Photo courtesy of the L.A. Times.

For the fashion set, the entire awards season really boils down to four simple words: “What is she wearing?” We’re kicking off months of red carpet eye candy by asking Vanity Fair‘s always fashionable Fashion Market Director Michael Carl to predict prime starlets’ ensembles for Sunday’s Golden Globes. Because what’s even better then taking in Tina and Amy in all their glory? Evaluating in great detail whether these leading ladies’ picks hold a candle to the sublime evening looks available on


SienNa Miller
Esteban Cortazar Gauze & Charmeuse Slipdress Gown
“Sienna is so stunning—she needs something simple and sophisticated. I’m obsessed with a slipdress on the red carpet.”

Siena Miller

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Helen Mirren
Maison Martin Margiela Halter Gown
“Unexpected the day before Galliano Margiela Monday. Look at you, Helen Mirren, ahead of them all!”

Helen Mirren

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Reese Witherspoon
Lanvin Bi-Color Jersey Halter Gown
“Remember when Julia Roberts killed it in the vintage black and white Valentino? Get ready, ‘cuz Reese is gonna trump it with this. Heads will be wagging!”


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Emma Stone
Stella McCartney Ricrac & Pleats Asymmetric-Hem Dress
“The dress is as bold as her performance in Cabaret. Lose the shoes for a simple strappy sandal from Paul Andrew.”


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Felicity Jones
Monique Lhuillier Colorblock Gazar Sleeveless Gown
“She reminds me a bit of Audrey Hepburn with a British sensibility. This gown feel modern yet classic. Is that ‘fashion talk’ enough for you?”


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Amy Adams
Lanvin Draped Lamé Gown
“I love the way that Amy dresses, but I think this would be a departure for her. And I want to see her bold in gold. Hair up, Ames!”