Anne Hathaway in Valentino Couture

Posted on February 04, 2013

We haven’t judged Miss Annie in a while and since this is an eminently judgable look, we feel the need to give her the attention her ongoing poledance demands.

Although truthfully, doesn’t it feel like she’s pulled back on the reins in the last couple of weeks? We suspect the perception that she’s campaigning too hard for the Oscar has caused her to press pause.

Anyway.

 

Anne Hathaway attends the 2013 Directors Guild of America Awards in a Valentino couture dress accessorized with Casadei shoes and Cartier jewelry.

Valentino Fall 2012 Couture Collection/Model: Merie Majer (WOMEN)

We like the dress a lot, although we think a more tailored shape would suit her better. We REALLY don’t like the winter-wedding bridesmaid shoes. The makeup is nicely downplayed, which is the right way to go, given how busy the dress is. But the real story here is the hair, from which we initially recoiled, and then tripped over each other running to get our copy of “The Bitchy Fashion Blogger’s Guide to Analogies and References” to find some way to describe it. It’s a little … kindergarten teacher, no? A little bit PTA? Nun-out-of-habit? Golf tour? Political wife? Christmas sweater?

What we’re trying to say is… we don’t think it’s particularly chic. Kinda works against the dress.

Convince us otherwise.

 

[Photo Credit: Andrew Evans/PR Photos, style.com]

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  • Sobaika

    OOOOO, GIRL. That’s some boy band hair.

    And her publicity juggernaut most certainly took a breather in anticipation of the Oscars. Rightfully so, I might add. I like her and was actively trying not to hate her this awards season.

    • SassieCassy

      that IS  zayn malik’s hairdo

      • ecallaw1977

         Wow.  I guess 35 is finally “the age.”  I’m assuming your talking about someone in a current boy band, and I don’t recognize the name.  Currently mourning the last vestiges of my youth…
        Wait–One Direction?

        • Sobaika

          That’s the one! See, you’re still hip… we’re still saying hip, right?

          • Introspective

            34 going on 35 here. 

            i stopped feeling like i know what the kids are up to a few years ago. I know one thing though. they aint saying “hip.” and “one direction” meant nothing to me but a way to go for quite some time after the phrase had teenaged girls’ hearts palpitating. only after a few punchlines flew over my head did i decide to google it and find out it was a band.so yes, “the age” just about sums it up. yay for all of us with “retro” tastes and slower metabolisms!

            that said, annie’s hair feels very much mom on a saturday in target. but the dress is lovely…

          • fallen_ikon

            Apparently the new saying of choice is that something is ”the tits” as in “wow, that band is really the tits”, according to the 23 year old who works in the cafeteria at work. He even threw in an eye roll and a “how do you not know what that means?” when I asked about it.

          • Sobaika

            How vulgar.

          • HomeOfficeGirl

            No dear – “tits” was from the 80′s first… Along with “nails” which I always liked better.  My now husband, then high school crush described a girl he thought was “all that” as “nails” – and I have never forgotten it or stopped trying to achieve it for myself.

          • Sara LaBatt

            Yup.  I remember when I was in high school one guy turning to another and describing a “tits car.”  

        • Martha Deutsch

          Maybe 31 is the age? My first thought was JFK, Jr. 

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

            I only know One Direction because I have a teen and a tween, but yep. Boy band hair. 

      • kaycem

        well, luckily she skipped those hideous skunk stripes.

  • Karen Maslowski

    The sweet flats on the runway model would have been a better choice. Those colors are gorgeous on Ms. Hathaway, though. 

    • SouthernGirlRena

      Thanks for making me scroll back up to take a look at the flats.  You’re right – they are sweet.  They are the only covetable thing above. 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/2LIE6ISFQUBIAO7OB6U5TAVXXQ Depot'er

    love the make up (something I rarely love)

  • erinbinek

    Nope, not going to convince you.  You’re absolutely right.

  • FrayedMachine

    I really love the dress and definitely agree with the hair. It was the first thing I noticed after the dress. If it was a bit more coiffed and refined, like… maybe one or two less random fly away chunks of hair, it would pull this look together a bit better.

