Last night played host to the 87th annual academy awards in LA..The Oscar’s!
The stars came out in their droves to dazzle on the red carpet. Some were hits and some were very big misses.
‘Red’ was a big colour last night with Rosamund Pike nailing the look in her ravishing Givenchy number. Dakota Johnson went for a Saint Laurent number in an attempt to bring back the one shoulder look, while Solange Knowles went for a not-so-great, Christian Siriano creation.
Ladies in red, left to right: Rosamund Pike in Givenchy, Dakota Johnson in Saint Laurent and Solange in Christian Siriano.
Monochrome is still proving a popular choice at red carpet affairs and last night was no exception. While Patricia Arquette scooped the Best Supporting Actress award for Boyhood, her dress was a tad on the boring side. Julianne Moore won Best Actress for Still Alice, while her Chanel dress was a strong contender for Best Dressed of the night! Reese Witherspoon accentuated her curves in a black and white sexy Tom Ford number.
from left to right: Patricia Arquette in Rosetta Getty, Reese Witherspoon in Tom Ford and Julianne Moore in Chanel.
Maybe this year more so than usual, big fairy tale dresses were in demand! Felicity Jones and Amy Adams showed their love for big and beautiful in grey creations. Amy’s dress was custom made by Oscar De la Renta and was inspired by a black and white photo Amy had found of a vintage dress. Felicity’s dress was made by the in-demand Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen. Neither girls won their catagory but at least they won with their style!
2 Shades of Grey.. Left to right: Felicity Jones in Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen and Amy Adams in Oscar De La Renta.
Keeping with the fairy tale theme, JLo looked stunning in her Elie Saab gown and looked complete perfection on the red carpet, however disaster almost struck when the ultimate clothing catastrophy happened when wife of Robert Duvall, actress Luciana Duvall turned up in a similar dress, the only difference being that Luciana’s dress was more…peachy. JLo won this dress though. JLo 1 – Luciana 0.
Left to right JLo in Elie Saab and Luciana Duvall.
Perfect Princesses on the red carpet also included pregnant Keira Knightley in Valentino Couture and Anna Faris in Zuhair Murad. Laura Dern however looked more like a knight in shining armour in her Alberta Ferreti dress (although i’m actually liking it!)
Left to right: Laura Dern in Alberta Feretti, Keira Knightley in Valentino Couture and Anna Faris in Zuhair Murad.
Looking green and serene was Emma Stone in Elie Saab – who very rarely puts a fashion foot wrong! Scarlett Johansson was blessed with amazing curves and knows how to make the most of them in this beautiful Atelier Versace dress.. although the necklace is waaaaaaay too much and really not needed! America Ferrera has put her Ugly Betty days well and truly behind her in Jenny Packham.
Green goddesses left to right: Scarlett Johansson in Atelier Versace, America Ferrera in Jenny Packham and Emma Stone in Elie Saab.
Special shout outs to Lady Gaga and Jared Leto for giving us some weirdness! Gaga looked very elegant in her Azzedine Alaia dress that took a whooping 3 weeks to make by 25 people! The issue I have here is the gloves. What was she thinking?! It’s as if she’s in the middle of some horrific veterinary procedure. Jared Leto’s lavender tux was a huge gamble and if anyone can make a lavender tux work he can…it’s his shoes, they’re just so..white! It makes you want to get a dirty shoe and just treed on them .. or is that just me?!
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