Vanity Fair Oscar Party

Maria hit the red carpet at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter for the 85th Annual Academy Awards at Sunset Tower in West Hollywood.

Maria wore a dress by Amanda Wakeley, shoes by Manolo Blahnik and accessorized it with a clutch bag by Alexander McQueen, earrings by Isharaya and cuffs by Katherine Sultan.

Inspirations for Maria’s hair: Sleek, modern and chic.

Inspiration for Maria’s makeup: Chic, young, classic, neutral palette, and lip on channel coco moisturizing lip balm. Line on top of eyes to define her eyes with voluminous mascara.

On Twitter, Maria said:

Is the Vanity Fair party ready for some more sleek blonde hair action? #OscarReady

Four hours of training in the morning, a baby birthday stop by and now the Vanity Fair party. I’ve seen it all today. Busy #oscars2013 day!

Floor length gowns don’t really work in sardine canned environments.#redcarpet