Natural and textured Spring Couture ’18

Haute Couture is sending a message, maybe not a meditated one, but it was clear. Nature, in most cases, was the inspiration for most collections. The textures, the roots, the flowers, the sky, the movement. In a clear or surreal environment, nature had a leading role in the trends that will be dominating the next year, in the clothes we all be able to wear.

Maybe it is also a cry for the industry to step back and slow down its pace. Many talented designers have resigned their posts due to the pressures of launching 6 different collection, tending to trends, and satisfying the loyal brand customers. And of course, battling the copycats, born and raised with the fast fashion brands, and their pressure to get people something new, every week. True fashion cannot do that, and neither this nature will be able to hold out for long.

Haute Couture is also feeling a lot more optimistic, the collections were full of colors (to the exception of Dior), filled with tulle, frills, sequins, embroidered flowers and a sense of lightweight, and a clear nod to the female empowerment. Many of the couturiers opted to show more pants, even tuxedo constructions owned by the softness, lightness and femininity. This is also a repercussion of all the social movements and distresses that we’ve been witnessing or have been a part of for the last year. Let there not be a doubt that fashion is a strong way to express one self for the human being.

Beyond all these meditations, the trends are clear, so get ready. Texture, a lot of it,  nature related, specially. Feathers, frills, embroidered flowers, and tulle will be making a strong come back, as well as some color block and as Galliano clearly stated with his Margiella collection, clothes that will shimmer with light.

Grammy’s Fashion

Fashion at the Grammys usually goes a little crazy, ‘cause it’s all about the music and it can get alternative and different to the rest of the Award Ceremonies.

That means that a lot of what you see is plain horrible. And the rest gets it right.

Taylor Swift in Atelier Versace, getting it right, baring abs and getting bright color blocking just right, with the new bob.

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Selena Gomez in a Calvin Klein bright blue gown, with cut outs. This girl still has a lot to learn about not looking like her mother and trying something that’s really for her, but this dress was  good choice.

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Adele went for a black Givenchy and I believe it was a right choice. Maybe not really daring, but good.

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Florence Welch wearing Gucci. And as I saw her, I definitely understood Alessandro Michele’s target. People like Florence. I wouldn’t wear that boho chic dress, with the flounces and the shiny stars and ribbons, but it is totally Florence, and now I get it.

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And Kacey Musgrave, wearing Armani Privé in such a wonderful way. This is just a perfect red carpet gown.

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An ode to slow Haute Fashion

So, the fashion industry has been experiencing some serious turmoil with the designers resigning, and maisons left without creative direction.

There are numerous reasons for a designer to leave. The discrepancies with the financial direction, the creative limitations or just a fight with the brand director. Case in point: Alber Elbaz. This is an ongoing fight, given that after his exit from Lanvin, his creative team has been very outspoken of their not so loved direction.

The rumor mill has it that Stefano Pilati is leaving Ermenegildo Zegna for Lanvin. So we haven’t hear the last from this particular case.

Now, there’s a new case of designers leaving and having issues with the brands, given the pace that fashion has come to thanks to fast fashion (we are looking at you Inditex and H&M). The luxury houses have to take on a much faster pace in order to catch up with the created demand of trends from the consumer, and the fact that fast fashion steals some inspiration, doesn’t make things any easier.

Designers who are artists first and foremost, are succumbing to the pressure of not having real time to look out for inspiration and the magic that makes luxury fashion special and different. I’ve written about this and I believe it is right. First, if the industry slowed down, we would be a lot more eco conscious and we’d stop creating obsessive consumption and actually create unique pieces that the people would want.
And there’s the internal job of the artist, of the creative process. If they have to put out around 6+ collections every year, there’s no real time to really fill the collections with inspiration and the love of creation that designers can give to their clothes.
Should these concerns go any further, we will be seeing a change very soon.

