Last night’s #MetGala at New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art honored Asian-inspired fashion with Anna Wintour‘s latest exhibition, China: Through the Looking Glass. In attendance were top A-listers from the realms of fashion, music, Hollywood, & more, wowing on the red carpet & showing support for the art of fashion. Some of the greatest risk takers of the night included Rihanna in a stunning over-the-top gold design by Guo Pei, Beyoncé‘s barely there shimmering gown by Givenchy, Jennifer Lopezwho showed off her best assets in a Versace design,Sarah Jessica Parker‘s collaboration with H&M & a masterfully crafted Philip Treacy headpiece, the always elegant Kerry Washingtonin a pink Prada confection, & Anne Hathaway‘s futuristic & sleek hooded gold gown by Ralph Lauren.
Of course, there are plenty of glamour & daring fashion feats in the slideshow below to feed your celebrity red carpet style obsession. Who wore your favorite look? Will you be headed to NYC to check out the exhibit? Who missed the mark on the red carpet? Happy Styling!
The long-awaited 87th Oscars ceremony is under way & the web is buzzing over the glamorous red carpet, featuring a slew of gorgeous gowns from nominated actresses & fabulous looks from presenters & performers. One of the biggest trends of the night was sparkle & color, as well as some surprises from favorite A-listers who have taken some risks & stayed true to their consistently celebrated style.
The collection includes a dramatic mix of softness & richness in a rainbow of brights to neon to pastels, structure, knits, separates, & volume. The most stunning pieces include high-impact sleeves, crocheted floral details, & voluminous skirts.
I’m all packed & ready to hit the road tomorrow for a highly anticipated break from reality while attending a very intense, yet chic Writer’s Conference out in Southampton for the next eleven days… which means that posts may be sparse for the rest of the month. However, I wanted to leave readers with plenty of inspiration, including some of my favorite celebrity looks who are toting head-to-toe white, black & white ensembles, & fall-ready designer booties that I can’t wait to put on my own feet! My top picks include Salma Hayek Pinaultin a printed Christopher Kane dress with seriously stylish Giuseppe Zanotti booties. Also, there’s much to talk about with the usually belly-baring Rihannawho couldn’t look cooler or more casual, as well as supermodel Karolina Kurkova in elegant menswear-inspired separates & Kristen Wiigin a Viktor & Rolf shift dress at an NYC screening for her new film, Girl Most Likely.
For those of you who didn’t know.. The CDFA Fashion Awards are like the Oscars in the world of fashion design. This week, the festivities took place, honoring the best in fashion with a stunning red carpet, which included lots of sheer panels, cut-outs, ankle-strap sandals, & bare backs. Winners of the night included Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler as Womenswear Designer of the Year, Thom Browne for Menswear Designer of the Year, & Phillip Lim for 3.1 Phillip Lim for Accessories Designer of the Year.
Although New York Fashion Week has come to a close, Style Darling will still be talking about all of the glamour, elegance, & of course trends for the upcoming seasons. I’m also going to keep posting galleries of some of my favorite runway shows, & Zac Posen is no exception! The American designer, worn by the likes of Rihanna, Claire Danes, Jessica Biel, & Kate Beckinsale, made more than the average Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week splash since famed models like Naomi Campbell, Angela Lindvall, Coco Rocha, Karolina Kurkova, Crystal Renn, & Hilary Rhoda appeared, lending their support to the brand, as well as showing off the unforgettable designs for the Spring 2013 Ready-To-Wear Collection. With award’s season just around the corner, surely the stars will be donning these dresses which feature details like lace, mermaid hemlines, peplums, & sweetheart necklines. Click through the gallery & share which looks are your favorites!