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Grading Red Carpet Fashions Everywhere. Are you an A+ or a Fashion Fail.
September 28, 2015
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Rachel Weisz in Marc Jacobs at the Premiere of The Martian

Rachel Weisz looked amazing.

Rachel rarely gets it wrong on the red carpet, and this Marc Jacobs dress is no exception. Fresh off of the runway presentation two weeks ago, this was interesting. I liked the shirt style bodice which was covered with white sequins and trimmed in blue with small three-dimensional flowers throughout. The skirt was constructed with patterned sequin pleats and a matching print in a sheer fabrication between each one.

It was gorgeous and not at all boring. Silver sandals completed the look.

The hair was a bit of a letdown, but the make-up was on point.

A+. Eye catching and fashion forward.


September 28, 2015
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Kristen Wiig in Oscar de la Renta at the Premiere of The Martian

I don't think that I've ever written this on my blog, but...

GUHRL, NO. These types of dresses do not work for Kristen Wiig. She looks best in simple, classic, minimal styles. Search any of her past hits on the red carpet. The sleek ones work best. This doesn't mean that this Oscar de la Renta dress is all that. I love the embellished bodice, but the shape is weird. The skirt is pretty, and I love the color. As slim as Kristen is, this needs to be left to the models.

And, WHY the nude sandals?

I love a good, sleek updo, but on Kristen in this particular dress, she looks bare.

D. Pack up that gown and pass it on to a tall, willowy model. They are the only ones that can make this work.

September 28, 2015
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The amfAR Milano 2015 Gala Round Up

Here are other looks from the amfAR Milano 2015 Gala

Alessandra Mastronardi in Louis Vuitton

Fiammetta Cicogna

Chiara Ferragni in Louis Vuitton

Heidi Klum in Atelier Versace

Alessandra Ambrosio in DSquared

Dakota Johnson in Christian Dior

Pixie Lott in Blumarine

Hofit Golan in Mario Dice

Natasha Poly in Roberto Cavalli

Isabeli Fontana in Tufi Duek

September 28, 2015
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Ciara in Roberto Cavalli at the amfAR Milano 2015 Gala

Ciara was in Milan to attend the amfAR Milano Gala.

Pictured here with Peter Dundas (Cavalli creative director), Ciara wore a look fresh off of last week's Milan Fashion Week presentation. This Cavalli look consisted of a distressed grey tank paired with a black mini. The leather mini was topped with a rise and fall digital printed skirt. The skirt was trimmed in a matching ruffle. This was not one of my favorites from the design house unless they were going for a can-can look. Then...nailed it.

Of course we get the typical Ciara hair and make-up.

C. Not a highlight.


September 28, 2015
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Week in Review Round Up

Here are looks from this past week that didn't make the blog.

Suki Waterhouse in Camila & Mark ensemble and a Mark Cross clutch

Lily Allen with a Chanel clutch

Anne Hathaway in a Valentino top and skirt and Jimmy Choo pumps

Anne Hathaway in a Saint Laurent dress and Jimmy Choo pumps

Anne Hathaway in a Rodarte dress, Jimmy Choo sandals, and a Rauwolf

Jessica Chastain in Elie Saab

Helen Mirren in Dolce & Gabbana

Jessica Chastain in Elie Saab Haute Couture

September 23, 2015
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Jennifer Lopez in Michael Costello & custom Bao Tranchi at the Chateau Launch Party and iHeart Radio Music Fest

Jennifer Lopez has been out and about lately.

For the launch of her residency in Las Vegas, Jennifer wore a white Michael Costello jumpsuit. This is so 1990s J. Lo mixed with a little Elvis Presley that it's not even funny. Am I wrong here?

Love the accessories.

Jenn also performed at the iHeart Radio Music Fest which was also held in Vegas. I really liked this custom Bao Tranchi bodysuit. It was like bridal S&M lingerie. I'm glad that she ditched the jacket. Those were not my favorite.

Her hair was the same for both the performance and the launch party.

September 23, 2015
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Cara Delevingne in Burberry at the World Premiere of Pan

Cara Delevingne joined her co-star, Rooney Mara, at the world premiere of Pan.

Cara wore a little black dress courtesy of Burberry. I liked the weirdness of this dress. The feathered effect was really cool, but the placement of it on the bust was strange.

But...if anyone can pull this off, Cara can. Especially with a hemline that brief. The cool shoes are also Burberry.

If you have read this blog for any length of time, you know that Cara is my favorite model. But, honey, that hair looks greasy, messy, and dirty. Not a highlight.

A-. Points off for that hair.

September 23, 2015
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Rooney Mara in Givenchy Haute Couture at the World Premiere of Pan

Over the weekend, Rooney Mara was in London to attend the world premiere of her new movie, Pan.

Rooney wore a gorgeous Givenchy haute couture dress. It's a little Sicilian widow, a little goth, but I loved this on her. The combination of the sheer and tiered lace was very pretty and feminine while the striping was very moody. Right within Rooney's wheelhouse.

Typical Rooney hair and make-up-soft, pretty, and feminine.

A+. Gorgeous and good to see her back on the red carpet.

September 22, 2015
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Viola Davis in Carmen Marc Valvo at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards

Finally, we have Viola Davis.

While this Carmen Marc Valvo gown was no great shakes, but Viola looked gorgeous nonetheless. Wearing white with her skin tone is a no-brainer, and I loved the addition of the black leaf embroidery. It kept the gown from looking bridal.

Love the natural hair, but I wasn't a fan of the lipstick. A berry colored red would have looked gorgeous.

A. Pretty gown on a much deserving actress. I love How to Get Away with Murder.

September 22, 2015
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Ellie Kemper in Naeem Khan at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards

I adored Ellie Kemper's gown.

Or, maybe I just adore Ellie. This Naeem Khan gown is fresh off of last week's New York Fashion Week runway. The gown was done in a really cool stripe pattern, and the colors went from light to dark which gave it a beautiful effect. The fit was so good at the from neckline to waistline looked as though it was painted on.

Some said that the hair was too severe, but I liked the sleek look as it didn't compete wit the dress.

A+. Another one of my favorites.

model picture via style.com

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