Pink rules the Golden Globe red carpet
The 68th Golden Globes awards were in the pink of their health, thanks to the many hues of the colour which were sported by Hollywood beauties like Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson on the red carpet.fashion and trends Updated: Jan 17, 2011 17:13 IST
The staple black gowns were outnumbered by creations in pink, green, red and nude hues sported by the leading ladies with a good dose of shimmer thrown in.
Last year's best actress winner Sandra Bullock wore a sheer powder pink dress with silver beading by Jenny Packam while Johansson, the ex-wife of her good friend Ryan Reynolds, wore a similar shimmery number with loose sleeves by Elie Saab.
Pregnant star Natalie Portman covered her bump in a flowing light pink gown with red flower detailing by Viktor and Rolf and accessorised her outfit with a red clutch and red shoes.
Julianne Moore wore a bright pink one-sleeved silk gown by Lanvin while Glee star Lea Michele wore a dramatic ruffled gown in a blush pink by Oscar de la Renta.
Angelina Jolie, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Mila Kunis chose to stand out in their emerald hued gowns, with the 'Black Swan' star wearing a draped one-shoulder Vera Wang gown.
Jolie chose a floor-length, full-sleeved shimmery emerald number by Versace, only accesorising with the perfect arm candy, partner Brad Pitt.
Fellow brunette Catherine Zeta Jones also delivered a notable look in a strapless green Monique Lhuillier dress with a full skirt, which she accentuated with a pair of Neil Lane diamond earrings.
TV stars Christina Hendricks, January Jones and Sofia Vergara showed off their decolletage in red creations.
Some of the stars opting for the nude trend included Nicole Kidman, who walked the red carpet in a asymmetrical column dress by Prada decorated with a little bow at the waist.
Carrie Underwood also chose the non-hue for her first Golden Globes, wearing a strapless Badgley Mischka dress covered in sequins while Gossip Girl Leighton Meester wore a long-sleeved nude gown by Burberry with a high neckline printed with a pale pattern.
No matter the color, the stars added extra oomph to their look with some serious sparkle.
Glee star Amber Riley shined in a one-shoulder silver gown and Tron beauty Olivia Wilde turned some heads in a strapless, two-toned gown by Marchesa, with shimmery crystals while Anne Hathaway showed off her toned back in a full-sleeved sequin-covered Armani gown.
The one star who defied all trends though was King's Speech actress Helena Bonham Carter who a multi-hued full skirted gown by her favourite designer, Vivienne Westwood and paired it with mismatching shoes, one red and one green.