Trending Color on the Red Carpet at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards

Color was trending on the red carpet of tonight’s 2014 Golden Globe Awards.  Clean, bright and very saturated, color dominated the full length of the red carpet. A few highlights of the color at tonight’s event:

ORANGE is the new BLACK

Those who claimed that orange was the new black were not kidding.  Orange seemed to pop up at both ends of the red carpet and everywhere in between – definitely a popular choice which we will most likely see more of in a few weeks at the Oscars.

Orange is the new black on the red carpet at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards
Julia Louis Dreyfuss (photo creditL Jason Merritt/ Wire Images) , Savannah Guthrie (photo credit:Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP), Kyra Sedgwick (photo credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images), Emma Watson (photo credit: Jordan Strauss/Invision?AP), Louis Roe (photo credit: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

 COBALT BLUE

When Pantone announce their color of the year, I was shocked that “radiant orchid” was selected instead of what I thought was the sure winner, cobalt blue.  Despite not being the Color of the Year, cobalt made a much noticed appearance on the red carpet and those who chose to wear the trendy color set themselves apart from the crowd and were no doubt noticed by all.

Color trending on the red carpet at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards
Shaun Robinson (photo credit: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)Kristin Chenoweth (photo credit: Steve Garitz/Wire Image, Nancy O’Dell (photo credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

BLACK AND WHITE – simple and color blocked.

Simple black and white color blocking was tending on the red carpet of the 2014 Golden Globe Awards
Laura Carmichael (photo credit: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP),Hayden Panetierre (photo credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images), Jennifer Lawrence (photo credit: Alberto Rodriguez/Getty Images), Julia Roberts (photo credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

RADIANT ORCHID – Pantone’s Color of the Year 2014 makes an appearance on the red carpet!

Pantone's Color of the Year, "radiant orchid" as seen on the red carpet of the 2014 Golden Globe Awards
Aubrey Plaza (photo credit: Steve Granitz/Wire Image)

And my two favorite picks of the evening did not sport a bright and saturated hue, but instead was spot on with the subtle metallic trend.

2014 Golden Globe fashion
Laura Dern (photo credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) and Kate Beckinsale (photo credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

I hope that you all had a chance to see all the beautiful dresses making their way down the red carpet tonight.  What was your favorite dress of the evening?

On a side note, I am pleased to announce that I was asked to serve as one of eight moderators for the popular G+ Interior Design Community.   As a moderator, I will co-host the popular Hangouts on Air every Friday afternoon (1 pm PST) along with my other colleagues.  Our first live Hangout on Air was this past Friday and our next will be this Friday, January 17,  where we will be talking to Wayfair.com about their newly initiated designer program.   This is just one of the many things in the works -more exciting things to be announced shortly!

 

Jeanne K Chung

 

 

3 Replies to “Trending Color on the Red Carpet at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards”

  1. Nice recap of the colors and the dresses! Hmmm, looks like orange is going to be a big color for spring especially since cosmetic companies are also showing lots of orange lipstick. Which dress was your favorite?

  2. Lisa- Remember back in the day when only a certain type of person could wear orange? Thankfully that is no longer the case and orange has been one of my favorite colors. Lots of orange was seen roaming around High Point both last spring and fall and I’m sure this season we’ll see even more! Hmmm…I can pull off an orange top, dress or shoes, but not so sure about lipstick. As a matter of fact, definitely not, but I guess as the saying goes – “never say never…” Hands down, my favorite was Laura Dern’s dress -the intricate detail was so well balanced and suited her perfectly.

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