In or Out: Katie Holmes in Holmes & Yang

Posted on May 24, 2011

Well, that answers that. The world finally has an answer to the eternal question “What would Laura Ingalls wear to her prom?”

Katie Holmes attended the 56th annual Drama Desk awards at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City in Holmes & Yang.  H&Y is her vanity line, in collaboration with celebrity stylist Jeanne Yang.

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Oh for God’s sake, enough with the damn smirking. Xenu is not amused. When the contract expires and she gets to walk away with steamer trunks full of money, the inevitable PR campaign to change her image should include getting diamond caps on all her teeth. Imagine the headlines the first time she flashes them to the paparazzi. Katie, call us in a couple of years. We’ll set it up.

Anyway, the dress. It’s pretty shitty, right? It’s like a bridesmaid’s dress for a polygamy cult wedding. Shiny, satiny pink for the sister-wife with a sense of glamour. And it’s got all this crap going on. Way too many elements, which is what happens when someone with no design training is in control of a clothing line. To us, this is a very clear OUT, but our precious unborn fawns have been known to surprise us with their unsanctioned opinions before. You make the call, bitches.

VOTE NOW!

IN! There’s nothing wrong with looking demure, you judgmental whores!

OUT! What the hell kind of cult is that? “Pussy Bows for Jesus?”

The Minion Opinion on Lucy Liu’s quicker picker-upper dress was OUT, although many rallied to her defense.

[Photo Credit: getty, wireimage]

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  • Anonymous

    Wow, that’s a whole lotta ugly. OUT

  • http://twitter.com/kmc1138 Kathleen Coyle

    She looks like she was playing dress up in her gran’s closet.  Lovely shade on her lips, though.

    • http://twitter.com/kmc1138 Kathleen Coyle

      Oh, and “out.”

  • Anonymous

    Out.  So out.  I thought from the thumbnail it was going to be another secretary look, but no, so very much worse.

  • margaret meyers

    Out.  the whole gown is stupid.  OK, the dress isn’t stupid, but the designer is. ;-)

  • http://twitter.com/AbbottRabbit AbbottRabbit

    Out. Out out out. The combination of shiny fabric and fundamentalist lines reminds me of the choir dresses the religious girls in high school made when we could get whatever kind of dress made that we wanted, but they had to be the same “eye catching” color and fabric. 

  • http://pleasewelcomeyourjudges.com/ Brian @ PWYJudges

    No…. just… no….

    OUT.

  • http://twitter.com/Megan_Burgess Megan

    Out. That is a LOT of pink. It’s not even a great shade of pink.

  • http://twitter.com/BobbiNJ Bobbi

    Hideous!

  • Beth Mellone

    O.U.T. Growing up in a fundy cult myself, I saw a whole lotta ugly bridesmaid gowns, but nothing quite as hideous as this.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=644421874 Janice Fercho

     It’s the “when the original bridesmaid who was two sizes larger has to drop out at the last minute and you have to step in without time for alterations” dress…

    • Anonymous

      LOL, that must be why she’s got her arms clamped at her sides, so her bra doesn’t show through the gaping arm holes.

    • Anonymous

      LOL, that must be why she’s got her arms clamped at her sides, so her bra doesn’t show through the gaping arm holes.

  • scottyf

    Okay. Okay, Soul Brothers T&Lo. That was cute. Really cute. I didn’t know you both had the mad Photoshopping skills to be able to cut and paste every outfit Mrs. Cruise ever put on into one, and make it look like she actually WORE THAT to an event.

    So now post the actual dress so the minions can vote on something real.

    But in all seriousness, I don’t think we should judge her until we see how the robe looks on the rest of the choir.

  • Anonymous

    thats an OUT

  • Anonymous

    thats an OUT

  • Anonymous

    It doesn’t even fit. OUT.

  • Anonymous

    It doesn’t even fit. OUT.

  • http://profiles.google.com/clumsy.chord k c

    Welllll… there’s nothing wrong with being demure, so long as it’s not also ugly. So that’s an out then. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1519929516 Kelly Dennis

    Hehehehehehe, I needed a good laugh for today!

