When I saw Diane Kruger’s name on the list of Cannes 2015 attendees I was excited, she rarely disappoints, but I wasn’t prepared for her red carpet look to be Prada, I had Chanel, Elie Saab and Giambattista Valli in mind, but oh my am I pleased that she surprised me, as I was completely floored when I saw her in this powder blue embellished halter gown.
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
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
So I have already shared with you the battle of the pink, well it seemed wrong being a Barbie girl not to dedicate a whole post to my favourite shade, well here is my best dressed list, which was actually hard to narrow down as I thought the Met Gala 2014 honouring Charles James was exquisite. Best Dressed #1 – Blake Lively Has to be Blake Lively for me, as the face of Gucci Première it wasn’t a surprised that she turned to the Italian fashion house for the Met Gala, and I am thrilled that it was so old Hollywood as
Who: Sandra Bullock Where: At the 85th Annual Academy awards held in Los Angeles Wearing: A black beaded Elie Saab Couture gown featuring lace panels from the spring/summer 2013 haute couture collection, teamed with $1 million worth of diamonds from Harry Winston including diamond earstuds, a diamond cluster brooch and three diamond rings, and a Swarovski clutch Verdict: As you know I love Elie Saab and I was so pleased to see Sandra Bullock in this gorgeous black beaded and lace beauty. There is an elegance about this cap sleeve design, as well as sexiness with the lace panels that was