The Best and Worst Dressed of the Golden Globes

 This year’s Golden Globes were classy and scrumptious to say the least.  Viewers wanted more of hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey as they entertained everyone with fun, light and tasteful jokes.  This year, laughter and smiles filled the room when the two comedians spoke instead of “boos” and scowls like a few years back when Ricky Gervais hosted the Golden Globes in 2010.

As far as fashion goes, the men were sleek and close to perfect.  Many of the guy’s stylists outdid themselves and Hollywood’s leading men gave the women a run for their money on the red carpet this year.  Frankly, I’ve never been so impressed than I have this year with the gentlemen on the red carpet.  When it comes to the ladies, there were just a few bad choices that made me cringe.  Instead of getting into detail here, read below and see who my picks are for “worst” dressed and “best”  dressed at the 2014 Golden Globes.

Worst Dressed


Julia Roberts wearing Dolce & Gabbana was a total miss this weekend.  Take the blouse off and that god awful white belt and then we can talk.  This is simply not glamorous enough for the red carpet.  Especially the Golden Globes red carpet.  Sorry Julia, we love you but this dress was not right for the evening.


Lena Dunham wears Zac Posen during the Golden Globes.  Ok, love them both but this was not a match made in heaven. At all quite frankly.  The color is wrong for her, the design at the bust line is wrong for her body type, it’s ill fitting and her hair, makeup and jewelry were all way too simple.  If this dress was the last dress on earth and she absolutely had to wear it, I would have put an oversized,  dramatic ruby necklace on her, demand a fuller hair style by her salon team, have a minimal spray tan applied and expect simple eyes with a very bold lip.


Photo – Steve Granitz/WireImage

Sorry, but this was a complete miss for me.   This Tom Ford gown was not right for Hayden Panettiere at all.  The only thing that is right is the fit.  The neckline and simple straps do nothing for her body type and the black and white color choice does nothing for her features or skin type.  Hayden’s hair is not quite what I would have chosen for her, but a light spray tan and a beautiful color gown(any color is better than this) would have wowed the crowd.  I’m thinking beaded peach, bold oxblood or chiffon pink would have been better choices.

Best Dressed


Photo – Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Taylor Swift isn’t new to the red carpet but she was one of the youngest among Hollywood’s finest last night and honestly, she got everything right!  The dress is a stunning and dramatic length, the fit is perfect and the color looks beautiful with her hair, skin and bold lip color.  (Lena Dunham should take notes). I just love her entire look.


Photo – Getty Images

Every red carpet diva strives to find a one of a kind dress that no one else will have.  Lupita Nyong’o chose this striking Ralph Lauren gown that not only took my breath away but also left me wanting more.  The color is perfect with her beautiful skin tone and the bright red speaks for itself.  Her clean simple hair looks more elegant then she probably planned.  Everything about this is right.  It’s soooo right.


Photo – Getty Images

Sofia Vergara in Zac Posen. I loved Sofia’s long black gown with a pop of color along her collar bone.  Her dress screams elegance and so does her necklace.  Her long simple hair style was clean and beautiful. This is something Vergara isn’t used to (she usually wears tight from head to toe) and because of that, I love it even more.


Photo – AP

Paula Patton is getting lots of criticism for this dress but I actually love it.  Not everyone can wear tight and white (and most people shouldn’t) but she can. I’m putting her on my best dressed list because she took a chance and it worked for her, her beautiful figure, her sleek skin tone and stunning hair color.  I only wish her hair was slicked back into a low bun.  Everyone knows I love drama on the runway and this dress screams runway drama!

Other favorites are Olivia Wilde, Anna Gunn, Margot Robbie, Emma Roberts, Kate Blanchet and Kate Beckinsale. As for the men, my absolute favorite is Bradley Cooper.  Who says “no one’s perfect”?  If it was you, Bradley Cooper just proved you wrong!



Photo –  Getty / Jason Merritt

Bradley Cooper wore a Tom Ford tuxedo and accessorized it with his baby blues and a great smile.  There’s just something about a clean shaven well dressed man with tamed hair.  Perfect in every way…especially for the red carpet.


There you have it…My favorites and not so favorites for the 2014 Golden Globes.  If you missed the show and are wondering if your favorite movie made it into the winners circle, check out the list of last night’s winners below.

