Maria Bakalova was most definitely the princess of awards season.
The actress gained several nominations for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Tutar Sagdiyev in the 2020 mockumentary ‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,’ and she became the first Bulgarian to be nominated for an Oscar.
She spent the majority of awards season in London working with her stylist Jessica Paster who is based in Los Angeles.
With the power of Zoom, Jessica able to ensure her client was red carpet ready for every occasion. Not skipping a beat when it came to the finer details.
I know some of you don’t love princess dresses, but I’m sure no one will begrudge this first timer for living her fairy-tale moment in fairy-tale gowns.
And we had so many ranging from modern to medieval, with much love shown to Armani Prive, plus she wore a custom gown from Louis Vuitton. An honour that was bestowed among Hollywood elites like Nicole Kidman, Regina King, Ashley Madekwe, Viola Davis, Cynthia Erivo and Kate Hudson.
I said at the start of awards season that she was the one-to-watch, and I’m delighted to be proved right.
I’m still trying to decide on a clear favourite. But I think the Prada from the Critics’ Choice just shades the Armani Prive from the BAFTAs by 0000.1%.