MET and exceeded expectations…

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Kendall Jenner in Off-White

The fashions that done the MET Gala red carpet never ceases to amaze.  This year’s theme, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,” made for some seriously fierce looks.   I posted my favorites on my instagram feed this am.  Here I’ll attempt to source affordable ready to wear look-a-likes.   99% of the attendees could wear a paper bag and make it look stunning but these pieces are show stoppers!

Kendall Jenner, now considered a veteran of the Met Gala red carpet, looked super cool in an Off-White OTS jumpsuit.   The piece was fairly simple with a couple stand out details, sheer gloved sleeves and pant legs with trains!   Her hair and make-up was flawless.  She accessorized with diamond statement earnings and rings from Tiffany & Co..  In the side by side, I’ve pictured this white off the shoulder number from by the way, it’s so reasonable and adorable for summer, I think I have to have it.

The stunning and always elegant Lily Aldridgeis wearing a Ralph Lauren Collection dress with a metallic belt hand-twisted and hand-knotted and finished with Swarovski crystals. She finished her look with a Jimmy Choo clutch and shoes, and Bulgari jewelry.  The Privacy Please dress from Revolve is a super reasonable take on the stunning Ralph Lauren look:

Other honorable mentions:

It was Talita von Fürstenberg‘s birthday and she looked like the belle of the ball in a beautiful sky blue gown designed by her legendary grandmother.  I’m in love with Amanda Uprichard Amalia Gown for $334, the color is to die for, what a perfect dress for a summer wedding.

Gigi Hadid, always a favorite of mine.  I love her style, california cool with a touch of NYC sophistication.  She wore an incredible Versace with stain glass window-inspired detail, I can’t stop looking at pictures of the dress.  While there aren’t many “real life” versions of this dress…the Michelle Mason dress from Forward.com, bares a resemblance with it’s single sleeve and high slit.  I can see this being fabulous at a summer party in the Hamptons.

Gisele nails this event every year, I’m not sold on her look being on theme, but it was gorgeous none the less.  The eco friendly custom Versace gown was the perfect color yellow, this Likely one shoulder is giving me similar vibes.

Anna Wintour’s diamond rosary and “Cardinal Chanel” dress were show stoppers.  I can’t say that AW is often a muse for my style but in this case I was drooling.   The neckline reminded me a bit of Gigi’s dress from 2016’s Met Gala.  This Alexis Annabella mock neck sheath dress, has similar lines and texture.

Hailee Steinfeld is quickly becoming a fashion darling.  Her style has evolved a great deal over the last couple of years, while maintaining her girly, feminine, youthful core, she has become increasingly more glam and edgy.  Her look for last night’s Met Gala was fit for a fashion Queen, she wore a white Prabal Gurung gown, with crystal embellishments and a simple classic  “popesque” tiara.  This Versace V-neck ruched tulle slip dress on sale for $399 has similar crystal embellishments and lines.

That just about wraps up my red carpet review…What were your favorite looks?

xo

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Red Carpet Muses

So far, this awards season’s red carpet looks have not disappointed.   From the stunning, simple and sophisticated Lupita Nyong to the gorgeously glowing Olivia Wilde the celebrities (stylists) have been nailing it.  There are so many drool worth looks it is hard to choose our favorites. Instead, we’ve decided to choose four and find their interior design counter parts.  Here are the looks we’ve selected for this game:

Starting with Lupita in the gorgeous Ralph Lauren coral / red at the Golden Globes, we almost don’t have words!  The color popped off her velvet skin tone, this girl is everything we love about the red carpet and more.  Reminiscent of the Tom Ford white cape ensemble Gwyneth wore to the 2012 Oscars, the silhouette itself is perfection.  The Ralph Lauren color is mesmerizing in photographs we can only imagine how amazing it was in person.  Somewhere between a perfectly red red and a bright coral red we swoon just imagining a room this color…

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Next, we have Olivia Wilde in an Emerald Sequined Gucci, it can be argued that there has not been a better more glamorous maternity look on the red carpet.  She is positively glowing and the gown fits impeccably.  The color emerald was particularly popular this past year as it was named the Pantone color of the year.  The use of emerald in interior design is fabulous as well, the jewel tone has such a rich texture that just a touch adds depth to a room.

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Maria Menounos is radiant in a fabulous pink Max Azria Atelier gown.   Maria is beautiful, her California bronzed skin is perfect against the hot pink dress.  Pink is tough to carry into interior design unless you are decorating a little girl’s room or a feminine home.  We love the images below, each displays beautiful use of this powerful pink hue…

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Lupita at the SAG Awards in turquoise Gucci, she nails it yet again. We are loving this bright turquoise, perhaps because, to us, it represents warmer days that seem so far away. Admittedly, the blog “House of Turquoise” never fails to get us salivating at the use of turquoise in interior design. We’ve found some images that represent this color in well styled décor.

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