Belt Your Dresses Like Ashley and Vanessa!

09/05/2007 at 06:00 AM ET


We already predicted that belts would be big for fall, and Hollywood’s hottest young stars are at the forefront of the trend! Both Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale cinched their waists at the London premiere of High School Musical 2 over the weekend. Ashley added a thick black leather belt to her delicate Tadashi Shoji silver dress, while Vanessa topped her colorful Trina Turk with a skinny belt from Streets Ahead with gold hardware. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite belts online that remind us of these stylish stars’.

For a thin belt like Vanessa’s, try this Skinny Patent Belt, $9 at, or this extra-thin “Skinny Minnie” Belt from, $18. Or splurge on this Melamed Skinny Sash Belt, $90 at

For a wide belt like Ashley’s, try this Circa Covered Buckle Belt, $17 at or this Wide Leather Waist Belt, $20 at Splurge on this luxe Hobo International ‘Elite’ Quilted Leather Belt, $128 at

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Nicole on

Okay, so love the stars but those dresses are…okay. Well, now that I look at them again, the dresses are kinda cute. Oh…I don’t know?!?!?!? Anyways, Vannesssa and Ashley ROCK OUT LOUD!!!!! L.O.L

– Nicole

Audrey on

I totally think that Vanessa looks a lot better than Ashley in this picture. I just don’t really like Ashley’s dress. Vanessa’s dress is so pretty and she looks amazing…

Katelyn on

I like the “belt look”. But on Ashley’s dress, I don’t. I don’t like her dress ay all. Vanessa’s dress is ok…maybe a bit too long.

Eleanor on

Wow! They both look gorgeous! i ablsolutely love ashley’s dress!

Vanessa hudgens no ` fan on

cute i love vanessa!

Marly on

I love Ashley’s dress . She is always so classy , no matter the occasion . She knows her body type , and what would compliment her body shape .

Shelly on

Where can I buy Vanessa’s dress at? I love the print and it looks so comfortable!

Melissa on

Skinny belts over thick bulging ones any day

dawn on

The skinny belt i don’t like this trend never did in the 80’s either. The wide belt works great if you have the figure for it and the outfit you have to be very careful with it.

Jules on

they are famous b.c they were in a disney channel movie…Look at the smirk on ashleys face, At least Vanessa looks classy!

alia on

Vanessa ALWAYS looks gorgeous!!….Her dress is much prettier than Ashley’s….it’s sad, she always looks better than Ash…
but Ashley’s still cute—just not a trendsetter:(

Frugalfashiongirl on

Vanessa…PLEASE! Ashlee looks like she is trying too hard. Not natural for her. Vanessa lives the style. :)

Heather on

I just really love Ashley’s shoes…where can we get THOSE?

jenny on

love those girls
vanessa looks soo exotic
very pretty girl
the skiny belt rocked
the clutch where cani buy the dress and clutch

ashleys look cute not loving the big belt tho

sammantha on

I like ashley’s dress, and love the big belt.
Vanessa’s style is sooo boring!!!!! She never takes risks and i think the dress doesn’t compliment her body.
Ashley all the way!!!!!!

hokulani92 on

I really love both of their dresses.
Vanessa looks gorgeous and it brings out the exotic look with the dress.
I also like the color of ashley’s dress. It just look so good on them.

Ali on

I love the shoes Ashley is wearing! Where can I get a pair?

pamella on

i lov vanessas dress so cute

Randa on

i like them both a lil
ashleys dress.. i dont like the feather thing going on
but i like her accesories
vanessas is a likl long but i still like it on her

Jenna on

Does Vanessa not have legs or something? everytime we see her shes wearing a too long for you dress. ASHLEY ROCKS! I love Ashleys dress. Maybe Ashley need to help out Vanessa.

Jashley on

I like ashley’s dress! I dont like really Vanessa Anne Hugdens’s dress! I like this ashley’s belt! Ashley Tisdale is beautiful and hottie! and She is sexy!

anna on

i think they both look great evn though vanessa is far more beautifull than ashley and i also thinks she makes the perfect couple with zac stay like that!!!!!!

anna on

i think both look really good even tho vanessa is far more beautifull than ashley… i also think vanessa makes the perfect couple with zac!!! they look sooo cute together i hope they get married some day luv them!!!!!!!

Tru on

My fave is Vanessa.