  • kschwarting

    As someone who is growing out a pixie cut, it gets really hard to make it look chic at a certain point. She could have done a Halle Berry and mussed it with some product, though.

    The dress is fine, but shiny satiny shoes are a dealbreaker.

    • IMNAngryLiberal

      That is just what I was thinking about her hair … she is trying to grow out that severe pixie cut and it is just at a length where “edgy” is going to be tough.  Really like the dress although the bodice looks a little big on her .. pretty meh about the shoes.  I can’t summon the outrage about satin shoes.

      • kschwarting

        And I’m not sure “edgy” is in her wheelhouse to begin with, though she was sure trying back in December.

      • fursa_saida

        What confuses me about that is that I can’t imagine they’re going for “awkward growing phase” right before the Oscars, you know? I’d figure they’d keep it somewhere in the short department until after that to avoid that exact problem on the big night. Maybe they’re going to cut it again like right before the show and they need a little extra length for what they want to do?

        This question is consuming an embarrassing amount of my brainpower. 

        • sweetestsith

           That was my thought to… Maybe they’re trying to grow it out enough to create a faux updo? I personally would have kept the side swept bangs she had for five minutes, and kept the back simple & let that grow. Ah well, I’m curious to see what exactly they are planning for the big night. I hope its awesome enough to make this awkward stage during awards seasons worthwhile!

    • Delaney Davis

       Yeah, this can’t be an easy length to deal with.

    • http://profiles.google.com/dorothymichael Dorothy & Michael n/a

      From one short-haired gal to another – thanks for that! I’d give her another month and she’ll have much better ‘dos I’d wager.

  • kerry dee

    I think she had the right idea going for the hair, but its just not long enough for her to succeed.

  • christinewithanx

    Her hair looks like Andrew Garfield’s.

    • NinaBoo

      Spittle on the keyboard…worth it!

      • bitchybitchybitchy

        OMG-I see this now….as well as  a mashup of Hathaway’s face with Garfield in “Never Let Me Go”.

    • pdxmcollie

      Thanks, now I can’t unsee this!

      • christinewithanx

         I tried to unsee it too, but decided to share instead :D

    • Imasewsure

      YES!! So she needs to resort to classic hipster chic like him until this ‘do grows out (or at least changes a bit)

    • LearnedFoot

      Someone over at the Fug Girls’ place called it “Krasinski hair.” But Andrew Garfield is also spot on!

    • Celandine1

      You nailed it. The hair is not attractive in either case.

    • lindsmh

       Exactly what I saw when I looked at these pictures. Glad I’m not the only one.

  • gabbilevy

    You’ll get no argument from me on the hair. The dress is really pretty, and it suits her, it just seems a smidge too big.

  • MilaXX

    It’s a fabulous dress and looks great on the model. On Anne it comes across as a little dowdy. I think I would have preferred hosiery of some sort and a shoe that didn’t look so bridesmaid-y. Also very  minor quibble, but I think bangles would have been a better choice than the dangley nothing she is wearing.

    • http://profiles.google.com/dorothymichael Dorothy & Michael n/a

       The word that came into my brain when I saw these pictures was “sedate.”  Not exactly a magical word with a starlet I suppose.  But the dress is very pretty.

  • http://twitter.com/PhDKnitter marlie

    Cute dress, bland-as-hell-shoes, and cute-ish hair, BUT the hair doesn’t go with this dress. She should have gone edgier with the hair, and saved this ‘do for something more casual. 

  • lrober03

    I love the color of the shoes because they’re a subtle match to the dress, but the material is a big No.  

  • Imasewsure

    I couldn’t figure out what I didn’t like about this look but as our astute uncles point out, it’s the K12 teacher hair… also don’t love the shape of the skirt on her (the shoes are unspeakable and will remain as such)

  • Ruth Preston

    At first glance, I seriously thought, “Why is Emma Stone’s boyfriend wearing a dress?”