  • Anonymous

    The color looks nice on her but I kept trying to put my finger on what was wrong with it.  I decided that I did not have to decide that…instead I’d lokk for what was Right with it.  The color is what I came up with. 

    You know in the close-ups I could see her as a JFK- Jackie offspring.

  • http://twitter.com/democracydiva Democracy Diva

    outttttttttt now i must look away before my eyes burn 

  • Anonymous

    I tend to favor the pussy bow, but dear heavens, that skirt.  I can’t un-see the skirt!  So very, very out.

  • Anonymous

    Why doesn’t she smile? She doesn’t show her teeth? Does she have bad teeth? Everyone gives Posh Spice a break because she supposedly doesn’t like her smile, so maybe KH has the same issue. 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OSYAJATXUH3QX7ZDDF52GXG4PU Janie R

      She doesn’t strike me as a happy person.

  • Anonymous

    Why doesn’t she smile? She doesn’t show her teeth? Does she have bad teeth? Everyone gives Posh Spice a break because she supposedly doesn’t like her smile, so maybe KH has the same issue. 

  • http://www.sineaddoyle.com Sinead

    Out! I’m not sure if it’s too big or for some reason designed to be that way but this emphasis her slim shape making Katie appear frail and a little ill. Kind like she’s an after look in a weight watchers contest, wearing clothes from ‘before’.
    Would be interested to see the fit of this on someone a little bigger.

  • Lenora Dody

    That’s a whole lot of pink and a whole lot of out!!

  • Lenora Dody

    That’s a whole lot of pink and a whole lot of out!!

  • Anonymous

    Color me crazy but I like it. in (small in)

  • Anonymous

    Color me crazy but I like it. in (small in)

  • Anonymous

    The worst. So out.

  • Anonymous

    The worst. So out.

  • http://elle-oh-elle.tumblr.com Elle

    What is this monstrosity? MY EYES. I’ve never been offended by something so modest.

  • http://elle-oh-elle.tumblr.com Elle

    What is this monstrosity? MY EYES. I’ve never been offended by something so modest.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=37300827 Johnny Heffernan

    It looks like she literally sewed the dress herself, PR style, in 2 hours. 

    Fugly is all I can say.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=37300827 Johnny Heffernan

    It looks like she literally sewed the dress herself, PR style, in 2 hours. 

    Fugly is all I can say.

  • Vaniljekjeks

    OUT… too much shiny fuchsia fabric… really awful.

  • Vaniljekjeks

    OUT… too much shiny fuchsia fabric… really awful.

  • aussiegal77

    Too much, just….too much.  OUT.  Why is she always smirking in nearly every photo?  Irritating.

  • aussiegal77

    Too much, just….too much.  OUT.  Why is she always smirking in nearly every photo?  Irritating.

  • Anonymous

    That is one out pink pilgrim.

  • Anonymous

    That is one out pink pilgrim.

  • http://profiles.google.com/fionna13 Cassandra McCraw

    It doesn’t even fit. I think it is a cry for help.

  • http://profiles.google.com/fionna13 Cassandra McCraw

    I was so stunned by the ugliness I forgot to say OUT.
     

  • http://profiles.google.com/fionna13 Cassandra McCraw

    I was so stunned by the ugliness I forgot to say OUT.
     

  • Anonymous

    I don’t hate it, but it’s still not good.

    out

  • Anonymous

    I can’t see beyond the bad fit. Well, the color too, which was probably chosen by Suri.

  • http://profiles.google.com/stevens.abby A. W. Stevens

    OUT.  Hey Christina Agulara, Mae West called and she wants the dress she was buried in back.  Hey Katie Holmes, your great grandma called and she wants the dress she was burried in back.  She also said L Ron Hubbard is in heaven and boy is he pissed at freaks like you!

  • http://profiles.google.com/shawna.ready shawna ready

    Her hair is looking very “Catherine Duchess of Cambridge,”  no?

  • http://profiles.google.com/shawna.ready shawna ready

    Her hair is looking very “Catherine Duchess of Cambridge,”  no?

  • Anonymous

    As separate pieces they almost work; that could be a cute skirt, and that top might be fun with cigarette pants or a secretary skirt.
    Alas, smirky is OUT.

