Sunday night, the biggest names in movies and television came out to kick off the 2017 awards season. The Golden Globes (AKA the biggest party in Hollywood) served up some major fashion moments. Stars rocked the red carpet and didn’t hold back, embracing bold hues, mesmerizing metallics and showstopping silhouettes. It’s safe to say, the Globes will be a hard act to follow (good luck People’s Choice Awards, Grammys and Oscars). From eye-catching canary yellow to metallurgic magic, there were more than a few trends that stole the show. Scroll down for every red carpet trend that will actually affect your late-night style in 2017 (and of course some pieces to help you pull ’em off IRL).
Black & White
This year celebs modernized this classic color combo with intricate details and unique silhouettes. Sienna Miller flaunted her fab figure in Michael Kors. Janelle Monae looked out of this world in Armani. Michelle Williams enchanted us all in her lace Louis Vuitton design (no wonder she’s the face of their new ad campaign). Expect to see more of this color combo in stores this season and in the fall.
Sarah Jessica Parker: If there’s one woman who embodies fashion, it’s SJP. Much like her beloved character, Carrie Bradshaw, Parker is a fashion icon — she’s also a designer. Not surprisingly, the Divorce star’s off-the-shoulder Vera Wang gown didn’t disappoint. (Photo via Frazer Harrison/Getty)
Heidi Klum: Heidi Klum is known far and wide for her fashion risks — and Sunday night, it totally paid off. The supermodel nailed modern elegance in a geometric black and white J. Mendel creation. (Photo via Frazer Harrison/Getty)
1. Dress the Population Shawn Sequin Midi Dress ($264): This midi dress is a bona fide knockout. The bodycon silhouette shows off your shape, while the glistening ombre draws all eyes up and down (and up and down again). Safe to say all eyes will be on you.
PRETTY IN PINK
It should have been called the pink carpet! Singer Carrie Underwood showed up in her springy, petal pink number. And she wasn’t alone. Connie Britton in Edition by Georges Chakra, Felicity Jones in Gucci and Angela Basset in Christian Siriano all choose a version of the feminine hue. Pink has been steadily rising up the ranks for the past two seasons thanks to street style-approved toppers and statement shoes, so we’re excited to see this shade make its way onto the red carpet.
Emma Stone: And a star is born! Alright, so the La La Land actress was already an A-lister, but her star shined even brighter in this blush Valentino stunner. (Photo via Frazer Harrison/Getty)
Zoe Saldana: Saldana could wear a paper bag and look stunning. Luckily, it didn’t come to that. When Saldana walked down the red carpet wearing a Gucci, she took our breath away. (Photo via Frazer Harrison/Getty)
2. Likely Packard Dress ($198): Pink doesn’t have to be cutesy. Case in point, this sophisticated one-shoulder number. The contoured silhouette and front slit make it feel mature, yet totally party-ready. All you need are some sparkling statement earrings and you’re ready to hit the hottest soiree in town.
It’s time to pull out your tiara because the Golden Globes were nothing short of a fairy tale. Starlets like Hailee Steinfeld, Lily Collins and Olivia Culpo looked positively royal in their gorgeous gowns. Get ready to say buh-bye to bodycon and usher in a slew of figure-flattering, fanciful frocks.
Lily Collins: Collins style choices are always on point. She looked like a modern-day princess in a rose-covered masterpiece by Zuhair Murad. (Photo via Frazer Harrison/Getty)
Olivia Culpo: The former Miss USA showed up looking fierce AF in a regal Zuhair Murad. Not everyone could pull off such an ornate gown, but then again not everyone has Culpo’s grace and elegance. (Photo via REX/Shutterstock)
3. Adrianna Papell Sequin Two-Piece Gown ($249): We love this edgy take on a classic princess gown featuring a sequin crop top and full skirt. Now all you need are your glass slippers, err sparkling pumps, and a charming date.
