In or Out: Penelope Cruz in Givenchy Couture

Posted on May 14, 2011

Penelope Cruz attended the London Premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean Eleventy-Seven: Johnny’s Retirement Fund in a Givenchy haute couture gown. We are very upset, we’re warning you now. In fact, we’re going to do things a little backward here. We’re going to show you the piece as it appeared at its unveiling first:

 

Givenchy Fall 2010 Couture Collection/Model: Mariacarla Boscono (VIVA)

Gorgeous, oui? And even if it’s not to your taste, you have to admit it’s impeccably made. Now, let’s see how Penelope did.

 

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Ohhhh, honey. That is just not good. The thing about couture – the WHOLE thing about couture – is that it’s hand made and fitted precisely to the wearer. Borrowed couture gowns for red carpet appearances aren’t usually tailor-made for the actress unless she’s a nominee at the Oscars and even then that’s not always the case. Penelope isn’t a sample size. She’s a gorgeous size, but she’s not the right size for this dress. One look at what that zipper was doing and she should have turned it down. We don’t know how anyone could put this on and not see that it doesn’t fit correctly. Granted, we all have our dearly held delusions when it comes to our size, but that’s what stylists are for. They’re paid to tell you that the dress you want to wear doesn’t fit you. We feel kind bad for her – well, as bad as we can feel for a millionaire actress at the premiere of her movie in a borrowed couture gown. It’s not exactly on par with, say, refugees from a natural disaster, but still.

We bitched at her recently for defaulting to the black lacey mermaid gowns too much but we’d rather see her back in one of those than in this attempt to get away from them. Granted, it’s a white lace gown with a mermaid silhouette, but the sleeves and the zippers are an attempt to get away from her usual fare. We think the big mistake here – aside from the fit – is the tank top underneath. The zipped-to-the-neck version on the model looks more chic, but we doubt Penelope’s boobs could have handled the restriction.

VOTE NOW!

IN! You’re crazy, T Lo! She looks GORGEOUS!


OUT! She looks like ten pounds of fabulous stuffed into a five-pound bag!


Minion Opinion on Mia Wasikowska’s lipstick tube of a dress? A resounding IN.

 

[Photo Credit: getty, wireimage, style.com]

    • ailsieengland

      She looks so lumpy! Awful, awful. Look at the straight-as-a-ruler zip on the original, and then… ugh. Plus, the sleeves hit her wrists in a really awkward place. But her hair and make up look great! She has such a beautiful face.

      Out, of course. Is there an opposite of WERQ? QREW? Because she is it.

    • ailsieengland

      She looks so lumpy! Awful, awful. Look at the straight-as-a-ruler zip on the original, and then… ugh. Plus, the sleeves hit her wrists in a really awkward place. But her hair and make up look great! She has such a beautiful face.

      Out, of course. Is there an opposite of WERQ? QREW? Because she is it.

      • annrr

         The sleeves make her hands look huge. Everything else about it is unflattering too.

    • Kat Monsoon Storm

       Out! I Love Penelope … but no!

    • Kat Monsoon Storm

       Out! I Love Penelope … but no!

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

       Ooh. Penelope’s version looks like a dress that you’d find in a boutique next door to a Vegas wedding chapel. OUT!

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

       Ooh. Penelope’s version looks like a dress that you’d find in a boutique next door to a Vegas wedding chapel. OUT!

      • Macasilver

         My thoughts exactly! It looks so cheap!!

      • Saanriotwisted

         I have to agree with you on that.  Cheap, cheap, cheap.

    • knittermom

      I cringed when I saw the dress on Penelope – those zippers need to hang just a little to look right, not curving around a curvy woman (beautifully curvy, I might add!). Definitely an Out.

    • knittermom

      I cringed when I saw the dress on Penelope – those zippers need to hang just a little to look right, not curving around a curvy woman (beautifully curvy, I might add!). Definitely an Out.

    • Raurie

       I actually gasped when I saw the picture of her after the couture. So out.

    • http://twitter.com/matter_of_style Matter Of Style

      I love your page,it’s always so entertaining! How can be possible that the funniest things in life are even the most frivolous?

      Now back to Penelope:
      When i saw that tank top i was already shaking my head!
      Wrong size or not i don’t think this is the best dress to enhance her figure. Too bad because her face looks so fresh and radiant!
      These Givenchy Couture pieces are more an exercize in style than real wearable gowns. I mean they already proved to look odd on Cate Blanchett!

    • Raurie

       I actually gasped when I saw the picture of her after the couture. So out.

    • http://twitter.com/matter_of_style Matter Of Style

      I love your page,it’s always so entertaining! How can be possible that the funniest things in life are even the most frivolous?

      Now back to Penelope:
      When i saw that tank top i was already shaking my head!
      Wrong size or not i don’t think this is the best dress to enhance her figure. Too bad because her face looks so fresh and radiant!
      These Givenchy Couture pieces are more an exercize in style than real wearable gowns. I mean they already proved to look odd on Cate Blanchett!

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=513945580 Megan Patterson

      Oh dear….OUT. 

    • Sara__B

      The zipper is too long for the fabric, and I doubt pressing or steaming would flatten it out. True, Ms. Cruz is slouching like crazy, and the dress neither fits her properly nor flatters her figure, but shame on Givenchy for letting that dress out on loan with that rippling mess of a zipper! I give the OUT to Givenchy.

    • MeganPatterson

      Oh dear….OUT. 

    • Sara__B

      The zipper is too long for the fabric, and I doubt pressing or steaming would flatten it out. True, Ms. Cruz is slouching like crazy, and the dress neither fits her properly nor flatters her figure, but shame on Givenchy for letting that dress out on loan with that rippling mess of a zipper! I give the OUT to Givenchy.

      • CJ

        I totally agree. It looks like that dress is designed to look good only if you stand perfectly still, which is such a waste.

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

      It hurts to look at her. out

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

      It hurts to look at her. out

    • Jrittenberg

       OUT. I love her body type, as I have one similar, but she needs to wear stuff that fits her. It’s daring to show up in a couture gown, but she did it wrong. She just looks so much bigger than she actually is, which no woman wants. Oh, well. 

    • Jrittenberg

       OUT. I love her body type, as I have one similar, but she needs to wear stuff that fits her. It’s daring to show up in a couture gown, but she did it wrong. She just looks so much bigger than she actually is, which no woman wants. Oh, well. 

    • http://www.facebook.com/samuel.j.donovan Samuel Joesph Donovan

      She makes it look like a septuagenarian sweatsuit from Walmart’s highend dept.

    • http://www.facebook.com/samuel.j.donovan Samuel Joesph Donovan

      She makes it look like a septuagenarian sweatsuit from Walmart’s highend dept.

      • Sara__B

        Exactly.

