Did you see the Golden Globes last night?
It was a great night to stay in so that's just what I did. I curled up with a glass, okay two glasses, of wine, a couple salted caramels and my "cellie" - just in case I need to post those comments I couldn't keep to myself on Facebook.
Only ten minutes in and I realized I need to consider upgrading my cable package. I have never seen Olive Kitteridge The Affair or The Normal Heart.
I look at watching a show like this as a short cut to learning what's out there that's good and what I can pass on. I also like that it doesn't matter if I am familiar with all the shows or actors, I can still appreciate what their wearing.
There seemed to be a lot of sequins and silver. This dress has received a lot of press but it wasn't one of my favorites.
Julianne Moore via Who What Wear
Jennifer Aniston also sported sequins albeit in black.
She is so cute but really? The dress, a St. Laurent, is a bit of a yawn and it looks old on her. I wish she would step out of her box and surprise us by taking a fashion risk.
There were a few "misses" on the red carpet last night.
Most of these women have bodies that I can only dream of attaining and I understand wanting to flaunt the results of all those hours in the gym and crazy diets. Sometimes though, too much skin is just too too much. It distracts from how gorgeous these women really are.
Kate Hudson Getty image
It fits her flawlessly but the cut outs bring the dress down from chic to cheap.
Then there is Jennifer Lopez who just gets more beautiful with every year but this dress? It looks like it hurts.
via Hollywood Gossip
Her body is amazing but the dress is just too much - the open plunging neckline, the slit, the reptilian looking fabric PLUS a cape? This look is just over the top. One element? Sure. All four? #desperate. She doesn't need to do this.
Rosamund Pike gave birth only a month ago and she looks fabulous but this dress is just wrong wrong wrong on so many levels.
It is so unflattering and it DOES NOT FIT!
This look screams where is my waist and either get me roll of tape or a lift.
I'm really not sure who could wear this. I call it
Vera Wang How Could You?
But Vera's slip is nothing compared to full on wipe out that is Chanel's butterfly dress worn by Kiera Knightly.
This dress is just ridiculously hideous. Yes HIDEOUS.
There are no words.
Does her stylist hate her?
But enough with the misses, there were so many of these women that really hit the mark with their selections last night.
White was a popular choice and I loved this understated but out of the ordinary choice worn by Kristin Wig. An off the shoulder look with a drop waist, it's feminine and flattering and it drapes beautifully.
Salma Hayek also bared her shoulders in yet another drop waist gown but this one with a full skirted silhouette. The fabric is spectacular and the belt is a brilliant edgy touch that keeps it from looking like a bridal gown.
Getty image via AP
Red on the red carpet? Yes, it works and it was a predominate color at the 2015 Golden Globes.
The color looks ravishing on Taylor Shilling. I'm used to seeing her in that orange jumpsuit all the time. It was so fun to see her like this.
via Who What Wear
Then there was this beaded, pleated red tulle beauty worn by Allison Williams.
Designed by Armani Prive this is a definite showstopper.
I could have done with a lighter touch on the make up but still,
Wow wow wow.
Then there is Heidi Klum's take on red.
This woman knows how to do it right.
Jordan Strauss photo
The best bod-con look has to go to
Just looking at her makes me want to go work out.
I was also intrigued and smitten with this midriff baring pantsuit in navy worn by Lorde.
It's probably more of a love or leave it kind of look but me? I love it.
There were so many gorgeous gowns but in the end the one that I will remember is this dark blue beauty worn by Julia Goldani Telles.
I didn't even know who she was until last night but I saw her walk up on stage to receive an award with the cast of The Affair and I let out a gasp of admiration for her dress. It was breathtaking - literally. She is only nineteen but she carried this off effortlessly.
I read that the dress is a Carmen Marc Valvo design. I love his cocktail dresses but this gown is epic.
The color, the fullness, the dramatically plunging neckline. This look is perfection and my favorite of the evening.
Get ready. The Academy Awards are scheduled for February 22, 2015 and only weeks away.