Keri Hilson continued to celebrate her 29th birthday (December 5) over the weekend, and for a dinner party at Boa Steakhouse in Los Angeles she got her grown woman on in a print dress by Mara Hoffman. The knee-length Egyptian inspired print dress with its long sleeves is a fairly conservative choice for the singer, who played up the dress with red lips and strappy Jimmy Choo heels, but it’s a lot less dress than the last time we saw it.
Flashback to 2008….
A black-haired Rihanna wore the Mara Hoffman dress straight off the runway to Clive Davis’s annual pre-Grammy party that year. She’s rarely as covered up these days, but back then the Talk That Talk singer left it all to the imagination with a floor length version of the gown. Rosy makeup gave her a youthful glow in the vintage-feeling dress and she added bold red nails to the mix.
The long and short of it: Whose version looked best?
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