      • Miss Heather

        Does Walmart HAVE a high end department? :-)

    • Mariah

      How do stylists let these disasters happen? I need to be a stylist, I would never allow this. 

    • http://onionjam.tumblr.com SkipperJane

       Looking at the model, and knowing how stiff zippers react to curves of the body, I’d say that a) this should not be worn by anyone with breasts larger than AA, and b) the model is possibly posing with her back bowed to keep the zipper straight for even a still photo, meaning that this is not exactly a look you can walk in and not look dumpy.

      Sorry Penelope, but OUT.

    • Mariah

      How do stylists let these disasters happen? I need to be a stylist, I would never allow this. 

    • http://onionjam.tumblr.com SkipperJane

       Looking at the model, and knowing how stiff zippers react to curves of the body, I’d say that a) this should not be worn by anyone with breasts larger than AA, and b) the model is possibly posing with her back bowed to keep the zipper straight for even a still photo, meaning that this is not exactly a look you can walk in and not look dumpy.

      Sorry Penelope, but OUT.

    • Anonymous

       OUT!  Terrible fit.  Terrible.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jonika-Tannous/1159464315 Jonika Tannous

      on the model: impeccable
      on cruz: my grandmother’s curtains

    • Linzenberg

       Ooh, poor Penelope.  I’m getting sympathy boob sweat and chafing just looking at her.  Plus, she’s so stuffed in there that the fabric is bunching to accommodate her hips, and her va-va-voom figure looks totally obliterated.

    • mozzer0906

       OUT!  Terrible fit.  Terrible.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jonika-Tannous/1159464315 Jonika Tannous

      on the model: impeccable
      on cruz: my grandmother’s curtains

    • Linzenberg

       Ooh, poor Penelope.  I’m getting sympathy boob sweat and chafing just looking at her.  Plus, she’s so stuffed in there that the fabric is bunching to accommodate her hips, and her va-va-voom figure looks totally obliterated.

    • CAT

      NO.  Back to the dressing room….

    • MzzPants

      NO.  Back to the dressing room….

    • Jill

      NO! I am deeply pained.

    • Jill

      NO! I am deeply pained.

    • Anonymous

       The sleeves. Aside from all the obvious problems, the sleeves.  They’re up past the wrist, but not far enough up to count as three-quarter sleeves. It looks accidental. It looks ill-fitted. But worst, it teams with everything else to make her arms look wide and stumpy. 

      This needed long, elegantly-snug sleeves. And perhaps something simple but corset-like beneath, something that would highlight her gorgeous figure while taking nothing away from the gown’s detailing.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=717883898 Glynis Fediuk

       When auto mechanics go high fashion. Yikes.

    • muzan-e

       The sleeves. Aside from all the obvious problems, the sleeves.  They’re up past the wrist, but not far enough up to count as three-quarter sleeves. It looks accidental. It looks ill-fitted. But worst, it teams with everything else to make her arms look wide and stumpy. 

      This needed long, elegantly-snug sleeves. And perhaps something simple but corset-like beneath, something that would highlight her gorgeous figure while taking nothing away from the gown’s detailing.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=717883898 Glynis Fediuk

       When auto mechanics go high fashion. Yikes.

    • Chmccarty

       My nominee for the ugliest dress (so far) of 2011 … 

    • Chmccarty

       My nominee for the ugliest dress (so far) of 2011 … 

    • Mac

       My thoughts exactly! It looks so cheap!!

    • http://twitter.com/tylka5 K S

      Wow, the dress actually makes her look lumpy.  

    • Janet B

      OUT

      I really like the dress, but certainly not on anyone with a curve. 

    • http://twitter.com/tylka5 K S

      Wow, the dress actually makes her look lumpy.  

    • Anonymous

      OUT

      I really like the dress, but certainly not on anyone with a curve. 

    • marie

       I think maybe that dress wasn’t made to be on a moving individual at all.

    • marie

       I think maybe that dress wasn’t made to be on a moving individual at all.

    • jw_ny

      Pretty from the bosom up.  This dress is not figure flattering at all; not for a woman with curves.  It makes her look quite broad up top…thick waist-ed and narrow hipped (linebacker with boobs!)  Perhaps her figure is still in transition from baby & nursing…idk…but one look in the mirror and this should have been immediately dismissed.  That zipper bulge…egads…couldn’t be in a more inappropriate location!  How could she/they not see it!?

      Love her and glad she took a risk and went another direction from her usual, but this is so OUT!

    • Anonymous

      Pretty from the bosom up.  This dress is not figure flattering at all; not for a woman with curves.  It makes her look quite broad up top…thick waist-ed and narrow hipped (linebacker with boobs!)  Perhaps her figure is still in transition from baby & nursing…idk…but one look in the mirror and this should have been immediately dismissed.  That zipper bulge…egads…couldn’t be in a more inappropriate location!  How could she/they not see it!?

      Love her and glad she took a risk and went another direction from her usual, but this is so OUT!

    • Sara__B

      Exactly.

    • Aidan Bauernschmidt

      From the side it looks great, but from the front…yikes!! Too small of a cage for those puppies! She should fire whoever gave her the thumbs up for this. Out, Penelope. So very out.

    • Aidan Bauernschmidt

      From the side it looks great, but from the front…yikes!! Too small of a cage for those puppies! She should fire whoever gave her the thumbs up for this. Out, Penelope. So very out.

    • Kitty13_x

      Hair and face stunning. Dress and shoes mistakes.

    • Kitty13_x

      Hair and face stunning. Dress and shoes mistakes.

    • CJ

      I totally agree. It looks like that dress is designed to look good only if you stand perfectly still, which is such a waste.

    • http://www.myblackfriendsays.com myblackfriendsays

       It looks horrible–OUT.

    • http://www.myblackfriendsays.com myblackfriendsays

       It looks horrible–OUT.

    • Lauren E Dillon

       Que horrible’!

    • Fifi LaRoux

      Oh honey is right! Maybe she was drunk?

    • Lauren E Dillon

       Que horrible’!

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

      Oh honey is right! Maybe she was drunk?

    • merrigator

       Agree, agree, as usual.  I’m with Kitty13_x, too, in that I think her hair and makeup are stunning, but the fit on that dress is a big no. 

    • Merrigator

       Agree, agree, as usual.  I’m with Kitty13_x, too, in that I think her hair and makeup are stunning, but the fit on that dress is a big no. 

    • tom

      Oh, HELL to the NOOOOO!!!!  OMG, I can’t believe people let her out of the room looking like this.  It’s so ill fitting in the bodica nd then the skirt just hangs there all sad and shriveled.  Wow, fire some stylists STAT!!!! 

    • tom

      Oh, HELL to the NOOOOO!!!!  OMG, I can’t believe people let her out of the room looking like this.  It’s so ill fitting in the bodica nd then the skirt just hangs there all sad and shriveled.  Wow, fire some stylists STAT!!!! 

