Music royalty and newbies alike were mingling on the red carpet at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards where the fashions were a mix of classic cool with more than your share of sequins. But the real winners were the men who rocked the updated skinny suit.
Even before the red carpet began, the much talked about Amy Winehouse documentary, “Amy,” was the big winner in the Best Music Film category during the Grammys pre-telecast. The Oscar nominated film has been the darling of award season, winning a Golden Globe and the BAFTA for Best Documentary just a day before the Grammy Awards.
Mark Ronson, the producer and singer on “Uptown Funk” nominated for Record of the Year, updated the look of the plain blue suit by dressing it down. Ronson, a long-time Winehouse collaborator and friend, features heavily in “Amy” and is a
British beauty, Ellie Goulding, was pretty in pink ahead of her Grammy performance with Andra Day. She is nominated for Best Pop Performance and Best Song Written for Visual Media for her song “Love Me Like You Do” from the “Fifty Shades of Grey” soundtrack.
Jack Antonoff, a member of Taylor Swift’s producer squad for her “1989” album, is out to support Swift’s Album of the Year nomination. Antonoff’s girlfriend, was nowhere to be seen on the red carpet.
He also performed with Swift in the first performance of the night.
Maia Efrem is the former research editor and assistant to the editor and was also responsible for the Forward’s annual Salary Survey. Previously she served as the editor of Blognik Beat, a blog written by students who emigrated from or have ties to the Former Soviet Union. Maia is a graduate of Hunter College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Men’s Fashion Steals the Show on the Red Hot Grammys Red Carpet