Well, what else are you going to wear to an evening honoring Karl Lagerfeld?
Jessica Chastain hosts “An Evening Honoring Karl Lagerfeld” in New York City in Chanel couture.
Chanel Fall 2013 Couture Collection
Oh honey. That is the quintessential For Models Only getup. Not to be attempted by mere mortals.
Still, she probably had little input on the matter. And it’s fun to see her in something so different and so hard to pull off . We may be reading too much into it, but she seems to be having a little fun with the whole thing; knowing that it’s not her look but treating it like a costume for the evening. That’s exactly how to play it. It’s not a great look for her – although it is quite the head-turning one. But something about her attitude here is selling it to us as a bit of fun for the night.
Look at Karl, hovering over her. You know he picked this for her. That’s why she’s free to loosen up. “Don’t blame me, guys! I just wear what I’m told!”