Elton John AIDS Foundation’s Oscar Party – Part TWO

Posted on February 28, 2012

Hit it again, attention hos!

 

Adam Lambert

Cleans up well.

 

Ahna O’Reilly in Randi Rahm

Kinda disco-meets-geometry fabulous.

 

Anne Heche in Dolce & Gabbana

Not a bad gown, but it’s a little limp and sad-looking. And the color’s not her friend.

 

Asher Monroe

Adorable. He’s the posh, preppy boyfriend that our heroine must throw over for the working class guy with the great body who really loves her and will pull her hair when she asks him to. He’s serving up Spader.

 

Ashley Tisdale in Maria Lucia Hohan 

Psst! Sweetie! One of your cutlets is making a break for it!

 

Chace Crawford

Cute.

 

Danica McKellar in Alberto Makali

Talk about a random. Isn’t she like a mathematician or something? Great dress, but the girls needed some support.

 

Dianna Agron in Carolina Herrera

Pretty. A little bedsheety, but pretty.

 

Dita Von Teese in Jenny Packham

It’s definitely got that ’40s feel that serves her so well, but we’re not digging the neckline and shoulder treatment.

 

Lance Bass

We’ll be the gays to say it: If ever there was a day when you could pull off a velvet tuxedo, Lance Bass, that day has passed.

And your pants are huge.

 

Lydia Hearst

Flapper in a skin dress.

 

Maggie Grace in Reem Acra

That’s right, girl! When they won’t let you anywhere near the actual ceremony, DRESS LIKE YOU WERE NOMINATED ANYWAY. Nice to see that some of these young’uns understand that. Crawford and Davis would approve.

 

Mary Steenburgen

Has she aged at all in the last 20 years?

 

Sandra Lee

Dammit. Just once, we wish she’d go out looking like shit so we could say, “This is the Kwanzaa Cake of dresses.”

 

Stana Katic

Great color dress, lackluster hair, really shitty shoes.

 

Vanessa Hudgens in Georges Chakra Couture

Fabulously Oscar night-appropriate, but that hair’s not grabbing us. Looks a little Liza from here.

 

Zhang Ziyi in Elie Saab

Stunning.

 

[Photo Credit: Getty]

    • BigWhiteGrannyPanties

      WHAT IS THAT THING THAT LOOKS LIKE A BRA PAD COMING OUT OF ASHLEY TISDALE’S LEFT SIDE BOOB?   I don’t have my readers on but man, that looks weird.  Is it a wardrobe malfunction?  Is it a pancake? (Because today is National Pancake Day).  WTF?

      • charlotte

         Bra pad was my initial thought, too.

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

        I think it’s just a cutout, but it’s an unfortunate shape.

      • http://shootingshoes.wordpress.com Amanda Gun

         I thought the dress was just constructed that way, that the back of the bodice was beige, but then I saw that the part under it is too rounded for that to be the case, so… I think it actually might be a bra pad after all. Awkward!

        • Lilithcat

          Here’s a close-up.  It was actually constructed that way!

          I don’t think that is nearly as bad as Michelle Williams’ dress, which apparently was left unfinished in the back:  http://www.fashionblogblogger.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Michelle-Williams-Oscars-2012.jpg

          • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QFW22QV426LUOEPGASPZJWJMDE MishaFoomin

            That is hideous, cutlet and duck face both, as well as Williams’ dress. It’s all bad! Help!

          • Ms_Flyover

            Ugh – I’m now having bad acid flashbacks to corsets worn in many college theatre productions.  and I kind of liked that dress from the front.

          • lilibetp
            • Lilithcat

              I know!  I noticed the beige color at the side, and wondered about it, so went looking and found that.  I venture to say that had that been shown, the dress wouldn’t have gotten the praise that it did.  That back just ruined it.

            • JustJenn142

              Wha the fracking hell???  That is hideous.

          • DinaSews

            What’s really disturbing is how Nina went on and on about Michelle’s dress.  No wonder PR is in trouble!

          • another_laura

            gaak!  ruined!  I’m trying to work up something about the emperor’s new clothes but just don’t have time, must do some work today….

          • formerlyAnon

            Sufferin’ Succotash!

            Now I have to take back everything nice I said about that dress on Michelle Williams.

