red carpet

It’s award season and and the words singing through the air are the pressing and all-important ‘who are you wearing?’ Discovering what the celebrities are wearing on the red carpet has become a tradition with the A-list wisely opting to have the same designer dress them. 

When it comes to making an impression on the red carpet,  these celebrities have their go-to designer on speed dial…

Jennifer Lopez and Zuhair Murad

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez has been a staple on a multitude of best dressed lists, with a great deal of credit being owed to Monsieur Zuhair Murad. Zuhair Murad’s self-proclaimed love for luxury  and grand designs have given him a prominent place in the exclusive fashion circle of haute couture. This has allured an equally grand list of clientele, notably Jennifer who time and time again turns to Zuhair as his pieces always make her look effortlessly glamorous. Jennifer’s style and Zuhair’s execution have even caught the attention of toy manufacturer, Mattel, which has produced two Jennifer Lopez dolls, wearing none other than Zuhair Murad.


Dita Von Teese and Elie Saab

Dita Von Teese and Elie Saab

Luxurious. Sultry. Artistic. Burlesque. Words that together could only describe Dita Von Teese. Dita continues to embody the ultimate female performer through the unique and elegant expressions of her style, as created by designer Elie Saab. Elie uses intricate materials and delicate embroidery to produce beautiful and feminine works of art, featuring classic french lace and accented neck lines, designs after Dita’s own heart. At every opportunity Dita shows her fierce loyalty to Elie, wearing his designs on the red carpet, at fashion shows, and also for her cabaret acts.


Angelina Jolie and Versace

Angelina Jolie and Versace

Now lets go back in time, specifically to the 84th Academy Awards in 2012, and to the vision of velvet and Versace. Angelina Jolie’s captivating look quickly became the talk of the town, not just for becoming a trending internet meme, but for encapsulating true confidence. Versace came to be of even more importance to Angelina when they designed her wedding dress. To ensure this experience was very personal, Versace decided to make it a sweet and thoughtful family affair by covering Angelina’s veil and train with artwork by her children.


It is clear that the celebrities are always prepared for the red carpet, and with designers like these one can only imagine the history that is about to be made at the upcoming 87th Academy Awards, we shall stay tuned…


Words: Dalya Bengamin