Cannes In or Out: Jessica Chastain in Hervé L. Leroux

Posted on May 23, 2012

We can’t tell if we love this or not. No, really. We’re actually having a hard time forming an opinion.

Jessica Chastain attends “Lawless” Photocall during the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival in Hervé L. Leroux. Shoes by Giuseppe Zanotti.

Hervé L. Leroux Ready-to-wear Collection

Giuseppe Zanotti Patent Leather and Calf Hair Platform Pumps

On the one hand, we love a good take on the “sexy secretary” look. On the other hand, this kinda looks almost too literal. Also, it would really help if she followed the T Lo maxim: Chin up, tits out. Or maybe she needs better support in that area. Either way, the little chastains are looking a little droopy in this.

But it’s a cute dress, non? And we dig the daytime hair and makeup, which help play down the “sexy” in “sexy secretary.” We can’t help thinking the platform slingbacks bring the look down a little bit. And we realize she’s going for a clean, day look here, but a bangle or necklace might’ve been a nice way to punctuate the look.

Basically, we think it’s cute, but not as well done as it could have been.

 

Vote Now!

 

IN! It’s cute, bitches.

 

OUT! Miss Chastain, please hold all my calls.

 

The kittens reacted as one to Berenice Bejo’s spastic fingerpainting of a dress, voting it OUT.

 

[Photo Credit: Pixplanete/PR Photos, saksfifthavenue.com, hervelleroux.com]

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    • Sara__B

      IN, but not perfect, for all the reasons you listed, T Lo.

    • http://twitter.com/bredalot Bridget Smith

      IN. I also like how the top resembles a bathing suit. Perfect for the Riviera, non?

      The colors are a little unusual but totally great on her, and those are quite the shoes. I can’t decide if I like them or not, but they are certainly quite.

      • bookish

        “I also like how the top resembles a bathing suit.”

        I tried on my bathing suit last night because I’m getting ready for a vacation, and my first thought on seeing these photos is that the top looks exactly like my suit!

      • ChristySchiff

         Quite.

    • allisankelly

      In. Very cute dress. Maybe a bit droopy in the bust, but that could be posture, not the dress.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1401197785 Jennifer Peters-Ahnberg

      I love the dress. LOVE it. I love her make up. She photographs better with light makeup, I think. Not crazy about the hair or shoes, but neither are a travesty. So why the hell doesn’t this work? I don’t know, but I say OUT.

    • AwesomeMargie

      Posture would have sold this look.

      • carolynmo

        I agree. I’ll give an IN. The shoes are fabulous.

    • VioletFem

      IN. She looks really good. I like the shoes but I’m not sure that there the best match for this dress. Her hair looks cute though.

    • Nicole Chubb

      In – needs improvement, but this is definitely her look! I don’t think I’ve ever seen her look this good. She looks pretty and comfortable. I love her hair!!!

    • RzYoung

      Hmm IN but it’s what can only be described as an over-the-shoulder-boulder-holder. Still I like the colouring on her. Damn this girl is hit and miss

    • Jennifer Hofstetter

      Love everything from the neck up. The top of the dress looks like a mom bathing suit and the bottom is just standard pencil skirt. Shoes are like office attire on crack. I can see why it’s a hard decision, because she certainly doesn’t look BAD. But I would still say OUT.

    • Scimommy

      In. Love it on her.

    • http://twitter.com/MrsTRDavis Theresa

      IN – Just seems to be missing an accessory or …dare I say… two.

    • http://joyouslifesf.wordpress.com Kiltdntiltd

      In. With quibbles.  Its a wonderful color combination for her.  The halter neckline is flattering to her shape. My quibbles are few, but pointed.  The skirt length cuts her at just the wrong place, making her look wider than she is.  if it were an inch or so shorter this wouldn’t be a problem.  And I really dislike those shoes with this.  They look too heavy, and certainly not right for Cannes in May

      • ballerinawithagun

        In. I agree with your “quibbles”.

    • SpcilK

      IN, cute on her but like you said the lack of accessories make this a bit drab. Different earrings would have really added to this look.

    • TieDye64

      It’s IN, but her girls are looking a little sad. 

    • http://www.facebook.com/aboutelle Ashleigh Boutelle

      ACCESSORIES !!!

    • cheesebomb

      I seriously love this dress.

    • http://twitter.com/SarahVotes Sarah Bailey

      In, I think she looks great in this.

