Elegance Expert Reacts To Oscar’s 2020 Outfits

Elegance Expert Reacts To Oscar’s 2020 Outfits


My dear elegant ladies,
welcome back to another video. I am literally here falling asleep.
Yes, I need one of those. What do you call it when
you keep your eyes open? I am so tired because it’s in the
middle of the night here in Europe, but I am staying awake so that I can watch
the Oscars here with you and actually, give you my commentary on
the best and worst outfit. We are going to review celebrities
and their outfits based on the following criteria. Will their outfits fit their body shape,
their color complexion, their style personality, and of course,
most importantly, elegance. How elegant are they for the red carpet? All of these things we’re going
to go through in this video. Let’s start with the first
outfit. Now this outfit, look at this color. This is
a beautiful, beautiful dress, perfect for her body shape because her
complexion is very light and you can see that the baby blue just works so lovely
on her. And if you know me by now, you know that baby blue is
one of my favorite colors. I could literally take that dress, rip it off her body and
just put it on myself. I love it. Okay, so moving on to
the next, we have Billie Eilish. Okay. Let’s just say that we keep on
moving to the next. Red carpet, Oscar’s, really? No. I’m not going to waste time on this
stupidity because looking at this, I feel like somebody is either
not taking this really seriously. It’s a red carpet event. The dress code
is clearly gala. With all due respect, I’m sure this lovely green-haired lady
with very long nails is incredibly artsy and has a very creative style personality, but I still don’t understand why
somebody would arrive to a gala event, where clearly the dress
code does not say pajama, even though, the pajama has
the Chanel label on it. Why on earth would you
wear something like that? You know what the first thing I see
when I see a Laura Dern in this dress? Laura, do this. This dress is a little bit weird. Those little tassels does
not make sense at all. I do like the soft pink
and with the black detail, that color combination
is nice. And of course, this soft pink with Laura’s color complexion
really works and the dress is perfectly fine for her body shape.
But the tassels… I’m not going to be negative Nancy
as I move on to the next outfit. And we have Mindy Kaling here, looking absolutely
gorgeous in this yellow, a bit mustardy gown. First of all, you have to understand that Mindy
is a very typical deep warm tone, meaning that yellow, mustard colors
really does go well with this type of complexion. She just looks flawless, so incredibly elegant,
so sophisticated. For me, this is pure elegance. And I also like the fact that this dress
somehow reminds me a little bit of her own heritage. She has Indian ethnicity, which I think that dress really gives
away that little detail because it does somehow give you this a little mixture
of gown and a little touch of sari. And I do like that because I think,
enhancing your heritage is always a nice feature to do. So up next,
we have Regina King. I mean, first impression is what
a lovely color of a dress. I think the dress is extremely
glamorous and very spectacular. The only thing is the top part reminds me a
little bit of, you know, this ice skaters costumes when they add
a little bit of bling bling to kind of make some form of embroidery with
Swarovski crystals to make it shine during their ice skating performance?
I don’t like it. I must say ladies, it would have been so much better if it
wasn’t there because the gown itself and the construction is incredibly
sophisticated and chic, and elegant and truly a wonderful dress. I also think that it
looks fantastic on her. It also balances out this big skirt
with her quite prominent shoulders. She is an inverted triangle
as I can see there. And this large skirt really balances
that out so it doesn’t look strange. So the dress itself is
perfect for her body shape. But if I have to be very critical, it would only be these embellishments
because overall, the gown is gorgeous. Let’s move on to
Rebel Wilson and you know, she was recently wearing
not a very flattering gown, so I’m really happy to see her today
wearing something that is much more suitable for her body shape. Here, we have created a bit of more of
an optical illusion when it comes to waist. She is a plus-size lady and
sometimes, it is very easy to emphasize, perhaps not on the most flattering
aspects. But in this case, emphasizing on creating a beautiful
silhouette for her and also with her hair, with the kind of glittery gown,
it creates this Hollywood glamour, which I personally find very elegant. The only thing I would object is that
I think the coloring is not really ideal. Her hair and lipstick, and the dress, it just makes her look
a little bit more pale. She could have done a different color
for her, but overall it’s not too bad. I think she looks quite
nice in this outfit. I don’t know how to pronounce this one, but Caitriona Balfe. She’s wearing a Valentino gown and I’m not
really big fan of this because I think, the top part is truly ruining
this whole ensemble. I do like the bottom part. I think
this is a beautiful couture gown. But with the top part,
it creates this bulkiness, which I think is a really good example
of what I’ve spoken about in my video, How to dress for your body shape.
You want to enhance your silhouette. You don’t want to box yourself up and
make yourself look bigger, fatter, wider, and I think, this is a prime example of how it looks
