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PureDWTS Season 23 Fashion: How great did Erin Andrews, Julianne Hough and Carrie Ann Inaba look on Week 1?

WOW! What a week! Definitely eventful. Memorable. And very scary! Miss Vogue has written about what Carrie Ann says about it here on our site, and a great follow up, where ABC talks to the protesters when they were released from jail here on our site. We’ll focus on the fashions here today.

Carrie Ann’s blog is no longer at Parade magazine, she’s moved to SheKnows. Besides the protest incident, she talks about her dress on Monday, as well as her Creative Arts Emmy dress, and gives us a preview of the dress she’ll wear to the Emmy’s on Sunday. Her stylist is Jen Rade, and I think she did a great job in finding these dresses! I loved the pink in her dress on the show, the cut of the dress suited her, and the dress made the turquois in the jewelry pop!

Erin’s got her blog still on People, and I’ve not been able to find something from Julianne this season. If she’s got one and I missed, please mention where in comments, so we can add it in here. Erin’s changed stylists this season, she and Julianne both have Anita Patrickson’s team styling them, so she’s pretty busy on Show days! I loved Erin’s sparkle, and the dress! Wow! and how about Julianne’s hair with the laurel crown and roses in her hair? And that dress!

I wish we at home could see the judges as they’re coming in, because both Julianne and Carrie Ann had gorgeous dresses, but we can only see the top, since they’re sitting down behind a desk!

I can’t pick a favorite this week, all three of these women I think started the season with a BANG!

Let’s hear your thoughts about this week’s fashion. Which was your favorite?

September 14, 2016 I Written By

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Julianne Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba, Derek Hough Attend 2016 Creative Arts Emmys – DWTS Wins One Emmy, Grease Live Wins Four

Congratulations to Dancing With The Stars last night. They won an Emmy for “Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Series” at the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys. Derek Hough didn’t win the Choreography Award this time. The winners were Quest Crew and Kathryn Burns (more on Derek at PureDerekHough.com). Also, a huge congratulations to Julianne Hough and the cast and crew of “Grease LIVE” for their four Emmy wins. To see a complete winners list, see CBS8. Below you can see some photos and Red Carpet coverage. You can also view an interview with ET where Julianne confirms she’s coming back as a Judge on Dancing With The Stars this season. Carrie Ann Inaba and her boyfriend were also there and looking stunning as ever as well. What a night for them all!

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September 12, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing With The Stars Carrie Ann Inaba And Pet Rescue Story Featured In People Magazine

Be sure to pick up this week’s issue of People Magazine. Dancing With The Stars Carrie Ann Inaba is featured in it with a story on her and her pet rescues. Cute teaser below.

ETA: People now has part of the special feature published online. You can view it in full and see a really sweet photo here. Carrie Ann’s smile says it all!

Carrie Ann Inaba had already rescued her 10-year-old chow chow/Chihuahua/pug mix, Peanut, when she was introduced to Lola and Buddy, now both 2 and half years old.

“One of the organizations I work with sent me a picture of these two dogs that needed to be adopted out, but they were going to separate them,” the Dancing With the Stars judge, 48, tells PEOPLE. “I looked at them and I was like, ‘They only have each other in this world.’ “

Inaba (who is wearing a T-shirt from Dirtee Hollywood’s The Animal Project collection) was planning on fostering them until she could find a home that would take both pups.

“But as soon as I fostered them, I failed at the foster, and I now have three dogs!” she says.

July 20, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Carrie Ann Inaba Co-Hosts Live with Kelly – Day 2 (Video)

I have not had a chance to watch CAI co-hosting with Kelly, but from the opening of this clip, it sure looks like they’re having fun!!

July 12, 2016 I Written By

I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

HD Photos Of Dancing With The Stars Carrie Ann Inaba On “Live With Kelly” And Fun Clip

Below are some beautiful high definition photos of Dancing With The Stars judge Carrie Ann Inaba on “Live With Kelly” today courtesy of ABC (click on them to make them bigger, credits below). Below is also a short clip where Kelly and Carrie Anne talk about life over 40 (funny and so cute). If you’d like to view more of our coverage of Carrie Ann on “Live With Kelly”, see our earlier post.

