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Best & Worst Dressed at the 2015 SAG Awards!

It was a night of glitz and glamour as actors honored their fellow actors in Los Angeles on Sunday.

Here are the most memorable gowns from the evening along with those we all really want to forget!

Although this look is nowhere close to her breath-taking sighting 2 weeks ago, Julianne Moore dazzles once again in Givenchy. Although I’m not a fan of the tank top design and the somewhat messy hair, the emerald color is simply stunning and the intricate beading is flawless, and those purple Chopard earrings are not so bad either!


julianne moore



Reese Witherspoon continues her winning red carpet streak and shows up in a custom-made Giorgio Armani white one-sleeved gown. The blond beauty adds major bling thanks to 3.5 million dollars worth of Harry Winston diamonds.



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Modern Family’s Julie Bowen makes her return to the red carpet thanks to a flawless design by George Hobeika. The flirty floral patterned design hugs the actress’ frame and compliments it perfectly.



julie bowen


Red carpet darling Naomi Watts wows in an off-the-shoulder navy Balenciaga gown. Once again, the actress flaunts her perfect diamonds from the BVLGARI along with a matching clutch from the Italian brand.


naomi watts


The stunning Khaleesi- also known by her real name, Emilia Clarke walks the carpet with so much sophistication and poise. The uber sexy Brit stuns in a black and navy Donna Karan gown and perfect Cartier jewels.


emilia clarke


Jennifer Aniston gives Sofia Vergara a run for her money and takes a deep plunge in a vintage Galliano paisley print gown. The “Cake” actress adds her favorite gold body chain and goes for a blow-dry that just works.


jen aniston




In turn, newly engaged Sofia Vergara drops jaws in a killer Donna Karan Atelier red corset and flowing train combo. The Modern Family actress kept her hair simple and accessorized with her stunning engagement sparkler.


sofia vergara


Emma Stone is an absolute winner on the red carpet! She takes a major risk and shows up in a Dior Haute Couture tuxedo jacket dress that is absolutely flawless! The actress keeps her hair and make-up simple and slips into a pair of sexy strappy Louboutins to complete her Best Dressed look.


emma stone



Felicity Jones chose a beautiful Balenciaga design for the SAGs. It’s too bad that she selected a powder pink version of the gown, because the color completely washes her out.


felicity jones


Claire Danes may not be the train-wreck she was at the Golden Globes, but that doesn’t make her look any better. This Marc Jacobs halter design could have interesting if it weren’t for that busy contrasting belt and stone accents on the sides- yes stone accents!


claire danes



If you’re feeling an intolerable urge to rip-off Julia Roberts‘ weird looking satin-like pelvis? “pockets”, rest assured, you’re not alone. Roberts’ Givenchy jumpsuit’s tailoring is completely off and those black peep-toes look one size too big/worn out!



julia roberts



Keira Knightley: still pregnant, still on the worst dressed list. Although the shade of purple of this Erdem gown is amazing against her skin-tone, Knightley once again chooses to hide her baby bump under layers and layers of unnecessary fabric! Impatiently waiting for this once fashion icon and Chanel darling to wow us again!



keira knightly



And last but not least, Modern Family’s Ariel Winter brings the teenage cleavage to the SAGs red carpet courtesy of a winter white Zac Posen gown. Mind you, the actress is only 16 years old and although I read somewhere that she has trouble dressing for her body type, this look is too much dress and a whole lot of face paint for someone who is obviously going out on a school night!


ariel winter


Best Dressed at the 2014 MET Gala

The MET Gala took place last night in New York City. This year’s theme was Charles James: Beyond Fashion.

In case you’re not aware, Charles James was a technologically advanced couturier who rose to fame in the 1950s. Originally British, James was known as the architect of fashion; some of his designs were so structured that they could stand on their own. All these attributes led Charles James to become extremely popular to the extent that he was dubbed “America’s first Couturier”.

But enough history for now! Let’s get to the Best Dressed at last night’s gala!

Blake Lively 

She’s backkk! Ever since Blake Lively said “I Do” to Ryan Reynolds, she’s shown a more mature style on the red carpet, wearing understated outfits and covering up her assets. But last night, Blake brought the glamour back to the red carpet and stunned in a sparkly Gucci Première gown. From her soft waves to her jewels, Blake was absolutely flawless!


