Tag Archive: Armani

May 15 2014

Cannes 2014: Nicole Kidman In Giorgio Armani Privé

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Who: Nicole Kidman

Where: At the Opening Ceremony of the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival in France and the premiere of Olivier Dahan’s ‘Grace of Monaco’

Wearing: A strapless blue embroidered Giorgio Armani Privé lace bustier gown featuring crystal and pearl detailing adapted from the spring/summer 2014 collection, teamed with Harry Winston diamond bracelet and earrings

Verdict: Wow, Nicole Kidman really knows how to work the Cannes red carpet, last year she really shined as a jury member wearing creations by Dior, L’Wren Scott, Chanel, and Valentino, and with her film opening the 2014 festival she really did look like a star in this gorgeous, exquisely embellished Armani Privé gown.

Cannes is all about the OTT, bigger the better generally works here, and this gown is divine – the detailing is so intricate that it must have taken hours to make, and more than that it looks heavy and Nicole wears it with ease and pose.

Finishing off her look with diamonds from Harry Winston is always a great choice – that bracelet is beautiful but for me it is all about those diamond cluster earrings. I am so glad that she didn’t wear a necklace that would have been over-kill and would have distracted from the gorgeous sweetheart neckline and embellishments.

What do you think of Nicole Kidman’s Cannes red carpet look?

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Mar 03 2014

Oscars 2014: Best Dressed – Cate Blanchett In Armani Prive

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Who: Best Actress winner Cate Blanchett

Where: At the 86th Academy Awards held in Los Angeles, California

Wearing: A nude gold Armani Prive gown with a tulle skirt, and embroidered with dégradé sequins and Swarovski crystals from the autumn/winter 2013 collection, teamed with Chopard opal and diamond earrings

Verdict: Wow, the Blue Jasmine star looked incredible in this textured beauty of a gown by Armani Prive. The designer wasn’t much of a surprise, but I was surprised by the romantic, floated nature of the gown, I was thinking that she would go for something a little more structured and avant garde. I am definitely not complaining, this Princess dress looked amazing on her, and really photographed all the embroidery really well.

The only thing that made this look not shine as bright as Kate Hudson in Atelier Versace or Lupita Nyong’o in Prada was the nude, champagne hue of the gown, which seemed to be all the stars go-to colour. Stars including Idina Menzel in Reem Acra, her Blue Jasmine co-star Sally Hawkins in Valentino and Portia de Rossi in a Naeem Khan, as well as Jessica Biel in Chanel Couture and Kristin Bell in a Roberto Cavalli all wore the shade. It kind of made Cate’s not as special looking back across all the red carpet images.

Saying that I still love this gown, the mixture of the textures with the romantic floaty silhouette really is gorgeous.

I also love. love, love those statement opal and diamond Chopard earrings – it really made her Hollywood glamour look.

Are you a fan of Cate Blanchett’s Armani Prive gown?

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[Pics: Facebook.com/Armani]

Jul 07 2013

Girl Crush: Kerry Washington For Vanity Fair

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I have many girl crushes, from Diane Kruger, Jennifer Lawrence to Chinese actress Fan Bingbing for their incredible red carpet style, Olivia Palermo because mainly I want everything in her wardrobe, and even fictional character Carrie Bradshaw, the latest addition to the list has to be Kerry Washington.

Over the past year or so, Kerry has really upped her fashion credentials for me, making me take notice when she hits the red carpet, I have loved so many but these Donna KaranRodarteGiambattista Valli and Louis Vuitton looks are some of my favourites.

Her latest editorial shoot for Vanity Fair’s August issue is another highlight, entitled ‘Scandal’s First Lady’, the spread captured by Norman Jean Roy and styled by Jessica Diehl features some amazing looks. From the Lanvin bodysuit on the cover to the peddle-dashed Armani gown that blends in with the stairs, the futuristic Burberry Prorsum dress, and the sexy black Versace and Donna Karan New York looks. It is one hot editorial.

I love this editorial so much I wish that Vanity Fair would have used Kerry for their September issue – as if this was just for August imagine what the biggest issue of the year would have looked like!!!

Have you watched Scandal yet? I stupidly missed the first season when it aired in the UK so I am attempting to find the time to catch-up at the moment, but my friends have raved about it because of how brilliant Kerry is in it.

Are you a fan of Kerry Washington? And will you be buying this month’s Vanity Fair?

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[Pics: Vanity Fair/via thefashionspot.com]

May 27 2013

Cannes Film Festival: Nicole Kidman Is Red Carpet Perfection

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Nicole Kidman in Giorgio Armani for the closing ceremony of the 66th Cannes Film Festival

It was always going to be hard for Cannes Film Festival judge Nicole Kidman to top Diane Kruger’s run at last year’s event, but I have to give it to her she really has worked the red carpet to perfection and worn some unexpected looks that I have loved.

We started off with a gorgeous girlie Dior number, then the unexpected blue leaf-printed L’Wren Scott gown, and the Aussie actress completed her red carpet duties with a breathtaking Valentino, an on-trend monochrome Chanel dress, and finishing up her magnificent run with a white custom-made Giorgio Armani gown. Throughout the festival she really has wowed me.

