In or Out: Kim Kardashian in Gucci

Posted on June 09, 2011

Such is the state of this week’s red carpet scene that we find ourselves once again faced with more than one “IN or OUT” post for today. Minions are instructed to stay on alert. There’s just too much coming down the pike that requires your judgment. Darlings, our cups runneth over with Fashion WTFery! And speaking of cups running over…

Kim Kardashian launches her new fragrance, Across The Pond, at Debenhams in London, in Gucci.

Gucci Spring 2011 Collection/Model: Joan Smalls

Suede and glossed-python sandals by Gucci

You know, we really love this outfit for its total in-your-face “Yeah, I’m a straight up gold-digger” qualities and in that respect, what dress could be more perfect for Kim Kardashian, who is doing her best to uphold a millennia-long tradition of tacky gold diggers? Seriously, the Real Housewives of Sumeria would have knowingly nodded at this outfit and muttered “You go, girl” in whatever language they spoke in Sumeria thousands of years ago. The thing is, we also liked this outfit when we saw it on January Jones and Jennifer Lawrence. We’re getting a bit tired of it by now, especially since everyone is determined to wear this look exactly as it appeared on the runway without much in the way of styling.

But Kim, bless her, did manage some new things. The gigantic gold belt just wasn’t blingy enough for her, so she had to go and hang tassles off it. Because this is such a plain outfit and really needs jazzing up, if you’re Kim Kardashian. And while we really love those shoes and love (in theory) the idea that your shoes are an opportunity to add a color to your outfit, we don’t really think this look required additional colors.  And it needs to be said: this is not an outfit for a curvy girl. The strong shoulders, in-your-face-boobs, flared hips on the skirt and exposed belly (which looks like it’s aching to break free) are too many elements for a gal whose body has enough going on that it doesn’t need enhancing. Sorry, Kimmy. Your body is amazing and adding all this foofaraw to it doesn’t flatter it so much as make it look like a bouquet of over-inflated balloons.

VOTE NOW!

IN! She’s a double-scoop sherbet sundae of FABULOUS!

OUT! She looks like a belly dancing attorney!

The Minion Opinion on Demi Moore’s boobtastic dress and slightly new hair was a weak IN, although some bitter kittens seemed to base their opinion on the quality of her plastic surgery.

[Photo Credit: wireimage, elle.com, net-a-porter.com]

    • Anonymous

      oh good god.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6QWKRI2CKY5KXCQPX3XIZONWTE Michael

        Jesus, Mary and Oprah. OUT

    • AwwwTrouble Trouble

      Yowza.  And not in a good way.  OUT. 

      Love those shoes, though.  Me want.  

      • Anonymous

        Yes, I need those shoes in every color. 

        • Anonymous

          They come in camel. AND vivid PURPLE.

    • Anonymous

      OUT – She looks like she’s getting ready to deal Blackjack at a high roller table at Excalibur.

    • Anonymous

      Perfect commentary, boys. So out. Two big scoops of it.

    • Anonymous

      Out. You hit the nail on the head when you said it’s not the right dress for her body. Curvy girls should steer clear of looks like this.

      • Leslie Streeter

        She usually embraces those hips, which are delish. Wish I had that tiny waist with this big butt! But she needs to remember that she can’t dress like straight flat as a pancake girls – and shouldn’t want to! She’s a fierce little tacky pixie! Show that, girl! 

        • Leslie Streeter

          And…OUT.

        • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T24URKJGBLJQPBWCRPU37IIHLU Krab Louse

          You CAN have it!  Hers are implants.  You didn’t really think that’s her real butt, did you? 
          It’s common knowledge she had her rear done.  There are some “before” photos floating around the web but you have to really look for them.  Her body before was that typical “wide hipped, flat butt” look.
          Have you all not noticed that her body looks like drag queen padding and not like an actual full figured woman’s body would look? 
          It’s obvious when you know she’s had her rear done.  

    • http://heartprintandstyle.blogspot.com Vivi N

      That Gucci dress is not for her. She was obviously so gung-ho in accentuating her curves that she clearly got the outfit 2x smaller than what it needs to be. It just made her look bloated. And like the duo said, I’m also tired of seeing this runway replica everywhere. If you must wear the dress, at least change it up with the accessories and shoes. Geez.

    • Anonymous

      Out.  No self-respecting belly-dancing attorney would wear such an outfit.

    • Amie Curie

      J’adore the shoes, but she is OUT. She’s a tiny little thing, but this makes her shoulders look overly broad and gives her a muffin top. Sad.

    • http://profiles.google.com/anplica Anplica Fiore

      Out – although a slight belly is refreshing to see on a gold-digger… 

    • taodon

      I’m thrilled with her visual interpretation of what happens when you try to squeeze an grapefruit into a condom.  Out.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UCLO5V2YD36T7QMPKOC7YXPOFU Erica

      Oh, come on.  What stylist put HER in this outfit?  The skirt actually has pleats that are pulled apart by her hips, her boobs are too big such that too much of her belly is showing, the belt cuts her in a terrible place.  I don’t like her style, but she normally dresses better for her body than this mess.  OUT, OUT, OUT!

    • Anonymous

      OUT!

    • http://profiles.google.com/nikki.thomas Nikki Strickland

      That skirt? Looks spectacularly poorly altered. Something terrible has happened to that innermost dart on the skirt. Gucci should not allow garments that look like that out of the House.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T24URKJGBLJQPBWCRPU37IIHLU Krab Louse

        No, it isn’t poorly altered.  She is too big for the skirt and the darts are pulling.  Gucci doesn’t make those sorts of “mistakes.”   Those darts are about as perfectly made as a set of darts could be but her arse is too big and THIS is what it looks like when supposed “real” (read fat) women try to wear high end fashion.  The skirt is about 2 sizes too small and was never meant to be filled out with hips.  You can see by the runway model that the darts are there to create volume and that only looks good on the very thin – such as catwalk models.
        And, “no” I’m not saying she’s “fat” before anyone jumps on that.  I think most people understand the hijacking of the word “real” which used to mean ANY woman in existence but now means, “fat woman pissed off at attractive thin models.” 

