Remember the Oscars, yes that huge event where those famous actors and actresses get to parade on the world stage in their beautiful regalia and we the mere mortals get to drool over the fashions on our little tellys. Yes that major event!! The 89th Academy Awards were held on the 26th of Feb, but of course in this fast paced world of ours it seems like a lifetime ago.
Well, I am here to take you back, way back to two Sundays ago 😉 Our very own Ruth Negga (yes I am claiming her too, both her Irish and African roots lol) wore an amazing custom made eye-catching, head turning Red Valentino creation(( see it here ) complete with a subtle train. She looked absolutely jaw dropping.
I had the privilege of modelling a replica of Ruth’s amazing dress created by the wonderful team in The Zip Yard (South Anne Street,D2) . The Zip Yard team had only a few hours to create not just the Valentino replica but also replicas of the dresses worn by Emma Stone, Michelle Williams and Halle Berry. These were shown as part of a special Oscars fashion feature on the RTE Today Show on the Tuesday after the Oscars.
I must say the girls outdid themselves in transforming simple dresses into the stunning replicas in such a short time. I will for sure be going back to them for a few tweaks on some dresses I thought had seen better days. If you also have some garments that are in need of a new lease of life, why not drop them into Zip Yard, you won’t regret it. Tell them Zools sent you 😉
Check out the before pics below, let me know what you think.
Till next time