Red Carpet Review: The Drama & Elegance of the 2023 Academy Awards, Including Angela Bassett, Cara Delevingne, & More!


Sunday night’s 95th Academy Awards not only honored a year of phenomenal cinema & the major return of audiences to theaters, but the most stylish stars of these films. Clearly, white was the color of the night, although golds & bold hues had their moments as well. Check out the gallery below for the best dressed stars of the night:

Michelle Williams in a white Chanel gown, Rooney Mara in a cream Alexander McQueen gown, Andrea Riseborough in a lace gown, & Bailey Bass in Zac Posen at the 2023 Academy Awards
Emily Blunt in a white Valentino design, Michelle Yeoh in a white lace Christian Dior gown, Halle Berry in a high slit Tamara Ralph gown, & Tems in a white dramatic tulle gown at the 2023 Academy Awards
Florence Pugh in a gray & black hi-low Valentino ensemble, Ana de Armas in a beaded & floral Louis Vuitton gown, & Jessica Chastain in a silver sweetheart Gucci gown at the 2023 Academy Awards
Mindy Kaling in a white coreseted Vera Wang gown, Ariana DeBose in a beaded Atelier Versace gown, & Eva Longoria Baston in a Zuhair Murad Couture gown at the 2023 Academy Awards
Lauren Ridloff in a gold cut-out Elie Saab design, Malala Yousafazai in a silver Ralph Lauren gown, & Sigourney Weaver in a gold column gown at the 2023 Academy Awards
Kate Hudson in a silver Louis Vuitton gown, Aitana Rinab Perez in a gold gown, & Lauren Miller in a
beaded gown at the 2023 Academy Awards
Hong Chau in a pink Parada gown, Jamie Lee Curtis in a sparkling nude Dolce & Gabbana gown, & Lilly Singh in a pink Christian Soriano suit at the 2023 Academy Awards
Stephanie Hsu in a pink bubble strapless gown & Halle Bailey in a powder blue Dolce & Gabbana ballgown at the 2023 Academy Awards
Cara Delevingne in a red Elie Saab Couture gown & Allison Williams in a Giambattista Valli design at the 2023 Academy Awards
Salma Hayek in an orange sequin Gucci gown & Janelle Monae in a cut-out Vera Wang gown at the 2023 Academy Awards
Elizabeth Wagmeister in a magenta gown, Naz Perez in a floral sweetheart mermaid gown, Loni Love in a silver lace gown, & Tia Carrere in a green sequin gown at the 2023 Academy Awards
Sofia Carson in a white off-the-shoulder Giambattista Valli Couture gown & Fan Bing Bing in a silver & green Tony Ward gown at the 2023 Academy Awards
Sabrina Dhowre Elba & Idris Elba / Miles Teller & Keleigh Sperry at the 2023 Academy Awards
Molly Simms in a forest green gown & Shoreh Aghdashloo in a black & white gown at the 2023 Academy Awards
Vanessa Hudgens in a black column Chanel dress, Monica Barbaro in a blue & burgundy Elie Saab gown, & Katie Lowes in a cobalt blue gown at the 2023 Academy Awards
Ashley Graham in a black Alberta Ferretti gown, Zuri Hall in a midnight ballgown with gloves, & Laverne Cox in a draped Vera Wang gown at the 2023 Academy Awards
Elizabeth Olsen in a black Givenchy gown & Chloe East in a black sweetheart gown at the 2023 Academy Awards
Danai Gurira in a black column Jason Wu gown, Jennifer Connelly in a black fitted Louis Vuitton gown, Julia Louis-Dreyfus in an embellished Landon gown, & Kelly Ripa in a black lace gown at the 2023 Academy Awards
Nicole Kidman in a black Armani Privé gown & Phoebe Waller Bridge in a black lingerie-inspired Dolce & Gabbana gown at the 2023 Academy Awards
Jessie Buckley in a gothic Rodarte gown, Deepika Padouke in an off the shoulder Louis Vuitton gown, Jenny Slate in a black gown, & Sarah Polley in a tuxedo at the 2023 Academy Awards
Marlee Matlin in a black Dolce & Gabbana design, Andie MacDowell in a black draped dress, Ava DuVernay in a black & silver gown, & Zanna Roberts Rassi in an embellished jumpsuit at the 2023 Academy Awards
Cate Blanchett in a velvet Louis Vuitton gown, Melissa McCarthy in a red Christian Siriano gown, Angela Bassett in a purple Moschino gown, & Elizabeth Banks in a black & white gown at the 2023 Academy Awards
Margot Robbie in Giorgio Armani Privé, Zoe Saldaña in Fendi, & Kerry Condon in a yellow Versace gown at the 2023 Academy Awards
Rihanna in a brown leather Alaïa design & Lady Gags in Atelier Versace at the 2023 Academy Awards
Winnie Harlow in a yellow Armani Privé gown, Ruth E. Carter in a Valentino design, & Sandra Oh in an orange Giambattista Valli gown at the 2023 Academy Awards