    • Anonymoth

      …What?…How? I…ugh….OUT. How could someone ruin such a gorgeous dress like that? I adore that dress (that entire collection, really) but it just looks cheap here.  I literally gasped when I saw the picture of Penelope. That tank top is tragic and the fit is atrocious.

    • Anonymous

      …What?…How? I…ugh….OUT. How could someone ruin such a gorgeous dress like that? I adore that dress (that entire collection, really) but it just looks cheap here.  I literally gasped when I saw the picture of Penelope. That tank top is tragic and the fit is atrocious.

    • Guest

      Taking a couture gown and making it look like it came from the sale rack at Loehmann’s is a special talent. She should be given a special recognition award for Outness.

    • Guest

      Taking a couture gown and making it look like it came from the sale rack at Loehmann’s is a special talent. She should be given a special recognition award for Outness.

    • littlestars

      This is bad – She looks like she’s wearing the knockoff version of the Givenchy. Hair and make-up are stunning, and the side view looks pretty great, but that is one wonky zipper. The lace pattern and length of the sleeves aren’t helping matters either. OUT.

    • Anonymous

      This is bad – She looks like she’s wearing the knockoff version of the Givenchy. Hair and make-up are stunning, and the side view looks pretty great, but that is one wonky zipper. The lace pattern and length of the sleeves aren’t helping matters either. OUT.

    • StL K

       Perhaps the model is wearing a coat because this dress makes everyone look fat? The shot from the side looks okayish. Out.

    • StL K

       Perhaps the model is wearing a coat because this dress makes everyone look fat? The shot from the side looks okayish. Out.

    • Saanriotwisted

       I have to agree with you on that.  Cheap, cheap, cheap.

    • akprincess72

      Wow, I didn’t think P’s body could look bad… Now I know that couture Givenchy is her kryptonite.   That’s just BAD, very unflattering!   Penelope, you have a gorgeous shape, don’t do this to yourself again!!!

    • akprincess72

      Wow, I didn’t think P’s body could look bad… Now I know that couture Givenchy is her kryptonite.   That’s just BAD, very unflattering!   Penelope, you have a gorgeous shape, don’t do this to yourself again!!!

    • http://wipgirl.wordpress.com Kristel

       It’s hard to imagine those are even the same dresses. It just looks so cheap and tacky when it fits so poorly.

    • clumsychord

       It’s hard to imagine those are even the same dresses. It just looks so cheap and tacky when it fits so poorly.

    • Jenny

       Some of the photos aren’t flattering, some are. The side shot, for example, looks great. I cannot believe that woman just had a baby. So jealous. Here’s a random thought, if she’s nursing, if she put that dress on after feeding her baby and then enough time passed… her boobs could get much bigger. It’s possible she left the house looking amazing and after a few hours, it didn’t fit so well up top.

      • Rebecca

        Ha, now I’m imagining that as the hours passed she had to unzip farther and farther…”Bring me the baby before the whole thing comes off!!”

        And I agree with you that it’s a possible scenario, but I’m pretty sure she had to start the night with the zipper at least a little undone and that’s when she should have gone to her closet and pulled out something different. I know what it’s like to have something super cute and have it not fit over your boobs, and it is SO frustrating: you try to fool yourself that it doesn’t gap that much, the cleavage isn’t so ridonk, etc. But after a few minutes of self-delusion, you have to take a hard look, ask a friend the tough questions, and take if off. Unzipped it doesn’t even look like a dress, it looks like a cheap see-through jacket.,,

    • Jenny

       Some of the photos aren’t flattering, some are. The side shot, for example, looks great. I cannot believe that woman just had a baby. So jealous. Here’s a random thought, if she’s nursing, if she put that dress on after feeding her baby and then enough time passed… her boobs could get much bigger. It’s possible she left the house looking amazing and after a few hours, it didn’t fit so well up top.

    • AudreysMom

      half of what I hate about this (oh, and it’s an OUT for me too) is the color. Penelope looks fabulous in red, purple, yellow, even black on occasion. But not white. But it’s also not built for her body. Or the other way around. The girls need something that allows them to sing, not be overshadowed by her waist. 

    • Anonymous

      half of what I hate about this (oh, and it’s an OUT for me too) is the color. Penelope looks fabulous in red, purple, yellow, even black on occasion. But not white. But it’s also not built for her body. Or the other way around. The girls need something that allows them to sing, not be overshadowed by her waist. 

    • holdmewhileimnaked

      oh dear.

      wrong time. it would probably look fine in a year. zipped up, cos thats one of the main things that makes it work as a dress.

    • http://profiles.google.com/trashilove { edi } ilovetrash

      oh dear.

      wrong time. it would probably look fine in a year. zipped up, cos thats one of the main things that makes it work as a dress.

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

      Out.  It looks awful.  Too bad, it could have been killer.

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

      Out.  It looks awful.  Too bad, it could have been killer.

    • Caaro1947

       IN! You’re crazy, T Lo! She looks GORGEOUS!IN! You’re crazy, T Lo! She looks GORGEOUS!

    • Caaro1947

       IN! You’re crazy, T Lo! She looks GORGEOUS!IN! You’re crazy, T Lo! She looks GORGEOUS!

    • http://catherinerhodes.com Catherine

      OUT.

    • http://catherinerhodes.com Catherine

      OUT.

    • MilaXX

      OUT she looks lumpy and bumpy. Is she having a new mom adjust to postpartum body issues?  Her RC seem lacking in the va-voom department lately and she is far to pretty  for this to happen. I also hate the satin-y bridesmaid shoes that keep popping up.

    • MilaXX

      OUT she looks lumpy and bumpy. Is she having a new mom adjust to postpartum body issues?  Her RC seem lacking in the va-voom department lately and she is far to pretty  for this to happen. I also hate the satin-y bridesmaid shoes that keep popping up.

    • http://www.deathbywhippedcream.com/ Addis R. Pérez

       I really love this Givenchy Couture collection! Despite her stunning looks, this is one one outfit Penélope cannot WERQ – OUT!

    • Addis R. Pérez

       I really love this Givenchy Couture collection! Despite her stunning looks, this is one one outfit Penélope cannot WERQ – OUT!

    • orangeagogo

       Again — fit is everything.

    • orangeagogo

       Again — fit is everything.

    • judybrowni

      Never a fan of the zipper to the vag, but yeah, it also don’t fit her.

      How you make Penelope Cruz look dumpy: this dress.
       

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MNMVM2GPVUEIOJXBOSLCXKAW4U judy brown

      Never a fan of the zipper to the vag, but yeah, it also don’t fit her.

      How you make Penelope Cruz look dumpy: this dress.
       