And now, in an ode for true inspirational, magic fashion, the latest Spring 2016 Haute Couture. You’ll notice the trends (beyond the pale rose and the serenity blue pentanes), we are aiming for colors, for very sheer and see-through fabrics, with a lot of flounces and tassels, mixed textures and flowers (that can’t be left out, because it is spring)

Alberta Ferreti with her Limited Edition, inspired in the Marchesa Luisa Casati with femme fatale in the 20’s silhouettes with a strong layer of animal inspiration, specially in the accessories.

Jean Paul Gaultier gives an homage to vintage french night life in his very particular way, enjoying that he no longer has his pet a porter line, and he can go all out and have fun and make great pieces in Couture.

Alexandre Vauthier just goes out for the sensual woman living the nightlife and enjoying herself. She’s a team and she’s elegant all in one. there are some powerful statements in this collection. And a lot of red carpet possibilities.

Armani Privé gives a sense of continuing his latest Couture collection that had flowy and soft, delicate fabrics with soft prints but this time he went for the mauve tone, going for lilac. And frills, bubble skirts and dresses. And the very trendy flats with straps.

Karl Lagerfeld is going eco friendly with Chanel, or as much as the brand is able to. He went for wild cotton and other natural fabrics, without forgetting the traditional Chanel linings, mixing them up with long printed playful dresses and some 20’s inspiration.

Dior has been left without a Creative Director. The kids who were working with Raf Simmons took over this collection whilst the direction looks for an appropriate designer. And of course, the result is that the brand suffers. This collection is not bad, it is just flat, there’s nothing surprising, nothing Dior-like but the basic guide lines. I don’t see Dior doing so well this time.

Elie Saab is changing. Or at least, the inspirations have changed. India meets boho-chic this could’ve been called. And it is just wonderful. It is the proof of craftsmanship, and shiny boots that everybody will love. Enjoy the flowy fabrics, the sari-like crossing, the beading and the embellishments, the show jackets with long necks and sheerness.

Giambattista Valli also homaged Paris (due to the terrorists attacks back in November), through its gardens and its flowers. And an encore from the last collection, Remember Rihanna in the huge pink layers tulle dress? Well, there’s a new version, with a black bandeau. It is not so creative, but it is beautiful. Oh, and the skirt with the short front and the long (even train) back are back.

I just don’t really understand Riccardo Tisci. I do not like most of what he’s done for Givenchy, and lately that horrifying lamp-like dress Cate Blanchett wore and the rather ill-fitting green gown that Julianne Moore wore for the SAG Awards. That one is actually in these pictures. It is not a bad dress, but it didn’t fit the redheaded actress right.

Maison Marginal has benefited greatly from the talent of John Galliano. The designer has refrained from his popular antics in the runway, and has found a way to mix the Marginal values with his own. As you know Margiela values are a little weird, and you can add to that the magnificent Galliano creations. There’s texturing, there are weird mixes and matches and some are big. And the boots are to die for.

Bertrand Guyon has also been a good match for Schiaparelli. He seems to understand the influences and inspirations that come with the brand. And this time, food and the lobster dress were the prime focus. All the elements of a picnic, including the blanket are included in the clothes, and it is a lot of fun.

I’ve always liked Ulyana Sergeenko’s collections. They have all that russian thing going on, and also that touch of femme fatale. The first collections were a little slow, and then they picked up. These one, I just didn’t get. There were corsets, and lingerie popping out, and 80’s trends, and country dresses. There was no common thread, no sense of order. It never built up ‘cause there was no where to go.

I love Valentino once more. The fact that Chiuri and Piccioli are aiming for their roman background has made their collections just the more beautiful. The last greek-roman one was just great, and this one is also fantastic. They went for a little baroque, but they kept the feminine, the sensual, the delicate and elegant, and the beautiful accessories featuring old coins, even in the feet.

Donatella Versace has gone to the vault of inspiration and it may have not been as good as they thought. The white suits with popping bright colors and slits are a good way to go, and even some of the roman inspired dresses, also rather colorful (like the one Brie Larson wore). But then there were all those weird Swarovski straps coming and going, like tying up the dresses pieces of a dress are a little bit too much. It is going for sensual and sexy to plain tacky. Maybe it’s time to back down a little.

