And the Oscar goes to…

Today is February 22, 2015 aka THE OSCARS, which means it’s time for my red carpet fashion breakdown! Here we go!

First things first, at 5:40 p.m., Patricia Arquette (Supporting Actress nom for “Boyhood”) announced that she skipped her manicure to focus on launching her new philanthropic site, givelove.org. What a neat way to bringing the trend of #AskHerMore to a focus.

Alright, here’s my fashion breakdown:

B-e7t5fIUAAgC2K Here is Anna Kendrick in custom Thakoon, which is GORGEOUS. Love it. The color, the shape, her hair: everything is perfect just like her performance as Cathy Hiatt in “The Last Five Years.”

Screen Shot 2015-02-22 at 6.06.25 PM Next up we have Josh Hutcherson (or Peeta) looking oh-so-dapper in his suit with slicked-back hair.

Screen Shot 2015-02-22 at 6.03.43 PM “Jane the Virgin” star Gina Rodriguez looks ahmazing, however, this picture doesn’t do her justice. The best shot: when the E! cameras caught her getting out of her car, a much better angle of the dress.

929622-8bdc639a-bada-11e4-a5f5-f6d8716b3afa E! anchor Guiliana Rancic looks as gorge as always, with the lace and the bright red color.

B-e_kNbCYAA7wMg Jamie Chung looks gorge. I love this dress. It just screams Oscars! LOVE LOVE LOVE.

813-master-2048-v1 And of course, here’s our host, Neil Patrick Harris himself. One, NPH is so hilarious, he just needs to host everything. If you haven’t seen him hosting the TONYs, watch it here before the Oscars begin/ during a commercial break. He’s hilarious and I can’t wait to see what he does at the show. Ellen did a great job last year, so it’ll be interesting to see if he can top her pizza order and Twitter-breaking selfie.

857-master-2048-v1 Faith Hill in J. Mendel. Love the dress. Very well-tailored.

986-master-2048-v1 Margot Robbie looks head-to-toe gorgeous in her Saint Laurent gown and vintage necklace that was made for the Duchess of Windsor in the 30s (wow!). Everything is perfection: from her dress, jewelry, red lip and her HAIR. AH-MAZING, PERFECT. Best dressed, for sure.

1122-master-2048-v1 Laura Dern: love her dress by Alberta Ferrati. And she did a great job in “Wild.” Love how she told Ryan Seacrest about her Bulgari ring, made in honor of Cheryl Strayed’s mother Bobbi who she played in the film. How inspiring.

1066-master-2048-v1 “50 Shades” star Dakota Johnson in Saint Laurent posing alongside her mother looks pretty. Not sure how I feel about her dress, other than the color, but I love her simple ponytail! It’s perfect.

1150-master-2048-v1 BEST DRESSED COUPLE ALERT. Adam Levin and wife Behati Prinsloo (both in Armani) look incredible. No words to describe this picture other than PERFECTION.

1294-master-2048-v1 EDDIE REDMAYNE. He just looks too cute. Love how he and his wife Hannah are matching in navy. Too cute. And hopefully, we’ll see/hear more from him tonight. 🙂

1260-master-2048-v1 And Eddie’s costar in “The Theory of Everything” Felicity Jones looks STUNNING in Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen. LOVE. AHMAZING.

1362-master-2048-v1 Another great celebrity couple. Chrissy Teigen looks gorgeous in Zuhair Muriad and her hubby John Legend looks dapper in Gucci.

1343-master-2048-v1 Rosamund Pike. Gorgeous. And she looks like this pretty much after just giving birth? Woah.

1411-master-2048-v1 Zoe Saldana looks like this after just giving birth to twins? Double woah. But, gorgeous dress, jewels and hair.

1194-master-2048-v1 Marion Cotillard looks gorgeous in Dior Couture. However, this picture doesn’t do the front of her dress justice!

1460-master-2048-v1 Miles Teller! The “Whiplash” star looks suave and dapper here in his Prada tux.

1483-master-2048-v1 Lupita Nyong’o looks incredible in custom Calvin Klein by Francisco Costa. Gorgeous. And all the little pearl details! It’s made of 6,000 pearls!

1596-master-2048-v1 Oscar favorite Julianne Moore looks gorgeous in her CUSTOM Chanel gown, but she always looks gorgeous.

1627-master-2048-v1 It’s Kerry Washington in a gorgeous white Miu Miu peplum dress. LOVE IT.

1701-master-2048-v1 Rita Ora: gorgeous. End of story.  Breathtaking.

1918-master-2048-v1 Reese Witherspoon: Gorgeous. Her hair and that dress: so sleek, so elegant, so classic. Love it. Always on the best dressed list: Reese.

1992-master-2048-v1 Gwyneth Paltrow’s dress is perfectly tailored and a good color. However, I’m not sure how I feel about her shoulder-ruffle thing.

1976-master-2048-v1 Chris Pratt and Anna Faris. LOVE HER DRESS. And he helped carry her train so it wouldn’t get wet… Awww too presh. But, love this celeb couple and her dress is so Oscar-worthy. LOVE.