  • teensmom99

    I think the hair is “I’m growing it out; I’m not really a short hair person so please bear with me.”  I also think it’s very Princess Di–and I never liked her hair cuts.

    • YousmelllikeAnnaWintour

      I thought the same thing – Princess Diana, 1985.

    • RebeccaKW

       I was trying to figure it out…what the hair reminded of.  Yes, Princess Di, but also…Sixteen Candles.  A little bit Molly Ringwald, but a lot Farmer Ted.

    • Derek_anny

       I got Mrs. Partridge.

  • Nariya

    This is neither here nor there, but I think Rachel Maddow’s hair must look like that when she gets out of bed.

    Anyway, here it makes Anne look like an 80′s teenaged boy. It needs a neon wifebeater. 

  • tereliz

    Gorgeous dress. Eddie Redmayne’s hair? Let’s not even start with the shoes…

  • http://twitter.com/MajorBedhead MajorBedhead

    It’s kind of soccer-mom hair.

    She’s firmly on my irrational hate list at this point. 

    • bitchybitchybitchy

      The frenzied hype machine surrounding the awards season can do that.  I’ve liked Hathaway in the past, but have found myself at times just wanting her, and “Les Miz’ to just go away.

  • http://www.facebook.com/fiddlecub Kevin VanOrd

    I love the dress–but the hair certainly works against it. Then again, I don’t envy having to find new, chic ways to do your hair as it ever so slowly grows out. I can’t pretend to have long flowing locks, but I know the pain of having your hair grow to an awkward, in-between, “I just can’t do a thing with it” stage, so I am inclined to give her a pass for it. 

    This is one of those rare occasions where I’d love to have seen the matching shoes from the runway appear on the red carpet.

  • http://twitter.com/hummelsw Sarah Hummel

    She’s pulled back from the poledancing because she doesn’t want to answer questions re: is she pregnant. Same reason that dress isn’t as fitted as you would like. 

    • WhiteOprah

      I have been personally theorizing that her people told her to tone it down after she got so annoying after the Golden Globes. Up until that point, I kind of accepted her overexposure and weird Tom Cruise-like over-enthusiasm in interviews as part of the game.  That all changed when she felt compelled to steal her Producer’s thunder prior to his speech.  I was totally disgusted with that.  

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002396153672 Ann Martina

    It’s almost never fun to grow out a haircut

  • stubbornthoughts

    Love the dress on her, great colors. It looks like they forgot to style her hair, it’s total bed head. If her hair was styled like at the SAGs or Globes, this would’ve been perfect. Save the shoes.

  • sarahmichelef

    Love the dress. The hair… well, she’s clearly growing it back out and that’s always awkward. Maybe she just needs to break down and start rocking a faux-hawk.

  • MzzPants

    I have a feeling we’re in for a long grow-out with this one.  This current renditions screams ‘Andrew Garfield’, no?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000905542323 Rhonda Shore

    Her overreaching has somehow soured me towards even seeing Les Miserables…each weekend i make some excuse to not go and see a different movie.  I think you guys had it right that she should go for the Jean Seberg look.  Maybe man/lady/pants?  As for the hair, I’m in a similar boat and growing it out is a bitch….

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/37TPKASIMXVUPYK5BNQFOL43KU Carina

    Will not be convincing you otherwise. She really doesn’t know what to do with it now that it’s past ‘pixie’ and ‘gamine’, does she?

  • Jecca2244

    I wonder if she is planning on growing her hair out but the studio felt it would be better to keep it short and in “character” from Les Mis during award season. How does she look that refreshed? Dear lord, I’ve got deep circles and my day is pretty straightforward. The slightly too large dress is not going to quell preggo rumours. 

  • marilyn

    I am on your side for this one.

  • Pennymac

    Kindergarten teacher hair, DTM shoes, and fab dress. She’s just messin with our heads, now….

  • http://gabyrippling.tumblr.com/ Gabriella M

    Yep, that looks like my hair right now: putting off the next haircut (though I’m not growing out, just lazy). Short hair is expensive. But Moneybags Movie Stars have no excuse. Pffffft. Shape it into something interesting, at least. 
    But I like that dress. 

