Helena Bonham Carter at International Women’s Day Reception

Posted on March 07, 2014

Darlings, have a sip of coffee, gaze at the crazy head of HBC and allow us to fill you in on the details of our editorial meeting this morning.

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Lorenzo: How about these shots of Helena Bonham Carter?

Tom: (peering hard through his early morning fugue): Naaah. She’s out running errands and obviously wasn’t expecting pictures, so —

Lorenzo: She’s on her way to 10 Downing Street.

Tom:  …

To… blow it up?




And no, we’re not really gonna defend this one. We love her for knowing herself, but we can’t really sign off on that head for a public appearance.




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  • MarieLD

    Maybe… just maybe … someone’s going to do her hair when she gets there? Or maybe not.

    • Gatto Nero


    • Lucía Gavello

      There is no hair stylist brave enough. Those bows look like they have been there for months. I lover her so much <3

      • Vtg Fashion Library

        I want to come back as her clone in my next life. She is just so beyond description, in the best way possible.

  • Mary Elizabeth Poytinger Baume

    the bag is cute though.

    • Emily Smith

      What is the bag? I need to know because reasons.

      • Lucía Gavello

        It’s a Small Del Rey Mulberry bag, very cute indeed!

        • decormaven

          PhD in purses, I see.

          • Lucía Gavello

            My thesis was on the topic of “The deployment of bags in Reese Whitherspoon’s Parking Lot Tour 2013: The ‘Sorry, not Sorry’ purse”

        • alyce1213

          So there’s a bag named for Lana Del Ray and it costs £995. I can’t.

          • formerlyAnon

            The rich. They are not like us.

      • Gatto Nero

        It looks to me like a Mulberry bag — but I’m not positive.

  • I love her moxie. She kills me.

    • SugarSnap108

      And I love that you used the word ‘moxie.’

    • Ginger

      I do, too! I unabashedly love her. I want to be her when I grow up.

      • hillmeredith

        Seconded. Then I intend to be Pam Grier

        • Tlazolteotl

          That is a badass plan. Can I be you when I grow up?

  • Capt. Renault

    Maybe she traveled there on one of those open-top tourist buses, and this is the result?

    • 3boysful

      Or she has an irrational fear of/hate for conditioner and hairbrushes.

  • Constant Reader

    She is a precious unborn fawn and I hope she never changes.

  • eowyn_of_rohan

    That is some Marla Singer hair realness she’s sporting and I love it in the context of her destination

  • Josefina Madariaga Suárez

    She’s a inspirational woman indeed.

  • @Biting Panda

    She looks like a deranged, Gothic toddler.
    Bless this insanely wacky woman. She is a shot of espresso on a cold, wet, and soggy morning.

    • Julie Chase

      “Deranged Gothic Toddler” is now officially the title of my memoir.

    • EveEve

      And last month she met the Queen of England at a Dramatic Arts reception at Buckingham Palace, wearing a similar getup (but with more lace and skin)!

      • Sophie

        It’s definitely not the first time she met the Queen, maybe she was all dressed-up the first time and thought “Well, now that we’re acquainted, you’ll have to love me for my deranged gothic toddler self, not some kind of fantasy doll.”

        • Her hair was pretty cracked out when she picked up her CBE, too.

          • Sophie

            But wasn’t her dress much better? And she didn’t have the little bows either… I guess without the hair and the getup, the Queen might not have recognised her.

    • ckokopuff

      That is an awesome band name.

  • deelup

    I volunteered at a mental hospital for awhile. I saw this hairdo there too.

  • Bernd

    She inspired me to take a shower and wash my hair

  • Jonquil

    I love the dress on her and the hair is so Helena that I don’t even know what else her hair would look like. The only thing I’m not crazy about is the shoes.

  • SugarSnap108

    And the bows actually look like they’re 38 years old and pulled from her childhood Caboodle.

    • mshesterp

      I love that you just referenced a Caboodle. Such fond memories of mine!

    • Lindsay McCarthy

      Looks to me like she borrowed them from her poodle.

    • Jacqueline Wessel

      I still have a caboodle. It’s here at work, in case I’m going out and need a touch-up.

      And those bows don’t even match each other.

  • jw_ny

    Helena is an inspiration to not only women, but to men as well…I was inspired to go brush my hair. 😉

    I expect nothing less than a bit of crazy from her, and I suspect those at the reception expected it as well. It’s why we love her. 🙂

  • marlie

    I love the crazy broad, but the bows are stupid.

