In or Out: Rooney Mara in Louis Vuitton

Posted on February 06, 2012

Is there anything about this look we don’t like? Could there possibly be?

Rooney Mara attends 27th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival – Virtuosos Award in California in a Louis Vuitton dress paired with Giambattista Valli shoes.

Louis Vuitton Pre-Fall 2012 Collection/Model: Xiao Wen Ju

Giambattista Valli Fall 2008 Collection

Because that color – COLOR! On the Audreybot! Where’s our fainting couch? – looks fabulous on her. And we love that she wore the coat, even though we normally hate a matching coat and dress set. And those shoes are ADORABLE. So what’s the problem? That distractingly amateurish makeup job, that’s what.  Sweetie, once you went out sporting this face, we all got to see just how fantastic you can look when you pay the right person to make you up. Unfortunately for you, that means you’re going to have to pay that person in perpetuity. Whoever they are, best to bring them back into the fold, girl.

Unless of course the same person did this face for you, in which case they clearly have a drug or alcohol problem and can’t be relied on for consistent work. Best to let them go.

This concludes what we like to call “Contradictory Advice for Starlets.”


Vote Now!


IN! Striking! When the hell is spring coming back so I can wear this color?

OUT! Matchy-match clothes;  honky-tonk makeup.



The Bitter Kittens all agreed that yes, Michelle Williams is still twee as fuck, but dammit, that floral getup was ADORABLE, meaning IN.

[Photo Credit: Richard Shotwell/PR Photos,,]

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  • Anonymous

    Out. don’t like the matchy-match or how stiff the dress and coat look.

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  • Anonymous

    rocking the gamine look!
    I vote in, nonimpressive makeup notwithstanding.
    (Wow, that was a lot of syllables.)

  • Judy S

    IN. Love it. Actually, I don’t like the dress and coat much, but I like them on her. She’s returned from being Louise Brooks on the VF cover to Audreyland.

  • Anonymous

    I’m just.. speechless.

    It’s so good.


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  • Kathrine Marlow

    IN, LOVE that color and she looks good, the makeup can be forgiven..this time

  • Democracy Diva

    In. Love the color.

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  • Anonymous

    LOVE IT!!! Seriously, girl can do no wrong.

  • Anonymous

    In, except she needs some earrings. Even just small posts.

    • Anonymous

      Yup. And boobage lift. 

  • Anonymous

    IN. Makeup’s a mere quibble when the rest is so spot-on.

  • Anonymous

    Everything but the make up works. Even the hair. IN for those.

  • Cortney Dean

    In. I love this on her. Full Stop.

  • Addicted2Glamour

    IN IN IN! Love this outfit on her!! The ONLY thing wrong here is the posing. Hands out of your pockets, dear! And the “aww-shucks, I’m-just-a-girl-and-I-gotta-pee” pose has GOT to stop. It seems like most all the younger ladies do it far too often.

  • Anonymous

    In.  She looks fabulous.

  • Anonymous

    IN, though I love the coat much better than the dress.

  • Anonymous

    LOVE this look!  She’s definitely “in” for this.

  • Gus Casals

    Love it. The dress is great, but it’s all about the coat.
    So, the girl botched the makeup this once… let it pass and give her an IN

  • Charlotte Fabricius

    Bitter bloggers are bitter. So IN she can’t even see the door!
    Also, I’ll have the coat once she’s done with it. A Kitten less busty than me can have the dress.

  • Vaniljekjeks

    In.  She’s fabulous.

  • foodycatAlicia

    I think it looks gorgeous and I hope she wears it again for Paddy’s Day. IN.

  • Patricia Gillett

    In. Pluses: Good use of color, the style suits her, and the shoes are cool. Minuses: Make-up, and I’m over her hair. Mix it up a bit.

  • Sara Munoz

    Let her put the coat back on, the poor dear looks like she’s freezing.

    The color is great and the dress is, well, I don’t know. Could be cute, but I’m not sure. Not this way.

