Celebrity Style Slam: Eva Longoria-Parker and Sandra Oh Hit the Red Carpet!
Michaela Jedinak , UK Stylist, and co-creator of the Celebrity Style Slam gives us her evaluation of style or fashion sense worn by various celebrities at the 2008 Emmys! Michaela comments regularly on a variety of current celebrities at events or about town and how their style chalks up in her typical “call them as she sees them” manner.
Michaela has covered celebrity styles for LA-Story.com for the Academy Awards, Independent Spirit Awards, Grammys, SAG Awards red carpet reviews and the Gucci/Madonna Party at NYFW!) . Check out her site: www.joyofcolour.com
Celebrities Reviewed: Eva Longoria-Parker ( Desperate Housewives) and Sandra Oh ( Greys Anatomy)
Color: Black is a great choice for her deep colouring.
The shape of her dress with the sachet in the waist gives her a tiny waist. However the neckline of the dress doesn’t work in her favour. it is cut too high for her proportions and it makes her upper body look very long (too long). Her neck is not short and wide, but her face is very long so she needs to follow virtually the same rules as those having a short, wide neck. Her neckline needs to wider and deeper to balance both her face and body.
Style: All the layers in her skirt line work for her bodyshape without shortening her height or proportions. The sleeveless dress gives her a shoulder line the balance with the skirt hem line. Yet this dress is not an ideal choice for her very long arms.Choosing accessories like strong bracelets, and a chunky clutch handbag would visually have created dimension and shortened her long arms.
Big plus is that additional accessories would have provided an upbeat, contemporary style for her. Though her look is “youthful” with a pony tail and waves in her hair, her entire look is missing a bit of an edge and quirky style that reflects her personal style and personality. . She looks “nice”– meaning looking too ordinary. The entire look does not have the “Sandra Oh” personal touch and feel- her unique DNA so to speak.
Overall Rating: 4**** Four stars
Style: First I want to say I adore her, but I had to look twice since I thought at first it was Victoria Beckham. She not only managed to copy Posh’s look completely, but managed to overdo it. It is all too much! She is beautiful and successful in her own right, so why would she copy someone elses look?
Her hairstyle, her pose, length of dress and style of shoes all shout VB/POSH!
It is a cardinal sin to copy so much that you are mistaken for someone else!! The only reason why someone could tell them apart is that Posh wears her hair shorter now,- moving on to a new style. Eva is stuck with VB’s old look and image. What happened to her make up (especially her blush on her cheeks) combined with this hairstyle? It makes her look like a burlesque queen from a “Las Vegas or Moulin Rouge “show: very degrading since she is typically a shining star.
Color: The white colour is too light and bright for her and just shouts “too much” .
The bow on her bosom is not a bad idea, but is far too big for her petite scale. She looks like a “walking present”. The rumours is she might be pregnant (or If the statement attributed to Felicity Huffman is true that Longoria-Parker has gained weight) . Either way, this “walking present” look is just very cheesy!
The length of the dress is great- it elongates her leg line. The stiletto shoes are great for her scale. It’s smar to keep the shoes and the dress in the same colour which makes her look taller.
Overall Rating: 1*(for being a copy cat & overdoing the look) One Star.
Michaela Jedinak is the founder of JOY OF COLOUR, The Colour and Style Consultancy. She work as a stylist and personal shopper in London and internationally. Michaela offeres one on one consultations and is now providing online and interactive services who live far away or don’t have the time to come in for personal consults. http://www.joyofcolour.com/service_overview.html works with women and men at all age groups.
Check out Michaela’s commentaries here on LA-Story.com– she’s spot on when it comes to the pluses and minuses of an outfit.
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