Our finely tuned red carpet noses detect a whiff of “new stylist” coming from Lady Mary’s direction.
‘Downton Abbey’ star Michelle Dockery attends the in a Stella McCartney shift dress paired with Jimmy Choo pumps.
Stella McCartney Spring 2013 Collection/Model: Karmen Pedaru (OUI)
And sure, the more fabulous kittens will look at this, snort, and say “Please. I could pick out and put on a simple B&W cocktail dress and pumps without the need to pay someone.” And that’s almost certainly true. But Michelle is one of those ladystars who appears to have gotten thrust into the spotlight before she quite figured out how to dress for it. No major disasters in her file, but there were quite a few badly matched items and some general awkwardness. She looks polished and perfect here. Attagirl.
Do NOT like the hem on the runway version at all, though.
[Photo Credit: Andrew Evans/PR Photos, style.com]