When celebrities walk the red carpet at any event, the first thing everyone wants to know is “who are they wearing?” Well, 18 year old Kyemah McEntyre from New Jersey probably never imagined that her name would create such a buzz at the BET Awards this Sunday.
The high school student designed her own prom dress and, almost instantly, it became one of the most shared photos on social media. The gorgeous Ankara print gown was a different take on the “traditional” prom dress and an inspiring message for young girls who dare to be different and not go with the crowd.
But, this story gets better. Naturi Naughton, who is best known for her role in the movie Notorious and was also a member of the R&B girl group 3LW, reached out to Kyemah and asked her to design a dress for the BET Awards!
History has a way of repeating itself, and since the BET Awards has a history of horrific red carpet fashion…well, you get my point! It’s puzzling that some of the same celebrities who are typically well-dressed at other red carpet events, just show up at the BET Awards like it was an afterthought.
Of course, I’ve noticed the same trend at the Billboard Music Awards. Perhaps, it’s a matter of low expectations on the red carpet that result in limited motivation from both stylists and celebrities. Whatever the reason, it leaves us with too many failed ensembles to call out. Even our favorite dressed celebrities made the list with very little effort.
Rihanna, who decided to skip the red carpet, easily gets best dressed in a Giorgio Armani gold tuxedo shorts suit. Everything about her look was effortless and flawless; from the slicked back ponytail to her simple black sandals.
While I’m not thrilled about these other celebrity looks, the appear to be the best from last night’s popular black and white theme.
In case you missed it, Kim Kardashian West revealed that she’s expecting a second baby during a teaser for the upcoming season of Keeping Up With The Kardashians. Now, everyone’s taking bets that the Wests will soon welcome a little South (insert trombone sound effect here) and reflecting on her best maternity looks.
But, let’s be honest. Kim Kardashian’s maternity style was not so good. Many of her outfit choices were simply unflattering, and the fact that she tried to wear regular clothing instead of maternity clothes should be a lesson to all expecting mommies.
Here are 3 things we can take away from Kim’s maternity style mistakes:
1. Maternity clothes exist for a reason so wear it. Buying a size or three bigger in regular clothes is not a good idea. During pregnancy, you typically appear larger in the tummy area so wearing a size 10 when you’re only a size 4 with a huge belly, will make you look awkward.
This top ten list is going to confuse some people as well as upset a lot of Beyonce fans, so let me explain. Every year the Costume Institute at the Met Museum holds this fundraiser which also kicks off its fashion exhibit.
This year’s theme was China Through the Looking Glass. Now, I’m just going to take a wild guess and say that people would be expected to wear Chinese inspired fashion…right?
Now, it’s not mandatory that celebrities go along with the theme but why not? Why not pay homage to the curators and everyone who went through the trouble of planning this exhibit and event? Why not do something fun and unique instead of your typical skin tight, see-through, red carpet look (Beyonce)?
With that said, here’s Rihanna and other celebrities who slayed on the red carpet by dressing to uphold the theme…
Victoria Beckham never seems to have an off day when it comes to fashion. The businesswoman, mother of four and former Spice Girl is known for her impeccable style, especially when she’s jet-setting across the globe.
So it’s only natural that she was spotted at the airport, during New York fashion week, wearing a classic camel wool coat with matching pants, leopard print bag and a hot pair of Nicholas Kirkwood cap-toe pumps.
It’s like everyone waited for the grand finale of award season to break out their Sunday best. The 2015 Oscars, held last night in Hollywood, proved to be a memorable night of tear-jerking performances and some of the most gorgeous red carpet looks that I’ve seen all year. For some celebrities, it was their best look eva!
The morning after the Grammys Kim Kardashian was spotted in NYC, which was a bone-chilling 26 degrees by the way, wearing a crop top and cargo pants. Everything about the entire ensemble (pictured above) is just wrong in so many ways, except for those pants. I want those pants.
The high-waisted camo cargo pants are perfect for running errands, birthday parties with the kids or you can even dress it up for a date night. It’s definitely a practical yet stylish piece for mommies on the go. Kim could have owned this look if she ditched the obviously shrunken or borrowed crop top and wore peek-a-boo cropped sweater instead.
Kim’s Faith Connexion camo cargo pants will run about $800 (insert sarcastic laughter here). With that said, I went on a bargain hunt to find some similar looks with more sensible price tags.
I sat through the entire Grammys waiting for that one amazing performance that never happened. Last night’s award show left me feeling confused and cheated or as my friend Natlee Green perfectly stated via Facebook, “3.5 hours of my life I’ll never get back.”
From the oddball onstage collaborations to the red carpet mishaps, it was one of the worst shows ever. I was in total disbelief that there was hardly anything positive to take away from the show. So, I turned to a few Facebook friends to help give an impartial review of the 2015 Grammy red carpet looks:
Since Tamera Mowry-Housley announced her second pregnancy back in January, she has made every effort to wear the cutest bump-clinging ensembles. I’m loving her maternity style, especially this red hot number that she wore on today’s episode of The Real.
The talk show host posted this pic on her Instagram page with caption “Loving this look for @therealdaytime today!” The dress is from Helmut Lang and retails for about $300, and her shoes are by Nicholas Kirkwood. She completed the look with a silver cuff and matching earrings.
One of the fun things about having a daughter is putting together matching ensembles! It’s hard to resist playing twinsies with your mini-me, and celebrity moms seem to get that urge a lot more often. But, it’s not just reserved for mothers and daughters. Some celebs even rock mommy and me outfits with their sons.
Check out these celebrity moms and kids in the most adorable matching outfits: