Friday, January 13, 2012

Divas and Darlings - Critics Choice Awards 2012

Red Carpet Fashion
Critics Choice Movie Awards 2012

Its back to back awards shows this week, with the Critics Choice Movie Awards that took place last night in LA. There was a mix of styles with both short and longer length gowns. Nothing groundbreaking, but worth a look at. 


Cropped Frocks
Kirsten Dunst was engaging in a feminine black silk chiffon Christian Dior dress with sheer frill hem. Black ankle strap heels and a side swept ponytail finished her look. 14-year old Isabelle Fuhrman chose a playful Christian Siriano dress with grey feather fringed skirt. Age appropriate but maybe too funky for this occasion. Chloe Moretz, on the other hand (who is also 14) looked mature in weighty black and grey dress with frilly sleeves, by Chanel. Star of 'The Artist', Berenice Bejo dazzled in this embellished blue number by Elie Saab, paired with gold broad strap Jimmy Choo heels.


 A Ray of Sunshine
If green was yesterday's red carpet colour, then today's is certainly yellow. Diane Kruger was stunning a yellow and grey colour-blocked and pleated Prada dress with halter neck. Her best accessory - a cerise pink pout and Prada clutch. Elizabeth Olsen was a vibrant sight in Pucci, wearing a beautifully beaded yellow mini. I'm let down by her shoes. Elle Fanning disappointed me in this sunflower print Rodarte gown. The term 'shapeless shower curtain' came to mind. Ahna O' Reilly put on a quaint sheer white Honor dress with lemon underskirt. Lilac heels complete her cutesy look.

Colourful
Missi Pyle wore a peach prom style strapless dress, which gives me Deja Vu of the one Demi Lovato wore in the previous post. Emma Stone was striking in green once again, this time in a navy and emerald graphic print gown by Jason Wu. It has key-hole cutouts on the neckline and a belted waist. 'Cougar town's' Busy Phillipps chose a vividly shaded reddish pink wrap gown, by Antonio Berardi.


The Minimalists
Shailene Woodley was dare I say it - dull - in a taupe Calvin Klein column gown. A few interesting accessories would've perked up this look. Jessica Chastain wore a simple rose pink Balenciaga gown with roomy cowel-neck. It needs something, drop earrings, clutch or a bracelet perhaps. These two need some accessorizing tips from Diane Kruger. Stacy Keibler was George Clooney's +1 at the event, where she looked elegant in an understated white gown by Armani. I've never been happier to see a sparkly silver clutch bag.


Classic Beauties
Charlize Theron wowed in an Azzedine Alaia gown. Her black scallop edged gown fell into an elaborately tiered skirt. This is one of my all-time favourite looks on Michelle Williams. Her beautiful Chanel gown features velvet-trimmed sleeves, a black waist band and wrap skirt. Evan Rachel Wood's embroidered black gown is by Valentino. Its an elegant look, but seems to be mismatched with the hairstyle. 


50 comments:

Victoria West said...

They look great. :)
Enjoy your day!

Xoxo, Victoria.

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Fictitious Fashion said...

Lovely lovely lovely!!!!! :)
Thanks fr ur sweeeeet comment deary.. <3 :)

Jayme and Mendi said...

Love these dresses!! My faves are Emma Stone, Busy Phillips and Berenice Bejo. Guess I'm all about the bright colors!!

Jayme @ Her Late Night Cravings

GLAMOURMOES said...

Hi Darling!

I always love to see the gowns on red carpet events! Most of the time they're absolutely stunning. My favourites of this post are: Michelle Williams, Berenice Bejo and Elizabeth Olsen.

Melissa Soldera said...

Kirsten Dunst and Michelle Williams killed it- they both look stunning!

PS: Love Paul Westley- so handsome and love the Vampire Diaries!

Bailey Schneider said...

I love the yellow dresses! I'm sure they POPPED on the red carpet :)
Have a great weekend
x

Daniella said...

So many beautiful dresses!!! I always love how you set your posts up :) I especially love the A Ray of sunshine section,i really like all the dresses,Diane Kruger's dress is SO beautiful!! I actually quite liked Shailene Woodley's dress,though i agree with you in that some accessories would of made of picked the dress up a bit.

Great post Sam :)

Take care,Daniella xox

Style Servings said...

I love all the pops of yellow and pink hues!

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Rolled Up Pretty said...

I think my favorites are Kristen Dunst, Charlize Theron, and Stacy Keilber's dresses. What a fun post! Your blog is so fun to read through and look at!!!

