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I never thought I'd tell anyone how to get Kristen Stewart's look, but I kind of like this royal blue Alpinestars by Denise Focil GT Jacket she wore Thursday to the after party of the New York City premiere of "New Moon."

The jacket retails for $145, and you can find it at Choppy hair, fidgeting, and bad attitude sold separately.

This was a big week for movie premieres, and celebrities didn't disappoint us on the red carpet. We saw plenty of shine and sparkles from Eva Mendes and Charlize Theron, and questionable space-age shoulder pads from Cameron Diaz. Not to mention, a battle-of-the-beards between Brad Pitt and Jim Carrey. Here's a roundup of red carpet looks from this week. And as always, leave a comment and let me know what you think!

Eva Mendes looked like walking confetti at the screening of "The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans" Wednesday at the AFI Fest in L.A. Chris Pizzello/AP

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Charlize Theron went for an old Hollywood glamor look at the screening of "The Road" Wednesday at the AFI Fest in L.A. I like Viggo as an accessory. Chris Pizzello/AP

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Giant shoulder pads anyone? Cameron Diaz went for a space age look at the New York premiere of her new thriller "The Box" Wednesday. James Marsden just forgot to shave his chest hair. Or did he? Peter Kramer/AP

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Apparently the "Inglourious Basterds" crew is still making its rounds around the globe. Melanie Laurent (from left), director Quentin Tarantino, a very bearded Brad Pitt and Julie Dreyfus pose on the red carpet at the Tokyo premiere Wednesday. Shizuo Kambayashi/AP

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I love these looks, though I'm not sure about the goof wearing the polo shirt in the middle. "Everybody's Fine" stars Kate Beckinsale (from left), Robert De Niro and Drew Barrymore pose at the film's screening at the AFI Fest Tuesday. Chris Pizzello/AP

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Holy beard! Jim Carrey and Jenny McCarthy arrive at the world premiere of "A Christmas Carol" Tuesday in London. (Jim Carrey is said to be gaining weight for his role as Curly in "The Three Stooges.") Matt Dunham/AP

"Twilight" star Kristen Stewart is always going on and on about how she doesn't care about fashion. OK, we get it. You don't like sparkles, you'd rather wear angry gun graphics and you refuse to spend more than 5 minutes on your hair. Mission accomplished. (Though truth be told, she doesn't really look all that bad -- I like the suspenders and jeans.) With her is costar Taylor Lautner. The two were in Mexico City Tuesday promoting "New Moon," which opens Nov. 20.

This Saturday, November 7, is Macy's 102nd Annual Great Tree Lighting ceremony. Does this seem really early to anyone else? My East Lakeview neighborhood is still recovering from Halloween.

But in celebration of the event, Macy's on State is also holding a Family Fun Day from 1 to 3 p.m. on the 5th Floor (Kids Department). Kids can expect face painting and balloon twisting, plus they can decorate an ornament with the words "wish," "believe," imagine" and "dream" to take home. The event is free.

A second Family Fun Day will be held November 21.

Wicker Park boutique le Dress, 1741 W. Division, must need a little change in scenery. The dress-only boutique is moving to the West Loop this weekend for two days only. Fall styles with be marked down from 20 to 30 percent off.

The "pop up shop" will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, November 7, and Sunday, November 8 at 23 N. Aberdeen, Model Unit on the 2nd floor. Happy shopping!

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