The S.A.G Awards always seems like the most fun awards ceremony: actors drinking champagne at their cliquey tables, heaping praise on each other in a mutual admiration frenzy. I imagine how difficult it was to continue to pursue their dream despite all the toil and rejection, and how they’re finally getting the accolades they have always craved…and from their peers. It’s especially nice to hear the modest ones (who gush with pride at being an actor) as they accept their awards. I liked watching it this year, even though I can’t stand movies like, “The Help.”
Tina Fey in vintage Versace.
Unfortunately, no one wore vintage except Tina Fey (I did get excited when I saw Rose Byrne’s white Elie Saab jumpsuit, inspired by Michelle Pfeiffer in “Scarface,” which was described as “vintage” in the press, but was actually from 2009.) Tina, however, wore a gorgeous vintage Versace gown that looked flattered her immensely. The internet was buzzing that she finally “got it right” by wearing a dress that was sexier than her previous choices at other awards shows. We’re thrilled that she made the “green” choice and hope she continues to!
The funniest part of the awards was when the "Bridesmaids" girls discussed the rules of their "Scorcese" drinking game. Kristen Wiig is a Chelsea Girl customer and we'd love to see her in vintage!
About Elisa Casas
ELISA CASAS (that’s me) was born and raised in New York City. I have a BFA in Photography from NYU and worked as a photojournalist and talent scout for major record labels before opening Chelsea Girl in 1993. I also owned Laurel Canyon Vintage, Clutch! and a popular cafe, City Girl Cafe, and I starred in the groundbreaking Sundance series, “Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys” with my best friend, David Munk. I like pomegranates, clouds, “Exile on Main Street,” birthdays, ancient ruins, the beach, abstract art, cypress trees, “Annie Hall,” old diamonds, Almodovar, clam shacks, surprises, Anne Boleyn, popcorn, “Rebecca,” margaritas, pugs, apple pie and castles in Spain. I live in TriBeCa with my fashionable daughter, Ruby.
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