2054-master-2048-v1 J. Lo’s princess moment dress, but not her party dress, and she looks absolutely STUNNING. GORGE. One of the best dressed, for sure.

2230-master-2048-v1 Jennifer Aniston looks stunning. Gorge. But, she always looks amazing.

2255-master-2048-v1 Emma Stone looks incredible. Truly breathtaking. Ah-mazing. LOVE LOVE LOVE. Perfection.

2322-master-2048-v1 Keira Knightly looks gorgeous here in Valentino. Love the tulle, the flowers, the appliqués. Love it.

2457-master-2048-v1 And… one of my favorite celeb couples: Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan-Tatum. Both look great, as their outfits are very well-tailored and look impeccable, classic.

What are your thoughts? And be sure to follow along with me on twitter as I discuss the biggest moments from the actual show! xx

It’s all about the People… On the Red Carpet.

Tonight was the People’s Choice Awards… and with that comes my red carpet fashion critique. Here we go.

1. Screen Shot 2015-01-07 at 9.17.02 PM Here we have the Once happy couple: Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas (#Snowing!) I love how their on-screen chemistry transcended to real life. But, back to fashion, their outfits are perfectly tailored and they are dressed to the nines.

2. Screen Shot 2015-01-07 at 9.18.12 PM E! reporter Giuliana Rancic looks gorgeous in a tulle mint gown. #PinterestWorthy.

3. Screen Shot 2015-01-07 at 9.17.11 PM Disney starlet Bella Thorne… actually looks good. But, maybe a little too mature? The pantsuit is well-tailored. But, she’s 16 not 30. And it looks she’s had a little something done to her face. But, her stylist deserves so much praise for that tailoring job: love.

4. Screen Shot 2015-01-07 at 9.19.22 PM Country superstar Hunter Hayes looks dapper in a black-on-black suit. And my fingers are crossed for him at the Grammys next month!

5. Screen Shot 2015-01-07 at 9.17.21 PM “Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland: she looks gorgeous and looks very happy. However, I’m not a fan of that overlay. Get rid of that, and it’s a 10.

6. Screen Shot 2015-01-07 at 9.17.41 PM Kelly McCreary aka Dr. Maggie Pierce on “Greys Anatomy” looks fun and cute. The new cardio doctor at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital and Meredith’s latest sister’s dress is making me envious! Love love love it. It’s fun and edgy, but so chic at the same time.

7. Screen Shot 2015-01-07 at 9.17.49 PM Melissa McCarthy: it slims her down and she looks so glamorous. And that’s what I think she rocks the best.

8. Screen Shot 2015-01-07 at 9.18.05 PM And finally, we have Bellamy Young who plays Mellie on another Shonda hit, “Scandal.” Her dress is edgy and she rocks it, but, it looks a little matronly with her hair. She’s gorgeous and knows how to dress, but this is aging her prematurely.

Alright, those are my favorite looks from the PCA’s. How about you?

New post. New thoughts.

Hi everyone. Sorry I haven’t had much time to devote to this blog recently: a journalist’s job is never done, as I’ve been crazy busy with homework, class projects and everything thing else I’ve overcommitted myself to. (But, I sort of love my life that way.)

I thought I’d just sit in ramble for today’s post. Just talk.

What’s been happening since I last posted?

  1. George Clooney is officially off-the-market and married an amazing high-profile human rights lawyer.
  2. I’ve become obsessed with “Once Upon a Time” AND “How to Get Away With Murder.” As well as, “Manhattan Love Story,” “A to Z,” “Red Band Society”  and of course, Greys and Scandal. Great shows, start watching. (I mean, #TGIT, anyone?)
  3. The whole Ebola news thing everyone should be aware of is big news.
  4. Applying to study and intern in NYC this summer and London this fall. (Dream: to intern at a publication like Seventeen. Fingers crossed!)
  5. I interviewed a major YouTube star (“HelloKaty”) and wrote a profile on that. Read it here.
  6. One Direction announced the track list for their fourth studio album, “Four.”
  7. Neil Patrick Harris will host the 2015 Oscars.
  8. Taylor Swift’s new pop album “1989” will be released any day now. And “Out of the Woods” may be inspired by a Mr. Harry Styles.
  9. Everyone’s been obsessing over “American Horror Story” which stars my camp alum, Emma Roberts.
  10. The Kansas City Royals will officially be playing in World Series. (GO CARDINALS!)

One thing I’ve noticed about the world: is such a huge focus on the superficial sides. And while, I love fashion and celeb gossip, I admit that’s not what matters: family, doing what you love, etc– that’s what matters, not what you wear or how popular you are, it’s how you perceive yourself and who you want to be. No one can belittle who you are or tell you who to be except for yourself. Be brave, be strong, be yourself. Because no one else for stick up for yourself other than you.

I just wish more girls, and people in general, would be able to be 100 percent themselves and not worry about how others perceive them. So, if you want to wear a certain outfit or attain for a certain career: go for it. Chase your dreams. Be a superstar. Be amazing. You are amazing. You don’t need anyone else to tell you that. Your opinion is the only one that matters.

Alright, I’m off to watch Greys, Scandal and the Cardinal game, as well as work on some essays. Thanks for reading. xx