Viktor and Rolf, as far as I’m concerned, do not design clothes to be worn, but to be seen as pieces of art. And this time, Pablo Picasso was the biggest influence. The eyes, the mouths, the heads, even the boobs were all marked out on very white canvas. Even over the models’ faces. It is interesting how art truly translates into fashion, the way Viktor & Rolf do it.

Zuhair Murad is a master of red carpet creations. The clothes are just picture perfect, and actually really beautiful. The dresses are dreamy, and this occasion is no exception. With the corsets and skirts worn by Elizabeth I and the english court of the time, the embroidered fabrics and the lace have a huge moment. Do not miss the wedding gown at the grand finale. Another master creation of artisan hands and dedication.

 

 

 

 

This is just the beginning

As you must know by now, The Golden Globes were yesterday night.

So, of course, we have a ton of fashion break down from the Red Carpet.

I have to say there were more rights than wrongs, but one of the worst looks came from Cate Blanchett. I’ve said it before, and I will say it again, this woman has style and takes a lot of risks that make fashion fun, but this time was a huge NO, NEVER AGAIN.

The pink frilled Givenchy was terrifying to say the least. It was like an ode to the twenties mixed with cabaret and a granny look gone wrong. The hair was off as well.

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Rooney Mara is always weird, I just don’t get that obsession of wearing dresses that are the same as your skin tone. It rarely looks good, even if you’re wearing Alexander McQueen.

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Jennifer Lawrence was my favorite in a hot red Dior with obliques cut outs, and that huge Chopard necklace. She was edgy and elegant, and fun.

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Brie Larson went for the golden trend and the cut outs, that seemingly will never leave. I loved the dress, I just think she could’ve gone for a different hairdo, that would’ve paired better with the Calvin Klein daring gown

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Lady Gaga wore a black velvet Atelier Versace. She looked good, just not great as people are saying. I’m sorry, the hair was a little weird, as well as the overdone make up.  I think everyone thinks she looks perfect, given the fact that she’s worn meat.

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Katy Perry wore a simple pink Prada gown. Weird for her, and weird for the italian Maison known for the extravagant designs. Katy look very elegant, the hair was cool and the make up was right. I liked it, but didn’t love it

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Alicia Vikander in white pleated Louis Vuitton. If I didn’t know any better, I’d say the dress was made for her. It fitted her perfectly, and expressed simplicity, elegance and even innocence. It was a good choice.

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Kate Hudson in a bare midriff Michael Kors. This cannot be called a gown. It was a long fitted skirt with a bandeau top. It was risky, but Kate pulled it off just right.

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Amy Adams in Atelier Versace. The dress had that crystal beaded detail, and the intense blood orange tone was just right. Amy has improved her style choices.

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Saoirse Ronan wearing Couture Saint Laurent. As we already saw with Vikander and will see it again, the “greek-roman” trend will have a come back. And it is fine, those silhouttes are very flattering if you know how to wear them right. This one even made Saoirse look like a girl, considering the dress was white, she should’ve gone for a little more outstanding make up.

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Emily Rossum in Armani Privé. I have to admit I love the red, and the simplicity, yet it is not one of my favorite dresses. There’s something missing, because I feel it is a little boring this way.

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Lily James in a sheer Marchesa. Following the trend, is this one translucent, one shoulder  “greek-roman” gown.The dress is great, the hair and the make up not so much.

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Kate Winslet goes for the safe bet. Stylish, yet safe that’s what this navy Ralph Lauren says to everyone. Do you think Kate should start taking some risks? And loose the crazy hairdo?

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Julianne Moore is a risk taker. Sometimes she gets it wrong, and some others are incredibly right like this shimmering body hugging navy blue Tom Ford. Even the long straight hair is right.golden-globes-2016-julianne-moore.jpg

Kate Bosworth went also for the shimmering body hugging gown, but chose a pink/reddish Dolce & Gabbana that fitted her perfectly. I’m just not sure of the ultra slick hair.