July 11, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing With The Stars Carrie Ann Inaba Co-hosts Live With Kelly – Video, Pics

Dancing With The Stars Carrie Ann Inaba is co-hosting Live With Kelly today and tomorrow. @Idolxfactor1 recorded the opening today for us (Thanks loads, Al). It’s so good to see her again. She looked beautiful and she’s so in love with Rob Derringer. They talk on Madonna, “Hamilton”, the Dallas shootings, and animal rescue (Rob’s Raven is awesome. And lol to what she said on “The Birds” movie). For even more coverage, see LiveKelly.com.

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing With The Stars TV Heads Up For Next Week

Just a couple of TV heads up for next week. Be sure to watch Live With Kelly” on Monday and Tuesday as Dancing With The Stars Judge Carrie Ann Inaba will be co-hosting. From Yahoo….

Kelly Ripa has five original episodes to fill during the week of July 11 but just two guest co-hosts with which she will share the stage.

Ripa will welcome “Dancing With the Stars” judge Carrie Ann Inaba and “Wonder Years” alum Fred Savage to her syndicated talker “Live” that week. Inaba nabs Monday and Tuesday, while Savage gets Wednesday through Friday.

This will mark the “DWTS” personality’s first turn on the couch since the highly public departure of former Ripa co-host Michael Strahan.

Also, Maks and Val Chmerkovksiy will be LIVE in Time Square on Good Morning America on Monday to promote their “Our Way” tour.

July 7, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

2016 Dancing With The Stars Cast Celebrates The 4th Of July – Photos And Videos

We couldn’t help but post some fun photos from the cast and crew of Dancing With The Stars celebrating our country’s Independence. We hope you had a great 4th of July holiday!

Happy 4th July from all of us! 🇺🇸🎉#BBQ #4thjuly #friends

A photo posted by Emma Slater (@emmaslaterdance) on

Happy 4th of July everyone!!!!!!! This ought to make you laugh😂 #Fireworks

A video posted by Sasha Farber (@sashafarber1) on

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A photo posted by Sharna Burgess (@sharnaburgess) on

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July 5, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Carrie Ann Inaba Writes On How DWTS Season 22 Touched Her, An Open Letter

Carrie Ann Inaba has written her last blog of the season at Access Hollywood. She talks of why Dancing With The Stars Season 22 was her favorite and how touched she was by the contestants this season. So much so, she was moved to learn sign language. You can read the full blog at Access Hollywood. Below is her open letter “to anyone who wants to try something new but is afraid”….

To Anyone Who Wants to Try something New but is Afraid;

To all of you who have a desire, a dream, or a daring thought of doing something you have never done before, of trying something you wish you had done many years ago and may be afraid you are too old to do now.

To those of you who feel a tug in your heart when you watch someone dancing, singing, painting, volunteering, or reaching out to help when no one else will, because deep in your heart, you want to be that person…

To the shy souls that want to say hello to a neighbor they always see but have never learned his/her name, or to the successful business people who really just want to start their own small business and simplify their lives,

I offer you this: Life is a journey, your personal journey.

It is yours to explore your heart’s desires and your most secret dreams.

If you listen to the whispers of your heart, even if you think people may laugh or judge you, you will find yourself satisfied and you will give yourself joy.

For life is about growth and expanding, exploring the unknown, and pursuing your own bliss.

Start small, or go for it all.
But I urge you all to dare to live the life you want to live.
And maybe even one day, we will see you on Dancing with the Stars.

Have a beautiful summer and I hope to see you soon.

To all the Season 22 contestants, thank you for daring to dance with us. Your courage has inspired us all. I hope you have enjoyed and have been enriched by the journey. I’m so grateful for the opportunity to work with you all, and to do something I love. Spread love wherever you can and I’ll see you next season! xoxo

— Carrie Ann Inaba

May 26, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

New Promo For The Dancing With The Stars Semi Finals

One more day and counting!

May 15, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.