Paula Patton's 7 Most Glam Party Outfits

Get New Year's Eve style inspiration from the Mission: Impossible star – with the inside scoop from her stylist, Karla Welch

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Updated: Thursday Dec 29, 2011 | 06:00 AM EST By: Christie LaRusso

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"There's something classic about leopard and lace," Welch declares of the Dolce & Gabbana sheath the actress donned for a Big Apple appearance with Rene Caovilla heels. Tamed with black tights and toe-covering booties, the long-sleeve look is the perfect choice when celebrating in chillier locales.