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Olivia Wilde wore a shimmering red Michael Kors that fitted her perfectly. Although the make up was flawless, and she clearly wanted to show off her ombré, the jewels specially the necklace required an up do, so it would really pop up.

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This is my favorite. Kirsten Dunst in Valentino. I loved the latest Valentino collection, with the roman trend because it is feminine and elegant and sensual and edgy, some of which Valentino hasn’t been since the departure of Garavani.

The black velvet, plunging cleavage gown was gracefully accompanied by earrings and bracelet. I would have chosen a stronger make up, but she did very well this time.

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Chanel Airlines

True fashion has to relay on creativity.

This statement can seem obvious, and yet it is not so much. Fashion has to relay on creativity, but not only for the clothes, accessories or shoes. It requires a creative mind to elaborate a particular world where the brand develops, grows and evolves within its own core values and legacy.
This has to be an exceptional task, that very few can carry and deliver properly, season after season.
Karl Lagerfeld, without a doubt, is one of those very few visionary creative minds.

In case you didn’t heard, Lagerfeld has lifelong contracts with Chanel and Fendi.
That means that the directives of those brands have it clear. The man has been the right choice, year after year, no matter how eccentric or expensive that may be.

And as far as eccentricities go, the latest Chanel runway was living proof of creativity, vision and evolution of Coco Chanel’s brand.

Lagerfeld created an airport environment at the Grand Palais, filled with singers, celebrities and clothes that went from the classic tweed to harem organza pants and a ton of layering with different textures and patterns. All accompanied by platform sandals: the high heels-fashion like sandals and the Givenchy-Havaianas kind of sandals.
In a way, The Kaiser has decided that people should look their best while catching flights, but should avoid all together swollen feet. When it comes to pants, we’ll be seeing the 70’s inspired “elephant” bell-bottom, even under skirts. And about color, be sure you’ll be wearing every shade.

The mid-lenght skirts will survive al the way through summer, which is very good, since they are so flattering for most.

But I still don’t like the sweaters tied around neck and waist, I do consider it to be a bit much…

But the oversized colored shades are awesome.

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When Versace met Givenchy

This is the latest Givenchy Ad, featuring the Creative Director of the Italian house of Versace, Donatella Versace.

Donatella has turned Gianni’s creation into a bigger, international and far more accepted brand than it was when he was alive. Let’s not take this the wrong way, Gianni was a genius and a true fashion talent, but his heart was set on bigger creations, costumes for theater and opera. He aimed for something far more theatrical, something that allowed him to dress up everything and everyone. His brand would have soon become very small for him, had he had the chance.

Donatella has had better vision to grow the brand, it already has a place again on the Haute Couture Week. And it has a very strong presence in almost every red carpet around the world.

Plus, and this you can take as me being a little biased, they are italian, and I happen to love almost everything italian.

Italians have this way of being really attached to their traditions (something I can relate to as a mexican), and they stand together, most of the time (and Mexicans should learn some of that) So it makes some sense that Ricardo Tisci chose her as Givenchy’s face for the latest ad campaign.

And I also believe that this is also a sign for the largest maisons standing together as the true origin of fashion and trends, and not as irrationally fighting fast fashion, which they can’t and shouldn’t.

There’s a ton of messages to be read from the image, but it is certainly interesting

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Givenchy’s fashion mash up

Are you ready to see some DonatellaVersace Versace on a Givenchy ad?

Well, you won’t see her just yet, in the teaser for the long awaited Givenchy campaign featuring non other that the creative director of Versace.

Let’s keep in mind that although Givenchy is a French maison, Ricardo Tisci sticks by his Italian roots.

They are playing with us. Get ready, I’m pretty sure we’ll see this video in full length and glory in a week.

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MET Gala 2015 China: Through the looking glass.

Tonight, The MET hosts fashions biggest party, as it unveils its fashion exhibit.