    • Oze R.

      OUT. It looks desperate, specially when the tight, stiff belt and middriff-baring top makes it look as she had a spare tire. She should know better by now. 
      “Across the Pond”????

      • Anonymous

        Ha! I know, right? Maybe she’s going to adopt a fake British accent to go with the perfume.

    • http://profiles.google.com/dailydesirables Justa Blogger

      the one time i DON’T want kim’s body. OUT. although i do love the shoes.

    • Oze R.

      OUT. It looks desperate, specially when the tight, stiff belt and middriff-baring top makes it look as she had a spare tire. She should know better by now. 
      “Across the Pond”????

      • Anonymous

        More like “Pond Scum.”

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6TDAYXK555ABAKZEEOAJMC25FU Stan

      the tummy area looks like the Play-Doh Fuzzy Pumper Barbershop (TM)

    • bookish

      OUT! I’m sure she doesn’t really have much (if any) of a tummy pooch, so why would she wear an outfit that makes her looks like she does? Did she stand up straight and suck everything in while looking in the mirror, then forget to keep doing that while out and about?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6TDAYXK555ABAKZEEOAJMC25FU Stan

      taodon said: “I’m thrilled with her visual interpretation of what happens when you try to squeeze an grapefruit into a condom. Out.”

      don’t you mean two grapefruits?

    • Mary Catherine Roberts

      Her poor stomach looks in pain, bulging over the top of that belt. OUT.

    • Anonymous

      I really liked that dress til I saw it on a Kardashian.
      OUT. OUT. OUT.

    • Anonymous

      I think she’s IN. It’s a little Real Housewives-y and a bit tacky, but I think she’s working it.

      Also, I think it’s a little offensive and borderline misogynistic to call her a gold digger when her net worth is greater than the guy she’s engaged to. You can take issue with how she got her money, but she got it and isn’t trying to scam it off of some guy.

      • Anonymous

        That’s no even close to misogynistic. Do you really think Tom and Lorenzo have a deep, pathological hatred of women? I mean, point taken. She does have a boatload of her own money, so she doesn’t need to marry for it. But damn if she doesn’t *look* like a gold digger most of the time.

        • Anonymous

          No, I don’t think that TLo have a deep, pathological hatred of women. That’s ridiculous. I said “borderline” for a reason. 

          Mostly I was surprised by the characterization of her as a “gold-digger” because it’s so off-base. And to me, calling a woman something like that when there is no justification smacks of misogyny. Also, just because someone says something misogynistic doesn’t make them a misogynist. I would never accuse TLo of being misogynists (because I love them dearly), but calling Kim Kardashian a gold-digger crossed a line in my mind. That’s it.

          • http://spygrl1.livejournal.com/ spygrl1

            She’s not the type of golddigger who targets a single man — she’s after the collective cash of America.

          • Anonymous

            I just think that misogyny is a word that gets thrown around a lot, and it’s not always fitting. And I think that saying something misogynistic does make someone a misogynist. To my mind, saying something insulting about one woman, even if it’s incorrect and even if it offends, doesn’t equal misogyny.

            But, again, point taken. I can see why it crossed a line in your mind. I just don’t think misogyny has anything to do with it.

            • Anonymous

              I agree with you. I probably shouldn’t have used the “m-word” because it’s true that it’s usually associated with overly sensitive knee-jerk PC-types. That’s not what I intended to sound like (I usually hate people who do that!), there was just something about this that bothered me a lot and I wasn’t super articulate in explaining why it bothered me.

            • Anonymous

              I feel ya. I sometimes have a terrible time coming up with the right words to express what I mean. And I do apologize for coming on so strong in my first comment.

              Also, who knew Kim Kardashian fashion sense would ever be the catalyst for a conversation like this.

            • http://contemporarycontempt.wordpress.com/ Rachel

              I love how this thread, instead of becoming a flame-war, evolved into a polite state of consensus and understanding. It’s good to know people are also decent to each other on the internet, and not just out to be Right all the time. 

            • Anonymous

              I feel ya. I sometimes have a terrible time coming up with the right words to express what I mean. And I do apologize for coming on so strong in my first comment.

              Also, who knew Kim Kardashian fashion sense would ever be the catalyst for a conversation like this.

    • aimee_parrott

      Yikes.  OUT.

      I need the vision equivalent of a palate-cleanser.  Off to stare at some cotton balls.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5A5V2XIQKWN62YT3DQZ7T5BJFU NYCgirl

      OUT! so out. wow. 

    • Carol Leavitt

      I think you handled that really tactfully, TLO.

    • http://profiles.google.com/sharon.terrill Sharon Terrill

      Out.  She looks like a semi-stuffed sausage.  If you insist on wearing that, at least go up a size in the skirt. 

    • http://twitter.com/TheRedZavodnik Ginger

      I just lost my breakfast.  How does this even qualify for an in or out?  If one is looking at these and considering giving her an “In”, then they clearly haven’t been to the minion school of T & Lo and should take a crash course…STAT.

    • Anonymous

      Out.  This poor girl is not fat (we’ve all seen those diet pill commercials) but this skirt is giving her a tiny muffin top.  And, as a curvy girl, I’m a firm believer in ‘Pick one: boobs or ass.’  Otherwise, you start to resemble a hooker.

      The colors do look good on her, though.  But I do agree…too many bright colors.  Even the runway look used a dark blue shoe.

    • http://twitter.com/giallogiraffa Breanna Snodgrass

      OUT. XP

    • Anonymous

      Definitely OUT.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Vienna-Marriott/100001636120960 Vienna Marriott

      She looks horrible and trashy.  Nothing out of the ordinary.