Who wore your favorite look? What was your vote for the biggest award? For more stylish posts from this year’s awards season, check out: the red carpet from the Film Independent Spirit Awards, the glamour from the Screen Actors Guild Awards, & the stunning style from the NAACP Image Awards! Happy Styling!

Fashion Flashback: Remembering Vivienne Westwood’s Legacy on the Red Carpet & Screen!


British fashion legend Vivienne Westwood passed away today at the age of 81. Her career began in the 1970s, proving relevant every decade with its blatantly refreshing combination of punk meets glam. Westwood’s signature corseted design with a deconstructed sweetheart neckline has drawn the attention of celebrity A-listers for good reason, especially as many stars have returned to the label time & time again, including Euphoria’s Zendaya, singer Gwen Stefani, Oscar-winner Jessica Chastain, The Crown’s Helena Bonham-Carter, Wednesday actress Gwendoline Christie, the always stylish Kate Beckinsale, Disenchanted star Amy Adams, The Great lead Elle Fanning, pop singer Katy Perry, Westworld actress Thandiwe Newton, & of course, Sarah Jessica Parker’s iconic Carrie Bradshaw in her gown from the Sex & the City film, which reappears in the upcoming second season of And Just Like That.

Take a look through the images below as we honor Westwood’s creative contributions to fashion & the inspiration she imbues on Style Darlings everywhere.

Sarah Jessica Parker in Vogue, as Carrie Bradshaw in Sex & the City, & as Carrie Bradshaw in And Just Like That, wearing Vivienne Westwood.
Kate Beckinsale, Naomie Harris, Scarlett Johansson, Marisa Tomei, & Jessica Chastain in Vivienne Westwood.
Kirsten Dunst, Helen Mirren, Amy Adams, Cate Blanchett, & Jessica Chastain in Vivienne Westwood.
Andrea Riseborough, Kim Kardashian, Natalie Dormer, Angelina Jolie, & Daisy Ridley in Vivienne Westwood.
Gwendoline Christie in Vivienne Westwood.
Rachel McAdams, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson, Emilia Clarke, & Kerry Washington in Vivienne Westwood.
Michelle Rodriguez, Demi Moore, Amy Adams, & Kate Beckinsale in Vivienne Westwood.
Salma Hayek, Missi Pyle, Kate Hudson, Thandiwe Newton, & Nicole Kidman in Vivienne Westwood.
Gwen Stefani in Vivienne Westwood.
Anya Taylor-Joy, Eva Longoria, Zendaya, & Viola Davis in Vivienne Westwood.
Zendaya, Katy Perry, Thandiwe Newton, Zendaya, & Christina Ricci in Vivienne Westwood.
Diane Kruger, Katy Perry, Marlee Marlin, Kelly Osborne, & Olivia Rodrigo in Vivienne Westwood.
Daisy Ridley, Jennifer Aniston, Blake Lively in Vivienne Westwood.
Elle Fanning, Tina Fey, Winnie Harlow, & Lashana Lynch in Vivienne Westwood.
Gabrielle Union, Georgia May Jagger, Halle Berry, & Dua Lipa in Vivienne Westwood.
Helena Bonham-Carter in Vivienne Westwood.
Natalie Dormer, Billie Piper, Doja Cat, Kim Kardashian, & Rachel Zegler in Vivienne Westwood.
Elle Fanning, Karlie Kloss, Berenice Marlohe, Olivia Rodrigo, & Marion Cotillard in Vivienne Westwood.
Lana Del Rey, Camila Cabello, & Dita Von Teese in Vivienne Westwood.
Jennifer Aniston, Jessica Alba, Anna Kendrick, & Amandla Stenberg in Vivienne Westwood.
Alexandra Daddario, Priyanka Chopra-Jonas, Paris Jackson, Jamie Chung, & Ashley Madekwe in Vivienne Westwood.
Sza, Camilla Alvez McConaughey, & Sarah Silverman in Vivienne Westwood.

