Best Looks of 2017

2017 offered up some great looks throughout the course of the year. Here are my faves!

Blake Lively — Met Gala

Wearing Versace

Coco Rocha — Cannes Film Festival

  • Styled by Philip Peuter
  • Glam by YSL
  • At the premiere of The Meyerowitz Stories 

Jenna Dewan-Tatum

Giuliana Rancic — Golden Globes

Lily Collins — Golden Globes

rosewood pink floral Zuhair Murad gown adorned with cape and showered with beads

Fan Bingbing — Cannes Film Festival

Atelier Versace gown

Elle Fanning — Cannes Film Festival

At The Beguiled screening, Elle Fanning wore a custom lilac Rodarte gown

Wearing Dior

Camila Cabello — Grammys

Hailee Steinfeld — Oscars

  • Ralph & Russo gown with ruffle neckline and watercolor floral print with metallic details
  • Neil Lane jewelry, total value in fact $750K, including a 10-carat diamond-and-platinum studs, a 10-carat diamond-and-platinum line bracelet and a 25-carat oval link diamond-and-platinum bracelet worth $250,000.
  • smoky eye by makeup artist Mary Phillips
  • use of Essie nail polish

GEORGINA PAZCOGUIN — At the NYC Ballet

Wearing Malan Breton

Jennifer Lawrence

Jaimie Alexander — Emmys

Kate Bosworth — Oscars Afterparties

Mandy Moore

Emma Stone — Oscars

Aishwarya Rai BachchanCannes Film Festival

Sara Bereilles — Tony Awards

Lucy Hale — Golden Globes Afterparties

Kate Beckinsale — BMAs

Golden Globes 2018 — Best Dressed

It was certainly a sea of black looks at the Golden Globes this go round. And to support the TimesUp cause, this was the color chosen, and almost every attendee participated. When it comes to making a best dressed list, I find joy in the variety, but even with all black, there were some stellar standouts! Here are my faves!

JESSICA BIEL & JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE

GEENA DAVIS

NICOLE KIDMAN

CATHERINE ZETA-JONES

ALLISON JANNEY

SAOIRSE RONAN

SAMIRA WILEY

DOVE CAMERON

Spinelli Kilcollin rings, APM Monaco earrings, and a Tyler Ellis bag.

ALLISON WILLIAMS

LAURA MARANO

DIANE KRUGER

ASHLEY JUDD

Elie Saab with Martin Katz jewelry.

REESE WITHERSPOON

CARLY STEEL

RITA WILSON

FRANKIE SHAW

HEIDI KLUM

DAKOTA JOHNSON

CHRISHELL STAUSE & JUSTIN HARTLEY

Justin — Valentino tuxedo, Christian Louboutin shoes, Chopard cuff links, and a Panerai watch.

Chrishell is wearing a Jovani dress, an Edie Parker clutch, Hearts on Fire rings, and Hueb earrings

ZAC EFRON

 

2017 Round-Up Part 2

Lots to includes, mainly the American Music Awards, but also various movie premieres!

JENNA DEWAN-TATUM

CAMILA MENDES

ASHLEE ROSS SIMPSON

DEMI LOVATO

2ND LOOK — AFTERPARTY

Same above glam details, wearing Naeem Khan

ZENDAYA

BRITTANY SNOW

At Pitch Perfect 3 premiere, wearing Monique Lhuillier

Jewelry from Marli, Borgioni, and Harry Kotlar

SELENA GOMEZ

KELLY CLARKSON

LAURA MARANO

LEA MICHELE

SADIE SINK

ANSEL ELGORT & VIOLETTA KOMYSHAN

Ansel is wearing a Givenchy suit. Violetta‘s dress is by Givenchy.

for the glam @hairbychantel and makeup by @andrew.toma

JUSTIN HARTLEY & CHRISHELL STAUSE

Justin is wearing Brooks Brothers with a Bulgari watch

Chrishell is wearing Jovani.

JAMIE FOXX & CORINNE FOXX

Corinne is wearing a Jovani jumpsuit. Jamie is wearing Privé Revaux sunglasses on the red carpet.

B.T.S.

 

2017 End of Year Best Dressed Round-Up

Many red carpets and events right at the end of the year, CMAs, Baby2Baby gala, Patron of the Artists Awards, MTV EMAs, SAG-AFTRA Foundation event, BAMBI Awards, and more. Here are my faves from those various events!