    • Anonymous

      OUT, her stomach poking out at every angle is just horrid.  Boobs are too big for this dress, skirt is too tight.  Just a freaking disaster.

    • MilaXX

      OUT. I donkt mind the top and I like the shoes, but Kim has too much junk in the trunk for that skirt. Besides I’m tired of seeing this outfit everywhere.

    • http://twitter.com/Naddy_Lite Nadege

      OUT

    • Susan Foster

      O.U.T.  The cutout especially looks bad.  

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

      GO UP A SIZE.  Like, her hips turned the pleating the other way around, and the belt is so tight that it’s making her stomach bulge out  at the top like she has leishmaniasis–HOW DO YOU NOT NOTICE THAT?

    • Anonymous

      Out. There is nothing about this outfit that isn’t tacky. Hair and make-up look nice, but she looks trashy, cheap, and desperate.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3NXBVKLOMNGCAVCVXOVWDGD3SE Marissa

      That belt is squeezing her to death. She looks super trashy, which is not an easy task in what’s probably $15,000 worth of designer clothing.

      OUT

    • http://twitter.com/Strunkette Ann Strunk

      When your belly is casting a shadow it is a definite OUT!

    • Anonymous

      She looks so stuffed into that thing I feel like I have to suck in and not breathe. Dear Kim, this is a dress for girls who have no shape not for girls whose cups runneth over.
      Love the shoes and I loooove the colors of the dress.
      OUT

    • up with pod people

      I love her body! Even its fullness. I’ma give her an IN just because I find her so inexplicably hot and because those shoes are uh-huh-maaaazing.

    • Anonymous

      Honestly, I think she looks great. Look at her, then the model again, and suddenly the model looks pretty damn boring. She is what she is, friends, and who doesn’t want a little too much-ness from time to time? It’s a fantastic dress, and works very well for a fantastic body like hers – or would if it were in the right size… someone clearly re-jiggered the cups for her and they work here, but the skirt is admittedly too small. Still, va-voom and not in a scary pseudo-Mae West/Xtina way. In.

      • Anonymous

        I agree her body fills this out more attractively than the model’s – or it would if she were wearing the correct size.

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

      Tight (her norm it seems) and unflattering. As you said, not the outfit for a curvy girl, particularly when it’s a size too small.

    • http://rinnia.livejournal.com/ Alex Smith

      I almost want to give her an IN on the colors alone. The color combo and the shoes I love unabashedly. With a better fitting skirt, a completely different top, and the tassles either removed or at least pulled to rest on the hip instead of the crotch, this would be a winner. Unfortunately, those are some pretty big alterations. They negate all the pros, and that bulging trapezoid of skin pushes this straight to an OUT.

    • Aly Light

      Yeah, there is no reason why that woman’s belly should be poofing out like that unless the dress is simply not flattering. OUT. But nice try.

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

      OUT. As a curvy girl myself, I can’t imagine why she even put such a dress on! Tacky, tacky, tac… Oh, that’s why.

    • http://twitter.com/starvewars Sal

      how one can be comfortable wearing something they’re spilling out of is beyond me, OUT!!!!! although the back looks interesting

    • http://twitter.com/susanpcollier Susan Collier

      I love the dress and the shoes, not together and not on her. I’m surprised that her people let her go out in public like that. This is only going to start some pregnancy rumors in the tabloids, probably called in by her mother.

    • Anonymous

      Out. She made that design so f’ing cheap and tacky!! Also, as you point out, two other women have pretty well rocked this look. Kim ruined it.

      The shoes are great, but that’s it.

    • Anonymous

      Are you kidding me?  This woman is OUT no matter what she wears.

    • Anonymous

      OUT.  If you wear a cut-out or peek-a-boo anything — the part of your body that is doing the peeking shouldn’t be oozing out in bulges.

    • Lynn Chock

      OUT!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_RUY3IIQ74T6GMLQSWDPXX26UDE Lia Radtke

      Even at my thinnest in life, I had that slight tummy pooch that Kim has.  Which means I learned quickly that baring my tummy looked tacky, no matter what.  Did no one nicely pull her aside and say “hey?  Tummy peepholes are for stick thin women who’ve never had kids?”

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

      She looks like she’s about to explode in that second image.  She’s not fat, so I can only guess that the belt is way too tight, since it looks like it’s causing her upper torso to bubble over.  Massive constriction.  I hope she doesn’t sit down.  Lives will be lost in the explosion as shrapnel from that belt picks off those who survived the initial blast radius.

      OUT.

    • Anonymous

       Out. This dress is not for her body, she doesn’t look hot. Love the shoes.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Catherine-Rhodes/602850414 Catherine Rhodes

      OUT. OUT. OUT.

    • Anonymous

      OUT. If you’re going to show skin to the world to shill your perfume, you had better have one flat stomach to pull it off, or at least go up a skirt size so that you are actually wearing something that fits. She looks so uncomfortable in that skirt, which does not make me want to buy that perfume. I often enjoy a lot of what she wears on the RC; for a gold digger, she has a surprising amount of style. But this ain’t it. Plus, her boobs frighten me. I think they could be used as weapons.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Linda-Harris/1358701372 Linda Harris

      out

    • Anonymous

      OUT

      Why do “celeberties” insist on wearing such tight clothes?   Don’t they need to breath?

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

      OUT. It’s waaaay too tight. Her stomach is not fat or anything, but it looks like bread dough that’s risen over the edge of the pan. Not good.

    • Anonymous

      Aw, hell. I say IN. Why? I don’t know.

    • http://twitter.com/danielleRwest Danielle West

      Out.  Just like her belly.

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

      The shoes are HOT and an IN. The dress is an OUT…Doth one spot a muffin top?? 

    • Mariah J

      Wow any hotness I thought she had is gone thanks to that exploding belly fat. You got it right, not a good look for curvy girls. Now excuse me while I go vomit.

