Red Carpet Fashion

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Award season is in full swing and that means that our eyes are on the stars and what they are wearing. Women in the music and film industry use the red carpet to express themselves, and grab as much attention as they can. The evolution of red carpet fashion directly correlates with fashion treads in most cases and has always been a way for celebrities to make a statement. There are dresses that we all remember from different award shows throughout the years. Such as Rihanna’s recent rhinestone encrusted sheer gown or Lil’ Kim’s purple jumpsuit and pasty ensemble. Not only are these dresses memorable but they can make or break a fashion house. One well know dress worn by Uma Thurman in 1995, it was a beautiful flowing lavender silk piece that…show more content…
It was released in light of the Janet Jackson nip slip at the super bowl. This email went on to describe exactly what they are expecting from the attendees. The email goes as far as to also reminding attendees that obscene words in foreign languages as well as direct sponsorship of products was prohibited. The memo also states that any organized cause, such as breast cancer pink ribbons, will not be allowed, this goes for lapel pins and any other form of regularly approved accessories. The attendees adhered to this dress code with some, like Jennifer Lopez who chose to wear a simple black dress that had a slit up to her hip, making a comment on the memo and its absurdity. (CBS,…show more content…
Stand point theory revolves around the idea that the different platforms of the social hierarchy dictate how the world is viewed. The people who have been marginalized are more likely to have a true sense of the world versus the people who hold the power. (Wood, 2015) Now take this idea and apply it to award shows. The organizers are the ones who have the power in these situations. With that power they are able to enforce the rules that they set into place on how each attendee should dress. Many of the producers of these events want to avoid having controversy around the event due to its perceived
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