Which look is your favorite? What do you think of Westwood’s signature design? Who do you think wears the designer best? For more stylish posts, check out: bowed flats from J.Crew Factory, Valentine’s sweaters by Time & Tru, & Meghan Trainor’s most stylish music videos! Happy Styling!

Fashion Flashback: 200+ Red, White, & Blue Glamour Looks on the Red Carpet, Including Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, & More!


In honor of Independence Day, I’ve gathered fashion from the past in gorgeous red, white, & blue designs–blue, of course in shades of navy, royal, & pastel. Mostly dresses, the below slideshow & gallery showcases some of my favorite red carpet looks from not only recently, but also for the last decade (or more) at awards shows, premieres, film festivals, & more!

Who is your favorite celebrity to watch on the red carpet? Which red, white, & blue looks are your favorites? Which gown surprised you the most? For more stylish posts, check out: Natalie Portman’s cover shoot for Variety, Stranger Things star Maya Hawke in denim, & Selena Gomez’s Alexander McQueen dress for her Rare Beauty Launch! Happy 4th of July! Happy Styling!

#RedCarpet Review: #Oscar’s #BestDressed Gallery, Including Jennifer Lopez, Reese Witherspoon, Emma Stone, & More!


 Jennifer Lopez, Julianne Moore, Rosamund Pike, Emma Stone, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Lupita Nyong'o, & Gwyneth Paltrow.

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.

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Some of the night’s best dressed include Emma Stone (in Elie Saab), Reese Witherspoon (in Tom Ford), Jennifer Aniston (in Versace), Rosamund Pike (in Givenchy), Lupita Nyong’o (in Calvin Klein Collection), Jennifer Lopez (in Elie Saab), Anna Kendrick (in Thakoon), Jessica Chastain (in Givenchy Haute Couture), Jennifer Hudson (in Romona Keveza), & Kerry Washington (in Miu Miu).

Glowing & sparkling in white were Marion Cotillard (in Christian Dior Couture), Julianne Moore (in Chanel Couture), Jenna Dewan-Tatum (in Zuhair Murad), Lady Gaga (in custom Azzadine Alaia), & Zendaya (in Vivienne Westwood). Also, taking a cue from the paler hues were Chrissy Teigen (in Zuhair Murad), Felicity Jones (in Alexander McQueen by Sarah Burton), Gwyneth Paltrow (in Ralph & Russo Couture), Karolina Kurkova (in Marchesa), Nicole Kidman (in Louis Vuitton), Octavia Spencer (in Tadashi Shoji), Oprah Winfrey in Vera Wang), Viola Davis (in Zac Posen), & Zoe Saldana (in Atelier Versace).

Some of the bolder looks came from model Behati Prinsloo (Armani Prive), Cate Blanchett (in Maison Margiela Couture with a statement necklace), Chloe Grace Moretz (in Miu Miu), Dakota Johnson (in Saint Laurent), Keira Knightley (in Valentino), Lorelei Linklater (in Gabriela Cadena), Giuliana Rancic (in Mireille Dagher), Louise Roe (in Monique Lhuillier), Naomi Watts (in Armani Prive), Scarlett Johansson (in Versace), & Solange Knowles (in Christian Siriano). Going for metallic statements were Anna Faris (in Zuhair Murad), Catt Sadler (in Charbel Zoe), Cheryl Hines in pewter, Faith Hill (in J. Mendel), Jamie Chung (in Yanina Couture), Katie Cassidy (in Julien Macdonald), & Laura Dern (in Alberta Ferretti).