All Over Glitz
It wouldn’t be the Golden Globes without a serious dose of glitz and glam. And this year took it to a whole new level! Regina King glittered in Romona Keveza. Sarah Paulson channeled ’80s style in a backless gown by Marc Jacobs. Tracee Ellis Ross was positively metallurgic when she accepted her award in Zuhair Murad. Come Fall ’17, expect to see a barrage of bedazzled separates, high-voltage tops for day and night and dresses that dare people to stare.
Naomie Harris: The Moonlight actress looked statuesque in a metallic corset-style gown by Armani Privé. It fits her so perfectly, it almost looks like she’s covered in liquid metal. (Photo via Frazer Harrison/Getty)
Ruth Negga: If you hadn’t heard of Ruth Negga before, she’s the ultra-talented lead in Loving and soon-to-be constant on everyone’s best-dressed list. This Hollywood newcomer sure made a name for herself when she showed up in this impeccably tailored, metallic column dress by Louis Vuitton. We give it five stars. (Photo via Frazer Harrison/Getty)
4. Forever 21 Mirrored Sequin Dress ($48): Go bling or go home! This mini, featuring mirrored sequins, a high neckline and button keyhole back, is a modern and major way to jump on the metallic bandwagon.
Take the Plunge
If you got it flaunt it… and flaunt they did. Stars like Gina Rodriguez, Keri Russell and Louise Roe showed some skin with super low-cut necklines. Our prediction? Deep v-necks and strategic cutouts will continue to dominate your favorite stores in looks that are as sexy as they are classy.
Mandy Moore: Moore has been in the press more than ever thanks to her hit show, This Is Us. But tonight all anyone can talk about is her jaw-dropping Naeem Khan gown. (Photo via Frazer Harrison/Getty)
Jessica Biel: As if we need another reason to be jealous of Biel (women everywhere were already envious of her bangin’ bod and ultra-talented hubby). The way she rocked her Elie Saab — complete with a deep V and thigh-high slit — turned us positively green. (Photo via Frazer Harrison/Getty)
5. Yumi Kim Rush Hour Maxi ($298): Ready to wow? This slinky silk maxi is complete with an eye-catching deep V front and ultra-high slit. Warning, this dress is not for the faint of heart.
Let’s hear it for the boys, err girls. This year, Octavia Spencer, Kristen Bell, Evan Rachel Wood and Kathryn Hahn embraced their masculine side with super chic tuxedo-inspired looks. THIS is the style that will have the most impact on stores like Zara, Express, Mango and Missguided. Make room in your closet for a ladylike tux or nighttime pantsuit that will redefine your evening style. #pantsuitscantlose
Evan Rachel Wood: The 29-year-old nominee ditched a dress in lieu of a custom Altuzarra suit. And might we say BRAVO! (Photo via Jim Smeal/REX/Shutterstock)
Kristen Bell: Bell was positively beguiling in a sequin Jenny Packham tux. Move over Dax Shepard, your wife just pulled off menswear-inspired like nobody’s business. (Photo via Venturelli/WireImage)
6. Missguided Long Sleeve Tuxedo Dress ($72): The perfect blend of masculine and feminine, this black blazer dress is as fierce as it gets! The structured cut, silk collar and gold buttons are beyond chic.
We counted no less than five rays of sunshine making their way down the red carpet. From Reese Witherspoon in Nina Ricci to Viola Davis’s one-shoulder Michael Kors gown, this cheerful trend has us smiling from ear to ear — which is great news, because this hue was all over the runway for spring 2017.
Emily Ratajkowski: The California beauty and Insta sensation (@emrata) glammed up the red carpet in a body-skimming silk gown by Reem Acra. Between the dramatic slit, plunging neckline and crystal-encrusted neck tie, we couldn’t take our eyes off her. (Photo via Rob Latour/REX/Shutterstock)
Natalie Portman: No one pulls off a baby bump like Portman. She epitomized pregnancy-chic in a sunny Prada frock. (Photo via Neilson Barnard/ Getty)
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