87th Annual Academy Awards: Best Dressed

The Academy Awards are like the crowning jewel of awards season. We’re just as excited (if not more) to see what our favorite starlets will be wearing on the red carpet. Here are our top choices for this year’s best dressed at the 87th Annual Academy Awards!

ANNA KENDRICK

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Anna Kendrick’s custom Thakoon gown fit her perfectly! We love the coral hue…feminine and sophisticated. 

CHRISSY TEIGEN

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Chrissy’s red carpet report card has all A’s! She looked so glamorous in this light blue Zuhair Murad piece.

EMMA STONE

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Emma Stone has been taking a lot of risks on the red carpet lately, but it’s paying off! Her long-sleeved Elie Saab custom gown was glowing!

JENNIFER LOPEZ

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Speaking of glowing…JLO is the queen of the red carpet as far as we’re concerned. She looks perfect in this Elie Saab ensemble.

MARGOT ROBBIE

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Margot’s black Saint Laurent gown was anything but basic! It was totally sexy, while still leaving a bit to the imagination.

REESE WITHERSPOON

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We’re in love with the classic cut of Reese’s Tom Ford gown. She looked classy and elegant.

RITA ORA

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This custom made Marchesa fishtail gown is amazing!! The gold details bring the entire ensemble up another notch.

ROSAMUND PIKE

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Did she really just have a baby three months ago?! By the way that her Givenchy gown fits, we certainly can’t tell! Amazing.

ZOE SALDANA

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Another new mom that looks fantastic. Zoe looks like a vision in her Versace dress.

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SAG AWARDS 2015: RED CARPET FAVORITES

It’s official…awards season is upon us! Our favorite part? Watching celebs walk the red carpet, of course! Here are a few of our red carpet favorites from the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore 2015 SAG Awards

In this beaded, emerald Givenchy Couture gown, Julianne Moore proved nothing short of stunning. We love how her natural makeup and wavy down-style complement the look!

Camila Alves 

Camila Alves 2015 SAG Awards

Camila looked gorgeous in her amethyst Donna Karan Atelier gown! She also kept her hair and makeup sleek, simple…making the whole look incredibly CHIC!

Emma Stone 

Emma Stone 2015 SAG Awards

Emma has been full of daring and bold fashion choices this season! This all-black Dior-Couture gown proved no exception. It was high fashion and fabulous.

Julia Roberts 

Julia Roberts 2015 SAG Awards

Julia’s black tuxedo Givenchy jumpsuit was a great choice. She looked effortlessly glamorous.

Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon 2015 SAG Awards

Reese’s custom Giorgio Armani gown and Harry Winston jewels looked beautiful. She kept the look very classy with sleek pony and pink lipstick.

Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong'o SAG Awards 2015

We love how Lupita not only looks gorgeous in her Elie Saab gown, but she seems so incredibly confident! The colors on this gown worked perfectly with her red lipstick.

Sofia Vergara

Sofia Vergara SAG Awards 2015

Sofia looked like a total bombshell. This red, form-fitting Donna Karan Atelier gown fit her impeccably.

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2015 GOLDEN GLOBE FAVORITES: MAKEUP, HAIR & FASHION

With Hollywood‘s A-listers in their best-dressed, the red carpet is like a feast for the eyes…and this year was no exception! Here are our choices for the best in Makeup, Hair, Fashion. We’ve also included a bonus winner for OVERALL, this CHIC beauty‘s name kept coming up in every category, so we decided she deserved an award of her own!

MAKEUP

Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen Golden Globes 2015

We loved the simplicity of Chrissy’s look for this year’s show! She’s a natural beauty and had such a radiant glow. 

Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chasten Golden Globes 2015

Jessica’s smokey eye was the perfect complement to her gorgeous locks and gown! We love how dramatic eye was off-set with a more natural lip.

Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong'o Golden Globes 2015

Lupita’s plum colored accents were gorgeous with her gown, but not too matchy-matchy. She’s another one of our favorite natural beauties!

HAIR

Allison Williams

Allison Williams Golden Globes 2015

Allison’s sleek waves had the perfect touch of Old Hollywood glamour. A job well done!

Kate HudsonKate Hudson Golden Globes 2015

Kate’s sleek up-do was classy and a great match with her gorgeous earrings. 

Sienna Miller

Sienna Miller Golden Globes 2015

Sienna Miller looks like she just woke up ready to walk the red carpet. Her blonde bob is perfectly ‘CHIC.’

FASHION

Jennifer Lopez Golden Globes 2015

Never one to disappoint, J-Lo looked like a true goddess in her gown…showing just the right amount of skin!

Kate Beckinsale

Kate Beckinsale Golden Globes 2015

Kate’s dress was not only beautiful, but fit her impeccably. The glittery beaded accents amp up the glam-factor.

Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts Golden Globes 2015

Naomi made a daring choice with this bright yellow gown, but it pairs stunningly with her modern necklace and simple clutch.

OVERALL

Amal Clooney Golden Globes 2015

Amal Clooney had everything right for the Golden Globes. In addition to her white gloves, she has another perfect “accessory”…her husband, George!

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MOST CHIC LOOKS AT THE 2014 VMAS & EMMYS

The red carpet was full of gorgeous ensembles at these back to back awards ceremonies! Here are our top choices for “MOST CHIC” at each event:

2014 VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS:

GWEN STEFANI

Gwen Stefani

RITA ORA

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IGGY AZALEA

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RITA VOLK

Rita Volk

KENDALL JENNER

Kylie Jenner

2014 EMMYS

CAT DEELEY

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KRISTEN WIIG

EMMYS Kristin Wiig

HALLE BERRY

Halle Berry

HAYDEN PANETTIERE

Hayden Panetierre

SOFIA VERGARA

Sofia Vergara

TAYLOR SCHILLING

Taylor Schilling EMMYS

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ACADEMY AWARDS 2014 BEAUTY RECAP!

The 86th Academy Awards, affectionately known as the Oscars, swooped in and drew Hollywood’s most glamorous to a night of awards and celebration of the year’s best. In honor of the ceremonial spirit, here are our favorites from this year’s festivities in fashion, beauty and beyond!

BEST OVERALL

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While everyone looked stunning on the red carpet, we loved Angelina Jolie‘s ethereal elegance, Charlize Theron‘s sculpted perfect, and mama-to-be Kerry’s Washington‘s lavender look!

BEST MAKEUP

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Nude shades and light palettes were in this Oscar season, and Kristen BellJenna Dewan Tatumn, and Penelope Cruz all pulled off the perfectly subdued look which accented their gorgeous gowns.

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We fell in love with the re-incarnation of the traditional Hollywood glam hairstyles of yesteryear modernized by the eternally beautiful Kate Hudson and Sandra Bullock!

BEST FASHION

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Jennifer Lawrence always knows how to turn heads, and besides being owner of the most eye-catching dress color of the night, her attention-stealing back necklace is a must-have! Meanwhile, Jessica Biel sparkled in a metallic strapless Chanel stunner.

BEST HOSTellencollageAnd, of course, there is no denying the incomparable Ellen Degeneres stole the show with her fabulous fashion and always on cue hosting abilities!

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CHIC GRAMMY LOOKS WE LOVED!

Award season is officially here! We saw many gorgeous looks from music’s biggest night, the Grammy Awards. Here are our top 5 looks of the night.

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Per usual, Beyonce was unstoppable at last night’s award show. After the sultry songstress opened the show with her performance of “Drunk in Love”, she looked like the ultimate cool-girl in perfectly undone waves and a deep bordeaux lip.

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Rita Ora’s purple smokey eye was nothing short of mesmerizing! The singer traded her signature red lip for a subtle, nude shade and her brows were perfection.

ciara

Ciara glowed on the red carpet. The mom-to-be wore her hair in a loose up-do with plenty of face framing strands. Her makeup was simple and natural with a gorgeous shimmery lip.

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Louise Roe looked gorgeous in bouncy side-swept curls and ultra flirty lashes. A nude lip completed the look as well as her heavily rimmed eyes.

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Taylor Swift kept her hair simple in a laid-back pony. With a touch of metallic in her inner eye corner and a silver smokey eye, she looked every bit polished.

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CHIC CELEBRITY TRANSFORMATIONS OVER THE YEARS!

Throughout their years in the spotlight, these three celebrity beauties have shown transformations of their images. Check out Lauren Conrad, Sandra Bullock, and Selena Gomez as they progress their Hollywood style!

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One of the pioneers in the beauty world, Lauren Conrad pulls off polished and feminine hair and makeup while remaining laid-back and fashion-forward. From ombre hair to bold lips to a wavy faux bob in 2008, Conrad proves time and again that she isn’t afraid to take risks. Although she did turn to the dark side (of hair color that is) for a brief moment in 2011, Conrad remains the ultimate sun-kissed California girl.

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It’s official: like fine wine, Sandra Bullock only gets better with time! The movie star has been in the business for over 20 years and she just keeps getting more and more stunning. In 2004, Bullock lightened up with warm honey and golden strands that made her eyes pop. At the 2011 Golden Globes she modeled blunt bangs and a sexy nude lip. Nowadays, Sandra loves bold lips and tousled, wavy locks on the red carpet.

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Former Disney star Selena Gomez has grown right in front of our eyes. Though always maintaining a more natural makeup look, Selena has definitely experimented with her hair over the years. From blunt bangs in 2008 to a short bob to a straight, sleek look in 2011, Selena was able to rock it all. Transforming from a cute girl to a confident woman, Selena keeps her locks luscious and long. We hope it’s here to stay!