  • Anonymous

    As separate pieces they almost work; that could be a cute skirt, and that top might be fun with cigarette pants or a secretary skirt.
    Alas, smirky is OUT.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kimberley-Debus/1484835681 Kimberley Debus

    It is so out, Outie McOuterson would even call it out.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kimberley-Debus/1484835681 Kimberley Debus

    It is so out, Outie McOuterson would even call it out.

  • Anonymous

    Kind of a Stepford Wife 2011, exp the smirk.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lauren-Jean-St-Martin/504251897 Lauren Jean St. Martin

    OUT!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lauren-Jean-St-Martin/504251897 Lauren Jean St. Martin

    OUT!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/sorana.tarmu Sorana Tarmu

    Love the color, but that would be all. She’s so OUT.

  • http://www.facebook.com/sorana.tarmu Sorana Tarmu

    Love the color, but that would be all. She’s so OUT.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_RK5MAF2VNT32ULNYFIXDANTEC4 Terence

    Did you assholes ever consider that maybe she smirks because she doesn’t have the correct muscles in her left cheeks????

    Me neither.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_RK5MAF2VNT32ULNYFIXDANTEC4 Terence

    Did you assholes ever consider that maybe she smirks because she doesn’t have the correct muscles in her left cheeks????

    Me neither.

  • Judy_J

    That dress looks like a mark down at Neiman’s Last Call. OUT!

  • Judy_J

    That dress looks like a mark down at Neiman’s Last Call. OUT!

  • http://profiles.google.com/kegrayson Kate Grayson

    OUT. That has to be one of the ugliest dresses I’ve seen in a while…

  • http://profiles.google.com/kegrayson Kate Grayson

    OUT. That has to be one of the ugliest dresses I’ve seen in a while…

  • Anonymous

    OUT —

    Disappointing however as what I saw in the F/W part of the line isn’t bad.  It’s not The Row, but is a similar aesthetic.

  • Anonymous

    OUT —

    Disappointing however as what I saw in the F/W part of the line isn’t bad.  It’s not The Row, but is a similar aesthetic.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PFPESDH4EDCW3UEDVNWWSHB4XQ Michaela T.

    Oh Jesus Christ and Mary.

    That’s… offensive, actually. Looks like she sewed it herself, too – or maybe had her daughter sew it, actually. Seriously? I think I had better sense than to wear something like that when I was six.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PFPESDH4EDCW3UEDVNWWSHB4XQ Michaela T.

    Oh Jesus Christ and Mary.

    That’s… offensive, actually. Looks like she sewed it herself, too – or maybe had her daughter sew it, actually. Seriously? I think I had better sense than to wear something like that when I was six.

  • http://www.facebook.com/luv2birdie Elana Bryan

    Simply hideous – and I’m still not sure why she’s famous to begin with. Other than being Mrs. Cruise.

  • http://www.facebook.com/luv2birdie Elana Bryan

    Simply hideous – and I’m still not sure why she’s famous to begin with. Other than being Mrs. Cruise.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NMLK23QK6C7NMLMVVYA5POXKJY WhiteMage

    oh sweet oprah. there is nothing of value in that photo. just… so out let’s ship the bitch to space.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NMLK23QK6C7NMLMVVYA5POXKJY WhiteMage

    oh sweet oprah. there is nothing of value in that photo. just… so out let’s ship the bitch to space.

  • Ksagun13

    So OUT.  It is unspeakably horrible.  She has bags of money, why is she wearing this?  The horror!!!

  • Ksagun13

    So OUT.  It is unspeakably horrible.  She has bags of money, why is she wearing this?  The horror!!!

  • http://profiles.google.com/sara.e.munoz Sara Munoz

    It’s almost a ‘scroll-down fug’, but the top is already fug. Call it a ‘scroll-down sweet-jesus-it-gets-worse’.

  • http://profiles.google.com/sara.e.munoz Sara Munoz

    It’s almost a ‘scroll-down fug’, but the top is already fug. Call it a ‘scroll-down sweet-jesus-it-gets-worse’.

