In or Out: Jennifer Aniston in Prada

Posted on July 08, 2011

This is one of those things that’s going to make us sound either endearingly empathetic or like we’re desperate to sound like we’re endearingly empathetic (depending on how cynical you are), but when we see someone who is clearly uncomfortable with whatever they’re wearing, we just want to hug them and remind them they’re just clothes, and they can go home and burn them if it’ll make them feel better.

So, Jen?

Jennifer Aniston attends her Hand And Footprint Ceremony at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, wearing a Prada dress paired with Gucci pumps.


C’mere girl. Come and get your hug.

Oh, she is working so hard to be charming and bubbly, but we know she’s dying inside. She knew her normal go-to of a strapless mini-dress wouldn’t work for a situation where she had to get down on her hands and knees in front of photographers, so in a fit of panic, she opted for dressing like it’s her 6th birthday party instead. And because she’s so clearly uncomfortable and this is so obviously outside her somewhat boring comfort zone, we’re loathe to criticize it too much lest she gets scared away from any more risk-taking.

So you guys criticize it.

 

VOTE NOW!


IN! She looks sassy and sweet!

OUT! Mama made my dress from an old sheet all special for my birthday!

The ankle strap contingent rose up as one and voted Diane Kruger’s hodge-podge Chanel look an IN, but we will continue to dislike ankle straps defiantly.

[Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com]

    • Anonymous

      It isn’t short, tight, and beige so I have to give her an IN. 

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

        But in the first photo it looks as though her body is desperately trying to reject the dress.

    • Anonymous

      I’d like it better if the skirt were a bit longer, and she’d paired it with some colorful sandals…that said, it’s not bad. I’m gonna go with an ‘in’ – barely, but an ‘in’ nonetheless.

      • Anonymous

        I agree. Longer skirt, and cuter shoes. As it is now, it reminds me very much of the most popular style of dress when I was a freshman in high school. 

    • Anonymous

      Gosh. Total dislike. Ok, and to be honest, I really dont like her either.

      By the way, can anyone now get a star with their name? Like, say I star in one horrible movie after another and earn zero critical fame, could I one day aspire to dress age inappropriately and get an honor that was once reserved for real movie stars who actually produced content? I mean, I’m pretty sure that I own this dress. It 14.99 at Charlotte Rouse, and it fits better. 

      • Amie Curie

        Yes, anyone can get a star with their name. Almost NO ONE gets a chunk of sidewalk at Grauman’s. I’m wondering if the rest of the cast of Friends was with her or something… can’t imagine she earned it on her own.

      • Anonymous

        Yes, the stars are for sale, basically. Even non-actors are getting them now.

      • Anonymous

        Ok, I get it that she isn’t everyones cup of tea and I have never heard her in an interview claim to be any serious Oscar contending actress.  However, she has Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG awards on her shelf and a lifetime gross of over a billion dollars in ticket sales for movies she has starred in.  That adds up to a really good Hollywood career worthy of a hand and foot panel in front of Graumans.  Even some of the most acclaimed actresses (Meryl Streep) has bombs (She Devil) in the past.  It happens to everyone over any length of career.

        • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EYYAY25W7VS5BYCOCTK62SSUBI tw125

          Yeah but those awards were all for TV not movies. She still hasn’t done a fraction of what most stars have done to get their names in cement. Her ex, Brad Pitt, is much more deserving than she is and he doesn’t even have a star.

          • Allison Fisseler

            You beat me to the punch. Stars are nominated and the fee is usually paid for by the nominating party: fan club, studio, etc. Some stars decline to receive a star for various reasons.

        • Anonymous

          You heathen! How dare you compare her to Meryl Streep? DDD:

      • http://twitter.com/unflattering unflattering

        Her movies mostly suck, true. But marriage to Brad Pitt aside, she has been a pop culture icon for 15+ years. I’m in my early 30’s and think she dresses mostly just fine. She has an amazing figure and usually seems to know what looks good on her. As loath as I am to admit it, she is a star. Whatever “it” is, she has it. She’d have faded away long ago if she didn’t.

        • Helen C

          Well constantly leaching off your more famous ex’s fame is one way to go… 

          • http://twitter.com/NostalgiaOD NostalgiaOD

            Really?  She does this?  I have never once seen this and I hardly doubt that this is why she continues to get roles in Hollywood.  Absurd.

