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Best Dressed: 2014 Teen Choice Awards

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The 2014 Teen Choice Awards were held last night, Sunday, August 10 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.  Hosted by Modern Family star Sarah Hyland, the big winners of the night were Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, One Direction, Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer Lawrence.

It was a fantastic red carpet this year, and we had trouble choosing our best dressed!  Hills2City were immediately wowed by Glee star Lea Michele, who wore a black, white and pastel pannelled mini dress by Fausto Puglisi and silver strappy heels by Christian Louboutin.

 

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Hostess with the mostess Sarah Hyland looked stunning on the red carpet, wearing a Marc Jacobs sequinned mini dress.  Sarah highlighted her gorgeous pins with a pair of black strappy heels and wore her hair in a high ponytail.

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Pretty Little Liars star Shay Mitchell wore one of the sexiest looks of the night, wearing a white lace two-piece look from Misha Collection.  The show won the award for Choice Drama and Shay won for best hair in our opinion!  She wore her hair in a loose side braid, which has become one of the hair styles of the summer.

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Keeping Up With The Kardashians won the award for Choice TV Reality Show and it was Kylie Jenner’s 17th birthday, so it only seems right that the youngest Kardashian beat her sisters in the style stakes.

Kendall may be the model of the moment and Kim looked gorgeous, but in Hills2City’s opinion it was Kylie who really stood out.  She wore a cropped black top and gold skirt with an asymetrical hem by Sass & Bide, accessorizing with a pair of lace-up black heels.

Best Dressed: The 86th Academy Awards

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“These aint no slashies folks, these are the pure breeds.”  This is not only one of our favourite quotes from Zoolander, but could equally be describing the difference between all other award shows, and the Academy Awards, as this is the night where the fashion big guns come out to play.

The 86th Academy Awards were held last night, Sunday, March 2 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.  Hosted by Ellen DeGeneres and featuring big wins by 12 Years A Slave and Gravity; the best actor and actress awards went to Matthew McConaughey and Cate Blanchett.

Matthew’s co-star in How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days, and Oscars presenter Kate Hudson struck Hills2City immediately as a Best Dressed contender; she looked elegant and very Old Hollywood in a white silk gown by Atelier Versace.  In a look that could’ve come straight from American Hustle, Kate’s dress was cut down to the waist, and featured a back detail that hung from her shoulders.

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Newcomer Lupita Nyong’o won the Best Supporting Actress award for her amazing role in 12 Years A Slave.  As well as her beautiful acceptance speech that left people in tears, Lupita’s style shined brightly.

Just like Kate Hudson’s gown, Lupita’s Prada gown featured a deep-v neckline, but instead of a slinky silhouette, kicked out from the waist to give a real prom-queen effect.  Lupita wore a gold headband, gold and diamond studs and a gold bracelet to compliment her gown.

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Emma Watson was a presenter at last night’s Oscars, and was another of Hills2City’s favorite looks of the event.  The Harry Potter star looked elegant, yet also quite directional in a gown by Vera Wang.

Emma and co-presenter Joseph Gordon-Levitt immediately struck MTV and E! as “the Oscars fantasy couple.” MTV suggested, “The big takeaway was, undoubtedly, that Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emma Watson should be a couple. Or star in a rom-com together. Or star in a rom-com together and then become a couple.”

Best Dressed: 2013 Emmy Awards

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Unlike the Oscars or the Golden Globes, the Emmy Awards aren’t clumped together in an awards season per se.  They occur right after the new season collections are revealed, giving the celebrities a chance to wow us with their gowns.

On Sunday, September 22, the 65th Emmy Awards were held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.  Modern Family star Sarah Hyland made a huge impact on the red carpet, wearing a beautiful emerald green and black lace gown by  CH Carolina Herrera.  Sarah wore her hair up in a vintage-style bun, and chose to make her lips the stand-out beauty look, wearing a deep red lipstick.  She accessorized with a pair of emerald drop earrings. 

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Homeland’s Claire Danes was another winner for Hills2City on the 2013 Emmy’s red carpet.  Lead Actress winner and style winner Claire wore an Armani Prive cream lace gown and accessorized with a diamond bracelet.  She wore her hair in a faux bob and bright red lipstick.

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Christina Hendricks dressed her curves to perfection in a black gown with lace detailing by Christian Siriano.  The Mad Men star looked drop dead gorgeous, the black gown highlighting her red hair.  Christina carried an emerald green, silver and black clutch and wore a selection of bangles in the same hues.

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Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery wore a backless halterneck, two-tone gown by Prada, accessorizing with a pair of strappy heels, stud earrings and a red printed clutch.  Michelle wore her hair in a simple bob, enabling her gown to take center stage. 

Oscars 2013: Best Dressed

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The red carpet highlight of our year is always the Academy Awards, which were held on Sunday, February 24. The Oscars are just the ultimate in Hollywood glamor; the excitement for any fashion fan beginning as the stars line up on the red carpet to end all red carpets.