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

      The belly bulge makes this an OUT

    • Anonymous

      It looks like her stomach is ready to explode. Clearly not the right dress for her. OUT
      I wont those shoes oh so bad though…

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

      The gold-digger qualities of it are really a strong argument for an IN, like her or not. Conceptually, it really suits her, I absolutely agree. Of course, the fit is a veritable argument for giving her an OUT. In fact, if the fit were not an issue, TLo would say “you have to admit, she looks pretty good here”. People will probably give her an OUT, and she probably deserves it, even, but just so this is not a unanimous OUT, I will vote IN. Given how people do not love her, this will probably be the closest she will get to an IN. That is what I have to say.

    • Anonymous

      ROFLMFAO! 

      OUT!

      I knew she’d be OUT even before I opened the thread…I just didn’t know how far out she was gonna be…and she’s gone!  Thanks for more laughs today TLo!  :D

    • http://profiles.google.com/sauchih Sau-Chih Feng

      OUTTTTTTT. The outfit is beautiful, but it’s not Kim’s outfit. It’s another girl’s outfit. 

      obviously Kim belongs to the curvaceous sector of beautiful bodies (curvaceous in that she has curves, not that she’s bit), but a good outfit doesn’t make your stomach stick out like that.

    • Anonymous

      Out – I can’t believe she’s actually breathing with that belt so tight.  You know there will be red indentations when she puts her jammies on later.

    • Anonymous

      Nooooo: way too tight! Maybe it would have worked a couple of sizes bigger and without the open stomach; as it is, she looks sausaged into that thing. Really love the shoes, though (don’t even mind them with the dress, in theory)! 

    • http://profiles.google.com/laura.jane.ogorman Laura O’Gorman

      Revealing one’s stomach is a delicate art and she did not pull it off at all.

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

      Agree. She’s a beautiful girl with a beautiful, curvy figure, and this is NOT the look for her figure. I don’t mind a bit of bling (esp since it goes along with her persona), but bulges are flattering on NO ONE. OUT.

    • Anonymous

      its an OUT. great outfit from a great collection, but it just doesnt fit. at all. look at that skirt. look at it.

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

      By the way – “Across the Pond” seems like a terrible name for a perfume. I guess it’s meant to connote travel/globalization or something, but I just think of pond scum and tadpoles.

    • Anonymous

      She’s OUT.  We’ve seen this look already on several celebrities, and it’s just not flattering on KK’s body.  If your clothing makes you look like you have a pot belly peeking out,  please put on something else.

    • http://profiles.google.com/alison.sigman Alison Sigman

      Out! If the girl would learn what size she was, this wouldn’t be such a travesty. I feel for her abdomen.

    • Anonymous

      OUT
      I also loved that outfit on January and Jennifer…but Kardashian  makes everything look cheap
      It does her body no favours

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T4VHG2SWBE6IDTR2LVPG54CSWI bytez

      TLo, i cant browse this on my phone..the file is too large it says in my blackberry. i hope you have mobile site as well..thank you so much…

      bytes

    • Tamara Hogan

      Sorry, I’m completely and thoroughly burned out on any and all Kardashians.  

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=502834383 Jennifer Marie Wegmann-Gabb

      As an attorney…I am slightly offended that the comparison was made….we dress WAY better than that.  Even when we are belly dancing.  O U T.  

      Although, I do kinda want those shoes. 

    • Anonymous

      love the shoes, but this is god-awful and so very out.

    • Anonymous

      Oh no. She’s only IN from the ankles down. The other 99.9% of her is out.

    • Jenna Kuhmann

      If it fit her better, I’d give her an in, but the muffin-top negates everything.  OUT.

    • Anonymous

      Too. Damn. Tight.  OUT.  But I gotta have those SHOES!!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UDBCEX7F43LCBKPOIVVVLQVILE Mary Nau

      OUT

      love the shoes.

    • Anonymous

      Ewwwwwwwwwww!!!!!!!!!!! J.Lo wore this and it looked just as bad. She has a serious case of body dysmorphia, and not the kind where you think you’re fatter than you are.

    • Anonymous

      If it actually fit her, I’d give her an IN. I have no problem with a voluptuous woman wearing something like this. Kim has a killer body. She should celebrate it.I just wish she would wear the correct size. Maybe she’s sensitive about her dress size, but who’s going to know what size she wears?

      Instead of looking fabulous, she looks like a cheap gold digger. OUT

    • Anonymous

      Eye-searingly horrific!  OUT.

    • Anonymous

      OUT! Wrong outfit for her body.

    • http://twitter.com/mcglory13 mcglory13

      I love all the fun colors, but this is a clear case of needing to go up a size or two, mixed with the fact that shiny fabric is nobody’s friend. Also, the tassels are stupid. Out. 

    • http://twitter.com/anibellee Lynsey Martin

      Out.  Her curves emphasize that the top part of the outfit is actually not that cute and has that ’80s shirt-tied-under-the-boobs thing going on.  I love the shoes though.

    • https://profiles.google.com/104791269167429064986 Judy S

      I am thinking this outfit is really made for magazine covers, carefully posed and digitally refined. The picture with the perfume bottle might work with a bit of photoshop. But, alas, OUT .

    • http://twitter.com/merrigator merrigator

      OUT.  It looks like fabric is going to explode in three, two, one…

    • Anonymous

      so not flattering   – and I hate that shade of teal

    • Annie Leung

      That little open patch by her stomach is giving her scone top (it’s not enough to be a muffin)! She’s lovely but it’s an OUT.

    • http://profiles.google.com/ameliaheartsu Amelia Logan

      This is obviously too small for her body, and if it were her size it would add even more bulk. Pleated or fluffy skirts are for girls with out hips (like me). OUT

    • troublejf

      Oh, the humanity!!!

      You can practically hear the seams screaming for mercy.

      On it’s own that look wobbles the line between fab and tacky, on Kim that line is but a speck on the horizon.

