IN or OUT: Kristen Bell in Monique Lhuillier at the “Veronica Mars” NY Screening

Posted on March 11, 2014

What do we think, Kittens?

 

 

Kristen Bell attends the “Veronica Mars” screening in New York City in a Monique Lhuillier dress paired with a Christian Louboutin clutch and Jimmy Choo shoes. , and Christian Louboutin clutch.

Monique Lhuillier Fall 2013 Collection

We’ll tell you what we think and then turn it over to you. We think we should hate this dress but for some reason, she’s managing to make it work. To a point. We think she looks gorgeous in that final shot, but that probably has to do with the distinct pose and angle of the camera more than anything. Because from most other angles, this just looks like a mosquito-netting tent hung over a dress.

Also: We’re pretty sure that’s Not Her Head; as in, the super flat hair and smokey eyes just aren’t doing it for her (and look a tiny bit dated, to be honest).

 

Bitter Kittens make the call:

 

IN! BACK OFF VERONICA MARS, BITCHES. I’M HERE FOR HER.

OUT! Yeah, no.

 

The Kittens didn’t love Leslie Mann’s LBAWD. They voted it OUT – and promised to use “LBAWD” in a sentence whenever appropriate.
[Photo Credit: Dara Kushner/INFphoto.com , IMAXtree]

    • thecitysleeps

      Yeah, NO. is perfectly right. I like the hair, dislike the make up. Hate the shoes and dress. What the fuck is that cheap netting?

    • Rand Ortega

      Maybe if the netting had started at empire length, it would’ve complimented her shape. As it is, it looks like boob mosquito netting. I love KB, but I gotta say OUT.

      • gabbilevy

        Yes. There was a version of this dress that works. But not this version. Out. (That hurts)

    • http://foodycat.blogspot.co.uk/ Alicia

      OUT – unless she is going for early Avril Lavigne? It’s just too much dress for the event, and not flattering and bad makeup.

      • sienna elm

        My first thought was Avril Lavigne too. Avril’s eyes in Kristen’s head…

      • BLauD

        I am on the Avril train too. This whole look reminds me so much of prom during that era…

    • clairehj7

      I like it. My only quibble is the non-existent lipstick. The dress and the eye makeup need some red lips!

      • Heather

        I completely agree. Aside from her eyes, her face is disappearing.

        • what not

          I think that hair, eye, and (non-) lip color make her look like an alien.

    • Blair Sylvester

      out unless this is a maternity dress.

    • sugarkane105

      Morticia Adams meets Malaria Threat. Out.

    • Samantha Klein

      It’s not entirely her head? But I think it is Veronica Mars’ head, and therefore it gets a pass?

      Dress is meh, but not awful. I guess…I abstain?

    • emilyaGoGo

      OUT with the Lydia Deetz prom-gown wannabe (Lyd’s woulda been badass).

    • Anna

      Why is she wearing Gwyneth Paltrow’s head?

      Mosquito-netting is obviously Out.

    • Kitten Mittons

      Out, I’m afraid. I like the dress, but can’t endorse anything else about this look.

    • Joanna

      The dress looks like a maternity dress. And I’m pretty sure that’s not the look she’s going for.

    • Sobaika

      It would’ve been an In because, as mentioned, she’s making it happen in spite of all the problems. But them raccoon eyes? The stick-straight bob? Nah, gurl. OUT.

      • YousmelllikeAnnaWintour

        Yeah, the makeup and hair and bringing it into “out” territory for me. Too bad, I gave the dress an “in”.

    • poorellensmith

      Definitely OUT, for the eyeliner alone.

      • 3boysful

        I am seeing a new tv drama about zombie fashionistas, starring SJP and KB; guest appearances by Gwynnie. You can recognize the zombies by their black-ringed eyes . . . .

    • In_Stitches

      If the underdress was in a bright chartreuce or pink or something, this would be cool, but as is it just looks like a slutty snuggie with delusions of grandeur. OUT.

      • ballerinawithagun

        You are right, a bright color underneath would have shown that she has a great shape under that tent.

      • YousmelllikeAnnaWintour

        “The Slutty Snuggie” — we have the name of a great children’s book right there.

    • ballerinawithagun

      Out, I love the dress but it is not correct on someone as petite and curvy as Kristen. Tall and stick thin need only apply to wear this dress.

