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Oscars Best Dressed 2012: The Best Gowns from the 84th Academy Awards

They came, they showed, they conquered. So many beauties at 84th Annual Academy Awards but only a select few made my best dressed list. Check them out below and let me know if you agree!

Gwyneth Paltrow looked so regal and stunning in Tom Ford

Emma Stone looked red hot on the red carpet in Giambattista Valli

Milla Jovavich looked elegant in Ellie Saab

 

Michelle Williams stayed true to her style in a feminine Louis Vuitton gown

Octavia Spencer wore a figure flattering Tadashi Shoji gown

Tina Fey stunned in a beautiful Carolina Herrera gown

Nina Garcia is one class act. She exudes elegance, style and sophistication. The Academy Awards was no exception.

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Today’s Obsession: Helmut Lang

Instead of having a weekly or monthly obsession over an article of clothing or a piece of jewelry, I suffer from daily obsessions. This might have something to do with all of the hours I spend in department stores, boutiques and closets. This doesn’t mean that tomorrow I will be over today’s obsession. It just means that tomorrow I will have another obsession to add on today’s obsession.

So, as I was sitting down for dinner, I found myself really obsession over today’s obsession (I may or may not suffer from OCD) so I decided that I had to blog about it. Today’s obsession which will still be tomorrow’s obsession is Helmut Lang. Check out some of the beauties below. I would describe the pieces below as simple and elegant with a slight edge. The jersey drapes so beautifully – it’s DELICIOUS!

Chrome Jersey Dress, Saks.com ($265)

Chrome Jersey Dress

Draped Jersey Dress, Saks.com ($195)

Draped Jersey Dress

Pebble Silk One-Shoulder Top, Saks.com ($255)

Pebble Silk One-Shoulder Top

Sheer-Side Cowl Neck Sweater, Saks.com ($335)

Stretch Leather Skinny Pants, Saks.com ($920)

Sheer-Side Cowl Neck Sweater and Leather Skinny Pants

Destroyed Linen Sweater, Saks.com ($380)

Slack Long Jersey Skirt, Saks.com ($230)

Destroyed Linen Sweater & Slack Long Jersey Skirt

Strata Wool And Leather Jacket, Saks.com  ($875)

Strata Wool and Leather Jacket

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fabulous flats

Its at that time of year when we begin to put our sandals in storage and replace them with flats for the colder weather. Flats are so elegant and can really bring a sophisticated touch to your outfit.

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Gems on Display

Please keep your jewelry organized so when you go for an item, it isn’t tangled and you can find it easily. I love to keep my jewelry on trays. www.gemsondisplay.com has great black trays with black tray liners. Very inexpensive and keeps all of my jewelry super organized.

If you prefer to hang your jewelry, an elegant  jewelry tree like the one pictured here is a great option. This is available on Amazon. com

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