2012 Grammy Awards

Best of 2012~ Fashion Wrap Up Red Carpet Favorites

2012 was filled with stunning red carpet looks. Tons of celebrities dressed to impress at the Golden Globes, Oscars and movie premieres this year. It's amazing how the styling of one ensemble or standout gown can have such an impact and leave a lasting impression in red carpet fashion for many years. From Diane Kruger to Rihanna, I've rounded up my 12 favorite show-stopping red carpet fashions from this past year. Here we go!

~Christy Pastore @christypastore

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Rihanna turns 24 today! Take a look at her top five style moments from the past year.

 

The singer walked the red carpet at the 2011 BRIT Awards last February in this gorgeous, colorful Christian Dior Haute Couture gown with swirling train.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last May Rihanna attended the Met Gala in this single-shoulder, black lace Stella McCartney gown paired with colorful jewels.

 

 

 

 

 

At the DKMS gala in NYC last May, the singer wore this beautiful black, tiered Dsquared gown with Chopard gems.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For her performance on American Idol last April, Rihanna wore this sensational ruched velvet Carlos Miele design.

 

 

 

 

 

 

At the Grammy Awards this month the signer wore a sexy, black Giorgio Armani gown featuring a daring, plunging neckline and thigh-high slit.

~Christy Pastore @christypastore

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2012 Grammy Awards~ Best Dressed

The red carpet for the Grammy Awards is always entertaining from the arrivals, to the interviews and especially the fashions. Daring slits, sensational sparkle and lots of lovely lace were on display at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards. Music's biggest stars showcased a plethora of fabulous fashions on the red carpet in Hollywood last night. Here are our top five picks for the best dressed celebrities. 


Adele - It was clearly the British beauty's night. Adele turned heads in this dazzling black Giorgio Armani three-quarter length sleeve gown.

The winner of six Grammy Awards completed her glamorous look with a Harry Winston cocktail ring, Da Beers earrings and sparkling Christian Louboutin pumps.

 





Jessi J - The British signer shimmered in this Julien Macdonald mermaid dress featuring mirrored appliqués.

Jessi finished her dazzling look with a Lulu Guinness clutch and bold garnet drop earrings.




Kelly Rowland - The X Factor host was beautiful in this blush Alberta Ferretti gown featuring a sparkling bodice.

Kelly finished her elegant look with dazzling Lorraine Schwartz gems.





Rihanna - The singer showed off her lighter locks in this sexy, black Giorgio Armani gown featuring a daring, plunging neckline and thigh-high slit.

She added gold Neil Lane jewels, a glittering Jimmy Choo roll clutch and Christian Louboutin ankle-wrapped heels to complete her look.




Taylor Swift - The country music sweetheart looked fabulous in this silk, embroidered Zuhair Murad gold-and-rose-gold beaded gown.

Taylor completed her look sparkling Neil Lane gems.


~Christy Pastore @christypastore

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Look of the Day~ Carrie Underwood

Carrie attended the Grammy Awards last night in Los Angeles in this dazzling, beaded Gomez-Garcia long-sleeved gown featuring a sexy exposed back.

The country crooner completed her look with Jimmy Choo heels, Rene Caovilla clutch and dramatic pear-shaped, diamond drop earrings.

~Christy Pastore @christypastore

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2012 Grammy Awards~ Hillary Scott

Hillary walked the red carpet in this gorgeous, ombre Monique Lhuillier strapless gown.

The singer added strappy Giuseppe Zanotti heels, Sutra jewels and a Kelian enamel clutch to complete her bold look.

~Christy Pastore @christypastore

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2012 Grammy Awards~ Miranda Lambert

Miranda walked the red carpet in this beautiful, lace Atelier Pavoni cap-sleeve gown.

The country singer finished her look with Tiffany & Co. jewels, Stuart Weitzman heels and a metallic clutch.

 

~Christy Pastore @christypastore

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2012 Grammy Awards~ Jessi J

Jessi J walked the red carpet in this shimmering Julien Macdonald dress featuring mirrored appliqués.

The singer finished her dazzling look with a Lulu Guinness clutch.

~Christy Pastore @christypastore

Image Source: Zimbio

2012 Grammy Awards~ Kate Beckinsale

Kate walked the red carpet in this beautiful Zuhair Murad single-shoulder mini dress featuring a bow accent.

The actress completed her look with sparkling earrings and black satin pumps.

~Christy Pastore @christypastore

Image Source: Zimbio

2012 Grammy Awards~ Nicki Minaj

Nicki walked the red carpet in this ravishing, red Versace caped dress.

~Christy Pastore @christypastore

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2012 Grammy Awards~ Taraji P. Henson

Taraji walked the red carpet in this sequined Basler halter gown.

She accented her look with sparkling diamond danglers.

~Christy Pastore @christypastore

Image Source: Zimbio

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