For starters, I loved everything Anne Hathaway wore throughout the evening. My fave of the bunch was her Lanvin tuxedo…and oh! those shoes.
There were enough girlie elements in play for this to work and not look like she hired a tailor to alter a man’s suit. I think she pulled it off beautifully.
She also looked fabulous in her Valentino archive, and while I like the red lipstick, I think the red nails were a bit much.
Natalie Portman was stunning in Rodarte, and the color was beautiful on her.
Amy Adams was majestic in L’Wren Scott, but I honestly would have ditched the $1.35 million in Cartier emeralds that competed with the dress.
Kudos to Helen Mirren and Oprah Winfrey for proving, once again, that you don’t have to be under 30 to look fabulous.
Moving in the opposite age direction, 14-year-old Hailee Steinfeld was blushingly beautiful in Marchesa.
My votes for highly questionable taste go to:
Melissa Leo, wearing my nonna’s special-occasion tablecloth
Cate Blanchett, whose beads look like some sort of terrible skin growth
Hilary Swank, wearing what appears to be feathers that have been dragged through the street
Mandy Moore, whose stylist apparently thinks it works when you match fabric to skin
Helena Bonham-Carter, who is so bloody good at being crazily inappropriate HBC