Red Carpet: The Rest of the 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards

Let’s finish out the Critics’ Choice Awards!

Lady Gaga in Calvin Klein by Appointment

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This is one of my least favorite styles – the structure-less sack. I’ll usually give it a pass if it’s at least in an interesting color (see: Thompson, Tessa), but this is…not. As is, it feels unfinished and lazy.

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Red Carpet: The Best of the 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards

Sunday’s Critics’ Choice Awards further muddied the awards season waters. Glen Close tied with Lady Gaga for Best Actress, while “Roma” beat out “Green Book” after a weeks worth of bad press. There were few surprises on the red carpet though with no one taking too many risks and everyone looking pretty chic.

Yalitza Aparicio in Prada

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This is an awards season high for both Yalitza and Prada. I absolutely adore this whole look.

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Golden Globes 2019: The After Parties

Let’s close out the 2019 Golden Globes by taking a look at who wore what to the after parties. Some folks changed after the ceremony – sometimes for the better, and sometimes for the MUCH worse.

Penelope Cruz in Ralph Lauren

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Will I remember this dress tomorrow? No. Is it better than 90% of what she wears courtesy of Chanel? Yes.

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Golden Globes 2019: Red Carpet Wrap Up

Time to wrap up the 2019 Golden Globes. Stay posted tomorrow for the after parties and the Critics’ Choice Awards!

Janelle Monáe in Chanel

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This is A LOT of look. She has the confidence to carry off almost anything, so it’s unsurprising that she plucked this look “as is” off of Crazy Karl’s runway. I actually don’t hate it, although I would have eliminated the white long-johns.

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Golden Globes 2019: The Best of the Rest

By the time I finish up the Golden Globes coverage, it will be time for the Critics’ Choice Awards tomorrow night…

Lupita Nyong’o in Calvin Klein by Appointment

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She is such a goddess. Calvin Klein has been hit and miss lately but this is divine.

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Golden Globes 2019: Monique Lhuillier Dominates the Red Carpet

When I was preparing these posts I noticed a surprising trend – a shocking number of stars were wearing Monique Lhuillier. Now, Monique has a fair amount of red carpet success, but to get EIGHT people in her designs on one of the biggest red carpets of the year is quite the feat.

Keri Russell

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Once again and for the last time, Keri was denied the award she so richly deserves for “The Americans”. She looked fabulous while losing, though, and I was surprised to find out that this is actually separates – a sequined bodysuit and matching skirt. Both of which you can buy for your own red carpet needs if you happen to have a spare $2,790 laying around.

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Golden Globes 2019: TV’s Nominees

Unlike this year’s films, I’ve seen a good deal of the nominated TV Shows. Among the winners, there were some long awaited blessings, like “The Americans” FINALLY winning Best Drama and a win for Patricia Clarkson in “Sharp Objects”. And then there were the obvious wins for “Killing Eve” and “The Assasination of Gianni Versace”. But there were also some equally frustrating wins – I’m looking at you, “The Kominsky Method”. The more things change, the more they stay the same, and a show about old white dudes will beat out a show like “Atlanta”. Sigh.

Sandra Oh in Atelier Versace

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Sandra co-hosted the telecast with Andy Samberg and they both gave a charming 110% to a show that was thoroughly mediocre. However, her styling for the evening, from two Versace’s to a shockingly good Stella McCartney, completely made up for any mediocrity. This origami inspired Versace is one of my favorite looks of the night. It is classic, old school Hollywood glamour. I particularly love the way her side-swept hair balances out the exaggerated sleeve on the other side.

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Golden Globes 2019: The Movie Stars

Well, it’s been a while! After a (somewhat) brief hiatus to win some political campaigns, we’re back for awards season!

As always, we’re kicking things off with the Golden Globes, the drunk uncle of award shows. The telecast was booze-fueled, scattershot, and sometimes uncomfortable – but unfortunately for those of us who revel in fashion extremes, it was a pretty tame and put together red carpet. Last year, the Globes red carpet was shrouded in black to draw attention to #TimesUp, so I was excited to see a return to some color and drama.

Lady Gaga in custom Valentino

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Lady Gaga was supposed to be the woman of the night, but ended up largely snubbed, along with the rest of “A Star is Born”. Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga’s 4th (!) adaptation of the classic film only received one award for Best Song, which was basically a given. I don’t necessarily think that Gaga went big on the red carpet because she thought she was going to win (although she wouldn’t have been wrong for thinking that), I just think her default is “big”. She kicked off her promo tour for “A Star is Born” in at the Venice Film Festival in a phenomenal, feathered Valentino, so I was thrilled to see her put her trust in Pierpaolo Piccioli again. I think the execution here is somewhat less successful – it’s the rare dress that might actually be overwhelming on her, and the bodice clearly has some fit issues. But I  do appreciate the commitment to the “ice queen” look from hair, to jewels, to giant, giant sleeves.

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Emmys 2018: Red Carpet Closeout

Time to (belatedly of course…) finish up our coverage of the 2018 Emmys!

Mandy Moore in custom Rodarte

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Ugh, Rodarte. This is so much better than most of what they throw down the runway, but I’m still not on board. I find this ridiculously unflattering around her stomach for something that was custom.

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Emmys 2018: Funny Ladies Fare Just OK

I almost universally love these ladies, but find myself largely underwhelmed by their Emmys looks.

Tiffany Haddish in custom Prabal Gurung

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Tiffany’s energy is positively infectious. She said on the red carpet that her custom gown was inspired by the Eritrean flag and it’s totally perfect on her.

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