The once again changed from full and fancy Dior for the main event to sleek and sparkly (Tom Ford) for the Vanity Fair afterparty, but she kept one thing consistent: the jaw-dropping Neil Lane diamonds.
Diane continues to take style risks the rest of us could never pull off, though in the case of this floaty micro-mini Valentino Couture number with its lacy overlay at Vanity Fair, we’re not totally convinced we’re missing out.
We’re hoping (in a surprisingly subdued glittering black Julien Macdonald column and ruby jewels, tips and lips) left the Vanity Fair with a BFF song about Jennifer Lawrence à la “22,” or a heartbreaking ballad about Jonah Hill.
This is why she earned that Best Actress Oscar last year: can go from “warrior princess” to “Old Hollywood glamour” (in Viktor & Rolf and Neil Lane jewels) while en route from the Oscars to the Vanity Fair afterparty.
Another star who couldn’t resist the chance to wear a fresh gown for the Vanity Fair afterparty. The kept her sophisticated French twist, but changed into a one-shoulder Carolina Herrera dress and metallic danglers.
Paula’s going through a rough time right now, so we’re just going to state some facts about her Vanity Fair dress rather than make any judgments. It’s pale blue, has tiered ruffles and illusion netting, and also beads.
Her elegant blue Prada was for work, but Lupita changes into a fringed mint dress from Prada’s kid sister line Miu Miu for play. She keeps that Fred Leighton diamond headband though – how could she not?
was “”in (and apparently a sexy mood, too). She skipped the go-to blacks and creams and went for a surprisingly bright and full-skirted gown at the Elton John party. (Wonder if neutral-loving gave his sign-off from Paris.)
Some women might put on a belted lipstick-red Alexander McQueen dress and seven different arm cuffs and look like they tried a little too hard. Sienna, on the other hand, looks like she woke up like this and just casually stopped by the Vanity Fair party.
If the Little Mermaid’s evil doppelgänger existed and attended Oscars parties, we imagine her ensemble would be something like at the Elton John event: dark red hair, slinky mermaid-hem plunging black dress and a major pendant to keep Ariel’s voice trapped inside.
Should the New Girl star ever wants to shed her twee reputation, she may want to stop stepping out in darling dresses like this ruffly, polka-dot and floral number, worn with her signature bangs and berry lips to the Vanity Fair party.
The theme of the Oscars was heroes, and between the superhero-esque bodice of her black gown and the heroic effort she’s making to not wince at the boob squishing going on, clearly made an appropriate choice for the Elton John AIDS Foundation viewing party.
From the waist down, Anna’s Alexander McQueen design is understated and classic, but the top half of her look at Elton John’s party (multicolored, bedazzled, cutout – and that cateye!) is anything but basic.