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When Technology Met Fashion at the 2016 Met Gala, Claire Danes in Zac Posen Made History!

The 2016 Met Gala was a rendezvous for Fashion in an age of Technology in an attempt to challenge the creativity of designers and the daring potentials of the stars. A lot of them failed the test, seduced by too much bling-bling. The Balmain dresses which invaded the red carpet were just too much for the eye: Kim Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Cindy Crawford, Jourdan Dunn, Doutzen Kroes and Alessandra Ambrosia …

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Sarah Jessica Parker looked like she made it out of a Shakespearian play! Nicole Kidman could pass as a galaxy with her stars, moons and meteor showers. Rita Ora was too feathery in her Vera Wang. Lady Gaga was back to her old tricks. Nicki Minaj was chained in her Moschino custom made outfit. Not to mention some extravagant hairstyles: Lupita Nyong’o and Diane Von Furstenberg’s. Or the odd popping red flowers on Elizabeth Cordry’s Gucci dress or even Ellie Bamber’s bed sheet look alike Giles Deacon outfit, topped with Grimes odd frock! Taylor Swift, Alicia Vikander and Selena Gomez in Louis Vuitton were a huge disappointment. Demi Lovato was a failure in her Moschino. The Lemonade lady Beyoncé, despite the adequacy of the peachy color with her complexion, failed to choose well her dress, falling for a latex outfit by Givenchy. As for Saoirse Ronan’s dress, it looked very crowded with the unexplainable feathers. On top of it all, Katy Perry, Madonna and Kris Jenner could officially pass as the evil witches of the evening!

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Despite the faux-pas of so many stars, some others made daring fashion statements. Claire Danes in Zac Posen is one of the most extraordinary moments of fashion industry. The magical fairytale dress will never cease to amaze generations! If this is fashion at the age of technology, well count me in!

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As for the other best looks of the evening:

Nina Dobrev in Marchesa

Nina Dobrev Marchesa

Karolina Kurkova in Marchesa

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Zoe Saldana in D&G’s peacock train

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Kate Bosworth in D&G

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Bee Schaffer in McQueen (though she played it safe)

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Jessica Chastain in Prada (though I prefer less black lace on the bottom to highlight the precious satin fabric which matches her hair color and complexion)

Jessica Chastain Prada

Karlie Kloss in Brandon Maxwell

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Brie Larson in Proenza Schouler

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The Golden Globes: Who Shined (Most) on the Red Carpet in 2016?

The Golden Globes is, along with the Oscars and Cannes Film Festival, one of the most glamorous times of the year! In 2016, some nailed it overall, while some others did not. Dior and Prada didn’t make it to our list… surprisingly? So who did?

Our time to examine the looks and exhibit the best has finally come… Check our best dressed at the 2016 GG!

  1. Eva Longoria in Georges HobeikaEva-Longoria Georges hobeika
    Eva Longoria is to die for in a magnificent white sleeveless Georges Hobeika FW 2015/16 white gown featuring on the hips beautiful colorful floral designs and a gold waist bow. Hats off for what is the classiest look of the evening!
  1. Jenna Dewan Tatum in Zuhair MuradJenna-Dewan-Tatum Zuhair murad
    “Starry night” could qualify this amazing fully embellished dress signed by Zuhair Murad Jenna Dewan Tatum successfully chose for her red carpet appearance. Perfection at its best!
  1. Gina Rodriguez in Zac PosenGina-Rodriguez zac posen
    Rodriguez looks just stunning in this off-the-shoulder Zac Posen gem. She looks like a princess in the navy blue gown. Thumbs up!
  1. Lady Gaga in GivenchyLady-Gaga versace
    Lady Gaga comes right from a classic movie with her off-the-shoulder custom Givenchy. Her entire look is just stunning… Marilyn till the very end!
  1. Jennifer Lopez in Giambattista ValliJennifer-Lopez giambattista valli
    In her Giambattista Valli Couture gown, JLo is a radiant sun. Just ravishing and glowing… We love the cut, the marvelous cape and the color… not to mention the Harry Winston’s diamonds that shined bright on Lopez’ neck!
  1. Lily James in MarchesaLily-James marchesaJames looks like a fairy in her backless sleeveless tulle dress. It flows like a flawless and angelic fairy in the asymmetric neckline gown.
  2. Eva Green in Elie Saab
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    The actress shined in her lace overlay Couture gown. The perfection of her dress contrasted with her makeup and hairstyle … Still, the former Bond girl was a vision in Elie Saab!

  3. Laverne Cox in Elizabeth KennedyLaverne-Cox elizabeth kennedy
    For her first Golden Globe appearance, Cox donned a white dress. She is a vision in this simple yet elegant piece whose best part is the sexy low-plunge back which goes perfectly with the high-neckline, and the flowing train.
  4. Saoirse Ronan in Hedi Selman’s creation for YSLSaoirse-Ronan Yves Saint Laurent Couture by Hedi Slimane
    The look might be safe, but still, when we see a roman style, we cannot pass by indifferently, especially when it is handmade, silky and draped.

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