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12 most interesting dresses at the Oscars 2014

Along with her well-deserved Best Supporting Actress Oscar, Lupita Nyong'o should win also the award for best look at the 86th edition of the Oscars held on March 2nd. That stunning pastel blue, pleated Prada gown, with a plunging V décolletage, complemented by gold jewelry and a diamond tiara, made Lupita the belle of the ball. Daring V neck was quite a trend at the Oscars 2014, several actresses sporting satiny bias-cut gowns reminiscent of Golden Age glamour.

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Fashion World's Return to 40s Glamour

A strong trend in fashion this season is the forties style. Old Hollywood glamour is being revived by A-list designers such as:Alberta Ferretti, Blumarine, Bottega Veneta, Calvin Klein, Dior, Dsquared2, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Jil Sander, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Nina Ricci, Ralph Lauren, Roberto Cavalli, Versace.

High-street stores and online shops offer their affordable versions of skirted suits with over-the-knee pencil skirts, high-waist pleated or A-line skirts , fitted jackets with oversized shoulders and accentuated waists, wide-leg flannel and tweed trousers worn with bow-blouses, fedora hats and berets, trench-like redingotes reminding of the elegant and brave Lauren Bacall, Katherine Hepburn and Ingrid Bergman.

The Tough Chick

The Tough Chick

How to soften a John Galliano look

I was never a John Galliano fan, it sort of creeps me out- he’s too theatrical for my taste- but some of his designs can be easily worn and this is one of those. John GallianoJohn Galliano I think we can even transform that aggressive gothic-punk sort of look into a more chic one.