    • Sophie

      I don’t mind the smokey eyes with the dress, but I do mind the dress, so it’s still an OUT.

    • Sarah

      You know, you look better without all that black shit under your eyes, Kristen. And I would totally love that dress if it wasn’t surrounded by a pup tent.

      • http://foodycat.blogspot.co.uk/ Alicia

        Do you think we will reach a point where people don’t know and love The Breakfast Club? I hope not.

        • marlie

          I hope not!!

        • Anna

          That would be a terrible, awful, no-good, very bad day.

        • Sarah

          Kids today do not know it. Although my Netflix puts that movie in the “Classics” category so that is heartening. Any future child of mine will have to watch the entire Hughes catalog of films or be banished from the home.

          • http://foodycat.blogspot.co.uk/ Alicia

            My generation just has to impose our culture in the same way the baby boomers did on us. I didn’t listen to Melanie and Meatloaf of my own volition, you know.

            • Sarah

              I am now having a heretofore unremembered flashback of my sibs and I singing “Paradise By The Dashboard Light” in the backseat of the station wagon. Thank you very much :)

            • SierraDelta

              We Boomers were traumatized, too, ya know. My late father took sadistic delight over the years in performing the first song he heard on the radio the day I was born: “I Get Tears in My Ears from Lying on My Back Crying Over You.”

              We gave you music by the immortal Strawberry Alarm Clock. A little gratitude is in order here, Missy.

            • marlie

              My parents were so strict that we weren’t allowed to listen to contemporary music or watch contemporary movies (and only 2 hours of TV a week) so I grew up listening to Motown and watching classics. I think ET was the only movie exception until I went to college. In hindsight, I appreciate that music and those movies so much more than a lot of people my age, and I’m way more familiar with them.

            • Wendi126

              Saw Meatloaf 1978 at an outdoor arena and sat in aisle seat. Meat leaves the stage and walks up the aisle to the back rows and back down again singing the entire time. He had very long hair then and was sweating profusely and he flung his hair back right as he walked by me and I got hit in the face with meatloaf hair sweat and was totally grossed out.

            • Hetha Innis

              Hilarious!

          • KinoEye

            People consider me “a kid,” (24) and I know and love the Hughes catalog. Between the home video revolution, the internet and Netflix, young kids/teenagers have more access to more movies than ever before. Hopefully that means the coming generations will be more informed and film-savvy… hopefully. Maybe. Doubtful. Not everyone spends high school/college like I did, hell bent on discovering every corner of cinema. It helps when your mom force feeds you TCM until you learn to love and appreciate the classics.

            • Sarah

              Well, that’s excellent news for you, but yeah – as you mentioned, you had a pointed interest. I know my five teenaged and tween-aged male nephews are not at all aware of the Hughes works, except perhaps Home Alone, which barely counts. Perhaps it’s better this way – only the truly devoted will seek and find the gems of JH’s career.

            • http://foodycat.blogspot.co.uk/ Alicia

              Is it partly because they are boys? My husband never saw the Hughes movies except Ferris Beuller’s Day Off.

            • Sarah

              Probably. I definitely think some of JH’s films run toward the “chick flick” category. My sister is probably sorry her kids are boys and she couldn’t share with them her glee at knowing she looked quite a bit like Molly Ringwald in her heyday.

            • Anna

              If you can track it down, there was a documentary that came out around the time John Hughes passed called “Don’t You Forget About Me.” Haven’t seen it since it came out but if I remember correctly, the filmmakers were huge Hughes fans and were trying to petition their idol to make movies again. I don’t remember Molly Ringwald being interviewed, but there was definitely Andrew McCarthy, Ally Sheedy, Judd Nelson, as well as critics and fellow filmmakers, writers, producers who all either worked with or admired Hughes.

              I think it was Roger Ebert who called Hughes “The Philosopher of Adolescence,” soo true.

