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2017 Golden Globes: Here Come the Brides.

By On January 10, 2017

All dressed in white. The 2017 Golden Globes were strong on white looks. We had: Boho bride, Drew Barrymore in Monique Lhuilier. Embed from Getty Images   If this was your wedding… Read More

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2017 Golden Globes: A Fashion Feast

By On January 10, 2017

Perhaps it was a response to the gloomy state of the world right now, or maybe Hollywood’s A list felt the need to celebrate surviving the great celebrity cull of 2016, but… Read More

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2016 Met Gala: Black Magic

By On May 6, 2016

Welcome to the witching hour, where black is never basic. As a committed wear of black, I’m generally not of the opinion that black is ever basic. (I’m wearing black to the… Read More

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2016 Met Gala: Most Fun

By On May 5, 2016

This is the category I wish Zendaya was going into. She was dealt a cruel hand this Met Gala, and she coped admirably with it, but one day I hope she comes… Read More

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2016 Met Gala: Silver Belles

By On May 4, 2016

“Polish up the silverware Gladys, the Met Ball’s about technology this year!” That seems to have been the rallying cry around the design studios of the world when faced with a Met… Read More

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2016 Met Gala: Manus, Machina, Perfection

By On May 4, 2016

For those who adhered to the theme at last night’s Met Gala, there were two ways to approach Manus x Machina. As we’ve already discussed, it was actually a pretty open brief,… Read More

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2016 Met Gala: Army of None

By On May 3, 2016

Seriously, if I read the phrase “Balmain Army” one more time today my eyes are liable to roll out of my head. Not since the advent of ISIS have I wished so… Read More

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2016 Met Gala: Shudda, wudda, cudda…

By On May 3, 2016

Didn’t. Deliver, that is. The magical ingredients of innovation, intrigue, drama, costume, fun, whimsy and beauty, any or all of which could have stopped the 2016 Met Gala red carpet in its… Read More

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2016 Met Gala: Let’s Get Our Heads Around Manus x Machina

By On May 3, 2016

Because God knows the majority of last night’s attendees didn’t bother trying to. As I’ve stated here before, you don’t pass or fail the Met Gala red carpet based on the normal… Read More

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2016 Oscars: The Also Rans

By On March 5, 2016

My world feels slightly off its axis when Cate Blanchett is an Also Ran, but this colour is a giant NO for me, and it’s blinding me to any virtues this dress… Read More

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2016 Oscars: The Bold and the Beautiful

By On March 4, 2016

I don’t think there was a single nude or beige dress on the red carpet at the 2016 Oscars. Could their reign of terror finally be over? Instead we were treated to… Read More

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2016 Oscars: Disco Queens

By On March 4, 2016

Love, love and LOVE! There’ll almost never be a dress that emits serious Halston-esque, Studio 54 vibes that I won’t be wild about. That era just resonates with my soul, and these… Read More