Lady Gaga in Antonio Berardi

Posted on June 05, 2012

Hi Steffi.

Lady Gaga arrives at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland, New Zealand in an Antonio Berardi dress paired with Christian Louboutin pumps.

Antonio Berardi Fall 2012 Collection

You are so totally working a “Lana Turner at her daughter’s murder trial” look and we totally adore you for it, even if it was unintentional. Either way, you’re serving up gangster moll realness here and we think –

Oh.

 

 

 

Sorry. What were we saying?

 

[Photo Credit: Sandra Mu/Getty Images, elle.com]

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  • introspective

    sherbert colored, great fitting dress with a peplum?? Im all in. Shoes make me twitch a bit, but theyre totally in gaga’s wheelhouse.

    love the retro realness. snaps!

    • Josephine E. Segura

      it’s probably the first thing she’s ever worn that I might actually be able to pull off!....FreeLancerJob.notlong.com

  • http://twitter.com/hmbscully WendyD

    Helloooo hot ginger handler!

    • NinaBoo

      Is it wrong I scanned the pix for him and then went back and looked at Gaga?  I don’t think so.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_N75LLUHGJEGCGJ3HZAXEB3MBJI Deen

        Isn’t scanning for HGH what we are to do with a post that reads “Gaga”??? I thought it was…. :D

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Sierra-Delta/100003182924700 Sierra Delta

       Indeed.  Who’s that woman with Hot Ginger Handler?

  • suzq

    Bwaahahahaha!  You’re on the edge of glory with this post, aren’t you?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/PKI5RTEEJ5TZIZII6VEN2G3D7A Caitlin

    This, I love. She is a star.

  • http://twitter.com/holocausticity E. Sevilla

    the fact that this is normal AND on gaga makes it abnormal in it itself.
    she is the one and only—-

  • Asmith610

    Hot ginger handler finally looks well-rested! and tan! Maybe he had a nice, relaxing vacation… Gaga seems like the type of employer who would give plenty of vacation days. :)  Love that orange dress… it’s probably the first thing she’s ever worn that I might actually be able to pull off!

    • formerlyAnon

      I dunno, I thought those eyes could use some sleep. He’s not old enough to have permanent bags like that, I would have thought.

      • j_anson

        Us gingers are never too young to have permanent bags, sadly.

        • http://twitter.com/TheRedZavodnik Ginger

          Thankfully, as a 36 year-old ginger myself (also named Ginger), I can say that I don’t have bags!  Yippee!!!!  Now an entire bagful of other issues, yes. HA!

  • ChiliP

    Love, love, love. It’s both appropriately”Gaga” and understated- quite a feat.

  • SpcilK

    Dig it. She looks like a character out of La Dolce Vita.

  • marilyn

    The shoes are too heavy for the dress.  It weighs everything down.  This is a remarkably normal outfit for her.  Wow.

  • SewingSiren

    I wonder if Hot Ginger knows what a big star he is on this blog?

    Agreed that Gaga is total LanaTurner at the murder trial. And it works.

    • Derek_anny

       Clearly a paparazzo knows.  Why else would there be a picture so obviously of HGH.
      Whoever you are, paparazzo, we applaud you.

  • newleaf1

    She dressed to match HGH’s hair.  That was so nice of her.  And it looks great on her, too.  Can’t wait for platforms to go away.

  • In_Stitches

    Not loving the fact that the peplum starts under the bodice, giving her the illusion of a pooch, but the color and the idea of the look are great.

  • http://viridianpostcard.blogspot.com/ viridian61

    Sigh.  We all need a hot ginger handler of our own.

    • formerlyAnon

      Where do I sign up?

  • http://twitter.com/foodycatAlicia foodycatAlicia

    Does anyone know HGH’s name? I feel odd objectifying the lovely boy like this.

    • formerlyAnon

      I agree, and yet I’d feel odder calling him out for completely impersonal admiration by name. Go figure.

    • https://twitter.com/#!/marla_melendez eme and azul

      a while back, there was a post (here or elsewhere on the internets) in which there were pictures of Gaga and others with a birthday cake for him and it was something really “normal” like David (not sure..). Still, Hot Ginger Handler rang truer, maybe that is why I forgot all the other details – like his actual name…

  • http://twitter.com/PhDKnitter marlie

    It’s weird that she looks… NORMAL. No crazy hair, no crazy hats or shades or veils or frankenshoes… Is Steffi alright??

  • RebeccaKW

    This is so beyond fabulous.  I love it.  I’m not a fan of those shoes, but they beat those armadillo shoes she wore for so long. 

    And it’s so nice to see Hot Ginger Handler again, especially looking so rested.  And buff.  And delicious.  I do wonder-where’s Tall Bald Handler?

  • kimmeister

    Eek, I do not like the placement of the tattoo on her left arm.  Looks like underarm hair gone wild!

