Fug File: Awards & Galas

Fugs and Fabs: Day Six at Cannes


Either Eva Longoria LOVES Cannes, or Cannes loves Eva Longoria. Either way, she’s there every year and I don’t know why, but it pleases me, because it means she is never boring in May.

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Cannes Mostly Well Played: The Ladies of “Inside Out”


Obviously the first on our list of things to discuss – even though it may have come up before – is Amy Poehler’s new hair color. I have to say, I think it’s good on her.

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Billboard Music Awards: Extra Fugs and Fabs


Well. Cristina Yang would NEVER have let this happen.

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Fugs and Fabs from Day Five of Cannes


Okay, that first photo isn’t from Day 5; we’ve already seen that outfit. But I couldn’t resist the picture. A mischievous wind plus Emma Stone always equals pictorial goodness.

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Billboard Music Awards Feh Carpet: Mariah Carey


The Billboards were in Las Vegas, so naturally, they had Mariah on, advertising her new Vegas residency and whatever terrible song she’s possibly promoting (Latter-Day Mariah just is not my jam).

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All the standard ingredients are here — some sheer, some short, some long, some cleav — and she’s got accessories and earrings and a big ol’ gleaming smile. It’s fine. I think my problem with it is: This was presumably supposed to rechristen her the diva she imagines herself to be, but instead it feels a half step — or even a whole one — away from something that’s actually fresh and contemporary. It’s hitting its marks in a perfunctory way only, and has a stale aura to it that poor Mariah surely does not want.

But, it could have gone worse. And inside, to me, it did:

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Billboard Music Awards Fugs and Fines: Two Jenners and Jourdan Dunn in Balmain


Balmain is all over the place suddenly. And honestly, I don’t think that was as much the case before Kim Kardashian decided to make it one of her pet labels. I guess that’s the Kardashian Bump at work — or, since she likes to be alliterative, the Kardashian… Klump? Eh, I’ll let them workshop that.

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