      Needless to say, OUT.

       

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

      Jesus H Christ! OUT!

    • Megan Sullivan

      Love the dress……. on the tiny blonde girls who have previously worn it. Not to say that Kim doesn’t have a great bod, just that this is not the dress for it. Out.

    • Anonymous

      tacky as she is, she usually does alright on the red carpet. not this time.
      looking at that belly-cut-out is painful, and thats just the most egregious of many mistakes here.
      OUT!

    • http://profiles.google.com/iamandyleigh Andrea Young

      Oh, TLo.  You didn’t include the shots that really show why this outfit is so beyond tacky on Kim.  There are shots elsewhere that show her from the back and the side, and those shots clue a person is as to why that pleating and bunching in the front is so askew on her.  From the back it looks like her ass has been spray painted in shiny orange.  It’s one thing to be proud of your ass or even go so far as to have stuff inserted to make it even more…expansive.  But that skirt on Kim in what is clearly a size too small body to begin with?  Wow.  It’s frighteningly…bad.  While the shoes are overkill with this colorful display, they are by far the best looking and fitting thing she’s wearing.  Just look at those beautiful shoes, I say!  Distraction, is your friend here.

      Out!  For not having the good judgment to see she’s a foot too short to wear this outfit and for her apparent untreated eyesight impediment which keeps her from seeing both the actual size of a garment and then putting it on and not seeing it doesn’t fit.

    • Anonymous

      Out! Yikes it’s belly cut out muffin top.

    • Anonymous

      NO! No. Please, no.

    • http://twitter.com/margo8461 Marguerite

      So. Very. Out.  Dress is too small and she added too much bling. Gorgeous look on runway.

    • http://profiles.google.com/sntierney Shannon Tierney

      OUT. (though I want those shoes and the outfit on the model is TDF.)

    • Anonymous

      OUT. It just looks vulgar on her, as opposed to super sexy and young on the model. 

    • http://twitter.com/Space_Kitty Space_Kitty

      Oh, dear me no.  If the only thing I can see on that body is your stomach?  You’re doing it wrong.

    • http://twitter.com/ginpeck Gin Peck

      TLo! Why do you hate the unborn fawns so? Out.

      I do like the shoes.

    • Anonymous

      And another thing …

      Why would I want to smell like Kim Kardashian? Ewwww

    • Anonymous

      You even have to ask?  It doesn’t fit, it’s trashy, she’s bulging out of it fercripesakes, and she looks like crap.  It couldn’t be more OUT if  it were dancing in the gay pride parade float.  Except this is out in a bad way and that’s out in a good way. 

    • oohsparkley!

      Out.  The too tight belt is creating the belly bulge.  The colors are great and it could possibly have been an in without the tight belt and the pleats on the skirt.  And just a slightly bigger skirt.  It’s funny to toggle between the model and Kim, deflated to inflated balloons indeed.

    • Jessica O’Connell

      looks like she’s bulging in all the wrong places. and tassles should stay off of outfits, period. OUT

    • Joyce VG

      How many OUTs can I put here?  I’ll just stick with one.

    • Anonymous

      Ten pounds of potatoes in a five pound sack. 

      Her curves deserve better.  OUT.

    • Anonymous

      Out. It’s a nice outfit but only for the super skinny.

    • Anonymous

      Out. It’s a nice outfit but only for the super skinny.

    • Brad and Anne White

      OUT. She’s not fat, but that poor shirt/skirt combo is giving her tummy overhang. Poor thing. She’ll see this pic tomorrow and cry.

    • Brad and Anne White

      OUT. She’s not fat, but that poor shirt/skirt combo is giving her tummy overhang. Poor thing. She’ll see this pic tomorrow and cry.

    • Anonymous

      I could be neutral about it if it wasn’t for the muffin top. There is no excuse for that. She should fire her stylist. OUT

    • Anonymous

      I could be neutral about it if it wasn’t for the muffin top. There is no excuse for that. She should fire her stylist. OUT

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

      I love the shoes, but that’s it. Out.

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

      I love the shoes, but that’s it. Out.

    • Anonymous

      Oh, no, no, no.  Lovely outfit but not right on her body.  And the tassels destroy the sophistication.  Makeup too–what’s up with the ridiculous blush?  It’s amazing that an outfit that looks so elegant on the model (and on the other wearers) just makes her look like a bellydancing ho.  

    • Anonymous

      Oh, no, no, no.  Lovely outfit but not right on her body.  And the tassels destroy the sophistication.  Makeup too–what’s up with the ridiculous blush?  It’s amazing that an outfit that looks so elegant on the model (and on the other wearers) just makes her look like a bellydancing ho.  

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

      OUT!  I almost died when I saw her belly protruding on top of her belt!   And this woman is not fat!  Though the shoes are to absolutely die for….

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

      OUT!  I almost died when I saw her belly protruding on top of her belt!   And this woman is not fat!  Though the shoes are to absolutely die for….

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=661256074 Mars Tokyo

      She looks like a cheap hooker. Which is what she is.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Janelle-Vanderlin/1052552934 Janelle Vanderlin

      OUT!!

    • http://korilian.livejournal.com/ korilian

      In (even though you’re a little right about the balloons). Thing is, this is the first time in my knowledge that someone actually wore the dress out, rather than just posing in it for a photo shoot. I think that makes it count as original. Also I love her shoes.

    • Anonymous

      bouquet of over-inflated balloons…i love you people…OUT

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1374511853 Sara Yungwirth

      Out. That is not the look for her. January Jones and Jennifer Laurence wore it much better.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1374511853 Sara Yungwirth

      Out. That is not the look for her. January Jones and Jennifer Laurence wore it much better.

    • Michelle Prahl

      She’s not a fat girl, she’s a curvy girl. And this makes her look fat. Either size it up, or go with something else. But anything that makes your abs look like a beer gut is not good. 