    • sojourneryouth

      Ya know, I am down with being an individual, but the bows don’t even match each other, and the hair itself looks oily and musty. I JUST CAN’T WITH THIS! I do actually like the dress, booties, and bag, though.

  • gayle

    she is who she is and I love her for that.

  • I love that dress. And I hope her purse is full of sardines to tuck behind the curtains, if not actual bombs to go with her Crazy Harry hair.

  • MrsAtaxxia

    I love her. I love her so fucking much.

  • Michael_Jones

    I love her. I love her unashamedly, and nothing will ever brighten my Friday morning like HBC looking crazed on her way to 10 Downing Street. I can’t stop smiling.

  • Jangle57

    My first thought when I saw the head shot was Bette Davis in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?

  • TrixieConQueso

    Isn’t she going into one of those English buildings where you travel by toilet, so it does not matter if her hair looks like shit? Thank you ladies and gentlemen- I’ll be here all week.

  • SistaT

    I LOVE HER. She is such a complete weirdo and I love everything about that.

  • PeggyOC

    “Mrs. Lovett, you’re a bloody wonder, eminently practical and yet appropriate as always..” Or not.

  • Lori

    She went to 10 Downing Street looking like an escapee from an Edwardian lunatic asylum. On the one hand, no. On the other hand, I love her for being so totally herself no matter what and for the fact that her self is such a weirdo.

    • mshesterp

      Ehhh…I’m with you on the first part. She looks like she’s 9 and her mother needs to come by, scold her, and tell her to brush her hair. I think if you’re going to 10 Downing you can brush. your. hair. And take out the stupid bows. I don’t know that every situation calls for one embracing their weirdness balls out at 100%…how about 88%?

      • Kitten Mittons

        Compromise at 92% ?? That should be enough to get rid of the bows and the hair nest.

        • mshesterp

          You bargained well–I’ll give ya 92. The hair is my only issue. Other than that–go all out, HBC.

      • Lori

        In general I’d agree and if anyone else tried this ish it would be all “NO” and no love, but I figure that when people invite HBC they know what they’re getting. She only looked slightly less weird than this when she got her CBE from the Queen. I figure 10 Downing had to know she’s show up for this thing looking totally batshit.

  • histrogeek

    Someone really should check to make sure Tim Burton’s OK. She looks like she just popped out after slaughtering her family.
    I do love the gutsy attitude of showing up to a public appearance like that though.

    • demidaemon

      Sweeney Todd PTSD?

  • Tatiana Luján

    I love the clothes. Not really on board with the hair, but I missed seeing pctures of her, she’s just fun (and smart, she’s smart goofy fun )

  • clatie

    If I were lucky enough to see this in person, I think I would fall to my knees, weeping with joy. What would we do without her? Die of boredom, I suspect.

  • ashtangajunkie


  • cap1764

    How does she get her hair to look like that & not be flat at the end of the day?

  • In_Stitches

    The dress is actually one of the more conventional ones she’s ever worn, so of course, she went full-Bellatrix from the neck up.

  • Evan

    Bitch is cray.

  • Lisa M. (ReVoir) Kramp

    The hair bows look like she grabbed her cat’s fave toys and stuck ’em on her head on the way out of her house.

  • Pennymac

    DILLIGAF fashion and hairstyle. She is awesome.

  • cleva1

    I love her, too, but I fear this may be veering a little too close to “What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?” territory.

  • Danielle

    Bellatrix Goes To The Ball <3

  • ovarB

    I have to say that HBC is the cleansing sherbet to the post-awards season fashion pallet. With the feast of carefully styled glitter and glam, I welcome the shit out of a little cray al a Carter.

  • Anna

    Never change, Helena! Never change.

  • mcbishop

    The thing about the head is, she’s wearing red bows that match her lipstick! When I go out looking like that, it’s because the dog has to go, and I can’t find a comb. I saw HBC a few years ago at Anthropologie in London; she looked cute and kind of funky-Bohemian; my stepdaughter lived there, used to come across her, and said she looked like a homeless person. I don’t think the SD appreciates idiosyncratic style.

  • V No Privacy

    Would you rather have her or Emma Thompson as your kooky British aunt?

    • Pennymac

      No contest. HBC. She does, after all, hang out with the coolest movie maker on the planet and his elderly gay windchime friend.