  • Jenna621

    I wish she’d get some nice extensions and get her hair back to the way it used to be.  I just don’t like it that short, and I think it looks particularly poorly styled at this event.

  • Tatiana Luján

    I don’t like the hair or the shoes, but the dress is so gorgeous that this is still an In for me.

  • http://twitter.com/jen_canary Jennifer Ford

    She has a very long neck, but something about the hair and the neckline and the way she’s standing just make it look REALLY long in these pictures. And, yeah, the hair isn’t working. She looks adorkable which I do not think she was going for.

  • Jangle57

    No, can’t convince you otherwise as I agree with you totally and think kindergarten teacher really hits the nail on the head….

  • donnaINseattle

    Okay, I agree with y’all about the dress (I find the pattern and colors to be thoughtful in their use and I really like this pallette on her), I agree with you on the shoes (oh dear), and disagree on the hair. I see your point on being more edgy to work with the dress, but I like the softness of the waves. I think the shapes in it work with the shapes in the dress. Something spiky is so . . . predictable.

    But those shoes . . . shiver.

  • joancarol

    She looks like my cousin Elizabeth, the High School Chemistry teacher.

  • Lisa M. (ReVoir) Kramp

    The dress is overworked…there’s so much going on the black looks faded. I’ve always thought she was a cutie and this look shows that. The problem is, I don’t think that’s what she was aiming for.

  • E. D.

    The shoes are no good, but I don’t mind the hair.  It looks like she’s going to grow it back out, so there is going to be a lot of awkward hair in her future unless she hits the extensions.

    • j_anson

      Yeah, it’s no longer a pixie cut, and I’m guessing it’s now just too long to spike it in that edgy way starlets do. I can’t say that it’s a great hairstyle, but maybe she doesn’t have a lot of options?

  • PeggyOC

    Dress=cute.  Shoes=regrettable.  Hair=heinous.

  • YousmelllikeAnnaWintour

    It looks like she’s thinking: “Just give me the friggin Oscar already.”

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ginny-Ellsworth/534496198 Ginny Ellsworth

    I was thinking Andrew Garfield. 

  • suz72350

    I was lucky enough to attend the Director’s Guild Awards last Saturday night. What this photo doesn’t show is how sparkly Anne’s dress was. When she came onstage the dress caught the lights and sparkled red. Even my fashion-impaired hubby gasped about how gorgeous her dress was. We didn’t really notice her hair, except that it was short.

  • kimmeister

    Gorgeous dress, lame shoes, and as for the hair?  I’m all for getting your bangs out of your face, but feathering them upward doesn’t seem to be the way to go.

  • mmc2315

    Oh, her hair WAS looking so chic!  Gah!  Why did she ruin it?!

  • Stubenville

    Nun out of habit hair FTW. And at first blush I thought it was Versace because that print is SO damn busy.

  • mjude

    i wonder how heavy the dress is.  i dont care for the hair.

  • jilly_d

    it’s really a great dress, and I don’t mind the shoes. And it could’ve used a bracelet. But ooooo gurl, that is bad hair. “Golf tour” hits it closest for me.

  • decormaven

    Love that dress, but it would have been even cuter with a belt. The hair – oy!

  • alyce1213

    The dress is absolutely gorgeous, and I don’t have a problem with her hair.  

  • Zippypie

    I like the dress but it looks like the bodice is too big.  Needs tailoring to make it work.  Shoes are boring beyond belief.  This dress would rock with some boots.

    She was really rocking her short hair during the Les Miz tour and now has gone to PTA mom style.  Yick.

  • Trisha26

    Totally agree, TLo. Some kind of edgy sleek “do” would really work with this dress, this is just too cute. I’d also like to see the dress with a belt – it would break up that complex design and make it look not quite so busy.

  • altalinda

    The hair’s alright.  The dress is beautiful, but it doesn’t look all that great on her.

