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2013 CMA Fashion!

Who watched the CMA’s last night?! I worked my way down the red carpet noting some of my favorite & not-so-fave looks from 2013 Country Music Awards – check them out 🙂

Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood –  H U M A N – P E R F E C T I O N .  Always.
Jana Kramer
Jana Kramer. I have mixed feelings about this dress. She’s such a beautiful girl, and can really pull off anything, but this outfit feel’s so dark & winter-y. Not my favorite, but I’m sure she was at least comfortable!
Kacey Musgraves. Not sure how I'm feeling about this dress, I wish it were just a mini - I don't think that the extra sheer fabric was necessary.
Kacey Musgraves. Not sure how I’m feeling about this either, I wish it were a mini – I don’t think that the extra sheer fabric was necessary.
Miranda Lambert. Girl is bringing the color! She's definitely lost a little weight as well, she looks amazing.
Miranda Lambert. Girl is bringing the color! It looks like she definitely lost a little weight, no? I thought she looked great. Good choice, M!
Kellie Pickler.  I LOVE her in this dress. She looks so vampy & sexy. Such a flattering fit!
Kellie Pickler. I LOVE her in this dress. She looks so vampy & sexy. Such a flattering fit! Source.
Taylor Swift. She looks flawless, but this is not my favorite look.
Taylor Swift. She looks flawless, but this is not my favorite. The dress ages her a bit, and I swear I thought she was rocking a mullet at first glance.
Lucy Hale. I think there's too much nude, she looks washed out, and the dress looks kind of heavy on her.
Lucy Hale. I think there’s too much nude, she looks washed out, and the dress weighs her down a bit. Excited to hear she’s coming out with a country album though!
Cassadee Pope. Fabulous fit & the straightest, shiniest hair EVER!
Cassadee Pope. Fabulous fit & the straightest, shiniest hair EVER!
Jennifer Nettles. I'm seeing a trend. Refer to Carrie Underwood & Kacey Musgraves - I think that all of these dresses should have just stopped mid thigh.
Jennifer Nettles. I’m seeing a trend. Refer to Carrie Underwood & Kacey Musgraves – I think that all of these dresses should have just stopped mid thigh.
Faith Hill. I don't think anyone ages as graceful as this woman! I would have loved to see some long curls on her though!
Faith Hill. I don’t think anyone ages as graceful as this woman! I would have loved to see some long curls on her though!
Kimberly - The Band Perry. Okay, this dress definitely looks like a curtain, but for some reason, I'm LOVING it! Not to mention, her hair and makeup looks so fresh!
Kimberly – The Band Perry. Okay, this dress definitely looks like a curtain, but for some reason, I’m LOVING it! Not to mention, her hair and makeup looks so fresh!
Colbie Caillat. Too cute! She did what I wish Carrie, Jennifer & Kacey would have done with their dresses. LOVE!
Colbie Caillat. Too cute! She did what I wish Carrie, Jennifer & Kacey would have done with their dresses lol. LOVE!
Carrie what are they putting you in?! Those legs though!!!
Carrie what are they putting you in?! Those legs though!!!
Carrie Underwood's wardrobe changes. Source.
Carrie Underwood Wardrobe Changes Part 1. (1) The high waisted slacks & crop top was cute & she pulled it off. (2) I didn’t care for the pink floral gown live, but I’m liking it a bit more in pictures. (3) The red carpet dress & HMU was an overall win for me! (4)  The monologue outfit seemed so heavy & sloppy, but I can’t even rag on this woman, when you’re as classy as her & have those legs you can wear whatever you want lol. Source.
Carrie Underwood's wardrobe changes pt. 2. Source.
Carrie Underwood’s wardrobe changes Part  2. It’s hard for her to do wrong in my eyes, but she could have done much better. Out of the above, I liked her performance outfit & wavy locks (2)  and the metallic gown & chignon (3)  best.  Source.

I think that Kellie Pickler may have been my hands-down favorite of the night!

What are your favorite looks from the CMA’s this year?

(Please note that these are not my photos. Sources have been noted when possible. The remaining have been pulled from Twitter)

Best Dressed: Grammys 2013

Let me start by acknowledging my little announcement last night that I was going to boycott the Grammys …

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…myself, and the rest of New England have literally been snowed in for 3 days now. I cannot tell you how many movies, re-runs, and mindless television I’ve watched – talk about stir crazy/cabin fever.

Mid-blizzard
Mid-blizzard
Post-blizzard. So much snow!
Post-blizzard. So much snow!

However, I couldn’t help but watch the live red carpet on E! It’s not that easy to opt out of all that fashion! I had so much fun blogging about the stars’ outfits last year … and who could forget that Louboutin Manicure?!

So, without further ado – let’s get to it. Here are my picks for the best dressed at the 2013 Grammy Awards:

Shaun Robinson: (waiting for confirmation on designer) Looking fabulous in purple!

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Taylor Swift: J. Mendel. Wasn’t too crazy about her hair, but I loved the dress – she always kills it in JM!

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Nazanin Mandi (Miguels’ Girlfriend): (waiting for confirmation on designer) I love when the stars have a significant other who is a red carpet star in their own right! Last year at the ACM’s it was Lacey Buchanan, Jake Owens then girlfriend, this year it was Miguels lady! Cute LBD & fun hair. She makes her man look good – hot hot hot!

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J.Lo: Anthony Vaccarello. The woman is rock solid & looked amazing in this black gown!

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Faith Hill: J. Mendel. There’s a lot of chatter about this dress, but I think she looked great! It fits her like a glove and the beading was so fun! Side note: did anyone else see the serious rock on her pinky finger!?

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Kelly Rowland: Georges Chakra. More often than not I find Kelly Rowland on my list of best dressed. This black geometric, cutout number looks incredible on her!

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Rihanna: Custom Azzedine Alaia. Rihanna is usually a total hit or a total miss – I have to say, what a pleasant surprise to see her so cute & cleaned up tonight! LOVE!

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Those were some of my red carpet highlights! Unfortunately, I was disappointed with Carrie Underwood & Beyonce – they both looked great, but I think that they could of done something a little more fun! Maybe next year.

I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve loved the addition of the mani-cam to these awards shows. It might be more exciting to me than the red carpet itself! My Mom is too funny – I think that being the person who gets to man the mani-cam may be on my list of dream jobs. 😉
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Who were some of your favorites on the 2013 Grammy Red Carpet?

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