The Academy Awards – Hollywood’s pinnacle of prestige and glamour – took place last evening in Los Angeles. While Oscar viewers were eager to see who would take home a golden statue, we had our eyes peeled for amazing fashion.
One trend that stood out in the many gowns that walked the red carpet was the mermaid silhouette. This style is characterized by a cut that’s fitted around the hips then falls loosely around the knee. Many high profile celebrities wore this style, including three of the five women nominated for Best Lead Actress – Rooney Mara in Givenchy, Viola Davis in Vera Wang, and Glenn Close in Zac Posen. Read More
There’s nothing like an Oscar nomination for a lead role to make your image more in demand in the media. But the extra attention means extra pressure to have just the right style.
Actress Viola Davis has played many roles, but it’s her recent role at Aibileen Clark in The Help that earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Lead Actress. The increased buzz around her name has made her the subject of many a camera flash. Read More
The Roaring Twenties – a decade known for its jazz music, speakeasies, general fraternization and of course, amazing fashion! Hems grew unprecedentedly shorter, the flashy geometry of Art Deco started to have major influence, and flappers adorned drop waist dresses and ornate embellishments. This year, two standout Oscar nominated films looked back to this time period and the wardrobes have me itching to get my hands on some ’20s-inspired garb. Read on to find out how to take a few sartorial cues from both Midnight in Paris and The Artist…