my best-dressed pick from the 2012 Oscars

One of the red carpet shows I look forward to observe is the Academy Awards, partly because I wish to know which nominated movie or actor would bagged the Oscars and partly, who wears the best couture for 2012. I haven’t watched many of the nominated movies, maybe because they weren’t of the mainstream variety as compared to last year’s but I guess now that The Artist won I will check it out plus some other ones nominated this weekend. For now, let’s feast your eyes on some of the gowns which blew my mind. 🙂
My first pick would be Jennifer Lopez’s – this Zuhair Murad’s dress complimented all her curves to the hilt. I would say when it comes to body – nobody sizzles with class and style like JLo.

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It was too sheer though for my liking but I like the drape and stripey look all over. Gorgeous!
Next, I was so thrilled to see the pretty gowns I saw on Ellie Saab’s 2012 couture collection made it to the Oscars! Was inspired by the look that I even ask my tailor to make a similar dress (with adjustments to hijab-wearing requirement). Love the shimmering pastels. It wasn’t too great on Berenice Bejo, a little frumpy maybe it’s really meant for very slim lanky ladies but Milla looked stunning in the white Ellie Saab, together with her red hot lips.

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This year, white and nudes seems to reign on the red carpet. I see a lot of flowing chiffon, silk and crepes but most look very wedding-ish and prom-ish to me but when Gwyneth Paltrow and Shailene Woodley turned up with these it was simply refreshing.

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I’m head over heels with this gown by Valentino – it looks great with hijab! Now you can almost *smell* how my future dress going to look like… hehhe
Finally, the most breathtaking dress (in my eyes) goes to:

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Fiery gorgeous isn’t it? I can imagine the hours of beadwork but this screams DIVA!

Till then, have a merry delicious dreams of couture gowns and I will keep you posted with my review of Oscar movies soon.


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