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#MetroStyleWatch: These Stars Pulled Off A Splash Of Color On The Golden Globes Red Carpet

Awards season is finally here, and for the fashion-obsessed, it means waking up to stunning red carpet arrivals and eating style reports for breakfast. To kick the festivities off, the 76th Golden Globes Awards has fed us with a stellar set of scene-stealing looks–from Lady Gaga’s dreamy yet dramatic periwinkle gown to Lupita Nyong’o’s electrifying fringed frock.

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Opting for a splash of color is always a gamble, and these stars clearly showed that they had aces up their sleeves. Here, we pick the brains of Metro’s Editor-In-Chief Geolette Esguerra, Executive Editor Kat Cruz-Villanueva, Fashion Editor Randz Manucom, and Metro.Style Fashion & Beauty Editor Kate Paras-Santiago as they give their authoritative take on why these bold color choices worked flawlessly on the red carpet.

 

Lady Gaga in Valentino

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“Lady Gaga has perfected the art of creating a fashion moment. From the choice of lavender to her blue hair to the silhouette and that train, there was so much drama going on that you couldn’t help but remember every detail. Truly, this Valentino gown stood out in a sea of safer gowns, and will give us Cinderella dreams for years to come.” – Geolette Esguerra

 

Catherine Zeta Jones in Elie Saab

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“This shade of green looks amazing on Catherine Zeta Jone’s skintone. Plus, the luxe feel of the fabric and the silhouette matches the occasion so she stood out in the red carpet.” – GE

 

Rachel Brosnahan in Prada

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“A lot of debate on this outfit—do we like the pop of color, or is it the right shade of yellow? I think Rachel pulled it off effortlessly. She gives a little retro elegant touch, perhaps a nod to her role as Mrs. Maisel.” – GE

 

Emmy Rossum in Monique Lhuillier

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“I think this gown worked for her coz she topped it off with a modern look. Makeup and hair was on point and provided a good contrast to the otherwise very saccharine gown.” – Kat Cruz-Villanueva

 

Lili Reinhart in Khyeli

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“Red worked on this Riverdale star as she exudes youth. Her young take on the color makes it more refreshing, less risqué; more playful, less daring. It could be the tulle element or then again, maybe it's just the Lili Reinhart appeal.” – Randz Manucom

 

Camilla Belle in Jason Wu

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“It's a very risky color on a print like this. The cuts worked to her advantage on this one or else she would be drowned in that kind of print. She knows her best assets and worked them.” – RM

 

Lupita Nyong’o in Calvin Klein

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“This royal blue beaded gown is a showstopper, and only Lupita can pull off its electric hue this well. Had this dress been in a darker hue, it wouldn't have had the same effect.” – Kate Paras-Santiago

 

Gemma Chan In Valentino

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“I'm in love with this silhouette—it's unexpected, it's fresh, and it's sexy but not trashy. Gemma Chan pulls the color off really well, and the volume flatters her lean figure.” – KPS

 

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Lead photos from @calvinklein, @metromagph, @emmy, @eliesaabworld, and @jasonwu