    Big, fat (or skinny, little) OUT.

  • Anonymous

    It’s an IN for me.  Love the color and the pockets. 

  • Anonymous

    Love it!

  • Anonymous

    In.  I love the dress, love the color.  The shoes are fab (in the black-I don’t care for them in the cream).  The hair is her look.  The makeup is sad, but I can’t give her an out based solely on that.

  • Anonymous

    Why do they insist on adding those lifts to shoes nowadays?  I think they’d look much cuter without them.

    • Adina Miller Holmes

      That’s the only thing I don’t love about those shoes.  They’d be perfect without.

      • Call me Bee

        Totally agree.  They’d be so cute, but as they are, they look like cute shoes set on blocks.  Just dumb. 

    • Anonymous

      I have a pair that I love because they’re amazingly comfortable (flat feet can make “normal” heels really painful), but my co-worker tells me that when I wear them I look like my name should be Destiny and I belong stripping near the airport.

      • Chrissie

        Hah, I have a similar experience, even though I have super arched feet. They’re so much easier to walk and dance in, but my friend did call me a lovely streetwalker.

  • Anonymous

    What’s not to love about a matching coat/dress set?  Best part of a Doris Day film (besides Rock Hudson)

    • Anonymous

      Agree. Love the retro vibe. In!

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  • Anonymous

     Yes, the makeup doesn’t look as gorgeous as it could, but I don’t think it looks that bad here. Those shoes are hot as hell. The dress and coat are simple but pretty. Very in.

  • Anonymous

    You craaazy.  She looks FAB.  IN.

  • Lauren Dorsee Dillon

    IN. LOVE that color! My only complaint is the lack of jewelry, some earrings would be welcome and appropriate.

  • Janet Selman

    In. And I like this makeup better.

  • Anonymous

    IN!  I love that color and she looks amazing.  New makeup would be nice, though.

  • Anonymous

    I love it, but can someone please explain her legs in the first picture?

  • Anonymous

    That coat! That dress! That color!
    *Faints dead away*

  • Anonymous

    In. I am falling in love with this girl.

  • Anonymous

    Just lovely.


  • Anonymous

    IN.  ALL THE WAY.  That emerald green makes me swoon no matter who’s wearing it, but with her green eyes it’s just magical.

  • Rachel Moss

    HANDS OUT OF YOUR POCKETS, GIRL! This is why she needs a bag of some kind. Also, who trusts a woman who goes out in a coat but without a handbag? I side eye her.

    HOWEVER, the green is gorgeous and while she could do with more colour in her face it looks ok to me, so I say IN.



  • Jenna Kuhmann

    I wish she had jewelry and/or accessories to bump up the dress from oh-so-plain, but I love her shoes and I love that coat.  IN.

  • Anonymous

    Girl looks good in that green. IN.

  • Anonymous

    LOVE that color on her; I think the matching coat and dress works because the color is so striking. IN. 

  • rynerman

    In.  that color is gorgeous on her.

  • Anonymous

    In. Gorgeous color and a terrific dress and coat.

  • Terence Ng

    SO IN. INNNN!!!

  • Anonymous

    AWW! She looks sweet. I’m not a fan of pool table green but on her it looks good. I’m not sure what your problem is with her makeup. I will give her a big IN!

  • Anonymous

    I’ll give her an IN, b/c regardless of the makeup, as long as she doesn’t have those bangs I’m happy with the head/face! the color of the dress/coat is very nice on her, but the cut (or the way she’s holding the pockets kind of pulled out) make the shape really boxy and stiff looking. 

  • Anonymous

    In!  I want the coat, dress, and the shoes. Definitely in!

  • Greg Yoder

    I think I have more of a problem with the hair than the makeup, but the overall impression is very nice.  IN.

  • Anonymous

     Her make up is fine.

    IN, even if it wasn’t though.

  • Aly Light

    IN. Let’s not quibble. She looks beautiful.