            Why, why, why?  Are the designers bored, these days? Is there a betting book in the Top Secret Designers’ Private Club and Hideout to keep score on who can convince women to wear the most visible underpinnings? Or faux underpinnings?

          • sid123

            Thank you, you saved me a lot of google time which I then spent finding
            out if anyone else has noticed Adam Lambert looks like heat
            miser….apparently they have. 

            • dress_up_doll

              I noticed the Heat Miser inspiration right away. I think it’s time for AL to step away from the excessive use of product or Rankin Bass holiday specials.

            • MeiraNiibori

               Funny, I was thinking more Eddie Munster for this particular photo………

            • sid123

              lol totally seeing that.

      • colleenjanel

         I think it’s a sheer panel to provide some structural integrity (because frankly, without it, the whole front would flop over or gap away from her torso). But it’s a lousy color of sheer because it does photograph like a boob cutlet.

        • http://joyouslifesf.wordpress.com Kiltdntiltd

          You are so right! There are lots of shades of stretch illusion, and this one doesn’t workwitheither her skin, or the dress color.

      • lovelyivy

         I feel so bad for her, because that dress is gorgeous, and all I can see is the wandering cutlet.

        • schadenfreudelicious

          Sisterhood of the Traveling Cutlet….

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VW5XHSH45FBZ2ZEZJARYHILIZQ Leah

        Is that not the same dress…or possibly a variation of the Connie Britton Emmy dress? I remember from the front it looked gorgeous, then when she turned to the side you could see all the awful figure-skating nylon material keeping it up. It’s a shame.

        Also. RE: Zhang Ziyi — a big, Thanks Girl, for not pulling a crazy leg on us. Let’s be real, Angie was not the first one to pull it, all the little starlets have been pulling a Here’s My Leg when they get the giant slit dress.

    • Nadurra

      Adam Lambert looks like Eddie Munster on prom night

      • http://www.facebook.com/raweiser Rachel Weiser

        Amen. Adam, honey, I know that’s your “look” or whatever, but the vertical hair is reading way too goth Bart Simpson these days. May I interest you in a comb and a few dunks in the tub to liberate the three cans of hairspray that died for your look?

        • ElitheMonkey

           He’ll need dish liquid to get all of that product out of his hair!

    • Pupioso

      What was with the washed out colors this year in dresses? When you take a washed out color against a light background it looks terrible. Blech. This round was better than the last round though. Some nice ones here.

    • kingderella

      ziyi! good to see you again. what have you been up to?

    • Judy_J

      I think Mary Steenburgen and Sally Field drink from the same fountain of youth.  They kind of look alike, too.  Separated at birth, perhaps?

      • schadenfreudelicious

        i think we can add Jane Seymour to the mix, perhaps their portraits share an attic?

        • http://www.facebook.com/yaslind Lindsay Rogers Jackson

          I don’t know… I saw Jane Seymour in person a couple of weeks ago, and she looks her age. Her face is so thin and gaunt and her skin hangs a bit.  If she gained 20lbs she’d probably look 15 yrs younger. Of course, she still photographs beautifully, and I was amazed to see how healthy she looked on the red carpet when in real life she’s bird thin and teeny tiny.  So imagine that Jane looks pretty good on tv and in person looks emaciated. How does Angelina, who already looks emaciated on tv, look in real life??

          • schadenfreudelicious

            good point about in person vs photos, i saw Kelly Ripa once in the flesh and while i knew she was small i was shocked at how tiny she was, like 10 year old child tiny…Angelina must be positively skeletal in person.

        • quiltrx

          Love this!  Hubby and I speculate on which stars have horrible, rotten portraits in attics all the time. :)

      • mhleta

        Mary Steenburgen was recently on 30 Rock and I can say emphatically that she has aged. The problem with these stretchers and fillers that are the current cosmetic rage is that they look fine in still shots when the victim…er, subject is smiling, but as soon as you move your face, Golly-bob-howdy, do those wheels fly off the wagon! It’s always the same result: I start looking over the person’s shoulder to see if Wayland Flowers is standing there with his hand up their ass.

        • homespunner

          “Golly-bob-howdy…” — it’s going to take some effort, but I’m going to work that into a conversation in the very near future.

    • http://twitter.com/KarineLovesYou Karine Briere

      Maggie looks about five seconds away from falling over

      • Sobaika Mirza

        Leaning Tower of Grace.