            • KinoEye

              I think I’ve heard of that doc. I’ll put it on my list! Roger (one of my personal heroes) definitely thought Hughes made some of the most sympathetic and insightful films about teenagers, so that wouldn’t surprise me. On a side note, I made a comment on Roger’s blog, which is run now by his wife Chaz. She responded to me personally! I did a happy dance. :-)

            • Anna

              Yeah, he just got it. It’s not that he never showed the irresponsible/partying side of being a teenager (which I find a lot of teen movies focus way too much on), but there’s always a cleverness and an intelligence about the way he portrayed it. My go-to movie when I’m either sick or just bummed out by life is Sixteen Candles, I watch it in bed with a bowl of chicken soup and there’s just something about it that makes all the bad stuff go away temporarily.

              And that’s so cool about Chaz :-)!

          • marlie

            Sleepless in Seattle was on the Turner Classic Movies network a couple of days ago and I almost cried. A lovely movie, but not a “classic” yet!!

            • scoobynacks

              Not gonna lie, cried on the inside. Children born the year that movie came out are old enough to drink. *sigh*

          • Skippymom1

            It’s my 16 yo’s favorite movie. Her and her friends have “Hughes Fests” in lieu of standard slumber parties. It’s always fun to actually see what the kids today actually do watch & listen to, you’d be surprised, especially since a lot of their parents, like me, were actually the John Hughes generation. We all graduated in 83-84, and raised our kids on what we grew up on. So great they like it too. [ Grease is another biggie]

        • Grumpy Girl

          Oh no, our kids (now 14 and 16) were encouraged to watch that, and shared with friends. I think one of those kids shows (Victorious?) even did an homage to it, that my daughter recognized. And Ferris Bueller is a family viewing event.

        • Jacob Bowen

          No one ever showed me The Breakfast Club until I was sick at home one day and I found the VHS in our movie trunk. Luckily I was sick for the next three days because after one viewing I needed to see ALL of John Hughes’ movies. Emilio Estevez….mmmmmmmm

      • tereliz

        “You wanna see what’s in my bag?”

        (I’m guessing it’s not a burrito)

    • kimmeister

      I don’t mind the hair, but it’s OUT because:
      1) That’s not her eye makeup
      2) That’s not anyone’s eye makeup for day, and
      3) She looks like she’s halfway done changing into a caped crusader costume.

    • BeeBeauNYC

      Give it to Julia Roberts – she’ll put that dress over a white blouse and wear it to next year’s Golden Globes.

      • scoobynacks

        Then in 15 years Whoopi will wear it on stage as a presenter.

        • colleenjanel

          15 years? More like the next month! LOL

    • semirose

      Nooooooope, so OUT. That eye makeup (whatever smokey, that’s just pure black) is so not her friend and I can’t with that mosquito-netting and ugh those shoes are so drunk coed (I know girl is short but come on, the extra height is not worth that ugly).

    • Laura Renee

      OUT. Defines funereal. Head is also not working. It’s a shame, considering this is her premiere.

    • alyce1213

      Out. This dress is not for her and her hair and makeup are ghastly. Also, I’m seeing too much of her lately it’s annoying.

    • HomeOfficeGirl

      O U T.

    • Julie Chase

      Out. It’s too much dress and makeup for such wee one. But I WANT to like it, since she’s my imaginary best friend. Don’t tell my real best friend, he’ll steal her from me.

    • http://gabyrippling.tumblr.com/ Gaby

      It’s 1996 and she’s at the premiere of The Craft: PERFECT.
      Otherwise, eh.

    • deelup

      OUT. Sort of like an old girdle went wrong.

    • decormaven

      Out. Mosquito netting is not her friend.

    • Eva_baby

      Oh dear. Her eye make-up was the first thing I saw when I looked at these pictures. There are ‘smokey eyes’ and then there is that look that says ‘somebody gouged my eyes out and left me with nothing dark, bottomless eye-sockets.’ Took me a minute to even notice the dress. OUT.

    • MilaXX

      OUT! Like Alyssa Milano this is too much dress for a curvy, petite frame. A do the straight hair doesn’t work with a boudoir dress and a smokey eye.

    • LeelaST

      OUT. Hair & makeup are completely wrong (as you said, TLo), plus any bodice like this looks like a bathwrap.

    • marlie

      It’s close, but this is an ‘out’ from me. I like the dress, but it either needs be hemmed for Kristen, or it needs to be shipped off to a taller ladystar. I like her makeup, but I don’t like her hair. The clutch doesn’t belong, but the shoes are ok, I guess.

