The Grammy’s were held last night in Los Angeles and as always I found the red carpet to be a little predictable – metallics, shimmering fabrics, tight, tight and a very tight, and the odd quirky look to showcase the musician on the red carpet. One star I can generally depend on to wow me has to be Katy Perry, do you remember when she wore that gorgeous sky blue Elie Saab gown in 2012, well last night she was a vision in tulle wearing a stunning Valentino Couture gown that might look a little familiar, yep it is one that
Who: Claire Danes Where: At the 20th annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert held in Oslo Wearing: A floral macramé Valentino gown from the spring 2014 collection, teamed with simple jewellery and a swept-back updo Verdict: Claire Danes is usually the one to wear a minimal-yet-elegant looks, so seeing her look so colourful in this statement Valentino gown was a very pleasant surprise. This dress for me is a slice of art, don’t you think that this floral masterpiece would look amazing as a tapestry on the wall? As a gown it is divine, a statement piece and I love that Claire kept the
There have been some different poses on the September issues – there was Kate Perry doing the Flamingo for ELLE UK, the criss-cross legs and arms craziness of Jennifer Aniston for US Glamour, and then a pose I think Tyra Banks would be impressed with – the lovely Nina Dobrev doing the ‘oops my shoe just came off’ on the cover of US Cosmopolitan. The Vampire Diaries star looks absolutely incredible on the cover in a gorgeous houndstooth Dior dress teamed with matching Valentino heels – this awkward pose isn’t easy to pull off but she really does it with
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.
Who: Star Trek star Zoe Saldana Where: At the “Blood Ties” premiere during the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Grand Theatre Lumiere Wearing: A blue brocade Valentino gown with contrasting white shoulders from the autumn/winter 2013 collection, teamed with David Yurman jewellery including a Pinky Ring with cognac diamonds, baroque pearl drop earrings, and a bracelet and ring with colour change garnets Verdict: As pretty as this gown is, and don’t get me wrong it is, I love its regal qualities, I was just expecting something more from Zoe after she impressed me on the Star Trek promo tour. This dress is romantic and