    • http://twitter.com/iraki86 IraKi

      ΙΝ

    • bailey debruynkops

      its boring therefore it suits her, in 

    • http://www.lippsisters.com/ Deborah Lipp

      I love the makeup, don’t love the hair, love the dress, wish it had accessories, don’t like the shoes.

      The dress is pretty killa, though, and none of the flaws are egregious. IN.

      • NinaBoo

        Oh thank you!  I don’t like her hair at all.  A couple of days ago she did a similar twisty thing with her hair and now it’s braided.  My nieces’ stylist would do the same thing with their hair at 7 and 8 years.

    • In_Stitches

      I love everything from the neck up-she’s really figuring out what flatters her skin tone and unique bone structure.   It’s all incongruous with the somewhat uptight dress, but  not so much that the effect is jarring.  Still, I don’t love the dress.  A high-waisted pencil skirt is no one’s friend.  She gets an IN, but I’d suggest she go home and find the starlet equivalent of a white sundress and some espadrilles. 

    • Carla_Charlton

      Those shoes…ugh!  And the dress looks good when the top is pulled up and it doesn’t look droopy (as in the photo showing her from the waist up).

      • angryparsnip

         I so agree with everything you said.
        But those shoes, it looks like she needs help to walk in them. They are very clumsy looking and and her posture suffers.

        cheers,  parsnip

    • bookish

      IN. I think the dress is adorable, even though the shoes aren’t great.

    • http://twitter.com/ohmybears48 Michelle Argento

      In. Totally appropriate and cool. 

    • janetjb

      I like her hair and make up.

      She needs some confidence to make it work, instead she looks unsure.  Out.

      • mjude

        I agree with the confidence & looking unsure but i still think i will give it an IN.

        • janetjb

          I think she needs a few good accessories including better shoes. 
          Sometimes I’m soft-hearted and this could earn an ‘In’, but over the last few months I’ve tried to be more critical (grumpy) and only give an ‘In’ when everything works. 

    • http://twitter.com/stellaphone Stella Zawistowski

      I was having so much trouble figuring out what it was about this look that was bothering me until I scrolled down and read “chin up, tits out.” YES. I’m going to give her an IN, because she’s SO CLOSE.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2ZGSQMHRCO7LAIOWG2HD74V6XU Marcie Dreyfuss

      IN. Love the shoes.

    • AlinaValero

      in. adorable dress, yes, but she could have done more with it.

    • Melissa Brogan

      The girls need a lot more support. And I hate the shoes. And I think she looks like she’s on her way to a lunch meeting or photocall than a Cannes appearance.

      Grudgingly IN, though.

    • mrssage

      IN, it’s cute. not trying to be anything more than photo call cute.

    • AnaRoW

      IN.

      Is that Guy Pearce standing behind her?

      • Eclectic Mayhem

        Yes, and Nick Cave.  Not sure why they’re all together but that’s them!

        • http://twitter.com/Kerry_McC Kerry McCombs

          Guy Pearce is also in the film and Nick Cave wrote it!

        • pattyw

           Nick Cave wrote the “Lawless” screenplay; Guy Pearce is one of the movie’s stars (along w/Chastain).

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

        Shia LeBouf is in there, too. Thank you, Jessica Chastain for standing in front of him. Seriously, he is so gross.

    • marilyn

      IN.  Very clean, and colorful.  My only issue is with the dress, not Jessica.  The striped fabric on the bias creates an optical illusion that she is wide in the middle.  Like she has a muffin top.  We know she does not, and is as trim and thin as possible.  So, my IN is with reservations about the dress, not the wearer. 

      • Eclectic Mayhem

        Agreed.

      • kimmeister

        I’m 100% with you on the diagonal stripes across her middle.  But I don’t particularly like the dress anyway, so I’m giving her an out.  The shoes are great, but not with that dress.

    • BrooklynBomber

      No. Good on the model, but not on her.

    • gabbilevy

      Damn! If Miz Chastain, whose boobs are much smaller than mine, can’t wear this neckline sans droop, there’s no hope for me. Sadface, because I would otherwise KILL in this dress.

    • MsKitty

      The saddlebag effect up top is unfortunate but I’ll still give her an IN.

    • kelsita421

      She cute and the dress is cute, but the state of the girls make it a very small IN.