Jessica Chastain  begins our Best Dressed list; she looked like a mermaid wearing a Giorgio Armani copper-toned strapless gown; vintage Harry Winston bracelet and Christian Louboutin Vopli Heels.

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??????????????????????????????????????????Kerry Washington was another of our favorites, wearing an amazing coral Miu Miu coral gown embellished with Swarovski crystals. She completed the look with Chopard earrings, a ring from Fred Leighton, her Prada clutch and Christian Louboutin Decollete Heels.

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??????????????????????????????????????????Best Actress winner Jennifer Lawrence in a pale pink Dior Haute Couture gown, Chopard earrings, Roger Vivier Boite de Nuit Clutch and Brian Atwood Maniac Pumps in Rose Satin.

??????????????????????????????????????????Anne Hathaway wearing a Prada light pink gown, Tiffany & Co. Lucida earrings, and Roger Vivier Pilgrim Clutch.

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Zoe Saldana in a Alexis Mabille dress; Roger Vivier Smocking Sandals.

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Jennifer Garner in a purple Gucci dress and Roger Vivier Boite de Nuit Clutch.

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 Naomi Watts in an exquisite Giorgio Armani gown with layered gunmetal gray sequins, Roger Vivier Ceniera Clutch and Jimmy Choo sandals.

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Charlize Theron in a beautiful white Christian Dior gown, Dior white leather clutch, Harry Winston jewelry and Roger Vivier Cecil Sandals.

Best Dressed: SAG Awards 2013

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Stunning gowns and an haute-couture atmosphere were the two main components that composed the 2013 SAG Awards on Sunday, January 27. Hollywood really stepped things up a notch even from the Golden Globes, which leaves us very excited as to what this years Oscars might bring!

Rose Byrne looked absolutely stunning in a  floral Valentino Resort 2013 gown, that evoked a real 1970’s glamour feel.

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Alexis Bledel went for next season’s emerald green, wearing a Rena Lange gown and House Of Lavande Vintage jewelry.

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Sofia Vergara sizzled in a stunning white Donna Karan gown and Jimmy Choo peep-toe heels.

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One of the best appearances of the night was made by Naomi Watts. She wore a Marchesa gown, Christian Louboutin heels, and Salvatore Ferragamo clutch.

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Nina Dobrev looked stunning in her Elie Saab gown and her box-clutch by Judith Lieber.

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Nicole Kidman, who knows how to do red carpet well, looked sultry in a deep-blue Vivienne Westwood gown and Manolo Blahnik stilettos.

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Big winner Jennifer Lawrence also wore dark blue, wowing the crowd in a strapless Christian Dior gown.

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Jennifer Garner‘s husband Ben Affleck may have been in the spotlight for this year’s SAG Awards, but the actress really shon in her gold Oscar De La Renta gown.

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Marion Cotillard  wore a strapless, two-tone, Christian Dior dress, that for us really brought back the 1950’s New Look.

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Amanda Seyfried was another of our favorites in a midnight-blue Zac Posen gown. 

Best Dressed: InStyle & Warner Bros. Golden Globe Party

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Following on from the Golden Globes red carpet arrivals, the InStyle And Warner Bros. Golden Globe Party was held inside the The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on Sunday, January 13.

Sophia Bush steped out in a V-neck white sleeveless gown by Lisa Ho paired with Casadei shoes, jewelry by Amrapali and a silver metallic DVF clutch. Besides showing off her very stunning figure, Sophia also debuted some heavy bangs to the party.

Hills2City love the fact that Sophia went for a completely different hairdo than she usually does, keeping her hot-pink lips and shimmering eye shadow in check.

Recently single Selena Gomez went for a gorgeously golden look. The actress posed in a strapless, shining Atelier Versace dress paired with heels by Jimmy Choo heels and some Lorraine Schwartz jewels.

Selena completed her look wearing her voluminous and wavy hair down and some smashing makeup containing thick lashes and quite the eyeliner line with pink-ish lip gloss.

Hills2City loves when the stars either suprise or take a risk at high profile events. A real stand-out for us, Nina Dobrev hit the carpet in a turquoise Oscar de la Renta dress paired with some silver Jimmy Choo heels linking her silver metallic belt.

Nina wore her hair in a classy, oversized bun with a lower braid beneath it, completing the look with glossy lips and a touch of dark cat-eye makeup.

Best Dressed: 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards

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It’s time to kick off the first best dressed list of 2013, starting with the 70th Annual Golden Globes, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on Sunday, January 13.

It’s no surprise Nicole Richie is on our list, having really kicked her red carpet appearances up a notch in 2012; this trend looks to continue this year too. Nicole wore a light blie lace Naeem Khan gown from the Spring 2013 collection, accessorizing with a black clutch from her own House of Harlow collection, H. Stern earrings and rings by Sylva & Cie, Elahn and Arunashi.

