Holland Roden in Donna Karan

Posted on April 15, 2013

Holland Roden attends the 2013 MTV Movie Awards in a Donna Karan dress paired with Ruthie Davis ‘Canon’ sandals and David Webb jewelry.

Donna Karan Pre-Fall 2013 Collection/Model: Marine Deleeuw



[Photo Credit: Getty, style.com]

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  • Nearly excessive amount of accessories, no? Those shoes are a crime and I just can’t with the rest.

  • Tracy_Flick

    The whole outfit is sort of…unsettling.

    • IMNAngryLiberal

      I agree .. I keep thinking the dress and accessories shouldn’t be as off-putting as they are. I think it might be her slight crazed “I might just be a serial killer” grin PAIRED with the dress and accessories.

    • Little_Olive

      That is the word. Am I wrong that the shoes gave me a weird sexual vibe? Because it is possible that I’ve become overly alert to it.

      [if your name is after Reese’s character in Election, I love you]

      • Tracy_Flick

        It is after Election! I need to get an avi of her from the movie.

  • hughman

    Oh honey, I have no idea who you are but “side view” on your face isn’t a good look for you.

    • Louise Bryan

      I have no idea either, but that side view shot read Picasso to me. Which isn’t really a good thing for a photograph.

  • jetpackdino

    Those shoes? No. Looks like her big toes are gonna pop out of those little holes any moment now.

  • She is actually an extraordinarily beautiful young woman, who has no idea how to dress for her looks and figure – or more likely, has people dressing her who have no idea how to compliment her face and figure. Which is a shame, because she is *stunning*.

  • SugarSnap108

    There is nothing good about this. The shoes are insane.

    Yet, despite my aversion to sheers in most forms, I like the look on the model.

  • stubbornthoughts

    Sheer hatred. An otherwise adorable LBD on a very pretty girl.

  • KateShouldBeWorking

    The proportions…aren’t working.

  • It is all wearing her instead of her wearing all of it.

  • aeb1986

    no. wrong length. wrong shoes, wrong accessories

  • conniemd

    Loves bracelets much?

  • Absolutely, emphatically NO.

  • titaness25

    COME to the dark side…we have bosoms.

    • Right? What IS going on in her boobular zone? Its like all her anatomy there has been photshopped out.

    • CT14

      Why did they try to erase her boobs by shoving them to the sides?

  • Jewellery and clutch – WANT! Hate the length, pretty hair.

  • StellaZafella

    Paraphrasing Chanel: “Before you leave the house, remove one accessory.”…
    you needed to leave the house at least 3 more times.

    • Get out of my head. I thought of that exact “rule” but then I couldn’t decide which one thing and if the shoes would count as that one thing. Too much look for such an ameture.

      • drdarke

        Am I a bad person for singing “High on a hill stood a lonely goatherd/Lad-ie-ohda-Lad-ie-ohda-Lay-he-Hoo!” when I first saw this ensemble…? Seriously, it looks like a Traditional Peasant Costume for some fictitious country that only wears Black and White, and lots of costume jewelry.

    • LOVE. Totally stealing this.

    • BigWhiteGrannyPanties

      She needed to take off those hiddy shoes – the little circle on the tip of the toes is freaking me out.

  • formerlyAnon

    So much less chic without the jacket.

    • ankali

      This dress doesn’t work with the deep V-neck instead of the solid top. I’m not sure why, but it’s visually confusing.

      • CT14

        It’s because they shoved her boobs almost completely off her body. I could live with the bracelets if they’d just release her anatomy.

  • marilyn

    You need to title this as one of those “Girl that’s not your dress” entries. The dress is proportioned wrong, The skirt is way too big, the bodice is cut too low, and the shoes are horrid. Removing the sleeves changed the dress in a bad way.

  • Looks like the extra creepy boob-version of Barbie & Ken’s unarticulated crotches.

  • MarissaLG

    I think the shoes are a little clunky, but overall I really like this look. Yeah the accessories are a bit much, but I think that’s okay for the MTV awards.

  • kmk05

    That dress is way too long. It makes the entire thing look disproportionate. Love that she doesn’t have mermaid hair, but hate those shoes with a passion when paired with that dress.

  • MilaXX

    She’s too short and her shoe choice only makes it worse. Bracelets too much

  • Who? This dress is meant for a more statuesque ladystar. And perhaps someone a bit older, too. It seems a little too sophisticated for her. Hate the shoes, but I like the clutch and the bracelets. Her hair and makeup look mostly good, but I would have chosen a different color lip.

    • zenobar

      I absolutely HATE coral lipcolor. IMHO, coral is nobody’s lip color.

    • She said ‘Who?’

  • alaskahyoung

    unflattering and kinda awkward, to be honest.

  • Anniebet

    She matched her eye color to her hair, or vice versa? Never heard of her, but she’s at least giving us something to bitch about.

  • With black pumps it wouldn’t have been too much.
    But darling, it IS too much.

  • jmorino08

    Trend overload!! Dial it back sweetheart!

  • Trisha26

    Proportions are way off for someone so short – I think she’s 5’2″?

  • Io Vee

    She looks like a little girl playing dress-up in her mother’s clothes.

  • nannypoo

    This is misguided from head to foot. The hair, the jewelry, the cleavageless gap, the shoes, the length and the frozen face all conspire to make her look a little deranged.

  • schadenfreudelicious

    works on an amazon model, the length is all wrong on her….

  • quiltrx

    Freaky–it looks like her cleavage has been airbrushed smooth!
    And honey, this is TOO much look for you. Someone who can carry it better needs to wear it WITH the little jacket and knock this look out of the park.

    • fursa_saida

      Send it to Kerry Washington, I say.

  • Donna cuts a super dress. Unfortunately she is powerless over, yes, another talentless stylist!

  • fursa_saida

    JESUS CHRIST. She doesn’t look like herself AT ALL except in the very last picture, which is the only thing stopping me from shrieking about unnecessary surgery. I don’t know if it’s the makeup or the terrified smile or both, but I’m too horrified by whatever disservice has been done to her face to even look at the rest of it.

  • H2olovngrl

    I see all the negative comments, but I still think she looks pretty sharp and well put together. She maybe should have lost one of her bangles, but other than that I think she loo,s quite stylish.

  • demidaemon

    I feel like I’ve seen this dress on someone recently but can’t quite place it. She looks pretty, though.

  • yaby

    She looks uncomfortable. and this outfit is ugly and stupid- so it doesnt worth it.

  • AmeliaEve

    Major scroll fug.

  • KSpence

    That is some serious Scroll-down WTF.

  • WOW I am having such a negative reaction to that jewelry, I can’t even put it into words. Please let that be a retro-trend that dies QUICKLY.

  • Tatiana Luján

    The dress is lovely, but it’s too long for her. The sad thing about wearing borrowed clothes is that you can’t alter them the way they need to be altered in order to fit you as they should.

    I want the jacket the model is sporting.
    The accesories are too much and most of them, except the clutch, wrong.

  • Snailstsichr

    Can I add – for goodness sake, stand up straight! The model owned this look mainly because she rocked some righteous posture.

  • barbarienne

    Her manic smile is killing me. Her smaller smile in the last photo has personality; she should learn to cultivate expressions more like that.

    Also, is her makeup layered on really thick? In the close-up (second from the bottom) it’s very aging. It’s like stage makeup. Is she trying to play to the back row?

  • Renaissance_Man_ATL

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the ’70’s mod David Webb pieces!

  • Kikishua

    Love the skirt, tolerate the shoes, loathe everything else

  • librarygrrl64

    Jesus. No. To everything.