    • schadenfreudelicious

      i will give her an IN, but i do think the shoes are all wrong, far too heavy for the look

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VA5XLSF3QRELSC3MUFSXLP4EIE rebecca

        I agree. I love the dress on her even if her boobs need a bit of a lift. But I am SO OVER platforms.

    • ChiKat67

      IN!  She looks really young and fresh without trying (had no idea she was 35!!!!)

    • Jessica O’Connell

      IN because it’s cute, as you said, and I think the hair and makeup look much better than usual. I wish she’d worn a necklace and maybe some different shoes, but all in all I think she looks great. It’s definitely a step up from her average RC performance.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3KCDEX4FOTCFHZP6WLKSOOKUVM Danielle

      Mostly in.  The bust needs more support, and though the shoes are fab, I don’t think they go with the dress.

    • phrenk

      Love the dress, bored by the shoes, swayed by how pretty she looks: IN.

    • deathandthestrawberry

      Her droopy shoulders are ruining the look. I want to like this, but I also think her complexion and hair color isn’t working with this dress. And maybe adding some jewelry would help. OUT.

      She also looks uncomfortable and self-conscious, like she knows the dress isn’t working.

    • ChristySchiff

      IN, but hate those shoes.  Shoes are too hookerish.

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

      IN. super cute!

    • Anna Tree

      OUT. Does terrible, terrible things to the girls.

      • AudreysMom

         Agreed. Out from Audrey and I for the optical illusion effect on the girls.

    • Lina_bee

      Undecided. I love the bodice and wish there’d been a built-in bra because girlfriend *needs* a bra. I like the hair and makeup. I hate the fit of the skirt and I hate the shoes. She rocks those colors and looks fabulous from the ribs up, but from the top of the skirt down it’s a fail.  Disappointing.

    • EliseC

      IN.  She’s really pretty.

    • Aly Light

      I took one look and knew you were going to say something about saggy tits. I really don’t care if breasts looks like their natural shape– in fact, I kind of like it. I can’t figure our why her make-up always looks just a touch off, but this is one of the more flattering things I’ve seen her in. IN.

    • TheOriginalLulu

      It’s cute. She’s IN bitches.
      My only complaint is that I want to march up to her and tell her to stand up straight and stop squinching her shoulders like that, but I feel like I’m always saying that about these people.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Julie-Chase/731391326 Julie Chase

      Love it.

    • DaveUWSNYC

      IN, droopyboobs notwithstanding

    • unbornfawn

      OUT. The problem here is not the dress, it is the styling. Definitely needs different shoes, those are way too clunky.  Absolutely a cuff and more statement making earrings, even if it is daytime, and the hair, ouch. It looks like Mommy couldn’t get it combed and put a bobby pin in it to keep it out of her face. Don’t like the lip color and some architecture in that bodice to hold those girls up sure wouldn’t hurt.

    • olympedegouges

      Nick Cave! Anyone?

    • AlexisPayne

      In, it’s pretty close to perfect

    • PeggyOC

      In, because it’s a general step up from her usual and because she’s smiling so nicely.  But yes, she needs some more support in the chest region, and the the fit could use some improvement.

    • guest2visits

      Think no.  The back may be more attractive than the front. But she is very pretty and so are her shoes.

    • RebeccaKW

      In.  I think the shoes are wrong and she does look droopy in the faraway shot.  But upclose it’s not so bad.   A bangle would be nice, but I love bangles and wear them with a tshirt, so I might not be the best person to judge that.  But hair and makeup are pretty and overall it’s a good look.

    • Jangle57

      She’s wearing a color that doesn’t wash her out and it’s a cute dress   – IN

    • Vickiefantastico

      IN, although I agree with you about the accessories. Anything would have been nice.

    • BazoDee

      IN – needs a bra or tape or something but still IN

    • Spicytomato1

      Love her hair and makeup. The side part in her hair is a revelation to me…so flattering! “LIttle chastains” cracked me up, and they are the first thing I noticed, too, poor things. It’s too bad they don’thave more support, but still I say she’s IN.

    • http://twitter.com/floretbroccoli Florrie Brafman

      Out.  The top is incredibly unflattering.  Makes it appear that she has back fat, which she does *not*.

    • Le_Sigh

      IN.  But barely.

    • Super_Red

      I’m saying out, purely for the boobage slump. 

    • Beardslee

      In because it’s a great dress and I like the way it fits her.  Hate the hoof shoes though.

    • Laura Nugent

      IN!  I like it.  And I always so want the best for her, and she so often misses terribly, but this is really quite good.