    • cam_lo

      You’re just being nice to Adam now because you met him and he was nice.

      Also Dianna Agron’s face totally says “I just got hit by a bus and I’m fucking pissed about it.”

    • formerlyAnon

      You just know that Adam Lambert’s mom looks at him in an outfit like this and thinks “ooh my baby looks so good – I don’t understand why he wants to wear all those costumes all the time.”  

      Though the Internet has gifted me with the unwanted factoid of unverified authenticity that she’s terribly supportive of him, his life & his career in all ways, so she probably doesn’t say it out loud.

    • RzYoung

      Zhang Ziyi is breathtaking! 

    • Paigealicious

      I wish Aunt Sandy had been holding a cocktail!

      • Qitkat

        And saying to herself, dammit, I knew I shoulda found a dress with a slit.

      • TheOriginalLulu

        Betcha anything there’s a flask in that clutch.

    • RedRaven617

      Love Sandra’s dress, but did you see the shoes? :::sigh:::: so close.

      • Paigealicious

         Or the matchy metallic clutch? :(

    • twocee

      That bedsheet is all kinds of ugly.  I think I had a set when I was 10.

      I love Dita’s dress, though only she could pull it off.

      Was there a rule that if you wore a dress with a slit, you had to stick your leg out?  Why are so many female stars looking like they’re selling it on the corner of Hollywood Ave?

      Also-Winnie Cooper!!

      • kentiesgirl

        RE: the legs. 
        Perhaps there is a rash of crabs circulating thru the various party toilets and they are all frantically trying to not scratch? (might explain the horrific amount of pocket pool the boys were playing for the cameras)
        Or maybe one of the gift suites was passing out nair and/or the new 46 blade venus razor and they are very proud of their perfectly hairless and pantyhose free legs?
        My best guess though…a ‘lets show everyone we all have better legs than Angelina f-ing Jolie ladies’ text was circulating.

        As for Dita….slightly agree, but think it would look better simplified at the neck; I do like the embellishments.

        Dianna, yes bedsheety, but nice to see a younger starlet go with such an airy loose look-I think it works for her. Rather see that than another skin tight shiny dress. I think it might have worked a little better with a looser, but still swept up, hairdo.

    • howdoilook

      Blossom’s the mathematician. Winnie’s still a working actress.

      • http://twitter.com/mistakes4sheep jadziadragonrider

         Blossom is on Big Bang Theory. She might be a mathematician too but she is a working actress. Winnie like created a new kind of math or something and wrote a book. She might be trying to get back into acting too.

        • crackineggs

           Mayim is hilarious on the BBT.  Her reaction when Sheldon gave her an I’m-sorry-I’m-a-schmuck tiara?  Played it back ten times and peed laughing each time.

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=677547537 John Hodgins

        Sorry to be picky, but… Winnie (Danica) is the mathematician (and somewhat working/voice actress).  And Mayim is the neuroscientist (Ph.D) and still working actress.

      • Sobaika Mirza

        Winnie is the mathematician, she co-authored her own theorem.

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

        Winnie is the mathematician. She gave a talk about math at Harvey Mudd when I worked there – something like, “Math geeks can be cool too.”  I didn’t go but am sure it was well-attended.

        • TxMom2011

          Hey… my youngest was accepted at Harvey Mudd… rare to see it mentioned here (or anywhere really) She really liked that school but went to MIT instead.  And Danica is right, my daughter is a cool Math geek too.

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

            Sorry, I didn’t mean it disparagingly!  I just had an image of all these Harvey Mudd guys turning up to see Winnie Cooper in person, regardless of the lecture title/content.

            That is awesome that your daughter went to MIT! :-)

            • TxMom2011

              You said nothing wrong!  I was just excited to see that little school mentioned here at Tlo’s house!  And yes… my baby is a Freshman at MIT (major mom gloat) …. we were looking forward to California visits… but Boston is alright :)

      • cmb92191

        Mayim Bialik is actually a Dr. of Nueroscience.   Danica is a mathematician.  She has a bachelors  degree in math and wrote a book called Kiss my Math as well as Math Doesn’t Suck How to Survive Middle School Math.  (I have the second book).
        Now Dr. Bialik has her Phd, but McKeller only has a Bachelors.  Granted it’s a summa cum laude Bachelors, but still only a bachelors degree.   The Neuro science PhD is of course more schooling.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EDI2DLE7DE3YPW2ONIHBWOVHMA ecallaw

         She’s also a mathematician.  I remember she wrote a book about math for kids. Googling…here it is. http://www.amazon.com/Math-Doesnt-Suck-Middle-School-Breaking/dp/1594630399

    • Stefanos Mantyla

      I was wondering if we would have a clear winner here, then the last picture showed up! No competing with Ziyi.