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1416808226 Elaine Pyrich Haeusser

      OUT…lordy no!

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1416808226 Elaine Pyrich Haeusser

      OUT…lordy no!

    • http://twitter.com/A_SmallFry AC

      Who let her out of the house like that. OUT. Although the shoes are pretty fabulous…

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=506473106 Mori Clark

      outrageously OUT. seriously, i know she’s not fat but that belt is WAY too tight and is giving her a muffin top, and if kim kardashian has a muffin top then what hope is there for the rest of us??

    • Anonymous

      She should have left that outfit “Across the Pond”. OUT

    • Anonymous

      Your assessment was right on — it works for a stick-thin woman, not a girl with hips and boobs.  When you have more curves, this sort of extreme high fashion goes straight to hooker look. And the belt gives her a muffin top, which she definitely does not have when wearing appropriately sized and styled clothes.

      Out. 

    • Melanie Keller

      No. no. nononononono. OUT.

    • http://twitter.com/elizonthelam elizabeth

      Quite simply: OUT.

    • http://twitter.com/HotMessHousWife Sammi M

      Oh my stars and fucking garters, OUT.

    • http://twitter.com/HotMessHousWife Sammi M

      Oh my stars and fucking garters, OUT.

    • Dara Fargotstein

      She looks like a cross between something out of Arabian nights and a hooker. She’s got way too much boob for that ensemble.

    • Dara Fargotstein

      She looks like a cross between something out of Arabian nights and a hooker. She’s got way too much boob for that ensemble.

    • http://twitter.com/iraki86 Ira Ioannidou

      I want to shout an OUT that is so loud you can hear it all the way from Greece! The worst thing a girl can do isn’t wearing something tacky but wearing something unflattering.

    • http://twitter.com/iraki86 Ira Ioannidou

      I want to shout an OUT that is so loud you can hear it all the way from Greece! The worst thing a girl can do isn’t wearing something tacky but wearing something unflattering.

    • http://profiles.google.com/jenlindsey Jen L.

      The only thing I like is the shoe choice; they are super fierce.  But…OUT.  It’s a poor choice for such a short, busty gal.

    • http://profiles.google.com/jenlindsey Jen L.

      The only thing I like is the shoe choice; they are super fierce.  But…OUT.  It’s a poor choice for such a short, busty gal.

    • Anonymous

      First rule of thumb when you are a curvy (and chesty) woman – you always have to watch for the “ho factor” in clothes.  You can’t always wear what the smaller girls wear to the same effect.  She just looks cheap in this. It’s all tacky’d up.  O-U-T.

    • Anonymous

      First rule of thumb when you are a curvy (and chesty) woman – you always have to watch for the “ho factor” in clothes.  You can’t always wear what the smaller girls wear to the same effect.  She just looks cheap in this. It’s all tacky’d up.  O-U-T.

    • Anonymous

      She looks like a camping mattress which has been rolled up and tied too tight.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EMJYU3ENVAX537EZRTADIX2QLI Leela

      what an amazingly unflattering outfit.  Kim is not fat, and yet this makes her stomach swell up like a balloon.  it’s so hideous IRL.  it’s fine as a cover dress, when a person is not actually expected to wear is for real, but this is tragic.  Kim, you are TRAGIC.

    • http://profiles.google.com/sara.e.parker Sara Parker

      Disagree with the “curvy girl” comment– Jennifer Lawrence definitely has some curves on her, and I thought she looked great. If Kim had actually worn it in the right size for her, and hadn’t added those weird floppy shoulder pads, then maybe she wouldn’t have been the gigantic OUT that she currently is.

    • http://profiles.google.com/sara.e.parker Sara Parker

      Disagree with the “curvy girl” comment– Jennifer Lawrence definitely has some curves on her, and I thought she looked great. If Kim had actually worn it in the right size for her, and hadn’t added those weird floppy shoulder pads, then maybe she wouldn’t have been the gigantic OUT that she currently is.

    • Rand Ortega

      The adage about stuffing 10lbs of sh** into a 5lb bag immediately comes to mind.

    • Rand Ortega

      The adage about stuffing 10lbs of sh** into a 5lb bag immediately comes to mind.

    • Anonymous

      my retinas are seared from the foolywang mess of it all and my sides ache for her midsection and the suffering it had to endure to look so bad. SO. OUT. maybe the outiest ever?

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

      That belt obviously needs to be a size up. Also the poofity sleevies make her look like a linebacker.  Girl, calm down. OUT (obviously)

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

      That belt obviously needs to be a size up. Also the poofity sleevies make her look like a linebacker.  Girl, calm down. OUT (obviously)

    • Anonymous

      That’s a great outfit, gorgeous shoes and one big,dumb slut of a gold-digger in them.  Fugly doesn’t even begin to describe the final effect.  “Hi, I’m Kim.  I have perfume. Do you see my tits?”.

    • Anonymous

      That’s a great outfit, gorgeous shoes and one big,dumb slut of a gold-digger in them.  Fugly doesn’t even begin to describe the final effect.  “Hi, I’m Kim.  I have perfume. Do you see my tits?”.

    • Anonymous

      I don’t mind it on her, per se, but this is an editorial outfit, not a walking around IRL outfit.  OUT.  I can’t believe you even asked!

    • Anonymous

      I don’t mind it on her, per se, but this is an editorial outfit, not a walking around IRL outfit.  OUT.  I can’t believe you even asked!

    • Anonymous

      Out.

      I’m genuinely sick of this outfit and its similar BFFs with their similar color palates. How can I be bored of orange and purple ferfuxake? Will NO ONE take the bold, bold move of pairing one of these bring pieces with a more sedate companion?

      Make. It. Stop.

    • Anonymous

      Out.

      I’m genuinely sick of this outfit and its similar BFFs with their similar color palates. How can I be bored of orange and purple ferfuxake? Will NO ONE take the bold, bold move of pairing one of these bring pieces with a more sedate companion?

