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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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2CF3F8E400000578-3255605-The_mother_of_three_posed_outside_the_venue_showing_off_her_sequ-m-32_1443661811829…And she does it again. Sarah Jessic Parker never fails to impress. Whether it be as oh so fabulous Carrie Bradshaw on Sex and the city or simply herself, SJP is often the “Belle of the Ball”. Quite literally this time too, as she takes the red carpet at the New York Ballet Fall Gala. Wearing a glamorous glittery Zuhair Murad gown, Parker was most definetly Cinderella-esque last night.

The smokey grey ballgown took on a sweet-heart neckline, 3-quarter length sleeves, a dramatic train (to which flared from her waist) and an elegant front slit. Overlaid with sheer and plenty of sparkly embellishments; SJP looked stunning and certainly dazzled the crowds in her Zuhair Murad original!

 

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Just days ago, in the city that never sleeps; Marc Jacobs showcased his Spring/Summer’16 collection at New York Fashion Week; and just last night at the Emmy Awards, Kerry Washington wore one of these Jacobs original- straight off the runway.

Made entirely from mesh and so delicately embellished, Jacobs’ silver gown was just enough Glitz and Glam for last night’s event.  Plus, Washington wore it ooh so well. It was fitted enough to show off her figure, yet not too tight (considering the material used) and lets not ignore that sexy yet sophisticated slit! Kerry certainly did the dress justice and at only 72 hours post-catwalk, she is the definition of “Off the Runway”!

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Always “dressed to impress”, another one of Shona Rhimes’ leading ladies; the infamous “Olivia Pope”; looked fabulous on the red carpet. And just in time too; to remind us about Scandals’s Season 5 premier later this week! #ShondaLand

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.

Continuing with the Disney princess theme and the high fashion world, I thought I’d share these Hayden Williams originals. Although they are not real Vogue covers, the hand drawn fashion illustrations remind me of some of the very first Vogue covers in the 18 hundreds. The use of simple lettering, the single image and effect water colours definitely takes it back. With such raw talent, Hayden converts our innocent childhood characters to fierce and fabulous Disney divas. Once again, I am amazed and can’t get enough.

So it’s been a year! A whole Three Hundred and Sixty-Five days. Hip-Hip-Hooray!

A year ago today The F Word made its debut into the world; The World Wide Web, and since then quite a bit has changed. Not only has The F word had a facelift and reimage, but I myself have experienced some changes and moved on. The last year has been an eventful one; so eventful that The F Word captured, documented and hash-tagged every last detail.

Not long after my 21st birthday and having bought my first pair of Louboutins, I started this blog. Since then, The F word has seen chaos during Boxing Day sales, the bargain buys and a trip to Brick Lane all before ending the year with a bang. Leaving 2012 behind and strutting into 2013, The F word also saw the Marc Jacobs obsession blossom, Mr. Selfridge build his luxury empire, insight into Victoria’s Secret, Beyoncé’s world tour, 2 new fabulous watches, Marc Jacobs become the creative director for Diet Coke, along with multiple Marc goodies, plenty of other gorgeous designer wear, a rare dessert party, graduation, several interesting art/fashion exhibitions, trips to the Big Apple, Thailand and Malaysia and lets not forget the ooh so glamorous; New York Fashion Week and LFW.

As the 14th November marks The F word’s first birthday, I look forward to yet another fun filled year; with lots of glitz&glam, fashion, art, travel, cake, more fashion and even more cake!

Here’s to another 365 fabulous days- #Watch this space!

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