    • Anonymous

      ‘Bout sums it up for me!  IN!  And I want to wear that color too!

  • Delysia LaFosse

    I preferred the look with the coat on, but she’s definitely IN. Fab color with her skin and hair.

  • Emma Jean

    In – striking , lovely and the matching set works in an Audreybot sort of way.

  • ecallaw

    IN, I LOVE her outfit–my favorite she’s ever worn.  those shoes are fantastic. I didn’t really notice the makeup–it’s on the plain side, but I don’t think it’s bad.

  • Anonymous

    In, but that girl looks like she needs some fiber.  I don’t know if it’s her “brand” but that constant non-smile/non-scowl thing she has going on just reads constipated.

    • Anonymous

      I’m thinking it’s nerves. I’ll giving her a pass for the moment since she’s pretty much a red carpet rookie. And being thrust into the spotlight has got to be a bit nerve-wracking.

  • Kiltdntiltd

    Love the ensemble. It has a classic Balenciaga feel to it that I really like. The color is glorious.  I don’t even mind the less than perfe t makeup.  IN!

  • Anplica Fiore

    Love the color – in!!

  • Anonymous

    Gorgeous. IN!

  • Anonymous

    IN!  Though I wish she’d gone with the ivory color on the shoes.   She looks great.  *reaches for bottle of black hair dye*

  • Anonymous

    IN, definitely.  Fabulous, but I always find it confusing when starlets where coats with bare legs.  Just doesn’t make any sense.  

  • Call me Bee

    Hmmmm…I like hte make-up here.  Looks young and fresh.  And I don’t mind the matching coat and dress, as she is channeling Audrye, and back in the early 60s, we used to call a matching coat/dress set an ensamble.  Sometimes they had a matching pill-box hat! 
    But I hate the shoes, hate the fit of said ensamble, and hate the way she often stands in front of the cameras pigeon-toed like a littel girl.  For those reasons…OUT! 

  • Taija HU!

    How beautiful does that shade of green look on her?! IN. IN IN IN. 

  • Judy_J

    Gorgeous color, and it looks fabulous on her.  The dress and coat are to die for.  I like the shoes better in black than in the neutral color shown on the model.  Her makeup isn’t bad, it’s just not as dramatic as before.  I think she looks fresh and lovely.  Big, big IN on this one!

  • Anonymous

    Dress and coat – fabulous.  Makeup – fine.  Shoes – terrific.
    Minuses – the little girl pose (stop that!); hair in ponytail — since I saw you rock the Louise Brooks look, I want to see that more often!
    Overall – In.

  • Anonymous

    She’s wearing color.
    She PAID FOR HER CLOTHES. LV does not discount or lend (newly learned fact means I’ll be watching for LV). We all know she’s wealthy pre-acting money, so I appreciate she is paying for her own stuff instead of taking swag all the time.
    She’s apparently eating food! (I will be happy about this every time a starlet goes from frighteningly thin to merely very, very thin.)
    Her makeup is fine for this look — and it’s fine, period. The comparison link you provide is of a much heavier makeup scheme, which is a choice, but certainly not in itself so much better than merely enhancing her own beauty. Again, I’m not generally in favor of encouraging women to feel like they have to paint themselves heavily every time they make an appearance lest they not seem appropriately “done.”
    Though I do think she needs some jewelry.

  • Anonymous


  • Ceur –

    Totally in. 

  • Anonymous

    I covet that green. In!

  • Anonymous

    I could eat that colour, IN 

  • Kate Musgrove

    In, in, in. The color is fabulous, both the dress and the coat are divine. 

  • Anonymous

    Absolute and undying love. I think this is her best yet. IN!

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  • Liane Patterson

    I do wish she’d stop hunching up her shoulders, start standing up straight and stop turning one or the other foot in like a little girl who’s about to admit she broke something and hopes that her cuteness will provide forgiveness.

    But the dress is great. So an “In.”

  • Anonymous

    Striking!  I love the Audreybot!!!

