The British Independent Film Awards always seems to creep up on me, it’s as though they like to keep them a little secret, and as far away as possible from the rest of the award season. Or maybe they just want to be the first, or maybe it is that they want to get ahead of the big ceremonies in Hollywood, who later this week will be announcing their nominations and the real buzz will begin. I have been wondering whether to cover the award season’s red carpet, the celebrity looks have become a little predictable and stale in recent
I know I have been bombarding you with lots of red carpet fashion, Oscars weekend is full on, I’ve already run through all my favourite Oscars looks, gushed over Diane Kruger’s hybrid look, and now here we have Naomi, Amy and Natalie rounding off my best dressed at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party.
The Film Independent Spirit Awards rarely disappoints, I’m not talking about the winner’s of the awards, but of the red carpet, I love that the actresses opt for more relaxed looks than we are going to see at the Oscars. Fashion should be fun and I do adore that it is always such a stark contrast from the up-coming Oscars. I know I am all about full-on gowns, but I can appreciate that this award show has a different vibe and it gives the actresses a chance to try out something new.
Haute couture is usually exquisitely crafted gowns, dripping in beads, sequins, Swarovski crystals, and delicate embroideries, which have taken hundreds of hours to produce by hand – that is why I adore it so much, it showcases the brilliance of fashion and techniques that should be admired and promoted. However, it seems that each season we get a taste of the ordinary reworked in an opulent fashion, maybe it is for shock-and-awe, maybe it is to bridge the gap between couture and ready-to-wear, or maybe it is just to make an elaborate statement. Whatever the reason, here are three things I
So this award season hasn’t really blown me away, the Golden Globes and the Critics’ Choice Awards were OK, there were a few standout looks but nothing to be honest that you would remember for years to come, and it seems the SAG Awards 2015 held the same fate, the red carpet was filled with “nice” gowns. But for me nice doesn’t really have a place on the red carpet, I want to see drama, high fashion risks and creative designs. The only thing I can hope for is that all the major fashion houses are holding back on their