Although we weren’t invited to the 69th annual Golden Globe that took place Sunday night, it doesn’t mean we don’t have all the fashion trends, disasters and spectacular moments of the show detailed for you. Here’s a list of all those who left us awestruck, as well as those who made us want to publicly boo.
From sparkling emeralds, ruby and jewel tones to boring nude shades, the dresses worn by the actresses at the Golden Globes could go in a five-year-old’s 64-crayola set. However, the absolute standout colour of the night was Evan Rachel Wood’s Gucci green dress. Although the dress had the makings of a disaster, the Gucci gods somehow made all these unpleasantries work.
Trend to try — feathers and scales
So many actresses turned up at the show with thigh-high slits that we imagine those who didn’t have slits in their dresses probably tore up their dresses backstage just to reveal their worked out legs. But the real showstopper of all things thigh was Angelina’s Jolie’s body-hugging, ivory, strapless Atelier Versace gown with a flash of red at the bustline that matched perfectly with her lips and handbag.
Trend to try —Thigh high-slits
With fishtails hightailing the Globes red carpet, it seemed that most actresses were embodying The Little Mermaid’s Ariel with their looks. But none of them made more of an impact than Sofia Vergara’s strapless blue Vera Wang custom designed mermaid cut gown. She accessorised it perfectly with extravagant jewellery by Harry Winston.
Trend to try — Fishtails
The pooch from The Artist lent his magic to the Globes by gracing the show. The adorable little Jack Russell Terrier won praise for his role since another canine Lassie stole our hearts years ago. Uggie looked spectacular in his bow tie and had a great time playing with the Golden Globes trophy. Sigh, the life these celebrity dogs lead!
Because Sarah Michelle Gellar seems like such a nice grounded person, we feel bad for the criticism that’s about to come. But c’mon, the tie and dyed Monique Lhuillier gown Gellar wore made her look like a hippy’s lost bride who should immediately return to the 70s. She told E! that her two-year old daughter chose the attire. We advise Gellar to leave her fashion stylings to someone of the solid food eating variety.
Trend to avoid – Tie dye
Published in The Express Tribune, January 17th, 2012.
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