  • littlemac8

    That is one gorgeous dress and the colors are great on her.  I feel sorry for her having to grow out her hair but she could have done with some product.

  • Pants_are_a_must

    BUT. She’s been sleeping! And eating! And not looking hyper over-achiever class president! I count these as a plus.

    The hair is obviously in an awkward growing out stage.

  • http://twitter.com/mirrormirrorxx Paola Thomas

    She needs some cute flats, Halle Berry’s hair and some TANNER (or hosiery?) on her legs.  They’re so pale they’re almost blue…

  • e jerry powell

    I really can’t decide about the shoes, because they’re the same brightness level as the carpet.  It’s like she’s melting into the floor.

  • http://www.facebook.com/renate.yerkes Renate Yerkes

     Its called growing short hair out.

  • Claire Scott

    love the hair, she’s got the face to pull it off. You try grow out a buzzcut while doing the rounds for the oscars, and see how it goes!

  • kmk05

    It is PTA mom and it makes me sad. Both the hair and the dress are big no-nos. Why would you blow dry your hair into dowdy? 

  • Catiline

    My eighth grade art teacher.

  • butterflysunita

    Love the dress.  Hate everything else–the hair, the shoes, the lack of jewelry.  I understand wanting to keep it simple with a dress like that, but perhaps dangling silver earrings or a bangle would have been nice.  

  • BuffaloBarbara

    Flats would have been better with it, but I do like the dress a lot.  It’s a good base color for her, the print is deliciously old-fashioned, and it has a modern Victoriana feel about it that’s really pleasing.

    What’s with the camera angle, though?  It makes her knees look really off-kilter.

  • fursa_saida

    Nope, hair is a problem. Normally I’d say she’s finally growing it out and is at the point where you have no choice but to have it look weird and awkward as hell, but right before the Oscars? No chance. Maybe they want to do a different cut with it for that event and are growing it in between so they have the length they need?

    I think I want a bigger bracelet.

  • http://twitter.com/TigerLaverada TigerLaverada

    I cut her some slack on the hair. It looks like it’s at that awkward length where you just can’t do shit with it. 

    Like the dress, and I don’t have the auto-negative reaction to the shoes in this case, although I understand your objections. But then, I just saw “Les Mis” last night, and gotta say that Hathaway was really, really good, IMO (as was everybody, in fact, Russell Crowe included. I have wholehearted admiration for actors who put it all out there and hold nothing back, which everybody in this cast did). Anyhoo, right now I’m an Anne Hathaway fan, so I think she’s pretty much swell unless she comes out in a particularly stained gunny sack.

  • Bill Curtis

    The perfect hair for Mom Jeans.

  • kaycem

    i don’t think that the public’s / oscar committee’s perception had anything to do with it … anne’s reached the oft-dreaded downside of The Perfect Pixie:  growing that sucker out.  it’s too long to hold a nice shape and too short to do a mock pull-back (or even add extensions).

    she didn’t get bit by the self-awareness bug, she’s just embarrassed by her hair.

  • l_c_ann

    Dress fabric: opulent and wonderful.
    Dress fabric: wasted on a bland design
    Dress fabric: doesn’t show how great it is because of the red carpet lighting.  It looks like a convoluted print, but for the closeup.

  • olsonam

    I think your metaphors explain why I like it, or rather why I identified with it.  A movie star probably doesn’t want hair that a stay at home mom has.

  • StellaZafella

    It’s just the right length for a full on D.A….
    But then everyone would accuse her of trying to be Sharon Stone or angling for Lipstick Lesbian Drag Queen…and that’s MY moniker.

  • Robert Wilson

    Lesbian folk-singer hair. k.d. lang styled it better.

  • Kristy Evans

    The hair is terrible, bien sur. But I have to disagree with the shoes. I think she deployed them well, despite being satin. 

  • nannypoo

    I like the dress but it’s always tricky to wear a print that draws the eye to your lady parts with some kind of animal face or vaginal replica. Almost like a kilt with a bag that says Balls Are My Business I guess, only prettier. Her hair just could not be worse.

  • oohsparkley!

