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Admiring from the Backseat: Leslie Mann in Monique Lhuillier

Leslie Mann attended the L.A. premiere of her latest movie, ‘The Other Woman’, in a vibrant, eye-catching look this week, and we’re in love. The actress walked the red carpet in a two-toned bandeau top and ball skirt pairing from Monique Lhuillier‘s Spring 2014 runway collection and matching Oscar Tiye sandals.

The ensemble has us wanting for colour in our spring wardrobes. More! Brighter! Now! Off to go shopping. Be right back.

Image Credit: Getty / Steve Granitz

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Admiring from the Backseat: MTV Movie Awards 2014 Edition

Lupita Nyong’o in Chanel Fall 2014

We usually tune into the MTV Movie Awards for the trailers, the musical performances (Eminem and Rihanna!), and the Best Shirtless Performance award reveals (because, you know). Fashion? Not so much.

But then we heard that the likes of Lupita Nyong’o and Shailene Woodley were going to be walking the red carpet, and we had a feeling we were in for the most noteworthy MTV Movie Awards red carpet to date. And with Chanel, Balmain, Emanuel Ungaro and even some Ulyana Sergeenko Couture served up last night, we’d say we were right.

Our main takeaways from the show? Lupita never fails us, Shailene continues to kill it, and we desperately need an Edie Parker clutch like Rita Ora‘s in our lives, stat. Check out our 5 best dressed from the 2014 MTV Movie Awards – do you agree with our picks?

Shailene Woodley in Balmain Pre-Fall 2014

Chrissy Teigen in Ulyana Sergeenko Spring 2014 Couture

Zendaya Coleman in Emanuel Ungaro Fall 2014

Rita Ora in Barbara Casasola Fall 2014

Image Credits: Getty

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Admiring from the Backseat: Shailene Woodley in Zuhair Murad

Shailene Woodley is making her Backseat Stylers debut, and it’s about time. The actress, currently promoting her latest film Divergent, is a rising star in Hollywood and definitely one to watch for her red carpet style. In fact, her look at the Divergent Berlin premiere this week was far and away her best to date in our books.

Shailene donned a gorgeous white gown from Zuhair Murad‘s Pre-Fall 2014 collection for the occasion. With a sexy plunging neckline, futuristic bold shoulders and fierce gold embellishments, this might possibly be our favourite Murad design ever. And did we mention the mini train? We always love a good train.

We’re now officially on Shailene Woodley red carpet watch. Are you loving this look as much as we are?

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Spotted from the Backseat: Canadian Screen Awards 2014 Edition

Jessica Paré

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television’s second annual Canadian Screen Awards were held in Toronto last night at The Sony Centre for the Performing Arts and broadcast live on the CBC. Hosted by Martin Short, the awards gala recognized excellence in film, television and digital media productions.

Joining the comedy legend on stage as presenters were very familiar faces like Mad Men‘s Jessica Paré, Amazing Race Canada‘s John Montgomery, and Jason Priestley (aka Brandon Walsh, forever). Viggo Mortensen made an appearance as well, presenting the Lifetime Achievement Award to filmmaker/screenwriter David Cronenberg. For a complete list of nominees and winners, head on over to The Academy’s site.

But before you do, check out the gallery below for 30 red carpet snaps from last night’s festivities, including best dressed candidates like the stunning Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs in a vampy sheer black number, Pretty Little LiarsShay Mitchell in a chic black and white design with cutouts, and Maria Bello in an ethereal embellished ivory gown. Our country’s biggest screen stars certainly turned it out for the industry’s biggest night of the year.

Dina Pugliese

Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs

Jessica Lowndes

Maria Bello

Shay Mitchell

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Admiring from the Backseat: Oscars Night 2014 Edition

Kate Hudson in Atelier Versace Spring 2014

Cue shocking confession: we didn’t watch the Oscars red carpet coverage last night, not even a minute. The shock! The horror! We weren’t missing the posse of Ryan Seacrest and company in the slightest, but we weren’t feeling quite like ourselves until we’d fully caught up on all the action via the interweb and had created a 10 best dressed list like we always do. This year, though, we took some liberties: instead of limiting the list to the Academy Awards themselves, we also considered looks from Vanity Fair and Elton John’s respective Oscar parties.

The result? Kate Hudson in a dazzling caped Atelier Versace gown won the sartorial Oscar race in our books, but Diane Kruger in lace Valentino and Karolina Kurkova and Evan Rachel Wood, both stunning in Elie Saab, took home top style honours for the evening. The rest of our list is rather predictable but well deserved: Angelina Jolie in yet another gorgeous Elie Saab, Lupita Nyong’o in powder blue Prada, Anne Hathaway in sleek Gucci, and more.

Check out our complete top 10 best dressed from Oscars night below. Did we miss any of your favourites?