      But if pushing your tongue up to the back of the teeth is going to become a “thing” on the red carpet (the stage smile, according to @foodycatalicia:disqus), I might just throw something.

      • Alyssa

        Which is worse: the tongue smile or duck face?

        • http://foodycat.blogspot.co.uk/ Alicia

          Hard to say!

        • marlie

          I guess I shouldn’t complain; duck face is WAY worse. ;)

    • Lori

      Out. That dress is just odd and seems like the wrong choice for the premiere of a Veronica Mars movie.

    • GeoDiva

      Out…. she is way too petite for all that fabric.

    • Josefina Madariaga Suárez

      She looks like a blonde Natalie Portman, and this dress looks like it came from pregnant Natalie’s reject pile. I’m not sure, but I think that means OUT.

    • Lisa_Co

      OUT.

    • barbarienne

      Not her head, not her face. If you hadn’t said who it is, I wouldn’t have recognized her. This dark eye makeup makes her eyes look like coals on a snowman.

      I have to say out. Not a major screaming OUT, because the dress is decent-though-not-great. But any star who is rendered unrecognizable by their makeup is doing it wrong.

    • hillmad

      No.
      Dress is kind of ridiculous; just whom would that look good on?. Eyes are scary black holes. She is usually so cute and together. Oh, well she’s entitled to mess up once in a while.

    • Danielle

      Girl, That’s Not Your Eye Makeup.

    • ShaoLinKitten

      The dress is weird, but what really pushes me over into NO is the fact that her eyes look like twin black pits. In fact, the whole thing is too gothy to live.

      • KinoEye

        Too goth to function.

    • Miss_Led

      Out. Outta here. I thought she was pregnant.

    • lobsterlen

      Out. Not her makeup. Not her dress. Too much dress for her.

    • stlellen

      IN. But that’s a total fangirl response.

    • filmcricket

      Out. I’m kind of the opposite of the Uncles, I don’t mind the head, I hate the dress (and I really hate the shoes).

    • ALT19

      I feel like maybe I like her head? Maybe I’m just worn out from the cocker spaniel/mermaid hair of the last few years

    • WendyD

      I’ll rage against the machine and say IN at least in concept. I love the smokey eye (but I LOVE smokey eyes) and I think she can pull it off on occasion.

    • colleenjanel

      OUT! OUT! OUT! The face is atrocious, and the dress is making her look chubby, which we know she’s not.

    • JMB_edits

      A little too Goth goes to a funeral for me. She’s adorable, that still shines thru. But dress is out.

    • MaryAlice Finley Davis

      Yeah, NO. Morticia Barbie.

    • rkdgal

      Am I the only Marshmallow here?!?! Backup and I are snarling in defense of our dearest Veronica. If she’d had a sloth purse, this might have been a total win.

    • Betsy

      I saw her on Andy Cohen last night with the same eyeshadow. It looked terrible. I am fair with pale skin and know how hard a dark, smoky eye can be to pull off.

    • Alyssa

      In. ONLY because I am a huge fan of both hers and Veronica Mars and am being a total fangirl right now (can’t wait for the movie!!!). If I was to set aside my love for her/VM, it would be a total out.

    • Imasewsure

      I have to give it to her for the dress which is hateworthy and yet it’s not.. Hair and makeup are a big no though and the shoes are boring. Muted IN

    • KinoEye

      Oooof. As much as I like her, it’s an out for me. The netting almost makes her appear two-dimensional in some of these shots. Can’t we get it right, Kristen Bell style team? You almost got it yesterday, and this is a decided step back. She’s adorable, gorgeous and blonde. This isn’t hard.

    • Deedles

      No. She should have passed on letting SJP do her eye makeup.

    • tereliz

      Oh, honey, no. To all of it. It’s like what the prom queen would wear the year someone in the class TRAGICALLY DIED.

    • another_laura

      Out. For all the reasons stated by T Lo. I’ve got nothing witty to add.

    • jkatkins

      Out. Hate it all.

    • d4divine

      Out…she looks like Vampire Skippy

    • Nicole Little

      Out – boring goth… like cool kid trying to do fashion goth circa 2003.

    • amber.

      Out. It makes her look pregnant. This is a pregnancy dress.

    • Bozhi

      Just barely IN. Softer hair and makeup and a necklace would have helped a lot.

