Debra Messing said it was the New York setting of her show, ‘‘Smash,’’ that influenced her selection of a black Donna Karan strapless gown.
The women of ‘‘Girls’’ are wading their way through their first year of the circuit: Lena Dunham’s tattoo peeked out of her Zac Posen off-the-shoulder gown, and Alison Williams showed a sophisticated side in J. Mendel’s black halter-neck gown.
Michael J. Fox’s family had a unified look — all in Ralph Lauren. Of course, it’s Tracy Pollan’s one-shoulder purple dress that set the standard.
But InStyle’s Rubenstein, who says himself that he doesn’t pay much attention to men’s fashion at awards shows, gave a shout-out to the Golden Globes guys, especially Hugh Jackman, in Louis Vuitton, and Damian Lewis, in Burberry.
‘‘They are worth talking about,’’ Rubenstein said.
AP Writers Beth Harris and Anthony McCartney contributed to this story.