Karolina Kurkova in Elie Saab Spring 2014

Evan Rachel Wood in Elie Saab Fall 2013 Couture

Diane Kruger in Valentino Spring 2014 Couture

Angelina Jolie in Elie Saab Fall 2013

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Admiring from the Backseat: Naomie Harris in Monique Lhuillier

Our newfound style crush on Naomie Harris continues – as does our longstanding obsession with jumpsuits – with this gorgeous getup from the LoveGold event at Chateau Marmont last night honouring Academy Awards nominee Lupita Nyong’o.

Though it doesn’t take much more than a basic black jumpsuit to get us excited, this Monique Lhuillier Pre-Fall 2014 design is particularly up our alley. The delicate lace inserts and peekaboo cutouts make for a romantic yet sexy look. We’re now officially on the hunt for jumpsuit #4, because one can never have enough…or so we’re telling ourselves.

Image Credit: Getty Images via Yahoo!

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Admiring from the Backseat: BAFTA Film Awards 2014 Edition

Lupita Nyong’o in Christian Dior Fall 2013 Couture

The BAFTA Film Awards were held at The Royal Opera House in London, England yesterday, and the Lupita Nyong’o and Cate Blanchett style watch continued. Neither disappointed; Lupita donned a gorgeous green couture number by Dior, while Cate chose a floral print column gown by Alexander McQueen.

This awards season’s sartorial frontrunners weren’t the only ones to impress. Naomi Harris brought a chic pop of pink Gucci to the red carpet, Angelina Jolie looked cool as a cucumber in a Saint Laurent tuxedo, and Olga Kurylenko stunned in a mermaid-inspired gown by Burberry.

The Academy Awards are just around the corner on March 2 (with Ellen DeGeneres as host!), and we can’t wait to see what these and our other favourite leading ladies have planned for the red carpet of all red carpets.

Cate Blanchett in Alexander McQueen Pre-Fall 2014

Naomi Harris in Gucci 

Angelina Jolie in Saint Laurent 

Olga Kurylenko in Burberry 

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Admiring from the Backseat: Diane Kruger in Chanel

Earlier this week, Diane Kruger walked the red carpet of the premiere of her latest film, The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden, at the Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin looking impossibly chic, as per usual.

The actress donned a star sequin-embellished getup from Chanel‘s Pre-Fall 2014 collection, proving once and for all that sequinned garments are definitely year-round attire and not just reserved for the holiday season. And that’s not just for red carpet-strutting celebs like Diane – we’re devoted paillette fans 365 days a year.

Image via Vogue UK

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Admiring from the Backseat: Grammy Awards 2014 Edition

Beyonce in Michael Costello

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles last night, and we were glued to our televisions from red carpet coverage to closing performance. There were plenty of highlights, on stage (Daft Punk! Pharrell!) and off, sartorial (Valentino! Gucci!) or otherwise.

Beyonce may not have taken any Grammys home, but she won the whole night by our measure, with a fierce performance to open the show and best dressed honours to boot. Queen Bey followed up the bodysuit she wore to perform “Drunk In Love” with Jay-Z with a gorgeous white gown by Project Runway alumnus Michael Costello, who we totally cheered for during Season 8. Biggest moment of his career to date, definitely.

In other, non-Bey news, Ciara and her baby bump rocked the red carpet in a very chic custom Emilio Pucci, and Katy Perry made our jaws drop in exquisite, fresh-off-the-runway Valentino couture. Our obsession with tuxedos was reignited thanks to Madonna‘s dapper Ralph Lauren getup, and Gucci Première continued to knock our socks off this awards season with a stunning metallic number donned by Taylor Swift.

That rounds out our top 5 best dressed from the 2014 Grammys. Who was on your list?

Ciara in custom Emilio Pucci

Katy Perry in Valentino Spring 2014 Couture

Madonna in Ralph Lauren Spring 2014

Taylor Swift in Gucci Première

Image Credits: Getty (via Huffington Post)

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Admiring from the Backseat: Screen Actors Guild Awards 2014 Edition

Amy Adams in Antonio Berardi

The 2014 edition of the Screen Actors Guild Awards were held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles last night, and this awards season’s crop of stars hit the red carpet in glamourous fashion.

Cate Blanchett and Lupita Nyong’o continued their respective style streaks in stunning Givenchy and Gucci creations, while Amy Adams, Sandra Bullock and Jennifer Lawrence all improved on their Golden Globes showings last week. Sofia Vergara and Claire Danes, two of our favourite actresses from the small screen, also brought their sartorial A games in gorgeous Donna Karan Atelier and Vionnet metallic gowns.

Check out our 10 best dressed from the 2014 SAG Awards. Did we get it right in your books?

Sofia Vergara in Donna Karan Atelier 

Sandra Bullock in Lanvin

Cate Blanchett in Givenchy Spring 2014

Lupita Nyong’o in one-of-a-kind Gucci

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