Celeb Hairstylist Dennis Stokely Shares His Top 5 #Oscar2016 “Hair-do’s” + “Hair-don’ts”!
As we start to wrap up (and I do mean wrap it up with some great coverage and tie it up with a big bow) since “Awards” Season is done in the US, it’s time for LA-STORY.com contributing editor– and celebrity hair stylist–, DENNIS STOKELY is back with his Oscar red-carpet hairstyle re-cap!
Dennis Stokely created Brooke Anderson’s gorgeous hairstyles for two different events! (The red dress was the 79th Academy Awards in 2007; Blue dress on the right, 83rd Academy Awards, 2011)
Dennis Stokely, take it away!!
Gorgeous updo’s, Malibu inspired beach waves, ponytails and the always chic bob, make glamorous statements on Hollywood’s biggest night.
Here are my “best” & “worst” hairstyles from the Super-Bowl of red-carpet events!
Image of the Oscar stage!
1 – SAORISE RONAN
Inspired by Malibu beach waves, this effortless looking hairstyle is a show-stopper. A more relaxed look from
Saorise than other red-carpet looks, this is a flawless hairstyle choice for her age and it is a great contrast to her
sophisticated evening gown.
2 – ROONEY MARA
An intricate multi-knot sleek updo could have been a disaster. But not for Rooney! This editorial-inspired hairstyle is modern,
out-of-the-box and fashion forward. I absolutely love her vibe from head to toe!
3 – JENNIFER LAWERENCE
This is stunning! The “long-bob” or “lob” is all the rage in salons around the world and this one will be duplicated (albeit good luck stylists!)countless times this Spring and Summer. The perfect center part and just the right amount of height in the crown makes this lob look polished and rich.
4 – CATE BLANCHETT
This is a movie STAR! Wow, Kate nails this red-carpet look. Of course, the dress is the star of this show and her understated side-swept hairstyle is beautiful. The length of the haircut allows her neck to be exposed so her Tiffany & Co. earrings are able to sparkle!
5 – SOFIA VERGARA
So refreshing to see Sofia’s hair pulled back. She has a gorgeous mane of Hollywood bombshell hair, but this ponytail makes her seem especially chic! I love the clean-part and the barrel curls. She looks radiant and happy!
1 – JUNO TEMPLE
DREADFUL! This might be a contender for the all-time worst Oscar hairstyle. There is nothing right about this look and her hairstylist should be ashamed of this creation, and fired!
2 – KATE CAPSHAW
Poor Kate! Another hairstylist that should be fired! The bangs are terrible. The highlights and low-lights are too warm in color and her hair texture looks dull and straw-like, FAIL!
3 – BRIE LARSEN
A very amateur looking high-school prom hair-do that looks like her best friend did. This too-tightly pulled back style and the unattractive diamante barrette is just ugly.
4 – ALICIA VIKANDER
Although her dress is fabulous, this hairstyle is too messy for such an elegant event as the Oscars. This half-up, half-down attempt is a miss.
5 – KATE HUDSON
A rare bad hairstyle choice for the almost-always flawless Kate. Did she actually have a hairstylist create this look? I hope not!
And there you have it, my annual Oscar re-cap! I will be back at LA-STORY for my “SUMMER TRENDS” in June!
Hope you enjoyed the Oscars and that your movie favorites won!
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WHAT’S NEXT FOR DENNIS
“I have partnered with the industry leading scissor manufacturer, WASHI to launch my signature line – “DENNIS STOKELY celebrity shears” available to stylists everywhere. Here is a shout-out from the February issue of Modern Salon Magazine. I will be at America’s Beauty Show in Chicago next week for the launch and then at Premiere Orlando in June. Life is good.”
Thanks to Dennis Stokely for this amazing write-up on the best of the 2016 Oscar hairstyles!
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