T Lo’s BEST Red Carpet Looks of 2014, Part 1

Posted on December 18, 2014

Best-Dressed-List-Red-Carpet-2014-20-16-Fashion-Tom-Lorenzo-Site-TLOPinNow comes the time at the end of each year when our hearts become full of love and fellowship with our brothers and sisters of bitchery. In other words, this is the “nice” list, which is never really as much fun as the “naughty” one is.

But let’s get on with it, anyway. These little attention whores worked hard for our love this year, so it’s time to give it to them.


20. Maggie Gyllenhaal in Chloé

Maggie-Gyllenhaal-Valentino-Chloe-Tom-Lorenzo-Site-TLO-1PinMaggie Gyllenhaal attends the photocall of “Honourable Woman” photocall at MIPTV 2014 in Cannes, France in Chloé.


Yes, Maggie Gyllenhaal is on a T Lo Best of the Year list. This may be a sign of the apocalypse. And while this does tend to stretch the definition of “red carpet,” she’s dressed up, standing in front of photographers, and promoting a movie, so we think it qualifies. Besides, it’s one of the best things she’s ever worn and it deserves the applause. Perfectly straddles that line between modern and the ’30s looks that suit her so well.



19. Eddie Redmayne in Hardy Amies

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 Eddie Redmayne at the UK premiere of “The Theory of Everything” at Odeon Leicester Square in London, in a Hardy Amies plaid suit.

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It was tough trying to narrow the male entries on the Best list to just a few. Not because we were flooded with well-dressed men this year (although there was a definite stepping up in the male star style game), but because even the well-dressed ones came off pretty boring most of the time. Most boystars wouldn’t have the nerve to wear something as bold and bright as this, so Eddie gets the nod. We just love this look – and it suits him so well.


18. Lucy Liu in Carolina Herrera 


Luci-Liu-2014-Huading-Film-Awards-Tom-Lorenzo-Site-TLO (1)PinLucy Liu co-hosts the 2014 Huading Film Awards at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre in Los Angeles, California in a Carolina Herrera strapless gown.

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It may not set the world on fire with its innovation, but there’s nothing wrong with a look of pure, classic elegance pulled off flawlessly. Miss Lady knows what she’s doing. Respect.



17. CBlanchett in Armani Privé

Cate-Blanchett-Armani-Prive-2014-Golden-Globe-Awards-Tom-Lorenzo-Site-2PinCate Blanchett attends the 2014 Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California in an Armani Privé gown accessorized with Chopard jewelry.


We struggled with this one, because we found it hard to believe that, after all our complaining about their ubiquity this year, we were going to put a sheer black lace gown on the Best list. But since sheer black lace was THE red carpet trend of the year, we should pay attention to one of the few instances in which someone made it look insanely chic.



16. Kiernan Shipka in Dolce & Gabbana

Kiernan-Shipka-PaleyFest-2014-Mad-Men-Panel-Tom-Lorenzo-Site-TLO (2)PinKiernan Shipka attends the 2014 PaleyFest “Mad Men” panel held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California in a Dolce&Gabbana dress paired with Aldo ‘Margetts’ sandals and earrings by Dana Rebecca Designs.

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Because someone’s got to represent the chicklings and she’s doing the Lord’s work by showing them all how it’s done. It’s chic, it’s appropriate, and it’s better than most of what we’ve seen parading in front of the cameras this year. And she’s not even 16. You go, Little Kiki! Shame the hell out of all those other stars!




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