    • Kitten Mittons

      I bet HBC gives cooler gifts. I imagine Emma just fishes furry mints out of the bottom of her coat pockets. At least HBC might have a furry valium in there.

    • MilaXX

      Emma cause HBC looks like her brand of crazy would always go a step too far.

    • formerlyAnon

      HBC as the aunt by blood. Emma Thompson as the adopted-friend/aunt.

      Because you can back faaar away from blood if it seems needed, and then reel them back in when you’re stronger (within reason, of course.) Emma seems more predictable, so you can play more by the conventional relationship-maintenance rules without risking losing your sanity.

    • Tatiana Luján

      Emma, if I had to choose, but I would love to have them both.

    • alyce1213

      HBC, I just like her better. I prefer her as an actress, I love her style, and she seems sweet.
      Then again, Emma Thompson has that mouth, which can get her into trouble at any time, and that’s always lot of fun.

    • cocohall

      Ooh, that is such an interesting question. My first thought was I want them both, one on each arm. But didn’t HBC snag Kenneth Branaugh (sp?) from Emma? So maybe THAT wouldn’t work so well, even though both ladies have moved on romantically speaking. If I was in a good mood I suspect that I would want to be with HBC. If I needed cheering, I suspect that Emma would be more likely to make you a brisk cup of tea and then force you out into the damp for an invigorating walk.

      • formerlyAnon

        If the topic of Branaugh ever comes up between them, I suspect it is only for a brief, brisk round of slightly nostalgic character assassination.

        He just seems like that kind of guy.

      • Emma seems to have forgiven and been very gracious about it. And both of them traded up!

        I think HBC is the aunt you get in trouble with, who likes it when people think she is your sister, and ET is the aunt who bails you both out of prison and makes you strong drinks when your boyfriend leaves.

  • Nimith

    She looks like a goth doctor that’s making a house call. i.e. awesome.

  • Kimberly Wilcox

    She’s like the perfect level of crazy for a Friday morning. And is it just me, or does she always look surprised when her photo is taken?!

  • majorbedhead

    It takes some special brand of chutzpah to show up at the Prime Minister’s house looking like that. She gives zero fucks and I love her for it.

  • unbornfawn

    Oh Helena, never change.

  • Betsy

    God help me, I love her so.

  • enid soto

    It’s like she got her hair did by a poodle stylist.

  • lynnlee

    I think that even for her, that is an odd hair choice. I like everything else. Maybe someone dared her- or she and some other inspirational woman are trying to see which one can make the other laugh first.

  • Fordzo a.k.a. Fancy Mukluks

    Oh, Helena. You be you, girl. You. Be. You.

  • muelonil

    I kinda really want those boots.

  • Valerie Little

    This is “Barbie doll left out in the rain” hair.

    • hillmeredith

      I adore this comment!

  • Akmall Razlan

    helena… helena…helena.. she always looks like this but please for god’s sake, put something worth looking at.. this? I could easily put a rug and look better in it then this? please…

  • Vanja

    Very Nina Hagen.

  • j_am

    I seriously love this woman.

  • Monabel

    Maintaining the proud aristocratic tradition of the English Eccentric. Bite me, Downton Abbey.

  • MilaXX

    This is the first time a look of hers feels fake to me. I like the dress, but why wouldn’t you have it pressed or steamed? The head feeling like she looked at the outfit and thought it looked almost normal so she grabbed her kid’s bows and slapped them up there. I usually love me some HBC, but I can’t cosign this look.

  • MarissaLG

    Okay, but really? That dress is kind of perfect on her.

  • ojosazules

    It must have taken forever to get her hair that messy.

  • teensmom99

    Best editorial meeting ever (I think . . . I mean you don’t usually let us into your process like that).

  • MaggieMae

    I think I’d prefer the Victorian booties/shoes she favors. I’m trying to ignore the hair. A kick ass necklace would’ve have helped elevate the ensemble. Nevertheless, I want to be her friend!

  • Nancer

    I want to be her. Seriously. I want to be invited to fabulous places and get dressed up in whack-a-do clothing and feel totally happy and comfortable with myself. And I also want her shoes and her bag, please. Yep. The thing is, I was planning to do this when I turn 70, because then I can just say that I am in my second childhood…. I plan to be the dotty aunt that everyone wishes they had…..

