin pumps.
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Tory Burch went for the creamier side of white in this frothy dress at the Vanity Fair party on April 20.
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Renee Zellweger went for a more feminine black look, complete with delicate sheer straps and a flouncy skirt, at the premiere of <i>My Own Love Song.</i>
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Cameron Diaz went for a subdued look at the premiere of <i>Shrek Forever After</i> at the Ziegfield Theatre. Her simple black belted sheath stood in stark contrast to all the bright green at the event.
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Kelly Bensimon opted for a sporty look with black and white stripes at the premiere of <i>Shrek Forever After</i> at the Ziegfeld Theatre.
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Model Veronica Webb -- who attended the Vanity Fair party -- knows a waist-cinching belt and a flared skirt is always a flattering choice, even in a slimming little black dress.
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Ever a fan of the sweet, girlish look, Kirsten Dunst went for a pale white frock specked with flowers for <i>Between The Lines</i> at Village East Cinemas.
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Haylie Duff mixed a skinny black suit with a bit of evening glam in the form of a sparkling silver tank at the premiere of <i>Earth Made Of Glass.</i>
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Amanda Seyfried gussied up her black shorts-and-tank combo with a tuxedo jacket with a sparkling lapel at the the premiere of <i>Letters To Juliet.</i>
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Actress Amanda Peet hit the premiere of <i>Please Give</i> just eight days after having a baby, and embellished her strappy black dress with a bright blue flower.
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Fabiola Beracasa embraced the sheer, lingerie-inspired look that dominated the spring runways a the Chanel Tribeca Film Festival Dinner.
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At the same dinner, Alexandra Richards went for the polar opposite look -- a white tank dress that had a preppy, summery appeal.
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Actresses Kristen Bell, Abbie Cornish and Selma Blair embraced the black and white trend with fervor at the Chanel Tribeca Film Festival Dinner.
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At the Awards Night Show & Party, America Ferrara went for a bodycon minidress -- nicely belted to show off her curves -- with military-inspired strong shoulders.
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