Oscars 2012 Best Dressed on the Red Carpet

Though I’m a little bitter that The Artist stole so many awards at the Oscars, I was absolutely thrilled with what the red carpet had to offer.  Below are some of our favorites for “best dressed,” including a couple of products we thought might help you achieve a similar look!

Oscars Best Dressed 2012

Jessica Chastain: Twitter lit up with “oohs” and “ahs” when Jessica Chastain graced the red carpet. Donning a stunning black Alexander McQueen gown detailed with gold embroidery, Jessica’s look was dazzling, elegant and classic. She accented her bold colors with simple makeup and stunning eyes, using thick black eyeliner. We suggest Tigi’s Precision Black Eye Liner Pin to achieve a similar look.

Oscars 2012 Red Carpet

Michelle Williams: Michelle Williams was stunning in a coral-y red tiered Louis Vuitton. With creative accents, beautiful lines and attention-grabbing details, Williams was an instant favorite. Her crimson gown was accented by cool pink makeup. Her rosy lips can be achieved with a lipstick like Tigi’s Decadent Lipstick in Finesse.

Oscars 2012 Red Carpet

Stacy Keibler: Even more than her handsome date, Stacy Keibler drew attention for her gorgeous gold frock. Oscar-like in its style, her shimmering gold Marchesa gown was classic, sexy and perfect for her form. Her side-swept hair accented the neckline beautifully, especially with its creative twist at the back of her neck. Set a style like Stacy’s with a hairspray likeKenra’s Design Spray for hold, flexibility and styling.

Red Carpet Rundown: Golden Globes Best & Worst!

Who were your favorites from the Golden Globes Red Carpet?  We were totally impressed with the creativity and variety of the dresses, designers and celebs this year.  Though others had truly beautiful makeup (um, Scarlett Johansson!), stellar dates (like Brad Pitt), or some gorgeous jewelry, here are the best and the worst dresses from the Red Carpet, based on our office vote!

The very very very worst (by a landslide vote): Helena Bonham Carter

Helena Bonham Carter Golden Globes Red Carpet 2011 Worst Dressed

Picking the very best was much much harder for us.  With such a variety, how do we decide?  Alas, we narrowed it down to our top five.  Drumroll, please….

For incredible glitter, gold shoes and some serious guts: Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde Golden Globes Red Carpet 2011

For the perfect dress on the perfect body in the perfect color: Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway Golden Globes Red Carpet 2011

For looking killer in black, with great curves and a beautiful back: Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria Golden Globes Red Carpet 2011

For an absolutely beautiful dress with stylish details and beautiful accents: Megan Fox

Megan Fox Golden Globe Red Carpet 2011
And last but certainly note least, for pulling off a creative vintage look flawlessly: Scarlett Johansson: (and PS… she’s my personal favorite. 🙂

Scarlett Johansson Red Carpet Golden Globes 2011

Let us know which you prefer! They’re unbelievable!

Here Goes Awards Season 2011!

Awards Season now fully in swing with the Golden Globes, we’re celebrating our favorite time of year at Beauty of the Site.  We love watching the dresses, the routines, the red carpet gossip and the way that Hollywood’s best designers pull out all the stops! We’re looking forward to tonight’s celebration of 2010 cinema, and especially the beauty and poise of Hollywood’s A-List actresses.  Here are some of our favorites, both for their performances but even more for their incredible glamour!  Check back tomorrow for our Red Carpet Rundown!

Natalie Portman, The Black Swan

Natalie Portman Golden Globes 2011

Nicole Kidman, The Rabbit Hole

Nicole Kidman Golden Globes Rabbit Hole 2011

Jennifer Lawrence, Winter’s Bone

Jennifer Lawrence Golden Globes 2011

Our Votes for Best & Worst at the Emmy’s!

Here at Beauty of a Site, we take it upon ourselves to share a little of our best and worst dress opinions. But since I am writing the blog, I suppose I get the final word. If I start any intra office conflicts, I’ll let you know about the minority opinions. 🙂

Editorial note: I’m a Glee fan. This might sway my votes.

My favorite two dresses:

1. Lea Michele (Rachel Berry on Glee)

She’s sporting that gorgeous deep blue that we’re seeing in makeup and fashion all over the place this Fall. That, plus her incredible form. Excellent.

Lea Michele Rachel Berry Glee Emmy Red Carpet

2.  Tina Fey (30 Rock)

I read on Yahoo! this morning that people weren’t all the way thrilled about this dress (the Yahoo! community graded it a B+), but I give her one of my top votes.  The dress is beautifully propotioned and truly unique.  The color flatters her and is classic.  Plus, there’s a rumour that she was wearing tennis shoes under her gown.  Best idea ever.

Tina Fey 30 Rock Emmys Red Carpet

Ok, so here’s my very least favorite dress.  There are almost no words.  This monstrosity comes to us from Holly Burrell, wife of Ty Burrell, star of Modern Family.  We have it on good authority that they’re pretty funny people, and could very well be joking.  Let’s hope for that, friends.  Let’s hope.

Holly Burrell Red Carpet Emmys

Disagree?  Think we skipped over something?  Just let us know!  Comment below and get this discussion movin’!

Red Carpet Best Dressed: We Vote Sandra

Like always, the 2010 Oscars were filled with great surprises, incredible hosts, interesting twists and gorgeous dresses.  Though there were so many classy dresses crowding the red carpet this year, from the elegance of Kristen Stewart’s midnight blue, to Maggie Gyllenhal’s unique Dries Van Noten and Demi Moore’s flowing ruffles, we particularly loved the glitz that 2010 brought.  Cameron Diaz, Sandra Bullock and even Miley Cyrus choose glittery golds to make their red carpet appearance, and we loved what we saw from them.

Sandra Bullock’s beautiful gown (did you see that lace!? incredible…) combined with her choice to wear her hair down and her bold lips really grabbed our attention. She won the hearts of the academy with her acting, and she certainly won ours with her timeless beauty.

Sandra Bullock Oscars 2010 Red Carpet

For tips on achieving the classic look that made her famous, check out our Sandra Bullock Steal the Look section here.  We’ll give you step by step instructions on getting similar hair, makeup and complexion and suggests products that can help you make it happen!  Click here to start browsing.

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