  • Mightiadd

    She’s in character for her upcoming role in “Sweeney Todd”…

  • Jessica Freeman

    I would love to know at what point she thought “now where are my pink and red felt bows? I NEED MY BOWS!”

  • Skippymom1

    If Jack Sparrow wore bows and a dress instead of a head scarf and pantaloons. Although the bottom of that dress is pretty close.

  • Malibufire

    I can’t exactly say way, but I love this wacky look from head to toe.

  • Paula Pertile

    It must so fun to be able to get away with that.

    • formerlyAnon


  • Judy_J

    I woke up this morning with bedhead that looked a lot like this. If only I had found a couple of my granddaughter’s hair bows!

  • flamingoNW

    I actually really like the dress and boots, but that hair…. I guess if you’ve got hair that’s so unruly you can’t style it, you can go with crazy, but not sure she qualifies…

  • in a pickle

    I can let her have all of it (she’s spent years telling us this is who she is) except those bows. The bows go straight to Whatever Happened to Baby Jane and freak me out. Take the bows out and go about your business without being picked up by protective services.

  • in a pickle

    double post, sorry.

  • Andrea Lentz

    I love and respect her because I think she may be an actual real life witch. right???

  • formerlyAnon

    I kind of love her commitment.

    And to be blunt: Unless she’s willing to look haggard before her time, she has a very small number of years left (no matter how much “refreshing” she does) for this look. Soon enough hair like that is going to drag the impression she gives over the line to haggard.

  • LilyVanessi

    It’s almost like she looked at herself before going out and decided she looked too normal. She obviously took care of that little problem…

  • FancyPhilly

    I think this is the first picture of a celebrity at an event that I’ve ever seen where it is clear she has a crap ton of stuff in her purse.

  • SewingSiren

    I like the dress and boots on her. The hair bows are a little too much for Downing street, And the bag is too small. If you’re going to carry that much stuff , just use a bigger bag, it’s okay.

  • Gail

    I love her!!

  • Gatto Nero

    I admire her attitude. The dress and boots are kind of great on her. I can even salute the birds’ nest hair, to a point. The bows tip it into crazy, tho.
    But I still love her unreservedly.
    Thanks for making us privy to your little exchange, TLo. Made my day!

  • Elurad

    Is she channeling Mrs Lovett? Just ran over from my pie shoppe, Duckie.

    • bitchybitchybitchy

      IF HBC handed out meat pies at this gathering, I’d be a tad suspicious.

  • Erica

    Hey there, hey wait….hello there crazy lady!! I sometimes wish I had a job where I could dress like that at a meeting with the higher ups in my life! Right now, I’m saving this for my retirement years.

  • Luv. Huh. Even with crazy cat lady hair.

  • KinoEye

    A fierce, goth Unabomber… with pigtails. Gotta love it. You show those ladies at 10 Downing that you don’t care one fig for all the pomp and circumstance, HBC.

  • alyce1213

    I’m buying the whole thing, hair bows to boots. The dress is wonderful and I like her bracelets. Love her.

  • stubbornthoughts

    That is a HBC dress if I’ve ever seen one. I don’t even mind the bows. Swag on, lady darling!

  • Bitch done stole my bow. (I worship her and picture her and Emma Thompson have dirty tea parties together.)

    • MoHub

      Yes. And why doesn’t Emma get the same respect for her brand of cray-cray that HBC does?

      • julnyes

        I think it is a matter of HBC having had this look for decades, while Ms. Thompson is still swinging around the fashion maypole.

      • JauntyJohn

        A valid question, and I would love the beloved Uncles to expound on that a little — most likely they do, in their book “Everyone Wants to Be Me or Do Me” (shameless suck up this morning I guess). IMHO it’s because HBC has a continuity, a personal statement happening with her style, multiple riffs on a particular theme, whereas Emma, much as I LOVE her, seems like she’s swinging blindly at the fashion/style pinata.

        • MoHub

          Very likely. And I am going to steal “fashion/style piñata.”

    • julnyes

      well, if they have gotten over the whole “You slept with my husband” thing I would love to be a part of that trio.

      • I don’t get it. Who hasn’t wanted to sleep with Kenneth Branagh and then compare notes?

        • julnyes

          I never wanted to sleep with Kenneth Branagh in the least, but if that would get me my tea party, I will lie back and think of England.

