Pre-Oscar Celebrity & Style Spotting at the Film Independent Spirit Awards 2014!

MissMalini , 04 Mar 2014
MissMalini at Spirit Awards
MissMalini at Spirit Awards

I just had the most FABULOUS Saturday EVER, getting up close and personal with some of Hollywood’s finest at the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Oscar weekend in Los Angeles and taking in all their trendy “blue carpet” style. Wanna see? :)

Spirit Awards
Spirit Awards

PS. I of course loved wearing my Nupur Kanoi jumpsuit & jacket paired with Azva jewellery (get this look here) Do you like? :) And thank you #LoveGold for this epic opportunity! xoxo

MissMalini in Nupur Kanoi and Azva Jewellery
MissMalini in Nupur Kanoi and Azva Jewellery

#Spirit AWARDS Celebrity & Style Spotting!

Look! It’s Josh Radnor, who plays Theodore Evelyn “Ted” Mosby on my absolutely favourite show How I Met Your Mother! I literally ran into him as I was rushing around and when I looked up and saw who it was, I was like, “Omigosh, its Ted!” *LOL*

Josh Radnor and MissMalini
Josh Radnor and MissMalini

Of course THIS lady needs no introduction (especially since she bagged a Spirit Award as well as an Oscar this weekend!) The inimitable Cate Blanchett. (PS. The guy in the photo with her was a “fan man” who managed to intercept ALL his favourite celebrities and snag a selfie, look at you Mr. Slick!)

Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett

She wasn’t the only Oscar winner in the house, however. Matthew McConaughey breezed in wearing a brown suit and blue shoes shortly after!

Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey
rainy day style
rainy day style

I also got THIS close to hottie Joseph Gordon-Levitt but he seemed to be in a Premium Rush. So I’ll just have to Inception him into my dreams later :P

Joseph Gordon Levitt
Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Look it’s…

Spirit Awards
Spirit Awards

I somehow managed to stall Jon Hamm (aka Don Draper) long enough for a photo opp and he graciously obliged. He did express concern though that he would now have to stop and do 400 more of these! Goes with the territory eh Mr. Draper? :)

MissMalini and Jon Hamm
MissMalini and Jon Hamm

And look! I spotted his Mad Men co-star! Elisabeth Moss aka Peggy Olson!

Elisabeth Moss
Elisabeth Moss

More TV love for Aubrey Plaza. She’s awesome on Parks & Recreation. Now if only Aziz Ansari had been there too!

Aubrey Plaza
Aubrey Plaza

Hottie Paula Patton from Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol in the house! She was introduced as the woman with the sexiest last name by host Patton Oswalt :P

Paula Patton
Paula Patton

Funny girl Kathryn Hahn from Crossing Jordan was all smiles and chatter on her way in, happily posing for pictures with fans.

Kathryn Hahn
Kathryn Hahn

Oh and please notice the Café Patron! They had bottles on every table, my kinda party :)

Spirit Awards
Spirit Awards

It might be the shade of magenta that did it for me, but I thought this look was super cute with those white brogues!

Spirit Awards style
Spirit Awards style

And how can you not love a dress that looks like ice candy on a rainy day? Well done Bonnie Sturdivant (the star of Mud.)

Bonnie Sturdivant
Bonnie Sturdivant

Speaking of candy, who doesn’t love an m&m and gummy bear bar?!

Spirit Awards
Spirit Awards

I totally loved all three of Julie Delpy‘s films, Before Sunset, Before Sunrise and Before Midnight so it was great to see her in person all smiling and sweet. In fact this was my favourite line from the first film: “You can never replace anyone because everyone is made up of such beautiful specific details.” True that.

Julie Delpy
Julie Delpy

Lucky Shailene Woodley stars in The Secret Life of the American Teenager and alongside George Clooney in the critically acclaimed The Descendants.

Shailene Woodley
Shailene Woodley

For some reason it was a wintery weekend in LA with lots of rain so everyone was rocking their furry friends :)

Spirit Awards style
Spirit Awards style

Hold everything (Best Supporting Actor Spirit Awards & Oscar winner) Jared Leto has arrived. Looking killer cool in his easy street style…

Jared Leto
Jared Leto

…remind you of anyone? Yup that’s my stylist Marv D’Souza and I believe he is planning to grow his hair! :)

Marv D'Souza
Marv D’Souza

Best Supporting Actress winner – at both the Spirit Awards and the Oscars – Lupita Nyong’o had the best birthday weekend ever basically winning both her nominations! She also gave props to her mom for being so supportive of her dreams, awww! (That’s her mom behind her in the green dress btw.)