    • Jennifer Hofstetter

      She’s wearing color!  And it’s not strapless OR too showy!  C’mon.  She’s IN.

      • http://www.GiftedCollector.com Nancy Abrams

        But it looks like gift wrap!

        IAMSOBZ

    • Mariah J

      It does look like a 6-year-old’s party dress. Spot on. OUT

    • Anonymous

      Out – I can’t believe that dress is Prada.  It looks like something a kid makes when they are learning to sew.

      • Anonymous

        Exactly. OUT from the dark roots on her head to the “every trend in the lexicon” nude-platform-peeptoe pumps (but wtf, no ankle straps?!)

      • Anonymous

        That’s exactly what I thought.  I’ve watched a class of young girls at their sewing lessons over the past few weeks and the peasant dress silhouette is still popular.  That and pajama pants.  But I digress.  The Aniston looks ridiculous for someone in her 40s.

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

        I made something similar BY HAND, when I lacked access to a sewing machine, in a Hawaiin print for a Hawaii- themed frat party when I was in college.

        Only mine was longer and it fit better.

        Still this is kinda cute for a non-bathtawell, and would be even better fwith a cute heeled sandal.

      • http://twitter.com/unflattering unflattering

        And yet picture it on an emaciated teenager who appears to have an iron deficiency and the dress somehow works… :-/

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_64HSRZWCSJ5RBFGCWDLFQOICYM G

      Never thought I’d say this:  She looks overweight.  OUT

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

        If she looks “overweight” then you definitely have body dysmorphic disorder. 

        • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1046681022 Paula Berman

          She doesn’t look overweight, but the top is so ill-fitting that it makes her look bloaty, which is a big neg on that dress– if a piece of clothing can make Jennifer Aniston look dumpy, it should be summarily burned.

      • MilaXX

        Wtf? Overweight where?

      • http://twitter.com/NostalgiaOD NostalgiaOD

        I hope one day I can look that overweight too.

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

      You tried girl! And the pattern isn’t all that bad, it’s just the cut is terrible!

      • Anonymous

        My thoughts exacly.
        and i wish she had tried harder with the shoes as well… Jen honey, i know they are not strapy sandals, but girl, not all shoes need to be beige!

      • http://twitter.com/pinup_ghoul Pinup Ghoul

        I agree. It could have worked with a nicely fitted bodice. Lots of volume on top AND bottom are very rarely a flattering combo, especially on a small frame like Jen’s.

    • vmcdanie

      Aw, I kind of like the pattern. The cut is just kind of unflattering and bad, and her standing all awkward and pigeon-toed isn’t helping. I feel bad for her and like you, not in a snarky way (I am not cynical when it comes to T Lo. I know at heart you are all puppies and rainbows.)  We’ve all been there. One day the elastic in my underwear gave up the ghost when I was in an elevator full of people. I understand, Jen.

      But I’m sure there’s a happy medium between this and short, tight and skin-toned.

    • Anonymous

      I’m amazed that she went so far out of her comfort zone.  She looks sweet.
      I’ll go with In.

    • http://profiles.google.com/paigemano Paige Mano

      It doesn’t help that she’s standing so awkwardly in the first picture…and the fact that her hair seems to be reverting to “Rachel” status…

      • Anonymous

        I immediately saw the Rachel hair too!

        • Anonymous

          and in that first picture, the people behind her look like they can’t wait for her to get down on all fours, and she herself is wearing a shit eating grin and a hideously unflattering dress.  i think she wore those shoes because she knew she could throw them out after they’re covered in cement.  OUT- but keep on trying.

    • Anonymous

      She seems really under-dressed for the occasion. Not that she has to wear a beige suit like Meryl did or look all Marilyn Monroe-y like Xtina did, but…this? Out.

    • Anonymous

      Too small and too short. Shirley Temple on The Good Ship Lollipop.

    • Anonymous

      Wow, that dress is ugly.  The pattern is awful.  There were so many other options out there!

    • http://profiles.google.com/rociosaurio Rocío Vázquez

      :(  just :(
      Out

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

      Whenever I see a celeb doing one of these hand and footprint things, I think of when Lucy breaks John Wayne’s sidewalk block when I Love Lucy goes to California. Also, she looks like she’s missing a bouquet of balloons and a slice of sheet cake.