when somebody makes themselves look bigger. This does not
enhance your silhouette. This does not make you
look more feminine. I personally don’t think
it’s a very good outfit. Now let’s talk about Sigourney Weaver
and she has a very nice green dress that really goes well with the
warm tone that she has. One thing that you need to know ladies
is that Sigourney has a rectangular body shape and this is such a good example
of how the stylist has done it well for her shape, which does
not have a lot of waist. But they have created a bit of optical
illusion going on there because as you can see, there is a belt and belt is absolutely
fine if done in a right way on the rectangular body shape. We also have the draping part that creates
that optical illusion of a shape and the boat neck is very suitable
for rectangle body shape, because it just balances out the shoulders
and makes it look more proportional. When it comes to Chrissy Metz,
my dear plus-size elegant ladies, take a little note from this because
this is very common mistake that happens when you’re dressing yourself and you
create a vertical line when you are already a plus-size. This is not really good because you are
actually widening yourself even more. And as you can see in this case,
this does not really work, even though she’s gorgeous. The dress could have been so much more
flattering on her if it just didn’t have this kind of boat neck here,
this kind of line here, and just making her look this wide.
We want to elongate her. And in this case, it would have been much
more flattering if she had something, maybe with a bit more v-neck,
making her look longer. I think that would have been a better
choice of a neckline of a dress because this doesn’t really work. Scarlett Johansson looks
fantastic, and you ladies, you know how much
I love silk as a fabric. I think this detail of hers on the
dress looks incredibly interesting. Scarlett Johansson has a beautiful
hourglass shape and this dress is just perfectly made for one. For me, this is definitely one of my
favorite looks of the entire Oscars. I just think that it’s
interesting, it’s creative, but it’s still very elegant and I like
it when you can combinate those two. My dear elegant ladies, I have probably become allergic to black
and seeing a blonde woman wear black, it’s not the ideal color. Now I also do wear black sometimes
and I probably will never stop. But I just think that
for an Oscar event, Charlize Theron could
have done so much better, even though this
Dior dress kind of like, it’s not too bad, but there’s a lot of things that is
not a hundred percent ideal either. And the thing that just bothers me the
most is the color. It washes her out. I don’t like the neckline.
I don’t think it’s flattering. What she has done well though, because
Charlize Theron is an inverted triangle. The pea plum effect of
the dress is balancing her proportions out so that she is more aligned, which actually
looks quite good on her. But there’s still a lot of issues with
this outfit. Same goes for Margot Robbie, what is up with the black?
It washes her out. It does not look nice on this dress. It feels like she’s going to cosplay. I feel like she’s going to be this
little airy fairy little lady with the… Can somebody explain?
Please do in the comments. Renée Zellweger actually wear really
nice dress recently in the Baftas Awards. But here, she looks like an ice skater. Why am I having so many
ice skaters on my mind today? This is some sequenced dress. The neckline is not flattering for her
because she is an inverted triangle and neckline that goes up like that
actually makes her shoulders look wider. The dress itself feels
a bit basic. I think, she could have done so much better and
this just feels very plain Jane for me. Now let’s go a little speedy
towards going to the end. I do want to talk about
Florence Pugh and her beautiful, gorgeous teal dress. This is
such a nice Louis Vuitton gown. I think that it brings out her creative
personality so that perfectly suits her style personality very well.
It is also a very flattering shape. It creates this beautiful hourglass.
I don’t really know what body shape she is, but it doesn’t really matter at
this stage because ultimately, this dress really does her a favor
and the coloring is just spot on. Good thing with teal by the way, ladies,
is that it’s quite a universal color. Majority of skin tones, color
complexions work with teal, so it really works on her as well.
And we have now come towards the end. I will announce to you which dress,
I personally prefer and it’s actually not only one. Do you remember, I said
I was baby blue biased? Well, of course, Kristin Cavallari has probably one of
the most beautiful dresses in the entire Oscars. But that’s just my personal taste. But I do also want to give a big shout
out to this just mind-blowing dress one by Janelle Monae. It’s an incredible Ralph Lauren dress
with about 170,000 jewels on it. Truly, ladies, it looks like a piece of art.
I do think, a creation like this, really is a piece of art. And it really suits the
person’s style personality, which is very much being of the creative
side, as she is a singer. Now, ladies, I want to know, which has been
your most favorite outfits? Please leave a comment below. If you haven’t downloaded my free cheat
sheet on how to look expensive on a budget. www.ClassyCheatsheet.com And if you want to learn
more about body shapes, go now and watch my video where I will
guide you through all the body shapes out there and what to avoid and what to wear. So I will see you in that video.

