Oh, country music. No other genre has as many award shows (seriously) but then again, nobody puts on quite a show like the country stars do. And when it comes to the red carpet, it’s an all-out extravaganza. Dressing for a country music awards show is basically like the Grammys meets prom: the bigger the hair, the glitzier the dress, the better. For last night’s Academy Of Country Music Awards there was a lot of glitter, but also a number of totally refined and frankly, unexpected looks.
Taylor Swift seemed to be taking a style note from new BFF Karlie Kloss. Her black and white ensemble by J. Mendel featured a crop top with cut-out detailing and a long skirt complete with thigh-high slit. Swift also departed from her usual shimmery cat-eye makeup with a fierce vibrant blue smoky eye, paired with a coral lipstick applied so perfectly that we did a double take when she came on stage. Read more »