gown by Jonathan Saunders, purse by Sergio Rossi, shoes by Rupert Sanderson
I cannot express how much I love. This. Gown. The print, the cut, the belt – it’s modern and interesting and fantastic, and you don’t often see something like this on the red carpet. The all-gold accessories were a brilliant choice: she needed something subtle so as not to distract from the gown, but black would have been very heavy, and nude would have been unbearably dull. Kudos to Marisa, who doesn’t hit the red carpet too often, but often wows when she does.
gown by Elie Saab
It’s a stunning color, but it’s newly incredible on Naomi’s skin. Love the belt and the sort of mini-peplums at the waist, and the styling is chic and cool. Also, her shiny, shiny hair is making me incredibly envious. What’s your mermaid-hair secret, Naomi?
dress by Mulberry, purse by Rebecca Minkoff, shoes by Brian Atwood
Full-on in love with this amazing printed Mulberry piece of art. The purse sort of disappears into the dress, but the shoes are cute and the hair and makeup are lovely.
dress by Valentino
I’m trying to love it, and I’m almost there, but fur embellishments are tough to pull off. I think if she’d nixed the fur trim on the belt, this would be a fabulous look, but there’s animal print and there’s wearing dead cats. That being said, Diane looks better in dead cats than most people do in ball gowns, so, what can you do?
gown by Ports 1961, purse by Jimmy Choo
Love the hair, love the makeup, love the jewelry, and the clutch is to die for. I’m not sure if that weird bustle-thing on her hip is intentional or not, and I’m not sure I like it if it is, but her body looks astounding and overall, she’s never looked this glam.
dress and necklace by Tory Burch
The dress itself is only okay, but Emily dressed it up beautifully with that stunning necklace and her divine gray peep-toes. The purse seems like an afterthought, and I’m not sold on that lipstick, but it’s a lovely look overall.
dress by Antonio Berardi, shoes by Nicholas Kirkwood
Adorable dress, phenomenal shoes (particularly for the Girl on Fire), but she needs a little more oomph. Hair, makeup, jewelry – something to complete the look.
dress by Alberta Ferretti, shoes by Jimmy Choo
The neckline is a little funny, and that fringed skirt isn’t my favorite, but it’s a clean and sharp look nonetheless. She’s got to pick another pair of shoes, though – she’s been wearing this pair of Jimmy Choos constantly. But the boxy metallic clutch is to die for.
dress by Balmain, shoes by Casadei
It’s a lot of dress, but Lily is almost pulling it off, and I respect her for making the attempt. Hair up and black shoes would have been better, I think.
dress and purse by Alexander McQueen, shoes by Christian Louboutin
I don’t love all the sternum on display, and the lapel looks a little loopy, but otherwise, I’m loving Julianne in head-to-toe black. The shoes, the clutch, the hair, the jewelry – all the styling is working, and the dress is pretty terrific, aforementioned flaws aside.
top and shorts by Monique Lhuillier, shoes by Manolo Blahnik for Monique Lhuillier
The outfit is sort of cute – emphasis on sort of, because while I like the top and shorts, I think it was ridiculous to pair them together off the runway. And the shoes are divine, but again, with this outfit? It’s just a lot to look at. And Nina? The hair. Style it sometime, mmkay?
dress by Lanvin, shoes by Casadei
I’m enjoying the colorblocking and I love the belt. It’s more put-together than her usual looks. For example . . .
gown by Elie Saab
No. I hate that twisted, tucked-in, crazy draping. It looks awful and it completely hides her figure. And the one shoulder and high neck make the proportions look all kinds of wacky.
dress by Alberta Ferretti
Love the dress on Kristen – sexy but not showy, chic without screaming for attention. But the shoes are just killing me. Why do you tease me like this, Kristen? Why must you always pair a perfectly good dress with an awful choker or blue suede shoes?
dress by Tom Ford
Jennifer Lawrence wore this in black to the Paris premiere of The Hunger Games, you might remember. Fit is a problem here on Jada – the dress kind of swallows her – and the supersized accessories also overwhelm her diminutive frame. Love the shoes, but I think they’d be better with a simple LBD instead of a matching white-and-gold dress.
dress by Tom Ford, shoes by Giuseppe Zanotti
The dress is a glorified trash bag, and fits about as well. There’s a fine line between funky and tacky, and the shoes are teetering on the tacky side of the line. Also, are we done with the stick-straight platinum blonde hair yet? I’d like to remind Gwyneth that it is not 2001.
dress by Marchesa, purse by VBH, shoes by Manolo Blahnik
Amy Adams, I love you, but you don’t need to wrap yourself up like a Christmas present, okay?
gown and shoes by Atelier Versace
That is the absolute wrong shade of pink for her skin. The slit is too high, and the one boob hanging out looks accidental. That draping only flatters her from head-on – from every other angle, this thing’s an even hotter mess.
jacket and pants by Roberto Cavalli, blouse by Monique Lhuillier
Speaking of it not being 2001 anymore, Halle – last time I checked, no one was wearing purple snakeskin pantsuits with see-through blouses. And there’s a reason for that.