One of my favorite parts about the award shows are the amazing gowns. Not to mention, you can find a pretty sharp dressed man as an added bonus. There really weren’t too many bad moments, in my opinion; however, the men were so boring. It was either navy or black with a bow tie. Yawn.
Anyways at my age, I’m not headed to prom anytime soon and I absolutely do not run in crowds with people throwing black tie events. Where does that leave me? Admiring the fashion hits and misses of the big night for movies. Because, let’s be really honest, I really watch the show for entertainment purposes and not really a whole lot for the actual awards. Speaking of the show, Neil Patrick Harris killed it. His Birdman spoof was hilarious and I loved the opening performance. Also, who knew Lady Gaga could actually sing! Surprisingly, her performance was one of my favorite moments. Did you watch? Ok, ok. Enough of my jabbering lets get right down to it…
Emma Stone was, hands down, my pick of the night. I was waiting all night to be floored and as soon as I saw her, I knew it wasn’t going to get better for me. She is perfection from head to toe and I love how different her dress is. She has showed us the perfect way to show a little, ok a lot of skin with the thigh slit and high neck in the front and a little surprise when she turns around. Hair, makeup, jewelry, shoes. This is how it is done.
A popular trend I noticed was whites. These are so different, but so good at the same time. Jenna Dewan Tatum is perfectly fitted and accessorized in this beautifully adorned gown, while Reese Witherspoon is just plain classic. Also, I love how Reese’s look is so under accessorized. She doesn’t need it because her glam couldn’t be better. It just works.
These were my favorite pops of color. Anna Kendrick rarely goes out in something like this and it is beautiful on her. As such a petite person, this almost helps her to look a little taller than she actually is. And then there is Rosamund Pike. Her dress is amazing. It is perfectly covered and revealing all at the same time. The waist detail is amazing, which really highlights her slim figure. Can we talk about that for a moment… she just has a baby and she looks incredible.
ps – i thought it might be fun to live tweet my commentary as i watched the red carpet through the Oscars. if you’re not following along over there you should be! (: