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2013 Red Carpet Trend Guide: Celebrity style to inspire your holiday look from all of the major awards shows

right nav files-8redcarpet 2013 Red Carpet Trend Guide: Celebrity style to inspire your holiday look this season from all of the major awards shows

Going somewhere special this season?

We bet you just may be, but even if you’re not, it never hurts to get a little over the top, uber glamorous inspiration to keep you dreaming big.

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Sienna Miller, Mélanie Bernier and Emma Stone

Sienna Miller, Mélanie Bernier and Emma Stone

So with the holiday season party circuit about to take off, we thought now would be the right time to look over the past year’s top hit & misses from red carpets all over the globe.

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Marion Cotillard, Rachel Weisz, Emily Blunt

Marion Cotillard, Rachel Weisz and Emily Blunt

Hits & Misses from the Red Carpet at the Golden Globes

From Marion Cotillard and Jennifer Lawrence’s minimal yet magical Dior numbers to Jennifer Lopez’s over-the-top embellished ensemble, there were plenty of What Not To Wear/What To Wear moments to take note of. But what rang true throughout the red carpet parade was the mantra that whatever you wear, own it, don’t let it own you!

Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington goes Straight for the Golden Globes

Take a cue from actress Kerry Washington and keep it simple when your dress is heavy on adornment. And best of all, she got her hair products from… ta da – a drugstore!

Clockwise: Kerry Washington, Naomi Watts and Charlize Theron

Clockwise: Kerry Washington, Naomi Watts and Charlize Theron

Superb Black-Tie Inspiration from the Oscar’s

Dazzling jewel tones and decadent embroideries added an air of other wordily elegance to many of the simple yet classic silhouette’s on the red carpet at the Oscar’s, but are you game for a sculpted shape? Well, we think you just might be considering the ease and full coverage we saw on hand.

Singer Adele

Singer Adele

Go for a Blowout as easy to do as Adele’s

Add a sense of retro glamor to any look in minutes with these expert tips from the team who styled Adele’s glamorous blowout.

Clockwise: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Anne Hathaway and Leelee Sobieski

Clockwise: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Anne Hathaway and Leelee Sobieski

Celebrating Punk at The Met Gala on the Red Carpet

Although the event was borne from an homage to the revolutionary style of the Punk era, the winning looks on the red carpet were surprisingly elegant to say the least. Sure there wasn’t the chaos and most certainly the historical appeal on display, but, some of the best dresses of the evening benefitted from brilliant and unexpected plays on embellishment that were truly modern.

Clockwise: Zhang Ziyi, Freida Pinto and Jessica Miller

Clockwise: Ziyi Zhang, Freida Pinto and Jessica Miller

Celebrate Cannes with some Cannes Do Chic

Of all the year’s red carpet moments you can always rely on the scene at the Cannes Film Festival to deliver some of the most accessible ideas when it comes to inspiration for real-world wear. Of the lot, actress Jessica Miller once again proved that when all else fails, nothing looks more instantly chic than a classic white blouse.

Léa Seydoux

Léa Seydoux

French Chic beauty that’s a Cannes Do!

Let Léa Seydoux show you a thing or two on what it takes for simple yet sensual French Chic beauty routine with her nod to old Hollywood seduction at Cannes.

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