Red Carpet Fashion Awards

‘Don’t Call It A Comeback’ Award
Jessica Alba returned to the red carpet after giving birth to her second child recently.

She was glowing 2011 ALMA Awards which was held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in California last night.

The actress opted to wear pretty Michael Kors strapless dress from the Fall 2011 collection.

Her grey print dress was cinched in at the waist with a silver metallic belt.

A sparkly silver clutch, a spiked, studded gold necklace and silver metal ring accessorized the look.

Soft, wavy hair, smoky eyes and glossy lips provided the finishing touches.

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Best Dressed Award
Demi Lovato was one of many stars to take the red carpet last night for the 2011 ALMA Awards which were held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in California.

She was a winner at the event, taking home the prize for ‘Favourite TV Actress’ for her role as Sonny in Disney’s “Sonny With A Chance.”

Demi was glowing wearing a Maria Lucia Hohan nude gown.

I think this is the best I have ever seen her.

She looks grown up without the look ageing her and the colour is divine against her caramel skin-tone.

I also can’t fault the hair and makeup as both are flawless.

Demi was by far my favourite at this event.

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Best Earrings Award
Marcia Cross made a long awaited return to the red carpet at the 2011 ALMA Awards last night.

The Desperate Housewives star supported her co-star Eva Longoria, who was the host on the night.

Marcia looked breath-taking wearing a Jean Fares Couture gown.

The navy lace strapless gown with a sweet-heart neckline and bow accent was paired with most dazzling berry earrings which was complemented by a matching cuff.

That gorgeous red hair was swept over one shoulder as she completed her look with glossy lips and smoky eyes.

I wish the clutch had either matched the colour of her earrings or been navy blue.

A navy blue embellished Swarovski clutch completes her look and she gets a perfect 10 from me.

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Back On Form Award
Eva Longoria co-hosted the 2011 ALMA Awards with George Lopez last night.

Eva the diva was back on top form wearing a stunning Oscar de la Renta Resort 2012 gown.

Her coral flamingo silk faille draped gown had a ruched bodice and dramatic train.

The gown fits her like a glove and she’s working it like a 6ft supermodel.

She pulled her hair up into a high bun and only accessorized with drop earrings.

It’s good to have her back on what I call “Cannes form.”

I’m off to see some more shows during Fashion Week, so I will add more lovely ladies from this event later.

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The ALMA Awards aired last night, and here are the stunning gowns Eva Longoria wore.

Last year she changed 8 times during the night.  This time only 7 changes.

You’ll recognise the first gown because Emily Deschanel wore the strapless version of this stunning tulle Gustavo Cadile Fall 2009 gown at the 2009 Monte Carlo Television Festival Closing Ceremony.

The main difference is that Eva’s gown has been modified to become a one-shouldered gown with a contrast eggplant sash.

I adore this gown from the colour to the tiered skirt, and I’ve been in love with it from the very second I saw it in Cadile’s showroom.

Her second gown was also by Gustavo Cadile. This time she picked a luscious green gown from his Resort 2010 collection.

This gown also has a one-shoulder detail with a fan over her shoulder for added dramatic effect to the volume of the piece.

I don’t ever remember Eva wearing green before, but the colour is vibrant and really pops against her skin.

Eva’s next look was an Angel Sanchez Bridal Spring 2009 gown.

Thankfully this one-shoulder gown doesn’t have a sickly sweet bridal feel to it, as its quite simple with just bow detail on the bodice.

She gives this look an old Hollywood feel with her retro 50s hairstyle.

I’m really disappointed I couldn’t find a full-length version of Eva’s Carlos Miele Fall 2009 gown, as I think it would have looked spectacular on her with the dual prints and the chiffon flowing train.

Those hooped earrings are huge.

I would go as far as to say this Caroline Herrera Fall 2009 gown was my least favourite of the Fall 2009 season, and I dislike it even more on Eva.

It does nothing for her.

The other gowns brings colour, texture and vitality – this is just grey, dull, and unflattering for Eva.

Oscar de la Renta gowns were the 2 final looks for Eva on the night.

I love the blush gown with the sequin overlay. This kind of colour I really allows Eva to glow.

The black and white floral gown feels like it is swamping Eva with the 2 layers. This would be my second least favourite after the Herrera horror.

Credit: Style.com, NY Mag, Gustavo Cadile, & Wireimage

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2009 ALMA Awards

Best Dressed Award
It’s been a while but Selena Gomez finally wears something that I really love, as she had been dressed older than her teen years.

I adore her pink Tracy Reese Black Label gown, especially the cute petals adorning the bodice and shoulder.

It’s the perfect gown for her both the colour and style.

Best Spring 2010 Red Carpet Debut Award
Jordana Brewster picked a stunning gown from Reem Acra’s recently presented Spring 2010 collection.

The strapless draped canary yellow gown is such an ethereal colour which adds warmth of her skin.

Perfect choice for her.

Back to Black Award
After having a very brief flirtation as a blonde, Nelly Furtado goes back to her natural darker hair colour.

She looked stunning last night wearing Elie Saab Fall 2009 black halter-neck gown with contrasting lace panel for a provocative twist.

This is her second Elie Saab look in a row.

Slightly Disappointed, But I Do Like It Award
I expected a big gown from Eva Longoria on this red carpet, but I guess she was saving them for the show.

The host for the night opted for a strapless taupe paillette covered column Oscar de la Renta dress – which slightly squash the twins – paired taupe heels.

Her hair and neutral make-up are perfect for this look.

Best Non-Supported Actress Award

Jennifer Morrison should really have worn a bra with her Herve Leger cream gown, because the twins are looking a wee bit lopsided.

Once I got over that I could appreciated how stunning she looks.

She could have easily opted for a neutral make-up, but added a dash of red to the lips for a more sultry look.

Frizz Ease Award
Dania Ramirez’ also wore a canary yellow gown, but hers was by Pamella Roland.

I love the gown and the criss-crossing ruched detail on the bodice, but girlfriend needs some serum in her hair to control that frizz.

De Ja Vu Award
Jamie-Lynn Sigler wore a gown earlier this week in exactly the same colour, but this time her gown is strapless.

I’m more excited by the necklace than the gown.

Most Disappointing Award
Salma Hayek would normally proudly show-off the twins, wear a stunning gown, or do both.

This is not a look I would associate with Salma.

The shorter velvet deep lilac modified Bottega Veneta Fall 2009 dress is hideous and so over accessorized with the two necklaces and jewled headband.

YSL metallic Trib Two heels and a matching Bottega Veneta box clutch completes this terrible look.  I really hate it.

Worst Dressed Award
I was surprised Eva La Rue was wearing a Zuhair Murad gown, because this gown is very Las Vegas show girl to me.

From the colour to the embellished neckline, it just screams tacky.

What is it with the lack of support on this red carpet?

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