Blake Lively- Gucci



Gisele Bundchen

No surprise here! Gisele continues her winning streak at the MET for yet another year by wearing a breath taking black gown by Balenciaga. The Brazilian model kept everything else simple and simply accessorized with a pair of Fred Leighton emerald earrings.


Gisele Bundchen - Balenciaga



Victoria Beckham

Both Mr. and Mrs. Beckham wowed New York City last night! Posh wore a beautiful white column dress from her own Victoria Beckham collection while David matched his wife’s ensemble perfectly in a black and white Ralph Lauren Black Label suit.




Naomi Watts

We all know that this Australian beauty can do no wrong on the red carpet! Watts waltzed onto the red carpet in this Givenchy partly sheer stunner. The actress made sure to let the dress make a statement by keeping her accessories and hairstyle fairly simple.


Naomi Watts




Beyoncé sure knows how to bring glamour to the MET. Mrs. Carter made a fashion statement in her Givenchy Couture gown that was measured to fit her body perfectly! Queen B accessorized with a matching beaded black head piece and Lorraine Schwartz jewels.




Reese Witherspoon

With so many pink hued gowns on the red carpet, it was hard to pick a favorite! There’s no denying that Reese Witherspoon looked like a winner in this Stella McCartney fushia gown. It’s also so refreshing to see Reese look this stunning, especially after her train wreck ensemble at the Golden Globes earlier this year.


Reese Witherspoon - Stella McCartney


Kim Kardashian 

Hate her or love her, this must be said: Kim Kardashian looked amazing at last night’s event. The reality star ditched her much loved skin tight- curve hugging- over plunging outfits in favor of this navy Lanvin creation. For once in a really really long time, Kim looks classy and understated! Kim also gets bonus points for changing her strappy sandals at the last minute in favor of these black stunners! Here’s hoping she keeps this up for her wedding, rumored to be taking place next week in Paris.


Kim K - Lanvin


What do you think of my best dressed list? Who was your favorite?



All images are courtesy of Eonline, Vogue, and the Daily Mail

Let’s Talk Memorable Celebrity Wedding Gowns on LBC SAT’s “B Beirut”!

It was my pleasure to be a guest on “B Beirut” yesterday night, a lifestyle show that is broadcast live on LBC SAT daily at 7:30PM.

The topic I covered with the show’s very fashionable host Bilal Al Arabi was memorable celebrity wedding dresses. As you all know, wedding season is just around the corner and you beautiful ladies may want to get some inspiration from the gowns your favorite stars wore for their walk down the aisle. Check out the gowns that were showcased on “B Beirut” below!

Kicking it off with Anne Hathaway who wore a stunning custom made Valentino couture gown for her nuptials to Adam Shulman in Big Sur, CA late last year. The Les Miserables star’s gown was inspired by the 20s and even featured a head band that covered her short tresses (thank God!). Additionally, the gown was hand painted on the bottom in pink which added a girly touch to the otherwise very feminine look.


Anne Hathaway in Valentino



The Black Eyed Peas’ frontwoman Fergie wore custom made Dolce & Gabbana for her wedding to Josh Duhamel. The dress featured a fitted corset, tulle train, and a collection of tulle flowers that were knitted on the back with Swarovsky crystals placed in the center. Take a look at that amazing diamond necklace in her hair!


Fergie in Dolce and Gabbana



Gwen Stefani knows a thing or two about being rocker chic! For her wedding to Gavin Rossdale more than 10 years ago, Stefani wore a Couture Dior gown that was white, but featured a hot pink hue towards the hem. Gwen knew how to inject some punk rock into her gown while keeping it classy and is widely credited today as the celebrity who inspired pink wedding gowns!


Gwen Stefani in Christian Dior



Hillary Duff, known to many as Lizzy McGuirre wore a custom made Vera Wang mermaid gown for her wedding to Hockey player Mike Comrie. The petite star looked stunning in this strapless dress that featured loads of ruffles below the knee. Tip! Mermaid gowns look good on almost every body shape; this style adds some height if you need an extra few inches and covers problem areas where you might appear to be fuller.