    • MzzPants

      The dress is great and her hair and makeup are great, however I don’t think they go together.  I think this dress required some sexy hair and makeup.  OUT.

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

      I don’t think the combo of orange and black can ever NOT read Halloween.

    • BigWhiteGrannyPanties

      IN!  Gorgeous and different and she looks all fresh and happy and relaxed. 

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/K3O2QNXDJIU3AJINAGNJRYWDZ4 mrspotts66

      IN!  love it!

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

      IN. Quite love it…my minor quibble is the animal print on her stilettos.  

    • amywinns

      IN to the dress, hair and makeup.
      OUT to the shoes (maybe better with something else) and lack of other accessories.

      So, overall IN but it’s a squeaker.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1576973112 Patricia Groves Dobrowski

      I’d love it more with a fuller skirt in the same fabric as the top, instead of the black pencil.  Out – it’s too blocky.

    • http://theargiehome.blogspot.com/ Gus Casals

      I think it’s a cute IN. She looks fresh, except for the shoes, but there is a good “I have a complete look” air about the ensemble. 

    • http://aldonsusi.blogspot.com/ Susi R

      IN!

    • Srw27

      Love the shoes-IN

    • Cathy S

      It’s very cute. IN.

    • cmb92191

      If only I could get away with that dress and shoes..  I do love the dress, but it wouldn’t work for busty ladies without some design changes.

    • Gorengirl

      In, she looks adorable!

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Bethany-Roullett/100000413803142 Bethany Roullett

      IN.  For fun use of stripes and braids.  It’s not perfect, but outfits so rarely are.

    • j_anson

      IN. I like it, even if I don’t LIKE-like it.

    • http://asskickingadviser.com/ Ass Kicking Adviser

      IN! she looks cute and sexy.

    • http://twitter.com/poptartsjen Pop Tarts Jen

      Yeah, not perfect, but cute. She gets a slightly hesitant IN.

    • http://twitter.com/tthobe tara thobe

      IN  she looks really good

    • snich11

      Stand up straight!

    • erinbinek

      I love it. This is the best she’s looked in ages.

    • Scarlet39

      For me, it would unquetionably be an IN if it didn’t make her chest look so droopy.   Sorry, because of that I give it an OUT.

    • golspie

      The tits are fine, it’s the dark lower half of the dress that’s a drag. But I think she make-up, hair and shoes all work.

      In!

    • Sunshine16

      In.  But can someone get the lovely Ms Chastain some support for the girls please?

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1180174329 Elizabeth Phillips

      You don’t love it.

    • Synnamin

      In! Love that dress, and I think it looks comfy and flattering. A little downstated, but still appropriate for the Riviera

    • Pants_are_a_must

      I think the proportions of the dress are off, to be honest, but I agree that once again, the girls needed a bit more of a lift. IN, but I’m meh about it.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/JO2ZPMWZR7BENRHIQ7DYGJP2HQ Melanie

      OUT, because it looks like her breasts are lower than her bellybutton.

    • http://twitter.com/unflinchingly Lindsey Romain

      In. I love her hair and her make-up is flawless (i.e. almost nonexistent, but appropriately so). I’m not loving the dress, but it’s doing its job. 

    • TSkot

      She looks great: IN

    • http://twitter.com/Kerry_McC Kerry McCombs

      Forget Jessica Chastain’s semi-cute dress! I saw Guy Pearce and Nick FREAKING Cave in the background of these pictures and realized I’m now TERRIBLY interested in this film “Lawless.” Written by Nick Cave and directed by John Hillcoat? I WOULD LIKE TO SEE THIS FILM RIGHT NOW PLEASE.

    • Joyce VG

      It should be an IN?

    • http://twitter.com/Kerry_McC Kerry McCombs

      Forget Jessica Chastain’s semi-cute dress! I saw Guy Pearce and Nick FREAKING Cave in the background of these pictures and realized I’m now TERRIBLY interested in this film “Lawless.” Written by Nick Cave and directed by John Hillcoat? I WOULD LIKE TO SEE THIS FILM RIGHT NOW PLEASE.

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

        Nick Cave! Nick Cave! Who cares about the dress??

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ENBX3563Q4ZNCVRGSJVFIB7OAA Thom

      IN: it’s a great skirt, some great colors keeping focus above the waist, and some low-key styling to contrast. Does she look unsupported in the dress? Yes. Is she maybe a bit too under-made-up for this dress? Maybe. But I like the impact it leaves.

