Taylor Swift In Julien Macdonald – 2013 American Music Awards

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Taylor Swift played the ultimate golden girl on the red carpet of the 2013 American Music Awards, hosted on Sunday evening at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California.

The five-time nominee gave us the Midas touch in a Julien Macdonald Fall 2013 mini-dress. The itty-bitty party frock featured a nude-illusion lining at the bodice that was added post-runway. It wasn’t as illusive as I’d like. But the waist-cinching belt was still present and accounted for.

The leggy, metallic moment was only magnified with shiny, matching Jimmy Choo ‘Madison’ strappy sandals.

Messy, bedhead waves, a bronze-tinged smokey eye and nude lip, instead of her signature red, added a smoldering note to the full-on sizzle.

Does she prove that all that glitters really is gold?

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29 Responses to Taylor Swift In Julien Macdonald – 2013 American Music Awards

  1. Christine November 25, 2013 at 01:48 #

    Great look for this type of event. She looks good here.

    • Fiona-Brasil November 25, 2013 at 08:34 #

      +1

  2. NooG November 25, 2013 at 01:50 #

    The illusion lining is an absolute fail. It would’ve been a good look if it wasn’t for the lining or if there was a better job with the lining.

    • Tess November 25, 2013 at 10:04 #

      exactly!

    • kane November 25, 2013 at 10:23 #

      That’s bothering me too. Although I don’t like the dress very much to begin with.

    • anonymous as always November 25, 2013 at 18:46 #

      thank you!

  3. Princess Chi Chi November 25, 2013 at 01:52 #

    I can’t ignore that shocking illusion panel, honey you’re not fooling anybody. Such an attention seeking look.

  4. AW November 25, 2013 at 01:52 #

    The illusion lining is a major fail but I can appreciate the desire for modesty. I like the dress and shoes.

    The hair is very “late 90s mom”. I think she needs a color change or short sassy pixie cut.

  5. Yeliz November 25, 2013 at 01:53 #

    This is too déjà vu for me and the illusion panel is bothering me.

    • Alina November 25, 2013 at 08:46 #

      ITA. Nothing we haven’t already seen on her at least 10 times.

  6. Lila November 25, 2013 at 01:59 #

    This is gorgeous! It is like micro short yet she manages to keep it from looking trashy which is an accomplishment all in its self. I don’t really like the illusion panel but whatever. From the stage it wasn’t as noticeable. The hair is gorgeous and as is typical for Taylor, the styling is perfect.

    My favorite part is that she is wearing a new designer for her. Julien Macdonald can be a little risqué but he also has some gorgeous things so I’m glad a big artist like Taylor is giving him some attention.

  7. Kathy November 25, 2013 at 01:59 #

    I really like this. The AMA red carpet has been pretty disappointing so far, but this is classier and more interesting than a lot of the other glitz-and-glitter dresses while still retaining the attention-grabbing element music award shows are known for.

    • KatieKate November 25, 2013 at 02:02 #

      This!! To a tee!

  8. Gayle November 25, 2013 at 02:01 #

    I appreciate what she is going for with this look but the matching dress, shoes and hair it is a bit much for me. Maybe if her hair was up I would like it more?

  9. CreoleLady November 25, 2013 at 02:48 #

    I like the shoes.

    • Iva November 25, 2013 at 08:35 #

      +1

  10. mana November 25, 2013 at 03:23 #

    I don’t know why but I think taylor’s lately femme fatale look doesn’t fit her at all, I mean, she looks great but I don’t buy her new “grown up woman” look.

  11. Eve_V November 25, 2013 at 03:57 #

    It is a good look, but I can’t get past the “not so sheer” panel. It breaks the dress apart in my eyes. On the other hand, I love her hair and accessories.

  12. Denise November 25, 2013 at 08:44 #

    I think she is perfect here. I like her sexy phase, because she keeps being classy.

  13. ullis November 25, 2013 at 09:43 #

    awwwhh taylor, i love you but what is this dress, and the hair?! and the nude lip and her washed out haircolour are just not working for her.

  14. Noemi November 25, 2013 at 10:38 #

    Great look from her. She looks very beautiful.

  15. Alexia November 25, 2013 at 10:40 #

    Rosie Huntington-Whiteley wore it way better (Glamour photoshoot with One Direction). Taylor here is nothing but a cheap copy of her look to be honest.

    • Ash November 25, 2013 at 11:43 #

      dear sh1tty boyband fan,

      maybe I say hello to you is copying from 1D cuz 1D say hello every day?

      • Alexia November 25, 2013 at 13:01 #

        You’re problem being…?

  16. The Dame Intl November 25, 2013 at 11:30 #

    I like that she kept it classy with a flesh panel on the bodice, it could have gone WAY trashy if she’d skipped that. A little too short I think, given the top, but, it’s ok…

  17. Ash November 25, 2013 at 11:42 #

    dont like the dress but her bodyline is amazing! Love her shoes. still my favorite look from last night. She’s wearing gold sequin dress for the last years @ amas, it’s kinda deja vu but she keeps the details different every time.

  18. Alexia November 25, 2013 at 13:02 #

    Your problem being…?

  19. H November 25, 2013 at 14:13 #

    Uber sexy, I love it and Taylor is perfection wearing this look. I don’t think she’s an attention seeker since, clearly, she has turned into a humongous star and she drags attention on her own.

  20. kimber November 25, 2013 at 21:09 #

    Ugh Julian MacDonald is soooo passé. His last collection was all over the place and it’s the same thing every season. Yawn.

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