2009 has seen a great selection of designer outfits worn on the red carpet when it comes to black celebrity style. We've seen it all ranging from the classy and sexy to the fun and flirty standout frocks. Here are the Top 10 eye catching pieces and who wore them.

The Classy and Sexy

Zoe Saldana

The year has sure ended wonderfully for Zoe with the movie "Avatar" pulling in big box office numbers on Christmas weekend. Topping all of that, the star has sported some amazing outfits on the red and blue carpet for 2009 - including this white and metallic stunner from Versace.

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Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson's career has gone from 0 to 60 overnight. We've also seen great improvement in her sense of fashion, which is quite evident in this ivory Roberto Cavalli number she wore to the Oscars. Keep rocking it Ms. Henson!

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Halle Berry

What would a Top 10 fashion list be without Halle Berry? She has a quintessential beauty which cannot be denied and an amazing sense of fashion to boot. Here she dons a sexy Reem Acra golden number.

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Kerry Washington

Kerry is such a girly girl. She wears dresses to practically every single event she attends. Here she looks absolutely pretty in fuchsia via this satin Marchesa frock with a very appealing off the shoulder design on the upper body.

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Thandie Newton

Prabal Gurung is one of the hottest up and coming fashion designers around and A-list celebs have been wasting no time showing off their figures in his dresses. This includes svelte and darling British actress Thandie Newton. This lady never fails to bring it on the red carpet.

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