What does it cost to look good?

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Penélope Cruz arrives at  the 82nd Academy Awards Sunday,  March 7, 2010, in theAccording to celeb stylist Philip Bloch, who has made Sandra Bullock, Drew Barrymore and others look fashionable, it can cost thousands and thousands of dollars to look hot for just ONE nightly event like the Oscars!

He says stylists charge between $1,000 to $6,000 per event.  Bloch brings 50-100 dresses to a fitting, the dresses themselves can cost $15,000.   To have the dresses refitted to the client’s body can cost around $1500!

Hair: $2,000-$5,000.

Shoes: $700 and up.

Jewelry; $500,000 and up.

By the way, the mimimum wage in Connecticut is $8.25 an hour.

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