‘Sex and the City 2’: The Red Carpet Report
A few weeks ago, the stylish ladies of Sex and the City 2 walked the red carpet for the premieres of their film–once in NYC and once in London.
With so much of the film about fashion, I thought we’d take a quick look at the different dresses the ladies wore to each–and pick which one looked best.
Sarah Jessica Parker
So, I actually love both of these dresses. The neon yellow gown is Valentino and fits her perfectly. I also really like how it plays off her loose blond hair and perfectly done makeup.
But. I mean. Really. How absolutely amazing is the Alexander McQueen dress she wore in London? It’s unreal. It’s just spectacular. Yes, the hat is a little much but it’s Sarah Jessica Parker and Sex and the City and if you can’t wear a hat like this to a premiere like this, when can you? But seriously, this dress might be top 10 favorite dresses I’ve ever seen. Obsessed.
Winner: Black Alexander McQueen dress and Philip Treacy hat
Anyone that knows me is aware that I prefer it when women, particular celebrities, wear their hair down with red-carpet dresses. I realize it’s less formal and blah blah blah, but I always think it adds some glamour to a look. Anyway, given that intro, can you tell which overall look I like better? The gold Norman Norell halter dress is heads and shoulders above the pink one, in my humble opinion. The pink vintage Jean Desses gown is just a little too pink for me. She looks good in it — better than most would — but it doesn’t have a ‘wow!’ factor at all. And with the swept-back hair, it’s just a bit too pepto-meets-severe for me.(But I do like the shoes she wore with the pink.)
Winner: Gold Norman Norell gown
The slinky, form-fitting gold Naeem Khan dress Kim wore in NYC is stunning. In fact, the night of the premiere, I thought she was the best dressed of the four ladies. And a few weeks later, I still agree. This dress fit her perfectly and her old Hollywood hair and makeup perfectly accented the overall look. As for the black Vintage Thierry Mugler, I think it’s fine. It, too, fits her well but it also seems a bit plain. After the va-va-voom dress in NYC, I would’ve expected something dropdead.
Winner: Gold Naeem Khan dress
I’ll be honest: I’m not crazy about these. Well, let me be more specific. I think she looks pretty in both dresses but neither really grabs your attention. The black Carolina Herrera is gorgeous–the gold embellishment at the top is nice and it fits her body really well. It’s just a little….. safe. And the blue… yikes! The bodice doesn’t seem to fit her very well and it’s just not that flattering to her bust. The color is fine and daring but overall, I just can’t buy into it. The hair’s interesting though.
Winner: By default, the black Carolina Herrera
Overall, there were some great looks (we miss you Alexander McQueen!), some decent looks, and only one subpar dress. My favorite overall is the (can you guess?) McQueen Sarah Jessica rocked in London.
And for all you remembering how amazing these four women looked at the much-hyped first Sex and the City premiere, here’s a photo:
(Okay, so maybe only Sarah Jessica and Kim looked amazing but MY GOD, how awesome is Sarah Jessica’s dress?!?!)
(Another hat! And Cynthia, you should have worn that again!!)