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5 HOTTEST LOOKS AT THE 2013 EMMY AWARDS!

The 2013 Emmy Awards shook things up in the beauty world! No longer was the focus long hair and dark smokey eyes, rather stars were all about the bob and light, shimmering eye makeup (read: inner eye!) Read on for our top five stars who dazzled on the Emmy red carpet last night.

Julianne Hough

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Although we’re still undecided about her gown (do we love it?), Julianne Hough’s makeup and hair were undeniably perfection. She opted for tousled beach waves and matched her shimmery eye shadow to her Jenny Packham design. The effect: modern mermaid!

 

Kerry Washington

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The Scandal star wowed everyone as her flushed pink cheeks, neutral lips and loose curls only enhanced her natural beauty. Makeup artist Carola Gonzalez topped off the look with a soft smokey eye, keeping with the star’s romantic dress and makeup look.

 

Jane Lynch

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Where can we buy Jane Lynch’s beautiful copper eye shadow!? The hue picked out by makeup artist Toby Fleischman looked amazing against her blue eyes! Lynch also scores a perfect ten with just the right amount of volume in her coif and perfectly sculpted eyebrows.

 

Kate Mara

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Mara was another bob-believer last night, wearing hers slick straight with a deep side-part. Shimmery gold eye shadow rimmed her lower lash line and made her caramel eyes pop! We especially loved her glowing skin created with help from a little well-placed highlighter and makeup artist Coleen Campbell-Olwell.

January Jones

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January Jones went all-out retro on the red carpet, perfectly framing her gorgeous face with sculpted curls. Makeup artist Rachel Goodwin applied frosty white shadow to the Mad Men star’s inner eye to give a flash of interest to her otherwise natural and subdued makeup.

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VMA BEAUTY & FASHION ROUNDUP!

It is officially red carpet season! And you know what that means: celebs in gorgeous makeup, amazing hairstyles and a bevy of gorgeous gowns for us to lust after. We especially love the VMAs for the edgy vibe of the evening. Check out our top three picks for Best Dressed and Best Beauty of the night!

Best Dressed: Ciara

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     Ciara nearly took our breath away in this Givenchy gown. Strategically placed nude panels, loads of gorgeous embroidery and subtle feathers gave us lots to look at! All in all, Ciara pulled off the ensemble.

Naya Rivera

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     Naya Rivera showed off her amazing figure in a form-fitting black gown with side cutout. The Glee star managed to look sexy, edgy and sophisticated all at the same time!

Melanie Iglesias

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Although she may be a newcomer to the limelight, Melanie of MTV show Girl Code looks like she was born to walk the red carpet! The amethyst color of her gown complemented her warm, auburn hair color perfectly and she wasn’t shy with that (J.LO circa 2000-esque) plunging neckline!

Best Beauty: Taylor Swift

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     Taylor Swift turned up the dial in the glamour department. Her faux bob was styled in Marilyn Monroe-inspired curls that were one part retro, one part polished and 100% glam. To keep it modern, T-Swift went with edgy dark liner and a touch of silver shadow to make her eyes pop.

Jennifer Hudson

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     If anyone glowed on the red carpet, it was Jennifer Hudson. She played up the almond shape of her eyes with a smokey cat eye with a hint of blue liner on the lower lash line and long, flirty lashes. Expert contouring and a glossy nude lip topped off her look.

Selena Gomez

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     Selena not only won the award last night for Best Pop Video, but she also wins for one of the best beauty looks. With a creamy berry lip and sleek, glossy locks, her look was sophisticated and on point!

TEEN CHOICE AWARDS 2013!

Missed last night’s Teen Choice Awards? Lucky for you, CHICSTUDIOS has a recap of the best red carpet hair and makeup looks. Here are the young Hollywood starlets that caught our eye and lit up the red carpet!

HAIR:

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Lea Michele styled her locks in flirty, beachy waves. We also admire her beautiful, brave smile!

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We adore Nina Dobrev’s effortless looking ponytail. Volume at the crown and super shiny strands make the look polished yet laidback.

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Attention beauty lovers: braids have proven a hair trend here to stay! Maia’s tousled braided crown shows off the star’s gorgeous eyes.

MAKEUP:

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Shay plays a natural beauty on Pretty Little Liars but she stepped it up a notch on the red carpet with her summery glow, bronze smokey eye and nude lip.

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Holland’s skin looks flawless and that bright red lip is pure perfection!

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Selena plays up her sultry new image by rocking a sexy cat eye achieved with thick, winged black eyeliner.

It’s safe to say that last night the red carpet was filled with so many gorgeous young ladies. Who was your favorite at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards?