Red Carpet Fashion Awards

Bee Shaffer In Christian Dior Couture - 2013 Met Gala

Anna Wintour’s daughter Bee Shaffer rocked a white gown from Christian Dior’s Spring 2013 collection on the red carpet of the Met Gala.

The Vogue progeny looked stunning in her perfectly-fitted gown, but definitely took cues from her mother in looking more Spring than punk.

Her black nails are perhaps her nod to the night’s theme, and I absolutely love the contrast of the dark mani against the light-coloured dress.

Fred Leighton earrings and rings are the final accent to a lovely look.

 

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As host of the ‘Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations’ Costume Institute Gala, held in New York this evening, Anna Wintour was the first to arrive on the red carpet with her daughter, Bee Shaffer.

Anna surprisingly didn’t wear Chanel this year; instead she opted for a Prada custom-made gown with a gold lobster motif.

Wearing her favourite beaded necklace, and Manolo Blahnik kitten heels, no doubt, the Editor-in-Chief of American Vogue completed her look with a white fur cape.

Bee, who always wears a dramatic gown for this event, didn’t let us down by looking equally beautiful wearing an Erdem Fall 2012 gown.

The blue, black and white gown with embroidered lace had a V-necked line and a beautiful train.

Bee lets her beauty shine through with minimal makeup and stunning chandelier earrings.

What a great way to kick-start proceedings.

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Bee Shaffer and Anna Wintour opted for colourful prints by British-based designers whilst attending the London Show Rooms LA closing cocktail event at Mondrian in West Hollywood, California yesterday.

Bee wore an abstract print Peter Pilotto Resort 2012 dress which she teamed with Roger Vivier Rose n’ Roll sandals.

I almost fell off my chair when I saw Anna wearing black knee-high boots with her Erdem Spring 2010 dress.

I guess her nude Manolos are only her ‘go-to’ summer shoe.

A black cardigan worn over her shoulders and her favourite beaded antique Georgian collet necklace completed her look.

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Hollywood stars took the red carpet for the annual Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala Benefit back in March last year which is hosted by Anna Wintour.

Her daughter Bee Shaffer wore a navy Nina Ricci Fall 2010 satin bustier dress with a chiffon train.

With her hair pulled back she added black peep-toes and dazzling diamond earrings to her look.

Halle Berry wore the black version of the same dress to the 2011 Golden Globe Awards.

Although this is nothing we haven’t seen before on Halle, she wins for me as I much I prefer her shoe choice.

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Here are the rest of the looks from the 2010 CFDA / Vogue Fashion Fund Awards.

Anna Wintour was of course wearing Chanel Fall 2010 Couture.

She looks as regal as ever pairing her beaded dress and jacket with her favourite kitten heels.

Bee Shaffer wore a strapless burgundy Dolce & Gabbana lace dress which she paired with black accessories.

Anna Paquin wore a tweed Richard Chai Love dress with gold bracelets and black Nicholas Kirkwood slingbacks.

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US Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour walked the red carpet last night as the host of “The September Issue” New York premiere.

The R.J. Cutler documentary chronicles the making of the fashion bible’s 2007 September edition, which remains its biggest issue to date.

After seeing the Prada Resort 2010 collection, I was intrigued to see which piece – if any – Anna would pick from this collection.

Anna has never been scared of bold prints, so it wasn’t a surprise that she picked this interesting piece which was modified to cover her shoulders.

Beige kitten heels, a dazzling necklace and trademark bob completed the look.

Sienna Miller – the cover star of the September 2007 issue this documentary chronicles – showed off how lengthy her toned legs are wearing a blue sky Thakoon Resort 2010 strapless mini dress.

I love the texture of this dress which is cleverly draped, twisted and gathered to create volume.

A silver Bottega Ventea clutch, large chandelier earrings and gold Jimmy Choo heels complete this look.

J’Adore.

Renee Zellweger’s shortened Carolina Herrera Resort 2010 orange draped brocade dress was the perfect choice to show off her best feature – her legs.

Some of you expressed how you’re a tad bored of the Renee/Herrera collabo, but I really love how each piece is tailor-made or modified to suit Renee’s style.

If it was the same silhouette or same colour I would be bored too, but the two of them give us something new every time.

Sexy strappy heels and her trademark pout complete the look.

I will forever love Carey Mulligan for wearing my favourite dress from the Thakoon Resort 2010 collection.

I adore this colourful dress, which drapes better on the runway.  It’s like opening a packet of Starburst.

Actress Zoe Kazan combined two pieces from the Jason Wu Resort 2010 collection to create her own casual look.

I don’t like the uninspired heavy black heels with this summery look.  The runway heels to the left would have been a better choice.

You may remember Emma Watson wore this same Jason Wu Resort look when traveling between shows whilst promoting “Harry Potter”.

Shortening seems to be the new black, as Hilary Rhoda like Renee, shorten her Rachel Roy Resort 2009 dress.

Her floral dress was pair with Manolo Blahhnik white and black stitched heels.

Designers Oscar de la Renta and Carolina Herrera arrived together.

He wore a beige suit, whilst she looked radiant wearing an orange and white floral skirt from her Resort 2010 collection, with a crisp white shirt which is very much her trademark look.

Designer Tory Burch decided against wearing a piece from her own collection opting for this gorgeous purple Narciso Rodriguez silk dress from the 2009 Pre-Fall collection.

The cap sleeve dress has a wide self-tie belt that wraps around dress, which can create Rodriguez’ signature criss cross detail.

I love the dress and the strappy heels, but I really dislike her pink feathery bag.  What a way to ruin a look.

Designer Cynthia Rowley opted for a vibrant blue shortened dress from her Fall 2009 collection.

She looked stunning wearing her dress with a blue and black embroidered belt, and Elizabeth & James elastic wedge sandals.

Georgina Chapman opted for a silver long sleeved tunic dress with sprinkles of gold embellishments, which shimmered as she walked the red carpet.

Her dress had a matching silver roped tied the waist.  Her look was complete with grey Christian Louboutin kitten heels and a matching clutch.

Vera Wang opted for a simple grey tank which she punched up with a trademark bejeweled necklace.

I particularly love her Resort 2010 asymmetrical layered skirt, which she wore with Prada Spring 2009 snake-skin heels.

Alexa Chung dress has the floaty ethereal feel of the Calvin Klein Resort 2010 collection, which I’ll guess is actually a vintage dress.

It appears Alexa still hasn’t washed her hair from the last time she stepped onto the red carpet for the “Inglourious Basterds” New York Screening earlier this week.

TRESemme and some lukewarm water. Don’t be afraid to introduce them to your hair Miss Chung.

Bee Shaffer’s lilac belted dress is divine, both in colour and style.

It shows off her legs and accentuates her curvy figure.

Designer Donna Karan and singer Cassie arrived wearing similar plunging black jumpsuits.

Donna opted for gladiator flats with her look, whilst Cassie wore platform boots.

“The September Issue” hits theaters in New York on August 28, and select cities on September 11.

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