    That is some nerd-tastic hair.  I loved Sobaika’s comment – boy band hair.  I also thought the Christmas Sweater analogy rang true.

  • http://twitter.com/epenthesis Mike B.

    Agreed. I think the dress calls for hair that’s either severely pulled back (as with the model) or at least somewhat longer. But neither was really an option here, so I’ll give her a pass.

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

    As a relatively new short haired person, I can only say in her defense…you get tired of parting it to the side everyday. So you try something new…and it looks like…this. We can’t all be Halle Berry ya know. 

  • http://twitter.com/amndad amanda lynn

    that hair is awful.

  • Jai Berg

    Dress looks like a carpet bag.

  • Mexxoo

    Poor dear – it’s so hard to grow your hair out.  There are a few pictures around on the internet of Julie Andrews with the same hair style.  The rest of it looks like Anne finding herself again!  :)

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

    ‘Awkward growing-out stage’ is the truth, if not very clever.

  • TRSTL

    I will make no effort to convince anyone that hair is anything but bad.  And to me, the dress is wearing her.  It looks very heavy for her very thin frame.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=579041922 August Galifi

    Yeah the hair is pretty much butt-ugly. However, it appears longer than before so maybe she is growing it out and is sort of not sure what to do with it?

  • http://profiles.google.com/scaponigro Sarah Caponigro

    Satin shoes must die.

  • shnaggi

    Hair is 80′s Soccer mom minus the highlights….my bet is she’s headed for Bob city by Oscar O’clock. My problem with the garment is that it is a heavy embelished weave and with no sleeves and in balance I would consider a lower neckline more appropo…

  • siriuslover

    Meh, I guess her hair has hit that awkward phase as she’s growing it out.  I just noticed how fabulously gorgeous her brown eyes are.

  • snarkykitten

    It looks like someone said she was looking too intense whilst on her pole-dancing tour and that freaked her out to the point trying to dress sweet and approachable

    but it looks like a 5 year old’s vomit post carnival

  • PrunellaV

    Not much to say about the look, but I recently realized that she should play Liza Minelli in the biopic.

  • http://twitter.com/Eovaai Eovaai

    I quite like this, as I think the colours suit Anne. I think the hair is just at that awkward length where it’s hard to make it look like anything but “growing out a pixie cut”.

  • libraangel

    Why do I like the runway version, and not on Anne? Also, when I scrolled down, I thought there would be a dreamy satiny full purple or lavender skirt. 

  • soussous

    Maybe it’s the blue background or the lighting …the dress looks so drab on Miss Annie whereas it looks so lively on the model. 

  • bd73

    the hair is carefree. there’s a certain place in a growout where you’re not totally in control. the “ran my fingers throught it” option is the only one that works.

  • melanie0866

    Love the dress.  The hair?  Have you ever tried growing out a really short cut?  It’s not easy.  Cut her some slack.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AOBSJV6HLYYU7YOR34YW5KOMSE Jane

    One goes through awkward issues when growing out a super short cut

  • bitchybitchybitchy

    I’m surprised by her hair. In her previous poledancing appearances I think her hair has been styled much better than this look, which is giving off a faint whiff of the nunnery.  The dress I like, but again, it could have been fitted more carefully to her figure.

  • PeaceBang

    I think the terms you’re looking for is Lesbian School Principal.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Angelica-Smith-Mertens/150401222 Angelica Smith Mertens

    She needed a faux hawk…and some different shoes…cute dress though!

  • neofashionista

    i dont like it it looks like an old ratty carpet with one too many juice stains on it ;(

  • SugarSnap108

    My first thought on seeing her hair was Laura Bush.  I do realize she’s in that awkward growing-out stage, so I have sympathy.

    I don’t like the cut of the dress — it makes her shoulders look very narrow, and her hips “wide” in comparison.

  • claudemtl777

    Andrew Garfield hair….

  • barbarienne

    Yep, first thing I thought was that her hair makes her look like a friend of mine. Now, said friend is attractive, but she has the hair of a mom who also competes in triathlons–short and practical and unfussy.

