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Party (S)hopping: American Music Awards Style Lounge

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We swung by the American Music Awards on Sunday to check out Silver Spoon Entertainment's Official Backstage Lounge. The tented clubroom was a harmonious hideaway from the turbulent backstage insanity at the Nokia Theater—think Beyoncé dashing around among photogs, fans and back-up bands.

We showed up in time to watch Ali Landry, in a bright fuchsia floor-length dress, shop freebies like The Bolder Yoga Mat, Old Navy, LA Plates and Phillip Bloch for Emma & Posh. Bloch was there himself to enjoy the ceremony and he used the Style Lounge as an opportunity to playfully converse with attendees about his cashmere sweater and dress holiday collection.

“I’ve always loved cashmere,” he told Racked, “and it’s associated with luxury, like myself.” He pointed out the versatility of each garment, showing how most could be worn as a top or a dress, layered or alone, while stressing the importance of adaptable pieces in a time where “the fashionista becomes the recessionista.”

We had apparently just missed Sarah McLachlan, who stopped by the Feeding America table to sign a bowl that will be up for auction with Clothes Off Our Backs, along with other celeb signed items. But we didn’t run into any other presenters, performers or nominees, which was too bad. We really wanted to meet the Jonas Brothers to see what all the fuss is about. [RackedWire]