September 18, 2009

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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Joan Collins At London Fashion Week

Joan Collins At London Fashion Week

Michael Kors Spring 2010

Michael Kors Spring 2010

10 Responses to 2009 ALMA Awards

  1. eimear September 18, 2009 at 9:55 pm #

    Salma Hayek LOOKS SOOOOO 90’s!!!!!!
    Jesus its like looking at an episode of melrose place or something!

    • Fashion Critic September 18, 2009 at 10:09 pm #

      very good evaluation.

  2. Flora September 18, 2009 at 8:53 pm #

    Another terrible event, fashion-wise! None of these do anything for me at all, I’m afraid. Selena’s gown is a bit too Disney Princess for my liking, and about the only one I can summon up any interest at all in is Jennifer Morrison’s Herve Leger gown.

    I confess I’m not a fan of Herve Leger, and I didn’t even realise this was HL until you ID’d it – mainly because it actually looks classy, not a word you usually associate with Leger.

    By the way, FC, did you see the wonderful Cate Blanchett at a gallery opening in Melbourne, wearing what looked like your granny’s multi-coloured crochet quilt, yet somehow still managing to pull it off?

    Can’t wait to see what you decide to put up for BDOTW this week!

  3. nicole September 18, 2009 at 7:19 pm #

    i love nelly furtados look!! shes best dressed for me at this event and then jordana.
    the last gown is hideous and salma hayek wtf??
    i guess this is a good thing cause we didnt need anymore BDOTW contenders this week! lol

    • Fashion Critic September 18, 2009 at 7:24 pm #

      you are so right.

  4. Hannah September 18, 2009 at 6:58 pm #

    I think I saw a girl at my senior prom wearing Eva La Rue’s dress. Way too cheap-looking for the red carpet.

  5. julia September 18, 2009 at 6:41 pm #

    just found selenas dress
    tracey reese spring 2009 (modified)

    • Fashion Critic September 18, 2009 at 6:53 pm #

      thanks for the link

  6. antoneLLina September 18, 2009 at 6:39 pm #

    nelly furtado is smokin’ hot and elegant at the same time…love her!
    i don’t like selena, she always looks like a child with her mother clothes.

  7. julia September 18, 2009 at 6:33 pm #

    selena looks stunning!!!
    really breathtaking!
    i am not a fan of her but this look is lovely!
    don’t like the style of every other!

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