      I would like Ahna O’Reilly had it not come with those goth stripper shoes.

      Hudgens found a dress she COULD NOT make look cheap, so good for her, even though it is wasted on her and we would really rather see it on someone else.

      I think Ashley Tisdale is just safe, just because I am not used to seeing her in a gown like this, while Lydia Hearst is declared OUT.

      • Terrie_S

        I would love Ahna O’Reilly’s dress for myself. Though, maybe with gold, instead of silver. Works better with my coloring.

        And Lydia Hearst looks like shes trying to cover up an abusive relationship with all that makeup.

    • PeggyOC

      I would try to take that dress from Zhang Ziyi, but I saw Crouching Tiger.  She’d probably just kick my ass without spilling her tea.

    • SewingSiren

      I like the velveteen suit jacket on a man. Captain Von Trapp was wearing one too. I hope they are coming back in style.

      • Adriana_Paula

        But he seems to be wearing velvet pants too!  Unless you actually are Bobby Vinton, no.

    • sarahofalessergod

      Mary Steenburgen looks ten times better than any of the Pretty Young Things.  Damn, Mary.  Just damn.

    • Addicted2Glamour

      Poor Lance Bass. His suit reads not so much velvet as corduroy. I can just hear the “pfft, pfft, pfft” as his thighs rub together when he walks…
      And WHY OH WHY does Adam Lambert insist on wearing what looks like cowboy boots with formal wear every time he hits the carpet? They only serve to make his feet look tiny and pointed. 

      • Terrie_S

        Remember those old commercials for corduroy jeans? Where the guy is chased by a badger? Your clothing should not put one in mind of being chased by a badger. That is all.

    • Pants_are_a_must

      If gray-blue is the new black, I’m totally fine with it.

      I would like one Reem Acra dress like Maggie Grace’s, please.

    • nannypoo

      With most dresses at these events we like or dislike them or we find them interesting or unusual, intriguing or lacking, pretty or not pretty, but Ashley Tisdale’s dress leads us into the rarer category of incomprehensible. This is not a good category.

    • IAmJ

      I can’t tell you how much I enjoyed the Kwanzaa Cake comment. I love you guys.

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

        I checked that link and it is hilarious. 

        • Adriana_Paula

          That cake scared the @#$%& out of me.  Also: what the hell do acorns have to do with Kwanzaa?

    • mhleta

      You can’t seriously be picking on Vanessa for this look. She’s completely gorgeous and adorable!! If anything her hair evokes a young Liz Taylor, but cuter and funner. Seriously, you could put this girl on a cracker she’s so darling. Stop it. 

      • Lori

        To me Vanessa’s look evokes Annette Funicello, and I agree she looks lovely and adorable.

        • ampg

          All of the above – it’s a terrific ingenue look.

      • Adriana_Paula

        I have to just say, no one is cuter or funner than a young Liz Taylor.

    • http://joyouslifesf.wordpress.com Kiltdntiltd

      Maggie BROUGHT it!

    • Frank_821

      What has Zhang Ziyi been up to? I mean state side. She still has a faboo career in China

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HREPOWNBVUBRIVPQCF3ST2IKDM Euphory

         Actually she hasn’t been doing much in China either.  She’s taking a break.

    • TheOriginalLulu

      I want:
      -Ahna O’Reilly’s dress
      -Zhang Ziyi’s dress
      -to age as beautifully as Mary Steenburgen (hell, to BE as beautiful as she at any age!!)

      • Amy Ellinger

        I want Mary Steenburgen and Ted Danson to be the cool Aunt and Uncle that I spend every summer with. at their awesome lake house.  Love, Love, Love them, and she is so beautiful- always looks happy :-)

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

      Is this one leg forward through the slit thing something new, or did Angelina just bring it to my attention?

      • lizajane1776

         IMO everyone was just making fun of Angelina. Which is fine, she was making fun of herself onstage.

