Tag Archive: Oscars 2014

Mar 04 2014

Vanity Fair Oscar Party: Diane Kruger In Valentino & Jaeger-LeCoultre

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Where: At the Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2014 in West Hollywood, California

Wearing: A sheer lace Valentino Couture gown featuring cape detailing and three-quarter sleeves from the spring/summer 2014 collection, teamed with black heels, a black beaded clutch and her Jaeger-LeCoultre watch

Verdict: It is Diane Kruger’s ability to bring something different to the red carpet that I missed her from the main event. The actress is like a chameleon she never really goes for the same thing twice and really takes fashion risks that nearly always come off.

This gorgeous Valentino Couture was a look that wowed me and really shows that the Vanity Fair party does bring out the best fashion on the night, the stars can be a little more edgy and sexy and this dress has that and more going for it.

There aren’t many actresses that could pull off this vampy elegant look, I think this is where her model body really works well as she can take something from the runway to the red carpet with ease. I know some people won’t like this look, which makes me go why the hell not, because I absolutely love the decadence and texture of the gown and styling.

As well as wearing a fab dress, the actress went for an intricate braided look done by hairstylist Kylee Heath using Morroccanoil products, which was easily one of the best hairdo’s of the night. It is sweet, charming, while still complimenting the edgy, sexy sheer dress.

I know I am bias, I am a little obsessed with Diane Kruger, but this is one flawless look.

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[Pics: Courtesy of Venturelli/Getty Images for  Jaeger-LeCoultre & Moroccanoil]

Mar 04 2014

Vanity Fair Oscar Party: Lupita Nyong’o Changes Into Miu Miu

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Where: At the Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2014 in West Hollywood, California

Wearing: A seafoam green Miu Miu belted silk gown with green beaded fringe along the neckline, teamed with matching peep-toe heels and the same Fred Leighton headband from the main event, oh and carrying her Oscar statue

Verdict: I loved the pale blue Prada gown and it was perfect for Lupita to float up the stairs to collect her Best Supporting Actress Oscar, but this cute column gown was the fun party frock that the Vanity Fair party needs and kind of reminds me of the change Jennifer Lawrence made last year in its silhouette.

I love the green beading on the bodice, it really does make this dress shine, and I love that she kept that cute Fred Leighton headband on – it was such a hit on the Oscars red carpet.

Which look do you prefer – her blue Prada gown or this Miu Miu beauty?

[Pic: MiuMiu]

Mar 03 2014

Oscars 2014: Best Dressed – Lupita Nyong’o In Prada

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Who: Best Supporting Actress winner Lupita Nyong’o

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

Wearing: A custom cornflower blue silk georgette pleated Prada gown featuring a deep V-neck top to the front and back, teamed with gold and diamond jewellery from Fred Leighton including a headband, earrings and bracelet

Verdict: Lupita really has been a breath of fresh air this award season, each red carpet I have been excited to see what she wears as she mixes up her designers, silhouettes and isn’t afraid to wear colour.

This for me was easily one of my best dressed looks – not only was the colour perfection, which she said reminded her of Nairobi her home, but I loved how the crystal embellishments on the skirt sparkled when it hit the light, especially when she went up to collection her well deserved award for her role in 12 Years A Slave.

It was also youthful, fun, and modern, as well as being fashion-forward and appropriate for the Oscars red carpet – Miucca really did well.

As well as loving the gown I also adored how the actress styled up the look with her gold jewellery including a delicate diamond headband and gorgeous ear cuff.

I love everything about this look from head-to-toe and I am so pleased that she won her speech was moving and emotional I loved that she ended it with “no matter where you’re from your dreams are valid”.

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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]

Mar 03 2014

Vanity Fair Oscar Party: Jennifer Lawrence In Tom Ford

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Who: Jennifer Lawrence

Where: At the Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2014 in West Hollywood, California

Wearing: A mirrored embellished Tom Ford mini dress with sheer panelling to the side and long sleeves from the spring/summer 2014 collection, teamed with strappy black heels

Verdict: I liked Jennifer Lawrence’s strapless red Christian Dior Couture gown that she wore to the main event, the peplum was nice, but I think I am done with her Dior overload, so it was refreshing to see that the actress embraced her sexy side in this shimmering Tom Ford mini dress for the after party.

There is a lot about this look that I love – from the heavily embellished shattered mirror effect to the fact that she is actually showing off her amazing pins to the sexy sheer panel down the sides. At the Oscars she looked elegant and at the Vanity Fair party she looks youthful and it was nice to see.

I also think I prefer this heavy kohl party eye make-up on her, it really works with her edgy pixie cut and is perfection with this sexy mini.

Are you pleased that Jennifer Lawrence changed it up for the after party?

[Pic: Facebook.com/TomFord]

Mar 03 2014

Oscars 2014: Best Dressed – Jennifer Lawrence In Dior

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Who: Jennifer Lawrence

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

Wearing: A strapless red wool crepe Dior Haute Couture dress, teamed with Neil Lane jewellery, black Brian Atwood shoes, and a Ferragamo clutch

Verdict: Jennifer Lawrence and her blonde pixie cut really is growing on me especially paired with this gorgeous red couture gown. No surprise that the actress wore Dior but I can’t have been the only one hoping for a miracle – no matter how gorgeous this statuesque dress is.

What I love most about this look, other than the peplum detailing, has to be the sparkling Neil Lane diamonds that she is wearing, which were reportedly worth $3 million. The necklace alone was a staggering $2 million due to its 100 carats of diamonds. What are your thoughts on the repeated necklace down the back? She did this last year to great effect but this year I’m not too sure.

One thing is for sure her hair and make-up was flawless and she was once again on great form on the red carpet and during the ceremony. Oh and if you missed her clumsy red carpet moment – see below – this is just another reason I want her to be my BFF. Plus all the haters out there saying she did it for attention – really – come off it.

Were you a fan of Jennifer’s Oscar gown?

[Pic: Facebook/Dior]

Mar 03 2014

Oscars 2014: Best Dressed – Angelina Jolie In Elie Saab

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Who: Angelina Jolie

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

Wearing: A greige, fully embellished long-sleeved tulle Elie Saab Couture gown featuring a sheer bodice from the autumn/winter 2013 collection, teamed with of pale satin champagne Salvatore Ferragamo peep-toe shoes

Verdict: The red carpet really did pick up when Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt arrived, granted they are a gorgeous couple, but I think it was all because of this stunning sexy-yet-elegant Elie Saab Couture gown.

I have to be honest I really thought she would wear black, it would probably be Saint Laurent or Versace, and she would show off a bit of leg – but this Elie Saab was so much better and such a lovely surprise.

For some this look was ageing, maybe it was the ombre metallic hue, but for me it was pure Hollywood glamour – I love everything about this exquisite gown. The only thing I would have changed is her hair – I think having it up would have just finished off this look perfectly.

What are your thoughts about Angie’s embellished gown?

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