      • Anonymous

        That’s a good one, but my favorite is the one with William Holden at the Brown Derby, and when he comes to visit she wears a putty nose. That catches on fire.

      • http://twitter.com/TheRedZavodnik Ginger

        That’s probably my favorite I Love Lucy episode ever!

      • http://twitter.com/TheRedZavodnik Ginger

        That’s probably my favorite I Love Lucy episode ever!

    • Amie Curie

      Out, but WHOA. Grauman’s? That’s HUGE. Congrats, Jen!

    • Anonymous

      IN. I think she looks really cute, and it’s such an odd situation, you can’t just wear whatever or else you’ll be flashing your goods and feeling awkward.

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

      IN. Call me whacked, but I kinda like it. The print is very pretty, and it’s got some interesting pleating not just gathers like a 6-year-old’s party dress, giving the look more sophistication. I also sense that this is a dress you have to see in person.

    • Dana Forman

      It’s a color, it’s a print, it’s not strapless or skin-tight. So, IN.

    • Anonymous

      Yeah… I’m going with **IN**.  The outfit suits the occasion. My only quibble is with the *gag* nude shoes. There are so many colors that would work well with that frock. We all love Rachel. Let’s continue to encourage her!

    • Miss Andrea Chapman

      No mention of her horrible hair boys? Those highlights look a little too heavy handed drugstore outta da boxish for me. This dress to me looks BORING as hell and I for one am not giving it a pass as it is just another goddamn version of boring. If she’s gonna dress that hot body with such little disregard I think we should switch. She needs to invite Zoe Saldana to Mexico and LEARN. This shit is OUT.

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

      OUT. And that print? Ugh.

      • Anonymous

        The print is awful and  – sorry – but after a certain age you need to back away from print, or at least approach it wisely.  And I’m old enough that that dress reminds me of a “shorty” nightgown!   Out.

    • Anonymous

      Even though she looks terrible, miserable, and terribly miserable, I’m going to give her an IN in the hopes that it encourages her to try again with something that isn’t short, tight, and nude/beige. 

    • Anonymous

      she looks strangely dumpy and the dress is ridiculous. out. But I love TLo’s compassionate analysis of WHY.

    • Anonymous

      I actually like the nude shoes here, and the dress would be better if it wasn’t so ill fitting on top. Brava for wearing a print and color but Jenny, you’re OUT.

    • Adella Thompson

      Fits her like a plastic bag. This dress could look beautiful on somebody else, but the neckline, waist and cut just don’t work on her. She looks like a little kid who’s wearing last year’s birthday dress after a growth spurt. Kudos for going out of your zone, but it’s still an OUT for me

    • http://profiles.google.com/thehilariest The Hilariest

      I’m pretty sure stepping in concrete has ruined those shoes. Thank God! I want to give her  an “in” for trying something so outside her comfort zone, but the visible roots, the completely unflattering cut of the dress, and the damnable shoes push me over the line. Sorry, Jen – out.

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

      She looks like Laura Linney’s character in ‘Love Actually’ in that first photo. And while I love me some Laura Linney, that character wasn’t exactly fashion forward. OUT!

    • Anonymous

      Good Lord, that’s bad. This thing is Prada?

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

      Out. Poor baby.

    • Anonymous

      This doesn’t seem like it’s a much better choice than a strapless minidress. In bending over to do the hands I can see some of the goods and certainly the dress came much higher in the back when she did that too. If you’re going to deviate from your norm so as not to scandalize the children, why not choose something that actually does cover you a bit?

      That being said, the dress ain’t bad, but it’s not particularly inspiring either. In, but barely.

       

    • http://twitter.com/Coloradowomyn Kimberly S-W

      IN!

    • Anonymous

      I think it is a cute little summer dress, perfect for the occasion and outside of her usual fall back comfort zone. IN.  You bitches are just grumpy.  Or just bitches….

    • Anonymous

      let me start with I love Jennifer Aniston but good lord, she managed to make Prada look boring…. sigh…

    • Anonymous

      I don’t hate it. The shape is weird, especially when she’s standing. The pattern I kinda like but not enough to make up for the potato sack shape. Half-hearted OUT.

    • http://penguinonthetelly.com AlannaBennett

      IN. I think she looks adorable. 

