Red Carpet

Gold ruled the Oscar red carpet. So who was best dressed?

Charlize Theron, Taraji P. Henson, Isabelle Huppert, Naomie Harris, Jessica Biel, Karlie Kloss. They were the best dressed on the red carpet at the Oscars Sunday night. Why? Because there was a simple elegance to their gowns – no mashup of beads and fringe, sequins and feathers, appliqués and peplums and lace and tulle. Gold [...]

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The Golden Globes: the prettiest in pink, the passé plunge and the trend du jour

Let’s just call the deep plunge passé. J. Lo did it way back in 2000 with her tropical print Versace, and now, to make an impression, the plunge is going deeper and wider to the point of ridiculous. But a few new ideas emerged at Sunday night’s Golden Globes: particularly the cold shoulder with a covered [...]

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Blanchett elevates fairy princess gown on Oscars red carpet

Let's talk about Cate. The queen of the red carpet turned up at the Oscars in a baby blue-seafoam fluttering gown by Armani Privé that, frankly, was fit for a fairy princess. One could just picture a Disney fairy in those feathered floral appliqués and a magic wand. But somehow, Blanchett's poise, confidence and beauty allows [...]

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A fearless Oscar red carpet prediction: Valentino will rule

When it comes to the red carpet, three counter-currents are in style play. There is classic Old Hollywood glamour, the fairytale princess and modern minimalism. To win the star wars on the red carpet, the gown has pay tribute to at least two of those three clashing currents. You want glamour, but you want modern. The [...]

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Checking out the red carpet contenders at Paris haute couture

In the never ending cycle of fashion shows, the haute couture summer season in Paris has just wrapped. Aside from the pure beauty, amazing embroidery and intricate confection, the fun of couture is picking out the contenders for the Oscar red carpet next month. Here are some looks that stood out from the likes of [...]

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Golden Globes: who’s the fairest of them all?

The movie was stylish and its stars are perpetual red carpet winners, but Carol stars Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara were shut out of the awards at the Golden Globes Sunday night, both on and off the red carpet. Call it a case of trying too hard, and being just just too cool, although Blanchett can [...]

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