After many weeks of blind auditions and battle rounds, The Voice has finally made its live debut. I was really looking forward to seeing Christina Aguilera’s outfit and what she wore didn’t let me down. I always try to be objective when it comes to her: for example, it’s clear many of the outfits she sported in the first season of the show were wrong for her, not to mention her hairstyles. This time I think she really started on the right foot.
It seems she has finally entered a new phase in her image history, and this is something which is not related to her recent weight loss. She finally looks very confident, more classy, and this confidence shows in her style. First of all, her hair finally looks good, thanks to the work of Mark Townsend: it seems she cut it a bit and the slightly wavy hairstyle with side parting totally suits her. I hope this means those crappy extensions are gone. I also love her make-up (by Jake Bailey) here: she sticks to her trademark smokey eyes/red lips combo but the whole look seems fresher than ever.
As for her outfit, I don’t think one needs more evidence than this: Christina wore another Alexander McQueen dress, thus officially becoming an unofficial testimonial of the brand (pun intended). This time she picked a lovely body-con piece, a tiger-print jersey pencil dress with long sleeves and crew neck. She looked amazing.
She usually loves wearing lots of jewellery but this time she kept things simple: she wore a pair of oval pendant earrings and a Loree Rodkin armor ring made of white gold and diamonds. I didn’t find a picture of the exact ring she wore, but it’s the same as the one above, without rubies.
The live performances were introduced by behind-the-scene clips: the vocal coaches met the members of their team before the show to work with them.
In this case, Christina wore a Minnie Rose striped cashmere sweater dress, which she had previously worn on March 29th, 2012, when she sat courtside with her boyfriend and Christina Milian at the Los Angeles Lakers vs Oklahoma City Thunders match. She looked really beautiful! I love her neutral make-up here, because it enhances her doll features.
Her jewellery department included a Loree Rodkin beaded necklace, a chain necklace with sword pendant (probably a Stephen Webster piece) and two rings with a very original shape. The first ring is a creation by Pamela Love, the double cage ring Christina also wore at a photoshoot for the March 2012 issue of Latina Magazine.
The second ring – which I haven’t identified yet – has a central element and a double set of spikes. Christina has always loved wearing quirky pieces of jewellery, but I’m glad she’s turning to young designers, promoting their work.
What do you think of her outfits? I think she’s incredibly improved lately: do you agree with me?