        TLO, you really did save all the good ones for one post, didn’t you? (Except for Lance. Never did get the appeal.)

    • http://twitter.com/arodenha Alli

      LOVING the color Zhang Ziyi’s dress – beautiful! And I have no idea who Ahna O’Reilly but her dress is super cute and appropriate as well.

    • aimee_parrott

      SO MUCH LOVE for the Kwanzaa Cake reference!  Thinking about that tragedy of a confection can cheer me on even the glummest day.  Store-bought cake!  Canned apple pie filling!  BEER NUTS! 

      • JohannaEG

        You mean “acorns.”

        • RocknLox

          When she took a bite of it, I cringed. For a second I thought I was watching Fear Factor. 

        • aimee_parrott

          Oh yes, “acorns.”  Thanks for the reminder ;)

    • Jennifer Coleman

      I’m not able to comment on dresses because I am still REELING from that Kwanza Cake video.

      • SewingSiren

        Yes, I am somewhat of a tacky holiday cake aficionado,my specialties being  the buche de noel, fruit cake (the very idea of which makes most peoples toes curl) and the close of the holiday season rosca de reyes. I had high hopes for the “Kwanza  Cake” and I thought it might make it into the tacky cake repertoire . but OMG it’s too much , too much. I about went in to a coma just watching the viddie.

        • Lori

           Well done buche de noel isn’t tacky, I swear. My former French teacher would be horrified at the very idea.

        • formerlyAnon

          Buche de noel and a well-made fruitcake are traditional in the homes of my best friend and myself, respectively. And I’ve never made Rosca de reyes, but I jump at the chance to eat it homemade whenever it’s on offer.

          So I don’t know what tacky holiday cake you are referring to! ;-)

        • MilaXX
          • Jennifer Coleman

            Oh, now I am moaning, crying and intermittently laughing like an imbecile. I think I must take to bed.

          • formerlyAnon

            You provide a public service. Indeed, you do.

          • SewingSiren

            I think she should have had a lawyer in the room before she made that rambling confession. 

            • MilaXX

               When the article was originally posted on HuffPo it was pulled soon after, but since it’s the internet things live forever. Besides I think Sandy like the publicity the sheer awfulness of this cake has taken on.

      • luciaphile

        She did an episode on Chinese cooking that was so bad and so close to offense, I really thought that we as a nation were going to have to apologize to China. I have to say she looks pretty decent here. She’s worn some very dubious outfits on her show and at least her breasts are not hanging down at her waist. 3rd boob job the charm?

    • jw_ny

      ok, who is this Asher Monroe, and when can we see more of him on the RC and here.  cutie!  *_*

      He’s really making that black tone on tone work…love it. 

      Gosh, Vanessa is really looking good for a 40 something year old.  ^_^

    • SpcilK

      Ahna O’Reilly’s dress is beautiful, but it’s not suited for her. What a waste! I like Adam Lambet, but he looks like a character from “True Blood” and not in a good way!

    • Mariah J

      Zhang Ziyi just wow….love her

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QFW22QV426LUOEPGASPZJWJMDE MishaFoomin

      We need more disco geometry fabulousness in clothing. 

    • Ms_Flyover

      “Isn’t she a mathematician or something” might be the nicest thing you’ve said about an actress in years :-)

      Ms_flyover, PhD  (really)

      • Ms_Flyover

        And I agree that it’s an amazing dress that better support would have made even more killer (staying somewhat on topic.)

      • AthenaJ

        I always choose to interpret ‘looks like a librarian’ as a compliment, as I’m currently in grad school getting my masters degree in Library and Information Science :)

        • Adriana_Paula

          As a librarian of several years, I do the same!

    • MilaXX

      The fact that yoou guys can reference both Lola Heatheronton & the nightmare that was the Kwaanza cake is exactly why I love this blog.

    • Patti Lever

      Chicken cutlet and duck face….she’s got fowl covered.
       

    • mozzer0906

      I can’t believe Ashley didn’t think that design wouldn’t look like her cutlet was making a run for it.  What a weird design. 

    • Pennymac

      I LOVE being a PUF! I had some witty comments running through my head and when I got to the pic of Zhang Ziyi, I forgot them all. THAT is how a movie star dresses.

    • mjude

      PUF!  made my day :)

    • lizajane1776

      The day the Dita Von Teese is not the most beautiful woman in the room is a rare and wonderful day indeed.
      And Miss Vanessa does indeed remind me of Liz Taylor in the 50′s with that loose curl short hair.