  • Anonymous

    it’s a fabulous outfit, full stop. i wish she also didnt have to pee; then again, it must still be if madonna does something everyone else has to do it too. [except for me cos i did it beforehand or never wanted to do it in the first place.] then again, again, perhaps this one did it before madonna too, very preferable, certainly possible, & madonna is copying her the way she copied everyone else years upon years ago & in the way she is now running gaga down for copying her as gaga is becoming more popular than she. then again, again, again, i have lost my train of thought just a wee little bit until i have now finally remembered what the copied it actually is &, now that i’ve remembered, i’m hoping it’s all accidental by everyone. if not quite an accident! not in public at the very leastest least!

    great outfit, however. so great i dont even notice the makeup, in fact.

    edited to add:
    i like the model’s eye makeup. though i may be alone in that & i seriously doubt thats what you wanted her makeup artist to, um, imitate. if not copy.

  • Anonymous

    In.  Where can I order one.  I love that green and I’m so thrilled it seems to be coming back in style.  For so long you couldn’t find “real” green in stores anywhere.

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  • Jonika Tannous

    in. still fab regardless.

  • MilaXX

    IN! Love the green dress & coat. The eye makeup isn’t as fabulous as it usually is, but I can overlook it this time.

  • Anonymous

    IN in all directions —–
    As for the makeup: (1) Don’t see a problem at all on this occasion and with this outfit, and (2) the Duchess of Cambridge (whose makeup IS usually amateurish) could take a page.   

    • Anonymous

      I assume you know that Catherine does her own face most of the time? Maybe even on her wedding day. She’s lucky she has the genes that allow such spare application. Le sigh.

  • Anonymous

    IN – the jacket is gorgeous, but I don’t love the knocked-knee pose or the hands in the pockets. She looks uncomfortable. 

  • Anonymous

    IN.  But would it have killed her to wear a pair of diamond studs?  I like my bling and this look doesn’t need a lot of it, just a pair of earrings.  Maybe she didn’t want anymore attention to the bad make-up job. 

  • Danielle West

    In.  She looks adorable.

  • Anonymous

    I’m on the fence. I like the dress and shoes, but I hate that coat. It’s way too boxy and it completely hides her shape. The color, however, is great on her.
    I do wish she could manage a real smile once in a while, but it seems she doesn’t do smiles. Like Posh.
    Except she’s no Posh, so she should probably find her own schtick.

    Forget the fence, I’m giving her an OUT just on principle.

  • Madame Suggia

    A big fat juicy IN. And now I’m off to run up a green frock, because that is one killer look.

  • Briarnoir


  • Anonymous

    In. Gorgeous.

  • Julianne Mullikin

    In.  That color looks so great on her AND no cutouts

  • Anonymous

    Why not a WERQ? (You gave Ashley Greene a WERQ with bad hair and Cate Blanchett a WERQ with wincey shoes and old lady hair.)
    Anywho – IN!

  • Joy Yeager

    IN, everything else outweighs the underwhelming makeup.

  • Kelley Comfort

    I think they were trying for a fresh look with all that green. Too bad they missed the mark and her make up looks washed out. I still give her an in because I love that outfit!

  • Elias Pineda

    im in love with her  INn

  • tylka5

    In – she looks so charming!

  • Anonymous

    IN despite the twee to annoyance shoes and the ‘look, I got into mommy’s make-up’ face. Also, detracting points for the ‘after the gym hair’.

  • Emily

    In.  Want that coat and beautiful color.

  • Anonymous

    IN. – but if looks more TWEE than AUDREY to me. Love the color and the matching coat makes a sleeveless dress weather appropriate for winter

  • Anonymous

    She looks like Cathy Cambridge! I guess this is an in.  I don’t love her.  But even I am praising Jesus for the color.

  • Stacy Parker Cole


  • Anonymous

    Stunning.  I am stunned.

  • Jessica Charlotte Siewierkiewi

    In! I want to wear this color.

