Runway To Red Carpet – End Of The Week Round Up

Gong Li in Louis Vuitton Spring 2009

Kristen Cavallari in Rami Kashou Fall 2008

Olga Kurylenko in Chanel Spring 2009

Becki Newton in Matthew Williamson Resort 2009

Emily Blunt in Basil Soda Spring 2009

Rose Byrne in Christian Cota Fall 2008

Sarah Jessica Parker in L’Wren Scott Fall 2009

Roxane Mesquida in Roberto Cavalli Spring 2009

Jamie Chung in Jenni Kayne Resort 2009

Milla Jovovich in Louis Vuitton Spring 2009

Mena Suravi in Christian Siriano Fall 2009

Diane Kruger in Roberto Cavalli Fall 2009

Lucy Liu in Rachel Roy Fall 2008

Milla Jovovich in Roberto Cavalli Spring 2009

Julia Roberts in Dolce & Gabbana Resort 2008

Eva Mendes in Prada Fall 2009


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13.03.09

Social Events Of The Week

“American Character: A Photographic Journey” Launch Event, New York

Lucy Liu has swapped her black YSL Trib Two’s, for a grey suede pair, which we saw Victoria Beckham wear recently.

Lucy’s grey heels worked with the feathered details on her Rachel Roy Fall 2008 dress. The pleated neckline is really interesting.

This is not your average red carpet dress, which is what I love about Lucy, she’s not afraid to take a risk.

Mena Suravi opted for this mocha Christian Siriano Fall 2009 one-shouldered mini dress, which she wore with very fierce strappy heels.

March Of Dimes 34th Annual Beauty Ball, New York

Vanessa Williams wears a well worn Alexander McQueen Fall 2007 strapless chiffon green gown. Both Jessica Alba and Mary J Blige wore this back in 2007.

Vanessa gives her dress some shape, with a studded belt from the Burberry Prorsum Spring 2008 collection.

Does this woman age? She is so flawless.

Fergie debuted her new brunette do, which I really like on her.

Her dress is cute, but those Jimmy Choo heels are fierce.

“Fast & Furious” LA Premiere

Michelle Rodriguez is surprisingly wearing a dress. This is a very rare occasion indeed.

The dress gives the illusion of nudity, but it has an underlay covering the lace details.

This is a very brave choice, as we know flash blubs could have exposed more than we wished to see.

Jordana Brewster’s pink Burberry dress is simply divine. I adore the colour, the draping on the skirt, and the peek-a-boo bodice.

She completes her look with Jimmy Choo Corsica nude gladiator heels.

“Race To Witch Mountain”, LA Premiere

Carla Gugino wore a bright yellow Michael Kors dress with gold accessories including Christian Louboutin heel, and gold Jimmy Choo clutch.

Everything about this look is perfect, excluding her hair ‘do. I have never been a fan of hair plied on top like that, because it reminds me of a pineapple.

AnnaSophia Robb wore a purple Nicole Miller criss-crossed haltered dress.

A very cute dress, for the young actress.

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Lucy Liu & Michelle Obama Kick Off The Clear Belt Trend


Just last month we were marveling at the genius of Lucy Liu’s clear belt, which she wore with her pink Lanvin dress to the 2009 Film Independent Spirit Awards last month.

The belt gave Lucy a nipped in waist, whilst giving more shape to her dress, whilst not ruining the draping effect.

We should expect this to now become a trend, as Michelle Obama wore a Sonia Rykiel clear belt with her Michael Kors dress, and Dear Cashmere cardigan on the recent cover of Oprah’s O magazine.

Many of you asked me where you could get a clear belt from when Lucy wore it, and I still can’t find one anywhere. Give it a month or two, I am sure we will see plenty in stores, thanks to Mrs O.

Update: Sydne found a clear belt with black piping on French Connection’s US site & Anissa found one by Steve Madden.

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Best Dressed Of The Week – Lucy Liu & Michelle Obama


Lucy Liu was your Best Dressed of the Week.

You all fell in love with her gorgeous ivory Giambattista Valli sheath, with a woolen cape, whilst I was mesmerized with Michelle Obama in Peter Soronen.

Michelle was a very welcome ray of sunshine, after a very disappointing Oscars red carpet.

Runway To Red Carpet – End Of The Week Round Up

Claire Danes in Lanvin Spring 2009

Dita von Teese in modified Christian Lacroix Fall 2008 Couture

Duffy in Paule Ka Spring 2009

Lake Bell in Monique Lhuiller Pre-Fall 2009

Lucy Liu in modified Giambattista Valli Fall 2008

Sandra Oh in Jenni Kayne Resort 2009

Marcia Cross in Elie Saab Spring 2009 Couture

Julianne Moore in Lanvin Spring 2009

Michelle Monaghan in Versace Spring 2009

Christina Ricci in Monique Lhuillier Fall 2009

Jessica Alba in Christian Dior Spring 2009

Melissa George in Emanuel Ungaro Resort 2009

Anne Hathaway in Rodarte Spring 2006

Angie Harmon in Todd Lynn Fall 2008

Zooey Deschanel in Lela Rose Spring 2009

Jennie Garth in Tadashi Collection Fall 2008

Michelle Williams in Chloé Resort 2009

Sharon Stone in Christian Dior Spring 2009

Emmanuelle Chriqui in Luca Luca Resort 2009

Lucy Liu in Lanvin Spring 2009

Ivanka Trump in Monique Lhuiller Spring 2009

Mena Suvari in Diane von Furstenberg Spring 2009

Debra Messing in Bottega Veneta Spring 2009

Tinsley Mortimer in Christian Dior Spring 2009

Meaghan Jette Martin in Betsey Johnson Spring 2008

Rose Byrne in Calvin Klein Spring 2009

Monique Lhuillier in Monique Lhuillier Spring 2009


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25.02.09 In Her Closet

In Lucy Liu Closet – Lanvin Pink Strapless Dress


On Saturday, before the Oscars, Lucy Liu attended the Film Independent Spirit Awards.

