Golden Globes 2016

Has it actually been two years since my last post? Time flies when you’re not blogging, I suppose. Thursday morning marks the announcement of Oscar nominations, but between the Oscars (February 28th) and now, there are a number of opportunities for Hollywood to turn it out on the red carpet. Tonight’s Golden Globe Awards got things off to a nice start. As always there was plenty of black and white, lots of sparkle, and a nice mix of jewel tones… no major surprises or unusual trends.

The breakout style star, and for whom there has been much buzz was Alicia Vikander – who managed to make a frilly, apron front, Louis Vuitton dress look both modern and super chic! Other favorites of mine included Jaimie Alexander, Taraji P. Henson, Lady Gaga (very Marilyn Monroe), Corinne Foxx (this year’s Miss Golden Globe), and perennial style icons Julianne Moore and Cate Blanchett. There were, perhaps, a few style missteps, but nothing that struck me as too catastrophic!

Here is a rundown of my favorites, some highlights, and (shhhh) maybe a few low points.

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Saoirse Ronan in Yves Saint Laurent

Taraji P. Henson in Stella McCartney

Laverne Cox in Elizabeth Kennedy

 

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Alicia Vikander in Louis Vuitton

Jane Fonda in Yves Saint Laurent

Lily James in Marchesa

 

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Malin Akerman in Reem Acra

Amanda Peet in Alexander McQueen

Corinne Foxx in Paolo Sebastian

 

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Sarah Hay in Marchesa

Jane Wu in Theia

Louise Roe in Monique Lhuillier

 

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Lanvin

Taylor Schilling in Thakoon

Uzo Aduba in Talbot Runhof

 

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Kirsten Dunst in Valentino

Lady Gaga in Versace

Sophia Bush in Narciso Rodriguez

 

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Lily Tomlin in Mark Zunino

Jenna Dewan Tatum in Zuhair Murad

Viola Davis in Marchesa

 

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Kate Winslet in Ralph Lauren

Julianne Moore in Tom Ford

Bryce Dallas Howard in Jenny Packham

 

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Gina Rodriguez in Zach Posen

Joanne Froggatt in Reem Acra

Jennifer Jason Leigh in Roland Mouret

 

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Rachel Bloom in Christian Siriano

Jaimie Alexander in Genny

Jada Pinkett Smith in Versace

 

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Lola Kirke in Monique Lhuillier

America Ferrera in Jenny Packham

Jennifer Lopez in Giambattista Valli

 

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Giuliana Rancic in Alex Perry

Amy Adams in Versace

Jennifer Lawrence in Dior

 

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Emmy Rossum in Armani Privé

Natalie Dormer in J. Mendel

Zendaya in Marchesa

 

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Olivia Wilde in Michael Kors

Felicity Huffman in Lorena Sarbu

Kate Bosworth in Dolce & Gabbana

 

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Amber Heard in Gucci

Katy Perry in Prada

Leslie Mann in Monique Lhuillier

 

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Cate Blanchett in Givenchy

Kate Hudson in Michael Kors

Rooney Mara in Alexander McQueen

 

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Eva Green in Elie Saab

Brie Larson in Calvin Klein

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in Versace

 

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Maggie Gyllenhaal in Marc Jacobs

Amy Schumer in Prabal Gurung

Zoe Kazan in Miu Miu

 

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Melissa Benoist in Monique Lhuillier

Eva Longoria in Georges Hobeika

Rachel McAdams in Lanvin