There was no pink carpet. Actually, there wasn’t a carpet in any respect. There was little or no there there moreover Tina and Amy and a handful of presenters in L.A. and New York. However that didn’t cease the 78th annual Golden Globe awards nominees and the folks handing out the trophies from breaking out of the previous sweatpants they’re sick to dying of—stars, they’re similar to us—and getting glammed up. Lots of the stars who confirmed off their Golden appears to be like—seated through the E! pre-show—talked about how lengthy it had been since they’d dressed up, worn heels, and even combed their hair. Lastly the Hollywood and New York Metropolis glam squads obtained again to work!
Since nominees knew they’d be sitting for his or her big-moment Zoom photographs, actresses and their stylists properly discovered that shoulder element on a robe could be the neatest style transfer. Many had of them had that very same thought, as did the designers. Might shoulders be the brand new boobs? Actually, at some stage in the pandemic and digital awards reveals, anyway. On high of shoulders—or maybe under them—quite a lot of fabulous colour and satin: orange, aqua, purple, champagne, and, on just a few girls, an entire lotta sequin goin’ on.
One of the excellent attire of the evening was Mank star Amanda Seyfried’s orange (mango?) sorbet, off-shoulder silk Oscar de la Renta, with orange handmade flowers that perform like a floral silk boa or a very large Hawaiian lei. Along with her wavy hair pushed to a deep facet half, Seyfried channeled the identical sort of Nineteen Thirties film star she performed in Mank. From a lodge room in Savannah, Seyfried was the very image of spring—and this spring’s optimism.
Regina King’s startling Louis Vuitton robe was a gorgeous mishmash of black stretch cloth that rounded her neck and one short-sleeved shoulder, and popped off the opposite shoulder in a thick strap round her higher arm. A lot of the entrance of the robe was encrusted in silver sequins, in an nearly Joan of Arc heavy steel second. The distinction of the black matte cloth and towards the shiny silver glitter, one shoulder coated, the opposite shiny and naked—hey, that’s some actual gold(en) shoulder there.
Angela Bassett’s plum Dolce & Gabbana robe would have been a easy, attractive sheath—besides one shoulder was fluffily coated in purple feathers, snaking all the way in which right down to line the leg, exposing a facet slit.
Presenter Margot Robbie—additionally a producer of Promising Younger Girl and a Chanel ambassador—donned a black-and-white print ruffled and belted Chanel robe, with cutouts to reveal her shoulders. For extra higher torso curiosity, the costume had tiny spaghetti straps.
Tiffany Haddish was giving all shoulder, in a strapless gold chainmail paillette Alberta Ferretti robe that matched her now gold cropped hair. And there was loads of gold mud on her neck, décolleté, and shoulders, to match.
Andra Day’s off-white two-piece Chanel that featured a lace high halter high and tulle skirt that had each cleavage and shoulder motion.
The Nice nominee Elle Fanning completely outdid herself—and that’s saying quite a bit. Her customized Gucci mint-green satin draped robe had one cap sleeve, and an extended scarf piece draping off the shoulder as effectively—it regarded just like the Greek goddess Aphrodite was paying a go to to Previous Hollywood.
Nominee Jane Levy had element throughout her deep inexperienced Oscar de la Renta fishtail robe that you could possibly solely actually see in pictures. However there was no lacking the enjoyable cutouts from head to toe that also managed to look moderately harmless whereas giving the costume quite a lot of texture.
And whereas she had a traditional sleeveless bodice to her fit-n-flare, tea-length neon inexperienced Valentino spring 2021 couture robe, Cynthia Errivo regarded so fabulous that she deserves a shoutout only for that incredible colour, robe form, and all-out nerve to put on such a hanging, fashion-forward robe.
Hollywood wags are at all times questioning if the Golden Globes are really the prognosticators of the Oscars. And on this case, if the Oscars—that are seven weeks away—are nonetheless digital, which is very possible, we count on shoulder element to rise to the event for at the least the remainder of pandemic season.
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