Sam said...

Hi Daniella, Thanks for your comment about the post, I really appreciate it. I am also glad for your input, I like to 'see' fashion from another's point of view.

Sam said...

It's a pleasure dear!

Sam said...

I agree with all your picks

Sam said...

Me too - Love Paul Wesley, he is the reason I watch repeated episodes of Vampire Diaries :)

Sam said...

Aw thanks for saying that, made me smile today :)

The Afternoon Tea said...

I like cropped frocks.
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Under the Fluorescents said...

i loved Elle Fanning's Rodarte dress! the minimalistic approaches are awesome too

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Dancing Branflake said...

I love all the color! Gorgeous post.

Bea S. said...

wow!! Love the Elizabeth Olsen and Charlize Theron dresses <3
nice post! :D

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Walking on Sunshine said...

I like so much Shailene Woodley! love her dress so simple! :) thank you Sam for your comment, you're always so kind! :) hope you'll read my new post! xoxo

Skinny Moonstick said...

Such pretty dresses!!! I like the minimalist trend- just so clean and classy! Thanks for sharing this one because I had no idea they had these awards going on :/ (need to catch up on my news...) :)
Good luck!

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Sandra Leiva said...

Amazing dresses! I like the pink one! <3

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Vanessa@Luxuria said...

Gorgeous! I loved Stacy Keibler and Charlize Theron's dresses best.
Thank you for you lovely comments over at mine, and have a lovely weekend Sweets x

fotograf weselny said...

great pictures :)

Jessica said...

Gorgeous dresses! I love Charlize Theron's, it's fantastic with that scalloped edge. ;)

xx Jessica

Rakhshan said...

you're right nothing groundbreaking really! except for charlize theron's dress its unique and classy! x

Elle Sees said...

charlize looks great. and the actress fr the artist

babylovesfashion said...

Mischelle je fantasti─Źna1

Lara Rose said...

beautifull dresses!

carol said...

Lindos os looks! Eu curto mais os longos :D

melindaaa said...

i love the 'a ray of sunshine' dresses. plus, gray and yellow look so good together. love your blog!

Fashion.MakeUp.LifeStyle said...

They all look lovely but don't think any of them WOW me...hmmm..!!!


<3 Marina
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BROKEN.WHIMSY said...

As far as style goes I cant get past Dian Kruger hun. She is always so fearless and genuinely pics pieces that she adores...not what stylists and/or commentators push for her to wear. Quite like the one she is wearing now too! But out of these pics, Charlize Theron is my favourite look ^_^

Eeli x

Serena said...

I find myself turning to your blog when I miss Fashion Police!
Lol! I love these posts!
I've given you a Kreativ Blogger award :)

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x

Gillie said...

GREAT red carpet fashion review, everyone looked fabulous this year!

xo Gillie

hope in high heels said...

Love Berenice, Diane Kruger and Emma Stone... your comment about the shower curtain made me laugh out loud, I couldn't agree more! Happy weekend lovely
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Vanisha @ Vanisha's Life In...Australia said...

Michelle Williams Chanel dress is a winner in my eyes :)

Miu said...

Stacy Keibler looks really good!

NYorker@heart said...

Elizabeth O and Michelle W look great!

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Alexandra Rebelo said...

My favourite Stacy Keibler !! absolutely amazing :)

Kisses Alexandra,

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Marianne M. said...

I am not sure why but Chloe Moretz dress was a huge let down for me, maybe its the odd fitting of the dress-it fits awkwardly on her, or that its a bit too matronly but i didn't like it.
not sure if you agree though.
another big let down was elle's dress this one was a tad too girly girly-going to childish for me.and yes shapeless shower curtain came on my mind too or those things we put on tables on picnics. and i understand that she is still young but this is shapeless and childish.
and diane biggggg let down for such a fab lady this was a bit weird for me i didn't like the halter part of the dress.
on the good stuff:
berenice bejo's dress was stunning, loved the blue sparkles but the fitting again was odd on cleavage area.

Sam said...

Thanks dear!

Sam said...

You are most welcome

Sam said...

Thanks Katherine

Sam said...

Aw thanks :)

Sam said...

Thank you so much Serena, I am so grateful that you thought of me!

Sam said...

I agree about Diane, she isn't afar is to try out new styles

Sam said...

Lol, I am glad that at least it made one person smile :)

Sam said...

Hi Marianne, I enjoy reading your insightful comments. I completely agree with you on Chloe and Elle's dresses on this occasion.