Red carpet style spotting this year kicked off with the Miss Veet finale yesterday.

The evening crowned Zainab Raja from Islamabad as the winner of the reality show but what we were really anxious to see was what and who the celebrity attendees were wearing.

Unfortunately, there wasn't much to write home about. Since this was the first star-studded event of the year, we really hope this isn't going to be setting the tone for the rest of the year.

That being said, let's be a little glass half full, shall we? Here are some thoughts we had while scrolling through our Instagram feed last night:

DO: Experiment with layering

Sadaf Kanwal played with her look and she made it work —Photo courtesy: Doctor Blogger Instagram
Sadaf Kanwal played with her look and she made it work —Photo courtesy: Doctor Blogger Instagram

To tone down a wild print, pair it with a solid-coloured trench coat. We like how Sadaf's Zaheer Abbas coat was long, playing on the trend for ankle-length toppers.

DON'T: Wear a body chain with a sari

Nadia Hussain's body chain actually ruined the look—Photo courtesy: Sagar Samy's Instagram
Nadia Hussain's body chain actually ruined the look—Photo courtesy: Sagar Samy's Instagram

Or ever really.

DO: Rock plaid

From L-R: Osman Khalid Butt and Ahsan Mohsin Ikram
From L-R: Osman Khalid Butt and Ahsan Mohsin Ikram

Takes a bit more thought than your basic black blazer but if you get it right, it's classic and bold all at once.

DON'T: Wear feathers

Hareem Farooq's sleeves were questionable —Photo courtesy: Page 3 Magazine's Instagram
Hareem Farooq's sleeves were questionable —Photo courtesy: Page 3 Magazine's Instagram

Is that a crow? Is that Black Swan? No wait, that's just a dress Hareem Farooq wore on the red carpet.

DO: Wear a bomber jacket

We love that Ali Noor doesn't care for the designer trend —Photo courtesy: Niche Lifestyle
We love that Ali Noor doesn't care for the designer trend —Photo courtesy: Niche Lifestyle

We've said it before and we'll say it again: we love this effortless piece of clothing. Ali Noor gets full marks for keeping it rock n roll.

DON'T: Think you can pull off bows

Mawra Hocane (R) with her hairstylist -Photo courtesy: Jenny Hocane's Instagram
Mawra Hocane (R) with her hairstylist -Photo courtesy: Jenny Hocane's Instagram

Rule of thumb: If it's bigger than your head, you shouldn't try it.

DO: Accessorize with a contrasting bag

Zahra Saifullah's look was chic and the bag just made it win! —Photo courtesy: Hello! Pakistan
Zahra Saifullah's look was chic and the bag just made it win! —Photo courtesy: Hello! Pakistan

Blue and white stripes coupled with a red bag is a winning combo in our books.

DON'T: Go overboard with embroidery.

Sara Haider's top went a little overboard —Photo courtesy: E Buzz Today's Instagram
Sara Haider's top went a little overboard —Photo courtesy: E Buzz Today's Instagram

Let's save that for the shaadis ladies.

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