So, as if the VMAs weren’t enough for one week, the Emmys took place last night! I enjoyed the Emmys style so much more than that at the VMAs – I think because it’s a slightly more up-brow do and therefore the gowns are that bit more classy-beautiful.
Okay, so when I was giving out my unprompted opinions on the VMAs, I talked about the dresses I loved and liked and didn’t like. I was a little negative about some of the looks and the beautiful ladies wearing them.
I think I need to recalibrate.
As women we face so much criticism from all aspects of society, especially as regards our appearance – what we wear, what we don’t wear, how much we weigh, how we look. I’m sorry for adding to that and I don’t want to be a part of that system.
Imagine the confidence that it takes to walk out onto the red carpet into the flashing lights, in full awareness of all of the snide words and harsh criticism that will follow. I don’t think I could.
The men of the red carpet are not treated the same way and that is not fair.
I know, the celebrities have armies of stylists and bags of money and flawless looks.
But who am I to hurl vitriol their way?
So for this post I’m just going to talk about the looks that I love. I’m also posting some looks that I think were misguided, at best. But I’m not going to be snarky.
I’m not sure that I’m being overly sensitive here – I’d love to know what others think. Comment if you have an opinion 🙂The beautiful powerful princess dress was out in full force at the Emmys. Dascha Polanco, Sarah Silverman and Claire Danes all looked so stunning and well-dressed.
I think that January Jones was such a knock-out – her outfit was just so dramatic and wow. Other knock-outs included but were not limited to Sofia Vergara, Christina Hendricks, and Danielle Brooks.I loved these more modern looks. Natasha Lyonne’s dress is so classy and yet flirty – it really suits her. Michelle Dockery’s dress is so interesting and beautiful; it has such a gorgeous, timeless shape. Julia Roberts looks amazing and her dress is amazing and she is amazing. I’m really surprised that I like Kelly Osbourne’s dress but she really makes it work!I really love these ladies’ classic styles. Kate Mulgrew looks stunning and a world away from Red, her character on Orange is the New Black. Same goes for Taylor Schilling; her sheer dress is so perfect and falls on her beautifully. Lucy Liu looks gorgeous, and so classy. I really think she may never age.
Finally, here’s a round-up of the looks I felt really didn’t work so well:But these are all beautiful women that I admire loads (especially Laverne Cox, Lena Dunham and Amy Poehler). So what does it matter.
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