Lastly, those donning black & other classic, tried & true looks include America Ferrera (in Jenny Packham), Gina Rodriguez (in Suzy Amis-Cameron), Kelly Osbourne (in Rita Vinieris), Margot Robbie (in Saint Laurent), Melanie Griffith in a black column gown, Meryl Streep in a menswear-inspired look, Patricia Arquette (in Rosetta Getty), Rita Ora (in Marchesa), & Sienna Miller (in Oscar de la Renta).

Who wore your favorite look of the night? Which celebrity did you think surprised or disappointed? What were the hottest trends on the red carpet that you loved most? For more Red Carpet Review posts from this awards season, check out complete galleries from the Screen Actors Guild Awards, Golden Globe Awards, & Critics Choice Awards! Happy Styling!

Runway Rundown: Valentino’s Spring 2015 Couture Collection from Paris!


Valentino Spring 2015 Couture Collection.

When it comes to romance, Valentino‘s Spring 2015 Couture collection embodied the theme with inspiration from literature & art, including excerpts from Shakespeare & Dante, as well as paintings by Chagall. The evidence is clear in corseted dresses, tapestry materials, the flow & whimsy of chiffon, saturated neutrals, floral appliques, & caftan shapes. Clearly the Valentino woman is searching for love, adventure, truth, & beauty. The collection comes just in time for this weekend’s Grammy Awards, as well as the Oscars at the end of the month, with plenty of red carpet inspiration for loyal celebrities of the brand to pursue, including Keira Knightley, Amanda Seyfried, Jennifer Lopez, Emma Stone, Nicole Kidman, & Zoe Saldana.

Which look is your favorite from the collection? Who do you think would look gorgeous in any of these dresses? Do you like Valentino’s vision for romance on the runway? For more posts from Runway Rundown, check out galleries from the Spring 2015 Couture collections of Giambattista ValliAlexandre Vauthier, Viktor & Rolf, Schiaparelli, Elie Saab, Atelier Versace, & Christian Dior. Happy Styling!

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Runway Rundown: Elie Saab’s Spring 2015 Couture Collection from Paris!


Elie Saab Spring 2015 Couture Collection.

Elie Saab is one of the most consistently successful haute couture designers, especially when it comes to the most glamorous & decadent dresses & gowns. It’s no wonder the brand is a favorite among A-listers like Jessica Chastain, Nicole Kidman, Taylor Swift, Lily Collins, & Naomi Watts for the biggest red carpet occasions. Next weekend Grammy Awards & the Oscars at the end of February are sure to show at least one or two of Elie Saab’s designs from the Spring 2015 Couture collection, which are rich in details like beading, feathers, sheer panels, tulip embellishments, pockets in dresses, & ruffles for days! 

Which looks do you love the most? Which designers have you been watching out for this Spring 2015 Couture season? For more stylish posts, check out Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s street style look for less, ear cuffs & front to back earrings inspired by Jennifer Lawrence & Emma Stone, how to style prints & patterns like Jessica Alba & Kendall Jenner, & runway galleries from Atelier Versace & Schiaparelli. Happy Styling!

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Style Tip: How To Dress Your Best For Your Body Type (Dedicated to Kerri)!


After a lot of research & gathering of information, I’ve FINALLY put together some really important tips for how to dress your best for your body type, especially after getting feedback from my friend, Kerri! Clearly, not all women are created equally & thank goodness for that! It’s about time I’ve addressed this issue, especially since the rules are always changing, but here are some very essential ideas in order to work your assets the best way possible for hourglass, diamond, rectangular / straight, inverted triangle, pear, & oval / apple body shapes.

How to style an inverted triangle shape

How to style a diamond shape.