Red Carpet Fashion Awards

Victoria Beckham first wore this violet Giral strapless dress from her Fall 2009 collection during filming for “American Idol” back in August of last year.

I like the way that this dress creates some curves on the otherwise emaciated star.

However I would have like her to have worn a less severe hairstyle.

She obviously loves this design as she also wore it in black over the same weekend.

Katherine Jenkins was next to wear this dress to the “GQ Men Of The Year Awards” in London.

I like the black metallic shoes she’s teamed it with as they compliment the colour of the dress really well.

I also think that her hair is the best here, swept back off her face but still delicate.

Drew Barrymore then wore this dress in November to a screening of “Everybody’s Fine” in LA.

I’m not really getting the accessories – why the dress pin?

The satin Casadei heels work for me though.

I can’t decide if I like the red lips either. Maybe she should have let the purple do the talking.

To be honest, nobody has me drooling but I think Katherine wins as it seems to suit her the most.

What do you think?

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Worst Make-Up Award
I don’t mind a nude lip, but a fully nude face – and a shiny one at that – No.

I was drooling over Drew Barrymore’s Monique Lhuillier blue strapless gown.

The fitted bodice, the tiered skirt with the stunning embroidered detail all screamed Best Dressed, but the make-up kills this look stone dead for me.

Such a shame because her hair is gorgeous too.

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Best Dressed Award

I was a bit underwhelmed by this red carpet until I saw Diane Kruger.

Ever since I attended the Christian Lacroix Spring 2009 Couture show in January last year I’ve been praying to see this gown on the red carpet.

Diane more than does this stunning pink ombre gown justice. The colour really pops on the soggy red carpet on a cold and rainy night in LA.

I love the sleek old Hollywood hairstyle. She was really out to impress.

Her white Raven Kauffman Couture clutch matched the pretty white bow on the side of her dress.

Most Predictable Award

There would’ve been no prizes for guessing that Marion Cotillard would wear Christian Dior.

Style.com even predicted that exact dress she would wear.

Being the face of ‘Lady Dior’ helps, plus when we see her in Dior we always get spectacular results.

Her petrol green satin asymmetrical Spring 2010 dress has a thigh-high split with a black négligée peeping through.

Jimmy Choo ‘Drake’ sandals and Chopard jewels complete her look.

Biggest Shock Award

Courteney Cox walked the red carpet last night wearing a black strapless dress from Victoria Beckham’s Spring 2010 collection.

Like most pieces from VB’s collection the dress was well structured and had a ‘top to hem’ zipper along the back.

I liked the jeweled detail on the empire waist, and the chic updo Courteney sported.

Normally I don’t care much for Courteney on the red carpet, but she really surprised me by how great she looked.

She carried a black Jimmy Choo ‘Tube’ clutch.

Her husband actor David Arquette dutifully kept her dry from the pouring rain.

Best Couture Award

This is definitely one of those ‘better on screen look’s.  Unfortunately the picture isn’t doing Drew Barrymore any favours.

Her Atelier Versace Fall 2009 one shoulder champagne gown was stunning.

The nude corset was covered by a nude crystallized overlay, with two clusters of glass fringes on the shoulder and the hip.

Her hair was swept back as not to interfere with the details, as the actress wore Lorraine Schwartz jewels to complete her look.

It’s A Grower Award

I’ve been going back and forth with Julianne Moore.

I was just about to put her on the Worst Dressed list, when I decided that her Balenciaga Pre-Fall 2008 dress wasn’t as bad as I first thought.  Mostly because she looks so elegant.

The grey colour initially put me off this silk bustier gown, but I really like the pleated lace detailed neckline and her green Bvlgari earrings were magnificent.

Black suede Balenciaga stingray sandals complete the look.

Beautiful, Even When Slightly Wet Award

Chloe Sevigny would’ve been the most worried about getting her rose Valentino sleeveless gown wet as it would’ve deflated those beautiful ruffles.

But she was lucky to have a someone to help shield her dress from the rain.

Buccellati jewels complete the look.

Va Va Voom ‘Jessica Rabbit’ Award

Christina Hendricks has the most amazing body, which she always dresses so well.

She leaves me breathless in this stunning Christian Siriano Spring 2010 gown which was custom-made to hug those delicious curves.

She carried a Christian Loubuotin ‘Kephron’ silver clutch and wore Loree Rodkin jewels. Read more…

Whenever I see a sexy Emilio Pucci dress on the red carpet it always makes a huge impact – think Zoe Saldana and Kate Hudson.

Whilst Drew Barrymore’s dress doesn’t given me the same wow factor, she still looked beautiful in her multi-coloured sequin mini dress.

The long sleeved dress not only has a cold-shoulder, but it also has a slashed detail on the back.

Tights and the celebrities favourite ankle boots complete the look.

Kate Hudson’s ‘just got out of bed hair’ didn’t work for me earlier, but Drew’s does here.

LOOK…no mermaid hem, which will make many of you happy.

Kate Beckinsale glided down the red carpet looking so very sophisticated wearing a Lanvin Fall 2009 strapless dress, which has been modified from the runway.

The grey off-the-shoulder tulle runway detail has been incorporated into the bodice of Kate’s dress, she loses the runway belt, and her tulle hemline is neater.

Stunning antique jewels and grey suede YSL Trib Two’s complete the look.

Breath-taking as always.

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Victoria Beckham like Prabal Gurung has a huge celebrity following.

Drew Barrymore is very much channeling grown up chic these days, as her look has matured.

The good thing is the Drew we all know and love still shines though.

She walked the red carpet last night wearing a well worn Victoria Beckham violet Giral strapless dress with black satin Casadei heels.

I do love the dress on Drew, but the jeweled pin feels unnecessary.

Victoria Beckham and Katherine Jenkins have worn the dress in this rich violet colour, and they have also both worn the black version along with Elle Macpherson.

This is the dialogue as it happened in my mind as I was looking at Kate Beckinsale on this red carpet.

“Kate Beckinsale is stunning, she never lets me down on the carpet. She’s glowing in her J.Mendel Spring 2010 dress. I wish I had her legs…..” THUD.

That thud stopped at her feet. Seriously Kate, why?

We’ve established that YSL Trib Two’s are the most comfortable shoes in the world, but they’re not doing any justice to her pretty marble jacquard strapless structural J.Mendel dress.

A contrast like this can be great on the red carpet, but this on this occasion it doesn’t work for me.

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Drew Barrymore has another WWIB? poll coming her way as she wore the same black fitted L’Wren Scott lacquered tweed dress from the Fall 2009 collection, which Nicole Kidman wore just last week to the White Ribbon Alliance dinner.

Ironically they both wore red peep-toes too.

What I didn’t notice about this dress from Nicole, is that it has a sexy red exposed zipper at the back.

Eve broke up the very black red carpet, by wearing a burgundy Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2009 bustier fitted dress with black peep-toes.

Love the dress and sleek silhouette it gives Eve, but I hate the hair.

I’m not at all surprised that Ellen Page is wearing black, but I am surprised she’s wearing this very sexy Alexander Wang Slim Grommet dress.

When she was promoting “Juno”, it was a struggle to get her into a dress, now she looks grown up, confident and sexy in a dress we’ve seen a few times already this year.

Ellen wore her dress with Rachel Comey Cavat boots.

Serena Williams continues her good form on the red carpet, wearing a gold sequined Gryphon racer back tank top, paired with a black blazer and cropped pants.

Either someone has a new stylist, or someone has learnt that cute frilly dresses don’t suit a masculine frame.

Shenae Grimes opted for a cute ivory and black striped Sass & Bide dress, paired with double ankle strapped heels.

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