Wow, what an awards season that was! From the sophisticated looks on the red carpet at the Oscars last week to the glitz and glamour of the Grammys every star brought to life a new trend in dresses, make-up and hair.
So while you may not walking down the red carpet anytime soon, you can certainly replicate the season’s most popular trends at home for a girls’ night out or just to spice up your everyday beauty routine!
Look at them apples! It was hard to miss the rosy red cheeks of celebrities like Reese Witherspoon and Katy Perry as they walked the red carpet. Replicate the look at home with NARS Blush, $27
Red dresses were matched with fiery red lips on the red carpet by Oscar co-host Anne Hathaway and Best Actress Winner Sandra Bullock. Go bold or go home with MAC Sheen Supreme Lipstick, $14.50
Black Swan Dresses:
While it didn’t win Best Picture of the Year at the Oscars, the Black Swan certainly won the attention of fashionistas from coast to coast. Best Supporting Actress Nominee Hailee Steinfeld wore the look beautifully as did Halle Berry whose dress took a more sophisticated approach to tulle. Dress the part in the retro looking Dance of the Swans dress, $74.99
Long, Loose Hair:
Stars skipped tightly wrapped up-dos this year in favour of long, loose waves. Amy Adams, Celine Dion and Scarlet Johansson all looked great walking the carpet with their side-swept hair.To get the look, rub in Paul Mitchell Sculpting Foam through damp hair, $7.99, and blow-dry upside down. Then curl your hair with a curling iron in 2-inch sections to create, tousled waves. Finger comb your hair to avoid frizzing the curls.
Feminine and pretty, lace was a big hit at the Oscar red carpet with Best Supporting Actress winner, Melissa Leo, wearing Marc Bouwer’s head-to-toe white lace dress and Best Actress winner, Natalie Portman, wearing a purple lace Elie Saab dress. It’s hard to resist the fabric that even our grandmother’s love.Try it with a blouse that can be dressed up or down, Nude Lace Trim Blouse, $76
Who could take their eyes off of Gwyneth Paltrow’s Louis Vuitton earrings and brooch at the Oscars? Definitely not me — they were stunning! Big, bold jewellery is in this season and you don’t have to spend a fortune to get the look.Dress up a simple outfit with these earrings from Kate Spade, $55