Golden Globes 2018: Zoe Kravitz in Saint Laurent

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One of my picks for best dressed on last night’s Golden Globes red carpet is Zoe Kravitz

Zoe was effortlessly glam in a Saint Laurent gown, Louboutin heels, and stunning Lorraine Schwartz jewels.

Who’s your pick for best dressed from this year’s Golden Globes?

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Runway Look: Giambattista Valli Couture Fall 2017

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At the Giambattista Valli Couture Fall 2017 show it was all about ruby lips and fancy frocks. There were so many divine dresses in this collection, but I decided to focus on 2 dresses for this illustration. I started with this lovely gown in a delicate shade of pink, with a bodice embellished with dainty bows and flower petals. The second runway look in this illustration features a deep wine-colored draped silk chiffon floor-length gown accessorized with vintage jewelry. I’m sure we’ll be seeing several dresses from this collection on the red carpet in the months to come.

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Met Gala 2017: Blake Lively in Atelier Versace

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Blake Lively Versace Met Gala 2017Here’s my illustration of one of my favorite looks from this year’s Met Gala, Blake Lively in Atelier Versace. This custom gown features a plunging neckline and is draped with gold chains. Also, the train of the dress is adorned with feathers in stunning shades of blue. This Versace dress is beyond exquisite!

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Oscars 2017: Hailee Steinfeld in Ralph and Russo

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Stunning from head to toe, Hailee Steinfeld wore one of my favorite looks from the Oscars red carpet. I’m certain that the reason I like her overall look is because I am enamored by looks that epitomize an ethereal and edgy aesthetic. Taken alone, this Ralph and Russo dress, which features folds of translucent fabric covered in hand painted flowers, is gorgeous. I love that her styling team opted to leave the dress sheer, rather than line it. The sheerness keeps the dress from being too saccharine, in my opinion. In addition to the sheerness of the dress, a smoky eye and an almost sculptural updo gives the overall look a bit more edge. The result is an ethereal vibe that doesn’t risk resembling a fairy princess costume. Nothing short of styling alchemy.

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Grammys 2017: Beyoncé in Peter Dundas 

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Grammys 2017 Beyoncé - Sublime Cravings“Your mother is a woman. And women like her can not be contained”

-Excerpt of Warsaw Shire’s poetry, which was used in Beyoncé’s Lemonade

That’s what I aspire to. I aspire to be a woman who can not be contained. I want to be a  woman that constantly strives to know herself, and moves through the world in a way that is true to how she defines herself.

I was so inspired by Beyoncé’s Grammys performance. Anytime I watch her perform, I’m in awe of her talent and all the hard work she puts into her craft. This particular performance not only showcased her talent, but was also a celebration of who she is right now in this season of her life. She did not try to minimize or draw attention away from her pregnant belly. It was not a performance by a talented performer who just happened to be pregnant. Instead this was a performance that reveled in the magic and power of a woman in the midst of her pregnancy. This beautiful gown, designed by Peter Dundas, didn’t serve to hide her pregnant belly. Instead it highlighted it. It was a celebration of the female form, without objectification. It was beautiful, strong, and vulnerable. Uncontained.

Golden Globes 2017: Emma Stone in Valentino

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There were so many divine looks on the Golden Globes red carpet this year, so I had to draw another one (you can see the first one, featuring Lily Collins, here). Emma Stone looked amazing in this Valentino pale pink gown adorned with stars.

Below is my first attempt at creating an animated piece. I’ve been wanting to play with animation, and the celestial vibe of this gown inspired me to give it a try.

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Golden Globes 2017: Lily Collins in Zuhair Murad 

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One of my favorite looks from this year’s Golden Globes is Lily Collins in Zuhair Murad. There’s no doubt that her pink floaty embellished dress was a show stopper on the red carpet. Bold bright red lips and a braided updo keep the look from being too saccharine sweet by providing a slight bit of edge to the look.

Who are your picks for best dressed from this year’s Golden Globes?

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Met Gala 2016: Kendall Jenner in Versace

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Every first Monday in May, I have a standing commitment to obsess over all the glamorous and sometimes over-the-top looks from the Met Gala red carpet. And without fail, I always find it impossible to select just one favorite red carpet look.

This year, I opted to draw Kendall Jenner, who looked stunning in Versace. Full disclosure, this is the second year in a row that I’ve drawn Kendall’s Met Gala look. But there was something so effortlessly sleek and glam about her look, so I couldn’t resist drawing her.

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Oscars 2016: Brie Larson in Gucci

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I loved this beautiful Gucci silk organza gown that Best Actress winner, Brie Larson, wore to the Oscars. The belt alone is a work of art.

Although there were so many incredible looks on this years red carpet, it seems like the celebs saved some of the best looks for the post Oscars parties. Who wore your favorite Oscars night look?

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Golden Globes 2016: Jennifer Lopez in Giambattista Valli

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Although Jennifer Lopez has a tried and true winning red carpet formula-think sparkles, nude illusion, and cutouts-some of her best red carpet looks deviate from this formula. This gorgeous yellow Giambattista Valli dress doesn’t fit J Lo’s red carpet formula, which is probably why I love the way she looks in it. Don’t get me wrong, I adore J Lo in the sparkly body-con gowns she’s known for, but when she occasionally departs from her red carpet formula it’s magic.