Cleavage, mermaid trains, spray tans and borrowed bling, oh my. The
Who will wear what tonight? Well, it’s not much of a guessing game.
There are a few wild cards. I’m looking forward to seeing Quvenzhané Wallis, the young star of “
I’m also looking forward to seeing some of the other wild cards, like
Getting dressed for the Oscars red carpet is a tricky balancing act. With one dress, stars have to try to appeal to the general public as well as to the more discerning insider fashion crowd. They have to represent the designer brand they are wearing (and in some cases, are paid to wear). But more importantly, a star's red carpet look should say something about their personal style. Because a star's personal style is a powerful marketing tool to land magazine covers, lucrative cosmetics endorsement deals and, if they are lucky, their own perfume and personal clothing line someday.
Let the games begin.