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Best dressed at the Golden Globes

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L to R:Lady Gaga, American Horror Story star and winner of the Golden Globe for best actress in a TV movie or mini series, wore a figure-hugging custom-made Versace number. Emilia Clarke, aka Game of Thrones’ Mother of Dragons, opted for a Valentino with a gothic feel. Fargo actress and Golden Globe nominee Kirsten Dunst made a bold statement in her jaw-dropping Valentino number.

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L to R: Model-cum-actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley stunned in a slinky Versace number. French actress Eva Green wore our favourite Lebanese designer Elie Saab. Brie Larson opted for a glitzy Calvin Klein Collection gown. 

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L to R: Ralph Lauren was the designer of choice for best supporting actress winner, Kate Winslet. Julianne Moore opted for midnight blue in sequins thanks to Tom Ford. Actress and Mrs Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan Tatum, turned heads in her Zuhair Murad gown.

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L to R: Irish actress Saoirse Ronan embraced her inner Greek goddess in a romantic Saint Laurent gown. Ex Machina star Alicia Vikander wore a simple yet stunning Louis Vuitton number complete subtle ruffles and pleats. Laverne Cox complemented her Elizabeth Kennedy dress with Lorraine Schwartz jewellery.  

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L to R: Amy Adams offset her fiery locks with a orange-red Versace gown. Dior was the obvious choice for face of Dior Addict make-up, Jennifer Lawrence.  Natalie Dormer wore a J.Mendel number that we could see her Game of Thrones character Margaery Tyrell wearing. 

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Tried & Tested

I’m the first to admit that I’m lazy when it comes to my hair. Before my appointment at Lily Jackson, it had been at least a year since I’d had a cut, and I’d resorted to home colouring because it’s inexpensive and fast. But when I realized that I hadn’t worn my locks down in more than three months, I decided that it was time to trust my hair care to a professional. Jules Peacocke founded the Darlinghurst salon Lily Jackson in 1998 – before that working in leading salons in New Zealand and London – and has built up an incredible knowledge of hair in her many years in the industry. Unlike most stylists I have come across, Peacocke hides her knowledge in an immense amount of modesty; she knows her stuff, but doesn’t feel the need to show it off with over-the-top and impractical suggestions. Instead, she listens to how I spend my days, how much time I have to spend on my hair, what I like and dislike, and then recommends a cut and colour that will fit all my needs. Given that I’m getting rid of a significant amount of hair, Peacocke suggests we donate it to Sustainable Salons, an initiative that unites participating salons in a common goal of minimising waste (my hair will be stuffed into massive nylon stockings then used to soak up oil to prevent environment contamination after a spill. The Sustainable Salon commitment also sees Peacocke monitor chemical waste; recycle all packaging, bottles, plastic, paper and cardboard; re-use all of our paper; and use energy efficient lighting. The salon’s environmental ethos aside, I love my new look, and am happy to say I now wear my hair down at least 50 per cent of the time.

Lily Jackson, (02) 9360 8708, L1, 227 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst.

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