03.03.14

Idina Menzel In Vera Wang – Oscars 2014

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Idina Menzel brought a bit of Broadway to Los Angeles at the 2014 Oscars on Sunday, March 2.

The singer of ‘Let it Go’, which is nominated for Best Original Song in the animated film ‘Frozen’, wore custom Vera Wang in a deep, mossy green.

The dress was all about classic glamour and fit Idina’s frame perfectly.

While I agree that the look called for some major jewels, particularly on a nominee, these were a bit contemporary for my taste. I would have loved to see her dripping with some classic pieces worthy of Elizabeth Taylor and a red lip would have amped up the glamour as well.

All in all Idina is killing it and I’m looking forward to seeing her perform tonight. Perhaps there’s even another beautiful dress up her sleeve!

03.03.14

June Squibb In Tadashi Shoji – Oscars 2014

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June Squibb was in great spirits at the 2014 Oscars at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre tonight (March 2).

The ‘Nebraska’ actress, nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, wore a custom, emerald green, beaded dress by Tadashi Shoji and clutch by Swarovski.

I would have much preferred to see her in a proper gown instead of a jacket/gown combo as nominee for the most prestigious prize in the American film industry.

And, while the colour is absolutely gorgeous, the matching bag AND earring is a whole lot of it.

Nitpicking aside, June has never claimed to be a fashion plate and looks incredible for being 84-years-old. Most importantly she’s having a great time.

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Chrissy Teigen In Monique Lhuillier – Oscars 2014

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Chrissy Teigen made an out-of-character choice on the red carpet at the 2014 Oscars this evening (March 2).

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covergirl and newlywed wore a voluminous gown from Monique Lhullier Fall 2014 paired with a clutch and shoes by Jimmy Choo and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.

We’re used to seeing Chrissy in uber-sexy, slinky gowns and she stepped out of her comfort zone while delivering a major fashion moment. The abstract print and pockets make this dress feel incredibly modern even though the cut reads couture.

Chrissy made a smart call not overwhelming the look with jewelry; the earrings are just enough to add a touch of glamour while letting the dress do most of the talking.

The tousled, swept back hair also adds to the modernity of the look.

I absolutely loved seeing Chrissy embrace a more contemporary type of sexy. How about you?

03.03.14

Maria Menounos In Johanna Johnson – Oscars 2014

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Maria Menounos arrived at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre this evening (March 2) for the 2014 Oscars wearing a white, beaded gown by Australian designer Johanna Johnson paired with an Ashlyn’d clutch

The actress and TV presenter’s dress skews a bit bridal, which is unsurprising since the designer designs wedding gowns in addition to eveningwear. However, the messy updo keeps her from looking like she is ready to walk down the aisle.

The crystal accents on the waist and shoulders as well as the beading add that something special that you look for in an Oscars gown and a daringly low back (not pictured) keeps things sexy.

02.03.14

Brooke Anderson In David Meister – Oscars 2014

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The first to arrive on the red carpet for the 2014 Oscars red carpet at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre tonight (March 2) were none other than the television hosts.

Entertainment Tonight correspondent Brooke Anderson arrived wearing a cobalt blue, one-shoulder, lace David Meister gown. She accessorized with a Tasha box clutch, Dior shoes and oversized earrings by XIV KARATS.

Cobalt blue has been wildly popular lately placing Brooke right on trend. Otherwise the dress is only so-so. The ruching in the midsection and lackluster cut makes her look more like she’s heading to prom than the Oscars and the earring doesn’t pair well.

We know you’re working but step it up a notch. This is the Oscars!

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