The Haute Ticket

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The 2018 Golden Globe Awards
Penelope Cruz at The Golden Globe Awards 2018

The Golden Globe Awards 2018: The Women in Black

The little black dress expresses a moment of freedom and individuality every time.

~ Andre Leon Talley

It was a red carpet blackout at this year’s Golden Globes. Usually, the Golden Globe Awards; the first event to kick off awards season, is a relaxed, very chilled affair with lots of champagne (or if you’re Tom Hanks, lots of martinis) and is as close to a non-ceremonious ceremony as it gets in Hollywood.  Naturally, with the current state of affairs, there may be the occasional barbed political joke or satire but overall, it’s the most casual of all the awards. Well, as casual as it gets when you’re wearing haute couture.

This year, solidarity sisterhood was making a long overdue comeback in response to the #MeToo movement and #TimesUp campaign, both of which exploded onto the scene in response to those chilling revelations about Hollywood’s “casting-couch” system, but were already well established initiatives shining a light on women in less privileged professions tackling gender inequality and sexual harassment in the workplace. Many actresses chose to wear black in support of the Time’s Up movement, standing in solidarity with all victims of sexual assault and harassment and some actresses, including Meryl Streep, Emma Watson and Michelle Williams, were accompanied by activists on the red carpet.

It’s not the first time fashion has been used as a narrative, hello, burned any bras? And contrary to some, fashion is far from frivolous. That being said, we are a fashion blog and no one ever said you can’t appreciate a well-dressed woman. So, as a compromise, we’re picked our favourite moments from the Golden Globe Awards, including the red carpet and some gems from the ceremony itself.

Nicole Kidman in Givenchy, Golden Globe Awards 2018

Nicole Kidman in Givenchy


 Gal Gadot in Tom Ford, The Golden Globe Awards 2018

Gal Gadot in Tom Ford


‘The Crown’ star Claire Foy in Stella McCartney, The Golden Globes 2018

‘The Crown’ star Claire Foy in Stella McCartney


Alicia Vikander in Louis Vuitton, The Golden Globe Awards 2018

Alicia Vikander in Louis Vuitton


Penelope Cruz, The Golden Globe Awards 2018

Penelope Cruz in Ralph & Russo


Diane Kruger in Prada, Golden Globe Awards 2018

Diane Kruger in Prada


Zoe Kravitz, The Golden Globe Awards 2018

Zoe Kravitz’s custom Saint Laurent dress and sky-high Louboutins


Natalie Portman, Golden Globe Awards 2018

Natalie Portman’s mic drop


Oprah, The Golden Globe Awards 2018

Oprah and THAT speech🙌


P.S Frances McDormand is the coolest. If you haven’t seen Three Billboards, do it. Go, now!

Frances McDormand, Golden Globe Awards 2018

Over and out.


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