    • ovarB

      Can’t get past the severe smokey eye.
      Out.

    • bitchybitchybitchy

      Out-the sheer tent over the black lace tablecloth is not working, nor are the super-smoky eyes in a chalk pale face.

    • nannypoo

      I like her. She’s hilarious and pretty. But this is one of her worst looks ever.

    • Ashley Ellen Wilson

      Would have looked lovely without the sheath. Her eye makeup is a bit…scary? I like that she’s looking a little different but it’s not necessarily a GOOD different :/

    • http://brianfortedesigns.com/ BForte

      I’m in the same boat. I recognize that I should hate this, but Kristen is totally making it work. IN!

    • StephieW

      IN. Veronica Mars can do no wrong in my eyes!

    • jw_ny

      OUT

      I almost like the sheer fabric, and yes, it was the last pic that made me start to waiver…the dress under looks really pretty. What tipped it to the OUT category was mainly due to her hair and makeup…especially those huge black circles around her eyes. Would it have killed her to put on a bangle or ring?

    • paultoes

      I thought that was Avril Lavigne at first glance.

    • Liz

      She looks terrible in the first shot, nobody wants to look that much bigger than they are. And the eye makeup-just no. It’s a no for me.

    • http://www.ellenciompi.com/ NurseEllen

      OUT, she looks like she’s trying to nail an audition for a Stevie Nicks biopic, and forgot to perm her hair.

    • Megan Kennedy

      OUT. Goth raccoon.

    • CatherineRhodes

      Was she trying to blend in with the backdrop? OUT

    • Tracy_Flick

      OUT just for the 2005 Avril Lavigne hair and makeup. I think the dress would be very nice without the dustcover, but it’s hard to tell.

    • ojosazules

      I don’t like how it shoots off from the bosom. Too stiff, among other problems. Out.

    • The Versatile Chef

      ENOUGH WITH THE RACCOON EYES, LADIES.

      Christ. Looks like someone punched you in the face.

    • dash1211

      Just no.

    • lundibleu

      OUT, mainly because of the eye makeup.

    • Trickytrisha

      I’m sure she though super-dramatic was the way to go for the event. However, girl ain’t got the gravitas to pull it off.

    • peachy

      OUT. it’s waaaay too long. or she’s waaaaay to short to wear it. the model’s look is far better and she’s showing lots more shin. smokey eye = bad look; it’s turned a bit raccoon-y. yamahama :/

    • Glam Dixie

      Give her some huge sunglasses and she would look exactly like a fly. Out

    • formerlyAnon

      The eyes + hair are a way harder look than is the dress. Disconnect. Out.

    • elemspbee

      I LOVE veronica mars. But this dress is not working KBell. Luv luv luv her but nothing but a mosquito net overlay. The whole look doesn’t work–make up, hair, dress. Bummerz. But can’t wait to see her featured more because I’m a true marshmallow!

    • http://reneshiro.tumblr.com/ kingderella

      Did she always look this much like Avril Lavigne?
      Anyway: IN, barely.

    • KT

      Big ol’ nope.

    • ashtangajunkie

      So very out.

    • Grumpy Girl

      Out! and yikes–that is just scary.

    • Alfred Cox

      She means well, but no. The netting is wrong, the dress is standard and the overall look is very dated and tired.

    • Nexli B

      I suspect this dress probably moves beautifully, but just looks awkward standing on the red carpet. And the head doesn’t help. Out and out.

    • brown-eyed girl

      We think her eye make up makes her look possessed.

    • majorbedhead

      Yeah, no.

      Is it me, or does she look a lot like Avril Lavigne?

      Whoops. I see someone else has already said that.

    • LaSylphide

      Out for the Morticia makeup. Can’t really see the dress well enough to judge, but it looks kindof shapeless, so out for that too.

    • Sabin

      I will never be okay with Tonya Harding head.

      • Sabin

        (Out)

    • stubbornthoughts

      Out. And yikes.

    • anneland

      In. Wish the hair was different, but like the rest.

    • Gatto Nero

      The whole effect is a bit harsh on her.
      The eye kohl is overdone.
      Hair needs — something.