This year you will be able to see China’s fashion development. And it is always interesting, as the “asian” trend has been off the table for some time now. If you remember, back in the 90’s, we were all wearing those “China inspired” dresses and jackets.

Asian influence also goes to animals and bamboo prints. Sheer, delicate fabrics with a lot of flow, and at the same time, silky body hugging satin and structured taffetas. As it is China, it is mandatory some red and gold. The Invite also included some intricate head embellishments, and flowers. You’ll get it when you see Sarah Jessica Parker, as every other year.

Gold and silver, as well as semi nakedness under shiny embellishments and sheer fabrics, cut outs and some king of crop top were some of the trends on the red carpet.

Let it be said that most of the dresses had no relation whatsoever with China or any asian influence whatsoever, so the theme of the Gala should be stablished sooner so the participants had more time to figure out their dresses.
Rihanna showed up with a Guo Pei Couture gown which is obviously chinese by origin, but if you didn’t know I’m sure you would not figure it out it has any “asian influence”. I have to say that i loved Rihanna wearing the extra fluffy Pink Giambattista Valli, but this yellow giant cape with train and the head piece, and the shiny white sandals, and the necklace were a little bit too much, even for Rihanna who has proven to be able to pull off almost everything.

Let’s see the dresses.

Anne Wintour in Chanel

Anne Wintour in Chanel

Poppy Delevingne in Marchesa

Poppy Delevingne in Marchesa

Katie Holmes in Zac Posen

Katie Holmes in Zac Posen

Diane Kruger in Chanel

Diane Kruger in Chanel

SJP in H&M and Phillip Treacy headpiece

SJP in H&M and Phillip Treacy headpiece

Dolce & Gabbana

Tabitha Simmons in Dolce & Gabbana

Jennifer Lawrence in Dior

Jennifer Lawrence in Dior

Alicia Keys in Jean Paul Gaultier

Alicia Keys in Jean Paul Gaultier

Anne Hathaway in Ralph Lauren

Anne Hathaway in Ralph Lauren

Amanda Seyfried in Givenchy

Amanda Seyfried in Givenchy

Georgia May Jagger in Gucci

Georgia May Jagger in Gucci

Rosie Huntington in Versace

Rosie Huntington in Versace

Selena Gomez in Vera Wang

Selena Gomez in Vera Wang

Lilly Collins in Chanel

Lilly Collins in Chanel

Olsen Twins in John Galliano

Olsen Twins in John Galliano

Dakota Johnson in Chanel

Dakota Johnson in Chanel

Kate Hudson in Michael Kors

Kate Hudson in Michael Kors

Donna Karan & Calvin Klein

Donna Karan & Calvin Klein

Jennifer López in Versace

Jennifer López in Versace

Emily Blunt in Prada

Emily Blunt in Prada

Katy Perry in Moschino

Katy Perry in Moschino

Kim Kardashian in Cavalli

Kim Kardashian in Cavalli

Madonna in Moschino

Madonna in Moschino

Rita Ora in Tom Ford

Rita Ora in Tom Ford

Miley Cirus in Alexander Wang

Miley Cirus in Alexander Wang

Reese Witherspoon in Jason Wu

Reese Witherspoon in Jason Wu

Lady Gaga in Balenciaga

Lady Gaga in Balenciaga

Rihanna in Guo Pei Couture

Rihanna in Guo Pei Couture

Cara Delevingne in Stella McCartney

Cara Delevingne in Stella McCartney

Beyoncé in Givenchy

Beyoncé in Givenchy

Olivia Wilde in Prada

Olivia Wilde in Prada

FKA Twigs in Christopher Kane

FKA Twigs in Christopher Kane

Solange Knowles in Giles Deacon

Solange Knowles in Giles Deacon

Cher in Marc Jacobs

Cher in Marc Jacobs

Allison Williams in Giambattista Valli

Allison Williams in Giambattista Valli

Amal Clooney in Martin Margiela by John Galliano

Amal Clooney in Maison Margiela by John Galliano

Kerry Washington in Prada

Kerry Washington in Prada

Sienna Miller in Thakoon

Sienna Miller in Thakoon

Joan Smalls in Burberry

Joan Smalls in Burberry

Rose Byrne in Calvin Klein Collection

Rose Byrne in Calvin Klein Collection

Maggie Gyllenhaal in Roland Mouret

Maggie Gyllenhaal in Roland Mouret

Zendaya in Fausto Puglisi

Zendaya in Fausto Puglisi

Carey Mulligan in Balenciaga