      Make. It. Stop.

    • Anonymous

      O.U.T.

    • Anonymous

      O.U.T.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Valery-Lunar/662380706 Valery Lunar

      ugh this dress has been showing up way too much! If you’re going to wear an over worn dress then at least have the courtesy of wearing the right size! a give this a BIG OUT! 

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Valery-Lunar/662380706 Valery Lunar

      ugh this dress has been showing up way too much! If you’re going to wear an over worn dress then at least have the courtesy of wearing the right size! a give this a BIG OUT! 

    • http://twitter.com/mirandom03 Miranda C

      OUT. So much.

    • http://twitter.com/mirandom03 Miranda C

      OUT. So much.

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

      OUT.  Needs to be on a skinny bitch.  Case closed…

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

      OUT.  Needs to be on a skinny bitch.  Case closed…

    • Anonymous

      Please…can the Kardashians just go away…OUT!

    • Anonymous

      OUT. Waaaaaay out. Loving those shoes.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=548830913 Darien Nevulti LeDisko

      OUT….totally not her dress.

    • http://twitter.com/thelilerin erin l.

      out. lung muffin tops are never hot. period. i’m over this gucci collection.

    • Anonymous

      OUT,this is not for a curvy girl,that hanging stomach is just too much.

    • Diana Martinez

      Love the shoes.  The dress? Um… maybe if it FIT her? Maybe? Ooof.  OUT.

    • Anonymous

      SO GODDAMN TACKY. I hate this chick and I hate what she stands for.

      • margaret meyers

        Thank you.  Some days I think the Kardashian BS is just stupid, but it really is beyond stupid.

    • Vaniljekjeks

      OUT.

    • https://me.yahoo.com/a/QmbUNWEpnMu79ybqGhjEDktIFEQ-#77589 ket

      OU(ch)T…looks incredibly painful

    • Anonymous

      Big fat out

    • Anonymous

      O to the U to the T. Although I give her some credit for the restraint on keeping her toenails colorless or putting teeny tiny toe tassels on them

      • Anonymous

        I want to see teeny tiny toe tassels!
         

    • http://twitter.com/_ignorantbeauty Dee

      I’m so mad that you even have this up for discussion. The fact that she’s got flesh poking out of the cutouts should be an automatic OUT.  Let alone the skirt that’s entirely too tight.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=610791985 Aniela Marie Perry

      I made my decision and then read that you summed it up exactly. Way too much foofaraw for a curvy woman AND I’m tired of seeing this outfit. Out.

    • http://twitter.com/karenrubyleo Karen

      yeah this looks kinda tacky on her. Its a shame because she really has an amazing body.

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

      You couldn’t be more right on the money, T and Lo. And so would KK. OUT.

    • Anonymous

      She looks so uncomfortable. OUT. Although I like the shoes and hope to see them paired elsewhere with a better outfit.

    • Anonymous

      OUT! The fit!!! That is all.

    • Anonymous

      Out out out.

    • http://vhanna26.typepad.com Vera

      Far, far, FAR OUT!!!

      (I do like the shoes, though.)

    • Anonymous

      Is that a bit of midriff bulge I see hanging out over the top of the belt?

    • http://profiles.google.com/galalefey Gabriella Ripoll

      Out. But only really on account of how tight the belt is. There’s no reason it should be digging in like that. It actually makes me really sad, because I feel like she must have looked in the mirror and said, “No. My waist doesn’t look TINY enough.” And then had one of her sisters pull it like a maidservant yanking a corset, until it dug in just the way she wanted. 
      I mean, seriously. I love a good corset or cinching belt, but that belt looks like it’s going to leave big red welts at the end of the night. And sweetie, that means two horizontal stripes right across your torso when you’re naked! So unflattering. 

    • http://verenahafner.wordpress.com/ Verena

      OUT! Goodness, people need to leave that dress alone. It’s a bad idea, even on the model. That top! I wouldn’t be surprised if it turned out to be lycra.


      verenahafner.wordpress.com

    • margaret meyers

      There’s smoldering (January Jones) and there’s HAWT (Jennifer Lawrence) and then “there’s somebody get a bucket of water.”   This makes her look ridiculous.  OUT.

    • http://profiles.google.com/nariman.c.alkhatib Nariman Alkhatib

       OUT!!!! there were alot of other outfits in that gucci collection that could have worked on her.. she just looks sooo tacky

    • Anonymous

      Out out,out,out,out. My GOD, it’s out.

    • http://joansbooks.blogspot.com/ lilithcat

      Seriously, the Real Housewives of Sumeria would have knowingly nodded at
      this outfit and muttered “You go, girl” in whatever language they spoke
      in Sumeria thousands of years ago.

      Akkadian, for one, and you can download the dictionary here.  (Yes, I know it says “Assyrian”, but it’s really Akkadian.)

    • Lisa

      Oh, where to begin!  OUT seems like as good a place as any!

    • Veronica Diaz

      I love the shoes, but the outfit is a scarf away from being a naughty pirate costume on her.

    • Kathy Comer

      Out. Unless this is actually a trial run for her Halloween costume as a post-modern Gypsy fortuneteller.

    • Anonymous

      Am I the only one who heard Genie In a Bottle when I saw this?

    • http://profiles.google.com/sleepneeded Greg Polansky

      So out. 

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=566983224 Erin Leahy

      dear lord, she’s got a great bod, but she is exploding out of that poor dress.

    • Anonymous

      Oh please. OUT!

    • Anonymous

      I love the hat-grab of bright colors.  The over-the-top of the violet and coral and turquoise and gold tassles works for me.  But not the SouthPacific shirt, or the muffin-making belt.  I have no problem stating publically:  “Those clothes look uncomfortable.  Let me help you out of them” *leer, leer*

    • http://www.facebook.com/suzie.vazquez Suzie Vazquez

      out times a hundred.