    • appliquer

      Out

    • cocohall

      Shoot me, but I have never watched Veronica Mars. So I thought perhaps, just maybe, could it be, that the eye make-up and hair was some sort of homage to the character? Because, otherwise, inexplicable. You are not from appearances a grumpy 13 year old who is mad at her mother making her go to her hated older sister’s wedding and dressing in black as protest. Are you? Is that what Veronica Mars is about?

    • CT14

      I like the idea of the dress, but I think it’s only for the runway. You can’t stand and pose in it. You have to keep moving, or funereal mosquito fest.

    • sagecreek

      Terrible makeup. Terrible. I like VM, but I have to vote this out.

    • somebody blonde

      Out. I absolutely hate this dress.

    • Call me Bee

      I like the dress a lot. And the shoes and her hair. But she’s taken a page from the Sara Jessica Parker book of eye-makeup tips, otherwise known as, “How to Make Your Eyes Look as Tiny as Possible.” It’s not a good look for her.

      • UsedtobeEP

        SJP—exactly.

    • sleepycat

      yeah the only shot I like the dress in is the last one. OUT

    • crash1212

      OUT.

    • Janet B

      Sadly not her look
      Out

    • Constant Reader

      OUT. Zombie realness.

    • ThaliaMenninger

      The eyeliner alone is a no for me. That’s not smoky, it’s silent movie vampire. And the mosquito netting dress is so far over the line I don’t even know what to say. Sorry, Veronica. OUUUUUUUT.

    • Jennifer Peters-Ahnberg

      The dress is okay, but the head is a no go. I love me some Veronica Mars, but no. OUT.

    • jbontrager78

      OUT. Hate the tent effect of the cheap-looking netting.

    • http://victoriapavlova.com Victoria Pavlova

      Who died? OUT.

    • uprightcitizen

      If you told me, after looking at that first full-length shot, that she was wearing a housefly costume and the whole back part of the skirt was wings that opened up, I would believe you. Sexy housefly, of course. Party City has a sexy girl costume of everything.

    • cwade1211

      I think what makes this dress awkward is that the train/cape thingie starts above the waist, which is just plain odd placement.

    • MRC210

      Out. It’s a lampshade.

    • poggi

      Sometimes the lip looks nice when it seems to match her lip color and in other shots it looks more like her skin gone and looks bloodless. Combined with the shroud-like dress and dark eye makeup it’s a little too vampiric.

    • Willis Kliefoth

      no. out. weird.

    • Nancer

      Love it! In.

    • VicD

      Out. Kristen goes goth – and it doesn’t suit her.

    • http://armchairauthor.wordpress.com/ LesYeuxHiboux

      You know, this is a very challenging dress but she’s somehow making it work. IN. I wish she hadn’t gone so Blade Runner with the makeup, though.

    • MzzPants

      I’m not saying she should make this a daily look, but there’s something attractively alien about the eyeliner with her eye shape contrasting against her hair and skin. The unusual dress accentuates that feel and, frankly, I prefer the mosquito tenting to every other sheer-over-skirt look seen within months. IN.

    • KendraMR

      OUT. I’m not feeling the dress and the smoky eye is aging and unflattering on her.

    • SorayaS

      Out in a GTNYD sense- that is a tall person dress. I don’t think she looks that bad but the pin straight hair doesn’t exactly go with the Black Swan makeup.

    • flamingoNW

      OUT in every possible way

    • FridaStaire

      Out. Ghost in goth shower curtain.

    • BayTampaBay

      OUT! The Dress looks better on the model. Her hair does not go with the dress.

    • LilyVanessi

      I love Kristen and can’t wait for the movie but I have to vote out. It probably looks better in person.

    • Aurumgirl

      She looks way too much like Avril Lavigne here. And she’s a petite lady, the simple form fitting dress would have been lovely, but all that tulle floating around her makes her look shorter and wider than she actually is.

    • ChaquitaPhilly

      OUT! Too much Dress! Too much Eye!

    • StarburstLady

      I thought the whole thing was a disaster in the first pic, but I’m won over by the later ones. In the wrong lighting, that make-up makes her look like a ghost, and the black lace/floating pall thing isn’t helping. But in the later pictures, she looks dramatic and pretty. I feel like for what this is– a comeback celebration that she knows will get a warm reception from fans– she should have gone with something more colorful and playful. But I have a hard time calling it an OUT, because I think she looks pretty. Augh. I’m confounded.