    • Anonymous

      I was kind of in doubt before, but now I’m starting to believe the rumors that she had her face tweaked.
      She looks like someone who looks like Jennifer Aniston.

    • http://twitter.com/merrigator merrigator

      I don’t understand her choice of hair color.  It’s too light, washes her out and makes her look like she needs retouching.    

    • Courtney Hellams

      i don’t care. i give her an in for rocking a floral print, non-mini dress! werq girl! 

    • Anonymous

      Oh my goodness. I’d offer to help hug her, but I don’t particularly want to hug her.  OUT.

    • Anonymous

      Yuck. A pretty sack isn’t a pretty dress.

    • Anonymous

      In the picture where she’s kneeling and looking up at the camera she looks adorable. But all the pictures where she’s standing–that dress is so Out. So she’s in as long as she’s not standing or moving or anything. Okay. Out.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Micaela-Cannon/1465504041 Micaela Cannon

      Definitely a situation that calls for killer pants an a tucked in shirt…sleek, sexy, and modern….also safe to bend over in. When I get to put my hands in cement for cameras, that’s what I’m doing. Jenny would never do such a thing because she wouldn’t get to show off those killa legs though. Oh well.

      I give her an IN because she needs all the encouragement she can get to step away from her uniform.

    • http://twitter.com/VicksieDo Vickie Lord

      Sorry, but it’s dumpy. I would have went with white crisp slacks and a sexy top.   And WHEN will nude platforms be OVER!?

    • http://twitter.com/VicksieDo Vickie Lord

      Sorry, but it’s dumpy. I would have went with white crisp slacks and a sexy top.   And WHEN will nude platforms be OVER!?

    • Anonymous

      Other than the fact that this isn’t beige, there’s nothing to like here. It’s sloppy-looking and unflattering. The hair is…bleah. The color and style are so harsh and aging on her.

      If she hadn’t spent decades avoiding color, it wouldn’t flummox her so much now. Practice makes perfect, Jen. Keep at it!

      *coughs*and it’s “loath”…

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=6416893 Jenna Kuhmann

      I like it in theory…the discomfort definitely reads in her body language.  If she was owning it, I think we’d be having a different discussion.  I’m still giving her an IN because it is cute (if a large skosh young) and a good step away from her norm.

    • Joyce VG

      WTF?  Ugh.  Awful. OUT.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PMAPJYMO5AC6GMONR6NQFURAXE bebo

      Total fug ,just plain ugly. Never been a fan of her but this the worst she look in a long time.

    • Susan Foster

      OUT.  Just not a good look on her.  Or on anyone in Hollywood that I can think of.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ebba-Svantesson/1750647220 Ebba Svantesson

      in

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AYQCICXEN2CCDBFV5HED4Z2RUA Dee B

      out, because any of my cousins under the age of 10 have that dress.

    • http://twitter.com/warontara Tara

      Good grief, what is with all the pity INs? Too short, unflattering cut, bad hair, bad shoes….OUT!

    • Anonymous

      Poor thing.  She got entangled in my mother’s kitchen curtains and couldn’t get out.

    • http://twitter.com/NedsMom Doreen Smith

      I’m giving her an IN. I think she looks adorable.

    • Anonymous

      OUT, she looks like she is going to a schoolgirl fetish convention.

    • http://twitter.com/CheriCPat Cheri Patrick

      I saw this picture in my local paper this morning, and my first thought was “why is she suddenly dressing like a child?”  My second thought was “Can’t wait for TLo to comment on this!”  Out.

    • Anonymous

      Cute dress, although maybe not the right choice for this event. I give her an IN for venturing out of her comfort zone. P.S. Anyone saying she looks overweight in this is delusional.

    • Anonymous

      In.  I agree with the commentor who said the dress could be  bit longer and some colorful strappy sandles would be better.  Didn’t Gucci have some of those around!?!

    • Anonymous

      Oh man, that is so not her dress. OUT.

    • Anonymous

      Ugly dress – sloppy looking and too casual.
      Ugly shoes – nude pumps look terrible with this.
      Ugly hair – she has gone too blonde and it looks harsh.
      Beautiful woman – Jen, it’s not YOU – all of these things can be corrected!
      But you are OUT.

    • Anonymous

      What in the world was she thinking before she put on this dress? 
      OUT

    • Anonymous

      She’s in her 40s and wore that. There’s something really wrong with her. No, seriously. 