  • Christin

    why are so many of these girls not wearing jewelry anymore? what.the.hell?

  • Jaime

    I like the color, but it’s so boxy – wish it was just a *little* more fitted.

  • Anonymous

    Completely IN.

  • vmcdanie

    IN. I wouldn’t even have noticed the makeup had you not pointed it out and looking closer…not spectacular but it doesn’t bug me like the giant red lip trend.

    I like the coat but it looks kind of stiff and bulky. Maybe it’s just the picture.

  • Sara__B

     IN. I just wish her clothes weren’t always so big on her!

  • Anonymous

    In. But I much prefer the coat to the dress, which honestly looks like a shift you could get at any department store.

  • Anonymous

    IN. Breathtaking.

  • Anonymous

    She’s totally IN. And I like the make-up. So there. Although, truth be told, I could use a bit more coffee this morning. Still. IN.

  • Bethany Roullett

    IN.  She’s quickly becoming the ‘person I want to be when I grow up’.  Never mind the fact that I’m already older than she is, hush.

    • Anonymous

      I hear you. She’s developed a unique, consistent style and it’s working for her.

  • Mathilde

    Not a huge huge fan, but it’s pretty and simple and it has color (even if this is not my favorite green). Coat is just ok, but the shoes… they are WONDERFUL ! And I kinda like this make-up, even if it doesn’t match the outfit. So in.

  • Anonymous


    Love the color, love the dress.  The coat not so much, I’d prefer it a bit more fitted, but that’s a quibble.

    NOT a quibble is my hatred of those things that designers are now attaching to the soles of shoes at the toe.  They look ridiculous.  This shoe without those biscuity things would be gorgeous.  With them, they are just clownish.

  • Cassie

    I just adore her style, and she looks freaking flawless. IN.

  • Jessica O’Connell

    IN. Love the shoes, dress, and coat and I honestly like the low-key makeup. Something very dramatic wouldn’t work with this simpler dress, in my opinion. I think she looks fresh-faced and very pretty.

  • erin l.

    In. I want to be her in that dress. 

  • Anonymous

    In! the rest of the look is so great I can forgive the makeup.

  • Lauren Maier

    Oh, IN.  J’adore Audreybot.  😀

  • Anonymous

    IN!!! (and now that I’ve finally seen the movie, even more!) 

  • Anonymous

    In the first shot it looked like she was rocking some sort of mohawk or pompadour and I was SO EXCITED.  But alas. 

  • Anonymous

    IN. Gorgeous, but some jewelry would have been nice. And I know I don’t know anything about makeup (if I manage to put on eyeliner that is anywhere near my actual eyelid I feel like a winner) but I don’t see what’s so shockingly bad about hers.

  • Hope Leith

    Okay, so I’m alone in feeling that the bodice of the dress is really poorly fitted, and girlfriend needs to be wearing a (or a new) bra- a tiny girl like her should NOT be looking dumpy.  If this outfit is stiff and boxy on her, it would look dreadful on anyone with more curves.  And the shoes need to ditch those cookie-platforms. 

  • Anonymous

    I saw this earlier and immediately thought “in.” Love how the color brings out here eyes. 

    I’m not keen on the matchy set and don’t like the coat as much as the dress. Still, it’s miles above most red carpet ensembles. One nitpick, it seems like she’s not confident in her stance, what with the knock-kneed pose and slight slouch. 

    Otherwise, most definitely in.

  • Elena

    In. I love her dress.

  • Shawn EH

    Like she needs to worry that much about makeup. IN!

  • Susana Reyes

    IN! She looks great, even though she poses kind of strange…

  • Kris Bruneau

    I think her makeup looks good.  Not dramatic, but she looks lovely with subtle makeup.  In!  

  • Marjean Fieldhouse

    the dress doesn’t fit and I HATE the “I’m a widdle girl who needs to pee” pose in photos 1 and 4

  • Anonymous

    The coat the coat the coat. Must have.