    • Sofia

      she may be too short for that dress. but if she simply had to wear it, this may have been a good time to use a black naked shoe to elongate her from all sides and not interfere with the hem. she can keep the eye makeup, but she needed a big updo, some showy earrings and a metallic clutch.

    • nycfan

      Yikes, no on the eye makeup. I get why she might adore the dress but it seems built for someone a foot taller than she.

    • DinnerIsServed1972

      In the 4th photo she looks like Avril Lavigne

    • MissFern

      The hair. It doesn’t suit her. But I like the dress on her. So torn. Going with In if I get to zsush up her hair.

    • Lilithcat

      It’s a pretty dress, but it’s not her pretty dress.

      And I don’t like the raccoon eyes!

    • Stella Zawistowski

      It was probably a perfectly serviceable, if unexciting, dress, before they hung a black shower curtain over it. OUT.

    • SistaT

      No. We think “no”. I like the dress – it’s dramatic. But in that first picture, she looks pregnant and honestly, the dress seems like to much for her to pull off. It’s not her look at all. She doesn’t strike me as edgy enough to do this dress justice. She doesn’t have enough personality. OUT

    • kt

      It’s 1000% better in front of a light backdrop, IN. I like the smokey eyes. Curls/wavy hair would help

    • Bernadette

      Rip that netting off add a necklace and you may have something here…

    • Pablo

      OUT, that make-up is awful

    • MoHub

      Her eyes scare me.

    • JynxTheCat

      Ugh. I really loathe the styling. It eclipses anything I might like about everything else, but I’m pretty sure I’m not a fan of any of it.

    • conniemd

      Out. I think the black lace looks awful with that straight white hair and pale skin. Monique Lhuillier makes so many gorgeous dresses in colors I hate that she opted for a black one.

    • lalahartma

      I say, nay.

    • http://www.readbarbara.com/ ReadBarbara

      I can take or leave the dress, but I’m sad that she tried to medal in the “Kardashian MakeUp Olympics” That Magic Marker liner obscures her pretty, pretty face.

    • dea

      IN! The dress is kind of ugh, but the proportions look great on her. Much better than her Naeem Khan ensemble from the other day.

    • http://www.seanpflueger.com/ Sean Pflueger

      In! I like the hair, makeup, and dress.

    • Anplica Fiore

      OUT!!!!

    • LadyLuck777

      Out. Ugly dress. Ugly hair, and Sarah Jessica Parker needs to stop referring her makeup person to others.

    • trisker

      I like the dress! IN.

    • http://www.lippsisters.com/ Deborah Lipp

      No no no no no.

    • http://weirdinedgewise.blogspot.com ONEWEIRDWORD

      IN – I quite love it. Looks fun to wear.

    • Kristobel

      Yeah, no. It’s the dress version of a mourning veil. Is her body in mourning? Does it miss having a baby in there? Don’t be sad, K.Bell’s body. You can get through this. Unless you’re sad about being OUT.

    • snarkykitten

      so wait. she’s not pregnant? that dress makes her look preggo. [this is NOT an insinuation that she's fat. empire(???) waists just make people look preggo to me. carry on]

    • Crystal

      This is stupid.

    • pdquick

      The length of the dress makes her look cut off at the knees; it’s shorter on the model. And the heavy black eyeliner is 80s hooker. OUT: Yeah, no.

    • antonialee

      Out.

    • prettybigkitty

      Nope. Vamp is not in her wheelhouse.

    • Joy Yeager

      Uh, no, Those smokey eyes and nude lips look terrible on her. When added to the mosquito netting…OUT.

    • ms_kat

      With peep toe shoes, she needs a pedicure.

    • Shawn EH

      In! Veronica Vampire chic!

    • yllas

      I love the dress. I’m both attracted to and repelled by the shoes, like a sober alcoholic is to a bottle of booze. Her eyes, however, look like two burn holes in a blanket. Her eyes look tiny, lost in circles of black. Her eyes look….ridiculous.

    • Mousentrude

      Out. That eye makeup makes her look like she needs a good night’s sleep and the dress manages to be bland despite the crazy netting.

    • demidaemon

      Um, NO. Sorry, Kristen, I love you, but this is meant for a tent or a hotel south of the equator. OUT.