    • Jessica Goldstein

      Skirt’s too short; heels are too high; could have used a belt, would have been much cuter on Hailee Steinfeld. Very out.

    • Anonymous

      IN.  I really like the dress.  It’s still kinda short, though, especially when you consider that she was kneeling for a big chunk of this event.  Pants might have been a better choice.  But the dress is cute.  And no naked-shoes.  I mean, a nude heel, but still.  Not a sandal.

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

      In. It’s a print with colors in it, and it’s not strapless, short, or tight.
      Also I saw this on TV last night and I immediately thought it was cute.

    • Sara__B

      She dresses outside her very limited box, and ends up looking awful. (Such an unflattering silhouette for her!) It’ll probably be years before we see her attempt another print.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1046681022 Paula Berman

      Out, because it’s fugly, the puffy top with underarm ruffles makes her look shapeless when she’s anything but, and the nude shoes.  The look of discomfort is a very detracting accessory, too.

    • Jessica Rowe

      I think she went to a picnic after this.  She looks uber cute. In.

    • Anonymous

      “…all special for my birthday!” — cracking me up. out!

    • Anonymous

      waiste should be higher, skirt should be longer, shoes should have a colour… ANY colour would have worked execpt for bright red – even that would have been better than nude. i looove her so much but its an out for me :(

    • http://twitter.com/taijuuuh Taija HU!

      I quite like it in a weird way. It’s refreshing. Ill-fitting but refreshing nonetheless! I think it’s an IN and a push in the right direction!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_N3GA2TTX752OYSKBWWXQVFM2HI katie

      skirt should be longer and hate the shoes, but this is a step in the right direction. IN!

    • aussiegal77

      I think this one’s an IN.  The dress does look awkward but mostly because she’s slouching awkwardly IN it. Shoulders back, tits out – and it would be a different look I believe.  Not loving the shoes at all though.  Still, it’s an IN.

      P.S. Come on TLo, get on the ankle strap love train, it’s fun and sassy!  Don’t let it come between us!  

    • aussiegal77

      I think this one’s an IN.  The dress does look awkward but mostly because she’s slouching awkwardly IN it. Shoulders back, tits out – and it would be a different look I believe.  Not loving the shoes at all though.  Still, it’s an IN.

      P.S. Come on TLo, get on the ankle strap love train, it’s fun and sassy!  Don’t let it come between us!  

    • Valerie Owens

      I hope getting cement all over her nude peeptoes means that she’ll retire them after today.

    • MilaXX

      I am resigned to the fact that Jen is sadly still trying to hang onto her 20’s and will always wear short dresses. I like this silohuette & the fact that it’s an actual color. I’m even going to give her credit for realizing that she coudn’t deploy the short n’ shiney towel for this event. Small IN for me.

    • http://dearauntnettie.com/museum dancinfool

      Out.  It’s a baby doll dress.  A BABY DOLL DRESS ON A 42 YR OLD WOMAN!!!

    • http://profiles.google.com/dorothymichael Dorothy & Michael n/a

      I just wanna know what the hell Paul Sorvino is doing behind her in that first picture? Doesn’t he have anything better to do on a Thursday?
       

    • Anonymous

      Dear Jen: 
      I realize you have probably heard a lot of criticism for dressing exactly the same way for the last 20 years, and I’ll freely admit that much of that criticism has come from us. I think it’s great that you are trying new things in search of something new and different that can satisfy both you and the fashion police. But take it from someone that has nothing but you best interests at heart: dressing as if you still haven’t gone through puberty is not the answer. At all. Ever.
      You are looking for answers, and I think you should look some more. In the mean time, and as much as it might sound discouraging, I must say you are OUT! 
      Sorry

    • Anonymous

      It’s the shoulders – and the neckline’s horrible little frill. In the second photo she looks positively First Time Teaching Sunday School.

      Except that no teacher would actually wear that to Sunday School and expect to be taken seriously.

    • Anonymous

      Out. I feel she won’t read this far in the comments so I can say what I feel without discouraging her.

    • Sarah Cassinelli

      It’s a real shame that someone with her body, symmetrical features, and relatively easy to manage hair can’t pull off something more interesting and stylish than the above outfit.  A damn shame — give her connections and clothes and stylists to someone else because she is wasting her resources.  I give her an OUT — get yo’ (fashion) life right, Jenny!