  • Michelle Argento

    LOVE the simplicity. And oddly enough, it doesn’t read bridesmaid. It reads awesome, expensive work clothes I will never be able to afford. 

  • Sara S Rummell

    IN – I dont care that is is matchy or that the make up sucks.  She looks awesome in that color

  • Laura

    IN!   Cut it out you mugs.  This is a WERQ!

  • Anonymous

    In. I’m actually drawn to this whole look.

  • Anonymous

    That green makes me happy. I’d take that coat in a heart beat.

  • oohsparkley!

    Totally IN.

  • Anonymous

    In. She’s posing with all the elegance of an old rubber band but the dress is fab anyway.

  • butter nut

    IN!  i LOVE the jacket & the shoes!  she wears Audrey drag very well.

  • Ass Kicking Adviser

    IN. Love it! Love the color, the coat, the shape of the dress and the shoes too – now that’s a black peep-toe that doesn’t bore me to tears. She looks amazing.

  • Anonymous

    Superb! INnnnnn! (agree about the makeup but in this case it’s a mere quibble)

  • accidental housewife

    I love the make-up, and she did have the sense to tone down the lip color while she accented her eyes.

    I love a great matching coat and dress. It’s very old fashioned, in a good way. She looks a gazillion times better in the coat than the model does. The model and the coat are doing nothing for each other.

    Hair’s good, make-up is good, color of matching dress and coat are good. Thumbs up! (I feel like Leonard reviewing frozen pizza on Community)

  • Anonymous

    So IN it’s a WERQ!

  • Anonymous

    In, and since when can’t you dress like a pine forest in the winter?  That came out wrong, but you get my point.  I’m not a fan of relegating colors to specific seasons.

  • Anonymous

    OMG i LOOOOVE it.  actually there is nothing that i don’t like here, exept the fact that i don’t own that dress and coat. just about as IN as it gets!!!

  • Melissa Mellon

    LOVE! And fantastic advice, as usual. For some reason, she looks almost regal here (in the sense of *being* royalty, not carrying herself well). Maybe it’s the match-y dress and coat?

  • Anonymous

    So so so so excited to see GREEN! This look in IN.

  • Anonymous

    Her makeup doesn’t bother me but would it kill her to pop on a pair of clip earrings or something?

  • Gaby

    in. also someone make that coat appear in my closet soon.

  • Anonymous

    In. It would be in for the shoes alone, which are edgy and adorable at once. I also quite like that particular shade of green.

  • Anonymous

    IN. A thousand times IN…love it!

  • Lori

    IN!  I’d have given this a WERQ.  Love the makeup too.  All this and the Super Bowl, lucky her!

  • suzq

    Very in.  And I like her make-up.  Very natural.  I think she’s just fine!

  • Anonymous

    In.  Beautiful green and so Audrey in style.

  • Louise Bryan

    In, in. In, I say

  • Mercy

    I was excited from the first photo to see her rocking some sort of victory roll/pompadour up-do, but unfortunately that was just someone else’s background head making her hair look big.  Still, very in.  I also love a matching dress/coat set and I think shoes on blocks are cute too.  Contrary kitten por vida!

  • Buffy

    In In and In Again!

  • Anonymous

    Cute. IN!

  • Quincy Katz

    Where’s the wedding? Isn’t she a bridesmaid?

  • Christina MacDonnell

    i need that coat.  IN.

  • Kyle Crawford

    WOW!  as IN as anyone has been IN in a while!!! 

  • Anonymous

    IN as IN gets. puhleez

  • Lexie

    That first shot is perfection. IN IN IN!

  • Anonymous

    In.  However, shoes with that hoof attached to the sole just look stupid.

  • dulcian

    IN.  The makeup’s not great but it could be way worse, and the rest of the look is killer.

  • Anonymous

    In.  Love it all, even the makeup and shoes.

  • Anonymous

    IN, very IN!


  • Anonymous

    Reluctant IN.   Mostly because I have been seriously coveting a green coat for months.  Dangit.  She does need better makeup and some jewelry.   