KELLIE PICKLER

MIRANDA LAMBERT

MANDY MOORE

VICTORIA SWAROVSKI

RITA ORA

ALY RAISMAN

CAMILA CABELLO

JULIE BOWEN

KATHARINE MCPHEE

KARLIE KLOSS

DANIELLE BRADBERY

REBA MCENTIRE

MADDIE & TAE

MICHAEL RAY

HUNTER HAYES

2017 — Best Dressed Round-Up!

Lots of red carpets over the past few weeks — Emmy’s afterparty, Venice Film Festival, Diamond Ball, Harper’s Bazaar Icons Party, AmFAR LA, NYC Ballet, Met Opera, and various premieres. Here are some of my fave looks!

GEORGINA PAZCOGUIN

MADISON HEADRICK

JULIANNE HOUGH

VANESSA MARANO

LAURA MARANO

BRITTANY SNOW

JENNIFER LAWRENCE

REBECCA HALL

JANE FONDA

AMANDA SEYFRIED

  • a folksy black lace Alexander McQueen dress, with midi-length gown with a handkerchief hem and floral crystal embroideries
  • Chopard jewelry — drop earrings that featured 20.16-carats of amethysts, 22-carats of topaz and 3-carats of blue sapphires set in 18k white gold
  • a glamorous red lip courtesy of makeup artist Mary Greenwell
  • a textured ponytail styled by Giannandrea

WINNIE HARLOW

HAILEY BALDWIN

JENNA DEWAN-TATUM

CARDI B

NIGEL BARKER, and wife, also sister in law, Kimmy & Crissy

MANDY MOORE

Best Dressed — 2017 Emmy’s

My top looks for the 2017 Emmy Awards red carpet!!

JAIMIE ALEXANDER

JULIANNE HOUGH

VANESSA KIRBY

MANDY MOORE

RUBY MODINE

NASTIA LIUKIN

JENNIFER NETTLES

MADELINE BREWER

FELICITY HUFFMAN

GINA RODRIGUEZ

THANDIE NEWTON

SOFIA VERGARA

AMANDA CREW

ANNA FARIS

GUGU MBATHA-RAW

ZOE KRAVITZ

ANNA CHLUMSKY

ALEXIS BLEDEL

LEA MICHELE

LAURA DERN

MILLIE BOBBY BROWN

MICHELLE PFEIFFER

EMMY ROSSUM

TESSA THOMPSON

SAMIRA WILEY & LAUREN MORELLI

HILARIA & ALEC BALDWIN

JUSTIN HARTLEY

CALEB MCLAUGHLIN

JESSIE TYLER FERGUSON

JEREMY MAGUIRE

 

2017 VMAs — Best Dressed

My top looks from the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards!!

HAILEY BALDWIN

JULIA MICHAELS

  • Dior sparkling ombre blue gown

OLIVIA MUNN

DEMI LOVATO

LORDE

Wearing Monique Lhuillier

makeup artist Amber Dreadon

FIFTH HARMONY

CHRISTINA MILIAN

LAURA MARANO

AMBER ROSE

Dress by @yousef_aljasmi
Styled by @sethchernoff
Hair @philonhair
Makeup 💄 @bryanmendez
Nails @nailedbylexi

Hearts on Fire rings & Butani earrings

ANDREA RUSSETT

Wearing Steven Khalil

PARIS JACKSON

AMBER PORTWOOD

JURNEE SMOLLETT-BELL

FALL OUT BOY

LUDACRIS & EUDOXIE AGNAN

For Eudoxie —

SHAWN MENDES

Wearing Armani

ASHAD KHALED

Wearing Gucci

TYLER POSEY

 

2017 TCAs — Best Dressed

Faves from the 2017 Teen Choice Awards!!

LORI LAUGHLIN

LUCY HALE

VANESSA HUDGENS

KATHERINE LANGFORD

KATHERINE MCNAMARA

ISABELA MONER

Styled by @luxurylaw
Hair @yiotispanayiotou
Makeup @makeupbysamuel
Henna @artevisto

Vince Camuto Heels & Sophie Theallet look

CHLOE LUKUSIAK

KAITLIN OLSON

VANESSA & VERONICA MERRELL

Styling for both by @jazminwhitley and @melissa.hurkman for hair and makeup

Vanessa, on the left, wearing Guess. Veronica, on the right, wearing Steven Khalil.

Veronica, on the left, wearing ShowPo. Vanessa on the right, with a skirt by ShowPo, top by Wow Couture

JANEL PARRISH

PARIS JACKSON


CAT DEELEY

CARTER JENKINS

 

Tony’s & CMT Awards

Double the pleasure, double the fun, as is the case with my recent best dressed list, featuring my fave looks from both the 2017 Tony Awards and the 2017 CMT Awards. Enjoy!!