    • Anonymous

      I like the dress and the shoes. She looks pretty and summery, and seriously, does it matter that she’s over 40? Can’t a woman in her 40s wear a short, floral print dress? I actually think this is a pretty sophisticated floral print anyway. And even if it DOES read a little youngish, her body is more amazing than most women even 20 years younger, so she can get away with it.  I think maybe the first shot is just not all that flattering, but she looks good in all of the others. I don’t like her hair that blond, though…it washes her out. IN.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OYWH5NAGE3TS2MWXRAVBSWBSZA Brittany

      This feels very Junior Miss 2005. OUT.

    • Anonymous

      I saw this earlier this morning and knew it would make it somewhere on your blog. There are better shots of the dress out there, I’m surprised you didn’t use them. I think she’s IN.

    • http://profiles.google.com/mmara00 M M

      The votes are looking like they’re too closely bordering 50/50; I want to make sure she gets an ‘OUT!’, so I am here casting my vote to help tip the scale.

    • Anonymous

      A hundred ways of awful.  And with nude, peep-toe shoes?  blech……

      OUT

    • Anonymous

      I was hoping you would do a post on this outfit because you are so hard on her ALL the time!  I think she looks fabulous; young and flirty and cute.  I wish I looked half as awesome as she always does.

    • Anonymous

      I’d like to know what the view was from behind when she was making her signature.

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

      In.

    • Anonymous

      OUT. I’m sorry, but I know she can dress better. This somehow makes her look juvenile and frumpy all at once.

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

      I know she’s crazy fit, but where did the no mini’s after 35 rule go?  You can be sexy in an above the knee length dress!  She looks like she tries way too hard…

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

      Aw, you can’t be so mean the first time in years she tries something new. IN!

      verenahafner.wordpress.com

    • http://twitter.com/HeckYeahHeckNo K

      I give her an IN simply because she always always always dresses a certain way. Plus this looks like something a normal woman would wear. 

    • Anonymous

      in

    • Anonymous

      What did she ever to to deserve that star???

    • Anonymous

      It looks o.k. except in the first photo, which might be her feeling wildly uncomfortable or a bad shot as she tried to balance without moving the platforms in the concrete.

      Better belt, longer skirt and get the hair out of the frilly neckline & it’d be cute. As it is it is very, very borderline.

      IN, just to be contrary since it looks as good as some of the shiny bath towels she’s appeared in.

    • http://twitter.com/Stevesotherhalf Svanhild Salmons

      IN.  Nothing wrong with wearing a loose sundress in LA in July, when you have to sit outside for a long time.
      The print works against the red backdrop, and there’s no risk of wardrobe malfunction.

    • http://twitter.com/Stevesotherhalf Svanhild Salmons

      IN.  Nothing wrong with wearing a loose sundress in LA in July, when you have to sit outside for a long time.
      The print works against the red backdrop, and there’s no risk of wardrobe malfunction.

    • Judy Raddue

      Seems like the older she gets, the younger she dresses…  How soon until we see her onesies???

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

      She looks awkward but hardly OUT. So by default, she gets an IN.

    • Brendan Foehr

      WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JEN?

    • http://profiles.google.com/insertbrackets Tory Adkisson

      This is an IN for me. She’s been making some better design choices as of late, and I support that!

    • Anonymous

      What are they doing giving her a slab of cement????

      OUT

    • Anonymous

      I work in elementary education, and this dress is EXACTLY what the very youngest (age 24-26) teachers wore to work during the last few hot weeks of school. A few inches longer, with short leggings for modesty and the latest Payless summer flats, but very much a lighthearted IT’S SUMMER, KIDS! girlie look.

      Isn’t Jennifer 42? And if you’re going to be kneeling and bending a lot, would THIS be the optimal choice of hemline. I never had the impression she is stupid but this particular outfit makes me wonder. I ‘m not saying it’s time for a muu-muu and BIrkenstocks, but perhaps something a bit more tailored…

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

      Oh wow, Jen wearing Prada. Oh wait, it is Prada for kids. O U T.

    • Joanie Hunt

      Sassy and sweet!

    • Anonymous

      Weird, when I first saw it I didn’t like it, but the more I look at the pictures, it’s growing on me. She’s IN.

