Tuesday, March 1, 2011

And The Winner Is…BEAUTY!

Awards season is well under way and I have noticed that there is a lot of color on lips, sleek pulled back hair and tres chic hair accessories reminiscent of old Hollywood glamour. Here are a few of my favorite trends so far:

Cat Eye Eyeliner

Cat eyes were all over the red carpet as seen worn here by (l to r) Dianna Agron, Miley Cyrus and Nicole “Snooki” Pilozzi. Here, Agron opts to wear a sultry smokey eye while Cyrus rocks a much thinner line with eye shadow in lighter hues which really makes her baby blues pop. "Snooki" is wearing a very dramatic (and lengthy) lash to open up her eyes.

Berry Juicy Puckers

Another trend is Berry lips in lovely hues of pink and red. These berry-colored options are an ideal play on a youthful, but sexy color. Above, (l to r) Lea Michele, Natasha Bedingfield and Selena Gomez are spot on in their choice of lip color. Another celebrity who did this trend justice was Natalie Portman, who looked stunning at the Golden Globes with a lovely and simplistic French twist to allow her pout to pop.

Hair Accessories

The ladies of the red carpet returned to old Hollywood glamour with soft curls and simple, yet beautiful vintage hair clips. While these clips can be understated, they were the perfect finishing touches to Dianna Argon’s and Scarlett Johansson’s elegant Golden Globes looks.

These are just a few of the trends I’ve noticed on the red carpet this year so far, along with sleek ponytails, bangs and eye shadow in shades of purple. This year’s red carpet beauty has returned to the essence of elegance, which is simplicity.

These sophisticated, yet youthful looks can easily be worn by those of us without a red carpet to walk. Try any one of these trends and feel confident and beautiful enough to walk the streets as if the concrete were rolled out just for you. For that reason alone, in the battle for my attention between red carpet beauty and red carpet looks, beauty wins!

oXo (Fashion Kisses!),


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1 comment:

  1. Nice post. Agreed 100%... don't necessarily agree with choices of celebs (aka Snooki) but nice read.