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Our Weekly DWTS 21 Week 5 Fashion Round Up For Erin Andrews, Julianne Hough, And Carrie Ann Inaba

Sometimes I need to sit down and think hard to figure out which week we’re in for the season. This is one of those weeks. It’s also been “one of those weeks” for me.  It also felt like the whole week was off, on the show. Tom’s dad passed away, no one was with their regular partners, and things just didn’t completely feel like things were completely “jelled.” There were a few dances that I LOVED! But the whole atmosphere seemed just “off” to me. And like others mentioned in other posts and in the comments, I’m more than done with the whole “married couple competing” schtick. I do think it is an interesting concept, but I don’t think Alexa and Carlos were the correct couple. Even IF the show didn’t beat us over the head with the schtick 10,000 times each episode, I think they should have found a couple that were a bit older, longer married, more secure and a lot more mature.

Erin’s weekly style blog is over on People. I LOVED the color of her dress, and I don’t mind that it was shorter. She’s going back and forth from the Red Room to the other end of the ballroom and back. I don’t think the shoes were the best match, what would you say, Miss Vogue?

Julianne’s weekly style blog is over on Instyle. I’m a bit torn about how I feel about her dress. I like it, and she looks really good in it, but not so sure about the cut outs, and wish she had found something with more color. How about the color that Erin wore?

And Carrie Ann! I’m starting to think she needs to change up some of her styling, Erin and Julianne both continually change it up and take risks, while Carrie Ann definitely is a bit more conservative in her styling choices. Yes, she’s older than both of the other two women, but I think it’s possible to change it up. Her blog is up on Parade, and she gives her thoughts on all of the couples. You should go and read on your own, but I’m not going to talk much about it here, I prefer Courtney’s two recap posts here and here.

So! Which is your Best Dressed this week? I think I’m going to give Erin the edge this week, with Julianne a second.

October 14, 2015 I Written By

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Carrie Ann Inaba Chats With KTLA About Dancing With The Stars And A Special Event

Carrie Ann Inaba was a guest on KTLA today. She talked about Dancing With The Stars, how great the Switch-up was, and more. She also talks about a special event that she’s having this Friday.

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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.

Our Weekly Fashion Blog With Carrie Ann Inaba, Julianne Hough, and Erin Andrews For DWTS21 Week 4

I didn’t mean to leave Erin out of these posts, but she’s blogging over on People this season. So, when possible, we’ll have one fashion post for all three of them.

So, what did you think of the show this week? I definitely missed Tom this week, but glad that he’s able to be there with his dad, it’s not an easy time. Alfonso didn’t do badly, but he definitely showed just HOW GOOD Tom is at his job! This is one week where I really enjoy the addition of contemporary and jazz, because most celebrities pick something sad for their most memorable year, and without these two styles, we get a whole lot of badly danced rumba.  Each and every one of them seemed to be trying their hardest to show their story through dance– Some were just more successful than others. I think that Paula definitely should be the next one off, she’s the weakest link left. In most seasons, by the time the lowest tier dancers have left, it’s pretty clear who remaining are in that next tier, and who are in the top tier. I’m not seeing as big a division this season, it may be there, but I’m just not seeing it. Keep watching Heidi’s Number posts, because we could start hearing about “shocking exits” once Paula leaves. We know that none of those “shocking exits” are ever truly shocking, because we’ve seen the numbers, and Heidi’s explained who is most in danger of leaving, and why. And in case I’ve not said it before, Thank you, Heidi, for the hard work to put together the numbers posts each season.

Carrie Ann wrote her weekly blog at Parade on the “most emotional week” on DWTS. About Most Memorable Year week, she says: Read more..

October 7, 2015 I Written By

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Dancing With The Stars Judge Carrie Ann Inaba Attends PETA’s 35th Anniversary Party – HQ Photos

Last night, Dancing With The Stars Judge Carrie Ann Inaba attended PETA’s 35th Anniversary Party! Beautiful. To see more photos, click on the photos. Also, if you haven’t read her latest blog, see this previous posting.

ETA: Scroll below for some red carpet videos. Kym Johnson was at the party as well.

October 1, 2015 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 and Julianne Hough Write On DWTS Season 21 Week 3 By Lori

AH, DWTS! That show we know and love and occasionally strongly dislike. What would we ever do without its constant need to create as much drama as possible? Sometimes I think that we should have a running tally of all of the…. Crud… that they make us wade through and revisit during the down time after the season is over. I’m not sure how to find the humor in some of it, however.

This week’s biggest manufactured dramas is still ongoing, and has BY FAR surpassed the rest of the manufactured drama from those silly scripted packages (but at least trying to get the gullible public into thinking Alek is interested in Lindsay’s other childhood best friend keeps the public’s eyes off the real budding romance. Need to find some silver lining in the whole thing. Afterall, they owe them that much, especially after what they did last season). Yes, Kim’s stroke. Yes, I do believe that her leaving the show is the BEST thing for her and for her family. How TPTB went about it was wrong, and in my opinion, only meant to create the drama we now have. It’s creating some free publicity for the show, and they only had to COMPLETELY BLINDSIDE one of their pros and a celebrity they knew could quickly and easily create the buzz they want! Don’t make Tom be the bad guy, do the dirty work yourselves!