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  • Thank you for watching! Which look is your favorite? Also, to learn more about body shapes and tips on how to dress for them watch my video How To Dress For Your Body Type To Show Your Best Assets: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CayIZZ_JE5I&list=PLLtTVHnRmkJkulziRD_BQpOSdQ04BOwic&index=1

  • Just one note…a one shoulder bodice actually slims wide shoulders NOT widens them. Stylist speaking here. Otherwise, great video and remarks.

  • Maybe whatโ€™s classy is that these women are talented and make their own money instead of asking old men to support them ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ

  • The hooded jeweled dress looks major uncomfortable….it would invoke being too warm temperature wise. I think you pronounce Charlise dress frill as โ€œp(eh)plumโ€ vs โ€œp(ee)plumโ€. You speak very good English by the way. I agree with your assessment of the tassels, the mustard dress very nice…darker women look fab in mustards and oranges. Also I hated the pouffy pink top. Not a fan of Sigourneyโ€™s dress..just not dressy enough and the color green looked like she is going to a St Patโ€™s party. The teal dress pretty, but a little over- stated in the front. Ruffles ok but the bulkiness?

  • It's a shame you didn't cover Penelope Cruz. I loved Penelope Cruz' dress and I thought she was the best dressed. But then again I think she has an impeccable fashion sense and puts them all in the shade.

  • Mindy Kaling, Yes! My favorite so far.
    Oooooo!
    The Valentino gown.
    But too bulky.
    The plus lady…in red…I LOVE how ScarJo accesotizes with Colin Jost!!! The perfect eye candy.

  • Totally agree about black for blonds, but as for the rest… Not so much. I like the Valentino ensemble, for example, with voluminous pink tulle top part. Quite refreshing after everyone wanted to wear the V-necks deep down to the navel…

  • Margot Robbie has proven to me to be one of those really pretty girls who have no idea how to dress. I donโ€™t know whether to blame her or her stylist. I sort of blame them both because she has to agree to wear the atrocities that her stylist suggests! Such a waste of a beautiful woman with a model shape. Just tragic!..

  • I am glad that you discussed the SHAPE vs the STYLE of the outfit! WHOA! Anna you are spot on with the TYPE of EVENT vs what the person WEARS! I agree 100%

  • I just couldn't watch the Oscars, more of the progressive woke elite telling us how to think politically are and how perfect they are.

  • SCARLET JOHANSSON, NATALIE PORMAN, MINDY GIRL IN TEAL DRESS AND MONET, this is the order that I like, about the baby blue dres is beautiful but for this lady I personally think that another color was better to blonde the hair, for you I think will be better, but for me A scarlet red will be ESPECTACULAR ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿธ๐ŸธChears Dear

  • I disagree with a few of your review. A note to Penelope Cruz. I do think she was, hands down, the most elegant woman in the night. I see your point about the pearl belt, and all. But still…I think the whole look worked out incredibly.

