DATELINE: HOLLYWOOD. MOVIE STARS WEAR SILVER AND GOLD ON ACADEMY AWARDS NIGHT!
Okay, so it’s not exactly revelatory as observations go. But it is a good enough hook for a red carpet post, so off we go.
Elizabeth Banks in Ralph & Russo Couture
Hmm. That’s … just not great, so far as we can see. She should look awesome in a silver metallic, but the shape, neckline and fringe just look bad on her. And that hairstyle’s kind of aging.
Emma Roberts in Prada
We’ve long opined that Miss Emma has difficulty picking the right colors for her, so color us surprised (pun intended, of course) that she nailed the right shade of soft gold for her. The wrap is fun in a Miss Piggy kind of way, but to our unsurprise, it’s not a great color.
Kathryn Hahn in Galvan
The dress looks perfect on her. The silver accessories look great. The hairstyle is so wrong for it all that we’re kind of annoyed about it. Given that it’s her constant style, we think it’s fair to say she loves her hair like this. And while that kind of hair works with a range of looks, this dress absolutely calls for some polish, if not an up do. Her team should’ve insisted.
Margot Robbie in Chanel Couture
We’ve always hated long sheer skirts over mini-skirts. We don’t know why, but this one doesn’t bother us that much. Maybe it’s because in this case, the sheer skirt doesn’t come off like an afterthought. It’s actually quite pretty. We’d love it more if it was conventionally lined, of course.
Mary J. Blige in Vera Wang
Nina Dobrev in Valentino
Sweetie, if a dress is gonna impose that much design on you, the least it could do is look pretty in return.
Olivia Wilde in Roberto Cavalli Couture
Scorching hot. It’s not an elegant gown, but girlfriend clearly wasn’t going for elegance.
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