    • 3rdsister

      In — especially as seen in the 3rd photo.  She looks charming. 
      Not a fan of those shoes, I have to add.

    • VicksieDo

      IN.  I could never walk in those shoes, must bow down for that!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2P2ANLRZ6YAVGONA36I2AQJYGI VicD

      In

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jill-Tracy/100001557759289 Jill Tracy

      IN despite the shoes

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=561903133 Sage Andersen

      In, yes.  But the shoes belong to Dita Von Teese, not Jessica Chastain in daytime Cannes mode.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=713709401 Randy Noak

      Out. The proportions are way bugging me.

    • MilaXX

      small IN. She’s looking better to me these days. I do agree the boobs need a bit of support and a small bangle wouldn’t hurt, but I like the outfit/shoes and really love the freshness of the hair/makeup.

    • sashaychante

      OUT  The dress is not bad, but the shoes are tacky!  It’s out for the shoes alone.  I am so SICK of seeing these ridiculously high heels with the odd platform on the front of the shoe.  It’s very stripper-esque…icky!.

    • saanrio

      IN, but only just.  I don’t really like this one, but it kind of, almost works.  There are a few problems, and it is hard to tell if the puppies are falling asleep there, or if it is partially an optical illusion thanks to those stripes.  This is so close to an out, I almost feel like I should be voting both.

    • http://twitter.com/LianaBrooks Liana Brooks

      OUT. The details are fine but overall it’s a mess. 

    • ringthing

      IN! But yeah, a bangle is called for.

    • http://melaniesuzanne.blogspot.com/ Melanie Suzanne

      Sad boobs. Out.

    • benjamin478

      In. But a flawed in.

    • Sabrina Stern

      In–There are fit issues but not enough for it to be an out, and considering what she normally looks like, this is great.

    • pattyw

      The way the colors combine at the top of the straps is like some form of optical torture – my eyes literally hurt from looking at it.

    • http://twitter.com/watchinginkdry Krysta

      I agree–IN but not perfect.  Haaaate the shoes.

    • KELLEYKAT

      IN…This is a really good step in the right direction for her!  :-)  I think the shoes are too heavy though, maybe the Jimmy Choo’s that EVERYONE has been wearing lately!  And her girls definitely need some support!  But aside from those 2 little details I think she looks beautiful!

    • crash1212

      Hair and makeup – IN. Shoes – resounding OUT. Dress…looks like a high end swimsuit on top (wish sad boobular area) with a pencil skirt tacked on – it bugs – OUT. Guess two OUTS = OUT. Sorry Jessica.

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

      IN! Love it!

    • http://twitter.com/starrika Ali

      Love the dress, hate the shoes. So sick of fugly, ginormous platforms. 

    • Judy_J

      I’m probably in the minority here, but I like it.  I like the criss-cross straps in the back, and the optical illusion stripiness of the bodice gets me in a sort of op art way.  I do wish she would have accessorized a bit, but overall I give her an IN.

    • Susan Crawford

      A little more support needed in the breastal area would kick this up to a WERQ.

    • aristida_girl

      IN but lord a better bra would have made this outfit so much better

    • JimMcC

      OUT! That side braid? Those shoes made of hate? The chest droop accentuated by the top’s pattern? I often feel she’s graded a little harshly, but this time I’m shocked by how nice people are being! I’m beginning to think that when I look at her, I’m bound to have an opinion that is the complete opposite of the rest of the commentariat.

    • lilazander

      IN, her body is amazing, I covet the pumps, but I think the top part of the dress makes it a little to casual floppy.

    • Haley Buchanan

      IN – there’s usually something about her that I don’t like in photographs, but this is adorable from the pattern of the dress to the chic riviera hair to the animal print shoes.  Well done!

    • petalfrog

      In. I would love to own this.

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

      SO BORING. I am SO tired of jersey pencil skirts…pencil skirts in general, really.

    • kikisayshi

      YES! There is a contrast in color between her clothing and her skin! I can forgive some droopy boobies for the happiness this brings to me seeing her wearing some sort of color, even if it is mostly black. Totally IN.

    • http://twitter.com/delysia_lafosse Delysia LaFosse

      Cuter than she’s looked in quite a while. IN.

    • Lilyana_F

      Kinda IN, very pretty hair and make up, cute, if a bit “office party” dress, could have done it better with the right accessories and the right attitude. Own what you wear, girl, you can be fierce enough!

