The Golden Globes Red Carpet Looks That Shined Brightest This Year

As the first award show of the new year, the Golden Globes red carpet always sets the tone for the ones that follow (Oscars, SAG, Grammys, etc.). It’s not all poofy princess dresses and classic Hollywood gowns anymore because it can\'t be. One scroll through Twitter during an awards ceremony will show you how much people pay attention to more than just the aesthetics of a dress. For example: Last year, the women of Hollywood took to the red carpet wearing all black to join the Time’s Up movement in hope’s of ushering in a new era of equality. Or Issa Rae\'s CFDA dress celebrating Black culture\'s influence in the fashion industry. With these statements, the red carpet became a platform for protest.We\'re not expecting another sea of black gowns this year (though, we\'re not opposed to it), but we are prepared for looks that will send a message — be it political or purely sartorial. That’s what makes the red carpet such a treat: it’s an opportunity to see some standout, eye-catch