        • formerlyAnon

          Exactly. I imagine there is a comradeship in mild character assassination as one of his exes. He seems so precisely the kind of man who wins fair lady because he can charm the birds off the tree and then ruins everything by continuing to be that kind of man.

          Edited for clarity. One hopes.

  • Vaniljekjeks

    Those shoes and that bag look like they came out of my closet. Love. I can’t support the dress. It looks like a modified burqa.

  • Kerry McCombs

    She’s like the ultimate manic pixie dream girl except where “manic” is not just a cutesy term that shouldn’t be taken seriously. For HBC “manic” should absolutely be taken seriously!!!

  • ConnieBV

    She really is fascinating. You forget, looking at her kidnapper fishwife head, that this woman BLEW UP Vogue UK back in June.

    • JauntyJohn

      LOL “kidnapper fishwife.”

  • SophieCollier

    I wonder if, at this point, she feels obligated to look like a mad witch.

  • uprightcitizen

    While I do applaud the way she so confidently marches to her own drummer, and her clothing choices are so wacky they’re cool, it makes me a little sad to see these pics because I remember when “A Room with a View” came out in 1986, and her beauty just overtook the movie screen. She is still a stunningly beautiful woman, but seems hell-bent on hiding that. If she had gorgeous hair, and attractive makeup, wouldn’t the unusual dress, bag, and shoes be enough to tell the world she’s a character?

  • Mim McDonald

    Well, she kicked Nick Clegg when they were at school together and has seen Cameron socially away from Downing Street, so she’s probably not that awed by either of them…

    I love her. In a world where every star has a stylist and is afraid to look bad, she’s a genuine honey badger.

  • Ashleigh

    She WALKED there?

  • Maggie Smith

    That woman is a national treasure.

  • Laura Renee

    She may be the only woman who can go to a reception at Downing Street dressed that way and no one (well, hardly anyone) is surprised or scandalized, and I fully support her taking advantage of that. Rock on, woman.

    • Maggie Smith

      Here. Here. I totally agree.

      • Laura Renee

        WELL, Maggie Smith agrees with me, my life is complete. 🙂

    • Columbinia

      On her father’s side she’s descended from a British PM and a load of prominent politicians, aristocrats and government types. She grew up in this milieu.

  • Imasewsure

    Can I just say that looking at that outfit, my first reaction was, “I’m disappointed with the bag.” That’s HBC for you… ignore the cray cray and question the conventional!! Luv huh

  • Ann VerWiebe

    She needs to get someone to give her a bigger handbag!

  • Miss wks

    If Johnny Depp was a woman…..

  • BayTampaBay

    This WRONG! WRONG! WRONG!…but she looks great and I love it or love her or maybe love it & her…she can make expensive trash that would look like cheap trash on anyone else look ….just …just…EXPENSIVE!.

  • Mudskipper

    I totally love her! I love this little girl in her and that she is not afraid to show this girl!

  • Snailstsichr

    I miss her crazy purses.

  • traceyishere

    What is IN the bag, that is the question.

  • Cathy S

    No on the hair and the booties, but the rest is working great.

  • desertsweetpea

    I want to brush her hair so badly.

  • Sarah

    ♥! Nutty hair aside, she is rocking that dress like no one else could, and it looks as if it’s made for her. Same for the shoes and bag.

  • LUV HUH. Proving the adage that the difference between crazy and eccentric is $.

  • seelebrennt

    i love her forever. i can’t ever hate on her.

  • Shawn EH

    Feeling kind of … inspired, I guess? Yes. She’s an inspiration.

  • MK03

    Kiki’s Delivery Service couture.

  • Glam Dixie

    She seriously looks like she let her dog groomer do her hair.

  • Belvane

    I’m imagining a scene where she’s dressed and ready to go, and then her 7-year-old daughter wants to arrange her hair for her.

  • Columbinia

    Orthopedic shooties, dress found in great-aunt’s attic, random purse, the, uh, hair — this is more of a teen or twenty-something look. My question is, will she still be doing this at age 60? It’ll be pure crazy cat lady by then.

    • Qitkat

      I would have to say that I believe that ship has sailed.

      • Columbinia

        But does she know it?

        • Qitkat

          Knows it; doesn’t care.
          Doesn’t know it; still doesn’t care.
          She is above it all, and more power to her. An original.

  • Sabin

    I can’t answer for Everyone, but *I* certainly want to be her in this shot.

