Kristen Bell in Andrew Gn at the 2014 HFPA Grants Banquet

Posted on August 15, 2014

Kristen-Bell-Andrew-Gn-2014-HFPA-Grants-Banquet-Red-Carpet-Tom-Lorenzo-Site-TLO (1)Kristen Bell attends The Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Grants Banquet in Los Angeles in a Andrew Gn gown from the Fall 2014 collection accessorized with Antonini jewelry and Rupert Sanderson shoes.

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  • Someone said she’s pregnant again – is she? Need confirmation before commenting because otherwise it’ll be really rude. Love her hair though!

    • @Biting Panda


    • imperfectlaura

      Oh she is pregnant. Her rep confirmed to People Magazine. I have to think there was a better maternity dress out there than this though.

    • Denise Rambo

      She IS pregnant again.

    • lundibleu

      I was thinking that as I looked at the pictures. And actually, I like the dress, but can’t help but think that with her height the proportions of blue vs black make her look shorter. A longer blue section would’ve had opposite effect I think. She looks really happy though, and a happy smiling Kristen is always a good thing 🙂

      • The only thing better than a happy smiling Kristen is a Kristen sobbing over baby sloths.

        • tpalgal

          So true! She is the most adorable sobber. She and Dax are beyond ridiculously cute and that video sealed it. I really hope they stay happy together forever.

        • lundibleu

          That is very true. It was ridiculously cute!

    • “that’s a great maternity dress because even if you aren’t pregnant you look it”

  • @Biting Panda

    Oh honey. Pregnant news anchor at an awards show? You’re better than this.

    • Glam Dixie

      That is definitely some news anchor hair.

      • FibonacciSequins

        I was thinking pageant hair, but I like news anchor hair better.

        • demidaemon

          Whatever it is, there were a lot of environmentally unfriendly chemicals involved in its creation.

    • marlie

      Hahaha, I wrote that she looks like a 1990 TV reporter. Great minds and all that…

    • Joanna

      She totally is Veronica Corningstone.

  • Kate

    Lookin’ a liiiittle Vanna White there, darlin’.

  • imperfectlaura

    The waist is in a weird and unflattering spot. This really isn’t working for me.

  • TM

    The sparkles feel a bit too Frozen. (Sorry, I’ll let it go.)

  • …that extra sheer length…Vicki Sue Robinson is singing, “JC Penney’s – doin’ it right!” over and over…

  • ninamadeleine

    I love her SO much that I will forgive a lot of style mishaps, like the hair and the unflattering waistline.

  • Sarah

    I like the dress for a preggers – I don’t think she can help being a bit thick in that area with a baby on board. I do think it required a different hairdo that is not Donna Reed’s look, and more evening-y makeup.

    • AnguaVonUberwald

      I agree, I think she looks pretty. That hair is something, though, init?

      • MilaXX

        yes the hair is a bit helmet-y

    • kimmeister

      Updo needed, so as not to get tangled up in the beads.

  • alyce1213

    Very passé and mother of the bar mitzvah kid. She can do so much better, even pregnant.

  • mapmakerscolors

    where did her neck go? is it just the angle of the shot?

  • ktr33

    This is not what a young modern pregnant woman of means wears. or should wear. or would wear. why, why?

  • ktr33


  • hughman


    Oh just sit down and shut up already.

    • FibonacciSequins


    • alyce1213

      “I put fringe on everything!”

  • MilaXX

    I wish that extra layer at the bottom wasn’t there, but overall this is a pretty cute look. It works pretty well with the baby bump.

  • marlie

    Why is the bottom third of her dress sheer? WHY? It would have been perfectly fine otherwise (even if it’s boring as hell), but that kills it. And her hair reads as TV reporter circa 1990.

  • countervail

    I think she looks lovely except for two things. The jewelry looks completely understated for this look. I imagine some larger white diamond pieces to really offset a sparkly dress like this. Or just ditch them altogether like the runway shot and let the dress shine. But second, the bodice seems too loose and unfitted. I know she’s “with child” which seems all the more reason to make sure a piece like that is tailored and emphasize a tighter Empire waist. I think a better foundation would get the girls up a bit more and help with the shape too. Putting the hair in an updo might also give better definition and line in the neck. More Audrey Hepburn/Breakfast at Tiffany’s. I’m a total Marshmallow though and love my K-Bell.

  • spirit52

    Beyond awful

  • Imasewsure

    This is pretty but she is kind of overdressed I think… either that or everyone else we saw was underdressed…

  • Janet B

    Pretty color of blue.

  • anotherkate

    I love the volume of the hair, if not the style itself. Her face is fantastic, and I like the dress in theory but less so in person–it just isn’t quite right for her, proportionally. On the other hand: Pregnant lady in heels, dolled up for a red carpet=HALL PASS.

  • frannyprof

    Is she expecting? If so, she gets a pass. But, either way, I can’t sign off on the hair.

    • Kimbolina

      Yep, she is.

  • Dan_In_NYC

    Old lady hair.

  • BLauDGaspode

    Something about the angle of the shot and her giant hair put me in mind of my Barbies that would lose their head, and then I’d just shove it back on. Chest meets chin is not a good look for anyone.

  • Melissa Brogan

    The proportions are all wrong and I hate that hairstyle on her. It’s some sort of banquet and she’s wearing a floor-length gown so I’m assuming this is some formal nighttime event in which case her face is too daytime. Make something stand out! Edit: I do really like that shade of blue on her.

  • quiltrx

    Kind of a shapeless, sparkly sack, but as preggo clothes go it’s nice.
    And her hair may be a personal best–very cute!

  • evave2

    I think the proportions of the dress were different from the runway dress; the model had the sheer much higher than Kristen did.

    I like the way it looks on her except for that sheer bottom being too short. Happy pregnancy!

  • musi_

    my first thoughts… what the fuck.

  • Miss wks

    Elizabeth Hasselbeck has never looked better1

    • deech_sea

      That’s quite a statement! I thought she looked really cute, and then i read this. Now it looks hideous to me. In fact, everything looks hideous now. I think I need to pick up some vodka and chocolate.

  • demidaemon

    Did all the women attending this event get the following memo?: “Please wear the tackiest, ugliest, most unflattering dress you can find and style it so it looks even worse.” Because that is the impression I get from all these Whiteboard posts. Also, that is some serious helmet hair, and it does not look good.

  • HeisenbergHattie

    A pregnant lady NOT posing nude or near-nude …. respect!

  • MM4321

    She was so cute when starting out . . .before the barbie hair and false teeth. Hate when that happens!

  • Morrigan

    For a while, the wit and style of Veronica Mars conferred a false halo of hip about Bell. Now that aura has faded, it’s clear she’s just another bland Hollywood actress.

  • allj

    Idk the whole thing looks a little “game show trophy” to me… like she should be enthusiastically clapping next to a jacuzzi and a moped.

  • VioletFem

    Not loving the Reagan-era Republican politician wife hairstyle

  • OffToSeeHim

    Oh that hair is TERRIBLE!

  • Mothra

    Cute as pie and I LOVE HER HAIR! I also love that i can’t see her shoes. I don’t need to see poor abused pregnant lady feet.

  • KT

    Oh god, no. I know she’s pregnant and all, which means we have to be a little more forgiving, but that doesn’t explain why she looks about 30 years older than she actually is. This is some Barbra Streisand / Liza Minelli drag right here, complete with Doris Day’s hair. Ugh.