Most of the 2021 Golden Globes Awards guests were present through Zoom rather than walking the famous red carpet, but they were still dressed up to the nines.
Golden Globes time during the COVID-19 pandemic meant that most of the guests didn't get to do their strut down the red carpet in their designer creations to the delight of the fashion critics and fans.
But through the magic of technology, we still had the opportunity to enjoy the 2021 celebrity fashion parade, the good, the fairly bad, and the downright ugly. Some dazzled with style and elegance, while others made some unfortunate fashion choices.
Cynthia Erivo at the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards on February 28, 2021 in Beverly Hills, California | Source: Getty Images
British actress Cynthia Erivo, two-time Golden Globe nominee in 2020 for her work in the film "Harriet" in the role of historic abolitionist.Harriet Tubman. This year Erivo was presenting an award, and she wore an unusual Valentino creation that divided opinions.
While some hailed Pierpaolo Piccioli's structured green creation for Valentino as innovative and daring, others derided it as making the striking actress look like a neon green lampshade. Erivo accessorized with dramatic silver platform shoes.
King was the queen of the night in a gown by Louis Vuitton, bedazzled with over 40,000 sequins and sparkles.
Amanda Seyfried before the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards on February 28, 2021 | Source: Getty Images
"Mamma Mia!" and "Jennifer's Body" actress Amanda Seyfried was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a motion picture for her work in the film "Mank" about old Hollywood.
She dressed up in old Hollywood glamour in a coral gown with a dramatic train, and off-the-shoulder floral detail by Oscar de la Renta. Seyfried dazzled, her long blond hair smoothly coiffed, and accessorized with a pearl necklace and earrings.
Tina Fey at the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards broadcast on February 28, 2021 in New York | Source: Getty Images
Actress, author, and comedian Tina Fey was hosting the New York segment of the Golden Globes for which she flaunted several outfits. One of Fey's outfits, a daring black mini worn with dark stockings and high heels garnered some approval, but her second outfit didn't.
Fey wore a gold lamé tailored jacket that seemed strained across her waist, embellished with red white and black stripes at the cuffs. She matched the glitzy jacket with ankle-length black satin pants and a black top. Critics didn't consider it Fey's best look.
"If Beale Street Could Talk" actress Regina King is very much at home at award ceremonies, after all, she can boast an Academy Award, four Primetime Emmys, and a Golden Globe. This year, King was nominated for Best Director for her work on "One Night In Miami."
King was the queen of the night in a gown by Louis Vuitton, bedazzled with over 40,000 sequins and sparkles. The sleek asymmetric dress was sheer glamour in silver and black, and King wore it well.
Funny woman Tiffany Haddish was a show stopper in a stunning strapless Alberta Ferretti gown, studded with metal and glass beads, like something out of a Klimt painting. Haddish sported a striking close-cropped blond haircut that enhanced her lovely features.
"The Last O.G." actress completed her sophisticated look with dramatic gold hoop earrings and Jimmy Choo shoes. The only thing that robbed her of perfection was a wardrobe fail: when she stood with the light behind her, her dress was transparent.
ANYA TAYLOR JOY
Beautiful British 24-year-old actress Anya Taylor Joy, best known for her role in the 2020 adaptation of Jane Austen's "Emma" pulled out all the stops in a flawless glitter-green Christian Dior made for a screen goddess.
Joy donned the skin of a Golden Age Hollywood Diva to perfection and accessorized with a breathtaking Tiffany & Co. demi-parure consisting of a necklace, earrings, and a ring, all in diamonds and platinum, valued at around $1 million.
Actress Maria Bakalova was a show stopper in a vivid fuchsia strapless gown from the Armani Privé Spring 2021 collection. The strapless gown boasted a tulle overlay lavishly embroidered with tiny crystals for a fairy tale princess effect.
The Bulgarian, best known for her work in "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm," accessorized with Lorraine Schwartz jewels, and an envelope-shaped silver Tyler Ellis clutch. Fashion critics loved it, and so did the fans.