Archive of posts tagged Academy Awards 2010

Prance in Printed Chiffon or Gauze

Everybody’s doing it…How often have you heard that just to find out after you bought a fashion look that no one was doing it?  Don’t you hate that? I think that I can safely say that even day wear for summer is breezy, light, and full of fun.  You can express it wearing boho chic […]

Take a Cue from The Young Victoria

The Academy Award for Costume Design was given to the film, “The Young Victoria,” a period piece chronicling the early years of Queen Victoria of England.  When I saw the costumes at The Fashion Institute in Los Angeles last Saturday, I was amazed by the opulence displayed.  Duh, a movie about the queen of England…nice […]

Prom Trends 2010

There were four noteworthy prom trends shown on the Oscar Red Carpet this month.  If you want to borrow these looks for the prom, they are fun and flirty: 1. Soft and sometimes dynamic prints were everywhere this year. . . some were soft floral confections, and others were bright stripes. 2. Ruffles were shown […]

Cameron Diaz—All Glitz!

No one would say that Cameron Diaz isn’t glamorous when she wants to be.  In addition, at the Oscar Red Carpet in Hollywood earlier this month, she added glitz!  She wore a strapless champagne tulle Oscar de la Renta gown embellished with metallic ribbon and gold embroidery.  The dress was definitely a more is more […]

Demi Moore Did Ruffles Right

Ruffles were everywhere in the gowns at the Academy Awards Ceremony last week in Hollywood, California.  Most of the ruffles were over the top; too stiff and too many.  But the way Versace showed ruffles in the peach and blush gown Demi Moore wore was just right. The strapless gown was pleated throughout the bodice […]

Nicole Richie’s Oscar Look—Think 1965 Cool

Nicole Richie graced the red carpet at the Oscars in Hollywood this year in a Reem Acra grey striped gown that screamed 1965.  It was another one of those dresses this year that embraced pattern.  (There were more dresses with patterned fabric than ever before.)  This one was grey with black and blue stripes along […]