Katharine McPhee has come a long fashionable way since her days on American Idol. In the past years, the singer has ditched her girl-next-door style for streamlined chic — we love it. While attending a party in Beverly Hills, Katharine contrasted her black elements with a shiny leopard print skirt. Notice how the longer cut balances out the slight sheen. However, if you're feeling wild, opt for shorter hemlines and brighter hues. Rrrr.