Rather than take the passive approach, which would be to simply admire the looks you love in pictures, I encourage you to recreate those looks in a more wearable-in-the-real-world way!
Here are three of my favorite gorgeous gowns from the red carpet and how ~you~ can rock the look, too:
1. If you loved Lupita Nyong'o's stunning purple masterpiece of a gown…
|Image via Vogue ; Gown by Giambattista Valli Haute Couture|
...then try this dress by John Lewis that is a similar grape color and take it a step further with champagne-colored eye shadow and a freshwater-pearl necklace!
|Image via John Lewis ; "Aria Tilly Lace Short Dress"|
2. If you were a total fan of Jennifer Anniston's sassy slit-leg dress…
|Image via Vogue; Gown by Saint Laurent|
… then try this double-slit maxi skirt by ASOS for a double dose of sass! If a crop-top isn't your thing, tuck in a normal-length tank beneath the skirt's waistband for #flawless style.
|Image via ASOS ; "Maxi Skirt in Chiffon With Split"|
3. If you coveted Jenna Dewan Tatum's sweet banana-hued dress…