Controversy be damned! The Oscars is undoubtedly one of the most glamorous events in history and as we gear up for this weekend’s 88th Academy Awards ceremony, let’s cast our minds back to those jaw dropping Oscar dresses of yore. Michelle Williams in Vera Wang at the 78th Annual Academy Awards, 2006. ~ Mila Kunis wearing Elie Saab at the Oscars, 2011. ~ Penelope Cruz in Versace, 2007. ~ This mermaid-like Jean Paul
Ah, jeez. Here we go again being remarkably hard to please. Sigh. While many an A-lister, and Heidi Klum, strut their stuff at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards, only a few good women stood out against a fairly mediocre red carpet. Not for lack of trying mind you. It’s just all a little… “Meh”. Maybe it’s because it’s January. Let’s face it; nothing looks good in January except Leonardo DiCaprio’s face.
Matthew McConaughey skipped the red carpet. Maybe he knew something we didn’t. A little like the awards ceremony itself (yes, we were there *cough*) Sunday’s red carpet style was a little… beige. Recently, the red carpet has come under quite a bit of scrutiny. Questions are being bandied about as to whether or not it’s fair to objectify these Hollywood stars (notably the female celebrities) as they walk the red carpet
Is it just us or are we expecting too much? I mean, if we looked like any of those ladies on the red carpet we would be happy but as far as the fashion stakes go… this year’s Globes were a little ‘meh’. And we’re not talking about J Lo’s! Ahem, Mr. Renner! Sure, the Golden Globe Awards are about the acting chops and yeah okay, they’re saving themselves for the