  • Even I, a 40 something mom, know that if you want to go to the Oscars and not wear a sexy gown, you wear an androgynous YSL tuxedo.

  • #1 Scarlett is always gorgeous. #2 Mindy #3 Sigourney . Natalie Portman was too severe in her attire.
    And someone wrote in the comments that talented artists doesn't need to be Elegant. LOL

  • I agree with your opinion, I love 1st one of outfit/so elegant.
    BTW, I would like to ask you to tell us about perfume.ย 
    Please tell us what kind of perfume is the best choice of the elegant one /each TPO thing

  • I've never seen Mindy Kaling look so lovely!
    I love the white gown Reneee Zellweger wore….I'm really saying it would look AMAZING on ME!! I would like to see Regina Kings' gown without the skirt attached. Maybe it's a Texas thing, but the more bling the better๐Ÿค .
    Poor Kristy Metz ๐Ÿ˜ข, when your belly is much bigger than your breasts its difficult to find anything really flattering. I've found the apple shape is the most difficult to create a flattering silhouette. I agree with your assessment Anna. She would have looked better with a deep v neck and ruching to create a waistline. Another color would be better as well. Ralph Lauren is my hands down favorite designer. For me, there is Mr Lauren first and foremost. Everyone else is fighting for 2nd place. I loved๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ the hood and top of Janelle Monet's gown. The bottom, not so much๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜ฑ. It was something straight out of Star Wars. If the bottom flowed over her body versus a big puffy triangle I think it would have been more elegant.

  • I, personally, didn't like the last outfit at all. The fabric on the head resembles a hood.
    Charlize Theron, with all due respect, doesn't look like a lady in that dress. She is showing too much skin, imo.

  • Me, looking at the bright hypersaturated teal dress: ๐Ÿ‘€
    Anna: this is a universal colour
    Me, looking again at the bright hypersaturated teal dress : ๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€ are we looking at the same dress

  • Excellent assessment..really agree and I so agree that blondes dont look their best in black…I am a warm blonde bothmhair and skin and black just is not for me. Teal looks so,much better on me than black bec my,eyes are teal. Loved this video you should do,BAFTA and all the award shows.

  • Completely agree with your observations Anna. I have the Colour Me Beautiful books and learnt these tips. Feel like we would make a killer duo as we were both passionate about style. It amazes me how the majority of celebrities at these events are wearing the wrong dress. Like how much money are these celebrity stylists earning for dressing them in these, sometimes awful, outfits!

  • That pink Prada worn by Renee Z at rhe BAFTAS looked so much better on her than that one sleeved Oscars dress, though I didnt like the Prada's colour, thought it was a good looking dress

  • Donโ€™t think much of this womanโ€™s pink top and her microphone is way to visible plus her accent is jarring to the ear and her makeup looks well worn and needs a re-fresh the elephant in the room is her flat lifeless highlighted hair thats so 2015 by the look of her she probably has body odour.

  • My dear mentor. none of thee dresses look all that great. Where are the old actors that look good? I mean look good. These new people are all about the bling that is all. I wish that they could come to your classes. Because you know and no matter how big you are you can learn from somebody.

  • You were right on with this critique. These stars have so much money going into this one event… You would think they would hire someone like you to guide them in picking out their wardrobe. Thanks for a great video!

  • Margot Robbie's vintage navy blue dress was my favorite. I loved the drape, the sleeves, and the color. Navy blue is a bit softer and more vibrant than black and I love it for formal wear.

  • Billie Eilish looks like a satanist or a demon, Laura dern looks like she has black goop oozing out of her boobs. Ew Margot Robbie looks like the evil queen maleficent

    The best was the teal

  • I watched the video, bc I was curious what is your opinion on Brie Larson's dress, but unfortunately you haven't mentioned her. But i am still curious! Mostly I hate dresses with cleavage that big, but somehow with that cape it really worked! And if we are already talking about capes – what about Natalie Portman's outfit? It was perfect for me – cleavage, but still covered, shiny, but not too much, and the extra message of the dress just made it more perfect for me. What is your opinion on these two?