Carey Mulligan in Balenciaga

Karlie Kloss & Gigi Hadid

Karlie Kloss & Gigi Hadid

Lisa Bonet & Lenny Kravitz

Lisa Bonet & Lenny Kravitz

Lorde in Calvin Klein

Lorde in Calvin Klein

Uma Thurman in Atelier Versace

Uma Thurman in Atelier Versace

Kristen Wiig in Prabal Gurung

Kristen Wiig in Prabal Gurung

Keri Russell in Altuzarra

Keri Russell in Altuzarra

Julianne Moore in Givenchy

Julianne Moore in Givenchy

Liu Wen in Michael Kors

Liu Wen in Michael Kors

Jessica Chastain in Givenchy

Jessica Chastain in Givenchy

Claire Danes in Valentino

Claire Danes in Valentino

Jennifer Connelly in Louis Vuitton

Jennifer Connelly in Louis Vuitton

Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren

Rachel Weisz in Chanel Couture

Rachel Weisz in Chanel Couture

Kate Beckinsale in Diane Von Fustenberg

Kate Beckinsale in Diane Von Fustenberg

Karen Elson in Dolce & Gabbana

Karen Elson in Dolce & Gabbana

Some may be missing, but you get the point.

Remember that the MET announced that they would ban any social media posting, but apparently that isn’t working effectively since Madonna, Katy Perry and Lady Gaga have already released a picture of themselves inside the party. So let’s stay tuned to see how these people can survive in their naked dresses.

Fashion at the Grammy Awards

In every red carpet season, people awaits for Grammys ‘cause the music industry has a little room for improvising and making weird statements with their clothes. It’s kind of expected, but sometimes this leisure can be stretched way too much.

As you saw in the Haute Couture Week, the “Mirror Ball look” will be a thing, as well as fringes with beading.

Metallic keeps going on, as extreme cut outs.

I will keep it short

I loved Rihanna in Giambattista Valli. You need that kind of personality to pull off such a complicated tulle-filled princess pink dress. And she did good with so little make up, because the dress was enough.

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Gwen Stefani was remarkable in both red and black Versace. The black was the Atelier dress turned into jumpsuit, but that has also been a trend of every red carpet so far. So it was a great choice. I’m not sure I liked the nude lips, but I’m sure I loved the red hot lips with the red dress.

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Miley Cirus Decided to ditch her “forever redneck” style for a night and went for a Couture Alexandre Vauthier. Even with the extreme cut outs, she kept it elegant, specially because she had something on. Again, I would have made the make up pop up a little more, but when it comes to Miley, it is just fine.

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Taylor Swift is making such a great style for herself. This teal Elie Saab with the purple sandals was just a great choice. It fits her right, the colors favor her a lot, and the rend with the long skirt in the front and the long train on the back is here to stay. Very nice hair and make up, as usual too.

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Beyonce wore her extensions proudly and rightly with the bright black Proenza Schouler, with that plunging cleavage. She also went for the “barely there” make up and it serves her right, ‘cause sparking beaded dresses do not need more help.

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I love Chrissy Teigen. She has a beautiful body, she knows it, she’s very confident and she wears everything just right. She’s a married lady and yet she’s not afraid to go a little sexy, without going insane. White is also a trend, and this Emilio Pucci was a good choice.

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I am not sure about Katy Perry’s sparkling fringed Zuhair Murad. Maybe it was the purple hair that threw everything off for me, or the nose ring (it is just too late for her to go down that road), or that face as if she was under the influence of strong medication. I wasn’t convinced at all.