  • nannypoo

    This is my favorite look ever for her, except maybe the time she strolled out of her hotel with tea. She is fabulous. And so is he.

  • JMansm

    YES HGH. In other news, I love her outfit but I wish her hair was just slightly more complicated but in the same general style. 

  • BeeBeauNYC

    Hot Ginger Handler looks good! Do we think he’s a bodyguard, a stylist or a personal assistant, or is he all three?

    • formerlyAnon

      I’ve always assumed a bodyguard of the way-smoother & general buffer sort – he’s usually looking out for her in most of the shots rather than hanging back & scanning the crowd for suspicious loonies.  (Definitely not an assistant – his hands are always free.)

      • Snailstsichr

        HGH needs an assistant to carry the stuff in his pockets!

    • Emily Giovanni

      I think he’s there to jump to the rescue in case she twists her ankle. And he looks ready!

      • formerlyAnon

        Yes, I’ve always wondered if maybe job #1 is keeping her upright if her ridiculous shoes catch on something.

  • http://joyouslifesf.wordpress.com Kiltdntiltd

    Sorry Steffi, Hot Gonger Handler Sighting!!!!

  • MilaXX

    Hot Ginger FTW! He’s looking mighty fine today!

  • alyce1213

    Older Tintin and Gaga. Still don’t get why “hot,” never will. My son was obsessed with Tintin growing up; every book, toy, backpack, etc. Maybe I just can’t get past the uncanny resemblance.
    I just love how she looks. I’d love to see her not wear platforms, though. Just for a change.

  • MK03

    Hair + glasses + expression = Church Lady.

  • claudemtl777

    Im not sure the Lana Turner thing is unintentional…I thought Lana Turner2.0 as soon as I saw it. Love the gloves

    But what is she doing in New Zealand with Hugh Hefner?

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

      He looks like a bureaucrat – maybe the mayor? Any kiwis out there who can ID this gentleman?

  • sk8tfan

    Attagirl. This is what I want from my stars. She has fulfilled her quota of fabulousness for the day and is now free to go soak in a milk bath.

  • ChaCha_70

    Want. those. shades. “Hi there” HGH…looking fine today.

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

    Eva Peron LIVES!

  • formerlyAnon

    I concur, gentlemen, with your every word as well as the lost train of thought.  Though the hem looks like it could use pressing when it’s not stretched out by her leg action & Hot Ginger Handler needs a nap.

    (gosh, I hope she stays in this persona for a while. I will enjoy it. The clothes, that is, whether or not HGH is present.)

  • schadenfreudelicious

    i cant with the shoes, i could with hot ginger handler though….:)

  • http://twitter.com/lenabena_ Elena

    Hahaha

  • Pennymac

    Has anybody learned anything about that HGH? He certainly is stalker-worthy.

    Oh, yeah, Stef looks FAB. Now back to looking at what I really search her posts for….

  • Le_Sigh

    Damn TLo – you’ve got me playing “find Hot Ginger Handler” every time I see a Steffi post. 

    Not complaining. Nope :-)

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

    Oh you boys, so easily distracted.
    And it distracted me when I yelled, ‘YES!’ in regards to the Lana Turner reference. So spot on. 

  • MzzPants

    HaHaHahahahah!  And there it is.

  • Lina_bee

    I could have sworn I saw a picture of someone else wearing this just yesterday. Maybe Kidman or Diaz? I can’t remember. Or maybe it’s just that EVERYONE is cranking out orange versions of any random dress this summer as orange is the new black this month. But, Hot Ginger Handler is looking *lovely*. Better than Steffi, in fact.

  • Lina_bee

    I could have sworn I saw a picture of someone else wearing this just yesterday. Maybe Kidman or Diaz? I can’t remember. Or maybe it’s just that EVERYONE is cranking out orange versions of any random dress this summer as orange is the new black this month. But, Hot Ginger Handler is looking *lovely*. Better than Steffi, in fact.

  • DaveUWSNYC

    Dreamsicle with a side of ginger (handler)…IN

  • DaveUWSNYC

    Dreamsicle with a side of ginger (handler)…IN

  • Lilithcat

    Who’s the dude in the bow tie?

  • ClevelandburbsBeth

    In every Gaga post, I bypass her look and start looking for HGH. This one came through like no other, and it made my day. Steffi looks nice.

  • patticake1601

    I just hate these shoes and I can’t figure out why women love them. They make you look like Herman Munster with heels. 

  • SapphoPoet

    LOL. You always make me laugh. 

    This is the most normal outfit I’ve ever seen on her. Looks good; love the color.

  • annrr

    Hot Ginger handler! Love the shades and the Lana Turner reference. 

  • Caroline Harper

    i only read the lady gaga posts anymore in hopes of getting a glimpse of ginger handler.

  • charlotte

    The heyday of young Mrs. Blankenship!