Hillary Duff in Vera Wang


One of my favorite celebrity gowns belongs to Jenna Dewan who married the very sexy Channing Tatum in a charming outdoor ceremony. The stunning actress wore a Couture gown by Lebanese American designer Reem Acra that featured a full skirt, beading on the bodice, and whimsical feathers all over. Love it!


Jenna Dewan in Reem Acra



How else would you expect Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake to pose on the cover of People magazine on their wedding day? The beautiful actress slipped into a pink Giambattista Valli couture gown for her Italian wedding to the popular pop star. Biel kept her makeup to a minimum and had her hair in a simple updo , which kept the focus on the dress!


Jessica Biel in Giambattista Valli



British supermodel Kate Moss married Jamie Hince in England in a village like ceremony. The groom wore a blue grey retro suit while the blond bride wore a dress by her friend John Galliano. Moss’ gown was inspired by 20s icon Zelda Fitzgerald and was lightly sequined with sheer panels here and there. The model’s bridal party (including her daughter who served as her maid of honor) were all dressed by her close friend and designer Stella McCartney.


Kate Moss in John Galliano



When Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise got married, it was a match made in tabloid heaven for months to come! Holmes asked Giorgio Armani to create her gown for the big day (as well as Cruise’s tux) who designed this off-the-shoulder beaded dress with a tulle trimmed veil for their big wedding in an Italian castle!


Katie Holmes in Armani


When Kim Kardashian announced that she was marrying Basketball player Kris Humphries, everyone knew she was going to go all out for her wedding. But no one expected her to wear three custom made gowns- that reportedly cost $75,000- by Vera Wang! For the ceremony, the reality star wore a Cinderella like strapless gown which featured a full skirt. (Check out the diamonds on her forehead!). After, Kim K slipped into a mermaid tulle gown for the reception and later on changed into a champagne colored satin number to cut the cake. Notice how in each look, the reality star wears different jewels and changes her hair and makeup!


Kim Kardashian in Vera WangKim Kardashian in 3 Vera Wang gowns



Everyone expected Mariah Carey to go all out for her wedding to Nick Cannon a few years ago. However, the diva surprised everyone by wearing a simple Nile Cymlo gown to her big day in the Bahamas. Her dress was reportedly the same color as the island’s sand! It doesn’t stop their though- following the ceremony, guests gathered around the ocean and watched as Mariah’s dress turned pink once she entered the water. Guess Carey did have a surprise up her sleeve!


Mariah Carey in Nile Cymlo


For her understated wedding to Brian Austin Greene in Hawaii, Megan Fox wore a simple gown made especially for her by Armani Privé. The actress looked beautiful as she walked barefoot in the sand in her sweetheart neckline gown that featured a stunning flowing veil and a 13 foot train- yes 13!


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Melania Knauss shocked the world when she appeared on the cover of Vogue magazine one month prior to her wedding in her actual wedding dress! Yes, the former model posed in her John Galliano strapless gown that had a 13-foot train and was made from 300 feet of white duchesse satin, and 1,500 pearls and crystal rhinestones. Guess it pays to marry a billionaire like Donald Trump!


Melania Trump in John GallianoMelania Trump in Vogue


The Legally Blond Reese Witherspoon wore a custom made Monique Lhuiller soft pink gown for her wedding to Jim Toth in her home in Ojai, CA. The classy actress’ gown featured a corset top made of Chantilly lace along with a separated tulle A-line skirt with a silk satin ribbon.


Reese Witherspoon in Monique Lhuillier



Which designer would you choose to design your wedding gown if your husband-to-be owned Gucci, YSL, and Balenciaga? Well Salma Hayek chose Balenciaga for her Venice wedding to PPR chairman Francois Henri Pinault. The stunning gown featured a silver beaded bodice that highlighted her cleavage (as always) and a full off-white skirt. Stunning!


Salma Hayek in Balenciaga



I LOVE Victoria Beckham, but I think that if she were to get married again, she would pick another gown than the Vera Wang she wore to her wedding to David Beckham over 10 years ago. Nevertheless, Mrs. Beckham is beautiful in this champagne colored satin strapless gown. And check out those apples in her bouquet! Maybe that’s a British thing? ;)


Victoria Beckham in Vera Wang


There you have it! A rundown of the most memorable celebrity wedding gowns! Which is your favorite?

Thank you again to the amazing production team and crew at LBC SAT’s B Beirut. Looking forward to next time!





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