Fug File: Awards & Galas

Fugs and Fabs: The Obie Awards


The Obie Awards are for Off-Broadway theatre. Consider it a palate-tickler for the Tonys in June, including the presence of one Hamilton cast member. Hint: It’s my boyfriend. No, not that one; my other boyfriend. One of them. Yes.

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Unfug It Up: Meghan Trainor in Michael Costello at the Billboard Music Awards


I spent all of Sunday outside, at my kids’ school’s spring fair, so I can’t look at this without wanting to pass out from sunstroke.

Meghan Trainor

But aside from how seasonally intense this dress is, I think it’s way, way too much for her. It’s swallowing her whole, and worse, it’s SO dominating that it overshadows what are some truly saucy shoes. At the very least I would like to make this knee-length. And maybe sleeveless? Or just reconceive the top altogether so that she looks less like she’s about to ride into battle, sword aloft, in an ad for Game of War.

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Fug or Hmm: Rihanna in Thierry Mugler at the Billboard Music Awards


I’ll give Rihanna this: Her vintage outfit here is totally, totally, unexpected.

Rihanna in vintage Thierry Mugler

Unfortunately, it also looks like she forgot to change out of it after her hair appointment. So her points for surprise get canceled out by shaky execution. This is why gymnasts get two attempts on things like the vault: So they can average their scores. Here is Rihanna’s second run:

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Cannes Well Played, Sonam Kapoor


Are you in the market for an incredibly dramatic and glamorous wedding gown? Sonam Kapoor is here for inspiration.

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Cannes Mostly Well Played: Blake Lively, Continued


So far, the theme of Cannes 2016 is I Want Those Shoes.

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Cannes Fugs and Fabs: The Rest of the Opening Gala


Cannes is just the best. So many gowns!

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Fugs and WTFs: The Logies (Australia’s TV Awards)


Every year, our Australian readers tweet us and say, “PLEASE. THE LOGIES. THEY ARE A THING THAT HAPPENED.” We are here for you, Australia.

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