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  • Best of Oscar Red Carpet Fashion 2012 Rundown

    Penelope Cruz Oscars

    From Penelope Cruz’s retro-Hollywood inspired Armani Prive gown to a parade of matronly gala dresses, you never know what to expect from the style scene at the Oscars and this year’s 84th annual Academy Awards served as no exception –although a cold one indeed. The problem with the stylization of Hollywood is the banal red carpet scene as of late with its too safe & ho-hum attempts and now rare misfires. With the infiltration of stylists amongst Tinseltown actresses have been dressing…

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  • Men’s Oscar Style: Jean Dujardin, THE Award Winning Hunk- Here Are His Grooming Tips

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    Oooh la la!  A gentlemen can have a bit of French Chic too… We cannot promise that you will end up looking just as stunningly handsome as Jean Dujardin, the Oscar Winner for Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, but we can promise that you will definitely up your grooming game. FocusOnStyle has the inside dish on what grooming products (they are French, of course) were used on Jean Dujardin to make him carpet worthy tonight. MORE: Men’s Style Tips Celebrity hair stylist Louise…

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  • Emma Stone in Giambattista Valli, So Glamorous- Oscar Red Carpet Fashion 2012

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    Emma Stone seems to know a thing or two about what works for her body type, complexion, hair and most of all, her personae as the actress continues to shine in classic pieces that hint to old-school Hollywood glamor while possessing an appeal that’s more timeless than retro. >>More: Oscars 2012 While her Giambattista Valli dress harkens back to starlet styles of the past on albeit ‘older’ women of that era, it does manage to add an undeniable dose of…

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  • Michelle Williams in Louis Vuitton So Gamine- Oscar Red Carpet Fashion 2012

    Michelle Williams in Louis Vuitton

    Michelle Williams made a typically feminine choice to compliment her gamine pixie cut with a vivid red tiered dress from Louis Vuitton that worked to highlight her radiant complexion while nailing the season’s top peplum trend while on the red carpet. >>More: Oscars 2012 Not a bad move considering the more matronly choices her fellow actresses wore to today’s 84th annual Academy Awards. >>MORE: Red Carpet By choosing a decolletage baring floor length number, Williams’ look stands on its own while not forgoing the…

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  • Oscar Red Carpet Fashion- The Most Matronly… it’s sort of like the worst

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    I’m sorry but I have a habit of trying to not point a finger on who looks awful, because everyone has a bad day. Except, there are too many old lady frocks on the Oscar red carpet tonight, that I think it all needs to be discussed. Just look at Bérénice Bejo, she forgot about French chic and went for a mint julep instead. >>MORE: Oscar Fashion 2012  MORE: Red Carpet Those following the @focusonstyle tweets tonight know that I thought Kristen Wigg was…

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  • Rooney Mara in Givenchy So Gorgeous- Oscar Red Carpet Fashion 2012

    Rooney Mara In Givenchy at the Oscars

    As she’s been cutting a dangerously chic swath on & off the red carpet circuit as of late, it’s no surprise that actress Rooney Mara once again opted for another statement making yet achingly sophisticated number to keep us craving more Mara. >>More: Rooney Mara Style Even amongst friends & colleagues at FoS, all predictions on this year’s best dressed at the 84th Academy Awards was hands-down Rooney Mara. >>MORE: Oscars 2012 In bold white, ‘Best Actress’ nominee Rooney Mara’s Givenchy Couture gown made…

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  • Academy Awards Hair Prediction from Serge Normant at John Frieda

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    Just as all eyes are on the red carpet to catch a glimpse at all of the inspirational fashion & beauty trends that are sure to dazzle, the folks at John Fried weigh in with their own forecast on what’s destined to make a splash. MORE: Red Carpet The nominations are in for the Academy Awards’ must-do looks. On the list, texture, buns and height. Calie Noble, master stylist from the Serge Normant at John Frieda Salon in Los Angeles gives…

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  • Oscar Red Carpet Beauty Prediction & Hot Makeup Tips Too!

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    I’ve got my Swarovski crystal turban on and I am making some beauty predictions. Can you picture me? When it comes to Oscar red carpet beauty this Sunday,  you can expect to see a makeup throwback to the 1920’s with clean fresh skin spotlighted just the right way. I guarantee that big dark eyes, double sets of false lashes, and blood red lips will dominate the Oscar red carpet beauty looks. MORE: Beauty Highlighters used on the bridge of the nose and the crest…

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  • Pre Oscar Beauty- Age-Appropriate Celebrity Glam, Your 50’s and Beyond, Part 3 of 3

    Jaclyn Smith

    The Oscars are coming! Are you ready for a heady source of fresh celebrity style inspiration direct from the red carpet? Pre-game your Oscar beauty on day no.3 with makeup and hair stylist Gad Cohen as we look at top Hollywood actresses while helping you up your own beauty-regime ante with a three-day series on Oscar-worthy style through the ages! -N.H. We’ve covered what those in their 20’s, 30’s & 40’s should do to maintain a beautiful mane, day no.3…

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  • Pre Oscar Beauty- Age-Appropriate Celebrity Glam, Your 30’s and 40’s, Part 2 of 3

    Katie Holmes

    The Oscars are coming! Are you ready for a heady source of fresh celebrity style inspiration direct from the red carpet? Pre-game your Oscar beauty on day no.2 with makeup & hair stylist Gad Cohen as we look at top Hollywood actresses while helping you up your own beauty-regime ante with a three-day series on Oscar worthy style through the ages! –N.H. Our first day’s installment had us looking at the gorgeously gamine look of actress Michelle Williams to inspire…

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  • Kate Middleton Looks Dowdy, Samantha Cameron Goes Glam

    Kate Middleton, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge looking dowdy

    As we’re focusing on the close of London Fashion Week, we can’t help but take a look at what the royals and pols are wearing, specifically yesterday. There’s no doubt that Kate Middleton can make almost anything work with her gorgeous smile and slim figure. But even pretty clothes-horses can look dowdy. Case in point: The brown princess-cut coat dress with the fuddy-duddy print that even a Princess like the Duchess of Cambridge can’t pull off. Yes, Catherine looks like an…

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  • Pre Oscar Beauty- Age-Appropriate Celebrity Glam- Your Twenties, Part 1of 3

    Michelle Williams and her pixie cut

    The Oscars are coming! Are you ready for a heady source of fresh celebrity style inspiration direct from the red carpet? Pre-game  your Oscar beauty with hair & makeup stylist Gad Cohen as we look at top Hollywood actresses while helping you up your own beauty-regime ante with this start of a three-day series on Oscar worthy style through the ages! – N.H. As we watch the stars we idolize and consider trying to emulate, don’t forget that we’re all acting….

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