The few days before the Oscars, you can expect one piece of news related to it. Whether it is, revisiting previous Academy Awards, comments from the old winners, opinions and expectations of the ones in the running now, or going through memory lane of some of the most funny and amazing moments in the Oscars.
Another regular feature is the fashion on the red carpet. Clothes, jewellery, hair, shoes everything goes under intense scrutiny. And every year, a new list of the best and worst dressed at the Oscars is churned out.
So here are the names of some of the well turned out celebrities at the 84th Academy Awards that took place on Sunday, 26 February 2012.
Michelle Williams’ deserves an Oscar for the most consistent best dressed actress, if there was such a category. Sadly there isn’t. But this doesn’t stop the fashion critics from raving about her look in the all the recent award ceremonies, be it the BAFTA, Golden Globes or the Oscars. At the Oscars, she gave light hues a miss and opted for a striking red Louis Vuitton gown. Her choices of...
It is that time of the year again when the who’s who of the entertainment fraternity bring out their best clothes and finest jewellery out on the red carpet. Yes, it’s time for Golden Globe Awards, 2012.
Besides earning nominations and winning awards thestars look forward to getting featured in the best dressed list. The rich actors and actresses have all the money in the world but only few turn out looking like a million dollars. Right from the hairdo to their shoes, nothing misses the eye of the fashion critics and the general viewers.
So there were actresses who got it right.
The ‘Monster’ actress, Charlize Theron made an appearance at the Golden Globe Award’s red carpet wearing a peach colour gown by Christian Dior. But it was her vintage sparkling headband that made her look like a princess. Other pieces of jewellery that she wore were a simple pair of diamond stud earrings.
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In the midst of anticipation, rumours and speculation, Beyonce gave birth to a baby girl on the 8th of January. Proud parents Beyonce and Jay Z are beaming with joy. And need we say baby Blue Ivy Carter is one lucky girl on the planet!
Jay Z is known to pamper his wife with the most luxurious clothes, holidays and not to forget, jewellery! The engagement ring given by him to Beyonce is one of the most amazing and expensive celebrity engagement rings.
Now it is the turn of his little bundle of joy to get indulged. And the new parents are leaving no stone unturned to ensure that their baby Blue Ivy Carter has all the luxuries of the world at her disposal. Even though, she is barely a few days old.
The list of thing that this power couple shopped for their baby is quite long.
First one is a shocker! Soon after Beyonce announced her pregnancy, the couple ordered diamond and crystal encrusted pram from a Dubai based designer for their child. According to the reports the pram costs around £32,000.
This was just the beginning. The R&B singer and her rapper partner spent £23,000 on building special bedrooms for the baby in all their three homes. Other things include a Swarovski-studded high chair worth £10,000 and a handmade gold Ginza Tanaka rocking horse for £389, 000! They even splurged on £20,000 magical windmill playhouse for the garden and a mini Bugatti car too!
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The world is filled with creative minds that keep on churning unique things that make us drop our jaws in awe! And these amazing creations more than often, have one thing in common, the exorbitant ‘Price Tag’! And why not? A lot of blood, sweat and money goes into creating this unique stuff and not to forget the creative stress that the person goes through in order to come up with something new!
The critics often pan these products by stating people are busy feeding their luxurious needs when there is a section of people who don’t have enough means to live!
Well, this piece of news will surely stun all the critics!
The New York fashion brand DKNY teamed up with jewellery designer Martin Katz to craft a £ 640 thousand pounds ‘Golden Delicious’ perfume bottle! The price is justified as the bottle is embedded with several precious jewel stones. This one-of-a-kind bottle is a part of DKNY’s Golden Delicious perfume series.
It is made from yellow and white gold. The gold body of the bottle has 183 yellow sapphires, 2,700 white diamonds and a 1.65 carat turquoise Paraiba tourmaline stone planted on it. The designer, Martin Katz implanted each stone by his own hand on the bottles. The precious stones are strategically placed to denote the New York Skyline! No wonder the whole process took 1,500 hours to complete.
Organic jewellery is coming up in a big way this season. Resin or more popularly known as amber is the most popular kind of organic jewellery.
Often famous celebrities are spotted flaunting them as they are very unique and stylish besides being environment friendly. Celine Dion once wore a beautiful cognac amber necklace during one of her concerts in Poland. That necklace was specially designed for her and was gifted to her as a souvenir.
Sharon Stone is another famous star who received a specially designed amber necklace consisting of yellow, see-through amber stones with visible inclusions on her visit to Poland. She was very impressed with the amber necklace and announced that she would happily wear it at the next red carpet event.
The recent celebrity who was spotted wearing resin jewellery is Erica Dasher! She walked in wearing a very simple yet sexy little black dress at the recently concluded American Music Awards. Complementing the black dress were various pieces of black resin jewellery. She was seen wearing several pieces. To be more specific, four rings! One was an oval carved black resin ring, another with green turquoise on it. The remaining two featured translucent resin set on a gold ring. Besides
The famous British supermodel who has several ‘Sexiest Woman’ titles under her belt, Kate Moss is undoubtedly, a smart business woman!
After a series of successful alliances like Topshop with a clothing line, designing a range of handbags for Longchamp, and also releasing four fragrances as a result of collaboration with Coty, she has now tested the waters by designing jewellery!
She has ventured into the jewellery business by becoming a jewellery designer for a French jewellery company called Fred. Her exclusive luxurious 22-piece collection is inspired by her rarely seen tattoos. The price ranges from £ 400 to £ 40, 000.
You will find long ruby and diamond necklaces, diamond studs, white and rose gold stackable rings and diamond pendants in the shape of anchors, crescent moon and stars in the jewellery collection designed by her.
She also recently got married to Jamie Hince, a musician. Her wedding ring was a simple gold band, contrary to her huge vintage diamond engagement ring. But that’s another story altogether!
Her penchant and love for designing jewellery can be credited to her stint as a super-model. She knows the in-and-out of fashion; hence she knows what designs work and what don’t.
With such good business sense, it comes as a no surprise that she is considered as one of the most successful and richest women in...