January 17th, 2011
At the 68th annual Golden Globes Awards last night there was glamour-a-plenty as the stars showed up to see who would leave with an award (or four) and who would be going home empty handed. Usually in this Hollywood award ceremony, us Brits rarely get to bring home a golden statue, but this year Colin Firth scooped Best Actor award for his role as King George VI in The King’s Speech. A very pregnant Natalie Portman took home Best Actress for her portrayal of a troubled ballerina in Black Swan.
The Social Network picked up four awards in total; Best Motion Picture, Best Director (David Fincher), Best Screenplay (Aaron Sorkin) and Best Original Score (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross). The cast of Glee will have been jumping for joy (even more than normal) as they won three awards in the television category. Good news for all you Gleeks out there (that’s short for Glee geek for those who have been living underneath a rock for the past six months).
One of the best things about award ceremonies, regardless of who won what, is who wore what. The guys have it easy, they just pop on a (designer) suit, a freshly ironed shirt and a tie and they’re ready to go. For the girls however a little more thought is needed. British actress Amy Adams wore a stunning dark blue floor length gown which complemented her porcelain complexion and red hair perfectly. The Dr. Who star has come a long way but we think she thoroughly deserves a place on the red carpet and we can’t wait to see more from this rising star. Anne Hathaway looked divine in her embellished gown with long sleeves that proves you can still look sexy without flashing the flesh. Catherine Zeta Jones adopted one of the hottest looks for the night, a beautiful emerald green dress.
Helena Bonham Carter kept things eccentric as always with a layered dress, odd shoes and sunglasses which when worn together gave a distinctive 80’s vibe, whereas, Dame Helen Mirren kept things demure and taught us all a lesson in red carpet dressing. She wore a pale gold embellished dress and some serious bling, we can only hope we look that good at 65. Christina Hendricks didn’t disappoint either and worked the red carpet in a fabulous one shoulder red dress. Red hair, red dress, red lipstick and a red carpet; this look might be too much for some but Hendricks pulled it off perfectly. Natalie Portman looked blooming lovely in her pale pink dress with contrasting red flower embellishment and baby bump.
Get the Golden Globes look;
- almost every celeb on the red carpet was carrying a box clutch
- turn people green with envy in an emerald green dress
- try a nude embellished dress for the wow factor
- brush your curled hair to the side for a 50s glam look
- keep accessories to a minimum, let your dress do the talking
- don’t disguise your baby bump, show it off with a fab dress