Hayley Atwell in Jasper Conran at the 2013 British Independent Film Awards

Posted on December 10, 2013

We’re starting to think this gal is getting bad advice. She never quite seems to style herself right.

 

 

 

Hayley Atwell attends the 2013 British Independent Film Awards at Old Billingsgate Market in London, Englandin a Jasper Conran black sleevless gown paired with a Jimmy Choo clutch.

Jasper Conran Spring 2014 Collection

We think this dress really suits her in a lot of ways. She’s got the looks to pull off its sort of prim qualities and still make them look chic. But the styling needed to be impeccable and to offer some punctuation points. She needed a far more polished and dramatic head than that, for starters. Head-turning hair and makeup for a dress like this. Also, she needed a kick-ass kind of clutch and one, maybe two statement jewelry pieces. She really could’ve turned this into something dramatic, but as it is, she just looks like a Puritan who got a little hot and removed her sleeves. Just before getting stoned for being a sleeveless strumpet. Okay fine; we didn’t think that comparison through, but you get what we mean.

 

 

 

 

 

 

[Photo Credit: Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images, Landmark/PRPhotos.com, IMAXtree]

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