  • I love this review! So many of the nes you loved were on the "worst" ist of many mainstream news reviews. But they were AMAZING! And these same mainstream reviews love the wacky inelegant dresses that are bad for the actors shape and color. These people have no place doing reviews. I guess everything is meant to be rage marketing nowadays ๐Ÿ™

  • I don't agree with you on many of your fashion videos ๐Ÿ˜‚ I believe people really see style stuff differently. Still always a pleasure to watch your vids Anna!!! ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŒธ

  • Regina King's dress is my favorite. You take notice when you see someone in that dress. She looks like a Princess. Similar to Audrey Hepburn's style.

  • The cosplay dress, yes, exactly. I thought โ€œglamorous wench?โ€ โ€œWitchesโ€™Ball?โ€ I also wanted Sigourney Weaverโ€™s dress to have a more empire waistline, so the lower part of the dress was more elongating…but that might also give her a too-youthful look.

  • 0:58 "Because her complexion is very light…"
    Are you talking about the lady I'm seeing who looks like Elsa genetically spliced with a jar of marmalade?

  • Scarlett Johansson def gorgeous, but I just don't like the overly exposed breasts like whyyy do you have to doo thaaat ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•

  • Scarlett, Janelle and Mindy were PERFECT. I also love that sparkly red dress Jane Fonda used to announce the Best Picture winner.
    I love Laura Dern, but hated her dress. It's too simple and has too much information at the same time. I loved the color and the top of Florence Pugh's dress, but that skirt, Jesus…

  • Mindy Kaling! the color was perfect for her. I'd call the color turmeric, not mustard. Great style, too. The baby blue dress was lovely, but didn't go with the wearer's skin tone as well as Mindy's did wiith hers. The wearer of the blue dress was tan, not light. but she didn't look horrible in it by any means. baby blue is a cool color and the woman's skin tone was warm. it would be perfect for Anna, though! go ahead and steal it with my blessing. LOL

  • My favorite was Penelope Cruz in a black satin Chanel gown with that string of pearls draped around her waist, and Scarlett Johansson.

  • Hello ๐Ÿ™‚
    So you are doing a video blog about elegance. Does that mean you're trying to be a lady?
    For me, you are not a lady. I just get negative vibes watching you because you do think that everyone who is not "elegant" is some kind of… Totally not on your range. I don't think a lady should behave like this. Maybe you could try to be a little bit more positive and not to judge (!!!) . It would make a better impression.

    But of course, I am just a women writing a comment on youtube that is just saying her opinion. You do you! โค๏ธ

  • I'm your avid fan and I'm following your videos.I must say,that Elegance is within ourselves that needs to Polish.Some Women has it,but not the others.Simplicity is Elegant.โ™ฅ๏ธ

  • I agree with what you said considering how Billie Eilish was dressed. Even if she doesn't want to wear something very feminine or revealing at all she could have dressed much better for the occasion. I'm all for people expressing themselves and wearing what they want, even if I'm personally not a fan of alternative style (I think that is a correct term for it?) I like a more classic mixed with casual, it's up to each person. But when there is a special event and a dress code you should respect the dress code and wear something appropriate for the occasion at least.
    I think Scarlet Johansson looked amazing, but doesn't she always though, so beautiful ๐Ÿ™‚ I wasn't personally the biggest fan of the last dress you showed, but she was very beautiful still of course, just didn't quite enjoy that dress.
    I loved the baby blue dress, though I wouldn't say her complexion is fair (maybe her natural complexion but she looked more tan in the picture, so probably spray tan), but I just love baby blue just like you…I think it goes very well with light skin and blonde hair ๐Ÿ™‚ I love that we get to see even more of your personality and humor in your videos Anna xoxo You are so beautiful as well and I love the content on your channel, it's very educational and interesting. Sending love from a fellow Swede here ๐Ÿ™‚ xoxo

  • Mindy looked middle-aged. Scarlett looked like she was trying to be younger than she is. How much nicer a pretty color like blue would have been