  • Barbara Bundy

    Out! It’s not flattering and it doesn’t fit. I have no idea how she got her hands on the lining of Anna Nicole Smith’s coffin, but she should give it back.

  • Barbara Bundy

    Out! It’s not flattering and it doesn’t fit. I have no idea how she got her hands on the lining of Anna Nicole Smith’s coffin, but she should give it back.

  • Anonymous

    Yikes! And I don’t even know fashion.

  • Anonymous

    Yikes! And I don’t even know fashion.

  • http://profiles.google.com/shannonlstewart Shannon Stewart

    The woman clearly has some sort of debilitating mental illness…

    Exhibit A – She married Tom Cruise.
    Exhibit B – She honestly believes anyone will pay 1200K for a basic pencil skirt because it bear her name, even though she is consistently on the worst dressed list.

    And Exhibit C – She left the house in this dress. 

    In fact, I think Exhibit C would be enough evidence even without A or B.

    OUT!

  • http://twitter.com/mcglory13 mcglory13

    She looks gorgeous, the two pieces would look great as separates mixed with something else, less voluminous and less pink.

  • http://twitter.com/mcglory13 mcglory13

    She looks gorgeous, the two pieces would look great as separates mixed with something else, less voluminous and less pink.

  • Rand Ortega

    Really? All that $ & that’s what they came up w/? Ill fitting & unflattering. They might want to have a gander @ Olivier Theyskens interpretation on the maxi in his collaboration w/ Theory. THAT’S how you do monotone/maxi.

  • Rand Ortega

    Really? All that $ & that’s what they came up w/? Ill fitting & unflattering. They might want to have a gander @ Olivier Theyskens interpretation on the maxi in his collaboration w/ Theory. THAT’S how you do monotone/maxi.

  • Anonymous

    OUT.   Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha . . . Laura Ingalls Wilder’s prom . . . ha ha . . . thank the universe for Tom and Lorenzo!

  • Anonymous

    SO OUT!!

  • Anonymous

    Oh my. Even her hair looks worse than usual.

  • Anonymous

    Oh my. Even her hair looks worse than usual.

  • Megan Sullivan

    I like the color on her, and I like the hair and makeup, but the dress… no. Out.

  • Megan Sullivan

    I like the color on her, and I like the hair and makeup, but the dress… no. Out.

  • http://twitter.com/veganhellokitty veganhellokitty

    Craptastic

  • Anonymous

    Laura Ingalls got married in a black dress. She had more style than this chick ever will.

    OUT.

    • Anonymous

      Right on; I was going to say, Laura Ingalls Wilder would never have been caught dead in something so shapeless.  If there’s one thing they had in the late 19th-early 20th century, it was shape.

  • http://twitter.com/graceishuman Grace

    Oh my god, so many kinds of OUT.

  • http://twitter.com/graceishuman Grace

    Oh my god, so many kinds of OUT.

  • http://vhanna26.typepad.com Vera

    Wowza.  Honestly Katie is much too pretty and way too rich to go OUT like that.

  • http://vhanna26.typepad.com Vera

    Wowza.  Honestly Katie is much too pretty and way too rich to go OUT like that.

  • mc90

    So very, deeply, meaningfully out.  –Emmylou

  • http://twitter.com/Space_Kitty Space_Kitty

    Thank you for addressing the smirk. It makes me irrationally cranky.  SMILE – you have a lovely face and ALL the money.  Go be smug in private.

    (Also: has shiny, satiny pink ever worked for anyone, anywhere for any reason?  Just stop it.)

  • Anonymous

    You crack me up, she does NOT. Out.

  • Anonymous

    Anything I hate its a garment of uncertain cut and shaping.  The bodice is a mess of indeterminate lumps. OUT!

  • Anonymous

    Anything I hate its a garment of uncertain cut and shaping.  The bodice is a mess of indeterminate lumps. OUT!

  • Anonymous

    Hideous.  She should be ashamed, especially since she’s got a gay right there in the house to help her out.

  • http://twitter.com/JohnOCinJP John O’Connell

    What’s that weird lump right above the waistline. Sloppy. And OUT!

    • Lisa

      The weird lump is probably the last of her dignity.