    • GTrain

      IN

    • CheriCPat

      In.  Would have been an all-caps IN if she had taken advantage of the shoe options this dress presents.

    • Warmheartedgirl Seattle

      IN.  Love the hair and the minimal makeup.  The dress certainly looks better on her than on that emaciated model! 

    • http://twitter.com/PhDKnitter marlie

      I give it a marginal “in.” I like the dress, though I think she could use a little more, um, support. And I love the shoes, but I’m not sure if they go with this dress. 

    • librarygrrl64

      IN. Love everything about it except the shoes (which I kinda hate; can we just give the damned platform peep-toes a rest already?!?).

    • holdmewhileimnaked

      is that really nick cave in the background, third photo from the bottom? or just someone who wishes to look like nick cave?
      [nick cave the singer not nick cave the dancer.]

      but i like the dress.

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

        Yes. Yes, that is him. 
        But now I have to share: I got thisclose to him at Lollapalooza ’94. He brushed past me (it was crowded, he had to squeeze by) to get to his book signing. He’s really tall. I nearly peed myself.

    • Kelly Kerwin

      IN

    • butter nut

      IN!  she always looks like she’s trying too hard.  here, she looks fresh & comfortable & the dress really suits her.

    • http://twitter.com/ennisamy Amy Ennis

      In. But I would hate to have to walk around in those shoes!

    • Patricia Gillett

      IN, but she needs more support up top and I’m not a fan of platforms, let alone patent platform slingbacks. The color and cut of this dress works well on her though. 

    • minnye

      Dress is IN!

    • enid soto

      Out. Her curves get lost in this. 

    • demidaemon

      I think this is pretty cute. She could use some jewelry, but it could have been worse, as we well know. IN.

    • jennifervney

      In. It’s cute, bitches. 

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

      Cute dress, and I’m okay with the shoes, even though they do her feet no favors.  The hair does nothing for me.

    • HobbitGirl

      IN. Not perfect, but tailored and it really flatters her figure (apart from the nearly universal droopy boobs). Those colors are perfect for Cannes.

    • http://twitter.com/Bloodisea Barbora

      IN

    • http://twitter.com/GaraStJames Gara St. James

      I want to like it, but it feels too low-key for a press event where photographers are present. It’s cute, but boring, and no actress appearing at Cannes should be accused of being boring. It’s like something a corporate VP wears to the after-work cocktail party PR event after she removed the matching black jacket with striped piping on the lapels and pockets.

    • Call me Bee

      Darling dress, even though yes–she needs more support in the bust.  But she looks cute anyway.  IN.

    • quiltrx

      IN. She does look cute.  Some tweaking would make this really great.

    • msdamselfly

      IN     Fantastic 

    • oohsparkley!

      In. Cute look.

    • CatherineRhodes

      OUT.

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

      I love it.  The girls look fine.  I love that neckline, Marilyn Monroe would be proud.  The shoes are fierce.  Her skin is flawless.

      IN

    • Anathema_Device

      In. I think she looks fantastic. No quibbles.

    • lizajane1776

      In. More support in the bust would be nice, but the bold colors work so well on her nice pale redhead coloring.

    • hmariec19

      It is a cute dress, but I think this is a case of Girl, That’s Not Your Dress.  It bugs on her.  OUT.

    • ThaliaMenninger

      IN. I like everything but the shoes. Yeah, a bangle would’ve been nice. And better posture would help. But I love her hair and overall look, so… In for me.

    • http://twitter.com/jaythenerdkid Aaminah Khan

      IN, even if it’s not quite a WERQ. She looks fresh-faced and sexy.

    • Twinzilla

      In.  She looks too good to be out.

    • http://www.facebook.com/tom.r.markiewicz Tom Markiewicz

      OUT. gut reaction.

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

      Totally in.

    • Zippypie

      I like the dress, just not on her at this event.  It’s a little too “secretarial day dress” for Cannes.

    • http://eclectictsunami.blogspot.com/ Cassie

      Super super cute. IN.

    • formerlyAnon

      Out. Somehow lackluster.

    • Lexie

      In, but a bra and different shoes would have helped immensely. 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_JSGAZPEESHQT47ATH55GNOHHBY Erin

      It’s such a continuation of improvement, though!  Just like the pink gown, this is in service of her looks and not fighting them.  IN.

