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08

Feb

Grammys 2012 - Red Carpet

The Grammys 2012 will always be remembered as the year in which we lost one of the biggest stars in the world, Whitney Houston. Also as the year in which Adele took home 6 awards including record of the year, album of the year & song of the year. Let’s take a look back at our best dressed nominees as we warm up for this year’s red carpet.

Gwyneth Paltrow started the gold belt trend with this amazing cut-out dress by Stella McCartney

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Country diva Carrie Underwood looked wonderful in Gomez-Gracia

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Paris Hilton also rocking the gold belt trend in Basil Soda

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Alicia Keys made a wonderful comeback in Alexandre Vauthier & Christian Louboutin heels

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And last but not least, Taylor Swift looked like a gold goddess in Zuhair Murad

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30

Jan

Red Carpet Makeup

Although Sofia Vergara didn’t make it to our Best Dressed nominees, her hair and makeup sure did. Once again she looked flawless at the SAG Awards 2013, and we have her beauty secrets… right from her lead makeup artist Kayleen McAdams. 

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“I wanted to do something fresh and new on Sofia. Her white dress gave me a bare canvas for her face, and I was able to bring an element of color with a purple eye shadow. We have never done a bright color shadow for an award show so this was our first!” - Kayleen McAdams

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Get the look:

  1. FaceI started by applying COVERGIRL Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-in-1 Foundation in Classic Tan (#860) all over Sofia’s face, and then used COVERGIRL + Olay Pressed Powder in Medium along her T-Zone to set the product so it would last all night.  I then applied Cheekers Blush is Classic Pink to make her look bright and fresh.
  2. Eyes - With the eyes, I applied SmokyShadowBlast in Purple Plume all over the lid and then smudgedQueen Collection Vivid Impact Eyeliner in Cabernet all along her top and bottom lashes.  I finished the look with three coats of Very Black Clump Crusher by LashBlast Mascara.
  3. LipsI applied LipPerfection Lipliner in Beloved over the entire lip and then topped with theLipPerfection Jumbo Gloss Balm in Rose Twist to give a hint of glossy sheen.

28

Jan

SAG Awards 2013 

Navy blue was the color of the night and for my surprise hot pink was a favorite too! But only three ladies won our Best Dressed Nominees and here they are (drums please):

Nina Dobrev in Elie Saab

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Jennifer Garner in Oscar de la Renta

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Lea Michele in Valentino

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06

Jun

Puppy Love
Yes you heard the rumors right! Nineteen year old Miley Cyrus is engaged to “Hunger Games” hottie Liam Hemsworth with a 3.5-carat Neil Lane ring. Good job Liam! 

Puppy Love

Yes you heard the rumors right! Nineteen year old Miley Cyrus is engaged to “Hunger Games” hottie Liam Hemsworth with a 3.5-carat Neil Lane ring. Good job Liam! 

05

Jun

MTV Movie Awards 2012

Although I wasn’t able to watch the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night, I sure managed to take a peek at one of the most unpredictable red carpets. Here my fashion wins of the night! 

Jessica Biel in a very summery crochet dress by Chanel and Barbara Bui sandals. 

Emma Stone donning a gorgeous peplum top and tulip skirt ensemble by Martin Grant and Brian Atwood pumps. 

Charlize Theron presented the “Best Fight” Award in a hot red peplum number by Lanvin.

09

May

MET Ball Gala - Red Carpet

It’s showtime for the most glamorous event of the year: The Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Where everything is acceptable in the name of fashion. 

Karolina Kurkova collaborated with newly designer Rachel Zoe to create this show-stopping sequin gown. “So this is really special to me, that it’s my own creation and that she let me co-design it with her and I get to wear it tonight to the Met Ball and no one else has it. No one’s seen it. This is really one of a kind.” - Karolina K

Metallics of the night: Carey Mulligan in Prada, Jessica Alba in Michael Kors and Cameron Diaz in Stella McCartney.

Rooney Mara was another favorite wearing a sheer gothic Givenchy gown.