    • Bilzo1672

      OUT OUT OUT, that dress was meant for a stick-person, not a curvaceous woman.  Penelope is hot but that is not the dress for her – very similar to Blake Lively wearing those awful Chanel outfits – you can’t take a woman with curves (even if her body is awesome) and put her in a dress meant for an Amazon with anorexia

    • Bilzo1672

      OUT OUT OUT, that dress was meant for a stick-person, not a curvaceous woman.  Penelope is hot but that is not the dress for her – very similar to Blake Lively wearing those awful Chanel outfits – you can’t take a woman with curves (even if her body is awesome) and put her in a dress meant for an Amazon with anorexia

    • Nancy

       Well that’s just wrong.

    • Nancy

       Well that’s just wrong.

    • Anonny

       Ew ew ew ew eww. No no no no no.

      Out out out out.

    • Anonny

       Ew ew ew ew eww. No no no no no.

      Out out out out.

    • Val

      why is it that where a dress/shirt/anything has a zipper down the bust people immediately zip it down! I do feel bad for her. She is gorgeous and a really talented but OUT! 

    • Val

      why is it that where a dress/shirt/anything has a zipper down the bust people immediately zip it down! I do feel bad for her. She is gorgeous and a really talented but OUT! 

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

      Nooooooooooooo!!! And are those bridal shoes?!?!?!!!

    • Vaniljekjeks

      OUT!!!!  The gown in design is gorgeous.  That entire collection is breathtakingly stunning, but on her it looks cheap and awful. 
      It’s tragic!

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

      Nooooooooooooo!!! And are those bridal shoes?!?!?!!!

    • Vaniljekjeks

      OUT!!!!  The gown in design is gorgeous.  That entire collection is breathtakingly stunning, but on her it looks cheap and awful. 
      It’s tragic!

    • guest

      Love Penelope but this is a complete out, real sad to see her looking so bad.

    • guest

      Love Penelope but this is a complete out, real sad to see her looking so bad.

    • Rebecca

      Ha, now I’m imagining that as the hours passed she had to unzip farther and farther…”Bring me the baby before the whole thing comes off!!”

      And I agree with you that it’s a possible scenario, but I’m pretty sure she had to start the night with the zipper at least a little undone and that’s when she should have gone to her closet and pulled out something different. I know what it’s like to have something super cute and have it not fit over your boobs, and it is SO frustrating: you try to fool yourself that it doesn’t gap that much, the cleavage isn’t so ridonk, etc. But after a few minutes of self-delusion, you have to take a hard look, ask a friend the tough questions, and take if off. Unzipped it doesn’t even look like a dress, it looks like a cheap see-through jacket.,,

    • http://vhanna26.typepad.com Vera

      Such a gorgeous face and figure, such a wrong dress for her. Couldn’t her people see how poorly it fits? OUT.

    • http://vhanna26.typepad.com Vera

      Such a gorgeous face and figure, such a wrong dress for her. How could her people allow this to happen??? OUT.

    • Kaylasn

       Such a STRONG negative reaction this, OUT. 

    • Kaylasn

       Such a STRONG negative reaction this, OUT. 

    • Momzilla

      That is bad.  Someone — at the fashion house, in the fitting room, her stylist, her husband — needed to tell her that dress didn’t work on her.
      And I don’t think that dress is much, even on the model, standing still.  Maybe if it was cut off above the knee.

    • Momzilla

      That is bad.  Someone — at the fashion house, in the fitting room, her stylist, her husband — needed to tell her that dress didn’t work on her.
      And I don’t think that dress is much, even on the model, standing still.  Maybe if it was cut off above the knee.

    • Puggerpete

      Out, like momzilla said didn’t someone tell her no it ain’t working for you. 

    • Puggerpete

      Out, like momzilla said didn’t someone tell her no it ain’t working for you. 

    • SweetCaroline

      Sorry, PCru; its a NAY

    • SweetCaroline

      Sorry, PCru; its a NAY

    • Dannymac

      Oh my – seriously – did she not check the bloody mirror?. 

    • Dannymac

      Oh my – seriously – did she not check the bloody mirror?. 

    • Anon E. Mouse

      Eleventy-Seven?  Oh no I missed Eleventy-Six!  My first reaction was that she looked lumpy, especially compared to the model (is that really fair?), but if girlfriend just had a baby, she gets a free pass from me. IN  

    • Anon E. Mouse

      Eleventy-Seven?  Oh no I missed Eleventy-Six!  My first reaction was that she looked lumpy, especially compared to the model (is that really fair?), but if girlfriend just had a baby, she gets a free pass from me. IN  

    • Kathleen

      What did that dress do to her?!

      • https://twitter.com/LisaF1163 Lisa

        Clearly, that dress lost a bet!

    • Kathleen

      What did that dress do to her?!

    • Isabella

      Dear P,
      Please do not wear wife beaters under your couture.
      Love,
      B

    • Isabella

      Dear P,
      Please do not wear wife beaters under your couture.
      Love,
      B

    • Golden J

       I literally said “oof!” out loud when I saw that first pic of her. Yeah, she really doesn’t do the dress justice, which is a shame. OUT.

    • Golden J

       I literally said “oof!” out loud when I saw that first pic of her. Yeah, she really doesn’t do the dress justice, which is a shame. OUT.

    • https://twitter.com/LisaF1163 Lisa

      Oh, wow…not only does it clearly not fit her, but she doesn’t need to be showing off the girls in a dress like that.  It’s too delicate of a dress to have a va-va-va-voom moment with the knockers. She tried to sex up a dress that’s not supposed to be sexy.

    • Lisa

       Oh, wow…not only does it clearly not fit her, but she doesn’t need to be showing off the girls in a dress like that.  It’s too delicate of a dress to have a va-va-va-voom moment with the knockers.

    • Lisa

      Clearly, that dress lost a bet!

    • girliecue

      Oh Penelope, que lastima! Maybe she has postpartum depression. It’s the only excuse I can think of. 

    • girliecue

      Oh Penelope, que lastima! Maybe she has postpartum depression. It’s the only excuse I can think of. 

    • Leslie S

      OUT – terrible. it doesn’t even look like the same dress! that rippling zipper makes it look like shes wearing a hoodie from target. her boobs are way too big for this, but she is still gorgeous.

    • Leslie S

      OUT – terrible. it doesn’t even look like the same dress! that rippling zipper makes it look like shes wearing a hoodie from target. her boobs are way too big for this, but she is still gorgeous.

    • LittleKarnak

      Out!! And please free your girls!!!! 

    • LittleKarnak

      Out!! And please free your girls!!!! 

    • http://www.facebook.com/janet.selman Janet Selman

      Always follow the label instructions for laundering. Otherwise your dress might shrink a skosh, but not the zipper, leading to…unfortunate…puckering.

