Grammys 2014: Forgot the Fashion

Other than a few absolutely amazing performances — Beyonce & Jay-Z (we all know how I feel about it by now), Kendrick Lamar & Imagine Dragons, Mackelmore, and John Legend — I was really underwhelmed by the Grammys this year. The rest of the show kind of bored me… I mean, did they just forget the fashion this year? E! chose the 5 Best Dressed and I have to agree with their picks… These 5 ladies were my favorites, too.

Even if majority of the dresses were a snooze-fest this year, it’s still possible to draw some inspiration from a few of the frocks.

Katy Perry’s whimsical Valentino dress reminded me that I need to pull my ballerina skirt out again. Fashion Week, perhaps? I’m thinking of pairing it with something in the same blush color family for a head-to-toe look like Katy’s.

Ciara, Taylor Swift, and Chrissy Teigen all wore long embellished dresses on the red carpet. As you can imagine, I’m always a fan of excessive beading, sequins, and shimmer!

While Miranda Lambert’s dress was very simple, the classic red color and deep-V cut made it a standout style. Wearing a red dress definitely takes some confidence to pull off, but Valentine’s Day is just around the corner so it’s a great time to break out some bold color. If a dress feels too daring for you, start with a great red lip!

And last but certainly not least, I also really loved Beyonce’s dress. I mean, she obviously could do no wrong on Sunday. (The amount of times I’ve re-watched her performance is a little bit creepy.) Her all-white look was spot on and her makeup complimented her dress perfectly. Stunning!

All of my white dresses seem to be warm-weather only. Is it summer yet?

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  1. 1.30.14
    Meagan commented:

    I Just love Taylor Swift’s gown! She has great classic style!
    -Meg
    http://www.dillandscout.etsy.com

  2. 1.30.14
    Rita commented:

    Taylor and Beyoncé were my favorite <3

  3. 1.30.14
    Kristi commented:

    Totally agree on those 5! Katy Perry’s was so cute…
    xx,
    Kristi

  4. 1.30.14
    Alexandra Aimee commented:

    Taylor totally took the night for me! She looked so grown up and sophisticated! Just gorgeous.

    — Alex at Brainy Girls Beauty

  5. 1.30.14
    Jen commented:

    Love the j.crew pumps and jeweled chambray!

    noho-prep.blogspot.com

  6. 1.30.14
    Zoe commented:

    Oh my gosh! How adorable. I love your first outfit 🙂

    Zoe
    http://thatszoe.blogspot.com

  7. 1.31.14

    I also thought Taylor looked gorgeous. Love that ballerina skirt of yours!

  8. 1.31.14
    Ashley commented:

    Miranda Lambert looked her best that night; also, love your ballerina skirt, so Carrie Bradshaw of you! xx

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  9. 1.31.14
    Kristin commented:

    I agree that the Grammy fashion this year was a little bit of a snooze fest. I do adore Taylor Swifts look, however. I think it is classy and stylish. I am totally loving your ballerina skirt! I am dying for one!
    http://www.chicthyme.com

  10. 1.31.14
    FatFreeFashion commented:

    Totally agree, complete snoozefest! I’d take your look (chambray, tulle) any day!

    http://www.fatfreefashion.com

  11. 1.31.14
    Tiffany Elam commented:

    Taylor was my choice for best dressed at the Grammy’s! Seriously, Gucci is having an amazing award’s season!!
    xo,
    Tiffany
    shoeschampagne.blogspot.com

  12. 1.31.14

    You skirt is adorable! I love it!

    Fashionable Hostess
    http://www.fashionablehostess.com/

  13. 1.31.14
    Shell B Cheri commented:

    I loved Beyonce’s dress, I feel like she has really stepped up her style game this past year. (& I think we can thank Solange for that!)
    xo Shell B Cheri
    http://www.shellbcheri.com

  14. 1.31.14
    stephanie commented:

    I loved Taylor’s whole look.
    xx Stephanie (www.stephaniesstyleblog.com)

  15. 1.31.14
    Haley Valerie commented:

    I love your recreation of the looks!

    Haley
    haleyvalerie.com

  16. 1.31.14
    Sydney commented:

    Your makeup is always flawless! Can you please tell me your secret?

  17. 2.3.14
    FashionAndMovies commented:

    Love your chambray shirt and ballerina tulle skirt look, so cute!

  18. 2.3.14
    Katie Albury commented:

    I love how you can make something like the fashion at the Grammys accessible to everyone…well done, love it and your style…and your blog!

    Katie x
    http://www.missenchanting.co.uk/

  19. 2.4.14
    Sue commented:

    Awww…you stunning on that red dress with red lips. You look sexy and daring. That’s def perfect for Valentine’s. Love it!

  20. 2.4.14
    Kacie's Kloset commented:

    I loved all the fashion at the grammy’s!

    http://kacieskloset.blogspot.com/