Did Samia Ghadie wear the Herve Leger dress to impress Sylvain Longchambon?
When girl-next-door Samia Ghadie walked the red carpet at last month’s National Television Awards we knew we’d seen her eye-popping Hervé Léger body-con number before.
And now we’ve worked it out.
Nicki, also 30, had rocked the colour-block mini at LA‘s American Idol premiere on 9 January – a full fortnight earlier.
So if Nicki – renowned for her outrageous dress sense and that butt – was the inspiration for love scandal Samia‘s sexy transformation, who was it in aid of?
Well, her man – and DOI skating partner – Sylvain Longchambon, 32, is obviously a fan of a Hervé Léger dress.
His ex Jennifer Metcalfe wore a stunning cream bandage dress when they attended the NTAs together in 2011.
Embarrassingly for Samia, however, the public didn’t think she pulled off Nicki‘s look.
A poll in US magazine Life & Style last week voted Nicki the clear winner in a ‘who wore it best’ poll.
Perhaps it’s time to find a new style icon, Samia…
Read more about Samia Ghadie in Now magazine dated 18 February 2013 – out now!
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