Top 12 do’s and don’t’s of Golden Globes red carpet dressing

0 Posted by - January 13, 2014 - All, Arts + Culture, Fashion

It was a night of intoxicating glamour, last minute wardrobe changes and bagfuls of nerves. Yes, whilst most of us were attempting to get some shut eye, our darlings on the other side of the pond were strutting their sartorial stuff up and down the Golden Globes red carpet. In a flurry of flashbulbs we witnessed a host of shenanigans: from stolen kisses to the ultimate photobomb, all by way of a not so subtle thigh flash. Yes, Amber Heard, we’re talking about you. Saucy minx. As the dust settles, the hangovers kick in and the flashbacks rear their ugly heads, join us to count down the Top 12 do’s and don’t’s of Golden Globes red carpet dressing

1- DO mix it up

From Lupita Nyong’o in a caped Ralph Lauren wonder to Julia Roberts rocking a white shirt/ ball gown combo, this year’s awards were most definitely the place to throw a splash of risk into your wardrobe repertoire.

Lupita Nyong'o Golden Globe Awards red carpet

Julia Roberts Golden Globes red carpet

 

2- DO accessorise with a bump, pregnant lady glow and a smile

Olivia Wilde draped her bump in glittering Gucci sequins, Drew Barrymore plumped for florals courtesy of Monique Lhuillier and Kerry Washington kept it chic and classic in Balenciaga. Whatever they wore, we all agree these future baby mummas more than stole the show. Hats off to you, ladies.

71st Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals

71st Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals

71st Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals

 

3- DON’T be afraid to throw a splash of colour into the mix

A la everyone’s favourite Girl, Lena Dunham.

Lena Dunham Golden Globe red carpet

 

4- DO steal the show in a classic

Chic yet fun, timeless yet undeniably youthful. Emma Roberts- bravo.

Emma Roberts Golden Globe Awards red carpet

 

5- DON’T think throwing all you’ve got into a single dress will make for a good look

We say this with the best of intentions. Sorry Zoe Saldana…

71st Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals

 

6- DO boss it in green velvet and a smile

Matthew McConaughey, you da ultimate man.

Matthew McConaughey Dolce and Gabbana

 

7- DON’T forget your trousers

Especially not when rocking this unusual Dior ensemble…

Emma Watson Golden Globe Awards red carpet

 

8- DON’T forget mum’s the word

Take your cue from chivalrous gents DiCaprio and Cooper and remember who’s  top of your Christmas list when selecting dates for the ‘do of the season.

Leonardo DiCaprio mum

Bradley Cooper mum

 

9- DO dress your age; and prove you still look like a sex bomb

Helen Mirren, you’ve got it nailed…

71st Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals

 

10- DON’T take fashion advice from a cowgirl

Come on now, Heidi. Put that lasso away.

71st Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals

 

11- DO concede that bigger is better

Not least in the world of red carpet dressing. Look to Sofia Vergara for proof.

71st Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals

 

12- DO keep it simple

Silk column dress. Statement necklace. Smile.

71st Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals

 

So- flash of colour or classic LBD? New age cut or simple and chic? Do let us know your favourite look by leaving a comment below and be sure to join the Mallzee family by downloading our free fashion finding app today. With over 200 top retailers to choose from, there’s truly something for everyone- all in one place. Download now and create your own circle of fashion police from your nearest and dearest; no more fashion disasters allowed!

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