Who: The new English rose Carey Mulligan Wearing: A black Prada dress adorned in tiny forks, knives and scissors embroidery Verdict: I love this quirky frock, not sure why a dress would be covered in forks, knifes, bolts, watch gears and scissors – but hey it is different.
Some of the best dresses of the night came from Marchesa, dressing the Best Actress Sandra Bullock as well as other nominees Vera Farmiga and Gabourey Sidibe. Who: Vera Farmiga Verdict: I love this stunning crimson fan-pleat strapless frock Vera on the dress, “reminds me of a flower in bloom.” Who: Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock Verdict: This metallic slim-fitting gown with crystal-beaded detail was made for the red carpet Sandra on the dress, “My stepdaughter picked out my dress yesterday.” Who: Precious star Gabourey Sidibe in a custom-made Marchesa Verdict: This is a great colour on her and she definitely wore it
Gold was a huge trend on the Oscars red carpet, with Sandra Bullock, Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet and Miley Cyrus all going for the Oscar shade. Who: Sandra Bullock Wearing: Marchesa Verdict: Top 5 frock of the night, I love this slinky number on her – very old-school glamour and I love her hair and fierce lippy Who: Kate Winslet Wearing: Strapless Atelier Yves Saint Laurent with metallic silk teamed with Deco-inspired $2.5 million yellow-diamond necklace from Tiffanys and matching YSL heels Verdict: Different for Kate and I want to like it, not sure if it is a two-piece but for
Who: Penelope Cruz Wearing: She looked stunning in this Bordeaux duchess satin Donna Karan Couture gown Verdict: For me this was one of the standout dresses of the night, gorgeous colour, great shape and wonderful to see Donna Karan at the Oscars. [Style.com]
Whitney Eve, of course is the collection by The City’s Whitney Port, and it is finally being stocked in the UK by the Doll Boutique. First seen on the runway at New York fashion week back in September the SS10 collection is being stocked exclusively at Doll Boutique. Her line, combines vintage floral prints and delicate chiffons with stand-out fuchsia silks and girly bow accents – it definitely shows her style of mixing vintage with feminine clothing. I have picked out my three favourite pieces: Pink/black bow dress, cute and sexy, £255 Black/gold bow dress, as seen on the runway, sexy