Dress to Impress


Published:

I'm sure many of you tuned in for the fashion spectacle that is the Emmys. We saw stars shine in trends such as chartreuse, structured gowns, brocade patterning, and intricately draped fabrics. And as always there were some clear winners, losers, and looks that leave the fashion police in all of us divided. Here are my picks for Best Dressed, plus one (controversial) honorable mention:

Nicole Kidman in Antonio Berardi
Nicole rarely gets it wrong, but this Antonio Berardi dress from his spring/summer 2013 collection was a total moment for her. Rumor is the sleek column dress came straight off the runway in London and onto Nicole for the event. She stood out amongst a sea of overly bedazzled numbers and rocked that dress like the true fembot-goddess she is.

Ginnifer Goodwin in Monique Lhuillier
Ginnifer totally wowed in vintage-inspired Monique Lhuillier. She never fails to pull off the retro-pixie look without looking too cheeky. She's a master of getting that balance just right.

Emily VanCamp in J Mendel
This look oozes Hollywood glamour in the subtlest way. J Mendel knows how to create feminine, dramatic gowns that compliment the woman wearing it. And Emily, thank you for not bashing us over the head with the formulaic mermaid silhouette + bold lip + silky waves. Well done.

Honorable Mention:

Julianne Moore in Christian Dior Haute Couture
You either loved or hated Julianne's look last night and I'm way into it! A popular color this year, Julianne gets my vote for Best Dressed in Chartreuse simply because of the strong silhouette. The long-sleeved Dior frock was much riskier than the strapless dresses worn (exceptionally well) by Claire Danes (Lanvin) and Julie Bowen (Monique Lhuillier). The way the color compliments her amazing red locks was perfection. Go Julianne!

Edit Module

About The TC Style Blog

From boutiques to salons to your own closet, TC Style will bring you expertly curated tips and tricks from the local shopping, fashion, beauty, wellness, and design scene. Odds are if you put it on, take it off, hang it up, or cut it out, we’ll tell you how to get it. Most importantly, we know that when you look good and feel good, you do good—the beautiful life is about much more than the material world. (But that won’t stop us from loving it.)

Learn about the contributing writers.

Have a style-related question? 
Email Online_Editor@greenspring.com

Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Recent TC Style Posts

Style + Shopping Jan. 15-28 || Vintage, Bridal Shows, Make-Up Swap

Make a silver knit bracelet, shop season end sales, and more

Weddings: 900 Hennepin

Hennepin Theatre Trust's new wedding and event venue offers a blank canvas with just the right amount of history

Weddings: Two Shows, Two Weeks

January brings The Wedding Fair and the Twin Cities Bridal Show to both Twin Cities downtowns

From Wall Street to Instagram

With 640,000-plus Instagram followers, local influencer Maria Vizuete is one of the top style bloggers in the country

Style + Shopping Jan. 1-14 || Bachelorette Becca Kufrin, Max's, Ruby Ribbon

The new year kicks off with sales on luxury favorites, a look at new items, and a fashion show with Becca Kufrin
Edit Module