Carrie Ann addresses it quickly in her Parade blog by saying:

Last night’s sudden elimination of Kim Zolciak Biermann was a shocker. It was the first time in 21 seasons of Dancing with the Stars that anyone had to be dismissed from the competition due to her inability to perform. Kim was unable to dance last night after suffering a mini stroke last week while traveling. I wish her a speedy recovery and hope that she now has the time to take good care of herself. This was a first for DWTS. In past seasons, Dorothy Hamill, Jewel and Nancy O’Dell dropped out of the competition due to injuries, but they did so willingly. Jewel and Nancy O’Dell dropped out right before the season started back in 2009. And Dorothy Hamill pulled out of the competition mid-season due to a serious back injury in 2013. Injuries are a scary part of the territory of being on DWTS. A stroke is a whole different thing. And it’s very serious. So take care Kim, we are all rooting for you!

Hmmm… I don’t know what to think about what she says. What are your thoughts?

Carrie Ann’s highlight dances were Nick and Sharna’s, Alexa and Mark’s, Tamar and Val’s, Alek and Lindsay’s and Bindi and Derek’s. And she spends some time to give advice to the rest of the group, so go over there to check out what she has to say.

And Julianne’s weekly fashion blog over at InStyle has been posted with some behind the scenes. And surprisingly enough, SHE did her own make up on Monday! And I loved it, she did a great job! And yellow is definitely a great color on her.

I want to end this on a happy note, so if you want a good case of AWWWW and possibly some melted insides, check out this recent post from Washington Post sports page, they interviewed Julianne’s fiance, Brooks Laich.

Also, who wore it better this week: Julianne or Carrie Ann?

September 30, 2015 I Written By

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Private Members Area – Do You Have Questions For Judge Carrie Ann Inaba For A New PureDWTS Interview?

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Hey Dancettes, do you have some questions you’d like to ask Dancing With The Stars Judge Carrie Ann Inaba on Dancing With The Stars, her career, her pets or pet charities, or anything else? If so, let us know in comments and then we’ll select Read more..

September 28, 2015 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 And Julianne Hough Blog On DWTS Season 21 week 2

What a week it’s been! I REALLY hope the producers kick this idea to the curb, and NEVER re-visit the thought again! Giving the couples TWO dances in only week 2 of the competition really was cruel and unusual punishment that not one of the pairs on the show deserve! And if I heard Witney correctly in her After Buzz interview, it was a complete surprise. Not fair, I think, to dump something like that on them at the last moment. And while I’m complaining, why does it seem that some of the couples were allowed to go rehearse Monday night, and others weren’t? I’m just going by Julianne’s question to Tamar and Val, when she asked if they went to practice, because what she’d commented on Monday seems to have been fixed. I know from Carlos and Alexa’s blog posts, both wanted and asked to go rehearse after the show Monday, and were told the rehearsal spaces were all closed. So, did anyone get to practice?

Moving on…..

Julianne’s style blog has moved from People to InStyle, which seems to be a better fit, since it’s a blog about FASHION! She’s got a blog up for Monday, and another one for Tuesday, so go and check both of them out! There’s behind the scenes photos with her dogs, too. It’s amazing how different she looked both nights. Which night do you prefer? I loved her look on Monday, it felt soft, and romantic, while Tuesday seemed a lot more edgy, and while I like when her team plays up her eyes to make them “pop,” there was something I just didn’t like about the look on Tuesday. Read more..

September 24, 2015 I Written By

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Pure Dancing With The Stars 2015 Emmy Awards Coverage – Photos And More

Let’s get this party started with some beautiful instagrams….and THANK YOU for everyone who is sending!! You rock! Keep checking back for updates…

ETA: Sadly, Tom Bergeron lost to Jane Lynch for Outstanding Host. But, he is still the most outstanding host to us!

ETA2: Outstanding Reality Competition went to The Voice. WHA?

And now for some HQ Photos. Also, for more with Derek and Julianne, see Pure Derek Hough.

September 20, 2015 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.

Derek Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba, Witney Carson, Maks Chmerkovksiy, Karina Smirnoff Attend 2015 Pre-Emmy Lounges And Parties

Derek Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba, Witney Carson, Maksim Chmerkovksiy, and Karina Smirnoff attended some Pre-Emmy Lounges and Parties yesterday in Hollywood. Click on any of the photos to see more. Beautiful!!

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September 19, 2015 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.

DWTS Derek Hough, Julianne Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba Award Winners At 2015 Industry Dance Awards

Last night at the 2015 Industry Dance Awards and Cancer Benefit Show, Dancing With The Stars Derek Hough won for ‘America’s Favorite Choreographer’ and ‘America’s Favorite Performance’ for “Elastic Heart” along with Julianne Hough and Tessandra Chavez! Julianne Hough also won for ‘Favorite Dance Idol’. Carrie Ann Inaba also was named the ‘2015 Role Model Award’. Congratulations to Everyone!! For more coverage on the night including video of Derek accepting his awards, photos, and more, see Pure Derek Hough.

August 20, 2015 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.