  • Diana Martinez

    Love the coat and dress, LOVE the shoes.  Don’t care for the hair, tho. 

  • Alexis Peñafuerte Wenceslao

    IN! Chic to the max!

  • VicD

    The dress and shoes are totally IN and the coat is totally OUT.  Although, she looks as good in that coat as anyone could; it’s just weird and boxy.   Love the color, and don’t mind the matchy matchy.

  • Anonymous

    You’re too fussy re: the make-up. She looks great in both places. C’mon guys . . . let’s just celebrate her being green! In.

  • Grace Ritt

    In–I didn’t even notice the make-up because the dress looks so good.

  • Anonymous

    I know that those quasi-platform shoes are all the rage but I think they look just plain awkward.  Love the styling otherwise, and I honestly don’t mind the makeup, or lack thereof.  The color is totally fab.  What bothers me is, again, the lack of jewelry.  What is this?  It can’t be “I’m skipping ornamentation when the economy is so bad, just to show I’m an empathetic star”, not when every other square inch is coddled in designer goods costing thousands.  Why leave this so unadorned?  You *DO* need some stinkin’ jewelry, honey.  However…….IN.

  • Anonymous

    She looks fabulous. SO MUCH IN!

  • Allison Woods


  • Warmheartedgirl Seattle

    IN.  I love the matchy matchy coat and dress – quite chic.  And the shoes – I LOVE!

  • Anonymous

    IN!  My girl Rooney just keeps bringing it.

  • Anonymous

    Like the parking lot attendant said to me when I showed him my new manicure: Girl, you IN there like swimwear!

  • Geno Boggiatto

    In! Fabulous all around

  • Anonymous

    Love the color, love her…IN

  • Sophie Collier

    In the bottom two photos: doesn’t she look like Catherine Middleton?

    • Colleen Kay Sanceda Gadon

      Exactly what I was thinking. I actually appreciate that the make up is not severe, unlike her hair.

  • Anonymous

    It seems a little voluminous at the bottom, but overall great color and shape. IN.

  • Crystal Stewart


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  • Chrissie

    Definitely IN. Stunning, radiant color.
    But I hate how she is standing, awkward.

  • MinAgain

    I love the color and the shape.  My only qualm is that it appears a little too big for her, but that may just be the silhouette.  That said, I am tiring a little of the severe hair.

  • Anonymous

    she looks AMAZING! in!

  • Megan Sullivan

    Love her. In.

  •!/Space_Kitty Space Kitty

    Knocking it out of the park – SO IN.

  • Merneith

    In. She makes it work.

  • Jessica Pippin

    LOVE. the color and the shoes. I can overlook the makeup for that. Besides, I think it looks simple and nice. IN. 

  • Anonymous

    Such an IN.

  • Erin Kristoff

    So minor. Still a resounding IN

  • Anonymous

    In for the shoes alone.  Those are FAB.  I like the color of the dress, but not thrilled over the fit, or over the jacket.  

  • Anonymous

    Out. Love the dress and coat, especially the color, as well as the shoes, but everything looks too big on her and girl needs more lift out of a bra if she’s even wearing one.

  • Tadiana Walton Jones

    I love the color but not so the stiffness and the bulk of the coat and dress.  OTOH, those are fantastic shoes.  IN (but not with a great deal of enthusiasm).

  • Anonymous

    I actually find the lack of jewelry more noticeable than the makeup… but I really like the look. In. I don’t have the same visceral reaction to the makeup that you two have — although it doesn’t look smashing, just eh.

  • Anonymous

    The Duchess of Cambridge’s cousin? In. 

  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous

    In, makeup notwithstanding. She looks super-cute.

  • Anonymous


    Though, the makeup was almost an out.  I have no problems with the dress or the coat.

  • Anonymous

    SO IN. I love the matchy coat and dress here–the military-ish detailing on the coat helps make it less aging, and she looks like a bit like a chic Royal in that first photo. A Royal cousin from space. Or Swintonia.

