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Ok, so not quite golden, but yellow is close enough right?! Although, its never my first port of call in a gown, these ladies made it work (yellow that is) and equally looked stunning at last night’s 74th Golden Globe awards; as they graciously strutted down the red carpet, before stopping to smile and pose!

From the top left, clockwise; Natalie Portman wears a deep pastel yellow, almost-mustard floor length (three-quarter) sleeved gown, by Prada. Her look was very simple, elegant and I want to say; quite medieval!

Next, is the stunning Scandal star, Ms Kerry Washington. Personally, I do not favour this dress. However, Washington (who just had her second baby a few months ago) looked absolutely radiant down the red carpet in a Dolce & Gabbana dress. The see-through pale-golden yellow midi floral dress, was finished with angel wing-like shoulder cuffs and what looks like a broach embellished side belt (thing).Granted, its different and not really my cup of tea per se, but Kerry never fails to impress and (as I said) made it work!

In the bottom right hand corner; Hollywood walk of fame’s latest star; Viola Davis, wore the brightest yellow of them all and blissfully smiled for the camera (and later glided to the stage) in Michael Kors. The classic Greek style, floor length, one-shoulder gown, was a tasteful and subtle approach to “glitz & glam”.

Last but not least, my favourite (dress not person); Reese Witherspoon; in a pastel yellow Atelier Versace gown! Although its quite Prom-come-bridesmaid, I really like this dress. The classy length together with the saucy side slit, and the modern take to the classic sweetheart neckline; gives off a sexy sophisticated look; and completed with some simple jewellery, its picture perfect!

It turns out yellow isn’t so bad after all and hey, for the Golden Globes, its pretty appropriate wouldn’t you say?!

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…some of my favourites from last night’s red carpet!

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Above is my favourite of them all. Although I’m yet to find out the designer for this gorgeous gown; director, screenwriter and film distributor; Ava DuVernay, pulls it off amazingly. The elegant dress is the perfect cut, colour and shape. DuVernay truly looked stunning. Although she did not win yesterday, she was nominated for best director for her work on Selma. She is also the first female black director to be nominated for a Golden Globe.

Below is Orange is the New Black’s Uzo Aduba (Crazy eyes) looking out of character but stunning nevertheless as she rocks a pastel gown and matching lippy on the red carpet. Teyonah Parris in a modern day Disney princess-like dress. Sharon Leal standing out in royal blue. Tracee Ellis Ross in a textured figure hugging dress. Kerry Washington is back in the game after her wardrobe horror at the Golden Globes a few weeks ago, as she poses in A red floor length dress and Ferragamo clutch. Last but not least is Gabrielle Union in a cut-out, slightly backless light peach dress.

For the autumn/ winter season, gold comes back around to add a bit of shimmer, splash of sparkle and sense of royalty to the runway.

Whilst the week is not over yet, so far New York Fashion Week has seen the ‘black and gold’ duo grace us with its presence once again; with elegant patterns, delicate embroidery and lace combinations by Carmen Marc Valvo and Venexiana. In contrast, Lela Rose’s designs take on the lighter and brighter golden look; one overlaid with a black polka-dot sheer crop top and another in a slightly more summery approach with a knee-length, off the shoulder foil print floral dress.

Also sticking to the knee-length number, Rebecca Vallance show cases a more casual look, with her textured tee-skater style gold dress. Dennis Basso also keeps his A/W collection rather textured with several fur combos; one to which was placed with the fine gold detailing on a stripped sheer dress. Opposite to Basso’s use of minimal gold the runway, Venexiana (as well as the black and gold masterpiece); goes elaborate with gold, by showing off completely gold, floor-length gowns. Silk, sheer and sequins; and in gold; it couldn’t be better.

This is just a brief summary of some of my favourite and most intersting pics from last night’s 56th Grammy awards.

To start with; OMG. Have you seen Madonna’s son David? That cutie she adopted from Africa all those years ago. When did he get so big? Where has the time gone? Anyway, long-story short, he grew up. “Madonna and child”, looked quite adorable in their matching Ralph Lauren suits. As smart as he looked and as manly as she looked, I still can not believe how much he has grown up.

Having seen many bumps on the Golden Globes’ red carpet, the Grammys followed closely in fashion with yummy-mummy-to-be; Ciara-also looking radiant in a gold Pucci gown; as she showed off her baby bump on the red carpet.

Also like the Golden Globes, the Grammys saw a lot of red on the red carpet; with Tamar Braxton and Pink pulling it off the best (in my opinion anyway). Seen separately, the pair looked stunning in their sexy red number. But if I had to chose, I’d definitely say that Tamar wore it better. If anyone can make red on the red carpet work, its her (so far, in 2014 anyway).

Last but certainly not least; Katy Perry. Keeping it strictly music based, she looked pretty unique in her whimsical, fairy-godmother-type dress by Valentino. As interesting as it was, she did look amazing and very fit for the theme.

Mini me: Madonna and child (David) in Ralph Lauren

Mini me: Madonna and child (David) in Ralph Lauren

Yummy Mummy to be: Ciara in Pucci

Yummy Mummy to be: Ciara in Pucci

pretty in red: Pink and Carey Hart

pretty in red: Pink and Carey Hart

Fabulous: Tamar Braxton

Fabulous: Tamar Braxton

Fit for the theme: Katy Perry in Valentino

Fit for the theme: Katy Perry in Valentino

Its the award ceremony season; after the Golden Globes, SAG awards and the BAFTA nominations; its time for the stars of the music industry to make their impression on the red carpet. Entertaining a tough crowd and hosting an eventful weekend, Beverly Hills saw yet another wave of celebrities dressed to impress.

Clive Davis’s annual pre-Grammy gala saw Miley Cyrus in a different light; a-fully-clothed-even-had-a-big-fur-coat-on-kinda-light. Ri Ri went for the less clothed look; showing off a lot of chest and leg; nevertheless she did look fabulous. Taylor Swift looked ooh so glamourous in her sparkly LBD. Jennifer Hudson never fails to amaze us; also in a little black dress-one to which showed off her curves and added quirky pop of colour. As always, Pharrell looked mighty dapper walking along side his new wife and so did John Legend and his lady. However, the couple that did it for me was our favourite man, Robin Thicke and his gorgeous wife, Paula Patton-they looked absolutely stunning and even better together.

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