Screw the Grammys – the most delicious looks of this weekend’s red carpet came from London’s BAFTA Awards.
gown by Christian Dior, shoes by Jimmy Choo
Jaw-droppingly awesome. Weird in the best possible way, supremely of-the-moment and modern, and all-around impossible to look away from.
gown by Christian Dior, purse by Judith Leiber, shoes by Jimmy Choo
Katniss has absolutely never looked more lovely than she does in this surprisingly sweet and feminine Dior gown. The color and embellishments are perfect, the jewelry is chic – I’m getting more and more excited for the Oscars red carpet every minute, dear readers.
tuxedo by Burberry
Apparently, Eddie got so sick at the BAFTAs that he couldn’t present an award with Sally Field like he was supposed to! Poor, adorable Eddie – we so appreciate your efforts to look this fan-fucking-tastic even when you’re vomiting into Sally Field’s purse backstage.
gown by Burberry, purse by Anya Hindmarch
Gorgeous bodice, and an all-around stunning look, but I’m over the short hair/cheesy smile combo – it’s aggressively suburban mom, and it’s creeping me out.
gown by Roland Mouret, shoes by Jimmy Choo
There’s something weird going on with the stiffness of the fabric and the structure of the bodice, but I’m still coming down on the side of loving this look. She’s stunned in similar shades of blue before, but the hair, makeup, and jewelry are more beautiful than ever.
gown by Elie Saab, shoes by Casadei
The gown is a foot too long on her, even with those absolutely stupidly high heels. And her torso is too short for the way the lace is positioned – the proportions are really strange on her.
suit by Tom Ford
Are his suit and bow tie slightly too large, or is his head just too tiny for his body?
gown by Chanel
It’s just too much dress for her. The offensively large peplum, the feathers on the shoulders, the giant purse, and even the heaviness of the fabric overwhelm her completely.
gown by Antonio Berardi, shoes by Jimmy Choo
You WORK that ridiculously bangin’ bod, Sally! Gidget has still got it going on, dear readers.
gown by Roland Mouret, purse by Roger Vivier
The shape is a little strange and it feels slightly dated, but a remotely unique silhouette from Jennifer Garner is surprising enough.
SARAH JESSICA PARKER
jumpsuit by Elie Saab, purse by VBH, shoes by Jean-Michel Cazabat
Everyone and their mother has worked a formal jumpsuit on the red carpet at this point. If you’re going to do it, it should be a little more interesting than this. I think it’s the waistband/keyhole combination that’s throwing me off, but I just find this really underwhelming.
gown by Nicholas Oakwell
I don’t know why Helen Mirren has pink hair, and while I don’t begrudge her a 1990s Gwen Stefani moment, I cannot comprehend that sleeve. She looks like a prairie bride from the waist down and a Capitol citizen in The Hunger Games from the waist up.
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One response to 2013 BAFTA Awards Red Carpet
A+ for this post containing multiple THG references. Especially the Helen Mirren one because OMG SO TRUE. But also, the fact that she has pink hair makes me love her that much more/