    • jzzy55

       doesn’t fit well, and the revised neckline is trashy. As are the sleeves. 

    • http://www.facebook.com/janet.selman Janet Selman

      Always follow the label instructions for laundering. Otherwise your dress might shrink a skosh, but not the zipper, leading to…unfortunate…puckering.

    • jzzy55

       doesn’t fit well, and the revised neckline is trashy. As are the sleeves. 

    • http://www.youtube.com/user/toodleskitty79?feature=guide AWS

      OUT.  La pobre chica needs the jacket to make it work.  Otherwise, she looks like she stole it from Crystal Carrington’s closet… 

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

      OUT.  La pobre chica needs the jacket to make it work.  Otherwise, she looks like she stole it from Crystal Carrington’s closet… 

    • MK

       Urgh. This is the kind of dress that only a model can wear. OUT.

    • MK

       Urgh. This is the kind of dress that only a model can wear. OUT.

    • rketeckt

      Fire all of your gays.  One of them should have thrown themselves in front of the door and begged you to change into another dress. 

    • Anonymous

      Fire all of your gays.  One of them should have thrown themselves in front of the door and begged you to change into another dress. 

    • Ellen

       out. just out.

    • Ellen

       out. just out.

    • ItsDicey

       OUT! Very ornate sack of potatoes. Giving good face though.

    • Anonymous

       OUT! Very ornate sack of potatoes. Giving good face though.

    • elizonthelam

       OUT! Why make yourself look like that?

    • http://twitter.com/elizonthelam elizabeth

       OUT! Why make yourself look like that?

    • kit

       She turned haute couture into a cheap mall outfit. OUT

    • kit

       She turned haute couture into a cheap mall outfit. OUT

    • Bunny

       Awful. Unfortunately. OUT

    • Bunny

       Awful. Unfortunately. OUT

    • Whitehand

      Out. I, myself, have done the skinny top under the unfitting dress to simulate fit. Ain’t gonna work, PC. The white on white embroidery is eye-catching. She should not have left her backyard barbeque in it, however.

      Time for TLo to consider a hot new category — “In or Out, Worst Of”. So deserved, this current In or Out entry, if it becomes an Out, would perfectly qualify. Put two established Outs in a run-off vote for an annual 10 Worst (or any number) in show (another category). I would never miss a highlight post like that.

      TLo has so much material for a new Worst-Of category. Hope you like my suggestion.

    • Anonymous

      Out. I, myself, have done the skinny top under the unfitting dress to simulate fit. Ain’t gonna work, PC. The white on white embroidery is eye-catching. She should not have left her backyard barbeque in it, however.

      Time for TLo to consider a hot new category — “In or Out, Worst Of”. So deserved, this current In or Out entry, if it becomes an Out, would perfectly qualify. Put two established Outs in a run-off vote for an annual 10 Worst (or any number) in show (another category). I would never miss a highlight post like that.

      TLo has so much material for a new Worst-Of category. Hope you like my suggestion.

    • http://profiles.google.com/andrearasdale andrea rasdale

      OUT! 

    • http://profiles.google.com/andrearasdale andrea rasdale

      OUT! 

    • meant2be

      It’s not Penelope’s fault! Only a mannequin can look good in that dress. It’s not made for anything or anybody that moves.

    • meant2be

      It’s not Penelope’s fault! Only a mannequin can look good in that dress. It’s not made for anything or anybody that moves.

    • butterflysunita

       OUT. Waste of beautiful woman and lovely couture gown.  

    • Anonymous

       OUT. Waste of beautiful woman and lovely couture gown.  

    • PeaceBang

      I love Penelope so much that it would cause me great pain to give her an OUT. So I am going to pretend I didn’t see this post. 

    • Anonymous

      I love Penelope so much that it would cause me great pain to give her an OUT. So I am going to pretend I didn’t see this post. 

    • http://beautyforrealgirls.blogspot.com/ accidental housewife

      From the neck up, she is stunning. But this is some seriously tragic fashion going on here. It’s just wrong. OUT

    • Anonymous

      From the neck up, she is stunning. But this is some seriously tragic fashion going on here. It’s just wrong. OUT

    • Hutchlover

      OMG!  Sans aucun doute hors!  This dress is NOT for someone with her curves.  (BTW, that’s a definitely out.)

    • Hutchlover

      OMG!  Sans aucun doute hors!  This dress is NOT for someone with her curves.  (BTW, that’s a definitely out.)

    • anaconda

      is she pregnant? her boobs look huge and her face looks radiant

    • anaconda

      is she pregnant? her boobs look huge and her face looks radiant

    • Margot

      ZUT ALORS! VACHEMENT! MERDE! She looks horrible, and that is badddd news on such a gorgeous girl.  O to the U T

    • Margot

      ZUT ALORS! VACHEMENT! MERDE! She looks horrible, and that is badddd news on such a gorgeous girl.  O to the U T

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1344922354 Eric Scheirer Stott

      The gown is elegant on the model, on her it’s a piece of cheap lingerie that she’s going to drop on the bedroom floor

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1344922354 Eric Scheirer Stott

      The gown is elegant on the model, on her it’s a piece of cheap lingerie that she’s going to drop on the bedroom floor

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

      Oh Lord, no. OUT.

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

      Oh Lord, no. OUT.

    • Dtucker

      That dress was made for the boobless and hipless waif.  On a woman who looks like a woman, curvy and with womanly hips like  Penelope Cruz it does a disservice to the woman and to the dress.

    • Dtucker

      That dress was made for the boobless and hipless waif.  On a woman who looks like a woman, curvy and with womanly hips like  Penelope Cruz it does a disservice to the woman and to the dress.

    • formerlyAnon

      OUT. It’s a stringent criterium being applied, but the situation calls for it. It’s not a classic gown and it needed to be fit well for maximum impact. Instead, it dips a toe into dowdy.

    • Anonymous

      OUT. It’s a stringent criterium being applied, but the situation calls for it. It’s not a classic gown and it needed to be fit well for maximum impact. Instead, it dips a toe into dowdy.

    • Anonymous

      OUT. It’s a stringent criterium being applied, but the situation calls for it. It’s not a classic gown and it needed to be fit well for maximum impact. Instead, it dips a toe into dowdy.

    • vmcdanie

      Out.

      The dress just looks weird here (I can’t say I plotzed over the original though) and the tank top looks too casual. But from the neck up, she is flawless. 

    • vmcdanie

      Out.

      The dress just looks weird here (I can’t say I plotzed over the original though) and the tank top looks too casual. But from the neck up, she is flawless. 

    • Em

      OUT! Oh good heavens, out.

    • Em

      OUT! Oh good heavens, out.

    • Liz

      OUT – It’s the wrong dress for her body type. 

    • http://www.bloggertobenamedlater.com Jean

       I can hear the zipper screaming. Out.

