The BET Awards Red Carpet was a little uneventful for me. First of all, 90% of the women showed up in white gowns. I understand that it is hot and all out in LA, but there was really no variation of color or dress style. Here are my top 4 looks from the red carpet.

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Eva Marcille (she just had a baby a few months ago and she looks amazing!)

Amber Rose has this classic look that I love. It is not over done like some women. She kept it classy and simple.

I’m not a huge fan of Adrienne Bailon, but I am a fan of Michael Costello and he was the designer of this gown.

Regina Hall did something a little different in a white pants suit. I’m loving the short bob!

Now two looks that I didn’t particularly care for come from two very talented young women, Keke Palmer and Sevyn Streeter.

So I was watching the news one day and they did this entire segment on something called “Pevage” which is cleavage of the pelvis. So this include extremely high splits, cut-outs, sheer panels, around the pelvis area. Check out this article from the Daily News. I honestly think it is becoming extreme. I’m all for taking risks, but with more class. It seems like anything goes nowadays and it is ok to leave nothing to the imagination. I may be in the minority with my opinion, but I don’t conform to what society thinks is right, and “pevage” is just wrong.

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What was your favorite look from the night?

This may not be the most flattering picture of Jada Pinkett Smith, but this outfit is perfect for spring and summer

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The outfit is simple, white tank, pink denim, and polka dot shoes. This look is casual yet polished. It could be worn pretty much anywhere during the day.

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Can you imagine the perfect night with your closest friends? You bond over drinks, work, great fashion, and of course men! Well that was not the case in the new movie “The Other Woman” starring Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, and Kate Upton.

These three ladies form the strangest bond because they all have one thing in common, Mark King played by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. That’s right! You have the wife, Kate King (Leslie Mann), the girlfriend, Carly Whitten (Cameron Diaz), and the mistress, Amber (Kate Upton) all teaming up to give Mark what he deserves. Talk about unlikely friendships! The camaraderie between these three is outrageous! Definitely one of the funniest movies I’ve seen in a very long time.

The film’s head costume designer was none other than Patricia Fields. Yes the Patricia Fields! So can you say Sex in the City? After the screening there was a Q&A session with Pat, as she is affectionately known. She was asked a variety of questions even what are her staple pieces or favorite pieces in her wardrobe in which she responded, “I love everything.”

POPSUGAR  Fashion Kate Schweitzer and Patricia Field

POPSUGAR Fashion Kate Schweitzer and Patricia Field

When it came to the fashion for the movie Pat said it starts with reading the script. She said you have to know the story. Then she gets to know the characters. Her job is to make the characters come to life through fashion. The fashion isn’t the focus, it’s the character, so she chooses items to fit their personality and lifestyle portrayed in the movie.

Leslie Mann, Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton

Leslie Mann, Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton

Without giving away too much here’s a short breakdown of the fashion in the movie:

Cameron Diaz- The powerful attorney girlfriend- What would you expect a powerful attorney who works in midtown to wear? Contemporary and modern. I won’t even begin to describe her apartment (swoons). She dresses like she is in control black power suits, sexy yet mildly conservative dresses in a bold red, and stilettos galore!
Leslie Mann- The suburban wife-She had to be my absolute favorite character. Pat describes her as a Stepford wife. She wears the cardigans around her neck, the bright floral prints, sun hats and tunics and kitten heel sling backs.
Kate Upton- The young mistress- She’s like your typical college sorority girl. Most of her wardrobe consists of short shorts and lots of cleavage.
Nicki Minaj-Lydia the assistant- She pretty much played herself lol. Her character was very believable and seemed like a true side of Nicki. She also dressed her role as well with different wigs, body con dresses and tight skirts in gorgeous prints and patterns.

One guest asked Pat has there been one piece that she just had to get into a movie or who her favorite designers and brands are to pull from. She simply said it’s not about the clothes or fashion. It’s about making the characters believable. Kudos to Patricia Fields and her team! They did an amazing job with the fashion in this film.

Prior to the screening all of the guest mingled of champagne, popcorn and the cutest candy bar to get ready for the film:

Me with the lovely Patricia Field

Me with the lovely Patricia Field

POPSUGAR Candy Bar

POPSUGAR Candy Bar

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Me with my line sister Robyn

Me with my line sister Robyn

All of the guests were gifted with POPSUGAR MustHaves during the screening. And Patricia Field gifted all of the bloggers her infamous “Patricia Field Lucky $1000 Money Clutch”

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So plan your next girls night out! Dinner and a movie always work! So ladies plan your next GNO to see The Other Woman, you won’t be disappointed!

Check out the trailer below and click here for more info about the movie

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Fox through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about The Other Woman, all opinions are my own.

The Red Carpet at the 45th Annual was in overdrive this weekend as some of our favorite actors, singers, activists, and more pulled all of the stops with their stunning looks. Take a look at some of our favorite looks from the evening.

Gabrielle Union, Tika Sumpter, Tatyana Ali

Naomie Harris, Tika Sumpter, Tatyana Ali

These three ladies were my personal favorites for the evening. I love the gold and champagne color combinations that these ladies have chosen. The dresses are sexy, yet feminine.

Ledisi, Regina Hall, Nia Long

Ledisi, Regina Hall, Nia Long

I love the colors of Ledisi and Nia Long’s dresses. The blue is very vibrant, and the green is bold. Regina Hall’s gown is very simple and it goes to show that a little goes a long way.

Oprah, Kerry Washington, Lupita Nyongo

Oprah, Kerry Washington, Lupita Nyongo

Now these ladies here, I’m on the fence about their looks. I like the color of Oprah’s gown, as well as Lupita Nyongo, but I’m not a fan of Oprah’s dress at all. Lupita’s dress is the best out of these three, but maybe the hairstyle is to Avant Garde for me….I’m still on the fence with her. As much as I love Kerry Washington, I have not been a huge fan of her maternity wear.

Who rocked the red carpet at the 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards?

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This winter has been recording breaking for the amount of snow fall that we’ve experienced in New York City in years. Last time I checked we were at about 55 inches of snow. The total inches of snow that we’ve had last year was at 25 inches and we are not done yet. I’m so over the snow. I have not been wearing anything really nice and exciting because the snow, slush, ice, and salt won’t allow me to be great. This weather is so depressing, but it won’t last for long. Without winter we can’t appreciate spring and the four ladies above have me anticipating one of my favorite seasons.

Regina Hall

Regina Hall

Regina Hall looks radiant in this cream lace dress with scalloped edges paired with strappy platform sandals. Lace is a staple for spring and cream is a great color.

Solange Knowles

Solange Knowles

During New York Fashion Week, Solange killed the street style and slayed the front row. For spring you can try a color block trench coat similar to Solanges wool coat. Let’s not forget about the white pump and light pink suit. Borrow this look from the boys and put a feminine touch on it with a dainty color.

Kat Graham

Kat Graham

I’m loving Kat Graham’s all white look. The white fitted dress with white pumps, and white overcoat is so clean. I love the texture on the dress as well.

Lianne La Havas

Lianne La Havas

This might be my favorite look!. I’m working on my legs now so they can look this amazing in shorts come spring and summer. I love the soft pink and white combination with the loose fitting paper bag shorts and satiny soft pink blouse. This is a great look for a spring brunch with the girls. The white open-toe ankle strap platforms add a perfect touch to this look. It feminine, romantic, and modern.

Which look is your favorite? Let us know in the comments section and in the poll!