Award season is officially underway and the stars have already started stepping out in stellar style. Embellishments and bright colors gained favor on the red carpet with celebs also relying on some truly fancy footwear in an effort to stand out from the pack. The Pre-Fall 2014 collections are trending, but this year's Spring and Resort offerings have shown some real staying power.
Cate Blanchett at the 2013 New York Film Critics Circle Awards Ceremony
Cate looked radiant at the ceremony in Antonio Berardi’s Pre-Fall 2014 brocade dress with dramatic red lining on the high-low skirt topped off by the matching jacket. Van Cleef & Arpels earrings and Christian Louboutin So Kate pumps served as accessories.
Léa Seydoux at the EE Rising Star Award Nominations Photocall
Léa covered up her Miu Miu Spring 2014 floral print dress with an embellished pink Prada Spring 2014 wool coat. She capped off the look with mint-colored pumps.
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Lupita Nyong’o at the 2014 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala
It was a gold brocade embellished Elie Saab Fall 2012 Couture sleeveless coral dress for Lupita at the annual gala. Cartier jewels and Christian Louboutin Gwynitta sandals polished off the luxe look.
Sandra Bullock at the 2014 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala
Sandra’s pink and orange Alex Perry creation comes from the designer’s Resort 2014 collection. The actress styled her lace embroidered dress with a Jimmy Choo gold clutch and nude Brian Atwood pumps.
Amy Adams at the 2014 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala
Juan Carlos Obando’s dual polka dot Spring 2014 halter gown was Amy’s pick for the ceremony. Cartier gems and neutral pumps by Casadei completed the look.
Naomie Harris at the 2014 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala
Naomie accented her white lace Naeem Khan Spring 2014 gown with a black velvet belt. She accessorized with David Morris jewelry and black Jimmy Choo Maury sandals.
Camila Alves at the 2014 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala
The lace bodice inserts on Camila’s black Mikael D Spring 2014 gown helped set it apart at the festival-sponsored event. A Christian Louboutin black satin clutch and coordinating Casadei pumps wrapped up the look.
Jessica Chastain at the 2014 National Board of Review Awards Gala
Jessica opted for Oscar de la Renta's sunshine yellow Spring 2014 silk faille draped dress at the gala. She rounded out the look with a pair of lapis blue, yellow and silver Kenzie pumps.
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Michelle Dockery at the LoveGold Luncheon
Barbara Casasola’s Fall 2012 marigold and black long sleeve dress was the Downton Abbey star’s sleek selection for the luncheon. David Yurman earrings and rings along with gold-trimmed black pumps finished off Michelle's look.
Emmy Rossum at the Antonio Berardi Private Dinner Party
Emmy shined in a green Antonio Berardi Resort 2014 ensemble. Her sequin top and skirt were complemented by a black Rodo clutch along with black Jimmy Choo Diva sandals.