This past February 8th was the 57th Annual Grammy Award Ceremony that was held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. It celebrated the music industry’s newest artists, best songs, and best albums. As always, the red carpet was teaming with celebrities, which is always a unique fashion show.
One such couple with a unique style was Farrell Williams and his wife Helen Lasichanh. Farrell wore one of his iconic “shorts tuxedos” in a crisp white with grey accents. I don’t think that I have ever seen him in a full pair of pants. The reason might be to bring attention to his leather oxfords or that he is just a guy who likes to be cool and comfy even in a tux. Farrell’s wife Helen also fell into the unique category with her steel grey jump suit with the white racing stripes. She could have thrown on a pair of sneakers and gone jogging afterwards.
In the Incredibly Cute category was Taylor Swift. She has become just as well known for her fashion, as well as her music and this vibrant blue gown with the cut out straps, mini dress front panel, and draping pleated back is right on the money for her age and figure. Taylor’s long legs are accentuated with her fun purple, chucky sandals and the matching blue earrings bring the whole look together.
For the I Can’t Believe She Wore That award, there were two nominees. First is Rhianna, who showed up on the red carpet in a strapless coral/pink gown with an overwhelming amount of frills, tiers, and ruffles. The dress made Rhianna look like she had been swallowed up by a cotton candy.
The second nominee was Kim Kardashian who was photographed flanked by her beau Kanye West, who was wearing his velvet Robinhood outfit, on the red carpet. Kim was wearing a heavily beaded gown that was split down to her navel and up to her hips, making it look like a very expensive bathrobe. It must have weighed a ton and I can imagine there is a whole lot of fabric glued to skin and fake tan going on with this one.
Summer is here and people are out and about for special events, traveling, or just to enjoy the great weather. It’s also the perfect time for celebrity spotting.
One guy who was spotted out for some exercise in Paris, during a film shoot was actor Simon Baker of the television show The Mentalist. Being the stylish Australian man that he is, you would expect nothing less than having him ride through the streets in a timeless, white button-down shirt, a pair of black casual trousers, and summery black leather slip-on sneaker/shoes. Simon’s style of shoes can be purchased at www.net-a-port.com as the Common Projects Leather Slip-on Sneakers for $455 or for a lower price tag, as the Vans Classic Slip-ons in perforated leather for $60 at Zappos.
The next celebrity spotting was Will Ferrell and his family, as he traveled through an airport. Will really managed to disguise himself as the Average Joe in his printed grey t-shirt, baby blue pedal pusher length shorts, and canvas slip-on shoes. My eyes are drawn immediately to the black socks and I wonder how his wife let him get away with that one. No style award for you today Will!
One young singer that always tries to maintain her cute-level is Taylor Swift. She is photographed here in a vintage-looking, cropped-length peach and white gingham check top with a high-waisted light green shirt. Taylor’s outfit is totally tied together with her peach and tan leather sandals and of course, her matching beige leather purse. Taylor perfectly captures the young lady-like look.
The last celebrity sighting of the week to discuss is super model Heidi Klum strolling the shops with one of her little ones. Heidi has a 70’s vibe going with her floppy beige sun hat, white embroidered tank top, patch pocket boot-cut jeans, and square heel tan leather sandals. Heidi’s brown leather, saddle-style bag and gold-rimmed Aviator sunglasses are the perfect accessories. A similar vintage- style bag can be found by the designer Patricia Nash at www.countryoutfitter.com, currently for $127.95. It has the rich brown leather and is called the Women’s Barcellona Saddle Bag in tan.