There were not a lot of favorite standouts for me this Oscar season, as I liked the looks at the after parties more. Here’s what I did like… When I saw the gown, I thought of the song “Blue Velvet.” Taraji looked elegant and sexy at once. Not many can pull that off. Oscar winner Stone with her flapper inspired gold, Swarovski crystal-embroidered gown, gave a real nod to vintage Hollywood with her Veronica Lake type curls and red lipstick. Very fitting considering her winning performance was from the modern day classic La La Land!
While I’m no Richard Blackwell, I’ve done my fair share of fashion journalism over the years, so I can only hope to know a thing or two about couture. I must say that there were some amazing gowns this year at the Academy Awards, but I was really feeling the blue and green toned gowns worn by two time Oscar nominee (The Impossible, 21 Grams) Naomi Watts, and this year’s nominees Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn) and Cate Blanchett (Carol). I love the sapphire blue and purple embellishments on the Armani Prive gown she wore and how she went all out with […]