Turning Heads with Bill Blass: Elizabeth Banks, Jada Pinkett Smith, Nicole Scherzinger

DALLAS, Jun 7, 2012/ — Other than being one of Hollywood’s most recognizable faces, Elizabeth Banks, Jada Pinkett Smith and Nicole Scherzinger share their love for Bill Blass.

Hunger Games star Elizabeth Banks continues to turn head wherever she goes and this time she did it with a forest green sexy side-cut sheath dress from Bill Blass. The stunning actress chose to wear the 100% silk satin cocktail dress at the USC Shoah Foundation Institute Ambassadors gala at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center in LA.

Meanwhile in New York, Jada Pinkett Smith and Nicole Scherzinger both chose to wear beautiful Bill Blass offerings on the red carpet at the “Men in Black” New York Premiere.

Smith attended in support of her husband, Actor Will Smith, star of the film. Scherzinger plays the villain’s girlfriend in the movie.

Smith stunned in a pleated sheer tulle deep v-neck gown from the Bill Blass Fall 2012 Runway that retails for $2500. Scherzinger chose a cherry red top and skirt from the Bill Blass Spring 2012 Runway currently available at www.billblass.com

Founded in 1970 by American designer William Ralph Blass, luxury fashion house Bill Blass built its reputation through its sophisticated, tailored women’s clothing line that epitomized timeless style and modern American design.

For 30 years, Bill Blass expanded the line to include men’s apparel, tailored clothing, furs, neckwear, sportswear, and footwear. Bill Blass was the recipient of several prestigious accolades, including the Fashion Institute of Technology’s Lifetime Achievement Award and seven Coty Awards.

Although Bill Blass passed away in 2002, his impressive legacy carries on under the design direction of Jeffery Monteiro. Recent celebrity fans include Faith Hill, Drew Barrymore, Kristen Wiig and Camilla Alves.