    • Liz

      OUT – It’s the wrong dress for her body type. 

    • http://www.bloggertobenamedlater.com Jean

       I can hear the zipper screaming. Out.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=637520850 Madison Chua

      The zipper becomes the center of focus and it wasn’t meant to look that way. No worries. pick yourself up and dust yourself off. Try again.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=637520850 Madison Chua

      The zipper becomes the center of focus and it wasn’t meant to look that way. No worries. pick yourself up and dust yourself off. Try again.

    • annrr

       The sleeves make her hands look huge. Everything else about it is unflattering too.

    • aussiegal77

       It’s just not possible that Penelope Cruz of all people would look this awful in Givenchy.  And yet.  

      Which goes to show that you should always always buy the correct size clothing!

    • CeeQ

       It’s just not possible that Penelope Cruz of all people would look this awful in Givenchy.  And yet.  

      Which goes to show that you should always always buy the correct size clothing!

    • Mary

      Oh. My. God. SPEACHLESS.  On Lopie it looks so tacky, and cheap, and bad bad bad bridal. Like Randy from Kleinfelds would vomit bad bridal.  It looks like bridal someone made using Joann Fabric’s curtains “scarlett o’hara collection” to make the lace.  I just do not understand.  And the top with the zipper reads sports bra to me.  Oh my god – my eyes burn. WHO LET HER LEAVE THE HOUSe THAT WAY?! NO.

    • Mary

      Oh. My. God. SPEACHLESS.  On Lopie it looks so tacky, and cheap, and bad bad bad bridal. Like Randy from Kleinfelds would vomit bad bridal.  It looks like bridal someone made using Joann Fabric’s curtains “scarlett o’hara collection” to make the lace.  I just do not understand.  And the top with the zipper reads sports bra to me.  Oh my god – my eyes burn. WHO LET HER LEAVE THE HOUSe THAT WAY?! NO.

    • Mary

      I forgot to mention her shoes. DYEABLES! PAYLESS DYEABLES. In white satin.  I am dying here. Literally dying to borrow a phrase from La Zoe. 

    • Mary

      I forgot to mention her shoes. DYEABLES! PAYLESS DYEABLES. In white satin.  I am dying here. Literally dying to borrow a phrase from La Zoe. 

    • Amanda

      The horizontal hip zippers, the cuff of the sleeve, and the buckled/wavy vertical zipper all draw ones attention to a rather thick midsection. Not that Penelope is thick- she isn’t.  But, she doens’t have a nipped in waist and this dress points that out. Not flattering. 

    • Amanda

      The horizontal hip zippers, the cuff of the sleeve, and the buckled/wavy vertical zipper all draw ones attention to a rather thick midsection. Not that Penelope is thick- she isn’t.  But, she doens’t have a nipped in waist and this dress points that out. Not flattering. 

    • andyleigh

      This is wretchedly bad.  It looks like someone crossed a track suit with a negligee, an evil experiment gone awry.  It’s obviously too small, especially across the boobs.  It looks as though she has no waist at all.  She looks like a giant white box with a train attached.  How could she look in a mirror and not see how bad this looks on her.

      Someone should be fired for this, and it might be Ms. Cruz.  I want to give her credit for stepping outside of her comfort zone of the usual black mermaid dress but I just can’t.  Oy.  And OUT!

    • andyleigh

      This is wretchedly bad.  It looks like someone crossed a track suit with a negligee, an evil experiment gone awry.  It’s obviously too small, especially across the boobs.  It looks as though she has no waist at all.  She looks like a giant white box with a train attached.  How could she look in a mirror and not see how bad this looks on her.

      Someone should be fired for this, and it might be Ms. Cruz.  I want to give her credit for stepping outside of her comfort zone of the usual black mermaid dress but I just can’t.  Oy.  And OUT!

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

      Out. Such a shame, but this dress is clearly not meant for us non-model types. 

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

      Out. Such a shame, but this dress is clearly not meant for us non-model types. 

    • Anonymous

      OUT. The fit is causing all kinds of weirdness to her shape, which is really unfortunate. 

    • demidaemon

      OUT. The fit is causing all kinds of weirdness to her shape, which is really unfortunate. 

    • http://profiles.google.com/rachelruthlee Rachel Lee

       She looks like a whale. A white whale. Out. 

    • http://profiles.google.com/rachelruthlee Rachel Lee

       She looks like a whale. A white whale. Out. 

    • Cvaltwies

      I’m guessing she chose the zipper front for easy nursing access. Practical perhaps, but the fit is all
      wrong.

    • Cvaltwies

      I’m guessing she chose the zipper front for easy nursing access. Practical perhaps, but the fit is all
      wrong.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1615383828 Deirdre Devlin

      I am personally offended.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1615383828 Deirdre Devlin

      I am personally offended.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Rose-Roby/100000591627220 Rose Roby

      Looking at this dress is actually making my hangover worse – OUT!

    • http://www.lifeinspice.com/ rose88

      Looking at this dress is actually making my hangover worse – OUT!

    • Dianne

      Beautiful on the runway…awful on Ms. Cruz.  The wrong fit, coupled with the altered tank version resulted in Fredrick’s of Hollywood.

    • Dianne

      Beautiful on the runway…awful on Ms. Cruz.  The wrong fit, coupled with the altered tank version resulted in Fredrick’s of Hollywood.

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

       Out. Never knew it was possible to make Penelope look fat.

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

       Out. Never knew it was possible to make Penelope look fat.

    • Sarah

       Agree that it is NOT NOT NOT right. So my question is, if you can’t get a loaner dress that fits, and you have millions of dollars just sitting around in sacks by the pool, why not buy your own fucking dress from whatever designer makes you look good? Or would that somehow violate the celebrity-designer mafia code?

    • Sarah

       Agree that it is NOT NOT NOT right. So my question is, if you can’t get a loaner dress that fits, and you have millions of dollars just sitting around in sacks by the pool, why not buy your own fucking dress from whatever designer makes you look good? Or would that somehow violate the celebrity-designer mafia code?

    • Anonymous

      OUT. Good lordy.

    • GorgeousThings

      OUT. Good lordy.

    • jmed

      you guys forgot she wore a really low cut sleeveless dress to the Oscars, and even though it was her first time she got all dressed up after the baby came, so she wanted to go glam, you could see she had to be all cinched in and her boobs were all busting out (probably from breastfeeding and/or pumping), and she obviously was wearing a corset underneath. I think she just wanting to go comfortable here, and cover up the arms (which were looking plump at the Oscars) and the boobs and overall not too body conscious, and I don’t see any other way she could have done it and still look evening.