Carrie Underwood

Sara Bareilles

Liu Wen & Zac Posen

Clare Bowen

Sally Field

Wearing an elegant Christian Siriano

Denee Benton

Rachel Bay Jones

Tina Fey

Tina Fey in Sally LaPointe

Carly Pearce

Cynthia Erivo

Cristina Ottaviano

Cristina Ottaviano

Taye Diggs & Amanza Smith Brown

Amanza is wearing a stunning floral lace Jovani gown

Cobie Smulders

Amy Brown

Glenn Close

Bee Shaffer & Anna Wintour

Lady Antebellum

Ben Platt

Hunter Hayes

ASOS blazer & shirt

Jacob Davis

IHDAs — Almost Time!

The 2017 Independent Handbag Designer Awards are right around the corner, later this week in NYC, on June 14th 2017. This awards ceremony is an industry staple, since 2007, boasting the largest database of independent designers worldwide. The team actively scours the globe to find the next “it bag” designer.

Here are this year’s categories and list of nominees!

AHQ BEST STUDENT MADE HANDBAG — Design made while in school (high school, college, or any university level) Sponsored by Accessory Headquarters

Nominees: Mihoko Matsumoto for MMAT; Vicky Mo for VYM; Tara Plummer; Yiming Lin for Iridescence NY; McCall Morrow for MM Accessories

       

   

 

BERNINA BEST HANDMADE HANDBAG — Any material, made by sewing machine or hand

Nominees: Alexis Spaide Designs; Tien Duong – Jonquille for J&Q Leather; Christopher Belt; Aditi Dhar for Vitasta; Ana Karina Serfaty for AKS

    

    

 

BASIC ADHESIVES BEST GREEN HANDBAG — Made out of sustainable, recycled or organic materials

Nominees: Taeseok Kang EH London; Neli Strukelj for Nelizabeta; Kate Chan Design; Jamie Bolton-Debbage & Lucy Housmann for Wilby Clutch; Linda Baumane for Scavenger

      

    

 

YOUNG & ADVENTUROUS LIFESTYLE BACKPACK BY GUESS — to create a unique and sexy interpretation incorporating the Guess brand with an on trend backpack

Nominees: Ana Hegeman for Van Der Borne; Valeria Zingaretti for LEA; Olga Kholodenko for OKO Handbags; Essi Peuhkuri; Shuang Lin for Serena Bags

        

    

 

CUTTING EDGE BAG BY NASTY GAL — a bag that best represents the DNA of Nasty Gal & is a #GIRLBOSS

Nominees: Amy Steele; Jennifer Hamley; India Rae Cohen; Kristina Moneyhun for Money Bags; Heather Yang for Far Far Away

       

     

 

BEST FUJIFILM INSTAX MINI 70 CAMERA BAG — the camera bag should reflect the unique, playful, and creative characteristics of the camera and brand

Nominees: Becky Moy for becvoy; Andres Vivas Design; Vicky Mo for VYM; Danielle Gumina for GRIP Handbags; Nahrin Yousif for SMILY Bag

      

  

 

PERFECT EVERYDAY WORK TOTE BAB BY AIMEE KESTENBERG — Design the perfect everyday work tote which is reflective of the brand’s on the go, cool, and casual DNA

Nominees: Maria Gabriela Duque Albornoz for Marigaby Designs; Alyssa Fishenen for AlyssaChantal; Christopher Belt; Catalina Gomez; Etienne Class for EC Label

      

      

 

TRICKLE UP MOST SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE HANDBAG — Bags made in a country where proceeds are given back to the country of manufacturing or people are employed to manufacture handbags to better their lives and/or conditions

Nominees: Andrea Abury & Adam French for Abury Collection; Gabriela Lopez for ME Accessories; Elif Akaydin for Patent of Heart; Gbemsola Johnson for O’Eclat Designs; Paula Herrera & Melissa Moriarty for Mariya

     

   

 

UBM BEST HANDBAG IN OVERALL STYLE & DESIGN — best executed handbag overall in style & design

Nominees: Juhree Jung of Juhree Erba; Layla Chougri for LYA LYA; Elena Longhi for Ninael; Shivani Suhag for Avocadoe; Isabelle Ugochukwu for Isabella Queen

    

   

 

BEST RETAIL HANDBAG, PRESENTED BY NEIMAN MARCUS — winning bag will be selected from the 45 IHDA finalists