    I think maybe Anne’s just in that in-between stage where it’s growing out from the very short hair. She has just under three weeks to sort it out before the big night.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Sarah-Adams/1143985903 Sarah Adams

    Reminds me of a turn of the century rug scrap my grandmother had in the upstairs hallway. Not in a good way. 

  • ThaliaMenninger

    The hair makes her look like Andrew Garfield’s twin. In fact, somebody should warm up the 12th Night bus and put the two of them in it while she still has the hair. Love the dress, though.

    • http://frankbettecenter.org/ sleah_in_norcal

      i knew she looked familiar! he must get his hair done at Pearl’s too.

  • Norm Deplume

    I have gone from short hair to longer hair more times than I can count. There is a particular length that looks mumsy no matter how you style it. Ms Hathaway is living in that in-between stage right now, poor thing. (if I were her I’d stick with the edgy short hair until after awards season is over, but I understand her desire to get on with the grow-out.)

  • Caitlin Gozdecki

    My money is on her getting extensions as soon as the Oscars are done. Its hard to do anything with that length but we can’t forget she chopped it all off for Les Mis.

  • ccm800

    carpet bag

  • http://frankbettecenter.org/ sleah_in_norcal

    i’m pretty sure she visited my mom’s hairdresser, Pearl, in burbank, california.  yup, that’s what happened.  

  • formerlyAnon

    Can’t (convince you otherwise) about the hair. It is better than the slicked back with bike helmet like indentations version she had the other night. That’s all I’ve got.

    So I’m calling it the  “growing out my hair” look, in which she has neither the chic shape of the short hair, nor the ability to mold the longer hair. All she’s got is .hair. hair.

    Nice dress, don’t mind the shoes.

  • Kim Pham

    She could have worked it if she had some fab dangling earrings. You know someone would give her those to wear!

  • Dagney

    Mmmmm…It is kind of mailed in.

  • http://twitter.com/Cs_priorities Cecilia Lin

    Not digging that hair at all, honestly Annie, I love you, AND THERE’S SO MANY WAYS YOU CAN DO SHORT HAIR. BUT OF ALL THE CHOICES, WHY THIS! (I almost feel slightly insulted, given that I’ve had short hair all my life).
    Took me a while to find the shoes to be honest, it was like playing Where’a Waldo. BUT I DO LOVE THE DRESS ON HER.

  • GorgeousThings

    The colors of that dress are as dull as dishwater, and they completely fade her out. The hair doesn’t help, but I don’t think it’s the most egregious error in that look. Looking at the runway picture doesn’t make the colors any better. OTOH, the red velvet dress walking back down the runway would look SPECTACULAR on Miss Annie.

    • libraangel

      I agree about the red velvet dress. Brunettes always look good in red: these colors are blah on her.

  • fashionzombie

    BOY BAND HAIR — hilarious, Sobaika. Her sleek look would have been gorgeous with this dress, I’m unsure why she went with the preacher’s wife blowout.

  • KSpence

    That hair is aging. She looks 40.

    • libraangel

      To be fair, she cut her hair really short for ‘Les Miz’ and it’s difficult to style it I imagine.

      • KSpence

        I do get that–my hair is a little shorter than hers [I'm a 31yo small-framed, fine(ish)-boned, pale female, just for context]. That weird up-sweep is not doing her any favors. Short hair can be super cute, and has looked great on her so far. But now she looks a bit like I do on the mornings that I wake up and think, “Whelp. Time to start Retin-A…on my head.”

        • KSpence

           You’re right, though, libraangel. What I meant to say was that the STYLE is aging. Not the cut.

  • http://tinyglimpses.blogspot.com/ Meg P. W.

    This is what my similar-length hair looks like when I get out of bed in the morning. It strikes me as rather aging. You’re young, young lady! 

  • http://twitter.com/staceyduford Stacey

    It’s Andrew Garfield’s hair.

  • shelley514

    Her hair looks like a little 12 year old boy running for class president.  I can see him in a cheap blazer now handing out buttons.