    • jmed

      you guys forgot she wore a really low cut sleeveless dress to the Oscars, and even though it was her first time she got all dressed up after the baby came, so she wanted to go glam, you could see she had to be all cinched in and her boobs were all busting out (probably from breastfeeding and/or pumping), and she obviously was wearing a corset underneath. I think she just wanting to go comfortable here, and cover up the arms (which were looking plump at the Oscars) and the boobs and overall not too body conscious, and I don’t see any other way she could have done it and still look evening.

    • Nancy Lee

       Out, out, out. I agree with the lumpy comments! And I am sure she is not lumpy!! Just short-waisted, not long waisted. Fire her stylist!!!

    • Nancy Lee

       Out, out, out. I agree with the lumpy comments! And I am sure she is not lumpy!! Just short-waisted, not long waisted. Fire her stylist!!!

    • Anonymous

      The dress is too small.
      It would look beautiful on her if it were cut to fit her body. 
      I believe the original dresses bodice is lined exactly like the dress that Penelope is wearing, it would look much better if the zipper was zipped up to the top and wasn’t buckling and if the waistband was not hiking up to accomnmodate her bust size.

    • SewingSiren

      The dress is too small.
      It would look beautiful on her if it were cut to fit her body. 
      I believe the original dresses bodice is lined exactly like the dress that Penelope is wearing, it would look much better if the zipper was zipped up to the top and wasn’t buckling and if the waistband was not hiking up to accomnmodate her bust size.

    • bool

       O-U-T. The dress is gorgeous, but on her it looks cheap and I thought that was impossible with this amazing Givenchy collection.

    • bool

       O-U-T. The dress is gorgeous, but on her it looks cheap and I thought that was impossible with this amazing Givenchy collection.

    • PatBiswanger

       OUT

    • PatBiswanger

       OUT

    • http://twitter.com/asciident Melissa Della

      I kind of feel like there’s a reason that dress was styled with a coat in the first place. Couple that with the fact that she’s amazingly curvy and the dress is meant for someone…narrow… it looks awful on her and is making her look huge and lumpy in ways she is definitely not. Major OUT.

    • Melissa Brogan

      I kind of feel like there’s a reason that dress was styled with a coat in the first place. Couple that with the fact that she’s amazingly curvy and the dress is meant for someone…narrow… it looks awful on her and is making her look huge and lumpy in ways she is definitely not. Major OUT.

    • Kjohnston

       she looks great considering she just had a baby… but the dress doesnt fit her body

      http://heelsandinspiration.blogspot.com

    • Kjohnston

       she looks great considering she just had a baby… but the dress doesnt fit her body

      http://heelsandinspiration.blogspot.com

    • Anonymous

       On the plus side, she’s sporting an impressive crotch bulge.

    • https://twitter.com/Gayer_Than_Thou Gayer Than Thou

       On the plus side, she’s sporting an impressive crotch bulge.

    • Jane

      OUT. Oh honey, that just can’t be comfortable. 

    • Jane

      OUT. Oh honey, that just can’t be comfortable. 

    • Judy_J

       Yes, the zipper tells the tale.  Lumpy, bumpy, dumpy…..three words I would never use to describe Ms Cruz, but there it is.  Guess even someone as gorgeous as she can have a bad dress day.  OUT.

    • Judy_J

       Yes, the zipper tells the tale.  Lumpy, bumpy, dumpy…..three words I would never use to describe Ms Cruz, but there it is.  Guess even someone as gorgeous as she can have a bad dress day.  OUT.

    • http://www.facebook.com/christina.escamilla Christina Marie Escamilla

      OUT. 

    • http://www.facebook.com/christina.escamilla Christina Marie Escamilla

      OUT. 

    • Pinky71

       So OUT, she can’t even see where IN might be.

    • Pinky71

       So OUT, she can’t even see where IN might be.

    • stellavision

      Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. Gorgeous woman, gorgeous dress, but NOT gorgeous together.

    • stellavision

      Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. Gorgeous woman, gorgeous dress, but NOT gorgeous together.

    • kaycem

       what in the wrinkly-zippered hell…?!?  she’s a NEA, no question.  i love her size/shape a LOT, but she’s not doing it any favors with this one.  plus, i know it’s summer, but without the jacket, the dress’ zipper is made even more prominent (i didn’t even notice it on the model’s version at first glance), so she should’ve tried to deflect attention somehow at the very least.

    • Anonymous

       what in the wrinkly-zippered hell…?!?  she’s a NEA, no question.  i love her size/shape a LOT, but she’s not doing it any favors with this one.  plus, i know it’s summer, but without the jacket, the dress’ zipper is made even more prominent (i didn’t even notice it on the model’s version at first glance), so she should’ve tried to deflect attention somehow at the very least.

    • Caaro1947

       You people are mean.  It’s unfair to compare a picture of a statue (the model) to a picture of a real woman wearing the outfit.   Zippers are very flexible; they snake.  Oh, phooey.

    • Caaro1947

       You people are mean.  It’s unfair to compare a picture of a statue (the model) to a picture of a real woman wearing the outfit.   Zippers are very flexible; they snake.  Oh, phooey.

    • http://phantomminuet.blogspot.com/ MinAgain

      This does not flatter her body shape, at all.  I have to say out. 

    • http://phantomminuet.blogspot.com/ MinAgain

      This does not flatter her body shape, at all.  I have to say out. 

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

      OUT. It’s not working for her, that’s clear. And it’s a shame, because she really has a gorgeous body.

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

      OUT. It’s not working for her, that’s clear. And it’s a shame, because she really has a gorgeous body.

    • halley

       Wow, this is BAD and so OUT.

    • halley

       Wow, this is BAD and so OUT.

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

      Yikes! OUT OUT OUT. She looks like a bag of potatoes, actually, which is awful.

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

      Yikes! OUT OUT OUT. She looks like a bag of potatoes, actually, which is awful.

    • Lilibetp

      OUT! She looks like fifteen pounds of fabulous stuffed into a five-pound bag!
       

    • Lilibetp

      OUT! She looks like fifteen pounds of fabulous stuffed into a five-pound bag!
       

    • Alexis

       It looks like it was misshapen from sitting down. Such a heavy fabric with a zipper is meant for standing and posing.  I wonder what the back looks like. I would guess just as awful as the front.

    • Alexis

       It looks like it was misshapen from sitting down. Such a heavy fabric with a zipper is meant for standing and posing.  I wonder what the back looks like. I would guess just as awful as the front.

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

      I saw this picture and all that came to mind was my nephew’s last comment about Penelope when we were watching the trailer for this movie….I quote “I would motorboat the hell out of her”. With that said I am torn, she looks beautiful but I think a rich color would suit her better.

    • http://profiles.google.com/layra96 Laura Springer

      I saw this picture and all that came to mind was my nephew’s last comment about Penelope when we were watching the trailer for this movie….I quote “I would motorboat the hell out of her”. With that said I am torn, she looks beautiful but I think a rich color would suit her better.