    • Judy_J

      Just watched the Kwaanza cake video.  Acorns?  I believe those are CornNuts, Sandra. Read your labels.

    • janetjb

      Asher Monroe is adorable, I love his jacket.

    • GorgeousThings

      Adam Lambert and Lance Bass look like Heatmiser’s gay little brothers.

      • formerlyAnon

        Hey now, back off of Paula’s food! (Her delivery & general schtick I am not defending.) Unlike Sandra Lee, Deen produces real food – though food that is best confined to once-a-year consumption unless you have great genes and do heavy physical labor.

        Lee entertains me because I treat it as parody, however it may be intended. Most of the concoctions she offers as food are laughable.

        • MilaXX

           I find Paula’s food to be barf inducing parodies of real Southern cooking and just pain nasty tasting.

          • formerlyAnon

            I look at Deen’s food as overly-embellished revisions of 60′s & 70′s suburban versions of real Southern cooking.  And since I mostly grew up in a Southern suburb [with Yankee parents] in the 60′s & early 70′s, I probably had more of the women’s magazine version than the real thing. So it has an appeal for me.  Shameful as that may be.

            (Side track: I can remember a company picnic at my dad’s work sometime around 1970 at which appeared mayonnaise-dressed cole slaw with mini-marshmallows in it. No lie. The cookbook the women in the company put together at about the same time was full of that kind of thing, mixed in with real food that people had been cooking since before the existence of supermarkets.)
             

        • GorgeousThings

           That’s probably the way to keep it in perspective. But you just know there are a lot of people who take that stuff seriously. *shudder*

    • Susan Crawford

      I grovel at the elegant feet of Empress Dita. My, God, she is incredible!
      Zhang Ziyi – As soon as I finish my Dita Grovel, I will crawl right over and grovel at YOUR feet, too. Spectacular!
      Last, but not least, I will grovel before Mary Steenburgen, who looks SO beautiful!

      Now crawling off to the orthopedist: all this groveling may require surgical intervention!

    • indigospade

      I hear a lot of people hate Sandra Lee so I had to look her up. I have to say, while she is pretty dang ridiculous I kind of love her for it. *laughs* Mostly because anyone who is an enemy of Anthony Bourdain is a good friend of mine!

      • poggi

         While I never really thought of it that way, they are the opposing ends of a continuum, both annoying in their own different but similar ways.  According to Bourdain I need to go to exotic locales and not act like a filthy tourist (of course I don’t have international friends, an extensive budget, and producers and local guides to show me around) and according to Lee I need to have seasonal tablescapes.  

    • kimmeister

      Asher for the male win!  Chace’s tie is crooked.

      Thank you, Ziyi, for not sticking your leg out of your slit.

    • lilibetp

      Two things:
       
      I AM digging the neckline and shoulder treatment of Dita’s dress.
       
      Give up on Sandra Lee.  Unless it’s Halloween, because I’ve seen some interesting Halloween shots of her…

    • sagecreek

      I always thought “a little limp and sad-looking” was Anne Heche’s middle name.

    • laura512

      Does “flapper in a skin dress” sound filthy to anybody else?  Just me?

      • AthenaJ

        Actually, that sounds a bit more ‘Silence of the Lambs’ to me… “It puts the lotion on its skin or else it gets the hose again!”

    • AthenaJ

      Oh Asher Monroe, forget about that silly little heroine who dumped you for the rough working class guy with a heart of gold, and I’ll snuggle up to your (velvet?) jacket whilst you spend your inheritance on me.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Melissa-Pauls/100000580557075 Melissa Pauls

      Adam Lambert is lookin mighty fine, I love that python bow tie.

    • alyce1213

      I love Stana Katic’s dress, but there were some wrinkling problems as well as bad shoes.
      But — If you’re gonna stick out a leg, THAT’s the kind of leg to do it with.  Coveting.

      I find Diana Agron’s dress extremely charming.  Maybe not an Oscar party dress, but I love it.

      I can’t get over the Kwanzaa Cake. I just can’t.  The candles, that frosting …  oh, the humanities.

      And without doubt, Zhang Ziyi for the win.  That deep French blue is one of my favorite colors, the dress is gorgeous, and she’s just so damn pretty.