  • http://twitter.com/JohnOCinJP John O’Connell

    What’s that weird lump right above the waistline. Sloppy. And OUT!

  • Anonymous

    OUT!
    The fit at the waistline is horrible. Too many design elements that make no sense. The color! Ack! Was there an explosion in the Barbie factory?

  • Anonymous

    Definitely an OUT, but I do love the slightly daft expression on her face.

  • Anonymous

    Definitely an OUT, but I do love the slightly daft expression on her face.

  • http://moodring54.livejournal.com/ moodring54

    Out. There’s nothing wrong with dressing demurely on the red carpet, but that’s not how.

  • http://moodring54.livejournal.com/ moodring54

    Out. There’s nothing wrong with dressing demurely on the red carpet, but that’s not how.

  • Anonymous

    It looks very awkward and random to me. It’s loose and ill-fitting in what appears to be a weird and off-balance way, with extra unfilled boob sacs under the armpits. And the way this thing lies on her hips is just tragic.

    I’m imagining Blanche Dubois in the nuthouse, and Blanche sneaking into somebody else’s room and prying open a cheap cardboard suitcase and finding a shiny satin nightdress and robe, all pleats and bows and a general mess. She sees this flimsy, vulgar lingerie and she knows it’s no good, but she can’t help herself, clutching it to her bosom. But by the time she’s toted it back to her room, she has a lucid moment and realizes that the thing is much too bright a white or something Blanche just can’t deal with at that moment of her life. It’s vulgar! It’s rude! She can’t abide rude or vulgar! And that sends her most sincerely around the bend (her bend being a quite fluid sort of place) so she throws it in the bathtub with some Rit #136 just to make it look different and better and, oh, dear heavens, the color comes out all wrong, shrieking MAGENTA! in a way she didn’t intend, when she just wanted a nice pretty pink, but Blanche’s nut being most sincerely in the off position, she rips the peignor set apart in a frenzy and makes curtains with big bows for tie-backs, so girly and sweet, thinking that at least the pleated MAGENTA! draperies will keep the harsh dawn out of her room when she’s feeling vulnerable, won’t they? But, no, it all just makes her sadder. And Blanche rips the curtains down again and tries to slap it all back on her body, fabric here or there, pleats and folds willy-nilly, a hip not where a hip should be, but she is covered and the MAGENTA! isn’t shrieking quite so loud now that it’s down from the window and swathed around her.

    And that’s what I think of that dress. Not just OUT, but completely around the bend.

    • Anonymous

      That is some drama/fashion fantasy!  Well done, I can see the whole scene now.  All that’s needed is the music from the mad scene from “Lucia di Lammermoor” playing as background.

      And PS: the dress is a hideous, schizophrenic mess.  Is this what happens with too much exposure to Tom Cruse?  OUT.

  • Lisa

    I would say “OUT”, but I’m laughing too hard!  Lordy…

    And the thing that’s so hilarious – aside from that ill-fitting bag of a gown – is that proud little smirk she has on her face. Which, I know she always has that look on her face, but it’s so funny here! She’s just got this look like, “Yeah, I know I’m hot” look on her face, which in this outfit? Is delusional!

  • http://www.facebook.com/seelebrennt Christina Diaz

    i’m personally offended by the ugliness of that shitty excuse for a dress.  OUT.  OUT OUT OUT OUT OUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUT.  

    out.

  • http://diaryofaconsumerpunchingbag.blogspot.com/ Laura Ann Springer

    Hi 1984 called and it wants it’s HORRIFIC bridesmaid dress back!!! I think I ga-vomited

  • Anonymous

    Beyond OUT!  Out! OUT!!  OUT!!!   This woman has no sense of style.  Or sense in general.

  • Anonymous

    There is nothing wrong with looking demure, you judging whores. But she looks like a drunk 1st year school teacher, who still lives at home with her mother, and “mama” still makes all of her clothes, with pattterns from 1978 (which are still very stylish,so why throw them out?).

  • Anonymous

    You mean her HIGHLY OVERPRICED vanity line!

  • Anonymous

    “OUT! What the hell kind of cult is that? “Pussy Bows for Jesus?””I just can’t top that!