    • Lori

       It’s just not working and she usually looks absolutely perfect.

    • Lori

       It’s just not working and she usually looks absolutely perfect.

    • a_said

      I like this collection and I like this dress but it does not even looks like it was intended to be worn by a human being in motion and now that I have seen it in a “real” setting, WTF at those big ol’ zippers.  Y’all can call this couture all day long, but those zippers take it straight to a sporting goods place.

      Penelope Cruz:  OUT
      Givenchy:  OUT

    • a_said

      I like this collection and I like this dress but it does not even looks like it was intended to be worn by a human being in motion and now that I have seen it in a “real” setting, WTF at those big ol’ zippers.  Y’all can call this couture all day long, but those zippers take it straight to a sporting goods place.

      Penelope Cruz:  OUT
      Givenchy:  OUT

    • Ali

       Oh, honey, no. This is all kinds of OUT.

    • Ali

       Oh, honey, no. This is all kinds of OUT.

    • Marieanne

       NO.NO.NO.  How can someone that beautiful manage to look so awful?!

    • Marieanne

       NO.NO.NO.  How can someone that beautiful manage to look so awful?!

    • Guest

      Oh, Penelope!  You have curves!  Please don’t do this to them.  You are beautiful!   Don’t do this to yourself!  Shame on Givenchy for even loaning this to her!  Shame on her stylists!  How could this even happen?  How could so many people conspire to make the beautiful Penelope Cruz look so….. cheap?  Blech.
      Out, obviously.

    • Guest

      Oh, Penelope!  You have curves!  Please don’t do this to them.  You are beautiful!   Don’t do this to yourself!  Shame on Givenchy for even loaning this to her!  Shame on her stylists!  How could this even happen?  How could so many people conspire to make the beautiful Penelope Cruz look so….. cheap?  Blech.
      Out, obviously.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_P7ERFOWUX4XY5KBXZFXWGGZLCU Bergere

      OUT.  Just the wrong dress for her.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_P7ERFOWUX4XY5KBXZFXWGGZLCU Bergere

      OUT.  Just the wrong dress for her.

    • JKinKC

      And how DARE Ms. Cruz wear legs when the model merely has feet below a suspended, legless torso?

    • JKinKC

      And how DARE Ms. Cruz wear legs when the model merely has feet below a suspended, legless torso?

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

       Ohhhhh, my. No. That’s just–

      No. I can’t even– Oh.

      OUT.

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

       Ohhhhh, my. No. That’s just–

      No. I can’t even– Oh.

      OUT.

    • http://twitter.com/ShelfAfterlife Shelf Afterlife

       Poor Penelope.  She’s got those new momma melons and she doesn’t know what to do with them.  They’re gorgeous, they nourish your baby and that is fabulous.  But they can’t be squeezed into a couture gown that only looks good on an impeccably styled, size 0 model with perfect lighting, hair and makeup.  Applaud the effort, but go find yourself something that sings the praises of your golden globes and not something that makes you look…like that.

    • http://twitter.com/TheSnickleboom Snickleboom

       Poor Penelope.  She’s got those new momma melons and she doesn’t know what to do with them.  They’re gorgeous, they nourish your baby and that is fabulous.  But they can’t be squeezed into a couture gown that only looks good on an impeccably styled, size 0 model with perfect lighting, hair and makeup.  Applaud the effort, but go find yourself something that sings the praises of your golden globes and not something that makes you look…like that.

    • http://twitter.com/Maharhar Mahar Mangahas

       Poor zipper looks like it has scoliosis. An out.

    • http://twitter.com/Maharhar Mahar Mangahas

       Poor zipper looks like it has scoliosis. An out.

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

       OUT.  the way that zipper isn’t staying flat is making this one ugly dress.  

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

       OUT.  the way that zipper isn’t staying flat is making this one ugly dress.  

    • Anonymous

       OUT! Impossible but True!! Penelope, how could you?!

    • ChaquitaPhilly

       OUT! Impossible but True!! Penelope, how could you?!

    • ubiquitous

      Makes me think of that AbFab episode when Eddy sausages herself into a horrifically ill-fitting jumpsuit and says “It’s Lacroix, sweetie. Lacroix”.

    • ubiquitous

      Makes me think of that AbFab episode when Eddy sausages herself into a horrifically ill-fitting jumpsuit and says “It’s Lacroix, sweetie. Lacroix”.

    • Miss Heather

      Does Walmart HAVE a high end department? :-)

    • mallory

      it looks like something she purchased in the hotel gift shop, not Givenchy. all those birds on the other pieces of this collection are crying tiny bird tears.  

    • mallory

      it looks like something she purchased in the hotel gift shop, not Givenchy. all those birds on the other pieces of this collection are crying tiny bird tears.  

    • Lulu

      Oh honey, that is some other girl’s dress. Literally!  

    • Lulu

      Oh honey, that is some other girl’s dress. Literally!  

    • Vivian

      Out!  It’s a hot mess.  It looks like they photoshopped her head onto my body.  But I would have taken that dress off and found something that fit and was more flattering.  It looks like it shrunk in the wash too, the zipper is wrinkling up. 

    • Vivian

      Out!  It’s a hot mess.  It looks like they photoshopped her head onto my body.  But I would have taken that dress off and found something that fit and was more flattering.  It looks like it shrunk in the wash too, the zipper is wrinkling up. 

    • Anonymous

       Oh, my eyes, MY EYES! O-to-the-U-T.

    • librarygrrl64

       Oh, my eyes, MY EYES! O-to-the-U-T.

    • Kimmeister

      OUT.  Yikes.  Not only is it not working on the mammaries, but it highlights her apparent lack of hips. 

    • Kimmeister

      OUT.  Yikes.  Not only is it not working on the mammaries, but it highlights her apparent lack of hips. 

    • Kimmeister

      OUT.  Yikes.  Not only is it not working on the mammaries, but it highlights her apparent lack of hips. 

    • Kimmeister

      OUT.  Yikes.  Not only is it not working on the mammaries, but it highlights her apparent lack of hips. 

    • Kimmeister

      OUT.  Yikes.  Not only is it not working on the mammaries, but it highlights her apparent lack of hips. 

    • JMB

      In the thumbnail for the story she looked gorgeous — maybe her hotel only has a mirror over the dresser and she couldn’t see the rest of her outfit! ;)
      JMB

    • JMB

      In the thumbnail for the story she looked gorgeous — maybe her hotel only has a mirror over the dresser and she couldn’t see the rest of her outfit! ;)
      JMB

    • JMB

      In the thumbnail for the story she looked gorgeous — maybe her hotel only has a mirror over the dresser and she couldn’t see the rest of her outfit! ;)
      JMB

    • Anonymous

      Ugh.