The mom-of-two finished her look with blue eyeshadow to compliment her dress, and wore her hair in Hollywood waves.

Megan Fox dazzled us in a Dolce & Gabbana nude strapless gown, with a fishtail hem. She styled the gown with Jimmy Choo heels, bright pink earrings and some to-die-for curls.

Megan scored highly on many of the best dressed lists on Sunday, looking absolutely sensational beside husband, Brian Austin Green, who was actually the one who picked out the dress for her.

Kate Hudson wore a gorgeous vamp-y black Alexander McQueen gown, with a small train.  Kate accessorized with Jennifer Meyer jewelry, and wore her hair down in a slight wave.

Best Of 2012: Best Red Carpet

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2012 brought us a lot of great fashion, especially on the red carpet with the likes of Taylor Swift, Whitney Port, Ginnifer Goodwin, Emma Stone, Selena Gomez and Mila Kunis.

One of our faves from Taylor was this stunning white gown she wore to the 2012 MTV EMA’s, which were held in Frankfurt, Germany, on Sunday, November 11.  Taylor looked every inch the American Sweetheart in this white form-fitting dress that flared out into a fishtail at the hem.  She wore her hair down, and kept her makeup focussed on the eyes.

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Whitney Port was another stunner in white on the red carpet in 2012; her white and silver textured dress was worn to Elle’s 19th Annual Women in Hollywood celebration on October 19, in Beverly Hills.

Whitney’s cut-out dress was by ASOS, and she accessorized with a pair of nude and silver strappy heels and silver jewelry.

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Selena Gomez brought the neon brights to the 2012 Teen Choice Awards pink carpet, wearing a gorgeous mini dress of a similar hue.  Justin Bieber’s on-again-girlfriend wore a dress by DSquared2 and some nude sandals. Selena also won a surfboard on the night along with her band, The Scene, for Choice Music Group.

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Hills2City are still crushing on Emma Stone, who didn’t disappoint in the style stakes in 2012 one bit.  To the 2012 MTV Movie Awards, the Gangster Squad star wore a gorgeous nude and black Martin Grant dress paired with nude shoes, and wore her blonde hair back in a retro-inspired french roll.

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Mila Kunis really made a huge hit in 2011 in the fashion-stakes, and continued her trajectory in 2012.  This stunning black Christian Dior gown that Mila wore to the 2012 Golden Globes was one of our favorites from the year, which the actress accessorized with diamond drop earrings and a diamond cocktail ring.

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It was Ginnifer Goodwin who kicked things off for us in 2012, so it’s only fitting she is also our final star to grace this Best Of post!  Ginnifer was a stand-out style star on the red carpet for the 2012 People’s Choice Awards; in this hot pink Roksanda Ilincic dress, with fluted sleeves, she was certainly Hills2City’s choice.

Ginnifer’s dress really showed off her pale skin and dark hair, as well as evoking a real 1960′s vibe.  She accessorized with a pair of lace detailed booties, diamond drop earrings and a black leather clutch.

Best Dressed: 2012 MTV EMA’s

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As exciting as other red carpets can be, the MTV ones are almost as fun when it comes to who wears what, but mostly who shows up. This years MTV EMA‘s were held at Festhalle Frankfurt on Sunday, November 11, in Frankfurt, Germany.

Let’s start with British star, and newly confirmed girlfriend of Rob KardashianRita Ora. The singer wore a red lace and satin ballgown, which reminded us of an 80’s look.  Rita wore her hair out and wavy, and complimented the red dress with a splash of red lipstick.

Kim Kardashian wore a black mullet dress, that extended into a train.  The fabric of the skirt transforms Kim‘s look from meh to edgy; very appropriate for an MTV event and a look that defnititely gives Rita a run for her money.

Taylor Swift can often be counted on for red carpet perfection, and the EMA’s proved to be no different.  Taylor wore a white, form-fitting dress that flared out into a fishtail at the hem.  She wore her hair down, and kept her makeup focussed on the eyes.

Best Dressed: Teen Choice Awards

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Sun, style and surfboards were on the menu for the 2012 Teen Choice Awards that took place on Sunday, July 22, in Los Angeles.

Vampire Diaries cutie Kat Graham was an explosion of summer color in this Mara Hoffman dress. She paired the look with some stunning purple heels with lilac accents.

Country cutie Taylor Swift, absolutely rocked the event in a beautiful cream dress by Maria Lucia Hohan. She paired the dress with some nude peep toes looking every bit the summer sweetheart.

As well as stealing some serious style awards with us, Taylor walked away with five surfboards for Choice Female Artist, Choice Female Country Artist, Choice Single By A Female Artist, Choice Country Song, Choice Movie Voice. Breaking records and taking surfboards.

Selena Gomez was a breath of pink air at the event. The young starlet wore a gorgeous pink dress by DSquared2 and some nude sandals. Selena also won a surfboard along with her band, The Scene, for Choice Music Group.

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