Lupita Nyong'o
Lupita Nyong’o

Her co-star and lead of 12 Years a Slave Chiwetel Ejiofor looked dapper in a blue suit too.

Chiwetel Ejiofor
Chiwetel Ejiofor

Keanu Reeves breezed in (no pun intended – you know his name means “cool breeze over the mountains” right?! *lol*) sporting this older bearded look. I love Keanu (or at least I used to) but this look is not working for me.

Keanu Reeves
Keanu Reeves

SNL comic Andy Samberg looked uber preppy cute in his v neck and glasses…

Andy Samberg
Andy Samberg

I heart Paul Dano. He was so friendly and sweet! Remember his movies I raving about? Ruby Sparks, Little Miss Sunshine and Prisoners? He’s also in 12 Years a Slave. Love him :)

MissMalini and Paul Dano
MissMalini and Paul Dano

I loved Rosario Dawson‘s (from Sin City) messy updo.

Rosario Dawson
Rosario Dawson

Also gotta love Michael Fassbender for his performance in Inglourious Basterds.

Michael Fassbender
Michael Fassbender
Michael Fassbender
Michael Fassbender
Spirit Awards
Spirit Awards
Spirit Awards
Spirit Awards

Lake Bell from In a World… was super sweet and posed for a picture because I told her about my Twitter conversation with Ashwin Mushran, look!

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Lake Bell and MissMalini
Lake Bell and MissMalini

Funnily enough this is also a true story and I have proof! (I admit I tried to find his name card later to take home as a souvenir but it appears someone beat me to it!)

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Brad Pitt seat
Brad Pitt seat

Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt

Oh look! It’s Jane Lynch from Glee. She made so many nautical jokes while introducing Captain Phillips I almost snorted champagne up my nose :)

Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
MissMalini at Spirit Awards
MissMalini at Spirit Awards

I saw this movie 20 Feet From Stardom on my flight so I was excited to see Judith Hill walking in, she was supposed to sing a duet with Michael Jackson on This is It, so just imagine her heartbreak :(

Judith Hill
Judith Hill

I also ended up about ye far from the one and only Reese Witherspoon!

Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon

And the amazing Forest Whitaker (FYI everybody MUST watch The Butler)

Forest Whitaker
Forest Whitaker
rainy day style
rainy day style

Fruitvale Station star Michael B. Jordon brought his old-school style with a light suit and boldly patterned shirt. And look, there’s that fan man again :)

Michael B. Jordan
Michael B. Jordan

Andre Royo aka Reginald “Bubbles” Cousins from The Wire, meanwhile, was wearing the coolest pants!

Andre Royo and MissMalini
Andre Royo and MissMalini
Spirit Awards
Spirit Awards
Spirit Awards
Spirit Awards

The cheeky Miles Teller of The Spectacular Now (not a spectacular movie, but good time-pass I must admit) seemed upbeat!

Miles Teller
Miles Teller

And who doesn’t love Andrew Dice Clay?

Andrew Dice Clay
Andrew Dice Clay
Spirit Awards style
Spirit Awards style

Meanwhile, Alex Karpovsky from Girls gave me bunny ears!

MissMalini and Alex Karpovsky
MissMalini and Alex Karpovsky

Thanks for keeping me company LoveGold ladies and of course my favourite gent – Nowshad!

LoveGold Team
LoveGold Team
Nowshad Rizwanullah
Nowshad Rizwanullah

This was my first Hollywood awards show and I had a blast! Thanks again LoveGold for making this trip to Hollywood a truly glittering experience, especially in my gorgeous Azva jewellery! :) xoxo

MissMalini in Azva Jewellery
MissMalini in Azva Jewellery

Psst! Be sure to tell me who YOUR favourite Hollywood star that I spotted was in the comments below!

MissMalini at Spirit Awards
MissMalini at Spirit Awards

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