  • Qitkat

    Let’s see, how about if I show up for my next family group photo looking like this? Do you think anyone in my family would go along? Hells bells, they would put me out with the trash.

  • YourBaloneyDontGotNoSecondName

    I don’t know. Actually, yes, I do know. If I were going to some event where The HBC was going to be appearing, I’d be incredibly disappointed if she didn’t show up looking like this. If this delightful creature gave morning wakeup phone calls, I might get up before noon.

  • Lilithcat

    No woman over the age of 3 should wear two little bows in her hair.

  • sarah jacobs

    HBC is so impossibly beautiful that if she just dressed standard pretty we wouldn’t really see her beyond being beautiful. her goofy clothing choices force us to look at her as a thinking human being and not just a pretty face. It’s a brave choice and I admire her for it.

  • Trickytrisha

    She who can do no wrong. Not even those boots, but it was close.

  • Cindy Bartlett Zigler

    really like the dress, boots and bag – they are so HBC – but the hair – jesus, has the woman never heard of conditioner? or a detangling comb??

  • poorellensmith

    I love her. And I really want to know what she looks like straight out of the shower, before the Aqua Net meets the hair. I bet she’s stunning.

  • Madam Von Sassypants

    I love her for her sincere lack of fucks given. Bless her crazy awesome heart.

  • amf0001

    if she just took out the bows (and wore bright red earring for her splash of color) I could sign off on it. But to go to an international WOMEN’S day event with toddler bows… it’s too much

  • Candigirl1968

    If the message to inspirational women is “be yourself and don’t give a darn what others think,” then mission accomplished.

  • lundibleu

    LOVE HER! I’m taking the colour of her bows as an ‘up yours Dave’ to Cameron and the Tories.

  • enchanted216

    Love the entire look on her, except for the head 🙁

  • icm

    you know she really is a beautiful woman, I just wonder why she feels the need to be such a wakadoodle when it comes to her personal style.

  • Peeve

    As much as I love and respect her for not feeling the peer pressure to dress like the herd, that hair looks filthy. Like, if I sat beside her on the subway, I’d be looking for bugs filthy. I doubt it really is, but erk….


    I have to go with “TOTALLY FUCKING LOVE THIS!” for Ms. Bonham Carter. To me, the entire look has a slightly referential feel of “Victorian working class charwoman” and sets the stage of how far woman have come since then. I am digging it as much as I almost always dig her…..

  • venusvelvet

    Those bows look too Hello Kitty for me, and the hair so tortured, I want to give it a nice conditioning treatment. She really reminds me of a Tim Burton character here.

  • ShaoLinKitten

    Does she have two skirts on?

    • Gatto Nero

      I wondered the same. It looks like a woven fabric dress with a knit fabric underlayer. Except that in at least a couple of the shots they appear to be joined, and the jersey bit is an extension. I’d love to know what’s going on there.

  • Alloy Jane

    The hair is expected. But… is that a taffeta bathrobe? Hooves, ok, hair, sure, but wtf ugly dress?

  • SierraDelta

    I know what happened to her — she borrowed my bathroom mirror.

    Three of the six lights above it are burned out, and one is beginning a slow fade — the effect is very Rembrandt. It’s tremendously flattering (especially if I don’t put my glasses on) because what I see reflected back at me is a woman with luminous eyes, perfect dewy skin, killer cheekbones, and artfully tousled hair.

    And then I put my specs on, leave my loo, and turn into Helena Bonham Carter. Without the bows.

  • Jennifer Karin

    This is perfect. It’s exactly how Bellatrix would want to look pretty, you know, before using her wand to kill everyone in the room.


    no one does cray cray better

  • loulabelle34

    I love that her personal style is Bellatrix Lestrange with better shoes and bags.

  • aahlife

    I like what she is wearing, very fitting for her. Imagine this minus the garish make-up, bows and egg beater hair.

  • superemang

    the bag is to die for, though.

  • Akemi


  • melanie0866

    I love her too. If she showed up looking normal no one would recognize her.

  • BrooklynBomber

    “To . . . blow it up?” – Haha!
    But where does one even get clothes like that? Not everything she wears can be Westwood, can it?

  • annmartina

    She’s morphing into Robert Smith. Swap out the booties for oversized athletic shoes and you wouldn’t be able to tell them apart. But I do love her and I do love the dress. With some Victorian Mary Jane’s this would be really sweet.

  • H2olovngrl

    Only the head is crazy, you say?