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Black Tie at the Golden Globes 2019

Hello, hello! Time again for me to scrutinize within an inch of their life the black tie outfits I saw at the Golden Globes. As is the case with many red carpet events, it's a mixed bag of good, okay, and a few that defy description. A lot of the time, the reason is that designers are merely using celebrities to model their wares rather than celebrities choosing the best thing for them and their personality. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but I tried to pick some of the best examples of all the trends I saw. I'll also note that none of these criticisms are knocking the people themselves, just what they wore. So, what did they do right or wrong?

Nice! Exemplary black tie outfits that prove its timelessness. There may be a problem or two, but generally these are showing others how it should be done.

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