The Golden Globes Red Carpet Trend Report

From Lupita's purple reign, to the red carpet white-out, we breakdown the colour trends from last night's Golden Globe Awards...

From Lupita’s purple reign to the red carpet white-out, we breakdown the colour trends from last night’s Golden Globe Awards…

‘The Golden Globes is the first big event of awards season and it always seems to start a stand-out colour trend,’ designer Henry Holland told us ahead of the ceremony last night. ‘One year it was all gold, another all white and last time everyone wore red, which looks really strong but they all sort of blended in with the carpet…’

And, just as predicted, last night’s Pantone supernova has set the tone for the occasionwear season ahead, as white hot dresses and soft metallic sheens ruled. Will the trends ring true all the way to the Oscars? We’re putting it all on white…

White Hot
11 major stars from Sienna Miller to Kate Hudson, went for white on the night, kicking off the new year with palette cleansing full-length gowns. Cutaways ruled (for those without baby bumps) in what was by far the most popular shade of the evening. 

Below, L-R: Rosamund Pike, Emily Blunt, Keira Knightley and Kate Hudson at the Golden Globes 2015
Soft Metallics
If not in pure white, stars matched their gowns to their diamonds, opting for a subtle shimmer in floor-skimming silver dresses. 

Below, L-R: Jennifer Lopez, Diane Kruger, Reese Witherspoon and Julianne Moore at the Golden Globes 2015
Pink Party
From soft rose to ultra violet, pinks proved to be the third most popular choice. Kerry Washington took risks in foil Mary Katrantzou, while Lupita Nyong’o’s ruffle topped Giambattista Valli gown had the fashion critics in raptures.  

Below, L-R: Lupita Nyong’o, Anna Kendrick, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Kerry Washington at the Golden Globes 2015
Blue Hues
Turquoise, navy, azure and cobalt, a whole spectrum of blue shades were rocked on the red carpet. Felicity Jones’s high neck Dior dress stood out from the pack, as did host Amy Poehler in electric Stella McCartney.

Below, L-R: Amy Adams, Felicity Jones and Amy Poehler at the Golden Globes 2015
Ladies In Red
An awards season fail-safe, Viola Davis, Helen Mirren and pretty much the entire cast of Girls wore scarlet to match the Golden Globes carpet.

Below, L-R: Allison Williams, Kate Mara, Lena Dunham and Viola Davis at the Golden Globes 2015
All Black Every-Thang
Say hello to the LBD’s red carpet-worthy sister – the black column gown. Slimming and skimming in all the same ways, the key is to up the drama with a thigh high slit, a blitz of embellishment or a flash of a power shoulder.

Below, L-R: Laura Carmichael, Jennifer Aniston, Amal Clooney and Joanne Froggatt at the Golden Globes 2015

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