  • Anonymous

    She’s not smirking, she’s drunk.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1294512334 Terri Griffith

    Do these stars own mirrors? I just don’t get how someone can look at oneself & think “yeah, lookin’ good, girl!”.

    OUT!

  • Anonymous

    Clearly out! 

    thanks for an easy one…I’m busy today!  :D

  • Maghan Gilson

    Out like a trout.

  • Anonymous

    Oh, my eyes, MY EYES! Out for sure. Make it go away.

  • MilaXX

    OUT!!!! That’s some fug on a stick right there.

  • aimee_parrott

    Fah.  OUT.

  • http://twitter.com/pag_baj Paige Boerman

    Pussy Bows For Jesus needs to be the name of a band.

    OUT.

  • Anonymous

    I want to say something nice….ummm…crap…umm the skirt (it is a skirt right?) could be pretty if it fit right…and was paired with a different shirt.  How is something from your own line and it doesn’t fit right??  Out out out out…a thousand times out.

  • Anonymous

    Out beyond Out!!

  • Anonymous

    Wow. That is the ugliest dress I’ve seen in a long time. Way, way OUT.

  • Lisa Utter

    This is Katie’s “Holy Shit You Look Like Shit” dress.

  • Aly Light

    Yeah, it’s OUT.

  • http://www.myblackfriendsays.com myblackfriendsays

    I think separately the pieces could work. But she is definitely OUT.

  • Anonymous

    Oh, man. Vanity?
    Insanity is more like it.
    O_U_T.

  • Anonymous

    Are we sure this wasn’t a costume party? You know, one of those “wear the ugliest bridesmaid dress that’s ever been forced on you” type of parties? Because, barring that, this is horrible.  OUT.

    I can’t believe that someone with her own clothing line and bottomless well of money would design this for herself. It boggles the mind.

  • http://profiles.google.com/mercbubble42 Jessica O’Connell

    SOO VERY OUT! There’s so much terrible going on, I can’t decide what is worst… It’s so hard!

  • Anonymous

    So.Very.OUT

  • Anonymous

    Out. Do you see what that does to her stomach from some angles?  Do you?!  It is not pretty.  Not pretty at all.  Then there is the whole floor length pleated skirt nonsense.  So out it actually hurts to look at. 

  • Patricia Biswanger

    OUT.

    I just can’t say this strongly enough:  ick.

  • http://profiles.google.com/fade131 Fade 131

    Ugly, ugly, ugly. And the fact that she won’t even smile properly seals it. OUT.

  • Anonymous

    Spend less time designing and more time having a bite to eat please.

  • Anonymous

    Oh dear God that is crazy ugly OUT.

  • akprincess72

    Out. Demure can be good, that’s not demure, it’s a 70′s nightgown…

  • http://profiles.google.com/decapod73 T.S. Alexander

    Out.

  • Anonymous

    Ill fitting, sloppy, bad color, strange waistline.  What was she thinking?  But let’s be fair, she’s not smirking.  She just has an asymmetrical face and that’s how she smiles.  Victoria Beckham, Carey Mulligan, Michelle Williams – they all seem to have no teeth and smile in that same prissy way (although, OK, they are symmetrical) so why are we picking on her?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FNFWER3VPXZGG4B6QCJVIPYEDM AntonijaM

    I don’t think she smirks on purpose.  She just doesn’t like to do the big toothy smile.  It’s too bad,cuz when she does smile, she really lights up.  Anyway–the dress is abosolutely horrid.  OU to the T! 

  • Anonymous

    Oh so OUT.  It’s not wrong because it’s too demure, it’s wrong because the top is 17 kinds of wonky and not just obscures but strangely alters her natural shape.  The skirt is just fine, had the top been fine.

  • Anonymous

    OUT like a light bulb. Ugly color, ugly fabric, pleats, pussy bow(s), belt, yicch.