      • MilaXX

         Did you ever read the blog of the woman who was responsible for creating the recipe for that kwaanza cake? It’s hilarious.

        • alyce1213

          No where?
          Do I have to re-watch Sandra Lee to find it, because I can’t, I just can’t…

    • Lori

      Asher Monroe looks great, but he’s really not serving up Spader. He lacks the underlying weird vibe that made Spader, Spader. 

    • Sara-Ann Collins

      Adam’s hair looks ridiculously shape. 

      Too bad about that weird part on Ashley’s dress, it’s a great color on her. 

    • TxMom2011

      Danica McKellar – proportions are wacky.  Looks like she is on her knees.

      Diana Argon – looks a LOTTA like a bed sheet to me.

    • lucasuk82

      Isn’t Sandra Lee wearing the same dress Melisso Leo wore on the Oscars red carpet last year?

      Asher Monroe’s jacket needs to appear in my closet immediately. (sized up appropriately… sigh)

      • Amy Ellinger

        I thought the same re:Sandra Dee, I mean Lee.  Also looks too much like Gwynnie’s from last year.

        And you can have Asher’s jacket if the rest of him shows up in MY closet!  (teehee)

    • colleenjanel

      Zhang Ziyi is giving an excellent lesson on how to stand in a dress with a slit. Just a hint of leg. Juuuust enough to remind us it’s there. There’s no need to shove your leg out like a prop (looking at you Angie) or hold the slit open (yes, you Lea Michele!)

      • Amy Ellinger

        Exactly- no need to show off the Good China. (Pun sort of intended)

      • Adriana_Paula

        Don’t forget Blake Lively when you’re compiling you Hall of Shame.

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

      Danica McKellar flew in on a cloud and skipped the red carpet, apparently.

    • BeeBeauNYC

      Thank you for the Kwanza Cake chuckle! God, I love that episode of “Semi-Homemade with Sandra Lee”. 

    • StillGary

      Nah, Asher is the Ducky, who really should get the girl — cause his quirky affection for her never wavered. I don’t know anything about that actor — but that’s what his tux is tellin me!

    • lovetheusa1776

      They all look pretty nice – sure a lot better than any of you snarkers here.

      • sagecreek

        New in town, pardner?

        • lovetheusa1776

          Dumb reply.  Just more snark.

    • http://tigergray.blogspot.com/ Tiger Gray

      Danica looks freaking amazing. 

    • KaileeM

      Re: Mary Steenburgen – The answer to your question is a resounding no. Don’t know if you guys watch “30 Rock” but she was on a few weeks ago and was totally gorgeous. Love her!

    • http://twitter.com/cornekopia Shawn EH

      Zhang Ziyi wins everything, as usual! How dare Sandra Lee be pretty?!

    • SapphoPoet

      Wow–I LOVED the sparkly geometry dress. I would totally wear that. 

    • http://twitter.com/adamluv1000 adamluv1000

      Adam is looking gorgeous these days since he went on his healthier eating binge and less make up look.

    • bitterk

      Love Vanessa Hudgens dress and hair.  She’s giving of a young Elizabeth Taylor vibe.   I don’t think she has ever looked better or, said diferently, I’ve never noticed the girl before.

    • JustJenn142

      Why is Winnie Cooper floating on a cloud?

    • ziarah

      Sandra Lee looks too good to the inventor of the Kwanzaa Cake, but there it is.

    • quiltrx

      Miss Dita is WERQ’ing that 40s Oscar shit!  I happen to love the neckline…very grand dame of the silver screen.  (she looks the part, and she was pretty good on CSI…she should act more!)

      And Ziyi looks fabulous.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1325734955 Robin K. Osterberg

      When is the Heat Miser hair going to go away Adam Lambert?!? XP

    • MarissaLG

      And THAT, Zhang Ziyi, is how you post your leg in a slit. 

      TAKE NOTES, JOLIE. 

    • ErinSara5

      I really like Ahna’s dress. It’s different. I even like the shoes. They fit her fringe.  
      Adam looks good too. Nice to see a well-fitting tux on him. 
      Maggie is one of the poster girls for “pretty is not enough” for the red carpet. She just disappears.

    • http://profiles.google.com/dchockeyguy Trevor Burroughs

      THANK YOU for making the Kwanza Cake comment. OMG! So true.