Archive for February 26th, 2009

Oscar de la Renta Pre-Fall 2009

Oscar de la Renta Pre-Fall 2009

Oscar de la Renta’s pre-fall collection was a bit hopeful – judging by the rather exuberant pieces that went down his runway. There were plenty of embroidered (in black and white sequins) party frocks, beige silk faille with gold stitching, tweeds, embroidered leather skirts, and a stunning black leather jacket and faille skirt number both elaborately embroidered in gold and metallic yarn, highlighted by antique metal sequins and beads.  And if that’s not hopeful or exuberant enough, the collect…

2009 Oscars Fashion Trends

2009 Oscars Fashion Trends

There were a lot of talks about how this year’s Academy Awards will turn out. With the recession in swing, Hollywood had to manage a delicate balancing act. Basically, it’s this: “entertain the viewers without offending them”. For the 81st Academy Awards, things were toned down a bit.As for the celebrities, thankfully no one showed up wearing a recyclable sack. Stars still look like stars in their designer gowns and professionally done hair and makeup. Dress trends A lot of celebr…

2009 Oscars Best and Worst Dressed Celebs

2009 Oscars Best and Worst Dressed Celebs

Oscar fever has come and gone, and best people in the film industry have been awarded for their, well, being great at what they do. Naturally, fans have their own opinions – probably a lot of Mickey Rourke fans went several dollars poorer, while gay rights activists and supporters reached out for their celebratory martinsi. Titanic fans most likely heaved a “finally” sigh. And, Brangelina fans were most likely disappointed, believing that the nominated pair should have won based on their beauty …