Women Over 40 Light Up the Red Carpet at the 2013 Oscars

Wow!  The fabulous after 40 leading ladies in Hollywood were the real stars of the red carpet last night at the 2013 Academy Awards. Often upstaging their younger counterparts, the over 40 starlets stole the limelight in perfectly fitted dressed and meticulously coiffed hair.

From elegant neutrals to bold metallics and everything in between, haute couture designs reigned supreme. Understated hair balanced the glamor and glitz of the dresses.

Jennifer Aniston's  Valentino red dress during Oscars 2013

Jennifer Aniston dazzles in red at the 2013 Oscars.

Ladies In Red

Taking a departure from her usual choice of black, we were thrilled to see Jennifer Aniston chose this Valentino red dress which featured a full ball-gown skirt. Aniston, who hasn’t attended the Academy Awards for several years, is notorious for wearing slinky, form-fitting black dresses.
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Oscars 2012~ How to look Age-Amazing™ on the Red Carpet

It was Cinderella time last night for the actresses in Hollywood.  Getting the chance to pull out all the stops and dress up head to toe in designer gowns and jewels.  When it comes to special event dressing, we can all learn a lot from looking at what when right and what went wrong with the lovely ladies that grace the red carpet during this year’s Academy Awards Show.

Unless you are a movie star or jet setter, many of us will only have a few times in our lives to look and feel like a princess.  When that day comes you will want to be ready!

It’s not an easy task, getting all the little details just right to make sure that when you appear at your event, you are looking picture perfect!

Whether young or mature, let’s take a look at last night’s best dressed and see what tips and tricks they used to make our jaws drop!

Best DressedOur Pick for Best Dressed: Mila Jovovich in Elie Saab Couture. This one shoulder style is updated with just the right amount of sparkle and draping! Notice she kept her accessories simple (no need for a necklace).
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