Trapped at home in Coronavirus purgatory, once busy celebs are now lazing about between their bedroom and living room, watching ungodly amounts of Netflix just like the rest of us. Along with soul-crushing attempts at relatability (see: Gal Gadot’s imagine video), another celebrity quirk to come with the pandemic is the move to lockdown fashion and styles. No more is the glamour of pre-pandemic paparazzi coverage. It has been replaced by shots of our favourite celebs sporting
The grand entrance, the media influence, the exclusive pathway of the modern-day royalty, it’s the red carpet. Known as a symbol of high status in the past, the red carpet has been one of the biggest factors for platform in the fashion industry. First red carpet in history Originally known as the glamorous practice of “rolling out the carpet”. First seen from a line in a play called Agamemnon written by Aeschylus in 468 B.C. From there, the “crimson path” was born. At that ti
Where did it all begin? Red carpets have long been laid out for royalty and political powers at high-profile events and ceremonies. Although, the most widely recognised use of red carpets today, are of course, the ones laid out before movie stars and celebrities, as they pose outside premieres and exclusive events in extravagant attire – the Met Gala and the Oscars to name a few. But how and when exactly did the red carpet make its way into Hollywood? What does it symbolise?