With all the exciting details to share about my recent trip to New York City and all of the work I’m putting in on the New York Fashion Week Spring 2013 collection reviews I very nearly forgot that Hollywood hasn’t stopped churning out events in the meantime. This post will cover some of the great looks from the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards, 69th Venice Film Festival, 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, and various movie photocalls and premiere red carpets.
Now show us what you’ve got ladies!
Killing it! Miss Pinto decided to prove that all cut-outs aren’t tacky in this fierce embellished black & gold gown by Alexander McQueen on the red carpet in Venice.
Wow. Just wow. Who knew pink leather and gold studs could look so great?
Chic ladylike daywear. Love the black & white dress, and I adore her hair!
Absolutely stunning. I really like the addition of the thin little gold belt, helps bring the look together.
How killer is this Balmain dress? It’s a fun, fresh look that’s stunning but totally age-appropriate.
Another fun, flirty, colorful cocktail-like red carpet look was from Emma Watson who looked tres adorable in a lacy peplum Erdem number in Toronto.
I absolutely adore this look. Head-to-toe I think she looks great. It’s high fashion and retro fabulous, and a great look for her red carpet personality.
Apparently I’m loving matching short suits these days because I audibly gasped at both of these colorful retro-inspired looks.
Wow. This is such a departure from her usual fashion-foward, attention grabbing looks that I did a double take. It’s still stunning and dramatic despite the minimalism though, maybe this will her next fashion phase?
Apparently the VMAs were all about Summer white… And after Labor Day! Rebels! I love the pairing of this textured, long-sleeved mini dress with the killer lace up sandals. Well done. As usual. 🙂
Another killer all-white look from Miss Taylor Swift. Perhaps not the most youthful look, but it’s chic and classy as hell. Power to you girl!
Miss Keira’s been busy killing it on the red carpet lately. She chooses gowns that not only suit her coloring really well, but extenuate and flatter her frame and silhouette. Well done.
Swoon. Definitely the best look of the bunch. I especially love the belt. She couldn’t look more classic, more put together, or more gorgeous. The only downside of this look is that she may never surpass it. Time to retire!
Which look is your favorite? If you had the chance to grace a red carpet, would you play it safe to avoid landing on a Worst Dressed List or would you take some risks?
Ready for some low-key and fun red carpet attire? You can always count on an MTV event to bring out the stars, and for those stars to bring out some interesting, eye-catching fashion.
Need some more 20’s glamour to get your day started? Harper’s Bazaar has the goods!
Check out Karl Lagerfeld’s photoshoot for Bazaar featuring Joan Smalls, Arizona Muse and Saskia de Brauw in this season’s Jazz Age inspired fashion from Marc Jacobs, Giorgio Armani, Alexander McQueen, Ralph Lauren, J.Mendel, Chanel, Valentino, Alberta Ferretti and Tom Ford – Cafe Society.
Or see how real ladies channel this trend in BAZAAR Boards: Gatsby’s Girls.
How’s everyone’s week going? Between the 2012 Kentucky Derby and the fashion Olympics – otherwise known as the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute Gala – earlier this week, I’m more than ready to enjoy some casual street style looks.
Are you fan of chambray? Check out Eatbreathfashion.com‘s tribute.
Street Style @ Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2012:
Let’s finish up with some red carpet glamour.
This is basically a tutorial on how to rock a chic mini on your next night out on the town. Courtesy of our fashion fairy godmothers Gwyneth, Coco, Diane, and Kate.
Have a great night!
The October 2011 issue of Harper’s Bazaar contained a series of interviews under the heading Secrets of the World’s Most Stylish Women. These interviews give readers the answers to some great fashion and life questions as written by 20-something Emma Watson, 30-something Samantha Boardman, 40-something Claudia Schiffer, 50-something Lisa Eisner and 60-something Lynn Wyatt. And while I’m in no way claiming to be one of the world’s most stylish women, I did think that it would be fun to share my answers to these questions so that we could all get better acquainted.
Residence: San Francisco, California
Favorite Fashion Designers: Alice + Olivia, Milly, BCBG, Chanel & Diane Von Furstenburg
Item of clothing you would never throw out: My mom’s khaki Escada suit – which she bought when she was living in San Francisco – and my Givenchy purse.
What’s your own fashion trademark? Classic w/ a twist
Favorite Accessory: Vintage gold jewelry
Favorite Color: Green, but I have to admit that I wear mostly black
Favorite Scent: Coco Mademoiselle by Chanel
Let’s talk about your beauty routine. What’s your face wash? Origin’s Checks and Balances Frothy Face Wash or Trader Joe’s Spa Gentle Facial Cleanser and I live to exfoliate and like the eco-friendly Yu-Be Foaming Skin Polish. (See MCLV’s Medicine Cabinet for more if you’re interested).
Make up? Laura Mercier Undercover Pot, Benefit Bad Gal mascara, Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Pencils, Bare Escentuals Blush in Fruit Cocktail & Laura Mercier Eyebrow Pencil.
Where do you get your hair done? I get my hair cut at John Valasquez Salon in the Financial District and my evening & event updoes done at Joseph Cozza (formerly 77 Maiden Lane) near Union Square, both are in San Francisco.
Favorite Destination: Italy & Greece, though I’m dying to go to Turkey and Egypt
Favorite Discovery: Zara created an online ordering system this year! 🙂
Favorite Hotel: The Gaige House in Glen Ellen, near Sonoma. It has beautiful Zen suites on the river with giant pewter bathtubs that I could literally move into!
Favorite Luggage: Realistically – Longchamp, in my dreams – Goyard trunks
Most Memorable Party: My 27th birthday – my best friend & brother helped organize a group for bottomless mimosa brunch (my favorite meal!) in a wine cellar at a French restaurant in the city and then we had a mini dance party in the backyard of our apartment afterwards.
When you can’t think of something to give a friend, what do you give? Wine or flowers for a host or hostess and a little treasure from Tiffany’s for a girlfriend.
Ever lady has a vice, what’s yours? Vino, redheads & French fries
Necessary Extravagance: Good wine, nice sheets & unlimited text messages
Favorite Movies: Charade, Boondock Saints, Philadelphia Story and Lock Stock & Two Smoking Barrels
Favorite Artist: Titian
Favorite Cocktail: I’m not much for cocktails but I do like wine, champagne & whiskey neat
Handwritten thank you note or immediate email: HANDWRITTEN THANK YOU NOTE. Sorry for the caps. Pet peeve. Right Koober?
If you have personalized stationary, where do you get it from? Crane – They have beautiful styles, great colors and even use eco-friendly and recycled products upon request.
The true hallmark of modern emergence is: Minimalism
Now tell me the truth, what are your answers to these questions? Come on… You know you want to! 🙂