    • suzanne77

      It’s cute bitches, but really, her breasts look fine to me. I do not see what you see here with her lil chastains or “chest-ains” as the case may be.

    • NCDFan

      In

    • jw_ny

      IN

      It’s ok.  The stripper shoes look odd with this dress, and the midriff stripe looks like it’s bulging…I know it’s an optical illusion.  More good than bad though…she looks pretty.  

    • Nonnah

      IN!

    • Char Crop

      IN…really…really…IN!

    • Sophie Collier

      The midsection band causes a rather unfortunate illusion of bulge where there is none.  And the skirt seems to start a wee bit too high on her, which makes her boobs look like low-hanging fruit.  It’s almost a cute dress but it’s doing wonky things to her figure.  Not sure I even like it on the model.

    • altalinda

      In.

    • cleep1000

      The shoes are ridiculous. OUT.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_63FW2Y5BWUARL7PJGWK54TUDGE Carrieanno

      In.  And I fervently hope someone got that poor model a sandwich (or four or five) the second she took off the dress.

    • Louise Bryan

      I like it, mostly, but it’s unfortunate that she’s an unsupported actress.  Still, just for the color and pattern, I give it an IN.

    • http://www.facebook.com/baby98 Elizabeth Todd

      I like this dress and think that it looks fabulous on her….I think she is lovely

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/J2VE4NE2FY2BP4QD2XOYKJGLPI Laura

      No. No no no no no no…. OUT. 

    • butterflysunita

      So very IN.  

    • understateddiva

      Out.  “little Chastains” made me giggle.

    • leave_Blake_alone

      IN, though I agree it’s not perfect. I still like it an awful lot though.

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

      It isn’t a total knockout, but it’s a big step ahead for her. Needed jewelry, and ditch the Payless shoes, but in.

    • fungstyle

      out, those platforms are trashy looking. 

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Julianne-Mullikin/100000099104784 Julianne Mullikin

      In.  I love that dress!!!!

    • NurseEllen

      Totally IN.  Yes to support (love your use of “the chastains”) and yes to some jewelry and yes to better posture but these cavils do not add up to anything much.  A great look!

    • http://twitter.com/Eovaai Eovaai

      IN. Sexy and cute.

    • LilyPad

      The stripes hurt my eyes, and the fit doesn’t seem to flatter her shape, especially in her mid-section. The shoes are too generic to even mention. I vote OUT.

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

      I think she’s looking pretty good. IN.

    • Lisa_Cop

      OUT! Cute dress ruined by the lack of a supportive bra. And I don’t like the one sided braid; save those braid for the 14 year olds.

    • Verascity

      Not perfect, but I like it. IN.

    • LordZoe

      god. out. terrible shoes, awkward length and stiffness of skirt

    • Beth G

      It’s doing weird things to my eyes.
       

    • Samantha Irene

      IN, but does need a bra and perhaps a gold lace style bangle…

    • littlemac8

      Love her lip color!  I  think she looks soooo pretty in daytime light!  IN – although not a WERQ, still nice daytime look.

    • velomango

      I wish she had better support in the boob area, but any photo shoot that involves Nick Cave in the background = automatic IN.

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

      In! So cute, I like the proportion of black to the little hints of red. I like her better away from too much red.

    • Aurumgirl

      The vertical stripes make it look like her breasts are sagging.  If you look at the back view, the dress seems to fit her perfectly, but it’s not flattering up front.   She shouldn’t take it personally, though; it’s equally distorting on the model as well.

    • bluefish

      Totally totally IN.  She looks great and the dress is fabulous. 

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

      IN. I love the colors of the top with her hair and skin. Not perfect, but quite lovely.

    • miagain

      Those shoes look lethal…

    • sweetlilvoice

      In because I love her smirk in the first photo, I would look that dorky too on the red carpet.

    • Allison Woods

      Not nuts about the shoes, but love the dress. IN.

    • PeaceBang

      I love a cute little braid but not with this look. 

    • lesmaha

      IN.

    • ccm800

      In – and I said it once before but Im calling it. She looks gorgeous in sunlight and dead and washed in evening. Shes a day walker 

    • http://twitter.com/MarfMom Maya

      In!

    • LesYeuxHiboux

      IN. It’s cute, bitches.

    • http://frockpaperscissors.blogspot.com/ kvlm

      Same.  I like it then I don’t.  I think what’s throwing me is her coloring against that stripe….