Silver divas: COVERGIRL Sofia Vergara in Marchesa, Lana Del Rey wearing a cape (but hey is the Met Ball Gala) by Joseph Altuzarra and Gwyneth Paltrow in an incredibly sexy dress by Prada. (source/source)

15

Mar

The Hunger Game is red carpet ready!

I’m infatuated with gold dresses lately and this is no exception. Jennifer Lawrence stuned everyone with this breathtaking Prabal Gurung gown.

Elizabeth Bank in Atelier Versace Spring 2012, not my favorite choice though.

Leven Rambin in Chagoury Couture Spring 2012. I think this dress was amazing but didn’t love it on her. 

Last but not least Miley Cyrus looking like a gipsy princess in Emilio Pucci. Loved the entire look!

29

Feb

Vanity Fair Oscar’s Afterparty

COVERGIRL Sofia Vergara looked absolutely radiant at the annual Vanity Fair Oscars party in Hollywood. Her official makeup artists Kayleen McAdams, sister of actress Rachel McAdams, gives us the insights on how to achieve Sofia’s red carpet look! 

  • Inspiration: Sexy Italian movie star, Sophia Loren. 
  • Face: I first applied COVERGIRL NatueLuxe Silk Foundation in Nutmeg all over her face, blending into the neck. I then used COVERGIRL TRUconceal Concealer in #4 under the eyes and around the edges of the nose, just where needed to keep the makeup from looking heavy. To set the look, I used COVERGIRL Clean Pressed Powder in Soft Honey, but kept it light to keep from looking cakey.
  • Eyes: I wanted to do a heavily lined eye to give it that sexy Italian feel, so I used COVERGIRL Queen Collection Vivid Impact Eyeliner in Truffle and applied a thick line from the inner to outer corner, giving it a wing shape. 
  • Lips: I lined the lips first with COVERGIRL LipPerfection Lipliner in Beloved and then filled them in with COVERGIRL LipPerfection Lipcolor in Entwined using a lip brush. I then went back over with the lip liner to prevent the lipstick from bleeding.
  • What’s in the clutch! Before she left for the party, I gave Sofia the powder and lip products we used so she could easily touch herself up throughout the night if she had to. 

27

Feb

Red Carpet - Oscars 2012

Oscar night was all about the All-Star Game at my place (as per my husband’s request). But I still managed to get a glimpse of the red carpet and here are my love at first sight-styles.

Michelle Williams looked like a real life porcelain doll in a very ruffled Louis Vuitton gown. The simple pink clutch mix with a coral-red dress was definitely my WOW factor of the night.  

 

You can’t go wrong with Elie Saab and Mila Jovovich knows what I’m talking about! She was glowing in this amazing white sequins asymmetric number. 

George who? Stacy Keibler owned the red carpet last night. She looked stunning in Marchesa! I was actually very excited to see this gown in the red carpet since it was one of my favorites at NYFW Fall 2012. 

13

Feb

Best Dressed - Red Carpet Grammy’s 2012

Rihanna was by far my best dressed nominee of the night! Wearing a very sexy Giorgio Armani gown, Christian Louboutin shoes and a Jimmy Choo clutch.

Sexy back! 

Loved her smokey eyes and soft pink lips! 

12

Feb

GRAMMY Awards 2012

Cant’t wait for the GRAMMY’s tonight! Adele returns to the stage after her undergoing vocal-cord surgery last fall. Furthermore, Jennifer Hudson will pay tribute to the legendary Whitney Houston. And of course can’t wait for the red carpet DO’s & Don’ts of the night. 

