I was expecting to see Cate Blanchett dazzling on the red carpet regardless of her choice in the dress. And of course she did not disappoint. It’s true that after seeing her latest appearances, I thought that she would go for a feminine, ethereal or minimalist look. But perhaps that’s why the excitement tripled when she took over the red carpet in this breath-taking Armani Privé gown. It was quite unexpected and I was pleasantly surprised. Chopard earring, a retro hairstyle and flawless makeup completed the look. She truly knows how to make a lace gown work and not feel overwhelmed by it.
Hello everybody! I hope you all had a magic Christmas! Before putting an end to this year, it’s time to recap some of the most thrilling red-carpet appearances of 2013. Although I haven’t wrote about many of them as I gave up covering events, I have always kept an eye on the dresses these ladies have worn thorughout the year.
The most beloved designerswere Elie Saab and Christian Dior. If I were to chose between them I’d go with Elie Saab mostly because of consistency. Although Dior has provided some beautiful gowns for the red carpet, I cannot get over the downturn it made in the last months. And this is how I get to the most disappointing brands lead also by Dior. The latest collections have not fulfilled my expectations and have sadly managed to transform Marion Cotillard from a red-carpet diva into a mediocre, if not disastrous, appearance.
Apart from the award ceremonies, a lot of beautiful gowns were delivered during promotional tours. I have included in this top some photocalls and TV shows as well. Enjoy!
Nicole Kidman attended the closing ceremony in a beautiful Giorgio Armani dress. Finally, a dress that I love without any doubt! Simplicity has got me this year, therefore my excitement for such understated refined gowns has been topping everything lately. Perhaps this is why I couldn’t find too many appealing gowns at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. But Nicole caught my attention at the opening ceremony and has done it again tonight, at the end of these two busy weeks. Last night was a wrap for the 2013 Cannes Film Festival and I am happy I got too see such a glamorous and elegant look on the red carpet.
I waited for all the fashion weeks to be over to finally write a post about the street style that was so very much awaited. Photographer Diego Zuko captured the aesthetic of the rainy and cloudy days that restrained the street style to a less colourful range of options. The most vividly in my mind still remain Miroslava Duma in her electirc blue suit and of course, the beautiful Ulyana Sergeenko who carries her signature style so effortlessly.
But, fur seemed to be what everybody opted for, whether it was the classic coat/jacket or smaller pieces such as hats or collars.
This is it! The 2013 Academy Awards took place last night at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. As expected, there were a lot of actresses who walked the red carpet. Among my favorites was probably Naomi Watts in Giorgio Armani, who easily managed to pull off that look. I also liked Alicia Vikander & Sandra Bullock, both in Elie Saab.Jessica Chastain wore a simple yet very classy and sophisticated design by Armani Privé. I would also add on this list Charlize Theron‘s Dior gown and Anne Hathaway‘s Prada dress. See all the looks below: