THERE will be a blackout on the red carpet at the Golden Globe awards in Los Angeles tonight.
A campaign has been launched urging women to wear black at the star-studded event to show solidarity in the fight against sexual harassment following the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
Actress Holly Hunter and presenter Gal Gadot, star of Wonder Woman, are among those who have pledged support.
The cast of Big Little Lies – the female-led show starring Nicole Kidman, which is up for six awards – is expected to follow suit.
The move has led to a run on black gowns in Tinseltown.
A gold dress created by New York fashion designer Naeem Khan for Christina Hendricks, a presenter at the ceremony, is now being made in black.
“This was a big challenge because everything I do is made by hand,” Khan said.
However, some commentators feel a dress code that makes women less visible is the wrong response.
“Taking the fizz out of fashion is regressive,” said one fashion editor.
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