    • Anonymous

      IN just because it’s not strapless and nude. Elle Fanning might look sorta cute in this. Maybe. Anyway, I don’t love it but I’m grading on a curve for Ms. Aniston.  

    • Anonymous

      In because I’m feeling sassy and not so sweet, and tired of you piling on Jen.  

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

      the abovenoted result of a dress may be why she never strays from her formula. oh boy it’s bad.

    • Anonymous

      Out-she looks fat in that dress.

    • Anonymous

      Out. And I imagine there are folks at Prada baffled that of everything there she could have rocked — it’s Prada! — she picked that.

    • Anonymous

      Out, she looks ridiculous. You’d think a woman over 40, who’s been in the business more than half her lifetime, would have more poise and self confidence. Instead, she’s always fiddling with her hair and looking uncomfortable. Prada should be ashamed; that dress would look infantile on anyone.

    • Anonymous

      C’mon, Jen! Sit at the grown-ups’ table. It’s fun!

    • Anonymous

      OUT.  Nay for the dress, and why, oh why, can’t she afford to touch up her roots?  And why is she still everywhere–I was already tired of her back in the 90’s.  

    • Anonymous

      And once again, I wonder why Prada is such a big deal. That dress is horrible. No one could make it look good. As for Jennifer, I’m undecided, but leaning towards OUT.

    • Anonymous

      I think she might be pregnant. Not solely because of the dress, but it doesn’t help. She has pregnant face. I thought so the second I saw her on the Daily Show the other day.

    • Anonymous

      IN.  I think she looks cute.  Shame on those who say no minis over 35.  As long as one has the legs, I say go for it!  I, for one, refuse to live by silly rules. Also, I’m sick of people assuming that every woman who isn’t wearing something skin tight is pregnant. Grow up!

    • http://twitter.com/Merneith Merneith

      Out. The dress is wearing her and she looks sad about it. Cute dress, though. Jen always seems to look sad and uncomfortable though. She and Nicole Kidman both.

    • http://twitter.com/Merneith Merneith

      Out. The dress is wearing her and she looks sad about it. Cute dress, though. Jen always seems to look sad and uncomfortable though. She and Nicole Kidman both.

    • Anonymous

      That’s one of the most badly proportioned dresses I’ve seen in awhile.
      OUT.

    • Anonymous

      Out. It’s her usual dressing inappropriately for her age schtick.

    • Anonymous

      No no no, out, so out. That dress is too short and way to young for Jen. I will give her a pass on the shoes because although they are beige and boring they are so much better than those naked sandals she usually wears. But I can’t get behind that dress. I can’t believe it’s Prada!

    • http://twitter.com/unflattering unflattering

      Not her biggest fan, but she usually does look fantastic and really seems to know what works for her. No one bats 1000 (baseball reference lol) and this is one of her few fashion misses. At least have top OR bottom be snug/voluminous. I fold one would’ve loves that same dress more a bit snug and pintucked on top. More Holly Golightly less Baby Jane.

    • http://www.facebook.com/Nestor.Chocolato NesTtor Chocolato

      in

    • Jo Miller

      Jennifer raided her closet from when she was a kid in the 70s to come up with this dress.

    • Anonymous

      What, was this the only non short, tight, sparkly dress available? Surely she could have found something better suited to her style and yet still appropriate for the occasion.

      Besides the dress is ugly. OUT!

    • Helen C

      OMG, this is Martha Stewart… 

      (and what did she do to earn a place there anyways?)

    • Helen C

      OMG, this is Martha Stewart… 

      (and what did she do to earn a place there anyways?)

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

      Out :/ I don’t want to criticize her too harshly, but the dress is just a bit too precious for her.

    • Anonymous

      I actually think she looks cute and fairly comfy. But what do I know?

    • AWStevens

      Ewooooooooh, mmmmmmmmmmm, no,Dutch milkmaid dress bad choicey.  OUT

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

      That top pic she looks so…strange.  Guess I’m just used to seeing her dress like a sexpot.  It’s summer-y, I suppose.  I think the lady behind her is dressed better. I’m gonna say OUT.

    • Anonymous

      I actually think it’s a cute little frock, but then again I dress in clothes with cake prints on them, so what do I know? IN! 

