Balloon Sleeves and The 2020 Golden Globes

The big shoulder was the boldest fashion statement at this year’s Golden Globes. Poufy sleeves and strong shoulders dominated the red carpet in a show of larger-than-life power. From Cate Blanchett’s avant-garde plissé pleats to Dakota Fanning’s fairy-tale princess cap sleeves, sleeves were the scene-stealers on the red carpet. These are the actresses who came to capture attention with the biggest, boldest sleeves of the awards season.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow arrived in one of the most revealing gowns of the event. Her totally sheer, eye-catching Fendi dress showed off the star’s matching brown lingerie and diamonds that peeked out from underneath her transparent neckline. Her Christian Louboutin heels and Bvlgari jewelry added to the sexy look.

Cate Blanchett

The actress who is always fashion-forward on the red carpet did not disappoint in an avant-garde embellished, pleated yellow dress by British designer Mary Katrantzou. Her sleeves made one of the night’s biggest, boldest statements and Cate kept the drama going with Pomellato jewels and Stuart Weitzman shoes.

Zoey Deutch

Wore a mustard Fendi dress that was actually a cool wide-leg jumpsuit complete with a plunging neckline, buttons all the way down the back, billowing bishop sleeves and shoulder pads. She chose blue and silver earrings, a Harry Winston necklace and matching rings as her accessories.

Dakota Fanning

Looking like a fairy tale princess in a whimsical Dior Haute Couture gown with doll-like puffed cap sleeves. The actress accessorized her sheer lavender Dior gown with Sophia Webster heels.

Janina Gavankar

Gargantuan sleeves dominated Janina Gavankar’s blue and black Georges Chakra Couture gown. She wore jewelry by Hearts
on Fire and Mémoire.

Isla Fisher

Isla Fisher’s off-the-shoulder sleeves made quite a voluminous statement on her gorgeous Monique Lhuillier gown. Her jewels were by Dena Kemp.

Da’Vine Joy Randolph

Da’Vine Joy Randolph wore a ruffled masterpiece gown replete with an inspired bow. She was a walking magenta dream.

Jodie Comer

Did her stunning emerald green gown remind Twitter of Baby Joda? Heck, yes! The poofy green statement sleeves that launched a thousand memes.

Olivia Colman

Olivia Colman reminded us that she plays royalty like nobody’s business by wearing a structured red Emilia Wickstead gown. She accessorized with Chopard jewelry.

Bel Powley

Bel Powley donned a frilly baby blue Miu Miu gown that not only had big poofy sleeves but a dramatic ruffled deep V neckline and a bow. She accessorized with vintage Chanel jewelry.

Kaitlyn Dever

Showed off structured, elbow-length puff sleeves in a stunning floral Valentino gown teamed with Aldo shoes and a Judith Leiber bag.

Lucy Boynton

“The Politician” ice queen wore a liquid silver lamé Louis Vuitton dress that featured cuffed sleeves, embellished with lace. A twinkling diamanté Harry Winston brooch highlighted her choppy, white-hot bob.

Toni Collette

Toni Collette brought a touch of Victorian elegance to the red carpet in a black, high-neck Erdem evening gown emblazoned with various floral prints. The gown’s ruffled yoke extended past the shoulders to lend a touch of drama to the sleeves.

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