The BEST Golden Globes Dresses of All Time

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Same Moira…same. The hilarious and iconic Moira from Schitts Creek says it all…award season is the BEST season!! Not only do we get all our favourite celebrities receive awards they deserve but my favourite part has to be the red carpet glam!!

As we all know, tonight marks the 78th annual Golden Globes, celebrating the best moments and acting throughout TV and film. The hilarious duo Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are hosting!! Sadly, this is just another event COVID has ruined and we wont be able to see all our favourite people in one room or surprising us with incredible looks walking across the red carpet but…we have to make the most of it! The ceremony is virtual, which means the red carpet is as well too! Let’s hope for some at-home, unique red carpet glam that we can remember forever!

This article idea came to me at 12am on Friday and I had to follow through with it because I am having so much fun digging up some pictures and old Golden Globe fashion archives!! I am going to take you back to the beginning of time…kidding the beginning of GOLDEN GLOBE time, and I am going to show you my personal favourite, all time best dresses from this award show!!

Ever since the beginning of the Golden Globes in 1944, the ceremony has conjured up some stunning, all around the world fashion moments. From Old Hollywood Glamour, to 90s poofy gowns, to the unique and storytelling dresses of the 21st century, fashion is forever changing!

I am currently taking a Fashion Industry Essentials course with Parsons School of Design in New York and I most recently learned that what a celebrity wears to a red carpet event defines themselves and is carefully curated and picked to tell a specific story. Especially in the most recent years, other than the fashion, the red carpet has become super hyper-professional. A celebrity can pick how they want to convey so much about themselves based on what they are wearing to a red carpet event.

Here are the BEST Golden Globe red carpet moments of all time!

Marilyn Monroe, 1962

Of course, my number one contender is my icon Marilyn Monroe in 1962. Her sparkly dress and her blonde bob define Old Hollywood Glamour!!

Cher, 1973

Miss Cher! Representing the 70s in this beautiful and distinct fur piece with a fur throw on top!

Melba Moore, 1987

Representing the 80s in this beautiful puff-shouldered red gown, that could appear anywhere on a runway today is the American singer, Melba Moore! Red lipstick matching the bright red dress tells represents a bold and strong personality.

You all know that the 90s was my favourite era…be prepared for quite a few dresses from this time!!! I have decided to show you guys the actresses then and now, demonstrating the style change with each era!

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, 1990 & 2017

Staring off the list in the 90s with Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who I call my mom’s twin! Seriously…looking at old pictures of my mom they look identical!! Looking at the 90s I see a mix of elegant and grunge with a touch of class. Moving forward to 2017, the dress choices are a lot more bold and classy as well!

Uma Therman, 1995 & 2014

Uma Therman!!! Don’t you just love seeing the fashion transition statement from the 90s to now?! The fashion looks celebrities take on these days seem to be more bold and create more of a statement compared to before where the red carpet was more of a simple event. As I learned, the red carpet in the past 10 years have been curated and considered much more high profile than ever!

Sandra Bullock, 1998 & 2014

If there is one celebrity I would love to look like I would have to say Sandra Bullock. This girl has NOT aged one bit!! From the classy beaded gown in the 90s to the bold, pink black and blue colours, the range is exquisite!

Cameron Diaz, 1999

Cameron Diaz, 1999

I love this look because it is the great definition of the era. GRUNGE 90s! Her hair and makeup both scream grunge and fun and the look is very different compared to other red carpet 90s looks we’ve seen!

Onto the 2000s!!

Sarah Jessica Parker, 2003

Sarah Jessica Parker, 2003

SJP has had many many red carpet looks but I think this has got to be my favourite!! Now this is not a dress but a classy, silky black corset and loose pants deserve a Golden Globe itself for fashion.

Scarlett Johansson, 2004 & 2020

Our MCU Queen herself…Scarlett Johansson everyone *cue the applause*

Now can we just talk about the STUNNING most unforgettable red dress she wore to the Golden Globes last year?! If that doesn’t scream badass and confident I really don’t know what does!! Everyones eyes were on her fabulous crimson silk faille strapless gown, custom made from Vera Wang and she accessorized it with a stunning diamond necklace!

I could go on forever and ever about every celebrity out there but here are some of my other favourite female celebrities decked out in designer!

Nicole Kidman, 2006

Nicole Kidman in Gucci, 2006

Jennifer Lopez, 2009

JLO looking like a Golden Globe herself, dressed in Marchesa, 2009

Octavia Spencer, 2012

Octavia Spencer in Tadashi Shoji, 2012

Emma Stone, 2015

My favourite Emma, dressed in Lavin, 2015. The bow will forever be framed in our minds, she is a present in herself!

Dakota Johnson, 2015

Adding another QUEEN from 2015, Dakota Johnson, in Chanel, 2015.

Michelle Williams, 2017

Michelle Williams in Louis Vuitton, 2017

Emily Blunt, 2019

May I be (B)lunt…Emily looks STUNNING and the details on this dress are AMAZING to the eye! This beautiful creation was made by Alexander McQueen.

Ms. Gaga deserves a double feature! Look at this elegant, magical gown created by Valentino Haute Couture in 2019. Absolutely stunning I cannot believe my eyes! Her and Scarlett really outdid themselves with the gowns!!

Joey King, 2020

As I mentioned before, a dress always tells a story or defines who a person is. Look at the creativity put into this dress!! This may be the coolest dress I have ever seen!! Joey King in Iris Van Herpen, 2020

Margot Robbie, 2020

Margot Robbie arrives in stunning CHANEL, 2020

Saoirse Ronan, 2020

Saoirse Ronan in Celine, 2020

I am so excited to see today’s looks!! Stay tuned for another article where I rank the fashion looks from least to most favourite!! Yes…I definitely will be taking notes!!

Happy Golden Globes day!!!

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