Taste of Style – CMA Week Becomes Country’s Fashion Week
After country music's biggest night, you think it would be all sweatpants and t-shirts for country artists. Nope. One day later they were still rocking glamorous gowns and sexy suits for another big country event.
'Tis the season ... the season for holidays and high fashion! At the 2014 CMA Country Christmas special, Lucy Hale and Little Big Town were among some of the best dressed, there are more but you'll have to wait to see. This week's Fashion Diva was also at the event and she looked beautiful in blue. Who is it? See this photo highlight and several more in this week's Taste of Style.
Although one of Miranda Lambert's gorgeous CMA Awards dresses already made our best dressed list during the show, it was the one she wore in the press room afterward that really wowed us. When she took the stage to show off all her crystal trophies (four to be exact), she looked ravishing in a white silk Gabriela Cadena cocktail dress. She wore her blonde bob straight which was the perfect simple accent for that flawless white dress. We'd take that dress over those awards any day!
When Keith Urban dresses up, he does it like no one else. For the Louis Vuitton Monogram Celebration, he wore a custom-made suit -- by Louis Vuitton, of course! His sleek suit was timeless and classic and his light brown hair worn back added just the extra oomph the look needed. We loved this look, especially alongside his beautiful wife, Nicole Kidman. Every girl really is crazy 'bout a sharp dressed man (and the Australian accent doesn't hurt either).
For the CMA 2014 Country Christmas show, actress-turned-singer Lucy Hale looked classically festive in a black and white number. The strapless dress had a slim black top that was highlighted by her long dark hair. The dress' skirt was the perfect combination of winter white and beading. Ohh la la! On her feet, Hale wore strappy black heels whose simplicity didn't take away from the stunning cocktail dress. If the 'Lie a Little Better' singer doesn't already have a New Year's Eve date, she certainly has the dress!
One night before stunning on the CMA Awards red carpet, Jana Kramer did the same at the BMI Awards. Once again, the 'Love' singer was styled by her friend and talented stylist Lo VonRumpf, who put her in a gorgeous, shiny Jay Godfrey gown. The dress' sheer chest and side panels accentuated her tiny frame and gave the dress an edgier feel. "That dress is one of my favorites," she told us after the BMI Awards. She wore her long hair back for another "classy bada--" ponytail. Kramer is our favorite country bada-- for sure (and we bet the Steven Tyler duet just epitomizes that).
CMA Award New Artist of the Year Brett Eldredge went all black everything for the CMA Country Christmas special. Instead of wearing his best red and green, the 'Mean to Me' singer chose sexy in a black suit, black shirt and a black tie. He probably looked a little extra gorg thanks to that new artist glow.
Little Big Town's Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman
The lovely ladies of Little Big Town both have a strong fashion game and they proved it once again at the CMA Country Christmas special. Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman were both absolutely stunning during the show. Schlapman wore a sleeveless, black dress that hit just above her knees. It was festive in the sense that there was fringe -- one of our favorite accents! Fairchild, on the other hand, was pretty in pink in a strapless maxi dress. She added a hint of black to the dress, which already had a black waist trim, with black heels.
This Week's Fashion Diva: Carrie Underwood!
If her pregnancy glow wasn't enough to earn Carrie Underwood a spot on this week's Taste of Style, the custom-made blue chiffon Lorena Sarbu gown she wore to the 2014 CMA Country Christmas special was. Underwood's gown added to her already natural beauty -- the silver beads from the shoulders to the empire waist didn't hurt either. The beautiful blue gown was flattering, elegant and perfect for her burgeoning baby bump. Underwood just keeps upping the pregnancy ante every time she steps out ... and we can't wait to see what she comes up with next!
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