  • Anonymous

    Out!  I don’t get it.  How is it supposed to fit anyway?  To me it looks like a midi blouse over a pleated skirt.  You are so right about the Laura Ingalls prom dress comment as this outfit reminds me of styles of over 100 years ago. Even then it would have been worn  by school girls not by a Gibson girl.  Maybe in person the color looks pretty but in the pictures it is more bad bridesmaid dress than haute couture.  So it’s “out, damned spot.  All the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this…”

  • Anonymous

    Oh darlings, what you said.
    I can’t believe any of us are even paying attention to her. And the smirk. She actually thinks she looks good. Which if nothing else confirms her crazy.

    • Anonymous

      And darling, exactly what *you* said!

  • Margot Brose

    Katy has a right to her little bitchy smirk: she has a great bod–this dress, however, makes her look dour and tubby and kinda dowdy. INSTA OUT.

  • Anonymous

    It’s definitely out, but there are things about it I like. On their own, the top half and the bottom half could both be fantastic–even if it were exactly the same and in different colors/materials it could be quite gorgeous. Sadly, out though.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2CNDPMVO4W23R5TVC2QMTJ5BZE Heather

    “A bridesmaid’s dress for a polygamy cult wedding”

    Maybe one of the funniest (to me) things ya’ll have ever come up with. And that’s saying a lot.

    I do contest the Laura Ingalls reference… Lawrence Welk, more like.

    Anyway, OUT.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kelsey-Albrecht/100001647200441 Kelsey Albrecht

    out.

  • Anonymous

    Looks like an exactly matching blouse and skirt, on which the blouse has been pulled halfway out of the waistband.  Not a good look.  I guess if she removed the bow, had the top half fitted, shortened the skirt a little, and went for a less garish color–you know, if she’d worn a different dress–it might be okay, sans smirk.  But this?  It’s OUTta there.

  • Anonymous

    Pussy Bows for Jesus!!! OUT!!!

    And her expression makes her look like a Stepford Wife.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t mind the top part of the dress.  If she paired it with a blank knee length pencil skirt and a sleek up-do with a simple drop earring she might look pretty good.  I don’t understand her faces.  She looks drugged and hypnotized.

  • Anonymous

    ***black knee length pencil skirt

  • http://twitter.com/Littlegrr Mary Nau

    Out.  Who would wear that?  I mean really.  Name one person who would spend money to buy this and then wear it.

  • sonictofu

    O to the U.T.  Overdesigned.  Cut off several feet and the proportions might work, a little.

  • http://www.facebook.com/joey.melliza Joey Melliza

    Holmes My Gawd! Yang its super Fugly!!!!!!! It reminded me of the pink dye they use in Uganda to quell militants — http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1385759/Ugandan-police-spray-protesters-PINK-paint-Kampala.html — however there is no dignity in this hot pink of a mess!

  • http://profiles.google.com/rachael.margarita Rachael Jones

    Betty White wore that 25 years ago on Golden Girls, and it should’ve stayed that way!

  • http://www.manoneileen.com Manon Eileen

    AAAHHHH, MY EYES! 

    So out.

  • http://twitter.com/MarieanneDH MarieanneDH

    Wow.  Just…wow.  This requires its own category.  There’s IN, there’s OUT, and then there’s OY-UT.  So very OUT it makes you say OY.

  • Anonymous

    OUT!

    Also, “Pussy Bows for Jesus” should be the name of your band: TLo and the Pussy Bows for Jesus.

  • Anonymous

    OUT, color, design and fit – horrible. 

  • Anonymous

    meh.  out.

  • Anonymous

    OUT!She does hv any sense of style,yet she has a clothing line.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jessica-TallGirl-Freeman/1043623567 Jessica TallGirl Freeman

    OUT!!!  That is just bad.  

  • Anonymous

    Hideous

  • Anonymous

    I’d call it an Out but that would be an understatement.

  • Anonymous

    Ouch, my eyes!! OUTTT!

  • http://profiles.google.com/jenna.thomasmckie Jenna Thomas-McKie

    O. U. T.  OUT.  Godawful dress for anyone, but especially for anyone under 70.

  • Anonymous

    YUCK. SO out.

  • RyzandShyn

    OUT. She makes me cringe-laugh every time. I cringe in embarrasment for her  as any woman would for another who obviously thinks she looks great but big time doesn’t. Then I laugh when I remember who she thinks she is smirky wonderful and how ridiculous that is.