      …on a side note, I don’t get the point of adding footprints if you’re going to be standing in a retail pair of shoes. If your shoes weren’t cobbled just for you by elves or a little old Italian man, then wouldn’t it make more sense in terms of personalization to kick off one’s shoes and wiggle your toes in cement (so to speak)?

      • Anonymous

        I have often had the same thought about the footprints being barefoot!  Much better to wipe off one’s tenderly pedicured feet than ruin a pair of pricey shoes with cement residue in the seams.

    • Anonymous

      As soon as I saw this photo I gasped. She looks like a 6 year old. You can still get a star and be stylish at the same time, look at Helen Mirren during the same occasion.

    • Vaniljekjeks

      Out.  Oh dear…

    • Lisa

      Hoo boy.  Not that I think she should go back to the same boring beige satin bath towels she’s worn for a million years, but this is just all wrong!

    • Anonymous

      Yeah… no. In that last pic, she looks like she’s on her way to play Pin the Tail on the Donkey in her mother’s shoes. OUT.

    • http://twitter.com/rachelruthlee Rachel Lee

      It fits her quite badly. Out.

    • Anonymous

      A resounding OUT.  She looks ridiculous.  That’s a designer dress?  Unbelievable.  The style looks like a Butterick pattern from the 1970’s, and the execution looks like high school sewing class.  Worse, she knows it, as you pointed out.  About the only positive thing about it is the length, which shows off her beautiful legs quite nicely.

      She needs more than hugs after this one.  Your suggestion of burning the dress made me laugh.  After I graduated from nursing school, I threw my hated “student cap” onto the barbie and watched it go up in flames…..it was the most emotionally cleansing experience I’ve ever had. 

      Leaving cement impressions at Graumann’s Chinese makes you part of Hollywood history.  Too bad these are the photos she’ll have to remember this moment in her old age.

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

      OUT. It doesn’t suit her at all, and the style is waaay too young for her. This would work on Elle Fanning.

    • Anonymous

      Just because it’s different doesn’t mean it’s flattering…OUT

    • Anonymous

      OUT.  I can’t stand her anyway.  I like the print, but the dress style is WAY to youthful for her…trying way too hard to still work that sweetheart role.  Honey, you’re not Rachel anymore.  Get over yourself.

    • Anonymous

      IN. Its a great silhouette on her, but I think a different pattern/color (or lack of color) would’ve made her feel more confident.

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

      IN – good effort, and even if she’s not super comfortable in it, it’s not THAT bad.

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

      She doesn’t look that bad, but the dress looks a little off-the-rack for Prada.

    • Warmheartedgirl Seattle

      I’m one of those few who love Jennifer Aniston.  I know she can’t act, but still ….  Weird, I know. 

      But this dress is HIDDY!  W-a-a-a-a-a-y too young for her, the color is too pastel, it is too short – the wrongness goes on and on.  Hair is boring but looks okay, and makeup is fine.  No, just no – out.

    • Shawn Hill

      In, she looks great. She’s just scared of cement.

    • elzatelzabelz

      IN & Out? In because FINALLY My God, she’s wearing color and something with sleeves. Out because it is just not right.

    • http://profiles.google.com/phyllis.craine Phyllis Craine

      And then she had to get the cement off of her Gucci pumps

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

      I hate it, but print is good! Keep it up, sweetie!

      Reluctant IN.

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

      I want to like it, I really do. But I don’t.

    • http://twitter.com/AnnaPBrittain APB

      Ugh that neckline. For some reason this really ages her. I don’t really like how bunchy it is around the waist with the pattern, either.

    • Anonymous

      OUT!

       

    • http://twitter.com/kamasu_tara Tara G

      omg. what is she wearing. OUT

    • http://twitter.com/kamasu_tara Tara G

      omg. what is she wearing. OUT

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PP4YUZ4KVA6TDLQCL2IGID7DJA F T

      The dress is a bit granny like and not very flattering with her nude shoes. I think some color wouldve lift this look up a little but I think its the wrong dress in the wrong colour. Is that “The Rachel” in the first pic?

    • Anonymous

      The thing with Miss Jen is that someone took her bottle blond literally and chooses colors that are too faded and powdery for her. She looks great in Horrible Bosses, wish she’d go brunette for a while

    • Anonymous

      OWWWWWWWWWWT