Other performances at the 54th GRAMMY Awards include: (source)

  • Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson
  • The Beach Boys, who will be reuniting for their first appearance in two decades, with Foster The People and Maroon 5
  • Tony Bennett and Carrie Underwood
  • Chris Brown
  • Glen Campbell with the Band Perry and Blake Shelton
  • The Civil Wars
  • Coldplay and Rihanna
  • Dance/electronica segment featuring Chris Brown, Deadmau5, Foo Fighters, David Guetta, and Lil Wayne
  • Foo Fighters
  • Alicia Keys and Bonnie Raitt
  • Diana Krall
  • Bruno Mars
  • Paul McCartney
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Maceo Parker
  • Katy Perry
  • Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band
  • Taylor Swift
  • Joe Walsh

01

Feb

Trendsetter Nicole Richie is rocking the most amazing crystal embellish leggings from Antonio Berardi’s Spring/Summer 2012 Collection. Love it!

Trendsetter Nicole Richie is rocking the most amazing crystal embellish leggings from Antonio Berardi’s Spring/Summer 2012 Collection. Love it!

30

Jan

Favorite look at the SAG Awards 2012
Totally agree with 365daysofchic! Rosie Byrne looked marvelous wearing a jumpsuit from one of my favorite designers Elie Saab.

Best Dressed Pick!  Can you say risk taker!! Even do pants would not be favorite for the SAG Awards this was executed flawlessly. The trendy “Alexa Chung” bob and the jumpsuit from Elie Saab… Rosie dear now I’m excited to see what will you be wearing for the Oscars!

Favorite look at the SAG Awards 2012

Totally agree with 365daysofchic! Rosie Byrne looked marvelous wearing a jumpsuit from one of my favorite designers Elie Saab.

Best Dressed Pick!
Can you say risk taker!! Even do pants would not be favorite for the SAG Awards this was executed flawlessly. The trendy “Alexa Chung” bob and the jumpsuit from Elie Saab… Rosie dear now I’m excited to see what will you be wearing for the Oscars!

16

Jan

COVERGIRL Rocks the Golden Globes
COVERGIRL Sofia Vergara stunned everyone last night in a Vera Wang gown while delivering a natural youthful makeup look. Sofia’s hit show Modern Family took home the Golden Globe for best TV comedy series but it was her speech that stole the show! 
Here are the details on how to achieved her natural yet so glam look from her own makeup artist, Kayleen McAdams.
Face: I started by applying TRUconceal Concealer #4 under the eyes and around the nose. I then applied NatureLuxe Silk Foundation in Nutmeg with a sponge and set that with Clean Pressed Powder in Soft Honey. I chose a plum toned blush Cheekers Blush in Plumberry Glow and applied it along the cheekbones and apples of the cheeks.
Eyes: I applied Eye Enhancers 3-kit Shadow in Golden Sunset all over the lid and into the crease and then applied three coats of LashBlast 24HR Mascara to the top lashes and one coat on the bottom.
Lips: I applied LipPerfection Lipcolor in Everlasting first and then applied LipPerfection Lipliner in Beloved. Application Tip: This keeps the lipstick from bleeding, but makes it easier to apply the line with the moisture of the lipstick.
What’s in the clutch? When she was ready to hit the red carpet, I sent Sofia on her way with powder, lip pencil and lipstick for reapplication. 
(Photo credit: P&G COVERGIRL via Fleishman/MMC)

COVERGIRL Rocks the Golden Globes

COVERGIRL Sofia Vergara stunned everyone last night in a Vera Wang gown while delivering a natural youthful makeup look. Sofia’s hit show Modern Family took home the Golden Globe for best TV comedy series but it was her speech that stole the show! 

Here are the details on how to achieved her natural yet so glam look from her own makeup artist, Kayleen McAdams.

  • Eyes: I applied Eye Enhancers 3-kit Shadow in Golden Sunset all over the lid and into the crease and then applied three coats of LashBlast 24HR Mascara to the top lashes and one coat on the bottom.
  • Lips: I applied LipPerfection Lipcolor in Everlasting first and then applied LipPerfection Lipliner in Beloved. Application Tip: This keeps the lipstick from bleeding, but makes it easier to apply the line with the moisture of the lipstick.
  • What’s in the clutch? When she was ready to hit the red carpet, I sent Sofia on her way with powder, lip pencil and lipstick for reapplication. 

(Photo credit: P&G COVERGIRL via Fleishman/MMC)