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23.12.10 Best Of

Magnifique To Tragique 2010 – Marion Cotillard

The decline of Marion Cotillard’s red carpet style has been both tragic and baffling this year.

When we first started following Marion’s style, we were all enchanted with her fascinating allure and intelligent grace.

She started the year glowing in Elie Saab Couture. She then showed us she’s has a different side to her by wearing a sublime Lefranc Ferrant metallic jumpsuit.

Towards the latter part of 2010, things started to go terribly wrong.

We tried to pass off the first violation as a one off, but the French actress ended the year on an all time low with bad make-up, bad hair and poor red carpet choices.

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Best British Export – Carey Mulligan

After looking back on Carey Mulligan’s red carpet looks of 2010, I decided that it wasn’t as bad as I had originally assumed.

She had the odd look which would age her quite drastically, but she got into the swing of things towards the latter part of the year after the pressure of Awards season was over.

Carey went from appearing on ‘Who Wore It Better?’ polls with Anna Wintour, to wearing fresh young labels such as Prabal Gurung and Preen.

She also looked gorgeous wearing Elie Saab and what appeared to be her favourite label – Vionnet.

Runner up: Emily Blunt

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65 Years Young & Still Going Strong – Helen Mirren

Dame Helen Mirren showed great class, elegance and style on red carpets around the world this year presenting her ageless style.

At 65 she has a fantastic figure and knows how to show if off without giving too much away.

She was particularly radiant during the film festivals glowing in Marchesa and Elie Saab.

Helen isn’t 65 years old; she’s 65 years young and still going strong.

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Best Supporting Actress 2010 – Minnie Driver

With all due respect, Minnie Driver was one of those actresses I’d forgotten about.

In fact I can’t really recall a single dress she wore prior to the “Conviction” promo tour this year.

Whilst all eyes would’ve been on the main star of this movie, Hilary Swank, Minnie was making some impressive choices on the red carpet.

My favourite is still her Marchesa blue gown, but she also glowed in J. Mendel, Paul & Joe and Thomas Wylde.

Runner up: Kristen Bell

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Most Outrageous Of 2010 – Lady GaGa

With Katy Perry and Rihanna opting for demure red carpet looks, the only real competition Lady GaGa had this year was Nicki Minaj.

Nicki gave GaGa a run for her money, but Lady GaGa was light years ahead serving up a meat dress by Franc Fernandez plus custom looks by Giorgio Armani and Francesco Scognamiglio.

One has to wonder how Lady GaGa will outdo herself in 2011 as the shock factor is already starting to wear thin on some of you.

Personally I admire her creativity on the red carpet. Her day-to-day looks on the other hand are ridiculous.

Runner up: Nicki Minaj