Golden Globes 2013: Best & Worst Fashion

Sunday, January 13, 2013

I just finished watching the Golden Globes, and I couldn't wait to do a fashion recap for you! When I started out trying to write this post, I wanted to highlight multiple actresses in each category of Best and Worst dressed. What I found as I was watching the show (and surfing the web), is that there were so many good looks tonight, and not very many outstanding or atrocious looks. I guess that could be seen as a good thing, but I felt like everyone was playing it safe.... The other thing that made it difficult to pick best and worst dresses is that everyone was dressed in very similar styles. The three major trends of the night were, Lace, Red, and Mermaid gowns.

Picking just one best dressed lady was pretty hard for me tonight. There were so many 9's and it was hard to decide which one would be the 10. I love the simplicity of Anne Hathaway in Chanel, I loved the sexy appeal of Amy Adams in Marchesa, and I love the timeless beauty of Sally Fields in Alberta Feretti.

However, when I looked at all these beautiful women side by side, my favorite was Naomi Watts in Zac Posen. I doubt my choice for best dressed will be in line with other bloggers, because I went with a very classic look. I know there were a lot of others to choose from and I've already seen a ton of buzz around whatever Kate Hudson was wearing.

When I stop to choose a best dressed, I have to consider what I would want to wear. It was a chilly night in Los Angeles, so long sleeves were totally appropriate. I also love how she is completely covered up, and yet you can still see the sex appeal she exudes. She picked a color that was completely on trend, yet classic. Last but not least, I think she is styled to a T! Her hair, make up and jewelry are flawless and her gown is actually the right length. (There were so many celebs on the red carpet who needed their gowns hemmed, pet peeve!)

On the flip side, there was never a question about who the worst dressed of the evening was.... poor Jessica Chastain (in Calvin Klein). I would fire whoever dressed her tonight, it was horrendous. I love her as an actress, and I usually love what she wears, but it was a TOTAL miss tonight on all levels. The worst part, it was a huge night for her! It's different when you're just an attendee to an awards show but she was a nominee and won... in that hideous dress.

Let's painfully recap what is wrong about this look. First, the fit is entirely off! Her boobs do not fill the bust of that dress, seriously someone couldn't have taken it up behind her neck. Next, it's ill fitting in the midsection too, and it's too long, causing her to have to hold it up, only exacerbating how badly it fits around her tummy. It's just a train wreck. Then, there's the problem with her styling. Her hair is not flattering at all. She looks like she has a receding hairline and I think they should have left some hair around her face, or put it all up. In addition, can they give the girl some eyebrows?  Even the woman in the back is disgusted by this look. I feel so awful even writing these things, because she is so beautiful and this look does her no justice! The only silver lining is that when she goes on Fashion Police, she can reveal this as the worst look of her career. #sad

Moving on to more happier things.... the trend of the night. There were an overwhelming amount of leading ladies in mermaid frocks tonight. I love this silhouette because it really extenuates a woman's curves. Hell, even Taylor Swift looked voluptuous tonight. There was a lot of red and lace on the carpet, but the glaring trend was definitely sea inspired. I thought it was the year of the snake... maybe it's should be the year of the mermaid?
From Left to Right:
Hayden Panettiere in Roberto Cavalli
Megan Fox in Dolce and Gabbana
Amy Adams in Marchesa
Kelly Osbourne in Zac Posen
Taylor Swift in Donna Karen
Jessica Alba in Christian Dior
If you want to see all the celebs from tonight's award show, head on over to huff post.

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