Glamour at the Grammys ….

….. Well sort of.  Deeply disappointed by the lack of imagination, creative styling and fashion forward designs at the 2014 Grammys.  This event is always know as the “little bit crazy red carpet event.”  In other words, it’s that one big showbiz event when stars can throw caution to the wind and wear something really different and unique.  Remember Fergie in that vivid orange lace dress with black underwear?

Ok, it may not be your cup of tea but she was going against typical fashion rules in showing her undies and the fact that she chose solid black underwear as well made an additional statement.  Fergie took advantage of the fun side of the Grammys with this look

How I wish some of her peers had also had this idea at the weekend

Beyonce, Beyonce, Beyonce.  Now I haven’t seen the footage myself but I hear you put on quite a risqué show??!!  That aside.  What the hell????

The hair is SSSSOOOOOO horrendously bad.  There are no words.  AND also, haven’t we seen this dress on multiple stars, in different colours, in sightly different textures of lace about 5 million times over the past good few years????  Come on, this is the most imaginative you could come up with??  Haven’t we seen this on Jennifer Lopez, Ciara, Rhianna, oh and even yourself only at a different event in black???!!!!!!  Seriously, so disappointe

I can’t believe I am actually typing this, but you have to check out Paris Hilton!!!!!  Now THIS is a “Grammys” dress.  I’m still in shock that she got this so right.  It fits her perfectly and I love how she has styled the whole look from accessories to hair. Have to also give her credit cos the girl knows how to work a dress!

Have to also say I’m a big fan of updos with evening dresses, so I loved Katy Perry’s hair.  If you have an event coming up consider her look because it will look immaculate the entire night as with enough hair spray and pins it won’t move

I’m still making my way through pics from the night and if anything else jumps out at me I’ll be sure to write another blog but I mean, nothing has stood out at all.  Yes, Taylor Swift looked beautiful, but it was safe.  Stunning absolutely yes she was, but boring so will keep looking for superstar fashion today from the Grammys and will keep you all posted!

 

Clueless? I think NOT!!

I was in my absolute element on Sunday afternoon when I watched cult classic, Clueless with Alicia Silverstone and the late Brittany Murphy.  Whilst I was so excited to see the film for the first time in years, I also felt a tinge of sadness coming over me when I realised that I’d forgotten poor Brittany Murphy is no longer with us. If you haven’t looked at how Brittany cared for her cancer stricken mum and husband you should read the article by The Hollywood Reporter. An inspirational and tragic story.

Anyway, as I said before, I have always LOVED this film and back in the day thought Alicia Silverstone was the most beautiful girl in the world and SO wanted to be like her.  Who can forget her puppy dog eyes as the lovable character, Cher and those AMAZING plaid suits and over-the-knee socks ..

I remember begging my mum to buy me a similar outfit from the label, Replay which I still have in the wardrobe!  Now whilst the jacket and skirt combo might be a little too much for walking down Belfast’s Royal Avenue, I am so going to dust off this outfit and pair the jacket with jeans and the skirt with a plain polo neck as I’m sure you fashionistas out there know …. TARTAN IS BACK IN FASHION!  This trend is HUGE for Autumn/Winter 2013 and has the top celebs such as Victoria Beckham and Katy Perry, copying the style made famous by the film Clueless over 8 years ago!!!

There is a valuable lesson to be learnt here ladies, DON’T THROW ANYTHING OUT!!!  Pack it away for a few seasons before it reemerges as the next big fashion trend!