  • http://victoriapavlova.com Victoria Pavlova

    Love this look on her. Gloves and all.

  • Call me Bee

    Ginger’s looking well and fit, j’ai raison?

  • judybrowni

    Before I read the TLo comments, I thought, “Vintage Martha Mitchell.”

    • ChaquitaPhilly

      WOW! That’s right on!

  • Judy_J

    I like everything from the hem of the dress up.  Hate the shoes.  The bruises on her legs are so obvious.  Hosiery or leg makeup would help immensley.

  • mjude

    i think the ginger has been reading TLO cause he is looking extra hot, maybe just for them?

  • leftcoastpickle

    She and the ginger handler both look fantastic!

  • greyhoundgirl

    Love, love–gloves, pearls and all.  Just don’t like the horse hooves but that’s okay.

  • NCDFan

    I hate seeing the wrong side of the peplum. They should have lined it to be the same color. Love that hot ginger handler!

    • DaringMiss

      I had the same thought.  It seems so careless!  And given that the underside is such a different and lighter color, it really is noticeable.

  • Warmheartedgirl Seattle

    Love the dress!  Love the hair, the makeup, jewelry and sunglasses, and even the gloves.  Fabulous.  Those shoes are awful, however.

  • NurseEllen

    Seeing photos of Hot Ginger Handler and experiencing the TLo reaction: priceless!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WKSM57KFWUGRMKPDUW4SPL3GDM Kathryn

      So true!  Makes me laugh out loud.  And these are some of the best photos yet of HGH.

  • turtleemily

    They showed video footage of this on the news during lunch break at work; it was nice to see HGH in motion.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_F73LIJ3SJGI5AJQMXMWXCKILHI Pamela

    Hatehatehate the horses’ hooves shoes.  Cool dress in a cool color. 

  • http://twitter.com/AmeliaNotPond Amelia Ross

    am I allowed to appropriate the term “hot ginger handler” for Jorah Mormont on GoT?

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1474713106 Katy Morris McDermott

      Yes. And I wish I’d thought of it!

  • 3boysful

    Maybe she’s auditioning for Mad Men.

    Why would anyone want shoes that make their feet look bigger?  As in ginormous?

  • http://cheekypinky.wordpress.com/ Rebecca

    She looks *so* cute in tangerine!

  • KittenKisses

    Gaga, you look like the perfect shade of crazy, keep up the good work.

    And if the handler’s available in brunette, I’ll take one, please.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1241487378 Lauren Lynch Fox

    She is GaGa. Can only love…

  • enchanted216

    Clown shoes.

  • Arelis Víctor Garro

    “Sorry. What were we saying?”
    haaaaaaaaaaaaaahahahahahaa

  • golspie

    Sunglasses at night = snooty + pretentious.

  • guest2visits

    I think she looks fantastic. Charisma. And unlike so many young ‘stars’ she’s got a great way of carrying herself; maybe it’s posture.
    It’s got to be nice to take a break from the monster show to just enjoy being a girl.

  • http://www.joannao.blogspot.com JoannaOC

    HA HA HA HA HA HAAAAAA! 

  • http://twitter.com/#!/Space_Kitty Space Kitty

    Fabulous.  And the one look for which I completely approve white pointy-toed platform pumps.  (There’s a sentence I did not imagine writing when I woke up this morning.)

  • Linderella

    Oh, I’ve so missed Ginger!  Thanks for the bright spot in a dismal day, fellas.

  • quiltrx

    LOVE the outfit, and her hair and makeup look great.  The shoes are a bit cartoonish for my taste, but they work for her.

    And mmmm…nothing like the taste of Hot Ginger in something casual!

  • quiltrx

    LOVE the outfit, and her hair and makeup look great.  The shoes are a bit cartoonish for my taste, but they work for her.

    And mmmm…nothing like the taste of Hot Ginger in something casual!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1406371763 Laura Sevigny

    Hot ginger handler looks like a beefy grown up version of Tin Tin- am I wrong?

    • PeaceBang

      ROFLMAO!! YESSS!!

  • RzYoung

    lol. HGH is back!!

    Also I love that hot ginger colour on her too!

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

    Clearly Gaga suports the Netherlands in the upcoming Olympics/footie match! 

  • aimee_parrott

    Hot ginger handler!  Hot ginger handler!

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

    he is SO hot…especially the biceps that barely fit in the sleeves!! :)

  • PeaceBang

    *drooling sounds…* HELLO, Ginger. Where have you been all my life?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3JSTXMWWVZN2QNP2UEKJMTWD7U Isabel

    HGH walking. And it’s absolutely freezing cold!! How can Gaga and HGH just wear short sleeves!
    http://www.3news.co.nz/Gaga-meets-fans-braving-the-cold-in-Auckland/tabid/312/articleID/256695/Default.aspx