melissa mccarthy oscar look
melissa mccarthy oscar look, Best Supporting Actress Oscar nominee Melissa McCarthy recovered from a brief illness Sunday to work the red carpet in a custom blush colored Marina Rinaldi gown with a jeweled neckline detail.
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Speaking to E!'s Ryan Seacrest Sunday, McCarthy -- who attended the show with her Bridesmaids costar hubby Ben Falcone -- said her Oscar outfit had an added special touch courtesy of A-list shoe designer Brian Atwood.
"My dear, dear friend Brian Atwood made my lovely handbag and fantastic shoes for me and wrote a message to me on the bottom," McCarthy told Seacrest of the inscription, which read 'to my best friend Melissa McCarthy,' then Oscars and the date. "We've been dear friends since high school. I read the [note] and started crying."
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Going into Sunday's Oscars with "no expectations," McCarthy looks forward to taking a break from her film promotion duties to start work on her own plus-sized clothing line. "I went to college for fashion and textiles. I'm really excited to start that this year. It's going to be fun," McCarthy explained of her line.
When it came to her Sunday night style, Fashion Police's Kelly Osbourne had high praise for McCarthy.
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"I am so excited to see how good she looks tonight," Osbourne gushed of McCarthy. "She changed it up completely and the color on her is great, the beadwork is great. It makes me so happy to see her looking so beautiful."
Melissa McCarthy looks lovely on the red carpet at the 2012 Oscars held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on Sunday (February 26) in Hollywood.
The 41-year-old Bridesmaids actress wore a custom Marina Rinaldi dress, Brian Atwood heels, and Chopard jewelry. She was joined on the red carpet by her husband and Bridesmaids co-star Ben Falcone.
Best Supporting Actress nominee Melissa McCarthy wore a custom blush-colored Marina Rinaldi gown with a jeweled neckline. Her shoes were from Brian Atwood.
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And Best Supporting Actress winner Octavia Spencer looked dazzling in a white Tadashi Shoji gown. She’s worn dresses from that designer the entire award season.
In our opinion, both women embraced their figures and looked amazing.
Kudos to you both!