Lucy was more than pretty in pink, she was outstanding beautiful wearing a Lanvin strapless ruched dress.

What made this look so perfect for me was the clear belt, as the dress has more definition with it.

I am very thankful she didn’t wear a black belt, and ruin the whole look.

Do you think you could work this look? Well BrownsFashion.com are selling this dress for £1,980/€2,255.64/$2,868.23.

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22.02.09

2009 Film Independent Spirit Awards

I love this awards show, as we get so see more a more eclectic and colourful red carpet.

This year the stars didn’t disappoint. Jessica Alba looked so lovely in a stylish lilac Christian Dior Spring 2009 dress, with tan Christian Louboutin Mary Janes.

Her make-up is light, and compliments her dress.

This look is so feminine, I adore her here.

I really like this navy and red striped Michael Kors dress Cameron Diaz is wearing, but – not for the first time – I really don’t think this suits her.

I think it’s way too conservative for her, as she is usually more playful on the red carpet.

Is this the case of a new boyfriend cramping her style? We have seen this before.

And will she please, oh please get those roots done asap.

Lucy Liu opted for a fuschia pink Lanvin Spring 2009 satin dress.

She wore her dress with a clear belt, as not to block the draping effect on her dress.

The look was complete beige Jimmy Choo heels, and a Roger Vivier clutch that matched her dress.

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Claire Danes wore a two tone Lanvin Spring 2009 strapless bustier dress, with a gathered skirt.

She decorated her dress with a nude necklace, which was also from the Lanvin Spring 2009 collection.

This is such a sophisticated look for Claire, although I am not sure about the black heels.

Post-pregnancy Michelle Monaghan, continues to rock my world.

She was one of my favourites at this event wearing a Versace Spring 2009 baby blue mini dress, with a bell-shaped skirt, and jeweled strappy sandals.

I expected to see more of this collection on the red carpet other than 3 pieces – January Jones, Gwyneth Paltrow & Michelle – we have seen.

Kerry Washington looks absolutely outstanding in this electric blue Marchesa dress, with an embellished neckline. Although like Claire, I’m not so sure about her shoe choice.

This is a nice Rodarte Spring 2006 dress, but Anne Hathaway is a young girl, who should be experimenting a lot more.

The whole look is too blah. I’m not excited about it at all.

With her last two looks failing to impress, I’m very scared for what she might bring to the Oscars red carpet.

Taraji P. Henson on the other hand continues to impress.

Her Burberry LBD is decorated with embroidered details on the skirt to give it a tiering effect, and this same detail appears on the top of the dress.

She completes her look with black gladiator Pedro Garcia sandals, and a Burberry Prorsum Fall 2008 necklace.

I’m very excited to see what she wears at the Oscars.

Zooey Deschanel adds a black velvet bow to her Lela Rose Spring 2009 shimmering blue dress, which match her eyes.

Her cute clutch was from Moschino, and her heels are Ferragamo.

Michelle Williams wore a simple simple navy, grey and white striped sheath Chloé Resort 2009 dress, with black pumps.

Padma Lakshmi is so incredibly beautiful.

Last night she wore a Giorgio Sant Angelo jersey dress from Decades Inc, which had a white tile pailette detail cascading down the bodice.

I know many of you are not Teri Hatcher fans, but I think she has been having a lot more good days than bad recently.

Her LBD from Monique Lhuillier’s Fall 2009 collection with the sheer panels, is very sophisticated, yet sexy. Plus she doesn’t opt for a predictable black shoe, instead she wore a satin champagne Brian Atwood peep-toe heel.

Her pink clutch is Jimmy Choo and her jewels are by Piaget.

Mena Suvari added a multitude of colour to the red carpet, with this Diane von Furstenberg Spring 2009 maxi dress.

She wore her dress with a larger tan belt, which is thinner than the one which appeared on the runway.

She wore Piaget jewels to complete her look.

This is not the best look for Elizabeth Banks. The skirt is fine, but the rest……

I should be thankful that this Azzedine Alaia chocolate brown dress Penelope Cruz wore is not black, but I am still mourning the loss of her fantastic style, to see this as a positive.

Yikes. The coat Rachel Weisz is wearing doesn’t cover up enough of her floral dress.

I love the fearless Sandra Oh on the red carpet. She opting for this fuschia pink tunic Jenni Kayne Resort 2009 dress with black pumps.

Sandra is already on trend for Fall 09, as we saw a lot of this colour at New York Fashion Week.

Look who is back, not surprisingly wearing black. Ellen Page.

Rose Byrne’s white Calvin Klein Spring 2009 dress, is a perfect fit for her.

She keeps the minimalist look going by opting for plain silver pumps and no jewelery.

The shoulder pads on Mary-Kate Olsen’s Balmain dress are too dominate for my liking. It makes her appear to have no neck.

Her beige heels are by Proenza Schouler.

On the plus-side, she looks very healthy.

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