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

      Bawahhahaahahaha!!!!!!!!!!
      Thanks for the laugh. 

    • Anonymous

      The shoes are in…the rest are out out out!!!

    • Anonymous

      OUT!!!!! Ten pounds of sugar in a five pound bag.
      P.S. But mad props for the phrase “coming down the pike.” Haven’t heard that one in a long while (since my Main Line Italian grandmother died in 2003). I have always suspected it was either a generational expression or a regional one, and you have confirmed the latter. I miss hearing it. :-)

    • http://profiles.google.com/roseofthestage Emily Rose

      OUT. How could she possibly think that leaving the house in an outfit that gives her muffin-top over a HIGH WAISTED SKIRT was a good idea?

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

      No, no. This is too much. I appreciate a curvy girl, but this is bordering on bad taste. What a shame that this is happening to such a stunning woman.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Sara-Jenkins/506864334 Sara Jenkins

      Owwwt.

    • http://www.facebook.com/Fashion.Boii.Lover Tauts Lee McQueen

      honies! BTW the tassels are not added they are part of the belt! but i have to say that the best woman who pulled this off is Lara Stone on the Vogue Paris cover! so magnifique! just breathtaking!

    • http://www.facebook.com/Fashion.Boii.Lover Tauts Lee McQueen

      and the darts in front of the skirt are pulling! not flattering! this means it’s a bad fit! sorry kim je t’adore mais ceci n’est point fait pour toi!

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

      Oh dear. My eyes hurt so badly. 

    • http://contemporarycontempt.wordpress.com/ Rachel

      IN. I beg to differ with the idea that this is not an outfit for a curvy girl–her shape is slamming and the outfit enhances it. Not wild about the gaudy colors, maybe, but the silhouette is awesome.

    • Anonymous

      Yeah, what everyone else has already said . OUT!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6PUVFQ7YCZZFZRIER6BEJ4HVYE Amye

      Is this stripper wear for ‘Jeannie’?  Because that’s what it looks ike on KK.

      Though I could never wear them, those are some KILLER shoes!

      Still – a big ol OUT!

    • Anonymous

      Colors: IN!  Outfit: OUT!

    • Patricia Biswanger

      OUT!

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Alexandra-Wilding/100001790108322 Alexandra Wilding

      I actually like the addition of the tassels, but oh god the rest of it.

    • Anonymous

      OUT!
      Rant:
      THIS is the perfect example of models being clothes hangers.
      The dress is amazing. And it looks great on extremely thin women with small breasts and hips. There is so much going on with the dress that one can look at it and gasp, as intended on a runway.

      Then there are curvy women  (Kim K. included, despite her annoying omnipresence and seeming uselessness) who have enviable luscious bodies (at least the majority of people seem to think so, my curvy self included!) But, fashion doesn’t care about these women.

      Kim is loaded and can choose almost any dress in the world. She is often pictured at red-carpet events in a flattering dresses, though they tend to be boring despite her ample decolletage.
      Yet here, when she is the center of attention, she squeezes herself into a dress which is not only unflattering to her figure, but seems to be about 2 sizes too small.

      GIRL, you are tiny and yet you have somehow managed to create a (cringe) “muffin top”! You’ve got to fight the urge to look “runway chic” because its probably not going to happen in our lifetime. Sad, but true. Don’t simply wear the hottest item on the runway; Wear clothes that flatter your gorgeous body!

      OH, fashion, you evil temptress!

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

      OUT, outoutoutoutout *chanting will make it go away, right?*

    • Anonymous

      You guys are hilarious. I haven’t mentioned that lately, but it’s not that I haven’t noticed.

      Since I wasn’t a fan of this get-up on the model or any subsequent wearer, you KNOW that little miss bustin’-out-all-over is OUT.

      (These photos reminded me of that t.v. commercial of a few years ago where the guy’s pants button pops off and goes zipping through the house at warp speed.)

    • Anonymous

      Out. Vulgar

    • http://twitter.com/Kikishua Crishna Simmons

      Loved it on Jennifer Lawrence.  This?  No.

    • http://twitter.com/onetimeko maybe more

      Out! OUT!!! So unflattering!

    • Mary McClelland

      This is maybe the most definitive OUT I have ever issue on this site.  It is so out I am commenting DAAAYS late. Oh my god – my eyes are searing she looks so gaudy and atrocious. Although I love this look on the runway. 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T24URKJGBLJQPBWCRPU37IIHLU Krab Louse

      She made an expensive outfit look like trailer trash.  In fact, everything she wears ends up looking like something that one has to “mark off the list” as “can’t wear now because Kim Kardashian was seen in it.”  I don’t know what Americans think of her but in the UK, she’s seen as cheap and tacky. 

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

      Out.  Not flattering at all.  though I do love the shoes.

    • Anonymous

      I am surprised and dismayed that you even gave her a moment of your precious fashion critique time! I am not able to
      dignify a response for the subject you have chosen.

      Good day sirs, I bid u good day!

    • http://profiles.google.com/ballinger.jl Jessica Ballinger

      OUT!  It gives her belly bulge!  How did she go out of the house like this?  Can you imagine when she sits down?  OUT OUT OUT.

    • http://profiles.google.com/ninjaaron Aaron Christianson

      As the only strait male commenter on this article, I have to say that the only really objectionable thing is the muffin-top.  Perfectly fine with me if she squeezes the rest to the point of bursting.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Amanda-Rose-Gilbert/706705146 Amanda Rose Gilbert

      Oh god! OUT! She didn’t have a full-length mirror before leaving the house? She looks like a sausage waiting to be squeezed out of the pig intestines which is her Gucci.

    • Anonymous

      Just because you can zip it up doesn’t mean it fits. OUT.

    • frankystein123

      On Jennifer Lawrence, she was killin’ on the cover. On you Kimmy, you just look like a skank. So yeah… OUT.