Just when I thought Ashley hit it right with the dress she wore to the HSM2 premier {the bubble dress}. This dress she’s wearing probably would have been cute if it didn’t have the feather thing {or whatever it is} going on at the top of the dress. I don’t like Ashley’s hair color either. I do love the chunky belt though. I don’t know, I guess I prefer Ashley’s funky style, but she can still look good dressing elegant, I just don’t like the feather thing going on at the top of the dress, and I really don’t care for her hair color.

I like Vanessa’s dress. The pattern is different. I love the pink color, it just really brightens things up. Plus I think she’s still young and she can most definitely pull off almost any look. Whether she’s going for the elegant sophistication look or the funky look, Vanessa looks great both ways. I love her hair also. I’m not crazy over the skinny belt though, but it looks nice with this dress.

I actually think Ashley would look great in Vanessa’s dress and Vanessa would look great in Ashley’s dress. That’s just my opinion. :)

Janelle on

I think both the girls are cute. but I really like Ashley she is cute and funny and dresses appropiately for her age now on the other hand Vanessa needs something shorter and cuter, I really think she can do better with her style.

melissa on

I think they both look so cute in the dresses.

Elle on

Both of their dresses are great! And I love Ashley’s overall look so much! For some reason, Vannessa’s face looks washed out…

Katelyn on

I like Vanessa’s dress. Like the other Katelyn who posted, I think it is a bit too long for her body type.
Ashley’s dress is ok, except for the thing at the top. I hate the big belts…I prefer skinny belts. I don’t like how in every picture Ashley is in, she has the “smirk”. Like, “I am better than you!!!”. Her cluch looks like a seashell. I like the color, because it doesn’t match anything she is wearing and it stands out.
I like Vanessa’s dress. I love the pattern. But the dress might look a bit better being a halter…not sure though. Or a very simple necklace.

fanny on

i love! the dress of vanessa!!!!


now ash well i do not like much her dress, hehe but its ok.. is cute.. ^.^


i have to say i love ashley as an idol but the dress is a lil poofy[just a little]. but love the hair and belt! and on vanessa that dress so suits her! and the skinny belt works with it! i have to say v’s dress is kinda better [sorry ashley–ur still my idol no matter what!]

HsM_GiU on

i like vanessa’s dress!!

CJ on

I really dont lke Ashley’s dress. too conservative!! but when did ashley turn her hair dark???!!!!! It’s gorgeous on her!

Crystal on

Those dress’s are ugly especially Ashley’s. Maybe it’s because she’s petite but that huge belt does not look flattering on her, it overpowers her frame.

Kristine on

Vanessa look very good, but Ashley look BAD,BAD,BAD!!!

Amparo on

These girls have great taste. They dress classy. They inspire me to wear more skirts and dresses.. its nice to see young girls like them covered.

Nicole on

Honestly, I do not like Ashley’s dress that much, I like Vanessa’s, very exotic. But I don’t think Vanessa looks very pretty, she looks kind of messy with her hair. Ashley does look prettier and classy, I just wish her dress was prettier!

tuha on

both girls look amazing!

Kailey on

I love this look, and I love these two stars, but I would have to say I like Ashley’s look alot better, I love the dress and the belt really makes it look good. Vanessa’s dress dosent really need the belt, and the dress overall really isnt that flattering, it’s too long, Ashley really seems to know how to dress her body type, Vanessa needs to get away from the really long dresses.

Ben Dover on

Vanessa’s dress is totally over doing it… i mean she is a disney character for gods sake. i vote for ashley!

Temika on

As great as they both look, i dont like ashley’s dress, and i HATE (with a fiery passion) vanessa’s thing for florals on her dresses. Her short dresses are much better.

Stinna on

i usually loove vanessa’s choice of cloths but this time she looks tierd and the dress doesn’t fit her body at all! Ashley’s is a little better but the shoes are defenetly not my style! Anyway the belts are okay i just think it looks 20 times better on a tunic like vanessa wore it some time ago

Me on

They both couldn’t look more horrible!!!

hannah on

ok neither of them dress good but if i had to pick i would go for…….. hmmmmmmmmmmm vanessa
but still they both messed up!!!

cher on

not too hot about vanessa’s hair though…messy bun it’s not…a mess is what it is

Gabrielle on

go Vanessa i love you!!!
you are very pretty

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