2014 LACMA Art + Film Gala Red Carpet Rundown

Posted on November 03, 2014

Y’know, we went back and forth on whether or not to even cover this event. On the one hand, it’s an orgy of celebrities in high fashion. On the other hand, they all look pretty good and that’s boring. Ultimately, we decided to put the post together and just figure out something later. Still. It nagged at us all day.

 

Jennifer Lopez in Gucci Première
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“What will we say?” we asked ourselves. “It’s nothing but pretty ladies in pretty gowns, all the way down. There’s no entertainment value in that.”

 

Kirsten Dunst in Gucci
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 Which isn’t to say everyone looks absolutely dead-perfect and we wouldn’t have quibbles if we looked hard enough.

 

Kate Beckinsale in Gucci
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And you can always bet that someone’s going to wear something that pushes our particular idiosyncratic taste buttons, like over-matchiness or colorless ensembles.

 

Demi Moore in Zac Posen
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But it seemed to us that no matter how much we tried to come up with constructive criticisms or to point out things we would have done differently, it just came off nitpicky.

 

Kate Hudson in Gucci Première
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Bitter, even.

 

Evan Rachel Wood in Gucci
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 Because whatever else you might say about these ladies as a group, it’s hard to deny that they all brought their A game to this event.

 

Camilla Belle in Gucci
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Which is where our dilemma comes in. We feel it’s our duty to let all of our readers see as many celebrities in expensive borrowed outfits as God and the First Amendment will allow. But what is there to say about pretty ladies in pretty gowns except “Here’s some pretty ladies in pretty gowns?”

 

Salma Hayek in Gucci
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 It’s a conundrum, all right.

 

 

[Photo Credit: Getty Images]

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