The Academy Awards is always one of my favourite red carpet night’s of the year, I do love the elegance, the drama and the exquisitely crafted gowns, and this year the Oscars 2018 didn’t disappoint, the all-black looks from the Golden Globes and BAFTAs were gone and a more hopeful, optimistic red carpet was in its place, filled with rainbow hues, bold statements, bows and lots and lots of sparkle. The red carpet was packed full of incredible looks and I have to be honest it was hard to pick just five as I’ve done at previous award shows this
So we’ve already done the SAG Awards and the Golden Globes and last night all the hottest Hollywood stars descended on the UK for the BAFTAs 2017, and of course they all brought their red carpet glam team as there were so many gorgeous looks, where black, embroidery detailing and ruffles were the key trends of the night. But who was the best dressed? Well, here are my top five from Nicole Kidman in Giorgio Armani Privé to Emily Blunt in Alexander McQueen. BAFTAs 2017 Best Dressed My top spot at the BAFTAs 2017 has to go to Rising Star Award nominee
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