Best motion picture, drama

• 12 Years a Slave — WINNER
• Captain Phillips
• Gravity
• Philomena
• Rush

Best actress in a motion picture, drama

• Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine — WINNER
• Sandra Bullock, Gravity
• Judi Dench, Philomena
• Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks
• Kate Winslet, Labor Day

Best actor in a motion picture, drama

• Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
• Idris Elba, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
• Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips
• Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club — WINNER
• Robert Redford, All is Lost

Best motion picture, comedy or musical

• “American Hustle” — WINNER
• Her
• Inside Llewyn Davis
• Nebraska
• The Wolf of Wall Street

Best actress in a motion picture, musical or comedy

• Amy Adams, American Hustle — WINNER
• Julie Delpy, Before Midnight
• Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha
• Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Enough Said
• Meryl Streep, August: Osage County

Best actor in a motion picture, musical or comedy

• Christian Bale, American Hustle
• Bruce Dern, Nebraska
• Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street — WINNER
• Oscar Isaac, Inside Llewyn Davis
• Joaquin Phoenix, Her

Best animated feature film

• The Croods
• Despicable Me 2
• Frozen — WINNER

Best foreign language film

• Blue is the Warmest Color
• The Great Beauty — WINNER
• The Hunt
• The Past
• The Wind Rises

Best supporting actress in a motion picture

• Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine
• Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle — WINNER
• Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave
• Julia Roberts, August: Osage County
• June Squibb, Nebraska

Best supporting actor in a motion picture

  • • Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips
  • • Daniel Brühl, Rush
  • • Bradley Cooper, American Hustle
  • • Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave
  • • Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club — WINNER

Best director, motion picture

• Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity — WINNER
• Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips
• Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave
• Alexander Payne, Nebraska
• David O. Russell, American Hustle

Best screenplay, motion picture

• Spike Jonze, Her — WINNER
• Bob Nelson, Nebraska
• Jeff Pope and Steve Coogan, Philomena
• John Ridley, 12 Years a Slave
• Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell, American Hustle

Best original score, motion picture

• Alex Ebert, All is Lost — WINNER
• Alex Heffes, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
• Steven Price, Gravity
• John Williams, The Book Thief
• Hans Zimmer, 12 Years a Slave

Best original song, motion picture

• Atlas, Hunger Games: Catching Fire
• Let It Go, Frozen
• Ordinary Love, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom — WINNER
• Please Mr. Kennedy, Inside Llewyn Davis
• Sweeter Than Fiction, One Chance

Best TV series, drama

• Breaking Bad — WINNER
• Downton Abbey
• The Good Wife
• House of Cards
• Masters of Sex

Best actress in a TV series, drama

• Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
• Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
• Taylor Schilling, Orange Is the New Black
• Kerry Washington, Scandal
• Robin Wright, House of Cards — WINNER

Best actor in a TV series, drama

• Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad — WINNER
• Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
• Michael Sheen, Masters of Sex
• Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
• James Spader, The Blacklist

Best TV series, musical or comedy

• The Big Bang Theory
• Brooklyn Nine-Nine — WINNER
• Girls
• Modern Family
• Parks and Recreation

Best actress in a TV series, musical or comedy

• Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
• Lena Dunham, Girls
• Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
• Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
• Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation — WINNER

Best actor in a TV series, musical or comedy

• Jason Bateman, Arrested Development
• Don Cheadle, House of Lies
• Michael J. Fox, The Michael J. Fox Show
• Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
• Andy Samberg, Brooklyn Nine-Nine — WINNER

Best TV movie or miniseries

• American Horror Story: Coven
• Behind the Candelabra — WINNER
• Dancing on the Edge
• Top of the Lake
• White Queen

Best actress in a miniseries or TV movie

• Helena Bonham Carter, Burton and Taylor
• Rebecca Ferguson, The White Queen
• Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven
• Helen Mirren, Phil Spector
• Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake — WINNER

Best actor in a miniseries or TV movie

• Matt Damon, Behind the Candelabra
• Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra — WINNER
• Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dancing on the Edge
• Idris Elba, Luther
• Al Pacino, Phil Spector

Best supporting actress in a series, miniseries or TV movie

• Jacqueline Bisset, Dancing on the Edge — WINNER
• Janet McTeer, The White Queen
• Hayden Panettiere, Nashville
• Monica Potter, Parenthood
• Sofia Vergara, Modern Family

Best supporting actor in a series, miniseries or TV movie

• Josh Charles, The Good Wife
• Rob Lowe, Behind the Candelabra
• Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
• Corey Stoll, House of Cards
• Jon Voight, Ray Donovan — WINNER




Shannon_Lippitt_thumbnail2Shannon Lazovski

Shannon Lazovski is the CEO of SoGlam Media, editor and owner of and She is a Public Relations & Social Media Professional that also enjoys event planning, blogging and fashion, beauty & image consulting.  She loves to collect jewelry, handbags and heels (typically the higher the better) and cannot get enough when it comes to the subjects of beauty and fashion. Follow her on Pinterest.

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