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Rita Ora has always had weird fashion choices, to say the least. This “mirror ball” Prada, and that pixie that had some long parts just don’t work at all. And the crystals make her look disproportioned, or maybe that is just and effect but who would wanna look bad in such an occasion?

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Lady Gaga went for the “Mirror Ball effect” too, but with scales, and a plunging neckline, and a hight thigh slit, and a huge emerald between her breasts, because the dress wasn’t shiny enough. But let’s remember this is the woman who wore a meat dress before, so this falls under the “We’ll go with it and let it go” category.

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Oh my beloved Madge. Once you saw her onstage with the red matador Dolce&Gabbana, you could make some sense out of the “matador” sparkling Givenchy for the red carpet. But still it was such a bad idea. The ass bearing, the black vail under the torero hat, too much and not in a good way.

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Iggy Azalea just proved that you can ruin a perfect Armani gown with a horrible hairdo. And that’s just how it went down, she had that braided hat and ruined the Armani royal blue gown, with the cut outs, the sheer fabric over her feet and that “no make up” was the worn choice for this. She wasn’t wearing accessories and the dress was left alone with horrible hair.

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Nicki Minaj also went for the “wardrobe malfunction happening any moment”, with this black Tom Ford with beaded fringes. She did a little better with the accessories, but not the make up.

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And last, but the worst outfit of the night is never least, was Kim Kardashian ruining another great designers work, this time Jean Paul Gaultier, with that ass clown bath robe also in the wardrobe malfunction category (but we know she loves to have the first spot in that place). Too much “emo” hair, too much make up, excessive shoulder pads, bags and cuffs. Again, wrong and horrible.

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SAG Awards

So we’re getting closer to the Grammy’s and the Oscar Awards, but the rest have given away some of this spring’s fashion.

I have to say that some are looking a LOT better than they did at the People’s Choice Awards. Yes, I’m talking about Claire Danes, and Kiera Knightley, both leaving behind their amish look-a-likes, and coming back to normal. Even though we saw yellow and white as a trend, here we can see the emerald green, which happens to be a very noble jewel tone as it fits almost every skin tone, and also allows you to make different decisions when it comes to make up.

Another trend is print, colourful prints and flowers (not surprisingly as spring is coming our way, some time soon).

So here are some of what I believe are the best dressed of the evening

Jennifer Aniston in Vintage John Galliano, which happens to also be a trend now the designer has made such a come back to the fashion scene.

Reese Witherspoon in a one shoulder custom white Armani, with embroidered crystals.

Naomi Watts in navy blue Balenziaga, and her Bulgari jewels

Lupita Nyong’o seizing the colourful pattern of this Ellie Saab.

Emma Stone in Haute Couture Dior, with the sheer black skirt.

Julia Roberts in a black pantsuit from… you guessed it, Givenchy. Let’s not forget about those make up free ads, that were a little eery

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Now, the ones that did good, but not great

Julianne Moore in emerald green beaded Givenchy. I don’t think the fitting was right, I mean loose dresses are cool, but not for everybody.

Claire Danes in emerald green Marc Jacobs. Just improving the horrible Valentino she wore the last time.

Rosamund Pike in Dior, with the puffy black things attached to the dress, and the long train, and the short front. I didn’t like this one in the runway, and I still don’t like it now.

Kiera Knightley in eggplant Erdem, with the lace, the embroidered and the layers it is absolutely and improvement from the amish-like Chanel.

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I’m still figuring out why I don’t like this royal blue Gambattista Valli on Julianna Margulies. Something is off, Maybe it’s the lack of accessories, maybe it is because it seems like she’s not wearing a bra and everything is hanging, maybe is the hair. I just don’t like it, and I do believe it’s a beautiful dress.

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Camila Alves and Matthew McConaughey. Alves looks ok in that purple mermaid shaped Donna Karan Atelier, but what is going on in Matthew’s head? Why does she allows him to go out, looking like he made a run from the Thunder Down Under?

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