Enh. It’s pretty. Pretty and boring.
Taylor Swift attends the 2014 Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California in a Carolina Herrera gown accessorized with Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.
Carolina Herrera Pre-Fall 2014 Collection
But it’s clearly not setting our world on fire. The color-blocking on the bust isn’t very flattering to her actual bust. That’s the only real technical issue we can find in the dress. It really is gorgeous otherwise, even if it doesn’t feel very young or fresh.
You know what else doesn’t feel young and fresh? DAT HEAD. The makeup and earrings are both “just” okay, but the hair is flat-out awful. We think she should have gone for something quite a bit more dramatic than this.
Bottom line, it’s a dress someone in her mother’s generation could wear without a problem. If you’re going to pick something that conservative and mature for the red carpet, you should look for ways to provide some visual excitement in the makeup, hair and accessories.
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