    I love this color on her (I’ve said before that if she’s going to wear color, she should definitely look into greens, navies, and aubergines), and I am okay with the makeup. I agree this look could have been done with a little more artistry, but if she went out in a face as heavy as the one you linked to every damn day she would start getting the same pancake face comments ERW gets.

  • Alfred C

    Probably my favorite look of this year. Gorgeous from head to toe. Yeah, facially she looks at if Helen Keller’s aunt with cataracts did her makeup but that’s a super minor infraction. Overwhemingly and permanently IN.

  • Summer Born

    In! *swoon*

  • Anonymous

    IN! She looks amazing.

  • Anonymous

    That dress!  Those shoes!   IN IN IN

  • Anonymous

    Very IN.

  • Lisa

    OMG, a totally enthusiastic IN! The matchiness of the coat and dress are fine, and the makeup is fine too. Yes, the makeup is better in the red dress photo, but this isn’t bad. She’s got one of those “less is more” faces – she’s gorgeous without a lot of it!

  • AWStevens

    It’s like they fuse-cloned Bjork and Audrey Hepburn and then never fed it…  OUT

  • Anonymous

    In with bonus points for wearing shoes that I LOVE!

  • Sorana Tarmu

    IN. Stunning outfit. Not so bad make-up. Fab shoes.

  • Melanie Harrison

    In. Though the make-up (or lack thereof) almost ruined it for me. I LOVE that shade of green though, so she’s safe. :)

  • Suzanne Johnson

    What’s wrong with her makeup? It looks fine to me.

    Her coat and dress remind me of a Young Edwardian I once had. How much does that age me?

    Oh, and IN.

  • Anonymous

    In. Wish she’d had on the coat in the photos, too. And, cute shoes.

  • Anonymous

    Ok, yes, her makeup falls miles short of The Face, but that really is a gorgeous dress and her shoes are pretty fabulous.  IN.

  • Ethan Barclay-Ennew

    IN, Je l’aime en tout!

  • Anonymous

    100% IN. Retro vibe goodness. Yum.

  • Anonymous

    In. Love it!

  • Anonymous

    She looks like Cathy Cambridge.

  • Anonymous

    Way, way IN!  Okay, the makeup is a bit undercooked, but at least she’s not all matchy like the actual Vuitton model.  Love the way she’s been rocking the hair, too.

  • Anonymous

    IN, I like the whole look  :)

  • Anonymous

    IN! Love the color, the whole thing is pretty freaking fantastic. I love the boxy thing for her.

  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous

    looks too big on her!!! maybe its just the camera but the proporions seem way off :(
    i dont like the hair either, this is an out for me, sorry guys!! (but i do love the colour)

  • Anonymous

    IN! Adorable dress, coat and shoes. That make-up, though.. ugh

  • Anonymous

    HATE the coat – it’s a shapeless monstrosity.  Love the dress and shoes.

  • Anonymous

    In. Love the color and the look.

  • Anonymous

    Way way in.

  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous

    In.  And I usually HATE green, but omg she looks lovely in it.  I want those shoes.  I would of course, fall down and twist and ankle in them, but I want them all the same.

  • Anonymous

    In, but I think those shoes would be so much better without the platforms.

  • Anonymous

    I–N–!!!   didn’t someone on PR make a dress with a seam like that in the torso recently?  viKtor maybe? no.  hmmmm…it’s right there past the edge of my memory.

  • Anonymous

    I am voting because I don’t think I can take it if she doesn’t get an IN.

  • Anonymous

    IN, the dress color is fabulous and those shoes are killer.  They outweigh the craptastic make up job.

  • MBD

    snooze. she needs some pizazz-makeup, jewelry, something to punch this up.

  • bladiblah

    In – I didn’t notice the makeup problem, until supplied with a picture of what could be. I liked it best without the jacket, which is odd because it is a cool jacket.