As people who’ve by no means stepped foot onto the purple carpet, we nonetheless have an terrible lot of ideas about it. It’s one of many few locations individuals go to make a press release about themselves based mostly solely on what they’re sporting; and as trend nerds, are you able to blame us for being fascinated? We’ve all the time preached that your garments might be an extension of your character, and the slew of upcoming pink carpet occasions is the last word manifestation of that reality.
In fact, anybody who’s tuned within the hour earlier than an awards ceremony is aware of that not everybody hits their cues. With a group of stylists, professionals, and brokers serving to celebs intentionally venture, typically they unintentionally say the mistaken factor (the worst of which is, “I’m making an attempt to be somebody I’m not”). Nevertheless, one starlet who not often will get it improper is Lupita Nyong’o, and we credit score loads of her potential to seem like a one hundred% mega-babe whereas additionally being one hundred% herself to her stylist, Micaela Erlanger. Her pink carpet philosophy is about straightforward magnificence, and we love that we’re all the time capable of pinpoint one factor we will recreate in our personal outfits the very subsequent day.
In an unique pre-Emmy’s video in partnership with Dove Physique Wash’s One Bathe Problem, Micaela Erlanger is popping her focus onto ladies whose soles won’t be treading on a pink carpet anytime quickly (ahem — whats up, fellow ordinaries!), however do have cocktail events, weddings, and bashes the place rolling by means of in minimize-offs and bedhead simply gained’t reduce it. And, no, you don’t want knowledgeable blowout, designer gown, or crash-food regimen methods to have your personal Lupita second. Click on the video under to take a look at Micaela’s ideas on what makes an amazing glamour second (and conversely, what could make for a flop).