What I have loved from Nicole’s red carpet looks in Cannes has to be her impeccable styling, sometimes I find I love her dress but not her hair, make-up and accessories, but it seems to have totally come together in France. From her side ponytail wore to the opening ceremony to her braided messy up-do teamed with her black and white Chanel resort gown to her elegant up-do worn with her Valentino Oscar worthy gown – I have loved that she thought about her hair.

Deciding on my best Nicole look has been hard, the floral embroidered Dior was cute, I was blown away by her frothy Valentino spring couture gown, and I loved her bright strapless L’Wren Scott dress, but I think she saved the best till last with this custom-made white silk tapered bustier Giorgio Armani gown featuring a  and v-neckline and a gold Swarovski crystal bow. This dress is simply divine.

I am sad to say bye to Cannes for another year – but excited to see who will be the red carpet star of next year’s festival.

Which of Nicole’s Cannes looks is your favourite?

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Nicole Kidman in Giorgio Armani and Harry Winston jewellery

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Nicole Kidman at the “Inside Llewyn Davis” premiere with hubbie Keith Urban wearing L’Wren Scott

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Nicole Kidman with Ang Lee at the “Nebraska” premiere in Valentino Couture

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Nicole Kidman in Valentino Couture

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Nicole Kidman at the “Venus In Fur” premiere in Chanel

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Nicole Kidman in Chanel

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Feb 25 2013

Oscars 2013: Naomi Watts In Giorgio Armani

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Where: At the 85th Annual Academy awards held in Los Angeles

Wearing: A custom Giorgio Armani gown fully enveloped in layered gunmetal grey sequins, teamed with Jimmy Choo heels and diamond jewellery

Verdict: It’s the gowns with something a little different that caught my eye on a mainly safe red carpet at last night’s Oscars, and this Giorgio Armani was a stand-out piece. Naomi Watts always has an elegance about her, she can pull off literally any look and this slinky gown looked incredible on her.

What I love, other than the gunmetal colour, which literally shimmered on camera, was the one-shoulder, off-center cut-out design along the bust-line. When she first stepped out on the red carpet I literally held my breathe as this gown took a risk that paid off and I loved it.

Finishing off her sequinned look was minimal styling, which seemed to be a big theme of the night, she just added diamond drop earrings, a diamond bracelet and a cocktail ring, and one of the best hairstyles of the night, a messy up-do. For me this is not only one of the best looks of the night but one of Naomi’s best ever looks!!!

[Pic: via Armani]

Nov 09 2012

Friday Eye Candy: Luke Evans Wearing Armani

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Earlier this week I attend the WGSN Global Fashion Awards held at The Savoy and had the pleasure of interviewing the presenters and shortlisted designers on the red carpet as they arrived. I have already brought the gorgeousness that is Cat Deeley who hosted the event, but I felt that Luke Evans was most certainly Friday Eye Candy material.

The Welsh actor who is currently filming The Fast and The Furious 6 here in London, alongside my favs Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Vin Diesel, was looking very dapper on the night in an Armani suit.

I asked him about his styling for red carpet events and he told me that he has worked with Armani for years, adding “I just love the fit of their suits, this one is literally off-the-rack” – well you certainly wouldn’t have guessed it fitted him perfectly.

I did ask if he could spill some gossip from the set of the sixth instalment of the car franchise and he was quite tight-lipped saying only that he was a “villain” and that straight after the awards he was rushing off to do some night filming at Piccadilly Circus, added “we are shutting it down” – I love these films but just think how amazing it will be with a London skyline for the car chase scenes!!!

So what do you think of Luke’s red carpet look? For me this look revolves around that amazing textured tie, I am just sad it doesn’t shine through on the photo.

[Pic: courtesy of WGSN Global Fashion Awards]

Aug 02 2012

Total Recall: Kate Beckinsale in Giorgio Armani Privé

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Where: At the Hollywood premiere of ‘Total Recall’ at the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles

Wearing: A strapless green and black reptile-print Giorgio Armani Privé Haute Couture gown from the spring/summer 2012 collection, teamed with Lorraine Schwartz black diamond drop earrings

Verdict: So we are all thinking that Kate has got a new stylist right with this dramatic look? Usually Kate seems to go for pretty rather than standout, generally a lot of sparkles, ruffles and occasionally with a hint of sexy – well it seems that Kate totally went for it with her latest red carpet look with this uber-glamorous and incredible gorgeous Armani couture gown.

I am sure for some this dress will be an instant dislike because of the reptile print, but come on don’t you think that adds to the drama of this gown? I love the way the print seems to follow the curves of her body and the green just pops beautifully.

Of course she couldn’t go too wild so we still see her with her trademark tousled ‘do and barley there make-up I think I would have liked to see something a little more edgy, maybe a slicked back bun and smokey eyes. But I do love that she let the dress do the talking and didn’t go crazy with her accessories – the drop earrings and plain black band ring work perfectly.

What do you think of Kate’s dramatic look – love or hate?

[Pic: courtesy of Armani]
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