  • http://profiles.google.com/thisiscelia Celia

    Out. Why are all her self-designed clothes also look like they were self-sewn too? It’s painfully clear she has no idea about construction, fit or fabric, and I’m embarrassed for her that she hasn’t found someone to help her execute her ideas better. The fit is all wrong here, especially the waistline, and she has no idea how to do pleats.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=12500056 Joseph Lamour

    Blanche?

    • akprincess72

      With no cleavage?  i don’t think so…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OSYAJATXUH3QX7ZDDF52GXG4PU Janie R

    I thought the eternal question was going to be what does Katie do with her spare time, and the answer was going to be learning to sew.

  • http://bloggertobenamedlater.com/ Jean

    My eyes are burning from the awfulness. My 95 year old grandmother with Alzheimer’s has enough presence of mind to know this is something she wouldn’t wear. 

  • vmcdanie

    Out. You guys are just messing with us now.

    Too flashy for a sister wife. Too dowdy for the rest of western civilization.

  • Anonymous

    Pussy Bows for Jesus indeed. That’s a seriously ugly dress. Is there something OUTer than OUT?

  • Lisa Sabatier

    Oh come on, you even need to ask?  OUT

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3AJ237ND3GAHDQJZ4TLCO4WLRA Emily

    Out.  I kinda liked the outfit, but the shiny color and ill fit make it an out for me.

  • http://www.facebook.com/suzy.wampler Suzy Rea Wampler

    “Pussy Bows for Jesus” is an awesome name for a band!  She is so O-U-T; why is she consider a “style icon”??  Every time I see her, she looks like she got dressed in the dark by a blind stylist…

  • Anonymous

    Hideous.
    OUT.

  • http://twitter.com/jennsaysmeow Fifi LaRoux

    What happened to her figure? Out!

  • Anonymous

    I hope Ms. Yang is also married to a successful gazillionaire, because this can’t be doing her career any good.

  • http://profiles.google.com/lauren.b.rose Lauren Rose

    BAHAHAHAHAHAHA, I love you guys.  Obviously, this is OUT.  Would anyone think otherwise?

  • Anonymous

    That’s an insult to Laura Ingalls Wilder. Her dresses FIT, and I doubt she’d go near that revolting shade of pink. OUT.

  • Aidan Bauernschmidt

    Terrible. Just terrible. What is going on with the top of the dress? Was that intentional? And what’s with her face? She looks cracked out. Emphasis on OUT.

  • Anonymous

    OUT. Ugly. That is all.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1303837450 Lauren Dorsee Dillon

    O U T OUT! Thanks for the laughs!

  • Anonymous

    O. U. to the mfing T

  • http://profiles.google.com/mochizukisan kyasarin mochizuki

    Cult member on the red carpet.

    Which, well, …yeah. So, appropriate. But should the rest of us have to suffer just because Tom Cruise has a beard as required by alien law pre-dating the Big Bang? Uh, no.

    So effing OUT.

  • Anonymous

    Not enough Out in the world. If it had bigger shoulders it would be the 1985 version of what an executive secretary wears to her office Christmas party.  “Got my floppy bow on!  I exude power!”

  • http://www.facebook.com/hepzibahp Hepzibah Pyncheon

    Wow, that is all kinds of awful. I almost can’t believe it because I would expect any fashion line of hers would be incredibly boring.

  • Anonymous

    That is singularly the ugliest dress I have seen in a very, very, very long time. I’m nauseous.
    But her smile — it’s kinda cute. Why so critical of that?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Juline-Débaul/100002426617563 Juline Débaul

    Now will THIS be the unanimous OUT we have all been waiting for?

  • http://twitter.com/deeniefoo Jennifer Christensen

    Wow… way to inspire my first comment, Katie.  She looks short & squat in that mess ‘o’ fabric.  I don’t think there is a way to type a strong enough O-U-T here…

  • http://summerborn.livejournal.com/ Summer Born

    Super OUT to the OUT.

  • Anonymous

    Out. She is a fit woman and this is so unflattering.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Colleen-Kay-Sanceda-Gadon/725256919 Colleen Kay Sanceda Gadon

    I think she has a new nose