Julie Bowen: Emmys Most Improved

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 26, 2014 10:18:40 August 26, 2014 10:18:40
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It’s not yellow taffeta. It’s maybe the best dress that Julie Bowen’s ever worn to an award show. And I do like how the flowers are blurring. In fact, the more I look at it, the more I’m appreciating it. Enough to make me forget about how I had to yell at her when Modern Family won for Best Comedy? Let me show you why. Full Story

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Cary Joji Fukunaga: MEGA Emmys Quiver

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 26, 2014 10:09:24 August 26, 2014 10:09:24
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The Emmys mostly sucked. But it gave us something really, really great. Something we can all get hard over… Cary Joji Fukunaga. Christ Jesus, he’s hot. This is by design. He’s Jason Momoa without the grunts. He’s K-Pop without the hair perm. A model with a brain. And he’s been on this site before, back in 2011, when he was dating Michelle Williams, remember? Click here Full Story

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Lizzy Caplan: Best Unseen Emmys Dress

Duana Posted by Duana at August 26, 2014 09:48:45 August 26, 2014 09:48:45
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I got the Twitter urging early and often to go look at Lizzy Caplan’s dress. It’s gorgeous, yes. Particularly from the side, where you can see the litheness of the body (not a surprise if you’ve been watching the show – I got very, very familiar with her nipples last episode), the grace of the cutouts, and the flow of the white and black. Full Story

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Halle Berry: Dusty rose at the Emmys

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 26, 2014 09:36:21 August 26, 2014 09:36:21
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This is Elie Saab. So it’s not like you’ve never seen it before. There’s a thigh slit and the dusty rose is gorgeous against her skin and she’s gorgeous all over anyway because she’s Halle Berry and it’s never really a loss when it’s Halle Berry but I’m not punching myself in the face over the shoes and, to be honest, I could do without that tacky jewel in the middle of the belt and still, that’s kind of like saying you went to heaven and the marshmallows were too sweet so I’ll just shut up now and let you admire this but not before I leave you with one question: If Julia Roberts had wanted to present the final award of the night instead of hanging out with the men of Best Actor, where would they have put Halle Berry? Full Story

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Allison Janney: Best Killing It at the Emmys

Duana Posted by Duana at August 26, 2014 09:31:16 August 26, 2014 09:31:16
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At the risk of being gross and fangirly, come on now with the Allison Janney. She’s the best, and you know it. She wore a velvet dress and you have not seen one in years but you bought it on her without question. She spoke happily about being a mother and grandmother onscreen and you know she means it. Full Story

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Do you want to be Scarlett Johansson or Blake Lively?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 26, 2014 09:18:35 August 26, 2014 09:18:35
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This is the style question I would like to ask Kristen Wiig. And this is the discussion we’ve had about her before: the way she sees herself and therefore the way she dresses herself. At the Emmys last night, it looks like she couldn’t decide between Ryan Reynolds’s blonde lovers but not Alanis Morissette which is probably where I’d want to see her live…and that’s …well…it’s unfair, isn’t it? It’s unfair because she ostensibly knows herself more than I know her soooooo…why is it that it never looks right? To me, Wiig doesn’t sit on the Scarjo and Blake Lively side of the fashion spectrum. Full Story

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus: Best Emmys Acceptance, Again

Duana Posted by Duana at August 26, 2014 09:11:49 August 26, 2014 09:11:49
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The thing with JLD is she doesn’t pretend she’s not excellent. You know like at a sleepover when you’re 12, and some girl asks another “Truth or dare…(truth, these kinds of girls always pick truth) …what’s it like being so pretty? Like you’re so pretty. Full Story

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Anna Gunn: Emmys Worst Extensions

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 26, 2014 09:03:53 August 26, 2014 09:03:53
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Sh-t. There was a lot of bad hair last night. A deserving win for Anna Gunn, no doubt. A deserving sweep for Breaking Bad, certainly. The bottom half of this dress annoys me though. I just wish it wouldn’t. Why couldn’t it have stayed the same? Imagine all that beaded pretty all the way down? And these extensions. Full Story

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Kerry Washington: Worst Emmys Showgirl

Duana Posted by Duana at August 26, 2014 08:57:59 August 26, 2014 08:57:59
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It’s not arbitrary, of course. Kerry Washington didn’t just choose the orange because she liked it, or as an homage to Orange Is The New Black, or whatever. She chose it, I assume, as she often does, to counteract all the white and grey and beige that is her (gorgeous, cashmere-filled) lot on Scandal. Full Story

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Julianna Margulies: Harsh Hair at the Emmys

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 26, 2014 08:45:26 August 26, 2014 08:45:26
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I get it that she was going for something severe. I enjoy severe on her. You know what though? At these events, for her, it’s almost always severe. In fact, I can’t even remember seeing her with her hair down, loose. Not in a long time. Is it because she’s differentiating from the character? Alicia is less severe with her look, sure. Full Story

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In Defense Of Zooey’s Emmys Hair

Duana Posted by Duana at August 26, 2014 08:37:39 August 26, 2014 08:37:39
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I landed in New York this morning and it affected my Emmy experience in two ways. One, I got to watch all the American commercials which really do seem more …commercial, somehow…and two, I was SO HOT during. There’s humidity here like there hasn’t been all summer. So I realized, maybe in the moment as I watched Zooey Deschanel’s hairdo that, that it was likely not a style choice, per se, but a leaning into what was already happening. Full Story

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